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Robots crowd Twitter brand profiles: study

MILAN (Reuters) - Up to 46 percent of Twitter followers of companies with active profiles could be generated by robots, or bots, a study by Marco Camisani Calzolari, a corporate communication and digital languages professor in Milan, showed on Friday. The academic analyzed feeds of 39 international and Italian brands, including @DellOutlet, @BlackBerry, @CocaCola, @IKEAITALIA ...

Google offers unified profiles, begins merging Orkut with Google+

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Orkut has announced that users of Google's other social network can now use both from a unified profile. Those who plump for the change will find their details merged (using your Google+ credentials) and will now be subject to the same privacy and sharing settings. While popular in Brazil and India, Orkut hasn't ...

Fujifilm M-Mount Adapter brings Leica lenses to the X-Pro1

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It's not the cheapest, and it's not the first, but if you've been holding out on picking up an M-Mount adapter for your X-Pro1 with the hope that Fujifilm with launch a Leica-friendly accessory of its own, your patience does appear to have paid off. The camera maker just announced its very own ...

As promised, Fujifilm reveals M-mount adapter for X-Pro1

(Credit: Fujifilm) Come this June, you'll finally be able to use your languishing Leica lenses on the Fujifilm X-Pro1, or at least expand on Fujifilm's small collection of lenses. The new M-Mount Adapter will cost $199.99 and seems to provide full compatibility, including support for the camera's viewfinder framing corrections. Via the camera's Mount Adapter Settings you'll ...

Microsoft patent details pressure-sensitive Xbox controller for storing players’ profiles

Microsoft patent details pressure-sensitive Xbox controller for storing players

Biometrics and laptop security go together like business meetings and boardrooms, but this Microsoft patent hints that gaming could be the next frontier for fingerprint recognition. The claims for "personalization using a hand-pressure signature" detail a product that may look like your standard 360 controller, but it features sensors to detect a user's ...

Chumby halts hardware sales, long-term support looking mighty unlikely

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"The site is closed temporarily." Never a good sign, indeed, and particularly not when it's plastered across Chumby's own webstore. For over two days now, that's the message given to anyone attempting to buy hardware from the company, and it looks as if the Chumby we knew may be counting down its final ...

Social media is gold for Olympics advertisers

Olympic rings made up of 25,000 flowers are seen at Kew Gardens in London

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Advertisers are going for Facebook as athletes go for the gold, in the first Olympic Games where marketers are placing such high hopes on social media to create a buzz for their brands. With the London summer Olympics just 100 days away, advertisers hope that social media will do much of ...

High-definition version of Motorola’s RAZR in the works

High-definition version of Motorola

The name DROID RAZR HD has appeared in the EXIF data from a series of images uploaded to Picasa by a Motorola employee. The EXIF data shows that the handset is running Android 4.0.3 and its camera is equipped with a f/2.4 aperture camera. The photos in question were uploaded by Vic Yu, who is ...