Mojang to live-stream game-building for charity

In a blog post Wednesday, Mojang noted that they’ll be creating a new game in 60 hours starting Friday, Feb. 17, with the proceeds going to charity. Even more interesting, the development will be streamed live through the Humble Indie Bundle website for all to see. They’re asking for donations, which will benefit a charitable cause as well as net all donators a copy of the game Mojang ends up producing.

What are the next big trends in broadband?

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The rise of real-time marketing: LocalResponse revenue in January equalled all of 2011

Companies are increasingly looking to tap into the real time nature of the social web and respond directly to customers based on their location and intent. New York’s LocalResponse was one of the the first to turn check-ins into an opportunity for direct marketing. Today its rolling out its Pro Dashboard, an analytical tool the company was using in house.