So you’ve closed that deal — now what?

Boom! Deal closed. They signed the contract or began integration of your offering. But Don’t take out the champagne just yet. You are not out of the woods.

Facebook phone announced

Facebook phone from HTC due this summer, sources say

With Google and Samsung’s partnership on the Nexus line of devices taking up most of the search giant’s time, former handset partner HTC is apparently working with Facebook on a brand new smartphone, according to a Digitimes report citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.


New partnerships make Twitter more valuable for media companies

Twitter has granted access of the more than 250 million tweets sent daily to two firms — Mass Relevance and Crimson Hexagon, the company announced Monday. The firms will now be able to work directly on creating and maintaining partnerships with media firms (like television networks) without Twitter’s involvement.

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Twitter partners with Yahoo Japan for real-time results

Twitter on Tuesday announced it has formed a partnership with Yahoo Japan that will allow Yahoo customers to see real-time Twitter results integrated with search results. Tweets will be integrated into various Yahoo services, beginning with real-time results pages.

Scvngr won’t be outdone, gets its own major drink distributor

Scvngr, the check-in application that asks users to complete activity challenges, just announced a strategic partnership with major drink distributor Coca Cola. The two have joined forces to give users who check-in to certain Simon Malls across United States the opportunity to earn points and rewards like gift cards and other Coke-branded merchandise.

Did Google TV move to YouTube? Not really (updated)

A Google spokesperson has issued the following statement denying claims made by the San Francisco Chronicle today that Google had transferred management of its Google TV operations to its YouTube subsidiary: