Careful, Twitter — remember what happened to MySpace and Digg

Careful, Twitter — remember what happened to MySpace and Digg

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New Twitter sent some shock waves through the technology community with a blog post on Friday that talked about its plans for the future, and suggested that those plans don’t necessarily involve third-party services and apps. Although the company phrased its statement as a move designed to standardize the experience...
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Raising a seed round? Apply to the Founder Showcase by Friday 6/29

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Raising a seed round? Apply to the Founder Showcase by Friday 6/29

HootSuite adds Instagram, SlideShare and more to its App Directory

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Less than ten days after Social media management dashboard HootSuite announced 4m users, the Canadian company has revealed the latest additions to its App Directory, with Instagram and SlideShare among the new recruits. Document-focused app Edocr, and engagement app Zuum have also been added. Launched in 2008, HootSuite is a...
HootSuite adds Instagram, SlideShare and more to its App Directory

Take That Crowdfunding Cynics! Rally Raises Largest AngelList Deal Ever

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It’s not every day you get 200 emails  in a single hour, offering you money. But on May 15, Tom Serres had electronic bling flying at him from all angles. And it just kept coming. He could barely keep up. His assistant quickly dropped everything and for eight straight days entered...
Take That Crowdfunding Cynics! Rally Raises Largest AngelList Deal Ever
YouTube co-founder’s digital magazine startup Zeen to launch next week

YouTube, Digg and Skype founders talk technology at LeWeb London

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Chad Hurley, Kevin Rose and Niklas Zennström mull over the next big thingsBilled as "All-Star Entrepreneurs", Chad Hurley, Kevin Rose and Niklas Zennström shared the stage for a spot of technology futuregazing at the LeWeb London conference.Their credentials? Hurley was one of YouTube's co-founders, and is now CEO at AVOS...
YouTube, Digg and Skype founders talk technology at LeWeb London

Reddit utterly bans The Atlantic, Business Week and others in move to limit spam

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Reddit is on the warpath recently, banning entire websites and news organizations from its site, in a bid to limit spam and abuse. According to the recently created /r/BannedDomains subreddit, the following sites have been banned: Phys.org TheAtlantic.com BusinessWeek.com ScienceDaily.com GlobalPost.com TheAtlanticWire.com Funny-On-YouTube.com TheAtlanticCities.com Echomon.com MedicalXPress.com That is quite the...
Reddit utterly bans The Atlantic, Business Week and others in move to limit spam

Venmo Relaunches To Make Mobile Payments More Social

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Venmo, the mobile phone payment app, just had a relaunch party at the Hotel Chantelle in New York City to show off its new social features. The original app let people pay friends on mobile devices. (You know, like PayPal, but ... exactly like PayPal.) By adding a Twitter-like stream...
Venmo Relaunches To Make Mobile Payments More Social

Digg Founder Kevin Rose Ditches Google+ And Becomes A Partner At Google Ventures (GOOG)

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After a short stint at on the Google+ team, Kevin Rose is moving departments and becoming a partner at Google Ventures, AllThingsD reports. Rose founded Digg and Milk; he has also made numerous angel investments including Foursquare and OMGPOP. Rose joined Google in March after it acquired Milk for $15...
Digg Founder Kevin Rose Ditches Google+ And Becomes A Partner At Google Ventures (GOOG)

Kevin Rose's Next Move: Partner at Google Ventures

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Kevin Rose, who joined Google in March to work on Google+ along with some of his team from mobile app incubator Milk, has moved to Google Ventures, a spokeswoman confirmed today. Rose is now a venture partner at the firm focused on making new investments, and he has already moved...
Kevin Rose's Next Move: Partner at Google Ventures
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