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LinkedIn Announces Acquisition Of News Aggregator Pulse For $90 Million

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Can InPulse find that gap in the market provided by the shuttering of Google Reader? LinkedIn has finalised its sale with Pulse, it announced yesterday. The social network for networkers paid $90 million for the news aggregator, around $10 million less than was originally thought. Deep Nishar, LinkedIn's SVP...
LinkedIn Announces Acquisition Of News Aggregator Pulse For $90 Million

RT @louisgray Cinchcast: Talking with Krynsky of Lifestreamblog.com about lifestreaming, aggregation location services: http://bit.ly/dD6Kcj

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RT @louisgray Cinchcast: Talking with Krynsky of Lifestreamblog.com about lifestreaming, aggregation location services: http://bit.ly/dD6Kcj

Banjo's Response to Congress on iOS Address Book Privacy (Letter)

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After it was discovered that Path and other mobile apps accessed and stored users’ address books without necessarily asking for their permission, the U.S. Congress got involved and asked 34 social iOS app makers to describe their privacy practices. The deadline to respond to that request — sent by ranking...
Banjo's Response to Congress on iOS Address Book Privacy (Letter)

T-Mobile forges ahead with network upgrade, begins LTE-Advanced trials

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Back in February, T-Mobile announced a bold plan to rebuild its entire network infrastructure throughout 2012 to prepare for an LTE launch in 2013. Nearly half a year later, T-Mobile has issued a status report on the project, saying it has made “great progress.”T-Mobile says that it has signed multi-year...
T-Mobile forges ahead with network upgrade, begins LTE-Advanced trials

Daily Deals Aggregator Frugalo Acquired By TwitVid (But No, It’s Not Getting Into Deals)

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Frugalo, a daily deals aggregation platform that emerged from AngelPad’s third group of startups last fall, is being acquired by social video site TwitVid. As you may have guessed, the move was more about bringing Frugalo’s founders on board than it was an indication that TwitVid is now interested in the...
Daily Deals Aggregator Frugalo Acquired By TwitVid (But No, It’s Not Getting Into Deals)

Sorry Nick, Mark Zuckerberg Doesn’t Owe You Fifty Dollars

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Nick Bilton wants his fifty bucks. The New York Times tech writer figures that’s his share of Facebook’s $100 billion valuation — based on his own contribution to the “poking, liking and sharing on the site”. After all, Bilton argues, “without me, and the other 844,999,999 [users] Facebook would look...
Sorry Nick, Mark Zuckerberg Doesn’t Owe You Fifty Dollars

The New York Times Gets All The News That's Fit to Print – All of It – Into Flipboard

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Like the New York Times? Like Flipboard? Here’s a corporate mash-up for you: The Time’s subscribers will soon be able read the entire paper on the aggregation/recommendation app. The news is important for Flipboard, because it marks the first time the startup has convinced a big publisher to give it...
The New York Times Gets All The News That's Fit to Print – All of It – Into Flipboard

Storify's beautiful new site brings user profiles, focus on search, media and major events

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Today, the social media aggregation service Storify launches a new version of its site that focuses on fronting user-created media and content, as well as a more prominent search function. The site’s design is dramatically different and, I feel, more closely reflects the way that people use the service. If...
Storify's beautiful new site brings user profiles, focus on search, media and major events
Verizon launches Viewdini video search app exclusively for LTE Android devices (hands-on)

ST-Ericsson puts next-gen LTE technology on new quad-core smartphone processor

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ST-Ericsson has cranked its forthcoming smartphone processor up to 3GHz. The quad-core NovaThor L8580 will include a PowerVR graphics processor and an LTE modem with support VoLTE (Voice over LTE) and next-generation LTE technology carrier aggregation....
ST-Ericsson puts next-gen LTE technology on new quad-core smartphone processor

Facebook head of brand design calls out trends to watch in 2013

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Facebook Head of Brand Design Paul Adams says mobile, small networks and aggregation of data are the three trends to watch in 2013. Adams wrote about these trends on his blog, giving insight into what he’d like his team and other companies to think about when building on the Facebook...
Facebook head of brand design calls out trends to watch in 2013

Chute Brings Its Photo Aggregation Tools Into Real-World Locations With Chute Live

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Chute is a Y Combinator-backed startup that helps publishers and brands incorporate photos and other media (sometimes submitted directly by users, sometimes aggregated from social networking sites) onto their own websites. Now it’s offering similar functionality for real-world locations, thanks to a new feature called Chute Live. For example, according...
Chute Brings Its Photo Aggregation Tools Into Real-World Locations With Chute Live

Gojee Raises $2.8M From InterWest For Beautiful Recipe Aggregation

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Gojee, an aesthetically pleasing recipe-sharing site, has raised a first venture round of $2.8 million from InterWest Partners. The New York startup has pivoted its way into a growing site with more than 500,000 registered users — and it’s also been getting attention for its simple and beautiful design. It was nominated for...
Gojee Raises $2.8M From InterWest For Beautiful Recipe Aggregation

I was shocked – shocked! – to find out there are tech startups in Portugal

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I spent the past few days in the beautiful city of Lisbon, Portugal, to attend the annual Switch Conference and gain some insights into the Portuguese startup ecosystem (and enjoy some amazing local seafood dishes and pastry). Honestly, the reason I accepted the invitation in the first place was to...
I was shocked – shocked! – to find out there are tech startups in Portugal
Survey suggests iPad mini is the least-desired big-name Apple product launching this year

Mixin’s fbCal Automatically Syncs Facebook Events, Birthdays to Other Calendars

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More than 3.5 million events are created each month on Facebook, and the average Facebook user is invited to 3 of them per month. So if you’re one of the millions who uses Facebook Events to share your plans, or Facebook Birthdays to keep track of friends birthdays, then you...
Mixin’s fbCal Automatically Syncs Facebook Events, Birthdays to Other Calendars

The Reverse of Spam: Wordpress Integration with SalesForce

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When running blogs for community, and business interests, the important question of of "who" has visited has been a big challenge. This problem was one of the inspirations for the creation of OpenID and other approaches for identity sharing. As corporate blog applications grow as operational business tools, the ability...
The Reverse of Spam: Wordpress Integration with SalesForce
Redux steps into video distribution, teams up with Humble Bundle for Czech film “Kooky”

Are news aggregation sites losing their cool?

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Are news aggregation sites losing their cool?

NextStories for iPad surfaces fresh articles based on the site and subject you're currently reading

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Curation, aggregation and just about any other kind -ation has become something of a well-flogged horse in the mobile news space. So it’s just as well NextStories doesn’t use either of these buzzwords in its proposition, even though aggregation is a word I would use to describe it. Earlier this...
NextStories for iPad surfaces fresh articles based on the site and subject you're currently reading

Google Buying Wavii After Bidding War With Apple

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Google has bought aggregation and summarization startup Wavii for more than $30 million, winning a bidding war with Apple over the firm. TechCrunch is reporting that Apple wanted to integrate the company with its Siri division. Both Apple and Google were competing for the Seattle-based startup, and Google eventually won....
Google Buying Wavii After Bidding War With Apple

Flipboard hits 20 million users mark

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Two years after it launched social network news aggregation mobile app Flipboard has 20 million users with an estimated one new user joining every second. Flipboard celebrated the anniversary and user milestone on their official website by revealing some impressive statistics. The app currently has 1.5 million daily users, with...
Flipboard hits 20 million users mark
Pulse news app teases major announcement on its homepage

Sandy Soaks Gawker, Huffpo, BuzzFeed

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Instagram user @luch313 Tons of great Sandy coverage on the Web last night and this morning. Largely absent from the conversation, though, are three New York-based news/aggregation sites: BuzzFeed, Gawker and the Huffington Post. All three publishers relied on Datagram, a Manhattan-based ISP, according to a BuzzFeed post published late...
Sandy Soaks Gawker, Huffpo, BuzzFeed
Wishpond Launches Mall360 To Bring Your Local Shopping Mall Online

Sky News is available from today in the US & Canada for the first time, via Livestation

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BSkyB’s Sky News will be made available for the first time in North America from today, the company has announced, with viewers in the US and Canada able to access the TV channel by subscribing to online TV news aggregation service Livestation for $2.99 a month. Sky News was launched...
Sky News is available from today in the US & Canada for the first time, via Livestation

The Real Time Web Must Remain Open.

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All the cool kids are talking about the Real Time Web. There’s a lot of innovation here but one of the main problems is that all the data is being held by two main players – Twitter and Facebook. It’s not really an open network. If you need to launch...
The Real Time Web Must Remain Open.
Social: IAmA President: Obama Stumps for Viral Votes on Reddit

China's Baidu is quietly testing a group buying service

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Baidu, China’s top search engine, is quietly testing a new group buying service. Located at t.baidu.com, the new site directly offers promotions, going beyond its current daily deal aggregation efforts. Currently, the site offers just 10 deals and Beijing is listed as the only city. Baidu has been known to discreetly...
China's Baidu is quietly testing a group buying service

Mediagazer launches as the Techmeme of media

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Today Techmeme creator Gabe Rivera launched Mediagazer, his latest news aggregator.  The site will cover the latest media news, from the production side, to distribution and new technologies. Mediagazer features the same hybrid approach of automatic and manual editing for selecting stories as Techmeme. The site is edited by Megan...
Mediagazer launches as the Techmeme of media
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