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New Social Networking Darling Diaspora* Has An Idea Problem

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To begin, congratulations to the Diaspora* team on their initial fundraising success. I fully appreciate the sentiment behind their project; they have touched a nerve among the thousands of people who feel jilted by Facebook’s recent actions. That said, the idea behind Diaspora* (its implementation) is overly complex and won’t work...
New Social Networking Darling Diaspora* Has An Idea Problem

In Media? You have a new home. Techmeme launches a new aggregator, Mediagazer.

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Gabe Rivera has launched a new property, Mediagazer, as another column in his network of vertical content websites. Mr. Rivera is of course the man behind Techmeme, a website that everyone in the world of technology is familiar with. An aggregation service, it uses a powerful algorithm to harvest news, and...
In Media? You have a new home. Techmeme launches a new aggregator, Mediagazer.
Planvine Reserves You Those Tickets You Wanted — Invites For TC Readers

European Publishers Say Google's €60M French Fund Does Not Go Far Enough For Content Reuse

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The European Publishers Council (EPC), whose members represent the interests of publishers in 14 European countries, has responded to Google’s establishment of a €60 million fund for French publishers — saying the deal does not go far enough to address ”the continuing problem of unauthorised reuse and monetisation of content”. The public statement follows a meeting...
European Publishers Say Google's €60M French Fund Does Not Go Far Enough For Content Reuse

Get a free 25GB Box account when you sign up for Hojoki

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Do you spend a lot of time hopping around between various Web-based productivity apps, like Basecamp, Dropbox, Google Calendar, and Twitter? What you need is an aggregator, a centralized hub that gathers all your Web apps under one roof for faster, easier access. That's Hojoki in a nutshell, and...
Get a free 25GB Box account when you sign up for Hojoki

Microsoft launches Bing Offers to round up local bargains, gives Bing Deals the axe

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Call it a deal, offer or a bargain -- isn't a discount by any name just as sweet? Microsoft seems to think so, and it recently retired Bing Deals in favor of a locally focused newcomer: Bing Offers. Like its predecessor, Offers culls discounts from a number of sources,...
Microsoft launches Bing Offers to round up local bargains, gives Bing Deals the axe

Eric Schmidt-Backed Slice Brings Receipt Aggregator And Tracking Service To Android Devices

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Eric Schmidt-backed receipt tracking service Slice is bringing its handy, organizational platform to Android devices. Slice offers Yahoo Mail, Gmail and iPhone apps that help you organize your online shopping by analyzing your inbox. It’s sort of like what TripIt does for your itineraries, except Slice tracks receipts, notices and...
Eric Schmidt-Backed Slice Brings Receipt Aggregator And Tracking Service To Android Devices

RT @SFWeekly: From Media Writer to Mediagazer: S.F.'s Megan McCarthy Launches Meta Aggregator http://bit.ly/d0Uzt0

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RT @SFWeekly: From Media Writer to Mediagazer: S.F.'s Megan McCarthy Launches Meta Aggregator http://bit.ly/d0Uzt0
MoviePass, take three: can a subscription service reignite the US box office?

Security firm VirusTotal snapped up by Google

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Startup cybersecurity firm VirusTotal has been acquired by Google, in a move likely to assist in protecting its Internet services from attack. The security aggregator's software runs every available protection software suite on a questioned document, then distributes the results, allowing for a broad cross-section of industry analysts to examine...
Security firm VirusTotal snapped up by Google

Amazon Launches-ish In India, Apple Denied German Galaxy Device Ban, Tumblr Hiring Writers And Editors

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day. Amazon's Strange India Launch. Amazon has long been keen to enter India as it's the third largest ecommerce market there is, and now it's done so--just not as you may expect. Instead of launching a local Amazon.com version,...
Amazon Launches-ish In India, Apple Denied German Galaxy Device Ban, Tumblr Hiring Writers And Editors

Blog Aggregator Regator Relaunches: New Design, Better Search & Facebook Integration

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Blog Aggregator Regator Relaunches: New Design, Better Search & Facebook Integration

LinkedIn continues its evolution as a media entity with the launch of magazine-style news channels

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Although it is still seen by many as a place for networking with colleagues and/or posting a digital curriculum vitae, LinkedIn has been behaving a lot more like a media entity recently — and a revamp of its LinkedIn Today offering that launched on Wednesday is one more step in...
LinkedIn continues its evolution as a media entity with the launch of magazine-style news channels

Review: Battlefield Bad Company 2 almost stands up to Modern Warfare 2

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I took a break from Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer combat to give Battlefield: Bad Company 2 for the Xbox 360 a spin. And I was pleasantly surprised at how fun the new shooting game from Electronic Arts was to play. I’m happy to see that one of...
Review: Battlefield Bad Company 2 almost stands up to Modern Warfare 2

Today is Brazil’s first ‘Free Shipping Day’

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Today is Free Shipping Day in Brazil, and local users have a few more hours to place their orders online. While you are probably familiar with this concept if you live in North America, it is a first for the fast-growing Brazilian e-commerce sector. It is too early to tell...
Today is Brazil’s first ‘Free Shipping Day’

Social Media Memory App Timehop Adds "Pinterest for Your Past"

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The world’s gone Pinterest-crazy. Ladies like to use it. Web sites want to be it. Others could possibly want to sue it. And now another social media app is introducing “Pinterest-like” boards: Timehop. Timehop, in case you’e never used it, is a nifty social media aggregator that sends you daily...
Social Media Memory App Timehop Adds "Pinterest for Your Past"

Zynga and the perils of becoming a platform

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I’ll give Zynga this much: It’s got some serious stones for setting up Zynga.com as a place for its own games and those of third parties to live outside of Facebook. And you can’t really blame it for doing so. After all, too much dependence on someone else’s social network...
Zynga and the perils of becoming a platform

Geolorean: The Check-In Aggregator for the iPhone

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Geolorean: The Check-In Aggregator for the iPhone

Ticket aggregator TiqIQ raises $1.7M as it goes head to head with rival SeatGeek

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TiqIQ widget on the Washington Post There are two startups in New York vying for the title of top ticket aggregator. SeatGeek is the better known, but today TiqIQ announced a $1.7 million series A, giving them almost as much funding as their more high profile rival. Both companies crunch...
Ticket aggregator TiqIQ raises $1.7M as it goes head to head with rival SeatGeek

Guzzle Revamps Personal Aggregator, Adds iPhone App

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Guzzle Revamps Personal Aggregator, Adds iPhone App
New Microsoft trend aggregator reveals we are all horrible people

Setting the record straight

www.scripting.com
I don't know Josh Fraser, so I'm going to assume he's well-intentioned. But this tweet from him represents something all-too-common. People spin stuff to make it look like corporate-owned technology is something other than what it is. Here's what actually happened when I decided to implement PubSubHubBub. At first I...
Setting the record straight

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

Pulse teams up with magazine publisher Bonnier

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Reading app aggregator Pulse has boosted its content by making a deal with magazine publisher Bonnier, TechCrunch revealed. Bonnier will let Pulse app users access 20 of its special-interest magazines, including Scuba Diving, Parenting, Sound + Vision, and others. While Pulse has some 300 content partners in place right now,...
Pulse teams up with magazine publisher Bonnier
Nokia TV adds to Lumia-only Windows Phone apps

Jolicloud's Jolidrive adds search to its cloud-based services hub

www.engadget.com
Jolicloud's missions have been many over the years, from its initial open-source Joli OS ambitions to its brief stint as netbook manufacturer and now an identity as a cloud-based services aggregator. But one thing's remained consistent for the Paris-based outfit: a willingness to listen to user feedback. This is...
Jolicloud's Jolidrive adds search to its cloud-based services hub

Hey, Science: Will This Post Get Shared on Twitter?

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Researchers have developed a tool to predict the spread of news-related tweets. You can use Twitter to predict swings in the stock market. You can use it to predict movies' success at the box office. You can use it to predict the spread of illness. Turns out, you can also...
Hey, Science: Will This Post Get Shared on Twitter?

I Don’t Want to Make a Techmeme Competitor, But…

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Techmeme is really good at one thing, discovering and ranking important breaking news fast. While I may at times bitch about Techmeme (as many others have) they are my first destination to find out the latest breaking news in the tech world, and obviously what Gabe Rivera is doing...
I Don’t Want to Make a Techmeme Competitor, But…

AOL Launches Lifestream As New Standalone Product. This Is What Google Buzz Should Have Been

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Aol launched Lifestream, a social aggregator and publisher, as part of their AIM platform at TechCrunch50 Last Fall. Since then it has gained nearly 2 million users, say AOL. Based on that success Aol is now launching Lifestream as a standalone product at lifestream.aol.com. Like Friendfeed, Lifestream aggregates a number...
AOL Launches Lifestream As New Standalone Product. This Is What Google Buzz Should Have Been

Find an airplane to jump out of

www.scripting.com
The poor fumbling New York Times. Everything about their world is flipped upside down. Yes, they still have to write news stories, but the way they source them is changing, and slowly they are adjusting to the new way of doing things. They used to use the cost of distribution...
Find an airplane to jump out of
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