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Adobe Launches Its Edge Tools & Services For Designers And Developers, Previews Edge Reflow

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This morning, during its Create the Web even in San Francisco, Adobe is officially launching its set of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript-focused Edge Tools & Services offering for designers and developers. This suite of tools includes some existing Edge-branded tools like Edge Animate (previously known as Edge Preview), which is...
Adobe Launches Its Edge Tools & Services For Designers And Developers, Previews Edge Reflow

Boxee's video hosting and sharing app Cloudee launches public beta

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Video hosting and sharing platform Cloudee is now available in public beta, its parent company Boxee announced today. When we reviewed Cloudee’s iPhone app during its invite-only beta phase last June, we reported that the platform’s main focus was to let users easily share personal videos with a limited set...
Boxee's video hosting and sharing app Cloudee launches public beta

Geekli.st rolls out of beta, launching to the public with a new job postings service

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We first brought you news on Geekli.st last August, while it was still in pre-launch mode – and today, well, it launches out of beta with a new job postings feature. Just to recap, Geekli.st is a community developed by programmers, for programmers, that helps coders rack up street cred,...
Geekli.st rolls out of beta, launching to the public with a new job postings service

Mozilla's Plans for Firefox 4: Faster, Sleeker Interface & Better Privacy Controls

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Shared by sarahintampa I've been addicted to Chrome lately, but I'll definitely try the new Firefox - it looks great. Mozilla plans to release Firefox 4 by the end of this year. Mike Beltzner, Mozilla's Director of Firefox, detailed the organizations' plans for the next generation of the popular browser...
Mozilla's Plans for Firefox 4: Faster, Sleeker Interface & Better Privacy Controls

Instagram for Android coming soon, ‘better than iPhone app’

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During the annual South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger of Instagram teased the company’s long awaited Android app. During an interview with TechCrunch, the duo said that an Android version of the app is coming “really soon.” Systrom briefly showed the app running on his...
Instagram for Android coming soon, ‘better than iPhone app’

Trusty Viewers Get Free Video With Ad 'Work'

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People will do almost anything to get free digital access to movies and TV shows. One company believes people will even “work” to earn money to pay for this content. The job: watching ads. For the past week, I’ve been using HitBliss to watch new movies and episodes of...
Trusty Viewers Get Free Video With Ad 'Work'

The Guardian launches n0tice 2.0, its community noticeboard gets a big lick of paint and lands on Android

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We’ve previous written that the Guardian newspaper is one of the most experimental British newspapers, launching everything from an API for its content, to having a go at opening its newslists to the public. N0tice is another one of its testbed projects, and we previously noted that it has real...
The Guardian launches n0tice 2.0, its community noticeboard gets a big lick of paint and lands on Android

VCs Dave Tisch, Adam Ludwin and Others are Live and Ready to Take Your Questions

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(Photo: VYou) When we first joined VYou back in its beta phase, it seemed like just another platform for innocuous oversharing, albeit a more high maintenance one: instead of oversharing from bed in your PJs, you had to look rather presentable to record a video of yourself. But now, as celebrities flock...
VCs Dave Tisch, Adam Ludwin and Others are Live and Ready to Take Your Questions

Channel 4 second-screen app 4Now to allow real-time viewer interaction

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Advertisers will be able to target ads, with app tapping into popularity of viewers using social media while watching showsChannel 4's second screen app will be called 4Now and will offer viewers real-time votes, games and quizzes - and enable advertisers to target them with interactive ads synchronised with the...
Channel 4 second-screen app 4Now to allow real-time viewer interaction

Former Homestead Founder Returns to SV Curious -- And With $7.5 Million in Funding

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Justin Kitch — the founder and CEO of Web 1.0′s Homestead small-business site that was sold to Intuit in 2007 — is returning with Curious, a lifelong learning startup aimed at connecting teachers and students on “subjects as varied as salsa dancing, integral solving, pipe soldering, jewelry making and...
Former Homestead Founder Returns to SV Curious -- And With $7.5 Million in Funding

#youdidntgetglass Google Has Closed Registrations For Their #ifihadglass Pre-Order Ploy

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Google has officially shut down registrations for its #ifihadglass round of Google Glass pre-orders/applications. The competition was first announced on February 20, alongside a video asking prospective Google Glass buyers to take to Twitter or Google+ using the #ifihadglass hashtag to explain why they deserve one of the first-ever Google...
#youdidntgetglass Google Has Closed Registrations For Their #ifihadglass Pre-Order Ploy

Tello Launches PassTools To Help Businesses Build Their Apple Passbook Passes

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One of the highlights of Apple’s iOS 6 launch today is Passbook, the company’s new tool for managing your loyalty cards, coupons, boarding passes, movie tickets and similar cards that you may currently be carrying around in your wallet. For businesses, this is a great opportunity to bring their loyalty...
Tello Launches PassTools To Help Businesses Build Their Apple Passbook Passes

Facebook Messenger for Windows 7 now official, Mac support coming soon

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Facebook’s Messenger app for Windows 7 computers leaked to the public late last year. The service was initially in a beta phase, but as of Monday it’s been officially released. Facebook previously created a Messenger app for iOS and Android smartphones, which allowed users to quickly chat with friends,...
Facebook Messenger for Windows 7 now official, Mac support coming soon

Boxer: Mailbox rival Taskbox rebrands and redesigns its email client and to-do list app, now supports Outlook

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While Mailbox has become something of a poster child for what a mobile email client should look like, Taskbox has been offering a fairly powerful hybrid email/to-do list app for more than six months already. Though it was more than a little buggy during its initial open beta phase, Taskbox...
Boxer: Mailbox rival Taskbox rebrands and redesigns its email client and to-do list app, now supports Outlook

Blinkx launches its redesigned video search engine, focusing on personalization and social integration

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Last month we reported that video search engine Blinkx was joining Dailymotion Publisher Network (DPN), just after it had announced healthy financials and the launch of a completely new video discovery in open beta. Today, Blinkx is officially launching this new service out of beta at Blinkx.com, and it says...
Blinkx launches its redesigned video search engine, focusing on personalization and social integration

Expanding Our Commitment to Facebook Credits

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Since our alpha test of Facebook Credits started in May 2009, we have worked hard to build a program that drives value for our developers. The long-term goal of Facebook Credits is to provide a currency that makes purchasing virtual items across applications fast and simple. To make it...
Expanding Our Commitment to Facebook Credits

How To Use Facebook's Open Graph To Build Your Business

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Last year, it became clear that Facebook is well on its way to becoming a social operating system underlying our digital lives.  And the enhanced Facebook Open Graph makes that vision a reality.  My company, Wetpaint, was fortunate to participate in a beta phase with Facebook and be a...
How To Use Facebook's Open Graph To Build Your Business
Twitter's Publishing Offspring, Medium, Tries Out Commenting

Steam Android App is Now Open For Everyone

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Looks like the Steam Android app has already completed its invite-only beta phase and is open to everyone with an active Steam account. If you haven’t already, you can get the app from the market and sign into your Steam account to start chatting with friends or browse game...
Steam Android App is Now Open For Everyone

ARKYD space telescope reaches its funding goal, new add-ons await (video)

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And communal space astronomy is go. Planetary Resources has successfully hit the $1 million crowdfunding target for its ARKYD telescope, which should now be on track for its promised 2015 launch. The project has also racked up 11,000 backers, and that means a new round of add-ons for the...
ARKYD space telescope reaches its funding goal, new add-ons await (video)

TestFlight launches beta desktop version of its service for distributing iOS test apps

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TestFlight, the service that allows iOS app developers to distribute early versions of their apps for testing has launched a beta of its own. The new TestFlight Desktop App has entered a private beta phase, reports Macstories. The new desktop edition of the app should allow for quicker easier distribution...
TestFlight launches beta desktop version of its service for distributing iOS test apps
KeKu Promises Cheap, High-Quality Calls To Any Phone Number Worldwide

Gree Sharpens International Ambitions, Now Supports 12 More Languages On Its Mobile Gaming Platform

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The Japanese mobile gaming company GREE continues to build up its international profile, after a year that has taken it outside of its home market in Japan to build up its profile in the U.S. with acquisitions and more. Today, the company announced that it would support 12 more languages...
Gree Sharpens International Ambitions, Now Supports 12 More Languages On Its Mobile Gaming Platform

Hands on with Mailbird, a fast, slick, Sparrow-inspired email client for Windows

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Windows users pining for a mail client similar to Sparrow for OS X have had their wishes granted courtesy of Mailbird, a new email client for the Windows desktop. Mailbird is a speedy, no-nonsense client that offers basic email functionality without all the clutter that power-user programs such as...
Hands on with Mailbird, a fast, slick, Sparrow-inspired email client for Windows
YC-Backed Backlift Launches A Back-End Service For Front-End Developers
Flint Exits Beta To Take On Square With Its Camera-Based Mobile Payment App

Vimeo On Demand launches, aims to make it easy for creators to sell content to viewers

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There's no doubt Vimeo's constantly working on various enhancements with the outlook of making it a better place for content makers and viewers alike. Today, following a relatively brief beta phase, the video-focused company's officially launching its pay-to-view service dubbed Vimeo On Demand. Essentially, this will allow Vimeo Pro...
Vimeo On Demand launches, aims to make it easy for creators to sell content to viewers

Focus@Will: The music-streaming service that wants to help you concentrate

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There’s already a tonne of music apps out there, not to mention a veritable van-load of productivity apps too. What do you get when you throw these two concepts together? Focus@Will. Focus@Will is currently only available in the US for its “open” beta phase, though there are plans to open...
Focus@Will: The music-streaming service that wants to help you concentrate

Bitium raises $2.4 million as it launches a SaaS operating system for the enterprise

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Los Angeles-based startup Bitium has announced completion of a $2.4 million seed round led by Resolute VC’s Mike Hirshland as it launches its Software as a Service (SaaS) operating system for the enterprise with single sign-on and application management features. The startup has brought on an impressive list of investors,...
Bitium raises $2.4 million as it launches a SaaS operating system for the enterprise
LocBox pulls in $5.1M to put the nail in the daily deals coffin
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