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Forkly provides full disclosure on data collection practices in public letter to Congress

Canonical Ubuntu One Music Service Goes Into Public Beta

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We store music on iTunes despite its stringent DRM, preventing us from freely sharing music. But like any innovation in the marketplace, it takes time for us to determine what is acceptable and what is not. The promise of cloud computing and the ability to store limitless amounts of music...
Canonical Ubuntu One Music Service Goes Into Public Beta

Valve stays true to its word, opens Steam Linux beta seeking 1000 "experienced Linux users"

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Valve has a treat for some Linux gamers today after it began opening registrations for its Steam client on the open-source platform, staying true to its word that it would launch its gaming platform in beta before the end of October. In September, Valve confirmed that the external beta would include...
Valve stays true to its word, opens Steam Linux beta seeking 1000 "experienced Linux users"

Internal Microsoft video shows testers trashing the Kin

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Video shows beta testers complaining of the Kin's poor performance prior to the smartphone's release. [Read more]...
Internal Microsoft video shows testers trashing the Kin
Which of these five mobile apps will best help the homeless?
AppFog lets you pick your cloud, (almost) any cloud
Dropbox for Android introduces automatic photo and video uploads, iOS update coming soon

Brazil’s Kupz makes it easy for anyone to create custom mugs

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Sometimes, we stumble upon a foreign site and can’t wait for it to go global. This is the case with Kupz, a Brazilian service that lets you design and order personalized mugs. While it isn’t exactly new, what makes Kupz immediately interesting is real-time simulation – think CafePress on 3D...
Brazil’s Kupz makes it easy for anyone to create custom mugs

Discoverly Nabs $750K From Salesforce, Bessemer, And Others For Stealthy Social Enterprise App

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Discoverly, a San Francisco-based startup building a social enterprise tool, has raised $750,000 in a seed round and is opening up its product to private beta testers. The company’s slate of investors is impressive: Salesforce, Bessemer Venture Partners, Atlas Venture, Great Oaks, Stocktwits founder Howard Lindzon, Yammer product chief Jim...
Discoverly Nabs $750K From Salesforce, Bessemer, And Others For Stealthy Social Enterprise App

Swype Android keyboard out of beta, available in Google Play Store for $0.99

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Swype’s Android keyboard is finally out of “beta” phase and now available to the masses. Swype, a Seattle-area startup that was acquired by Burlington, Mass.-based Nuance  for $102.5 million back in October 2011, has arrived in the Google Play Store. Previously, the keyboard that allows you to form words by dragging...
Swype Android keyboard out of beta, available in Google Play Store for $0.99
Underwear On Your Floor? YC's Exec Has A House Cleaning Service For That

iOS has China and Google Play has Brazil, but the U.S., the U.K. and Japan are where the money is

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The U.S. the U.K and Japan are the three most lucrative app markets in the world, according to App Annie, accounting for 60 percent of all iOS revenues and 65 percent of Google Play’s. The app store intelligence company released the statistics today as an infographic to promote the launch...
iOS has China and Google Play has Brazil, but the U.S., the U.K. and Japan are where the money is
Yes, another photo sharing app. Here's how Albumatic strives to be different

Google's shopping delivery service gets a little more official and a little more hush hush at the same time

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Google’s taking on Amazon Prime with a shopping service later this year. You know this. TechCrunch is filling in some of the blanks today with additional details like pricing (free for Googlers and $4.99 for beta testers and a final target a little below Amazon’s) and some more beta...
Google's shopping delivery service gets a little more official and a little more hush hush at the same time

Valve opens Steam for Unbuntu to first wave of beta testers

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After receiving over 60,000 beta applications since last week, Valve has begun sending out the first wave of invites for the Steam for Linux beta today. The Linux version of Steam currently only works on Ubuntu 12.04, reflecting what Steam for Linux team member Frank Crockett said in a statement...
Valve opens Steam for Unbuntu to first wave of beta testers
Why Samsung Is Cloning Google Play On Its Smartphones
'Firefall' beta update video details massive changes

Cox flareWatch beta brings IPTV with 60 HD channels, cloud DVR for $35 monthly

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While everyone tries to figure out what the future of TV looks like, Cox Cable has crossed over to offering internet TV service to customers in Orange County. flareWatch beta testers can buy a Fanhattan Fan TV set-top box for $99 (up to three per household) and sign up...
Cox flareWatch beta brings IPTV with 60 HD channels, cloud DVR for $35 monthly

Valve lets you pay for the beta with Steam "Early Access" program

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Tired of waiting for games to be fully complete and released before you can buy them? Wish you could play a game while it's still a bug-riddled, in-development mess? Well, Valve has got you covered with its new "Early Access" sales program. In all seriousness, Early Access is being...
Valve lets you pay for the beta with Steam "Early Access" program

Introducing AppStori, The App Promotion Platform Developers Need To Know About

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AppStori is a crowdsourcing platform that aims to take developers' apps from conception to completion. We spoke to co-founder Arie Abecassis about how it works and what it's all about. "We want to socialize the app development experience," he said. "The crowd can engage in different ways, whether it's by...
Introducing AppStori, The App Promotion Platform Developers Need To Know About
Firefox goes social with Facebook Messenger integration

Li Ka-shing's Horizon Ventures Bets on Mobile Search Start-Up Everything.me

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Everything.me, a mobile search provider, has taken $3.5 million in add-on funding from Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures, known for tech investments like Facebook and Spotify. Mobile search is somewhat up for grabs, though Apple’s Siri and Google’s general dominance will make it harder for a start-up to...
Li Ka-shing's Horizon Ventures Bets on Mobile Search Start-Up Everything.me

New Design Marketplace Folio Wants To Help You Sell Your Digital Goods

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Mr. Kieran (linkedin.com) For designers who have ever spent hours trying to tweak a tiny button or icon on a time crunch, salvation is nigh: Folio, a new startup based out of General Assembly, has created a marketplace where top-notch design talent can market and sell their digital content. The...
New Design Marketplace Folio Wants To Help You Sell Your Digital Goods

HarborMaster dev team with beta testers http://www.flickr.com/photos/shepherdfx/4487511251/

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HarborMaster dev team with beta testers http://www.flickr.com/photos/shepherdfx/4487511251/
Erli Bird helps startups get the early adopter worm

Vidpresso Wants To Help TV Stations Put Your Tweets And Facebook Comments On Air

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It’s hard to find a live morning show or sports event coverage on TV these days that doesn’t feature tweets or Facebook comments from viewers. For most programs, though, getting those message on air is actually more difficult than it seems and often involves custom software and expensive hardware. Vidpresso,...
Vidpresso Wants To Help TV Stations Put Your Tweets And Facebook Comments On Air

Why Wander isn't launching at SXSW, even though it would make perfect sense

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The expectations for TechStars NY darling Wander are high. Very high. It’s been almost a year since the company graduated from the accelerator program, having raised what VC’s have characterized as a “very hot” $1.2 million seed round. Wander’s mission wasn’t ever entirely clear to me, as evidence by my...
Why Wander isn't launching at SXSW, even though it would make perfect sense

Vamos launches out of beta to change event discovery

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Vamos‘ first event discovery app is now available in the App Store, the young Berlin-based startup announced today. In practical terms, it helps you find the interesting local events and where your friends are going in real-time. At the moment, Vamos is pulling this info from Facebook, by letting you know which public...
Vamos launches out of beta to change event discovery
Flipboard kicks off Android beta test, sign up now

Gadgetwise Blog: Adobe's Photoshop CS6 is Free, for Now

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Adobe is giving beta testers a free copy of Photoshop CS6. It will have all the features, but once the new software comes out, they will have to buy a copy if they want to keep using it....
Gadgetwise Blog: Adobe's Photoshop CS6 is Free, for Now
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