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Cloudera adds search to Hadoop distro and says it's just getting started

How Graph Search can help users see the world through different lenses

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Facebook Graph Search addresses several categories of search — some that were made explicit during Facebook’s announcement on Tuesday and others that are still being discovered as beta users try it out. Navigation around Facebook, people discovery and recommendations for places and entertainment are valuable features the company has already...
How Graph Search can help users see the world through different lenses

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
Tell My Friends aims to turn music sales into an affiliate marketing scheme

Pottermore finally vanquishes technical obstacles to open access

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JK Rowling's internet version of the Harry Potter universe becomes available to everybody in early AprilFrustrated Harry Potter fans have finally received the news they have been waiting for: JK Rowling's much-delayed Pottermore website is set to open to all comers in early April, with ebooks due out around the...
Pottermore finally vanquishes technical obstacles to open access

Apple tells iWork.com beta users service will be shut down on July 31st, recommends iCloud

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Apple has announced to iWork.com beta users that the iWork.com beta will be shut down on July 31st and recommends that users move on to iCloud for sharing iWork documents. The email details the closure of the service, which was launched back in 2009. As of July 31, 2012, you...
Apple tells iWork.com beta users service will be shut down on July 31st, recommends iCloud

Designers: Shipment's latest update makes reviewing mockups over Dropbox slick and easy

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Following a private beta release back in March, Shipment, the Web app that makes it easy for designers to share their work with clients, has been updated with brand new collaborative features. As we said before, email is one of the most popular ways creatives and clients converse, but unfortunately...
Designers: Shipment's latest update makes reviewing mockups over Dropbox slick and easy

LogMeIn prices Cubby cloud storage in Basic and Pro tiers

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LogMeIn's launch of its Cubby cloud storage service has been a protracted one (we've heard about its beta since April), but we're close enough to an early 2013 launch that we now have pricing. A Basic tier is free, and delivers 5GB of space as well as the usual...
LogMeIn prices Cubby cloud storage in Basic and Pro tiers
Goodbye Sherpa, Hello Osito! Predictive Intelligence iOS App Rebrands And Graduates From Beta

Adobe announces rapid release cycle for Flash, starting now with version 11.5

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Adobe today announced it is moving Flash Player to a rapid release cycle. That means that as of Adobe Flash Player 11.5 beta, the software will be getting significantly more frequent updates. If you’re scratching your head because you’re getting a feeling of déjà vu, let me explain. In March...
Adobe announces rapid release cycle for Flash, starting now with version 11.5
Y Combinator-Backed Delight.io Lets Developers See What Beta Users Are Really Doing In Their Apps

Soundrop brings its social Spotify app to Facebook with live listening rooms and YouTube music videos

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Soundrop has made quite an impact on Spotify, offering an array of listening ‘rooms’ where users can suggest and upvote tracks from a specific music genre – however, today the service has gone one step further by launching a similar experience on Facebook. Soundrop rooms can now be embedded directly...
Soundrop brings its social Spotify app to Facebook with live listening rooms and YouTube music videos

StumbleUpon brings updated look to the Web, in beta

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StumbleUpon is updating the look of its Web site to bring users' attention to more relevant, more interesting content -- but only in its labs. Taking cues from the mobile app it released last week, the Web discovery service is bringing a more grid-like, photo-focused layout to beta users...
StumbleUpon brings updated look to the Web, in beta

Social Gaming Startup DerbyJackpot Is About to Get You Addicted to Horse Racing

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Following last year's crackdown on online poker sites, Betabeat figured Bitcoin was the best bet for online gambling. But did you know betting on horse races is legal online? We didn't, but three brothers, Tom, Walter and Billy Hessert, did—and they're creating an addictive online gambling site to take advantage...
Social Gaming Startup DerbyJackpot Is About to Get You Addicted to Horse Racing

Latest Chrome beta for Windows and Chrome OS brings richer browser notifications, coming soon to Mac and Linux

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It's not quite ready for the stable release of the browser, but Chrome beta users can now get a taste of a new notification system that should be rolling out to everyone sooner or later. Currently limited to the Windows and Chrome OS versions of the browser (Mac and...
Latest Chrome beta for Windows and Chrome OS brings richer browser notifications, coming soon to Mac and Linux
Google Launches Android Studio And New Features For Developer Console, Including Beta Releases And Staged Rollout

TC Disrupt Winner UberConference Sees Major Update: Adds Instant Conferences, Chat & Evernote Sync

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Only a few weeks following its TechCrunch Disrupt NYC win, UberConference, the service which aims to fix crappy conference calls, is out with its first major update. Today, the company is introducing three new features for its beta users, including Evernote integration, group chat, and something it’s calling “instant conferences.”...
TC Disrupt Winner UberConference Sees Major Update: Adds Instant Conferences, Chat & Evernote Sync

Wikimedia launches 'Nearby' to surface Wikipedia articles based on location, and it wants your photos too

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Wikimedia Foundation, the charitable organization behind Wikipedia and other online collaborative projects, has introduced a new Nearby page as it looks to surface articles based on a user’s location. Back in January, the Wikimedia Foundation announced a new GeoData extension for MediaWiki, which promised to provide a “structured way to...
Wikimedia launches 'Nearby' to surface Wikipedia articles based on location, and it wants your photos too

After Pitching Dinevore for a Year, Founder Jeremy Fisher Snags $1.2 M. for Wander

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Mr. Fisher. (Twitter) "Better team, better product, better market. The trifecta," said Jeremy Fisher, cofounder of the travel-centric site Wander, which hit gold with a viral marketing campaign earlier this year. Mr. Fisher, his cofounder Keenan Cummings, and a team of three developers just scored $1.2 million from SV Angel, Google Ventures and...
After Pitching Dinevore for a Year, Founder Jeremy Fisher Snags $1.2 M. for Wander
Bizodo Launches SignupasaService At AngelHack NYC To Cut Registration Woes Out Of The Design Process
Schoolyard moves student fundraising from off-campus to online

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

Betaworks Launches Swirl To Let You Easily Create Albums From Instagram & Twitter Hashtags

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Today, the New York City-based don’t-call-me-an-incubator incubator known as betaworks is launching its latest startup following its acquisition of Digg this past summer. Betaworks is primarily focused on media startups, especially those playing at the intersection between social media and publishing. Digg would be one, Branch being another, Rap Genius,...
Betaworks Launches Swirl To Let You Easily Create Albums From Instagram & Twitter Hashtags

Add style to your social media activity by making it look Glos.si [Invites]

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Pulling in your own material from various and assorted social media accounts is not a new concept, but how can you present them in a way that is as sophisticated as the activities you pursue? Glos.si is here to save you and make your mixed time lines presentable and engaging....
Add style to your social media activity by making it look Glos.si [Invites]
eBay testing same-day delivery service for iOS called eBay Now

After 20,000 Beta Downloads, Doodle.Ly iPad App Gets Legit With New Social Features

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Imagery has always been important, but it would seem that our obsession with it is growing by the minute. Pinterest is so hot right now, and I honestly don’t even need to talk about Instagram, or that Facebook bought the $0-revenue producing app for a hefty $1 billion. And, of...
After 20,000 Beta Downloads, Doodle.Ly iPad App Gets Legit With New Social Features

eBay Now to offer same-day shipping from local stores, launching iOS beta in San Francisco

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Need something today, but can't bother yourself with a trip to the store? Apparently, there's going to be an app for that -- at least in San Francisco. Local eBay users have started receiving beta invites for eBay Now, an iOS app that will allow shoppers to pick up...
eBay Now to offer same-day shipping from local stores, launching iOS beta in San Francisco

Bo.lt Drops Web Page Remixing For Web Page Saving

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Zeus. Thor. Odin. Lightning has long been feared and imagined as a force so powerful that the gods themselves used it as a weapon. Bo.lt’s first iteration, which allowed users to “break” Web pages and rebuild them to suit their fancy, embraced this destructive reputation. Conceptually, it was interesting....
Bo.lt Drops Web Page Remixing For Web Page Saving

Bigger boxes: Redbox Instant app coming to Xbox 360

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Beta users will get the first crack at streaming a selection of Redbox flicks in their living rooms. [Read more]...
Bigger boxes: Redbox Instant app coming to Xbox 360

Graph Search's Dirty Secret: It's Really An Eight-Year-Old Feature Facebook Killed Off Years Ago (FB)

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Facebook's Graph Search has been hailed as a brand-new feature, one of what CEO Mark Zuckerberg called a "pillar" of the social network along with its personalized News Feed and chronological Timeline profiles. In fact, the search feature is more or less a revival of an older feature that Facebook...
Graph Search's Dirty Secret: It's Really An Eight-Year-Old Feature Facebook Killed Off Years Ago (FB)
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