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Q&A: Lift CEO on using technology to build good habits

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Tony Stubblebine Tony Stubblebine is in the business of helping old dogs teach themselves new tricks. He’s the co-founder of Lift, which makes an app that tries to help people achieve their goals by building better habits. The way it works is simple: pick a few habits that you want...
Q&A: Lift CEO on using technology to build good habits

Twitter Founders Launch New Collaborate Publishing Platform, Medium

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Obvious, the company led by Twitter co-founders Ev Williams and Biz Stone, today showed of a collaborative publishing tool called Medium. The launch is particularly notable given the Obvious team’s storied history of giving the world new publishing platforms, first Blogger and then Twitter. Williams writes today, “Lots of services have...
Twitter Founders Launch New Collaborate Publishing Platform, Medium

Hello World

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Although our services extend beyond the Web, Twitter ranks as one of the most popular sites on the Internet. Over the years, we've resisted introducing a traditional Web advertising model because we wanted to optimize for value before profit. The open exchange of information creates opportunities for individuals, organizations, and...
Hello World

Twitter founders launch a blogging platform, Kevin Rose blogs about peeing

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We may have spoken too soon about Kevin Rose reaching a certain level of maturity*. On Medium, the latest product from Twitter founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams, Rose has broken the seal** with an inaugural post about peeing. Peeing with Al Gore, but still — peeing. Medium is...
Twitter founders launch a blogging platform, Kevin Rose blogs about peeing

Twitter Co-founders Seek to Shake up Web Publishing With Medium

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Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone, who were also leaders at Blogger, have unveiled a preview of Medium, which they describe as a new Web publishing......
Twitter Co-founders Seek to Shake up Web Publishing With Medium

What To Read As Nemo Comes To Town

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We recommend breaking out some hot chocolate and curling up on the couch tonight with these longreads... Worried about the incoming blizzard hitting the Northeast (dear weather forecasters, is it going to be 8 inches or two feet in New York? Have you decided?) Here are some longreads to...
What To Read As Nemo Comes To Town
Lift simplifies self-improvement, launches habit-tracking app for iPhone

Obvious Co. partner Lift releasing iPhone app to ‘achieve any goal’

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The Obvious Co.-backed company Lift has announced plans to launch an iPhone app that is a ‘simple, positive way to achieve any goal. The app, which is designed to help people achieve ‘any goal’ will be released in August. Back in August of last year Obvious Co. partners Biz Stone, Evan...
Obvious Co. partner Lift releasing iPhone app to ‘achieve any goal’

Now That’s An Investor List: Viddy Backed By Biz Stone, Shakira, And Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

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Right after racing to the top of the App Store charts, Viddy just announced that it has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from a long list of celebrities — not just tech celebrities, but also the kind that non-techies have heard of. Here’s who invested: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone,...
Now That’s An Investor List: Viddy Backed By Biz Stone, Shakira, And Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

Tweets, camera, action: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone tapped to direct a short film

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Biz Stone, the affable digital media entrepreneur who co-founded Twitter and Obvious (Lift, Medium, etc.) will be directing a short movie, we’ve just learned from a report and interview by the San Francisco Chronicle (via AllTwitter). Stone is among 10 ‘celebrities’ who will team with director Canon and Ron Howard...
Tweets, camera, action: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone tapped to direct a short film

Branch comes out of private beta to spark conversations and encourage dialogues

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Branch, the service backed by Ev Williams and Biz Stone of Obvious, has come out of private beta today to drum up conversations on the web, rather than rants by one person. Here’s what the team had to say: Today, Branch is coming out of private beta and will begin...
Branch comes out of private beta to spark conversations and encourage dialogues
The revolutionary new Branch, the anti-Twitter from Twitter is ... an online forum

Socialcam, A Startup That's Replicating Instagram For Videos, Got 4 Million New Users Last Weekend

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Instagram, with 35 million users in two years and a $1 billion exit to Facebook, is a tempting but difficult startup to replicate. A few are trying in the mobile video space; they're finding some quick success. Socialcam, dubbed "Instagram for video" by tech blogs, is an iPhone app created...
Socialcam, A Startup That's Replicating Instagram For Videos, Got 4 Million New Users Last Weekend
Ev Williams Takes To Medium To Discuss The True Purpose Of His New Publishing Tool
'I Never Wanted To Be An Enterpreneur' Says Jack Dorsey

Library of Congress to Preserve Tweets for Eternity

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Today the Library of Congress is announcing that it’s doing its part to digitally preserve each and every public tweet since the beginning of time … err Twitter. It fittingly broke the news on Twitter earlier today. As a federal cultural institution, the Library of Congress exists for research...
Library of Congress to Preserve Tweets for Eternity

INTERVIEW: This Homeless Man Is Acting As A Wi-Fi Hotspot At SXSW

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Standing outside the convention center, Mark was yelling out "Wi-Fi... Wi-Fi... Wi-Fi..." to the super connected crowd attending SXSW in Austin, Texas. His shirt says it all: "I'm Mark, I'm A 4G Hotspot." For the Internet-hungry, Mark is literally a walking hotspot. He has a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot hanging...
INTERVIEW: This Homeless Man Is Acting As A Wi-Fi Hotspot At SXSW

10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week: Small Biz Branding, Olympic Design, And More

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Infographics without Excel, a finger-sized newspaper printer, and the new Pinterest from the creators of Twitter. Check out these stories and more in this week's top 10. 1. Infographics Become Easy As Pie, With This Disruptive Font Co.Design Cool graphs and graphics without the hassle of Excel. 2. 10...
10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week: Small Biz Branding, Olympic Design, And More

Update: In Time For SXSW, Twitter Officially Turns On Geolocation

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A few days ago, we spotted Twitter’s initial roll out of a geolocation feature on its Website. It appeared that Twitter was testing the feature because it quickly turned it off. Last night, the feature went back on, and Twitter co-founder and CEO Biz Stone officially announced it. While...
Update: In Time For SXSW, Twitter Officially Turns On Geolocation

Twitter's Innovator's Patent Agreement Goes Into Action For 'Pull To Refresh,' Jelly And Lift Will Adopt The Framework

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Last year, Twitter announced something it called the Innovator’s Patent Agreement (IPA), which would keep patents in the hands of the designers and engineers that came up with the technology behind them. What this agreement serves as is a promise to only act on a patent for “defensive purposes.” Anything...
Twitter's Innovator's Patent Agreement Goes Into Action For 'Pull To Refresh,' Jelly And Lift Will Adopt The Framework

Jelly, Biz Stone's Startup, Raises a Round (With a Little Help From Friends)

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Jelly, the stealthy startup founded by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, announced Thursday that the company just closed its Series A round of venture capital. The round was led by Spark Capital, and Bijan Sabet — an early Twitter investor — will join Jelly’s board. Other noteworthy investors include Jack Dorsey,...
Jelly, Biz Stone's Startup, Raises a Round (With a Little Help From Friends)
Twitter's Publishing Offspring, Medium, Tries Out Commenting

Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone pick up a patent for a little side project called Twitter

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The US Patent Office has granted a patent to Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone for a service that they created called Twitter. It lists two of the three co-founders as inventors of the “device independent message distribution platform.” The request was filed with the governmental agency back in 2007 and...
Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone pick up a patent for a little side project called Twitter

OldTweets Reveals Twitter Founders' First Tweets, And Yours Too. (Wow, They Were Boring!)

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This week, Kellan Elliott-McCrea launched a new Twitter search engine called “oldtweets” to a bit of buzz. As the name implies, this tool finally lets you pull up tweets from Twitter’s early days, specifically its first year up-and-running. That means tweet IDs 1 to 20,000,000, to be exact, which occurred during parts of 2006 and...
OldTweets Reveals Twitter Founders' First Tweets, And Yours Too. (Wow, They Were Boring!)

Former Wired Digital Editor Heads to Obvious Corp.

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Evan Hansen, former editor in chief of Wired.com, has joined Obvious Corp. in charge of editorial oversight, he announced on Thursday. Obvious Corp. is the brainchild of Ev Williams and Biz Stone, the two Twitter co-founders who left their daily roles at the microblogging service to re-form their small incubator,...
Former Wired Digital Editor Heads to Obvious Corp.

Viddy hits 26M users, consistently registering over 500K a day

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On April 16th, I wrote an article about how popular video sharing app Viddy had hit 6.5M users. Less than a month later, the company tells me that it’s starting to consistently sign up over 500K new users a day, and currently boasts a userbase of 26M. That’s pretty impressive...
Viddy hits 26M users, consistently registering over 500K a day

Biz Stone: My One Big Takeaway From Co-founding Twitter

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Biz Stone is on stage at South by Southwest, the conference that put Twitter on the map in 2007. He says there's one big takeaway from his experience co-founding Twitter: A business should be all about people, not technology. "No matter how sophisticated our machines get, change is not...
Biz Stone: My One Big Takeaway From Co-founding Twitter

Twitter’s @anywhere and Why it May Be Too Techie for Their Audience

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In just one day, we’ll all be sitting in front of Ev Williams and Biz Stone as they announce Twitter’s new Facebook Connect competitor, @anywhere.  This is Twitter’s big statement in the developer ecosystem, stating that they are shifting from a script and backend-focused model of developer integration, to a...
Twitter’s @anywhere and Why it May Be Too Techie for Their Audience

Twitter granted patent on itself

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What do Twitter co-founders Jack Dorsey and Christopher "Biz" Stone have in common with Thomas Edison? That's easy, they're all patent holders. Issued today, the USPTO's database details a messaging system where users can follow each other and display messages without a unique recipient. Last time we checked, this...
Twitter granted patent on itself

Viddy, a Video-Sharing App, Attracts Biz Stone and Shakira as Backers

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After photo-sharing, is video-sharing the next hot app category? One start-up is hoping that becoming partners with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry will secure its spot as the next big thing in social media....
Viddy, a Video-Sharing App, Attracts Biz Stone and Shakira as Backers
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