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Growl 2.0 now available with support for OS X Notification Center

Is this game over for notification firm Boxcar, or just a prolonged outage?

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In a time long before Instagram and other Web phenomena, when push support for notifications was not widely enjoyed by iPhone apps, Boxcar was a truly trail-blazing application. Years later however, things have moved on significantly and an outage to the service that was once the pillar of connected smartphones...
Is this game over for notification firm Boxcar, or just a prolonged outage?

WriteThat.Name creator Kwaga acquires real-time push notifications startup Boxcar

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For once, a French company is buying a relatively well-known US tech startup: Kwaga has acquired struggling iOS and Mac push notification service provider Boxcar. Unfortunately, the terms were undisclosed. Paris-based Kwaga, the creator of WriteThat.name, a nifty online service that automatically updates the address book of emails and CRM...
WriteThat.Name creator Kwaga acquires real-time push notifications startup Boxcar

Startups, failure is no excuse for failing to communicate.

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It may sound like a pretty obvious thing to say but the single most important people for a startup is its users. While it is true to say that investment can criticial, and staff help drive a business, a service or product has to have users in order to attract...
Startups, failure is no excuse for failing to communicate.

Boxcar Raises $150K, Preps Push Notifications Service For Developers

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Real-time push notification service Boxcar, currently available on both iOS and Mac OS X, has just closed on a $150,000 seed round with Kima Ventures, bringing its total raise to date to $211,000. The additional funding will be used to grow the company’s consumer-facing services, expand to other platforms (Android...
Boxcar Raises $150K, Preps Push Notifications Service For Developers
Hands-on: Growl 2.0 integrates with Notification Center on OS X, iOS

Evomail for iPad is a slick and beautiful email client, no learning curve required

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It seems that, when you pick from the list of apps that look to solve serious pain points, email clients are the ones that nobody can quite seem to get right. For those of us who prefer to do email on the iPad, however, there are loads of options. The...
Evomail for iPad is a slick and beautiful email client, no learning curve required

Kwaga Acquires Boxcar To Use Push Notifications In 'Attention Management'

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We’ve been watching Kwaga grow since we first saw them pitch in Paris about 4 years ago. Then it was a system to improve your experience of Gmail, but gradually they found it was contacts that people needed help with. So duly Kwaga pivoted into automatically updating your address book...
Kwaga Acquires Boxcar To Use Push Notifications In 'Attention Management'

Notifo Is A Simple Mobile Notifications Platform For Anything

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I’m hopelessly addicted to Push Notifications on the iPhone. Unfortunately, the system is flawed, in that the more notifications you get, the worse the experience is because it can be hard to manage them all. And one reason I always have the iPhone on me, even when taking around an...
Notifo Is A Simple Mobile Notifications Platform For Anything

Twitterrific 5.2 finally brings native push notifications, but there's a catch...

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Twitterrific 5, the newest version of the Iconfactory’s wildly-popular Twitter client, got a big update today. For the first time since its original release, Twitterrific finally supports native push notifications for new mentions, direct messages, followers, favorited tweets, and retweets. Until today, Twitterrific users had to rely on a...
Twitterrific 5.2 finally brings native push notifications, but there's a catch...

First Look: Growl 2.0

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A few days, 9to5Mac reported on Hiss, a system for pushing your Growl messages to the Mountain Lion Notification Center. Near the end of that report, we noted that Growl was also working on a similar update, and we’re happy to bring you a first look at that update today. Growl...
First Look: Growl 2.0

7 months after acquiring it, Kwaga sells push notification service Boxcar to ProcessOne

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Well that was short-lived. Just seven months after it acquired Boxcar, French startup Kwaga (maker of Writethat.name) has announced that it is selling the push notifications service to fellow Paris-based company ProcessOne. Under the deal, the financial terms of which haven’t been disclosed, the technology and IP behind Boxcar will...
7 months after acquiring it, Kwaga sells push notification service Boxcar to ProcessOne
Kwaga acquires push notifications expert Boxcar.io

This Guy's Instagram Add-On App Has Gotten More Than 150,000 Downloads In Six Days

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Instagram is one of the hottest startups in San Francisco. Its Android version hit 1 million downloads in just 24 hours. But the popular photo sharing app doesn't have a direct messaging service like Twitter does. To fix that, 27-year-old Mexican entrepreneur Cristian Castillo decided to make a messaging...
This Guy's Instagram Add-On App Has Gotten More Than 150,000 Downloads In Six Days

Erlywarn: The simple service that texts you whenever your site is down or slow

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Anyone that has ever ran a Web service or even a simple homepage knows that downtime happens, and because of this, there are plenty of site monitoring tools out there. Many of these services work extremely well for traffic-heavy sites, and others, like Pingdom, even play friendly with smaller operations....
Erlywarn: The simple service that texts you whenever your site is down or slow

Boxcar Opens Up Its iPhone Push Notifications. And Soon, You Can Monetize Them http://tcrn.ch/9RGBvQ

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Kwaga Acquires Boxcar

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Kwaga Acquires Boxcar: As odd as it seems now, when Apple first launched their iOS Push Notification services, they had absolutely no way to corral and manage them. For that, Boxcar was a godsend.  I had written about Boxcar a number of times over the past couple of years as it became...
Kwaga Acquires Boxcar

JollyBox helps you send monthly care packages to college students and military personnel

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What do you get for the person who basically needs everything? Care packages are the oldest way of showing college students and family and friends in the military that we care. When it comes to those in the military, sending valuable and personal items to men and women overseas isn’t...
JollyBox helps you send monthly care packages to college students and military personnel

With or Without Apple: Sparrow for iPhone Will Soon Get Push Notifications

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There are a fair amount of third-party iPhone email clients out there, but few ever received the kind of reception that Sparrow for iPhone got a few weeks ago. Sadly, though, unless you have a jailbroken iPhone or use a third-party service like Boxcar, you won’t be able to get...
With or Without Apple: Sparrow for iPhone Will Soon Get Push Notifications

Boxcar Opens Up Its iPhone Push Notifications. And Soon, You Can Monetize Them

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Push Notifications on the iPhone are great, but they can be impossible to manage. That’s why Boxcar, a Push Notification management app, is brilliant, and has long been one of my favorite apps. Unfortunately, as great as it is, like Apple itself, it is also a closed system. But now,...
Boxcar Opens Up Its iPhone Push Notifications. And Soon, You Can Monetize Them

Growl's response to Notification Center: Welcome to the party, we were worried that we were being stood up

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OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion was revealed yesterday. A few people have noticed a new feature that is somewhat similar to Growl. Apple calls it Notification Center. We would like to clear a few things up about how we view Growl going forward due to this announcement:   - Growl...
Growl's response to Notification Center: Welcome to the party, we were worried that we were being stood up

Paypal To Offer In App Purchases On iPhone and Android [Updated]

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Updates at the foot of the article.During  an informal meeting at its Amsterdam headquarters Paypal has announced it will be facilitating In App Purchases in iPhone and Android applications.According to Paypal Benelux Country Manager Dennis van Allermeersch, Paypal has managed to come up with a solution that is acceptable to...
Paypal To Offer In App Purchases On iPhone and Android [Updated]
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