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Sorry We Missed You: YC-Backed BufferBox Solves The Problem Of Missing Packages

Spotflux Encrypts All The Web Things Anywhere

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I’m on a privacy tear today so I thought I’d mention this start-up. Officially launching on Wednesday, Spotflux is a browser encryption plug-in for Windows and OS X. Simply put, it protects your Internet connection by encrypting all connections through a VPN. Arguably there are approximately a billion VPN services,...
Spotflux Encrypts All The Web Things Anywhere

Dropmark brings dead simple collaboration into the cloud [invites]

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Every once in a while, there’s an app or product that comes out and blows everybody’s minds. Not long ago, Dropbox opened our eyes to how simple sharing and storing files in the cloud can be. Oak, a design studio based out of Brooklyn, NY, has been quietly working away...
Dropmark brings dead simple collaboration into the cloud [invites]

8 Beers That Best Describe the Most Popular Social Networks

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Today we raise a glass to Libatious, a social network for beer drinkers that launched today from its headquarters in Brooklyn, NY.  The site has a database of beers and breweries from all over the world for users to explore, bookmark and rate – an intriguing blend of Pinterest and...
8 Beers That Best Describe the Most Popular Social Networks

When does shaming racist kids turn into online bullying?

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Calling out racists who posted offensive comments about President Barack Obama seems like a great use of the internet and social networks — after all, that kind of behavior is easier to identify than it has ever been before, thanks to Twitter search and Facebook profiles. But what if the...
When does shaming racist kids turn into online bullying?

TechStars NY announces its latest class of startups, featuring 6 female founders

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TechStars, the startup accelerator that’s “tougher to get into than Harvard,” is today announcing it’s third NYC program, which is kicking off on March 14th. If you’re unfamiliar with TechStars, you’ll want to check out the tale of how TechStars washed up on New York‘s shore and how the then 29-year old David Tisch,...
TechStars NY announces its latest class of startups, featuring 6 female founders

Not Very Good Album Takes A Little While To Get Into

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BROOKLYN, NY—After a number of close listenings, local resident Brian Mott was finally able to get into a music album that is really not very good at all, sources reported Tuesday....
Not Very Good Album Takes A Little While To Get Into

8 Beers That Best Describe the Most Popular Social Networks

socialtimes.com
Today we raise a glass to Libatious, a social network for beer drinkers that launched today from its headquarters in Brooklyn, NY.  The site has a database of beers and breweries from all over the world for users to explore, bookmark and rate – an intriguing blend of Pinterest and...
8 Beers That Best Describe the Most Popular Social Networks

Mmmm...Deep Fried Gadgets

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Take a look at these amazing photos from Henry Hargreaves, a New Zealand-based still-life, art, and fashion photographer working out of Brooklyn, NY.  Hargreaves deep fried and photographed some of our favorite gadgets. The most interesting thing besides the photos is that apparently some of the gadgets still turned on after...
Mmmm...Deep Fried Gadgets

The 11 Most Disruptive Startups

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There are tons of startups, but few are industry changers. Some entrepreneurs are working to change the way we travel, pay for things, listen to music, and share news. Here are eleven innovative startups that will change the way we do things forever -- or they'll go broke trying. Note:...
The 11 Most Disruptive Startups

Plunging Through Time To Rescue Out Of Print Sci-Fi Books

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From time to time, we talk about the issue of orphaned works and how these out of print books are doing nobody any good. The public loses out as they are out of print and very often can't be found. The authors or owners of the copyright lose out because...
Plunging Through Time To Rescue Out Of Print Sci-Fi Books

After Giving Away Thousands Of Free Rides At SXSW, SideCar Expands To Three New Markets

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Just a few days after providing free rides to SXSW attendees in Austin, ride-sharing startup SideCar is announcing plans to continue expansion into new markets. The company, which previously launched in a number of major cities throughout the U.S., is moving east — making ride shares available in Boston, Chicago,...
After Giving Away Thousands Of Free Rides At SXSW, SideCar Expands To Three New Markets

TechStars Demo Day: Meet the 13 young startups presenting today in New York

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Today, 13 startups are about to present to a room packed with investors, industry analysts and media at TechStars’ 3rd yearly Demo Day in New York.In case you haven’t heard of TechStars, it’s an elite mentorship-driven start-up accelerator that’s funded by more than 50 venture capital firms, and over 25...
TechStars Demo Day: Meet the 13 young startups presenting today in New York
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