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Tumblr Tuesday on a Wednesday: Because this guy was busy texting Hillary Clinton

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Welcome to our twenty-ninth Tumblr Tuesday, where every Tuesday we celebrate our love of Tumblr by interviewing the mastermind behind a new blog. Tumblr, a New York City based startup, is like the FFFFound for the rest of the world. It’s as shareable and fast-paced as Twitter but populated with more inspiring text...
Tumblr Tuesday on a Wednesday: Because this guy was busy texting Hillary Clinton

Google aids accessibility with ChromeVox reader, better YouTube captions and more

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Engineers from Google have commandeered a booth at this year's CSUN accessibility conference and they're keen to talk up their latest efforts. For the visually impaired, there's now a beta version of a Chrome screen reader called ChromeVox (demo'd after the break), plus improved shortcuts and screen reader support...
Google aids accessibility with ChromeVox reader, better YouTube captions and more
TED-Ed YouTube channel launched: educating the world one video at a time

Friendsheet Makes Your Friends' Facebook Photos Look Like Pinterest

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When Mark Zuckerberg likes a page on Facebook, people take notice. Within hours of Zuckerberg publicly liking Friendsheet on his Facebook profile Tuesday night, several blog posts about the site had popped up. But assertions that Friendsheet turns Facebook into Pinterest are a bit of a stretch. Sponsor Friendsheet...
Friendsheet Makes Your Friends' Facebook Photos Look Like Pinterest

YouTube details new closed captioning accessibility features

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YouTube has announced new updates to its captioning service, which makes videos more accessible to the hearing impaired by displaying subtitles for dialogue. Automatic captioning, which was launched in English in March 2010 and expanded to Japanese in July 2011, has been expanded to support Korean. Meanwhile, searching for videos...
YouTube details new closed captioning accessibility features

The Cloud Can Never Be Personal Enough

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Facebook says its Timeline "tells the story of who you are." That's lofty wording. It assumes that you share "who you are" on Facebook. It also assumes you share enough of yourself to make Facebook Timeline "the" definitive "story" about you. Similarly, Path version 2 calls itself a "journal." While...
The Cloud Can Never Be Personal Enough

Paper: New iPad app that draws on simplicity

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http://vimeo.com/37254322 Paper, a beautiful new ‘free’ drawing and cataloging app [iTunes] with minimalist UI.  The business model might not be to everyone’s liking. In app purchases -$2 for each new brush seems kind of steep at first blush.  But with such a well done app, it might just take off....
Paper: New iPad app that draws on simplicity
DreamWorks Animation-Incubated Ptch Helps Users Make Beautiful, Shareable Videos

DreamWorks Incubates a Mobile Video Editing App Called PTCH

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A team spun off from the studio behind “Shrek” and “Madagascar” wants to make the next Instagram. DreamWorks Animation is incubating a new social photo and video app called PTCH, which is being independently built by DreamWorks CTO Ed Leonard and a small team he’s put together from inside and...
DreamWorks Incubates a Mobile Video Editing App Called PTCH

A Day In The Life Of Alexis Ohanian, Hero Of The Internet

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Alexis Ohanian co-founded Reddit, and sold it to Conde Nast. Now he has a new publishing venture, Breadpig, and he's turned into chief evangelist of the Internet. When the SOPA/PIPA debates were raging, Ohanian was one of the must public voices fighting against the legislation. As one of the busiest,...
A Day In The Life Of Alexis Ohanian, Hero Of The Internet

Facebook testing new Pinterest-inspired design for app stories in News Feed

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Facebook appears to be testing a layout for Open Graph app stories that is similar in design to Pinterest, with boxes for individual items that allow Likes, comments and other app-specific actions. The change makes app stories even more prominent in News Feed. Developers could benefit from the larger...
Facebook testing new Pinterest-inspired design for app stories in News Feed
Netflix Gets Serious About Closed Captioning

Meet 9GAG, the Community Comedy Site That's Growing Like Crazy

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Message board communities, with their endless creativity and mob mentalities, are kind of a mysterious phenomenon within the business of technology. For instance, how did Reddit emerge and thrive over time? How could Digg have grown without alienating its community? Should the world be scared of 4chan? Can I Can...
Meet 9GAG, the Community Comedy Site That's Growing Like Crazy

Evernote launches Evernote Food on Android, continuing its cross-platform push

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Following the successful release of Evernote Hello for Android, the Evernote team is back to launch Evernote Food for Android today, the much desired foodie app that was previously only available to iOS users. Users on both platforms can now capture, remember and share all their food experiences in Evernote’s elegantly designed UI. More specifically,...
Evernote launches Evernote Food on Android, continuing its cross-platform push

Shell hit with Twitter hoax, campaign spoof

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With Shell under scrutiny following news that one of its drilling ships in Alaska's Dutch Harbor lost its mooring earlier this week, an old campaign spoofing the oil company has been reborn. The campaign skewers Shell's "Let's Go" ad campaign by adding captions such as "Birds are like sponges...for oil!...
Shell hit with Twitter hoax, campaign spoof

Mark Zuckerberg Is A Fan Of This Pinterest Clone

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Mark Zuckerberg recently "liked" a new application, Friendsheet, says All Facebook's Jackie Cohen. Zuckerberg may be looking at Pinterest as a way to improve its social photo sharing experience, especially on mobile devices. Friendsheet turns Facebook photos into a Pinterest-like grid. It was created two months ago by Zachary...
Mark Zuckerberg Is A Fan Of This Pinterest Clone

Sprint launches LTE in clusters; promises 6-8 Mbps speeds

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As promised Sprint launched its new LTE network this weekend, but it went beyond the five cities it designated earlier this month. In addition to turning up its 4G service in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and San Antonio, Sprint went live in 10 cities and communities in the surrounding...
Sprint launches LTE in clusters; promises 6-8 Mbps speeds

Need An iOS Developer? 21-Year-Old’s App Tops AppStore, and Now He’s Looking to Join a Startup

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Within literally four minutes of posting the video above about 21-year-old app developer Cody Kolodziejzyk, I received six Facebook messages from CEOs looking to recruit him. The recent graduate of Duke University co-created “I’d Cap That,” a photo sharing app which allows users to add captions to their photos....
Need An iOS Developer? 21-Year-Old’s App Tops AppStore, and Now He’s Looking to Join a Startup
Tim Cook meets John Boehner
YouTube captions mature for television-viewing audiences

Fake Science: Fun with false factoids

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"Top zoologists concede that the penguin would be more widespread if it guarded its eggs instead of its bow tie," reports Fake Science, a repository of old science illustrations with new captions. [Read more]...
Fake Science: Fun with false factoids
Evernote Food brings meal sharing to Android
YouTube improves closed captioning, adds news languages and formats
Michelle Obama joins Pinterest
Voicepic: Add audio captions to your favorite photos
DreamWorks Wants to Be 'a Technology Company,' Starting With an Instagram for Videos
Snark.ly: A Battle Of Wits For Internet Glory
YouTube and Google Play sign Paramount Pictures licensing agreement to add 500 new movie titles

YouTube now auto-fixes shaky and dark videos with new editing tool

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Editing videos with YouTube just got much easier. The video-sharing website launched YouTube Video Editor last year, but now its latest editing tool allows YouTube to fix videos for users by automatically correcting stabilization and lighting issues… “Sometimes videos suffer from symptoms like “shaky-camera-itis” or “augmented-darkness-levels” that keep viewers...
YouTube now auto-fixes shaky and dark videos with new editing tool

Emerging free iOS apps: Mega Run, Snapseed and Gun Building II

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This week’s free iOS charts are lead by the one-two team of Mega Run – Redford’s Adventure and Snapseed, both of which take No. 1 and No. 2 on the free iPhone and free iPad charts. Get Set Game’s Mega Run is a cute and well-produced 2D sidescroller. Billed...
Emerging free iOS apps: Mega Run, Snapseed and Gun Building II
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