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Typesafe gets $14M to push Scala language as a better Java than Java

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Typesafe, the company behind the Java-compatible Scala computing language, will use $14 million in new Series B funding to entrench the language in enterprise applications. “We will build out the commercial engineering team and in more developer outreach to make sure they know about this stack and who Typesafe is,”...
Typesafe gets $14M to push Scala language as a better Java than Java

Facebook releases standalone Poke app for iPhone with Snapchat-like features

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Facebook today released Poke, a standalone app for iPhone that allows users to use its famous Poke feature or send messages, photos or video to their friends for a designated period of time. Messages expire after a specific time users set, either 1, 3, 5 or 10 seconds. After that, the...
Facebook releases standalone Poke app for iPhone with Snapchat-like features

What would a New York Times for the youngs look like?

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The New York Times is testing some kind of “entry-level” product aimed at a younger, more Internet-y audience, new CEO Mark Thompson said in the company’s earnings call Thursday. Forbes’ Jeff Bercovici followed up, and an unidentified source tells him that NYT Junior — which is seriously going to need...
What would a New York Times for the youngs look like?

Facebook Changes Privacy Settings (FB)

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Facebook has changed its privacy settings once again. And while it sounds like for the most part the changes are for the better, there's one tweak that's going to upset tens of millions of users. Let's tackle the annoying thing first. Facebook is stripping users of the ability to hide...
Facebook Changes Privacy Settings (FB)

Zuckerberg: Stock 'disappointing,' phone not happening but search will

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In his first public appearance since Facebook's sluggish IPO, company co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg called their stock performance "disappointing."...
Zuckerberg: Stock 'disappointing,' phone not happening but search will

Zuckerberg's sister 'Likes' the Instagram backlash

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The hating continues for Instagram over its new terms of service for sharing photos. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's sister weighs in with a push of a button. [Read more]...
Zuckerberg's sister 'Likes' the Instagram backlash

First Ubuntu mobile OS-powered smartphones due October

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The first new devices running Ubuntuís mobile operating system will hit the market in October, reports the Wall Street Journal. Developers will gain access to the beta versions of the operating system as early as late this month, with a variant that is designed to run on Samsungís Galaxy Nexus...
First Ubuntu mobile OS-powered smartphones due October

Facebook launching 'Graph Search,' a personalized social search engine, beta starts today

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Facebook this morning announced "Graph Search," a way to search all of Facebook's content for queries tailored to your profile. CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained the search by saying, "Graph Search is meant to answer very specific questions like 'Who are my friends in San Francisco?" But worry not, privacy...
Facebook launching 'Graph Search,' a personalized social search engine, beta starts today
Vobi Raises $1.5 Million For Online Collaboration That's Kicked Off By Phone Calls

A Facebook Executive's Wedding Was The Tech Networking Event Of The Year

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Paperless Post cofounder Alexa Hirschfeld told Cosmo she got some helpful hints on using Facebook to boost her startup's online invite service after running into CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a wedding. We're not positive, since Hirschfeld didn't give details and hasn't responded to an inquiry, but we think we've pieced...
A Facebook Executive's Wedding Was The Tech Networking Event Of The Year

Zuck: Facebook Will Grow Headcount Quickly In 2013 To Develop Future Money-Making Products

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On Facebook’s earnings call today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg made a strong statement about the company’s further investment in product development, especially those products that are making money for the company. He said on the call: Facebook will grow headcount quickly in 2013 in product development. This will come at the...
Zuck: Facebook Will Grow Headcount Quickly In 2013 To Develop Future Money-Making Products
Facebook Home's Four Most Promising Advantages Over Stock Android

Mobile apps for Google+ add photo filters, too

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While Google+ might not exactly have reached viral adoption yet, the platform and layout have been popular among the photographer community, and on Monday mobile photographers will get some added features with the launch of updated apps, including photo filters and editing on iOS. Within the last year, photo filters and editing...
Mobile apps for Google+ add photo filters, too

Zuckerberg: Facebook Stock Drop is Disappointing; Mobile Strategy is Misunderstood

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says it is “disappointing” that the stock has dropped as much as it has but said that the company’s mobile strategy that will guide its growth is “misunderstood.” “The performance of the stock has obviously been disappointing,” Zuckerberg said at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference on Tuesday....
Zuckerberg: Facebook Stock Drop is Disappointing; Mobile Strategy is Misunderstood

The New York Times Posts a Help Wanted Ad For a Sales Boss

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Anyone want to sell ads for America’s best-known newspaper? The New York Times is looking for a new ad sales head, following a corporate re-org that went into effect yesterday. Denise Warren, who used to head up both ad sales and the Times Web site, has a new role heading...
The New York Times Posts a Help Wanted Ad For a Sales Boss

Guy Who 'Hates To Be A Curmudgeon' Explains Why Yahoo Buying A 17-Year-Old's Startup For $30 Million Makes No Sense

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When a startup sells for multiple millions, other founders are left reeling. "Why him, not me?" they wonder. One Y Combinator founder, Origami's Vibhu Horby, vented publicly about this in a post that rose to the top of Hacker News over night. His article, "The Summly deal makes no sense"...
Guy Who 'Hates To Be A Curmudgeon' Explains Why Yahoo Buying A 17-Year-Old's Startup For $30 Million Makes No Sense

TechShop CEO Mark Hatch on his Toshiba T1100 Plus and radio tech magic

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Every week, a new and interesting human being tackles our decidedly geeky take on the Proustian Q&A. This is the Engadget Questionnaire. In the latest installment of our high-tech queries, TechShop CEO Mark Hatch discusses annoying reboots, the ka-chunk of classic tech and much more. The full gamut of...
TechShop CEO Mark Hatch on his Toshiba T1100 Plus and radio tech magic

Why Facebook Is Sending Its People to Mobile Coding Camp (And Not Just Engineers)

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Do me a favor — listen to Facebook’s next earnings call and count the number of times CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the word “mobile.” If you played it as a drinking game, you’d be blotto before CFO David Ebersman even got on the line. That’s no mistake (obviously). It’s the...
Why Facebook Is Sending Its People to Mobile Coding Camp (And Not Just Engineers)
FACEBOOK IN FLUX: A Hacker Haven's Nonstop Reinvention (FB)

Zynga's Chief Security Officer Nils Puhlmann Stepping Down

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The exodus continues. This time it is Nils Puhlmann, Zynga’s chief security officer, who is resigning from the social games maker. His departure was first reported by TechCrunch, who quoted several sources familiar with the matter. Over the past couple of months, Zynga has lost several top executives and mid-level managers as...
Zynga's Chief Security Officer Nils Puhlmann Stepping Down

Is Facebook On The Brink Of Another Major Acquisition? (FB)

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Facebook could bid to acquire WhatsApp, the mobile messaging app, as it aims to extend its mobile reach. The rumoured acquisition, reported by TechCrunch today, comes after CEO Mark Zuckerberg declared last month that the future of his company lay in mobile devices. "The big thing is obviously going to...
Is Facebook On The Brink Of Another Major Acquisition? (FB)
What's up at Lockerz? Heavily-funded startup mum on fashion site Ador
For The First Time, Facebook's 680M Mobile DAUs Surpassed Web DAUs -- Zuck Says It's Now A "Mobile Company"

Microsoft applauds Facebook's people-centric Home, but 'humbly suggests' you get the real deal

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Facebook’s unveiling of Home yesterday appears to have ruffled a few feathers over at Windows Phone HQ. Frank Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications at Microsoft, has criticized Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s new feature for its underlying similarities with the Windows Phone mobile operating system. In a blog post...
Microsoft applauds Facebook's people-centric Home, but 'humbly suggests' you get the real deal
Zuckerberg to employees: Stock price drop has been "painful" to watch
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Just Vehemently Denied Giving The Government Direct Access To Facebook Servers

Facebook Home: Who Wins & Who Loses

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Facebook did not just launch a "Facebook Phone" last week, as was expected. Instead, along with the HTC First, it offered up Home, a "family of apps" that is neither a phone nor a smartphone operating system - but which may ultimately have a far greater impact on the mobile industry...
Facebook Home: Who Wins & Who Loses

Betting the Farm: Zynga Gives Its Top Facebook Game a Major Facelift

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It’s time for FarmVille to get a makeover. FarmVille deserves recognition for its role in social gaming history. The three-year-old game, which has been played by 100 million people, was one of the first social games on Facebook to capture a mass audience. Amazingly, after all this time, the game...
Betting the Farm: Zynga Gives Its Top Facebook Game a Major Facelift
ActiveState buys Appsecute for its social devops smarts

How Facebook's New Mobile Ad Network Solves Zuckerberg's Biggest Problem (FB)

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Yesterday, Facebook announced it was testing a new mobile ad network in which Facebook users will be shown ads on their mobile devices even when the user is not on Facebook. The obvious question is, why would Facebook build this network when its current mobile offering -- Sponsored Stories --...
How Facebook's New Mobile Ad Network Solves Zuckerberg's Biggest Problem (FB)
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