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Return Of The Album? Pink Floyd Wins Online Bundling Right

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The album’s not dead yet - well, not in Pink Floyd’s case at least. A judge has ruled in favour of the prog rock band, which went to the UK High Court for the right to have its material sold online only the form of albums, not individual singles,...
Return Of The Album? Pink Floyd Wins Online Bundling Right

New Everpix iPhone App Automatically Uploads Your Photos To The Cloud

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Photo organization service (and TechCrunch Disrupt finalist) Everpix just launched its first iPhone application. The app does two key things: it offers you a way to access your entire photo collection from your phone, plus it automatically uploads all your iPhone photos to the Everpix cloud. The app is a crucial part of...
New Everpix iPhone App Automatically Uploads Your Photos To The Cloud
With new U.S. presence, Shopcade expands its social commerce business model
500px launches $19.95 image hosting plan to compete with Flickr Pro

Why I don’t like Facebook ‘Likes’

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I have written before about my concern for Facebook's lack of respect for it's users privacy and preferences. It seems to think that the 400 people who use Facebook are raw materials, whose personal information can be sliced, diced and served up in demographically culled chunks to advertisers and direct...
Why I don’t like Facebook ‘Likes’
October 2012 Traffic Sources Report: StumbleUpon Share of Traffic Down 53% Since July

Wanelo: Social Commerce Site Is Big With Young Shoppers

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Wanelo, an up-and-coming e-commerce site, lets people browse through beautifully arranged collections of clothing and other items, and links visitors to stores where they can buy the products....
Wanelo: Social Commerce Site Is Big With Young Shoppers

Delicious makes drastic changes to its feature set. Scraps "stacks", replaces with good ol' tags.

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As someone who saw Delicious’ stacks feature as its USP, I’m somewhat surprised at this. Delicious has decided to make changes to its feature set, the most significant being the removal of “stacks”, a feature which let its users collaboratively create collections of links. Delicious will instead now revert back...
Delicious makes drastic changes to its feature set. Scraps "stacks", replaces with good ol' tags.

Google Shopping spiffs up ahead of the holidays with Shortlists and 360-degree views

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Google is getting ready for the holiday season by adding a bevy of features to it premier shopping products. The company's web-based Shopping search tool has received a number of tweaks, including reviews from friends and discount tracking. The most visually arresting change is certainly the addition of 360-degree...
Google Shopping spiffs up ahead of the holidays with Shortlists and 360-degree views

Facebook responds to 'Want' button lawsuit filed by CVG-SAB

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Facebook has hit back at a lawsuit, filed by CVG-SAB last month, which claims that the social network has copied its “Want” button idea. According to a report published by MLive earlier today, Facebook is arguing that the word “want” is a common term that people use frequently in everyday...
Facebook responds to 'Want' button lawsuit filed by CVG-SAB
YC-Backed Kippt, An "Evernote For The Web", Lures Developers With New API, App Gallery

Microsoft launches Collections for Windows Phone: Themed bundles of six apps or more

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Following the arrival of Windows Phone 8, Microsoft today announced new ways for finding and buying apps, and new options for managing what apps or games your kids can get their hands on, at least from the Windows Phone Store. The biggest update is a new feature called Collections, available...
Microsoft launches Collections for Windows Phone: Themed bundles of six apps or more

Put a positive spin on the day with Happier

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Happier is a new iOS app from the company of the same name. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, and is currently featured in the New & Noteworthy section of the store front page. Happier is a mobile-social network that aims to get people thinking...
Put a positive spin on the day with Happier
Tumblr updates iPhone app with Photosets and other picture-friendly tweaks

Dropbox for Android gets ability to share collections of photos, even to those without an account

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Dropbox for Android has gotten yet another photo-centric update today. The latest version allows you to share collections of photos with friends or family, and they can view them even without a Dropbox account. This continues Dropbox’ current path of movement into becoming a huge photo sharing service. Dropbox for...
Dropbox for Android gets ability to share collections of photos, even to those without an account

Facebook releases internal C++ libraries as open source

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Facebook is liberating a large collection of libraries that it uses internally for C++ development. The code is available from a public GitHub repository where it is distributed as open source under the permissive Apache Software License. The assortment of frameworks is collectively called Folly, the Facebook Open Source Library....
Facebook releases internal C++ libraries as open source

Everyone's A Curator, Everyone's A Content Creator

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It used to be that we were all just consumers—or most of us were, anyway. We’d watch TV or read a book or listen to the music on the radio that was selected by others for us. But lately, there’s been an interesting shift in behavior going on, especially...
Everyone's A Curator, Everyone's A Content Creator

Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Back Marketplace For Local Fashion Boutiques, Shoptiques

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As an avid shopper, I tend to buy clothes, jewelry, and accessories from both big-name stores as well as smaller boutiques. But as a whole, some of my most coveted items in my closet are from local boutiques who carry designers and fashions that you would never be able to...
Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Back Marketplace For Local Fashion Boutiques, Shoptiques
Model brain with 2.5 million neurons configures itself to solve problems
PayNearMe now letting more types of business accept cash for online payments

The Folger Shakespeare paperbacks you read in high school are now available as ebooks

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If you read Shakespeare in high school or college, it was likely one of those Folger Shakespeare paperbacks with explanatory notes and definitions on the facing pages. Now Simon & Schuster is releasing those editions as ebooks for the first time. The ebooks, which are $5.99 each, “preserve the look...
The Folger Shakespeare paperbacks you read in high school are now available as ebooks
Pinterest co-founder Paul Sciarra said to be leaving company

With Setify, eBay Goes Back To Its Roots And Creates The Nerdiest Pinterest Ever

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eBay's recent moves help point to where the company's headed in the future: straight for Amazon. First, it bought retail-curation startup Svpply. Then it debuted its first-ever logo redesign. And this week, it launched Setify, a new Pinterest-like service for some of the site's most active users--comic book and coin...
With Setify, eBay Goes Back To Its Roots And Creates The Nerdiest Pinterest Ever
LivingSocial delves into physical goods with new online retail shop

Why 500px Plus Has Photographers Fired Up

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Photos are one of the Web's most valuable emotional currencies. Photographers deserve a good home online to host, showcase and share their work. Thus far, Flickr has been that home, but it has left photographers wanting. The insurgent site 500px launched its Plus plan this week, and we asked...
Why 500px Plus Has Photographers Fired Up
Marvel comics collections added to iBooks

1000Memories Brings Its Photo-Scanning Shoebox App To Android, Revamps iPhone Version

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1000Memories, the startup that’s helping consumers get their old-fashioned printed photos online, is bringing its ShoeBox mobile application to the Android platform today, while also rolling out a completely revamped version of its iOS app. Both apps allow you to scan your old photographs simply by snapping a photo of them using...
1000Memories Brings Its Photo-Scanning Shoebox App To Android, Revamps iPhone Version

Windows Phone Store adds Collections, Recommendations, Wallet, and Family controls

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Microsoft has unveiled a refreshed Windows Phone Store to coincide with the launch of Windows Phone 8, and the new storefront offers users several important improvements. Read the full story here....
Windows Phone Store adds Collections, Recommendations, Wallet, and Family controls

Facebook begins testing 'Collections' posts again with more retailers

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Facebook today began the second phase of testing a new “Collections” feature that lets pages post about their products and lets users save items they want, a spokesperson tells us. Collections posts are similar to photo albums but with more features specific to retailers. Collections include large images that users can...
Facebook begins testing 'Collections' posts again with more retailers
Rdio’s Major Redesign Gives Listeners A Unified View, Enhanced Sharing, Private Playlists & More
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?