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Boxee TV is now Cloud DVR, in an inevitable (and sneaky) rebrand

How to Search Twitter Profiles by Web or API

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Ever wondered how many of your Twitter followers are web developers? Paging through twenty at a time and looking at bios is too slow to be worth answering that question. Using TweepSearch, you can quickly find that answer… and several others you’ll come up with after you see how easy...
How to Search Twitter Profiles by Web or API
Highly anticipated 'Mailbox' iPhone email app to launch for free in the coming weeks, reserve your copy now

Bitly Goes Beyond Link Shortening, But Its Users Are Not Amused

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Bitly launched a major update and redesign of its link shortening service today that, in the eyes of many of its users, de-emphasizes some of its core feature. Instead of being able to just copy and paste a link, users now have to go through a few extra steps to...
Bitly Goes Beyond Link Shortening, But Its Users Are Not Amused
Here's Why Facebook Completely Changed Its Core Feature Today [CHART]

BlackBerry Z10 gets first software update, with 5 improvements

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BlackBerry’s new platform and phone are getting the first software update since launching. Customers with a Z10 handset either have, or will soon have, a 150 MB over-the-air software package that betters five different functions of the newest BlackBerry handset. The company says that some carriers are already delivering the...
BlackBerry Z10 gets first software update, with 5 improvements

AT&T May Have To Let All iPhone Users Video Chat (T, AAPL)

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Three groups sent a letter to AT&T today warning that if it doesn't stop blocking Apple's FaceTime video chat, they are going to file a formal complaint with the Federal Communications Commission about it. Originally, FaceTime only worked on iPads and iPhones connected by Wi-Fi networks--a big limitation.  Last month, AT&T...
AT&T May Have To Let All iPhone Users Video Chat (T, AAPL)

LinkedIn to buy Pulse, maker of mobile news reader app

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LinkedIn, the world's largest professional networking site, continues to beef up its content publishing platform with its agreement to acquire Pulse, which makes a mobile news aggregation, reader and content distribution application.LinkedIn has been broadening its site's scope in recent years beyond its core feature of individual professional profiles,...
LinkedIn to buy Pulse, maker of mobile news reader app

YC-Backed TapIn.TV Evolves Into Framebase To Make Building Video Products Less Painful

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Sometimes, the business you should be building is hidden beneath the one you already are. Back in early 2012, four friends set out to build TapIn.TV. As one of many competitors in the crowded live mobile video broadcasting space, TapIn.TV focused almost entirely on video. After months of development, they...
YC-Backed TapIn.TV Evolves Into Framebase To Make Building Video Products Less Painful

Songza Music Streaming App Nabs 2 Million New Users Since June With More Than 50% Retention Rate

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You’ve heard me talk about Songza before. After launching on iPad, bringing Concierge to Android, and surpassing 1 million iOS downloads in 10 days, the company is still on a roll, announcing that more than 2 million users from the States and Canada have joined Songza since June 1st. But...
Songza Music Streaming App Nabs 2 Million New Users Since June With More Than 50% Retention Rate

Bing Maps taps Nokia to power its Traffic feature and geocoding information

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In a move that is certain to raise eyebrows and acquisition rumors (again), Bing today announced that Nokia will power the Traffic feature of its Maps product. Also, Nokia geocoding information will be integrated to improve routing results. Mapping is no small piece of Bing, as it is integrated into...
Bing Maps taps Nokia to power its Traffic feature and geocoding information

The next big enterprise acquisition target? Gamification startups

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Social enterprise acquisitions have been the all the rage in the last year. But if you want to find the next big acquisition target, consider gamification startups. Bunchball founder and Chief Product Officer Rajat Paharia told me he expects it won’t be long before gamification companies will be buyout targets soon by...
The next big enterprise acquisition target? Gamification startups

HTC M7 to ditch megapixels in favour of Ultrapixels

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4 'Ultrapixels' HTC is to use a new camera sensor on its much-rumoured HTC M7?smartphone, Pocket-lint can confirm, which will use what the company calls Ultrapixels. Although rumours have suggested the new smartphone will use a 13-megapixel sensor, sources familiar with the matter have told Pocket-lint that won't be...
HTC M7 to ditch megapixels in favour of Ultrapixels

Google's Motorola Mobility Scores A Patent Win In Germany, Still Faces Challenges

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Today in a Mannheim court a judge ruled that Motorola Mobility did not infringe a Microsoft patent that deals with allowing software applications to work with a phone’s radio antennas across a range of different handsets, without having to build a custom means of doing so for each individual device....
Google's Motorola Mobility Scores A Patent Win In Germany, Still Faces Challenges

YC-Backed Zapier, The IFTTT For Business Users, Launches Developer Platform

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Zapier, the Y Combinator-backed service that allows you to automate common tasks on the web and sync data between web apps, just announced the launch of its third-party developer platform. With Zapier, even non-technical users can easily create connections between the more than 60 apps the service currently supports. This...
YC-Backed Zapier, The IFTTT For Business Users, Launches Developer Platform

Exclusive: Twitter’s Director Of Search Is Out As Product Is Restructured

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In July of last year, Twitter Search usage was exploding. As such, Twitter hired a new high-profile engineer, Doug Cook, to take over as the new “Director of Search.” Cook has now left the company, we’ve learned. When reached for comment, Twitter confirmed the departure, but would not give a...
Exclusive: Twitter’s Director Of Search Is Out As Product Is Restructured

OS X app launcher Quicksilver ends its decade-long beta

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After ten years, Quicksilver finally leaves beta with its version 1.0.0 release. Quicksilver blog After years of development, a shift from closed source to open source, and the advent of popular competitors like Alfred, the OS X productivity tool Quicksilver is finally leaving behind the beta tag it has...
OS X app launcher Quicksilver ends its decade-long beta
Songza Brings Its Core Feature, Concierge, To Android

Garmin integrates Foursquare and Glympse with mobile apps for non-creepy location-sharing on the go

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Location-sharing services are gradually becoming mainstream, overcoming both the novelty and creepiness factor that had many declaring them to be fads not so long ago. Case in point: Garmin, that household name in the in-car navigation field, is integrating Foursquare and Glympse into its StreetPilot for iPhone app and Navigon iPhone and Android apps....
Garmin integrates Foursquare and Glympse with mobile apps for non-creepy location-sharing on the go

The Writing on the Tablet

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Q: I’d like to purchase a tablet for use in the classroom and group meetings. I’d like a tablet that can take written notes in PDF and PowerPoint files, has a Web-browsing experience similar to that on a laptop, and can at least open Word and Excel files. With the...
The Writing on the Tablet
Cooliris Brings Its 3D Photo Wall To iPad (Finally!)

Evernote Food 2.0 wants to inspire meals, not just record them

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Evernote launched its first food app a year ago, helping people capture the end product of a great meal, whether it was one they made or one they enjoyed at a restaurant. But that wasn’t enough for Evernote. Now the note-taking company is launching a revamped Evernote Food 2.0 iPhone...
Evernote Food 2.0 wants to inspire meals, not just record them

Location Isn’t A War Between Two Sides, It’s A Gold Rush For Everyone

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Editor’s note: This post was written by Joe Stump, the co-founder of SimpleGeo, a geolocation infrastructure company. While much of the focus in location these days is on the front-end side of things, SimpleGeo focuses on the backend, allowing startups to very easily get started with geolocation. There’s been a...
Location Isn’t A War Between Two Sides, It’s A Gold Rush For Everyone

12 outcomes that will & may occur at Google I/O

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Here is comes again: the annual Google I/O conference happens this week and we expect Google to make a whole slew of announcements during the two-day developer event. Here’s what you can expect for sure, followed by reasonably possible, followed by a wish-list-of-one: Count on it Android 2.2 Froyo With...
12 outcomes that will & may occur at Google I/O

Evernote for Android Update: Speech-to-text and Big Widget Enhancements

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Today, we have an exciting update to Evernote for Android (3.6). We’ve added a great speech-to-text capability that makes dictating notes in Evernote really easy, plus we have a bunch of new features for the Evernote Widget app. Let’s take a look. Get Evernote for Android and get the Evernote...
Evernote for Android Update: Speech-to-text and Big Widget Enhancements

With new design, Facebook takes a bite out of Twitter

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Putting added emphasis on news, the refreshed Facebook goes after a core feature of its biggest competitors. [Read more]...
With new design, Facebook takes a bite out of Twitter
Are we ready to archive our online lives? Archify hopes so

Prezi Adds Audio To Presentation Platform And Surpasses 20 Million User Mark

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Prezi has added audio capabilities to its presentation platform and has surpassed the 20 million user mark, more than doubling its base in the past year. The new audio feature allows users to add sound to the different path points that customers use to build and organize their presentations. Customers...
Prezi Adds Audio To Presentation Platform And Surpasses 20 Million User Mark
AT&T On Notice: Carrier To Face Net Neutrality Complaint Over FaceTime

Table Stakes Are Dangerous

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Much has already been written about Twitter and Flickr’s recent forays into photo filters. In particular, my friend MG wrote today that adding filters to Twitter and Flickr is a misguided attempt to catch up to Instagram: But let’s not beat around the bush: both Flickr and Twitter have rolled...
Table Stakes Are Dangerous
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