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Crazy about Curation: 5 American girls, 3 fashion startups

thenextweb.com
In today’s noisy, overpopulated world, we often talk about the art of curation in terms of the process of selection, narrowing down and choosing objects fit for presentation. When we think of curators we think of gallery owners, DJs, Michelin starred chefs and boutique clothing stores. Curiously, the word curate...
Crazy about Curation: 5 American girls, 3 fashion startups
Adobe acquires Behance to bring more community into Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Suite 5 Now Available

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Although there’s a heated Adobe vs. Apple discussion going on, creative professionals are probably much more excited about the latest version of Adobe’s Creative Suite, which is now officially available.Besides the new versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro and Dreamweaver, Adobe Creative Suite 5 also brings Flash Player...
Adobe Creative Suite 5 Now Available
BitTorrent Sharpens Enterprise Focus, Launches SoShare To Send Large Files, Offering First Terabyte Free

Autodesk Smoke 2013 professional video editing suite now shipping for $3,495

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Autodesk Inc. announced today that it is now shipping the latest version of its professional video editing suite for Mac, Autodesk Smoke 2013, starting at $3,495 SRP per license. The latest version of Smoke provides a brand new user interface that combines Autodesk’s creative tools and effects with its...
Autodesk Smoke 2013 professional video editing suite now shipping for $3,495
SmartShoot Unveils Profiles For Its Professional Filmmakers And Photographers
Modbook Pro reaction has "exceeded expectations," to ship in November

Adobe teases unreleased features hitting Creative Cloud in Summer: Community Galleries, PhoneGap, DPS

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Adobe is just now wrapping up today’s live presentation for Adobe Creative Cloud and Creative Suite 6. Not much has been kept a secret this year, with countless early announcements and beta previews. Still, we knew Adobe kept a few secrets, and now we have just gotten a glimpse at...
Adobe teases unreleased features hitting Creative Cloud in Summer: Community Galleries, PhoneGap, DPS
Google Will Soon Launch Google Web Designer, A Free HTML5 Development Tool For Creating Web Apps, Sites And Ads

Sony unveils new Media Cloud Services subsidiary alongside Ci, a collaboration platform for creatives

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Sony has entered the cloud-based services market in a big way today, launching a new set of tools that it hopes will help creative professionals work with “revolutionary” media applications over the Internet. The scalable coud platform is called Ci (pronounced ‘see’) and will give production studios, broadcasters, marketing teams...
Sony unveils new Media Cloud Services subsidiary alongside Ci, a collaboration platform for creatives
Wacom intros $999 Cintiq 13HD 1080p tablet with Pro Pen (Video)

liveBooks acquires Pinhole to offer creatives more merchandise opportunities

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LiveBooks, a website designer and builder for photographers, designers and other creative professionals, has acquired the on-demand photo companies Pinhole Press and Pinhole Pro. The company has not revealed the exact amount of money that was involved in the deal, but it is quite clear that the two Pinhole services...
liveBooks acquires Pinhole to offer creatives more merchandise opportunities
Marqueed and Groupiter Launch a Visual Yammer for Creative Pros
Vimeo turns on 'Vimeo on Demand' paywall to help filmmakers distribute movies online
Modbook Pro (almost) doubles base SSD, RAM, pen sensitivity ahead of launch

Blur Group Raises $2M To Disrupt How Marketers Pick Creatives For Campaigns

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A B2B company that is trying to change the way that marketers procure services for ad campaigns says that it has just closed one of Europe’s largest-ever angel financing rounds. blur Group, which runs a platform calls the Creative Services Exchange, says that it has raised $2 million. Bypassing the...
Blur Group Raises $2M To Disrupt How Marketers Pick Creatives For Campaigns

Promise aims at broadcast with rack-mounted VTrak A-Class SAN

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High-performance RAID storage solution developer Promise Technology unveiled a low cost turnkey storage area network (SAN) solution: the new VTrak A-Class. Aimed at creative professionals in the media and entertainment market, the 4U VTrak A-Class is built for the storage intensive workflows of post-production, data asset management and archiving. Promise's...
Promise aims at broadcast with rack-mounted VTrak A-Class SAN

Adobe teases unreleased features hitting Creative Cloud in Summer: Community Galleries, PhoneGap, DPS

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Adobe is just now wrapping up today’s live presentation for Adobe Creative Cloud and Creative Suite 6. Not much has been kept a secret this year, with countless early announcements and beta previews. Still, we knew Adobe kept a few secrets, now we have just gotten a glimpse at what’s...
Adobe teases unreleased features hitting Creative Cloud in Summer: Community Galleries, PhoneGap, DPS
Vimeo teams up with Vivoom to add snazzy filters & effects to your videos

Godin to authors: You have no right to make money any more

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Thanks to the rise self-publishing tools, from Amazon’s Kindle platform to Apple’s iAuthor software, anyone who wants to write a book can do so and theoretically reach an audience of millions — as self-publishing superstars such as Amanda Hocking and John Locke have shown. But this explosion of amateur...
Godin to authors: You have no right to make money any more
BitTorrent launches SoShare beta, lets users send files up to 1TB in size
Vatican Celebrates Pope Benedict XVI With E-Book Written In Comic Sans

Minibox raises $800,000 to take on Dropbox with its lightning-fast file transfer and storage service

thenextweb.com
The cloud storage space has taken off in recent years thanks to a plethora of startups like Dropbox and Box, not to mention services from heavyweights like Microsoft, Google and others. Yet, despite many big names and relative market consolidation, San Francisco-based Minibox is a new entrant that’s raised $800,000 to...
Minibox raises $800,000 to take on Dropbox with its lightning-fast file transfer and storage service

How well can the MacBook Pro with Retina display handle Windows games?

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After jumping the hurdles of our review gauntlet, the MacBook Pro with Retina display proved itself as a top-notch machine for the creative professionals it's geared towards, and anyone willing to pay a premium. Save for a brief bout with Diablo III, our time spent gaming on the hardware...
How well can the MacBook Pro with Retina display handle Windows games?

User Experience The Don Draper Way

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Products, pages, profiles, and entire click paths are often narcissistic by design, taking into account the needs of decision makers and stakeholders over the customers they’re designed to entice. Instead, they should be designed to evoke emotions and trigger a desired effect, regardless of platform or device.This is part 2...
User Experience The Don Draper Way

Steve Jobs originally envisioned Apple Stores as targeting creative professionals

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Former Apple retail head Ron Johnson convinced the late Steve Jobs to abandon a plan to focus the company's retail business on creative professionals and instead cater to all types of customers....
Steve Jobs originally envisioned Apple Stores as targeting creative professionals

Behance Goes from Bootstrap Startup to VC-Backed Company with a $6.5m Funding Round Led by Union Square Ventures

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Thomas Edison’s saying that “Genius is 1 percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration,” has served as New York-based Behance’s guiding principle since the company’s founding in 2006. Today, though, the quote would have to mention $6.5 million in funding to be completely relevant. The funding round – Behance’s first – was led...
Behance Goes from Bootstrap Startup to VC-Backed Company with a $6.5m Funding Round Led by Union Square Ventures

CalDigit AV Pro a speedy storage device for creative pros

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With a handful of ways to customize the drive and the high-speed USB 3 interface, the AV Pro is a storage device built to help streamline the workflow of creative professionals. CalDigit offers two different models of the AV Pro: a model with a 3.5-inch hard drive, or one with...
CalDigit AV Pro a speedy storage device for creative pros

Wix launches a brand new HTML5 site builder as Flash heads the way of the dodo

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If you haven’t been a part of the “Flash is dead / HTML5 is too young” debate lately, here’s a primer: Adobe’s long-held multimedia dominance of the Web is on the decline. Sure, in some cases, such as video playback, Flash isn’t bad at all, but with mobile compatibility in the dustbin,...
Wix launches a brand new HTML5 site builder as Flash heads the way of the dodo

ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, 27 February 2010

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There's plenty of new stuff on this week's calendar but nothing comes close to Global Ignite Week. And with more than 50 events all around the world, it's likely that there's an Ignite close to you. Remember, they're almost guaranteed to make you smarter. Like the the Ignite motto...
ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, 27 February 2010
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