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Path 2.1 Launches With Smarter Camera, Shazam-Like Music Match & Support for Nike+

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Path, the up-and-coming private social network, had a couple of rough days last month because it uploaded its users' address books to its servers without their explicit permission. Today, however, the company is focusing squarely on its product again with the release of version 2.1 of its iOS app. This...
Path 2.1 Launches With Smarter Camera, Shazam-Like Music Match & Support for Nike+

Nokia Maps Update Brings Groupon Deals, Advanced Route Planning

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Nokia Maps is giving wheelin’ and dealin’ a new meaning. Today, the cellphone manufacturer released an update to its mapping application for Windows Phone devices that adds daily Groupon deals and advanced route planning to the mix. Now, whenever you perform a search within Nokia Maps, the app will display...
Nokia Maps Update Brings Groupon Deals, Advanced Route Planning

PSA: Kindle iOS app users should not update to version 3.6.1

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This one's coming straight from the horse's mouth. Amazon is acknowledging a "known issue" with version 3.6.1 of its Kindle app for iOS -- the company is recommending that current users avoid the latest update, which hit the App Store today. According to TUAW, the new version may completely...
PSA: Kindle iOS app users should not update to version 3.6.1

Infographic: The Online Music Landscape

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A new infographic from Gerson Lehrman Group's GPlus.com maps out the current online music on-demand landscape from the top ten players. You can see at a glance what the monthly fees are, whether or not you can add your own tunes to their online libraries, how many current users, whether...
Infographic: The Online Music Landscape

Blippy And Credit Card Numbers

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Today someone discovered a Google search that displayed the credit card numbers of 4 Blippy users.   The situation was quickly resolved and the numbers were removed from Google. Blippy sincerely apologizes to those 4 users and we have reached out to them.  We will do what it takes...
Blippy And Credit Card Numbers
Foursquare Explore Is Now A Search Tool Anyone Can Use, No Check-Ins Required

Facebook to Link Profiles and Pages

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Your Facebook profile is about to get a lot more dynamic. Today, Facebook is starting to roll out an all-new way to share your likes and interests, and it’s all about Community Pages.These changes are related to the new “like” terminology Facebook introduced at the end of March. Instead...
Facebook to Link Profiles and Pages

Microsoft Isn't Going To Let Current Users Upgrade To Windows Phone 8 (MSFT)

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Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Phone 8 is for new handsets only. It will not be pushing an update to existing Windows smartphones, The Verge reports. Instead Microsoft is upgrading those phones to Windows 7.8 which will include some features offered in Windows 8. That includes the new Start Screen...
Microsoft Isn't Going To Let Current Users Upgrade To Windows Phone 8 (MSFT)

Zirtual Raises $2M From Mayfield, Tony Hsieh To Match Professionals With Virtual Executive Assistants

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Zirtual, a marketplace that matches professionals with virtual executive assistants, has raised $2 million in Series A funding from Tony Hsieh, VegasTechFund, and Mayfield Fund. Zirtual, which currently has an office in San Francisco, is opening a new headquarters in downtown Las Vegas as part of Hsieh’s Downtown Project to...
Zirtual Raises $2M From Mayfield, Tony Hsieh To Match Professionals With Virtual Executive Assistants

Yahoo Adds Tweets to Its Home Page

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Yahoo on Thursday said it is incorporating Twitter into its Yahoo home page "news stream." The move might please a fraction of Yahoo's current users, but likely would do little to remedy Yahoo's woes....
Yahoo Adds Tweets to Its Home Page
App.net lowers annual fee to $36 and adds a monthly option, as membership nears 20,000
1Password for Mac updated with Retina display support
Skyfire HotSwap lets families share Apple’s iPad and stay logged in [video]

Windows Live Mesh users must switch by Wednesday

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Microsoft will kill Live Mesh on Wednesday, so current users have only a couple of days left to jump ship to SkyDrive or a similar service. [Read more]...
Windows Live Mesh users must switch by Wednesday

Dropbox buys Audiogalaxy, music streaming to follow?

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Popular cloud-storage provider Dropbox moved to further differentiate itself from competitors today, acquiring Seattle-based music streaming service Audiogalaxy. While Dropbox has not yet commented on the acquisition, Audiogalaxy, in announcing the deal, said its team was excited to bring "great new experiences" to Dropbox's more than 100 million users. The...
Dropbox buys Audiogalaxy, music streaming to follow?

Tweetbot developer says 'don't panic', most Twitter changes are ok, and apps will continue

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With all of the opinion being tossed around about the future of third-party apps under Twitter’s new restrictive API rules, there hasn’t been a lot of reasoned response from the developers that are most effective. Today, Tweetbot developer Tapbots posted a nicely composed set of thoughts about its future under...
Tweetbot developer says 'don't panic', most Twitter changes are ok, and apps will continue

Shocker! New RIM CEO targets existing BlackBerry users for upgrades

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All of new RIM CEO Thorsten Heins' fresh ideas will apparently still be revealed to the company's board in a couple of weeks, but he's already dropped some gems in interviews with the Wall Street Journal and Reuters (update: and Bloomberg). First item on the agenda? Getting current users upgraded...
Shocker! New RIM CEO targets existing BlackBerry users for upgrades

Apple issues second update to Final Cut Pro X to appease video pros (Updated)

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Apple has issued another update to its video editing software Final Cut Pro X, which the company describes as "significant" despite the relatively minor version number bump (v.10.0.3). The three major features that Apple is touting as part of this update are multicam editing capabilities, advanced chroma keying, and...
Apple issues second update to Final Cut Pro X to appease video pros (Updated)

Here's how you will upgrade to the public preview of Windows 8.1

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According to ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley, the process by which you will upgrade to Windows 8.1′s public preview this June 26th won’t be too involved, but if you do choose to make the leap before the software is done, you can expect a minor headache later on. To move to...
Here's how you will upgrade to the public preview of Windows 8.1

Here's why you should back App.net with two days left (and why you shouldn't)

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After a few weeks of pondering the merits of App.net, three days ago I finally decided to bite the bullet, back the crowdfunding campaign and jump into the alpha version of the service, which is already open and in use by an army of keen users. Given the summer news lull,...
Here's why you should back App.net with two days left (and why you shouldn't)

Huge: New Path users can import all their Facebook statuses, Instagram photos and Foursquare check-ins

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So here’s an epic Path easter egg that we bet you didn’t know about. If you sign up with a new account, using a different email address, and attach your Facebook, Instagram and Foursquare accounts, all of your status updates, photos and check-ins will be pulled into Path. I told...
Huge: New Path users can import all their Facebook statuses, Instagram photos and Foursquare check-ins
Rockmelt Abandons Social Browser, Launches New Web Feed and iPhone App

As Microsoft sits mum on the 7.8 update to Windows Phone, its community itches for fresh information

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If you told your entire userbase that their hardware was soon to be useless in the coming wave of firmware updates, and that each and every one of them would have to either buy a new device, or permanently sit in software jail, how would they react? Well, if they...
As Microsoft sits mum on the 7.8 update to Windows Phone, its community itches for fresh information

Instagram Adds Photo Maps, To Save You From Infinite Scrolling Through Food Pics

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Instagram’s new look. (Photo: Instagram’s blog) Guess the tiny team at Instagram (still a mere 14 people) isn’t letting the legal maneuvering around their acquisition become a distraction. The company just released incarnation 3.0 of its mobile photo-sharing app. The crucial change: The addition of Photo Maps, a new feature that will allow users to...
Instagram Adds Photo Maps, To Save You From Infinite Scrolling Through Food Pics

Twitter Using Social Info From The Web To Recommend Follows For You

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.Yesterday evening Twitter revealed a new service to its millions of users: Suggested follows. It's an expansion of its current recommendation engine that simply shows the same list to new joiners to Twitter, and it's rolling out in an number of countries...
Twitter Using Social Info From The Web To Recommend Follows For You

Microsoft not really sure if it's going to upgrade Windows Phones to Windows Phone 8

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We've expressed concern about the prospects of upgrading current first—and second—generation Windows Phone handsets to Windows Phone 8, codenamed Apollo, when it is released later this year. Microsoft refuses to commit publicly, and we've heard from employees within the company that some or all current users won't be able...
Microsoft not really sure if it's going to upgrade Windows Phones to Windows Phone 8

BREAKING: Pinterest Already Isn't Cool Anymore

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We were riding on the subway today, minding our own business, when a woman standing nearby started talking about Pinterest. It's still strange enough to hear that sort of discussion in the open, but what was most interesting was what she said. She said that she'd been on Pinterest...
BREAKING: Pinterest Already Isn't Cool Anymore

Risk Averse: Will iOS Become Apple's Windows XP?

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Until recently Apple has been on an unstoppable roll. Apple's iPhones and iPads have been flying off the shelf. But when Apple's latest quarterly results got a thumbs down from Wall Street, from the market, lots of people started wondering if Apple had lost its mojo. Dan Lyons put it...
Risk Averse: Will iOS Become Apple's Windows XP?

Publishing startup Ganxy now lets users sell ebook bundles

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Ganxy, a New York-based startup that helps authors and publishers sell and market ebooks through a set of online tools, has added the option to sell ebooks as bundles. Users can adjust the bundles’ prices in real time; bundles can also be gifted to others. Ganxy already lets authors and publishers...
Publishing startup Ganxy now lets users sell ebook bundles

Groopt: A Free Collaboration Tool For Fraternities, Sororities, And Any Other Big Groups

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A startup called Groopt aims to make it easier for real-world groups to work together in a private, ad-free space — whether we’re talking about a club, a study group, a team of volunteers, or just a few roommates. And thanks to the launch of a redesigned site, as well...
Groopt: A Free Collaboration Tool For Fraternities, Sororities, And Any Other Big Groups
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