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Yammer closes $85M round, new desktop apps planned

Amazon adds file syncing to Cloud Drive, drops rates below Dropbox

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The struggle between cloud storage providers took another turn on Monday, with Amazon announcing a new version of its Cloud Drive app that brings the ability to sync files across mobile, web, and desktop clients....
Amazon adds file syncing to Cloud Drive, drops rates below Dropbox

Mailbox Is Working On An iPad App, With Desktop And Android Clients "On The Roadmap"

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Given the fairly nutballs hype surrounding the launch of Mailbox for iPhone (and its crazy queues), you could probably assume that they’d bring the app to other devices and platforms — and you’d be right if you did. The company recently started letting users know of their upcoming projects: an...
Mailbox Is Working On An iPad App, With Desktop And Android Clients "On The Roadmap"
Dropbox redesigns desktop client, mobile clients with improved notifications and sharing

Infographic: iPhone Beats Outlook As Top Email Client, As Mobile Overtakes Desktop

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What’s the most popular email client out there? The iPhone, which stats says now is used by more people than Outlook. That goes along with a trend of more email now being opened on mobile devices than in desktop clients, though the use of webmail could be happening in both...
Infographic: iPhone Beats Outlook As Top Email Client, As Mobile Overtakes Desktop

Skype Integration Tops List Of Windows Phone 8 Rumors

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Microsoft could unveil a stand-alone Skype application for Windows Phone as soon as this month's Mobile Phone Congress, and Skype is expected to be standard on the mobile operating system when the company launches Windows Phone 8. Skype was acquired by Microsoft in 2011 and a Skype client for Windows...
Skype Integration Tops List Of Windows Phone 8 Rumors

FastMail Escapes The 1990s With Sleek New Interface

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FastMail is a popular e-mail provider among power users who want to be customers instead of products. But its interface has been stuck in the 90s — until this week when it rolled out a brand new AJAXy UI. And it’s really, well, fast. Here’s a video of the new...
FastMail Escapes The 1990s With Sleek New Interface

7 Simple Steps To Use Gmail As A Desktop Email Client

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Gmail is one of (if not the) most advanced web email provider out there. With a brilliant UI that requires minimum page refreshes, a fantastic search functionality and large storage space; it has all the necessary ingredients you could ask from an email client. Do you think it can...
7 Simple Steps To Use Gmail As A Desktop Email Client

Apple Lifts Ban on BitTorrent Apps, Or So It Seems

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Over the past years dozens of apps have been rejected from the App Store because they mention the word BitTorrent. Apple defended this policy and told developers that their apps were not allowed “because this category of applications is often used for the purpose of infringing third-party rights.” This BitTorrent...
Apple Lifts Ban on BitTorrent Apps, Or So It Seems

What's the Difference Between Amazon Cloud Drive & Google Drive?

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Amazon waited until the dust settled from last week's news to launch Amazon Cloud Drive for Mac and Windows. Dropbox and Microsoft SkyDrive each got major updates last week, and the mythical Google Drive launched, too. What's the difference between all these clouds and drives, anyway? There's a pretty big...
What's the Difference Between Amazon Cloud Drive & Google Drive?

How Google's Designers Got the Company on the Same Page

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You know how Google last year redesigned its products to align their design, with more white space and more consistent navigation schemes? You might not have liked all that change. I know I found it jarring, to put it nicely — and I still bristle at some of the things...
How Google's Designers Got the Company on the Same Page

Dropbox Revamps Its Desktop Clients With A New Menu And A Bigger Focus On Sharing

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The cloud storage buffs at Dropbox have spent quite a bit of time optimizing the service for mobile devices (and mobile developers, naturally), but the Dropbox desktop client looks and works much the same way it did a few years ago. Well, that’s not the case anymore — the company...
Dropbox Revamps Its Desktop Clients With A New Menu And A Bigger Focus On Sharing

What has Microsoft done for Skype? You'd be surprised

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Roughly a year after Microsoft’s spectacular $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, technology pundits across the globe continue to scratch their heads in bewilderment trying to figure out what the behemoth from Redmond has done to justify the hefty price tag paid for the Swedish VoIP giant. With the company’s...
What has Microsoft done for Skype? You'd be surprised

Introducing BitTorrent Torque

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Over a decade ago we introduced BitTorrent technology and BitTorrent clients, and the Internet was profoundly changed.  This week we are aiming to revolutionize the web once again by integrating the power of BitTorrent with the most familiar experience on a computer: the browser. Today, we are proud to announce...
Introducing BitTorrent Torque

Brizzly Teases Upcoming ‘Picnics’ Feature

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Not being a fan of memory-hogging desktop clients, I prefer to use Web apps in my browser of choice (Google Chrome) for most everything. For Twitter, I tend to use Brizzly, a product of San Francisco-based Thing Labs, which was founded by former Googlers. It’s a nice Web app,...
Brizzly Teases Upcoming ‘Picnics’ Feature

Hands on with Viber's new desktop app: It's no Skype

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Mere days after the Skype announced plans to integrate video calling with the Outlook.com web service, Viber has delivered a counterpunch with a new desktop app that lets you make free calls from Mac or Windows PCs, including video calls--a new option for the popular, previously mobile-only service. If...
Hands on with Viber's new desktop app: It's no Skype

Test Dropbox’s New Android App And Snag Some Extra Storage Space

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Dropbox has no shortage of fans or users these days — their stellar wins at the Crunchies are proof of that — and now the cloud storage service is leaning on them to test an experimental new build of the Dropbox Android app. While the thrill of being on the...
Test Dropbox’s New Android App And Snag Some Extra Storage Space

Here's How Spotify Scales Up And Stays Agile: It Runs 'Squads' Like Lean Startups

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What’s the secret to staying fresh, lean and mean when you’re a hot tech company on a fast growth trajectory? A fascinating document brought to our attention today today by Andrew Mager, hacker advocate at Spotify, answers that question in some detail by telling us how the music streaming juggernaut...
Here's How Spotify Scales Up And Stays Agile: It Runs 'Squads' Like Lean Startups

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Microsoft Just Declared War On Apple (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Sliding With Tech Stocks were up in early trading but started sliding about an hour after the open on chips stocks losses. Shares of MSFT are also in the red with the...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Microsoft Just Declared War On Apple (MSFT)
Spotify (Finally) Shows Up on the iPad

Microsoft launches 'Office 15' preview, promises beta by Summer

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Monday, Microsoft began the technical preview program of "Office 15," the next generation of Microsoft's Office ecosystem, which will include cloud services, servers, mobile and desktop clients. The big thing about Office 15 is that all these separate forms of Office will be simultaneously updated. The Technical Preview period is...
Microsoft launches 'Office 15' preview, promises beta by Summer

Dropbox Vs. Google Drive: Which Cloud Storage Service Is Better? (GOOG)

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Dropbox and Google Drive are two comparable cloud storage services. With a good amount of us using more than one device these days, tools like Dropbox and Drive can really come in handy for syncing and sharing files across multiple devices.  Dropbox launched back in 2008, and has since grown...
Dropbox Vs. Google Drive: Which Cloud Storage Service Is Better? (GOOG)
Innovating The Email Inbox - Without Deleting All

Twitter killing off mobile Tweetdeck, will keep Mac/Win apps

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Twitter has announced that it will be discontinuing support for mobile versions of its multi-service posting client TweetDeck this spring, removing the apps from the App Store and Google Play in May and discontinuing support for existing iOS and Android versions shortly thereafter. It will -- for the time being...
Twitter killing off mobile Tweetdeck, will keep Mac/Win apps

F*CK you naysayers. Twitter did NOT f*ck us and just rocks.

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You guys are WRONG Twitter will keep getting huge and growing WITH its developers. It’s been a really stressful few days for the Twitter developers from the announcements of Friday to this decisive day of Chirp. Chirp started really with a fresh room this morning, ask Ryan Sarver when he...
F*CK you naysayers. Twitter did NOT f*ck us and just rocks.
Skype 6 released with Retina Display support, Facebook and Microsoft Messenger integration

Skype begins rolling out update for bug that unintentionally shared instant messaging conversations

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Staying true to its word, Skype has begun rolling out a hotfix for affected versions of its software that unintentionally shared instant messages with other contacts on a user’s friend list. The update addresses more than just this one issue but the company says that the affected clients were Skype 5.10 for Windows, Skype...
Skype begins rolling out update for bug that unintentionally shared instant messaging conversations

Echofon brings its popular Twitter client to Android

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Naan Studio has announced the launch of Echofon for Android, making it the second platform the app has arrived on after iOS. You can find the app on Google Play, and it’s free. Right now it looks fairly functional, with dashboard widgets, Echofon app sync across devices, push notifications, multiple...
Echofon brings its popular Twitter client to Android

Opera 12: new version, new features, new competitive challenges

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Opera is releasing version 12 of the Opera browser today, with new features for theming, controlling your computer’s hardware from the browser without using a plugin, speed, and security. VentureBeat talked with Opera’s Jan Standal, vice-president of desktop products to get the skinny on all the latest features, and, perhaps...
Opera 12: new version, new features, new competitive challenges
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