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For social sharing, Apple turns to Twitter again

What SendHub Learned Building a Single-Page Backbone.js App

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SendHub has put up a post on things its developers learned in rebuilding the front-end of its Web site as a single-page application with Backbone.js. This includes everything from template rendering to "avoiding a zombie apocalypse." The company decided to give SendHub.com a facelift because "the site looked a bit...
What SendHub Learned Building a Single-Page Backbone.js App

Ribbon raises $1.6m to scale its payment product, adds Facebook in-stream support, and unveils its API

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Today, social payment platform Ribbon has announced that it has raised $1.6 million in seed funding led by Draper Associates and participation from Siemer Ventures, Klout’s Chief Operating Officer Emil Michael, Naguib Sawiris, Hydros CEO Winston Ibrahim, and MicroVentures. In addition to this funding, it is releasing its latest round...
Ribbon raises $1.6m to scale its payment product, adds Facebook in-stream support, and unveils its API

Facebook Removes Instagram User Counts From Developer API After Holiday Traffic Confusion

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In the aftermath of a controversial story claiming Instagram’s traffic numbers were down, it looks like the data that was the source of the story has now disappeared altogether. Instagram was in the spotlight, and owner Facebook’s shares tumbled, when the New York Post ran a story between Christmas and...
Facebook Removes Instagram User Counts From Developer API After Holiday Traffic Confusion

Google discloses tech specs and developer API for Glass

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The Google Glass wearable computer will have a high-resolution display equivalent of a 25-inch high-definition screen from eight feet away, and will capture 5-megapixels images and video at a resolution of 720p, according to technical specs disclosed on Monday....
Google discloses tech specs and developer API for Glass

The MYO gesture-control armband senses your muscle's movements

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Harnessing muscular activity to provide computer input has many advantages over Kinect-like devices that use cameras or inertial sensors. A new gesture-based wireless input device that works by sensing the electrical signature of forearm contractions is now available for pre-order from a new company for $150. The armband, dubbed the...
The MYO gesture-control armband senses your muscle's movements

Behance officially launches its developer API, evolving its creative network into a powerful platform

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Behance, the popular portfolio-sharing network for creatives, first began rolling out version 2 of its previously private API on August 31st. Now, the company is officially launching it, allowing developers to build apps that incorporate the service’s projects, works in progress and users. In other words, the network has now truly become...
Behance officially launches its developer API, evolving its creative network into a powerful platform

Can the Web Depend on Facebook? Ongoing API Outage Concerns Developers

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The Facebook OpenGraph Search API is experiencing an outage that began last night somewhere between 7 PM EST and 8 PM EST, as best we can tell. After receiving a tip from a Facebook developer who noticed that his social search engine built on top of the Facebook platform stopped...
Can the Web Depend on Facebook? Ongoing API Outage Concerns Developers

Facebook Open Graph: The Definitive Guide For Publishers, Users and Competitors

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Facebook just shook the tech world by announcing several major initiatives that collectively constitute an aggressive move to weave the social net on top of the existing Web.The rumors were that the leading social network would launch a "Like" button for the entire Web. Instead, Zuckerberg & Co. unveiled a...
Facebook Open Graph: The Definitive Guide For Publishers, Users and Competitors

The smart (and cute) BERG Little Printer is now up for pre-order, ships in 60 days

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There was a flurry of interest when London-based design studio BERG first announced its Little Printer late last year, and at last it’s available for pre-order. As a refresher, the Little Printer is stylish device that could best be thought of as a ‘stock ticker but for Web content’. It sits on...
The smart (and cute) BERG Little Printer is now up for pre-order, ships in 60 days

Chameleon Launcher for Tablets v1.0 available on Google Play for $10 (video)

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After a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign (twice) and a month or so beta period, the highly anticipated Chameleon launcher is finally available for Android tablets. In case you were at your summer home and out of reach, check out our Insert Coin post concerning this home screen replacement that...
Chameleon Launcher for Tablets v1.0 available on Google Play for $10 (video)
Nike to unveil FuelBand developer API at SXSW hackathon

Create Your Own Niche Q&A Site With Qhub

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The concept of Q&A (questions and answers) on the web is nothing new. Although it probably started on IRC – one of the first ‘chat’ concepts, it quickly evolved into a more specialized concept, molding into forums, and evolving towards the still relatively new Question and Answer sites. Websites like...
Create Your Own Niche Q&A Site With Qhub

Braintree and LightSpeed team up to launch new payment plan for merchants

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Braintree, a company that processes payments for thousands of different websites and services, has announced a new partnership with LightSpeed today. Together, the two companies have agreed to launch a flexible monthly payment option for clients, which will combine both services for first time in the retail industry. LightSpeed says...
Braintree and LightSpeed team up to launch new payment plan for merchants

Apple announces that iCloud now has 300M users

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Apple reported today that it had 300M icloud users. Apple announced 250M iCloud users in January and 125M users in April of 2012. Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in February 2012 that iCloud had over 100M users. In January 2012, he said that the service had 85M users. When Apple released iOS...
Apple announces that iCloud now has 300M users

Bing Adds Qwiki’s Multimedia Presentations To Its Search Results

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Qwiki seems to be spreading. Last month, it announced a new Creator platform for publishers and bloggers that’s already being used by ABC News and others. Now it’s announcing a partnership with Bing. The companies say that Qwikis, which are essentially multimedia presentations, complete with narration, will now be embedded...
Bing Adds Qwiki’s Multimedia Presentations To Its Search Results
Netflix neuters its API to kill third-party apps like InstantWatcher

Google discloses tech specs and developer API for Glass

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The Google Glass wearable computer will have a high-resolution display equivalent of a 25-inch high-definition screen from eight feet away, and will capture 5-megapixels images and video at a resolution of 720p, according to technical specs disclosed on Monday.The device will also support Wi-Fi compliant with 802.11b/g standards and...
Google discloses tech specs and developer API for Glass
Developers wanted: Ford launches mobile app API program for Sync
Face.com kills developer API support and Klik iOS app

Stupeflix video maker passes 10 million videos, cuts price by 50%

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Stupeflix just shared two milestones with us: its video creation platform has surpassed the 10 million videos three years after launch and its developer API now features a “friendlier” business model. The French startup also proudly noted it powers apps for Samsung, Sprint, American Express, Coca-Cola, and Visa, among others....
Stupeflix video maker passes 10 million videos, cuts price by 50%
How MYO convinced me that an Apple "iWatch" might actually be a good idea

Microsoft revamps Skydrive cloud storage service

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Microsoft has given a makeover to its SkyDrive cloud storage service, including a new Web interface, as well as improvements to its desktop applications and developer API, the company announced on Tuesday....
Microsoft revamps Skydrive cloud storage service

Smart telephony begins to take shape in India as Exotel launches developer API in beta

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India-based Exotel has been taking the country by storm with its offering of virtual phone numbers for SMEs, allowing small businesses to communicate with their customers more effectively. The company is now on the path towards making their service even more useful, by opening up their API to third-party developers...
Smart telephony begins to take shape in India as Exotel launches developer API in beta

Adobe acquires massive portfolio sharing network Behance to make Creative Cloud social

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In a mind-blowing move, Adobe has acquired NY-based Behance, a massive portfolio sharing network for creatives which served up 90 million views last month, for an undisclosed amount. With this deal, Adobe plans to deeply integrate Behance into its Creative Cloud subscription service. Calling Behance “a very logical fit,” Adobe has made this...
Adobe acquires massive portfolio sharing network Behance to make Creative Cloud social

App.net adds private messaging API with support for chatrooms, group texting and more

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The realtime web communication platform App.net has launched its latest addition to the developer API: a private messaging API. The new API has a host of features including both chatroom and IM-style messaging, group texting and more. The API is available to all developers now, and ADN has ginned up...
App.net adds private messaging API with support for chatrooms, group texting and more

Instafocus Tries To Answer The Question 'What Happens After The Platform Rug Gets Pulled Out From Under You?'

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Instafocus did what many new app startups did: tried to build a business on the back of another, only slightly older and more stable, one. In this app’s case, that bedrock business was Instagram, which was just testing out its wings as a broad-reaching platform with real-time developer API access. But...
Instafocus Tries To Answer The Question 'What Happens After The Platform Rug Gets Pulled Out From Under You?'

Chinese review site Dianping opens up developer API with Autonavi, GM and Garmin as partners

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Dianping.com, China’s top review site, has announced a new developer API to encourage partners, including Autonavi, GM and Garmin, to build applications using its data. The company has also revealed that it is planning to add merchant bookings and an electronic membership card system to its list of products, Sina...
Chinese review site Dianping opens up developer API with Autonavi, GM and Garmin as partners
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