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Flickr wasn’t a fan of Snapjoy’s Flickraft importing service, cuts off its API access

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Earlier, we told you about a new feature from photo hosting site Snapjoy called “Flickraft“. The premise is simple: get all of your photos off of Flickr and onto Snapjoy’s platform. For those who were looking to ditch Flickr, much excitement was to be had. Apparently Flickr didn’t share in...
Flickr wasn’t a fan of Snapjoy’s Flickraft importing service, cuts off its API access

Oh, That “Pull To Refresh” Thing In iOS? Yeah, Twitter Has A Patent App On That

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Like that “pull-to-refresh” feature found in many popular iOS apps, including Twitter, Facebook, Tweetbot, Sparrow and others? Been wondering why Apple hasn’t implemented the same thing in its own apps, like Safari or Mail, for example, when such a thing would make for a dramatically improved user experience? As it...
Oh, That “Pull To Refresh” Thing In iOS? Yeah, Twitter Has A Patent App On That

12 ways to create a more connected office

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This post is brought to you by Comcast Business Class. _ In a flattened digital world, we build our teams from contributors scattered around the globe. Differences in time and location can hamper productivity, but there are digital tools that can make your remote team more connected. Use these...
12 ways to create a more connected office

The Root of the Problem: Asana Boldly Aims to Kill Email

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Back in 2008 when Dustin Moskovitz and Justin Rosenstein left Facebook, I heard that it was to build a replacement to email. At the time that seemed outrageous, email was so rooted in what we do everyday? Was it really broken enough for people to try something new? Oh, what...
The Root of the Problem: Asana Boldly Aims to Kill Email
Asana tries to end email frustration with Inbox

Facebook’s Early Shareholders Will Sell Up To $5.5 Billion With IPO. Here’s Who’s Selling What:

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Facebook’s early investors and employees may sell up to $5.5 billion alongside the company’s offering. Facebook today said that it is selling 180 million shares of stock at $28 to 35. On top of that, other stockholders are selling 157,415,352 shares. Those proceeds will not go to Facebook. Chief executive...
Facebook’s Early Shareholders Will Sell Up To $5.5 Billion With IPO. Here’s Who’s Selling What:
Path CEO Dave Morin speaks on design and bringing the future to the world

What the web is saying about Facebook buying Instagram

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It might have been just a regular Monday for most people, but the Silicon Valley/social-media sphere was rocked by a major bombshell: Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in a blog post that the giant social network is acquiring the popular mobile photo-sharing app Instagram for $1-billion in...
What the web is saying about Facebook buying Instagram

Dustin Moskvitz: Y Combinator’s “No Idea” Round Bad for Silicon Valley

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In his discussion with Sarah Lacy on stage for PandoMonthly tonight, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskvitz said that  Y Combinator’s “no idea” round for entrepreneurs is “really wrong”. “It’s not just bad for that person,” he said, “it’s really bad for the ecosystem.” People who decide first that they want to...
Dustin Moskvitz: Y Combinator’s “No Idea” Round Bad for Silicon Valley

Salesforce's Do takes on Asana with new deal flow, contacts features

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Plenty of task apps out there want to help you get your “to dos” done. But Salesforce is hoping you don’t mistake their Do for one of them. After acquiring the productivity app Manymoon and relaunching it as Do last year, the enterprise giant is set to announce Thursday that...
Salesforce's Do takes on Asana with new deal flow, contacts features

Boot up: Oink's data breach, Google's Asus tablet?, iTunes hacks and more

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Plus text advert blindness, US cybersecurity weakness, Xbox debut plans and moreA burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamOink's data privacy breach: download the data of any user with their own export tool >> Critina CordovaWhen Oink shut down yesterday, I used...
Boot up: Oink's data breach, Google's Asus tablet?, iTunes hacks and more

What It's Like To Turn Down An Instagram Job Offer Then Watch It Get Acquired For $1 Billion

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A Quora user asked: Did anyone decline an offer to work at Instagram? Eight people have answered including Robert Cezar Matei who says he almost worked there. In fact, Matei almost worked at Facebook and Square, but he missed those opportunities too. Here's what happened. He was offered a job...
What It's Like To Turn Down An Instagram Job Offer Then Watch It Get Acquired For $1 Billion

Mark Zuckerberg No Longer On List of 40 Wealthiest People

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Hang in there just like that kitten on the poster, Mr. Zuckerberg. (flickr.com/gpaumier) If you felt The Force shudder and ripple sometime tonight it may have been due to the Earth-shattering report that Facebook’s C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg has left the world’s 40 richest people list. We would pause while you gasp...
Mark Zuckerberg No Longer On List of 40 Wealthiest People

8 Things Developers Want Apple To Introduce At Its Big Conference Next Month (AAPL)

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For iOS developers, there's really nothing like Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference. The event, which will be held next month in San Francisco, is where Apple typically announces a bunch of new software and hardware updates. Business Insider surveyed several prominent developers to find out their wish list for features they'd...
8 Things Developers Want Apple To Introduce At Its Big Conference Next Month (AAPL)

Social Media Gets a Past: Links From a Life Lived Online

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I’ve been surprised to realize lately that social media has awakened my sense of nostalgia. It seems ironic given our collective emphasis on the new and the now. I love receiving the daily emails from Timehop and Memolane that remind me what I posted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on...
Social Media Gets a Past: Links From a Life Lived Online

Asana Raises $28M to Reunite With Peter Thiel

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Productivity toolmaker Asana said today it had raised $28 million led by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund. Asana’s team and investors are a bit of a Facebook reunion, including its co-founders Dustin Moskovitz and Justin Rosenstein and various employees, early investor Thiel, and early employees Adam D’Angelo and Matt Cohler via...
Asana Raises $28M to Reunite With Peter Thiel

Dustin Moskovitz Doesn’t Plan to Leave His Wealth to the Next Generation

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At tonight’s Pando Monthly fireside chat with Dustin Moskovits, host Sarah Lacy and he discussed philanthropy and his philosophies on sharing his wealth. Moskovitz disagreed with the “one foot in the grave” philosophy put forward by other wealthy men such as Warren Buffet. Buffet suggests that he is a better...
Dustin Moskovitz Doesn’t Plan to Leave His Wealth to the Next Generation

Dustin Moskovitz’s Worst Grade at Harvard was a B+ in Intro to Computer Science

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Tonight at the PandoMonthly fireside chat with Dustin Moskovitz, the Facebook co-founder discussed some of his early days at Harvard and the path that led to the founding of the world’s largest social network. Host Sarah Lacy said his ability to get good grades while building the company was “just...
Dustin Moskovitz’s Worst Grade at Harvard was a B+ in Intro to Computer Science

Justin Rosenstein Is Bringing Sexy Back ... To Business Software

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Given how much time the average person spends at work, why should we spend it fighting with our software tools? Asana co-founders Justin Rosenstein and Dustin Moskovitz say you shouldn't. And they are leading the charge to make enterprise software sexy again. Rosenstein and Moskovitz hail from Facebook (Moskovitz as...
Justin Rosenstein Is Bringing Sexy Back ... To Business Software

That Weird Feeling by Dustin Curtis

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That Weird Feeling by Dustin Curtis: What’s most interesting to me is that I’ve had the exact same feelings as Dustin Curtis has had at points in my own life. And I have a feeling that many others have as well. Which is why both Twitter and Path work. (And interestingly...
That Weird Feeling by Dustin Curtis

Congress sends letter to Apple questioning the Path debacle, developer data access

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Having been the subject of  questions regarding its collection of user locations in the past, Apple has been sent a letter over concerns that developers may be accessing and storing user data on its products. House Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman and Commerce Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee Chair...
Congress sends letter to Apple questioning the Path debacle, developer data access

TechCrunch Giveaway: Free Ticket To Disrupt SF #TCDisrupt

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Here’s another chance for one lucky reader to win tickets to this year’s Disrupt in SF! Congratulations to last week’s winner, Stephen Hsu. Last week, we asked everyone to let us know who they would like to see at Disrupt SF. The comments were tallied and Mark Zuckerberg was the...
TechCrunch Giveaway: Free Ticket To Disrupt SF #TCDisrupt

Facebook acquires iOS and Mac developer Acrylic, makers of Wallet and RSS reader Pulp

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The Mac development house Acrylic has announced that it has been purchased by Facebook. Acrylic’s Dustin Mcdonald shared a statement on the company’s blog. Acrylic makes popular iOS and Mac software like the news reader Pulp and the secure database app Wallet. Acrylic says that Pulp and Wallet have not...
Facebook acquires iOS and Mac developer Acrylic, makers of Wallet and RSS reader Pulp

Facebook Acqui-Hires Mac and iOS Developer Acrylic Software

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Facebook just acquired Acrylic Software, a Vancouver, CA-based startup that developed two desktop and mobile apps: Pulp, a personal newspaper app for Mac and iPad, and Wallet, an app that lets you “sync, store and secure your digital life” for Mac and iOS. Both of these apps got a good...
Facebook Acqui-Hires Mac and iOS Developer Acrylic Software

Who Were Facebook Users 1, 2, And 3? (FB)

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An amusing thread on Quora points out that Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckberg is user number four (click here to check). So who were users one, two, and three? Co-founder Dustin Moskovitz has the following response: 1-3 were accounts used to test registration. Evidently it only took Mark 3 tries to...
Who Were Facebook Users 1, 2, And 3? (FB)
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2 released; asks permission for contact access
Facebook alumni startup funding up 137 percent over last year

Facebook buys Pulp developer Acrylic Software

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Acrylic Software has been bought out by Facebook, says the company's founder, Dustin MacDonald. In a blog post, he explains that in the next few weeks, the company will be moving from Vancouver to San Francisco to become a part of the Facebook design team. The company' current products, Pulp...
Facebook buys Pulp developer Acrylic Software

We Sze What You Did There

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Earlier this month, Paul Carr and I were in a cab headed to PandoMonthly, and he was showing me the cover illustration for our new ebook “Buy This Book Before You Buy Facebook.” I was extraordinarily excited. I am obsessed with illustrators, because it’s such an old school media thing...
We Sze What You Did There

Life & Code: Posted by Dustin in Code on April 7th, 2010. Nothing like Quake II in a browser to show what HTML5... http://lifeandcode.net/

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Life & Code: Posted by Dustin in Code on April 7th, 2010. Nothing like Quake II in a browser to show what HTML5... http://lifeandcode.net/
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