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Google+ gets full-size photo uploads from the desktop, putting pressure on Flickr and 500px

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For some time now, Google+ has been evolving into an enticing service for amateur and professional photographers alike. Google has taken that one step further with the addition of full-size image uploads from the desktop, applicable for profile photos, new albums and back-ups. Jon Emerson, a senior software engineer at...
Google+ gets full-size photo uploads from the desktop, putting pressure on Flickr and 500px

8 billion photos later, Flickr finally gets a new look

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Following the launch of its new iPhone app, which had gone without an update for almost a year, Yahoo has continued its Flickr revamp by rolling out a revamped design for its Flickr.com website by introducing a new “simplified navigation bar” and an overhauled Explore page. Flickr says the new...
8 billion photos later, Flickr finally gets a new look
Apple has a waiting list for law enforcement iPhone access requests

Now it is #facebook

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Adoption by Facebook makes hashtags a more potent marketing tool, argues Tim AndersonTwitter hashtags began in 2007, invented by open-standards evangelist Chris Messina, who was inspired by similar tags on Flickr and, before that ,channels on IRC (internet relay chat). Messina called them tag channels and the idea was to...
Now it is #facebook

When 'Just Ship It' Goes Horribly Wrong

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(U of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture photo by Kerry Rodtnick, via Flickr) From your friends in the agriculture industry comes a helpful reminder of the pitfalls of the credo “Just Ship It.” Wired reports that former execs from the Peanut Corporation of America have been charged with fraud and conspiracy for...
When 'Just Ship It' Goes Horribly Wrong

LinkedIn's Algorithm Tells Flickr Co-Founder Caterina Fake To Apply For A Job As Senior Product Manager At Flickr (LNKD, YHOO)

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Caterina Fake co-founded, then sold photo-sharing site Flickr to Yahoo in 2005. She left Yahoo/Flickr in 2008. LinkedIn thinks she should go back. She just tweeted this funny job suggestion from LinkedIn. LinkedIn says I could apply to be Sr. Product Manager of Mobile for Flickr! Plus some other jobs....
LinkedIn's Algorithm Tells Flickr Co-Founder Caterina Fake To Apply For A Job As Senior Product Manager At Flickr (LNKD, YHOO)

Video sharing service Vine reportedly to launch as standalone iOS app soon, play nice with Twitter

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Contrary to reports from earlier today that the video service Vine would be a built-in Twitter service, All Things D’s Peter Kafka is now stating that it will be a standalone app available in Apple’s App Store. The app, which was rumored but never confirmed to have been acquired by...
Video sharing service Vine reportedly to launch as standalone iOS app soon, play nice with Twitter

Google Drive Has A Handy Spreadsheet Auto Fill Option For Beer Drinkers

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Creating Google spreadsheets doesn’t have to be a boring undertaking, especially if you’re a fan of beer. Here’s a fun little auto fill option that the Drive team has put into place to help you list out popular beers. Simply put the word “lager” in the A1 cell of the...
Google Drive Has A Handy Spreadsheet Auto Fill Option For Beer Drinkers

Mobile apps for Google+ add photo filters, too

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While Google+ might not exactly have reached viral adoption yet, the platform and layout have been popular among the photographer community, and on Monday mobile photographers will get some added features with the launch of updated apps, including photo filters and editing on iOS. Within the last year, photo filters and editing...
Mobile apps for Google+ add photo filters, too

A Surprising Winner Arose From The Instagram-Twitter Spat

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BABBAGE'S inbox was swamped one recent morning with hundreds of e-mail notifications. Various friends and acquaintances wanted to add him as a contact on Flickr, a photo-sharing service which once set the world ablaze but which had been all but extinguished for years. The reason for the sudden flurry, Babbage soon discovered,...
A Surprising Winner Arose From The Instagram-Twitter Spat
Nasdaq fined $10M by SEC for breaking rules in Facebook IPO

Some Lucky Asshole Gets to Go to Space With Leonardo DiCaprio

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Hey there, travel buddy! (Photo: Flickr, Craig Grobler) Somebody check on the president of the Leonardo DiCaprio fan club, because we’ve got some bad news. E! reports that someone–it’s not clear who–has paid $1.5 million for a ticket to outer space sitting next to Mr. DiCaprio. Can you imagine a better chance...
Some Lucky Asshole Gets to Go to Space With Leonardo DiCaprio

EMC & IBM reportedly looking to buy Amazon cloud rival SoftLayer

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale Enterprise behemoths EMC and IBM are taking a close look at buying major infrastructure-as-a-service provider SoftLayer in a potential deal worth more than $2 billion, Reuters reports. Dallas-based SoftLayer closely competes...
EMC & IBM reportedly looking to buy Amazon cloud rival SoftLayer
Pandora's Internet radio bill hits a wall of opposition in Congress

Already targeting Adidas and Fitbit, SportBrain sues Nike over Fuelband patent infringement

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Having already caught Adidas and Fitbit in its crosshairs over the past six months, former personal fitness data company turned patent troll SportBrain has sued Nike, accusing the company of infringing on its ‘personal data capturing’ patent with its Fuelband fitness accessory. In a lawsuit filed with the U.S. District Court for...
Already targeting Adidas and Fitbit, SportBrain sues Nike over Fuelband patent infringement

Best Tech Events This Week (Happy Holidays!)

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com. So we...
Best Tech Events This Week (Happy Holidays!)
Court shreds power of Motorola's standard-based patents
Bender: Startup Offers Private Jet Ride-Sharing, But Cost Is Still Sky-High

Flickr get major redesign with grid UI, users get 1TB of free storage

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A formal celebration of Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr wasn't what the internet outfit had up its sleeve for this evening's festivities. An update to Flickr has been unveiled at the NYC event with a host of new features that includes a retooled grid UI built out of images and...
Flickr get major redesign with grid UI, users get 1TB of free storage

Samsung Galaxy S series: over 100 million served

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The Galaxy S III's 30 million sales landmark? Impressive, but still just part of a larger equation -- according to Samsung, its entire line of Galaxy S phones has now sold over 100 million units collectively. According to the firm's Flickr page, the line of popular smartphones passed the...
Samsung Galaxy S series: over 100 million served

Why Using Creative Commons Licensed Materials Is Not As Easy As It Looks

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Creative Commons recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, with well-deserved praise for its work flooding in from around the world. There's no doubt it has played an important role in raising people's awareness of the problems with copyright, and in offering some alternative licenses that ameliorate some of its worst aspects....
Why Using Creative Commons Licensed Materials Is Not As Easy As It Looks
Verizon Wireless says 4G LTE rollout to be completed by mid-2013
7 reasons you can't take social networks for granted

Joomla sails past 36m downloads, as it reports 27% year-on-year growth

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Open source content management system (CMS) Joomla has announced that it has surpassed 36 million downloads worldwide two months after the launch of Joomla 3.0. The company reports downloads grew an impressive 27% compared to November 2011, while more than 1,500 extensions for the CMS were introduced by its community...
Joomla sails past 36m downloads, as it reports 27% year-on-year growth
Flickr 2.0 for iPhone brings filters and a complete visual redesign

Flipboard Attracts 500,000 Magazines, 3 Million New Users in 2 Weeks

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Two weeks after launching Flipboard 2.0 with a user-generated magazine feature, the company has announced that readers made over 500,000 magazines. Other interesting stats from Flipboard released on Thursday include: 6 billion pages flipped per month and 3 million new users in the last two weeks. The “Modern Gentleman’s Playground”...
Flipboard Attracts 500,000 Magazines, 3 Million New Users in 2 Weeks

Embracing adventure with our co-founder Boris at #TNW2013

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Organizing an event like The Next Web Conference is a monumental task that it comes with its usual share of pressures, pay-offs and unexpected moments. So how is Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, co-founder of The Next Web, able to keep tabs on everything that’s happening while also providing space for...
Embracing adventure with our co-founder Boris at #TNW2013

What if every 'like' and 'favorite' came with money? Flattr makes it possible

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A lot of people want Flattr — or something like it — to work. Monetizing online content is a continuing problem, and micropayments may provide a solution. Flattr is probably the best-known exponent of these virtual tips, or “microdonations” as it calls them, and a few content platforms such as...
What if every 'like' and 'favorite' came with money? Flattr makes it possible

Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

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(Photo: Tumblr) Yahoo is taking over New York, whether you like it or not. After the long-awaited announcement that the old school web giant had purchased Alley darling Tumblr for a cool $1.1 billion, the company held a press event in Times Square to make another big declaration: Yahoo will...
Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

Apple's Public Relations Department Opening Up Under Tim Cook

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For years, Apple Public Relations has issued press releases for major product announcements, handed out exclusives and loaner units to a few select reporters and columnists, and occasionally signed off on an interview with one of the senior executives when it suited their marketing message. That strategy gave the company...
Apple's Public Relations Department Opening Up Under Tim Cook
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