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Rdio intros new social features and redesigned player

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Social media streamer Rdio rolled out a major redesign a little over a year ago and has done a bit of tweaking since then. Now, following a recent update to its mobile apps, the service is making even more changes. At the top of the list are methods for...
Rdio intros new social features and redesigned player

If this gets to the front page we will put a reddit logo on our car driving from Ireland to Mongolia for charity.

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If this gets to the front page we will put a reddit logo on our car driving from Ireland to Mongolia for charity.
Fast Chat: Can a Judge Actually Force You to Divulge Private Tweets?
SoundCloud's size does matter, but it's not the only metric to watch

If Kickstarter and StumbleUpon had a love child, it would be Kickstumbler

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We’re big fans of Kickstarter here at The Next Web and have highlighted our fair share of interesting projects that are coming out of the community which helps crowdsource ideas into reality. But if you’ve ever tried to navigate Kickstarter, you probably know how hard it can be to find...
If Kickstarter and StumbleUpon had a love child, it would be Kickstumbler

Fast Chat: Why People Are Skeptical of Legit Stories Posted on Twitter

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Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz discuss a study showing that news stories posted on Twitter are viewed as less credible than those posted elsewhere on the Web. This post is brought to you by our content partnership with Daily Download. You can find the original post on the site’s front...
Fast Chat: Why People Are Skeptical of Legit Stories Posted on Twitter
Reddit's new multireddit feature brings a massive change to its front page

Fast Chat: How Did We Get So Bored With Our Gadgets?

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Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz discuss Farhad Manjoo’s recent article in Slate about getting bored with the iPhone, and whether mobile devices should aim for functionality or novelty. This post is brought to you by our content partnership with Daily Download. You can find the original post on the...
Fast Chat: How Did We Get So Bored With Our Gadgets?

Social discovery service bitly raises $15M round led by Khosla Ventures

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Known to most for its link shortening service, bitly has raised another $15 million aimed at changing that perception. Bitly, a betaworks company, wants to be the “primary online service for sharing and discovering interesting content.” The new round, led by Khosla Ventures’ Vinod Khosla, was announced Tuesday with existing...
Social discovery service bitly raises $15M round led by Khosla Ventures

Why I love @nytimes: Caravaggio made the front page on Wednesday. Culture in context. My Buzz post: http://bit.ly/aiQgld

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Why I love @nytimes: Caravaggio made the front page on Wednesday. Culture in context. My Buzz post: http://bit.ly/aiQgld
Apple donating money, devices to earthquake victims in China
Surface ad invites you to 'buy now,' Microsoft announcement imminent?

This Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted

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Evgeny Morozov compares Kyrgyzstan to Iran: [F]or obvious geopolitical reasons, pundits are paying much less attention to protests in Kyrgyzstan than they did to protests in Iran and Burma (or even Thailand). If there were no U.S. military bases in Kyrgyzstan, I doubt that this story would ever have made...
This Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted
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Video streaming app Crackle gets Windows Phone version

Put a positive spin on the day with Happier

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Happier is a new iOS app from the company of the same name. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, and is currently featured in the New & Noteworthy section of the store front page. Happier is a mobile-social network that aims to get people thinking...
Put a positive spin on the day with Happier

Amazon uses homepage to call out Apple, iPad mini

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Amazon is taking the fight to Apple, using the front page of its popular site as to call out Apple's new iPad mini as overpriced for the features it delivers compared to Amazon's Kindle Fire HD. Visitors to Amazon's front page will now see a quote from a tech blog...
Amazon uses homepage to call out Apple, iPad mini
When Games Allow Mods, Beautiful Things Can Happen
Fast Chat: Biden’s Gay Marriage Maneuver, Twitter as International News Source
UK court orders Apple to pay Samsung's legal fees in full after 'false and misleading' notice

Now It Makes Even More Sense For Apple To Buy Foursquare

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By far, the biggest complaint I've heard about the new iPhone iOS6 operating system is the decision to replace Google Maps with a proprietary Apple map system. The complaints were loudly trumpeted on the front page of "The Wall Street Journal." They mostly revolve around the lack of detail on...
Now It Makes Even More Sense For Apple To Buy Foursquare

Mobile Miscellany: week of April 16th, 2012

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Not all mobile news is destined for the front page, but if you're like us and really want to know what's going on, then you've come to the right place. This past week, Verizon announced that its LTE service now covers two-thirds of the US population, and T-Mobile dropped...
Mobile Miscellany: week of April 16th, 2012

Stitcher adds car mode to iOS app, encourages responsible driving

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Stitcher just announced a new car mode for its iPhone app, bringing a simplified interface that works in both portrait and landscape positions. Accessible by tapping the Stitcher logo at the top of the screen, car mode offers a pared-down version of the app's standard UI, with bigger buttons...
Stitcher adds car mode to iOS app, encourages responsible driving

Pepper Rises: Active Networks Relaunches Plancast With A New Design

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Plancast, a TC alumni startup that limped along in the deadpool for a few years, has just relaunched under new ownership. ActiveNetwork paid an undisclosed sum last spring and spent the summer updating the site. Co-founders Jay Marcyes and Mark Hendrickson are no longer maintaining the service. “We made a...
Pepper Rises: Active Networks Relaunches Plancast With A New Design

Apple revamps iOS Podcasts app

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Apple has recently revamped the iOS Podcasts app to version 1.2, hastily followed by a version 1.2.1 update to address a few issues that some users were having. The new version of the app is available now as a free Universal download from the App Store. When Apple launched its...
Apple revamps iOS Podcasts app

livejamie on Upboat so that the word FART will be on the front page

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livejamie on Upboat so that the word FART will be on the front page
Fast Chat: How to Catch Bloggers Ripping Off Your Stuff
AdMob Founder Omar Hamoui Has A New Startup, Calls It ‘Maybe’

Amazon Appstore launches in UK, Western Europe

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The Amazon Appstore is now available to Europeans in a localized format. The Android-based service from Amazon is up and running in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, with prices in local currency and a more regionalized list of apps being featured on its front page. The timing of...
Amazon Appstore launches in UK, Western Europe

Mobile Miscellany: week of March 5th, 2012

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Not all mobile news is destined for the front page, but if you're like us and really want to know what's going on, then you've come to the right place. This past week, one clever individual has repackaged HTC's Beats equalizer for use on any Android smartphone, and we've...
Mobile Miscellany: week of March 5th, 2012
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