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The Evolution Of Google Reader Started With A Crash

Boxer App Has Some More Ideas About Fixing Mobile Email

allthingsd.com
Boxer, a new iPhone app for managing email, launches today, with some tweaks that may appeal to some — and to others may seem like just more email. Boxer‘s motto is “email isn’t broken, it’s just unfair.” That is: Everyone with your email address gets the right to make your...
Boxer App Has Some More Ideas About Fixing Mobile Email
AOL cutting over 100 employees from AIM and other divisions, says NYT

Facebook's "Boz" And Other Fancy Angels Back Joe Stump's New Startup, Sprintly

techcrunch.com
SimpleGeo co-founder and former Digg lead architect Joe Stump has raised 500K in seed funding for his latest startup Sprintly. The project management and collaboration tool is one of the first investments from Facebook Director of Engineering Andrew Bosworth and has brought together bold-faced backers like Matt Mullenweg, Simple co-founder...
Facebook's "Boz" And Other Fancy Angels Back Joe Stump's New Startup, Sprintly
Fixing Email: New Boxer iOS Email App Is All About Adding Features

The Silicon Valley 100

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2011 was a huge year for Silicon Valley.  Larry Page took over Google and dropped $12.5 billion on Motorola a couple of months later. IPOs finally returned to tech as Zynga and LinkedIn found their ways to public markets. The greatest innovator and CEO of his generation left us....
The Silicon Valley 100

Bye, Google Reader: Don't let the door hit you in the RSS

www.geekwire.com
Google’s announcement that it will shutter Google Reader is a blow to fans of the program. I’m one of them — it’s my No. 3 program after email and Twitter. I know RSS is old school, but I love skimming through a “river of news” from my favorite sources, and I...
Bye, Google Reader: Don't let the door hit you in the RSS

AOL says it plans to “evolve” AIM and not kill it, but it’s a bit late for that

thenextweb.com
Oh, AOL. The company that opened the gates to the Internet for so many of us has definitely had its troubles as of late. It’s sad to see what is going on at the company, especially since products like AOL Instant Messenger were commonplace for so many of us “back...
AOL says it plans to “evolve” AIM and not kill it, but it’s a bit late for that

Brizzly Launches a Guide to Twitter Trends and iPhone App

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Web-based Twitter client Brizzly has three major developments to report: a new free iPhone app, a new Brizzly Guide (which gives trending topics on Twitter their own hub pages as permanent resources for information on the top Twitter discussion items over time), and the acquisition of WikiRank.The Brizzly Guide...
Brizzly Launches a Guide to Twitter Trends and iPhone App

As Brizzly Enters Its Final Hibernation, AOL Tries To Sharpen Its Social Media Claws

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It may have taken longer than even its own creators might have guessed, but it’s finally come to pass: Brizzly, the Twitter/Facebook client that was bought by AOL as part of Thing Labs in September 2010, is shutting up shop at the end of March, with the news announced last...
As Brizzly Enters Its Final Hibernation, AOL Tries To Sharpen Its Social Media Claws
Another batch of AOL top execs departing soon

Exclusive: Amid Layoffs in AOL's AIM and Mail Ranks, Top Execs Shellen and Van Miltenburg to Also Depart

allthingsd.com
According to sources, AOL will be announcing that it is making cuts of up to 40 employees in its communication products teams, specifically its AIM instant messaging and AOL Mail units. As part of the changes, its SVP of business operations Eric van Miltenburg and AIM head Jason Shellen...
Exclusive: Amid Layoffs in AOL's AIM and Mail Ranks, Top Execs Shellen and Van Miltenburg to Also Depart

Brizzly acquires WikiRank, launches wiki-style guide to trending topics

venturebeat.com
The whir of information rushing by on Twitter may get a little less intimidating. Brizzly, the social media client from the team behind Google Reader, just launched a wiki-style guide to Twitter trending topics that stays long after hot stories fade from view. Each trending topic will get a guide...
Brizzly acquires WikiRank, launches wiki-style guide to trending topics

Thing Labs Acquires Birdfeed, Wikirank to Add to Brizzly

gigaom.com
Thing Labs has acquired two “passion projects” from former Apple and Google developers to expand its social web aggregator, Brizzly. Birdfeed, a premium Twitter app for the iPhone made by Buzz Andersen (formerly of Apple, now at Square) will become the free Brizzly for iPhone app (existing Birdfeed customers, who...
Thing Labs Acquires Birdfeed, Wikirank to Add to Brizzly
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