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Fast-Growing Photo Messaging App Snapchat Launches on Android

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Sometimes it’s the tiniest of tweaks that make one product seem totally different. Here is what the mobile app Snapchat does: allows users to take a photo with their phone, overlay a little bit of text, and send it to another user. The recipient can view the photo message for a...
Fast-Growing Photo Messaging App Snapchat Launches on Android

Techstars alum Condition One launches new apps with immersive Ultra HD video, says GoPro 3 support coming

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Today, Techstars alum Condition One is announcing its new C1 app for iPhone and iPad that shows off its brand new ‘quad 720′ Ultra HD video technology. They’re also launching live streaming support at full 1080p and will support uploading of users’ own GoPro videos soon. The player, if you’re...
Techstars alum Condition One launches new apps with immersive Ultra HD video, says GoPro 3 support coming

Lessons from Janey Godley: How to Tweet Overheard Dialog Like a Master

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Traveling by train from Glasgow to London can be such a bore - but not when you're sitting next to fascinating people like Tim and Freya. Scottish comic and writer Janey Godley overheard the soon-to-be-ex lovers squabbling and seized the opportunity to live-tweet the event. Analyzing Godley's technique, we've uncovered...
Lessons from Janey Godley: How to Tweet Overheard Dialog Like a Master

Super-troll Intellectual Ventures files new lawsuits as White House moves to curb patent abuse

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Intellectual Ventures, which acquires old patents in order to extract tribute from technology and retail companies, appears unconcerned with growing revulsion about its business model. On a day that the White House declared it was “taking on patent trolls,” IV announced two new lawsuits against JP Morgan and other banks...
Super-troll Intellectual Ventures files new lawsuits as White House moves to curb patent abuse

Petitions help bring Dark Souls to PC, protest use of Games for Windows Live

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Masochistic PC gamers that were not masochistic enough to buy a game console just so they could play one of the hardest dungeon crawling RPGs ever made have reason to rejoice today, as Namco Bandai has announced Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition will be coming to the PC...
Petitions help bring Dark Souls to PC, protest use of Games for Windows Live

Sony's Crackle Launches On Xbox Live

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Sony’s Crackle streaming-video service, which needs to expand its reach to compete in the connected-TV market, debuted on Xbox Live video network today. The move gives Sony’s ad-supported channel access to most of Xbox Live’s approximately 40 million subscribers, spread across the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Australia. Crackle...
Sony's Crackle Launches On Xbox Live

Dead Trigger goes free on iOS, where piracy is apparently also a problem

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Madfinger Games, the studio behind mobile first-person shooter Dead Trigger, earned a fair bit of notoriety recently by making its game free on Android in response to what it called an "unbelievably high" piracy rate. Today, that same game is becoming free on iOS as well. So how does...
Dead Trigger goes free on iOS, where piracy is apparently also a problem

One Of The UK's Top Startup Founders Resigns After Hackers Reveal 'Young Girl' Posts

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Luke Bozier, one of the best-known people in London's startup scene, has been targeted by hackers who claim to have found damaging online posts about "young girls" written by him. Bozier made the leap from politics to entrepreneurship earlier this year when he founded social network Menshn with former British MP Louise Mensch. According...
One Of The UK's Top Startup Founders Resigns After Hackers Reveal 'Young Girl' Posts

Landlord Takes Foursquare Mayorships to the Next Level

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A top complaint of Foursquare has always been the “now what?” question. You check in, you are excited to learn you’ve earned a badge, you earn a few more, and eventually you’re left thinking “ok… and?” That’s why 2011 was declared the year the checkin died. That’s why Foursquare revamped...
Landlord Takes Foursquare Mayorships to the Next Level

Will.i.am launches pricey i.am+ camera add-ons for iPhone, we go hands on (video)

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So, we learned two things today. Firstly, Will.i.am is able to attract quite a media scrum, and secondly, national press photographers have sharp elbows. Nevertheless, we braved the London debut of the Black Eyed Peas star's i.am+ iPhone accessories and fortunately came away with more than just Elephunk-sized bruises....
Will.i.am launches pricey i.am+ camera add-ons for iPhone, we go hands on (video)

Mobile-First, Business Apps: Go Viral Like Dropbox, Not Angry Birds

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Editor’s Note: Joe Floyd is a VC investor at Emergence Capital Partners. Follow him on Twitter @thejoefloyd. Away from the fickle eyes of consumers, deep in the basement of app stores, enterprise mobile apps are fighting each other for the attention of business users. However, no enterprise “mobile-first” app has broken out...
Mobile-First, Business Apps: Go Viral Like Dropbox, Not Angry Birds
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Why Apple Maps needs Foursquare's 50 million venues
Now you can use Tango for text messages, as well as video chats
Developer Teaches RIM’s PlayBook A New Trick: How To Run iOS Apps

Sales Talks Fell Through, So Ad Exchange AdBrite Shuts Down

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Advertising exchange AdBrite is shutting down after an attempt to find a buyer for the company failed. CEO Hardeep Bindra is telling partners that the company will close by the end of the month, and is in the process of selling off its assets. In an interview, Bindra says he...
Sales Talks Fell Through, So Ad Exchange AdBrite Shuts Down

Sponsor Post: There's Never Been a Better Time to Start Something on Your Own

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Editor's note: We offer our long-term sponsors the opportunity to write posts and tell their story. These posts are clearly marked as written by sponsors, but we also want them to be useful and interesting to our readers. We hope you like the posts and we encourage you to...
Sponsor Post: There's Never Been a Better Time to Start Something on Your Own
Google Engineer Lindholm: 'I had little involvement in Android'

Review: The Elevation Dock broke Kickstarter records, but can it beat Apple at the hardware game?

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The Elevation Dock gained notoriety back in February of this year when it became the first Kickstarter project to surpass $1M in funding. Now, over four months later, our pre-order dock has arrived and we’ve put it to the test to see if it indeed blows away the options available...
Review: The Elevation Dock broke Kickstarter records, but can it beat Apple at the hardware game?

Sleeping Dogs - review

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PS3, Xbox 360, PC, OnLive, Square Enix, Cert: 18After something of a troubled path to market - originally a True Crime title, then cancelled, before switching publishers and gaining a new name - Sleeping Dogs escapes development hell and proves to be one of the best crime games in years.Playing...
Sleeping Dogs - review
Social question and answer site Formspring to shut down on March 31st

People on the Move in the Social Media Industry: March 27, 2010

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It’s only been one month since my last “on the move” and the submissions are increasing in quantity.  There appears to be either a trend of a lot of job movement right now, or the notoriety of the on the move series is increasing.  I’m going to guess it’s...
People on the Move in the Social Media Industry: March 27, 2010
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Internet drug dealing on the rise, survey finds

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Global Drug Survey suggests Silk Road is just the most visible aspect of a much larger online drug-dealing phenomenonThe internet is starting to rival the backstreet as a place to buy illicit drugs, according to findings from the 2013 Global Drugs Survey, with 22% of users reporting the had bought...
Internet drug dealing on the rise, survey finds

When Rumors Go Left on Stupid, They're Actually Quite Funny

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When it comes to rumors from Asia we try to be open minded because most high tech toys are made there now and so it stands to reasons that some of the factory workers there want to gain a little notoriety from their humdrum jobs by leaking information to the...
When Rumors Go Left on Stupid, They're Actually Quite Funny

Facebook reportedly developing its own version of Snapchat

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AllThingsD reported late Sunday night that Facebook is developing its own stand-alone photo-sharing app that’s similar to Snapchat, the popular app that lets users take and send photos that disappear from the recipient’s phone after a matter of seconds. It appears Facebook has noticed the attention Snapchat is getting, and...
Facebook reportedly developing its own version of Snapchat

Can Highlight be our sixth sense? New version is first, slow step

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After being the talk of the town at SXSW in March, the people discovery app faded from view. Now, it's back with new sharing tools. Can Highlight reclaim its notoriety? [Read more]...
Can Highlight be our sixth sense? New version is first, slow step

Why does technology celebrate ageism?

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It started with a tweet that I sent this morning: A bit tired of, and confused by, the “under 30” clubs. Apparently upending my life and becoming wildly successful doesn’t matter at 35. Then I got to really thinking about how we in technology celebrate the young while dismissing the...
Why does technology celebrate ageism?

10 types of startup that had a breakthrough 2012

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As the year draws to a close, let’s take a look at the trends that have proven important in the world of tech startups. Don’t forget to take a look at our other lists as we tie 2012 up in a nice, neat bow. Social video startups The clamour to...
10 types of startup that had a breakthrough 2012
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