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Facebook Just Launched Its Next Billion-Dollar Business (FB)

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For months, Facebook has been testing a new kind of ad on mobile devices--ads for other apps. Now it's officially launched the app-ad program to all developers. Here's how it works: Developers place ads on Facebook's website and its mobile apps. When users install their apps, developers pay a fee....
Facebook Just Launched Its Next Billion-Dollar Business (FB)
Need new friends? Social network Badoo will help — now 150M strong
Dating site Zoosk resets some user accounts following password dump
Demo Day Dispatches: Meet the Latest Batch of Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator Alums

Canadian government accidentally sponsors The Pirate Bay, blames Yahoo for the mistake

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The Canadian government this week temporarily suspended an online marketing campaign after banners for it appeared on The Pirate Bay. How did they get there? It’s not clear. All we know is the Department of Finance Canada is blaming Yahoo, which in turn is shifting the blame to Sympatico. The...
Canadian government accidentally sponsors The Pirate Bay, blames Yahoo for the mistake

Podcast: Inside the world of a prolific iPhone app maker

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Plenty of people out there make iPhone and iPad apps, but we were particularly impressed with the breadth and variety of Mihai (“Mike”) Draghici’s work, especially considering that this isn’t even his full-time job. iOS app developer Mihai (“Mike”) Draghici By day, Draghici is a senior software engineer for insurance...
Podcast: Inside the world of a prolific iPhone app maker
Facebook's Graph Search = The Ultimate Online Dating Service?

Dating site dumps Amazon Web Services over latest outage

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The latest Amazon Web Services outage last weekend was apparently the last straw for one of the company’s customers, an online dating service that has decided to end its relationship with the Seattle company and hook up with another hosting provider. Unlike most breakups, this one comes with its own...
Dating site dumps Amazon Web Services over latest outage

Obama's Fmr. Chief Economic Advisor On Bitcoin's Usefulness: "Hahahaha. ROTFL"

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Eighty-seven percent of the nation’s top economists think that the digital currency, Bitcoin, has “limited usefulness.” Given the growing popularity of the enigmatic currency, the University of Chicago conducted its famous Initiative on Global Markets (IGM) poll of 38 of the world’s top economists, to see how experts felt about its longterm...
Obama's Fmr. Chief Economic Advisor On Bitcoin's Usefulness: "Hahahaha. ROTFL"

Today's Scuttlebot: Match.com Lawsuit, and Berners-Lee in Davos

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Friday, selections include a woman's lawsuit against an online dating service that matched her with a man who later assaulted her, Yahoo's chief executive talking about feeding information from the Web...
Today's Scuttlebot: Match.com Lawsuit, and Berners-Lee in Davos
Woofound’s Social Events App Matches People To Places Based On Personality

Mail.ru Yanks Domestic Ads From ICQ

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Mail.ru’s DST may have spent $187.5 million taking ICQ off AOL’s hands, but it’s in no rush to make a direct return on the veteran IM service. The group has announced that it is pulling advertising out of ICQ for the first time since it was added in 1999....
Mail.ru Yanks Domestic Ads From ICQ

NY Tech Day: “Justify Your Startup’s Existence In 20 Seconds”

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The tech scene in NY is growing at such a rapid pace it kind of blows my mind. New York Tech Day was a glowing example of that growth, with 160 startups pitching and over 3,500 attendees. We couldn’t help but attend ourselves, and what we saw was more...
NY Tech Day: “Justify Your Startup’s Existence In 20 Seconds”

Coffee Meets Bagel launches its dating service in Chicago, DC and LA after passing 640K matches

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Coffee Meets Bagel, an online dating service which sends users just one “match” everyday at noon, appears to be doing quite well at the moment: one year in, the service has passed 640,000 matches and is launching in Chicago, DC and LA with a couple of new features. Originally only...
Coffee Meets Bagel launches its dating service in Chicago, DC and LA after passing 640K matches
Got a Web 2.0 service? Tyntec will slap a phone number on it

Attractive ladies travel for free with “generous” partners on MissTravel.com

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Are you attractive but you don’t have the money to travel? That’s the exact problem MissTravel.com is looking to solve with its online dating service. The site explains its existence as such: “Traveling to exotic new places and experiencing new cultures can be so much fun especially when you...
Attractive ladies travel for free with “generous” partners on MissTravel.com

Startup Spotlight: Like Secret helps you find that special Valentine via Facebook

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Why scour online dating sites for potential matches when your real Valentine might be waiting in your Facebook contacts? That’s the idea behind Like Secret, a 2-month-old startup that’s taking the covers off its online dating service this month. The company was founded by Drew Blaisdell — a 20-year-old who...
Startup Spotlight: Like Secret helps you find that special Valentine via Facebook
Amazon cloud outages causing customer defection: dating site says it’s splitsville

Need to Make a Hasty Getaway from a Terrible Date? There's an App for That

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(Photo: iTunes) We’ve all been there: stuck in the middle of a terrible first date with a boring or psychopathic or worse–luddite!–companion, with no way out. If you’re a terrible liar or none of your friends are available to make that fake emergency call to your cell, eHarmony is here...
Need to Make a Hasty Getaway from a Terrible Date? There's an App for That
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