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Breaking: Facebook Begins Letting Users Share Music

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For the longest time I’ve complained that Facebook should make it possible to share MP3 files on the site, without requiring users to upload the files. By simply providing a player for linked files, they can make the users responsible for any MP3 they link to. This evening I noticed...
Breaking: Facebook Begins Letting Users Share Music

Apple ups the pro appeal of Final Cut Pro X

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Apple released a fairly big update for its Final Cut Pro X video editing app on Tuesday. It only tips the version number slightly up to 10.0.3, but it brings a couple of major additions pro users have been clamoring for. Apple clearly wants to win the hearts of FCP...
Apple ups the pro appeal of Final Cut Pro X
YouTube to end YouTube Create on Jan. 31

BlackBerry Z10 gets first software update, with 5 improvements

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BlackBerry’s new platform and phone are getting the first software update since launching. Customers with a Z10 handset either have, or will soon have, a 150 MB over-the-air software package that betters five different functions of the newest BlackBerry handset. The company says that some carriers are already delivering the...
BlackBerry Z10 gets first software update, with 5 improvements

After a rocky road, Pebble smart watch to ship on Jan. 23

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Some 85,000 customers waiting patiently, and some not so patiently, were rewarded with good news about their Pebble smart watch. At the 2013 International Consumer Electronics show, the company behind the Pebble announced that after months of delays, the e-paper watch will start shipping on Jan. 23. The product is...
After a rocky road, Pebble smart watch to ship on Jan. 23

Box to revamp document viewing with Crocodoc acquisition

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Box has acquired Crocodoc in a move to significantly improve the way documents are rendered for viewing on its enterprise storage and file sharing service.Box will integrate Crocodoc's HTML5 technology into its product and use it to eventually replace its existing document preview feature, Box said on Thursday.Crocodoc was...
Box to revamp document viewing with Crocodoc acquisition

Is Facebook Having Problems Scaling Its Development Platform?

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Shared by Jesse Stay What I've found when this type of stuff happens with Facebook is they are often upgrading something. F8's just around the corner - give it a bit and I bet it all works out. There is a significant risk and reward that comes with developing products...
Is Facebook Having Problems Scaling Its Development Platform?

New Privacy Controls for Your Applications

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Facebook is designed to give you control over the information you share, and today we're making available some of our most recent privacy controls to applications on Facebook and websites and services using Facebook Connect. Last December, we launched a control that many of you had requested for some time—the...
New Privacy Controls for Your Applications

6 Features to Expect in iPhone OS 4.0

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Less than a week after the introduction of the iPad, Apple plans to share details on “the future of iPhone OS” at a press event this Thursday, where the company is widely expected to lift the wraps off version 4.0 of Apple’s mobile operating system, which will add new functionality...
6 Features to Expect in iPhone OS 4.0

iOS app stability: It’s all smoke and mirrors

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The vibrant third-party application ecosystems around both iOS and Android have created a new business model in the mobile space. Developers and platform makers are creating innovative experiences like never before. Today, apps are what make a smartphone smart, but when apps go bad your phone can start to feel...
iOS app stability: It’s all smoke and mirrors
HTC settles with FTC over leaving Carrier IQ and other logging tools open to hackers

YouTube shuts down its YouTube Create program for partner apps

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YouTube is shutting down YouTube Create at the end of this month, ending what was supposed to be a promotion of both the YouTube API and third-party apps taking advantage of it. YouTube Create was launched some 18 months ago as a showcase for third-party video editors like WeVideo, Vibop...
YouTube shuts down its YouTube Create program for partner apps

Facebook updates developer policy after Vine scuffle

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Facebook has updated its policies for third-party application developers in a bid to explain why Twitter's new Vine video-sharing app is unable to access Facebook's friend-finder tool....
Facebook updates developer policy after Vine scuffle

Coming to Windows Phone: The ability to quickly share apps

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Leaked ROMs have the great tendency of letting us peek into what we are not yet supposed to know. In that vein, today, news is out that Windows Phone 7.8 ROMs have made it known that a form of app sharing is coming to Window Phone. This is a small,...
Coming to Windows Phone: The ability to quickly share apps
Don't hate the player, hate the game? $20 billion in government payouts may upend the electronic health record market

Dolphin Browser Demonstrates Why Mobile-Only Is A Losing Bet

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Mobile browser Dolphin is by all accounts a quality third-party application for both iOS and Android. Dolphin was one of the first browsers to come out with gesture and voice controls, allows for excellent personalization and is reasonably fast.  It is also fundamentally flawed.  A lot has been written in...
Dolphin Browser Demonstrates Why Mobile-Only Is A Losing Bet

Hundreds of Twitter Accounts Hacked

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It seems hundreds of Twitter accounts have started to Tweet out “weight loss” product spam today. Specifically, users who have had their accounts hijacked are Tweeting the message “I lost 20 lbs in 2 weeks!” and links to diet sites. Our source counts over 200 rogue tweets so far...
Hundreds of Twitter Accounts Hacked

Facebook removes Find Friends Nearby feature, but is another location-based product on the way?

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Facebook has removed its little-known location-based feature called Find Friends Nearby. A day after the feature had been revealed by TechCrunch, Facebook removed it from its mobile site and apps. Facebook tells us it never formally released the product and it was something that a few engineers were testing...
Facebook removes Find Friends Nearby feature, but is another location-based product on the way?
Marquee Makes Any Publisher Look Like A Page Layout Expert

Whose Fault Is It When Your PC Gets Hacked? Probably Not Microsoft's

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Since 2002, when Microsoft launched its Trustworthy Computing initiative, security in the company's products have improved each year. But while the company has increasingly battened down Windows, Office and its other programs, the number of vulnerabilities in harder-to-patch third-party applications has grown dramatically, making overall security on the PC worse...
Whose Fault Is It When Your PC Gets Hacked? Probably Not Microsoft's
Reverse-Engineering Twitter To Solve An Advertising Mystery

Canonical launches Ubuntu App Showdown contest to attract app developers

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Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, is hosting a contest called the Ubuntu App Showdown. Participants have several weeks to build and submit a working Ubuntu application. The submissions will be evaluated by a panel of judges who will choose the contest’s winners. In order to qualify, the...
Canonical launches Ubuntu App Showdown contest to attract app developers

Twitter Executive Says Site's Interface Needs An Overhaul

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If you've ever sent a tweet and thought "That seems so 1998" you're in good - and perhaps surprising - company. Let's face it: Twitter doesn't let you hyperlink text, it doesn't thread conversations and, despite a redesign late last year, it still doesn't showcase video and photos as well...
Twitter Executive Says Site's Interface Needs An Overhaul
Apple creating a Food & Drink category in the App Store

Inside Twitter's Developer Fears with OneForty's Laura Fitton

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After a busy couple of days, oneforty app store founder Laura Fitton is in the unique position as the unofficial spokesperson for a developer community turned upside down in the wake of the Tweetie acquisition and Promoted Tweets launch. As the company hosts its first Chirp developer conference, thousands of...
Inside Twitter's Developer Fears with OneForty's Laura Fitton

Introducing OAuth 2.0

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Two weeks ago, the IETF OAuth Working Group published the first draft of the OAuth 2.0 protocol. OAuth is a security protocol that enables users to grant third-party access to their web resources without sharing their passwords. OAuth 1.0 was published in December 2007 and quickly become the industry standard...
Introducing OAuth 2.0

Apple Should Steal This Feature To Make Managing Your Inbox Easier (AAPL)

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I've been using the Sparrow mail application for my iPhone for a few months now. When the iPhone 5 comes out on Friday, I plan to switch back to Apple's native Mail application. Sparrow is a fantastic app, but because it's a third-party application, it's not quite as smooth as...
Apple Should Steal This Feature To Make Managing Your Inbox Easier (AAPL)

TaskRabbit Launches Public API So You Can Outsource Tasks From Other Platforms

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Rabbit, run! TaskRabbit, the happy-go-lucky, hakuna-mata-chanting startup leading the charge for the new do-it-for-me economy, just released a public API to make outsourcing your dirty work even easier. (For the uninitiated, TaskRabbit is part of a growing number of startups that let harried urbanites posts tasks they don't have time...
TaskRabbit Launches Public API So You Can Outsource Tasks From Other Platforms
The Digital Public Library of America: adding gravitas to your Internet search

Cosmos: A useful free 3-in-1 software utility for Androids

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Got room for another useful utility app on your Android smartphone? Cosmos is a new mobile app that combines three handy features for Android smartphones: A battery optimizer, a trash cleaner and a very informative security function specific to third-party application permissions. Cosmos officially launches on May 21, but I’ve been...
Cosmos: A useful free 3-in-1 software utility for Androids
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