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Repinly gives you insight into the most popular content on Pinterest

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As Pinterest’s growth show no signs of slowing down, a whole slew of third party applications and sites built around the social network are vying for ‘pinners’ attention, and Repinly is the latest one to make it on to our radar. Repinly is a Pinterest directory which makes it easy...
Repinly gives you insight into the most popular content on Pinterest

Facebook Could Jumpstart HTML5 Platform With App Bookmarks On News Feed

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Facebook’s late-comer HTML5 mobile app platform lags way behind the Apple App Store and Android Marketplace. Yesterday I spotted Facebook’s latest effort to catch up — a test showing bookmarks for third-party applications at the top of the mobile news feed. Currently, Facebook buries HTML5 app bookmarks at the bottom of...
Facebook Could Jumpstart HTML5 Platform With App Bookmarks On News Feed

New Beginnings

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Mary Dedinsky, my newswriting professor at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, taught me early on to not bury the lead. So here I go: Kass and I have agreed to sell Buddy Media to salesforce.com. Now that that’s over, let me tell you a story – a story about...
New Beginnings

Google+ Launches Developers Page, So How About That API?

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Google just launched a page for Google+ developers. It will post news updates and info about events, conferences and hackathons. host weekly video hangouts to share updates, tips and tricks about the platform. Office hours are on Wednesdays between 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Pacific. Hopefully, this is a sign...
Google+ Launches Developers Page, So How About That API?

Cloud Storage Platform Box Debuts New Enhanced API; Partners With General Assembly And TechStars

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Cloud storage platform Box has been aggressively targeting and engaging developers in building out an ecosystem around the company’s collaboration and file storage platform. Last fall, Box launched a platform for developers building off of the Box platform, called the Box Innovation Network (/bin). And earlier this year, we learned...
Cloud Storage Platform Box Debuts New Enhanced API; Partners With General Assembly And TechStars
Facebook gives us some clues about the next 12 months of Timeline

Google code references suggest TV shows and magazines will soon be available on Google Play

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Over the next couple of days, Google is expected to announce a huge number of new features across its services at its Google I/O developer conference, but an early source code change suggests that TV episodes and magazines will soon be available to Android device and Google TV owners. In...
Google code references suggest TV shows and magazines will soon be available on Google Play

Google's Computerized Glasses Will Hopefully Be Available Next Year, Says Sergey Brin (GOOG)

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Google cofounder Sergey Brin, focused on research and development these days, is working particularly hard on a product called Google Glass. In a video embedded below, he tells California's lieutenant governor that he hopes the product will come out in 2013. Google Glass is a computerized glasses gadget. It will...
Google's Computerized Glasses Will Hopefully Be Available Next Year, Says Sergey Brin (GOOG)

Tech giants agree to new privacy rules

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Mobile apps will have to disclose how private data will be used before download under new agreementSix of the world's top consumer technology companies – including Apple, Google and Microsoft – have agreed that apps will provide greater privacy disclosures before users download them so as to protect consumers' personal...
Tech giants agree to new privacy rules
Facebook pulls a MySpace, adds “Listen” button to all artist Pages
Beyond the kernel: Windows Phone 8's Siri-like speech, VoIP integration, NFC Wallet
Netflix to users, developers: we own your viewing history
Google+ gets new History API for third-party app and site integration

New ‘Action Links’ make third-party Facebook apps more interactive

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Following in the steps of its action verbs, Facebook on Wednesday introduced a new Timeline tool for third-party applications called action links. These highly customizable links will appear below an app’s post on your timeline or news feed alongside the links for Like and Comment web versions of Facebook, but...
New ‘Action Links’ make third-party Facebook apps more interactive

The censoring of the word ‘jailbreak’ in Apple’s U.S. iTunes Store appears to be result of a ratings error

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A story is making the rounds this morning, as they are wont to do, that appears to indicate Apple is censoring the word ‘jailbreak’ in the iTunes Store. But in the end, as is often the case with these kinds of things, the cause seems to be a simple error....
The censoring of the word ‘jailbreak’ in Apple’s U.S. iTunes Store appears to be result of a ratings error

New Apple features may leave fresh app roadkill in their wake

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With new tools like turn-by-turn navigation in iOS 6, Offline reading list in Safari, and Passport, Apple is likely to undercut several existing third-party applications. [Read more]...
New Apple features may leave fresh app roadkill in their wake
Microsoft’s Updated SkyDrive Service Could Put iCloud To Shame

Flickr Can't Go Back To What It Once Was

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Flickr will launch a major makeover in its quest to return to its once young and sexy past, according to reports from BetaBeat. The new Flickr homepage will look more like the slick, image-only homepages of online visual pinboard Pinterest and photo-sharing app Pixable. There will be little white space...
Flickr Can't Go Back To What It Once Was

Conduit brings ‘code-free’ app development to Windows Phone

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Conduit is a company that we have written about once before, when an NFL player put out his own Android app. It was powered by Conduit, a firm that specializes in helping people build mobile apps sans the need to actually write down code. Given that I can’t C++ or...
Conduit brings ‘code-free’ app development to Windows Phone

Senator states obvious: iOS, Android should ask before uploading photos, contacts

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Almost a week after the New York Times demonstrated that an iOS app could upload a customer’s photo library to a remote server without their knowledge or express permission, the paper’s home state senator is stating the obvious: Apple should fix that. And while it’s at it, start making apps...
Senator states obvious: iOS, Android should ask before uploading photos, contacts

Mozilla cites "Windows monopoly power" in ARM browser debate

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In a statement issued last week, Mozilla criticized some of the restrictions that Microsoft plans to impose on the ARM version of Windows 8. The platform is not designed to support conventional native third-party applications, including rival browsers, in the classic desktop mode. Mozilla and Google say that the policy...
Mozilla cites "Windows monopoly power" in ARM browser debate
Apple unveils dictation, “power nap” feature for Mac OS X Mountain Lion
Much Ado About Nothing: The Truth Behind Netflix’s API Changes

Free as in awesome: our favorite open source apps for Ubuntu 12.04

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Ubuntu 12.04, codenamed Precise Pangolin, was released last week, and I’ve been updating my Linux boxes to the shiny new version of the operating system. The upgrade system has gotten a lot smoother in recent years, but I still like to do a fresh installation for each release on...
Free as in awesome: our favorite open source apps for Ubuntu 12.04

Why Is Microsoft Trying to Hobble Firefox on Windows 8 Tablets - and Why Does It Matter?

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As Windows 8 approaches, Mozilla developers have been working hard on a Metro version. If you're using Windows 8 on the desktop, no problem. Tablet users, however, are going to be denied a fully functional Firefox - and will face restrictions on many other third-party applications. In the name...
Why Is Microsoft Trying to Hobble Firefox on Windows 8 Tablets - and Why Does It Matter?
Google adds public transit data to Maps API

Windows 8 on ARM restrictions could fall afoul of EU browser ballot deal

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Mozilla issued a statement last week raising concerns over some technical restrictions that Microsoft is imposing on Windows RT, the ARM variant of the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. Windows RT will not provide third-party software with access to the conventional native platform APIs in its classic desktop mode. This...
Windows 8 on ARM restrictions could fall afoul of EU browser ballot deal

U.S. Senator asks FTC to investigate Apple and Android

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Charles Schumer, a Democratic Senator from New York, has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Apple and Google over reports that applications on both mobile platforms can steal private photos and contacts, and export them to external servers, Reuters reported on Sunday. “These uses go well beyond what...
U.S. Senator asks FTC to investigate Apple and Android

Waze Unfazed By Apple's Move Into Crowdsourced Traffic

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Even as most Apple enthusiasts sit back and cheer new features coming into the operating system, there are often a handful of third-party developers cringing as their products are being usurped. That was likely the case on Monday as Apple detailed the next version of iOS. Apple announced that its...
Waze Unfazed By Apple's Move Into Crowdsourced Traffic

Wanted: a tablet for watching movies on the go | Ask Jack

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Ben is about to start commuting and would like a tablet that will enable him to use the time enjoying audio-visual media. While he's an Apple fan, he'd like something smaller and more "AV-extension friendly" than an iPadI'm about to start commuting for two hours a day. I would like...
Wanted: a tablet for watching movies on the go | Ask Jack
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