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Life after playlists: ShareMyPlaylists launches a bespoke Spotify app development studio

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ShareMyPlaylists has carved a niche for itself in the online music space, becoming known as the preeminent go-to for those wishing to share their Spotify playlists. Just to recap, way back in early 2009 we first reported on how ShareMyPlaylists.com was a pretty useful tool for music-lovers. Then, two weeks...
Life after playlists: ShareMyPlaylists launches a bespoke Spotify app development studio

Spotify intros 12 third-party apps for your listening pleasure

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The new offerings come from a host of companies, including Universal, Def Jam, and Warner Music. [Read more]...
Spotify intros 12 third-party apps for your listening pleasure
AT&T's FaceTime move could get it slapped with an FCC fine

Google Lowers Fees, Simplifies Maps API Ahead of Google I/O

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Ahead of the Google I/O developer conference next week, Google announced Friday it is lowering the fees for apps accessing its API from $4 per 1,000 map loads to $0.50 per 1,000 map loads. After years of offering free access, Google imposed fees and restrictions on third-party apps using Google...
Google Lowers Fees, Simplifies Maps API Ahead of Google I/O
Reeder updated to support MacBook Pro's Retina display

Q&A: Twitter Execs Answer The Tough Questions At Chirp

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To close out Chirp today, five key Twitter employee/execs have taken the stage to answer audience questions. This will likely be one of the most interesting portions of the entire event, as many developers have been feeling angst over Twitter’s recent moves with Official BlackBerry/iPhone applications. And there are also...
Q&A: Twitter Execs Answer The Tough Questions At Chirp

Yes, Twitter Will Drink Your Milkshake

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Twitter investor Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures may have thought he was just musing aloud about the Twitter ecosystem and whether it has reached an “inflection point” in his recent blog post, but it seems as though some third-party app developers took his comments about Twitter features as...
Yes, Twitter Will Drink Your Milkshake

Do.com Adds Contacts and Deal Tracking For Facebook Style Task Management

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Salesforce.com has added contacts, deal tracking and public APIs to its do.com platform for task management. Initially, Salesforce.com is adding the capability to integrate Facebook and Google contacts. It will soon after add Twitter and Salesforce.com. The deal management capability adds to the do.com lightweight CRM environment. Do.com is also opening...
Do.com Adds Contacts and Deal Tracking For Facebook Style Task Management

Pocket releases "Save for Later" API for app developers

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Content-saving app Pocket announced today a new API, which aims to make it easier for developers to put Pocket’s “Save for Later” capabilities in their apps. The new API includes easy integration and access to features available in the Pocket native app including quick authentication, drop-in Objective-C SDK for iOS...
Pocket releases "Save for Later" API for app developers
YouTube's Biggest Overhaul Of Its Data API Yet Adds Universal Search, Efficiency, And Lets 3rd Party Tools Post To Subscribers

Apps and updates: Gmail goes iPhone 5, IM+ Pro promo codes, dJay for iPad price drop, and more

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Click to view slideshow. Many apps updated, went on sale, or made announcements recently, and 9to5Mac gathered the most noteworthy ones in our regular round up below. Today’s crop includes giveaways by developer Shape.ag, a maps alternative featuring Google data, and updates and price drops for popular iOS apps. Per...
Apps and updates: Gmail goes iPhone 5, IM+ Pro promo codes, dJay for iPad price drop, and more
App.net lowers annual fee to $36 and adds a monthly option, as membership nears 20,000
Nuance's 'Nina' to add Siri-like features to customer service apps on iOS and Android

Nokia suing Android device makers over patent on sorting text messages (SMS) by conversation

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A few hours after Nokia's arbitration victory over BlackBerry maker Research In Motion and the ensuing enforcement actions became publicly known, the Munich I Regional Court held a first hearing (the second one will be a trial) on one of Nokia's various infringement actions against Android device maker ViewSonic. The patent-in-suit,...
Nokia suing Android device makers over patent on sorting text messages (SMS) by conversation

Google+ Launches a Page for Developers

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Google+ may be mired in a bit of controversy, but the team behind Google's social network keeps adding new features on an almost daily basis. What's really missing in the world of Google+ right now, though, is better support for developers and third-party apps that can't just read data from...
Google+ Launches a Page for Developers

BlackBerry Reinvents Itself to Compete with All-Touch Smartphones

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[ See post to watch video ] There is a new smartphone coming to market, running on a new operating system. It’s an all-touch device—with no physical navigation controls and no physical keyboard—and serves as a platform for third-party apps. It’s meant to compete in a world defined by Apple’s...
BlackBerry Reinvents Itself to Compete with All-Touch Smartphones

Windows RT can be tweaked to run desktop apps, hacker says

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Running traditional desktop apps on Windows RT may be one step closer to reality, thanks to a vulnerability that a hacker claims lets you run any desktop app on the ARM version of Windows. A hacker called 'clrokr' recently detailed the Windows RT exploit, which requires manipulating a part...
Windows RT can be tweaked to run desktop apps, hacker says
Mozilla planning a Windows 8 Metro version of Firefox

Facebook As A Mobile Platform: 60 Million Mobile Users Visit Third-Party Apps Each Month

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Facebook is huge on mobile — as an application developer. But questions have circled for years around how it can be a real mobile platform on top of operating systems controlled by Apple and Google. But we got a little more data on what it’s already accomplishing on the platform...
Facebook As A Mobile Platform: 60 Million Mobile Users Visit Third-Party Apps Each Month
Netflix kills third party app platform, current apps will continue to work

Third-party camera app developers can take advantage of the iPhone 5′s superb low light boost mode

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Yesterday, John Gruber’s Daring Fireball called out Consumer Reports for what ge saw to be wildly inaccurate ratings of the iPhone 5′s low-light capabilities. They found the camera to be not much better than the iPhone 4S in their testing, but he had seen a massive improvement. I have also seen the...
Third-party camera app developers can take advantage of the iPhone 5′s superb low light boost mode

Twitter Needs to Find a Way to Monetize Big News Events

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Twitter will need to think beyond advertisements and find better ways to capitalize on breaking news events if it wants to remain a dominant communication player, according to a startup and marketing expert interviewed by ReadWriteWeb. "Their attempts at finding a revenue stream in promoted Tweets or display ads fail...
Twitter Needs to Find a Way to Monetize Big News Events

Facebook opens up on platform growth, ads, and Parse, reveals 1B stories are being shared daily

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Six years ago, Facebook unveiled its Platform service to allow third-party developers to integrate its social graph into their apps. Today, the company has revealed its enormous growth: 550 million people are having social experiences each month and more than 1 billion stories are being shared daily. It also shared...
Facebook opens up on platform growth, ads, and Parse, reveals 1B stories are being shared daily
iOS default despair: Where Ars staff turns for better app experiences

KakaoTalk Partners With AdPOPcorn, Brings Ads To Its Messaging Platform As It Prepares A Facebook Home Rival Launcher

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Another move in the oh-so-hot mobile messaging space today: South Korea’s Kakao Inc, which owns the KakaoTalk cross-platform mobile messaging app, has inked an agreement with digital marketing company IGAWorks to bring its mobile ad product, adPOPcorn, to the messaging app. IGAWorks will also provide adPOPcorn to game developers whose products integrate with KakaoTalk....
KakaoTalk Partners With AdPOPcorn, Brings Ads To Its Messaging Platform As It Prepares A Facebook Home Rival Launcher
Google doesn’t plan to leave iOS users without a fight

Facebook: More than 400 billion Open Graph actions have now been shared

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Today ahead of its event at SXSW, Facebook’s platform team has shared a number of new stats, including that more than 400 billion Open Graph actions have been shared “back to Facebook” as of this month. This 400 billion figure is a somewhat unusual metric, given how vague it really is....
Facebook: More than 400 billion Open Graph actions have now been shared
Five Spotify apps that will change how you listen to music

Twitter Walking a Tightrope With Developers

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The past week has seen a lot of drama around Twitter’s relationship with third-party app developers. Fred Wilson’s post about the company’s evolution seemed to touch off a powder keg of emotion about what the company’s approach to new services might be, and that was still bubbling when Twitter...
Twitter Walking a Tightrope With Developers

SugarCRM: Speed, Search and the Data Deluge

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Sugar CRM is launching a new user interface as part of Sugar 6. It comes with a focus on what is becoming a prerequisite: an emphasis on speed, search and deeper integration with third party applications and mobile devices. The speed issue is one that SaaS providers always seek to...
SugarCRM: Speed, Search and the Data Deluge
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