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How Eeve pivoted into Popset, a Y Combinator-supported group photo-sharing app

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Back in September, we reported on how Eeve was trying to do what Color couldn’t, and was seeking to throw mobile, social, photo-sharing and location together into a big melting pot to create collaborative photo experience around specific events. Well, as is the case with many fledgling startups, Eeve has...
How Eeve pivoted into Popset, a Y Combinator-supported group photo-sharing app

Facebook Acquires Facial Recognition Technology Company Face.com

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As has been rumored for weeks, Facebook has acquired facial recognition technology company Face.com. It’s a complete acquisition, which means both talent and technology will now become Facebook’s in the deal. “People who use Facebook enjoy sharing photos and memories with their friends,” a Facebook spokesperson told AllThingsD in a...
Facebook Acquires Facial Recognition Technology Company Face.com

Photo site Webshots comes under new ownership again, will re-launch as Smile

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Believe it or not, Webshots, the photo company founded in the mid 1990s, is still hanging around, but soon its service will go by a slightly different name after another change in company ownership. Threefold Photos plans to announce Tuesday that it has purchased Webshots and will re-launch the product this fall,...
Photo site Webshots comes under new ownership again, will re-launch as Smile

Facebook Expands Photo Functionality In Its Desktop App; Quietly Rolls Out Drag To Upload Feature

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Facebook last week opened a new front in the so-called photo app wars with the launch of its ephemeral photo app Poke. But Facebook’s focus on apps like Poke, Camera and Instagram doesn’t mean that it is has stopped enhancing the photo experience on its main social networking platform. Facebook...
Facebook Expands Photo Functionality In Its Desktop App; Quietly Rolls Out Drag To Upload Feature

Instagram launches redesign of camera and photo experience

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Instagram plans to announce a major redesign of the app on Monday in version 3.2, making improvements to the in-app camera feature as well as changes to the newsfeed and the addition of a new filter. The changes come as a reminder that even as some users are angry with...
Instagram launches redesign of camera and photo experience

GOOGLE: Here Are All The New Smartphones And Tablets We Would Have Launched Today If New York Hadn't Been Closed

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A blog post from Google's mobile chief Andy Rubin reveals what the company had on tap for its launch event in New York today. The good news is... the new gadgets are now available.   Nexus: The best of Google, now in three sizes by Andy Rubin. People increasingly have...
GOOGLE: Here Are All The New Smartphones And Tablets We Would Have Launched Today If New York Hadn't Been Closed
Twitter releases photo filter and editing product in direct challenge to Instagram

Will.i.am Introduces iPhone Camera Accessory with Slide-Out Keyboard

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Following up on last week's report that Black Eyed Peas star Will.i.am would be launching a new camera accessory for the iPhone, The Telegraph reports that he has introduced the "i.am+" accessory. £299 V.4 "Vintage Look" for iPhone 4/4S The product, which will be available in £199 C.4 "contemporary" and...
Will.i.am Introduces iPhone Camera Accessory with Slide-Out Keyboard

Instagram: Here's Why We Just Sold For $1 Billion

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Kevin System, CEO of Instagram, just wrote a post explaining why he sold his company to Facebook for $1 billion in cash and stock."Every day that passes, we see more experiences being shared through Instagram in ways that we never thought possible. It’s because of our dedicated and talented...
Instagram: Here's Why We Just Sold For $1 Billion
Facebook buys facial recognition startup Face.com

Bing Now Lets You Search And Browse Your Friends' Facebook Photos

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Microsoft just launched a new search feature for Bing that lets you search your friends’ photos on Facebook. This new tool, says Microsoft, is essentially an expansion of the photo experience Bing introduced as part of Bing’s redesign earlier this year. Today’s launch takes this experience a bit further, though,...
Bing Now Lets You Search And Browse Your Friends' Facebook Photos

Viber releases Mac app for its messaging and VoIP platform, now 200 million users strong

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Viber, the company behind the extremely popular free messaging and VoIP mobile apps for iOS and Android, today took another step towards offering a true Skype alternative by releasing native desktop apps for both Mac and PC. Not only do the new desktop apps sync and integrate seamlessly with...
Viber releases Mac app for its messaging and VoIP platform, now 200 million users strong

Instagram photos now totally gone from inside your Twitter stream

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Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom announced at Le Web last week that Instagram would be dropping support for Twitter cards, and now users are finally seeing the full effect of this competitive move. Instagram photos, which previously appeared cropped in a user’s Twitter stream last week are now totally gone from...
Instagram photos now totally gone from inside your Twitter stream

WordPress 3.5 brings new photo flow, mobile-first default theme, and Retina support

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WordPress.org on Tuesday announced WordPress 3.5, featuring a “completely re-imagined flow” for uploading photos and creating galleries. You can download the new release now from WordPress.org/Download (it’s just under 5MB in size). Dubbed “Elvin” in honor of drummer Elvin Jones, who played with John Coltrane in addition to many other...
WordPress 3.5 brings new photo flow, mobile-first default theme, and Retina support
Google+ update for Android 4.2 includes improved photo experience and Snapseed integration

Facebook Launches New iPhone App Dedicated to Posting and Sharing Photos

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Facebook today released a new standalone iPhone app dedicated to posting and sharing photos on the 900-million strong social network. Facebook Camera aims to make using photos on Facebook "faster and easier", according to a press release. The app, much like the Facebook Messenger app launched last year, is designed...
Facebook Launches New iPhone App Dedicated to Posting and Sharing Photos

Twitter photos: Put a filter on it

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Every day, millions of people come to Twitter to connect with the things they care about and find out what’s happening around the world. As one of the most compelling forms of self-expression, photos have long been an important part of these experiences. Starting today, you’ll be able to edit...
Twitter photos: Put a filter on it

Nexus: The best of Google, now in three sizes

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People increasingly have more than one device, and they switch between them many times a day. Nexus—Google’s hardware line for Android devices—gets rid of the hassle. Just sign in with your Google Account and everything is there ready to go, whatever device you’re using: photos, emails, contacts, bookmarks, even your...
Nexus: The best of Google, now in three sizes

5 startups changing the way the news business delivers content

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It’s fair to say that the future of news consumption and media won’t look like a bunch of traditional newspapers copied onto the desktop web, and when five different entrepreneurs addressed paidContent Live Wednesday about the ways they’re bringing content online, the approaches were as diverse as the startups themselves....
5 startups changing the way the news business delivers content

Facebook adds high-resolution, fullscreen photo views

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Facebook on Thursday announced it has enhanced the photo experience on the social network by adding high-resolution photo support and full screen viewing. When a user clicks on a photo, it will be displayed in the highest possible resolution, which can be four times bigger than previously. The full screen...
Facebook adds high-resolution, fullscreen photo views

Highlight unveils location-focused photo sharing tool and event feature with an eye for spontaneity

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Highlight today announced the release of a new version of its location-based service app. The company calls it a “big evolution of its product” and centers around a new photo-sharing service that centers around your location — the company calls it “photos + physical space”. Additionally, the update includes the...
Highlight unveils location-focused photo sharing tool and event feature with an eye for spontaneity

Google Starts Using Computer Vision To Let You Search Your Google+ Photos

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Google almost completely revamped the Google+ photo experience last week, but somehow the company didn’t get around to announce one of the coolest photo-related features in its repertoire yet: Google now uses computer vision and machine learning to let you search your own photos for things like sunsets, food and...
Google Starts Using Computer Vision To Let You Search Your Google+ Photos

Dropbox updates with a fresh mobile look and refined photo experience on iOS

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Dropbox is updating its mobile app today with a fresh new look and a much refined photo browsing  experience on iOS. I was at Dropbox HQ this morning and had a look at the new apps for iPhone and iPad, and they’re impressive to say the least. When I asked...
Dropbox updates with a fresh mobile look and refined photo experience on iOS
Mobile photo sharing service Trover discovers the desktop

Facebook rebuilds its Page Manager iOS app, with faster response time, filters for photos, and stickers

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Facebook released an update today for its Page Manager iOS app. The company says that it has been rebuilt to help make managing Page content much faster and easier to use. Facebook’s Page Manager was released last year simply to help make it easy to manage Pages on the social...
Facebook rebuilds its Page Manager iOS app, with faster response time, filters for photos, and stickers
Dropbox to acquire photo-focused startup Snapjoy

Twitter takes aim at Instagram with its own shot at photo filters

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It might look like just a tint of color on top of a smartphone photo, but Twitter’s reported foray into the territory of photo-sharing and filtering could be a huge move for the social network as it continues to look for ways to grow its revenue and influence. Nick Bilton at the New...
Twitter takes aim at Instagram with its own shot at photo filters

As Facebook Launches A Standalone Camera App, The Instagram Buy Comes Into Focus

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We’ve known Facebook is serious about photos: Heck, it dropped a cool $1 billion on Instagram, the immensely popular mobile photo sharing app. What we didn’t know, however, is that Facebook was essentially building its own version of a stand-alone mobile photo sharing application, ostensibly to compete with Instagram before...
As Facebook Launches A Standalone Camera App, The Instagram Buy Comes Into Focus

Dropbox acquires photo storage company and fellow YC alum Snapjoy

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Dropbox announced Wednesday that it’s acquired photo-storage startup Snapjoy, another Y Combinator alum, to join the company in providing photo options to its cloud storage customers. Snapjoy wrote in a blog post Wednesday that it doesn’t plan to shut down its own service, but will instead combine with Dropbox to...
Dropbox acquires photo storage company and fellow YC alum Snapjoy

Google Announces Its New Superphone, The Nexus 4 (GOOG)

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Google has officially announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Nexus 4. The Nexus 4, which was widely leaked in the last few weeks, is a 4.7-inch smartphone running the newest version of Android. It was made by LG with input from Google. It has a 4.7-inch screen, and a quad-core...
Google Announces Its New Superphone, The Nexus 4 (GOOG)
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