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Flickr gets revamp -- with 1 TB of photo storage free -- and Yahoo gets new NYC office

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Yahoo’s already had a busy Monday, what with that little $1.1 billion Tumblr acquisition, but the company had a few more announcements to make at a press conference Monday afternoon in New York. It’s revamping its photo-sharing service Flickr , which has largely been left to languish since Yahoo acquired...
Flickr gets revamp -- with 1 TB of photo storage free -- and Yahoo gets new NYC office
Dropbox for Android introduces automatic photo and video uploads, iOS update coming soon

Appcelerator adds $3 million to Series C from Presidio Ventures

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Mobile app development platform Appcelerator has added an additional $3 million in funding from Presidio Ventures to its Series C round, reports The Next Web. The developer’s most recent round of funding was a $16 million venture round that closed on Feb. 24. In total, the company has now raised...
Appcelerator adds $3 million to Series C from Presidio Ventures

Deleting a photo on Facebook might not be what it seems

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A picture can say a thousand words, but there seems to be one word Facebook doesn’t understand: “delete.” When you click the “delete” button on Facebook, in essence, you’re actually sending a request to Facebook to remove that photo file from its servers. This request should be fulfilled in a...
Deleting a photo on Facebook might not be what it seems

1000memories Launches Shoeboxes, Photo Storage and Collaboration

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Out in my garage, my family has tub after tub of old photographs that we never see. The problem with it all is that they are so disorganized, that we never get to see them, yet there are so many photographs, that’s all we want to do. For the last...
1000memories Launches Shoeboxes, Photo Storage and Collaboration

Flickr's 1TB for photos is great, but how about a smart shoebox?

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commentary More space for online photo storage is a welcome move, but it's also like having a bigger "shoebox" where more of your photos get lost. How about an increase in organization? [Read more]...
Flickr's 1TB for photos is great, but how about a smart shoebox?
Amazon launches cloud photo storage app for iPhone and iPad

Google shows off Auto Enhance and Highlights photo-editing tools for Google+ (update: video)

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Hot on the heels of folding photo storage in with Gmail and Google+, Google is showing off two photo-editing tools for G+ called Auto Enhance and Highlights. Starting with Auto Enhance, this is clearly the fruit of Google's eight-month-old Snapseed acquisition: with this feature you can do things like...
Google shows off Auto Enhance and Highlights photo-editing tools for Google+ (update: video)

Cell phone photo locker PicPlz shuttering July 3

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Unexpectedly, photo storage and sharing service PicPlz is closing. The permanent shutdown is expected July 3. All photos and user data will be deleted during the closure, with users encouraged to log in and download all photos prior to shutdown. No specific reasons for the shutdown have been given.......
Cell phone photo locker PicPlz shuttering July 3

OMGPOP Keeps Rolling in the Downloads

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Draw Something (originally the edgier "Draw My Thing"). With $ZNGA raking it in and SNAP Interactive's booming stock price, why anyone would ever do a startup for something other than social gaming is beyond us. Soho-based OMGPOP just had another hit with "Draw Something," an app that hit a million iPhone...
OMGPOP Keeps Rolling in the Downloads
Polaroid's Socialmatic Camera Is A Retro Instagram Dream
A question that Twitter needs to ask itself

Nikon rebrands and simplifies its cloud photo storage as Image Space

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Not many of us would say Nikon's MyPicturetown caught on as an online image service -- that name certainly didn't help much. The camera maker is hoping to spark some new life this month with the relaunch of its photo cloud as Nikon Image Space. Thankfully, it's a lot...
Nikon rebrands and simplifies its cloud photo storage as Image Space

Google begins offering extra paid storage for e-mail, photos

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Borrowing a page from Yahoo's (YHOO) playbook, Google (GOOG) has begun offering extra storage plans to users of Gmail and Picasa, its e-mail and photo storage services. The company says it will soon expand the storage service so that it will hold documents as well. Users still receive 2 gigabytes...
Google begins offering extra paid storage for e-mail, photos

Facebook starts really, truly deleting removed photos

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For those who haven't kept track, Facebook has had a years-long history of only maybe-sort-of-more-or-less purging our photos: they could be removed from a profile, but they would sometimes float around the site's content delivery networks for months or years, just waiting for a prospective employer to spot those...
Facebook starts really, truly deleting removed photos

Photobucket Revamps To Rival Social Sharing Photo And Video Sites

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Photobucket has just revealed a vastly made-over user experience for its online photo service, which has usually functioned as a photo depository of sorts. The company says it's reacting to a recent survey it conducted which quizzed people about their digital habits--two thirds said they were disorganized in managing their...
Photobucket Revamps To Rival Social Sharing Photo And Video Sites

Twitter switched from Photobucket to an in-house storage system called Blobstore in September

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Today, Twitter has posted up an article on its engineering blog explaining how its in-house photo storage system called Blobstore works. Twitter built the new storage product in-house to replace Photobucket, which it partnered with in 2011, when it began allowing native photo attachments. Blobstore was turned on in September,...
Twitter switched from Photobucket to an in-house storage system called Blobstore in September
MyShoeBox offers unlimited photo storage, backup, and sharing -- for free

App.net adds 10 GB of storage per user, enabling video and photo sharing apps

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App.net, the ad-free social nework founded by Dalton Caldwell, has taken a significant step forward after it launched a new API to allow users to store and share images, video and other files on the service. Today’s release provides each paying user of the service with 10GB of free storage...
App.net adds 10 GB of storage per user, enabling video and photo sharing apps

Yahoo debuts new Flickr; 1TB of storage space, new Android app

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Speaking at tonight's Yahoo press event in New York City, Marissa Mayer and Yahoo's Mobile Engineering senior vice president and Flickr product manager Adam Cahan revealed the new Flickr, offering users 1TB of photo storage in a "very metro" user interface. The new Flickr is now live....    ...
Yahoo debuts new Flickr; 1TB of storage space, new Android app

Appcelerator introduces private cloud services to court bigger developers, enterprise clients

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Mobile app development platform Appcelerator has expanded its cloud services offerings. Developers working with Appcelerator can now opt to have their own private, dedicated, cloud service servers that can be set up either virtually or at their own premises. Appcelerator introduced cloud services to its product lineup earlier this year, giving...
Appcelerator introduces private cloud services to court bigger developers, enterprise clients

Cell phone photo locker PicPlz shuttering July 3

www.electronista.com
Unexpectedly, photo storage and sharing service PicPlz is closing. The permanent shutdown is expected July 3. All photos and user data is going to be deleted during the closure. Users are encouraged to login and download all photos prior to shutdown. No specific reasons for the shutdown have been given.......
Cell phone photo locker PicPlz shuttering July 3

Twitter reveals new back-end photo storage system

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In light of the photo wars going on among social media companies of late, a Twitter engineer wrote in a blog post Tuesday explaining that the company has built it’s own back-end storage solution for photos, replacing previous partner Photobucket which had housed the photos. In a lengthy blog post explaining...
Twitter reveals new back-end photo storage system

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
Eye-Fi Branches Out With Photo-Syncing and Storage App, Circ

Oh, and Another Thing About FaceTagram: Your Location

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Last August, it was reported that Facebook was considering the introduction of photo filters to its Web site, as the millions using popular photo-sharing app Instagram continued to multiply. Now, it’s gone ahead and spent $1 billion on Lo-Fi, Valencia and the rest of them. It’s not all about the...
Oh, and Another Thing About FaceTagram: Your Location
Three years later, deleting your photos on Facebook now actually works

Instagram's Ambitions Are Not Limited To Photos

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Instagram became a startup worth $1 billion to Facebook because it's a fast, simple way for users to take photos with their iPhones, make them pretty and share them with their friends. But Instagram's ambitions are not limited to photos. During a Q&A with Business Insider's Matt Rosoff last...
Instagram's Ambitions Are Not Limited To Photos
Dropbox for iOS update removes full-resolution photo limitation, adds iPhone 5 compatibility

Flickr Announces One Free Terabyte Of Storage Space Per User, Officially Beating Everyone

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Yahoo’s Flickr photo-sharing service is now offering one full terabyte for users, enough storage space to hold whole swathes of the world’s photos. The service is offering this benefit in addition to its full resolution photo storage service. While the average user will probably not touch the outer limits of...
Flickr Announces One Free Terabyte Of Storage Space Per User, Officially Beating Everyone
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