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Not an Incubator. Not an Accelerator. An ‘Academy.’ Startup Health Announces Inaugural Class

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(flickr.com/katerha) Healthcare startups have a rough go of it. They don't generate the buzz and excitement of a new private photo-sharing app or a virtual pinboard for moms, and they're taking on one of the most tangled, frustrating, illogical industries around. The premise of Startup Health is to support healthcare...
Not an Incubator. Not an Accelerator. An ‘Academy.’ Startup Health Announces Inaugural Class

Pinterest Drives More Traffic For Retailers Than Google+ [Infographic]

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It’s easy to see why Pinterest’s traffic has increased 429 percent in the last quarter: the online pinboard is more fun than a pair of scissors and a stack of magazines. This infographic from Monetate shows how Pinterest drives referral traffic to retailers, gaining an edge over Google+. continued… New...
Pinterest Drives More Traffic For Retailers Than Google+ [Infographic]

Slice launches social book network Bookshelf

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Haven’t been able to lay your hands on Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ yet? Oh, never mind… with the Slice Bookshelf, you might be able to borrow it from your bestie living down the street. Slice, the shopping app company...
Slice launches social book network Bookshelf

Unpinned: Facebook Shuts Down Test Of Its Pinterest-Style Collections Feature

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No so Pinteresting after all. Facebook began testing Collections on October 8th. But today I found that photos users collected had disappeared and so had posts with Collect or Want buttons . I asked Facebook and it confirmed that indeed, “the test is now complete”. Maybe no one got hooked...
Unpinned: Facebook Shuts Down Test Of Its Pinterest-Style Collections Feature

Pinterest's Cofounder: We're Still Trying To Figure Out Copyright Laws

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Pinterest co-founder Ben Silbermann responded to a lawyer who removed some of her pinboards out of fear of copyright infringement. In a new blog post, the lawyer named "Kristen," said Silbermann was still trying to figure out an effective solution to avoid copyright infringement on the site. Silbermann said "some...
Pinterest's Cofounder: We're Still Trying To Figure Out Copyright Laws

Social Media Posts Organizer Favs Comes in Handy

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Favs works with several social services: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instapaper, Delicious, Google Reader, Instagram, Pinboard, and Vimeo, to name a few....
Social Media Posts Organizer Favs Comes in Handy

Pinterest's API Is Coming Soon, And VCs Are Super Excited

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Digital pinboard Pinterest is going to be releasing an API very soon, and VCs are champing at the bit to invest in startups who will build on top of it. Later today, I'm hosting a panel on investing in social commerce at our Social Commerce Summit with four venture...
Pinterest's API Is Coming Soon, And VCs Are Super Excited

Pinterest Just Made Its First Big Entertainment Deal With 'The Biggest Loser'

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Pinterest, the pinboard-inspired pic sharing site, has teamed with NBC's "The Biggest Loser" to promote the competish program and healthier lifestyle choices. Partnership includes Peacock-created instructional content that will appear on Pinterest and complement each week's episode. Viewers will be directed to "Biggest Loser's" Pinterest page during broadcasts, where they...
Pinterest Just Made Its First Big Entertainment Deal With 'The Biggest Loser'

Sarah Tavel, Who Led Bessemer’s Investment In Pinterest, Gets Down To Busines At Pinterest

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Pinterest is starting to fill up its own Pinboard… with money people. Sarah Tavel, a former VP at Bessemer Venture Partners (the same BVP that led a Series A round in Pinterest in 2011), has now joined the social startup in a business development role. The move comes about a...
Sarah Tavel, Who Led Bessemer’s Investment In Pinterest, Gets Down To Busines At Pinterest

How to Stay Safe on Pinterest

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Pinterest. It's a free for all, the perfect place to find visually stimulating images and then perform fast, repining actions. Populate your online bulletin board (a.k.a. pinboard) with the inner visions of your mind. Just don't forget that you're probably frictionlessly sharing with Pinterest some of the same information you're...
How to Stay Safe on Pinterest

Flickr adds Pinterest opt-out code to copyrighted photos

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To prevent piracy, the Yahoo-owned photo-sharing site adds the virtual pinboard's new "do-not-pin" code to all Flickr pages with copyrighted or protected images, VentureBeat reports. [Read more]...
Flickr adds Pinterest opt-out code to copyrighted photos

Boot up: Facebook countersues Yahoo over patents, Nokia Lumia 900 reviews, and more

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Plus Instagram makes its Android debut, and is Facebook suing a TechCrunch commenter?A quick burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamFacebook Threatens To Sue TechCrunch Commenter >> TechCrunchSeems fairly innocuous. Stratton tells us he received a four-page letter via FedEx on April...
Boot up: Facebook countersues Yahoo over patents, Nokia Lumia 900 reviews, and more
House Beautiful Tests Pinterest Integration…In Its Printed Pages

Boot up: Roy Bostock leaves Yahoo, Google Chrome for Android, and more

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Plus the mysterious case of the address book and PathA quick burst of 5 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamYahoo loses chairman as board is shaken again >> guardian.co.ukIn case you missed last night...Chrome For Android: The Browser For The 1% >> parislemonFirst of...
Boot up: Roy Bostock leaves Yahoo, Google Chrome for Android, and more

Read Later is a great Mac client for Instapaper and Read it Later and now it’s free

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If you, like us, are fans of the ‘save things to read them later’ services Instapaper and Read it Later, then you’ll probably enjoy this news. ReadNow, a Mac client for accessing those services, has been renamed ReadLater and is now available on the Mac App Store for free. The app has...
Read Later is a great Mac client for Instapaper and Read it Later and now it’s free
Digg Archive offers users access to their old data

The Five Stages of Hosting (Pinboard Blog)

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1. The Monastery 2. The Dorm Room 3. The Apartment 4. The Condo 5. The Stately Manor (Full Story: The Five Stages of Hosting (Pinboard Blog))...
The Five Stages of Hosting (Pinboard Blog)

Pintrips Launches A Collaborative Trip Planning Dashboard For Tracking Flights & Prices Across Destinations In Real-Time

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Pintrips, a new personal travel planning startup, is today publicly entering the competitive, crowded travel space with the public debut of its online pinboard for tracking flights and prices. The service operates differently from the typical price comparison engines and aggregators, as its focus isn’t only on finding the best...
Pintrips Launches A Collaborative Trip Planning Dashboard For Tracking Flights & Prices Across Destinations In Real-Time

Pinterest ditches invite-only policy, throws open its doors

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Pinterest, a social pinboard site, threw open its doors to anyone who wants to join....
Pinterest ditches invite-only policy, throws open its doors
YC-Backed Kippt Launches Collaborative Bookmarking App To Become The GitHub For Links

Check Out Which Celebrities Are On Pinterest

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If you haven't heard of Pinterest, you're missing out. The site, which brands itself as "a pinboard for the things you love" is highly addicting—so addicting it's gaining the attention of everyone from college students to Hollywood's A-listers. The site allows you to virtually pin anything of interest to pinboards through...
Check Out Which Celebrities Are On Pinterest

Show off your social metrics with Social Tiles

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Social Tiles is a new iOS app from Devigners, and is currently highlighted in the New section of the App Store’s Social Networking category. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, though the App Store description suggests this will become a paid app at some point...
Show off your social metrics with Social Tiles

Gemvara Raises $25 Million to Become the Zales of the Internet

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A majority of people have never bought jewelry online, but that isn’t keeping Gemvara from trying to change that. “Our intent is to be aggressive as possible in doing that and to ultimately do to Tiffany’s and other local jewelers what Amazon did to Barnes & Noble and other local...
Gemvara Raises $25 Million to Become the Zales of the Internet

Pinterest launches on Barnes & Noble's Nook tablets alongside an overhauled Facebook app

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Barnes & Noble announced today that Pinterest has launched a dedicated app for many of its Nook tablets, and will come preloaded alongside an overhauled Facebook app for new devices starting today. The Pinterest app is available from the Nook store immediately and should give tablet owners all of the...
Pinterest launches on Barnes & Noble's Nook tablets alongside an overhauled Facebook app

For Romney Family, Pinterest Is a Double-Edged Sword

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After Think Progress posted a Pinterest pinboard of fancyish hotels in which Mitt Romney had stayed during his Presidential campaign, Mitt Romney Tweeted out a link to his wife's own pinboard, noting "Ann's way ahead of me on this one." The things Ann Romney likes, and has pinned, strictly disinclude...
For Romney Family, Pinterest Is a Double-Edged Sword
Springpad’s latest update looks like Evernote and Pinterest had a digital notebook baby
Educlipper launches its 'virtual pinboard' for teachers & students

“Leap second” bugs take out some prominent websites

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It was a rough weekend for the internet. While Friday’s problems with Amazon Web Services and other sites could be chalked up to some wicked thunderstorms, several sites went down Saturday for periods of time thanks to problems with the “leap second.” About every 18 months, according to timeanddate.com, the...
“Leap second” bugs take out some prominent websites

Boot up: Apple pried open in Samsung patents battle, how to save RIM's BlackBerry, and more

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Plus Apple 'in talks' to buy Pinterest rival, The Fancy, and what happened to Y Combinator's first startupsA quick burst of five links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamApple Wants To Buy Pinterest Rival, The Fancy >> Business InsiderSounds speculative, but nevertheless: The objective: to...
Boot up: Apple pried open in Samsung patents battle, how to save RIM's BlackBerry, and more

Study: Pinterest drives more referral traffic than Google+, nearly on par with Twitter

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Pinterest, the website which lets people collect and share photos online with a “virtual pinboard,” has steadily amassed a very dedicated following of users that spreads far beyond the app-obsessed early adopter crowd. On Tuesday, a new study out of content sharing company Shareaholic showed just how powerful the Palo...
Study: Pinterest drives more referral traffic than Google+, nearly on par with Twitter
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