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Sharing private family photos and videos online | Ask Jack

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Greg Thomas wants to share family photos and videos with far-flung relatives, while keeping them privateI'm looking for a way to post videos and photos of my child so that family members in far flung places can see her growing up. Rather than posting private videos on YouTube and then...
Sharing private family photos and videos online | Ask Jack

We Need an Open and Federated Social Network. Even Facebook’s Paul Buchheit Said So.

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I’ve been somewhat following the whole Facebook privacy debacle over the last few weeks with some interest. The very passioned outcry I’ve seen from so many is something I didn’t expect. I agree that any social network that offer layers of both public and private sharing needs to adhere to...
We Need an Open and Federated Social Network. Even Facebook’s Paul Buchheit Said So.

Is Comcast Thumbing Its Nose At FCC's Open Internet Rules By Exempting Xbox VOD From Data Cap?

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As was somewhat expected, this week Comcast announced its plans to offer Xfinity video on demand via the Xbox 360... which will require customers to subscribe to both Xfinity TV and the broadband service, meaning that this isn't a solution for getting around your cable subscription (of course, because Comcast...
Is Comcast Thumbing Its Nose At FCC's Open Internet Rules By Exempting Xbox VOD From Data Cap?

China's Sina didn't just launch a Path rival, it cloned its iOS app

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We’ve written about the rise of Path clones in China, and now the US-based social network might have just got its largest competitor after media giant Sina launched MeYou (密友), its own clone that hit China’s App Store today. The app, spotted by Technode, faithfully follows the design intricacies and principles of Path’s...
China's Sina didn't just launch a Path rival, it cloned its iOS app

FamilyLeaf, The YC-Backed Social Network For You And Your Kin, Adds 4 Advisors And A Snapchat-Like Feature For Sharing

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When the family-based social network FamilyLeaf first made its debut as part of the Y Combinator Spring 2012 class, the startup set itself up as a kind of anti-Facebook: a place where relatives could come together in a private network built with family networking in mind without some of the...
FamilyLeaf, The YC-Backed Social Network For You And Your Kin, Adds 4 Advisors And A Snapchat-Like Feature For Sharing

Kanex launches $99 meDrive, a private cloud for your iOS device

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Kanex might be typecast as a mere maker of display cables, but that doesn't mean it's not capable of belting out the odd line of Shakespeare. Its latest "challenging" role is the meDrive, a device that creates a private cloud to bounce files between your iOS and desktop devices....
Kanex launches $99 meDrive, a private cloud for your iOS device

Apple to Alter VPN On Demand Behavior in iOS 6.1 and Later Due to VirnetX Lawsuit

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The Loop points to a new Apple support document disclosing that the company will be changing the behavior of the VPN On Demand feature on iOS devices running iOS 6.1 or later through a software update to be released later this month. The changes have been necessitated by a $368...
Apple to Alter VPN On Demand Behavior in iOS 6.1 and Later Due to VirnetX Lawsuit

Former RIM co-CEO wanted rival devices to connect to BlackBerry networks before he left

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Prior to stepping down from his position as co-CEO at Research in Motion (RIM), Jim Balsillie is reported to have engaged in talks with numerous high-profile mobile carriers around the world in the hope of securing deals that would see rival mobile devices owners connect to its proprietary networks. Sources...
Former RIM co-CEO wanted rival devices to connect to BlackBerry networks before he left

Google Lets Fearmongers and Unbelievers Opt Out of Buzz

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Google's expansion and knowledge of the many things you do online collectively has some corners of the Web distrusting every move the Mountain View giant makes - even when they tell you in advance what they are doing, and how it might effect you. The company's moves toward openness and...
Google Lets Fearmongers and Unbelievers Opt Out of Buzz
The Facebook-ification of Path and Instagram is at least partly our fault
Younity makes its limitless personal cloud service social, unshackling the files stored on all your devices

BitTorrent Launches Private and Secure Dropbox Alternative

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BitTorrent is a very powerful distribution tool. There is simply no faster way than BitTorrent for those who share files with several devices at once. Just ask Twitter and Facebook, two major technology companies that rely on BitTorrent technology to distribute files across their networks. For the public, however, there’s...
BitTorrent Launches Private and Secure Dropbox Alternative
TimeWarner, net neutrality foes cry foul over Netflix requirements for Super HD
Former FCC chairman Genachowski calls for emergency ad hoc network in Boston
Apparent's social network helps parents plan playdates for their kids
FamilyLeaf Brings Your Kin Together In Its Own Private Social Network
Apple Backtracks on Planned Changes to VPN On Demand Behavior on iOS Devices

Exclusive: SpiderCloud lands NEC contract to build private 3G networks

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Silicon Valley 3G femtocell startup SpiderCloud Wireless just closed a big $35 million funding round, but it’s about to reveal a deal arguable of much bigger importance. On Thursday, SpiderCloud will announce a new contract with one of the world’s biggest telecom infrastructure makers, NEC, to supply its enterprise small...
Exclusive: SpiderCloud lands NEC contract to build private 3G networks

Here's Why The Yammer-Microsoft Deal Might Be GREAT News For LinkedIn (MSFT, LNKD)

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The Yammer-Microsoft deal has just handed LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner a one-of-a-kind opportunity. Weiner recently said that LinkedIn, which runs a mostly public professional social network, has been testing a private network for its own employees to share information. That's exactly what Yammer does. He also pointed out that employees...
Here's Why The Yammer-Microsoft Deal Might Be GREAT News For LinkedIn (MSFT, LNKD)

Printers join fray in network vulnerability landscape

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Printers are not the typical paths cybercriminals take into corporate networks. Nevertheless, the devices have become a concern among experts who see them as an ignored weakness in network defenses. Andrew Howard, a U.K. mobile app developer, recently raised the issue of printer security by showing that a "quick,...
Printers join fray in network vulnerability landscape

Former 49er Steve Young Challenges Jive CEO: Create A Social Network For Ex-NFL Players

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Courtesy: SF 49ers Former San Francisco 49er Steve Young called on Jive CEO Tony Zingale Tuesday night to create a private social network for ex-NFL players. He was speaking on a panel with business partner at Northgate Capital and fellow 49er Brent Jones, who both invest in the enterprise social networking...
Former 49er Steve Young Challenges Jive CEO: Create A Social Network For Ex-NFL Players

Thanks to the iPhone, Fon finds its sweet spot in Japan

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Fon may have launched in Madrid, but lately the company has taken on a very Japanese flavor. According to the company, which pioneered the concept of a global community Wi-Fi network, 1 million, or a full one-sixth, of its global access points now reside in Japan. It owes a big...
Thanks to the iPhone, Fon finds its sweet spot in Japan

Path hits the 10-million-served mark

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Private social network Path today announced that it has surpassed the ten million user mark. The company’s Twitter update reads, “10 million users and growing! We’re so excited.” Headquartered in downtown San Francisco, Path enables largely private messaging and sharing amongst small groups of family and friends in a...
Path hits the 10-million-served mark

Enough With Social Stalking: Business-Focused INTRO App Will Let Members Network More Privately

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INTRO, the ambient location app whose claim-to-fame is how it’s angling to become the “LinkedIn” of the social/local people-stalking space, is now increasing its business-oriented focus. With the iOS app‘s most recent update, due to roll out any day (minute?) now, INTRO is adding features that will allow members of groups to...
Enough With Social Stalking: Business-Focused INTRO App Will Let Members Network More Privately

Qunb wins the LeWeb 12 startup contest, helps users find and visualize numerical data

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Le Web Paris 2012 has come to an end. So has the startup competition, an important part of the annual conference for Europe’s finest in tech. And the winner is … Qunb, a Paris, France-based startup that wants to help users – both individuals and corporations – find, share, visualize...
Qunb wins the LeWeb 12 startup contest, helps users find and visualize numerical data
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Sources: Doctors Social Network Doximity Raises Another $20M Led By Morgenthaler Ventures

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Doctors social network Doximity has raised another $20 million at an $80 million valuation led by Morgenthaler Ventures, TechCrunch understands from sources. We’ve reached out to the company for confirmation. That would make this Doximity’s Series B financing round. In March last year it launched with a Series A round...
Sources: Doctors Social Network Doximity Raises Another $20M Led By Morgenthaler Ventures

Time Warner to bring live video to Android 4 users

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A product manager for Time Warner cable has announced that the company expects to finally bring a live video app to Android before Memorial Day, but the app will be limited to Android 4.x (Ice Cream Sandwich, or ICS) due to it being "the only version of the Android OS...
Time Warner to bring live video to Android 4 users

Wordpress.com Founder Matt Mullenweg: The Cloud is Marketing Speak

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The Wordpress.com network went down last week. In the wake of the outage, we started looking at what infrastructure Wordpress.com uses for serving its 10 million blogs. Wordpress.com is run from data centers in Chicago and San Antonio. Layered Technologies (LayeredTech) manages most of the Wordpress.com infrastructure. According to LayeredTech...
Wordpress.com Founder Matt Mullenweg: The Cloud is Marketing Speak

Snapchat Accounts For More Photo Shares Than Instagram As Pic Sharing Set To Double In 2013

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Photo uploading and sharing is growing at an incredible pace, according to data shared by KPCB’s Mary Meeker in the Internet Trends report she presented on stage at D11 today. Well over 500 million photos are shared per day on average so far in 2013, the report estimates, which is...
Snapchat Accounts For More Photo Shares Than Instagram As Pic Sharing Set To Double In 2013
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