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Facebook platform update: FBML apps won’t work after today, live stream plugin to be removed

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FBML apps are set to stop working today as part of the removal of Facebook Markup Language. Facebook also announced that it will remove the live stream plugin from the platform in favor of the comments box. Some old page tab applications and very early canvas games that have not...
Facebook platform update: FBML apps won’t work after today, live stream plugin to be removed
Face To Face: How Airtime Will Re-Humanize The Internet

‘Can I help you?’: How LivePerson decides who’s worth the personal touch

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Even if you haven’t heard of LivePerson, chances are you’ve encountered one of its products while browsing online. It’s the company behind many of the pop-up windows offering real-time chat with a representative, as well as other forms of online customer engagement. It’s also a treasure trove of consumer data...
‘Can I help you?’: How LivePerson decides who’s worth the personal touch

Saudi Arabian Government Mulls Ban Of WhatsApp, Skype And Viber Over Regulatory Requirements

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Saudi Arabia is looking at a potential block of services including WhatsApp, Skype and Viber that allow VOiP, messaging and real-time chat according to the country’s official press agency (via CNET). The potential service blockage is a response to these apps not adhering to regulatory requirements put in place by...
Saudi Arabian Government Mulls Ban Of WhatsApp, Skype And Viber Over Regulatory Requirements

Grooveshark unveils Broadcast, a service to create user-run radio shows with custom audio playlists

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Music service Grooveshark announced on Monday that it will soon be launching a new service called Broadcast. The premise behind it is that it will allow anyone to create their own radio station. Similar to BlogTalkRadio meets Turntable.fm, Broadcast will let any user stream music or audio files to their...
Grooveshark unveils Broadcast, a service to create user-run radio shows with custom audio playlists
Citrix Launches Podio Chat To Bring Instant Messages, Video And Audio Chat To Its Social Business Platform

YC-Funded Project Management Tool Interstate Goes 2.0, Adds Paid Accounts, Chat & Embeds

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Interstate is a project management application for small teams that focuses on providing businesses and developers with easily sharable roadmaps for their projects. The Y Combinator-funded startup which launched out of the incubator’s summer 2011 class is launching version 2 of its service today. This update marks the launch of...
YC-Funded Project Management Tool Interstate Goes 2.0, Adds Paid Accounts, Chat & Embeds

HootSuite's Conversations Adds Real-Time Chat To Its Social Media Mgmt Dashboard

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HootSuite has carved out a position as a popular way for businesses to manage their social media profiles on sites like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, but in its quest to become more of a one-stop “dashboard” for all social media interactions, it is adding a new feature: Conversations, a real-time...
HootSuite's Conversations Adds Real-Time Chat To Its Social Media Mgmt Dashboard

Minube's Trip Planning Feature Just Got A Lot More Social, iOS App Adds Real-Time Messaging

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Minube, the social travel startup that focuses on inspiration for would-be travellers, has rolled out a nice update to the trip planning feature of its iOS app. After creating and sharing a list of things to do and see or where to stay or eat — which works like a...
Minube's Trip Planning Feature Just Got A Lot More Social, iOS App Adds Real-Time Messaging

Facebook to reportedly launch Snapchat-like app in the coming weeks

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Facebook is reportedly set to launch a SnapChat-like photo messaging app before end of the year, according to All Things D which reports that the service is currently in testing. SnapChat has grown strongly this year thanks to its unique feature that lets users share photos that are given expiry...
Facebook to reportedly launch Snapchat-like app in the coming weeks

Mobile Chat Platform-maker Look.io Acquired by LivePerson

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PandoDaily has learned that fledgling mobile chat platform provider Look.io is being acquired by LivePerson (Nasdaq: LPSN). The Los Angeles-based startup, which recently completed its incubation within Amplify.la, offers plug-and-play tool such as live-chat and screen sharing to mobile app developers. To date, Look.io’s biggest partnership was with last minute...
Mobile Chat Platform-maker Look.io Acquired by LivePerson

Upcoming Salesforce.com release adds real-time chat

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Salesforce.com, which has placed ample emphasis on its Chatter social networking application, will actually begin providing real-time chat functionality as part of an imminent upgrade to its family of cloud-based software, according to a company document....
Upcoming Salesforce.com release adds real-time chat

Upcoming Salesforce.com Release Adds Real-time Chat Capabilities

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Salesforce.com, which has placed ample emphasis on its Chatter social networking application, will actually begin providing real-time chat functionality as part......
Upcoming Salesforce.com Release Adds Real-time Chat Capabilities
Yammer quietly rolls out real-time chat
Spreecast extends its live video broadcast platform to mobile by popular demand
Sneak Peek: Babblr Readies A Real-Time Chat Client For Tumblr

Killer Wireless-N 1202 WiFi / Bluetooth cards in Alienware gaming laptops eyes-on

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Last month, Dell announced that its Alienware gaming laptops would be outfitted with Qualcomm Atheros' Killer Wireless-N 1202 WiFi cards. Aside from sporting low-latency capabilities, the add-on also sports some Bluetooth connectivity. Here at E3, we were able to spend some time with the tech to see just how...
Killer Wireless-N 1202 WiFi / Bluetooth cards in Alienware gaming laptops eyes-on
Microsoft isn't slowing Yammer down: Major update adds Hootsuite integration, IM, & more

Firebase Raises $1.1M For Real-Time App Infrastructure

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Last month, I wrote about Y Combinator-backed Firebase and its ambitious vision to reinvent the infrastructure of real-time apps. Now the company is announcing that some big investors have signed on to that vision, with a $1.1 million round led by Flybridge Capital Partners. Other investors in the round include...
Firebase Raises $1.1M For Real-Time App Infrastructure
HootSuite takes social media management into Yammer territory with Conversations

Draw Something shoots to success with simple draw-and-guess gameplay

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Draw Something from OMGPOP, available now on the App Store in both free ad-supported and paid ad-free editions, has shot to immense popularity worldwide in recent weeks, topping both the iPhone and iPad charts. The game is a simple draw-and-guess game where players compete against each other to create pictures...
Draw Something shoots to success with simple draw-and-guess gameplay

Firebase gets $5.6M to launch its paid product and fire up its base

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Firebase, the San Francisco startup with a real-time development platform, will use $5.6 million in fresh funding to launch the commercial (paid) version of its tool, to hire staff and to build the community around its service. The Series A funding comes from Flybridge and Union Square Ventures. The company’s claim...
Firebase gets $5.6M to launch its paid product and fire up its base

Real-time On-Topic Chat Platform Menshn Closes After Co-Founders' Working Relationship Sours

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Don’t menshn the working relationship. Twitter-esque real-time chat platform, Menshn, is to close after barely half a year. The platform launched back in June, initially aimed at capitalizing on the U.S. election — with the basic premise of serving people who want to have a real-time online conversation that stays...
Real-time On-Topic Chat Platform Menshn Closes After Co-Founders' Working Relationship Sours

Converser Launches To Power In-App Customer Communications After Raising $1.2 Seed Round

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Another Irish startup has thrown its wares into the in-app messaging ring. After working with and developing its product alongside a number of enterprise customers, Dublin-based Converser opens up to mobile developers today with an in-app communication platform that can be incorporated into iOS/Android apps to provide two-way communication with...
Converser Launches To Power In-App Customer Communications After Raising $1.2 Seed Round
Another Private Social Network For Families: Grou.ps Debuts Babyzilla App

Twitter chat extension Bonfire to close, will be extinguished on September 26

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Earlier in the year, we waxed lyrical about a new Twitter chat service called Bonfire, a browser extension that integrates a real-time chat service into the official Twitter website. While the service gained a loyal userbase, the company has decided to close its chat tool, telling users it will turn...
Twitter chat extension Bonfire to close, will be extinguished on September 26
Ready To Talk FB? Social Finance Site TradingView Debuts Real-Time Chat

Facebook Messenger 1.8 for iPhone and Android adds online buddy list, quick switching between conversations

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Facebook Messenger for iOS and Android just hit version 1.8, bringing a few slick new features like fast conversation switching, swipe-to-delete for specific messages, and a built-in buddy list for who's "online" when you start a new conversation. The updates should roll out over the next hour or so,...
Facebook Messenger 1.8 for iPhone and Android adds online buddy list, quick switching between conversations

Firebase Aims To Reinvent Real-Time App Infrastructure, And It Already Has 4,000 Sign-Ups

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Firebase is one of those startups with an almost crazily big vision — it wants to simplify the development of powerful, real-time apps, to the point where (as co-founder James Tamplin put it) it’s “jettisoning the whole notion of a server even existing.” The company, which was part of the...
Firebase Aims To Reinvent Real-Time App Infrastructure, And It Already Has 4,000 Sign-Ups
New BlackBerry Messenger will offer free voice calls over Wi-Fi, open beta starts today
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