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Not to Be Outdone by Airtime, YouTube App Updated For Google+ Hangouts

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YouTube announced on Thursday an update to its app for Google+ that will allow users to make playlists of YouTube videos inside of Hangouts, the group video chat feature that Google+ prides itself upon. The new feature is similar to one found in Airtime, former Facebook exec Sean Parker’s video...
Not to Be Outdone by Airtime, YouTube App Updated For Google+ Hangouts
AT&T's FaceTime move could get it slapped with an FCC fine

Proof Google Hangouts Are The Best Part Of Google+ (GOOG)

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I'm barely active on Google+, but I think Google Hangouts are a killer feature. With multiple people allowed to video chat at once (and an unlimited number of observers allowed, if you like), here are a few excellent applications of Hangouts. How do you use Google Hangouts? Let us know...
Proof Google Hangouts Are The Best Part Of Google+ (GOOG)
Apple's FaceTime finally goes cellular, says so long to WiFi restrictions

Vine graces Amazon Appstore, gives Kindle Fire HD's front-facing cam a workout

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Sure, the Kindle Fire HD may only have a front-facing camera, but its solitary shooter is about to start flexing more than its video chat muscles. Vine has just arrived on Amazon's Appstore, and it's ready for owners to download and churn out as many six-second video clips as...
Vine graces Amazon Appstore, gives Kindle Fire HD's front-facing cam a workout

AT&T Continues To Mock The Concept Of Net Neutrality; This Time With Google Hangouts Block

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The big telcos (AT&T and Verizon) have been trying to move more and more to wireless networks over wired networks, in large part because they've realized that, for whatever reason, the FCC more or less gave them pretty free reign to completely ignore net neutrality concepts on their wireless networks....
AT&T Continues To Mock The Concept Of Net Neutrality; This Time With Google Hangouts Block

Outing online sexual predators is a sensationalist stopgap | Sady Doyle

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Gawker and Anonymous exposing individuals is one thing - but can we change the culture in which such behaviour is tolerated?Last week, Gawker's Adrian Chen published a story claiming to unmask "The biggest troll on the web." It's hard to believe that anyone can objectively determine the winner of that...
Outing online sexual predators is a sensationalist stopgap | Sady Doyle
Hangouts, the best part of Google+, gets standalone iOS, Android, & Chrome apps
Rabbit raises $3.3M to turn video chat into truly social communication
Airtime Launches A Video Chat Network That’s The New Place To Hangout Online

TNW Pick of the Day: Vidyoo's video-chat app is like speed-dating for the Facebook generation

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Vidyoo is a new ‘people discovery’ platform for Facebook. While it’s broadly aimed at ‘meeting new people’, it’s really focusing on the lucrative dating market. It launched officially for the public yesterday, and promises to help you meet people who match your interests and preferences, with the main interaction subsequently...
TNW Pick of the Day: Vidyoo's video-chat app is like speed-dating for the Facebook generation

Oh, The Humanity: My Chatroulette Experience

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SFWeekly Web Editor Alexia Tsotsis (not pictured left) spent some time early this morning trying out Chatroulette, a website that connects random strangers for a video chat. The results are unlikely to surprise you. Unless you are new to this whole Internet thing. Screen shots of some of her more...
Oh, The Humanity: My Chatroulette Experience

Tomorrow on TNW: Ask ReTargeter founder Arjun Dev Arora your entrepreneurship questions

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Streaming live on The Next Web, ReTargeter founder Arjun Dev Arora will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) Thursday, June 27th. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Council’s #StartupLab initiative, a virtual mentorship program, Arjun will appear live via video chat broadcast on this site. Arjun...
Tomorrow on TNW: Ask ReTargeter founder Arjun Dev Arora your entrepreneurship questions
Bank of America launches ATMs with Teller Assist, brings video chat to cash machines

Tech Blogs 100% Absolutely, Totally Not Sure What Facebook Will Announce Tomorrow

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Facebook is gathering the world's press to its Menlo Park, California, headquarters on January 15 for a very special, very huge announcement. Like, mega huge. Like, the-world-will-never-be-the-same huge. And because it is not yet tomorrow, at this point, today, nobody actually seems to know exactly what Facebook will announce, and...
Tech Blogs 100% Absolutely, Totally Not Sure What Facebook Will Announce Tomorrow
Stars align behind Airtime video chat, but is it Skype or Color?

Review: Advansys RecollX for Skype keeps a searchable archive of Skype convos, IMs, and files

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Over the years, Skype has gained a greater acceptance by businesses, especially as the VOIP client has improved the features for video chat and group messaging. It is now common to see small call centers and virtual offices powered by Skype, as well as the editorial staffs of major...
Review: Advansys RecollX for Skype keeps a searchable archive of Skype convos, IMs, and files

OoVoo wants to bring TV viewing, gaming & dating to video chat

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Group video chat startup OoVoo is working on adding premium video content, gaming and dating applications to its service, according to OoVoo president Jay Samit. Adding additional content to video chat isn’t just supposed to make people stick around even longer, but also bring more advertisers on board. Samit told...
OoVoo wants to bring TV viewing, gaming & dating to video chat

Airtime’s Massive PR Launch Quantified: Full-Court Celebrity Press Conference = Just 150K Users

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Olivia Munn, Joel McHale, Julie Louis-Dreyfus, Ed Helms and Jim Carry at the Airtime launch. There were perhaps 100 print, online and TV reporters drinking coffee and eating parfait at the press event in Chelsea last week. Media from Bloomberg, CNN, the Associated Press and the New York Times down...
Airtime’s Massive PR Launch Quantified: Full-Court Celebrity Press Conference = Just 150K Users

We Want To Know THE TRUTH About Google+: Are You Using It? (GOOG)

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Google+ has quickly become a major point of contention for Google, its users, and the talking heads in Silicon Valley. comScore says no one is using it, and Google hasn't done anything to disprove comScore. In fact, Google makes things worse for itself by being super shady with Google+...
We Want To Know THE TRUTH About Google+: Are You Using It? (GOOG)

Reminder: First Google+ Hangout with President Obama is tonight

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President Obama will give the Google+ social network a high-profile boost by taking questions on a Hangout video chat starting at 5:30 p.m. Eastern tonight. The Hangout was announced a week ago, and it will hopefully allow for a more interactive experience than usual for political discourse. The President...
Reminder: First Google+ Hangout with President Obama is tonight

Next Techdirt Book Club Book: Cory Doctorow's Pirate Cinema

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It's time to announce the latest Techdirt Book Club book: Cory Doctorow's excellent new book Pirate Cinema. Many of you may have picked it up in the recent Humble Ebook Bundle that it was a part of. If not, you can, as always download it from Cory's site. Of course,...
Next Techdirt Book Club Book: Cory Doctorow's Pirate Cinema

Napster Founders' Start-Up Airtime Stumbles

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The video-chat service that launched with fanfare this year by the co-founders of Napster is mired in uncertainty after its product failed to attract enough followers....
Napster Founders' Start-Up Airtime Stumbles

Is This The Perfect Sexting App?

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Yesterday, nearly 40 startups presented at Y Combinator's biggest Demo Day ever. Y Combinator is a highly competitive startup accelerator program that has helped launch companies like Airbnb and Dropbox.A few companies generated some good buzz, but we noticed a significant amount of chatter about one company in particular....
Is This The Perfect Sexting App?

Funding daily: Gain some knowledge by playing a video game

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We’re trying something new with funding daily by publishing it earlier in the day. Let us know what you think in the comments. As always, you can follow our Deals channel for all the funding news we report throughout the day by clicking the RSS icon above or subscribing here....
Funding daily: Gain some knowledge by playing a video game

AT&T responds to FaceTime concerns, will restrict usage because it's a pre-installed app

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Having come under fire with the announcement that only customers signed up to one of its Mobile Share plans can utilise Apple’s FaceTime service over a cellular connection, US operator AT&T has taken the legal approach to explain its decision to customers, stating that because the app is preloaded, it...
AT&T responds to FaceTime concerns, will restrict usage because it's a pre-installed app

Ringadoc raises $700k to move closer to the frontline of virtual health care

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Ringadoc, a San Francisco startup that helps doctors manage patient phone calls, has raised an additional $700,000 in seed funding. The round, which included Siemer Ventures, Telegraph Hill Group and Dr. Lyle Dennis, a neurologist and founder of HealthKeep, brings the startup’s total amount raised to $1.9 million. Previous investors...
Ringadoc raises $700k to move closer to the frontline of virtual health care

Voice Apps Are The Biggest Trend VCs Missed Last Year

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Apps are making old fashion phone calls much smarter.  Gustaf Alströmer, VP of growth at Voxer, said voice is the biggest trend venture capitalists missed last year.  After looking at popular apps in the "social networking" category in Apple's App Store, it's clear voice integration is important for apps. But...
Voice Apps Are The Biggest Trend VCs Missed Last Year

New Site Unmasks Chatroulette Players

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Does Chatroulette, the popular video chat site, lose its appeal if it loses its anonymity?...
New Site Unmasks Chatroulette Players

AT&T to allow FaceTime, other video chat apps over cellular for all customers

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AT&T on Monday said it plans to more broadly enable the use of Apple’s FaceTime for users over its cellular network in the next few weeks, and by year’s end plans to allow video chat apps use over its network by all customers. This latest position on FaceTime and similar...
AT&T to allow FaceTime, other video chat apps over cellular for all customers
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