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Hands-On With The Revamped iOS App For We Heart It, The Feel-Good Social Photo Site

weheartitios We Heart It, the Pinterest-meets-Tumblr social image sharing platform that’s attracted a large and passionate user base among teens and the under-25 set, today rolled out a completely rebuilt and redesigned iOS app. We Heart It president Dave Williams swung by TechCrunch’s San Francisco headquarters to give us a hands-on first look at the app, which has been overhauled from the… Read More

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Hitpost Co-founder, Designer Aaron Krane Joins Khosla Ventures As An EIR

aaron-krane Aaron Krane, the designer-founder who started Hitpost, a sports-centric mobile company that Yahoo later acquired, is joining Khosla Ventures as an entrepreneur-in-residence. He’s close with some of Khosla’s recently hired consumer-focused VCs like former Square COO Keith Rabois and Ben Ling, who both have come on in the last two years. Krane worked alongside Rabois at Slide.… Read More

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Secret Escapes Acquires My City Venue To Add More Events To Luxury Travel Club

My City Venue Secret Escapes, the UK luxury travel ‘flash sales’ site that offers members heavy discounts on luxury hotels and holidays, has quietly acquired 3 year old My City Venue to bolster the events side of its business. Read More

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Oculus Starts Shipping Its Next-Gen Rift VR Headset, A Bit Later Than Expected

Screen Shot 2014-07-24 at 9.03.02 AM It’s a bit later than they originally hoped, but the second pre-release version of Oculus’ $350 virtual reality headset is finally finding its way onto the delivery trucks. Read More

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SilverPush Says It’s Using “Audio Beacons” For An Unusual Approach To Cross-Device Ad Targeting

silverpush graphic A number of companies are trying to help advertisers bridge the gap between devices — i.e., to identify when the same person is accessing the web or apps from the desktop, phone, and tablets. Now a mobile advertising startup called SilverPush says it has created the most accurate approach yet. Making those connections is particularly important for advertisers because of the lack of… Read More

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Imoji For iPhone Lets You Turn Any Image Into A Custom Emoji

imoji marketing 2 With the rise of smartphones and messaging apps, emoji and stickers have also grown in popularity, and are now a part of our everyday conversations. But the standard set of emoji that come pre-installed on the iPhone can be limiting. Today, a new application called imoji launches in hopes of changing that, by allowing you to turn any image into a custom sticker or emoji for use with… Read More

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Blink Is An Affordable Wireless Security Cam For Your Home

Blink Security conscious types with a hankering to pepper their homes with sensor-packed cameras to keep remote tabs on their stuff should point their eyes at Blink: a wireless connected security camera with a relatively cheap price-tag vs the extant competition. Read More

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President Obama Plans Action On Drone Privacy Regulation

Screen Shot 2014-07-24 at 8.14.53 AM As the FAA watches its drone regulation deadlines loom, President Obama intends to issue an executive order that will deal with drone privacy, something that the federal agency hasn’t delved too deeply into. According to Politico, the president plans to put together an executive order asking the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to come up with rules relating… Read More

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Uber Comes To Flint And Makes Me Very Happy

IMG_9775 I live in a dead city outside of a larger dead city in Michigan. We’re always last to get things. But Uber is finally in Flint, Michigan. This is the best day ever.
In fact Uber just launched across Michigan today in Flint, Lansing, Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo. Read More

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Karma Swipe Lets You Browse Reddit With Tinder-Like Swipes

karmaswipe There are literally dozens of third-party apps for the online community Reddit, from mini meme-makers to feature-rich native clients, like the popular Alien Blue, for example. But we’re getting a kick out of a new app called Karma Swipe (click the link on your smartphone), which offers a simple, swipeable mobile interface for Reddit, heavily focused on Reddit’s visual content… Read More

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