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Photo App Flayvr Rebrands As MyRoll, Aiming To Become Your Default Mobile Gallery

iPhone5_Moments_OP Three months after taking on a new $2 million round of funding, the Tel Aviv-based startup known for the Flayvr photo album app is undergoing some big changes. Today the company is officially rebranding as MyRoll, and launching updated versions of its apps for Android and iOS that aim to be the go-to replacement for the default smartphone photo gallery. In an interview in San Francisco this… Read More

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Facebook Tests Buy Button To Let You Purchase Stuff Without Leaving Facebook

10173491_295448507303390_1386082327_n-1 Facebook is try out letting you use a credit card on file to pay for ecommerce purchases from other businesses without leaving its site or app. For now it won’t be charging the few small and medium-sized businesses in the US to test this new Buy button on their News Feed Pages posts and ads. When I asked if Facebook would be charging businesses for the feature eventually, it said… Read More

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Copyright Office Deems Aereo Not A Cable Company

aereo-legal-shutterstock_140860981 More bad news for Aereo.
US copyright officials do not consider Aereo a cable company under the terms of copyright law, CNBC is reporting. Read More

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Microsoft Shares Trade Higher In Wake Of Layoffs Announcement

microsoft-earnings Early this morning Microsoft announced that it will reduce its headcount in the wake of its acquisition of Nokia’s hardware assets. The company was, at one point, up more than 3% in per-market trading following the news. The company opened above $45 — a fresh 14 year high — before retreating, and then regaining some ground. Investors, it seems, are content with the scale of… Read More

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Nike’s Secret New York Vending Machine Trades Free Swag For FuelBand Points

BsvXeqCIYAAKlsk Free Nike gear sitting in the middle of a public place? This will either go down in the books as a damned clever marketing move or a great way to cause a panic. Nike just hid a vending machine in NYC. But there’s a twist! This vending machine only dishes out Nike gear… and it doesn’t accept cash. To get something out of the machine, you’ll need to cough up some points from… Read More

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Tinder-For-Jobs App Jobr Raises $2 Million In Seed Funding, Hires Coatue’s TJ Nahigian As CEO

jobr Since launch a few months ago, mobile job-hunting application Jobr has seen some early success with users. Which means it’s time to write the obligatory post about how it raised such and such funding from such and such investors. Read More

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Appcelerator Makes Its Platform More Flexible With Native SDK Support, API Builder And Updated Analytics

Funnels Insights The mobile technology company Appcelerator has been around since 2006, and chances are that if you know about it, you mostly think of it as the company behind Titanium, its open-source mobile development environment. In the enterprise world, however, the company has also made a name for itself with its Appcelerator Platform, which is meant to help large companies build apps and mobilize… Read More

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Hands On With Jibo, The Family Robot

Jibo While Siri and its ilk have gotten most of us used to the idea of talking to our devices, the current selection of smart assistants still feel more like tools than something with a personality. Jibo, a new robot from MIT roboticist Cynthia Breazeal, might be the gadget that finally changes that. Read More

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Innovator’s Dilemma Is Real And Requires Bold Action To Overcome

7155138495_b708a7eee8_k There has been some debate of late as to the validity of Clayton Christensen’s basic idea of the Innovator’s Dilemma. I’m here to tell you it’s real and it requires brave and decisive leaders to work through it. In his 1997 seminal book by the same name, Christensen recognized that companies and indeed entire industries are being challenged constantly by changes in… Read More

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New Steady App From Stupeflix Shoots Video With Cinematic Stabilization

framed-skate-square Last year Instagram made its first acquisition, buying Y Combinator company Luma which had come up with an app which could stabilize normally shaky video. It needed this stabilisation technology for obvious photographic reasons, leaving the way open for a new company to take its place. Steady is a new app from long-time online video startup Stupeflix, which has slowly but surely been building up… Read More

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