Topic: Web

Flipboard Working on Improved Curation Tools and Web Version; Bringing Print Ads Into the Digital Age
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Flipboard Working on Improved Curation Tools and Web Version; Bringing Print Ads Into the Digital Age

I recently sat down with Eugene Wei, Head of Product at Flipboard, to see what the company has been up to the past few months.  In late April we heard that Flipboard had 56 million users and 1 million user created … [Read more...]

You’ve Got Money: Square Cash Lets Anyone Send Money via Email
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You’ve Got Money: Square Cash Lets Anyone Send Money via Email

Square today is officially launching Square Cash, a product that allows anyone to send money to a contact via email. Square initially soft-launched the product to a limited number of users as we reported earlier this … [Read more...]

Is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Slipping When It Comes to Attention to Detail?
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Is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Slipping When It Comes to Attention to Detail?

Marissa Mayer, now CEO of Yahoo [former Google exec], has developed a reputation over the years of her career as someone who pays extremely close attention to detail and data.  Just how extreme is extreme?  During her … [Read more...]

Vooza Wants to Steal Your Data and Entertain You At the Same Time
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Vooza Wants to Steal Your Data and Entertain You At the Same Time

If you have never heard of Vooza it's entirely possible you may think that it is a mobile web app that steals data from cellphones and sells it to Eastern European spammers -- but it isn't.  In fact, it's not even an … [Read more...]

Yahoo Mail Revamp Offers a Ridiculous 1 TB of Storage
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Yahoo Mail Revamp Offers a Ridiculous 1 TB of Storage

Happy 16th birthday, Yahoo Mail. You know, it feels like just yesterday that Yahoo Mail made its way online. A couple of years later, Google came along with Gmail and its fancy 1 gigabyte of storage, and Yahoo Mail fell … [Read more...]

Disconnect Search Allows You to Search Google, Bing and Yahoo Privately
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Disconnect Search Allows You to Search Google, Bing and Yahoo Privately

Today, software company Disconnect is launching Disconnect Search, a downloadable extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that lets you search Google, Bing and Yahoo (and other search engines) completely … [Read more...]

AT&T Says It, Too, Will Bring Gigabit Internet to Austin, Texas in 2014
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AT&T Says It, Too, Will Bring Gigabit Internet to Austin, Texas in 2014

Last April, Google announced that it was bringing its Google Fiber broadband service to Austin, Texas. Google Fiber offers very high Internet speeds -- up to 1 gigabit-per-second -- at prices that are competitive with … [Read more...]

AOL’s Gathr Tries to Revive the Subscription Magic with Bundled, Discounted Products
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AOL’s Gathr Tries to Revive the Subscription Magic with Bundled, Discounted Products

If there's one area that AOL knows well, it's subscriptions. The company built an empire out of free trials and monthly subscription fees for its dial-up Internet service in the '90s, and that dial-up service is still … [Read more...]

FlyRoulette aims to make your next trip as spontaneous as possible
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FlyRoulette aims to make your next trip as spontaneous as possible

I've been on my fair share of last-second trips and I'm sure many of you are no exception. Most of these trips were weekenders, where I'd simply get on a car or hop on a train and ride to Pittsburgh or Philadelphia to … [Read more...]

Skyscraper Sunsetting Monetization Platform, Working On A New Product
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Skyscraper Sunsetting Monetization Platform, Working On A New Product

Skyscraper, the monetization platform that worked hard to make it super simple for publishers (both big and small) to monetize their sites is officially sunsetting on September 30, 2013.  We first covered Skyscraper … [Read more...]