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Flickr Cofounder Wants To Cut Workers Some Slack
2013-08-14 15:22:57

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Stewart Butterfield is no one-trick wonder in the startup community. The Flickr co-founder has gone on to tackle work flow in a social way with Slack. The new tool, which launched today, will provide messaging, file-sharing and universal search across multiple platforms for people working on projects. The software allows for one-on-one messaging, as well as group chats, which can be organized by topic, ReadWrite reports. The company...

2013-07-15 23:16:55

Free Dynamic Content for Agricultural and Energy Reporters from ZimmComm New Media Cantonment, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Two veteran agricultural journalists in search of better multimedia tools have created a new content-driven website, AgNewsWire.com, for agricultural media. Owned by ZimmComm New Media, AgNewsWire is an offshoot of one of the leading agricultural online websites, AgWired.com. The site is loaded with high quality photos, audio and video from industry events and features...

Yahoo Buys Qwiki
2013-07-03 12:16:50

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo has purchased video making app Qwiki for nearly $50 million, a deal which was predicted by All Things D two weeks earlier. This marks the fifth acquisition by Yahoo in three months, and each time the company has taken to their Tumblr page - itself the product of an acquisition - to announce the news. Qwiki also announced the purchase on their Tumblr page, complete with a video made in the app's typical style. Yahoo says...

2013-06-27 23:42:06

New Revamped App Introduces the 21st Century Photo Frame Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Familiar announced today major developments that signal the start of a new chapter in the company’s evolution, intended to advance it beyond the photo category. The company has debuted an entirely revamped app that emphasizes customized viewing experiences integrated with video. (To see a 65-second demo of the new app, click here. For a two-minute demo, click here). The new app introduces the...

Yahoo Buys GhostBird And Rondee
2013-06-13 11:07:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just weeks after their high-profile (and high-dollar) acquisition of Tumblr, Yahoo has gone out to market once more, picking up an iOS app maker and an enterprise conference call company. GhostBird, maker of popular iOS apps KitCam and PhotoForge2 announced yesterday that they´ll be joining the Flickr team to help them improve their mobile apps and other services. Rondee, a free conference call service, announced they had...

Yahoo Ditches Classic Mail
2013-06-03 09:10:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Under the leadership of Marissa Meyer, Internet veteran Yahoo has been undergoing some major changes, including several facelifts of their offerings. Yahoo Mail, for instance, adopted a sleeker, more minimalistic style late last year. And it´s inevitable. As products and services are upgraded and improved, older versions must be abandoned. Now, Yahoo has announced in a Help Post that the older version of their mail...

Flickr Users Get One Terabyte Storage From Yahoo!
2013-05-21 14:18:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The ink hardly had time to dry on Yahoo!´s acquisition of Tumblr when CEO Marrisa Mayer took the stage in New York to announce a brand new Flickr redesign, complete with larger images and an entire terabyte of cloud storage offered to every user. This generous amount of storage (1,024 gigabytes to be exact) offers every user something only those pro users once had access to. Pro users who renew their subscriptions will be...

2013-05-09 23:43:13

Oggl Connects the Hipstamatic Community Like Never Before; Provides a Brand New Place to Showcase Your Best Photos San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Hipstamatic announces Oggl, a community for creative people to capture and curate their lives through photography. Oggl is free, offers a brand new way to experience Hipstamatic´s beautifully crafted filters, and for the first time ever, directly connects the Hipstamatic community and likeminded creatives from around the world....

2013-05-09 23:29:33

Photos with logos and brand messages are the advertising of the social media world. Mobile app Watermark It from Best Branding Apps makes it easy for anyone to create these pictures and share them on leading social sites in minutes. Belfast, Maine (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 A new mobile app, Watermark It, from developer Best Branding Apps, can add a logo to a photo and upload it to Facebook or Instagram in less than minute. “In the past, adding a logo or brand image to a photo has been a...

Yahoo Releases New Weather App And Updated Mail App For Tablets
2013-04-18 14:52:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is no shortage of weather apps available for the iPhone. Likewise, there´s certainly more than a few ways to get your email on an Android or Apple tablet. Yet the new Yahoo, under the direction of CEO Marissa Mayer, has just released two new apps meant to change the way people use these two incredibly common services. Yahoo! Mail for tablets is much the same as it´s been on smartphones but customized for a...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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