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Mozilla Launches Built-In HTML5 App Development Environment For Firefox

5284754010_bf98043365_o (1) Starting today, Firefox users on the Nightly release channel can begin testing WebIDE, a development environment for HTML5 apps that is now built right into the browser. If you have been following Firefox long enough, chances are you remember a somewhat similar project called Bespin. That, too, was an effort to build a code editor right into the browser. Those efforts didn’t quite pan… Read More


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Snapchat Launches Collaborative Timelines Based On Events

Screenshot 2014-06-17 12.16.47 Last year, Snapchat took its first big iterative step with the launch of Stories, which let users string together all of their snaps from the latest 24 hours into a single, fluid narrative. The company has since gone on to add text and video chat, transforming it from a simple photo-sharing app into a full-fledged messaging platform. And today, Snapchat is digging even deeper with the… Read More


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Mixify Launches Clubcast To Bring Daft Punk To Your House

Mixify 1 Daft Punk may not actually be playing at your house, but startup company Mixify has launched a new service, called Clubcast, and raised initial capital to bring DJs from around the world to your club or event. Mixify began as a live streaming service for electronic dance music in late 2012. The company developed relationships with 15,000 different electronic DJs to stream their sets through… Read More


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KakaoTalk Launches Its First Desktop Client For Mac

KakaoTalk Mac KakaoTalk has launched its first desktop client for Mac, which is currently available in Korean and English. The release, which can potentially help South Korea’s top messaging service score more users, comes less than a week after Kakao Corp and Daum, one of the country’s largest Internet portals, announced that they will merge, creating a company with a 3.4 trillion won (about… Read More


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China’s Fast-Growing Android Phone Maker, Xiaomi, Launches An iPad Mini Competitor

Mi tablet China’s Xiaomi has announced its first tablet, expanding a device portfolio that has been focused on selling lots of smartphones running its MIUI Android firmware. The announcement confirms earlier rumours that a Xiaomi slate was incoming. Read More


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SuperSummit Launches Its Network For Live Events And Online Courses

SuperSummit, a London-based startup, today launched its platform for online live video interviews with experts out of beta after testing the service for a few months in Italy. During the beta, the company built a community of about 50,000 members and created over 300 hours of video interviews in English and Italian with the likes of Brad Fed, Guy Kawasaki and Seth Godin. All of this content can… Read More


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Elance-oDesk Launches In Australia To Compete With Freelancer.com

Macbook Pro by PicJumbo Elance-oDesk launched today in Australia with a new country manager and two city managers based in Melbourne and Sydney. The company also said it plans to hire more city managers to oversee its operations in Perth, Adelaide, and Brisbane. Read More


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Pinterest Launches Exploration-Focused Guided Search And Reveals Custom Categories For Mobile

2014042501-1 Today Pinterest announced two new mobile products: Guided Search to lead you on chains of explorations, and a third one that will be unveiled in a few minutes, and Custom Categories for making it easier to browse your way to cool stuff through a dynamic interface. Guided Search is now available on iOS and Android. Custom Categories will slowly roll out across devices in the next few months. Read More


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Facebook Launches FB Newswire To Try To Be A Journalist’s Best Friend

fb-newswire_news11 Facebook has launched FB Newswire, the company announced today, which is a product of a partnership with News Corp-owned Storyful and which promises to offer journalists a repository of verified, real-time content for use in covering breaking news stories. Storyful’s entire raison d’etre was to verify news sources from social sites including FB, Twitter and Instagram, and the FB… Read More


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La Belle Assiette Launches Its On-Demand Chef Service In Belgium And The U.K.

La Belle Assiette French startup La Belle Assiette just opened shop in Belgium. La Belle Assiette is a sort of on-demand chef service. You can browse the site, find your chef and book a meal directly from the service — a chef will then come to your home or office. The startup will also roll out its offering in the U.K., Switzerland and Luxembourg in the next six weeks. Here’s how the service works. Next… Read More


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