Link to Facebook's Slingshot now keeps the convo going with reactions to reactions

Facebook's Slingshot now keeps the convo going with reactions to reactions

It’s been a little over a month since Facebook unleashed Slingshot, its stab at an ephemeral competitor to Snapchat, so it seems about the right time for it to get its first update. Slingshot, if you’ll recall, is a unique messaging app that requires… Powered...

Link to Sony's new Action Cam arrives stateside with SteadyShot and more for $200

Sony's new Action Cam arrives stateside with SteadyShot and more for $200

Sony’s stable of action cams just got a new option for thrill seekers in the US. The HDR-AS20 joins the outfit’s HDR-AS100V and HDR-AS30V in capturing daring feats of whatever you fancy. This new model packs the company’s SteadyShot image… Powered by WPeMatico

Link to Do we really need more sites for up-voting viral content? The Independent seems to think so

Do we really need more sites for up-voting viral content? The Independent seems to think so

You might think the market for viral clickbait sites is already saturated, but The Independent newspaper in Britain has launched its own version anyway, called i100 — complete with celebrity gossip, cat photos and large, red “upvote” buttons. Do we really need more sites for...

Link to The new Foursquare is all about expertise instead of badges

The new Foursquare is all about expertise instead of badges

It’s no secret that the new Foursquare app has eliminated check-ins. But the company still needs users to leave reviews at local joints without the pat-on-the-back from badges. Enter: Expertise. People will earn “expertise,”  and when they write tips that other users like or save a...

Link to Tesla’s 2nd quarter earnings: the numbers you should know

Tesla’s 2nd quarter earnings: the numbers you should know

Here’s the numbers you should know from the Tesla 2nd quarter earnings report. Tesla’s 2nd quarter earnings: the numbers you should know originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…. Powered by WPeMatico

Link to Charter wants to bring cloud-based UI to all of its set-top boxes by 2015

Charter wants to bring cloud-based UI to all of its set-top boxes by 2015

Charter wants to use the cloud to give all of its TV customers a new user interface by next year. Are online video apps next? Charter wants to bring cloud-based UI to all of its set-top boxes by 2015 originally published by Gigaom, © copyright...

Link to To-do app Wunderlist gets a fresh coat of paint and real-time sync

To-do app Wunderlist gets a fresh coat of paint and real-time sync

The folks at 6Wunderkinder have been quite busy as of late, releasing version 2 of the Wunderlist productivity app on top of Pro and Business options for power users. Keeping up the pace, the third installment of the to-do list manager is rolling out… Powered...

Link to Tableau hits $90M in revenue, 82 percent growth in second quarter

Tableau hits $90M in revenue, 82 percent growth in second quarter

Tableau Software beat Wall Street’s expectations and continued its skyrocketing revenue growth. Its $90.7 million second quarter represents 82 percent annual revenue growth. Tableau hits $90M in revenue, 82 percent growth in second quarter originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…. Powered by...

Link to Kabam joins the $1 billion club after Alibaba investment. Can it avoid the fate of Zynga?

Kabam joins the $1 billion club after Alibaba investment. Can it avoid the fate of Zynga?

Gaming company Kabam, creator of such little known hits as “Kingdoms of Camelot” and “The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth,” has joined the elite-ish $1 billion valuation club following a sizable Series E from Alibaba. With a “diversify and prosper” strategy, Kabam hopes to avoid the...

Link to As the profits roll in, LinkedIn imitates Twitter with a new user follow button

As the profits roll in, LinkedIn imitates Twitter with a new user follow button

LinkedIn has introduced a Twitter-like feature for all users: A follow button. It brings professional networking platform one step closer to the “media” side of its “social media” mandate. As the profits roll in, LinkedIn imitates Twitter with a new user follow button originally published...

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