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David Meyer / Gigaom:
Wunderlist becomes a platform, aiming to be “the home of all the world's lists”   —  Wunderlist 3 is a faster, slicker, more collaboration-friendly iteration of the popular productivity app.  But it's also the first step in a strategic shift for Berlin's 6Wunderkinder.  —  Wunderlist 3 is out.
Jul 31, 2014, 4:25 PMIn context
Biz Carson / Gigaom:
BitPay cuts transaction fees on starter plan, making bitcoin payment processing free (and unlimited) for merchants   —  The Atlanta-based payment processor plans to announce today that it's dropped the 1 percent transaction fee on all starter plans.  —  The financial barrier to bitcoin processing just got obliterated.
Jul 30, 2014, 5:25 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
BitTorrent starts testing Bleep, its new P2P messaging platform   —  BitTorrent's new P2P chat app is dubbed Beep, and Windows users can now line up to become part of an invite-only test.  —  BitTorrent is slowly starting to take the wraps off its upcoming P2P chat initiative …
Jul 30, 2014, 3:00 PMIn context
Kevin Fitchard / Gigaom:
Virgin Mobile intros a blank-slate smartphone plan you can customize any way you like   —  Virgin Mobile's new prepaid plan can be anything you want it to be from a bare-bones emergency calling service to a custom unlimited Facebook plan.  —  Next month, Virgin Mobile USA will offer a new …
Jul 30, 2014, 10:25 AMIn context
Jonathan Vanian / Gigaom:
AT&T, IBM Research and ACS create faster way to distribute bandwidth in the cloud   —  The new SDN prototype, developed as part of the U.S. Government's DARPA CORONET program, is basically a powerful resource management system that can coordinate data flow and hand out more bandwidth when needed.
Jul 30, 2014, 9:15 AMIn context
Derrick Harris / Gigaom:
Twitter acquires deep learning startup Madbits   —  Twitter has acquired Madbits, a deep-learning-based computer vision startup founded by proteges of Facebook AI director Yann LeCun.  It's the latest in a spate of deep learning and computer vision acquisitions that also includes Google, Yahoo, Dropbox and Pinterest.
Jul 30, 2014, 12:40 AMIn context
Kif Leswing / Gigaom:
StumbleUpon rolls out a UI redesign for Android with an emphasis on social notifications   —  Stumbleupon's new Android redesign introduces an activity center to the venerable link discovery service — now new followers or shared links will trigger a notification.
Jul 29, 2014, 10:10 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Gigaom:
TouchPico lets you project an Android screen onto any wall, control it with a stylus   —  Here's a novel way to control Android on a projector  —  A new Indiegogo is selling a Android-equipped pico projector which integrates an infrared pen to approximate a touch interface.
Jul 28, 2014, 11:45 PMIn context
Barb Darrow / Gigaom:
AWS in fight of its life as customers like Dropbox ponder hybrid clouds and Google pricing   —  AWS doesn't have the public cloud to itself anymore.  It faces two gigantic competitors trying to poach reference customers and growing adoption of hybrid cloud.  —  For many years Amazon Web Services was the only public cloud in town.
Jul 27, 2014, 10:45 AMIn context
Carmel DeAmicis / Gigaom:
Max Levchin's latest: Homer, a creepily intimate look at what apps your friends use   —  Max Levchin's latest product, Homer, lets you see your friends' phone screens to discover new apps.  It also unwittingly provides a fascinating window into their lives.  —  My gchat pinged.  “Why do you have Glow?
Jul 26, 2014, 9:25 AMIn context

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