Category Archives: Applications

Facebook is the new AOL

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Share this post ValleyWag today runs an interesting insider piece from a startup developing Facebook applications. Until recently FB members could invite all their friends to an app. creating massive viral adoption. Hence why some apps like Top Friends by … Continue reading

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CBS buys Last.fm for $280m, plans more ads

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Share this post As hinted at back in February, Last.fm has been trawling around looking for a buyer and today it found its harbour in the form of a US media giant. The 'social music' site has been bought by … Continue reading

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Tribler’s long-tail video service

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Share this post Watch out TIOTI.com? As Mashable reports, Denmark-based Tribler (note the .org domain) has created a BitTorrent client which works like Last.fm to find new media based on your downloading history. The non-profit group, a joint research project … Continue reading

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Europeans dominate Second Life

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Share this post There doesn't seem to be much rhyme or reason why there are more Germans in Second Life than Americans even though there are more American firms advertising inside the virtual world. Could it be down to better … Continue reading

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New group for Widget fans

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Share this post The UK’s Widget guru Ivan Pope has started a Widget Discussion Group: “I’ve thought for a while that there is probably more discussion to be had in the widgetspace. There’s a lot going on and a lot … Continue reading

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Joost launches, expands invites

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Share this post Joost, the online television service from Skype and Kazaa founders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom, launches today. Current beta testers will now get an unlimited number of invites, after being limited to five till now. A number … Continue reading

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