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  • Feeling Nostalgic? Shoebox Lets You Scan Old Photos With Your Phone, Update Your Ancestry.com Family Tree

    Feeling Nostalgic? Shoebox Lets You Scan Old Photos With Your Phone, Update Your Ancestry.com Family Tree

    Shoebox, the mobile photo archiving app Ancestry.com acquired from San Francisco-based 1000memories last fall, has now gone live at its new home. The updated version of the app, Shoebox 3.0, still allows users to scan in their old non-digital prints – you know, those things the old folks still refer to as “photographs” – while also cropping and auto-flattening the… Read More

  • Ancestry.com Acquires Photo Digitization And Sharing Service 1000memories

    Ancestry.com Acquires Photo Digitization And Sharing Service 1000memories

    1000memories, the San Francisco-based startup which offers web and mobile applications for storing, organizing, sharing, and most importantly, digitizing, your print photographs, has been acquired. Given the company’s focus on preserving family memories, it’s not too surprising who the new owner is: Ancestry.com. And fortunately for current users of the service, the deal… Read More

  • 1000Memories Brings Its Photo-Scanning Shoebox App To Android, Revamps iPhone Version

    1000Memories Brings Its Photo-Scanning Shoebox App To Android, Revamps iPhone Version

    1000Memories, the startup that’s helping consumers get their old-fashioned printed photos online, is bringing its ShoeBox mobile application to the Android platform today, while also rolling out a completely revamped version of its iOS app. Both apps allow you to scan your old photographs simply by snapping a photo of them using your smartphone’s camera. Once scanned, the photos… Read More

  • 1000Memories Introduces “Shoeboxes” For More Private Photo Sharing

    1000Memories Introduces “Shoeboxes” For More Private Photo Sharing

    1000Memories, the startup behind the ShoeBox iPhone application, which lets you “scan” old photographs and post them online using your mobile phone’s camera, is now introducing a new feature to help you better organize your digital collections. The feature is called, not surprisingly, “Shoeboxes,” and it’s meant to become the digital equivalent of the… Read More

  • ShoeBox App Now Integrates With Facebook Timeline, Lets You Add Photos To Years Past

    ShoeBox App Now Integrates With Facebook Timeline, Lets You Add Photos To Years Past

    ShoeBox, the mobile app that lets you scan old photos and post them online, is today announcing Facebook Timeline integration. Using the newly released version of the ShoeBox iOS application, users will be able to scan photographs of family and friends using their smartphone, tag users by name, and then share those photos to Facebook. But here’s the really cool part: ShoeBox is one of… Read More

  • Greylock Invests $2.5 Million in 1000Memories (TCTV)

    Greylock Invests $2.5 Million in 1000Memories (TCTV)

    1000Memories has raised a $2.5 million round led by Greylock Partners, with the participation of some high-profile angel investors including Caterina Fake, Ron Conway, Keith Rabois, Mike Maples, Paul Buchheit and Chris Sacca. Greylock’s David Thacker is joining the board. 1000Memories aims to be a site where loved ones can commemorate the lives of those that have passed away. Several… Read More

  • Egyptian Protester Memorial Goes Viral On 1000Memories

    Egyptian Protester Memorial Goes Viral On 1000Memories

    Toronto entrepreneur Mahmoud Hashim had seen 1000Memories, a free service that builds profile pages for people who have passed away, on YCombinator’s Hacker News and thought that the product could be utilized to build a group memorial for those killed in Egypt’s #Jan25 protests. He offered to build the memorial himself. Moved by the Mahmoud Hashim’s plea, the 1000Memories… Read More

  • 1000Memories Now Captures The Lives Of Departed Loved Ones In A Single Glance

    1000Memories Now Captures The Lives Of Departed Loved Ones In A Single Glance

    Wikipedia chronicles the lives of plenty of the most important figures to ever walk the Earth. Unfortunately, for those countless people who fail to discover an element or pen a bestselling novel, Wikipedia’s editors are quick to strike down biographies that anyone might try to write about them. And when they die, their stories — which may not be important to the public but… Read More

  • Update: 1000Memories Co-Founders On TechCrunch NOW

    This morning, we covered the debut of 1000Memories, a Y Combinator backed startup that helps family and friends memorialize loved ones online. The company was started by three friends, Brett Huneycutt and Jonathan Good, formerly of Mckinsey, and Rudy Adler, a former employee of ad agency Wieden + Kennedy. Adler and Huneycutt dropped by our studios for our latest episode of TechCrunch NOW… Read More

  • 1000Memories: A Loved One Has Passed Away. What's Your Digital Strategy?

    1000Memories: A Loved One Has Passed Away. What's Your Digital Strategy?

    A loved one dies. You get things under control by notifying family and friends, working with a funeral home for the physical remains, and generally getting everything done that needs to get done. You may even get the obituary taken care of for the newspaper, if you still have a local newspaper. But one thing that our culture hasn’t really figured out yet is how to celebrate a past… Read More