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  • Dropbox Now Lets You Drag And Drop URLs To Share Webpages

    Dropbox Now Lets You Drag And Drop URLs To Share Webpages

    Dropbox announced a pretty handy feature today that allows you to drag and drop URLs into Dropbox. Anyone with access to where you’ve dropped them can then open the web pages on any device. It’s basically a bookmark that you can provide as context to something that you’re working on or sharing with someone. Here’s what the team had to say about it: Now, you can drag… Read More

  • Bitly CEO Peter Stern Steps Down From The URL Shortening And Analytics Company

    Bitly CEO Peter Stern Steps Down From The URL Shortening And Analytics Company

    In a statement on its blog today, Bitly has announced that CEO Peter Stern has stepped down as CEO. The reason is that Stern is to “pursue other interests”; further details aren’t known at this time. The NYC-based company has raised $28.5 close to $23 million to date, with the last round being a monster $15 million one by O’Reilly, RRE and Khosla last July. Stern was… Read More

  • Delicious Announces A New Design With A Focus On Community, Speed And Mobile

    Delicious Announces A New Design With A Focus On Community, Speed And Mobile

    Just when you thought that the site Delicious was dead and gone, it’s back…again. Since being acquired by AVOS, headed up by YouTube co-founders, the site has gone under a few revamps. It was purchased from Yahoo! last year, and at the time, Yahoo! said this about them: “As creators of the largest online video platform, they have firsthand experience enabling millions of users… Read More

  • AVOS Acquires Link-Saving Service Trunk.ly

    AVOS Acquires Link-Saving Service Trunk.ly

    AVOS, the startup behind the newly re-launched Delicious.com, has acquired the link-saving service Trunk.ly, the company announced in a blog post this afternoon. AVOS, which is led by YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, says that Trunk.ly’s “technology and insights will accelerate link-saving and searching capabilities in Delicious.” Read More

  • Today in Patent Trolls: Vuestar

    The internet has a few kinds of links, but the most common are text and image links. For example, I can link this image of VueStar’s logo: To a website featuring stuff on a cat (luckily I’m in a good mood or you guys would have been in for a surprise). It’s one of the backbones of our freedom. Sadly, VueStar patented a system for Method of locating web-pages by utilising… Read More

  • CrouchGear @ CeBIT Day 2

    http://blip.tv/scripts/flash/showplayer.swf?enablejs=true&feedurl=http%3A%2F%2Fcrunchgear%2Eblip%2Etv%2Frss&file=http%3A%2F%2Fblip%2Etv%2Frss%2Fflash%2F724500&showplayerpath=http%3A%2F%2Fblip%2Etv%2Fscripts%2Fflash%2Fshowplayer%2Eswf Another day, another breathy video from your loving correspondents. Yesterday we saw our name get butchered, baby phones, and lots of ASUS stuff. Read More