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  • Email Management App Mailbox Goes Live In The App Store, Begins Filling Reservations

    Email Management App Mailbox Goes Live In The App Store, Begins Filling Reservations

    If you’re one of those who have been waiting to try Mailbox, your wait could soon be over, as the app is going live in the Apple App Store. While users will be able to download the app, they might not be able to use it right away. In order to scale up gracefully, Mailbox implemented a reservation system, and will be inviting users on a first-come, first-served basis to begin using it. Read More

  • From The Makers Of Orchestra Comes Mailbox, The Best Email Management App You’ll Ever Use

    From The Makers Of Orchestra Comes Mailbox, The Best Email Management App You’ll Ever Use

    Every now and then, I get my hands on an application or a piece of technology that I can’t wait to tell the rest of the world about. Something that is a joy to use, tackles a major problem in a totally intuitive way, and makes otherwise difficult tasks unfathomably easy. Something that has the potential to fundamentally change the way we do things. Mailbox is one of those apps. Read More

  • Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

    Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

    The nominations have been tabulated and the votes are in. Over 300,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories. Along with our partners GigaOm and VentureBeat, we are very proud to announce the finalists for 2011’s best in technology. Voting begins now. For 2011, we’ve added some new categories. Best Location App, Best Cloud Services and Biggest Social Impact join the… Read More

  • Chatty To-Do List App Orchestra Banks $5M From SV Angel And CRV For “Texting With A Purpose”

    Chatty To-Do List App Orchestra Banks $5M From SV Angel And CRV For “Texting With A Purpose”

    Sleek real time chat + to do list app Orchestra is announcing its funding this morning, with a just closed $5 million Series A round from Charles River Ventures and SV Angel, in addition to an earlier $500K in seed funding from Kapor Capital and other angel investors. Orchestra co-founder Gentry Underwood describes the free app as a “texting with a purpose” but also likens it… Read More

  • Engine Yard Acquires Orchestra To Add PHP Support To Its PaaS

    Engine Yard Acquires Orchestra To Add PHP Support To Its PaaS

    Engine Yard, a provider of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions, this morning announced it has acquired Orchestra, developer of a platform for deploying, scaling and managing PHP applications. Engine Yard, which is backed by investors like Benchmark Capital, New Enterprise Associates, and Amazon.com, opted not to disclose the financial terms of the acquisition. Read More

  • British Orchestra To Perform Concert In Second Life

    British Orchestra To Perform Concert In Second Life

    Yahoo! News really needs to get the facts straight. It’s currently saying that the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing the first professional concert in Second Life. Hmm, that’s funny. This Google search shows that Duran Duran and Suzanne Vega have already performed in-game. Seems like a bunch of crap, unless you don’t consider Duran Duran “professional… Read More