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  • Bitly Announces Realtime, A Search Engine For Trending Links

    Bitly Announces Realtime, A Search Engine For Trending Links

    Today Bitly announced a new Bitly Labs project called Realtime, a service for finding the most clicked on Bitly links. Realtime, now in private beta, allows users to filter searches by social network, keyword, subject and more. For example, here are the results for a search for the keyword “startups” in technology on Twitter: Read More

  • Twitter’s Open Source Big Data Tool Comes to the Cloud Courtesy of Nodeable

    Twitter’s Open Source Big Data Tool Comes to the Cloud Courtesy of Nodeable

    Usually when we think of a pivot, we think of a company that has decided to drop its core offering and market a different product or service. Obvious Corporation put ODEO up for sale and focused on Twitter. BRBN shuttered its location check-in service and became Instagram. But Nodeable’s pivot isn’t that sort of pivot. Read More

  • YC’s Parallel Universe Developing Spatial Databases For Matrix-Style Games

    YC’s Parallel Universe Developing Spatial Databases For Matrix-Style Games

    Parallel Universe is an Israeli technology company that promises video game companies the capability to make Matrix-style games through parallel processing, allowing millions of objects to be tracked in real-time. Founder Ron Pressler is a software engineer who has been developing simulated environments for the Israeli Air Force. He is part of this summer’s Y Combinator class. Spacebase… Read More

  • Live Streaming Video Platform IntercastNetwork Brings Real-Time Feedback To Online Broadcasters

    Live Streaming Video Platform IntercastNetwork Brings Real-Time Feedback To Online Broadcasters

    IntercastNetwork is a rich-media interactive platform that allows brands to connect to audiences using a combination of live-streaming video, real-time polling, live chat, Q&A, payment processing and more. The resulting platform works well for live broadcasters, who can track audience engagement levels and feedback during in real-time, and adjust their message accordingly. Unlike… Read More

  • Relevance Over Time

    When email was first created in 1965 it was used as a method to communicate between time-shared mainframe computers. Email has rapidly evolved since then, with the evolution of rich desktop clients, corporate email systems and webmail. Despite the evolution in the core messaging system, and despite the explosion in use of email, the default method for accessing and viewing communications… Read More