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Higher-Brow Viral Media Site Ozy Gets to 3 Million Uniques a Month
/ July 30, 2014 11:47 am
Higher-Brow Viral Media Site Ozy Gets to 3 Million Uniques a Month

Re/code reports “Ozy — an internationally focused, higher-brow viral news site — reports it has reached three million unique monthly visitors since launching last fall with backers like Laurene Powell Jobs, Larry Sonsini, Ron Conway and Dan Rosensweig, who pulled together a $5.3 million seed round.” Read More

Tap that app: Mobli Introduce its One-tap Photo Messenger
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
Tap that app: Mobli Introduce its One-tap Photo Messenger

VentureBeat reports “Just days after Instagram’s accidental rollout of new messaging service Bolt, Mobli, the mobile app maker now famous for its Yo app, is launching its own photo-message app called Mirage today.” Read More

FTC Recommends Mobile Industry Changes to Combat Mobile Cramming
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
FTC Recommends Mobile Industry Changes to Combat Mobile Cramming

Responding to the growing problem of "mobile cramming," the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Monday called on mobile carriers to let consumers block third-party charges on their phone bills. Such a change, the agency said, would help put an end to the illegal practice, in which scammers place unauthorized charges on the mobile phone bills of unwitting consumers. Read More

Facebook Forces Users Worldwide To Download Messenger for Mobile Chat
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
Facebook Forces Users Worldwide To Download Messenger for Mobile Chat

TechCrunch reports “Over the next few days, Facebook will stop allowing messaging in its main iPhone and Android apps, and force all their users around the world to download its standalone Messenger app.” Read More

Beats Music Mobile App Gets Approval Tweaking, Verified Profiles and More
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
Beats Music Mobile App Gets Approval Tweaking, Verified Profiles and More

TechCrunch reports “Beats Music has updated its iOS, Android and Windows Phone applications with a few new features, including a way to tune the Beats recommendation engine manually for better suggestions, a new history view for The Sentence, the Songza-like Madlibs playback engine, and Verified Badges, which add a checkmark to celebrity profiles so you know they’re the real deal.” Read More

The Existing Bolt asks Instagram to Review its new app ‘Bolt’
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
The Existing Bolt asks Instagram to Review its new app ‘Bolt’

VentureBeat reports “Facebook/Instagram are actually planning to release a disappearing photo sharing app called Bolt, the co-founder and CEO of the already-existing Bolt has issues.” Read More

Tango Teases “Music Pix,” A Social App for Creating Instant Photo Slideshows
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
Tango Teases “Music Pix,” A Social App for Creating Instant Photo Slideshows

TechCrunch reports “Tango, the mobile messaging platform that raised a massive $280 million from Alibaba earlier this year, has quietly rolled out a new photo-sharing application called Tango Music Pix.” Read More

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