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Facebook Launches Pseudonymous App “Rooms” That Lets You Create Forums About Any Topic

It’s not quite anonymous, but forums standalone app Rooms is Facebook’s first product that allows you to ditch your real name. Rooms lets you set up a mobile-only in-app discussion space about any topic, customize the look and moderation settings, set a screen name for the room, and choose who to …

Swipe And The Silicon Valley Idea Machine

Three years ago, a few months after the Arab Spring demonstrations forced a collapse in the Egyptian government, twenty-year-old Marwan Roushdy spontaneously entered a Startup Weekend competition in Cairo and won.<p>His pitch?<p>It was a mobile app that connected users to emergency hospitals in the …

How Vine Became The Music Industry's Next Great Hope

Record executives are enamored with the loopy video service, which they view as part talent show, part viral distribution network. But how much is Vine stardom really worth?<p>As president of Island Records and a veteran A&R man, David Massey would like to think that he can find talent anywhere. His …

With $6.3M In Funding, Former TIBCO Execs Launch Enterprise Mobile Messaging App Avaamo

Mobile messaging startup Avaamo, which was built by former TIBCO execs and has raised $6.3 million, wants to provide an app for enterprise communications that is both simple to use and secure.<p>Consider Avaamo one more app to take part in the “consumerization of enterprise” trend by building a …

With Its iOS Update, StumbleUpon Becomes A Mobile Chat App

StumbleUpon, an older web brand still best known for its content discovery service that helps introduce web surfers to new and interesting websites (or maybe for getting bought, then sold again, by eBay), is now taking a big step to make its app more relevant for the mobile era. In an update to the …

Snowball Combines Inboxes from Hangouts, WhatsApp, Facebook and More

Android: Your friends message you from different apps, like Hangouts, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger or just a text. Snowball consolidates all those …

Microsoft Debuts Xim App for iOS, Android and Windows Phone

Microsoft has released a new photo-sharing app for iOS, Android and Windows Phone called Xim. Unlike Instagram, Flickr and most other apps in this space though, Xim is geared around simultaneous viewing. So the user selects a group of photos and then everyone sees them on their device at once. …

Highfive Turns Any Room Into A Cloud-Based Video Conferencing Room For $799

Video conferencing and collaboration could unlock new levels of productivity in teams, but to date most video conferencing solutions have been out of reach for the majority of businesses and applications. That’s because today they typically require expensive proprietary hardware installations, …

“Ephemeral” Messaging App Frankly Raises $12.8 Million, Rolls Out A Social Chat SDK

Mobile startup Frankly has been steadily growing its user base amid a wave of self-destructing messaging apps with an app that lets you send text messages to other users that disappear after 10 seconds. Today, the company is announcing it has secured $12.8 million in funding from JJR Private …

Cirqle Debuts A Photo-Sharing App For Groups That Works Offline

A mobile application called Cirqle – no, not <i>that</i> Circle or <i>that one</i> either – launched last year as a way for users to share and collaborate on photo and video collections in groups, both public and private. Now Cirqle is rolling out version 2.0 on Thursday, which introduces an interesting new …

Codenamed “Moments”, Facebook Has Built An App For Super-Private Sharing

Facebook has failed repeatedly to get us to use complicated lists and privacy settings to share intimate moments with just our closest friends and family. It’s clumsy and confusing doing that with the same composer for blasting News Feed updates to everyone. But now Facebook is polishing off a new …

Boxer Brings its Popular Email Client to Android

Following its rebrand from Taskbox last year, Mailbox-rival Boxer has finally brought its email client to the Android realm too.<p>To recap, Boxer and its predecessor Taskbox have been offering a fairly powerful hybrid email/to-do list app for a while already, with a new look and set of features …

CordProject Inc.

We’re excited to announce<br>that we have been acquired by Spotify. Cord will form the foundation of a new group where we will continue to explore the …

CalPal Adds Messaging To Your Calendar To Simplify Making Plans With Friends

Making plans with friends can be like herding cats. Finding out who’s available when and trying to get everyone to agree on a place to meet at a certain time is one of the most problematic issues facing this current generation. Unfortunately, most of today’s messaging and calendaring options are …

Cotap, A WhatsApp For The Workplace, Adds Box, Dropbox, Google, OneDrive And Desktop App

Cotap, a startup founded by former Yammer executives Jim Patterson and Zack Parker that launched last year with the premise of becoming a “WhatsApp for the workplace“, is today unveiling a new build of its product, and a wider remit. Cotap is going beyond mobile messaging and moving into file …