The new Flickr is live.
Smack-dab in the middle of Yahoo-Tumblr aqcuisition day, Yahoo is holding a major press event here in NYC. But announcements coming out of this event aren’t related to Tumblr as much as Flickr, the photo-sharing database and social network acquired by Yahoo in March of 2005 for $35 million.
Today, Flickr gets a huge revamp including a totally new look and feel, focused on three different things. First, there are no more bits of text or blue links, but rather a grid…
Researchers from PlaceboEffect.com are raising funds through Indiegogo to create an app that administers a virtual placebo. No pills, no doctors — just pictures.
Here’s how it works: You begin the experience by choosing which lifestyle aspect you’d like to change — say, quitting smoking or decreasing stress — before scheduling an alarm-like reminder to “take it” each day. Then, you can personalize it further by choosing exactly what you’ll be taking (it doesn’t need to be a picture of a…
Zynga has apparently told the makers of the dating website CupidWithFriends that they need to change the site’s name, because it allegedly infringes on Zynga’s trademarks.
CupidWithFriends was built by the startup Apartment 7 (which also released the dating apps Flock and Wednesday Night). The site launched a couple of months ago, allowing users to build and edit dating profiles for their friends.
Apartment 7 co-founder Jared Tame just forwarded me a copy of the letter from Zynga’s lawyers….
Samsung’s programmable TecTile technology is finally coming to the Galaxy S4.
TecTiles are Samsung’s near-field communications (NFC) stickers that be placed around the house or car, so you can automate certain tasks
Want to dim the lights and not get up from the couch? How about activate a media player from afar? All you’ll need to do is to tap your Samsung smartphone against the sticker after it’s programmed within the accompanying app and life will be much better.
TecTiles first launched…