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A bug meant Twitter Fleets could still be seen after they disappeared

Twitter is the latest social media site to allow users to experiment with posting disappearing content. Fleets, as Twitter calls them, allows its mobile users post short stories, like photos or videos with overlaying text, that are set to vanish after 24 hours. But a bug meant that fleets weren’t deleting properly and could still be accessed long after 24 hours had expired. Details of the bug were posted in a series of tweets on Saturday, less than a week after the feature launched. full d...
Tags: Travel, Security, Twitter, Privacy, Spokesperson, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Real Time Web, Microblogging, Text Messaging

5 steps for building a thriving developer community

Bear Douglas Contributor Share on Twitter Bear Douglas leads Developer Relations at Slack, where she and her team help developers build more pleasant and productive ways to work. Elizabeth Kinsey Contributor Share on Twitter Elizabeth Kinsey is a Senior Marketing Manager, Community at Slack and leads community programs for Slack developers, buil...
Tags: Travel, Android, Startups, TC, Column, Technology, Developer, Software, Api, Talent, Github, Meetup, Operating Systems, Slack, Community Management, Verified Experts

Yac gets backed by Slack to bring the intimacy of voice back when remote co-workers interact

Yac, the digital voice messaging service that launched last year, has raised new money from the Slack Fund as it continues to gain ground among companies looking to give their employees new communication tools for remote working. The Florida-based startup initially spun out of a pitch at Product Hunt’s Maker Festival. Developed by the digital agency SoFriendly, Yac’s digital voice messaging service won the startup competition at the event and attracted the interest of Boost VC and its founder...
Tags: Travel, TC, Florida, Entrepreneur, Linkedin, Software, Messages, Api, Operating Systems, Slack, Adam Draper, Product Hunt, Mitchell, Rand, JUSTIN MITCHELL, Slack Fund

Vicariously mimics another person’s Twitter feed using lists, but it violates Twitter rules

That Vicariously app you might have seen pop up in your twitter feed via a little viral growth hacking has run aground on Twitter’s automation rules. We reached out about it after it started spamming my feed with ‘so and so has added you to a list’ notifications and Twitter says that the app is not in compliance. Updates below. To be fair, they did also say they ‘love’ it — but that it will have to find a different way to do what it does. “We love that Vicariously uses Lists to help people ...
Tags: Travel, TC, Facebook, Twitter, Entrepreneur, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Real Time Web, Spamming, Microblogging, Text Messaging, Harding, Kik Messenger, Jake Harding

The TourBox adds a touch of tactile control to your editing workflow in a portable package

Now is a great time to be dipping back into creative projects you’ve had on hold, including editing archives of photos you promised you’d get back to ‘later.’ There are a number of different gadgets designed to help make that process easier, but one of the more accessible is the TourBox, a $169 hardware controller that includes a number of different hardware buttons, dials and switches which can be customized via software to work with a variety of creative applications. The basics TourBox is a...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, TC, Gadgets, Hardware, Controller, Software, Photo Sharing, Operating Systems, Loupedeck, TourBox, Monogram Creative Console

Facebook and WhatsApp halts reviews of Hong Kong demands for user data

Facebook has confirmed it has suspended processing demands for user data from Hong Kong authorities following the introduction of a new Beijing-imposed national security law. A spokesperson for the social networking giant told TechCrunch it will “pause” the processing of data demands until it can better understand the new national security law, “including formal human rights due diligence and consultations with human rights experts.” The spokesperson added: “We believe freedom of expression i...
Tags: Travel, Security, Facebook, Asia, Hong Kong, Privacy, China, US, Spokesperson, Whatsapp, Software, Beijing, Operating Systems, Facebook One, Hong Kong Internet Service Providers Association, Wall-street-journal

Facebook to acquire Giphy in a deal reportedly worth $400 million

Facebook will acquire Giphy, the web-based animated gif search engine and platform provider, Facebook confirmed today, in a deal worth around $400 million, according to a report by Axios. Facebook said it isn’t disclosing terms of the deal. Giphy has grown to be a central source for shareable, high-engagement content, and its animated response gifs are available across Facebook’s platforms, as well as through other social apps and services on the web. Most notably, Giphy provides built-in ...
Tags: Travel, TC, Facebook, Twitter, Social Media, Gif, Whatsapp, Software, M&a, Search Engine, BetaWorks, Photo Sharing, Operating Systems, Dfj Growth, Dfj, Giphy

Emteria, maker of industrial version of Android, raises cash from HTG and Runa Capital

Emteria, is a startup that emerged out of the limitations of the official Android Open Source Project. AOSP just isn’t good enough to be used in industrial applications which means if industry wants to use it, the platform must be extended and customized. Some industries still use outdated platforms like Windows CE to power things like ticket machines, for instance. Emteria developed emteria.OS, an adapted Android operating system for industrial settings. As a result of its work, the startup ...
Tags: Travel, Android, TC, Europe, San Francisco, Ceo, Smartphones, Computing, Google Play Services, Operating System, Operating Systems, Video Conferencing, Partner, Cashier, Runa Capital, HTGF

Despite the economy, LA’s Maple Media is hunting for app acquisitions

Over the past three years the Los Angeles-based startup Maple Media has amassed a portfolio of roughly thirty companies and one hundred apps in its quest to become the IAC of app store businesses. And n ow, even with the economy continuing to collapse, the company is on the prowl for new acquisitions and expects to spend tens of millions of dollars on new deals. “We look at three pillars of our types of apps… casual games, mobile games, and personal tools,” said Maple Media chief executive, Mi...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google, Google Play, TC, Media, Disney, Los Angeles, Software, Itunes, App-store, IAC, Operating Systems, Apple Inc, Ritter, Shamrock Capital

Twitter publishes latest government data request figures

Twitter’s latest transparency report is out. The social media giant said it received six percent fewer requests for user data from governments between June and December 2018 than during its previous reporting period. According to the newly released data, Twitter received 6,904 government requests for information on 11,112 accounts — the exact number of requests as its most recent report but with fewer accounts affected. The company turned over some data in just over half of all cases. The U.S...
Tags: Travel, Security, Twitter, Politics, Government, Articles, Fbi, Software, United States, Operating Systems, Transparency Report, National Security Letter

Slack to live stream pitch to shareholders on Monday ahead of direct listing

Slack, the ubiquitous workplace messaging tool, will make its pitch to prospective shareholders on Monday at an invite-only event in New York City, the company confirmed in a blog post on Wednesday. Slack stock is expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange as soon as next month. Slack, which is pursuing a direct listing, will live stream Monday’s Investor Day on its website. An alternative to an initial public offering, direct listings allow businesses to forgo issuing new share...
Tags: Travel, Fundings & Exits, Spotify, Enterprise, Softbank, New York City, Software, Venture Capital, SEC, Andreessen Horowitz, New York Stock Exchange, Google Ventures, Operating Systems, Stewart Butterfield, Slack, Kleiner Perkins

Apple tells app developers to disclose or remove screen recording code

Apple is telling app developers to remove code that allows them to effectively record how a user interacts with their iPhone apps — or face removal from the company’s app store, TechCrunch can confirm. In an email, an Apple spokesperson said: “Protecting user privacy is paramount in the Apple ecosystem. Our App Store Review Guidelines require that apps request explicit user consent and provide a clear visual indication when recording, logging, or otherwise making a record of user activity.” “We ...
Tags: Travel, Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Google Play, Security, Facebook, Apps, Privacy, E-commerce, Smartphones, Software, Itunes, App-store, Operating Systems

AWS launches Arm-based servers for EC2

At its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, AWS today announced the launch of Arm-based servers for its EC2 cloud computing service. These aren’t run-of-the-mill Arm chips, though. AWS took the standard Arm cores and then customized them to fit its needs.The company says that its so-called AWS Graviton Processors have been optimized for performance and cost, with a focus on scale-out workloads that can be spread across a number of smaller instances (think containerized microservices, web servers, ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, TC, Cloud, Europe, Developer, Cloud Computing, Aws, Linux, Las Vegas, Amd, Ubuntu, ARM, Operating System, Amazon Web Services, Operating Systems

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