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Tile Launches Sharing, Allowing Others To Help You Find Your Lost Items

techcrunch.com — Tile, the lost item tracker that you can attach to purses, keys, luggage, bikes or anything else that tends to go missing at times, is today rolling out a new feature designed to make it easier for people to get help finding their items. In an update to the company's iOS and Android applications, users will now be able to share their Tiles with others, including friends, family, roommates, or anyone else they choose in order to increase the chances that their Tile - and whatever it's attached to - gets found.

Twitter Publicly Launches Curator, Its Real-Time Search And Filtering Tool For Media Outlets

techcrunch.com — Twitter this morning is publicly launching Curator, its new product that lets media organizations, publishers, and broadcasters identify, filter and display tweets and Vine videos on any screen in real-time.

Google Expands Advertising Options For Mobile Developers Designed To Increase Installs

techcrunch.com — Google announced this morning a range of new advertising options for Android app developers designed to increase the number of app installations. The most notable change rolling out today is that developers can now more easily advertise their applications on the Google Display Network, including via video app promo ads.

Amazon Launches A Dedicated STEM Toy Shop

techcrunch.com — Amazon announced this morning the launch of a new store on its site that's dedicated to selling STEM toys and games. The shop will feature a variety of items for children of all ages, the retailer says, which are focused on encouraging kids to develop science, technology, engineering and/or math-related skills.

Former Quidsi Execs Launch Primary, A New Site For Kids’ Clothing Essentials

techcrunch.com — A pair of former Quidsi execs, Galyn Bernard and Christina Carbonell, longtime employees who stayed with the company through its acquisition by Amazon.com, are today launching a new e-commerce site today called Primary which focuses on the kids' clothing market.

Online Lender Avant Acquires Debt Management Service ReadyForZero

techcrunch.com — Online lending platform Avant has acquired ReadyForZero, a Y Combinator-backed startup that helps consumers better manage their personal debit and credit using online financial software, the companies are announcing this morning. Financial terms are not being disclosed, but Chicago-based Avant had plenty of funds to play around with, having raised $334 million in equity capital, in addition to nearly a billion in debt.

Drifty Grabs $2.6 Million To Turn Web Developers Into Mobile App Makers

techcrunch.com — Drifty, a company that has been making it possible for web developers to build and publish native mobile applications that can then be published to the major app stores, including Apple's iTunes, Amazon's Appstore and Google Play, has now raised an additional $2.6 million led by Lightbank in Chicago.

Flipboard Launches Private Magazines For Groups

techcrunch.com — Flipboard, an online and mobile service that allows readers to explore content from around the web in a beautiful magazine-style layout as well as create topical, mobile magazines of their own, is today expanding its curation abilities with the debut of "Private Group Magazines."

GitHub Continues To Face Evolving DDoS Attack

techcrunch.com — Online code repository GitHub continues to face a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Monday, which the company reported is the largest attack in GitHub.com's history. The attack began on Thursday and still continues, according to GitHub's status page and Twitter accounts, though the company says now that all its systems are reporting at 100%.

Tumblr’s iOS App Will Now Add ‘Buy,’ ‘Pledge,’ And ‘Get Involved’ Buttons To Select Posts

techcrunch.com — Tumblr today introduced a change to its service that will encourage users to purchase or fund products and campaigns on other websites, including Etsy's online marketplace and Kickstarter, for example. With an update to its mobile application for iOS, posts that link to those sites as well as DoSomething.org will now automatically be given buttons that let others "Buy," or "Pledge," or "Get Involved."
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oh hell yeah @TechCrunch: Facebook's Photo "Scrapbook" Lets Parents Give Kids An Official Presence tcrn.ch/1Gd2vV8 by @joshconstine

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RT @Techmeme: Google announces new advertising options for Android app developers to increase installs techcrunch.com/2015/03/31/goo… techmeme.com/150331/p21#a15…

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Tile Launches Sharing, Allowing Others To Help You Find Your Lost Items: ift.tt/1BIiO6n

Mar 31, 2015

RT @Techmeme: Twitter Publicly Launches Curator, Its Real-Time Search And Filtering Tool For Media Outlets techcrunch.com/2015/03/31/twi… techmeme.com/150331/p19#a15…

Mar 31, 2015

Twitter Publicly Launches Curator, Its Real-Time Search And Filtering Tool For Media Outlets: ift.tt/1Gczysk

Mar 31, 2015

Google Expands Advertising Options For Mobile Developers Designed To Increase Installs: ift.tt/1C21w3S

Mar 31, 2015

Former Quidsi Execs Launch Primary, A New Site For Kids’ Clothing Essentials: ift.tt/1xT0fRJ

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