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Immediately Launches An Email App For Sales Reps That Tracks When Messages Are Read

techcrunch.com — SquareOne, an email startup that launched its iOS app for organizing messages earlier this year, has now pivoted to become Immediately, an email app designed with the needs of sales reps in mind.

Google’s New Bookmarking Service, Previously Called Stars, Has Gone Live

techcrunch.com — Google Stars, the long-rumored bookmarking service from Google, has now publicly launched, but with little fanfare. That Google was working to update its bookmarking service has been known for some time. In May, a developer who had been digging into the service leaked a copy of the "Google Stars" extension, as it was called at the time, while it was still being tested.

Apple No Longer Rejecting Calculator Widgets From The App Store

techcrunch.com — The maker of a popular iOS app and widget, PCalc, which took advantage of iOS 8's support for Notification Center Widgets, was recently told by Apple that his handy app would be pulled from the App Store due to the fact that "widgets on iOS cannot perform any calculations."

Messaging App And Voice Calling Provider Viber Is Now Blocked In China

techcrunch.com — According to a number of reports out this morning, the latest service to become blocked in China is Viber, the free service that lets users make calls, text and share photos with friends, family and others. When reached for comment, the company told TechCrunch that it's looking into the matter and doesn't have an additional comment at this time.

Productivity Startup Any.do Rolls Out A Business-Focused Upgrade, Subscription Pricing

techcrunch.com — Any.do, a productivity startup with apps for calendaring and task management which claims a reach of over 11 million users, is today expanding beyond its earlier consumer focus with a new set of features - and pricing plans - aimed at businesses.

Twitter Partners With IBM To Bring Social Data To The Enterprise

techcrunch.com — Twitter and IBM announced a significant partnership today that will involve Twitter sharing its data with IBM for integration into IBM's enterprise solutions, including the Watson cloud platform. The deal means IBM will gain access to the Twitter "firehose," allowing businesses to incorporate insights gained from the social network into their decision-making process.

“Google My Business” App Now Lets Business Owners Respond To Customer Reviews From Their Smartphone

techcrunch.com — Google is rolling out an update to its "Google My Business" mobile application designed to make it easier for business owners to view and respond to customer reviews...and, of course, complaints.

Retailer-Backed Apple Pay Rival CurrentC Has Been Hacked, Testers’ Email Addresses Stolen

techcrunch.com — MCX (Merchant Customer Exchange), the coalition of retailers including Walmart, Best Buy, Gap and others, who are backing a mobile payments solution CurrentC meant to rival newcomer Apple Pay, has been hacked. The data breach involves the theft of email addresses, however, not the CurrentC mobile application, the company confirms to TechCrunch.

Former Google Wallet Head Launches Poynt, A “Future-Proofed” Payment Terminal

techcrunch.com — The former head of Google Wallet and longtime PayPal exec, Osama Bedier, is this morning revealing his new company Poynt, a "future-proofed" payment terminal that combines an Android-based tablet with a hardware docking station, and includes support for all modern payment technologies, including traditional magstripe cards, EMV (chip and pin), NFC (Google Wallet and Apple Play), Bluetooth, QR codes, and beacon technology, in an all-in-one device sold at cost.

P.S. XO Merges With Toy And Crafts Company Seedling, Raises $7 Million

techcrunch.com — Two companies targeting the "mom" demographic with a product lineup that includes party supplies, crafts, toys, and more, Seedling and P.S. XO, are now merging. The combined companies have also now raised $7 million in new funding from UpFront Ventures and Greycroft Partners, in light of the deal and the revenue projections as a combined entity.
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Oct 30, 2014

@blakeley yes, this is a prob sometimes with these names. We don't typically put quotes around them, but I could change "launches" to "is"

Oct 30, 2014

Immediately Launches An Email App For Sales Reps That Tracks When Messages Are Read: ift.tt/13m7svi

Oct 30, 2014

Google’s New Bookmarking Service, Previously Called Stars, Has Gone Live: ift.tt/1tUUXlE

Oct 30, 2014

Apple No Longer Rejecting Calculator Widgets From The App Store: ift.tt/1tUsZ9s

Oct 30, 2014

@rrhoover yep, was going to cover this because lol but couldn't get to in time

Oct 30, 2014

@jamesthomson just sent you some additional info in email

Oct 30, 2014

Messaging App And Voice Calling Provider Viber Is Now Blocked In China: ift.tt/1q3pBTC

Oct 30, 2014

Productivity Startup Any.do Rolls Out A Business-Focused Upgrade, Subscription Pricing: techcrunch.com/2014/10/30/pro…

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