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Palo Alto-based ScaleIO is one of a new generation of startup storage providers that's using intelligent software to help big companies streamline and converge their data storage operations at scale, across thousands of servers. When we first discovered that Makerbot was looking to partner with Stratsys I was a bit non-plussed. Makerbot, as I've noted before, has a certain indie cred that makes this move a bit unpalatable. The reveal of the Xbox One didn't go as Microsoft hoped. Gamers loved the system, but hated the absurd restrictions placed on the games. Attention gamers: you win. The folks at Redmond infuriated many when it revealed that the Xbox One would come with a long list of potential caveats -- there was the automated 24 hour check-in to keep the console in playable condition, and the restrictions on who you could share disc-based games with, not to mention the fact that it would shipped region-locked. Twitter acquired Spindle, an app for local discovery, today. The Spindle team will move to San Francisco and shutter the Spindle app. Wired Senior Editor Michael Copeland is joining venture firm Andreessen Horowitz. We've confirmed with the VC firm that Copeland will be leading Andreessen's new 'content strategy. Twitter added new features to Tweetdeck today that makes it easier to arrange and consume various feeds. This week on Founder Stories, I sat down with Airbnb co-founder Nate Blecharczyk. One of the things that strikes me as original to Airbnb's founding team is that, unlike most startups I can think of, two of the co-founders are designers, and Blecharczyk, who's a co-founder and CTO, is an engineer. It feels like startups are taking more and more steps to make the website creation process as easy as possible. It sure doesn't seem like many people have bought Lytro's crazy light-field camera (the one that lets you focus your photos after you take them) — but if you're one of those who did: go plug it in.