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GigaOm just under two hours agoSprint has big plans for its digital wallet. It wants to become a "virtual bank" for customers who don't have checking accounts and a supplemental financial service for those that do.
GigaOm just under two hours agoComment trolls are often used as an example of why blog comments are a waste of time, but a recent series by the Climate Desk showed how they can quickly be turned into human beings.
Personalized social reader Zite is updating its iOS app with more Google Reader-inspired features, and also added seven new publishers to its publisher program. Soo Meta redefines video storytelling by turning Storify-like content curation into great-looking video slideshows. The data-centric Egyptian-Romanian-Belgian startup, which is in beta for now, has introduced new features to help recruiters and job-seekers find common connections across disparate networks and search using natural language. New funding will help Cloudscaling continue to build out its Open Cloud System to suit a new class of enterprise applications that want to build on OpenStack. Amazon Publishing is launching Kindle Worlds, a publishing platform that lets authors sell fan fiction based on properties like Gossip Girl. Swivl, a motion-tracking, iPhone-compatible camera dock that enables individuals to easily video record themselves, has raised $500,000 from venture capital firm Grishin Robotics. After months of slowing smartphone sales and reduced profits, some HTC employees aren't waiting for the company's turnaround. Electronic health records company PracticeFusion is making yet another move into the consumer healthcare space with new tools for helping patients manage and track health finances.