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Backed By John Legend, Adventr Allows You To Build Choose Your Own Adventure-Style Videosview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Startup Adventr (pronounced "adventure") is betting that it can make online video even more addictive with interactivity. For example, here's a promotional video for Adventr itself — at the beginning, a girl finds a camera in her closet, and you can choose whether she takes it or leaves it. (IT news)

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Tracour Locks Up $335K To Help Uncover The Best Financial Analystsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Tracour, a company building a web-based tool to track analyst rankings of stocks, has raised a $335,000 seed round of funding. The company expects to enter a beta period in July. The modest seed round was led by Unlimited Capital, and participated in by angel Brad Wardell. (IT news)

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All The Important Stuff From TechCrunch Disrupt NYview story

http://techcrunch.com –  So what happened at Disrupt NY? With 25 panels, 27 startup demos, and a hackathon, TechCrunch's annual gathering in New York produced plenty of news, insight, and controversy. Even if you were there in person it was a lot to process, so we've compiled a cliff notes for the conference. Read More (IT news)

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Conductor Says It Wants To “End” Ads And Turn “Web Presence Management” Into A Real Thingview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Conductor first built its business (and raised $35 million in venture capital) by helping companies improve their search engine rankings. Now it's pursuing broader ambitions with the launch of a new product, and some new catchphrases to go with it. (IT news)

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Google Will Now Sell Glass To Anyone In The US Who Wants It, Indefinitelyview story

http://techcrunch.com –  With surprisingly little fanfare, Google has gone ahead and opened up Google Glass sales to anyone and everyone in the US, indefinitely. If you've got $1,500 and the desire, Google is down to sell you a pair of robo-glasses until they run out of stock. Read More (IT news)

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NSA Docs Detail Efforts To Collect Data From Microsoft’s Skype, SkyDrive, And Outlook.comview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Last July, Glenn Greenwald published a set of claims regarding a number of Microsoft services that were, especially at the time, unsettling: That Microsoft had helped the NSA "circumvent its encryption" relating to web chat on Outlook.com, that it had worked with the FBI to bring OneDrive (then called SkyDrive) into better fit with PRISM, and that government data collection from Skype had&he (IT news)

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ISPs Claim That If The FCC Reclassifies The Internet As A Utility, “Paid Prioritization” Wouldn’t Be Bannedview story

http://techcrunch.com –  In a letter signed by a swath of broadband CEOs, the ISP industry pushed back against the idea of reclassifying Internet service into a Title II utility, under which it could be more heavily regulated. Private companies pushing back against increased potential regulation is no surprise, but some of the claims that the CEOs made are worth examining. (IT news)

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Yahoo Acquires Self-Destructing Messaging App Blink, Which Will Soon Disappearview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Blink, a mobile messaging application that lets users share self-destructing messages, has been acquired by Yahoo, TechCrunch has confirmed. The app competed in an increasingly crowded space alongside Snapchat, of course, but also newer entrants like Frankly, Confide, Wickr, and others. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read More (IT news)

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TC Cribs: A Stroll Through Shutterstock, Up Sky High In The Empire State Buildingview story

http://techcrunch.com –  For today’s episode of Cribs, we crossed the continent and headed to New York City to check out the headquarters of online stock photography powerhouse Shutterstock. Fittingly, Shutterstock has created its home in one of Manhattan’s most picturesque places, the Empire State Building. (IT news)

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New Snowden Docs Highlight “Weaknesses” In Facebook Data Securityview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Journalist Glenn Greenwald released a bunch of new documents from "the Snowden archive" today to coincide with the publication of his book No Place To Hide. Those documents include a presentation from the Britain's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) about obtaining user data from Facebook. (IT news)

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Judge Strikes Down NY Attorney General’s Subpoena In Airbnb Case For Being Overly Broadview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Airbnb received some good news in New York today, as the State Supreme Court quashed a subpoena issued by the Attorney General there. The decision puts an end to the first part of a legal battle there between the peer-to-peer lodging marketplace and local officials. Read More (IT news)

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The Gi-Bike Is Electric, Foldable, And Looks Like The Futureview story

http://techcrunch.com –  When I head into the future in my magical time machine, I'm going to want to bring a few things with me. One of those things is a Rambo knife. Also CD of In The Aeroplane Over The Sea. And also the Gi-Bike. Read More (IT news)