Twitpic Data Will Stay Alive “For Now” Thanks To An Agreement With Twitterview story

http://techcrunch.com –  And in a somewhat happy turn of events, Twitpic has announced that it has reached an agreement with Twitter to keep Twitpic photos and links alive, giving Twitter control over the domain and the full photo archive. However, the agreement also states that Twitpic will no longer be taking any new photos or data and will only exist in a read-only mode. (IT news)

Gillmor Gang: Room to Growview story

http://techcrunch.com –  The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. (IT news)

Google Rolls Out An Invite System For Its New Email App, Inbox By Gmailview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Good news, you don’t have to scour eBay for an invite to Google’s new email application, Inbox. You just have to know someone who got in. Today, Google announced by way of its “Inbox by Gmail” Twitter account that each Inbox user will now receive 3 invites they can hand out to friends. Hilariously, the invite button emoji is a golden ticket. (IT news)

The Queen’s First Tweet Is A Royal Mysteryview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Think about your first tweet. Mine was sent from a desktop, but I’m sure plenty of people sent their first tweet from a smartphone. But before you can ever send a tweet, you have to sign up for an account. And, of course, you have to type out an actual message. Only then can you press that little blue Tweet button and begin your Twitter journey. (IT news)

How To Tell If You’re Burning Money Too Fastview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Questions about cash burn have blazed through Twitter like wild fire. Entrepreneurs are asking us: How do I know if I am burning money too fast? Unfortunately, there is no one size fits all answer for an entrepreneur on what level of burn is appropriate for their startup. However, every entrepreneur should consistently assess their runway and revise spending against their strategic goals. (IT news)

Q&A With Facebook’s Josh Miller On Why His Rooms App Isn’t Anonymous, It’s The Early Web Rebornview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Is Rooms the anonymous Facebook app people were expecting? “No. Unequivocally No…because you cannot be anonymous in our app,” Josh Miller tells me. The Branch founder turned Facebook product manager’s new forums app Rooms launches today, and he says lessons from Tumblr, Twitter, Snapchat, and the early days of the web guided its construction. (IT news)

Microsoft Lumia To Replace The Nokia Brandview story

http://hardforum.com – According to this report, Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name on its Lumia phones sooner than expected. Quote: Microsoft Lumia is the new brand name that takes the place of Nokia for the software maker. (Hardware)

Twitter Launches Digits, A New Way To Sign In To Apps Without Using Passwordsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Today, Twitter announced the launch of a new service called Digits, aimed at application developers looking for a simpler, password-free login option for their mobile applications. (IT news)

Twitter Introduces Fabric, A Toolkit For Developers To Build Apps On Its Platformview story

http://techcrunch.com –  At Twitter’s Flight conference this morning, Dick Costolo’s introduced Fabric, a set of APIs aimed at developers to encourage them to build apps and services on top of the Twitter platform. (IT news)

Spot.IM Turns Any Site Into A Social Networkview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Facebook and Twitter are essential tools for social marketing, but user engagement on those networks doesn’t necessarily translate into more visitors to a site. Created by the founder of a former TechCrunch Disrupt winner, Spot.IM wants to solve that problem by making it possible to turn any site into a social network with two lines of code. (IT news)