Last month, I wrote a post asking people working in startups to seek help if they are dealing with depression. It was a personal plea, because I have dealt with depressive episodes since I was a teenager and hate thinking about other people suffering without support. The scope of my advice is limited, however, because I don’t have the experience of balancing the emotional and… Read More
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Windows/Mac/Linux: If you’re looking for a great audio editor, our favorite is Audacity
. If you’re looking for something a little faster and trimmer that’s a little more approachable, Ocenaudio is worth checking out. It’s free, flexible, and cross platform, and if light editing is all you need, it gets the job done.
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There could soon be a lot less news that fits to print.
The New York Times is mulling a shorter, cheaper print edition as it seeks to find the sweet spot between content that subscribers want and what they’re willing to pay for.
The Times has shown a recent willingness — through new subscription apps like NYT Now and NYT Opinion — to trim its massive content offering for customers at certain price points in pursuit of fresh revenue. Its most recent earnings report highlighted that the paper of record continues to struggle with declining advertising income and stagnant subscription levels. Read more…
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Twitter is simple, in theory, but it is also deceptively complicated. As a result, most people who see tweets or visit Twitter’s site don’t get hooked. Read a larger summary
Dropzone 3 – Turbocharge Drag and Drop for your Mac
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By Jim Finkle BOSTON Reuters – Tor, the Internet privacy protecting service, said on Wednesday it discovered a compromise on its network that indicated somebody was trying to monitor the activity of its users. "While we don’t know when they started doing the attack, users who operated or accessed hidden services from early February through July 4 should assume they were affected," Tor said in a blog entry. Tor is an anonymity tool designed to protect the identity of Internet users by routing traffic through multiple nodes around the globe. The blog post said that it was not sure how much information the attackers were able to obtain in their efforts to monitor traffic on Tor.
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SocialRank, the startup that helps users find their most valuable Twitter followers, is launching version 2.0 today, which significantly expands what you can learn on the service. The company started out in 2012 as a side project for co-founders Alex Taub and Michael Schonfeld, but they recently left payment startup Dwolla to resurrect the product and focus on it full-time. (They also raised… Read More
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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Hangouts Now Works Without Google+ Account, Becomes Part Of Google Apps For Business And Gets SLA — Say what you want about Google+, but it incubated two great products at Google: Hangouts for video meetings and Google+ Photos. While Photos is still deeply integrated with the social network …
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