Alexia Tsotsis at TechCrunch is reporting Instagram actually closed a $50 million funding round at a $500 million valuation on Thursday last week. TechCrunch reports the money was wired to Instagram on Thursday night.
Facebook is buying Instagram — and some Instagram users aren’t happy about it. Whether or not unhappy users will actually follow through with it, they’re tweeting that they’ll delete their Instagram accounts because of the acquisition.
Apps on Facebook can gather many types of personal information if you allow them to. But there are steps you can take to limit their access. Controlling what gets shared with apps starts on Facebook’s “privacy settings” page.
The older brother of a child with autism has released an iPad app designed to be a communication and therapy tool for people with autism. AutisMate allows you to add your own pictures, videos and voice recordings to the app.
In October 2010, famed New York venture capitalist Fred Wilson wrote that startups should invest more in Android than iOS because Android was wide open and it was going to be the dominant operating system.
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