Pinterest has launched messaging to its mobile app

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Pinterest users are sending out about two million Pins per day. Sending a Pin is a way to let someone know that you like content that was posted. Now when someone sends you a Pin, you can reply with a message or send a Pin back.

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Blackboard buys campus card solutions company CardSmith

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Blackboard has purchased CardSmith, which is a cloud provider of campus card solutions and turn-key card program management services. Blackboard can offer cloud and locally-hosted processing solutions with in-house or outsourced management to a wider range of schools now.

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Rocket Fuel acquires programmatic ad company [x+1]

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Rocket Fuel is acquiring [x+1] for $230 million in cash and stock. [x+1] is known for running several programmatic marketing tools across multiple websites and devices.

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Twitch is shutting down Justin.tv

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Twitch has announced that it has shut down the Justin.tv website, mobile apps, and APIs. Justin.tv rebranded the company to Twitch Interactive in February 2014 and all resources are focused on Twitch.tv now. There are rumors that Google is going to acquire Twitch or has already acquired it. Here is an announcement that Twitch wrote about the shutdown:

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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) rolls out same-day delivery service in 6 more cities

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has expanded its same-day delivery service in six new areas, including New York City, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Indianapolis, and Dallas. The same-day delivery service includes more than one million eligible items. In these cities, you will be able to order items by noon and have them at your house by the end of the day seven days a week.

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Facebook Inc (FB): Privacy campaign signs up more than 25,000 for class action lawsuit

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A data privacy campaign has signed up more than 25,000 people to a class action lawsuit filed against Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Max Schrems claims that the way that Facebook monitors member activity on and off the social network is in breach of European Union laws. In the claim, Schrems claims that Facebook cooperated with a U.S. surveillance program called Prism. Facebook denied knowing about Prism before it was mentioned in the leaked government documents. However, Facebook acknowledged that it complied with national security requests.
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Apple to announce new iPhone on September 9th

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Apple has set up a media event for September 9th where the company will announce several new products. The new products are rumored to be two new iPhones with larger displays. The new iPhone is rumored to be called the iPhone 6.

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Sprint announces Marcelo Claure as the new CEO

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Sprint has announced that that board of directors has named Marcelo Claure as the next president and CEO of the company. Claure is replacing Dan Hesse, who was the CEO and president of Sprint since December 2007.

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