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Eventbrite Moves Forward With Music Push Through Ticketfly Acquisition

For many, Eventbrite’s progress over the past decade has been about selling you tickets, just like you’d expect from Ticketmaster — in fact, I was tempted to title this this post “The Modern Ticketmaster.” But this company is more than just about tickets, but about the overarching experience you’d get…

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Pinboard Acquires Online Bookmark Service Del.icio.us, Ends Updates On June 15

Pinboard has acquired the old-school online bookmarking service Del.icio.us in a move that’s likely to bring in the more than 1 billion bookmarks into Pinboard catalog of  ideas. While Del.icio.us will remain online, on June 15, it will be put into “read-only” mode, meaning that no new bookmarks will be saved and…

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Twilio’s Proxy API Lets Mobile Workers Safely Communicate With Customers

Twilio on Wednesday unveiled its latest API, one that allows developers to facilitate mobile-based conversations between customers and business employees. Called Twilio Proxy, this tool is part of the newly-formed Engagement Cloud, a suite of declarative APIs that provide multi-channel communications with customers. “The success of on-demand marketplaces has created…

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