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Bill Gross takes on Twitter, Facebook & Google+

Entrepreneur Bill Gross is launching a content-focused social network called Chime.in that will compete with Twitter, Facebook and Google+, as well as link-sharing sites like Digg. He says there is a need for a better way of filtering content, but the odds are stacked against him.

Can Twitter Survive the British Privacy Onslaught?

A string of libel lawsuits in the U.K. have put Twitter’s approach to user privacy on the stand — the company is getting a bashing for its treatment of “Mr Monkey.” But should it be applauded for its approach to privacy, rather than pilloried by the media?

What the Web Is Saying: Twitter Buys TweetDeck

Twitter officially confirmed its long-rumored acquisition of TweetDeck on Wednesday morning. Twitter/TweetDeck rumors have been flying around for weeks now, so lots of folks have had time to form opinions about the tie-up. Here are some of the more interesting takes on the situation.

Why Twitter Shouldn’t Pull the Plug on TweetDeck

Twitter is rumored to be acquiring TweetDeck, and one of the big questions is whether it will keep the app alive or not. But if it does decide to kill it, the company could do further damage to the already tense relationship it has with developers.

TweetDeck’s Latest Suitor: Twitter

TweetDeck, which only two months ago was close to being acquired by Bill Gross’ UberMedia, is now in “advanced talks” to sell itself to Twit…

Xtreme Power Joins the Transmission Hub Project

The startups that have teamed up to build a transmission hub to connect the U.S.’s three major grids are adding another startup player for energy storage. Tres Amigas has partnered with Xtreme Power, which provides groups of batteries for energy storage for the power grid.

First Look at TweetDeck for Android

There are TweetDeck clients for the desktop, iPhone and the iPad; Android owners listen up as a beta version will be out tomorrow. I’ve been running it on my EVO 4G for a while, and here’s my quick take on TweetDeck for Android.

Confirmed: Tweetdeck Gets $3M

Tweetdeck, a London-based startup that builds software to consume rapidly updating information streams, has raised $3 million in funding in what is an internal round, according to John Borthwick, co-founder of Betaworks. With this Series B round, the company has raised a total of $3.5 million.

Betaworks Raises $20M From Intel, Others

Betaworks, a New York City-based Internet company, has raised $20 million in new venture funding in a round led by Intel Capital and RRE Ventures. Softbank, Founders Collective, DFJ Growth, AOL Ventures and the New York Times are new investors in the company.

TweetDeck Just Keeps Getting Better

TweetDeck has released an updated version of its desktop application that includes features aimed at helping users get the information that matters…

Twitoaster Opens Up API to Devs

Twitoaster, which threads conversations on Twitter, is launching its open API today, allowing developers to integrate the service within their applications so…

Tweetdeck's Latest Round: About $1.8 Million

Earlier in July news came out that Twitter desktop app Tweetdeck raised “several million dollars” in new funding. From an SEC document just…

Twitter Add-On TweetDeck Raises Seed Funding

Yesterday, Twitter received national attention after the first pics of the Hudson River plane crash were found on the microblogging site bef…

Twitter Add-On TweetDeck Raises Seed Funding

Yesterday, Twitter received national attention after the first pics of the Hudson River plane crash were found on the microblogging site bef…