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  • Zuckerberg explains Creative Labs:
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    n mobile there’s a big premium on creating single-purpose first-class experiences'; ease of access is important; 'what we’re doing with Creative Labs is basically unbundling the big blue app'
    - Hopes the projects Creative Labs is building now will be @ the stage of @Instagram, @WhatsApp, Messenger, Search in 3-5 yrs
    - Zuckerberg says anonymity apps are 'too extreme'; social services are better when they are about 'building relationships with people'; anonymity is not the 1st thing they will do 
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  • Online invitations startup @paperlesspost raises $25M C from August, @RRE, @SVAngel, Mousse, Tim Draper, Ram Shiram; raised $37.4M to date; launched in '08; has 45M users & has sent over 100M cards to date; 70 emps - Link
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  • @GuyKawasaki joins Australian design startup @Canva as chief evangelist; Kawasaki says Canva is democratizing design w/ its online drag & drop design tool; raised $3M to date - Link
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  • Court says @KimDotcom can have his New Zealand assets returned; High Court denies an order that would have granted police permission to keep Dotcom's seized assets, incl cars, cash & computers, for another yr; Crown has 14 days to appeal the decision; police seized cars worth $6M in Jan '12; Dotcom made $42M from Megaupload in '10 alone - Link
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  • @Facebook employee reportedly takes @kathleen @Instagram username; original owner's username was changed to @_____kathleen@InstagramHelp hasn't responded to the case yet - Link

    Update: @Instagram says it will give the username back to the original owner; '
    Instagram has a policy of reassigning usernames from accounts that have been inactive for a significant length of time' - Link
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