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  • @sarahcuda blogs that investors need to stop justifying their investment in @secretly; she stated that people try to justify their investment by saying the platform is a new world of user-generated content, the confessional nature of the service isn't all bad, & the co works hard to keep out bullying comments; she states there will be Secret suicides if the social cost of the app continues to be ignored. - Link

    Co-founder David Byttow responded on Twitter:
    '@sarahcuda FWIW, the link in this article drove ~0.0013% of last 24 hour's overall traffic to our home page. Thanks.' - Link

  • HP is partnering w/ Gilt to launch a luxury smartwatch designed by Michael Bastian; will feature a round face & interchangeable straps; the watch will primarily be a notification hub & remote; undiscl when the watch will be unveiled - Link
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  • @crowdtilt rebrands, is now called Tilt; CEO/cofounder @jjbeshara calls it the most accessible, powerful & flexible crowdsourcing app to date, & new name comes w/ broader vision; used by groups of friends & large communities to reach funding tipping point, or 'tilt.' - Link

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  • @ListRunnerApp provides doctors w/ HIPAA-compliant system for recording & privately sharing patients' medical info; Cofounder @JeeshanMDPhD says the @ycombinator -backed app eliminates unnecessary paperwork & improves on error rate of archaic medical communications - Link

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  • @geekatoo raises $1.7M to compete in @GeekSquad space; $2.2M raised to date; investors include @500startups, @microventures, Wefunder, @ericries & others; co launched in '11 w/ bid-for-service site; switched to fixed prices, now has $2M run rate; 90% of jobs claimed within 24 hrs - Link

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