Last Week in Betabeat: NY Tech at No. 2, Scroogle Down and Flickr’s Gettin’ its Hair Did

lastweekcat11 Last Week in Betabeat: NY Tech at No. 2, Scroogle Down and Flickrs Gettin its Hair Did

To busy to check your daily Betabeat? Here are the highlights from last week, as selected by the editors.

REQUIRED READING: New York Tech, Stuck at No. 2, Still Shaking Pom-Poms
Silicon Alley is dynamite, don’t mess with dynamite.

REQUIRED READING: Scroogle, Privacy-First Search Engine, Shuts Down for Good
Couldn’t take the DDoS.

REQUIRED READING: Flickr is Getting a Major Makeover
Flickr’s head of product is about to push big changes after a year on the job.

-EU Suspends ACTA Pending Review by Court of Justice
-Betaworks CEO John Borthwick: Google Has Taken the Blue Pill
-Betaworks Acquires Vibe, the Anonymous Twitter Alternative Popularized During Occupy Wall Street
-Tumblr Planning to Police Self-Harm Blogs on Suicide, Cutting and Eating Disorders

-That New KickStarter for Porn Makes Us Realize Other Startups Should Have a Porn Version
-Find Great Kickstarter Projects With Kickstumbler: With Love From Hype Machine Labs
-Apple Fans Invade Fifth Avenue Flagship Store to Celebrate Steve Jobs’ Birthday [VIDEO]
-The Fancy-Kind of Like Pinterest but All About the Money

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