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Simple Unveils App for iPhone Simple Unveils App for iPhone
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Simple, formerly known as BankSimple, a startup co-founded by former Twitter engineer Alex Payne, has just announced its new app for iPhone. The app is free for Simple account holders. Much like with Pinterest, users can go to Simple’s site …

BankSimple Makes Mysterious “Key Hire”
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BankSimple, the startup that’s supposed to disrupt the banking industry, has apparently made an important hire that may or may not have a direct impact on whether that actually happens. 

Twitter to Get More Useful in Time for Monetization?
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Twitter engineer Alex Payne tweeted over the weekend, "If you had some of the nifty site features that we Twitter employees have, you might not want to use a desktop client. (You will soon.)" Some took that to mean that Twitter was working on some new features for its own site, that would essentially render some popular third-party clients all but obsolete. The question is whether this is a legitimate concern for developers, or it has just been blown out of proportion. It could possibly be a combination of the two.