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Discovery App Spindle Beefs Up Its Search Product

Spindle, the mobile-only discovery app that allows users to better find places of interest around them, pushed a significant update on Thursday, amping up the app’s search capabilities to a much larger degree. Users will now be able to continuously search for keywords, which will notify them if a place of interest nearby matches the term. The service is also launching in three new cities — Chicago, Austin and Seattle — in addition to existing cities San Francisco, Boston and New York.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work