Bit.ly Bundles Now Allow Hyper Personalized Wikis

Bit.ly, the URL link-shortener, took a turn last month into content curation with Bundles, its tool for packaging and preserving multiple links. Today the company is opening up the tool for collaboration among users, allowing people to share and create collections of relevant information.

Should You Go bit.ly Pro?

When I noticed that bit.ly had a Pro version that enables custom short domains and that it was free, I just had to try it out. You have to submit your email address to be “considered” for the beta; I just received my access information.

New York Times Looks for Answers in Data

A pair of New York Times researchers have been poring over the newspaper’s data, looking for a way to understand the way influence plays out online. The work shows how organizations are looking to mine their data to find ways to improve their operations.

Bit.ly Offers to Bundle Your Links

Bit.ly figures if one link is great, why not a bundle? The popular URL shortening service has added a new feature that allows a user to collect multiple links, up to 100, on a single page that can be shared with users.

iLife and iWork ’11: My Hopes and Dreams

An upgrade to iWork and iLife is almost guaranteed for Wednesday, so I thought I’d share my hopes for the software bundles. These aren’t necessarily predictions. Instead, they’re the things that kinda drive me nuts about the two suites and which I hope to see fixed.

Yahoo, Others Eyeing Bit.ly

Yahoo and other web giants have been kicking the tires on New York-based URL shortening service Bit.ly, according to a people in the know. Like many others, Yahoo knows it needs to figure out a way to participate in the emergent real-time and location-aware web.

Bit.ly to Twitter: So Long, and Thanks for All the Links

John Borthwick of Betaworks, which created the URL shortener Bit.ly, says that the company is healthy and growing, despite the fact that it is no longer the default shortener used by Twitter. The social network broke off its formerly close relationship with Bit.ly in December.