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This article was published on March 7, 2011

    TNW Weekend Roundup: All of the weekend’s biggest stories

    TNW Weekend Roundup: All of the weekend’s biggest stories
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    If you didn’t have the opportunity to catch up on your daily fix of technology news over the weekend, the TNW Weekend Roundup will bring you quickly up to speed with what happened on Saturday and Sunday, linking you to the most popular and discussed stories here on The Next Web:

    Greplin Founder Daniel Gross on his amazing story behind building the company [Interview]

    Greplin allows you to search though your social-networking accounts on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, and online services such as Google Docs and Email. It recently announced a $4 million venture round funding from Sequoia Capital, arguably the best VC firm in the world.

    Gross is one of the youngest people to launch a YC startup at the age of 18. We talked about the inspirational journey behind Greplin’s creation. Read more here.

    How to remove the Quickbar on Twitter for iPhone

    When someone writes the history of Twitter, somewhere near the top of the list of ‘Bad moves the company made’ will be the Quickbar introduced to its official iPhone app this week. This guide shows you how to remove the Twitter’s new feature but only if you have a jailbroken phone. Read more here.

    What the iPad 2 means for mobile music production

    It certainly seemed that the idea of using the iPad as a creative tool was at the heart of Apple’s announcement iPad 2 announcement last week, especially the confirmation that GarageBand – the popular music production tool for the Mac – would be coming to the iPad soon and with a very impressive looking set of features too. Read more here.

    How long is Last.fm gonna last?

    Last.fm, like Myspace, isn’t going to survive because of the music player, it is only a matter of time before Last.fm is replaced. For Last.fm to grow and survive, it needs to evolve and it needs to evolve fast. We list five way Last.fm can do just that. Read more here.

    Angry Birds To Launch On Facebook Next Month

    The Angry Birds franchise is to crash onto Facebook next month, giving the 600 million users registered on the social network the chance to play the world’s most popular game. Read more here.

    Rumors of a possible Facebook Skype partnership persist

    Rumors circluated this weekend via a report by Bloomberg that Facebook has resumed talks with global VoIP service Skype, a partnership that would presumably offer Web video calls to anyone with a Facebook account within the social media platform. Read more here.

    Beware: Twitter scam app claims to show who visits your profile. It can’t.

    A Twitter scam app which claimed it help you see the people accessing your profile proliferated across Twitter at the weekend, duping users into granting access to their Twitter accounts to spread the scam even wider. Read more here.

    How to grow and maintain a brilliant blog

    Interested in business blogging? Want to improve the quality of your own blog? Or just want to get started? We take a look at things from a slightly higher level today and see what you can do to create a really remarkable blog. Read more here.