Dropbox, Vine, Google, iPhone, Adobe, LOTS More: Fat N’ Sassy Saturday Morning Buzz, February 16, 2013

From the SBA: Four Ways to Use Google Hangouts for Your Business.

Prince Edward Island has a new online legislative history archive.

There’s a new Vietnamese search engine in town — CocCoc.

There’s a new online archive of Civil War letters — 3000 letters and documents, hand transcribed.

Michigan State Libraries are getting about 50,000 books digitized by Google.

Dropbox has some very nice app updates.

Google Street View has expanded to NFL stadiums.

Yup, Vine Analytics are already available.

So apparently there’s a bug with iOS 6.1 that allows the lock screen to be bypassed. Sigh.

Also iOS and from PC Magazine: The best 50 free iPhone apps of 2013.

Finally, good news on the US Legislation front. “The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) was introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. FASTR requires federal agencies with annual extramural research budgets of $100 million or more to provide the public with online access to the research articles stemming from that funded research no later than six months after publication in a peer-reviewed journal.”

Have you ever wanted to make your own app? App making tool Kleverbeast has launched into public beta.

What, did Adobe feel like Java was getting too much attention? There’s news of zero-day flaws in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.

Do you use Posterous? It’s shutting down at the end of April. But an alternative has appeared….

Need something to do this weekend? Hulu’s letting you watch Criterion movies for free. Good morning, Internet…

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