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Keeping Pace with DigitalDisruption.com

Here are some of the past week's highlights from DigitalDisruption.com, Acquia's portal for examining the impact of digital disruption.

Favecast Unites User Recommendations, Video

Recently, I met Alex Zito-Wolf, content manager for FaveCast, at Boston's WebInnoMobile2 event. Favecast is an app that allows users to share positive video recommendations about great places they've discovered. I think of it as the convergence of Foursquare and Yelp, with a splash of video. In this interview, Alex talks about the future of FaveCast and why it is set up to disrupt the way we use video as an experience sharing medium.

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Twitter partnering with Stripe for in-tweet payments

According to news site Re/code, Twitter is close to a deal with online payments startup Stripe that would allow for in-tweet purchases.

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Google's Smart Contact Lenses

Google is developing a "smart" contact lens where the chips and sensors inside will help to aid with diabetes by tracking glucose levels in a person's tear.

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Bitcoin Comes to the NBA

By teaming up with BitPay, the Sacramento Kings basketball team will let fans purchase tickets and merchandise using Bitcoin.

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A few other notable stories include: Facebook's News App, HP's smartphone revival and Apple was recently granted 36 patents.

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