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- Source: OnLive Found A Buyer,
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- Academia.edu Adds Analytics To
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- AT&T On FaceTime Over 3G: Free
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Lately investing in Rocket Fuel, WestWing and Delphix so far this year, Summit Partners has been stepping up to the plate and is now joining the ranks of this Post-Facebook-IPO era of VCs which are raising capital for so-called middle-market companies who are still a ways off the IPO track. Th… Read full post »
Groupon is gearing up to report quarterly earnings later this month, but in the meantime the daily deals giant has another issue on its hands: it’s been hit with a patent infringement lawsuit by Blue Calypso, a digital marketing firm that claims Groupon is infringing two of its patents,… Read full post »
Yesterday, in one of the biggest tech trials to hit U.S. soil, Apple called longtime Apple employee and designer Christopher Stringer to the stand as its first witness. Testifying that Samsung “ripped them off,” Stringer showed off dozens of images depicting various iPhone and iPad… Read full post »
Google announced today a pretty major deal with the NFL which will help it to virally grow adoption of Google+ Hangouts – the live chat feature on its social networking efforts known as Google+. With a full rollout coming later this month, NFL.com will soon be offering one-click access t… Read full post »
When the Artspotter app and site first appeared last year we noted it was a more of an art map that lets you discover and publish art around you, whether it be galleries, street art, you name it. It was billed as a sort of art discovery app for the iPhone… Read full post »
Amazon Prime members who like to rock an iPad, not the Kindle Fire, now have access to Amazon’s ever-growing collection of movies and TV with today’s launch of the Amazon Instant Video app, which just popped up this morning in the App Store for iPad. As with the desktop and Kindle… Read full post »
The POP, short for POrtable Power, is a delicious, high-capacity battery capable of recharging portable devices. With its beastly 25,000 mAh battery, the little station is capable of recharging an iPhone ten times. But it’s not just an iOS accessory. In fact the POP’s secret sauce… Read full post »
Today a bunch of consumer electronics partners have announced support for Roku’s Streaming Stick, which will let them introduce streaming video services to users without a lot of upfront investment.
Indoor positioning systems are on the rise and are meeting a service void for consumers. I donâ€™t know about you, but I constantly use outdoor mapping apps for all variety of location needs. However when I step into a mall or museum or campus building, I can sometimes be left hanging,… Read full post »
The founders at HelloFax needed a simpler way to help customers get their documents signed. And so they developed a digital signature tool. In short time, they realized they had stumbled into a new space. The young YCombinator startup found that digital signing of documents was not just a feat… Read full post »
Facebook took one more step further in its global ambitions today: the social network has now made itsÂ App Center, the storefront forÂ Facebook desktop and mobile applications, available in every country where Facebook is.
Facebook, the site created so that you can share every detail of what… Read full post »
In the announcement press release, Scott Case, CEO of the Startup America Partnership, notes that the fundraising can be “an extremely difficult and ti… Read full post »
Another development in the ongoing Craigslist data scraping story: Craigslist has added in a new proviso for those posting ads, telling them that Craigslist now becomes the “exclusive licensee” of the content in that ad.
“Clicking ‘Continue’ confirms that craigsli… Read full post »
Wasn’t it just a few days ago that I said that Europe had gone a little incubator crazy? Well, more news on that front, this time coming out of Sofia, Bulgaria, of all places: Eleven, backed by â‚¬12 million of European taxpayersâ€™ money, gets its official unveiling today, along with an… Read full post »
If you’ve grown sick of these NBC/Olympics stories, too bad! We have nearly two weeks of Olympics and their respective tape delays left. I don’t even want to count how many hours of delayed Ryan Seacrest that is.
Here is a wild, EXCLUSIVE, Olympic story that could only be found by… Read full post »
Looks like Google Play is growing up, combing its hair and trying to move away from its Wild West image: Android’s app store team has sent out a letter to its tens of thousands of developers informing them that it is making several changes to tighten its developerÂ app policies. Areas th… Read full post »
Kevin Rose began an AMA on Reddit on Tuesday evening and so far has answered zero questions. To be fair, he saidÂ ask me anything. He didn’t promise answers.
Users have posted questions like, “What is your biggest regret with Digg?”
Some have become displeased, asking, “… Read full post »
Adherence to prescription drugs and supplements is a problem that not only puts the long-term health of millions of patients at risk. It’s a problem that may add an extra $100 to 300 billion in health care costs in the U.S. alone.
Uber is still growing its business as a disruptive (sometimes controversial) car service app, but in the meantime it continues to push the envelope on what else it might eventually do with the logistics infrastructure it is also creating. The latest development comes by way of Chicago, where U… Read full post »
For some of you this will be news, for some, a reminder. But the long and short of it is that Netflix has been forced to change its approach to user privacy, specifically in regard to how long it stores rental history for those who have unsubscribed. Netflix was forced to… Read full post »
Their story details the mechanics for how a small company can manage an acquisition. It provides lessons for startups going through the process for the first time.
Stypi is a real-time editor that multiple peop… Read full post »
There has been quite a brouhaha around Twitter, NBC, and The UK Independent reporter Guy Adams these past couple days. It boils down to this: Adams’ Twitter account was suspended after he tweeted out the email address of the NBC executive in charge of the network’s much-criticiz… Read full post »
Earlier this year French entrepreneur Ramine Darabiha called for a cypherpunk revival. Looks like he might be getting his wish.
Several weeks ago, reports started to trickle out that a number of Dropbox users were under attack from spam. Since then, Dropbox has been investigating those attacks (with some help from a third-party) and today gave the first update on the progress, saying that some accounts were indeed acce… Read full post »