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Kaltura Goes All Multiplatform, With Support For iOS, Android, Xbox, And Google TV Apps

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Online video platform Kaltura has always been focused on getting videos in front of more viewers. Now, more than ever, that viewership isn’t happening in a web browser, but on a wide range of devices — from mobile phones and tablets to connected TVs. Which is why Kaltura has launched...
Kaltura Goes All Multiplatform, With Support For iOS, Android, Xbox, And Google TV Apps
TechStars Boston Alum Placester Raises $2.5 Million For Its Professional Website Builder For Realtors

NewVoiceMedia Takes $20M Led By Highland Capital, MMC To Build Contact Centers In The Clouds

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NewVoiceMedia, an enterprise startup riding the wave of cloud-based services, has raised $20 million for its business of contact center solutions, which currently serves 8,000 agents in 30 countries. The Series B round was led by Highland Capital Partners and MMC, with participation from existing investors Eden Ventures and Notion...
NewVoiceMedia Takes $20M Led By Highland Capital, MMC To Build Contact Centers In The Clouds
Russian flight booking site OneTwoTrip raises $9M

Adobe demos content-aware move in Photoshop CS6

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Software maker Adobe has posted an interesting video on their Photoshop channel on YouTube. The clip showcases content-aware move, one of the new features in the upcoming Photoshop CS6 update. Similar to content-aware fill in Photoshop CS5 that replaces the missing pixels behind removed image elements, the new content-aware...
Adobe demos content-aware move in Photoshop CS6

The Future Of Shopping Could Look A Lot Like Booking A Plane Ticket

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Former America Airlines exec Jeff Katz thinks that shopping in the future will be a lot like booking a plane ticket.  Like booking a ticket on Kayak, Orbitz, or Priceline, shoppers could select and pay for "a package of services that we value most -- from an aisle seat ......
The Future Of Shopping Could Look A Lot Like Booking A Plane Ticket

Amazon Improves Its Web Services Console, Launches Tablet Support And Android App

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As Amazon’s continues to add more tools to its Web Services (AWS), the Management Console that provides a graphical user interface to services like S3, EC2 and CloudFront started to look a bit unwieldy. Today, Amazon is making a number of design changes to make the Management Console a bit...
Amazon Improves Its Web Services Console, Launches Tablet Support And Android App
BT website allows anyone to add services to an account with a phone number and postcode

DoCoMo invests $50 million in Pioneer as it drives into the in-car intelligence space

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Japanese operator DoCoMo is cruising into the in-car intelligence industry after it announced – via ZDNet Asia — that will see it invest 5 billion yen (around $50 million) for a 7 percent share of car and home electronics specialist Pioneer. The agreement sees two companies work together to develop a cloud-based intelligent...
DoCoMo invests $50 million in Pioneer as it drives into the in-car intelligence space

Yes, Twitter Will Drink Your Milkshake

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Twitter investor Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures may have thought he was just musing aloud about the Twitter ecosystem and whether it has reached an “inflection point” in his recent blog post, but it seems as though some third-party app developers took his comments about Twitter features as...
Yes, Twitter Will Drink Your Milkshake

Navegas is a classy, super-simple music player in your browser

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There’s no shortage of ways to listen to music online these days, and Navegas is throwing its hat into the ring as a browser-based portal for accessing tunes from a variety of sources. As it’s made in Berlin, there’s little surprise that this is a good-looking site, oozing the Berlin...
Navegas is a classy, super-simple music player in your browser

Zirtual Raises $2M From Mayfield, Tony Hsieh To Match Professionals With Virtual Executive Assistants

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Zirtual, a marketplace that matches professionals with virtual executive assistants, has raised $2 million in Series A funding from Tony Hsieh, VegasTechFund, and Mayfield Fund. Zirtual, which currently has an office in San Francisco, is opening a new headquarters in downtown Las Vegas as part of Hsieh’s Downtown Project to...
Zirtual Raises $2M From Mayfield, Tony Hsieh To Match Professionals With Virtual Executive Assistants

FourWhere Mashes Up Foursquare and Google Maps

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Sooner or later, every popular web service with an API spawns a Google Maps mashup. FourWhere, which launches today, combines data from the increasingly popular location-based social network Foursquare with a Google Maps-based interface. Thanks to this, you can now easily find Foursquare venues around your current location or a...
FourWhere Mashes Up Foursquare and Google Maps

How the law dictates data gravity in the cloud

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I’ve spoken quite a bit to date about the application-centric nature of cloud computing, and how this changes the nature of operations for the enterprise. That’s all well and good, but it should be quickly apparent that there are some constraints out there that limit what options a team has...
How the law dictates data gravity in the cloud

Wishpond Launches Eight Twitter Marketing Apps That Borrow Their Look From Twitter

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Wishpond is launching a set of eight new apps that bring the startup’s social marketing campaigns to Twitter. The apps allow businesses to promote different contests and offers from their Twitter account, such as Photo and Caption contests. I talked to CEO Ali Tajsekandar about the new tools, and it sounds like...
Wishpond Launches Eight Twitter Marketing Apps That Borrow Their Look From Twitter

Music Marketing With Free SoundCloud Story Wheel

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SoundCloud recently released Story Wheel, an app for creating a slideshow using Instragram pics and audio via SoundCloud. It's an interesting webtool with a lot of potential for music marketing involving storytelling. Though they will be connecting Story Wheel to additional services, the creators are insistent on maintaining a retro...
Music Marketing With Free SoundCloud Story Wheel

OMG, the Text Message Turns 20

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It was 20 years ago today that the first text message was sent. Neil Papworth used a PC to send an early Christmas greeting to the cellphone of Richard Jarvis of Vodafone. Since then there have been trillions of texts shuttled around the globe, each delivering their messages in 160...
OMG, the Text Message Turns 20

FreedomPop raises $7.5M to free you from carrier shackles (exclusive)

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The seemingly mythical FreedomPop, which aims to disrupt the mobile broadband landscape by offering freemium 4G service, is one step closer to reality. The company has raised $7.5 million in a first round of funding led by ManGrove and DCM, VentureBeat has learned. FreedomPop hopes to file its Form...
FreedomPop raises $7.5M to free you from carrier shackles (exclusive)

'Tear and share' your notes with Squarespace Note

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Squarespace Note is a new iOS app from the company behind the web hosting and blogging platform Squarespace. It has very little to do with its self-named service, however, and is instead a minimalist note-taking app with an emphasis on sharing content to other services. Squarespace Note is designed to...
'Tear and share' your notes with Squarespace Note

PagerDuty Raises $10.7M Round From Andreessen Horowitz For IT Alert Service Modeled On AWS System

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PagerDuty has raised $10.7 million from Andreessen Horowitz to build out an IT alert service that is modeled on what Amazon Web Services developed to manage its massive infrastructure. The funding will go toward building additional services to give IT managers a way to quantify how staff is responding to alerts and develop new...
PagerDuty Raises $10.7M Round From Andreessen Horowitz For IT Alert Service Modeled On AWS System

Groupon's Mason Says New Payments Business Will Help Sell More Deals

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The payment services sector may be getting more crowded, but Wall Street seems pleased that Groupon has jumped in. On Wednesday, the daily deals giant rolled out Groupon Payments, which will allow merchants to accept credit cards using an iPhone for as little as 1.8 percent plus 15 cents per transaction, a...
Groupon's Mason Says New Payments Business Will Help Sell More Deals

TNW Pick of the Day: Pictarine lands on Android to let you view and manage all your online photos

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We first covered Pictarine way back in April 2011, a Web app that pulls in all your photos from various hosts, combining them into an organized, powerful image browser for you to access all your online photos. That’s great in itself, but what’s the real benefit here? “You can then...
TNW Pick of the Day: Pictarine lands on Android to let you view and manage all your online photos

Review: Xmarks works in various browsers and OSs to sync your bookmarks

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Most people use more than one computer these days. Various modes of transfer make managing documents easy, but what about your browser? The bookmarks you've spent years collecting often have to be transferred manually, via export file or email, to the other computer systems that you use, and each...
Review: Xmarks works in various browsers and OSs to sync your bookmarks
Perfecto Mobile lands $15M to test apps on real phones over the web

Votigo moves beyond promotions to provide conversation management and other social marketing software

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Social marketing and promotions software company Votigo recently expanded its platform to provide a full cross-network publisher, conversation manager and analytics tools. Votigo co-founder and CEO Mike La Rotonda tells us it has long been part of the company’s vision to offer these additional services, but it had been previously...
Votigo moves beyond promotions to provide conversation management and other social marketing software

What Data Gravity Means to Your Data

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If you've wondered why so many companies are eager to control data storage, the answer can be summed up in a simple term: data gravity. Ultimately, where data is determines where the money is. Services and applications are nothing without it. Data gravity is a term coined in a...
What Data Gravity Means to Your Data

China’s Sina Weibo is testing a Web forum to diversify its microblog service and rival Baidu

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China’s Sina Weibo is continuing to investigate opportunities to diversify its Twitter-like with the closed beta launch of its own bullet board service (BBS), ‘Weiba’. The site, which is available to a closed set of users, including a number of celebrities and other high-profile users, can be found at weiba.weibo.com. Those not...
China’s Sina Weibo is testing a Web forum to diversify its microblog service and rival Baidu
FreedomPop kicks off free 4G service with a hotspot and USB stick

U.S. and E.U. Approve Microsoft/Yahoo Search Deal: What it Means for Consumers and Developers

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The European Union and the U.S. Department of Justice just cleared the proposed search deal between Microsoft and Yahoo. Under the terms of this deal, Microsoft's Bing will soon replace Yahoo's own search engine on Yahoo's sites, while Microsoft will get an exclusive 10-year license to Yahoo's search technology. Yahoo...
U.S. and E.U. Approve Microsoft/Yahoo Search Deal: What it Means for Consumers and Developers

TokBox's WebRTC-Based Video Chat Platform Now Supports Firefox Nightly And Aurora

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TokBox, the live video chat platform that was acquired by Spain’s Telefónica in 2012, was one of the first companies to fully bet on WebRTC (the Web Real-Time Communication API), the quickly developing standard for plugin-free in-browser video, audio and text chat. After launching its Chrome integration earlier this year,...
TokBox's WebRTC-Based Video Chat Platform Now Supports Firefox Nightly And Aurora
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