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LinkedIn Picks Up Rapportive For Around $15 Million

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So yes, LinkedIn has bought contact management startup Rapportive, according to multiple sources we’ve contacted, as was first reported by Liz Gannes at All Things D. The startup — which aggregates and displays the social networking accounts of the people you contact though Gmail — was backed for $1 million...
LinkedIn Picks Up Rapportive For Around $15 Million

Exceptional Acquires Error Tracking Application Airbrake

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Web app error tracking startup Exceptional has acquired fellow error tracking application and competitor, Airbrake, from web design and development company thoughtbot. Financial terms of the acquisition were not released. Simply put, Airbrake tracks errors in web apps. The app will collects errors generated by a variety of applications, and...
Exceptional Acquires Error Tracking Application Airbrake
Honestly.com Becomes A Talent Search Engine, Renames Itself TalentBin

I’ve seen the future of social influence measurement, and it isn’t Klout

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(Editor’s note: this is a guest post penned by Jan Rezab, co-founder and CEO of Socialbakers, a company focused on social media marketing and measurement. It’s based on his personal experiences, so your opinion may differ.) The Klout score as a fun metric to express your social engagement – why...
I’ve seen the future of social influence measurement, and it isn’t Klout

Discover cool and unique places all over the world with the new Unlike app

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Anyone who has read the Unlike city guides will know they adhere to a particular style – they specialise in places that have a certain ‘cool’ factor. This core branding is at the heart of the all-new Unlike, a global app which aggregates user-generated points of interest (POIs) and curates...
Discover cool and unique places all over the world with the new Unlike app
Social Maps App CityMaps Arrives Boston, Rolls Out Local Recommendations

Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Back Marketplace For Local Fashion Boutiques, Shoptiques

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As an avid shopper, I tend to buy clothes, jewelry, and accessories from both big-name stores as well as smaller boutiques. But as a whole, some of my most coveted items in my closet are from local boutiques who carry designers and fashions that you would never be able to...
Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Back Marketplace For Local Fashion Boutiques, Shoptiques

RR Donnelly Invests $2.5M In CoffeeTable To Bring Retail Catalogs Into The Tablet Age

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RR Donnelly isn’t a name you see very often in TechCrunch, but companies don’t survive for nearly 150 years without having one eye trained on the future. With 2011 revenues at an estimated $10.6 billion, the company is one of the world’s largest commercial printers. The printing giant has been...
RR Donnelly Invests $2.5M In CoffeeTable To Bring Retail Catalogs Into The Tablet Age

Google launches VetNet, uses Google+ to link veterans with civilian jobs (video)

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As eager as Google has been to help veterans find work in the civilian world, most of its work has been parallel to what's already going on. It's hoping to use its social networking skills from Google+ as the linchpin for a larger effort. Enter VetNet: the portal aggregates...
Google launches VetNet, uses Google+ to link veterans with civilian jobs (video)

Indian Uber-clone Olacabs picks up funding from US-based Tiger Global

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India’s Olacabs, an Uber-like service that aggregates car rentals and point-to-point cab services, has announced that it has picked up funding from New York-based Tiger Global Management which will help strengthen its service. Indian startup blog PluggdIn speculates that the figure is “definitely more than $3 million” but the exact amount of...
Indian Uber-clone Olacabs picks up funding from US-based Tiger Global

Semantic Recipe Search Engine Yummly Raises $6M From Unilever And Others

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Yummly, a semantic recipe search engine, has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Physic Ventures and Unilever Corporate Ventures, the venture capital arm of food giant Unilever, with contributions from returning investors Harrison Metal Capital and the Harvard Commons Press, among others. Yummly aggregates over hundreds of...
Semantic Recipe Search Engine Yummly Raises $6M From Unilever And Others

Can big data help a family business compete in big medicine?

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 Startup AgeTak says it can help insurance companies and other healthcare organizations bring together dispersed patient data and do so securely. Pratik Verma, the company’s 28-year-old co-founder, will pitch AgeTak’s work Thursday night at StartX, a Stanford University-based non-profit  that helps startups founded by Stanford alums get going, get networked and potentially get funding. One...
Can big data help a family business compete in big medicine?
Meddik Grabs $750K From Chris Dixon, Founder Collective & More To Build A Better WebMD

Rounds Social Video Chat App Goes Mobile, Recreates Hangout Feel With Shared YouTube Viewing, Photo Uploads

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Social video chat app Rounds has reason to be proud: the company has raised a total of $5 million in funding and now has more than six million users across the breadth of its platform, which includes Facebook, Chrome, and desktop. Today, however, the company is launching a brand new...
Rounds Social Video Chat App Goes Mobile, Recreates Hangout Feel With Shared YouTube Viewing, Photo Uploads

Tello Raises $2.7M From True Ventures To Give Businesses Consumer Feedback On The Fly

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Tello,, a SaaS and mobile app that allows customers to give businesses realtime feedback on customer service, has raised $2.7 million in new funding led by True Ventures and Bullpen Capital. The company, which debuted at TechCrunch Disrupt in 2010, previously raised $1 million in seed funding from Dave McClure,...
Tello Raises $2.7M From True Ventures To Give Businesses Consumer Feedback On The Fly
Wishpond Launches Mall360 To Bring Your Local Shopping Mall Online

Opera Mini 7 brings ‘smart page’ of social media updates and more to feature phones

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Opera has released its Opera Mini 7 browser for feature phones making it easier than ever to check Facebook and other sites with a new ‘smart page’ that aggregates updates from social networks and news sources in one place. Beyond providing a convenient place to catch up with goings-on from...
Opera Mini 7 brings ‘smart page’ of social media updates and more to feature phones

How To Filter The Social Web From Your Inbox

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I'm on the hunt for five great tools to filter the social Web! Last week I looked at medical news curator Webicina and topic-based news aggregator Reddit. Both of those products enabled me to filter for content. But just as we're overwhelmed with the amount of content on the social...
How To Filter The Social Web From Your Inbox

CarRush Bills Itself as ‘Groupon for New Cars’. Is This A Good Idea?

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If you thought the application of the Groupon sales business model could not extend any further you may be wrong. CarRush.co.uk launches today billing itself as ‘Groupon for New Cars’. It’s essentially a consumer front-end for FinanceAcar.co.uk. The idea is to provide exclusive weekly deals with discounts of up to...
CarRush Bills Itself as ‘Groupon for New Cars’. Is This A Good Idea?

Dear Internet: Where Should I Live?

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Since graduating from college, I’ve moved more times than I care to admit, always searching for that elusive, spacious, rent-controlled apartment. At times, I’ve sacrificed space just to live in a decent neighborhood with access to public transit. The question of where to live can be tough to answer, whether...
Dear Internet: Where Should I Live?

This site knows exactly what you’re doing, thanks to public Facebook and Foursquare data

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We post Facebook statuses about everything these days…at least I know that I do. Aggregating these statuses for any purpose can be fun, and someone took it to a whole new level by tattle tailing on those who are tweeting about sensitive subjects. A site called “We Know What You’re...
This site knows exactly what you’re doing, thanks to public Facebook and Foursquare data

Banjo Location App Takes You to the Olympics From Anywhere in the World

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Banjo is a mobile social discovery app that aggregates photos, statuses and tweets tagged with locations. That’s great and all, but how many people really have that many friends who even post location-tagged updates? And how often do you want to receive random pings from strangers who saw you just...
Banjo Location App Takes You to the Olympics From Anywhere in the World

Shuffler.fm Brings Its "Flipboard For Music" Service To iPhone, Gives Sneak Peek At Spotify App

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As the Web is stuffed with more and more content, we’re increasingly in need of good curators to help us discover the things we’ll love amidst the noise. Flipboard, for one, rose to popularity by transforming your favorite digital news sources into a socially-curated mobile magazine. Shuffler.fm is on a...
Shuffler.fm Brings Its "Flipboard For Music" Service To iPhone, Gives Sneak Peek At Spotify App

Gyft and its guilt-free gift cards now available on Android

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Gift cards sure are convenient, but who likes futzing with all those useless, environmentally-unfriendly plastic rectangles? Certainly not us, which is why we dig free iOS application Gyft, an application that not only aggregates our gift cards, but allows us to buy and gift others with gift cards from...
Gyft and its guilt-free gift cards now available on Android

Jolicloud Me opens in beta, brings together shares in the cloud

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For as small as Jolicloud is, the company sure knows how to hang around. After renaming its cloud-based desktop operating system to Joli OS (and subsequently open-sourcing the thing), the outfit is taking a somewhat different approach with its latest offering. Jolicloud Me is a new type of cloud...
Jolicloud Me opens in beta, brings together shares in the cloud

With 1.5 million downloads, Drippler’s apps are a must-have for Android owners

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Israeli startup Drippler recently topped the 1.5 million download mark with its Android-focused apps, its team announced last week during TC Disrupt. According to Drippler’s CTO Ronen Yacobi, detecting which Android model and version you are using is quite a challenge from a technical perspective, especially in such a fragmented...
With 1.5 million downloads, Drippler’s apps are a must-have for Android owners

Photo Aggregator Pixable Acq-hires The Badass Developer Who Built Their Android App In 3 Weeks (And It’s Live Now)

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Pixable, the iPhone app that aggregates the photos and videos shared by friends on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, is now arriving on Android. But how it got there is something of an interesting story. Instead of designing and building the Android version in-house, as is typical, the company instead...
Photo Aggregator Pixable Acq-hires The Badass Developer Who Built Their Android App In 3 Weeks (And It’s Live Now)

Brayola Wants To Help Women Find The Perfect Bra

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For many women, finding the right bra is a challenge. Enter Israeli startup Brayola, a new site that aims to make it easier for women to find their next favorite bra. Brayola helps women find their perfect bra size and discover new bras that match the style she likes. Founder...
Brayola Wants To Help Women Find The Perfect Bra

Easilydo Raises $4.3M For Its Just-Launched iPhone App That Makes You More Productive On Facebook, Email, And Elsewhere

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Startup Easilydo is launching a new kind of to-do list app today — one that, according to founder and CEO Mikael Berner, focuses on “making life simpler” and helping its users “be awesome.” To make that happen, Easilydo integrates with several other applications on your phone. When you first open...
Easilydo Raises $4.3M For Its Just-Launched iPhone App That Makes You More Productive On Facebook, Email, And Elsewhere

Yammer Updates iOS And Android Apps, Adds Universal Search And More To Social Network For Enterprises

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Fresh off its first acquisition and $85 million in new funding, Yammer is debuting a number of product improvements in a new release for its social network for enterprises. The company has added universal search, premium groups, official content, Yammer embed, a new Office 365 integration, and updated mobile apps....
Yammer Updates iOS And Android Apps, Adds Universal Search And More To Social Network For Enterprises
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