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Appcelerator Acquires Mobile Cloud Services Startup Cocoafish

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Appcelerator, the company behind the popular Titanium app-building platform, is announcing its third acquisition today. The company is buying Cocoafish, a mobile app infrastructure provider that lets developers add various features to apps including messaging capabilities, push notifications, photo uploads, checkins and other social features, storage, discussion forums and more....
Appcelerator Acquires Mobile Cloud Services Startup Cocoafish

The Incredible Life of Scott Kveton: Linux, Firefox, Bacon & iPhones

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Geekdom may be a land of big personalities, but some peoples' stories are better known than others. One story you might not know yet is the tale of Scott Kveton's young, unusual, accelerated and admirable career. Not yet 40 years old, Scott Kveton built the organization that houses the Linux...
The Incredible Life of Scott Kveton: Linux, Firefox, Bacon & iPhones

Google I/O Attendees Get First Crack at Buying Google Glass -- But Not Till Next Year

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Google’s Sergey Brin stole the show at Google I/O today with a ridiculous scheme to get a Google Glass prototype delivered to him on stage. AllThingsD.com An airship hovering about Moscone Center in San Francisco dropped off the prototype via an elaborate pass off between extreme athletes who jumped out...
Google I/O Attendees Get First Crack at Buying Google Glass -- But Not Till Next Year

Onavo Extend’s data compression comes to 4G LTE iPad, CDMA iPhone 4S

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Onavo is opening up its data compression app, Onavo Extend, to even more iOS users today. The company announced this morning that the app is now available for the new LTE iPad and the iPhone 4S on CDMA networks like Sprint and Verizon. The news doesn’t come as a...
Onavo Extend’s data compression comes to 4G LTE iPad, CDMA iPhone 4S

Bringing Enterprise Data to Your Mobile Workers

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Enterprises are racing to connect legacy data to increasingly critical mobile applications. The companies that get there first will gain significant competitive advantages, but the traditional means of tying together existing data and mobile apps are difficult and expensive. A new class of startups delivering what is known as back-end...
Bringing Enterprise Data to Your Mobile Workers
Activision brings Skylanders franchise to iOS with Skylanders Cloud Patrol

Top jobs of the week in tech

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This week we’re excited to launch our four-part series on the history of Hadoop. Start with volume one here. And then do your homework and check out our latest batch of job listings from tech companies across the country: IMVU: Senior Software Engineer, Tablet and Mobile (Mountain View, Calif.) Amazon: Software...
Top jobs of the week in tech

Flickr Photo Download: Airship at Cardington-4.jpg

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Urban Airship starts filling Apple's digital wallet with Tello buy

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In-app message pusher Urban Airship has acquired Tello (see disclosure below), a specialist in digital wallet cards for Apple’s new Passbook platform. As with its purchase of SimplyGeo last year, Airship plans to use its platform to expand its appeal to marketers and consumer brands beyond mobile app messaging. Tello...
Urban Airship starts filling Apple's digital wallet with Tello buy
Urban Airship prepares for its Super Bowl moment

Army spy blimp to launch within weeks: 300 feet long, $500 million, 'multi-intelligent'

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It can't go faster than 34MPH and it's already a year late for its planned deployment in Afghanistan, but Northrop Grumman's Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle (LEMV) is now set for its maiden flight. The test run is scheduled for sometime between June 6th and 10th over Lakehurst, New Jersey,...
Army spy blimp to launch within weeks: 300 feet long, $500 million, 'multi-intelligent'

Push messaging expert Urban Airship opens new office in London to expand its international customer base

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Mobile push messaging specialists Urban Airship has opened a new office in London today, hiring Nigel Arthur as the Managing Director of its UK division in the process. The company’s new premises can be found at The Hospital Club building near Covent Garden, London, where Urban Airship it plans to...
Push messaging expert Urban Airship opens new office in London to expand its international customer base

Portland just isn't where young people go to retire: It's where they get VC money too

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They’ve got The Timbers, and we’ve got the Sounders. They have a mediocre NBA team, and we’re getting ours back. They’ve got a quirky TV show with Kyle MacLachlan, and we once had one in the form of Twin Peaks. The Portland-Seattle rivalry is a fun one, and we...
Portland just isn't where young people go to retire: It's where they get VC money too

Urban Airship gets its game on with GamesAnalytics partnership

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Urban Airship, the firm known for providing push messaging services, and predictive analytics specialists GamesAnalytics, today announced a strategic partnership that should help games developers attract the attention of their users. The hope is that this partnership will allow developers can drive deeper engagement with games and promote content specific...
Urban Airship gets its game on with GamesAnalytics partnership

Urban Airship launches its guide to ‘Good Push’ and plots move to London

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At the Open Mobile Summit yesterday, Scott Kveton, CEO and co-founder of Urban Airship explained to the audience how to give ‘Good Push’. The firm is known for enabling developers to use push notifications and in app payments and Kveton was spreading the word about this function as well as...
Urban Airship launches its guide to ‘Good Push’ and plots move to London

Urban Airship Takes Customers for a Wild Ride

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Apple’s developer conference started off with a bang last Monday, but for a few attendees the real highlight was soaring over the Bay Area on Friday. Notifications firm Urban Airship decided to take two dozen of its customers for a ride in, well, an urban airship. To the layperson, the...
Urban Airship Takes Customers for a Wild Ride

Project Holodeck and Oculus Rift hope to kickstart every gamers' VR dream for $500 (video)

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Star Trek: The Next Generation may be coming to your living rooms soon courtesy of some hot new Blu-ray pressing, but one of the most compelling pieces of the technology shown on that series still remains elusive: the holodeck. Don't get down, sunshine, because we might soon be making...
Project Holodeck and Oculus Rift hope to kickstart every gamers' VR dream for $500 (video)

Dance Like Michael Jackson--But Lead Like Cortés

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Urban Airship is a Portland, Oregon-based company that helps power and glean analytics from the push notifications companies send you via their apps. Companies as diverse as ESPN, Groupon, USA Today, Walgreens, and NBC Universal use Urban Airship's services. This week, Urban Airship is announcing a new feature that allows...
Dance Like Michael Jackson--But Lead Like Cortés

Think Seattle has startup mojo? Vancouver’s GROW Conference kicks it up a notch (or two)

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This sponsored post is produced by Chris DeVore of Founders Co-op. As a Seattle-based seed investor, it’s my job to scout out the most talented and ambitious software teams located anywhere in the Pacific Northwest. Four years ago, Andy and I created Founders Co-op because we saw a region stuffed...
Think Seattle has startup mojo? Vancouver’s GROW Conference kicks it up a notch (or two)

Why You Should Come to the ReadWriteWeb Mobile Summit on May 7th

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May 7th, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California: the ReadWriteWeb crew is hosting some of the smartest people building the future of the mobile world and you to come together for a wonderful day of brainstorming, conversation and innovation in action at the ReadWriteWeb Mobile Summit. Who's...
Why You Should Come to the ReadWriteWeb Mobile Summit on May 7th

Urban Airship Raises $25 Million As It Expands Beyond The Mobile Backend

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Urban Airship, the Portland-based mobile backend-as-a-service provider which has in recent months been expanding its focus beyond the backend with tools that help developers build for Apple Passbook, has raised an additional $25 million in outside funding. According to a report from AllThingsD, the round was led by August Capital,...
Urban Airship Raises $25 Million As It Expands Beyond The Mobile Backend
Urban Airship puts SimpleGeo to use with location-based messaging

W3C Proposes Push API Specification

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The Internet runs on standards. Without standards, we wouldn’t have the Domain Name System (DNS) which resolves hostnames to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, or the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) which served up this very web page. Even web service APIs, which can vary wildly depending on the back-end service, depend...
W3C Proposes Push API Specification
Upstart Labs puts Portlandia spin on startup acceleration
Urban Airship nabs Tello for an early stake in Apple's Passbook

114 Entrepreneurs On 1 Train For 8 Hours Pitching Ideas

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Think an elevator pitch is hard? Try selling your vision with a beer in each hand, balancing in the aisle of a train barreling north at 80 mph. That's exactly the challenge posed by Geeks on a Train, a veritable Nerd Express from Portland, Ore., to Vancouver, where passengers "rethink business"...
114 Entrepreneurs On 1 Train For 8 Hours Pitching Ideas

Why this CFO thinks it's easier to hire in Portland than Silicon Valley

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Jive CFO Bryan LeBlanc. Is Portland becoming the newest hotbed for tech talent? It very well could be, at least according to one CFO. Jive Software, a maker of online tools that help workers collaborate on projects, is expanding its Portland office and CFO Bryan LeBlanc told the Portland Business Journal that he...
Why this CFO thinks it's easier to hire in Portland than Silicon Valley

Inside Social Apps' Early Bird Rates End This Week

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Looking for insider advice on social app development, marketing, and monetization? Discover how to take your app to the next level at the Inside Social Apps Conference & Expo, happening June 6-7 in San Francisco. This event will showcase the industry’s most forward-thinking minds in panels, presentations, and fireside chats....
Inside Social Apps' Early Bird Rates End This Week
Urban Airship has delivered 20B push notifications, doubling in just 4 months (exclusive)

The UK Government are set to reopen UK airship from 2200 tonight. Report to follow here: http://bit.ly/aWa8iY

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The UK Government are set to reopen UK airship from 2200 tonight. Report to follow here: http://bit.ly/aWa8iY
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