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Nokia's VC arm leads $9m Series B investment in travel-focused online marketing firm Vizury

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Nokia Growth Partners, the VC fund owned by the Finnish handset giant, has led a $9 million series B funding round for Vizury Interactive, a travel industry-focused online marketing startup headquartered in India. The injection of fresh capital, which includes participation from existing investors Ojas Ventures and Inventus Capital Partners, comes as...
Nokia's VC arm leads $9m Series B investment in travel-focused online marketing firm Vizury

Nintendo sees next opportunity for Wii success in Latin America, Eastern Europe

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"We will continue to sell the Wii," Nintendo America president and CEO Reggie Fils-Aime told investors today in a Q&A followup to the company's big Wii U event in New York City. "In the US, the Wii has sold about 40 million units. We believe that there continues to...
Nintendo sees next opportunity for Wii success in Latin America, Eastern Europe

O3b to launch first 4 satellites, start providing internet connection in remote areas

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It's been a few years since we've heard about O3b's mission to provide affordable internet access where it's not currently available, and for a while we thought we'd never see it happen. Thankfully, the company's plans didn't fall by the wayside: O3b is finally slated to launch its first...
O3b to launch first 4 satellites, start providing internet connection in remote areas

Dare we believe it? Blizzard locks in May 15 launch date for Diablo 3

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After "driving hard" for a late 2011 release and later promising an "early 2012" launch for highly anticipated PC RPG Diablo 3, Blizzard has finally begun taking preorders for the game ahead of a solid May 15 launch date. In addition to the $59.99 standard edition, available at retail...
Dare we believe it? Blizzard locks in May 15 launch date for Diablo 3
Jawbone Releases Android UP App, Makes Wristband Available In European Apple Stores

Jawbone Up fitness band gets an Android app, wider availability outside the US

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Well, this took long enough, don'tcha think? Ever since the original Jawbone Up fitness tracker came out, we've been saying it needs an Android app so you can use it with more than just an iDevice. Heck, even when the redesigned second-gen version went on sale last year, it...
Jawbone Up fitness band gets an Android app, wider availability outside the US

NEA Leads Educational Network Edmodo's $25 Million Series C

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Edmodo, the collaborative learning network for teachers and students, is announcing today it has closed a $25 million Series C round of funding. The round was led by new investor New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA), and included participation from Edmodo’s existing investors Greylock Partners, Benchmark Capital, Union Square Ventures, and Learn Capital....
NEA Leads Educational Network Edmodo's $25 Million Series C
It's official: Diablo III hits May 15

PlayStation Store update hitting PAL regions on October 17th, North America on October 23rd

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If you feel the current design of the PlayStation Store leaves a lot to be desired, then you'll probably be glad to hear it's being totally revamped. A new UI should do a better job of pushing fresh content at you, and its appearance will be consistent regardless of...
PlayStation Store update hitting PAL regions on October 17th, North America on October 23rd

70 young women recognized as Google Anita Borg Memorial scholars

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The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Anita Borg, who devoted her life to encouraging the presence of women in computing and founded the Institute for Women in Technology in 1997. Anita passed away in 2003, and we created the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship in 2004...
70 young women recognized as Google Anita Borg Memorial scholars

Jawbone Up gets Android support, expanded availability

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Jawbone has released an Android version of its app for the Jawbone Up connected fitness tracker for devices running Android 4.0 and up. After an initial launch in 2011, the company revamped and relaunched the device in late 2012 for the iPhone only. Additionally, the company is expanding the availability...
Jawbone Up gets Android support, expanded availability

10 Reasons You Should Attend or Watch a Global Ignite Week Event

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What was once just a Seattle event — first started by Brady Forrest of O’Reilly Media and Bre Pettis of Etsy.com in 2006 — Ignite has grown to become an ongoing series of International geek gatherings where the brightest minds get five minutes of stage time to make their...
10 Reasons You Should Attend or Watch a Global Ignite Week Event
Jawbone's Up fitness band adds Android support and greater international availability

Jawbone Takes Next Step in Fitness-Tracking Race, Launches UP for Android

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Four months after its re-launch on iPhone, the Jawbone UP activity tracker is finally coming to Android. The Jawbone UP wristband and compatible mobile app will now work the with the Samsung Galaxy SII, the SIII, the Note II, the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD and the LG Optimus G,...
Jawbone Takes Next Step in Fitness-Tracking Race, Launches UP for Android

Jawbone's UP app comes to Android as the fitness wristband gets set to hit 25 new countries

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The Jawbone UP fitness mobile app is now available for Android devices, four months after being available on the iPhone. In conjunction with this launch, the company has announced it will make the device available in more countries — 25 in fact, with Europe available now and Asia, Australia, and The...
Jawbone's UP app comes to Android as the fitness wristband gets set to hit 25 new countries

Android dominates Southeast Asia's smartphone market: Report

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Today smartphones are becoming more widely adopted around the world, with many emerging regions offering growth beyond the relatively saturated US and European markets. In Asia, Google’s Android operating system is leading that trend, as a recent study released by Ericsson’s ConsumerLab group [reported by TechRepublic] shows. In a study of...
Android dominates Southeast Asia's smartphone market: Report
Diablo III announced for May 15th, pre-orders now available
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