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Accel-Backed Payments Gateway Provider Braintree Goes International With Expansion Into 30 New Countries

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E-commerce and m-commerce payments platform Braintree has major news today: it’s expanding operations outside of the U.S. and will now become available to thirty additional countries worldwide. The new international offering will operate in a private beta period over the next few months and will then launch publicly in the third quarter of...
Accel-Backed Payments Gateway Provider Braintree Goes International With Expansion Into 30 New Countries
Bitcasa’s ‘infinite’ cloud storage wins $7M from Pelion, Horizons, others

Wibbitz Raises $2.3M Series A For Technology That Turns Text Into Videos

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Wibbitz, a company whose tagline calls it the “play button for the web,” has just closed a $2.3 million Series A round headed up by Horizons Ventures, the internet and technology investment fund belonging to Li Ka-shing. Also participating in the round were Initial Capital and lool Ventures. The service is somewhat...
Wibbitz Raises $2.3M Series A For Technology That Turns Text Into Videos
BYOD Without Big Brother: Mobilisafe Debuts Real-Time Mobile Risk Management Solution

Bitcasa Launches Open Beta Of Its Unlimited Cloud Storage Service, Raises $7M Series A Round

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Cloud storage company Bitcasa today announced that it’s now opening its beta to the public. The service, which says that it will offer its users unlimited cloud storage, is currently available for free, but the company plans to charge $10/month after the beta period. In addition, the company also announced...
Bitcasa Launches Open Beta Of Its Unlimited Cloud Storage Service, Raises $7M Series A Round

Ceton's $179 Echo Windows Media Center Extender is ready to go on sale 'around Thanksgiving'

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Windows Media Center users still in shock over the indefinite hold placed on Ceton's Q DVR / Blu-ray player finally have some good news, as the company has officially revealed the details of the Echo extender. Now ready to go on sale around Thanksgiving, the Echo Windows Media Center...
Ceton's $179 Echo Windows Media Center Extender is ready to go on sale 'around Thanksgiving'

Nuance Supercharges Swype, Adds New Keyboard Options, XT9 Predictive Text, And Dragon-Powered Voice Input

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Swype lovers, Nuance has some good news for you. The company just released a major update to the predictive keyboard software, even going as far as calling this update the next generation of Swype. And after looking at the new feature list, that often overused phrase is probably accurate this...
Nuance Supercharges Swype, Adds New Keyboard Options, XT9 Predictive Text, And Dragon-Powered Voice Input

Curate.me mines Twitter, Facebook and more to email you news you actually want to read

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Curate.me, formerly known as XYDO Brief, is making its public debut today after a 6-month invitation-only beta period which attracted some 20,000 users. Essentially, the service delivers personalized news to your email inbox based on your interests and data mined from your favorite social networks and news sources. The news-via-email...
Curate.me mines Twitter, Facebook and more to email you news you actually want to read

Personal data assistant Dashlane launches in the UK to speed up online shopping

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Dashlane, the personal data assistant has launched in the UK to help make online purchases more efficient. The application is designed to give consumers a speedy way to checkout by using only one password. Beware impulsive shoppers, getting your purchases may have become almost too easy. Dashlane says it saves...
Personal data assistant Dashlane launches in the UK to speed up online shopping

Coursera Launches Online Education Platform with $16 Million in Funding

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Online educational marketplaces are on the rise, with tools like Udemy and Khan Academy allowing people of all ages to become an expert in any topic. New company Coursera is targeting higher education by offering university-level courses from top institutions to students all over the world, all for free. The company...
Coursera Launches Online Education Platform with $16 Million in Funding

Campalyst Raises Seed Round To Measure Social Media ROI

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Social media analytics startup Campalyst is celebrating its first birthday today, and its big present is a new seed round (of undisclosed size) from Amsterdam-based venture capital firm HENQ. The company was co-founded by former business school classmates Jevgenijs Kazanins and Dalia Lasaite as part of Garage48, a European boot...
Campalyst Raises Seed Round To Measure Social Media ROI

TastemakerX Opens Its Music Stock Market To Everyone

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TastemakerX, the startup that lets music fans get credit for discovering popular bands before they become cool, is opening to the public today. If this sounds like an app where your annoying music hipster friends can be their annoying music hipster selves, well, that’s kind of the idea — but,...
TastemakerX Opens Its Music Stock Market To Everyone

More Social Travel: Tripbirds Picks Up $560k From Path’s Dave Morin, Others. Now In Public Beta

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On the heels of last week’s announcement of “social” hostel booking site InBed.me picking up a $1.2m seed round, another social travel site is launching today: Tripbirds, which lets users pick up travel recommendations from friends via other social networks, is now open for business after a private beta period...
More Social Travel: Tripbirds Picks Up $560k From Path’s Dave Morin, Others. Now In Public Beta

Chameleon Launcher for Tablets v1.0 available on Google Play for $10 (video)

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After a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign (twice) and a month or so beta period, the highly anticipated Chameleon launcher is finally available for Android tablets. In case you were at your summer home and out of reach, check out our Insert Coin post concerning this home screen replacement that...
Chameleon Launcher for Tablets v1.0 available on Google Play for $10 (video)
Bookboard tries Netflix-like model for kids' ebooks
Review: iOS 6 gets the spit and polish treatment
Apple's iOS 6: Facebook, Maps, Passbook, Photo Sharing, Siri And More

Kaltura nabs $25m from Mitsui, ORIX, Intel and more to grow its open source video platform globally

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Kaltura, the open source video platform that’s powering Wikipedia’s new HTML5 player, has announced a new $25 million funding round from new investors which include Mitsui & Co. Global Investment and ORIX Ventures, with participating from existing investors which include Nexus Venture Partners, Intel Capital, .406 Ventures and Avalon Ventures....
Kaltura nabs $25m from Mitsui, ORIX, Intel and more to grow its open source video platform globally
Walmart Labs launches Goodies, a Birchbox-like service for food

Apple was warned that its Maps app was awful ahead of launch, but dumped it on users anyway

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The Maps app in Apple’s (AAPL) latest version of iOS 6 is pretty terrible. We all know this. In an interesting turn of events, however, it looks like a number of developers told Apple back in June that its new mapping solution was awful, but the company decided to...
Apple was warned that its Maps app was awful ahead of launch, but dumped it on users anyway
Updated OS X Mountain Lion Preview 3, 10.7.4 builds seeded to developers

'Infinite storage' firm Bitcasa debuts mobile apps; will exit beta in February and charge $10/month

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Bitcasa, the Silicon Valley startup that promises users ‘infinite storage’ across devices, has been offering desktop apps and a Chrome browser extension for a while now, but mobile apps were missing from its product line-up. This will soon no longer be the case: Bitcasa is today launching Android and Windows...
'Infinite storage' firm Bitcasa debuts mobile apps; will exit beta in February and charge $10/month
PlayStation Suite developer program goes into open beta

Sony's PlayStation Mobile SDK is out of beta and available to developers in 9 key markets

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Sony has made its PlayStation Mobile platform open to developers worldwide after the Japanese entertainment giant announced the public availability of the SDK in nine key markets today. Available in beta since April this year, the program is immediately open in Japan, the US, Canada, the UK, France, Germany, Italy,...
Sony's PlayStation Mobile SDK is out of beta and available to developers in 9 key markets
BlackBerry Messenger 7 exits beta, Wi-Fi calling now available to all

Solar Mosaic fully crowd funds its new solar projects in less than 24 hours

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On Monday Solar Mosaic officially opened up its solar crowd-funding site to residents in California and New York as well as accredited investors. And by Tuesday, the site had fully funded all three of the new projects that were made available to public investors, which will install solar panels on...
Solar Mosaic fully crowd funds its new solar projects in less than 24 hours
LevelUp upgrades mobile pay network with NFC-equipped terminals

Mobile Publishing Platform Pressly Raises $1.5 Million, Launches To Public At Last

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Pressly, the mobile publishing platform and former TechCrunch Disrupt finalist which makes websites smartphone and tablet-friendly, is today launching to the public, accompanied by $1.5 million in outside funding from iNovia Capital and OMERS Ventures. The platform uses a combination of HTML5 web technologies and customizable templates to allow publishers and...
Mobile Publishing Platform Pressly Raises $1.5 Million, Launches To Public At Last

Groupon Scheduler Rolls Out in Beta as Part of Larger Tech Ambitions

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Groupon doesn’t want to be known just as a deals company. As many others have proven (Google, Amazon, LivingSocial, etc.), that business is easy to replicate. Instead, the Chicago-based company wants to be known as a technology company for local merchants. To that end, it has rolled out Groupon Scheduler,...
Groupon Scheduler Rolls Out in Beta as Part of Larger Tech Ambitions

This emoticon-powered feedback app could help you boost customer satisfaction

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Emtrics‘ service is now publicly available to businesses, the Spanish startup announced during the Wayra Madrid Demo Day. As we reported, it lets companies of all sizes collect customer feedback in real-time at their point of sale locations. As a matter of fact, its technology was already in use during...
This emoticon-powered feedback app could help you boost customer satisfaction
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