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Stealthy Legal Startup DocRun Raises $1.1M From Resolute.VC, Don Dodge And Others

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A new legal startup is launching to the public soon, hoping to shake up the legal documents space. LA-based DocRun is announcing that it has raised $1.1 million in seed funding from VC Michael Hirshland’s new fund, Resolute.vc, Google’s Don Dodge, and Kima Ventures. While some details of what DocRun...
Stealthy Legal Startup DocRun Raises $1.1M From Resolute.VC, Don Dodge And Others

Spreecast Extends Reach Of Social Video Platform With Embed Feature

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Spreecast, a social video platform that lets people broadcast together, is adding the ability to embed ‘spreecasts’ on their blogs, free of charge. The brainchild of StubHub co-founder and investor Jeff Fluhr, Spreecast can be used publicly or privately to create interactive, social online video broadcasts. Up to 4 people...
Spreecast Extends Reach Of Social Video Platform With Embed Feature

Wealthfront Allows Tech Company Stock Holders To Test Share Sale Strategies Post-IPO

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One of the challenges that many post-IPO tech company employees will face is when to sell stock and how much stock to sell once the their stock lockups conclude.Financial advisors can help with this, but some aren’t experienced enough with the specific fluctuations of tech companies to create a financially...
Wealthfront Allows Tech Company Stock Holders To Test Share Sale Strategies Post-IPO

Naqeshny: A debating platform to help you make informed decisions

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Naqeshny is a brand new social network, launched out of Egypt, which brings the art of debate into a public online arena. Naqeshny, which literally means ‘discuss with me’, is the brainchild of Cairo-based developer and designer firm, Mash. Offered both in English and Arabic, the site makes it easy...
Naqeshny: A debating platform to help you make informed decisions

Apple now selling the Nest Learning Thermostat in the US for $249.95

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In another of its famous Apple Store takedowns, Apple briefly pushed its online marketplace live for a moment (it’s down at the time of writing) this morning to confirm it will selling the slick Nest Learning Thermostat in the US, offering the product for a cool $249.95. The Nest operates...
Apple now selling the Nest Learning Thermostat in the US for $249.95

Custom clock pays homage to CPU, separates geeks from the squares (video)

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Pop quiz: Can you tell what the device pictured above is? If you answered "a clock that represents the essential building blocks of a CPU while using binary and HEX numerals to display time," then you're certifiably crazy -- and correct. The brainchild of tinkerer extraordinaire Lior Elazary, the...
Custom clock pays homage to CPU, separates geeks from the squares (video)

Consmr hits 100,000 ratings and launches its brilliant barcode scanning iPhone app

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Have you ever popped into the pharmacy to get just one thing and ended up walking out 45-minutes later with something different than what you went in for? Stores like CVS, Duane Reade, Boots as well as the thousands of different grocery store chains can be overwhelming experiences. Shelf after...
Consmr hits 100,000 ratings and launches its brilliant barcode scanning iPhone app

@WalmartLabs’ Crowdsourced Product Selection Contest Wraps, Charitable Bottled Water Wins

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Walmart’s attempt at crowdsourcing product selection has come to a close. The company has announced the winners of its Get on the Shelf contest, which was launched out of @WalmartLabs, the digital technology division of the retailer, earlier this year. You may know of @WalmartLabs as the startup-like group within Walmart which is now home to...
@WalmartLabs’ Crowdsourced Product Selection Contest Wraps, Charitable Bottled Water Wins

Autodesk Buys Mobile Video Shooting Star Socialcam for $60M

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Socialcam, the quick-growing mobile video start-up, has quickly found a buyer. Autodesk, known for its CAD visual effects software, has agreed to buy Socialcam in a deal worth approximately $60 million, both companies said. They said they expect the deal to close within 30 days. Socialcam — which had only...
Autodesk Buys Mobile Video Shooting Star Socialcam for $60M

Leap Motion's 3-D System Is Like A Kinect for Controlling Your Computer

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Forget about jet packs. A San Francisco startup is about to bring "Minority Report"-style control to your computer.We might not have jet packs yet, but apparently the ability to control our computers by wiggling our fingers is right around the corner. Leap Motion, a San Francisco startup has created a device...
Leap Motion's 3-D System Is Like A Kinect for Controlling Your Computer

From School to Startup: Bain's StartUp Academy Matches College Students With Portfolio Companies

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Mitt Romney is growing his own. Well, sort of. His old firm, Bain Capital, is taking on the problem of hiring talented tech workers by training them itself. Bain's StartUp Academy, launched by the company's VC arm Bain Capital Ventures, recruits students from top universities and plants them in positions...
From School to Startup: Bain's StartUp Academy Matches College Students With Portfolio Companies
Web privacy guru designing anti-spying iPhone app

Dell Relaunches Software Community AppDeploy As Social Q&A Platform For IT Professionals, ITNinja

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Dell has been operating IT community AppDeploy since it acquired the platform’s owner Kace Networks in 2010. The site itself has been operating for 13 years, and receives around 450,000 monthly visitors per month says Dell, but growth has stalled. And Dell hadn’t invested much into the site. Today, the...
Dell Relaunches Software Community AppDeploy As Social Q&A Platform For IT Professionals, ITNinja
Kickstarter: MaKey MaKey turns the world into a $35 input device

Rumor: Digg to be acquired by The Washington Post

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With a history only fitting an Internet business, Digg has seen the highest of the highs and the lowest of the lows, and everywhere in between. We’ve received a tips from multiple sources that Digg may have found a suitor by way of The Washington Post. The social bookmarking site...
Rumor: Digg to be acquired by The Washington Post
Watch out GoPro: The Ion Air Pro is a lighter, more versatile action cam

Adafruit modder builds Captain Jack's Vortex Manipulator / Leela's wrist-lo-jacko-mator for real

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This impressive wrist / forearm cuff is the brainchild of Adafruit forum member and modder Stephanie, who has built a sensor platform into the fashion accessory. The device can monitor the exposure value, track your movements over GPS, measure your galvanic skin response, tell you the temperature, humidity and...
Adafruit modder builds Captain Jack's Vortex Manipulator / Leela's wrist-lo-jacko-mator for real

Yapp Raises Funding From Kleiner Perkins To Allow Anyone To Create Sleek Mobile Apps For Events

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Maria Seidman helps organize a monthly womens’ networking event for her business school alums in New York City but was frustrated with some of the options for creating a dedicated mobile app for an event. So she decided to create a DIY mobile app creation platform herself. Today, her brainchild,...
Yapp Raises Funding From Kleiner Perkins To Allow Anyone To Create Sleek Mobile Apps For Events
Style For Hire Puts Stacy London's "What Not To Wear" Fashion Smarts In Every Woman's Closet

Fox, Warner, SanDisk and Western Digital's Project Phenix: promotes DRM, misspelling

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Studios Fox and Warner Bros. have teamed up with SanDisk and Western Digital to create "Project Phenix." Beneath the orthographically offensive name, it's pitched as DRM that'll permit you to organize, move and watch high-definition content on more than one device. It's the brainchild of the Secure Content Storage...
Fox, Warner, SanDisk and Western Digital's Project Phenix: promotes DRM, misspelling

New Mobile App Vyclone Aims to Remix Social Video From Every Angle

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Instagram proved there is such a thing as a billion-dollar app. Now everyone wants a shot at being the next messiah. Naturally, Instagram’s photographic medium laid the foundation for the current round of contenders: Video. The space is already stiff with competition. Viddy, Socialcam, Klip, Mobli — all are fighting...
New Mobile App Vyclone Aims to Remix Social Video From Every Angle

PRESENTING: The Secrets Of The Apple Store's Success

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The Apple Store, brainchild of former Apple retail chief and now JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson, is widely touted as a major step forward for brick-and-mortar retail. How does Apple make its retail stores breed such intense loyalty? At its heart, it's all about the customer experience. Carmine Gallo, communications coach...
PRESENTING: The Secrets Of The Apple Store's Success
Exclusive: Prior Knowledge wants to be your data oracle
Turf Geography Club: if Wes Anderson made a mobile game

Petridish Aims To Crowdfund Science And Research Projects

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Funding for science and research is hard to come by, yet these discoveries made through research projects and lab experiments can revolutionize industries and make the world a better place. Enter Petridish, which is a crowdfunding platform for science that plans to transform the way research is funded. On Petridish,...
Petridish Aims To Crowdfund Science And Research Projects

The power of Kickstarter: Bolex Camera project raises nearly $250,000 in a single day

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If anyone was still skeptical about the power of Kickstarter, they should pay attention. We'd lined up the Digital Bolex for a forthcoming episode of Insert Coin, but the project managed to surpass its $100,000 funding goal within 24 hours of going online. The camera is the brainchild of...
The power of Kickstarter: Bolex Camera project raises nearly $250,000 in a single day

Father of the email attachment

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As his invention celebrates its 20th anniversary, Nathaniel Borenstein explains how and why he revolutionised modern communicationsTwenty years ago this month, 100 American web geeks opened their inbox to find a bizarre email. Inside the message were two attachments. The first was a photograph of the Telephone Chords, an a...
Father of the email attachment

Google celebrates 30th anniversary of the ZX Spectrum

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Those younger readers among you may have looked at this morning's ZX Spectrum Google Doodle with confusion. The front page of Google UK is adorned with a relatively tiny Spectrum-themed doodle depicting St. George slaying a dragon (it's also St. George's Day today). The image's size of 256 x...
Google celebrates 30th anniversary of the ZX Spectrum

As Facebook Launches A Standalone Camera App, The Instagram Buy Comes Into Focus

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We’ve known Facebook is serious about photos: Heck, it dropped a cool $1 billion on Instagram, the immensely popular mobile photo sharing app. What we didn’t know, however, is that Facebook was essentially building its own version of a stand-alone mobile photo sharing application, ostensibly to compete with Instagram before...
As Facebook Launches A Standalone Camera App, The Instagram Buy Comes Into Focus

Too late for Easter: Chocolate printer to hit eBay in April, cost $4,000

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Confection connoisseurs hoping to skip the whole "molded chocolate" routine for something more constructive won't have to wait long: Choc Edge's delectable 3D dessert printer is almost ready. The Choc Creator is the brainchild of Liang Hao and a kitchen of assistant cooks -- additional research at the University...
Too late for Easter: Chocolate printer to hit eBay in April, cost $4,000
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