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Traxpay Takes $4M From Earlybird, Wants To Be The PayPal Of B2B Online Payments

Microsoft exec teases that Office 365 will get new apps, rapid-fire updates

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Microsoft would really, really like us to drop our stand-alone copies of Office in favor of Office 365 subscriptions. Really. Division president Kurt DelBene prefers to lure us in with the carrot rather than the stick, however, and just hinted at the company's TechForum that there will likely be...
Microsoft exec teases that Office 365 will get new apps, rapid-fire updates

Samsung buys US-based storage software maker Nvelo in undisclosed deal

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Samsung has strengthened its storage business after announcing a deal to buy US-based software specialist Nvelo in an undisclosed deal. Two-year-old Nvelo is based in Santa Clara and develops data caching software. That technology increases the speed at which devices, such as computers or phones, retrieve data and information from hard disk drives...
Samsung buys US-based storage software maker Nvelo in undisclosed deal
Microsoft's Office chief hints at new apps for subscribers, details the transition to touch

The DeanBeat: The game industry's calendar will be different in 2013

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Welcome to the new year in games. I made my predictions about the game industry last week, but this week I’m thinking about what will happen in 2013 on a month-by-month basis. The pattern of the game industry is somewhat predictable, based on the major events that happen every...
The DeanBeat: The game industry's calendar will be different in 2013

Wahoo Fitness BlueSC bike sensor ships for iPhone, fixie owners rejoice

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Summer cycling is about to get a lot more... precise. The Wahoo Fitness BlueSC sensor we saw back in April is now shipping, giving iPhone 4S and new iPad owners a Bluetooth 4.0 tracker for a bike's pedal cadence, speed and long-term performance through a trio of sensors. As...
Wahoo Fitness BlueSC bike sensor ships for iPhone, fixie owners rejoice

PebbleOS 1.10 supports third-party watch faces, sorts out iOS issues

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Pebble has been on a rapid cadence with smartwatch updates to justify those crowdfunded dollars, and it's not letting up just because watch shipments are well underway. PebbleOS 1.10 has arrived with support for custom watch faces built using the matching SDK. The revamp will be especially helpful for...
PebbleOS 1.10 supports third-party watch faces, sorts out iOS issues

Why did users stop using Turntable.fm? Blame the experience

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Remember Turntable.fm? The social music discovery service saw some massive growth last year, adding 360,000 users in its first three months and netting a $37 million valuation. It was interesting, it was original, it was the bane of productivity. But before long, the interest dried up. But why? That’s...
Why did users stop using Turntable.fm? Blame the experience

Bluetooth SIG releases certifications for fitness devices aimed at runners and cyclists

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Fitness gadgets are great, but you never quite know what you're going to get when it comes to calorie counts, or a reading of how many miles you've run. That could change, though, thanks to a set of standards the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is adopting with regard...
Bluetooth SIG releases certifications for fitness devices aimed at runners and cyclists

Samsung Acquires SSD Caching Company NVELO

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This came out of the blue. Samsung announced their intent to acquire NVELO, known for their Dataplex SSD caching software. Price or specific timeframe of the acquisition have not been revealed yet, but the acquisition does include all NVELO technology and personnel. NVELO as a company may be a...
Samsung Acquires SSD Caching Company NVELO

Windows 8 Release Candidate + Internet Explorer 10 likely due mid-year

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Just as a heads up, this post is based on leaked information that was current, and confidential, at Microsoft at the very end of 2011. Also, this post leans on the commentary of Mary Jo Foley on ZDNet, and myself. This is not gospel, but it also is certainly not...
Windows 8 Release Candidate + Internet Explorer 10 likely due mid-year

Microsoft announces Build 2013, an event this June in San Francisco that will likely feature Windows Blue

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Today Microsoft announced Build 2013, another installation of its now venerable conference series that it has used to announce, and launch Windows 8 in the past. The company states that the event, to be held in San Francisco, will cover “what’s next” for Windows 8, Windows Server, the Azure cloud...
Microsoft announces Build 2013, an event this June in San Francisco that will likely feature Windows Blue
Peter Deng On How Facebook Develops Mobile Apps

Ever wondered if there’s a site to find the s%#t _____ say? Here you go

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Unless you haven’t used in the Internet in the past two months, you’re most certainly aware of the mega-meme “Shit that _____ says”. For me it’s sitting somewhere between “make it stop” and “ok, that was funny”. If you’d like to keep track of the shit that everyone (and everything)...
Ever wondered if there’s a site to find the s%#t _____ say? Here you go

Sumioni: Demon Arts - review

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(PS Vita, Xseed Games, cert: 12)Before play even begins, offbeat action platformer Sumioni makes an impact based on its striking art style alone. Inspired by Japanese sumi-e, or ink wash, the game presents a world of unique visuals steeped in rich mythology. It's not the first game to adopt the...
Sumioni: Demon Arts - review
Red Hat: The Software Industry's Choice Is 'Open Or Die'

Meet Mountain Lion: The Latest Mac OS

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Apple today took the wraps off a preview version of the next version of its Mac operating system software. Its name is Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, and it will be available this summer. Among the headline features are deep integration with Apple’s iCloud service, and with Twitter. And...
Meet Mountain Lion: The Latest Mac OS

Social Media Marketing Platform SocialFlow Raises $10 Million Series B

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SocialFlow, the makers of social marketing optimization technology that helps brands determine when to post their messages to social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, as well as which messages they should promote, has today closed on $10 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Fairhaven Capital,...
Social Media Marketing Platform SocialFlow Raises $10 Million Series B

Peter Jackson unfazed by 'Hobbit' footage pushback, but will stick to 24 fps for trailers

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Calm down, cinema-goers. It just takes time to "settle in" to the strange new ultra-realistic world of high frame-rates, according to Peter Jackson, who's been responding to audience's rather strong panning of 48fps rough cuts from his upcoming 3D epic, Hobbit. Viewers' main beefs were the surprising appearance of...
Peter Jackson unfazed by 'Hobbit' footage pushback, but will stick to 24 fps for trailers

From shopping advice to walking devices, startups with UW ties show off their successful ideas

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The entrepreneurial talent coming out of the University of Washington was on full display Tuesday evening at the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering. For the fourth installment of the Seattle Tech Meetup, five local startups with UW ties gave five-minute pitches to a crowd of more than 200 on...
From shopping advice to walking devices, startups with UW ties show off their successful ideas
Leaked Microsoft document pegs IE 10 for mid-2012 release, Office 15 coming early 2013

BEST PERK EVER: Quirky's Office Will Shut Down For 4 Weeks Every Year, And Its Employees Will Too

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Startups offer some great employee perks to attract top talent. For example, Evernote's employees can charge two house cleanings per month to the company. Quirky recently announced the best perk yet. The NYC invention shop just told its 100+ employees it will be shutting down for four weeks each year.The...
BEST PERK EVER: Quirky's Office Will Shut Down For 4 Weeks Every Year, And Its Employees Will Too

This week at Microsoft: Windows Phone, Build, and Windows 8

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It’s been a heavy week of Microsoft news, so strap in for a taste. For the full dose, head to our Microsoft channel and bathe yourself in posts. I’ll be brief this morning, as every Friday, to allow you a break from work without forcing you to read through your...
This week at Microsoft: Windows Phone, Build, and Windows 8
Cadence receives $1M defense grant to get wounded soldiers walking again
The future of fitness: Bluetooth opens up with new running, cycling standards
Adobe Reaches Out to the Next Generation of Creatives
The DeanBeat: OnLive's fall from grace shows the wrong way to fall apart

Facebook in your Palm; Fun building the new Facebook app

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When Ben and I joined Palm to run Developer Relations, we knew that we wanted to eat dogfood pretty quickly. We have had some mobile related projects in the past, but they were either mobile Web sites, or Java based. Being able to take our web skillz to rich...
Facebook in your Palm; Fun building the new Facebook app

Apple, Oracle restore Java on OS X

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Apple on Friday shipped an update to Java 6 for Mac users running OS X Snow Leopard, matching Oracle's cadence for Java 7, which was patched the same day....
Apple, Oracle restore Java on OS X

Flash Player updates now linked to Microsoft's Patch Tuesday schedule

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Certainly, Flash remains a difficult controversial tool, but what no one can dispute is that Safe Flash is far and away better than Unsafe Flash. To that end, users of the Internet can rest a bit easier, provided they are typing on a Windows-based machine: Adobe is linking its security...
Flash Player updates now linked to Microsoft's Patch Tuesday schedule
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