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Announcing Spindle.

Insert Coin: Modkit Micro asks us if we're ready for six-year-olds coding Arduino boards

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. What does microcontroller programming have in common with Tetris? Quite a...
Insert Coin: Modkit Micro asks us if we're ready for six-year-olds coding Arduino boards

Apptopia gives app developers an exit strategy

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The mobile app boom has attracted legions of developers hoping to make it rich like Instagram or OMGPOP. But the reality is that turning an app into a profitable business is still a long-shot proposition. But at least now developers can get something back for the investment by selling their apps...
Apptopia gives app developers an exit strategy

MapMyFITNESS maps the fittest states and cities in the U.S.

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We’re big fans of staying in shape here at The Next Web. Last fall, we produced an exhaustive report on The Future of Fitness and we continue to track innovation and new technologies related to health. What do you use to track your workouts? I really like Runkeeper, and I’ve...
MapMyFITNESS maps the fittest states and cities in the U.S.

Google testing Google-manufactured personal communication device

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Google is testing its own "next generation personal communication device," according to a document submitted to the FCC. Google is seeking the FCC's permission to test the device outside its labs on Bluetooth and WiFi networks in and around the homes of 102 Google employees. The 102 prototypes will...
Google testing Google-manufactured personal communication device

M. Nichols in @SalonMedia on new Cambridge, MA public library - http://j.mp/cZFEMz LOL! She calls Cambridge "a town of bookish big mouths."

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M. Nichols in @SalonMedia on new Cambridge, MA public library - http://j.mp/cZFEMz LOL! She calls Cambridge "a town of bookish big mouths."

ProBueno raises $340K to convert your talents into donations to non-profits

venturebeat.com
Non-profits take on lots of  different forms, and so, too, can the way you help them raise money. That’s the idea behind social impact startup ProBueno, which has so far raised $340,000 to offer more ways for people to support their favorite non-profits. Founded by a bunch of MIT alums,...
ProBueno raises $340K to convert your talents into donations to non-profits

Mark Cuban leads $1M investment in app seller Apptopia

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When Apptopia debuted in April, it was a bet on the fact that there would be enough app developers looking to unload their entire app to a group of eager sellers. Now, three months in, Cambridge, MA-based Apptopia is doing solid business facilitating a growing number of sales. And that...
Mark Cuban leads $1M investment in app seller Apptopia

Social Media Marketing Firm HubSpot Adds $35 Million in Funding

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HubSpot, which helps users marketing via social media, has completed a new funding round of $35 million. The Cambridge, Ma. software company had previously raised about $65 million. The latest investment included previous investors, Altimeter Capital and Cross Creek Capital, as well as, reportedly, Fidelity Investments. Earlier fundings have included...
Social Media Marketing Firm HubSpot Adds $35 Million in Funding
What It's Like To Attend Competitive Startup Incubator Y Combinator

Google reportedly in talks to buy $1 billion travel software company

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There isn’t much info yet, but the number alone is huge.  1 billion dollars.Bloomberg’s Businessweek is reporting that Google is in talks to purchase ITA Software Inc., the company that acts as the brains behind travel sites such as Orbitz.  The reported going price?  A cool billion.  Yes, with a...
Google reportedly in talks to buy $1 billion travel software company

Timbre iPhone App Offers Stunning, Simple Local Live Music Discovery

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New iOS app Timbre wants to help get you out to more concerts, by giving you a glimpse at shows nearby along with a free preview of what exactly you’ll be getting if you buy a ticket or pop into a free show. It does so with a product that’s...
Timbre iPhone App Offers Stunning, Simple Local Live Music Discovery
How Big Cable killed the open set-top box--and what to do about it
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?