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Silicon Valley stars pony up $2M to scale Diffbot’s visual learning robot

Kobo unveils limited edition Aura HD e-reader: 6.8-inch HD screen, ships April 25th for $169 (hands-on)

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Late last year, Kobo went small. The introduction of the 5-inch Mini was no doubt, at least in part, an attempt to offer up a bit of variety in a space whose parameters are largely defined by two Goliaths: Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The device offered a compelling...
Kobo unveils limited edition Aura HD e-reader: 6.8-inch HD screen, ships April 25th for $169 (hands-on)
Quik.io, the "FedEx of the Web," takes super fast media sharing to iPhone

Internet Association Hits Back At RIAA's Desire To Wipe Away DMCA Safe Harbors

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On Friday, we wrote about how the RIAA has already started pitching the terrible idea that we should do away with the important DMCA safe harbors, which make sure that liability for infringement is properly applied to those actually infringing, rather than tools and services. The RIAA, however, thinks that...
Internet Association Hits Back At RIAA's Desire To Wipe Away DMCA Safe Harbors
Grouper users no longer have to wait for a date with iPhone app launch
An African telecom moves off-grid batteries

MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor on Implications of 'the Mobile Wave'

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MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor's big interest these days is "the mobile wave," which refers to a re-ordering of technology and modern life through the......
MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor on Implications of 'the Mobile Wave'
Leap Motion Raises $30M More For Its Gesture-Based Controller, Announces Bundling Deal With Asus
Dollar Shave Club's 'f**king great blades' help it raise $9.8 million

Isis mobile wallet adds AmEx cards in lead-up to launch

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Isis, the mobile payment joint venture of AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, has added American Express cards to its wallet, which is set to debut this summer in Austin and Salt Lake City. The news helps build more momentum for the Isis payment platform, which now has a broad array of...
Isis mobile wallet adds AmEx cards in lead-up to launch

Mobile Roadie now lets you easily create custom iPad and mobile Web apps [Interview]

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The self-service app-building platform Mobile Roadie now lets users create iPad and mobile Web apps, the company announced today. This comes in addition to the platform’s existing iPhone and Android products. As part of its announcement, Mobile Roadie is also introducing new pricing, and we decided to ask its CEO Michael...
Mobile Roadie now lets you easily create custom iPad and mobile Web apps [Interview]

NCTA Begs to Differ With Rural Telecom Industry in Letter to USDA

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National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) CEO Michael Powell isn’t taking kindly to a letter recently sent by several rural telco associations to Agriculture Secretary Jonathan Vilsack about impending Universal Service reforms. In a reference to rural telcos in his letter, Powell wrote, “It is disappointing that these companies are...
NCTA Begs to Differ With Rural Telecom Industry in Letter to USDA

The Social Marketing Shakeup Continues: Syncapse Buys Clickable

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Have you bought or sold a company that helps companies market themselves on Facebook? Join the club — a consolidation wave has hit the industry in the last few months. Here’s the newest example: Syncapse, a 5-year-old company that helps companies manage their presence on Facebook, has acquired Clickable, a 6-year-old...
The Social Marketing Shakeup Continues: Syncapse Buys Clickable

This Diagram Shows Facebook's Plan To Keep Advertisers Locked In For Years (FB)

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Have you ever wondered why Facebook spends so much time encouraging marketers to take advantage of its free Brand Pages? The effort seems counter-intuitive: It costs Facebook money to provide, maintain and serve Brand Pages, and the company gets no revenue from them. If a company can create a fun,...
This Diagram Shows Facebook's Plan To Keep Advertisers Locked In For Years (FB)
Dollar Shave Club Goes Beyond Shaving (And Declares Goal To 'Own The Bathroom') With One Wipe Charlies

Exclusive: Buddy Media Hires Salesforce Exec Susan St. Ledger As New President

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Another big move for Buddy Media as it continues to build out the services it offers as part of its social media marketing business: the company has hired sales supremo Susan St. Ledger as its new president. She is joining Buddy Media from Salesforce.com, where she had been for the...
Exclusive: Buddy Media Hires Salesforce Exec Susan St. Ledger As New President

How to make Europe work for your startup, from day one

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This is a guest post by Ifeelgoods co-founder and CEO Michael Amar. For too many American technology start-ups, Europe is a dirty word. Classically, US start-ups have pursued the European market after their Series B or C funding rounds, or even later. Many companies only consider Europe when their US growth begins...
How to make Europe work for your startup, from day one

To Capture New Users, Socialcam Redesigns Its Website And Introduces A Leaderboard

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Social mobile video startup Socialcam is rolling out a new web site today, which is designed to create more engagement for users that might not have the mobile app installed. The company has also introduced a leaderboard to help highlight users to celebrities, brands and top producers on the Socialcam...
To Capture New Users, Socialcam Redesigns Its Website And Introduces A Leaderboard

Currency Cloud gets $3.1m to disrupt foreign exchange

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Little more than a week after announcing a partnership with foreign exchange service Transferwise, London financial startup The Currency Cloud has landed a £2 million ($3.1 million) round of funding to help it go global. The money comes from Notion, a new venture firm started by MessageLabs founders Jos White...
Currency Cloud gets $3.1m to disrupt foreign exchange

Buddy Media CEO's beautiful way of celebrating sale to Salesforce

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Buddy Media's CEO Michael Lazerow chooses his company's acquisition by Salesforce.com to create a moving video of the strangeness of human hope and the pernicious nature of fear. [Read more]...
Buddy Media CEO's beautiful way of celebrating sale to Salesforce
Tokyo prosecutors charge Olympus, three former executives, and three others with accounting fraud
The Magic of Leap Motion Is Now at Developers Fingertips

Kaleidescape DVD servers granted a temporary stay

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Things have been looking bleak for Kaleidescape's DVD servers since a Judge ruled against them on appeal, and earlier this month issued an injunction that was to have taken effect on April 8th. We say was because CEO Michael Malcolm is now saying the California 6th District Court of Appeal...
Kaleidescape DVD servers granted a temporary stay
Social media rankings: perceptive or pointless?

Game Closure Poaches Zynga’s CTO Of Mobile To Lead HTML5 Game Development

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Last we heard from Game Closure, the young startup had just turned down offers from Zynga and Facebook on its way to a $12 million raise from Greylock, Benchmark, General Catalyst, and more. Even in spite of $100 million-plus offers, Game Closure CEO Michael Carter tells us that the startup...
Game Closure Poaches Zynga’s CTO Of Mobile To Lead HTML5 Game Development
5 big reasons Rosetta Stone's buy-out of LiveMocha was a mistake
Quik.io launches with an excuse to stay lazy: Instant streaming between devices
How Apple's holistic approach to design began back in 1982

International e-commerce platform FiftyOne begins accepting PayPal payments in 18 new currencies

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Ecommerce solutions provider FiftyOne Global Commerce has announced additional support for PayPal payments in 18 more currencies around the world in a bid to help its customers reach a wider audience with their products. The move brings the payment option to key markets like Brazil, Japan and Singapore for its...
International e-commerce platform FiftyOne begins accepting PayPal payments in 18 new currencies

Socialcam's User Retention Strategy, Part One: A New Look for the Web Interface

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Socialcam’s spring has been full of ups and downs. First, a successive series of ups: The app scored tens of millions of users via Facebook over a period of no longer than a month and soared to the top of the iTunes App Store. Then, a few downers. Members of...
Socialcam's User Retention Strategy, Part One: A New Look for the Web Interface
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?