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Clipboard, The Evernote-Meets-Pinterest Service, Targets Education Sector With Strategic Investment From Scientia

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Clipboard – the web clipping service that is a little like a cross between Evernote and Pinterest, racking up 1.7 million clips since opening for private beta in October 2011 – has taken a strategic investment from ed-tech company Scientia — backing that will result in joint product development between the two to target...
Clipboard, The Evernote-Meets-Pinterest Service, Targets Education Sector With Strategic Investment From Scientia

After His First App Flopped, This Entrepreneur Decided To Build A Startup That Shows You How To Actually Make Money Off Your Apps

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When Kontagent CEO Jeff Tseng wanted to find out how well his app was doing, he couldn't find a way to track his users and whether they were buying anything. So he decided to build the app himself -- and it worked. Unfortunately, it also showed that his app was...
After His First App Flopped, This Entrepreneur Decided To Build A Startup That Shows You How To Actually Make Money Off Your Apps

iOS's lead over Android in app monetization is shrinking

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Conventional wisdom has held for a while that Apple’s iOS platform was by far the best way to monetize apps. Sure, Android’s platform was big but the users who tended to pay for apps were most likely using an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. That’s changing thanks to the greater...
iOS's lead over Android in app monetization is shrinking

From wine picks to stocks: Could the ‘big data’ geeks at newly-formed Context Relevant predict the future?

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Stephen Purpura Big data might very well be the tech buzz word of the year. And just how hot is it? Consider this:  Data scientist Stephen Purpura — an expert in artificial intelligence, machine learning and predictive analytics who is studying for his PhD in information sciences at Cornell University — has...
From wine picks to stocks: Could the ‘big data’ geeks at newly-formed Context Relevant predict the future?

Inside Social Apps' Early Bird Rates End This Week

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Looking for insider advice on social app development, marketing, and monetization? Discover how to take your app to the next level at the Inside Social Apps Conference & Expo, happening June 6-7 in San Francisco. This event will showcase the industry’s most forward-thinking minds in panels, presentations, and fireside chats....
Inside Social Apps' Early Bird Rates End This Week

Kickstarter Suspends Social Video Glasses Project; Fundraisers Decamp to IndieGoGo

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The project at issue. (screencap, Kickstarter.com) Despite all the enthusiasm for Kickstarter as savior of hardware companies, it’s still worth caveats all around. Backers should remember there’s still the occasional scam, failed project, and downright bad idea. And would-be money-raisers should remember that they are using someone else’s platform and...
Kickstarter Suspends Social Video Glasses Project; Fundraisers Decamp to IndieGoGo

Foundry Group Leads New Round In Oblong Industries To Push Computing Into “The Minority Report” Age

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Oblong Industries just announced a series B funding round led by The Foundry Group. Together with Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners and Energy Technology Ventures (a GE-NRG Energy-ConocoPhillips venture) Oblong Industries is looking to further the development of its groundbreaking computing systems. That’s not a hyperbole either. MG spent sometime...
Foundry Group Leads New Round In Oblong Industries To Push Computing Into “The Minority Report” Age

The Last Great Hope for Math PhDs: Kontagent, Wrangler Of Big Data

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Have you ever heard of a Chief Science Officer? I recently spoke to Kontagent’s CSO and was excited to learn that Kontagent’s world of big data processing is one of the few places in the world in which academic exercise is directly applicable to industry.  Kontagent is a user analytics...
The Last Great Hope for Math PhDs: Kontagent, Wrangler Of Big Data

TidePool Raises $1.5 Million To Discover And Match Personalities From Photos

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TidePool, a startup that is trying to determine consumer personality from photos, has raised $1.5 million in a seed round led by Mike Hirshland of Resolute.VC and Michael Dearing of Harrison Metal Capital. Participating investors include Jarl Mohn, Tim Draper, Peggy and Jim Davis, and Jeff Lipp. The startup’s central...
TidePool Raises $1.5 Million To Discover And Match Personalities From Photos
Lucky Sort Grabs Half A Million For Big Data Visualization On Web & iPad
Twitter Acquires Big Data Visualization Startup Lucky Sort, Service To Shutter In Months Ahead

Inside Social Apps' Early Bird Rates End This Week

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Looking for insider advice on social app development, marketing, and monetization? Discover how to take your app to the next level at the Inside Social Apps Conference & Expo, happening June 6-7 in San Francisco. This event will showcase the industry’s most forward-thinking minds in panels, presentations, and fireside chats....
Inside Social Apps' Early Bird Rates End This Week

Will mobile-data growth decrease by 2015? Attend Mobilize and find out

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At Mobilize 2012 GigaOM’s own Kevin Tofel pokes a few holes in the theory that mobile-data growth will decrease by 2015, and he paints a different picture of what he thinks will happen. Register now and get the whole story at Mobilize 2012. We will welcome Kevin to the stage, along...
Will mobile-data growth decrease by 2015? Attend Mobilize and find out

Gauge your personality by looking at pretty pictures

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Tidepool has raised a $1.5 million seed round to determine personality traits from photos. You take an assessment on the company’s website, which involves rating photos to your liking and indicating what activities interest you. Once the assessment is complete, the Tidepool tells you what type of personality you have, with what it believes...
Gauge your personality by looking at pretty pictures
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