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consumer offerings

Bitly Announces $15 M. Round Led By Kholsa Ventures to Build More Products for Consumers

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Mr. Stern (Photo: LinkedIn) Bitly CEO Peter Stern, who once told Betabeat he’s been in the process of raising funds ever since he joined the company, finally has a milestone to announce. The company has raised a $15 million Series C round led by Vinod Khosla at Khosla Ventures. “[Mr....
Bitly Announces $15 M. Round Led By Kholsa Ventures to Build More Products for Consumers

Twitter Archiving Service TweetBackup Hits The Deadpool As Owner Backupify Focuses More On Enterprise

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Time for a back-up plan for your Twitter back-up plan. Backupify — the cloud-based backup, search and restore provider for online services — is shutting down its TweetBackup service for Twitter users. The company has posted a note about the closure on its site, as well as — yes —...
Twitter Archiving Service TweetBackup Hits The Deadpool As Owner Backupify Focuses More On Enterprise

Knewton launches adaptive-learning SAT Prep Course

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Knewton, an online test prep company that uses adaptive learning to boost scores on standardized tests, announced today the launch of its new SAT prep course. The company already provides prep courses for the GMAT and LSAT, and now hopes to tap the market of high-pressure parents and overachieving high...
Knewton launches adaptive-learning SAT Prep Course

Knewton launches adaptive-learning SAT Prep Course

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The potential for adaptive learning technology goes beyond SAT and grad school test prep, and could easily be applied to teaching English grammar, math, and a host of core skill sets in other educational settings. CEO Jose Ferreira says the company is keeping those possibilities on the back burner....
Knewton launches adaptive-learning SAT Prep Course

E-Commerce Site For Household Goods Alice.com Raises $3.6 Million

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Alice.com, the retail platform for household goods, has raised $3.6 million in funding from an undisclosed group of Spanish investors. This current round brings the total funding amount raised by Alice.com to $18.2 million. Launched in June, Alice.com’s retail platform allows consumer packaged goods manufacturers, like Procter & Gamble, to...
E-Commerce Site For Household Goods Alice.com Raises $3.6 Million

Armed with a Big Data Offering and a Brooklyn Office, Q-Sensei Eyes America

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Ms. Rother. (Lalisio.com) Enterprise search is a tough market. But with the release of an upgraded search platform tailored to cash in on big data, plus a snazzy new Brooklyn office, Q-Sensei has big plans and even bigger ambitions. Created in 2007 from the merger of a German and an...
Armed with a Big Data Offering and a Brooklyn Office, Q-Sensei Eyes America

PocketCloud: Wyse Wants to Become the Hub of Your Personal Cloud

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Wyse, a company that is better known for offering remote desktop solutions to enterprise companies than for its consumer offerings, is now bringing PocketCloud Explore, its app for easily managing files across multiple desktops, operating systems and mobile devices, to the iPhone (it was already available on Android). I got a...
PocketCloud: Wyse Wants to Become the Hub of Your Personal Cloud

Why Metro now rules at Microsoft

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The tile-based user interface created for Windows Phone has moved to the core of Microsoft's consumer offerings. Now, Microsoft has to make sure it doesn't muddy Metro's clear design....
Why Metro now rules at Microsoft

Executives, not Employees, are Driving the Consumer Tech in the Enterprise

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Corporate IT is in turmoil as users shift from company-issue hardware and software to consumer offerings. Tech marketers like to think that employees are leading the way, but a pair of Forrester surveys reveal that executives are driving the change. And they're listening more to their customers than their...
Executives, not Employees, are Driving the Consumer Tech in the Enterprise

Samsung launches its first online store in India, strengthening its bid to overtake Nokia

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Samsung India has quietly introduced an online store in India, as the company looks to further increase its retail presence and market share in the country’s growing telecom and consumer technology markets. The Korean electronics giant has gone live with samsungindiaestore.com, as first reported by Pluggd.in. Although it is initially short on...
Samsung launches its first online store in India, strengthening its bid to overtake Nokia

Sony Handycam PJ790V and PJ650V get brighter projectors with HDMI input, we go hands-on

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In the past, we may have considered a projector-equipped camcorder if the price was right, but with dim output (typically less than 20 lumens) and content options limited to footage you've shot, the available functionality often didn't justify a premium of several hundred dollars. Sony, for its part, is...
Sony Handycam PJ790V and PJ650V get brighter projectors with HDMI input, we go hands-on
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Xbox: Proof that Microsoft can get consumer electronics right

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The software giant has stumbled with consumer offerings in the tablet and smartphone world. But its top spot in console gaming in the United States shows it can understand consumers. [Read more]...
Xbox: Proof that Microsoft can get consumer electronics right

Drobo hits the turbo-boost with newly-launched 5N home NAS

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The five bay Drobo 5N. Drobo California-based Drobo today announced the launch of their new Drobo 5N five-bay NAS product. Ars has looked at Drobo's products before, and though we've been impressed with their ease of use, one thing that's always bothered us about the little black boxes has...
Drobo hits the turbo-boost with newly-launched 5N home NAS

Qualcomm Nabs Intel Exec Anand Chandrasekher To Head Marketing

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Qualcomm announced on Monday that it has hired a top Intel executive to head up the company’s marketing efforts. Anand Chandrasekher, who had been most recently head of the ultra mobility unit at Intel, will serve as chief marketing officer–a new position at Qualcomm–and report to company president Steve Mollenkopf....
Qualcomm Nabs Intel Exec Anand Chandrasekher To Head Marketing
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