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Don’t Fear the Weavr: Grow Your Own Emoting, Autonomous Twitter Bot

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A creepy curious new service made its way to the top of Hacker News today. Weavrs is product from a British “social media data aggregation startup” called Philter Phactory. The site lets anyone create “Weavrs,” or “alter egos crafted from the threads of the social web.” Basically, that means users can...
Don’t Fear the Weavr: Grow Your Own Emoting, Autonomous Twitter Bot

With new CTO, One Kings Lane goes all in on mobile

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Plenty of startups know that mobile needs to be their next frontier, but One Kings Lane CEO Doug Mack is particularly bullish about his company’s opportunity on the emerging platform. That’s because mobile revenue, which has been growing at a rapid pace, now accounts for a quarter of the company’s...
With new CTO, One Kings Lane goes all in on mobile

Financial Responsibility Company SaveUp Has Exclusive Access to Intuit’s Data Aggregation Technology

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SaveUp, a personal finance company that rewards users for financial responsibility, is the first startup to partner with Mint parent company Intuit for data aggregation ahead of the release of a public API. Intuit chose SaveUp as its first partner because of the startup’s commitment to changing how the average...
Financial Responsibility Company SaveUp Has Exclusive Access to Intuit’s Data Aggregation Technology

Australian Ride-Sharing Marketplace Jayride.com Grabs $400K In Angel Funding

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Australian-based travel marketplace Jayride.com has lined up $400,000 AUD in seed funding for its ride-sharing service, which also aggregates transportation data. The angel funding was led by Andrey Shirben, one of the first investors in Kenshoo, a digital marketing software company. In addition to helping in the financing, Shirben will also bring his digital...
Australian Ride-Sharing Marketplace Jayride.com Grabs $400K In Angel Funding

Geoloqi’s location tracking now available to Appcelerator devs

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Geoloqi, a platform for real-time location services, launched in February promising to give developers a simple way to add background location tracking and geo-fencing to their apps in a simple and battery efficient way. Now, the Portland, Ore.-based company is teaming up with developer tool provider Appcelerator, who will make a Geoloqi...
Geoloqi’s location tracking now available to Appcelerator devs

Filtering Social Media To Find Signal Out Of Noise

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Yesterday's WSJ had an interesting piece about Alacra's new Pulse Pro offering. For those that don't know, I invested in Alacra in 1999 via Flatiron Partners and have been on its board ever since.Alacra has been developing and selling information services to the banking, brokerage, accounting, and consulting businesses for...
Filtering Social Media To Find Signal Out Of Noise

The online future is personal, and that requires big data

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History shows that the most successful products and services — from the VHS video recorder to the Apple iPad — are the ones that are the most user-centric, and in order to construct those kinds of experiences companies need to use all the data that is at their disposal, WiBiData...
The online future is personal, and that requires big data
After Declining Wonga Offer, On Deck Lands $42M From IVP, SAP & First Round To Bring Online Lending To Main Street

Quantcast Acquires Startup MakeGood To Improve Ad Data Aggregation

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Online measurement and ad targeting company Quantcast has acquired MakeGood (also known as MakeGood Software), a Seattle-based ad tech startup founded in 2009. Quantcast CEO Konrad Feldman said the company spent the last year looking for ways to improve the tools it offers for reconciliation, i.e., combining its own data...
Quantcast Acquires Startup MakeGood To Improve Ad Data Aggregation
"Infrastructure as a service" company Dyn Acquires Trendslide for mobile monitoring

Gnip Launches Instagram, Reddit APIs

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Data aggregation firm Gnip, which resells Twitter and Tumblr's firehoses to advertisers and others, now has APIs for Reddit and Instagram. Gnip, the aggregator firm which markets the Twitter and Tumblr firehoses (and one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies), launched APIs for Instagram, Bitly, Reddit, and several other...
Gnip Launches Instagram, Reddit APIs
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Aggregate Your Social Data With Pubwich

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Earlier this week AJ Batac posted on Friendfeed about Pubwich, an “open-source online data aggregation PHP application.” I was intrigued, so I decided to check it out. The application is still very young, with a lot of work to be done, but it’s a great idea. Initially, I was hoping...
Aggregate Your Social Data With Pubwich
Privacy and the Internet of things

RSA 2012: Bruce Schneier on the Threat of "Big Data, Inc."

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It's not the "Big Data" we usually talk about, which refers more to the size of the data than of the company behind the management tool. It's the term Bruce Schneier uses to refer to the industry that has evolved around data as a commodity, the way the energy industry...
RSA 2012: Bruce Schneier on the Threat of "Big Data, Inc."

Privacy experts to ask FTC to probe Facebook-Datalogix deal

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Facebook wants to know which ads lead to buys, but experts worry the data aggregation may violate a recent privacy settlement. [Read more]...
Privacy experts to ask FTC to probe Facebook-Datalogix deal

Machine data is for people too

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Machine-generated data, the non-intelligible zeros and ones that are generated by sensors and other devices, is no longer just for geeks. (c) 2012 Pinar Ozger. pinar@pinarozger.com The data itself, which can log files from servers, or from sensors attached to appliances or air pollution monitors,  is usually “gibberish,” said Erik...
Machine data is for people too

On Deck Adds $17M From Google Ventures And Peter Thiel To Help Small Businesses Connect With Capital

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Because there are so many small businesses out there on Main Street that don’t have access to the same juicy venture capital rounds that seem pervade today’s tech industry, On Deck set out in 2007 to provide mom-and-pop business owners with an easy way to secure the capital they need...
On Deck Adds $17M From Google Ventures And Peter Thiel To Help Small Businesses Connect With Capital

Gogobot hits 1 million users, boasting 30 times more traffic than all its competitors

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Travel is a multi-trillion dollar industry, so naturally companies as small as Trippy to as giant as Google all want a piece of the pie. In recent years, travel companies have tried to harness the power of data aggregation along with the social graph to produce powerful travel planning tools. For many,...
Gogobot hits 1 million users, boasting 30 times more traffic than all its competitors

Infochimps Release Twitter Data, "Trst.Me" App and API for Ranking Twitter Users

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Austin-based data aggregation service Infochimps released several major sets of data extracted from the Twitter API today, as well as Infochimp's first application and API based on one of these datasets. Updating the "Twitter census" data it released in November 2009, the datasets and histograms Infochimps made available today include...
Infochimps Release Twitter Data, "Trst.Me" App and API for Ranking Twitter Users

Trendslide Adds "8AM Insight" to Keep Small Businesses on Top of Their Data

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Tech reporters love talking about products that were built to “scratch a founder’s itch.” Entrepreneurs that build companies to solve their own problems are often the most passionate about their product and the most likely to note its flaws and what it takes to be great. Trendslide, a data...
Trendslide Adds "8AM Insight" to Keep Small Businesses on Top of Their Data

Connotate grabs $5.25M to keep an eye on web content

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Connotate, a service that aggregates and analyzes web content for businesses, today announced that it has secured a first round of funding for $5.25 million from .406 Ventures. Funding will be used to continue development as well as for marketing and sales. The company scours over 3 million web pages...
Connotate grabs $5.25M to keep an eye on web content

NYPD launches new analytics tool for fighting terror, crime

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New York City is using a new data aggregation and real-time analytics tool to combat crime and terror threats in the city....
NYPD launches new analytics tool for fighting terror, crime

Big Data Collection And Analysis Platform Connotate Acquires Competitor Fetch Technologies

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Connotate, which aims to help companies collect data and content from the Web and transform this unstructured data into actionable enterprise intelligence, has acquired fellow competitor Fetch Technologies. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Fetch Technologies helps companies access massive amounts of real-time Internet data, especially in the...
Big Data Collection And Analysis Platform Connotate Acquires Competitor Fetch Technologies

With $275M In Capital Deployed To Main Street Businesses, On Deck Raises $100M Of Its Own

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We make a lot of noise about the venture capital and angel funding startups raise to help grow their businesses. But there are a lot of mom-and-pop shops out there — businesses that are equally important to the success of the economy, whether they be restaurants or small brick-and-mortar retailers...
With $275M In Capital Deployed To Main Street Businesses, On Deck Raises $100M Of Its Own

Geoloqi, Solver of the Great Location Problem, Partners Up

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App makers just want the ability to push messaging to a phone based on where you are. It’s the age-old idea of, you walk past a Starbucks, and your phone goes off with a coupon. But we’re now years into this smart phone thing and it’s still, not, here. Portland...
Geoloqi, Solver of the Great Location Problem, Partners Up
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