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Hey Microsoft, Google, Apple: Where Are Our Smarthomes?

Instashare is like AirDrop for iOS, launches on the iPad to make local file sharing painless

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Instashare, a new app which lets you transfer files between your Mac and iPhone, has gained ground lately as an easy tool for moving photos, PDFs, etc across iDevices. Now, iPad owners are in luck: Instashare is expanding to Apple’s tablets to provide what creators TwoManShow call “AirDrop for iOS & OSX.”...
Instashare is like AirDrop for iOS, launches on the iPad to make local file sharing painless
Order Management Startup Lettuce Raises $2.1 Million From Crosscut Ventures, 500 Startups, And Others

Wanted: a box to do catch-up TV | Ask Jack

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Pat Sweeney would like something that handles all the UK's catch-up TV services, not just the BBC's iPlayer, along with movie services such as LoveFilmI am interested in getting a media streamer that would allow access to all the catch-up TV services - BBC iPlayer, 4oD etc - plus some...
Wanted: a box to do catch-up TV | Ask Jack

Vint Cerf: The next step in cloud computing is to link different systems. http://bit.ly/96SBpX

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Vint Cerf: The next step in cloud computing is to link different systems. http://bit.ly/96SBpX

This Woman Has The Midas Touch And Now She's Solving A Big Problem With Big Data

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ClearStory Data is a big data startup launched this week that has lot going for it: its founders, its VC backers, and its cool technology. ClearStory uses technology from Google to help companies make sense of the massive amount of data they already have stored in many different systems....
This Woman Has The Midas Touch And Now She's Solving A Big Problem With Big Data

London Cab Comparison Startup Kabbee Raises $3.25M, Ahead Of Series A Next Year

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London-based cab price comparison and booking startup Kabbee has raised $3.25 million in an intermediate funding round, led by Samos Investments, with “significant contributions” from Pentland Group and Redbus Group. Founder Ed Wray also invested, along with two angel investors who work at Smedvig Capital. Wray will now play an active...
London Cab Comparison Startup Kabbee Raises $3.25M, Ahead Of Series A Next Year

Box releases Box Embed, enabling enterprise applications to unify content under one platform

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Box has once again found a way to use the “cloud” to make things easier for the enterprise. At this year’s Boxworks conference in San Francisco, Box co-founder Aaron Levie will introduce Box Embed, a service that integrates with enterprise applications in an attempt to unify all content shared between different...
Box releases Box Embed, enabling enterprise applications to unify content under one platform

Signifyd Raises $2M From Andreessen Horowitz To Help Online Businesses Use Data To Prevent Payments Fraud

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Signifyd, a fraud precention software founded by PayPal vets has raised $2 million Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, IA Ventures, QED Investors, Resolute.VC, Tekton Ventures, Capital One founder Nigel Morris and other angel investors. Signifyd was founded un 2011 by a team of risk expert from PayPal to figure out the...
Signifyd Raises $2M From Andreessen Horowitz To Help Online Businesses Use Data To Prevent Payments Fraud

Google’s first April Fool this year is brilliant: ‘Maps 8-bit’ for the Nintendo Entertainment System

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Google offers its Maps product on a huge variety of different systems, but the one that it has so far neglected is the hugely popular Nintendo Entertainment System. Finally, the search giant has answered the cries of NES users everywhere and is launching an 8-bit version of its popular mapping...
Google’s first April Fool this year is brilliant: ‘Maps 8-bit’ for the Nintendo Entertainment System
North Korea using GPS jamming to disrupt civilian aircraft in the South

Lorex Security System Review

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Lorex Security System Review is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedI’ve demonstrated home security systems in the past. This time, I’ve gotten my hands on a couple of different systems from Lorex. I’ll even be giving one...
Lorex Security System Review

Zendesk and Salesforce get cosier in latest tie-up, including bulk sync and shared customer database

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Cloud-based helpdesk software provider Zendesk has announced a big update to its integration with Salesforce, the customer relationship management (CRM) service provider. For those who haven’t heard of Zendesk before, it’s fast becoming one of the most popular tools for businesses of all sizes to tap into an ‘out-of-the-box’ customer...
Zendesk and Salesforce get cosier in latest tie-up, including bulk sync and shared customer database

Bioshock custom rig is Big Daddy of pinball machines, gives players a taste of Rapture

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If you're going to revisit a certain underwater dystopia, you might as well have a ball. At least that's the approach being taken by Sweden-based DIYer rasmadrak, who has decided to build a Bioshock-themed custom pinball machine just for kicks. The project is filled with lots of neat little...
Bioshock custom rig is Big Daddy of pinball machines, gives players a taste of Rapture

A Smarter Way to Move Information: APIs Explained With Shipping Containers

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"Information is still being shipped around break bulk. I mean, it's a mess!" Peter Lucas, founder of Pittsburgh design firm MAYA, says; "There are like 53 different protocols and there's one that we use for email, and there's another one we use for web pages, and there's another one we...
A Smarter Way to Move Information: APIs Explained With Shipping Containers

Dell Backs Standards-Setting Panel for Software-Defined Networking

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Everyone is going nuts these days about software-defined networking. I’ve tried to explain it a few times before in the context of two notable startups, Nicira, now part of VMWare, and Big Switch. Basically it comes down to subbing out all the proprietary hardware that’s used to build up a...
Dell Backs Standards-Setting Panel for Software-Defined Networking

Video: Reboots that need the boot, part 1--Aliens vs. Predator

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In this video, Senior Reviews Editor Lee Hutchinson tells us what works and what fails in the Aliens vs. Predator reboot. (video link) This is the first in our series of reboots that need the boot. Look for the next installments this Saturday and Sunday on Ars Technica. There's no...
Video: Reboots that need the boot, part 1--Aliens vs. Predator
Connected home platform raises $3.8M to power your smart home

Microsoft’s Windows 8 play: Kill Live, build one login to rule them all

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Sometimes the biggest news isn’t shouted, but is instead intimated, as it is a pivot from former strategies. So far as I can tell, Windows Live as a brand is over. Microsoft is moving from it to a single-login system that will be a huge boon to Windows 8, and...
Microsoft’s Windows 8 play: Kill Live, build one login to rule them all

The Power Of One: UPS Logistics Connect Athletes With Equipment

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This post brought to you by UPS. For the professional athlete, training is part and parcel of their job: any delay in receipt of their equipment is precious preparation time lost. Known for almost 20 years as the world’s leader in simulated altitude training technology, Hypoxico’s recent partnership with...
The Power Of One: UPS Logistics Connect Athletes With Equipment
Cloud app integration: Incredibly important, but also problematic
Homeland Security: Sorry, Oracle, your fix isn't good enough

Parse adds hosting product for its apps platform, says won't 'go away' despite Facebook acquisition

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Parse, the mobile backend as a service company recently acquired by Facebook, has unveiled a new product it calls Parse Hosting. With this, developers can have a spot to host their mobile apps without needing a contract with a company like Amazon Web Services or Rackspace. Although it’s only been...
Parse adds hosting product for its apps platform, says won't 'go away' despite Facebook acquisition

NADAC Systems turns off the lights, and more, to save energy

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Drago Ognjenovic Portland-based NADAC Systems has developed technology that saves energy by switching off unoccupied spaces. That recently earned the company a semifinalist position in the 2012 Pacific Northwest Cleantech Open. I met up with NADAC’s CEO, Miodrag Ognjenovic, to find out more. How is NADAC Systems going to change...
NADAC Systems turns off the lights, and more, to save energy

At NSA, The Cloud Is About Big Data And Moving Beyond IT

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The National Security Agency (NSA) cloud is about big data and creating unicorns. And it all started when some geeks stole two servers. It makes no sense, according to conventional thinking, but these are unconventional times, and the cloud that NSA built had to be thought through differently, too. NSA’s...
At NSA, The Cloud Is About Big Data And Moving Beyond IT

Samsung's chief strategy officer says he's a Mac, iPhone, & iPad user, prefers Apple's ecosystem at home

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MIT Technology Review published an interview today introducing us to Young Sohn, Samsung’s chief strategy officer, and by his own admission, currently a Mac, iPad and iPhone user. You’d of course expect a Samsung executive to stick to the company’s Galaxy smartphone and tablet lineups for obvious reasons. However, speaking...
Samsung's chief strategy officer says he's a Mac, iPhone, & iPad user, prefers Apple's ecosystem at home

China v the US: how the superpowers compare

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As Barack Obama prepares for the 'no-necktie summit' with the Chinese leader Xi Jinping in California, we decided to look at the two superpowers and compare data such as health, wealth and environmental development - an inherently tricky task given the countries' markedly different systems. Can it be done? Join...
China v the US: how the superpowers compare
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