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Boxee, Comcast agree to a workaround for encrypted basic cable channels on third party boxes

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Boxee usually doesn't get along with the existing media / pay-TV conglomerates, but now it's telling the FCC it has come to an agreement with Comcast. The solution agreed to lets live TV-friendly Boxee access encrypted basic cable channels thanks to a DLNA-controlled high definition digital transport adapter that...
Boxee, Comcast agree to a workaround for encrypted basic cable channels on third party boxes

Stop copying Silicon Valley, Kenya warned

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Kenyans in the tech industry have been cautioned to stop copying Silicon Valley’s model by a panel of experts attending the Mobile Web East Africa conference in Nairobi. The experts warned copycat models “simply don’t work”. Will Mutua, founder of Afrinovator, said Kenya is still far from deserving the ‘Silicon Savannah’...
Stop copying Silicon Valley, Kenya warned
Cypress debuts ad platform for Xbox Live video apps

Ingram's Investment Arm Leads $1M Funding For E-Book Gifting And Marketing Startup Livrada

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Livrada, a company developing new types of e-book gift cards, has raised a seed round of funding. Combined with earlier support from friends and family, the company has now raised a total of $1 million. The startup’s first products were gift cards for specific e-book titles sold in Target and...
Ingram's Investment Arm Leads $1M Funding For E-Book Gifting And Marketing Startup Livrada

President Clinton grabs the spotlight at Samsung's CES Keynote

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LAS VEGAS--Former President Bill Clinton is the ultimate scene-stealer. Samsung Digital Solutions President Stephen Woo talked new tech at the company's keynote on Wednesday morning, but a new processing chip and flexible display prototypes didn't make people leap to their feet the way Clinton's on-stage appearance did. "When I...
President Clinton grabs the spotlight at Samsung's CES Keynote

Boomerang’s Smart Calendar Assistant Takes the Suck out of Scheduling Meetings [Beta Invites]

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Scheduling meetings and events is a pain in the ass. It’s one of those rare tasks whose digital solutions seem no better than the analog equivalent. Baydin, the company behind the Email Game and Boomerang, gets this and has set its sights on solving the problem. The former 500 Startups...
Boomerang’s Smart Calendar Assistant Takes the Suck out of Scheduling Meetings [Beta Invites]
Pricing Engine Simplifies Digital Advertising for Mom and Pop Buyers
Meet Paul Vogel, the man trying to make the US Postal Service relevant

US Postal Service pushes the digital envelope in battle for its future

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Paul Vogel, the USPS's new digital guru, has his work cut out for him in the battle to upend mail delivery into the tech worldPaul Vogel is, in his own words, trying to bring the US Postal Service "from the today world into the tomorrow world".Vogel is the president of...
US Postal Service pushes the digital envelope in battle for its future

FuzeBox takes on $20m Series A, to remove the pain from virtual meetings

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FuzeBox, a company that provides virtual meeting solutions along with mobile tools to allow for meeting to take place wherever they may, has raised a $20 million Series A round. The funding was led by Index Ventures, and was participated in by Khosla Ventures and Insight Ventures. Virtual meetings are a real pain....
FuzeBox takes on $20m Series A, to remove the pain from virtual meetings
Keen On… Audience: Why Fans Are The Real Future Of The Music Business (TCTV)
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