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Real-world analytics firm Euclid secures $17.3 million Series B funding to expand its customer base

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Real-world shopping analytics firm, Euclid, has secured $17.3 million Series B funding to serve its growing customer base. The round was led by Benchmark Capital with participation from NEA, Harrison Metal and Novel TMT Ventures. Along with the cash injection, Bruce Dunlevie, general partner at Benchmark Capital is joining Euclid’s...
Real-world analytics firm Euclid secures $17.3 million Series B funding to expand its customer base

Hacking gets down to business

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The Industrial Revolution transformed four key aspects of society--innovation, transportation, communication and financial markets--changing the world forever. Although it began more than 200 years ago, there are surprising some parallels between this historically transformative period and IT security. The dynamics of the threat landscape and the increasing complexity of...
Hacking gets down to business
5 keys to selling to enterprise customers (part one)

DeTron Introduces Its QDK Cryptosystem To Enable "True Trusted Identity For The Cloud Era"

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Using its own proprietary cryptography algorithms and a chip that will soon arrive in consumer electronics devices, DeTron Inc. wants to become the first company to “meet the evolving global demands for cloud-based applications and services.” To do this, DeTron announced its Quantum Direct Key (QDK) product today, a chip...
DeTron Introduces Its QDK Cryptosystem To Enable "True Trusted Identity For The Cloud Era"
Clarity's corded phone delivers captions to Android tablet for hearing-impaired
RIM to stop development of current BlackBerry Enterprise Servers, incompatible with BlackBerry 10 devices
New Google Glass Patent Is The Most Comprehensive Yet For Google's Face-Based Wearable Computer
Revel Systems Signs On Goodwill And Belkin As It Focuses On Expanding Retail Reach
Solving the energy storage problem, Liquid Metal Battery Corp raises $15M with support from Bill Gates

Nokia extends Navteq's reach via expanded mapping deals with BMW, Mercedes and 4 others

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Nokia’s Navteq mapping system is continuing to grow its visibility with automobile makers and brands after the phone-maker announced that it has agreed to extended deals with six high-profile partners. The Finnish company has inked fresh terms with car-making giants BMW, Mercedes, Volkswagon and Hyundai, while in-car entertainment specialist Pioneer...
Nokia extends Navteq's reach via expanded mapping deals with BMW, Mercedes and 4 others

Nintendo announces underwhelming launch day lineup for Wii U

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Nintendo is pinning a lot of hopes on Nintendo Land as a launch day system seller for the Wii U. Nintendo Earlier this month, when Nintendo revealed many of the final details about the worldwide launch of the Wii U, the company listed 50 games that would be available...
Nintendo announces underwhelming launch day lineup for Wii U

Geeks Without Bounds Organizes Hackathons to help crisis response for Sandy

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Humanitarian tech accelerator Geeks Without Bounds (GWOB) is helping to organize six international hackathons this weekend to aid crisis response for the devastating effects of hurricane Sandy. In conjunction with Crisis Commons, hackers, developers and designers are invited to join Crisis Camps in Boston, DC, Oregon, Auckland, Galway , San Francisco...
Geeks Without Bounds Organizes Hackathons to help crisis response for Sandy
Airline swaps in-flight entertainment system for iPads to lose weight and save fuel

Deezer CEO Axel Dauchez on why the company WILL launch in the US when the time's right [Video]

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It was the worst kept secret in tech, but music-streaming service Deezer lifted the lid on its whopping $130m funding round today, something we first confirmed earlier this week. But in front of a packed room at Abbey Road Studios in London – the very same room Pink Floyd recorded...
Deezer CEO Axel Dauchez on why the company WILL launch in the US when the time's right [Video]

With Site Ai, Automated Insights Provides A Cliffs Notes Version Of Your Web Analytics

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Automated Insights, a startup that translates raw data into plain English, is launching a new product could make analytics data a lot more accessible. The new product, called Site Ai, pulls data from existing systems (it started with Google Analytics and Clicky, and the company is currently taking votes on...
With Site Ai, Automated Insights Provides A Cliffs Notes Version Of Your Web Analytics

Air Canada embarks on its first biofuel-powered flight from Toronto to Mexico City

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Not looking to be left out of the biofuel party, Air Canada is the latest to try out the eco-friendly alternative for its jet engines. An Airbus A319 will make the outfit's pseudo-sustainable flight from Toronto to Mexico City powered by a 50 / 50 mixture of the aforementioned...
Air Canada embarks on its first biofuel-powered flight from Toronto to Mexico City

8 Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Even Better for Small Businesses

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Sure, cloud computing offers benefits to companies of all sizes. But the clouds' advantages apply even more dramatically the smaller and newer your company. At the same time, the standard objections to cloud computing matter less to small companies than to large ones. On the plus side, the cloud's economies...
8 Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Even Better for Small Businesses
The Great Ars Cloud office suite shootout

Scout Can Wirelessly Protect Your Groovy, Wood-Panelled Bachelor Pad

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Scout is a wireless security system that starts at $120 and is completely removable. The handsomely-designed units can protect windows and doors in your home and you can program reactions to various events including and up to calling the police. I’ve seen a number of home alarm systems come and...
Scout Can Wirelessly Protect Your Groovy, Wood-Panelled Bachelor Pad
Obama orders agencies to make data open, machine-readable by default

It Took 'A Thousand 0.1% Improvements' For ZocDoc To Work

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The Small Business Tech Center Is Brought To You By Verizon Wireless It's been five years since ZocDoc broke into the market. Though the appointment-booking site now has a billion-dollar valuation with a most recent Series C funding from Goldman Sachs, the founders had no idea the company would...
It Took 'A Thousand 0.1% Improvements' For ZocDoc To Work
Ten Things Corporate Developers Are Dying To Tell Their CIOs

Liveblog: PayPal's Plans for Taking on Visa and MasterCard at the Cash Register

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PayPal is hosting an event at its San Jose headquarters this morning to announce the next batch of retailers that are adopting the company’s in-store payments solution. So far, it’s deployed at 2,000 Home Depots and has plans to deploy at 20 major retailers by the end of the year....
Liveblog: PayPal's Plans for Taking on Visa and MasterCard at the Cash Register

China's homegrown GPS mandated for use in commercial vehicles

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Store-bought clothes are the norm for most people, but there's always one kid at school whose parents insisted on hand-making everything they wore. In this labored metaphor, China's the overbearing matriarch, demanding its progeny adopt Beidou, its made-at-home GPS system to rival GPS, GLONASS and Galileo. The country's ministry...
China's homegrown GPS mandated for use in commercial vehicles

Project 1640 offers new way to search for planets beyond our solar system

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It's taken more than six years of development, but a new imaging system for the Palomar Observatory's 200-inch Hale Telescope finally started capturing images last month, and promises to aid significantly in the search for planets outside our solar system (otherwise known as exoplanets). With the suitably mysterious name...
Project 1640 offers new way to search for planets beyond our solar system
Feature: The Great Ars Cloud office suite shootout

Ringadoc raises $700k to move closer to the frontline of virtual health care

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Ringadoc, a San Francisco startup that helps doctors manage patient phone calls, has raised an additional $700,000 in seed funding. The round, which included Siemer Ventures, Telegraph Hill Group and Dr. Lyle Dennis, a neurologist and founder of HealthKeep, brings the startup’s total amount raised to $1.9 million. Previous investors...
Ringadoc raises $700k to move closer to the frontline of virtual health care

Researchers measure 3D objects using just a camera and projector, can tell if you've ironed your shirt (video)

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For years the projector and camera have served us well, performing their respective tasks. Now, researchers at Japan's Advanced Industrial Science and Technology institute are using them together to measure 3D objects. By projecting a special pattern onto the subject and then using the camera to "read" the amount...
Researchers measure 3D objects using just a camera and projector, can tell if you've ironed your shirt (video)
Out with the old: the best Ultrabooks and convertibles from Computex

Flywheel, the Taxi-Hailing App Formerly Known as Cabulous, Sidesteps Controversy

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As the largest taxi market in the country prepares to allow new-fangled cab-hailing apps — the vote is scheduled for tomorrow morning in New York City — one mobile player is giving itself a makeover. Flywheel, formerly known as Cabulous, helps users hail and pay for rides. It partners with taxi...
Flywheel, the Taxi-Hailing App Formerly Known as Cabulous, Sidesteps Controversy
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