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"Either you will be a global company, or you won't be a company"

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Our PandoMonthly with Fred Wilson was one of our most popular so far, and it was brought to you by Smartling – a company that makes it possible to adapt your website into multiple different languages and manage all those versions quickly and easily. It was a fitting sponsorship, because many...
"Either you will be a global company, or you won't be a company"

Luxury Phone Brand Vertu Launches Its First Android-Powered Handset -- For Those With $10,000+ To Spend

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Vertu, the formerly-owned-by-Nokia maker of eye-wateringly expensive, leather-clad, gem-encrusted, handmade-in-the-U.K. ‘luxury’ smartphones, has launched an Android-powered device: the Vertu Ti. After leaving the Nokia fold, back in October, it was rumoured that Vertu planned to do what many a Nokia fan still wishes that company would do: ditch Symbian and adopt Android. Today Vertu unveiled its...
Luxury Phone Brand Vertu Launches Its First Android-Powered Handset -- For Those With $10,000+ To Spend

E la Carte Partners with HMSHost to Deploy Restaurant Tablets in 113 Airports Nationwide

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Technology succeeds when it makes the everyday more magical, more efficient, just…more. E la Carte provides exactly that experience with its customized Presto tablets for restaurants. The Y Combinator alumni company has been disrupting the everyday restaurant experience for just over a year by delivering menus, wine lists, nutritional info,...
E la Carte Partners with HMSHost to Deploy Restaurant Tablets in 113 Airports Nationwide

Telefonica’s Wayra teams with Microsoft Corporation to support tech entrepreneurs

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Telefonica Digital’s tech start-up accelerator programme, Wayra, which launched in the UK last month, has signed an agreement to join forces with Microsoft Corporation to help out technology entrepreneurs. The two companies will work together to provide tools, knowledge and technical training for projects supported by the Wayra initiative. The...
Telefonica’s Wayra teams with Microsoft Corporation to support tech entrepreneurs

Confirmed: The Internet Does Not Solve Global Inequality

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Despite the Internet's global reach, the lion's share of the content comes from the United States and the rest of the English-speaking world....
Confirmed: The Internet Does Not Solve Global Inequality

Facebook returns to No. 2 spot among U.S. video sites, beating Yahoo, Vevo

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Facebook is once again the second largest video site in the U.S., according to ComScore. The social network saw 53 million unique video viewers in July. That’s about a third of Google’s audience, but higher than the number of unique viewers on Yahoo sites and Vevo, both of which were...
Facebook returns to No. 2 spot among U.S. video sites, beating Yahoo, Vevo

Google launches its Business Photos service in India

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Google has introduced Business Pages in India, extending the global reach of the service that helps retailers attract customers by posting panoramic photos of their store or shop-front to the Web. The pilot program will see Google take 360 degree photos of businesses’ premises, which are then uploaded to Google Places...
Google launches its Business Photos service in India

Nokia: 7M Lumia Devices Sold To Date In 54 Markets

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D-Day (that is, device day) for Nokia and Microsoft has kicked off with their press conference in New York.  But speaking to analysts in Helsinki beforehand, Nokia revealed a sales number: it said that it sold 7 million devices so far in its Windows Phone Lumia line. The number is...
Nokia: 7M Lumia Devices Sold To Date In 54 Markets
Open Ocean Invests $1.3m To Push Crowdsourced Directory Truecaller's Global Reach

Twitter improves geo-targeting for Promoted Tweets, helps advertisers target the UK and Japan

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Twitter has improved its geo-targeting options for Promoted Tweets and Promoted Accounts, the company announced on its Advertising blog. As from today, marketers can focus on users that are based in several major areas in the UK and Japan, as well as in additional US states. Newly added Japanese regions include...
Twitter improves geo-targeting for Promoted Tweets, helps advertisers target the UK and Japan

Olympic Athletes Win Big On Social Media

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The results are in. The 2012 London Olympics were the most actively followed on social media so far. Twitter has swelled, and Facebook has grown to 900 million active compared to 400 million during the 2010 Winter Olympics and 100 million during the 2008 summer games in Beijing. New figures...
Olympic Athletes Win Big On Social Media

Appcelerator raises $3m more from Presidio for app development platform

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Exclusive - Appcelerator, the US company behind popular cross-platform iOS, Android and Web app development solution Titanium, has received an extra capital injection to the tune of $3 million, The Next Web has learned. The company recently raised $16 million in Series C funding, but has expanded the financing round...
Appcelerator raises $3m more from Presidio for app development platform

Former Zong CEO David Marcus Named President Of PayPal

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After Scott Thompson departed for the CEO role at Yahoo, PayPal has named David Marcus, the former CEO and founder of mobile payments startup Zong and PayPal Mobile VP, as President (PayPal acquired Zong last year). eBay CEO and acting PayPal president John Donahoe posted the news this morning in...
Former Zong CEO David Marcus Named President Of PayPal

Marksta app - fighting for photography copyright

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Multimedia photojournalist John D McHugh discusses his new Marksta app, which adds watermarks to photographs before they are shared on social mediaAs a photojournalist, I tell stories with images. It's a simple concept. I work very hard, and make many personal sacrifices, to tell these stories. They have often been...
Marksta app - fighting for photography copyright
Twilio is now available all around the world

Would Google Still Be Interested In Groupon?

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In late 2010 Google offered as much as $5 billion to buy then private Groupon. At that time daily deals was an incredibly hot market segment and Groupon was the market leader; its business and global reach were surging. It would have been the most expensive acquisition ever for Google...
Would Google Still Be Interested In Groupon?

Stripe Joins Square In Taking Payments International

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There's a Canadian flag hanging in the window of Stripe, a hot online-payments startup which just raised $20 million from Sequoia Capital and other investors. That's because, Stripe cofounder Patrick Collison told Business Insider, he's taking the business international--expanding first to Canada, then other countries. Stripe's not the only payments...
Stripe Joins Square In Taking Payments International
Fighting words: Apple's 'Post-PC' and Microsoft's 'PC Plus' were never that different
Leap Motion-HP Deal: Gesture Control Goes Mainstream

AOL On Network launches mobile video apps to lure advertisers across multiple platforms

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AOL is launching Android and iOS apps to help users find and watch video content on their smartphones, the company announced today during the Advertising Week in New York. The apps are operating under the company’s video umbrella, the AOL On Network, which launched in April 2012. One of the top ten...
AOL On Network launches mobile video apps to lure advertisers across multiple platforms

Sky News is available from today in the US & Canada for the first time, via Livestation

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BSkyB’s Sky News will be made available for the first time in North America from today, the company has announced, with viewers in the US and Canada able to access the TV channel by subscribing to online TV news aggregation service Livestation for $2.99 a month. Sky News was launched...
Sky News is available from today in the US & Canada for the first time, via Livestation

Ultraviolet targets Facebook’s all-male board

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Ultraviolet, a new women’s rights group, today launched a campaign demanding that Facebook appoint at least one woman to its board before the company goes public. While Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg is one of the most prominent “faces” of the company, Facebook’s seven-man board of directors remains resolutely male. “The...
Ultraviolet targets Facebook’s all-male board
Amazon acquires Kindle Fire text-to-speech provider, but this isn't about Siri

Nexage raises $10M in series B to expand its mobile ad exchange

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Mobile advertising company Nexage announced today it has raised a $10 million Series B round of funding. The company brokers mobile advertising deals through its Nexage Exchange, a service that allows publishers to sell inventory to potential advertisers using real-time bidding. The company also offers a private exchange service for...
Nexage raises $10M in series B to expand its mobile ad exchange

Storage giant EMC unites with PC OEM Lenovo on new joint venture

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Lenovo and EMC announced in a press release Thursday that they finalized the formation of their joint venture, called "LenovoEMC Ltd." The new outlet will specialize in selling network attached storage (NAS) products to small and medium businesses, as well as remote offices of enterprises. The partnership, first announced in...
Storage giant EMC unites with PC OEM Lenovo on new joint venture
Vertical fever: WordPress's new small business strategy extends from bands and weddings to cities

New Africa: the Kenyan internet nerd reshaping a nation

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Juliana Rotich's groundbreaking website Ushahidi has helped ordinary Africans take control of their livesJuliana Rotich chuckles down the line from Nairobi at the suggestion that she is one of the people helping to shape a new image of Africa. "Well, I'm a big nerd," she says. "So if a nerd...
New Africa: the Kenyan internet nerd reshaping a nation
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Military Experience Helped This Vet Run Operations At Video Startup Ustream

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Craig Mullaney uses his military training to help live video startup Ustream plan its next moves. It's not as big a change as you might think. "I have a lot of organizational and leadership planning experience. I take the functional skill sets from the military and translate that to a...
Military Experience Helped This Vet Run Operations At Video Startup Ustream
Why Instagram needed Android to make the Facebook acquisition happen
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