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WellDoc is the next med-tech acquisition, sources say
Batteries should be part of the future of Internet infrastructure
Video robotics company Swivl raises $500K

The Age Of Data Wars Dawns

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In 2020, the annual amount of digital data created, replicated and consumed will total more than 5,200 gigabytes for every man, woman and child on the planet, according to a new International Data Corp. report. That's 50 times the amount of per-person data than in 2010. Once it's consumed, almost...
The Age Of Data Wars Dawns

Tomorrow on TNW: Your chance to ask Dwolla's founder Ben Milne your entrepreneurship questions

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Streaming live on The Next Web, Dwolla founder Ben Milne will answer questions from readers at 3 pm ET (12 pm PT, 7pm UTC, 8pm BST, 9pm CEST) Thursday, May 30th. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Council’s #StartupLab initiative, a virtual mentorship program, Ben will appear live via video...
Tomorrow on TNW: Your chance to ask Dwolla's founder Ben Milne your entrepreneurship questions
AutoGrid pulls in $9M to turn 'big data' into an energy source

Last Second Tickets Scores Further £1M To Help Fill Empty Venues

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Last Second Tickets, the UK site that helps live event organisers shift unsold tickets, last minute, while passing on discounts to consumers in return for soaking up that surplus inventory, has scored a second round of funding: £1 million from Markco Media, the parent company of MyVoucherCodes, founded by serial...
Last Second Tickets Scores Further £1M To Help Fill Empty Venues

Power, Pollution and the Internet: If it's really bad, let's tell it like it is

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The New York Times has published an-depth piece today that purports to document how wasteful the Internet industry is, but some critics say the report is misleading. The industry’s data centers “consume vast amounts of energy in an incongruously wasteful manner,” the Times writes, summarizing the findings of its year-long...
Power, Pollution and the Internet: If it's really bad, let's tell it like it is
Look Out, BlackJet: Arrow Is Preparing To Launch A Cheaper Private Jet Service In Seattle And The Bay Area

Here's a sneak peek from inside the revamped Exploratorium in San Francisco

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Here’s our first look inside (and outside) San Francisco’s 44-year-old science museum, The Exploratorium. The museum recently got some major upgrades with a change of location and a new focus on programming for adults. It’s three times bigger, features indoor and outdoor exhibits, and now has 25 percent more exhibits...
Here's a sneak peek from inside the revamped Exploratorium in San Francisco

Ace Metrix Raises $8M For Smarter TV Ad Testing

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Ace Metrix, a company promising brands and agencies a smarter, faster approach to testing their TV ads, has raised $8 million in new funding. CEO Peter Daboll, whose resume includes time as Chief of Insights at Yahoo and CEO of comScore Media Metrix, says the idea behind Ace Metrix is...
Ace Metrix Raises $8M For Smarter TV Ad Testing
'Big data' biz Tableau shares explode 60% in strong IPO debut

Copyright Reform Process Begins Down Under... And They're Actually Asking Good Questions

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Australia's been an interesting country to follow on the copyright front. In terms of court decisions, there have been some good ones and some awful ones. On the lawmaking front, we've seen ridiculous ideas floated and good ones as well. The current regime is, unfortunately, supporting some of the bad...
Copyright Reform Process Begins Down Under... And They're Actually Asking Good Questions
Researchers create tiny battery that recharges 1,000x faster than current tech

Atlas debuts appointment sharing app for simpler scheduling on-the-go

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Sometimes the process of scheduling meetings takes up more time than the meetings themselves. Atlas launched a mobile scheduling app today that seeks to streamline this process. The apps for iPhone and Android cut down on all the...
Atlas debuts appointment sharing app for simpler scheduling on-the-go
Star Trek's replicator comes to life, thanks to NASA funding

NASA's close call with Saturn hurricane leads to amazing imagery

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This amazing video shows images from Cassini, a spacecraft that’s orbited Saturn for nine years. A huge hurricane is the star of the show. With 300 mile per hour winds, the storm is the size of two Earths. Its eye alone is a massive 1,250 miles wide. Strangely, the...
NASA's close call with Saturn hurricane leads to amazing imagery

Meet SmartRecruiters, a company that is trying to end unemployment

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Ask anyone who has run a company, or even a team, what the hardest part of their job was, and a good percent will tell you that it was hiring. There are open jobs, and viable candidates, but connecting the two is often extremely hard; how to do you slot...
Meet SmartRecruiters, a company that is trying to end unemployment

Cloudyn says it exposes hidden Amazon storage costs and you'd be surprised how big they are

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Cloudyn thinks you’re using a lot more Amazon storage than you think, and not all of it shows up in your AWS console. That’s the problem it’s attacking with its new S3 Tracker. We all know that people are putting tons of their digital stuff into Amazon; The S3 object...
Cloudyn says it exposes hidden Amazon storage costs and you'd be surprised how big they are

Best and Brightest

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The best and brightest are usually put to work on optimisation, and asked to improve the way things works. Can you make it better, faster, and stronger? They will then go forward and solve the inefficiencies, and that’s where 99% of most energy is spent on. But, at some...
Best and Brightest
NASA will turn astronauts into farmers for long-term Mars missions

Live now: Dwolla's founder answers questions via video. Get involved!

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Got a question for Ben? Use the chat feature above to get it answered live. Ben Milne is CEO and founder of Dwolla, a completely new payment that system that’s fixes the underlying inefficiencies, hazards, and fraud encumbering current options. A repeat entrepreneur, Ben built his first international company at...
Live now: Dwolla's founder answers questions via video. Get involved!

Tomorrow's Lawyers: a virtual judiciary - extract | Richard Susskind

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Is court a service or a place? And what is the scope for the 'decomposing and multi-sourcing' of judicial work?Most senior judges with whom I work are committed users of IT and are keen to embrace systems that offer practical benefits in their work, such as email, word processing, and...
Tomorrow's Lawyers: a virtual judiciary - extract | Richard Susskind

Will your body be the battery of the future?

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The average human, at rest, produces around 100 watts of energy. This equates to around 2000 kcal of food energy, which is why your recommended daily intake of calories is around 2000 kcal. Over periods of a few minutes (or a few hours in the case of trained athletes), we...
Will your body be the battery of the future?

Dirty house? Pathjoy maid service aims to clean up in Seattle

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Hate cleaning your grimy kitchen and bathroom every week? Well, a new online service just expanded to Seattle called Pathjoy that might alleviate the need to do those time-consuming chores. You can think about Pathjoy a bit like Uber, the popular private driving service. In this case, however, it’s a...
Dirty house? Pathjoy maid service aims to clean up in Seattle

Robinhood takes a social approach to mastering the stock market

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale The stock market is like a deep forest, filled with cleared pathways, hidden snares, and an ever-present sense of the unexpected. Robinhood launched an iOS app today to guide you through the dangerous woods of stock market investing....
Robinhood takes a social approach to mastering the stock market
Third Rock Ventures gets its hands dirty with $516M for healthcare startups

eBay To Fire Hundreds Of PayPal Workers (EBAY)

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Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) -- EBay Inc.'s PayPal is cutting as many as 400 jobs, or about 3 percent of the workforce, an effort by President David Marcus to reorganize the payment processor and trim costs, a person with knowledge of the plans said yesterday. PayPal is eliminating jobs primarily in...
eBay To Fire Hundreds Of PayPal Workers (EBAY)
Qpid gets $3M to make electronic health records easy-to-use
Addappt's mobile contacts directory isn't trapped in a walled garden
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