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For fast, interactive Hadoop queries, Drill may be the answer

gigaom.com
In the era of big data, there is increasing demand for ever-faster ways to analyze — preferably in an interactive way —  information sitting in Hadoop. Now the Apache Foundation is backing an open-source version of Dremel, the tool Google uses for these jobs, as a way to bring that speedy...
For fast, interactive Hadoop queries, Drill may be the answer

Ouya to stream games with OnLive

www.insidemobileapps.com
Kickstarter-funded Android OS console Ouya has announced its users will be able to stream games thanks to a newly announced partnership with OnLive. The announcement was made on on Ouya’s Kickstarter page, where OnLive’s General Manager Bruce Grove said that the service will be available on Ouya when the...
Ouya to stream games with OnLive

Paid social network App.net updates pricing structure, adds monthly plan

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Premium social networking site App.net--fresh from beating its initial goal of 10,000 paying members by more than 10,000--Monday announced changes to its pricing structure. The site hopes this move will grow App.net  even more. App.net will now offer a monthly plan, and its $50 yearly membership is now cut...
Paid social network App.net updates pricing structure, adds monthly plan

Oatmeal's Tesla fundraising campaign now over $1 million

www.geekwire.com
It seemed like such a miniscule amount when Mike Myers asked for “one million dollars” as Dr. Evil. But, seriously, a million is a lot of coin. And the Oatmeal, a.k.a. Seattle online cartoonist Matt Inman, has made more than a cool million for his “Let’s Build a Goddamn Tesla...
Oatmeal's Tesla fundraising campaign now over $1 million
As It Focuses On Profitability, Tumblr Lays Off Team Behind Editorial Initiative Storyboard

First Chilean game on Kickstarter aims for OUYA

thenextweb.com
Chilean firm Syrenaica is launching the first Kickstarter campaign for a Chilean game, the company announced today. Called Evilot, it will be a HTML5 app optimized for tablets and mobile devices. While the indie gaming startup’s ambition is to make Evilot available across multiple platforms, it is especially keen to...
First Chilean game on Kickstarter aims for OUYA
Pebble smartwatch raises a record $3.6 million through Kickstarter [video]
Penny Arcade reaches $525,000 Kickstarter goal with six minutes to spare, no ads on homepage for one year
Amanda Palmer attracts over $1M in the biggest Kickstarter music deal ever
This Is The Most Affordable 3D Printer You Can Buy
iPad mini shortages may soon be resolved

The Story Of Lockitron: Crowdfunding Without Kickstarter

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Editor’s note: After a rejection by Kickstarter, the co-founders of Lockitron, Cameron Robertson and Paul Gerhardt, decided to follow in the footsteps of App.net and take pre-orders for their innovative deadbolt add-on directly. This gamble paid off. Big time. The initial goal of $150,000 pre-orders was hit within 24 hours....
The Story Of Lockitron: Crowdfunding Without Kickstarter

Meet the woman behind the Mio Alpha, a sleek strapless heart rate monitoring watch (video)

thenextweb.com
Last week at Mobile World Congress, I caught up with Liz Dickinson, the creator of MIO, the world’s first strapless heart rate monitor sports watch, and founder and CEO of MIO Global. Dickinson flew out to Barcelona to talk to press and (potential) partners about her company’s latest product, dubbed...
Meet the woman behind the Mio Alpha, a sleek strapless heart rate monitoring watch (video)
Watch this: the origin story of Reddit

Adobe Photoshop Touch for iPad 2 Now Officially Available

www.macrumors.com
Yesterday, Adobe prematurely launched its new Photoshop Touch app for the iPad 2, quickly pulling it amid claims that the official launch was scheduled for Monday, February 27. The app has now returned to the App Store [direct link], where it is available for $9.99. As previously noted, the app...
Adobe Photoshop Touch for iPad 2 Now Officially Available

Kickstarter saw more than $3m worth of pledges for UK projects in its first month

thenextweb.com
Kickstarter finally extended beyond the US last month, launching in the UK with hundreds of new projects. And now the crowdfunding platform has revealed some interesting numbers of its first month in Britain. First up, UK-based designers, developers and entrepreneurs reeled in a total of £2,069,164 ($3,326,181) worth of pledges...
Kickstarter saw more than $3m worth of pledges for UK projects in its first month

Salesforce.com Likes Facebook, Loves Big Deals Ahead of Earnings Report

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Shares of Salesforce.com are surging this morning on a batch of analyst reports saying the company closed some significant deals toward the end of its quarter. Earlier today Salesforce’s stock price was up by more than 3 percent, though it has now settled a bit, and is up a more...
Salesforce.com Likes Facebook, Loves Big Deals Ahead of Earnings Report
Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' Kickstarter campaign beats its goal by over $1 million
Is Kickstarter the future of Music business? Amanda Palmer and $490K say yes

Facebook's Zuckerberg organizing political advocacy group

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The group is attempting to raise $50 million with an initial goal of comprehensive immigration reform. [Read more]...
Facebook's Zuckerberg organizing political advocacy group

Pirate Bay Celebrates 9th Anniversary, a Brief History

torrentfreak.com
15 September 2003 The Pirate Bay was founded by Swedish pro-culture organization Piratbyrån (The Bureau of Piracy). Since there was no filesharing network in Sweden at the time, Piratbyrån decided to launch one, using the relatively new BitTorrent protocol. Peter Sunde (Brokep), one of the co-founders together with Fredrik Neij...
Pirate Bay Celebrates 9th Anniversary, a Brief History

Poppy blows past $40,000 Kickstarter goal in 9 hours, with promise to turn your iPhone into a 3D camera

www.geekwire.com
Well, that sure didn’t take long. Poppy, the oddly-shaped 3D photo and video viewing device which incorporates one’s iPhone in what is best described as a next-generation View-Master, has already topped its $40,000 funding goal on Kickstarter. It took just about nine hours for the goal to be reached, helped...
Poppy blows past $40,000 Kickstarter goal in 9 hours, with promise to turn your iPhone into a 3D camera

GameStick gets expandable Micro ... if its Kickstarter campaign tops $560K

www.engadget.com
GameStick -- that other Kickstarter-funded Android game console -- may get microSD support added ... that is, if it's Kickstarter campaign tops $560,000. The company behind GameStick, PlayJam, added a slew of "reach" goals to its fundraising campaign this morning, including black/white color options for the stick at $320K...
GameStick gets expandable Micro ... if its Kickstarter campaign tops $560K
Crowdfunded NASA PSA video will play before 'Star Trek Into Darkness'
Crowdfunding the modern startup
Lux Capital to invest $245M in 'Big, Bold, Brave' ideas

Formlabs FORM 1 high-resolution 3D printer spotted in the wild, we go eyes on (video)

www.engadget.com
Last time we checked in with the 3D printing upstarts over at Formlabs, their Kickstarter was doing splendidly, having over doubled its initial funding target. Well, less than a month later, and with the money still rolling in, the current total stands (at time of writing) at a somewhat...
Formlabs FORM 1 high-resolution 3D printer spotted in the wild, we go eyes on (video)

The Secret to Losing Weight, According to My New High-Tech Fitness Monitor, Is (Wait for It...) Walking

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And it's backed up with new (scary) data on American walking habits.It's been a few weeks since January 1, the day that Americans decide they need to lose a few pounds after the holiday season. I was ahead of the game and had decided I'd gotten fat by the first...
The Secret to Losing Weight, According to My New High-Tech Fitness Monitor, Is (Wait for It...) Walking

Touchfire Flexible Keyboard for iPad Touches Down

allthingsd.com
Remember when gadgets on Kickstarter only needed a few thousand dollars to get off the ground — before this and this happened? The Touchfire is one such product, with an initial goal of raising $10,000 in a month and a half. The flexible, transparent keyboard overlay for iPad far...
Touchfire Flexible Keyboard for iPad Touches Down
Dalton Caldwell on App.net: Six months later, more people are starting to 'get it'
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?