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Delivery Hero flings $50M into the Battle of the Takeout Boxes
Product showcases appear before Apple Store opening in Berlin

A Kite-Borne Camera Turns Iceland's Landscapes Into Abstractions

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Dutch photographer Gerco De Ruijter snaps photos remotely, using a wireless sensor attached to his airborne camera....
A Kite-Borne Camera Turns Iceland's Landscapes Into Abstractions
Startups: Money Orgies: Investors Who Love Them, and Entrepreneurs Who Don’t

Take-Out Wars Heat Up: Delivery Hero Raises Further $50M To Race Just-Eat To Global Domination

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Delivery Hero, the online take-out ordering service founded by startup factory Team Europe, has raised a hefty $50 million Series B led by Kite Ventures, a previously backer of the company, while Kreos Capital also joins this latest round. This brings Delivery Hero’s total funding to approximately $100m and comes...
Take-Out Wars Heat Up: Delivery Hero Raises Further $50M To Race Just-Eat To Global Domination

Feature Friday: Highlight This Post

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The other day my friend Ben Kweller released his new record, Go Fly A Kite. I wanted to give Ben a little help getting the word out. So I used a new feature on Tumblr to create this: Yesterday our friends at Spark Capital announced that Nabeel Hyatt had joined...
Feature Friday: Highlight This Post

Google Earth Adds Balloon, Kite Imagery

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The photos have much livelier colors and details than the satellite and aerial imagery typically available....
Google Earth Adds Balloon, Kite Imagery

Come Invade Russia With Us - TechCrunch Moscow Returns On 9-10 December

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It only seems like five minutes ago now, but we started a TechCrunch Moscow Meetup back in 2010. As one of the first ever startup and investment oriented events in Russia, the reaction was fantastic, and we repeated the event again last year. So we’re excited to announce we’ll be...
Come Invade Russia With Us - TechCrunch Moscow Returns On 9-10 December

Zite Redesigns Its Personalized News App To Deliver Smarter Content, But "Only When You Want It"

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In the redesigned app, "there are really no dead ends" to news discovery, says CEO Mark Johnson. Zite just released a new version of its iPhone and iPad apps for iOS 6 that's a welcome change for the CNN-owned personalized news app, which hasn't shifted much since it released...
Zite Redesigns Its Personalized News App To Deliver Smarter Content, But "Only When You Want It"
Keep your iON The Game with a new action sports camera

Report: Air Pollution Implicated In 1.2 Million Chinese Deaths In 2010

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Air pollution sucks. According to fresh analysis of the 2010 Global Burden of Disease Study, which breaks out region-specific data for China, open-air pollution was involved in 1.2 million premature deaths in China in 2010. That's about 40% of the number of similar deaths that year around the globe,...
Report: Air Pollution Implicated In 1.2 Million Chinese Deaths In 2010

Japan Launching World’s First Solar Powered Spacecraft Today!

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We’ve brought you news about the IKAROS solar sail spacecraft before, and now the time has finally come for it to take flight! That’s right, Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA, is planning to launch the spacecraft powered by solar sails today at 6:22am Japan time and the event...
Japan Launching World’s First Solar Powered Spacecraft Today!

Akira Yoshizawa's 101st anniversary: make your own origami flapping bird

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Today marks 101 years since the birth of Akira Yoshizawa, the grandmaster of origami. Why not mark the occasion by creating your own origami flapping bird?Today marks 101 years since the birth of Akira Yoshizawa, the grandmaster of origami. Google has marked the occassion with a special origami doodle – and...
Akira Yoshizawa's 101st anniversary: make your own origami flapping bird

iPhone Quaskidisk app updated for tethering, booted from market

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Those of you sticking so close to the iPhone app streets that you can tell that an app is coming before its developer even develops it knew that there was an app by the name of QuasiDisk out there today, one that allowed you to take advantage of tethering from...
iPhone Quaskidisk app updated for tethering, booted from market
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HitFox Game Ventures backs two mobile game distribution startups: AppLift and Game Finder

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Just a few weeks ago, Berlin-based startup HitFox kickstarted (PDF) a vertical incubator for game distribution business models dubbed HitFox Game Ventures. Today, the incubator is announcing its first two investments, having invested a “7-digit” euros sum in mobile game discovery and marketing companies AppLift and HitFox App Discovery GmbH...
HitFox Game Ventures backs two mobile game distribution startups: AppLift and Game Finder

Lightweight wing harvests offshore wind

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Startup Makani Power clears its first hurdles in building a radically different wind turbine that flies like a kite and captures high-altitude winds. [Read more]...
Lightweight wing harvests offshore wind

Lightweight 'Kite' tablet runs Ubuntu 12.04 and Android 4.0

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There's no shortage of Android tablets in the marketplace today, but devices that run Ubuntu Linux are still much harder to come by. Canonical's own mobile plans are still a work in progress, of course, but on Monday an intriguing new contender popped up on Notebook Italia and then...
Lightweight 'Kite' tablet runs Ubuntu 12.04 and Android 4.0

Google Earth gets balloon and kite imagery

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Google Earth's aerial view has gotten a bit closer, as the search giant's mapping and exploration program now has a wealth of images captured by cameras based not on satellites and planes, but on kites and balloons. The new images come from the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science,...
Google Earth gets balloon and kite imagery
Doubling in size leaves Delivery Hero hungry for more

"Kite Parkour" - T-shirt by David Fleck

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"Kite Parkour" - T-shirt by David Fleck

Exynos-powered Kite tablet flies Android 4.0 and Ubuntu 12.04 for €309

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Italian electronics firm DaVinci Mobile Technology is now accepting pre-orders for its Kite Full-HD tablet. This European slab features a 10.1-inch 1,920 x 1,200 IPS display, a Samsung Exynos 4412 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, a front-facing VGA camera and a rear-facing 2-megapixel shooter. In...
Exynos-powered Kite tablet flies Android 4.0 and Ubuntu 12.04 for €309

From Startup To Incubator: Games Publisher HitFox Launches HitFox Game Ventures

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Hitfox, the Berlin and San Francisco-based games publisher founded by serial entrepreneurs Jan Beckers, Tim Koschella, Ruben Haas, Hanno Fichtner, along with Team Europe, is venturing into the incubator space with the launch of HitFox Game Ventures. The new enterprise will stick to a tight vertical brief of investing in and...
From Startup To Incubator: Games Publisher HitFox Launches HitFox Game Ventures
Police seizure of text messages violated 4th Amendment, judge rules

Hot Berlin startup Delivery Hero raises €25m, expands online food ordering business through acquisitions

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Online food ordering company Delivery Hero, one of Berlin’s hottest startups, has raised another round of funding, bringing its total capital raised to 40 million euros. The latest capital injection serves to finance the acquisition of OnlinePizza Norden Group by Delivery Hero, a mere 18 months ago after the latter...
Hot Berlin startup Delivery Hero raises €25m, expands online food ordering business through acquisitions

Left 4 Dead 2 — Kite Like A Man

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Left 4 Dead 2 — Kite Like A Man

Google Earth adds balloon and kite aerial imagery, invites you to contribute

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Google Earth already offers quite a variety of ways to explore the planet, but the folks in Mountain View never seem content to leave things alone for long. Their latest addition is some aerial imagery of a slightly different sort -- images shot from ordinary balloons and kites. That...
Google Earth adds balloon and kite aerial imagery, invites you to contribute

Google X is acquiring high altitude wind startup Makani Power

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Google’s lab where the company hatches big ideas like driverless cars and Google Glasses, called Google X, is acquiring the high altitude wind startup Makani Power, according to an article in Bloomberg Business Week. This is the first time we’ve heard that Google’s secretive moonshot lab has bought an outside...
Google X is acquiring high altitude wind startup Makani Power

Online food ordering firm Delivery Hero acquires Pizza-online.fi

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Online food ordering company Delivery Hero, one of Berlin’s hottest startups, has acquired 100 percent of Finland’s Pizza-online.fi, in which it already had a minority stake. The news follows Delivery Hero’s recent 25 million euros funding round, which brought its total of capital raised to 40 million euros. That investment...
Online food ordering firm Delivery Hero acquires Pizza-online.fi

NileGuide Buys Travel Q&A Site Localyte

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Even more deal activity in the question and answer website market. Travel review aggregator NileGuide has bought up Localyte, a site that lets travelers ask locals questions (Sample: “Where is the best place to kite in Casablanca?” Consensus answer: Near the beach). Localyte claims a community of “tens of...
NileGuide Buys Travel Q&A Site Localyte
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