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Business Information Service Provider Duedil Raises $5 Million

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Private business information service Duedil (short for ‘due diligence’, get it?) is today announcing that it has closed its Series A round of funding, raising $5 million in fresh cash. The financing round was led by Notion Capital and Oak Investment Partners, with participation from early Spotify backer Shakil Khan...
Business Information Service Provider Duedil Raises $5 Million

Mobile Ad Network InMobi Continues Buying Spree, Picks Up Metaflow Solutions For App Distribution

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The shopping spree for InMobi continues apace: today the mobile advertising network has announced the acquisition of Metaflow Solutions, a mobile app management and distribution company. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed; we’re looking and will update as we learn more. The news comes in the same month that...
Mobile Ad Network InMobi Continues Buying Spree, Picks Up Metaflow Solutions For App Distribution

nFluence Media gets an extra $1.6m from existing investors for its 'opt-in interest graph' tech

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nFluence Media, a startup that offers technology allowing users to create a graph of their interests in 30 seconds, so that content can be recommended to them, has raised an additional $1.6 million from the same investors it received $3 million from one year ago. nFluence’s method, supposedly more effective...
nFluence Media gets an extra $1.6m from existing investors for its 'opt-in interest graph' tech
A ‘First Look’ at the HTC Desire C (Video)

Clinical trials startup TrialReach doses up on $3.1m funding led by Octopus Investments

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TrialReach, a startup focused on making clinical trials more accessible for members of the public who may want to take part in them, has today announced a £2 million ( $3.1 million) funding round in order to further develop its product. TrialReach is designed to help medical research firms recruit...
Clinical trials startup TrialReach doses up on $3.1m funding led by Octopus Investments
Sony Mobile To Lay Off Off 1,000 People As Part of Restructuring

Remember to stay in touch with all of your best LinkedIn contacts by using FiveHundredPlus

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It’s pretty easy to establish a pool of useful contacts on LinkedIn. Remembering to stay in touch with them all is the difficult part. FiveHundredPlus is a simple but useful app that helps solve that problem. After signing in with your LinkedIn account, you’ll see a TweetDeck-style column layout with all your...
Remember to stay in touch with all of your best LinkedIn contacts by using FiveHundredPlus

Samsung opens ‘Easy Phone Sync’ app to help iOS users move to Galaxy products

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Samsung wants you. The South Korea-based Company is making it easier than ever to jump ship from iOS to its Galaxy line with the Easy Phone Sync app. The software is free to anyone purchasing a Samsung Galaxy device, and it quickly installs on any Galaxy product, PC, or Mac. In the...
Samsung opens ‘Easy Phone Sync’ app to help iOS users move to Galaxy products

Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Startup Rally 2012

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The Next Web Conference 2012 is almost upon us, and as with previous years, the Startup Rally is set to be a real highlight of the event. Once again, we’re giving startups the chance to launch new products in front of an audience consisting of journalists, VCs, bloggers, potential users, potential...
Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Startup Rally 2012

Viral Video: Getty Images' Mishmash 2012 Competition Global Winner

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And the winner is … Jason Harper for “In the Shop.” The winner that is of Getty Images’ innovative Mishmash creative challenge, in which anyone can submit a film from one to one and three minutes long, as long as it was created using Getty Images video, music and...
Viral Video: Getty Images' Mishmash 2012 Competition Global Winner

PowerVR Series 6 mobile GPUs are almost here, we go eyes-on with a test chip (video)

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Imagination Technologies is on a high right now. Throughout 2012, the company's PowerVR graphics processors continued to monopolize the iPhone and iPad as well as appearing in (late 2011) Android flagships, the PlayStation Vita and even the first Clover Trail-powered Windows 8 tablets. But you know what? That's old...
PowerVR Series 6 mobile GPUs are almost here, we go eyes-on with a test chip (video)

With A Revenue Model In Sight, Crowdsourced News Service Blottr Raises $612K For Its Content Syndication Platform NewsPoint

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Blottr, the crowd-sourced (or citizen journalism) news service, has raised an additional £400,000 (~$612k) to help scale NewsPoint, its syndication platform that lets publishers/broadcaster purchase user-submited content to help power their web sites and news rooms. It brings the total raised by the London, UK-headquartered company to £1.4 million ($2.1m)....
With A Revenue Model In Sight, Crowdsourced News Service Blottr Raises $612K For Its Content Syndication Platform NewsPoint
Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet - again [video]

Samsung announces white Galaxy Nexus, available February 13th in the UK

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We already knew the Galaxy Nexus would be available in white, but on Monday Samsung made the device official. The white handset will arrive in the United Kingdom on February 13th featuring the same internals as its black counterpart. “After much speculation, we are pleased to announce the availability...
Samsung announces white Galaxy Nexus, available February 13th in the UK

Digital music platform 7digital expands to Brazil, India and other markets; now licensed in 42 countries

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Already licensed in a bunch of European countries and the United States, open digital music platform provider 7digital had earlier announced that support for additional territories was “on the horizon”. That day has now come, as 7digital this morning announced that its digital music services are now available in India,...
Digital music platform 7digital expands to Brazil, India and other markets; now licensed in 42 countries

Welcome To Apple's iOS6 Map -- Where Berlin Is Now Called "Schoeneiche"

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We’ve seen that the new Apple-created iO6 map which replaces the Google Maps app has had – how can we put it – a little bit of a backlash. But this morning, as Europeans woke up to a little screen encouraging them to download the new iOS, many were not...
Welcome To Apple's iOS6 Map -- Where Berlin Is Now Called "Schoeneiche"

The 2013 Interaction Awards is open for submissions. Designers and devs? Start your engines

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Following its inaugural year with an incredible set of 26 winning projects, the Interaction Awards is now gearing up for 2013 and is open for submissions. If you’re an interaction designer, you can submit your work for the following six categories: optimizing, engaging, empowering, expressing, connecting, and disrupting. As for...
The 2013 Interaction Awards is open for submissions. Designers and devs? Start your engines

Making ICTs work for social justice and development

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From encryption to data validation, our panel give 16 key pointers on using information and communication technologiesDirk Slater, lead consultant, Fabriders, London, UK. @fabriderDon't overlook security: Many social justice activists (and the general public) are unaware of how vulnerable putting information online makes them, as is made clear by this...
Making ICTs work for social justice and development
Business cards go high-tech with programmable NFC chips [video]

Samsung launching Galaxy S III Mini with NFC at the end of the month

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Samsung announced today in a press release that it will release a new Galaxy S III variant at the end of the month that packs in NFC capabilities. Customers in the UK will be able to purchase the device through all major UK carriers and select retailers beginning at the...
Samsung launching Galaxy S III Mini with NFC at the end of the month
BlackBerry 10: RIM To Run Developer Events In 11 Cities To Focus On Building Enterprise Apps

Samsung Galaxy S III mini adds 50 euro premium for NFC in Finland, coming to the UK this month

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If you had planned to S-Beam your media around on Samsung's Galaxy S III mini, only to be disappointed by the lack of Near Field Communication on our UK review model, then we've got some good news for all twelve of you. Yes, Samsung has announced that Brits will...
Samsung Galaxy S III mini adds 50 euro premium for NFC in Finland, coming to the UK this month

Housebites Runs Out Of Runway For Its Airbnb For Take-Out, Reduces Staff As It Prepares Fresh Pivot

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Housebites, the London, UK-based startup that enables independent chefs to sell home-cooked meals as an alternative to a take-out, has shuttered in its current form as it gears up to pivot — once again. Its website has been replaced by a holding page that apologises for the withdrawal of the...
Housebites Runs Out Of Runway For Its Airbnb For Take-Out, Reduces Staff As It Prepares Fresh Pivot

Switzerland's Squirro raises seed funding to help add context to your data

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Formula VC, a new fund with a presence in Silicon Valley and London, UK, has announced its first investment. The firm has backed a Swiss startup named Squirro, which develops software that adds context to information. What Squirro’s technology does is take unstructured data from any digital source and turns...
Switzerland's Squirro raises seed funding to help add context to your data

UK-based Funding Circle raises $16M for crowd investing

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It’s not just the United States that’s getting into crowdfunding for startups. United Kingdom-based Funding Circle has raised a $16 million second round of funding to facilitate crowd investments for startups from anyone, not just accredited investors. Under the recently passed JOBS Act, also know as the crowdfunding bill, startups in America will...
UK-based Funding Circle raises $16M for crowd investing

RIM lost $54 million on four-day global BlackBerry outage

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Remember back to October when your BlackBerry suddenly stopped working, and despite text messaging and phone calls, you were cut off from the outside world because data wasn’t flowing into your phone?Allow me to help. It’s the reason why you binned your smartphone and bought an iPhone or Android handset...
RIM lost $54 million on four-day global BlackBerry outage

Mobile advertising company Mojiva lands $7 million in fresh funding

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On the heels of debuting a tablet-only ad network, mobile advertising company Mojiva Inc. has raised $7 million in fresh funding. The financing round was revealed in a regulatory filing yesterday and follows a $25 million Series C round secured in July 2011. The company’s two main solutions are mobile...
Mobile advertising company Mojiva lands $7 million in fresh funding

Betting exchange Smarkets lands $2.3m from Deutsche Telekom's T-Venture, Passion Capital

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Smarkets, a London, UK-based startup that facilitates peer-to-peer betting on sports, TV shows, politics and whatnot, has secured $2.3 million in venture capital from T-Venture, the investment arm of Deutsche Telekom, and prior backer Passion Capital. Randeep Wilkhu, Senior Investment Manager at T-Venture, and Passion Capital partner Robert Dighero will...
Betting exchange Smarkets lands $2.3m from Deutsche Telekom's T-Venture, Passion Capital

Amazon's homepage becomes an advertisement for its Career Choice employee education program

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Amazon appears to be bringing in a lot of changes lately. Already the site redesign has started to appear outside of the US, a design and development hub has been established in London, UK and  now if you visit the front page of Amazon.com,  you’ll see a special letter from...
Amazon's homepage becomes an advertisement for its Career Choice employee education program
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