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True Ventures Confirms Investment In Second Life Founder Philip Rosedale's New Startup High Fidelity

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Earlier this month, we wrote that High Fidelity, the virtual world startup led by Second Life founder Philip Rosedale, had raised $2.4 million of a $3.4 million round, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. However, we didn’t know who had actually made the investment — until...
True Ventures Confirms Investment In Second Life Founder Philip Rosedale's New Startup High Fidelity
Intel takes silicon photonics technology out of research, into production, & open source

Faye – dirt simple pub/sub for Rack and Node.js

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Faye is an implementation of the Bayeux prototcol, a publish-subscribe messaging protocol designed primarily to allow client-side JavaScript programs to send messages to each other with low latency over HTTP. (Link: Faye – dirt simple pub/sub for Rack and Node.js)...
Faye – dirt simple pub/sub for Rack and Node.js

Oculus Rift VR headset reaches Kickstarter goal within hours

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A Kickstarter drive for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset reached its $250,000 goal within hours of starting. The headset, endorsed by gaming legends John Carmack and Cliff Bleszinski, boasts a 110 degree diagonal and 90 degree horizontal field of view, a resolution of 1280x800 split into 640x800 per eye,...
Oculus Rift VR headset reaches Kickstarter goal within hours

Splashtop remote desktop lets iPad test Windows 8

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Splashtop has launched a remote deskop app ($25, App Store) for the iPad that lets users experience Windows 8's Metro UI. Meant for developers, Win8 Metro Testbed supports gestures and swipes with low latency, as demonstrated in the demonstration video, below. It does require a wireless connection to a host...
Splashtop remote desktop lets iPad test Windows 8

Telefónica squares up to Amazon with Instant Servers global IaaS offering

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Telefónica, the giant Spanish telco, has just decided to take on Amazon around the world with Instant Servers, a public cloud service. Launched on Tuesday, the service’s virtual servers are optimized for mobile, enterprise and M2M applications. The infrastructure-as-a-service offering is the first product that Telefónica is selling to companies...
Telefónica squares up to Amazon with Instant Servers global IaaS offering

Orbitsound announces M9 and M12 soundbars with Bluetooth connectivity and wireless subwoofer

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UK-based audio outfit Orbitsound has just announced a new bluetooth-enabled range of soundbars. You may remember the British firm for its T14, T12 -- or more recently -- T9 offerings, but the latest line-up cuts the cable, opening up a host of new audio sources. So, it's out with...
Orbitsound announces M9 and M12 soundbars with Bluetooth connectivity and wireless subwoofer
Meet the cloud that will keep you warm at night
Apache releases first major new version of popular Web server in six years

Real-Time Messaging Startup PubNub Introduces Pulse To Facilitate One-To-One Communications

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As developers add more interactivity to their apps, PubNub has emerged with a platform for sending out real-time messages and notifications without investing heavily in the infrastructure needed to support it. While it has historically been focused on one-to-many notifications, the latest product from the startup, PubNub Pulse, will allow...
Real-Time Messaging Startup PubNub Introduces Pulse To Facilitate One-To-One Communications

Review: Wavosaur is tiny and free, but it's still a full-featured audio editor

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A portable, full-featured audio editor that supports ASIO and VST FX in a mere 225KB download? Wavosaur is tight programming and then some. But despite its tiny footprint, this free audio editor has tons of features so you can change bit rates, convert, create and apply volume envelopes, cut,...
Review: Wavosaur is tiny and free, but it's still a full-featured audio editor

Google-backed O3b launches satellites to offer Internet connectivity

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O3b Networks, a company backed by Google and other investors, has launched its first satellites that aim to provide low-cost and high-speed connectivity to parts of the world that do not have fiber infrastructure.The company's first four satellites, launched Tuesday aboard the Arianespace Soyuz launch vehicle from French Guiana,...
Google-backed O3b launches satellites to offer Internet connectivity
Algoriddim's vjay lets your iPad mix videos in real time for $9.99
Kaazing! 'Living web' startup pulls $15M from investor hats

New WiFi protocol boosts congested wireless network throughput by 700%

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Engineers at NC State University (NCSU) have discovered a way of boosting the throughput of busy WiFi networks by up to 700%. Perhaps most importantly, the breakthrough is purely software-based, meaning it could be rolled out to existing WiFi networks relatively easily — instantly improving the throughput and latency of...
New WiFi protocol boosts congested wireless network throughput by 700%
Dynamic Content Support in Amazon CloudFront
Newly standardized Opus audio codec fills every role from online chat to music

SQL Server 2014 hastens transaction processing

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The next version of Microsoft's relational database management system (RDMS) promises to bring immense performance gains to online transactional processing systems.SQL Server 2014 will come with a new in-memory OLTP engine, one built with the company's Heckaton set of technologies, first developed by Microsoft Research."We're building our transactional processing...
SQL Server 2014 hastens transaction processing

AWS Offers General Availability For Node.js, The Popular Development Platform

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Node.js is the everyman’s platform for developing apps. It’s JavaScript on the sever. It’s relatively easy to learn and it’s immensely popular. Now Amazon Web Services (AWS) has released the Node.js SDK for general availability. According to a blog post, AWS has added a number of features since the preview...
AWS Offers General Availability For Node.js, The Popular Development Platform
Who needs databases? Orchestrate closes massive $3M seed round to turn NoSQL into NoDB
Review: Novatel MiFi 4620L is a solid LTE hotspot

Audojo kick-starts iPad gaming case, we go hands-on (video)

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While many of us love playing games on the iPad, we often lament the lack of physical controls inherent to the platform. Audojo is hoping to change this with an iPad gaming case which is launching today on Kickstarter. The accessory works with any iPad 2 or newer, and...
Audojo kick-starts iPad gaming case, we go hands-on (video)
How one NYC data center survived Hurricane Sandy
Fusion-io’s new software development kit gives programmers native access to its flash memory

What eBay's bet on fuel cells means for the modern data center

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When the VP responsible for provisioning and consolidating eBay’s data centers, Dean Nelson, went to Utah to evaluate the locale as a site for eBay’s next mega data center project, he was mostly happy. It offered tax incentives, low latency for serving eBay’s customers, and the right work force. But...
What eBay's bet on fuel cells means for the modern data center

Avid announces Pro Tools 11, iOS-compatible hardware interfaces

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Avid has announced Pro Tools 11, the next version of its high-end audio production software. The update concentrates mainly on speed; it for instance uses a new audio engine, which is said to offer "multiple times" the performance for Pro Tools 10. Along the same lines, the app has converted...
Avid announces Pro Tools 11, iOS-compatible hardware interfaces

Low latency drives HK data center services for financials

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The ability to trade securities at nanosecond speeds has become a reality....
Low latency drives HK data center services for financials

AT&T releases Enterprise Push to Talk (EPTT) app for iPhone

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Click to view slideshow. AT&T released a Push to Talk iPhone client for Enterprise customers today. Wish Sprint closing its Nextel PTT services soon, this will come in handy for a lot of businesses. The service allows business customers to: Create large contact lists with up to 1,000 contacts Conduct...
AT&T releases Enterprise Push to Talk (EPTT) app for iPhone

Telefonica Digital steps into the cloud to rival Amazon with Instant Servers

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Telefónica Digital has stepped into the cloud to rival Amazon after it launched Instant Servers, a cloud-based infrastructure service that it says brings on-demand and high-performance systems to a range of businesses, including developers, digital firms and enterprises. The infrastructure-as-a-service product will rival Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and others. It is...
Telefonica Digital steps into the cloud to rival Amazon with Instant Servers

Synaptics intros multi-touch input for small smartphon

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Human interface hardware maker Synaptics has just details its ClearPad 2200 multi-touch controller meant for smartphones with touchscreens sized at under four inches. The capacitive panel will be the most responsive touchscreen in the industry, its maker promises, thanks to low latency and a high signal-to-noise ratio. It will achieve...
Synaptics intros multi-touch input for small smartphon
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