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YogiPlay's New Parent Center App Helps Parents Find Quality, Educational Apps For Kids

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Menlo Park-based YogiPlay, the educational-focused recommendation service for children’s apps, is today announcing its “Parent Center” app is available across all major mobile platforms, including iOS, Google Play, Kindle and Nook. The company, backed by $1 million in venture funding, introduced its app rating system called “YogiMeter” earlier this summer, with plans to further...
YogiPlay's New Parent Center App Helps Parents Find Quality, Educational Apps For Kids

An IBM Scientist Taught His Supercomputer To Swear Like A Sailor (IBM)

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A funny thing happened on the way to creating an IBM supercomputer capable of understanding human language: A research scientist accidentally filled its vocabulary with foul language. And the computer, known as Watson, didn't know the difference between salty phrases and polite ones. It started peppering its conversations with words...
An IBM Scientist Taught His Supercomputer To Swear Like A Sailor (IBM)

Burda International, the publisher behind Elle, grabs 25% stake in Polish ecommerce startup Showroom

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Polish online fashion marketplace Showroom has revealed that fashion giant Burda International, which manages Hubert Burda Media and titles like Elle, has taken a 25 percent stake in the startup after making an undisclosed investment. There’s no official word on how the strategic investment from Burda, which includes well-known international brands Elle,...
Burda International, the publisher behind Elle, grabs 25% stake in Polish ecommerce startup Showroom
Enough with the pressure: Reframing the message of lean in

PHOTOS: Check Out This Beautiful Facebook Phone Concept (FB)

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The pressure for Facebook to expand into mobile is mounting. We know that a HTC Facebook phone is expected later this year, but that doesn't mean artists aren't already dreaming about what the upcoming phone could look like. Check out these photos we came across from Michal Bonikowski, a Polish designer who imagined...
PHOTOS: Check Out This Beautiful Facebook Phone Concept (FB)

Making the iPhone work for business

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By Jon Fortt and Michal Lev-Ram Will Apple give up some control over the iPhone in order to court corporate customers? That's one of the juiciest questions surrounding a gathering on Apple's (AAPL) campus Thursday, where CEO Steve Jobs has promised to open up the iPhone's software secrets to the...
Making the iPhone work for business

Symbolab raises $1.2m to help bring its unique mathematical search engine to smartphones and tablets

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Editor’s note: This story was written by Avishay Bassa and was originally published in Hebrew by Newsgeek, the largest tech blog In Israel.  Israeli start-up Symbolab, developer of a unique, mathematically geared search engine that can find and solve for complex mathematical equations (see previous TNW coverage), announced today the completion of a seed round of $1.2 million....
Symbolab raises $1.2m to help bring its unique mathematical search engine to smartphones and tablets
Looking To Monetize Its Maps, Waze Launches A Location-Aware Mobile Ad Platform For Local Businesses

Letter To Jennifer Allen Regarding False And Defamatory Statements

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The following letter from my attorneys was delivered to Jennifer Allen this afternoon, in response to her previous claims. I believe the letter speaks for itself. Eric M. George Browne George Ross Via E-Mail and U.S. Mail Jennifer Allen [Address Removed] [Email Removed] Re: Michael Arrington Dear Ms. Allen :...
Letter To Jennifer Allen Regarding False And Defamatory Statements

"We don't own the ecosystem because we've chosen up to this point not to innovate in that..."

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"We don't own the ecosystem because we've chosen up to this point not to innovate in that direction." - Justin Denison, Samsung's VP of strategy and market intelligence, talking to Michal Lev-Ram of Fortune (or CNNMoney or Money or something -- who the hell is in charge of this branding?)....
"We don't own the ecosystem because we've chosen up to this point not to innovate in that..."
YogiPlay Raises $1 Million to Improve Kid Apps
Michal Kohút's light installation reacts in the blink of an eye

Positionly Raises $300,000 For Search Engine Ranking From Point Nine, Others

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Search engine ranking startup Positionly has secured $300,000 seed funding from Berlin-based led by seed VC Point Nine Capital and joined by Angels Mariusz Gralewski and Michal Skrzynski. The idea behind Positionly’s service is that small business owners don’t need to know about SEO. Its clients already include TD Bank...
Positionly Raises $300,000 For Search Engine Ranking From Point Nine, Others
YogiPlay unveils learning app service for children
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