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Blindsquare uses Foursquare data to guide the visually impaired

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Blindsquare is giving guidance systems for the visually disabled a new twist with user-generated Foursquare data, text-to-speech, GPS and some OpenStreetMap mojo. While users are out and about, the app narrates their trip via headphones with information about nearby places, intersections or guidance to their destination. One shake of...
Blindsquare uses Foursquare data to guide the visually impaired
Mojo Motors Fuels Up With $3M From Atlas, RPM For Better Used Car Shopping

Inside Microsoft’s New Azure Accelerator — Will Redmond Get The Startup Mojo?

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Back in March this year Microsoft launched its first ever “direct” startup accelerator, based out of Tel Aviv, Israel. That meant it would, for the first time, be an accelerator owner/operator. Dubbed the Windows Azure Accelerator (WAA) it looked, at least on first inspection, to be designed to push its...
Inside Microsoft’s New Azure Accelerator — Will Redmond Get The Startup Mojo?

Has Google lost its magic?

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Google may still be raking in the profits, but the mojo behind Gmail, Chrome, News, Translate, and Docs has started to fade in the face of stiffer competition. [Read more]...
Has Google lost its magic?

TED expands its reach with streaming talks on Netflix

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You can already watch TED talks on any number of devices via the web or the various apps available, but the oft-debated conference / organization has now added another fairly big feather to its cap: it's streaming on Netflix. That includes around 200 talks to start with, which have...
TED expands its reach with streaming talks on Netflix

Can Mozilla regain its mojo?

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Why Mozilla could be under threat from its biggest ally...
Can Mozilla regain its mojo?

Path.To's Social Media Mojo Transforms Your Facebook Posts Into A New Job

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And by mojo, of course, we mean algorithm. Here's how job-matching site Path.To digs into your online life (not in a creepy way) to help find the right job for you. That banging noise you hear is one more nail going into the resume's coffin. The average recruiter spends six...
Path.To's Social Media Mojo Transforms Your Facebook Posts Into A New Job

Is RIM getting its mojo back with BlackBerry 10?

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RIM showed off its new software BlackBerry 10 here at BlackBerry World to rave reviews. But can the company deliver? And will it be enough to compete with Apple and Google? [Read more]...
Is RIM getting its mojo back with BlackBerry 10?

RIM to app developers: 'Say no to Native Is Better Syndrome'

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BlackBerry Web Platform technical director Laurent Hasson bangs the drum for HTML5How can RIM get its mojo back for developers? The company's technical director of the BlackBerry Web Platform Laurent Hasson gave a keynote speech at the London Web Summit this morning outlining why web-apps may be the key to...
RIM to app developers: 'Say no to Native Is Better Syndrome'

Meg Whitman breaks the Teamsters’ rule, is right regardless

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HP CEO Meg Whitman, at the company’s annual meeting of its shareholders, made the pitch to investors that the company hasn’t lost its mojo, and that it still matters. In the age of Instagram sucking down half-billion dollar valuations, companies like HP can appear stodgy, and antique. Whitman vehemently disagrees with...
Meg Whitman breaks the Teamsters’ rule, is right regardless
Alex St. John’s Magi.com launches social gaming hub (exclusive)

Atlantis sucks the storage cost out of enterprise apps

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Atlantis Computing CEO Bernard Harguindeguy Atlantis Technology thinks that as cheap as storage has become, it’s still too expensive. Its goal is to suck as much of that cost out of your IT infrastructure as possible. First it offered  software that CEO Bernard Harguindeguy says cuts the storage requirement for...
Atlantis sucks the storage cost out of enterprise apps

RIM Focuses on Future with BlackBerry 10

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RIM seems optimistic that BlackBerry 10 will give it an edge and help it regain its lost mojo in the mobile market....
RIM Focuses on Future with BlackBerry 10

Microsoft details Windows 8′s cloud mojo [Video]

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Windows 8 is going to be quite similar to Windows Phone, and in a good way. Today Microsoft announced sweeping changes to its cloud services, rendering the Live brand moot, shooing the services under the new Microsoft account jurisdiction. It’s a big, and great move. By doing this, anyone (which...
Microsoft details Windows 8′s cloud mojo [Video]

Five Smartphone Trends at Mobile World Congress

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Big smartphone vendors such as High Tech Computer (HTC) and LG Electronics are trying to get their mojo back after some challenging times....
Five Smartphone Trends at Mobile World Congress

Five smartphone trends at Mobile World Congress

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Big smartphone vendors such as High Tech Computer (HTC) and LG Electronics are trying to get their mojo back after some challenging times, and they hope to do so by putting quad-core processors and big, high-definition screens in the products on show at Mobile World Congress....
Five smartphone trends at Mobile World Congress

Microsoft taps Valentine’s Day as tool to promote, wait for it, Office Web Apps

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Covering how Microsoft covers itself is always a fun game. The company’s ad campaigns tend to have extreme qualities. By this I mean that they are either fantastically good, or perfectly laughable. Today we have the second variety. We’ll start with the following tweet: Don’t be the guy who screwed...
Microsoft taps Valentine’s Day as tool to promote, wait for it, Office Web Apps

On The Brink Of Irrelevance, Sony Rolls Out A Pathetic Lineup Of Future Products (SNE)

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Sony's stock is at a 25 year low, after posting loss after loss after loss. It has lost its mojo as Apple, Microsoft, and Google defined the future of consumer electronics. Things are bleak, to say the least. So, we were curious to see what Sony would do to fix...
On The Brink Of Irrelevance, Sony Rolls Out A Pathetic Lineup Of Future Products (SNE)
Rising from the dotcom ashes, Autotrader files for $300M IPO

Staggered Sponsored Tweet Campaigns Ruled OK

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A controversial Twitter marketing campaign that used celebrities, not Promoted Tweets, to advertise chocolate did not cross a line, the UK’s advertising watchdog has ruled. In January, model Katie Price, cricketer Ian Botham, boxer Amir Khan, singer Cher Lloyd and soccer play Rio Ferdinand tweeted a series of five...
Staggered Sponsored Tweet Campaigns Ruled OK

Brad Garlinghouse Joins YouSendIt as CEO

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YouSendIt is a legitimate player in the huge storage and collaboration market, that encompasses everyone from Box.com, Yammer, Asana, Salesforce, Atlassian and Jive, depending on how you define and slice it. It’s time the company started to act like it. It’s starting by hiring Brad Garlinghouse as CEO. The role...
Brad Garlinghouse Joins YouSendIt as CEO

Has Android lost its mojo?

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One of the most striking differences between Computex 2011 and this years’ show is how few Android and ARM devices are being shown. There have been a few demos that highlight hardware from Qualcomm and Nvidia, or show Microsoft’s next-gen Windows 8 running on ARM hardware, but these announcements are...
Has Android lost its mojo?

Flipboard CEO Steps To Defend Ellen Pao — And Kleiner Perkins

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Ellen Pao's gender-discrimination lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins has left a lot of entrepreneurs in a tough spot—but none as tough as Mike McCue, the CEO of Flipboard. Now he's spoken up with praise for her—and for Kleiner Perkins. @owenthomas Ellen has been and continues to be fantastic to work with...
Flipboard CEO Steps To Defend Ellen Pao — And Kleiner Perkins

E3 2012: Ahead of Wii U’s big day, is motion gaming losing its mojo?

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When the Wii burst on to the gaming scene, followed closely by the PlayStation Move and then the Kinect, it seemed like gaming was being taken into a brave new world. But, according to a recent survey by the gaming Web site IGN, it seems that motion controlled games aren’t...
E3 2012: Ahead of Wii U’s big day, is motion gaming losing its mojo?

Clearwire touts spectrum as rumors fly about whether it could get the iPhone 5

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Erik Prusch Clearwire has taken it on the chin in the past year, chopping its staff, watching its stock tank and reformulating its board and executive ranks. Now, after the struggles of rival LightSquared, which cut staff after regulators cited interference issues earlier this month, could Clearwire regain its mojo? CEO...
Clearwire touts spectrum as rumors fly about whether it could get the iPhone 5

Israel, you’ve got mojo, but where’s your Instagram?

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The curse of the small company Israel’s start up economy is hotter than ever. But a question haunts entrepreneurs there: Why are Israeli start-up hits generally so small? Where is their version of Instagram, the Silicon Valley-based photo-sharing company that Facebook just bought for $1 billion within 18 months of...
Israel, you’ve got mojo, but where’s your Instagram?

Pantech Burst review

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Consider the high-end smartphone. While you lust after those, Pantech is on the prowl, steadily adding to and improving upon its army of budget offerings in the US. It may not be as formidable a force as the Samsungs and Motorolas of the world, but the outfit is finally...
Pantech Burst review

As digital music sales leap, paid-for print circulations tumble

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As music companies finally get to grips with the challenges of the internet, paid-for magazines and papers are strugglingJust nine years ago, Britain had a thriving music press and a music industry that was defying the worldwide trend for falling sales. While still some way past its peak, NME enjoyed...
As digital music sales leap, paid-for print circulations tumble

Recapturing the mojo: AMD's Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition

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This story was brought to you by our friends at The Tech Report. You can visit the original story here. In the great game of one-upsmanship played by the two major graphics chip makers, one of the most prized goals is being first to market with a new generation...
Recapturing the mojo: AMD's Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
Looking for Android differentiation, HTC may launch a streaming music service
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