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Salesforce.com aims its customer service, social monitoring apps at governments

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Salesforce.com is hoping to set the standard for how government bodies deliver online services to citizens using mobile devices.The cloud-based software vendor on Wednesday announced Rapid Response 311, a mobile application that citizens can use to log and track requests for service; Mobile Communities for Government; Government Social Command...
Salesforce.com aims its customer service, social monitoring apps at governments

How to get targeted ads on your TV? Try a camera in your set-top box.

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Verizon has filed a patent for a DVR that can watch and listen to the goings-on in your living room. In the application, the company proposes to use the technology to serve targeted ads appropriate to whatever you’re doing in the, uh, privacy of your own home—fighting, cuddling, or...
How to get targeted ads on your TV? Try a camera in your set-top box.

20th Century Fox taps Civolution’s media intelligence to monitor global broadcasts

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Twentieth Century Fox has announced that it’s to start using Civolution‘s media-monitoring technology to monitor the broadcast of its video content around the globe. Civolution’s technology helps companies monitor, manage and, subsequently, monetize their media content, through its Teletrax service. Twentieth Century Fox, a subsidiary of News Corporation, is one...
20th Century Fox taps Civolution’s media intelligence to monitor global broadcasts
How energy harvesting tech could power wearables and the internet of things

Jawbone buys BodyMedia to go big in wearable technology and health tracking

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Over the past couple of years, Jawbone has been building up its position in wearable computing and health tracking with the launch of its Up wristband and the purchase of MassiveHealth and Visere. But with the acquisition of BodyMedia – a pioneer in wearable body monitoring technology – Jawbone is showing...
Jawbone buys BodyMedia to go big in wearable technology and health tracking
New Boundary App For Splunk Predicts Root Cause Of App Brownouts

Blue Coat Buys Solera Networks To Beef Up In Big Data Security

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Web security provider Blue Coat Systems — itself acquired in a $1.3 billion deal by Thoma Bravo at the end of December 2011 — is making an acquisition today: it’s buying Solera Systems, a specialist in big data security, for an undisclosed sum (although we have reached out to the...
Blue Coat Buys Solera Networks To Beef Up In Big Data Security
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Following the money in health tech: accelerators galore nationwide

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The tech hubs on the coasts aren’t the only places where innovation in digital health is taking root. Last month, four new health technology startup programs made headlines, including a new Healthbox program in Jacksonville, Fla., the Dreamit Health accelerator in Philadelphia and the Health Wildcatters in Dallas, Tex.  (This...
Following the money in health tech: accelerators galore nationwide

LifeBeam Brings Fighter Pilot Heart-Monitoring Technology To Your Bicycle Helmet

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LifeBeam is kicking off an Indiegogo campaign for a new smart cycling helmet that uses smart sensors to track your heart rate. LifeBeam is an Israel-based startup that thus far has specialized in aerospace technology that is used to track the vital signs of fighter jet pilots and astronauts. Instead...
LifeBeam Brings Fighter Pilot Heart-Monitoring Technology To Your Bicycle Helmet

Super PAC App for iPhone and iPad filters out the noise in political ads

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Political advertisements contain finely-constructed verbiage meant to drive certain aspects of an individual or party while tactfully hiding others. The Super PAC App, created by a pair of former MIT students, hopes to drown out the noise and verify the facts by filtering the information with the help of...
Super PAC App for iPhone and iPad filters out the noise in political ads

mHealth company AliveCor lands $10.5m from Khosla Ventures and others, hires new leader

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AliveCor, which develops a low-budget, mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) recorder for iOS and Android devices, has raised $10.5 million in Series B funding in a round led by new investor Khosla Ventures and prior backer Burrill & Company. Qualcomm Ventures and the Oklahoma Life Sciences Fund, both of which participated in...
mHealth company AliveCor lands $10.5m from Khosla Ventures and others, hires new leader

New Data on the Nestle’s Social Media Crisis: Just How Scary is It?

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The Social Media backlash against Nestle’s use of questionably sourced Palm Oil in its products, as raised by Greenpeace, has seemed massive but its true impact is unclear.Yes it is true that Nestle has been obviously caught off guard, and was slow to respond while its Facebook page was overwhelmed...
New Data on the Nestle’s Social Media Crisis: Just How Scary is It?
Report Finds Flagship Apple, HTC, Samsung Phones Gobbling More Mobile Data Than Tablets
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