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Done deal: Motorola Solutions closes $200 million acquisition of Psion

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Motorola Solutions, the Moto company not owned by Google, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of British computer maker Psion. Motorola Solutions coughed up $200 million in cash for the company to expand its ‘Enterprise Mobile Computing’ business unit. In addition, Motorola Solutions has submitted an application to...
Done deal: Motorola Solutions closes $200 million acquisition of Psion

Should Creative Commons Drop Its NonCommercial & NoDerivatives License Options?

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While we're big fans of Creative Commons in general, for many years, we've raised questions about some of the licenses/clauses -- with the NonCommercial one being of particular concern. Almost four years ago, we worried about the very blurry line between what was commercial and what was non-commercial, and how...
Should Creative Commons Drop Its NonCommercial & NoDerivatives License Options?

This Is The Newest Threat To Apple's Siri (AAPL)

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Nuance, the voice-recognition software company that helps power Siri, announced a new service today that acts as a virtual assistant for customer service apps. Nina stands out from Siri in several ways. First, it can identify an individual's voice, so it not only knows what someone is saying, but who's...
This Is The Newest Threat To Apple's Siri (AAPL)

Brett Ratner to Bring Farmville Game to Television

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Director Brett Ratner will produce a half-hour animated television series based on Zynga’s hugely popular social media game, Farmville. Working with Canadian television production company Six Eleven Media, Ratner will serve as executive producer, along with Kirk Schenck, Charles Bishop and Nina Gelb. Read the rest of this post on...
Brett Ratner to Bring Farmville Game to Television

Brett Ratner to Bring 'Farmville' Game to Television

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Associated PressA screenshot of Zynga's Farmville 2 game. By Barbara Chai Director Brett Ratner will produce a half-hour animated television series based on Zynga's hugely popular social media game, "Farmville." Working with Canadian television production company Six Eleven Media, Ratner will serve as executive producer, along with Kirk Schenck, Charles...
Brett Ratner to Bring 'Farmville' Game to Television
The super cute review: Kids help Ars test new, interactive Kinect TV shows

Fisker electric Karma was pushed to market before it was ready

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Electric car startup Fisker Automotive pushed its long-delayed inaugural electric car to market before it was market-ready in order to try to meet government milestones for a loan, according to a former Fisker employee that left the company. Over the past few months, as hundreds of Fisker’s extended-range electric Karmas...
Fisker electric Karma was pushed to market before it was ready

VIDEO: Net fix for 'social churning'

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Nina Whittaker, of Streetlife.com, and author Shiv Malik discuss how the internet can be used to foster a better community spirit....
VIDEO: Net fix for 'social churning'

Nuance offers iOS, Android SDK for Siri-like Nina assistant

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Nuance has released a software development kit for its previously announced virtual-assistant software, named Nina (Nuance Interactive Natural Assistant). The SDK will allow developers to add voice-based features to their apps, though Nuance suggests Nina is geared for businesses that want to automate their mobile product support, rather than providing...
Nuance offers iOS, Android SDK for Siri-like Nina assistant

TransferWise Kicks Off $100M Campaign To Help European Startups

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Editor’s note: This article by Nina Fowler originally appeared on VentureVillage, the digital news outlet for the international, English-speaking digital community with a base in Berlin. The globe-trotting, border-crossing life of a young European tech company: run a development team in Tallinn, open an office in London, jet to a...
TransferWise Kicks Off $100M Campaign To Help European Startups
Nuance's 'Nina' to add Siri-like features to customer service apps on iOS and Android

Nuance's Nina to enabled iOS apps to authenticate users by the sound of their voice

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The somewhat tedious process of logging into applications on Apple's iOS devices using the on-screen keyboard may soon become a thing of the past thanks to a new software platform from Nuance that promises to allow app makers to authenticate a user by the sound of their voice and much,...
Nuance's Nina to enabled iOS apps to authenticate users by the sound of their voice
Zagat goes free with launch of Google+ Local

AlmaBox acqui-hires Ploombox to expand in Mexico, eyes other Latin American markets

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AlmaBox, an Argentine e-commerce company that sells monthly subscriptions of beauty and grooming products, has acqui-hired its Mexican counterpart Ploombox, the company announced today. Both AlmaBox and Ploombox are based on the same model as US-based Birchbox, which recently bought its European copycat Joliebox and inspired several other clones, such as Rocket...
AlmaBox acqui-hires Ploombox to expand in Mexico, eyes other Latin American markets

Fisker halting Surf production, but will build you one if you've got a 'big enough checkbook'

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Like the ambitious diner at the all-you-can-eat-buffet, Fisker's got a lot on its plate. Between recalling all of its self-immolating Karma models, taking flack from its rivals and hiring a new CEO, something had to give. As such, it's halted production on the Surf and Sunset while it concentrates...
Fisker halting Surf production, but will build you one if you've got a 'big enough checkbook'

Battling the dark side of coworking

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Independent and remote work may be on the rise and, as many experts have told us, this offers great benefits, from access to new markets for previously underemployed talent to the joys of autonomy and control for workers. But not every aspect of the change is rosy. Provision of benefits...
Battling the dark side of coworking

Siri, meet Nina

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Nuance Communications Monday introduced Nina, a virtual speech assistant that companies can add to iOS and Android mobile apps....
Siri, meet Nina

Leaked images show Fisker's Atlantic plug-in EV

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Called Project Nina, Fisker Automotive's Atlantic plug-in electric sedan is set for formal reveal tomorrow at a time of questions over how the company will finance manufacturing of the car. [Read more]...
Leaked images show Fisker's Atlantic plug-in EV

Voice assistant 'Nina' lets any app obey commands, makes speech your password

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Voice recognition technology from Nuance is all over the place -- in everything from Smart TVs to Beemers. But today, in response to the growth of device-specific voice assistants like Siri and S-Voice, the company wants to take things down a different route: launching a mobile SDK for iOS...
Voice assistant 'Nina' lets any app obey commands, makes speech your password

Battling the dark side of coworking

gigaom.com
Independent and remote work may be on the rise and, as many experts have told us, this offers great benefits, from access to new markets for previously underemployed talent to the joys of autonomy and control for workers. But not every aspect of the change is rosy. Provision of benefits...
Battling the dark side of coworking

Fisker's Project Nina exposed ahead of New York Auto Show debut

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An unreleased gadget is pretty easy to conceal, but an upcoming automobile? Not so much. Thanks to some quick reflexes, you're looking at the first spy shots of Fisker's second and smaller plug-in hybrid sedan, heretofore known as Project Nina. Last we heard, the BMW-powered auto had been put...
Fisker's Project Nina exposed ahead of New York Auto Show debut

Tips from the trenches: 5 lessons for health tech entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneurs in any industry need to start with a big idea – and a big tolerance for risk. But in health care, startups often need to take on a unique set of regulatory hurdles, complex systems and entrenched ways of getting things done to successfully build and scale. At the...
Tips from the trenches: 5 lessons for health tech entrepreneurs

Nuance's Nina Is Siri For Enterprise Customer Service

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Although there were so-called “virtual assistants” before Siri, consumers had only limited experience with them and may not have even realized what they were dealing with at the time. United Airlines’ “virtual agent” Alex is one such automated assistant, though it... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
Nuance's Nina Is Siri For Enterprise Customer Service

Nuance's Nina Brings Siri-Like Voice Recognition Features To Mobile Apps

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Nuance, the company that powers a large number of tools that use voice recognition (including Apple’s Siri) launched its own Siri-like voice-powered “virtual assistant” today that developers can add to their mobile apps. The Nuance Interactive Natural Assistant (Nina) uses the company’s speech recognition technologies and combines them with voice biometrics...
Nuance's Nina Brings Siri-Like Voice Recognition Features To Mobile Apps

Look Who's Talking Now: Nuance Announces Voice-IDing Speech-To-Text Software

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Nuance, makers of Siri, just introduced the world to their latest muse, "Nina." Though the two apparently sound the same, Nuance has added "voice biometrics" to Nina's list of talents as a voice-activated personal assistant. Like Siri, Nina identifies spoken phrases, but the difference is, Nina can tell who is...
Look Who's Talking Now: Nuance Announces Voice-IDing Speech-To-Text Software

Kristol: ‘Better’ for US to attack Iran than if Israel did

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The Obama administration should be seriously considering a strike on Iran, according to neoconservative Fox News contributor Bill Kristol.An Israeli Deputy Defense Minister said last week that he expected Israel would have to attack Iran within a year. Kristol believes it would be better for the US to attack first."I...
Kristol: ‘Better’ for US to attack Iran than if Israel did

Fisker Nina / Atlantic gets unofficially pictured in official form

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We got a quick glimpse of Fisker's once-halted Project Nina the other day courtesy of Autoblog, and we now have our best look at the car to date thanks to some seemingly official press photos that have turned up on Autoforum.cz. Now being dubbed the Atlantic, the car promises...
Fisker Nina / Atlantic gets unofficially pictured in official form

Gaia Interactive launches RumbleKitten on iOS

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Monster Galaxy developer Gaia Interactive’s newest game, RumbleKitten, is now on available on the iTunes App Store. RumbleKitten is a free-to-play gesture-based game, set in a Dickensian world where orphaned cats engage in “underground tickle fights” in order to gain freedom from the oppression of local kingpin Daddy Cat....
Gaia Interactive launches RumbleKitten on iOS

With federal loans blocked, Fisker halts work on Project Nina, lays off 66 workers

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Fisker Automotive's bumpy 2011 appears to have given way to an even rockier 2012. A little more than a month after recalling 239 of its Karma plug-ins, Fisker has now stopped working on its second electric vehicle, following the US government's decision to suspend its federal loans. The manufacturer...
With federal loans blocked, Fisker halts work on Project Nina, lays off 66 workers

Donate organs? No, grow them from scratch

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Columbia researcher Nina Tandon believes the era of engineered tissues -- think ultimately of a replacement kidney grown in the lab -- is just beginning. [Read more]...
Donate organs? No, grow them from scratch
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