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PopExpert raises $2 million for its video teaching marketplace

Udemy redesigns to improve student experience, content discovery

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On the heels of significant growth, Udemy, an online video course startup, today rolled out an overhauled website designed to improve content discovery and student interactivity. In the past year, the San Francisco-based company said it’s seen 690 percent user growth, as instructors add 90 new courses (or 1000 hours...
Udemy redesigns to improve student experience, content discovery

Medium Hires Former ICM Literary Agent, Kate Lee, As Its Director Of Content

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We told you a bit about Ev Williams and his vision for the future of publishing with his new company, Medium, the other day. I mentioned in that piece that the company was hiring a variety of interesting positions. Today, Williams announced a new addition, a Director of Content. The...
Medium Hires Former ICM Literary Agent, Kate Lee, As Its Director Of Content

6 Free Android Apps That Will Make You Drop Your iPhone

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The Android Market may still lag behind the iPhone App Store in terms of variety and quality, but there is something to be said for the Android operating system’s extremely tight integration with existing Google products, and the wide choice of devices and carriers.There’s no question that the iPhone...
6 Free Android Apps That Will Make You Drop Your iPhone

First Round Of Ebook Price Fixing Settlements Are Announced

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When the Department of Justice decided to sue Apple and five of the major book publishers for price fixing ebooks, we were glad to see some justice coming to purchasers of overpriced ebooks. Shortly after filing the suit, three of those publishers, HarperCollins, Hachette and Simon & Schuster, decided to...
First Round Of Ebook Price Fixing Settlements Are Announced

Google rebrands Android Market as Google Play, does another sale to round up credit cards

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Google rebranded Android Market as Google Play today to showcase the company’s recent forays into other types of digital content like movies, music and books. Google Play is now a single destination for apps, games, movies, music and books, in the way that the iTunes store has also hosted songs, podcasts...
Google rebrands Android Market as Google Play, does another sale to round up credit cards
Meet Tickengo, The Ride-Sharing Service That's Already Available Throughout The US
Just in time for SXSW, this startup will help you find a home-based dogsitter

Appcelerator signs 10 new partners, including AT&T, Apperian, WeLink to its open mobile marketplace

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Appcelerator, a popular mobile platform company, celebrates its one-year anniversary of its Open Marketplace. Since its creation, it has signed on 300 third-party technology partners from around the world. Today, its CEO, Jeff Haynie, told the crowd at the company’s CODESTRONG conference that it is continuing to grow the ecosystem...
Appcelerator signs 10 new partners, including AT&T, Apperian, WeLink to its open mobile marketplace
Pentagon says DoD can start using Knox-enabled Samsung Galaxy S4

isocket Nabs $8M From Foundry, Tim Draper & More To Bring Modern Tech, APIs To Premium Online Advertising

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isocket, a direct sales platform for premium online advertising, announced this morning that it has closed an $8 million series A financing round, led by Foundry Group. New investor (and newly-launched firm) Costanoa joined existing investors Tim Draper of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Jeff Clavier of SoftTech VC, Accelerator Ventures, Quest...
isocket Nabs $8M From Foundry, Tim Draper & More To Bring Modern Tech, APIs To Premium Online Advertising
Kids Grow Up So Fast, But Spruceling Makes Dressing Them Much Easier

Google I/O 2010 Day 1: A more powerful web in more places

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Today at Moscone West in San Francisco, we’re kicking off our largest developer conference of the year, Google I/O. Over two days, 5,000 people from 66 countries will hear from 200 speakers, see 180+ developer demonstrations and participate in more than 90 technical sessions, breakouts and fireside chats to meet...
Google I/O 2010 Day 1: A more powerful web in more places

Patent firm pledges to 'unravel complex web' of Intellectual Ventures, but falling short of funding goal

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Nathan Myhrvold, left, interviewed by the UW’s Hanson Hosein Intellectual Ventures is no stranger to controversy, with the Bellevue patent holding firm routinely taking heat in the media (including the comment threads of GeekWire). Now a Berkeley patent analytics firm is looking to do something about Intellectual Ventures’ growing power...
Patent firm pledges to 'unravel complex web' of Intellectual Ventures, but falling short of funding goal

Is the iPhone Now as Enterprise Ready as the Android?

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The enterprise may now have what they have wanted for the iPhone. But now they have to decide if such a locked down device is control they want secede to Apple We expect that Apple's tight control over its hardware, software and content will not stop an enterprise from purchasing...
Is the iPhone Now as Enterprise Ready as the Android?

A Belated New Year’s Resolution: No Walled Gardens!

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Shared by Jesse Stay Give me a break The recent Comedy Central-Hulu announcement made me recall my New Year’s resolution, one that I wanted to share publicly, and encourage you to embrace as well. It is simple in its concept, but epic in scope.  It involves eliminating something from your...
A Belated New Year’s Resolution: No Walled Gardens!
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