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InMobi Acquires MMTG Labs, The Startup Behind AppBistro And AppGalleries

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We’re hearing that mobile ad network InMobi has acquired MMTG Labs, a San Francisco startup that operates AppBistro, an application marketplace for Facebook pages, and AppGalleries, which is a white-label app store platform that is in use by the likes of Brit Media. The financial terms of the deal aren’t...
InMobi Acquires MMTG Labs, The Startup Behind AppBistro And AppGalleries

Artificial sense of touch gets smarter, lets robots really feel

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The verdict's still out on whether or not androids dream of electric sheep. But their ability to feel? Well, that's about to approach levels of human sensitivity. We're of course talking about the sense of touch, not emotions. And thanks to work out of Georgia Tech, tactile sensitivity for...
Artificial sense of touch gets smarter, lets robots really feel

Instagram Hires Facebook's Emily White As Director Of Business Operations

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Instagram has hired a Director of Operations, the first of what we’re assuming will be many steps to monetize its explosive scale. Facebook’s Director of Mobile partnerships Emily White will be moving over to the more than 20 person team, which just surpassed the 100 million user mark in February....
Instagram Hires Facebook's Emily White As Director Of Business Operations

Nvidia Plans New HQ For Its Expansion Beyond The GPU

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We're only two months into 2013, but it has already been a big year for graphics-processing giant Nvidia. At the Consumer Electronics Show in January, the company unveiled Project Shield, its first foray into console gaming hardware. And in February, it was revealed that Nvidia is helping the team behind...
Nvidia Plans New HQ For Its Expansion Beyond The GPU

As Zynga Stumbles, All Eyes Are Now On This Startup

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Will Harbin is Mark Pincus's worst nightmare. Here's why the CEO of upstart gaming studio Kixeye is such a threat to Zynga, the giant of social games. Zynga is having a lot of trouble trying to find a new business as its Facebook games stagnate or decline. One direction it's...
As Zynga Stumbles, All Eyes Are Now On This Startup
Sounds Boring, Actually Awesome. Sherpaa Raises $1.8M To Find Your Business Cheap Health Insurance

Apple reportedly has 100-person team working on unannounced smartwatch

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Adding to the litany of rumors regarding a forthcoming Apple-branded smartwatch, a new report claims the company has a team of at least 100 designers, including a senior director of engineering, working on the project....
Apple reportedly has 100-person team working on unannounced smartwatch

Usablenet is the Biggest Mobile Company You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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Mr. Taylor (retail-systems.com) New York-based Usablenet is the largest provider of mobile and multiplatform services for brands, powering the mobile presences of 75 of the top 300 retailers--so why have we never heard of them? Usablenet was founded way back in the dark ages, after the 90's dotcom boom but...
Usablenet is the Biggest Mobile Company You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Social network for education Edmodo buys Root-1 to expand its app market for teachers

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In its first acquisition since launching in 2008, education social network Edmodo has purchased Root-1, a Palo Alto-based maker of education apps. On Tuesday, the social education startup said Root-1′s six-person team would join Edmodo’s San Mateo office to help it expand the app platform it launched last March. In...
Social network for education Edmodo buys Root-1 to expand its app market for teachers
Ubooly's Lovable iPhone Toy is Not Your Average Stuffed Animal

Brazilian Tech Blog Startupi Raises $300K From Redpoint eVentures, Initial Capital, And Others

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Startupi, a site covering the Brazilian startup scene, has raised a $300,000 seed round of its own. The team was pitched to me as the “TechCrunch of Brazil,” and in fact it has attracted the backing of Roi Carthy, who covers Israeli startups for TechCrunch. (Carthy invested through his firm...
Brazilian Tech Blog Startupi Raises $300K From Redpoint eVentures, Initial Capital, And Others

Buddy Media Acquires Social Ad-Buying Tool Brighter Option To Sync Paid and Owned Marketing

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Brands are buying more social advertising, and increasingly those ads build off of published content like Sponsored Stories and Promoted Tweets. To absorb this spend, social marketing platform Buddy Media has acquired and integrated the tech and team of Facebook ad-buying tool Brighter Option. Buddy Media started as social publishing...
Buddy Media Acquires Social Ad-Buying Tool Brighter Option To Sync Paid and Owned Marketing
MoonClerk Allows Non-Programmers To Use Stripe For One-Time Or Recurring Payments

Minecraft's pixelated profit machine

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It looks like something from the Atari era, but Minecraft has made its idiosyncratic Swedish designer a hero in the game industry. And his company is already worth millions. A screenshot from Minecraft. FORTUNE -- When programmer Markus Persson, 32, began working on a side project called Minecraft in 2009...
Minecraft's pixelated profit machine
Facebook acquires team behind YC alum Caffeinated Mind
Ownshelf is a cloud-based network for eBook fans to share with friends
Global Hack Nets $45 Million In ATM Crime Spree
Wanderfly re-launches with a Pinterest-inspired travel recommendation site
Sources: Google's Sparrow purchase cost under $25 million, will bring 'beauty' to Gmail

Pinterest Has An Invitation To The Billion Dollar Startup Club, But Will It Accept?

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You know who the busiest man in the startup world is right now? Pinterest’s newly-minted CEO Ben Silbermann, who from what we’re hearing is so preoccupied with shipping product that he hasn’t been taking any investors calls. And there are a lot of freakin’ calls (Fact: Silbermann’s voice mailbox is...
Pinterest Has An Invitation To The Billion Dollar Startup Club, But Will It Accept?
Apple smartwatch said to be coming in 2013 with iOS and health-monitoring on board
Desmos gets Google Ventures funding for next-gen graphing calculator

Axel Quack: Stop What You Are Doing & Install This Plug-In: Rapportive

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Axel Quack: Stop What You Are Doing & Install This Plug-In: Rapportive

BlueGlass Interactive Acquires Digital Agency Voltier Digital

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Internet marketing agency BlueGlass Interactive has just acquired Voltier Digital, a digital agency specializing in content marketing, infographic creation and data visualization. Voltier, whose clients include eBay, CEO.com, Fanhattan, WellHome, COLOURlovers.com, Greatist, and others, will be relocating its entire six person team to BlueGlass’s Tampa offices immediately. In addition, Voltier’s three founders,...
BlueGlass Interactive Acquires Digital Agency Voltier Digital
Actually, 2012 wasn't such a bad year for magazines after all


Online payment platform Stripe made major waves on the tech

3D scanning with the Smithsonian's laser cowboys (video)

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"We're not scanning every object in the collection," Adam Metallo tells me, offering up the information almost as soon as we set foot in the Smithsonian's Digitization office. It's an important piece of information he wants to make sure I have, right off the bat. It seems that, when...
3D scanning with the Smithsonian's laser cowboys (video)

Frictionless Creativity

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Lightbulb image copyright 4MaxCompany lifespans are getting shorter. Since the 1960s, the average lifespan of a company on the S&P 500 Index went from 61 years to 18. The shift can be attributed to frictionless idea sharing. Every time we share an idea, we give people an opportunity to change...
Frictionless Creativity

Let the Games Begin: Vox Media Launches a New Site Covering Videogames

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Vox Media, the Washington, D.C., online media start-up that owns The Verge and SB Nation, is finally debuting its standalone videogames site called Polygon. Back in February, Kara Swisher reported that the goal of the site “is to create the premier destination and media outlet for video games news, reviews, video...
Let the Games Begin: Vox Media Launches a New Site Covering Videogames

Betfair revamps its iPad app after strong mobile gambling growth

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Betting exchange may weave mobile-specific social and location features into its apps in the futureBetfair has relaunched its iPad app in response to what it says is strong demand from its customers for more tablet-focused features and interface.The app, which is now live in Apple's App Store, makes it faster...
Betfair revamps its iPad app after strong mobile gambling growth
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