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Vision Critical 'Very Satisfied' with $20M for its online customer surveys

EndPlay lands $21.5 million for smart cloud-based content delivery solutions

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EndPlay, a provider of cloud solutions designed to help media, entertainment and retail companies create, deliver and monetize content, this morning announced that its latest round of funding brings its total raised to a cool $21.5 million. The capital injection came from management and existing investors VantagePoint Capital Partners and...
EndPlay lands $21.5 million for smart cloud-based content delivery solutions

Microsoft's inks another Android patent deal, with Germany's Hoeft & Wessel

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Microsoft has reached yet another patent licensing agreement with an Android device manufacturer, closing a deal with Hoeft & Wessel, an IT and engineering technology group that specializes in ticketing, parking and mobile solutions in Germany and Great Britain. As usual, the exact terms of the agreement were not disclosed,...
Microsoft's inks another Android patent deal, with Germany's Hoeft & Wessel

Survival of the fittest: Failure in the startup world

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Remember eToys, the online toy retailer that was predicted to out-sell Toys R Us stock? Google Labs was the technology titan’s ‘playground’ venture that never truly even let go of the monkey bars? Or how about Zune, the portable music player aimed at breaking down sales of Apple’s now-ubiquitous iPod?...
Survival of the fittest: Failure in the startup world

Redbox To Acquire NCR, Blockbuster Express For Up To $100 Million, Boast "More Locations Than McDonald's And Starbucks Combined"

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Coinstar, the company behind DVD-kiosk service Redbox, today announced it had acquired NCR for as much as $100 million. NCR, once the central rival to Redbox through its Blockbuster Express brand, operates thousands of kiosks which will now come under Redbox and Coinstar's control. The announcement comes on the...
Redbox To Acquire NCR, Blockbuster Express For Up To $100 Million, Boast "More Locations Than McDonald's And Starbucks Combined"

Massive South Carolina Data Breach Shows Your Data Is Always At Risk

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South Carolina shocked taxpayers Oct. 26 when it said 3.6 million returns dating back to 1998 had been hacked. All of the social security numbers and about 16,000 credit and debit card numbers on the returns were unencrypted, which means there was little stopping the overseas hackers from using the...
Massive South Carolina Data Breach Shows Your Data Is Always At Risk
Drink Pepsi and want to start a company in Brazil? Have I got an incubator for you

Windows Embedded 8 Industry scheduled for release first week of April

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Two short months after issuing a Release Preview, Microsoft's fully realized Windows Embedded 8 is ready for the POS terminals it helps to operate. The OS, heavily utilized across healthcare, manufacturing and retail industries, (and mostly ignored by the mainstream) will be made available for download the first week...
Windows Embedded 8 Industry scheduled for release first week of April

Revel Wants To Bring iPad-Powered Point Of Sale Systems To The Hospitality And Retail Industries

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The addition of the iPad into the point of sale system or cash register isn’t a new trend. Many small businesses are swapping out traditional cash registers for iPads and credit card processors like Square. But large restaurant chains and other establishments still need a complete front-to-back-of-house (i.e. a system...
Revel Wants To Bring iPad-Powered Point Of Sale Systems To The Hospitality And Retail Industries
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