stages of development

stages of development

Baidu aggressively investing in mobile and the cloud as it tops 80m daily mobile search users

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Chinese search leader Baidu is still in the midst of its transition to mobile, but the company is seeing significant adoption of its mobile search product with over 80 million daily active users. The company announced on Monday the results of its billion-dollar fourth quarter ahead of an earnings conference...
Baidu aggressively investing in mobile and the cloud as it tops 80m daily mobile search users
Big Data startup Platfora pulls in $20M to 'make Hadoop amazing'

Open source, Web-based office suite takes on Google Docs, LibreOffice

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The productivity software market has several recent success stories, despite the continued dominance of Microsoft Office. Google Docs built up a huge user base by providing a Web-based alternative to Microsoft. And LibreOffice, a descendant of OpenOffice, is providing a strong challenge on the desktop side. Now there is an...
Open source, Web-based office suite takes on Google Docs, LibreOffice
'Escape From New York' could be rebooted as a trilogy by Joel Silver's production company

AT&T’s AVP Of Technical Research Explains The New Watson Speech API

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It was only yesterday that AT&T announced its Watson Speech API, meant to let developers of any kind provide products with real-time translation baked right in. I got the chance to speak with Mazin Gilbert, AT&T’s AVP of Technical Research, about what this could mean over the next few...
AT&T’s AVP Of Technical Research Explains The New Watson Speech API

Get Quick Impressions of Your Latest Product Iteration with Concept Feedback

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For most startups in the early-stages of development, much of the building process includes repetitions of prototyping, testing, receiving feedback and iterating the product several times over. The toughest part of this process isn't building or making changes, it's getting that valuable feedback on where your product could be improved....
Get Quick Impressions of Your Latest Product Iteration with Concept Feedback

Meet the winners in our Grand Rounds innovation showdown: Beyond Lucid and Liviam

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If there’s one thing the health care industry needs, it’s technology innovation that’s actually usable for both doctors and patients. To help identify the next generation of industry-changing innovations, VentureBeat’s HealthBeat conference included a Grand Rounds Innovation Showdown that pitted some of the most promising startups against a panel of...
Meet the winners in our Grand Rounds innovation showdown: Beyond Lucid and Liviam

California's New Mobile App Privacy Guidelines Go Beyond The Law

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"The mobile app industry is growing fast, but it is still in the early stages of development, with practitioners who are not all alert to privacy implications and how to address them. To help educate the industry and promote privacy best practices, the Attorney General's Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit...
California's New Mobile App Privacy Guidelines Go Beyond The Law

Twitter Details Plans To Become Micro-Google

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Now that the iPad has launched, iPhone OS4 was announced and reviews have been written, we can finally write about something other than Apple. Because of the first ever Chirp conference, Twitter owned the news this week. I have already talked about Twitter purchasing Tweetie and Twitter’s advertising models. So,...
Twitter Details Plans To Become Micro-Google

Meet Dharmesh Mehta, Microsoft’s man with his head firmly in the cloud

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Dharmesh Mehta, Senior Director Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft is currently on a European tour. Through jet lag and a hard travel itinerary he may not know what time it is, but he certainly sees how the future will work with cloud based computing and Microsoft’s Skydrive. If...
Meet Dharmesh Mehta, Microsoft’s man with his head firmly in the cloud
Startup Spotlight: This upstart wants to bring the 3D viewing experience to 2D TVs

Verizon’s shared family data plans coming soon according to leak

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A screenshot obtained by PhoneArena seems to confirm that Verizon is in the advanced stages of development for its long-awaited shared family data plans. Speaking during a UBS conference in December, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said the company may roll out shared data plans in 2012. Verizon CFO Fran Shammo in February...
Verizon’s shared family data plans coming soon according to leak

NFC and the Trough of Disillusionment

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New technologies are exciting. Entrepreneurs and innovators scramble to see what they can do with the next big thing and the media proclaims that everyone will be using it within months. In the real world, technology takes time to develop, bring to market and gain adoption. One such technology, near...
NFC and the Trough of Disillusionment

US government reportedly prepping plan to expand spy agency access to 'suspicious' financial records

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The US government is said to be preparing a new Treasury Department plan that would give all US spy agencies access to suspicious activity reports from banks, Reuters reports. The Treasury already operates a Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) that the FBI has access to, but other agencies must file...
US government reportedly prepping plan to expand spy agency access to 'suspicious' financial records
Is the technapolocalypse upon us as investments drop in Q3?

LG is building a washing machine that doesn't use water

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Still not charmed by LG's robo-vacuum? Well, the Korean electronics manufacturer has plenty more appliances up its capacious sleeves, including a washing machine that won't require water. Alas, Senior Vice President for LG Electronics Home Appliance Division, Kevin Cha, wasn't willing to divulge to us exactly how this laundry...
LG is building a washing machine that doesn't use water

Don't focus on the wrong things early

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Nick Kishfy, CEO of MojoTech, a design and development agency with offices in Providence, RI and New York, NY. Nick has been launching startups, leading teams and shipping products since the first Internet gold rush, and he’s passionate about helping founders...
Don't focus on the wrong things early

Imgur updates its image sharing API with increased focus on commercial users

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Imgur, the simple image sharing platform, has overhauled its API so that web, desktop and mobile developers can use the site’s hosting and image distribution infrastructure for their own image-based apps. Launched in 2009 by Alan Schaff, Imgur offers free image hosting, paid Pro subscriptions and now a new robust...
Imgur updates its image sharing API with increased focus on commercial users

StartUp Health Launches First Class Of Healthcare Transformers [TCTV]

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It was only a few days ago that we brought in co-founders Unity Stoakes and Steven Krein to discuss their new startup Academy, StartUp Health. It’s an entirely free, long-term program that is aiming to equip developers, designers, medical professionals and entrepreneurs with the skills and resources necessary to...
StartUp Health Launches First Class Of Healthcare Transformers [TCTV]
BlackBerry Z10 leaked as name of first BlackBerry 10 phone
Khan Academy finally launches its computer science curriculum
From App to Platform: Flutter Brings Motion Control to Windows

New Apple 3D App in the Final Stages of Development – See a Screenshot of it on an iPad!

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Earlier today we introduced Apple's 3D Avatar App which covered a basic overview of the new application in the works. Now a second patent application has surfaced and it actually shows that the app is already running on an iPad!...
New Apple 3D App in the Final Stages of Development – See a Screenshot of it on an iPad!
7-Eleven clerk says Amazon Lockers are pretty much sitting empty
Zynga takes a swipe Fruit Ninja’s hack and slash gameplay with Zombie Swipeout

Can Europe crowdsource its way to startup success?

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As the European Commission’s internet tsar, Neelie Kroes has ruffled more than a few feathers in the technology community — such as when she backed a controversial rule on cookies but taking a laissez-faire attitude towards Net Neutrality. More recently she’s tried to win public support by opposing SOPA and...
Can Europe crowdsource its way to startup success?

Reflections on Iceland's Election of Pirate MPs

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This weekend saw the election of the first Pirate Members of Parliament to a national-level, proportional parliament. (Pirates have previously been elected into the European Parliament, the Czech Senate, multiple state-level parliaments, and many local councils.) The most fascinating thing about that election wasn’t that it happened a mere seven...
Reflections on Iceland's Election of Pirate MPs
Sports social network Fanzo enters crowded field

Report: Samsung to press forward with flexible displays

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Samsung's display manufacturing arm, Samsung Display, is reported to be in the final stages of development of flexible displays composed of plastic rather than glass. Samsung has been working on flexible displays for some time now, but recent indications from sources within the South Korean conglomerate hint that advances have...
Report: Samsung to press forward with flexible displays

Google Drive leaked screenshots show up to 5GB free storage

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Google Drive rumors have been piling up lately, with the service reportedly on the verge of launching in the first or second week of April. Now the site TalkAndroid says it has unearthed screenshots from a Google source that show up to 5GB of free storage for each user....
Google Drive leaked screenshots show up to 5GB free storage
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