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Cisco Acquires Enterprise Wi-Fi Startup Meraki For $1.2 Billion In Cash

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Networking tech giant Cisco has just agreed to acquire cloud infrastructure startup Meraki, and my industry sources confirm the purchase price was $1.2 billion, all in cash. I’ve also gotten ahold of the letter to Merkai employees from CEO Sanjit Biswas. It’s a huge win for the 330 employee San Francisco...
Cisco Acquires Enterprise Wi-Fi Startup Meraki For $1.2 Billion In Cash

With 12M+ Downloads, Scan Launches Scan-to-gram, A New Way To Follow People On Instagram

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Three guys from Provo, Utah set out on a mission to make QR codes, those boring pixellated, black-and-white squares come alive — in other words, to extend their functionality by turning them into realworld “like,” “follow,” and “buy” buttons. And it’s been working. In February, Scan closed a seed funding...
With 12M+ Downloads, Scan Launches Scan-to-gram, A New Way To Follow People On Instagram

Police Handcuffed Then Attacked Me, Says Busted Torrent Site Owner

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In 2008, File.lv, Latvia’s largest BitTorrent community at the time, was taken offline. The 100,000 member tracker was shuttered following action by the Latvian Economic Police and the IFPI-affiliated Latvian Music Producers Association, otherwise known as LAmpA. At the same time another site called Advbt.lv was targeted. Its owner, Tom...
Police Handcuffed Then Attacked Me, Says Busted Torrent Site Owner

Project Troglodyte: Trying To Pre-Defuse Possible Patent Trolls In Important Areas

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Three guys from Finland who have been inspired by the EFF's patent busting project have recently launched a new effort, called Project Troglodyte, which is designed to pre-vet certain patents that they fear have a high likelihood of blocking innovation thanks to trolls. We want to take the EFF's idea...
Project Troglodyte: Trying To Pre-Defuse Possible Patent Trolls In Important Areas

Kouply: This mobile game might just save your marriage

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It’s the little things that make a marriage work. The flowers for no particular reason, the passionate kisses hello, the foot rubs, the gentle encouragement, the text messages saying you’ll be at the office another two hours so maybe just order pizza and put the kids to bed please? Love’s little...
Kouply: This mobile game might just save your marriage

Three Guys To Make iPhone Game in 24 Hours – Live! http://bit.ly/aMUYpA

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Three Guys To Make iPhone Game in 24 Hours – Live! http://bit.ly/aMUYpA
Now In 20 Cities, Grouper Brings On-Demand Group Dates To The iPhone

Vice's Shane Smith and CollegeHumor's Ricky Van Veen Are Kings of All Media

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Build a brand and an audience, and you can do whatever you want. That’s the takeaway from a wild interview with Shane Smith, founder and CEO of Vice Media, and Ricky Van Veen, co-founder of CollegeHumor, which closed out D:Dive Into Media. Both are about to release big projects through...
Vice's Shane Smith and CollegeHumor's Ricky Van Veen Are Kings of All Media

BBC-Backed Pirate Bay Documentary Ready for Premiere

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In the summer of 2003 a group of computer fanatics came up with the idea of starting a new file-sharing site using the then relatively new BitTorrent protocol. The Pirate Bay was born, and nearly a decade and numerous court cases later it is still the most-visited torrent site of...
BBC-Backed Pirate Bay Documentary Ready for Premiere

Grouper, the fresh dating startup named after an ugly fish, gets a handsome redesign

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Grouper, no not that kind of grouper, is a relatively new entry in the dating space that brings together three guys and three girls (or all males/females) for drinks between separate groups of friends. A Grouper isn’t a blind date, but it’s not innocent, either. It’s like a serendipitous ice-breaker for all...
Grouper, the fresh dating startup named after an ugly fish, gets a handsome redesign

PleaseRobMe Is the Logical Extension of Our Worst Fears about Location-Based Services

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The rise of location-based social media holds a lot of promise and benefit for participants. But a legitimate concern about them is that they make it too easy to track where you are. For some people, that’s more information than they want out there. Well, three guys – Barry Borsboom,...
PleaseRobMe Is the Logical Extension of Our Worst Fears about Location-Based Services

Completely Insane Windows 8 Ads From Microsoft Leak (MSFT)

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Microsoft made the following commercials for its Asian markets. They were put on its general YouTube page before being pulled. They are so completely insane that it's we won't do them justice by describing them, but we'll try. The first one illustrates the "power of touch" with three guys slicing...
Completely Insane Windows 8 Ads From Microsoft Leak (MSFT)

SayHi Translate launches translation app for long conversations, nears 1M downloads

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The three guys from Connecticut who built a paid voice-translation app that is about to hit 1 million downloads have created a new “tabletop” product for the iPad. And their message to investors: We still don’t want your money. SayHi Translate’s just-released TableTop Translator is designed to sit on a...
SayHi Translate launches translation app for long conversations, nears 1M downloads

Everything's broken and nobody's upset

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Software doesn't work. I'm shocked at how often we put up with it. Here's just a few issues - literally off the top of my head - that I personally dealt with last week. My iPhone 4s has 3 gigs of "OTHER" taking up space, according to iTunes. No one...
Everything's broken and nobody's upset

Amazon Looks For Its "Seinfeld", And Asks For Your Help

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Like Netflix, YouTube, and Hulu, Amazon is taking a stab at making its own Web video, starting with sitcoms and kids’ shows. Here’s the first foray from Jeff Bezos and company — an order for a half-dozen sitcom pilots, some of which involve people you’ve heard of: Alpha House, about...
Amazon Looks For Its "Seinfeld", And Asks For Your Help
Make it so: How three guys got most of the Enterprise-D bridge
Tired of Traditional Online Dating? This App Gives You Back Some Control

Devastating Loss Spurs Vet Group To Create New Social Networking App

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"Inspiration is important with every startup," Anthony Allman tells me about his POS-REP mobile application, which is currently in the final stages of Apple approval. The inspiration, in the former soldier's case, came from an unlikely avenue: destruction. In Haiti, Chile, and more recently in the Midwest and New York...
Devastating Loss Spurs Vet Group To Create New Social Networking App

A hail and farewell to AltaVista

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It once was the best of the bunch in the era before Internet search meant Google and three guys named Moe. Ancient history by now. [Read more]...
A hail and farewell to AltaVista

Cisco Snaps Up Meraki for over $1 Billion

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One point two big big ones is the fee for the Cloud-based networking company, a brainchild of three MIT graduates back in 2006. If you didn't put much stock into cloud computing, think again. Cisco Systems has forked out $1.2 billion to acquire Meraki, a 100% cloud-managed networking company....
Cisco Snaps Up Meraki for over $1 Billion
Vodio brings its personalized web video app to iPhone

Once Again, If Someone Has The Same Lame Story Idea You Had, It's Not Copyright Infringement

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Over the years, we've noted time and time again that people seem to think that if a book, movie or TV show comes out that has some basic similarities to a project they worked on, it simply must be copyright infringement. But, of course, copyright is supposed to apply to...
Once Again, If Someone Has The Same Lame Story Idea You Had, It's Not Copyright Infringement

Three Guys in a Garage Are Turning Your Eyes Into Powerful Remote Controls

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Forget voice controls as the future of TV. Instead, it will be all about your eyes. The technology already exists, and it was built by three young men in a garage. In their spare time. PredictGaze is software that turns the camera on ordinary computing devices into a sophisticated eye-tracking...
Three Guys in a Garage Are Turning Your Eyes Into Powerful Remote Controls

Cisco Munches Meraki For $1.2 Billion

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So much for Meraki’s rumored IPO. Late Sunday afternoon Cisco acquired the cloud-managed network infrastructure outfit for $1.2 billion cash. In a statement announcing the deal, the networking giant said it plans to use Meraki’s technology to “cloudify” its network management products. With that in mind, Cisco will turn the...
Cisco Munches Meraki For $1.2 Billion
New gesture-control app: Look away to pause your video, "shhh" it to shut it up
1 Honda Element, 3 guys, and a quest to ignite entrepreneurship in America
Rap Genius' Co-Founder Apologizes To Zuck (Then Says They'll Be Bigger Than Facebook)

Uber Partners With Grouper So Blind Date Goers Can Ride In Style

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On-demand car service Uber is teaming up with online social club Grouper, the companies announced this weekend. With a new program and promotional event called #UberGrouper, users can sign up for an exclusive deal in their city allowing them to use Uber as their luxury transportation of choice on their Grouper...
Uber Partners With Grouper So Blind Date Goers Can Ride In Style

Archfiy: Your own personal Web-browsing archive [Invites]

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“Have you ever had the problem of finding something again you have already seen on Facebook or elsewhere on the Internet?,” asked Gerald Bäck, co-founder of Archify. A few vague nods of agreement flickered around the audience as Gerald explained some of the difficulties in remembering where you’ve read a...
Archfiy: Your own personal Web-browsing archive [Invites]
Clarity Launches Mobile Mentorship Service To Connect Startup Founders With Good Advice
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