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IFTTT gets a gift: A $7 million Series A

Thanks, Science! New Study Says CrunchBase Is An Information Treasure Trove

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“I believe CrunchBase will gain a lot of attention from the academia soon, which is always eager for high-quality data set,” writes Guang Xiang of Carnegie Mellon University, who found that he could predict Mergers and Acquisitions much better using the unique business variables available in CrunchBase than the traditional...
Thanks, Science! New Study Says CrunchBase Is An Information Treasure Trove

Sony’s $149 SmartWatch Finally Lands In The U.S.

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After the disappointing LiveView failed to make much of an impression when it launched in 2010, Sony surprised us when they revealed yet another wearable device — the SmartWatch — at this year’s CES. After taking a brief spin in the U.K., Sony has just announced that their newest diminutive...
Sony’s $149 SmartWatch Finally Lands In The U.S.

This 3D Printer Sells for $4,000 and Prints Chocolate Instead of Plastic

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(www.chocedge.com)A new company reminds us that as far as the 3D printing revolution goes, we have only seen the tip of the iceberg. U.K.-based Choc Edge Ltd. has developed a 3D printer, the Choc Creator, that prints in chocolate, not plastic. The demo video is typical for the 3D printing aesthetic,...
This 3D Printer Sells for $4,000 and Prints Chocolate Instead of Plastic
Online Gym Network payasUgym Beefs Up With Further $1.4M Funding, Hints At International Expansion
AppDirect grabs $8.5M to power cloud app stores, partners with Rackspace

: Greece is just the 'tip of the iceberg', Nouriel Roubini warns

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: Greece is just the 'tip of the iceberg', Nouriel Roubini warns

Growing Around the World

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Hi, my name is Matt Sanford and I'm the lead engineer for Twitter's International team. I spend a great deal of time thinking about Twitter's users outside of the US. Twitter's first users were the early employees and their friends, largely based around our offices in San Francisco. Today we...
Growing Around the World
Pandora Competitor Senzari Arrives In Spain With New Look, Facebook-Based Recommendations

Legal organization claims Apple is dodging tax and selling pornography in China

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The China Association of Consumer Protection Law, a subsidiary China Law Society, has accused Apple of tax evasion, intellectual property violations, and distribution of pornographic content in China. According to a piece published in China’s The Mirror (hat tip Bill Bishop), the government-affiliated research group held a meeting yesterday that revealed...
Legal organization claims Apple is dodging tax and selling pornography in China

5 Tips for Creating Non-Profit Online Communities

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So much conversation about social networking revolves around Twitter and Facebook, but in actuality these networks are just the tip of the iceberg. From general networks like Wiser Earth and Care2, to cause specific networks like PickensPlan and the Sierra Club’s Activist Network, there’s a hotbed of social activity occurring...
5 Tips for Creating Non-Profit Online Communities

Growing 100% Per Year, Mobile Ad Network Mojiva Raises Another $7M, And CEO Says This Is 'Just The 'Tip Of The Iceberg'

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Mobile advertising network Mojiva has raised another $7 million in funding from current investors in the company, part of a larger raise the company is in the process of closing to hire more people, build more data layers into its network, and expand its new tablet advertising network. The amount...
Growing 100% Per Year, Mobile Ad Network Mojiva Raises Another $7M, And CEO Says This Is 'Just The 'Tip Of The Iceberg'
Brad Feld takes on one of the biggest entrepreneur challenges: Relationships

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Marissa Mayer sent her first memo to Yahoo employees, urging them to keep doing what they're doing, unless they hear otherwise.  Mayer's base salary at Yahoo is $1 million, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. She could end up earning as much as...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
Pro-slacktivism: Why you should embrace being an armchair warrior (video)

YouTell lets you solicit honest opinions from friends, family and co-workers...anonymously

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There are social networks for just about everything – from the all-encompassing Facebook, through to the retro photo-filters of Instagram and on to the photo-grouping pinboards of Pinterest. And that really is just the tip of the iceberg. But the common strand shared by most friend-based social networks is that...
YouTell lets you solicit honest opinions from friends, family and co-workers...anonymously

Verizon's Internal Memo To Workers Is A Triumph Of Not Confirming Or Denying Anything

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Last night, the Guardian published a report based on leaked Top Secret information. The report detailed how the NSA teamed up with the courts to force Verizon to give up customer's personal "metadata." The report is also the first major piece of hard evidence that the NSA is conducting a...
Verizon's Internal Memo To Workers Is A Triumph Of Not Confirming Or Denying Anything
The wild wild web: top U.S. cyber-cop says we’re losing the war against computer criminals

Sprint LTE also live in parts of Florida, New York City and Washington, DC

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Sprint was clearly up to something good when we noticed LTE in parts of San Francisco. It turns out that this was just the tip of the iceberg -- the carrier has since confirmed that it's also flicking the switch in New York City, parts of New York state,...
Sprint LTE also live in parts of Florida, New York City and Washington, DC

CrunchWeek: Zynga's Big Layoffs, OMGPOP Gets The Axe, NSA Spying Comes To Light With Verizon

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[tc_5min code="517808067"] Are you feeling like you’re ready to kick off the weekend, but could just use three more opinions on the biggest tech news stories of the week before you really get the party started? Well you came to the right place, because it’s time for a new episode...
CrunchWeek: Zynga's Big Layoffs, OMGPOP Gets The Axe, NSA Spying Comes To Light With Verizon

Klout Is Now Based on Science, So You Should Totes Take It Seriously, Okay?

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Mr. Fernandez. (Photo: Twitter) Today Klout debuted a sweeping revamp, meant to make that pesky social media score more accurate and their methods of calculation more transparent. That’s right: No more excuses for your underwhelming score, pal. The new and improved Klout Score now factors in 300 new signals (as...
Klout Is Now Based on Science, So You Should Totes Take It Seriously, Okay?
How Microsoft is killing off the Zune and Windows Live brands in Windows 8

The Eye Tribe launches its eye control technology for Android with developer SDK coming in June

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The Eye Tribe has announced the official launch of its eye control technology for Android smartphones and tablets and the upcoming release of a developer SDK. The company made the announcement in conjunction with the DEMO Mobile 2013 event. Its SDK will be available in June, with sign-ups starting today....
The Eye Tribe launches its eye control technology for Android with developer SDK coming in June

Spammers Now Phishing via Google Docs

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This guy. In a new SecureList blog post, Kaspersky Lab researcher Vicente Diaz has described a new frontier in a relatively old online scam. Phishers, tired of building fake websites to lure victims into unintentionally giving away email addresses, passwords or even financial information are beginning to use Google Docs...
Spammers Now Phishing via Google Docs

MovieClips is Driving 600 Million Monthly YouTube Views and No One Knows It

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I thought I knew all there was to know about MovieClips. If you asked me to summarize their business, I would have said, “They post short clips of premium Hollywood movies on YouTube and put some ads up next to the content.” But I would have been completely wrong....
MovieClips is Driving 600 Million Monthly YouTube Views and No One Knows It

The Engadget Mobile Podcast, live at 5pm ET with guest Ashley Esqueda!

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We'd say 'tis the season for awesome podcasts, but let's face it -- it's always the season for awesome podcasts. However, a special guest oftentimes adds a dash of extra spice to our normal cup of hot cocoa, and that's no understatement with this week's selection: Ashley Esqueda. You...
The Engadget Mobile Podcast, live at 5pm ET with guest Ashley Esqueda!

Hulu Plus Coming To Windows 8, Featuring Multitasking "Snap View" And One-Touch Access To Shows From The Start Screen

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Skype isn’t the only new application that will be available for Windows 8 at launch: Tablets and PCs sporting the new operating system will also have access to some broadcast TV content from Hulu Plus, as well. On the company’s blog today, Hulu announced that it will be launching its...
Hulu Plus Coming To Windows 8, Featuring Multitasking "Snap View" And One-Touch Access To Shows From The Start Screen

Vatican unveils Pope's Twitter account

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Pope Benedict XVI will extend his online presence to Twitter and start answering questions put to him via the social network in English and seven other languages. The official Papal handle is @pontifex, the Vatican announced on Monday, adding that the pope can be followed in English, Spanish, Italian,...
Vatican unveils Pope's Twitter account
We'll be reporting live from Nokia and Motorola's press conferences tomorrow

The Dodd Bill Will Kill America's Job Creation Engine And Goldman Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

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The Dodd Bill Will Kill America's Job Creation Engine And Goldman Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg
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