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The maker movement starts to attract venture capitalists’ interest

PracticeFusion's data footprint gets even bigger with health expense tools for consumers

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San Francisco-based PracticeFusion may bill itself as an electronic medical records company, but that’s definitely not all it is. Since launching in 2005, the company has attracted 150,000 physicians with its free, cloud-based software for managing patient health information, scheduling, billing and other tasks. But last month, it rolled out...
PracticeFusion's data footprint gets even bigger with health expense tools for consumers

Clinical trials startup TrialReach doses up on $3.1m funding led by Octopus Investments

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TrialReach, a startup focused on making clinical trials more accessible for members of the public who may want to take part in them, has today announced a £2 million ( $3.1 million) funding round in order to further develop its product. TrialReach is designed to help medical research firms recruit...
Clinical trials startup TrialReach doses up on $3.1m funding led by Octopus Investments

Boot up: Google's lost links, iPad mini forecasts, uninstalling Windows 8 and more

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Plus Apple's SMS problem, Hollywood's streaming problem, the trouble with passwords and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamSERP Crowding & Shrinkage: It's Not Your Imagination >> SEOmozFor a significant number of searches, Google now only offers 7 results that...
Boot up: Google's lost links, iPad mini forecasts, uninstalling Windows 8 and more

Tracelytics Raises $5.2 Million From Bain Capital Ventures, Opens Boston Office

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Tracelytics has closed a Series A round of funding worth $5.2 million from Bain Capital Ventures with participation from existing investors Google Ventures, Battery Ventures and Flybridge Capital Partners. The Providence, Rhode Island-based startup makes performance and analytics tracking tools for web applications. It soft-launched in November in tandem with...
Tracelytics Raises $5.2 Million From Bain Capital Ventures, Opens Boston Office

Delta Sends C&Ds To Startups Tracking Airline Rewards; MileWise, AwardWallet & Others Affected

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Delta is joining American Airlines and Southwest Airlines as the third major brand to deny travel startups access to users’ frequent flyer accounts for the purpose of tracking airlines’ miles and rewards. Startups affected include TripIt (reportedly*), MileWise, and AwardWallet (confirmed) and others. Here’s the situation in a nutshell: the airlines think your rewards...
Delta Sends C&Ds To Startups Tracking Airline Rewards; MileWise, AwardWallet & Others Affected

Comcast Funds BitStalker Anti-Piracy Research

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For years the RIAA and other copyright holders have been sending copyright infringement notices to ISPs, requesting they forward them to their customers. ISPs including Comcast have always kindly complied with these requests, but remained a neutral party. It therefore came as a surprise when we found out that three...
Comcast Funds BitStalker Anti-Piracy Research

Fitbit rolls out wristband Flex edition so you'll stop losing yours in the wash

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One of the best parts about the Fitbit, the popular connected activity and exercise tracker, is how tiny and unobtrusive it is — clip it to your pants pocket and you’ll just about forget it’s there. But perhaps the Fitbit (see disclosure) proved a little too unobtrusive for some users, with...
Fitbit rolls out wristband Flex edition so you'll stop losing yours in the wash

Flight+ has a ton of flight tracking tools

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You can use it to track flights, but the Flight+ app for iPhone and iPad has a lot more to please frequent travelers and airline geeks. [Read more]...
Flight+ has a ton of flight tracking tools
Sky Motion's up-to-the-minute weather tracking app comes to the web
Brands can dive into Tumblr data with new tool from Union Metrics
What your business needs to know about Facebook's EdgeRank

ICE iPhone seizure shows extent of government's data retrieval abilities

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Smartphones such as Apple's iPhone have turned into indispensable aspects in their users' lives, but a recently discovered court document demonstrates how authorities can use the seemingly innocuous devices as remarkably detailed tracking tools....
ICE iPhone seizure shows extent of government's data retrieval abilities

WWDC 2012 Rumor Roundup: iOS 6, Mountain Lion, iCloud, and Macs

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With Apple appearing to have a full slate of announcements lined up for its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote on Monday, we're offering this roundup to summarize a number of the high-profile rumors that have been circulating ahead of the event. Apple has already announced that it will be...
WWDC 2012 Rumor Roundup: iOS 6, Mountain Lion, iCloud, and Macs

Microsoft opens Windows Phone Dev Center, limits in-app purchases to Windows Phone 8

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It's a day of mixed blessings if you're a Windows Phone developer. The upside? Microsoft has shelved its old App Hub in favor of the heavily reworked Windows Phone Dev Center: along with being simpler and more reliable, it now lets app designers offer their apps in four times...
Microsoft opens Windows Phone Dev Center, limits in-app purchases to Windows Phone 8

Can apps and GPS watches really make you run faster?

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In a bid to run a marathon in under three hours, Adam Vaughan turned to technology. Which gadgets work for you?Pounding the towpath on my lunchtime runs, in my head I was still clocking six-minute miles like those I ran in 10k races over a decade ago. But my first...
Can apps and GPS watches really make you run faster?

Facebook platform industry update: SocialWire joins PMD program, Compass Labs launches conversion tracking tool

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Facebook ads provider SocialWire today announced that it has been accepted into the Preferred Marketing Developer program and awarded the Apps badge. SocialWire provides a platform for advertisers to run self-serve or managed campaigns. It also offers an SDK to help companies integrate with Facebook Open Graph so that their...
Facebook platform industry update: SocialWire joins PMD program, Compass Labs launches conversion tracking tool

Phil Schiller: App Store is more democratic than traditional retail, Passbook is not a direct payment service

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In a recent story about growing concerns among app developers who want better ways to promote their apps in the App Store, The Wall Street Journal published quotes from an interview with Apple’s vice president for worldwide marketing Phil Schiller about the “tremendous amount” of work Apple does to help...
Phil Schiller: App Store is more democratic than traditional retail, Passbook is not a direct payment service
ClickTale Brings Its Visitor Tracking Tools To The Mobile Web

Atlassian taps ex-Microsoft exec as chairman

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Atlassian chairman Doug Burgum. Doug Burgum, who once led Microsoft’s Business Solutions Group and was chairman of the board of SuccessFactors, knows a thing or two about business software. That’s one big reason Atlassian tapped him to chair its board of directors. Atlassian, based in Sydney, Australia with offices in...
Atlassian taps ex-Microsoft exec as chairman

Apple to Launch New App Usage Tracking Tools for Developers to Balance User Privacy

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Last year, Apple announced that it was phasing out developer access to UDIDs, the unique iOS device identifiers that allowed developers and advertisers to not only track usage of their own content, but also in some cases track users' movements across apps and browsing sessions. The company earlier this year...
Apple to Launch New App Usage Tracking Tools for Developers to Balance User Privacy

Newvem makes its Amazon analytics available

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As nearly everyone knows by now, Amazon Web Services are a cheap and efficent way to deploy compute power. But as we increasingly hear from a raft of startups like Newvem, Cloudability, Cloudyn, and others — that AWS could be cheaper and more efficient still — if you use Newvem’s,...
Newvem makes its Amazon analytics available

Recipe curator Gojee launches iOS, Android apps

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It took Gojee just a year to go from zero to 500,000 registered users, and it managed that feat by addressing only half its potential market. The online recipe aggregation, search and curation service prides itself as being an object of pure culinary beauty as well as a utilitarian cooking...
Recipe curator Gojee launches iOS, Android apps
Savveo raises $2M to fill the world's unmarked space with advertising
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Watch VentureBeat's take on the election tonight on KRON

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Energy is high today in the VentureBeat newsroom as we brace ourselves for the next-to-last gasps of the election news cycle. We’ll be covering web-related election news here on VentureBeat throughout the evening, and you can also catch me, Jolie O’Dell, on San Francisco news station KRON. I’ll be...
Watch VentureBeat's take on the election tonight on KRON

Facebook adds more quality controls for app notifications, gives developers better tracking tools

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Facebook today announced new quality control measures for app notifications, seeking to maintain the effectiveness of the channel for developers without upsetting users. Starting Nov. 9, developers will no longer be able to send notifications to users who have not visited an app in the last 28 days. Facebook says...
Facebook adds more quality controls for app notifications, gives developers better tracking tools

This Video Illustrates The Online Ad Industry's Big Panic Over The New Internet Explorer (MSFT)

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Microsoft decided to make "do not track" as the default option for users on the latest version of Internet Explorer. This has the online ad industry in a tizzy, as it uses tracking tools to deliver ads to users. To illustrate the fears of the ad industry, investment bank LUMA...
This Video Illustrates The Online Ad Industry's Big Panic Over The New Internet Explorer (MSFT)
Apple iWatch? Fuggedaboutit ... this could be so much more
Oracle buys social marketing startup Vitrue for $300M
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