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Curved panel gives more depth to 3D projections, we take a look at NAB (video)

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What we're about to show you is decidedly low-tech -- it's essentially a projection screen with a sharp curve at the bottom -- but the resulting effect conveys a more realistic 3D image, for certain applications, at least. The Communications Research Centre of Canada was on hand at NAB...
Curved panel gives more depth to 3D projections, we take a look at NAB (video)

Israeli-American Accelerator UpWest Labs Graduates Its First Batch Of Startups

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When it comes to countries with thriving startup ecosystems, Israel ranks among the best. With nearly 5,000 startups currently in business — second only to the U.S. — the country’s pool of entrepreneurial talent has been attracting Western businesses and entrepreneurs for years. But, in January, Gil Ben-Artzy and Shuly...
Israeli-American Accelerator UpWest Labs Graduates Its First Batch Of Startups

Empowering Women Doesn't Help Them

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A German client of mine was complaining this week about a survey she received from the country's leading newspaper. As the Head of Diversity at a large German multinational, she is the natural recipient of surveys asking how German companies are going to meet the 35% gender balance quotas that...
Empowering Women Doesn't Help Them

Modington Lets You Shop For Outfits, Not Just Clothes

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Pranav Dharma, a former IBM engineer, self-described “fashionable” geek, and founder of new women’s apparel startup Modington, thinks that today’s online e-commerce sites don’t reflect how women really shop for clothes and accessories. So he decided to create one. Enter, Modington. “I was inspired by observing how my wife shops,”...
Modington Lets You Shop For Outfits, Not Just Clothes

Dutch to try 'iPad schools' to advance education

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The Netherlands is trying a major experiment where the iPad wouldn't just play a role in education but would be the centerpiece. The Education for a New Era effort would see three to five schools change from the traditional approach and use the iPad as a primary learning tool. While...
Dutch to try 'iPad schools' to advance education

Netsuite Turns Commerce Into a Cloud Service

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As services in the cloud have taken hold, we’ve become accustomed to seeing a lot of products marketed as X-as-a-service. The first one, or at least the first such example of which I was aware, was software-as-a-service, the approach popularized by cloud computing pioneer Salesforce.com. Other examples that have punctured...
Netsuite Turns Commerce Into a Cloud Service

To SQL or to NoSQL: the database dilemma

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(L to R) Peter van Hardenberg – Co-Founder, Heroku Postgres, Heroku; Dave Rubin – Director of NoSQL Database Development, Oracle; Cliff Moon – CTO, Boundary; Barry Morris – CEO, NUODB(c) 2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com Everybody likes a good technology debate: Mac vs. PC, Android vs. iOS, Larry Ellison vs. the...
To SQL or to NoSQL: the database dilemma

Sponsored post: Open markets for IT infrastructure

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The traditional approach to acquiring, managing and financing IT infrastructure is rapidly transforming through a combination of technology advancements and market structure shifts. Cloud computing set the technical underpinnings in motion, but the IaaS market options available to customers today present challenges that are holding the market back: Severe lack...
Sponsored post: Open markets for IT infrastructure

Ushahidi's Juliana Rotich: The Greater Global Lesson Is Local "Context Intelligence" (Video)

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After emerging from an ad-hoc group of technologists and bloggers around Kenya’s contentious and violent 2008 elections, the nonprofit organization Ushahidi now provides open-source tools for crowdsourced mapping that are used around the world. And that includes for Kenya’s largely peaceful 2013 election. Ushahidi is a small organization that has...
Ushahidi's Juliana Rotich: The Greater Global Lesson Is Local "Context Intelligence" (Video)
What the web is saying about Salesforce's $2.5B ExactTarget buy
Microsoft reportedly spending over $1 billion on Windows 8 marketing blitz

Security Firm Bit9 Hacked, Used to Spread Malware

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Bit9, a company that provides software and network security services to the U.S. government and at least 30 Fortune 100 firms, has suffered an electronic compromise that cuts to the core of its business: helping clients distinguish known “safe” files from computer viruses and other malicious software. Waltham, Massachusetts-based Bit9...
Security Firm Bit9 Hacked, Used to Spread Malware

Facebook's 84% Problem

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Facebook posted it first quarterly earnings statement post-IPO yesterday and one number pops out: 84%. That is the percentage of revenue the company made from advertising, representing $992 million of the total $1.18 billion it brought in during Q2. To maintain stable growth, Facebook must diversify its revenue stream and...
Facebook's 84% Problem

Improving performance on twitter.com

engineering.twitter.com
To connect you to information in real time, it’s important for Twitter to be fast. That’s why we’ve been reviewing our entire technology stack to optimize for speed.When we shipped #NewTwitter in September 2010, we built it around a web application architecture that pushed all of the UI rendering and...
Improving performance on twitter.com

Webroot SecureAnywhere 2013 adds protection for Mac OS X

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Webroot SecureAnywhere 2013 is here. The new security suite from Webroot includes a variety of updates in the areas of performance, and the overall user experience. But, the most notable feature of SecureAnywhere 2013 is that it now also protects Mac OS X. Let's start with a look at...
Webroot SecureAnywhere 2013 adds protection for Mac OS X

Opera launches Web Pass, aiming to "lower the bar" for mobile Internet novices

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Norwegian browser-maker Opera has furthered its mobile footprint with the launch of Opera Web Pass, an emerging market-focused service aimed at making mobile Internet packages more straightforward for phone owners and inexperienced Web users. Throwing away the traditional approach to selling mobile data to prepay customers, Web Pass lets ‘pay-as-you-go’...
Opera launches Web Pass, aiming to "lower the bar" for mobile Internet novices

Opera targets "the most basic phones" with its new Opera Mini 4.5 browser

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Opera Software has announced a new version of its Opera Mini browser, aimed squarely at the low-end feature-phone fraternity. Founded in 1994, the Norwegian company, which claims somewhere north of 300 million users globally for its family of mobile and desktop browsers, is introducing Opera Mini 4.5, which it says...
Opera targets "the most basic phones" with its new Opera Mini 4.5 browser
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