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The Boy Genius Report: iPad mini, iMac and the Microsoft Surface

OpenDNS introduces VPN, content filtering for mobile devices

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OpenDNS, a company that specializes in secure Domain Name System lookups, has released a suite of security services built around its core DNS product that are intended to provide safer browsing outside of a corporate network. Called Umbrella, the service allows administrators to enforce content-specific browsing policies while a...
OpenDNS introduces VPN, content filtering for mobile devices

Giphy Gif Search Engine Rolls Out Private Artist Profiles To Help Organize, Monetize The Gif Community

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Gifs, man! They’re trending harder than Jennifer Lawrence right now, but that doesn’t mean that finding them is the easiest thing in the world. That’s why Giphy, a startup that launched out of betaworks last month, is rolling out new tools to build out its library of awesome, high-quality gifs....
Giphy Gif Search Engine Rolls Out Private Artist Profiles To Help Organize, Monetize The Gif Community

Umbrella People wins Startup Weekend Women's edition in London

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After 54 hours of working, planning, networking, meeting new people and generally having a good but exhausting time, Umbrella People has won the Startup Weekend Women’s Edition. Startup Weekend surges on as a good way for people to explore their ideas as entrepreneurs. It’s a neat platform also to encourage...
Umbrella People wins Startup Weekend Women's edition in London
Nike+ Training and Basketball: creating a game inside the game

Salesforce.com Laying Off Radian6 Employees As Buddy Media Shows $20 Million Net Loss

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Two of Salesforce.com’s most high profile “social media” acquisitions are showing signs of trouble. At Radian6, Salesforce.com is reported to be laying off “less than 100 people.” And at Buddy Media, the company amended its 8-K, which shows $20 million in net losses for the first six months of the year....
Salesforce.com Laying Off Radian6 Employees As Buddy Media Shows $20 Million Net Loss

MasterCard introduces PayPass Wallet Services, Online and API at CTIA 2012

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MasterCard's PayPass is certainly one of the bigger players in the contactless payment scene. But, simply putting a few thousand branded payment terminals in stores across the nation isn't enough. The next step is expanding that empire, not only in terms of locations and handsets, but by turning the...
MasterCard introduces PayPass Wallet Services, Online and API at CTIA 2012

Bitly releases social data API giving developers direct access to content shared across different networks

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URL shortener Bitly has opened its social data API allowing developers to gain access to its analytics showing what content has been shared on its service across social networks. Its API comes with three new services: realtime search, attention spikes, and metadata about URLs. The release of this new feature is the...
Bitly releases social data API giving developers direct access to content shared across different networks

Is this what the future of TV looks like?

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Ideas@Innovations is currently attending SXSW 2013 Interactive. Read more about the conference on the blog. There is likely to be quite a bit of talk about the future of television at SXSW this year. When talking about the future of television, prognosticators usually start with tech giant Apple. Under...
Is this what the future of TV looks like?
Wikimedia sues Wikitravel parent company to protect new, non-commercial travel site

'MyXperia' trademark filing suggests Sony might launch its own cloud service

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There's no shortage of cloud storage sites and apps, but it looks like Sony might be trying to get a little more involved in ethereal storage. According to this European trademark filing spotted by Juggly, Sony Mobile has staked a claim to MyXperia, outlining that the service (or mobile...
'MyXperia' trademark filing suggests Sony might launch its own cloud service
Google’s image problem with Google+: Google 2.0 to blame?

Google+ 'hit important milestone': 400M people have upgraded to Google+, 100M active monthly users

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While confirming the Nik Software acquisition on his personal Google+ account, Senior Vice President of Engineering Vic Gundotra just revealed a few interesting statistics for Google+. The Googler said 400 million people have now “upgraded to Google+,” with 100 million of them being “monthly active users.” These numbers refer to Google+...
Google+ 'hit important milestone': 400M people have upgraded to Google+, 100M active monthly users
SoundCloud unveils Next, a completely revamped web app

Jason, May The Force Be With You

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One of the marks of a great blogger is following your convictions and convincing the world of the truth you know in your heart. Jason Kincaid is that blogger, whether he is calling out Apple for enabling patent trolls or VEVO’s hypocrisy in using pirated video at an event. Jason...
Jason, May The Force Be With You

Ask A VC: Bain Capital Ventures' Ajay Agarwal On How Much Capital Startups Should Raise, And More

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This week’s Ask A VC show put Bain Capital Ventures’ managing director Ajay Agarwal in the hot seat. Agarwal heads the firm’s recently launched Palo Alto office. We sat down with Agarwal to chat about how the firm is independent from Bain Capital, the asset management and financial services firm...
Ask A VC: Bain Capital Ventures' Ajay Agarwal On How Much Capital Startups Should Raise, And More

Celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship with the new Google for Entrepreneurs

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Startups and entrepreneurs have the power to build technologies and creative solutions that transform the world and move us forward. Innovation is happening everywhere: There are approximately 400 million entrepreneurs across 54 countries, and 69 million early-stage entrepreneurs offering new products and services. As Google turns 14 this month, we’re...
Celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship with the new Google for Entrepreneurs
Microsoft starts the Bing Fund, a mysterious new 'angel incubator'

Publishers Starting to Reject e-Book DRM

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One publisher does not a trend make, but Macmillan imprint and science-fiction house Tor/Forge's decision to abandon DRM this July may be a sign of things to come. Tor/Forge is dropping DRM because its customers, and authors, have been asking for DRM-free titles. The game isn't won yet, but...
Publishers Starting to Reject e-Book DRM
Google Voice is now in Google+’s Circle

VMware makes a play for developers

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Pivotal Initiative lumps multiple app dev, big data and cloud efforts under a single umbrella...
VMware makes a play for developers
The Verge Interview: Nokia's Damian Dinning on the 808 PureView's history and future

Why Do The People Who Always Ask Us To 'Respect' Artists Seem To Have So Little Respect For Artists?

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Over the years, we've posted tons and tons of stories of content creators embracing the internet, exploring the new opportunities it creates and often profiting greatly from doing so. We regularly celebrate the great creativity from these artists, and cheer them on as they succeed and (sometimes) make lots of...
Why Do The People Who Always Ask Us To 'Respect' Artists Seem To Have So Little Respect For Artists?

Amidst hard times for greentech, digital green startups emerge

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Young, early-stage green-focused startups are a rare breed these days. The demo day on Wednesday in downtown San Francisco for the green digital-focused accelerator Greenstart (which I called the Y-Combinator for greentech a year ago when they launched) was one of the first times in a long time that I’ve...
Amidst hard times for greentech, digital green startups emerge

The Reason for the iPad Mini

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On a past Apple conference call, Tim Cook said "one thing we'll make sure is that we don't leave a price umbrella for people".  What's that? A price umbrella is when a company with dominant market share maintains high prices, leaving an opening for new competitors to enter at lower price...
The Reason for the iPad Mini

Database Startup 10gen Just Got A Big Pat On The Back From Intel And Red Hat (RHAT, INTC)

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Database startup 10gen just signed up Red Hat, the open-source software company, and Intel, the chipmaker, as investors, the startup announced today. 10gen makes MongoDB, a relatively new kind of database known as NoSQL. NoSQL's name contrasts it to SQL, a language used to access conventional structured databases. NoSQL is one...
Database Startup 10gen Just Got A Big Pat On The Back From Intel And Red Hat (RHAT, INTC)

Use Chrome? Meet 'Currently,' an extension that turns your new tabs into weather-displaying clocks

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It’s Friday, so you deserve a new toy to play with. Now, assuming that you use Chrome (after all you did click through to this piece), your new tab page is mostly a waste of space. It’s faster to type ‘ctrl+t -> g -> enter’ than it is to open...
Use Chrome? Meet 'Currently,' an extension that turns your new tabs into weather-displaying clocks

YouTube Brings Its Skippable Video Ads To Mobile

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Back at the end of 2010, YouTube officially launched its video ad format that viewers can actually skip. Today, it says those ads make up 65 percent of the ads that play before videos are now skippable — and given that success, it’s not surprising that YouTube is bringing that...
YouTube Brings Its Skippable Video Ads To Mobile

Verizon may cut what's left of Alltel data starting January 10th, 2013

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Alltel customers brought under the Verizon umbrella have been getting more and more signals that it's time to let go of that legacy phone. The latest red flag is a letter that Droid-Life understands is making its way to holdout customers. According to one copy, Verizon will start shutting...
Verizon may cut what's left of Alltel data starting January 10th, 2013
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