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Nimbuzz Releases Windows Phone 8 App For A Smart Phone Push In Emerging Markets

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Nimbuzz, which has become a major mobile messaging application for emerging markets like India, is making a more aggressive moves into smartphone platforms. Today it announces the release of its app for Windows Phone 8. This will take advantage of the platform’s Live Tiles and locked home screen notifications, although...
Nimbuzz Releases Windows Phone 8 App For A Smart Phone Push In Emerging Markets
Shopping site Sneakpeeq raises $2.67M

HashTip For iPhone Lets Moms Share Products, Deals & Ideas

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HashTip is a new mobile app targeting savvy shoppers, primarily moms, who want to share tips with each other about kids’ products, activities and deals. (OK, cue snarky comment about how we already have Pinterest for that.) But unlike Pinterest, HashTip isn’t about posting “inspirational” imagery, it’s more heavily focused...
HashTip For iPhone Lets Moms Share Products, Deals & Ideas

One Robot Per Child? Former Googler, Apple Engineer Tackle Educational Bots.

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There are apps that teach kids the basics of programming. And then there are robots that get the job done. That’s the vision of a group of four tech entrepreneurs who late last year formed a company with the purpose of creating educational robots for kids. The Bay Area-based company,...
One Robot Per Child? Former Googler, Apple Engineer Tackle Educational Bots.

Social Shopping Site Sneakpeeq Raises $2.7M From Bain Capital Ventures, Keith Rabois And Others

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SneakPeeq, a social shopping startup that debuted at TechCrunch Disrupt last year, has raised a new round totaling $2.67 million from Bain Capital Ventures; Metamorphic Ventures; Keith Rabois, Tim Kendall, Mike Murphy, and Vikas Gupta. As we wrote in our initial review of Sneakpeeq, aims to replicate the experience of...
Social Shopping Site Sneakpeeq Raises $2.7M From Bain Capital Ventures, Keith Rabois And Others

Mobile messaging service Nimbuzz flies past 100m users, driven by emerging market growth

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Mobile messaging and calling service Nimbuzz announced it has passed of 100 million registered users across its multiple platforms — which include PC, iOS, Android and some 3,000 other mobile devices — thanks to strong growth in emerging markets. The mobile app space itself is gathering pace rapidly, and the service’s...
Mobile messaging service Nimbuzz flies past 100m users, driven by emerging market growth

CommVault: We are Displacing Competition Across Enterprises in India

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Vikas Pradhan, Country Director-- India, CommVault, shares his unabashed take of the competition and the company's India strategy....
CommVault: We are Displacing Competition Across Enterprises in India

Switchcam Raises $1.2 Million From Mark Cuban, 500 Startups, Turner Media Camp, And Others

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San Francisco-based startup Switchcam has created technology that combines videos from multiple sources and allows users to watch concerts, political rallies, conferences, and other events from multiple different points of view. And it’s attracted investment from one of the biggest names in video, raising $1.2 million in a seed round...
Switchcam Raises $1.2 Million From Mark Cuban, 500 Startups, Turner Media Camp, And Others

OnLive says it's not closing but questions remain

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OnLive, a cloud gaming startup that promised AAA titles streamed to a TV or computer, is now denying rumors that it is shutting down and laying off its workers. It all started following an email reportedly sent by an OnLive employee, who told veteran video game developer Brian Fargo that the...
OnLive says it's not closing but questions remain

Startups 101: Advice from 63 entrepreneurs in the trenches

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Lessons from those who’ve taken the startup plunge. Photo via Bigstock Sometimes when you’re running a startup, it can feel like the world is stacked against you, with nowhere to turn and no one to talk to. Well, at the very least, you know others are experiencing the same thing....
Startups 101: Advice from 63 entrepreneurs in the trenches
Four Perspectives On Augmented Reality And Its Future

Google acquires TxVia for help in the online payments department

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Google today revealed that it had purchased mobile payments company TxVia for an undisclosed sum of money. we’ve acquired payments technology company TxVia to complement our payments capabilities and accelerate innovation towards our full Google Wallet vision. TxVia is a technology pioneer that offers a fast, flexible and highly reliable payments platform—which...
Google acquires TxVia for help in the online payments department

Google Writes Check to Acquire Payments Technology Company TxVia

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In an effort to make regain some momentum in the mobile payments technology, Google has acquired TxVia, a payments technology company. In a blog post, Google disclosed the purchase, but did not reveal the terms. The New York-based company was working on a number of payment technologies, including prepaid and gift cards....
Google Writes Check to Acquire Payments Technology Company TxVia
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