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2-Week-Old Karaoke App Has 70,000 Users And Lindsay Lohan Is A Huge Fan

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Alec Andronikov, 29, has started and sold two companies, and he may have another hit on his hands. That's if Lindsay Lohan has it her way. In 2005, Alex Andronikov quit his job on Wall Street. He moved to San Francisco and crashed on a friend's couch with little more than...
2-Week-Old Karaoke App Has 70,000 Users And Lindsay Lohan Is A Huge Fan

Labor Of Love: Developer Creates iPad App To Help His Autistic Brother

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When Jonathan Izak graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010, he decided to put his new degree in Computer Science to very good use. In an effort to help his 10-year old autistic brother Oriel communicate and learn new tasks, he developed a new iPad app called Autismate to...
Labor Of Love: Developer Creates iPad App To Help His Autistic Brother

Nuance Buys Transcription And Speech Editing Company Transcend For $300M In Cash

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Nuance has just announced that it is acquiring Transcend, a company that provides medical transcription and speech editing services, for approximately $300 million in cash, or $29.50 per Transcend share. Nuance, which develops imaging and voice recognition technologies, says that Transcend will help expand its customer base to the healthcare...
Nuance Buys Transcription And Speech Editing Company Transcend For $300M In Cash

Zombies, Run! succesfully goes from Kickstarter to the App Store

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Last September, we told you about a Kickstarter campaign for an absolutely brilliant app idea. The app is called Zombies, Run! and aims to turn exercise into a full-on game. The company behind the app, Six to Start, raised a total of $72,627 from 3,464 backers and the fruits of...
Zombies, Run! succesfully goes from Kickstarter to the App Store

The Best Of Google I/O: Jelly Bean, Nexus 7 Tablet, Nexus Q Home Entertaiment System, And More

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Google announced a slew of new products today at its annual developer conference, including the long-awaited Nexus 7 tablet and Nexus Q, a home media streamer for Android devices. Here's what you need to know.Jelly Bean, Android 4.1 The Best: Search Android's updated search function features a Siri-like Voice Search...
The Best Of Google I/O: Jelly Bean, Nexus 7 Tablet, Nexus Q Home Entertaiment System, And More

MI5 feared GCHQ went 'too far' over phone and internet monitoring

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Amid leaks from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, senior intelligence source reveals worries were voiced in 2008Senior figures inside British intelligence have been alarmed by GCHQ's secret decision to tap into transatlantic cables in order to engage in the bulk interception of phone calls and internet traffic.According to one source who...
MI5 feared GCHQ went 'too far' over phone and internet monitoring
Aeir Talk Gives A Father’s Autistic Kids A Voice

Music Marketing With Free SoundCloud Story Wheel

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SoundCloud recently released Story Wheel, an app for creating a slideshow using Instragram pics and audio via SoundCloud. It's an interesting webtool with a lot of potential for music marketing involving storytelling. Though they will be connecting Story Wheel to additional services, the creators are insistent on maintaining a retro...
Music Marketing With Free SoundCloud Story Wheel

How everyday people can help fight disease with data

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In the 21st century, data will likely drive medical research as much as lab work — if not more — and citizen volunteers might just be the best data sources around. Another example of how citizens can help came to light on Monday with a partnership between the online health...
How everyday people can help fight disease with data

Talk to your pictures with Digisocial

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Digisocial is a new iOS app from the company of the same name. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, with no additional in-app purchases. Digisocial’s core concept is similar to Instagram — it is a photo-centric mobile social network that allows its users to post...
Talk to your pictures with Digisocial

AOptix Lands DoD Contract To Turn Smartphones Into Biometric Data-Gathering Tools

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Smartphones may be invading pockets and purses across the world, but AOptix may soon bring those mobile devices to some far-flung war zones. The Campbell, Calif.-based company announced earlier today that it (along with government-centric IT partner CACI) nabbed a $3 million research contract from the U.S. Department of Defense...
AOptix Lands DoD Contract To Turn Smartphones Into Biometric Data-Gathering Tools

After hitting 1m users in its first week, MessageMe crosses 5m users just 75 days after launch

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MessageMe, the US-based chat app looking to rival Line, WhatsApp, Viber and co, has confirmed that it has closed a $10 million round of seed funding and, furthermore, that it has passed 5 million registered users, just 75 days after launch. That follows an impressive start which saw it hit 1 million users within...
After hitting 1m users in its first week, MessageMe crosses 5m users just 75 days after launch

Astrid 2.0: Productivity Assistant Comes To The iPad With Voice Recording, Premium Service

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Earlier this month, Jordan mentioned Astrid in her list of must-have back-to-school apps. For those not familiar with Astrid, it was one of the first task and list management apps to show up on the Android Market back in 2008, where it has since become a stalwart. The app later...
Astrid 2.0: Productivity Assistant Comes To The iPad With Voice Recording, Premium Service

Collecting autographs, voice recordings in a digital age

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Kara Tsuboi and the CNET video team caught up with Toronto Blue Jays star Jose Bautista to learn more about Egraphs, a new online autograph service. [Read more]...
Collecting autographs, voice recordings in a digital age
Hot messaging app MessageMe already has over 1M users, nabs $1.9M in funding
Funding Daily: Analyze it

Palantir Acqhires Team Behind YC Voice Email Startup Voicegem

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Palantir just scooped up some fresh minds to aid its mission of analyzing the world’s information. Today Y Combinator Summer 2012 startup Voicegem announced its team is joining Palantir, and it will shut down its voice email service in mid-March. Voicegem had delivered over one million seconds of voice recordings,...
Palantir Acqhires Team Behind YC Voice Email Startup Voicegem

Insert Coin Semifinalist: Make a Play is a high-tech puppet stage

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The students at ITP are constantly churning out creative projects that are unafraid to walk the fine line between art and tech. So its no wonder that Gal Sasson's Make a Play wound up as one of the semi-finalists in our Insert Coin: New Challengers competition. It doesn't hurt...
Insert Coin Semifinalist: Make a Play is a high-tech puppet stage
SPOKEnPHOTO Album Arrives On The iPad, Letting You Share Voice With Pictures And Organize Those Memories
Voice analysis could help diagnose Parkinson's, project seeking volunteers

Google launches Evernote rival Keep for the Web, Android 4.0 and above

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Google on Wednesday announced Google Keep, a note-taking service similar to Evernote, for both the Web and Android 4.0+ (Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean) devices. You can try the service out now for yourself at Drive.Google.com/Keep. Keep describes Keep as a service that lets you “save ideas and organize...
Google launches Evernote rival Keep for the Web, Android 4.0 and above
Funding Daily: Communication is key
MessageMe nabs $10M from Greylock, Google, & others to take on WhatsApp

Apple clings to Siri voice recordings for two years

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale You may not remember that time you jokingly asked Siri how to bury a body, but Apple sure does. Apple holds on to Siri queries for up to two years after they’re asked, an Apple spokesperson tells Wired. After iPhone...
Apple clings to Siri voice recordings for two years

JVC ships Bluetooth-packin', geotagging Everio GZ-HM550 camcorder

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Ah, springtime. Ain't it beautiful? So beautiful, in fact, that you're apt to want to capture the flowers blooming and the kids playing around you, which is probably why JVC finally decided to ship the Everio GZ-HM550 that it announced back at CES. As far as handheld camcorders go,...
JVC ships Bluetooth-packin', geotagging Everio GZ-HM550 camcorder
Apple Patents 3D Remote Tech, Software To Protect iPhones From Unauthorized Use
Duck Duck Moose puts $7M in its stew pot
Veritrix takes authentication to the next level by recording your image and voice, gets $2.4M

Get your company started with Evernote for Business

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If your staffers simply need a note-taking application, Evernote is an obvious choice--it's the 800-pound gorilla, having grown in five years to 50 million users. But the program also offers an eclectic assortment of productivity features, and this is where its utility in business environments is much less obvious. Yes, Evernote runs...
Get your company started with Evernote for Business

Just 75 days after launch, MessageMe says it now has 5 million users

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale While messaging app MessageMe just raised $10 million in funding, that announcement was missing key info about the app’s growth. Now the company has come forth with some new stats that are impressive including that the service now...
Just 75 days after launch, MessageMe says it now has 5 million users
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