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Facebook’s Internet.org loses supporters in India thanks to net neutrality concerns

Facebook Inc’s charity organization, Internet.org, is facing difficulties in India after multiple Indian businesses pulled their support for the platform due to concerns that it violates principles of net neutrality. Internet.org is a Facebook-owned non-profit that is dedicated to connecting the world by building internet … Continue reading ?

Trapit launches employee advocacy and social selling platform

Employee advocacy and social selling are growing trends in businesses where companies look for ways to empower employees to become authentic champions for their brands. Unfortunately, the way many companies go about this is by sharing mountains of white papers, case … Continue reading ?

EA ends development on multiple F2P PC games, spares The Old Republic

Electronic Arts Inc (EA) has announced that it will be ceasing development on several of its free-to-play PC titles, and it looks like only Star Wars: The Old Republic will survive. “Star Wars: The Old Republic is a game that continues … Continue reading ?

2K Australia shuts down due to the country’s high cost of business

It is a sad day for the Australian video game industry, as the country’s last triple-A studio, 2K Australia, has been forced to close its doors. The studio, which has worked on big-name franchises like Bioshock and Borderlands, cites the high costs … Continue reading ?

Ionic Security exits stealth with ‘on-the-fly’ data encryption

Another day and yet another security startup exits from stealth. This time around we’re in for something a bit more novel though, because Ionic Security Inc. is touting an unusual ‘on-the-fly’ encryption system that intercepts user’s keystrokes and saves everything … Continue reading ?

More NoSQL consolidation as Percona snaps up Tokutek’s fractal storage engine

The NoSQL space became a little less crowded this week after Percona LLC acquired  partner Tokutek, Inc. for its unique indexing capabilities. The deal marks the latest in a wave of consolidation that has swept over the world of non-relational … Continue reading ?

RetailNext takes home $125 million in growth funding to power tomorrow’s smart stores

Analytics may not have evolved far enough yet to capture the full complexity of the climate system, but the technology can help retailers figure out how weather changes will influence the shopping habits of their customers. That’s one of the … Continue reading ?

Etsy IPO seeks to raise $267 million on a $1.8 billion valuation

Online goods marketplace Etsy Inc. released more details on its upcoming initial public offering (IPO) Wednesday, including the cost per share, how many shares will be available, and an open valuation for its public debut. According to a release from … Continue reading ?

Apple Watch pre-orders by the numbers: analysts and polls

Since it was unveiled in September, the Apple Watch has been the subject of an excessive amount of speculation. Perhaps the most speculated topic of them all has been the question of the Apple Watch’s possible success or potential lack … Continue reading ?

Microsoft’s sweet deal with Samsung soured by AT&T and Verizon

We reported late March a partnership between Microsoft and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd that consisted of the latter company’s agreement to pre-install Microsoft Office apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote), plus OneDrive and Skype, on Samsung’s Android tablets, as well as … Continue reading ?

Finally: Meerkat announces public beta testing for Android app

Live streaming app Meerkat is finally coming to Android after the company announced Wednesday that it announced a public beta testing program. Meerkat launched on iOS in March and quickly became the most popular live streaming application in the emergent … Continue reading ?

Smartwatches to incite ad spend to the tune of $70M by 2019, says report

Earlier this year a report surfaced that mobile advertising company TapSense was working on a programmatic ad platform to serve ads on the Apple Watch. Although it remains unclear how the platform may eventually integrate with Apple Watch – if … Continue reading ?

Microsoft teases new features in Exchange Server 2016

Microsoft has lifted the lid on what to expect in its forthcoming preview of Exchange Server 2016, which is set to be outed at its May Ignite Conference. The company says the new release of its on-premises Exchange Server will … Continue reading ?

Jawbone enters mobile payments market with new fitness band, lands $300M funding

Jawbone, makers of fitness bands and other electronics, will start shipping its Up3 fitness tracker on April 20 after first announcing it in November. Coinciding with this, the company announced two new fitness trackers yesterday: the Up2, a midrange offering, … Continue reading ?

Bitcoin Weekly 2015 April 15: Bitcoin Foundation Reddit AMA, MIT and Bitcoin protocol development, LiveJournal accepts BTC payments

The Bitcoin Foundation’s past controversy involving money and transparency has grown into the appointment of a new Executive Director, Bruce Fenton, who went to Reddit to seek the community’s thoughts. In light of these past events, MIT Media Lab Director … Continue reading ?

CrowdChat RSA Conference Preview #RSAC

Join John Furrier tomorrow 4/16 at 8am PST for a special CrowdChat to preview the upcoming @RSAConference in SF.  We will have great guests with security analyst Michael Osterman,  Ironkey Security CMO Marina Donovan, and Doug Gourlay from Sky Port Systems … Continue reading ?

Wikibon sees major disruptive potential in software containers

Wikibon analysts Steve Chambers and Stu Miniman lobbed a grenade into the so-far polite debate over whether software containers are a complement or a threat to server virtualization. Containers could not only supplant virtual machines within enterprises on a grand … Continue reading ?

New BlackBerry Leap vs. iPhone 6, Galaxy S6 and other top contenders

BlackBerry Ltd. is officially rolling out Leap, its all-touchscreen smartphone, globally with its first stop in the U.K. You can now pre-order the device on the BlackBerry Leap’s official site, but the device won’t start shipping until April 24, 2015. … Continue reading ?

Does Mortal Kombat X’s “Easy Fatalities” DLC go too far?

Mortal Kombat X, which launched yesterday, is one of the biggest releases in recent history for the series, but the title’s “Easy Fatalities” DLC has some fans crying foul. Fatalities are a staple of the Mortal Kombat franchise, and are perhaps … Continue reading ?

Marijuana dating app High There! gets approval from Apple and Google to go global

Finding people who share your interests is not always easy, especially when those interests might not be 100 percent legal. When it first launched in February, “dating app for potheads” High There was restricted by geofencing to only be usable … Continue reading ?

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