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Facebook reaches out to Brazilian small businesses to grow ad revenue

With pretty much everyone in the developed world already using Facebook (it’s almost harder not to), Facebook Inc has been forced to look outside of its usual channels to bring in new users and sources of revenue. It has already been … Continue reading ?

“Conker’s Big Reunion” will release in April, and it’s everything no one wanted

Fan’s of the 2001 cult hit Conker’s Bad Fur Day had almost given up hope that a new game would be made in the series. Now, after over a decade, Conker fans are finally getting their wish. Sort of. On … Continue reading ?

Twin Prime exits stealth and bags $9.5M to speed up mobile content delivery

Twin Prime, Inc., a start-up claiming to solve delays in mobile data delivery, came out of stealth mode this week and has announced a funding round of $9.5 million. The Series A round funding is led by DFJ Ventures and … Continue reading ?

Don’t be evil LOL: FTC finds Google manipulated results to put its own services ahead of competitors

Google Inc.’s original don’t be evil mantra has once again proved to be worth nothing more than keyboard it was typed on with news that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) found in 2012 that Google was intentionally manipulating its search … Continue reading ?

Android Device Manager now lets you find your lost phone from your wrist

Google Inc. has announced an update to Android Device Manager to include support for Android Wear smartwatches. Using your Android Wear smartwatch, you will be able to quickly and easily locate your lost or stolen device. To locate your lost … Continue reading ?

It lives! Amazon gets FAA approval to test drone deliveries Inc.’s dream of drone deliveries became a step closer to reality Thursday after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) giving the e-commerce giant approval to test the service. The formal terms give Amazon an “experimental airworthiness certificate” which the FAA … Continue reading ?

Trying to get your game startup off the ground? Move to Estonia!

People move all around the world to find jobs, especially those who are in the exciting but risky business of creating startups. Video game startups are no different, with many people travelling to places like Seattle, New York, or San … Continue reading ?

Aireal puts a location-based spin on augmented reality

On one of his frequent drives from Dallas to Austin, Texas, Kevin Hart spotted a billboard that he despised. Its garish, miss-matched letters spelled out something along the lines of “Does advertising work? Just did!” with a phone number, presumably for … Continue reading ?

Humana eyes APIs as key tools for revolutionizing health care

If you think application program interfaces (APIs) are just a tool for geeky software developers, think again. In the age of Big Data and mobility, every company is potentially an information provider, and APIs provide a secure and relatively simple … Continue reading ?

Must-know facts about Trio

During laidback hours of the day, usually before going to bed, I find myself browsing the web for funny, cute or adorable dog and cat GIFs, videos or photos. There’s just something about them that I find relaxing and helps … Continue reading ?

Uber vs. Lyft: Are there perks to switching rides?

With another $530 million funding round for rideshare service Lyft, the Uber competitor continues to attract investor support and market share. Yet both Uber and Lyft, the unconventional transport services that are taking the world by storm, are facing a … Continue reading ?

Smart office wakes up sleepy employees

This week’s Smart City roundup features a new industry partnership that speeds up time-to-market launches for connected retail vending providers, a smart energy management system that combats office drowsiness and a smart desk with built-in virtual assistant. Eseye and Device … Continue reading ?

New Finnish game studio will exclusively develop for smart watches

Making games for smart watches seems like an obvious step in expanding the wearable user base, but even with the rapidly growing market for such devices, their selection of games remains rather sparse. Smart watches offer a unique interface and use-style that could … Continue reading ?

The Mall of America reportedly used a fake account to Facebook stalk activists

Oppressive governments are not the only ones who can use social media to keep tabs on protesters. According to a report by The Intercept, the famous Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, has been using a fake Facebook account for years to … Continue reading ?

NoSQL market frames larger debate: Can open source be profitable?

Open source software is accelerating innovation in technology like never before. Over the last decade, non-proprietary, community-developed software has been adopted into virtually every aspect of computing, becoming the foundation for everything from Big Data and cloud computing to mobile … Continue reading ?

Remitly raises $12.5M Series B, plans to add countries to service

Remitly, Inc., the online remittance service, today announced it closed a $12.5 million Series B funding round. The latest round was led by DFJ and includes investments from DN Capital and existing investors QED Investors and Trilogy Equity Partners. The … Continue reading ?

IBM plugs Twitter’s firehose into Watson

IBM is unleashing its artificial intelligence engine on the social sphere with new data integration options that offer to provide an unprecedented view of how consumers behave. The update is the first fruit of a partnership with Twitter Inc. that was … Continue reading ?

Healthcare under attack: Premera hit by mega breach

Premera Blue Cross has become the latest insurance provider to come forward about falling victim to hackers after revealing a massive attack on its systems that could affect millions of consumers. The breach reflects a growing threat against the healthcare … Continue reading ?

U.S. government bids to make HTTPS standard on all .gov websites

The United State’s newly appointed CIO – ex VMware Inc. man Tony Scott – has launched a new initiative aimed at making HTTPS the standard protocol for websites. HTTPS stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, and offers what’s … Continue reading ?

Darktrace bags $18M to expand security analytics reach

UK network security startup Darktrace has just raised $18 million from investors from Invoke Capital, Talis Capital and Hoxton Ventures, in a round that takes its valuation to some $80 million, according to the company. Darktrace, which has previously been … Continue reading ?

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