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Wellcome Trust launches longform science site under a Creative Commons license

Originally posted on Gigaom:
The UK-based Wellcome Trust, the world’s second-largest funder of medical research behind the Gates Foundation, has launched a free online magazine called Mosaic that is dedicated…

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Official Samsung Galaxy S5 video shows off features and simplicity

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Now that Samsung has announced the Galaxy S5, it’s time for the company to start showing off all of the phone’s features in details. Samsung published…

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Personalized e-retail tech gets Reflektion $8M from Intel, Nike

Originally posted on Gigaom:
An e-commerce startup called Reflektion has raised an $8 million series B round of venture capital for its technology that helps retailers personalize the online shopping…

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

The designer who thinks music streaming should be a conversation

Originally posted on Quartz:
Duncan Lamb, founder of Aether. Duncan Lamb, a product designer formerly of Nokia and Skype, thinks that our connected devices are far too app-happy. Today he…

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Influx Raises $250,000 To Help Growing Startups Handle Customer Support Requests

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
For startups just beginning to gain traction, the joy (and relief) of watching user numbers grow can vanish as soon as support requests start coming in.…

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Janus Friis’ Next Act Is A Hardware Startup Called Aether, And A “Thinking” Music Player Called Cone

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Janus Friis made his name founding a series of disruptive software startups such as Skype, Rdio, Joost and (much earlier) KaZaA — some more successful than…

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

The New Age Of The Security Startup

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Last month Apple disclosed and fixed a massive bug in its operating system that left users’ information exposed to theft; faith in the cryptocurrency Bitcoin is eroding;…

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment
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