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YouTube Considers Buying A Minority Stake In Vevo

YouTube Considers Buying A Minority Stake In Vevo

Vevo has a very strong presence in the realm of digital music. The music video site has garnered a rather sizeable user base since its inception. It now seems that YouTube is considering buying a minority stake in Vevo, evidently in an attempt to expand its influence in digital music.

By On January 18, 2013 Respond
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PreApps Offers Pre-Submission App Exposure And Marketing To Developers

PreApps Offers Pre-Submission App Exposure And Marketing To Developers

Every month, thousands of iOS and Android apps are submitted to both Apple App Store and Google Play store, respectively. However, given the sheer bulk of apps hosted by these apps marketplaces, very few get the spotlight. PreApps now plans to change this by offering developers pre-submission exposure for their apps.

By On January 10, 2013 Respond
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KickStarter Releases Highly Impressive 2012 Numbers

KickStarter Releases Highly Impressive 2012 Numbers

KickStarter has popped up times and again on the tech horizon during 2012. The funds crowdsourcing website has been an immense hit with the online audience and its projects have garnered massive support. It has now rolled out impressive statistics regarding its projects and the amount of pledges it attracted during the last year.

By On January 9, 2013 Respond
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Inventables Bags $1.65 Million In New Funding To Make You MacGyver

Inventables Bags $1.65 Million In New Funding To Make You MacGyver

Inventables is the hallmark of a rather interesting phenomenon on the web – that of an e-retailer which deals exclusively in hardware products meant for designers indulging in product development and essentially connects vendors with buyers. The good news for designers are that the company has now been able to raise $1.65 million in funding.

By On December 28, 2012 Respond
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[Video] Silicon Valley Startup Puzzlebox Bringing Mind-controlled Helicopter

[Video] Silicon Valley Startup Puzzlebox Bringing Mind-controlled Helicopter

Apart from many small unmanned helicopters or drones that can be controlled with remote control or smartphone, we have seen brain controlled helicopter too. Though the brained-controlled technology is not new, still we’ve seen very few of mind controlled helicopters. However now a Silicon Valley startup Puzzlebox has come up with a new project in Kickstarter – a mind-controlled helicopter.

By On November 14, 2012 Respond
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isocket Raises $8 Million To Take Premium Online Advertising To The Next Level

isocket Raises $8 Million To Take Premium Online Advertising To The Next Level

isocket is the company that pioneered premium online advertising solutions for the publishers and advertisers online. The company now intends to take the world of premium online advertising to the next level and has been able to raise $8 million in a recent round of funding.

By On November 2, 2012 Respond
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Yotpo Raises $1.5 Million During Funding Round

Yotpo Raises $1.5 Million During Funding Round

Yotpo has been a pioneer company when it comes to social reviews for ecommerce websites. The company had launched a funding round to raise enough capital to take a step forth and has been able to secure $1.5 million.

By On November 1, 2012 Respond
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Peter Thiel May Pour In $150 Million For Airbnb

Peter Thiel May Pour In $150 Million For Airbnb

Airbnb is a profitable startup which provides vacation rental services. The startup has been on the verge of a round of fund-raising, and now, PayPal’s co-founder, Peter Thiel, is expected to invest a whopping $150 million in the venture.

By On October 20, 2012 Respond
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Get Paid By EveryMove For Playing Sports And Staying Healthy

Get Paid By EveryMove For Playing Sports And Staying Healthy

When you buy a health insurance plan, you are making sure that the moment you run into a health problem, you are provided sufficient medical facilities. However, your plan provider would naturally want you to stay healthy and rarely get sick because the more your health deteriorates, the more you go to the doctor and the more it costs the provider. EveryMove has now launched a service, partnering with health plan providers, which pays you for staying fit.

By On October 10, 2012 Respond
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Kickstarter Changed The Rules Of The Game

Kickstarter Changed The Rules Of The Game

Although Kickstarter is probably the best online crowdsourcing site for artistic as well as tech projects, the website has been criticized for not being able to sustain the quality of the projects. For instance, in the past some projects haven’t been delivered on time and Kickstarter didn’t do anything about them. Now the company has posted a new blog post, enumerating new rules for project creators.

By On September 22, 2012 Respond
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No One Knows How To Get Money Back On Failed Kickstarter Projects

No One Knows How To Get Money Back On Failed Kickstarter Projects

Kickstarter has grown to be one of the most popular and wildly successful crowd-sourcing websites. The site has featured a number of highly successful projects and products. Normally, when a user backs any given project, his credit card is charged if the project hits its overall money-raising goal. But if that project eventually fails, does the user gets paid back? No.

By On September 6, 2012 Respond
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Ever Imagined Installing Pipelines With Helicopters? A Startup Did

Ever Imagined Installing Pipelines With Helicopters? A Startup Did

In the wake of natural disasters and catastrophes, critical infrastructures are often damaged badly. As a result, the afflicted regions may lose water and electric power supply, thus rendering multitudes of people in need for help. Now, a new startup aims to resolve the problem by laying quick pipelines with helicopters.

By On August 25, 2012 Respond
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Decide.Com Launches Decide Score – Helps Users Decide What And When To Buy

Decide.Com Launches Decide Score – Helps Users Decide What And When To Buy

Decide.com has been rather popular online hub which is visited by a lot of users. The primary purpose the website serves is to tell the consumers how the price of any product will fluctuate in the near future. Now, the website has launched a new feature called ‘Decide Score.’ The features aims at helping a consumer decide what to buy and when to buy it.

By On August 3, 2012 Respond
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Radian – An Excellent Motion Time-Lapse Device At Kickstarter

Radian – An Excellent Motion Time-Lapse Device At Kickstarter

If you are a photographer, you probably know about time-lapses. Time-lapses are a series of photos taken at a lower frame rate than that used to view the photo sequence; so that when they are viewed, it seems like time is moving faster and thus lapsing. Time-lapses are quite popular among professional photographers and now, a new Kickstarter project offers an excellent tool to capture creative time-lapses with ease.

By On July 30, 2012 Respond
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ChargeCard – Super Portable, Super Cool Wallet Charger For iPhone

ChargeCard – Super Portable, Super Cool Wallet Charger For iPhone

What if your iPhone charger can be stored in your wallet? That would be cool. Noah Dentzel and Adam Miller have brought a super portable and super cool USB charger for iPhone that fits in the wallet easily. No matter wherever you are it will let you charge your iPhone from any USB port. This Kickstarter project is short of about $4,400 (when the report was written) to reach its funding target for the first round.

By On July 21, 2012 1 Response
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