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Kinect Creator May Join The Ranks At Apple
2013-07-16 15:57:58

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While Apple never really embraced video games, and the Mac largely paled in comparison to the PC as a game platform, the company could now be looking to get into the electronic entertainment arena. On Tuesday news broke that Apple was looking at buying Israeli semiconductor company PrimeSense. What makes this story noteworthy is that Apple has offered to pay $280 million for the 3D sensor producer, which previously worked with...

Nook Simple Touch May Get Web Browser, Email
2013-05-20 17:45:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Barnes & Noble´s entry-level e-reader, the Nook Simple Touch, may soon be transformed from a one-trick pony to a three-trick pony, according to TechCrunch. Since its initial release, the Simple Touch (and Simple Touch with Glowlight) have mostly only operated as a basic e-reader, complete with black and white screen. Yesterday, TechCrunch posted an article claiming an inside source told them these devices will soon...

2013-05-05 23:04:15

The Real Estate Marketing Insider named Floored as the winner of its Tech Breakthrough of the Week award. The announcement comes on the back of a recent news piece in TechCrunch which profiled a tech startup that generates 3D models of real estate properties. (PRWEB) May 04, 2013 The Real Estate Marketing Insider announced the winner of its Tech Breakthrough of the Week award, a title given to innovative and groundbreaking technology that impacts the real estate market. This week´s...

Facebook Beats the Cybersquatters
2013-05-02 11:34:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A Northern California court has just handed Facebook a victory in their fight to remove any domain names which may look or sound something like “Facebook.com.” Domain squatters — companies and individuals which buy lookalike and soundalike domains and never use them — have been sitting on these misspelled domains for years. Facebook will now gain access to more than 100 of these as well as $2.8 million in...

2013-04-30 16:36:23

Docurated is launching the first non-file-based, content-centric, search and curation solution for enterprise and consumers. NEW YORK, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Docurated, www.docurated.com, will be launching at TechCrunch Disrupt New York, on Tuesday, April 30, at 2:30pm, on the main stage at the Manhattan Center in New York, New York. Along with launching at TechCrunch Disrupt New York, Docurated will be providing consumers with the ability to integrate their Dropbox items...

2013-04-30 08:40:10

Attendees will be able to use the app to connect with others during the event. NEW YORK, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AppHere, the venue-based instant social network, is going to be showcased today (4/30) at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013, the event that combines top thought-leader discussions with new products and company launches. Throughout the application, already available for downloads at the Apple App Store, people can join an instant network based on where they are, and...

2013-04-29 16:27:24

Feature Combines Artificial Intelligence with DIY for Expanded Creativity in the Art of Personal Movies NEW YORK, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Magisto -- creators of the easy-to-use automatic video editing solution that turns everyday videos and photos into movie magic--announced today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 the launch of Draw a Video, its latest creativity tool that allows users to add hand-drawn special effects to their personal video creations. For the first time,...

2013-04-28 23:03:37

crowdfynd Co-Founders, Pinaki Saha and Jay Sebben, to Showcase Mobile-First Platform for Crowdsourcing Assistance with Lost & Found, Crime & Safety Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 One of the most anticipated technology conferences of the year, TechCrunch Disrupt, is scheduled to begin this Saturday in New York City. The Disrupt conference highlights the best up-and-coming early stage companies in the market today, and one Chicago-based start-up, crowdfynd, will be a...

2013-04-05 12:25:53

Marks Myntra's Second International Acquisition in Four Months SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Myntra, India's largest e-commerce platform for fashion and lifestyle products is expanding its technology expertise with the acquisition of San Francisco based FITIQUETTE, a TechCrunch Disrupt Finalist [http://techcrunch.com/2012/09/10/fitiquette-online-clothing-measurement-never-looked-so-good ] in part cash, part stock deal. FITIQUETTE's technology innovation aims at...

Rasperry Model A Hits US Market
2013-04-01 12:23:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced that  its $25 Model A computer is now available for purchase in the United States through the electronics reseller Allied Electronics. The model A is a ten dollar price cut from Raspberry Pi´s original Model B mini computer. While it doesn´t come close to rivaling Apple design standards, being essentially little more than a circuit board with a few basic hardware components...