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2013-09-05 23:19:33

Competitive and Portfolio Tracking Solution will be showcased in the Enterprise Area of the Exhibit. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Strategic Planner, Inc., a brand new company focused on building business tools, announced today that they will be exhibiting at the TechCrunch Distrupt 2013 event on Tuesday September 10th. Designed for business owners, product and marketing managers, investors and business analysts, Strategic Planner is the only solution that allows companies...

Microsoft Experienced Brief Cloud Outages
2013-08-15 08:59:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft acknowledged yesterday that their Outlook.com, Messenger and SkyDrive services had once again experienced outages, leaving some users without access to email and cloud services for several hours. As often happens with cloud service outages, some users — like TechCrunch’s Alex Wilhem — never experienced a disruption in service while others had quite the opposite experience. At some point midday on Wednesday,...

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...

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