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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...

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...

2013-03-22 23:03:53

Bliips showcases their business and professionals search experience at the Launch Festival in San Francisco, CA and the Techcrunch Disrupt conference in New York City, NY in preparation for their public launch on May 31, 2013. Cedar Park, Texas (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 Bliips Media, Inc. announced plans to move to the forefront of consumer search through the launch of their proprietary search engine API aggregation software technology at bliips.com. Bliips demonstrated their technology at...

CloudFare Servers Crash Leaving Thousands Of Websites Down
2013-03-04 11:37:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online All those looking to share pictures and Internet memes or check out top government secrets yesterday were left wanting after the website accelerator CloudFare took a brief nosedive. After a change to CloudFare´s routers was rolled out early Sunday morning, these routers crashed, causing an outage of nearly an hour for the 785,000 websites they serve. Though the company constantly monitors their routers to avoid such an...

Cookie-Tracking Apps Not Being Rejected By Apple
2013-02-27 13:19:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Monday, TechCrunch posted a story claiming Apple has begun rejecting apps which use web-based cookies, a move which they believed was a sign that the iPhone maker would begin forcing developers to use their own identifier system. Even as this story was making its rounds it was found that this isn´t necessarily true, turning this story into another ℠Apple story turned non-story.´ According to the story, Apple...

Intel Rumored To Release Cable TV Offering
2012-12-31 08:59:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online TechCrunch reported over the weekend that Intel is readying themselves once more to enter the television market, this time without the help of Google. According to the report, Intel has been working on their own subscription-based cable service, but rather than wait till they have all of the kinks worked out of their licensing, they´ll be launching on a city-to-city basis. By launching this way, Intel is said to have more...

WhatsApp Could Be The New "What's Up?" For Facebook
2012-12-03 15:04:11

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Here´s a lovely 20th birthday present for the Text Message: Rumors have begun to circulate about Facebook looking to acquire WhatsApp, a popular messaging app often blamed for the recent decrease in text messages. The story was first reported on by TechCrunch yesterday, citing sources familiar with the matter. Such a move would fall in line with Facebook´s recent shift to mobile. The social giant has made it...

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