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Salesforce's $392M RelateIQ acquisition is a done deal

Enterprise company Salesforce.com shelled out big for cutting-edge cloud-software startup RelateIQ last month, and now the deal is done.<p>Altogether, the acquisition came out to $392 million, according to a new regulatory filing from Salesforce that became public today.<p>“I can confirm that we have …

Microsoft updates Bing’s conversational understanding to let you ask follow-up questions, just like Cortana

Microsoft today updated Bing with a very interesting new feature that builds on its investments in entity and conversational understanding. In short, you can now ask follow-up questions that reference your previous question.<p>For example, Microsoft says that after asking “who is the president of the …

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

Join Us! Become a Brazil 2014 Curator

Hello fans!<p>The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil begins on June 12, 2014, and you’re invited to help curate a very special Flipboard magazine about your favorite team.<p>When the matches begin, Flipboard will publish a dedicated magazine for each of the 32 participating World Cup nations — from Team Algeria …

Sony 4K UST Projector

The 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector uses laser technology to beam video at up to 4096×2160 just a few inches from your wall or screen. Its modular …

Gon'Feel for GoPro

An add-on for GoPro cameras, Gon’Feel tracks position, speed and other metrics in real time. Its software lets you overlay a synchronized on-screen …

GoPro

Aros Smart Air Conditioner

Developed by GE with Quirky, Aros is an air conditioner that adapts to your schedule and budget. Control it from anywhere via a mobile app. It can …

Rocki Wi-Fi Audio Receiver

Rocki lets you stream music from a mobile device or desktop computer to speakers. If your speaker has a 3.5mm or RCA input, then you can stream to it …

PocketPrinter

A tiny inkjet printer driven by a robot. PocketPrinter prints grayscale documents at about one page per minute. Its cartridge carries enough black …

Inkjet Printers

Chui Smart Doorbell

Chui lets you remotely see and talk to the person at your door. It also has facial recognition, so it can tell you who is at your door and even let …

Codecademy gets a major redesign to take the pain out of learning how to code

Two years after launching, and with more than 24 million users learning how to code on its platform, Codecademy is getting a facelift.<p>The New York City startup unveiled a sleek new website redesign today, which should make Codecademy easier to use for newcomers as well as make the site more useful …

Dish Network to launch its Internet TV service by summer

Dish is expected to roll out a new Internet-based TV subscription service this summer, reports Bloomberg.<p>The offering would allow people across the U.S. to sign up for a linear TV service that’s delivered online rather than through a satellite dish. If the report is true, the long-rumored Internet …

IBM Unveils New Server Model To Tackle Big Data, Analytics

International Business Machines Corp, in its latest attempt at reviving demand for its hardware products, is launching high-end system servers that it says are 50 times faster than its closest competitor at analyzing data.<p>The POWER8 servers, the product of a $2.4 billion, three-year investment, are …

Is Cambridge's start-up scene rivalling Silicon Valley?

As part of a series looking at places trying to replicate the success of Silicon Valley, BBC News considers Cambridge, in the UK.<p>The city has become known as Silicon Fen, thanks to the world famous tech firms which have come from here.<p>What has driven its start-up success?<p>Neil Koenig reports.

Silicon Valley

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Here's proof notifications don't have to suck<p>Notifications suck. I mean they really, really suck. Consider what my desktop workspace looks like at any given time. I mean, yes, I did create those reminders and yes, I do need to do all of those things, but displaying …

MIT pioneers 'living materials' for self-aware chairs

If Moya, Species 8472 and the White Star are any indication, then science fiction has always had a love affair with the idea of living spaceships crafted from genetically engineered material. We're not at that point yet, but a team at MIT has harnessed <i>E. coli's</i> natural ability to produce biofilms …

The Use and Misuse of Information Technology in Health Care: Several Doctors Reply

One of them writes, "There is a very American tendency to look for technological fixes for significant problems. In general, technological fixes only work in the context of appropriate institutional structures."<p>Our new issue has an interview with Dr. David Blumenthal about why it has taken the …

Obama administration launches new “lean startup” cadre to fix government IT

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / dcJohn<p>The latest effort by the Obama administration to streamline government technologies and thus improve …

Tech Predictions for 2014: Service Orientation, Big Data Lakes, & Security Product Rationalization

In 2014 we will see the acceleration of a redefined role for corporate IT. Business has new alternatives, enabled by ever expanding public cloud and SaaS providers which continues to raise the bar for internal IT.<p>So look for CIOs to embrace a service orientation next year. They will seek to …

Google is working on 10-gigabit Internet connections, executive says

Google wants to create Internet connections of 10 gigabits per second, 10 times faster than what it already delivers to customers of its Fiber service in the Kansas City area.<p>Patrick Pichette, chief financial officer of the tech giant, said it could take as long as 10 years to create the …

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

How Most Anyone Can Find Photos Of Secret Government Sites

Last August, Jeffrey Lewis saw a North Korean propaganda video, posted in April 2012, which showed its missile launchers holding intercontinental ballistic missiles, shot from an oddly-shaped building.<p>He was curious. So with a team of students, he modeled what the building would look like and …

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7 Startups to Watch from Seedcamp London February 2014

Update 11/02/2014:<p>Seedcamp has now announced the eight teams that will make it into the program for the next three months: Elliptic, Formisimo, GoWorkaBit, Interactio, Lodgify<p>The last time we caught up with Seedcamp, the organization made a record investment in 11 of the 18 teams presenting, the …

Webee: A home hub that’s all about the algorithms

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Webee<p>The smart home is fine, but I’m still waiting for the anticipatory home. A home that not only accepts programs …

Aereo Sells Out Of Capacity In NYC

Aereo, a TV streaming service looking to change the way we consume media, has just sold out of capacity in New York City.<p>Founder and CEO Chet Kanojia confirmed the news via Twitter.<p>The company launched in 2011 with NYC as a pilot market, and has since expanded to 11 markets total. The service, much …

Bono backs connected toy company making the next-gen LEGO

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Seamless Toy Co.<p>The Seamless Toy Company, the company behind a connected building toy called Atoms, has raised $2.1 in …

AWS Launches CloudTrail, A New Logging API For Governance, Compliance And Troubleshooting

Amazon today unveiled CloudTrail, a new user visibility and resource-tracking API as part of its Amazon Web Services. This service, it seems, will complement Amazon CloudWatch, which provides monitoring services for AWS cloud resources for governance and compliance.<p>With CloudTrail, developers get …