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Yahoo is in a 'serious free fall'

Buyers beware, Yahoo's financial prospects are even dimmer than people thought.<p>At least according to the disclosure documents that Yahoo is giving potential buyers. Re/code's Kara Swisher has seen "the book" and says it "shows a company in what has been a serious free fall."<p>Yahoo's revenue is …

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Oracle fixes 42 holes in Java to revive security confidence | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle Corp released a major security update on Tuesday for the version of Java programming language that runs inside Web browsers to make it a less popular target for hackers.<p>An Oracle Corporation logo is seen on stage prior to the announcement of the company's latest …

Google Analytics Dashboard Gets 4 New Real-Time Widgets

Google announced today, four new real-time widgets that can be plugged into any new or existing Google-Analytics Dashboard, marking the first time …

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Consumer Technology news, analysis, how-to, opinion and video.

Are you sitting down? Probably. The results of anonymous, aggregated, global Fitbit user data reveals that the U.S. needs to seriously step up its …

Consumer Tech

Social Media Marketing Platform SocialFlow Raises $10 Million Series B

SocialFlow, the makers of social marketing optimization technology that helps brands determine when to post their messages to social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, as well as which messages they should promote, has today closed on $10 million in Series B funding. The round was led by …

eBay’s chicer cousin The RealReal unwraps $14M from VCs

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but so are designer heels, Chanel purses, and fine leather jackets, particularly when they are at a price she can afford.<p>The RealReal has raised $14 million to grow its luxury online resale marketplace, which it claims is “second only to eBay.” The startup’s …

Manufacturing in the Cloud Reaches New Heights

Electronics manufacturing giant PCH International is expanding its accelerator to launch more hardware startups, VentureWire has learned.<p>Since starting the program in 2011, PCH Chief Executive Liam Casey says he’s seen interest accelerate “significantly.” The accelerator has fielded more than 200 …

Hopscotch for iPad Makes Coding Kid-Friendly

More and more schools have been ramping up STEM education — science, technology, engineering and math — in the classroom. Even the White House has …

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"With OpenStack, we've hit critical mass," says Cloudscaling CTO

<i>Since you’re here …</i><p><i>… We’d like to tell you about our mission and how you can help us fulfill it. SiliconANGLE Media Inc.’s business model is based on</i> …

Xen Moving To The Linux Foundation

The Xen project celebrates its 10th anniversary this week. It’s also moving to a new home at The Linux Foundation as a Collaborative Project. Just like the Linux kernel, Xen enjoys contributions from a variety of different companies, so a vendor-neutral organization to host development and …

BuyReply Raises $1 Million From Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures & Others For An SMS, Email & Twitter-Based E-Commerce Solution

BuyReply, a company that has developed a new platform for e-commerce that allows consumers to purchase items from offline medium, such as TV, print, newspapers and more using email, SMS, or Twitter, has raised $1 million in seed funding, from Peter Thiel’s international fund Valar Ventures, along …

The Brazilian Government Is Doing A Startup Program, Too, And They’re Putting A Call Out For Entries

Chile’s not the only South American country with a serious startup accelerator program anymore.<p>Brazil’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation said today that it’s willing to invest up to $78 million in 100 local and foreign startups that apply for a new “Start-Up Brasil” program. The idea …

Home Cleaning Service Teddle Raises £255K, Hailo Founder Ron Zeghibe Joins As Non-Exec Chairman

Dust off that cheque book. Teddle, the UK startup that lets you easily find and book a home cleaner, has closed a £255,000 (~$391k) funding round from a group of entrepreneurs-cum-angel investors, including Open Table founder David Pritchard.<p>In addition, the Springboard alumni has managed to …

Alipay Launches Sound Wave Mobile Payments System In Beijing Subway

Alipay has launched a new payment system in the Beijing subway that uses sound waves to connect smartphones with vending machines. The sound wave payment system was introduced with the Alipay Wallet mobile app in January and uses white noise (link via Google Translate) generated by a smartphone to …

CodeNow Brings Its Programming Class For Underrepresented Teens To NYC

CodeNow, a nonprofit program that teaches coding basics to high schoolers, with an emphasis on reaching girls, ethnic minorities, and other underrepresented groups, is in the middle of a significant expansion.<p>After launching in Washington, D.C., in 2011, the program has now launched in New York …

Samsung Launches New Phablet Brand — Galaxy Mega — Confirms Two Devices: 6.3″ HD, 1.7GHz Dual-Core & 5.8″ QHD, 1.4GHz Dual-Core

Samsung has confirmed the arrival of a new sub-brand within its Galaxy range of mobile devices: the Galaxy Mega expands its mini-tablet-sized-phone (aka phablet) portfolio by firing two new devices into the category, building on the momentum generated by its extant Galaxy Note line.<p>Samsung said the …

Google Street View Hyperlapse Is An Experimental New Way Of Wandering The World

Google Street View is maybe one of the most interesting and under appreciated technical developments of the past decade, but it’s all a little static when viewed through standard channels like Google Maps on the desktop or on a mobile device. A new project from Toronto UX design firm Teehan+Lax, …

Google Wants To Operate .Search As A “Dotless” Domain, Plans To Open .Cloud, .Blog And .App To Others

If it gets it, Google wants to turn .search into a “dotless domain,” the company told ICANN a few days ago. Last year, Google applied to manage the .app, .blog, .cloud and .search generic top-level domain (gTLD) names as part of a major expansion of the domain-name system.<p>ICANN, which is managing …

Chat Heads Comes To Facebook Messenger For Android, Works Across Apps Even Without Facebook Home

Facebook Home is due out today and will likely arrive soon, but the standalone Messenger app update is already here, and it brings Chat Heads support to most Android devices, regardless of whether or not you have Home installed. That means that when you’re using other apps or on the home screen, …

Java Applet Attack Wipes Out Bitcoin Accounts On Mt. Gox

The price of freedom, as they say, is eternal vigilance. A user called bitbully on the Bitcointalk Forums found himself 34 bitcoins poorer when he visited a site claiming to be a chat service connected with Mt. Gox, a popular bitcoin trading service. The site, wwwdotmtg(this is an o)x-ch(this is an …

Bringing Down The Mexican Tech Mafia: How Hackers Stopped A $9.3 Million Fraud

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Maria Rocio Paniagua currently works at Flit, a PR firm that helps products, projects and events launch in Mexico. Follow her on Twitter @lachinous.</i><p>“When the geeks go marching in, good stuff can happen, but if everyone joins in, real change can take place.” That’s what the hackers and …

The eBay Class Of 2000-2005: Where They Are Now And Why We Should Care

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Sergio Monsalve is a Partner at Norwest Venture Partners where he is focused on early and growth investments in e-commerce, consumerized SaaS, consumer finance, and educational technologies. Follow him on Twitter @VCSerge.</i><p>As a venture capital investor, I look for disruptive companies …

Apple Agrees to Pay $53M to Settle iPhone Warranty Lawsuit

Author: David Kravets. David Kravets Gear<p>Date of Publication: 04.11.13.<p>Time of Publication: 8:40 pm. 8:40 pm<p>Apple is agreeing to pay $53 million to …

How Liu Zhijun Was Able to Get Away With it For So Long

<b>Summary:</b>The sensational details surrounding the case of fallen railways minister Liu Zhijun’s have captivated the public and media. But we should …

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Are Bitcoins The Future?

Amid bank bailouts and global recession, an unknown hacker operating under the false name Satoshi Nakamoto released an open-source code for a global, …

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