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StrataCloud raises $2M to keep on rocking with its data center management software

Virtualized data centers that run lots of virtual machines for handling applications on every single server can save you a lot of money. But managing these virtual machines along with regular, non-virtualized servers might not be easy. StrataCloud, a startup that helps manage VMware-based data …

Apple runs limited-time sale on 20 popular ‘Amazing Productivity Apps’ for iOS

From <i>9to5Toys.com:</i><p>A lot of our favorite apps are on sale in this special promotion. Scanner Pro, Fantastical, Launch Center Pro, Clear, Notability, PDF Expert and many more are at or near all time low prices. Too early for back to school?<p>Full list of Apps and markdowns follows:<p>Boxer for $4.99 (down …

Google Releases the Source Code of Its I/O 2014 App

Google today published the source code for its I/O 2014 app in hopes of teaching developers some of its best practices for Android apps.<p>While you may have used the I/O 2014 app to plan your schedule at the conference, Google had bigger plans for the app. It’s designed to serve as a kind of template …

Will Free Online Courses Ever Replace a College Education?

Two years into their existence, MOOCs haven't stolen students away from brick-and-mortar universities. Instead, they've become a genre of their own.<p>It’s 10:44 am on a Tuesday, and I’m lounging at home in my pajamas, sipping chamomile tea. I am, at the same time, taking a class at Harvard. Professor …

17 Free Travel Apps to Make Your Summer Vacay a Snap

Making a globetrotter happy — there’s an app for that. A few years ago we wouldn’t have attempted any trip without an arsenal of maps, travel guides and emergency gear, but today we all depend on our tech to make traveling an easy and hassle-free experience. Whether you’re booking your next flight …

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Square Now Lets Vendors Send Invoices To Collect Payments

Square started off with an easy-to-use dongle that allows merchants to accept credit cards with their mobile phones. But since 2009, the company has expanded beyond its original scope. Its line of products now includes Square Cash, which lets users email money to another person’s bank account; …

Ecwid raises $5M to help websites run online stores

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock<p>E-commerce startup Ecwid brought in $5 million in series B funding on Wednesday, raising the …

World's cheapest 3D printer moves forward

Over 1,400 backers committed over $400,000 to the crowdfunding campaign that had an original goal of just $9,000. The Little Rock, Arkansas-based …

With New Food App Square Order, Square Wants A Bigger Bite Of The Restaurant Industry

Square, by many accounts, is hungrily in search of new revenue streams to feed its expanding ambitions in e-commerce, and today we are getting another glimpse of where that strategy is taking it. The company has launched a new mobile app called Square Order, which lets you order from nearby …

Ambri: The Battery to Launch a Renewable Energy Revolution | Inc.com

When MIT chemistry professor Don Sadoway received an email from Bill Gates's personal assistant in 2009, asking if he would meet with Gates, Sadoway assumed it was a prank, and ignored it. It wasn't until he got a follow up email, this time from Gates, himself, that he realized this was no joke. As …

The Weirdest Calculators On The Internet

How many Legos does it take to build a house?<p>You’ve probably turned to Google’s search box on many occasions, be it for solving a simple math problem, finding out the current exchange rate between the dollar and the euro, or calculating how many calories there are in an egg (FYI, a 50-gram boiled …

Ondot Card Control brings Find My iPhone features to your wallet

"Banks are thinking about this as a slam dunk."<p>Vaduvur Bharghavan, Ondot co-founder and CEO

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