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7 of the Craziest Predictions for the Future, From the Past

Back in 1992, in a special issue of TIME devoted to predicting what to expect in the new millennium, writer Lance Morrow waxed philosophical about …

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Oracle’s hardware business may be worse than we thought

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>When Oracle(s orcl) got into the hardware business three years ago with its $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems, it …

Canadian government: 'We want to unbundle television channels'

The Canadian government will soon require that consumers be allowed to buy cable and satellite channels on an a la carte basis, according to Reuters. "We don't think it's right for Canadians to have to pay for bundled television channels that they don't watch," James Moore, Canada's Industry …

Macaw, the Web Design Tool for Programmers, Hits Kickstarter

While Giannattasio and Christ admit the code Macaw produces isn’t perfect for all applications (read: CMS), it is a good place to start as it does most of the work for developers so they can take the prewritten code and apply it to any system they choose.<p>With a high demand for Macaw, the two …

Funding for Latin American Startups: Is Winter Coming?

We first mentioned Sequoia’s plans in Brazil in July 2012, when a video featuring Velez showed him declaring, “Our plan is to open offices in July in São Paulo, where I’ll be based and have a team.” While it was kept fairly low-profile, his move to Brazil as Sequoia’s scout for Latin America raised …

Forget Big Data: The future is Small Data, and Facebook just bought it

This morning, Onavo, an Israeli start-up, announced it was being acquired by Facebook. Onavo’s flagship product is a data compressor. When you browse a web page or use an app on your phone, Onavo routes the traffic through its servers, where it compresses and optimizes the data before sending it on …

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Cluster Brings Simple Group Photo-Sharing To Android

Photo-sharing app Cluster, which this summer announced $1.6 million in funding in a round led by early Instagram investor Steve Anderson of Baseline Ventures, is today making its mobile photo albums app more practical for real-world use with a launch on Android. The new app is similar to the 1.0 …

Why both the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 are likely to have an “always listening” function

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Among the many leaked screenshots, videos and lists of specifications for the Nexus 5(s goog), the most interesting …