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Making sales go viral: How Sony married big data with old-school marketing to drive 300% more business

Selling laptops is a tough business these days. Not only has the PC industry been slumping, with a record seven quarters of consecutive decreases in sales, only one vendor has actually been growing — and not it’s not Apple.<p>But in a recent campaign, Sony mixed modern big data, social media …

Chartio Raises $2.2M, Updates Its Business Intelligence And Data Visualization Platform

Chartio has raised $2.2 million from Avalon Ventures and added some new features to its data visualization platform that blends data sets and does complex calculations. Chartio had previously raised a $4.4 million Series A round from Avalon in 2011.<p>With the funding, Chartio will continue to develop …

Zoom! Enhance! Dropcam Pro Drops HD Surveillance Video Into Your Mobile Or Browser

I’ve had about a week to play with the new Dropcam Pro and I’m pleased to say I haven’t noticed it at all since I set it up. And that’s a good thing.<p>The Dropcam Pro is a wireless video surveillance camera with a lot of great features. It costs $199 and the DVR service costs $10 per month. This lets …

Bike+ is a security alarm and fitness computer for bicycles (hands-on)

Bike thieves are a resourceful lot. No matter what form of lock is used, given the time and the inclination, such n'ere-do-wells will snatch up your two-wheeled transportation. Wi-MM, a start-up based in Santa Clara, CA, aims to make it harder for them to steal your cycle with its new product …

VetCloud Hopes To Unlock The Dormant Data In Veterinary Clinics Around The World

Unlocking the value hidden in data that has long gone unaggregated and unanalyzed is a hugely attractive proposition of big data and cloud-based SaaS startups, and newcomer VetCloud is no exception. The startup was part of TechStars London, and while it’s targeting a very specific niche, it could …

The man who transformed Nintendo, Hiroshi Yamauchi, has died at 85

Hiroshi Yamauchi, the man who transformed Nintendo into a videogame giant, has died at 85. A Nintendo spokesman tells <i>BBC News</i> that the company is today mourning the "loss of the former Nintendo president Mr Hiroshi Yamauchi, who sadly passed away this morning."<p>When Yamauchi became president of …

Is the Cloud Ready for Mission Critical Apps?

This post is brought to you by Comcast Business. Follow us @comcastbusiness.<p>In the second part of TNW’s enterprise cloud computing series, we look at whether the Cloud is ready for mission critical apps.<p>What does “mission critical” mean?<p>A mission critical application is one that, if it fails, will …

The “Internet of Things” Requires New Thinking on Data

In the world of tech where buzzwords come and go faster than you can say “synergy”, the “Internet of Things” is a bit of an oddity. It is an old …

GraphDive Raises $2M For Social Media Analytics And Targeting

GraphDive, a startup that uses Facebook Connect data to give businesses a better understanding of their online visitors, has raised $2 million in new funding.<p>Co-founder and CEO Shahram Seyedin-Noor said the company allows website owners to do more with the social data that’s already provided by …

Girls' Legos Are A Hit, But Why Do Girls Need Special Legos?

Two years ago, in 2011, <i>90 percent</i> of Lego's consumers were boys. A tough statistic to swallow for those of us who grew up playing with Lego's gender-neutral buckets of bricks. But the statistic came straight from Lego, which was then focused on boys with franchised sets based on properties like <i>Star</i> …

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Uno & Friends Lets You Play The Classic Card Game With Your Online Buddies

In July last year, we told you that Gameloft renewed its licensing partnership with Mattel in order to launch a new mobile game based on the toy …

Butt Workouts Free app review: work your way through the routines

Butt Workouts Free<p>Price: Free<p>Butt Workouts Free by Feel Free Apps will help you get in shape and feel a whole lot healthier and happier about …

Shelf Control: Borrow E-Books From Your Local Library With Baker & Taylor's axisReader

Apple has iBooks. Amazon has Kindle. Barnes & Noble has Nook. Google has Google Play Books. Kobo has Kobo Books. And now, Baker & Taylor has …