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YouSendIt Becomes Hightail, Offers Unlimited Cloud Storage for $15.99

File sharing company YouSendIt announced on Wednesday it is changing its name to Hightail and will be rolling out updates to its desktop and mobile …

Life After Kickstarter: Pebble Boasts More Than 190,000 Pre-Orders

The team behind the Pebble smart watch announced Thursday that it has completed the Kickstarter phase of its production and is moving actively to …

MakerBot Digitizer Lets You Turn Objects Into 3D Models for $1,400

MakerBot has opened up pre-orders for MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner, a laser-equipped 3D scanner that lets you easily convert real-life …

Check Out All The Things Google Has Bought Lately

Google just made a big, bold acquisition, scarfing up red-hot home-automation gadget company Nest for $3.2 billion.<p>Nest was founded by the guy who designed Apple's iPod. Nest products look like Apple products. Nest products are beloved by people who love Apple products. Nest products are sold in …

Robotics

The Sad Truth Is You Probably Won't Strike It Rich By Making A Mobile App

And, yes, Apple says that people spent more than $10 billion in its App Store in 2013 — including more than $1 billion in December.<p>But the truth is, your chances of getting rich from a mobile app is depressingly slim.<p>There are more than 1 million mobile apps in both Apple's App Store and Google's …

Apps

The Story Of How One VC Invested In Nest, The Startup Google Just Bought For $3.2 Billion

Google just bought a startup called Nest for $3.2 billion.<p>Nest makes Internet-connected thermostats and smoke detectors.<p>The company is only three years old.<p>One of it's first investors was a venture capital firm called Lightspeed Venture Partners.<p>Partner Peter Nieh led the deal for Lightspeed.<p>He's …

Speed Of Light

One-Man Juggernaut Viral Nova Is Up For Sale

In an email obtained by Business Insider, Viral Nova is essentially cold-pitching itself to online media companies. Viral Nova is run by one editor, Scott DeLong, and two freelancers. The company is bootstrapped and doesn't have any outside investors.<p>DeLong, 31, confirmed in an email to Business …

Media Industry

Facebook Is Launching A News App That Could Kill Flipboard

The feature would aggregate news stories from major media outlets and look similar to the popular app Flipboard. That particular app curates news stories for you in a digital magazine tailored to your interests.<p>Paper would be intended for mobile devices. The exec in charge of the program is …

Mobile Devices