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Swisscom Ventures Backs Lemoptix To Put Micro-Projection Tech In Mobile Phones, HUDs And Wearables

Switzerland-based Lemoptix — which develops technology that enables micro-projectors to be embedded in mobile phones, automotive heads-up-displays, and low-powered wearable displays — has raised an undisclosed new round of funding from existing investors and new strategic investor, Swisscom …

Jawbone Has A $600M Revenue Run Rate As It Paces To IPO

Happy Thursday. Kara Swisher is reporting that Jawbone is in the process of raising $250 million from Twitter, Flipboard and Square investor Rizvi Traverse.<p>We heard that the financing has closed, and that the deal actually got done a month and a half ago. Swisher’s numbers (around $250 million at …

Rakuten’s $900M Strategy is to Transform Viber Into Line

Today’s big news is Rakuten’s acquisition of Viber for nearly $900 million. Taking a step back to look at the strategy behind it, Rakuten is focusing on the growth of mobile messaging platforms and aiming to ape one of Asia’s fastest growing and most important tech firms: Japanese chat app …

Building an Open Source VoIP Hardware Phone

Slides from the lightning talk given at ISOC NL New Year Event 2014 on how to build and open source voip hardware phone with a Raspberry Pi.

Manufacturing In China Can Give Your Business The Competitive Advantage

When China opened itself up to the world twenty years ago, many realized how its huge market of almost 1.3 billion consumers could impact the biggest manufacturers and retailers in the world. Few anticipated, however, that China’s large population base would also provide competitive advantages …

Meet the Exec Crafting Google’s Vision for the Future of Shopping (Maybe This Time It’ll Work!)

Like many of its peers, Google has its own take on what the future of digitally-enabled commerce should look like.<p>In fact, it has had a lot of takes …