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Our Four Favorite Companies From The 500 Startups Demo Dayview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Time just keeps flying by, as it’s already demo day for 500 Startups’s tenth batch of companies. (IT news)

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Progress Software Buys Telerik for $262.5M As Buying Spree Continuesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  In a deal today involving two companies with links to the Boston area, Progress Software, which helps companies build business software, announced it was buying Telerik for $262.5M. Telerik’s portfolio includes a .net toolbox, a mobile development platform and a CMS called Sitefinity, as well as access to a developer community of over 1.4M people. (IT news)

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Charlie Briefs You On Your Upcoming Meetings By Emailing You One-Pagers On Attendeesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  A new web application called Charlie has raised a seed round of $1.75 million led by Lightbank Capital. The product emails you short, automatically generated one-pagers detailing what you need to know about the people you’re about to meet with, based on your Google Calendar entries. Read More (IT news)

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It’s Not Fair To Call Ozon An Amazon Clone, CEO Maelle Gavet Saysview story

http://techcrunch.com –  As the largest e-commerce store in its region, Ozon has been called the “Amazon.com of Russia.” But this morning on stage at Disrupt EU: London, Ozon CEO Maelle Gavet shot down the notion that her company should be called an Amazon clone. Read More (IT news)

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CloudCannon Raises $500K To Make Designing Static Websites Simplerview story

http://techcrunch.com –  CloudCannon, a simple CMS for web designers and their clients aimed at offering simple visual editing without the need for an advanced technical skillset, is today launching globally from TechCrunch Disrupt: London’s Startup Alley. The company is also announcing $500,000 in new funding, and a partnership with domain name registry Rightside. (IT news)

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Spotify Introduces Family Plan, Starting At $14.99 Per Month For Two Membersview story

http://techcrunch.com –  A much requested feature — and playing catch-up with competitors, such as Rdio — Spotify is introducing a family plan to reduce the cost of several family members subscribing to the music streaming service. The ‘Spotify Family’ plan lets users buy premium subscriptions for up to four additional family members at 50 per cent off, or $4.99 for each additional account. (IT news)

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Socar, Korea’s Answer To Zipcar, Raises $18 Million But Isn’t Looking Overseas Just Yetview story

http://techcrunch.com –  South Korea is know for advanced technology and hardware companies like Samsung, LG and others. But startups? Certainly the country has produced few fledgling tech companies, though there are increasing signs that things are changing: the latest being Socar — a startup comparable to Zipcar — raising a $18 million round of funding this month. Read More (IT news)

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The Future Of AI Will Be Stackedview story

http://techcrunch.com –  We are entering an exciting period for Artificial Intelligence. We’re seeing more consumer impacting developments and breakthroughs in AI technology than ever before. (IT news)

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A Random Walk Through Hardware Alleyview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Where else in the world can you see a 3D printer named after a simian, a 2000-core super chip, and an inexpensive hearing test in the same room? Hardware Alley at Disrupt London, that’s where. I love visiting the hardware booths at Disrupt and this event was no exception. (IT news)

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Deeplink Rolls Out Developer Tools That Make Apps More Interoperableview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Mobile deeplinking company, Deeplink is focused on making native applications on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices function more like the web, in the sense that you should be able tap your way in between apps similar to the way you can tap on hyperlinks to navigate the web. (IT news)

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iMac With Retina 5K Display Review: Meet The Best Desktop Computer Availableview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple’s newest iMac has the best display ever on a computing device. Let’s just get that out the way right at the start: You won’t find a better screen anywhere else, period. (IT news)

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Ello Raises $5.5 Million, Legally Files As Public Benefit Corp. Meaning No Ads Everview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Ello.co, the ad-free social media network which blew up last month, has nabbed $5.5 million in venture capital funding even as it plants a legal flag in the ground that the company will never make money from selling ads or user data and that no acquirer can do so either. (IT news)