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Acer Chromebox CXI to hit stores in late Septemberview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Today Acer announced a new Acer Chromebox CXI line for the U.S. and Canadian markets. The new Chromebox CXI is a small unit that can stand on its own or be mounted in an out of the way place, like the stand for a monitor. (IT news)

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E-Commerce May Not Be The Growth Story Many Believe It To Beview story

http://techcrunch.com –  The recent surge of interest linking e-commerce to disruption is nothing short of phenomenal. A trend manifested by the rise of Amazon, initially focused on the book industry, has scaled across all sectors of retail. (IT news)

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Fire Phone losing ground quickly to LG G3, AT&T exclusivity to blameview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The Fire phone has been having some issues lately on the market and has not been selling nearly as well as Amazon has wanted. The lack of adoption by consumers seems to be the result of the exclusive deal between Amazon and AT&T. (IT news)

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Service Marketplace Thumbtack Raises $100M Round Led By Google Capitalview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Thumbtack, a company that connects customers with local service providers, just announced that it has raised $100 million in new funding. The round was led by Google Capital (the search giant’s later-stage investment fund), with additional investment from past backers Tiger Global Management, Sequoia Capital, and Javelin Venture Partners. Read More (IT news)

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OrderUp Raises $7M To Build Its Food Delivery Network For Non-Urbanitesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  One of the big bones of contention with a lot of consumer services from startups is that they tend to focus on urban areas — the idea being that big cities give them a better shot achieving critical mass and tapping into populations of overworked people with more disposable income. (IT news)

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Liam Casey, AKA Mr. China, Will Join Us At Disrupt SFview story

http://techcrunch.com –  I am personally pleased to announce that Mr. China himself, Liam Casey, will appear on our TechCrunch Disrupt stage to talk about the rising tide for hardware startups. Casey has spent the last two decades in Shenzhen, China where he has become the go-to supplier for almost every major hardware manufacturer on the Fortune 100. (IT news)

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Chartio’s New Data Pipeline Makes Analyzing And Visualizing Data Easierview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Chartio, a business intelligence service that lets you explore your data from a wide variety of sources, is launching a new service today that should make getting started with data analysis and visualization quite a bit easier. Read More (IT news)

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After A Series Of Maintenance Glitches, Bank Simple Rolls Out An Improved, Rebuilt Mobile Appview story

http://techcrunch.com –  After a particularly painful period of “scheduled maintenance” saw customers at online bank Simple losing access to their funds for a full day when things didn’t go exactly as planned, Simple has this morning rolled out a completely rebuilt version of its mobile application. (IT news)

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Newest Mozilla Firefox nightly adds experimental Chromecast supportview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Users of the Mozilla’s Firefox for Android should head over to Firefox’s nightly page and grab the newest update which brings Chromecast support to the popular third-party browser. With the update users can navigate to tools > mirror screen in the browser’s settings to cast tabs and videos to Google’s handy streaming stick. (IT news)

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Noke Is A Simple, Keyless Bluetooth Padlock To Share Access To Your Stuffview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Meet Noke: a water-resistant connected padlock that doesn’t need a physical key to be unlocked — the clue is in the name, which is pronounced ‘no-key’ — instead it uses Bluetooth connectivity as the unlocking mechanism, triggered when your smartphone is nearby. Read More (IT news)

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Startupbootcamp Launches Barcelona-Based IoT Acceleratorview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Hola Internet of Things! Startupbootcamp, the pan-European accelerator based loosely on the Techstars model, has opened applications for a new program in Barcelona dedicated to accelerating IoT and related ‘Big Data’ startups. Read More (IT news)

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Verizon introduces new $60 single-line plan with unlimited talk, text and 2GB dataview story

http://www.talkandroid.com –   For all you loners out there, Verizon has a new plan just for you. For $60, you’ll now get unlimited talk/text and 2GB of data. If you are paying for your device with Verizon’s Edge plan, your monthly bill will decline by $10 to $50 a month. (IT news)