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08.29.12
Zynga CCO Mike Verdu departs to start new company
08.29.12

Zynga CCO Mike Verdu departs to start new company

Mike Verdu has given up his gig as chief creative officer at Zynga to start up a new company. Verdu...

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07.10.12
Jolla startup receives MeeGo patents, nod of encouragement from Nokia (update: only partially true)
07.10.12

Jolla startup receives MeeGo patents, nod of encouragement from Nokia (update: only partially true)

We already know that the MeeGo splinter group, Jolla, is following a slightly different path to wh...

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06.13.12
Aviary launches photo editing application on iOS, turns Android plugin into an app
06.13.12

Aviary launches photo editing application on iOS, turns Android plugin into an app

Last we heard, Aviary was being chosen to replace the deceased Picnik as the main photo editor on...

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05.23.12
Kinect Accelerator company profiles: Freak'n Genius, GestSure Technologies, Kimetric and Styku
05.23.12

Kinect Accelerator company profiles: Freak'n Genius, GestSure Technologies, Kimetric and Styku

Microsoft's Kinect Accelerator program kicked off over a month ago, but at the time we were only m...

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04.02.12
Microsoft kicks off Kinect Accelerator program to take 11 Kinect-centric start-ups to the next level
04.02.12

Microsoft kicks off Kinect Accelerator program to take 11 Kinect-centric start-ups to the next level

Microsoft unwittingly created quite the hacking cottage industry when it first introduced Kinect....

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12.21.11
CES 2012 to feature 94 startup companies in 'Eureka Park TechZone'
12.21.11

CES 2012 to feature 94 startup companies in 'Eureka Park TechZone'

CES hasn't exactly been known as the place where small startup companies catch their big break, b...

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10.13.11
Kickstarter hits a million backers, impoverished design students rejoice
10.13.11

Kickstarter hits a million backers, impoverished design students rejoice

Despite these shaky economic times, people still have the time -- and money -- for modded Arduino...

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09.09.11
Vodafone Xone R&D center opens its doors in Silicon Valley, wants to help startups grow
09.09.11

Vodafone Xone R&D center opens its doors in Silicon Valley, wants to help startups grow

Verizon's doing it, so why not Vodafone too? That's right, folks, the big red telco from abroad...

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06.22.11
Lytro's light field camera captures 'unprecedented' images, lets you choose focus later
06.22.11

Lytro's light field camera captures 'unprecedented' images, lets you choose focus later

A Silicon Valley start-up called Lytro claims it's working on a consumer camera that uses light f...

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