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8 Hottest Startups of Europe making rounds

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European startup ecosystem has evolved into becoming a vibrant tech ecosystem with $10 billion VC investment in 2015. By the end of the third month of 2015, investments had already crossed $2.5 billion, “the highest for any quarter since the start of the decade”. Continue reading

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The biggest social media event of this year- #FIFA2014

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FIFA 2014 was not only a game this year. While 11 players were chasing one ball on the field, FIFA lovers have been rolling out statuses at a speed which can give those players a tough competition! As Round 16 was round the corners in early July, Facebook revealed Continue reading

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Hybrid cloud storage solution provider Avere ropes in $20 Million in Series D funding

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Following the league of other startups to announce acquisitions, investments and funding, Pittsburgh-based Avere systems also announced its new raise of $20 million in Venture Capital led by Western Digital capital. This series D funding now adds up the total investment in this company to $72 million. Continue reading

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About.me raises $11 million in its second round of funding

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About.me, that lets you create your own homepage, raised $11 million in its second round. Previously, this company had received a funding of $5.7 million. Founded in 2010 and having a user base of 4.5 million, this startup was acquired by AOL in 2010. In 2013 About.me bought itself back from AOL.

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Viber celebrates 100 million concurrent registered users

Viber hits 100 Million Mark

Viber, a VoIP and messaging app now boasts of over 100 million registered concurrent users. The app that was recently acquired by Japanese Internet company Rakuten for $900 million always released the number of registered users. We never heard anything about ‘active daily or monthly users’ from Viber’s desk. Continue reading

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New features like NFC, wireless charging and big screen in iPhone 6

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Apple’s iPhone 6 is brewing news before its launch scheduled this fall. News has it that iPhone 6 will have NFC (near field communication), an improved 4G antenna, coupled with wireless charging feature and a pretty huge screen. It doesn’t come as a surprise as Apple is trying to make a statement in the world of payment. Continue reading

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Slingshot, a competitor to Snapchat was rolled out by Facebook accidentally

Facebook releases Slingshot app, an oops moment

Facebook is busy developing Snapchat’s new competitor, Slingshot. On Monday, the tech world got a hint of what’s coming when Facebook ‘accidentally’ published the early version of the software in the iOS app store. This app, which is separate from its own messenger app, is said to resemble Snapchat in its features. Continue reading

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Boston Dynamics Robotics Company from MIT Finally Docks Into Google Mothership

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Late Friday, Google let the cat out of the bag about its acquisition of Waltham, MA-based Boston Dynamics. This marks the eighth robotics company that has been acquired by Google in the last six months. Continue reading

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Enter the world of all taste but no food with Nimesha Ranasinghe’s Digital Taste Interface project

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Dr. Nimesha Ranasinghe came to Singapore from Sri Lanka in 2008 as a doctoral student, and got his PhD this year from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Continue reading

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Startupbootcamp HightechXL is all set to organize Pitch Days for Entrepreneurs

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If you are looking for a push for your startup idea, then Startupbootcamp HighTechXL can be your first pick. Its the fastest way to get your startup idea and team accelerated. The finest mentors are here to give you feedback and help you raise fund. Startupbootcamp Pitch days Continue reading

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