The Ubuntu Edge may have been the most successful crowdfunding campaign in history, but that doesn’t mean it made its goal. Meanwhile, yet another smartwatch joined the fray this week, coaxing John’s money out of his wallet by being just a tad “smarter” than the rest. Makerbot released a scanner this week called the Digitizer, which lets you scan objects to then print them, but we’re not sure we’re down with the high price tag. And last, but certainly not least, we all pretty much agree that a gold iPhone will make its way into the world come September 10.
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- Founded April 1976
- Ticker NASDAQ:AAPL
- Overview Apple is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Cupertino, California that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software and personal computers. It was founded by Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne and Steve Wozniak. Some of Apple’s best-known hardware products are the Mac line of computers, the iPod music player, the iPhone smartphone, and the iPad tablet computer. …
- Founders Armas Clifford Markkula, Jr
- Website http://www.apple.com
- Full profile for Apple
- Founded December 2004
- Total Funding $10M
- Overview We’ve come a long way since our launch in 2004. We now have over 500 staff in more than 30 countries, and offices in London, Boston, Taipei, Montreal, Shanghai, São Paulo and the Isle of Man. Driven by founder Mark Shuttleworth’s original vision to create software platforms that compete with the best but are free to use, share and develop, we’re growing every year.
- Founders Mark Shuttleworth
- Website http://www.canonical.com
- Full profile for Canonical
- Founded July 2013
- Total Funding $1.03M
- Overview Omate® is a Hardware / Software Design company focused on wearable computing devices. We are dedicated to design worthwhile wearable devices to consumers worldwide at affordable pricing. Omate is a telecom hardware/software design company focused on building solutions for the wearable computing industry. Our goal is to make the World connected through your wrist especially in situations where you …
- Website http://www.omate.com
- Full profile for Omate
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