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  • Google’s Acquisition Of Green Throttle Games Could Signal Better Native Android Gaming

    Google’s Acquisition Of Green Throttle Games Could Signal Better Native Android Gaming

    Google has acquired Green Throttle Games – or at least what was left of the company after it essentially shut down late last year, according to a new report by PandoDaily. The startup followed Ouya, GameStick and others in providing an Android-based gaming experience designed for the living room, but it also had considerable talent thanks to founder Charles Huang, who created Guitar… Read More

  • I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

    I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

    I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the next year, a torrent of new devices is hitting the market to provide automated elite coaching… Read More

  • Hardware Battlefield CES 2014: Atlas Wearables

    Atlas Wearables Takes On Jawbone And Nike With A Smarter Exercise Tracker

    If there’s one lesson to be learned at this year’s CES, it’s that everybody and their mothers are going nuts for wearables. More than a few of these peculiar gadgets are meant to make sure you’re getting enough exercise, but a new fitness tracking hardware startup thinks they’ve got an edge on all the wearable incumbents that have popped up these past few… Read More

  • Here’s What Goes Into Making Google Maps, Will Apple Be Able To Recalculate?

    Here’s What Goes Into Making Google Maps, Will Apple Be Able To Recalculate?

    Everywhere you turned last week, there was another story about iOS 6 Maps. Some feel like it’s a great new direction for Apple, but people like me feel like we’re left with an ugly experience that shouldn’t have been introduced to the public in its current state. Read More

  • Microsoft, aQuantive Veterans Set Out To Build "Intelligent" Ad Serving Platform

    Microsoft, aQuantive Veterans Set Out To Build "Intelligent" Ad Serving Platform

    A trio of entrepreneurs who led online advertising technology company Accipiter to an acquisition by aQuantive – which was in turn acquired by Microsoft for $6 billion in May 2007 – have returned to startup life after serving a variety of roles in advertising and sales at the Redmond software behemoth. Jeff Wood, Guy Taylor and Ryan Treichler are today announced their new… Read More

  • Atlas Venture ups sticks to Boston

    Atlas Venture ups sticks to Boston

    We all know the crisis in the venture capital community is starting to have real word effects, but for some it means totally changing how they run. Today Atlas Ventures announced it is moving its entire operation to Boston, bringing together its US and European teams in one place, and reducing its headcount. Atlas says its fundamental international early stage investment strategy “will… Read More

  • World’s biggest atlas weighs 70 pounds, costs $3500

    World’s biggest atlas weighs 70 pounds, costs $3500

    The holidays are fast approaching and if you’re looking for great stocking-stuffer ideas, don’t forget about this $3,500 atlas that weighs almost 70 pounds. It’s simply called "Earth" — 576 pages, 154 maps, and 800 photos along with four six-feet by four-feet fold-outs make up the contents of what Millennium House, the book’s publisher, is calling… Read More

  • Eyeblaster Files For $115 Million IPO

    Eyeblaster Files For $115 Million IPO

    Online advertising firm Eyeblaster has registered for a $115 million initial public offering on the NASDAQ. Lehman Brothers and Deutsche Bank Securities are serving as joint bookrunners with UBS Securities and Pacific Crest Securities as co-managers. New York based Eyeblaster offers online campaign management solutions and services to advertising agencies and advertisers. Eyeblaster… Read More