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A New Twist to Virtual Desktop Cloud Computing

Desktop as a Service provider Shells offers a new component to virtual cloud computing. It brings Linux distros and Windows 10 to any computer, mobile device, and some game consoles, via any Web browser. The U.S.-based startup went online in the first quarter of last year. Since then, CEO and founde...

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New Internet Protocol Aims to Give Users Control of Their Digital Identities

The @ Company wants to give you a more secure and human-centric Internet built on providing you with true ownership and control of your personal data. To that end, the company has launched an app built on its new privacy protocol. This new standard will attempt to change how online vendors and compa...

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New Service Relays Customer Texts to In-Store Phone Lines

Curbside pickup has become a necessary option to offer customers since the onslaught of COVID-19. In fact, some shoppers will not consider doing business with a retailer or restaurant that does not offer curbside service. The TextMeAnywhere solution helps make the associated logistics to service cur...

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Whamcloud to Put New Sheen on Lustre

The founders of Lustre software technology company Whamcloud opened for business in June with a lot of potential and years of experience working with high-performance computing. What they lacked from their first day was any signed contracts. Whamcloud Cofounder and CEO Brent Gorda still is waiting t...

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Analytics ‘R’ Us

A growing recognition of the business benefits predictive analysis provides is positioning newcomer Revolution Analytics into a key role to help adopters of the R programing language migrate from legacy offerings. Until a recent funding infusion and a refocus of marketing goals, the startup did busi...

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Vidyo Digs a New Channel in Crowded Teleconferencing Market

Fast and cost-friendly video conferencing could son become as commonplace as cellphones at home and at work, and the firm Vidyo hopes to cash in on the trend with a new, specially designed architecture. The New Jersey-based startup recently took the wraps off an HD-quality personal telepresence it d...

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Go800: You Text Us, We’ll Call You

As business offerings go, Go800's plan is simple: It gives mobile consumers a quick keyword connection to a call-back from vendors. The vendor's ad lists an easy-to-remember keyword, a ready-to-buy viewer texts that keyword to Go800, and a moment later the viewer's phone rings with a call from the v...

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Urban Airship’s Flight Plan: Push Out Info, Pull In Revenue

Given the growing popularity of mobile devices and the great many applications to go with them, you would think that this new niche had plenty of room for newcomers. Many of those newcomers, though, will find it difficult to capture a great deal of consumer attention. Places like the Android Market ...

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MashLogic: Links Done Your Way

In the world of venture capital fund-raising, the would-be entrepreneur is usually the party who goes looking for acceptance. However, that's not the way MashLogic got funded. Instead, several partners at Bessemer Venture Partners sought out Ranjit Padmanabhan with seed money and the cofounder title...

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nPower Makes Battery Charging a Walk in the Park

Tremont Electric may very well be traveling along the same path once crossed by the Little Engine That Could. The two-year-old startup is headed where several other power generation companies want to go but have yet to get off the research and development tracks. If the inventor and developer of th...

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ParAccel’s Bid to Build a Better Data Cruncher

Data mining is becoming a crowded field filled with software providers using similar strategies. Their basic goal is always the same. The analytics platforms are designed to slice and dice data to make sales trends and buying opportunities more evident. The firms that can deliver this product more a...

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For Digital Marketing Startup Edo, Success Is in the Facecards

Facebook, meet Facecard -- a digital-age marriage of e-commerce and social networking, and that's what the founders of Edo Interactive intended in 2008 when they came up with the idea of prepaid debit cards, or Facecards. In fact, if you ask Edo Interactive CEO Ed Braswell the classic Facebook statu...

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SesameVault Opens Online Video Channel for SMBs

It is rather challenging to hit a moving target when it keeps changing directions. That's a bit like how Cameron Brain, CEO of Open Box Technologies, felt when he set his sights on a particular business market while still in college. In 2006, Brain and a group of classmates at Rensselaer Polytechnic...

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Whipping MuleSource Into Shape

Having secured funding from Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Morgenthaler Ventures, MuleSource cofounder Ross Mason turned what was the Mule Project into an open source player on the fast track. Re-invigorated with new CEO Greg Schott when another cofounder, Dave Rose...

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