500 Startups sees potential in India’s e-commerce, education

The Indian startup community was abuzz with the arrival of prominent angel investor Dave McClure, founder of business incubator 500 Startups last month. His flagship Geeks on a Plane event (#GOAP) last month was certainly quite a hit. While McClure is back in the Valley, the work still continues with entrepreneur Pankaj Jain who was appointed… Read more →

Pinterest Web Analytics gains traction with brands

Pinterest is not only popular with consumers, many brands have business pages on the social pin board site. And its not only B2C brands that have a presence on Pinterest. Cisco, Sentara Healthcare, Sony Music and the Today Show all have boards Pinterest currently has almost 50 million users and is currently valued at $2.5… Read more →

Knimbus enables Web-based knowledge discovery, collaboration

Knimbus is an Indian company which was founded to address challenges faced by researchers when searching for information across multiple data sources, according to its founders Rahul Agarwalla and Tarun Arora. It aims to democratize information by connecting and enabling knowledge-based communities around the world. The company’s platform helps researchers find and access millions of… Read more →

Apple’s key claim in ‘rubber band’ patent rejected

A new statement detailing the rejection of a key patent claim has the potential to alter proceedings in the Apple V. Samsung case. Samsung recently filed a notice with the Northern District of California court, where Judge Lucy Koh is presiding over the long battle between the South Korean firm and Apple. The tech giants… Read more →

EMC’s Amazon Challenger Comes Out

A well-financed competitor to Amazon Web Services became official Monday. Pivotal, a company spun out of assets of EMC and VMware, two tech companies each with billions in revenue, became an independent firm, ahead of a formal introduction on April 29. Paul Maritz, Pivitol’s chief executive, who long held senior positions at Microsoft, left a position as chief executive VMware… Read more →

BlackBerry 10 tells your friends when you’re watching porn

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Today’s Scuttlebot: Digital Music Resales, and an Obsolete Supercomputer

Here are some of the more interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. More Scuttlebot can be found here. Ashton Kutcher on Technology and Steve JobsElle.com |  Elle says Ashton Kutcher, star of new “jOBS” movie, has more in common with Steve Jobs than you think. — Vindu Goel ‘Can I… Read more →

Facebook Home app dissected ahead of April 4 launch

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Geek deals: $285 off Dell’s U3014 30-inch IPS monitor

If you’ve been following our deals at all, you know we’re big fans of Dell’s UltraSharp lineup. They have long offered a great combination of features and performance and we are always excited to see new models introduced. Just a few months ago we saw the U2713HM, debut with its 27-inch screen and WQHD (2560×1440) resolution. Since we all know… Read more →

Bitcoins are worth more than ever, almost $100 per coin

Whether you fancy Bitcoin, the online cryptocurrency or not, it has resurfaced from the depths of the news cycle and risen to the forefront of our attention once again. Recently one Bitcoin was worth around $60, but now the price has skyrocketed to about $92 per coin. Furthermore, around 11 million Bitcoins are currently in circulation, which means that the… Read more →

Indies Grab the Controls at a Game Conference

But futuristic gadgets weren’t the only innovations on display at the Moscone Center here, where independent designers who make text adventures and other lo-fi games can seem like bigger stars than the ones who make blockbusters. All told more than 20,000 people attended the conference last week. When I dropped by the “ ‘AAA-level design in a day’ boot camp” on… Read more →