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Portal Ventures closes on $35 million debut fund for early stage crypto startups – TechCrunch

While plenty of crypto investors have scaled back their breakneck pace of startup investing as they wait for more clarity on the macro environment, the fact is there have never been more firms and more money dedicated to blockchain venture investing. Portal Ventures is the latest young firm to announce its debut, telling TechCrunch it […]

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Simulation of solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence in a heterogeneous forest using 3-D radiative transfer modelling and airborne LiDAR - ScienceDirect

Solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence (SIF) provides a means to estimate plant photosynthetic activities and to detect early plant stress. The accura…

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Early detection of Parkinson's disease using data mining techniques from multimodal clinical data - ScienceDirect

Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common age-related neurological disorder, after Alzheimer's disease. A nervous system specialist, with exp…

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Molecular Imaging Probes: Activatable and Sensing Probes - ScienceDirect

The optical imaging probe can provide target-specific imaging in order to facilitate early detection and diagnosis, without the need for conventional …

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Challenges for Model-Based Life Cycle Inventories and Impact Assessment in Early to Basic Process Design Stages - ScienceDirect

Sustainability assessment can be quite advantageous in the early stages of process design, where a vast number of alternatives are screened and change…

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Phone Radiation Measurement App Maker Tawkon Raises $1.5 Million – TechCrunch

Tawkon, an Israeli startup that offers mobile apps capable of measuring cellular radiation, has secured seed funding to the tune of $1.5 million. The capital injection comes from thetime, an investment company owned by Ilan Shiloah, chairman of McCann Erickson Israel and Nir Tarlovsky, and from Tzvika Barinboim. Other backers include management consulting company TASC, Don Perrin (one of Zipcar's earliest investors) and Yossi Sandler, an early investor in Yedda (which was acquired by AOL).

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KinderTown Launches Educational App Store For Parents – TechCrunch

KinderTown is a newly launched app store for parents which offers a curated collection of kid-friendly applications. What makes the store unique is that it only includes apps which have been deemed to have "substantial educational value" for kids three to six years old. In order to evaluate the apps' quality, each app is first reviewed by early childhood educators, then tested by parents and kids before admission. At launch, KinderTown's app store is available as a universal app that works on the iPhone, i

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Shopping Discovery App Zoomingo Raises $1.3 Million – TechCrunch

The newly launched shopping discovery app Zoomingo announced today it has secured $1.3 million in funding from early-stage VC firms Naya Ventures and Benaroya Capital along with several prominent angel investors. Previously self-funded, Zoomingo says it will use the additional capital to enhance its current mobile application, build a retailer platform and grow its community through expanded outreach to customers and retailer partners. With this funding, Dayakar Puskoor, managing director of Dallas-based

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Atomico Invests $4.2M In 6Wunderkinder: German Name, Global Ambitions – TechCrunch

Exclusive - Atomico, the pan-European investment firm started by the founders of Skype, has invested $4.2 million in 6Wunderkinder, an interesting startup out of Berlin that offers well-designed productivity tools for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and the Web. They earlier raised over 600,000 euros in early-stage funding.

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Atomico invests $4.2M in 6Wunderkinder: German name, global ambitions – TechCrunch

Exclusive - Atomico, the pan-European investment firm started by the founders of Skype, has invested $4.2 million in 6Wunderkinder, an interesting startup out of Berlin that offers well-designed productivity tools for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and the Web. They earlier raised over 600,000 euros in early-stage funding.

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Shopping Cart Software Maker Ecwid Raises $1.5M; Expands To US, UK – TechCrunch

Ecwid, a Russian startup that enables people to set up an online store on their website or on a social network in mere minutes, has raised its first round of institutional funding, securing $1.5 million from Runa Capital. The e-commerce software company says it currently has over 100,000 customers in 174 countries, but given that about 40 percent of its customers are located in the United States, Ecwid will part of the capital to open its first office in Mountain View, California in early 2012.

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Shopping cart software maker Ecwid raises $1.5m; expands to US, UK – TechCrunch

Ecwid, a Russian startup that enables people to set up an online store on their website or on a social network in mere minutes, has raised its first round of institutional funding, securing $1.5 million from Runa Capital. The e-commerce software company says it currently has over 100,000 customers in 174 countries, but given that about 40 percent of its customers are located in the United States, Ecwid will part of the capital to open its first office in Mountain View, California in early 2012.

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It’s Here! Facebook Timeline Now Available To Users Worldwide – TechCrunch

You've been anxiously waiting for it, and now it has finally arrived. Facebook Timeline, which MG likened to 'the story of your life on a single page' when it was first announced back in September at the F8 event, that is. We told you how to get it early (and millions of you did) and what it looked like, but most of you earthlings - not living in New Zealand - had to wait patiently until the glorious day Facebook decided to flick that on/off switch. This morning, they did.

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Now At 1.4M Members, Fab.com Turns Up The Social With A ‘Live Feed’ – TechCrunch

Exclusive - Fab.com, the ridiculously fast growing e-commerce startup, is launching a new social shopping feature today that lets members view and interact with any activity on the design flash sales site in real-time. Dubbed the 'live feed' and reminiscent of Facebook's early iterations of what is now the News Feed, it captures what users are purchasing, sharing, commenting on etc.

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FriendFinder Launches Tablet Games Studio (With A Cool Name) – TechCrunch

Internet holding company FriendFinder Networks, which operates a number of adult, social networking, dating and e-commerce websites, has quietly established a game development subsidiary back in 2010. Today, the company said that the studio, which is called Fierce Wombat Games, will be releasing its first title for Mac, PC and iOS in early 2012.

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A Web Of Apps – TechCrunch

It is remarkable to think that we're in the early days of the app era, when there are already close to 600,000 iOS applications and nearly 400,000 on Android. The growth of these app ecosystems has been rapid, exponential and shows no signs of slowing down. As well it shouldn't: the untapped, addressable market for mobile apps involves hundreds of millions of users. And yet, app discovery remains a challenge. Whether in an app store, on the device itself, or via a third-party service. Whoever cracks the n

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Appoxee Raises Funding, Helps Mobile App Developers Boost User Engagement – TechCrunch

Israeli startup Appoxee has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from early-stage investment firm Cyhawk Ventures. The company offers a service that helps app developers and publishers increase user engagement through rich push notifications and helps them with things like audience segmentation, targeting, analytics and reporting. Read more over at TechCrunch Europe.

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Appoxee raises funding, helps mobile app developers boost user engagement – TechCrunch

Israeli startup Appoxee has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from early-stage investment firm Cyhawk Ventures. The company offers a service that helps app developers and publishers increase user engagement through rich push notifications and helps them with things like audience segmentation, targeting, analytics and reporting.

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Pops Raises $1.5M From Mangrove To Sexify Mobile Notifications – TechCrunch

Pops, maker of an application that adds another dimension to the mobile notifications people receive on their Android smartphones, has raised $1.5 million from Mangrove Capital Partners, who were early investors in companies like Skype, Rdio, OpenX, Kupivip.ru, Nimbuzz and Wix. The Pops app basically enables mobile users to customize smartphone alerts, including new email, SMS, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and whatnot in a more creative way than you're used to.

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Soup.me lands $530,000, lets you aggregate your digital life (or something) – TechCrunch

SpeedInvest, an "early-stage super angel fund" headquartered in Austria, has injected $530,000 into Soup.me, which is the reboot service (sounds way nicer than 'pivot') of micro-publishing tools maker Soup.io. The service is invite-only, and I haven't had the chance to check it out yet, but the description(s) given to Soup.me is actually quite confusing to me.

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Android Overtakes iOS In App Downloads In U.K., Germany, Russia. U.S. To Follow Next Month – TechCrunch

With Android accounting for the majority of smartphones worldwide at the moment, it's finally also starting to become the most dominant player in apps, too. Figures out today from analytics firm Xyologic note that Android now accounts for the majority of downloads in the UK, Germany and Russia, and predicts that the U.S. will be the next to go Google in either March or April. This is a sea change from months past, when Apple -- the early mover in apps -- has always dominated in app download activity, despi

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comScore: Japan, An Early Mover In Mobile, Trails The U.S., Others In Smartphones – TechCrunch

Smartphone users are, country by country, starting to gradually outnumber those who are using feature phones, and at the same time, consumers have passed a different kind of penetration: a majority are now using mobile devices to do a lot more than just make phone calls. A lengthy annual report out from comScore today, surveying mobile usage across Canada, France, Germany Italy, Japan, Spain, the U.S. and U.K., found that mobile media usage has passed the 50 percent mark, meaning that more than half of us

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Evertale, A Social Network For The Less Proactive, Gets Seed Funding From Mangrove – TechCrunch

If you like the idea of charting your life in a diary, and possibly sharing that detail with others, but lack the motivation to do all that logging yourself, then this might just be the social network for you. Evertale, a service that automatically logs your activities through your mobile device, has picked up a round of seed funding from Mangrove Capital -- early backers of Skype, shopping sites Brands4Friends and KupiVIP, and a number of other European startups.

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ASO (App Store Optimization) Is The New SEO, And Here’s A Tool To Do It – TechCrunch

What's the hardest thing about building a successful mobile app? If you answered "building a mobile app," you're wrong. It's getting your app found. With over 600,000+ iOS applications, and now some 450,000 on Android, the real challenge for developers is having their app surfaced higher than hundreds of other competitors in the app store search results. Doing this correctly involves ASO, or app store optimization. It's basically SEO repurposed for mobile, and because we're still in the early days of the

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As Developers Seek More Interactivity, PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution – TechCrunch

With the world of apps no longer in its early days, we are starting to see the emergence of a lot more services that give developers more sophisticated ways of interacting with users, and monetizing what they create. One of the more popular has been the rise of real-time messaging within apps; and today, one player in that space, PubNub, has picked up $4.5 million in funding to expand that line of business even further. The Series A round was led by mobile-specialist VC Relay Ventures, itself just launched