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proXPN: Free VPN for Complete Privacy

May 31, 2012 Rich 2

Today proXPN re-launched its site and software to provide free, unlimited 512-bit encryption for all users. Available for both Windows and Mac, proXPN utilizes the OpenVPN protocol to establish a 512-bit encryption tunnel using a 2048-bit key. proXPN is a personal virtual private network that provides users with privacy and […]

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Fancy Hands Provides Personal Assistants on the Net

May 27, 2012 Rich 0

Need some help but don’t have enough work to hire someone? Joann Pan from Mashable writes that the Fancy Hands Startup offers the services of personal assistants via the web. Available around the clock, the company’s fleet of professional contractors are located throughout the U.S to do almost anything that […]

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The Reason Most Pitches Fail

May 26, 2012 Rich 0

Author Eric Ries writes that pitches usually fail because they answer the wrong questions. Pitches usually fail because they answer the wrong questions. The right questions depend on the stage of your business—for example, some businesses are just getting started with an idea, while others are printing money. Focus your […]

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Video: Two New Stars from Europe’s Startup Sauna

May 25, 2012 Rich 0

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQaHeUbrvBo In this video, Robert Scoble talks to two new companies from Europe’s Startup Sauna. First up is Infogr.am, a software company that makes a web-based data visualization applications for non-designers to create professionally designed infographics and visualizations in minutes. The second new company is IJudgeFights, a browser-based and mobile […]

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ScaleArc Startup Plugs into Microsoft SQL for Instant Scalability

May 23, 2012 Rich 1

This week ScaleArc announced that the company’s iDB v2.0 database infrastructure software brings significant new capabilities to SQL Server environments such as instant horizontal scaling, higher availability, faster database performance, increased SQL protection and real-time query analytics. According to ScaleArc, iDB takes a fundamentally different approach at the SQL protocol […]

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CapsulePen Aims to Write Happy Ending on Kickstarter

May 22, 2012 Rich 0

We recently asked the question: “Do non-tech Startups stand a chance?” Entrepreneur Joe Cote would also like to know the answer. He is trying to get Kickstarter support for his CapsulePen invention, the first pill container that arranges pills lengthwise in a tubular container shaped like a pen. There are […]

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Video: Fireside Chat from Emerging Companies Summit

May 19, 2012 Rich 1

In this video, Nvidia CEO and co-founder Jen-Hsun Huang does a fireside chat with Tim Bajarin from Creative Strategies. They discuss trends in mobile, visual and parallel computing, and the transformational changes ahead for the industry. Recorded at the 2012 Emerging Companies Summit in San Jose.

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Startups Powered by GPUs

May 17, 2012 Rich 0

Gary Rainville writes that the GTC Emerging Companies Summit this week showcased nearly three dozen startups from around the world using GPUs to disrupt markets and delight customers. After a day of machine-gun style back-to-back mini-presentations, the event was capped by the announcement of five “One to Watch” awards. Winners […]