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Code 42 Software, a Minnesota-based online backup company, which is known well for the popular PC backup service Crashplan, has raised $52.5 million in investment led by Accel Partners with Split Rock Partners. Accel Partners and Split Rock Partners do holds now a minority stake in the company.  Code 42 has been doing Crashplan since from 2007. The point then was...

Startup incubator DreamIt Ventures announced its first hybrid accelerator program offering Israeli Entrepreneurs (who currently reside in Israel) a special program including accelerator time in both Israel and New York. The program aims to give five Israeli startups an early market exposure, so that they can develop their product/market fit based on feedback and...

Yahoo, the premier digital company, announced that co-founder Jerry Yang has resigned from its board of directors. Yang’s resignation comes shortly after the appointment of Scott Thompson as Yahoo’s new CEO. “My time at Yahoo!, from its founding to the present, has encompassed some of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of my life. However, the time...

Wikipedia, an online collaborative, multilingual Internet encyclopaedia, as we stated earlier, goes offline today for its English users to protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). The announcement was made yesterday by foundation’s co-founder Jimmy Wales through the series of tweets. Wikipedia join the protest with other major websites, including the popular...

In September last year f8, Facebook announced in partnership with different domains companies who would develop Open Graph Timeline Apps. Similar reports are coming today that Facebook on Wednesday will launch its Open Graph applications that it first debuted last year. The companies who developed these apps include Airbnb, Ticketmaster, Payvment, Causes and 30 others. Facebook last year in December informed developers that it would start approving new Open Graph variants to appear in the news feed, Ticker and Timeline from this month....

Apple, the company behind the popular iPhone and iPad, has filed another suit against Samsung in Germany, aiming to ban sales of Samsung’s smartphone models. The suit targets 10 smartphones including the Galaxy S Plus and the S II that are based on Apple design. The suit is based on design rights issues held by Apple in Europe, according to a company’s spokesman...

Xaxxon, Vancouver based company, has developed a motorized frame and software kit Oculus, that instantly converts any netbook into a telerobotic, remotely operated vehicle. The innovation is the brainchild of Vancouver, British Columbia based company, consists of an adjustable frame that holds a variety of small laptops all around, along with powered wheels and a...

Apple has revealed that iTunes Match is now available in 19 additional countries throughout Latin America and Europe. iTunes Match, since from its launch in November last year, rolling out the service to other countries. With the addition of 19 countries in the list, a total of 37 countries can now access the Apple’s service. With iTunes Match, all your music,...

We see a day before that Japan’s KDDI announced its Android platform phone – INFOBAR C01, but that is not an end. Today, we see Japan’s another mobile carrier Fujitsu released its NEXT series phone name as “ARROWS μ F-07 D”. The phone is equipped with Android 2.3 platform. NTT Docomo, mobile carrier will start selling the phone from January 18, 2012 i.e....

AlienVault, cyber security startup, has officially hired seven former HP and HP acquired Fortify company employees. The company was founded in 2007; the silicon valley-based produces unified security management solutions for better threat management. The company is the creator of Open Source Security Information Management (OSSIM), which provides a set of tools that...