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ZappRX has a mobile application that makes it easier to pickup a prescription at the pharmacy.
Salesforce fills out its portfolio of tools with its new Files Product, which will work with tools like Box, Google Drive, and others.
Zuora provides the tools to help businesses move from selling products to subscription models.
Hearsay Social, the startup that helps sales people avoid those dreaded cold calls, just raised $30 million in its third round of funding.
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Check, formerly known as PageOnce, is a free app to help you manage your finances.
Editor’s Pick Once segregated, high tech and fashion are beginning to collide.
Lithium Technologies competes with giants like Salesforce and Jive Software.
Editor’s Pick Harper Reed, CTO of Obama’s reelection campaign, tells me that Loggly helped his developers gain much-needed “visibility” into the infrastructure.
Yahoo China’s brand is managed by e-commerce giant, Alibaba. Visitors are now redirected to Alibaba’s public welfare site.
Editor’s Pick A source exclusively showed VentureBeat one of the Samsung smartwatch prototypes sent to developers, in advance of the Sept. 5 launch.
VMware will need to beat out a number of fast-growing storage upstarts, or it could lose its grip on the virtualization market.
Retention Science is building analytics tools to help retailers under how price sensitive you are — and adjust promotions accordingly.
Udacity just reported the results of its online education experiment at San Jose State University. It’s not quite an “A,” but is a vast improvement over the very public failure in the spring.
Couchbase, a startup selling NoSQL, just raised $25 million to expand internationally and aggressively build new products.
Zendesk is hoping to expand its global footprint with a new office in São Paulo, Brazil, its first in South America.
These front-end and back-end developer tools are showing strong signs of momentum, according to Mattermark.
The goal for Uversity is to help high school students make more informed decisions about colleges they apply to, and ultimately attend.
The flash memory company today filed for a public offering of up to $172.5 million in common stock.
Ford will partner with a Russian university to study the communications models of robots in space. The goal is to provide the next generation of drivers with insights about how to avoid traffic accidents.
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Meet Mattermark, a company that has the potential to be the “Bloomberg for the private markets.”
For several years, press have been speculating about Atlassian Software’s inevitable IPO. With this announcement, the company is adding further fuel to the rumors.
NoRedInk was developed by a high school teacher to help students improve their spelling and grammar.
Google had a firm grasp on the top spot for a few years, making this a huge coup for Yahoo.
The cloud storage startup announced on its blog that it will begin offering a new starter plan for $5 a month per person, for up to 10 people, that grants 100GB of cloud-based file storage.
Some of life’s most elusive questions won’t be satisfied with a 30-second web search. So Google is experimenting with a new service, dubbed Google Helpouts, to connect people with a qualified expert online.
SugarCRM has secured $40 million in equity investment from Goldman Sachs, a sure sign that it intends to go public in the next few years.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and a slew of partners just launched Internet.org to bring digital connectivity to the developing world.
Coursera has recruited some top talent from iconic venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.
Standard Treasury, Apptimize, and StatusPage are among the highlights at Y Combinator’s demo day.
Editor’s Pick Two San Francisco-based entrepreneurs have launch an innovative app, dubbed “HandUp,” to help the homeless.
Beginning in the fall, Boston-based Beaver County Day School will make it a requirement for students to take coding lessons.
Chief executive Blake Irving said he wants to make it as frictionless as possible for anyone to set up a small business online, which made Locu a hot acquisition target.
An ed-tech startup called Learnable is doling out $10 million in free software, so Australia’s school kids can learn web and mobile development skills online.
Using the Tastemade app, anyone can produce a semi-professional video on an iPhone in a matter of minutes. I used it today to capture the delights of the San Francisco Street Food festival.
As we’re increasingly seeing, the funding for today’s startups came from a variety of sources, including crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter, and a venture buyout firm.
Editor’s Pick Sparql City isn’t a typical startup, as it was developed as a spinout from ParAccel and its acquirer Actian. The round was led by venture buyout firm Garnett & Helfrich Capital.