Today’s funding news includes nail polish, animated farm animals, and unmanned military vehicles.
Microsoft had six pieces of news come out today, including the Surface worldwide expansion, Yammer’s new translation service, and getting slapped with regulatory fines from the EU.
New York City startup Sonar announced today that is has received a strategic investment from Microsoft’s Bing Fund.
Guest Post Facebook has become the undisputed king of social networking, serving almost 1 billion active users and valued at over $100 billion. Even with this incredible rise, Mark Zuckerberg and many others believe we’re still at the beginning of the social revolution online.
From zero to one million users in nine months flat
Tech journalists have a bad habit of picking a theme each year for SXSW and crafting a drama around which startup will “win” the festival. This year the contest is among the “ambient awareness” apps like Sonar, Banjo, Highlight and Glancee. All try to provide information about friends or relevant strangers who are close by.