Relentless Entrepreneur is Relentless

Developers and entrepreneurs can get frustrated over a great many things. But one thing I have noticed that they don’t get frustrated about is what people think about them. They are too mightily focused on doing something new to worry what someone’s conformity will seem like to them. This post was written by Douglas Crets,…

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A Smart Phone for Every Stethoscope, A Solution in Every Cloud — Diagnosis as a Platform

In many developing countries, the barriers to building rapidly a medical personnel and infrastructure are so huge that millions of children die every year due to complications from easily treated illnesses. One of those illnesses is pneumonia, which actually kills more people than HIV in Africa each year. And the sad thing about it is,…

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New Offer from RightScale Helps Startups Scale on Azure

Starting this evening, it is now possible for BizSpark startups to use RightScale to ramp up quickly on Windows Azure. If you haven’t looked into Microsoft BizSpark yet, this would be a good time to do so. BizSpark gives young startups making less than one million dollars in revenue some free software and access to…

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“We are not a Microsoft Shop and I Know Very Little .NET” – How Distil Uses Windows Azure to Make Their Services Smarter

At the recent Foundercon, the private networking event hosted by TechStars, I was fortunate enough to meet Andrew Stein, VP of Development at Distil and an alumni of TechStars Cloud Accelerator. Written by Allan Da Costa Pinto. Allan is a Technical Evangelist who works with startups and software developers in the northeastern US to build apps…

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How Developers Can Keep from Losing their Data in the Fog of Coding: AppFog founder Lucas Carlson Explains

Lucas Carlson is a magician and developer who lost ten years worth of projects when his server melted down. His solution is a little bit of cloud magic.  He came up with AppFog, a Microsoft BizSpark company, which reduces time and helps developers work across any programming platform, and let’s operational people and devs work…

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Announcing the Launch of Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure

We’ve decided that offering accelerator classes for startups using Microsoft resources will not be a fad. Starting today, we are launching the Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure. All that means is that for the next 13 weeks, ten startups from all over the world will be working on mobile apps, cloud-based solutions and the next…

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