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Daily Archives: November 28, 2012

TranscribeMe has raised a total of $1.5 million to develop its text-to-speech service.

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TranscribeMe has raised a total of $1.5 million to develop its text-to-speech service.

TranscribeMe Takes On Apple’s Siri With Man and Machine

Note to self: Good speech-to-text services aren’t cheap. TranscribeMe, a startup that charges customers between $1 and $3 per minute for audio transcription powered by people and machines, closed a round of about $900,000 last week, co-founder Alexei Dunayev said in...

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Quizlet founder Andrew Sutherland (left) hasn't found the need for venture capital.

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Quizlet founder Andrew Sutherland (left) hasn't found the need for venture capital.

No VC: Education Startup Quizlet Makes the Grade Going It Alone

This is the third in a five-part series called “No VC,” which highlights startups that have succeeded without venture capital, the lifeblood of Silicon Valley. (This post was updated to correct the site’s pricing to $15 a year.) One night this past...

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Former McAfee CEO Dave DeWalt is taking the helm of FireEye, which may go public next year.

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Former McAfee CEO Dave DeWalt is taking the helm of FireEye, which may go public next year.

Former McAfee Chief DeWalt Named FireEye CEO, Aims for 2013 IPO

Dave DeWalt, the former chief executive officer of antivirus software maker McAfee, has taken the top job at security startup FireEye and plans an initial public offering in the first half of next year. DeWalt, 48, left McAfee in July 2011 after Intel...

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