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Citrix acquires online collaboration platform Podio

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Citrix has announced that it has acquired Podio, the Copenhagen-based online collaboration service. Aimed at businesses, Podio is a service that allows users to create their own apps for use within their teams. So, the accountancy team could create an app to automate their workflow, for example. Founded by Jon...
Citrix acquires online collaboration platform Podio

Bolstering our infrastructure

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Last night, the world tuned in to Twitter to share the election results as U.S. voters chose a president and settled many other campaigns. Throughout the day, people sent more than 31 million election-related Tweets (which contained certain key terms and relevant hashtags). And as results rolled in, we tracked...
Bolstering our infrastructure

Are you fed up with Facebook?

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Facebook lost 600,000 UK users in December. Share your thoughts on whether the social networking giant has had its dayFacebook saw its UK user base drop by 1.86% in December, and while it still has over 31 million monthly active British users (around half of our 61.8m population), some have...
Are you fed up with Facebook?

In The Race To Be The Instagram Of Video, Socialcam And Its 57 Million Monthly Active Users Are Blowing Viddy Away

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Last month, Viddy was on top of the App Store. It raised a $30 million Series B round of financing from investors like Shakira and Biz Stone, and it stole the #1 free iOS app spot. Now its identical competitor, Socialcam, has blown past it. AppData shows Socialcam has nearly...
In The Race To Be The Instagram Of Video, Socialcam And Its 57 Million Monthly Active Users Are Blowing Viddy Away

Mobile messaging service LINE opens new office in Taiwan to help grow its international userbase

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LINE, a cross-platform mobile messaging app with more than 160 million registered users, is doubling its efforts in Taiwan by opening a new office and kicking off a fresh recruitment drive in the region. Cindy Park, Manager of LINE Business Office, was quoted at a promotional event in Taipei by Focus...
Mobile messaging service LINE opens new office in Taiwan to help grow its international userbase
Apple seen selling 31 million iPhones, 11 million iPads this quarter

Social video platform Keek raises $7m, adds a whopping 2 million users in last 30 days

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Keek, a free social video platform, has announced the closure of a funding round worth $7 million. The latest investment brings the company’s total funding to to a rather more impressive $12 million. Cranson Capital Securities is said to have led the round, with significant participation from Pinetree Capital Ltd...
Social video platform Keek raises $7m, adds a whopping 2 million users in last 30 days

Facebook's Stock Dive Isn't Over

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Facebook's stock price hit a new low last week - and it could be poised to plunge even further. The downward spiral that started last Thursday ended the next day at $19.05 a share, just shy of half of Facebook's initial public offering price in May. WHile Facebook's underlying business...
Facebook's Stock Dive Isn't Over

Is Hulu About to End Free Streaming?

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The days of Saturday Night Live as cheapo Sunday morning hangover cure may be coming to a close. The New York Post reports that Hulu is getting ready to upend its current business model and require users to login with their cable or satellite account numbers. If you don’t have...
Is Hulu About to End Free Streaming?

Bazaarvoice Acquires PowerReviews for $152 Million in Cash and Stock

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Austin-based Bazaarvoice has agreed to acquire privately held PowerReviews for roughly $151.9 million in cash and stock. According to the terms, Bazaarvoice will pay $31 million in cash and the remainder in stock. Both companies develop technology solutions that help companies interact with consumers. In particular, PowerReviews was focused managing...
Bazaarvoice Acquires PowerReviews for $152 Million in Cash and Stock

Netflix Subscriber Additions Disappoint, Reports Q3 Revenue Of $905M And Earnings Of $0.13

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Netflix’s third-quarter 2012 earnings report just came out, with revenue reaching $905 million for the quarter, up from $822 million last year. It’s also in line with Wall Street’s consensus forecast of $904 million. It reported earnings per share of $0.13, compared to $1.16 last year and above analyst expectations...
Netflix Subscriber Additions Disappoint, Reports Q3 Revenue Of $905M And Earnings Of $0.13
Opscode nets $19.5M in new funding, adds Connors to board

Apple’s Q2 2012: $11.6B In Profit, $39.2B In Revenue, 35.1M iPhones Sold

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Apple has just posted their Q2 2012 financials, and revealed that over the last 14 weeks the company has pulled in $11.6 billion in profit on $39.2 billion in revenue, which breaks down to $12.30 per share. Analysts expected earnings of $10.02 per share on $36.81 billion in revenue. Apple...
Apple’s Q2 2012: $11.6B In Profit, $39.2B In Revenue, 35.1M iPhones Sold

NBC Holds One Last Olympic Victory Dance

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Did you hate watching NBC’s coverage of the Olympics this summer? You’re in good company. That is: You were watching NBC’s coverage of the Olympics alongside a good chunk of the U.S. population. More of them than ever, actually. The broadcaster says the games were the most popular TV event...
NBC Holds One Last Olympic Victory Dance

Facebook UK loses 600,000 users in December

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Numbers dropped by 1.86% over festive period, fuelling speculation that site is reaching saturation point in core marketsThe number of Facebook's UK users dropped by 600,000 in December, according to data by social media monitoring firm SocialBakers.Though representing a typical seasonal dip in use over the Christmas period, the UK...
Facebook UK loses 600,000 users in December

Rumor: Hulu Will Soon Require Viewers To Have A Cable Subscription

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If you love watching TV shows on Hulu but don’t have a cable subscription, things could get a bit more complicated in the near future. According to the New York Post, Hulu could soon start requiring its users to prove that they also have a cable or satellite subscription. This...
Rumor: Hulu Will Soon Require Viewers To Have A Cable Subscription
Trulia acquires Market Leader to enter realm of enterprise software

Buzz Media Swaps Out CEO, Looks For More Money

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Buzz Media, a pop culture Web publisher with dozens of  sites, has a new CEO: President Stephen Hansen has taken the top spot, replacing Tyler Goldman, who moves up to executive chairman after six years. The LA-based company, which has raised a reported $31 million so far —- though industry sources...
Buzz Media Swaps Out CEO, Looks For More Money

Make music? Here's how to find out if SoundExchange owes you digital royalties

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US digital royalties collection and distribution entity SoundExchange has released a list of more than 50,000 musicians and record labels that are owed tens of millions of dollars, the non-profit organization announced today. As you may know, SoundExchange has been entrusted by the Library of Congress to handle royalties for sound recordings streamed on Internet...
Make music? Here's how to find out if SoundExchange owes you digital royalties
Forrester: US Online Display Ad Spend To Hit $12.7B In 2012, Rich Media + Video Leading The Charge

Stats: 31 million US Internet users will write blogs in 2010 and more than 104 million will read them - http://bit.ly/9JWoWu /via @eMarketer

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Stats: 31 million US Internet users will write blogs in 2010 and more than 104 million will read them - http://bit.ly/9JWoWu /via @eMarketer

Arianna Huffington Might Have Bought One Of These Gorgeous Townhouses On E. 80th Street

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It seems life on the Upper East Side could suit Arianna Huffington. The New York Daily News is reporting that Huffington may have purchased a townhouse on E. 80th Street. But which one? The famed Woolworth Mansion is on E. 80th Street, but with a price tag of $90 million,...
Arianna Huffington Might Have Bought One Of These Gorgeous Townhouses On E. 80th Street

After Google, mobile tech firm Vringo sues Microsoft over search technology patents

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I/P Engine, a subsidiary of mobile technology and intellectual property firm Vringo, today announced that it has filed a patent lawsuit against Microsoft in the Southern District of New York. The Vringo company alleges that Microsoft infringed on its relevance filtering technology patents, more specifically U.S. patents #6,314,420 (entitled “Collaborative/Adaptive...
After Google, mobile tech firm Vringo sues Microsoft over search technology patents

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: What Happened To Everyone Featured In This Iconic 2006 BusinessWeek Story?

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In the summer of 2006 Kevin Rose was plastered on the cover of Businessweek with the headline: "How This Kid Made $60 Million In 18 Months." The subtitle read, "Digg.com's Kevin Rose leads a new brat pack of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs." Sarah Lacy, now of PandoDaily, wrote that Rose...
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: What Happened To Everyone Featured In This Iconic 2006 BusinessWeek Story?

Netflix spikes 25% in after-hours trading after adding 2M new subscribers

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Investors seemed happy with news that Netflix added 2 million additional subscribers in the U.S. for Q4 2012, pushing the company’s stock up a whopping 25 percent to $129.22 in after hours trading. Subscriber growth is one of the big things investors are looking to judge how much of...
Netflix spikes 25% in after-hours trading after adding 2M new subscribers

The smartphone audience in EU5 is growing: 131.5 million handset owners; penetration hits 55%

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Digital audience measurement company comScore today released data from its MobiLens service, reporting key mobile trends across the five leading European markets (EU5), namely France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK based on survey results. Needless to say, the smartphone audience is growing across the board. Smartphone penetration in Europe...
The smartphone audience in EU5 is growing: 131.5 million handset owners; penetration hits 55%

Live Blog: Apple’s 2Q Earnings Call

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Apple just released its second-quarter earnings report and, as has been the case for some time, it didn’t disappoint. In fact, the company once again blew past Wall Street estimates. Profit nearly doubled to $11.6 billion, while revenue rose 59% to $39.2 billion. Those figures don’t best the record fourth...
Live Blog: Apple’s 2Q Earnings Call

Getting Canned Made Andrew Mason $34 Million Richer In A Matter Of Days

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Groupon stock is up 5 percent today, continuing a recover that's restored pretty much of the losses it incurred since it announced earnings and fired CEO Andrew Mason last week. It turns out that's pretty good for Mason, too. While Mason only got $378 in severance--six months of his token...
Getting Canned Made Andrew Mason $34 Million Richer In A Matter Of Days
Pinterest raises $200M at $2.5B valuation, reportedly

Flurry: China Is Fastest Growing Market For iOS & Android Devices, Chile Comes In 2nd

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It’s no secret that mobile analytics firm Flurry gets a kick out of tracking apps and mobile device adoption trends, and today it released some new data on iOS and Android device adoption around the globe. The United States still leads in the number of active iOS and Android devices...
Flurry: China Is Fastest Growing Market For iOS & Android Devices, Chile Comes In 2nd
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