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Facebook: 60 million users access apps through a mobile device

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Facebook threw out some interesting numbers during a fireside chat with Inside Facebook. Speaking to the blog.the world’s most popular social networks claimed that 60 million of its users are engaging with Facebook apps through their mobile phone. Director of Product Management Carl Sjogreen clarified that in saying mobile apps, he referred...
Facebook: 60 million users access apps through a mobile device

Facebook As A Mobile Platform: 60 Million Mobile Users Visit Third-Party Apps Each Month

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Facebook is huge on mobile — as an application developer. But questions have circled for years around how it can be a real mobile platform on top of operating systems controlled by Apple and Google. But we got a little more data on what it’s already accomplishing on the platform...
Facebook As A Mobile Platform: 60 Million Mobile Users Visit Third-Party Apps Each Month

NTT Docomo Will Pay Up To $300M To Buy Italian Mobile Content Company Buongiorno

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Mobile carrier NTT Docomo today announced a move to grow its content business outside of its traditional base of Japan: it issued a tender offer to acquire Buongiorno, a mobile content company based in Japan, paying up to ¥24 billion ($300 million) for the assets. Docomo notes in a statement...
NTT Docomo Will Pay Up To $300M To Buy Italian Mobile Content Company Buongiorno

Mobile Video Sharing App Socialcam Acquired By Autodesk For $60 Million

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There’s been a race on over the last year among mobile video sharing apps, many of which have sought to replicate the same type of success that Instagram had with photo sharing. We’ve seen a number of startups — like Socialcam, Viddy, and Klip — trying to attract new users...
Mobile Video Sharing App Socialcam Acquired By Autodesk For $60 Million

Autodesk Buys Mobile Video Shooting Star Socialcam for $60M

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Socialcam, the quick-growing mobile video start-up, has quickly found a buyer. Autodesk, known for its CAD visual effects software, has agreed to buy Socialcam in a deal worth approximately $60 million, both companies said. They said they expect the deal to close within 30 days. Socialcam — which had only...
Autodesk Buys Mobile Video Shooting Star Socialcam for $60M

Kayak Partners With Trip Advisor To Integrate 60 Million Travel Reviews Into Hotel Search

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Kayak is boosting its hotel search today with the integration of hotel reviews from Trip Advisor into search results. Via an agreement with the reviews giant, Kayak will be integrating all all TripAdvisor reviews into the Kayak Hotel Search. Simply put, when you search for a hotel on Kayak, all...
Kayak Partners With Trip Advisor To Integrate 60 Million Travel Reviews Into Hotel Search

TomTom opens up MapShare to all 60 million of its GPS units (video)

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TomTom has seen the inexorable rise of smartphone navigation and decided that it needs a cheaper way of updating its head units. Its cunning solution has been to open its MapShare community to all 60 million TomToms in the wild -- which was previously limited just to smartphone apps...
TomTom opens up MapShare to all 60 million of its GPS units (video)

Nginx Continues Growth, Adds Commercial Offerings

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According to the Netcraft Web Server Survey for February 2012 Nginx was "the only server to experience a non-negligible market share increase this month" by picking up 0.27 percentage points. Good news for the upstart Web server, just as the brand-new company behind Nginx takes the wraps off its commercial...
Nginx Continues Growth, Adds Commercial Offerings

Lance Tokuda’s SchoolFeed rounds up $1.75M for fast-growing classmates network

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Lance Tokuda was looking for an old high school friend, but instead he found his second big social networking startup. The co-founder of RockYou happened to find an old acquaintance from high school on Classmates.com, which has more than 60 million users. But when he was going to email...
Lance Tokuda’s SchoolFeed rounds up $1.75M for fast-growing classmates network

General Atlantic And Sequoia Put $60M In Enterprise Cloud Consultancy Appirio

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Cloud solution provider and consultancy Appirio is announcing $60 million in new funding led by private equity firm General Atlantic, with participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital and GGV Capital. This brings Appirio’s total investment to over $70 million. Previous investors include Salesforce. Appirio works with organizations such as Facebook,...
General Atlantic And Sequoia Put $60M In Enterprise Cloud Consultancy Appirio

Remember iLike? The Social Music Network Officially Died Today

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In the the spring of 2009, iLike had 45 million registered users and was the #1 music application on Facebook. "Is There An iLike Effect?", we asked then; and the answer was yes. The #1 and #2 albums on iTunes were Keith Urban's "Defying Gravity" and "Gavin Degraw's "Free"...
Remember iLike? The Social Music Network Officially Died Today

Online broadcasting tech firm iHigh lands $11.7m from Cox Media at a $60m valuation

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iHigh, which operates a digital TV platform and a network of websites for youth, has secured $11.6 million in funding from Cox Media Group in exchange for a minority stake. The investment values iHigh at $60 million. Basically, iHigh provides free Web-based tools and live video streaming capabilities that enable...
Online broadcasting tech firm iHigh lands $11.7m from Cox Media at a $60m valuation

China Mobile reaches 15 million iPhone users, despite not selling the Apple device

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You’ve probably heard it all before but China Mobile is a behemoth. The state-owned operator has the most subscribers of any any telco in the world — 655 million — and yet it still does not have a partnership to sell Apple’s iPhone in China. But that isn’t stopping it dominate the share...
China Mobile reaches 15 million iPhone users, despite not selling the Apple device

Collaboration Startup Atlassian Acquires HipChat

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Amid the current craze for enterprise collaboration software, somehow Atlassian had escaped my attention. Ten years old, based in Sydney and San Francisco, backed by a $60 million investment from Accel Partners, and sporting annual revenues north of $100 million, Atlassian makes collaboration tools for software developers. Today Atlassian will...
Collaboration Startup Atlassian Acquires HipChat

60 million users engaged with apps on Facebook mobile platform since launch; average 5 times per month

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Facebook Director of Product Management Carl Sjogreen revealed that over 60 million users have engaged with mobile applications via Facebook, 320 million times per month since the mobile platform launched in October 2011. Sjogreen shared this statistic during a fireside chat with Founder of Inside Network Justin Smith at the Inside...
60 million users engaged with apps on Facebook mobile platform since launch; average 5 times per month

Eminem's new record: More than 60 million Facebook 'Likes'

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The rapper still finds himself in the top five Facebook Pages. [Read more]...
Eminem's new record: More than 60 million Facebook 'Likes'

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, FB, MSFT, HPQ)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Here's the breakdown on the Superbowl's impressive Twitter traffic. You can win a vacation for abusing your 3G connection in Russia. Google has poached an Apple exec for a big secret project. The least stealthy startup in the Valley has officially launched. Mark Zuckerberg's...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, FB, MSFT, HPQ)

Apple Settles iPad Suit, Court Says

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Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $60 million to settle its iPad trademark dispute with a Chinese electronics company....
Apple Settles iPad Suit, Court Says

NEA Leads $33M Round In CRM Developer And Salesforce Competitor SugarCRM

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SugarCRM, a provider of commercial open source CRM software, has completed a $33 million equity and debt financing round. We’re told around $14 million of the round was equity financing. The investment round was led by New Enterprise Associates and includes participation from new investors Silicon Valley Bank and Gold...
NEA Leads $33M Round In CRM Developer And Salesforce Competitor SugarCRM

People Search Site MyLife Buys Social Communications Manager Threadsy

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People search site MyLife has purchased the technology from recently shuttered all-in-one social communications manager Threadsy. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. As we’ve written in the past, MyLife is a full-fledged search engine which not only finds people—thanks to aggregated search across social networking sites like Facebook,...
People Search Site MyLife Buys Social Communications Manager Threadsy

Apple pays $60 million in iPad trademark dispute, makes peace with Proview

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Earlier this year, iPads were flying off the shelves in China -- but not for the expected reasons. The slates were being removed from stores following an injunction granted to Shenzhen Proview Technology, a local firm that had laid claim to the iPad trademark. The injunction was rebuffed by...
Apple pays $60 million in iPad trademark dispute, makes peace with Proview
Spotify App Soundrop Tunes Into First Investment: $3M From Spotify Lead Backer Northzone

China’s online video ad revenue hit $330m in Q1 2012, up 218% year on year

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China’s online video market continues to see increased advertising revenues, after research from Analysys concluded that the first quarter of 2012 generated $330 million (1.2 billion RMB) from ads, a 24.7 percent rise on the previous quarter. The total figure represents a significant 218 percent year on year leap on the...
China’s online video ad revenue hit $330m in Q1 2012, up 218% year on year

Microsoft reveals Surface Windows 8 tablets

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Microsoft launches bid to compete with Apple in tablet market with new devices that will run versions of forthcoming OSMicrosoft launched a series of tablet computers on Monday as the tech giant fought to regain ground lost to Apple's iPad.Having announced last week that the firm was set to make...
Microsoft reveals Surface Windows 8 tablets

Facebook Sends 1.1 Billion Hits To 3rd-Party Mobile Apps Per Month, Most Of Top 10 Grossers Integrate It

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Facebook does make money on mobile…for everybody else. Today Facebook announced it drove 160 million visitors and 1.1 billion to third-party apps last month, up from 60 million visitors and 320 million visits in February. Now seven of the top 10 grossing iOS apps and six of the top Android apps...
Facebook Sends 1.1 Billion Hits To 3rd-Party Mobile Apps Per Month, Most Of Top 10 Grossers Integrate It

Autodesk's Socialcam Play

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Autodesk is best known for industrial design software, but is quietly making moves to become a popular content creation company for the mobile-cloud computing era. Its acquisition of mobile video company Socialcam for $60 million joins consumer products it already has in drawing, photos, and three-dimensional representation. Now for the...
Autodesk's Socialcam Play
Redesigned Weather.com tells you exactly when the rain will stop
Appirio raises $60M to be your one-stop cloud service shop

Facebook Told Salesforce To Buy This Company, So It Did (CRM)

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When Salesforce.com made its bid for Rypple for a reported $60 million, the Rypple founders were turning down a bigger offer from SuccessFactors, the story goes. But why did Salesforce.com decide it wanted Rypple in the first place? Facebook told them to buy it, Salesforce exec John Wookey told Business...
Facebook Told Salesforce To Buy This Company, So It Did (CRM)

MIT and Harvard announce edX web education platform, make online learning cheap and easy

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We'll forgive you if you failed to take MIT up on its offer take its courses for free when it rolled out its MITx online learning platform last year. However, Harvard took notice of its efforts, and has joined MIT online to form the edX platform and offer courses...
MIT and Harvard announce edX web education platform, make online learning cheap and easy
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