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Google VP, Apps & President, Enterprise Dave Girouard leaves to form upstart.com

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First reported by Venturebeat and later announced on his Google Plus page, Google’s VP of App sand President Enterprise is leaving to forma startup called upstart.com It’s true. After eight wonderful and life-altering years, I’ve decided to leave Google to pursue my own adventure. I owe a lifetime of gratitude...
Google VP, Apps & President, Enterprise Dave Girouard leaves to form upstart.com

paidContent 2012: New speakers, jam-packed agenda

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The best part of planning a conference is getting to bring a fascinating mix of innovators and disruptors together with industry vets. I’m pleased to announce our last big batch of speakers for a jam-packed paidContent 2012: At The Crossroads, May 23rd in New York: Jim Bankoff, CEO, Vox Media Josh Marshall,...
paidContent 2012: New speakers, jam-packed agenda
Gravity launches API, ushers in a personalized Web for all
RBC: Apple's iPad mini is coming this fall
Mellanox devises modular-switching software to sell more rack switches
AutoGrid pulls in $9M to turn 'big data' into an energy source
MightyText 'iMessage for Android' launching today, syncs text messages to any web browser

LG exec claims Nexus due at October 29th event, ships to India one month later

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It's either a premature confirmation or one of the larger executive gaffes we've seen in recent memory, but it's hard to ignore. LG's Mobile Product Planning lead for India, Amit Gujral, just claimed in an interview with IBNLive that the "LG Nexus" will launch at Google's October 29th event...
LG exec claims Nexus due at October 29th event, ships to India one month later
LinkedIn iOS app gathers and transmits user calendar data under opt-in feature
Your iPhone calendar isn't private—at least if you use the LinkedIn app
Gravity pulls in investors, gets $10.6M for content personalization tech

LinkedIn’s iOS app collects and sends names, emails and meeting notes from your calendar back, in plain text

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The LinkedIn mobile app for iOS devices collects full meeting notes and details from your device’s calendar and sends them back to the company, The Next Web has been informed. The information is gathered without explicit permission by a feature that allows users to access their calendar within the app. This raises...
LinkedIn’s iOS app collects and sends names, emails and meeting notes from your calendar back, in plain text
2011 Was The Year Of ‘Social’ For Google. 2012 Is The Year Of ‘Assistant.’
Google makes Quickoffice iPad app free to Google Apps for Business customers

While some balk at iPad mini price tag, analysts are impressed

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Rumors dating back more than a year suggested Apple (AAPL) was working on a new entry-level iPad, and for 12 months industry watchers pegged the slate’s starting price at either $249 or $299. When Apple finally took the wraps off the iPad mini on Tuesday, response to the starting price...
While some balk at iPad mini price tag, analysts are impressed
Does social beat search, or does “peacocking” get in the way?

Try before you buy: AppSurfer lets you trial Android apps directly in your Facebook News feed

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Amazon launched its Android Appstore way back in March 2011, offering another alternative to Google’s own app marketplace. One of the interesting features of its offering was the ability to test-drive apps directly in the browser before downloading it to a mobile device. Now, a new service called AppSurfer has...
Try before you buy: AppSurfer lets you trial Android apps directly in your Facebook News feed

How Google Apps May Soon Let Salespeople Stalk You (GOOG)

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Imagine sitting at an airport gate knocking out some work before you board and someone approaches you, calling you by name. You are now cornered by a salesperson who has been trying to reach you. Ick! Such a service will soon be coming, says Google's Amit Singh. Singh joined...
How Google Apps May Soon Let Salespeople Stalk You (GOOG)

LinkedIn: 'Ensuring More Privacy And Control Over Your Personal Data Remains Our Highest Priority' (LNKD)

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We just told you that the calendar sync was the best feature in LinkedIn's mobile app. Now security researchers Yair Amit and Adi Sharabani told the New York Times that it may be its worst feature. Instead of just pulling the basics of a calendar entries, LinkedIn takes everything—including confidential notes,...
LinkedIn: 'Ensuring More Privacy And Control Over Your Personal Data Remains Our Highest Priority' (LNKD)

Where the Bank of Apple has put its manufacturing money

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An analyst picks three U.S. winners among 156 companies in Cupertino's supply chain FORTUNE -- In a long note to clients posted early Monday, RBC Capital's Amit Daryanani analyzes the implications of the sharp rise in spending reported last June by what Asymco's Horace Dediu once called The Bank of Apple....
Where the Bank of Apple has put its manufacturing money

Facebook Nabs Google’s David Fischer & Google Nabs Oracle’s Amit Singh

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We had two interesting employments changes at Google reportedly both at AllThingsD. First, Google lost their VP of Global Online Sales & Operations, David Fischer to Facebook. Then we learn that Google hired Oracle’s 20-year executive, Amit Singh. Amit will be Google’s VP of International Sales for Google’s enterprise business....
Facebook Nabs Google’s David Fischer & Google Nabs Oracle’s Amit Singh
Mammoth is a smart, more collaborative take on Evernote

VIDEO: Electric elephants on digital safari

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BBC News catches up with Amit Drori, an Israeli puppeteer who designs and builds robots to use onstage....
VIDEO: Electric elephants on digital safari
Google to use 'semantic search' to add answers to search results, says WSJ

Facebook acquires stealth startup Osmeta

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Facebook has acquired stealth software startup Osmeta, TechCrunch reports today. The deal was apparently completed last month. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed the acquisition, but did not offer any additional information. Osmeta did not share an update on its website. San Francisco-based Osmeta was made up of 19 engineers and led...
Facebook acquires stealth startup Osmeta

Google Enterprise boss says company is 'doubling down' on business services, targeting Microsoft

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In an interview with AllThingsD, Amit Singh, Google’s (GOOG) VP of Enterprise, said the company is embracing the consumerization of the enterprise in 2013 based on the successes its seen with Google Drive and Google Apps this year. Singh says Google is finally confident that it can deliver enterprise services and...
Google Enterprise boss says company is 'doubling down' on business services, targeting Microsoft

Forget in-memory -- SiSense raises $10M for in-chip analytics

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While the rest of the world is agog about big data and in-memory analytics, SiSense is taking a different tack. It’s rethinking business intelligence with higher-speed analysis on smaller (relatively speaking) data sets by taking advantage of multicore, 64-bit processors. The approach has been paying off with some impressive customer...
Forget in-memory -- SiSense raises $10M for in-chip analytics
Sports Analysis Startup Ubersense Raises $1.1M, Releases Updated Version Of Its iPad App
Google overhauling flagship search with "Answer, converse, anticipate"

It's CRAZY That The U.S. Kicked This Startup CEO Out Of The Country

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Cruisewise CEO Amit Aharoni is the face of an immigrant entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, and knows what it feels like to be kicked out of the country after his visa application was denied. He had no choice but to pack his bags and leave his company Cruisewise behind. While Aharoni flew to Canada and...
It's CRAZY That The U.S. Kicked This Startup CEO Out Of The Country
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