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Zynga's Not Done With Facebook Yet: Check Out 'The Friend Game' (FB, ZNGA)

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Facebook and Zynga just tore up their multiyear partnership agreement, making it easier for Zynga to pull away from Facebook. But it turns out that Zynga is still pushing traditional Web-based social games. In fact, Zynga's newest title, The Friend Game, is a Facebook game that's more or less about...
Zynga's Not Done With Facebook Yet: Check Out 'The Friend Game' (FB, ZNGA)

Twitter CEO Costolo says he's under no pressure to start an IPO

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has insisted that he isn’t contemplating an initial public offering (IPO) at the moment, adding that both the company’s investors and regulators have put him under no pressure to launch one. The remarks were reported by Julia Boorstin from CNBC, following a video interview in which he answered...
Twitter CEO Costolo says he's under no pressure to start an IPO

PageData Launches New Comparative Dashboard Tool

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Inside Network is excited to announce the release of the Comparative Dashboard Tool in PageData, our Facebook analytics service. The Dashboard allows users to create a personalized list of Facebook Pages and easily compare them for deeper insights into competitive performance. “Our subscribers use PageData to refine their Facebook marketing...
PageData Launches New Comparative Dashboard Tool

Startup Sqrrl Has Tech That Lets Your Company Store Super Secret Data

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Sqrrl, a Cambridge, Mass.-based big data startup founded last year by six former National Security Agency employees, is building a business around tech that protects the US from terrorist attacks and other national security threats. The tech is called Accumulo, and the NSA created it in 2008 as a way...
Startup Sqrrl Has Tech That Lets Your Company Store Super Secret Data

BSkyB's updated Sky Sports iPad app makes everyone a football analyst with formation maps and more

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UK satellite TV broadcaster BSkyB has rolled out an update to its Sky Sports iPad app, letting subscribers watch English Premier League matches while accessing some of the same analysis technology used by pundits. Rolling out earlier today, the app now includes enhanced data from OPTA, and includes average player...
BSkyB's updated Sky Sports iPad app makes everyone a football analyst with formation maps and more

Tidemark beefs up visualizations with infographics instead of bar charts and line graphs

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Tidemark is putting a fresh spin on its cloud-based enterprise performance management applications with infographic-like visualizations of financial planning data, showing that the consumerization trend popular with IT is fit for finance and operations staffers, too. Sidestepping static dashboards, Tidemark’s simple and shareable Storylines feature lends itself to adoption by...
Tidemark beefs up visualizations with infographics instead of bar charts and line graphs

YouTube views now included in Billboard & Nielsen music charts, pushes 'Harlem Shake' to No. 1

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Why is the YouTube craze ‘Harlem Shake’ debuting at No. 1 on Billboard this week? YouTube announced today that it is partnering with Billboard and Nielsen to include its U.S. data on YouTube views for a number of music charts including the Hot 100 List. Billboard’s Hot 100, for...
YouTube views now included in Billboard & Nielsen music charts, pushes 'Harlem Shake' to No. 1
Public Lab's Crowdfunded Infragram Cameras Let People See Plants In A Different Light

WPP to offer Twitter data to clients

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World's largest advertising company to integrate data from tweets into its media and analytical toolsSir Martin Sorrell's WPP, the world's largest advertising company, has struck a global partnership with Twitter to exploit user data for its clients.WPP said that the strategic partnership will focus on data and analytics - what...
WPP to offer Twitter data to clients

Vodafone Wants European Devs To Build Apps That Do Good, Puts €200K Up For Grabs

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Here’s an opportunity for European app developers to work on a project aimed first and foremost at helping others, rather than on the off-chance it will catch Yahoo!’s eye and lead to insane riches. Carrier Vodafone’s philanthropic arm, the Vodafone Foundation, has kicked off its first Mobile for Good Europe...
Vodafone Wants European Devs To Build Apps That Do Good, Puts €200K Up For Grabs

Twitter Upgrades Will Include Analytical Tools

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Twitter will unveil a series of new tools in the next few months, including sophisticated analytical tools, according to Erica Anderson, Twitter's manager for news and journalism. Anderson said the analytical tools will better help publishers track the reach of tweets sent through the microblogging service. She made her comments...
Twitter Upgrades Will Include Analytical Tools
How Infochimps wants to become Heroku for Hadoop
Apperian pumps up with strategic investment from Intel Capital

5 Trends That Will Change CRM

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I was recently asked to join a group of experts to contribute thoughts on trends driving the evolution of CRM over the next five years. I must say, that it’s a group of individuals whom I not only respect, but also am lucky enough to know in the real...
5 Trends That Will Change CRM

Chartbeat raises $9.5M to give publishers better radar

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Launched three years ago as a way of giving publishers and media companies better real-time analytics related to their content, Chartbeat announced Monday that it has closed a new round of Series B financing worth $9.5 million from a series of venture funds including Index Ventures and Draper Fisher...
Chartbeat raises $9.5M to give publishers better radar

How LinkedIn Plans To Grow Its Biggest Business 12X (LNKD)

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LinkedIn's biggest business is its suite of "Hiring Solutions" products. It generated $121.6 million during the second quarter for an annualized run rate nearing $500 million. $121.6 million was 53% of LinkedIn's total revenues during the quarter. $121. million was a 107% increase over the same period in 2011, but...
How LinkedIn Plans To Grow Its Biggest Business 12X (LNKD)
Windows Embedded 8 Wants To Be In Your Car - And Lots Of Other Places, Too

Twitter Executive Says Site's Interface Needs An Overhaul

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If you've ever sent a tweet and thought "That seems so 1998" you're in good - and perhaps surprising - company. Let's face it: Twitter doesn't let you hyperlink text, it doesn't thread conversations and, despite a redesign late last year, it still doesn't showcase video and photos as well...
Twitter Executive Says Site's Interface Needs An Overhaul

Twitter Analytical Tools Threaten Third-Party Developers

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Twitter may become the heavyweight in analytics of its own content, boxing out rivals HootSuite, bit.ly and Klout. As first reported by ReadWriteWeb, Twitter plans to launch sophisticated analytical tools, according to Erica Anderson, Twitter's manager for news and journalism. Anderson, who made the comments last weekend at a social...
Twitter Analytical Tools Threaten Third-Party Developers
Box partners with GoodData to provide productivity and security solutions for enterprise
“In the Studio,” Accel’s Ping Li Says Big Data Will Reshape Enterprise

Enterprise Software Startups Make a Comeback

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After funding a boom in sketchy startups targeting heavily hyped consumer categories such as social media and mobile, smart venture capitalists are returning to their senses and investing in companies that emphasize solid fundamentals, like paying customers and profits. That’s why enterprise software companies are finally getting the attention -...
Enterprise Software Startups Make a Comeback
Sleep Tracking Startup Zeo Says Goodnight

IOVOX Takes Investment From VC Octopus To Scale Up In Europe

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IOVOX, a provider of telephony analytics which we’ve covered before, has secured investment from London-based Octopus Investment. Specifically from the Octopus Titan 4 Venture Capital Trust (VCT) and Octopus Titan 5 VCT. The cash will be used for expansion. Although terms were unreleased, we understand the investment allows the founders...
IOVOX Takes Investment From VC Octopus To Scale Up In Europe
FarmLogs yields $1M in seed funding
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