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10 Radical Companies That Are Changing The Way We Work

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Millennials have a stronger-than-ever influence on the workplace. They're starting more and more companies themselves, and expect their workplaces to be as digitally native as they are.   These 10 companies know that, and are completely changing the way we work, start our businesses, hire staff, and collaborate in the 21st...
10 Radical Companies That Are Changing The Way We Work

Teambox delivers a fresh (and sweet) cloud collaboration platform, lands $1.5m and an experienced CEO

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Teambox, a collaboration and business communications software company that was started in Spain, is today launching the latest version (#4) of its namesake platform. In addition, the startup says it has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from a number of angel investors and hired a CEO to be better...
Teambox delivers a fresh (and sweet) cloud collaboration platform, lands $1.5m and an experienced CEO

12 ways to create a more connected office

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This post is brought to you by Comcast Business Class. _ In a flattened digital world, we build our teams from contributors scattered around the globe. Differences in time and location can hamper productivity, but there are digital tools that can make your remote team more connected. Use these...
12 ways to create a more connected office
Siasto Attempts the Improbable: Making Enterprise Software Beautiful
Basecamp gets a UI redesign, plenty of new features
Subtask wants to fuse mind-mapping with project management
Data visualization startup Visual.ly grabs another $2M to take on ad agencies (exclusive)

Zapier Raises $1.2M Seed Round From Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson & Others

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Zapier, which is essentially IFTTT for business users, just announced that it has raised a $1.2 million seed round from Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Wufoo co-founder Kevin Hale and a number of other angel investors. The company plans to use this additional investment to continue the development of...
Zapier Raises $1.2M Seed Round From Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson & Others

Benchmarking Basecamp's uptime against five other web apps

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As we announced at the beginning of the month, we’re always on a mission to improve our uptime. Inaccessible apps are the cause of much frustration and users don’t care whether that’s because they’re scheduled or not. While publishing our own uptimes have been a great step towards getting everyone...
Benchmarking Basecamp's uptime against five other web apps

37signals hits the books, buys a chunk of The Starter League (formerly Code Academy)

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37signals, the company behind popular productivity apps like Basecamp and Highrise, has just announced its first investment in a third-party company: The Starter League. The price has not been disclosed, but we do know that this is a “small, non-controlling, non-voting” investment. Formerly known as Code Academy (note: not Codecademy), The Starter League...
37signals hits the books, buys a chunk of The Starter League (formerly Code Academy)

37signals introduces "Basecamp Personal" for all your non-work projects. Innovative one time $25 per project

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37signals has announced that its popular project management tool, Basecamp, is now available at a new pricing tier: Basecamp Personal. As 37signals co-founder Jason Fried details, Basecamp has proven to be a highly successful product among teams, and is also a useful tool for managing side projects and non-work related projects. Yes, Basecamp works fine in...
37signals introduces "Basecamp Personal" for all your non-work projects. Innovative one time $25 per project

Google Street View Touches World's Highest Peaks--Well, Almost

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When it comes to going boldly, just ask the Google Street View team. Not content with plunging into some of the world's most beautiful reefs, and hiking through the Grand Canyon, Google Street View has now gone mountaineering. The firm published a behind-the-scenes post on its Lat Long Blog...
Google Street View Touches World's Highest Peaks--Well, Almost

Facebook's Adam Gerston Tells Us Why He Quit And Left His Unvested Stock (FB)

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Adam Gerston, the manager of Facebook's preferred marketing developers program (which oversees all the independent software developers who want to plug their advertising products into Facebook) has left the company to become vp/strategic partnerships at Shift (formerly GraphEffect). In doing so, he left one and a half years' worth of FB...
Facebook's Adam Gerston Tells Us Why He Quit And Left His Unvested Stock (FB)

Extremely crtical Ruby on Rails bug threatens more than 200,000 sites

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Hundreds of thousands of websites are potentially at risk following the discovery of an extremely critical vulnerability in the Ruby on Rails framework that gives remote attackers the ability to execute malicious code on the underlying servers. The bug is present in Rails versions spanning the past six years...
Extremely crtical Ruby on Rails bug threatens more than 200,000 sites
YC-backed Zapier launches status board to track downtime for nearly 200 APIs

Jonathan Schwartz Launches CareZone, A Simple Caregiving Site With Big Plans

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The problem that former Sun Microsystems chief executive Jonathan Schwartz is trying to fix with his new startup is clear enough. More and more people are having to care for older relatives or children with health issues as the US population ages. But, the current online methods for sharing such...
Jonathan Schwartz Launches CareZone, A Simple Caregiving Site With Big Plans

Central Desktop revamps its collaboration tools

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Central Desktop today unveiled version 2.0 of its set of online tools, including project management, document collaboration, and web meetings. There are a lot of options out there for companies looking for online collaboration software, acknowledged chief executive Isaac Garcia. But while competing startups might claim to be comprehensive, most...
Central Desktop revamps its collaboration tools

Post-Pivot, OpenBrand Launches Delivery Service To Become A DropBox For Designers

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Originally launched as a way for companies to manage their branding assets in-house, OpenBrand has since pivoted to offer a SaaS for designers, agencies and their clients to collaborate and share what they are working on — logos, business cards, ads, illustrations etc. — something along the lines of a...
Post-Pivot, OpenBrand Launches Delivery Service To Become A DropBox For Designers

Backupify launches instant backups of Salesforce.com data

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In a win for data liberation, Backupify extended its Snapshot service to Salesforce.com on Tuesday, and promised Evernote, Zoho, and Basecamp are next....
Backupify launches instant backups of Salesforce.com data

Gina Bianchini's Mightybell Evolves Into A Collaborative Online Space For Creative Projects

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When Ning co-founder and former CEO Gina Bianchini launched Mightybell a year ago, a startup aimed at helping you accomplish things in small, incremental steps and show others how to do the same, it essentially allowed you to create step-by-step private guides for anything. But the startup is shifting its...
Gina Bianchini's Mightybell Evolves Into A Collaborative Online Space For Creative Projects

Business collaboration tool Convofy rebrands as “Convo”. Releases new web, desktop & mobile apps.

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Two rebrands in two days. A trend? This time it’s workplace social collaboration tool Convofy, in many ways a Facebook for the enterprise, that has rebranded as Convo. People seemingly had issues pronouncing Con-vo-fy and so the company decided to invest in a simpler name. Disappointingly, Convo’s Founder and CEO...
Business collaboration tool Convofy rebrands as “Convo”. Releases new web, desktop & mobile apps.

Garmin outs motorcycle-centric zumo 350LM

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Garmin's torn the wraps off its zumo 350LM for those of you who prefer to zip around on two wheels. Though its 4.3-inch glove-friendly touchscreen is encased in a waterproof exterior to withstand a beating from the elements and "fuel sprays," it'll happily sit inside your car with an...
Garmin outs motorcycle-centric zumo 350LM

Podio Cuts Down On Unnecessary Emails With New Email Integration, @Mentions For Workspaces

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Collaborative work platform Podio, the Danish Yammer and Basecamp competitor that was acquired by Citrix earlier this year, launched two new features today that are meant to help businesses and small teams cut down on internal emails. Starting today, you will be able to connect all of your Podio workspaces...
Podio Cuts Down On Unnecessary Emails With New Email Integration, @Mentions For Workspaces

BandCentral, a Basecamp for Bands, Launches Today

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U.K. startup BandCentral announced its official launch today. Describing itself as a "Basecamp for bands," the service is an online tool for bands, record labels and managers to track finances, manage tours, update social media profiles, and handle merchandising. Sponsor BandCentral provides artists with an online "BandHub" where they can...
BandCentral, a Basecamp for Bands, Launches Today

500 Startups-Backed Cloud Productivity Tool 300.mg To Close Its Doors Next Week

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Launching its public beta in the fall of last year, 300milligrams (also known as “300.mg,”) set out to build a “priority inbox for team conversations.” The startup was one of the 34 teams in 500 Startups’ Fall 2011 batch, and, after graduating in January, spent the first half of this...
500 Startups-Backed Cloud Productivity Tool 300.mg To Close Its Doors Next Week

Launch: Highrise for iPhone

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Last year we decided to embark on designing our own iPhone app for Highrise. We picked Highrise because there were already some good options for Basecamp, and Campfire was well represented by the wonderful Ember. We thought about Backpack and Highrise and decided to go with Highrise. Our Highrise customers...
Launch: Highrise for iPhone

WYSIHTML5: An open source rich text editor based on HTML5

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WYSIHTML5, cleverly named after the well known acronym for what you see is what you get (WYSIWYG), is an open source rich text editor based on HTML5 and the progressive-enhancement approach. Functionally, at first look, this editor behaves just as a standard WYSIWYG would, but WYSIHTML5 packs a distinct set of sophisticated features that let it...
WYSIHTML5: An open source rich text editor based on HTML5
Yammer, Jive, Microsoft Sharepoint are "blank pieces of paper," says startup

10 top tools for business brainstorming and collaboration

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As more startups migrate their companies to the cloud, it can be difficult to gather the entire team for a productive collaboration session. Not only does everyone need to be in the same place at the same time, but they’ve got to come prepared with their creative juices, focused mindsets...
10 top tools for business brainstorming and collaboration

Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2bn

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Acquisition steps up software giant's battle with Google for the future of technology in the workplaceMicrosoft has bought the four-year-old business social network Yammer for $1.2bn (£770m) as the software giant steps up its battle with Google for the future of technology in the workplace.The purchase of Yammer, dubbed "Facebook...
Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2bn
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