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Netsuite Beats Expectations and Raises 2013 Sales Outlook

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Don’t look now, but Netsuite, the cloud-based software company that runs businesses large and small, just reported quarterly results, and when compared to traditional enterprise IT companies like IBM and EMC that have reported in the last few days, their fortunes couldn’t be more different, in a good way. A...
Netsuite Beats Expectations and Raises 2013 Sales Outlook

Microsoft Posts Mixed Q2 Earnings: $21.46B Revenue Misses Expectations, $0.76 EPS Exceeds Estimates

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Microsoft announced today its financial results for the second fiscal quarter of 2013, and it was an overall strong showing for the company. The Redmond, Washington-based software giant posted revenue of $21.46 billion and net income of $6.38 billion, with earnings per share of 77 cents. That’s largely in line...
Microsoft Posts Mixed Q2 Earnings: $21.46B Revenue Misses Expectations, $0.76 EPS Exceeds Estimates

Salesforce.com aims its customer service, social monitoring apps at governments

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Salesforce.com is hoping to set the standard for how government bodies deliver online services to citizens using mobile devices.The cloud-based software vendor on Wednesday announced Rapid Response 311, a mobile application that citizens can use to log and track requests for service; Mobile Communities for Government; Government Social Command...
Salesforce.com aims its customer service, social monitoring apps at governments
App developer calls critic "f*cken little know it all"; site goes down

Oracle outlines plans for RightNow integration

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Oracle executives on Tuesday gave a more detailed picture of their plans to integrate technologies gained through October's $1.5 billion acquisition of RightNow, maker of cloud-based software for customer service through the Web, social networks, and contact centers....
Oracle outlines plans for RightNow integration
Microsoft reportedly cutting Windows RT pricing to generate interest from PC makers

SAP says HANA will power all cloud applications

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SAP's HANA Cloud Platform, consisting of the core in-memory database plus application development tools, analytics and integration services, will eventually underpin all of its cloud-based applications, the company said at its Sapphire conference.The announcement Tuesday came shortly after SAP unveiled the HANA Enterprise Cloud, a new service that gives...
SAP says HANA will power all cloud applications

Ex-Six Apart CEO Joins Wolfram Alpha

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Barak Berkowitz, a veteran of Silicon Valley has joined Wolfram Alpha, an intelligent search engine by Wolfram Research, a Champaign, IL company founded by scientist Stephen Wolfram. He joins as the managing director, a position that is roughly equivalent to the title of chief executive officer. Wolfram, who is English...
Ex-Six Apart CEO Joins Wolfram Alpha

Foundry Group Raises Another $225M Fund; Recycles Last $225M Blog Post To Announce It

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Foundry Group, an early investor in Zynga, Jiraffe, Awe.sm, Modular Robots and many more, has today announced that it has closed another $225 million fund. The news was announced in a blog post, which founders Jason Mendelson, Brad Feld, Seth Levine and Ryan McIntyre note was the exact same one it...
Foundry Group Raises Another $225M Fund; Recycles Last $225M Blog Post To Announce It

Where Are the Great Location Based Games?

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Every major mobile platform has the hardware for location based software, but the dearth of actual compelling games is disheartening....
Where Are the Great Location Based Games?

WellTok Raises $2.1M to Build Private, Health-Related Social Networks

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We end up writing about health and fitness a lot on PandoDaily. A growing number of companies are trying to tackle the belly problem, and the trend doesn’t appear to be losing any steam. And who can blame them? Users that rely on a product to stay well and fit...
WellTok Raises $2.1M to Build Private, Health-Related Social Networks

Oracle Buys Eloqua For $871 Million (ORCL)

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Oracle just bought software maker Eloqua for $871 million. Eloquoa makes cloud-based marketing and "revenue performance management" software. Massive enterprise companies like Oracle and SAP keep gobbling up more and more cloud-based software solutions for their clients so that those clients will have fewer reason to ever leave them. Here's...
Oracle Buys Eloqua For $871 Million (ORCL)

Can an algorithm win your fantasy football league?

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English computer science academics create an algorithm-based software that they claim creates a most excellent fantasy team. Is this progress? [Read more]...
Can an algorithm win your fantasy football league?
Former Apple CEO describes how the failure of Apple's MessagePad led to future mobile triumphs [video]

Ubuntu OS Comes To Smartphones

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The Linux-based software will turn your smartphone into a PC. Canonical yesterday launched a smartphone version of its Linux-powered Ubuntu OS. What does this mean? Well, it means that, if you connect your Ubuntu-powered smartphone up to a monitor, you can turn your phone into a PC. And you'll...
Ubuntu OS Comes To Smartphones

Opera buys Skyfire in bid to become mobile media middleman

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Opera's browser has long been an interesting technology, if not necessarily a popular one. But as it has pursued better ways to deliver content to mobile devices—and make money— the company has been moving further and further away from the browser itself and more into the world of mobile...
Opera buys Skyfire in bid to become mobile media middleman
Adobe acquires Behance iOS app maker Thumb Labs

Twilio Is Crushing It: 150K Developers, 1.5M API Calls A Day, 1B Total Phone Calls, Expanding To 20 More Countries

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Twilio, the startup that lets developers incorporate cloud-based voice and messaging services directly into mobile and web apps used by startups like Uber and established companies like eBay and Hulu, today revealed some big numbers and a bigger footprint for its services as it continues to disrupt the carrier world...
Twilio Is Crushing It: 150K Developers, 1.5M API Calls A Day, 1B Total Phone Calls, Expanding To 20 More Countries

NimbleTV streams cable content to 'any' device, launching 'in the next few months'

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With services like Aereo TV taking a similar streaming approach -- and getting sued in the process -- NimbleTV won't have an easy road ahead, but the outfit's willing to take its chances. The startup plans to launch its subscription-based offering to the public within the next few months,...
NimbleTV streams cable content to 'any' device, launching 'in the next few months'

The Lumia 920 is now the most used Windows Phone handset, even as WP8 lags WP7 in total usership

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New data from the AdDuplex Windows Phone ad network today affords us insight into the importance of the Windows Phone 8 update for Microsoft’s mobile platform, and the prominence of Nokia’s stature among the various OEMs that are working along with the Redmond-based software firm. In short, Nokia’s Lumia 920...
The Lumia 920 is now the most used Windows Phone handset, even as WP8 lags WP7 in total usership

This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Outlook.com, and Metro's demise

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Happy Friday, dear friends. As we do every week, this post is a short look back at TNW’s coverage of Microsoft’s last seven days. Often, the post is light, as the Redmond-based software giant may have had a quiet week. Not this time. That in mind, and as always, check...
This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Outlook.com, and Metro's demise

Barnes & Noble CEO: NFC coming to the Nook

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William Lynch talks about the future of the Nook business -- including how the company's software could be used in Windows and the potential of NFC chips showing up soon. FORTUNE -- The battle for e-book dollars became a lot more interesting earlier this week when Barnes & Noble (BKS)...
Barnes & Noble CEO: NFC coming to the Nook

Former Apple CEO discusses the genesis of ARM mobile processors that now power the world's mobile devices [Video]

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Former Apple CEO John Sculley recently attended a South Florida Technology Alliance event to discuss Apple and the genesis of tablet computing, specifically: the Newton MessagePad and ARM Processor. The MessagePad is the first series of ARM 610 RISC processor-based mobile devices developed by Apple for the Newton OS platform in 1993. Since then, it has become...
Former Apple CEO discusses the genesis of ARM mobile processors that now power the world's mobile devices [Video]

Evolv and The Wharton School use 'big data' to predict when you will quit your job (exclusive)

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Walking into a job interview, you’ve done everything by the book: your tie is neatly-pressed, your resume is in-hand and you’ve prepped for the standard questions. After going through all this effort, would you feel slighted in the interviewer made the ultimate decision about whether or not to hire...
Evolv and The Wharton School use 'big data' to predict when you will quit your job (exclusive)

With New Service, Any Device Could Run Almost Any Program From Anywhere

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In the near future, the only difference between a smartphone, tablet, and a laptop will be the size of the screen. Hardcore gamers could play 3D intensive games in a smartphone, and Michael Bay could render “Transformers 4″ from his iPad. Otoy, an LA-based software company, has discovered a way...
With New Service, Any Device Could Run Almost Any Program From Anywhere

Meet The New iPhone App That's Trying To Destroy Apple's Reminders

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Checkmark is a new location-based reminders app that rivals our old favorite Clear and Apple's own Reminders. We've been using Checkmark for a few days now and are starting to really like it. The app is available for an introductory price of $0.99  in the App Store. Click here for a...
Meet The New iPhone App That's Trying To Destroy Apple's Reminders

Seven Questions for the Man Shaking Up HP's Operations, John Hinshaw

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After the toughest year in its history, it may be a while before many HP employees have anything resembling like a spring in their step, but the fact is that that there are early, encouraging signs that the turnaround CEO Meg Whitman is trying to engineer isn’t going to be...
Seven Questions for the Man Shaking Up HP's Operations, John Hinshaw
San Francisco DA met with Apple's Government Liason regarding mobile device thefts, hints next two iPhones developed under Steve Jobs
Numecent emerges from stealth with “revolutionary cloudpaging technology”

Splunk makes a splash

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The data analytics firm may not be as sexy as a LinkedIn or a Facebook, but that doesn’t mean Wall Street doesn’t love its IPO. FORTUNE — It’s no Facebook, LinkedIn (LNKD) or Zynga (ZNGA), but data analytics company Splunk (SPLK) is making a big splash on Wall Street. The...
Splunk makes a splash
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