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Amidst Yammers & Asanas, YC Alum Siasto Finds Revenue By Streamlining Business Collaboration

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Forget Yammer, forget Asana. In April, Y Combinator grad Siasto launched a streamlined project management solution for teams and small businesses that syncs with Google Apps and allows users to create tasks, events, and documents all from the inbox. Since then, the project management and collaboration startup has continued making...
Amidst Yammers & Asanas, YC Alum Siasto Finds Revenue By Streamlining Business Collaboration
Yammer CEO David Sacks: Here's How I Avoided Getting Crushed By Salesforce.com (CRM, MSFT)
Shift.com: Social Ad Startup GraphEffect Tries To Create A More Productive LinkedIn
Podio brings social business collaboration to the iPad

Collaboration service Convo expands its offering with Android app and Group Chat

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There are a few players in the business collaboration space, but up-and-comer Convo continues to broaden its offerings, making it a service worth looking at before making a big decision of what your team is going to select. We’re big fans of the service previously known as Convofy, and it’s...
Collaboration service Convo expands its offering with Android app and Group Chat

Today's Scuttlebot: The Next Big Thing, and the Apple-Samsung Partnership

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Monday, selections include a program from Raytheon that tracks people by mining data from social media, the entrepreneur behind Google Docs working on business collaboration tools for mobile devices and a...
Today's Scuttlebot: The Next Big Thing, and the Apple-Samsung Partnership

Guardian Activate Summit partners with MediaGuru to expand to India in October

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The next Guardian Activate Summit will take place in India in October, the British media outlet officially confirmed today during Activate New York, which we will be covering all day. The upcoming summit in Delhi is one more step into international expansion for Activate. Born in London in 2009, it...
Guardian Activate Summit partners with MediaGuru to expand to India in October

SAP Enhances Its Cloud by Acquiring Ariba for $4.3 Billion

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German software giant SAP just announced that it will pay $4.3 billion, or $45 a share, for Ariba, a cloud-based player in what’s called business commerce. Ariba operates something called a buyer-seller network that’s aimed at helping companies manage their supply chains more efficiently. The price amounts to a 20...
SAP Enhances Its Cloud by Acquiring Ariba for $4.3 Billion

SAP To Acquire Ariba For $4.3 Billion

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Business software giant SAP announced today that it will acquire Ariba’s cloud -based business commerce network for approximately $4.3 billion. SAP’s subsidiary, SAP America, Inc., is offering $45 per share for the platform, and plans to close the deal during the third quarter, pending Ariba shareholder approval of the sale....
SAP To Acquire Ariba For $4.3 Billion
Bitcasa’s ‘infinite’ cloud storage wins $7M from Pelion, Horizons, others
PubNub raises $4.5M to bring real-time messaging to apps
Moxie’s Spaces brings customers closer to your business’ social network

Need to Stay in Close Contact with Co-Workers? Try this Facebook-for-Business Collaboration Tool

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Need to Stay in Close Contact with Co-Workers? Try this Facebook-for-Business Collaboration Tool

Report: Microsoft Buys “Enterprise Facebook” For $1.2 Billion

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The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Microsoft is acquiring Yammer, a business collaboration and communications platform for employees that is often characterized as “Facebook for enterprises.” The speculated acquisition price was $1.2 bilion. Neither company commented or... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Report: Microsoft Buys “Enterprise Facebook” For $1.2 Billion

As Developers Seek More Interactivity, PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution

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With the world of apps no longer in its early days, we are starting to see the emergence of a lot more services that give developers more sophisticated ways of interacting with users, and monetizing what they create. One of the more popular has been the rise of real-time messaging...
As Developers Seek More Interactivity, PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution

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.

Citrix's Work Collaboration Platform Podio Adds Real-Time Comments, Presence And Likes

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Podio, the social business collaboration and project management platform Citrix acquired last year, just announced a set of product updates that bring more real-time features to the service. The over 200,000 companies that currently use Podio will now, for example, get real-time comments, so users won’t have to press the...
Citrix's Work Collaboration Platform Podio Adds Real-Time Comments, Presence And Likes

Cloud Storage Company Box Debuts Global Data Transfer Network, Accelerator, For Speedier Uploads

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Cloud storage company Box has massive amount of data uploaded to its servers everyday. In fact, Box now has 11 million users, and 125,000 businesses using the service, representing 92 percent of the Fortune 500. With massive companies like Procter & Gamble using Box for cloud storage, Box needs to...
Cloud Storage Company Box Debuts Global Data Transfer Network, Accelerator, For Speedier Uploads

Citrix Acquires Cloud-Based Social Business Collaboration Platform Podio

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Citrix has just announced the acquisition of social business collaboration platform, Podio. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Podio is a social network for businesses that lets those who use it create apps to enhance the functionality of the service. We’ve compared it to a “Yammer with apps.”...
Citrix Acquires Cloud-Based Social Business Collaboration Platform Podio

Going for broke: how universities can deliver on their economic potential

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UK universities have the opportunity of a generation to build a sustainable economy for the 21st century, but they need to invest in infrastructure, business collaboration and in their peopleLet me start by saying that I am not a proponent of directing academics away from blue-sky research towards second-rate contract...
Going for broke: how universities can deliver on their economic potential
Nitro, the other PDF software company, raises $3.5 million
The designer behind Google+ leaves Facebook for startup Intercom

The ‘acquihire’ of the day: TechStars Seattle grad Thinkfuse gobbled up by Salesforce.com

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Thinkfuse, one of the original startups to move through the TechStars Seattle program, is being acquired by Salseforce.com in a deal of undisclosed size. This appears to be a true “acquihire” where larger entities gobble up the team, not the product. As part of the deal, the Thinkfuse service will...
The ‘acquihire’ of the day: TechStars Seattle grad Thinkfuse gobbled up by Salesforce.com

Box Goes International, Partners With Podio In Europe For Cloud Storage

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On the heels of Box’s strong growth in 2011 — now at 8 million users and 100,000 businesses — and plans to offer the service to the Feds, comes another sign of the enterprise-cloud storage startup’s fast growth: it is moving into Europe. Today the company is announcing a deal...
Box Goes International, Partners With Podio In Europe For Cloud Storage

HootSuite launches ‘Teams’ toolkit for serious business users

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Social media management dashboard HootSuite is continuing its push out into the corporate social sphere by rolling out HootSuite Teams, a toolkit it says is aimed at “serious business collaboration”. Launched in 2008, HootSuite is a platform that lets users manage multiple social networks through a single dashboard, and the...
HootSuite launches ‘Teams’ toolkit for serious business users

Q: Why Does Microsoft Need Yammer? A: To Save Sharepoint

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Microsoft is reportedly set to acquire the Yammer business social network for an estimated $1 billion. The deal would give a much-needed social network injection to its Sharepoint business collaboration platform. Yammer - with an estimated valuation of $500 million - makes business-oriented social network tools for internal company...
Q: Why Does Microsoft Need Yammer? A: To Save Sharepoint
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Developers Still Prefer iOS

Microsoft pilfers Surface name from its smart table, now called the PixelSense (video)

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If Microsoft's recent Surface announcement made you think about a funky LED table, that's because it wasn't long ago that a joint effort with Samsung bore that moniker instead. While Redmond appropriated the name for its new tablet, the two companies are still selling the original device -- now...
Microsoft pilfers Surface name from its smart table, now called the PixelSense (video)

Adobe Launches “Workspaces”, a Project Management Tool.

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Until today, Acrobat.com featured a number of web applications from Adobe that helped users to create, store and share documents, presentations and PDF files on-line.The suite of services were intended to benefit business users and enhance business collaboration online.Acrobat.com features Buzzword, a competitor to Google Docs. ConnectNow, a tool for...
Adobe Launches “Workspaces”, a Project Management Tool.

Convo's Faizan Buzdar: US immigration reform needed to help highly-skilled workers spur innovation

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Immigration reform is a hot-topic issue in the United States. There are many who are now vocal in their stance about what Congress should legislate, but while their opinions may differ about how it should come about, all sides share one thing in common: they want reform to happen now. Today, business...
Convo's Faizan Buzdar: US immigration reform needed to help highly-skilled workers spur innovation
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