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Ark’s people search engine banking on Facebook-Google rift

VCs come knocking as Nextdoor lands $18.6 million

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Nextdoor, a San Francisco startup that operates social networks for more than 3,500 neighborhoods across the country, has raised $18.6 million in financing from a large syndicate of investors that includes Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures, Greylock Partners, Shasta Ventures, Allen & Company and Pinnacle Ventures. Among other things, consumers use...
VCs come knocking as Nextdoor lands $18.6 million

Who owns that Twitter account?

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Noah Kravitz built up quite a following at PhoneDog, a mobile-phone news and reviews website. By late 2010 his @PhoneDog_Noah Twitter account had amassed more than 17,000 followers. That was all well and good--until Kravitz resigned and went to work for a competitor. Kravitz took his followers with him,...
Who owns that Twitter account?

Google+ redesigns and says 100m of its 170m users used it in past 30 days

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Search engine's catchup social network grows number of users rapidly but engagement data remains sketchy while company seeks to make sharing "more awesome"Google says 170m people have registered for its Google+ service since it was launched 10 months ago - and that 100m have "engaged" with the service at least...
Google+ redesigns and says 100m of its 170m users used it in past 30 days

Line2 Adds a Second Line to Your iPhone [VIDEO]

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Line2 is a mobile app from Toktumi that’s a refreshing option for iPhone users who need to maintain a separate personal and a business phone number.It’s also useful — and potentially revolutionary — for iPhone owners who want to cut down on their monthly voice minutes by allowing them...
Line2 Adds a Second Line to Your iPhone [VIDEO]

Facebook roundup: cybersecurity, Android development, Instagram, FBX and more

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Facebook works with FBI to take down cyber-criminals – Facebook helped the Federal Bureau of Investigation bring down a cyber-criminal ring responsible for infecting more than 11 million computers with “Yahos” malware and causing more than $850 million in losses. The social network helped identify the criminals and affected accounts,...
Facebook roundup: cybersecurity, Android development, Instagram, FBX and more

Twitter Buys Tweetie and Promises iPad App

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Twitter Buys Tweetie and Promises iPad App is a post from Chris PirilloDo you know why you are only allowed to have 140 characters in every tweet? When the site first began, it was geared towards people who used SMS to update their status messages. To this day, the team...
Twitter Buys Tweetie and Promises iPad App

InfoArmy builds Wikipedia-of-businesses via global crowdsourcing

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The data on a company that would take you two days to compile, at your fingertips in two minutes. That’s the promise of InfoArmy, a new startup from Jim Fowler. Jim Fowler knows a thing or two about crowdsourcing and business data. His previous startup, Jigsaw, let users (mostly marketers...
InfoArmy builds Wikipedia-of-businesses via global crowdsourcing

First look: Outlook 2013

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For many of us, Outlook is the most important part of the entire Office suite. It's where we manage the steady trickle of e-mail that drives and directs our work, it's where we plan our days, and it's where we keep all our business contacts. We may be more directly...
First look: Outlook 2013

Do Unto Others With New MyTreat App

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What if you could treat loved ones, business contacts or even complete strangers to flowers, coffee, dinner or a sports game? And what if you could be treated too? Sounds good, right? Now there's a new iPhone app that lets you do just that. It's called myTreat, and it's...
Do Unto Others With New MyTreat App

Salesforce Puts Jigsaw Together

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Customer relationship management software company Salesforce has bought Jigsaw, according to an announcement from the company. The San Mateo, CA-based Jigsaw is a crowd-sourced business contact data outfit. Salesforce delivers its information via cloud computing, as does Jigsaw, so their models match up. Sponsor "Jigsaw's data cloud platform also creates...
Salesforce Puts Jigsaw Together

NetProspex scores $7 million for crowd-sourced business contacts database

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Lead generation solutions company NetProspex has raised $7 million in Series B funding from Edison Ventures – which has now pumped $8.8m into the marketing technology company over 2 rounds – with participation from prior backers. NetProspex provides business contact data services, maintaining a “clean” and up-to-date database of professionals’...
NetProspex scores $7 million for crowd-sourced business contacts database

Angel-Backed Companies More Likely to Succeed, Says Harvard Study

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A new study published by professors at the Harvard Business School shows that angel-backed companies are more likely to succeed and show more growth than those funded by venture firms alone. Researched and written by William Kerr and Josh Lerner, the report found that companies with angel funding see between...
Angel-Backed Companies More Likely to Succeed, Says Harvard Study

5 quick steps for using LinkedIn for recruitment

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If you're only using LinkedIn as a glorified business-card collector, an email replacement or some kind of Facebook counterpart for business contacts, you're missing out on its recruitment potential. With 200 million users, LinkedIn has been making great strides lately to offer better tools for searching and posting jobs. With...
5 quick steps for using LinkedIn for recruitment

Disrupt NYC Day 1: Your Startup Battlefield Companies

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Our very first day of Disrupt NYC is over and the conference started off with a bang. We had memorable chats, dove into fashion for a bit, hung out with the Startup Alley companies and witnessed 15 startups launch their products in our first day of the Startup Battlefield. Even...
Disrupt NYC Day 1: Your Startup Battlefield Companies

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
Find Everyone You Can’t Google Or Facebook With YC’s Ark People Search
Speed-networking site 85by55 makes meeting new business people slightly creepier

VIDEO: Webscape: Make new business contacts

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The website connecting you to new business contacts over lunch plus other sites and app reviewed by Kate Russell....
VIDEO: Webscape: Make new business contacts

Infographic: ShutterStock Reaches 200 Million Image Downloads

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Shutterstock.com claims it is the first such venture to reach a total of 200 million downloads of licensed images of stock photography, vector graphics and other illustrations. "Searching the word 'networking' used to return images of handshakes and business contacts; now it's all about online social networking," says Jon Oringer,...
Infographic: ShutterStock Reaches 200 Million Image Downloads

Sponsor post: Geeks on a Plane India -- 500 Startups' Tech + Startup Tour

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Geeks on a Plane (#GOAP) is an invite-only tour for startups, investors and executives to learn about burgeoning technology markets worldwide. We travel by planes, trains and automobiles to the most exciting international startup scenes with the sole mission of uniting geeks and exploring cross-border opportunities. The result: a lifelong bond...
Sponsor post: Geeks on a Plane India -- 500 Startups' Tech + Startup Tour

Chartboost expands its Kiosk program with four new big-budget offers from Booyah, Kabam, Crowdstar and GREE

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Mobile game cross-promotion service Chartboost has added four new advertisers to its Kiosk program, announcing today that GREE, Booyah, Kabam and Crowdstar are now using the service to advertise their games. While each of the Kiosk program offers announced today are unique, the common factor between all of them is...
Chartboost expands its Kiosk program with four new big-budget offers from Booyah, Kabam, Crowdstar and GREE
Polycom Launches RealPresence CloudAxis Suite, Now Connects With Skype, Facebook, And Google Talk
Customers Talk Back To Brands And Retailers On Mobile

Etacts Transforms Your Gmail into a Contact Management Hub

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Etacts Transforms Your Gmail into a Contact Management Hub

Sina Weibo challenges LinkedIn with its own business-focused social network

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Chinese Internet giant Sina is hoping to expand its microblogging service, called Weibo, through a new business orientated social network that resembles LinkedIn. The new direction for Weibo, spotted by Tech In Asia, is in beta at the moment and can only be accessed via an email invite. It’s called...
Sina Weibo challenges LinkedIn with its own business-focused social network

Facebook platform industry news: Nimble and Crowdbabble

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Nimble Social CRM company Nimble this today released a new version of its platform with more features for managing business contacts. A new “Today Screen” is an improved dashboard with a to-do list, milestones and key events among a user’s network. The “Signals Screen” gives users notifications from across their social...
Facebook platform industry news: Nimble and Crowdbabble

A first: AG sues Florida firm for blasting residents with unwanted text message spam

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Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna has filed a lawsuit against Florida-based Dinav Holding, which allegedly sent tens of thousands of text messages to residents during a period in May with offers to receive “quick cash” from payday loans. It marks the first lawsuit by an Attorney General against text message...
A first: AG sues Florida firm for blasting residents with unwanted text message spam
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