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5 questions with Readdle, which means business on the iPad
Pinterest launches Web Analytics for brands, takes one giant leap towards monetization
The lessons of Virgin Media’s flexible working initiative

Social Networking Drives Business Processes at Pandora and Rosetta Stone

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Pandora and Rosetta Stone have embraced social business tools and the cloud to cut costs, increase productivity and improve collaboration. Learn how these two companies overcame security concerns, gained executive buy-in and more....
Social Networking Drives Business Processes at Pandora and Rosetta Stone
Mobile | Google Glass: Coming Soon to a Cubicle Near You?

Consumer Software That's Good for Business

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Here are four great consumer applications that also serve as capable business tools....
Consumer Software That's Good for Business
This year, standalone social business software will die

5050biz: All-In-One Business Tools

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At first glance, 5050biz.com looks a lot like LinkedIn. So I asked the folks at 5050biz the obvious question: if I’m already on LinkedIn, as a lot of web workers are, what does 5050biz have to offer me? 5050biz calls itself a “virtual office,” and includes the following components. A...
5050biz: All-In-One Business Tools
Box Adds Social Workflow Features To Improve Mobile Collaboration

24 Essential Social Media Resources You May Have Missed

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Another week down, and another chance to gather all the social media wisdom from the experts and put it to good use for your personal brand, your business, or for plain old fun.Check out these indispensable resources which include an exclusive peek inside YouTube’s inner sanctum, a swath of...
24 Essential Social Media Resources You May Have Missed

Host Analytics Raises $17M For SaaS Designed For The Finance Pro Who Wants To Move Beyond Excel

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Host Analytics has raised $17 million in a Series D round to expand its enterprise performance management technology. All of the existing investors participated in the round, including Advanced Technology Ventures, Trident Capital, StarVest Partners and Next World Capital. The funding brings Host Analytics total investment to $40.7 million. Host...
Host Analytics Raises $17M For SaaS Designed For The Finance Pro Who Wants To Move Beyond Excel

SAP to give business tools a consumer-app makeover

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A series of initiatives are under way at SAP with the goal of bringing its business applications much closer to the ease of use and eye-catching visuals provided by consumer applications, particularly ones made amid the boom in mobile computing....
SAP to give business tools a consumer-app makeover
AnyRoad takes on tour buses with business tools for local guides
Square hires former Deputy US Trade Rep Demetrios Marantis to help lead its international affairs efforts

Focusing On International Expansion, Square Hires Former US Trade Negotiator Demetrios Marantis To Head Policy Efforts

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Square has made another key hire today—Demetrios J. Marantis will be leading the company’s international government, regulatory, and policy work. Marantis most recently served in President Barack Obama’s Cabinet as the Acting United States Trade Representative, and was The U.S.’s chief trade negotiator. “Square is already having a meaningful impact...
Focusing On International Expansion, Square Hires Former US Trade Negotiator Demetrios Marantis To Head Policy Efforts

The 10 Best Chrome Extensions For Getting Things Done (GOOG)

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People like Google Chrome for its speed and simplicity. But there’s another advantage to using it: the vast array of extensions. Extensions are custom tools that integrate with Chrome or Gmail, giving you easy access to tools no matter where you are on the Web. Here at BestVendor, where we...
The 10 Best Chrome Extensions For Getting Things Done (GOOG)

Helsinki's Meetin.gs relaunches with a makeover and increased focus on mobile

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Editor’s note: This article by Greg Anderson originally appeared on ArcticStartup, an independent tech blog that reports on digital startups and growth entrepreneurship from the Nordic and Baltic countries. Do you find your day filled with scheduling meetings, meeting people, and then trying to manage the to-do process afterward? If...
Helsinki's Meetin.gs relaunches with a makeover and increased focus on mobile
Watch Out Google, Zoho Just Launched A Better DIY Website Builder (And It Does Mobile, Too)

'Industry outsider' Zillow zooms past $60 per share, now valued at $2B

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Spencer Rascoff and team Zillow ringing the opening bell on Nasdaq in July 2011. Zillow has been on a hot streak in recent weeks, and now the Seattle online real estate company has surpassed yet another milestone. The company’s stock has surged above $60 per share, valuing Zillow at a...
'Industry outsider' Zillow zooms past $60 per share, now valued at $2B

The Reverse of Spam: Wordpress Integration with SalesForce

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When running blogs for community, and business interests, the important question of of "who" has visited has been a big challenge. This problem was one of the inspirations for the creation of OpenID and other approaches for identity sharing. As corporate blog applications grow as operational business tools, the ability...
The Reverse of Spam: Wordpress Integration with SalesForce

Expo Notes: more work tools for the iPad

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I met with a bunch of the vendors at Macworld | iWorld who are touting tools they say will make iPads and iPhones better business tools. Two in particular stood out....
Expo Notes: more work tools for the iPad
Lemon is Killing Wallets and Expense Reports with its New Android App and Business Tools

Websense Plugs Data Leaks, Plays Malware Guard On Mobiles For The Office

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Security software maker Websense is making use of the malware hit list that helps keep Facebook malware-free, to take on data security and malware on tablets and smartphones in the office.iPhones and iPads have thoroughly infiltrated the workplace. (Even Microsoft's Office now has a serious business case to bury its...
Websense Plugs Data Leaks, Plays Malware Guard On Mobiles For The Office
'Data vis for the 99 percent': DataHero launches its free service

Zapier: An IFTTT For Business Users

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IFTTT, the service that lets you automate common tasks on the web, mostly focuses on consumer services like Dropbox, Twitter, Instagram, and Instapaper. What’s missing among IFTTT’s 46 supported services, though, are business tools like Campaign Monitor, Basecamp, Asana, Stripe and others. That’s where Zapier comes in. The Y Combinator-backed...
Zapier: An IFTTT For Business Users

"In The Studio," Morgenthaler's Mark Goines Investments In Products For "Really Small Businesses"

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Editor’s Note: Semil Shah is a contributor to TechCrunch. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil. “In the Studio” this week welcomes a Silicon Valley veteran with decades of operational and investing experience under his belt, an active board member to many successful companies, and who holds a...
"In The Studio," Morgenthaler's Mark Goines Investments In Products For "Really Small Businesses"

Locking up, locking down: hands on with iOS 6 enterprise management

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Apple's latest release of the iOS operating system doesn't come packed with a lot of new features for companies looking to reign in the whole "bring your own device" stampede. But the few twists Apple has added to iOS 6 will certainly make it more attractive to organizations that want...
Locking up, locking down: hands on with iOS 6 enterprise management

Whispercast turns Kindles into viable business tools

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Amazon unveiled a new service this week--Whispercast. Whispercast is a tool for schools and businesses that allows them to centrally manage and deploy content for Kindle devices and Kindle apps. Whispercast could make the Kindle much more attractive as a legitimate business tool. How much paper do you think...
Whispercast turns Kindles into viable business tools

Foursquare Launches $10 Instant Verification Service For Businesses

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Foursquare is enhancing its feature set for businesses today, with the introduction of a new verification service for merchants. The company says that for a one-time, $10 fee, owners and managers will now be able to instantly verify their business in order to start using Foursquare’s business tools, which include...
Foursquare Launches $10 Instant Verification Service For Businesses

Does Microsoft Still Matter? 2013 Will Decide

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2013 will be a make-or-break year for Microsoft. Not so much from a financial standpoint, but for how the company is perceived. Traditionally, Microsoft has built itself around the PC, anchoring itself by its core operating systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and now Windows 8. But in the...
Does Microsoft Still Matter? 2013 Will Decide
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