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Virtualization software firm Atlantis Computing raises $20m from Adams Street, Cisco and others

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Atlantis Computing, a Silicon Valley virtualization software company that specializes in data center storage optimization solutions, has secured $20 million in a Series D round of financing led by a new backer, private investment firm Adams Street Partners. Prior investors Cisco Systems, El Dorado Ventures and Partech International also chipped...
Virtualization software firm Atlantis Computing raises $20m from Adams Street, Cisco and others
"Lucky Thirteen" attack snarfs cookies protected by SSL encryption

Facebook hires: D.C., engineering, counsel, marketing, more

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This week Facebook hired a director of policy in D.C., patent and commercial counsel, an executive speechwriter, several engineers and a head of marketing communications for its Hamburg offices, according to its Careers page. According to its LinkedIn feed, the company also hired a manager of privacy and public policy. There were...
Facebook hires: D.C., engineering, counsel, marketing, more
Study: 3G/4G tablets suck up 3X more data than smartphones

Cisco Apologizes for 'Lack of Clarity' In Linksys Privacy Mess

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It’s amazing how much trouble a little inattention to a document that most people tend to ignore can cause. Cisco Systems, the world’s largest maker of networking gear, has been forced to apologize to customers of its Linksys consumer division after a ham-handed launch of a new cloud service that...
Cisco Apologizes for 'Lack of Clarity' In Linksys Privacy Mess

Spredfast raises $18M, Sprinklr secures $15M for social marketing software

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Two social marketing platform companies announced new funding today. Spredfast has raised $18 million in a venture capital round led by OpenView Venture Partners, and Sprinklr has raised $15 million in series B funding from Intel Capital and Battery Ventures. Spredfast offers social media management software for the enterprise, including tools for publishing, monitoring, engagement...
Spredfast raises $18M, Sprinklr secures $15M for social marketing software

Cisco Keeps Up Acquisition Pace With $141 Million Cariden Buy

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Networking giant Cisco Systems said this morning that it will buy Cariden, a maker of software used in the planning, design and engineering of networks. Cisco will pay about $141 million for the privately held company and the deal will close early next year. It’s Cisco’s third deal this month....
Cisco Keeps Up Acquisition Pace With $141 Million Cariden Buy

Cisco revenue inched up in Q4

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Cisco Systems posted a small sales gain of 4 percent and a larger boost in profit for its fiscal fourth quarter on Wednesday....
Cisco revenue inched up in Q4

Cisco Fits Back in Its Skinny Jeans, Drops $1 Billion in Annual Costs

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Cisco Systems has met an important goal of its restructuring. It has reduced its annual operating expenses by $1 billion and it has hit that goal one quarter earlier than predicted. “We are executing well on our three-year plan to drive earnings faster than revenue. Our operational focus continues to...
Cisco Fits Back in Its Skinny Jeans, Drops $1 Billion in Annual Costs

Millennials Will Lose 'Face-To-Face Social Skills' And 'Deep-Thinking Capabilities' By 2020

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Experts are growing more concerned about the effect of technological advancement on a generation of Americans. According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center and Elon University, more than half of the 1,021 respondents believe that constant multitasking and zealous decision-making capabilities will generally produce positive outcomes for young...
Millennials Will Lose 'Face-To-Face Social Skills' And 'Deep-Thinking Capabilities' By 2020

Cisco modifies licensing for unified communications platform

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Cisco Systems is modifying the licensing options for its Unified Communications Manager's UC Release 9.0 in an attempt to simplify the process and make the use of a variety of client devices easier, the company said on Thursday....
Cisco modifies licensing for unified communications platform

Cisco and NXP invest in firm that networks cars for safety

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Cisco Systems and NXP Semiconductors have both invested in connected car equipment vendor Cohda Wireless, as they look to make the Internet of things a reality and take a piece of a quickly growing market. The size of the investments were not disclosed, but the products and technologies the...
Cisco and NXP invest in firm that networks cars for safety

India is the world’s largest source of spam, UK no longer among the ‘Dirty Dozen’: Sophos

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Security and data protection solutions provider Sophos this morning announced the publication of its latest ‘Dirty Dozen’ report, covering the first quarter of this year. Compared to the same period last year, India appears to have overtaken the United States as the top global contributor of junk messages, while spam...
India is the world’s largest source of spam, UK no longer among the ‘Dirty Dozen’: Sophos

The Next Hot Tech IPO: Violin Memory Could Be Valued At $2 Billion

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Violin Memory Inc., a maker of flash memory for data centers, filed to go public last month under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, said two people familiar with the matter. The deal is being led by JPMorgan Chase & Co., Deutsche Bank AG and Bank of America Corp., said...
The Next Hot Tech IPO: Violin Memory Could Be Valued At $2 Billion

TiVo to Gain $490 Million in Patent Settlement With Google, Cisco

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TV set-top box maker TiVo Inc. said it will receive a lump-sum payment of $490 million from Google Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. to settle patent litigation with both companies. However, TiVo shares fell Friday as the settlement amount looks to be well below market expectations. Read the rest of...
TiVo to Gain $490 Million in Patent Settlement With Google, Cisco

Cisco Changes Privacy Policy for Linksys Routers After Uproar

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Cisco Systems said a privacy policy for the Cisco Connect Cloud service that alarmed some customers was a mistake and has been removed....
Cisco Changes Privacy Policy for Linksys Routers After Uproar

TiVo to Gain $490 Million in Patent Settlement

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TV set-top box maker TiVo will receive a lump-sum payment of $490 million from Google and Cisco Systems as part of a patent settlement companies....
TiVo to Gain $490 Million in Patent Settlement

Cisco upgrades Quad enterprise social product, renames it WebEx Social

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Cisco Systems is extending the functionality of its Quad enterprise social networking (ESN) software through integration with Microsoft Office applications and with email clients, including Microsoft Outlook, the company is announcing on Tuesday....
Cisco upgrades Quad enterprise social product, renames it WebEx Social

Polycom's Video Conferencing Business Unfazed by Ambitious Startups, CEO Says

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If indeed the ambitious video conferencing startups of the world like Vidyo and Blue Jeans Network were supposed to have messed up the business plans of established players in that world by now, you certainly couldn’t have proved it by looking at the earnings results just put up by Polycom....
Polycom's Video Conferencing Business Unfazed by Ambitious Startups, CEO Says

Belkin helps Cisco exit consumer space by acquiring its Home Networking division, including Linksys

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Belkin on Thursday announced plans to acquire Cisco’s Home Networking Business Unit, including its products, technology, employees, and even the well-known Linksys brand. Belkin says it plans to maintain the Linksys brand and will offer support for Linksys products as part of the transaction, financial details for which were not...
Belkin helps Cisco exit consumer space by acquiring its Home Networking division, including Linksys

Android vs. iOS: Which one should app makers bet on?

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If you could bet on just one mobile platform as an app developer, which would it be? That was my opening question last week when I moderated a panel discussion hosted by University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education, featuring tech veterans from Cisco, Starbucks, Amazon and PopCap Games who...
Android vs. iOS: Which one should app makers bet on?

This Cisco Exec Has A 'Blank Check' To Acquire Security Startups (CSCO)

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - After failing to land a big acquisition in the security space last year and suffering a steady decline in market share, Cisco Systems Chief Executive John Chambers is determined to turn around his company's lagging security business - whatever the cost. The growing expectation, from Silicon...
This Cisco Exec Has A 'Blank Check' To Acquire Security Startups (CSCO)

With BroadHop buy-up, Cisco expands its policy portfolio

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Cisco Systems announced on its blog today that it will acquire Denver-based BroadHop for an undisclosed sum. The technology will be used to shape mobile data traffic, and will be folded into Cisco’s service provider networking group. According to Cisco’s VP of Corporate Business Development Hilton Romanski, global IP traffic is projected to...
With BroadHop buy-up, Cisco expands its policy portfolio

Cisco Says See Ya to Cius Tablet

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Cisco Systems has announced the end of its effort to sell tablet computers, which many people may have never noticed in the first place....
Cisco Says See Ya to Cius Tablet
With $141 Cariden buy-up, Cisco's acquisition spree continues

Today's Scuttlebot: Twitter Acquires Posterous, and Facebook Bigamy Case

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar news. Monday's selections include suggested guidelines for making iPad apps for children, a talk with the top designer at Apple and a turnaround progress report from Cisco Systems' chief executive....
Today's Scuttlebot: Twitter Acquires Posterous, and Facebook Bigamy Case

Cisco Defends Switch Turf

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Cisco Systems Inc. watched as a start-up led by two of its former executives grabbed much of the market for high-speed networking gear favored by Wall Street traders. Now the Silicon Valley giant is preparing to fight back. The target is Arista Networks Inc., a closely held company whose chairman...
Cisco Defends Switch Turf
This startup's new router sends bits at the speed of light
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Cisco takes its lumps, keeps developing video meeting tools

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Cisco Systems owned up to some miscalculations in its video collaboration strategy but showed off some promising future capabilities in a briefing with media this week....
Cisco takes its lumps, keeps developing video meeting tools
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