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Shift.com: Social Ad Startup GraphEffect Tries To Create A More Productive LinkedIn
The lessons of Virgin Media’s flexible working initiative

Google Bookmarks Gets Public and Private Lists, Collaboration Tools

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Google Bookmarks is one of Google's lesser known services. The new star marker in Google Search - which syncs with Google Bookmarks - gave this tool some added exposure, but most users are probably still unaware of this service. Thanks to some new features Google just introduced today, Google Bookmarks...
Google Bookmarks Gets Public and Private Lists, Collaboration Tools

Microsoft really wants students to use Office 365, offers 6 months free & 20GB SkyDrive storage

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale Microsoft has launched a new campaign to hook students on Office 365 University by offering up six months of the service and an extra 20GB of SkyDrive cloud storage for free....
Microsoft really wants students to use Office 365, offers 6 months free & 20GB SkyDrive storage

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

French startup Weemo gets $3M to bring its video collaboration tools to the U.S. (exclusive)

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale “Video is the new audio”, we often hear from startup founders who are setting their sights on large businesses. The latest startup in the video collaboration category is Weemo, a company that was founded by French entrepreneur and telecom exec...
French startup Weemo gets $3M to bring its video collaboration tools to the U.S. (exclusive)

Quirky Raises $6 Million For Social Product Development Platform

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Quirky, a social network for product development, has raised $6 million in Series A funding
 led by RRE Ventures, with Village Ventures, Contour Venture Partners, Lowercase Capital and a small group of angel investors participating in the round. Prior to the closing of this round, Quirky had raised $1.6 million...
Quirky Raises $6 Million For Social Product Development Platform
Health IT startup WorldOne gets $35M to fuel acquisitions

Right Now, All The Top Investors Are Scrambling To Invest In A Startup Called Chromatik

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Matt Sandler's used to getting chased after. But for once, it's his tech knowhow, not his musical skills, that have made him a hot commodity. Investors, we hear, are salivating over his iPad app, Chromatik, which has seen "rabid adoption" among Sandler's fellow musicians, a source tells us. From what...
Right Now, All The Top Investors Are Scrambling To Invest In A Startup Called Chromatik
‘Firebase’ Does for Apps What Dropbox Did for Docs

Central Desktop revamps its collaboration tools

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Central Desktop today unveiled version 2.0 of its set of online tools, including project management, document collaboration, and web meetings. There are a lot of options out there for companies looking for online collaboration software, acknowledged chief executive Isaac Garcia. But while competing startups might claim to be comprehensive, most...
Central Desktop revamps its collaboration tools
Yammer rival Tibbr goes all in on mobile with new iOS, Android, & BlackBerry apps
Crowdtilt Launches Crowdfunding API To Give Developers Easy Access To Group Payments & Social Fundraising

Jive Finally Embraces The 'Try Before You Buy' Model (JIVE)

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Jive Software, which makes social collaboration tools for the enterprise, has never been a fan of the "viral" model practiced by Yammer and some other enterprise-focused startups. Many of those companies use a free version of their service to get traction within a group or department, then later try and...
Jive Finally Embraces The 'Try Before You Buy' Model (JIVE)

Novell Pulse and Google Wave Collaborate in Real-time

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You're probably used to sending emails to friends and colleagues at any number of different addresses and you don't have to think twice about which email service they use. The same should be true for collaboration tools. Novell Pulse, an upcoming enterprise-focused collaboration tool, is built using the Google Wave...
Novell Pulse and Google Wave Collaborate in Real-time
Austin's Bloomfire raises another $8M, updates cloud collaboration tools

Collaboration Startup Atlassian Acquires HipChat

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Amid the current craze for enterprise collaboration software, somehow Atlassian had escaped my attention. Ten years old, based in Sydney and San Francisco, backed by a $60 million investment from Accel Partners, and sporting annual revenues north of $100 million, Atlassian makes collaboration tools for software developers. Today Atlassian will...
Collaboration Startup Atlassian Acquires HipChat

Microsoft boosts SkyDrive with six month Office 365 University test drive, ad campaign

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Office 365 University is already pretty cheap, but to get you hooked on the software while also promoting SkyDrive's collaboration tools, Microsoft's giving up to six months worth of free access to US college attendees. It's promoting the grab using Parks & Recreation's Aubrey Plaza, who shows a trio...
Microsoft boosts SkyDrive with six month Office 365 University test drive, ad campaign

Cracking The Nut With Jam, SAP Moves Social Tools Out Of The Silo And Into Business Apps

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SAP is rebuilding its social tools with a service called Jam that it will launch in November. It will combine social networking, real-time updates, and the ability to build apps that are “purpose built” for people who need to communicate with people inside and outside the corporate walls. Instead of...
Cracking The Nut With Jam, SAP Moves Social Tools Out Of The Silo And Into Business Apps

Docs.com: Facebook and Microsoft Go After Google Docs

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During today's F8 keynote, Mark Zuckerberg announced a number of new products and features for Facebook, including a new collaboration with Microsoft. With Docs.com, Microsoft's FUSE labs just launched an online document editor and viewer that connects directly to Facebook and uses all of the new social features for third-party...
Docs.com: Facebook and Microsoft Go After Google Docs

Crowdtilt opens API to bring group-funding to any site

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Crowdtilt, a Y Combinator-backed startup that makes it easy for friends and other groups to pool money, is opening up its technology to sites across the Internet. On Wednesday, the company announced the beta launch of its API, which will enable third parties to use Crowdtilt’s group payments capabilities. Since...
Crowdtilt opens API to bring group-funding to any site

Cisco Enhances Its Collaboration Tools

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Cisco this week announced new enhancements to a variety of its collaboration tools including Webex and Jabber. First up, Jabber now has iPad and Windows clients in addition to its existing ones on other tablets. Jabber users can now communicate via a wide range of devices as well as connect...
Cisco Enhances Its Collaboration Tools
YC-Backed Kippt Launches Collaborative Bookmarking App To Become The GitHub For Links

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

Microsoft SharePoint faces a challenging future: Forrester

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SharePoint has been around longer than most competing collaboration tools. Despite strong support from IT pros, SharePoint faces increased skepticism from business leaders and it's unclear whether the collaboration product will deliver cloud, social and mobile advancements needed for future growth. Those are some of the findings from a...
Microsoft SharePoint faces a challenging future: Forrester

Apps & updates: Podcasts, AutoCAD WS, Opera Mini, BBC iPlayer, more

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We already had a number of updates to Apple’s own apps today including iWork for iOS, Apple Remote Desktop, iTunes U, Xcode 4.4, Safari 6, and OS X Server, but below is our usual list of popular apps and updates hitting the store today: Podcasts: If you have been experiencing issues...
Apps & updates: Podcasts, AutoCAD WS, Opera Mini, BBC iPlayer, more
Sports Analysis Startup Ubersense Raises $1.1M, Releases Updated Version Of Its iPad App

Sponsor post: Help your organization avoid the pitfalls of BYOD

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The buzz in enterprise communications is BYOD — bring your own device. Industry research supports that BYOD, far from being merely the latest and greatest, is more likely to be the new normal. In addition, according to the latest Frost & Sullivan research (download the report, “The Changing Role of...
Sponsor post: Help your organization avoid the pitfalls of BYOD

Google Acquires DocVerse

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Another week, another Google acquisition. This time, Google bought DocVerse, a company founded by two former Microsoft employees which built a plug-in for Microsoft Office that lets you collaborate with other people in real-time."DocVerse combines the benefits of web-based collaboration tools like Google Docs and Zoho with the power and...
Google Acquires DocVerse

Groopt: A Free Collaboration Tool For Fraternities, Sororities, And Any Other Big Groups

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A startup called Groopt aims to make it easier for real-world groups to work together in a private, ad-free space — whether we’re talking about a club, a study group, a team of volunteers, or just a few roommates. And thanks to the launch of a redesigned site, as well...
Groopt: A Free Collaboration Tool For Fraternities, Sororities, And Any Other Big Groups
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