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Is Bit.ly The Next Google?

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We still don't know what to think of Bit.ly, the popular URL shortener that was spun out of Betaworks and has raised $3.5 million in venture funding. Some people think it's preposterous that anyone could ever think that Bit.ly could be a successful business, given that anyone can hack together...
Is Bit.ly The Next Google?
RIM Launches BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 For Government & Corporate Clients

FoodToEat Takes on Seamless and GrubHub With Low Fees and Food Trucks

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Ms. Kapur. As if Seamless didn't have enough to worry about with GrubHub nipping at its heels. Ever heard of online food ordering service FoodToEat? Maybe not, as the young startup has been quietly growing in beta. But FoodToEat launched in June 2011 and after a recent redesign, founder Deepti...
FoodToEat Takes on Seamless and GrubHub With Low Fees and Food Trucks

Yammer Doubling Revenue Every Quarter, No Fear Of Salesforce

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Yammer CEO David Sacks dropped by TechCrunch today to talk about corporate and sales milestones. The “Twitter for enterprise” startup, which won TechCrunch50 in 2008, continues to grow nicely. Yammer now has 70,000 corporate clients, and 800,000+ total seats (users). At least 1,000 of those companies are paying for...
Yammer Doubling Revenue Every Quarter, No Fear Of Salesforce

For a price, Gnip brings you access to all public tweets ever sent

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As Twitter continues to make its push to serve businesses and promote the value of Twitter as an enterprise tool, an increasing number of data analytics companies are working to collect, organize, and monetize the vast amount of data coming from the company’s stream every minute. Gnip, one of the...
For a price, Gnip brings you access to all public tweets ever sent
Fee-fi-fo-fum: Virool raises giant-sized first round

Japan's DoCoMo to use mobile data to monitor traffic jams

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NTT DoCoMo, Japan's largest mobile carrier, will use location data from its 61.5 million subscriber devices to build a platform that monitors traffic conditions across the country.DoCoMo said it will leverage its access to massive amounts of location data to build a cloud platform of traffic information on which...
Japan's DoCoMo to use mobile data to monitor traffic jams

UK firms are putting school-leavers on courses to correct their ‘text-speak’

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It looks like the much-maligned text-speak generation is being forced to rethink the way it LOLs its way into new jobs, with ‘de-text’ courses now being laid on by bosses frustrated at the poor communications skills in school-leavers, reports the Daily Mail. The UK Chief Executive of recruitment agency Adecco...
UK firms are putting school-leavers on courses to correct their ‘text-speak’

Free training, trade-ins offered to BlackBerry 10 migrants

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Research in Motion today revealed a program of incentives to its largest corporate customers to encourage them to upgrade to the upcoming BlackBerry 10 ecosystem. RIM is offering online training, webcasts, and free trade-ups of licenses and services for many of its government and corporate clients still on the platform....
Free training, trade-ins offered to BlackBerry 10 migrants

Unsold ticket marketplace Last Second Ticket raises $1.6m from Markco Media

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Last Second Ticket, the unsold ticket site, has secured its second round of investment, this time receiving £1 million ($1.6m) from discount network Markco Media. The company nailed down £450,000 ($720,000) in its first round, also from Markco Media as well as Charlotte Street Capital and other investors. This round...
Unsold ticket marketplace Last Second Ticket raises $1.6m from Markco Media
John Chambers on why Cisco never bought Skype

Office 365 has revamped its business offerings to better match the feature mix it offers consumers

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This morning Microsoft announced a refresh and extension of the business-facing side of its Office 365 service, the firm’s cloud-based productivity solution. The company added three ‘Stock-keeping units’ (SKUs) to the mix of offerings it provides to corporate clients, forging the feature set of Office 365 to better match the...
Office 365 has revamped its business offerings to better match the feature mix it offers consumers
Microsoft in talks to buy social software company Yammer

WikiLeaks 2.0: Time to be afraid?

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WikiLeaks is posting what it claims are 5 million emails that were apparently stolen from the computer system of Stratfor, a publisher of global intelligence. The implications could be enormous for Stratfor’s corporate clients, among others. FORTUNE — Just hours after WikiLeaks started publishing the 5 million emails it says...
WikiLeaks 2.0: Time to be afraid?

Salesforce makes its biggest buy: pays $689M for Buddy Media

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A week after after reports surfaced that Salesforce was buying social marketing platform Buddy Media, the customer relationship management software company made the transaction official. Salesforce announced it has made its largest buy ever, paying $689 million for Buddy Media. The deal, which includes $467 million in cash, $184 million in Salesforce...
Salesforce makes its biggest buy: pays $689M for Buddy Media

Samsung ups the pressure on RIM as it launches its SAFE system for enterprises in Europe

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Not content with record profits and smartphone marketshare, Samsung is continuing its efforts to rival RIM for a share of the corporate world after it brought its SAFE (Samsung for Enterprise) system to Europe, which it explains is the first step of its  global rollout. RIM’s BlackBerry devices have long...
Samsung ups the pressure on RIM as it launches its SAFE system for enterprises in Europe

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

Samsung Copies BlackBerry Playbook

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Samsung is now taking aim at Research In Motion's still-formidable grip on the world's most security-conscious government and corporate clients....
Samsung Copies BlackBerry Playbook
How smart videos can change the face of customer service

Cable & Wireless Worldwide shareholder now backs Vodafone bid

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Orbis drops its opposition to the deal, which will turn Vodafone's UK arm into the second largest domestic telecoms businessMobile phone giant Vodafone looks set for victory in its £1bn bid for Cable & Wireless Worldwide following the capitulation of CWW's largest shareholder.Orbis Investment Management, which holds 19.06% of CWW...
Cable & Wireless Worldwide shareholder now backs Vodafone bid

Keen On... David Frigstad: Why Life Is Going to Get Really Dicey In the Next Ten Years [TCTV]

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I met Frost and Sullivan’s Chairman David Frigstad last month at the Internet Cowboy Unconference in Wyoming hosted by Idith and Yuval Almog and Yossi Vardi. Amidst the unconference crazies – the Robert Scobles and David McClures cavorting around Jackson Hole – Frigstad stood out as a grown-up, a...
Keen On... David Frigstad: Why Life Is Going to Get Really Dicey In the Next Ten Years [TCTV]

Nominate The Most Creative People In Mobile Advertising

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We want to know, who are the most creative people in mobile advertising? You tell us. Nominees can be people who have created innovative tablet ads, new ways to approach mobile ad display, changed the face of in-game ads, or found novel uses for SMS and QR codes. We will...
Nominate The Most Creative People In Mobile Advertising

Microsoft’s Windows 8 pitch for businesses: It’s like Windows 7, but better

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Windows 8 is very understandable from a consumer angle, given its function as a tablet device and one that is receiving new music and video components, but its business use case is more murky. Given its radical redesign, it has been the, if unstated, conventional wisdom that businesses are set...
Microsoft’s Windows 8 pitch for businesses: It’s like Windows 7, but better

For Earth Day: a chat with IBM’s “Building Whisperer,” Dave Bartlett, on the tech behind sustainability

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IBM recently won the contract to create a more sustainable and energy efficient Los Angeles Unified School District. But before ripping out old roofs or replacing leaky windows, David Bartlett’s, the computing gaint’s sustainability guru, took a look at the data. “Most buildings don’t have a good way to look...
For Earth Day: a chat with IBM’s “Building Whisperer,” Dave Bartlett, on the tech behind sustainability

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

How Social Media Consultants Dupe Their Corporate Clients

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Anyone can call himself a social media expert and find clients willing to pay thousands of dollars for advice. Here are some things to consider before hiring a so-called expert, including whether you really need a social media consultant. A friend of mine who works for a major grocery store...
How Social Media Consultants Dupe Their Corporate Clients

Why are so few women working in technology?

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The number of women recruited to the industry has been falling over the past 10 years. Now a new campaign directed at industry leaders, government and parents aims to take actionWhy is it that, while women make up 49% of the UK labour force, they account for just 17% of...
Why are so few women working in technology?

Lenovo to Set Up PC Plant in U.S.

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Chinese computer-maker Lenovo Group Ltd. will start manufacturing PCs in North Carolina next year. Company executives said the effort, starting with only a few million dollars and just over 100 workers, will be the beginning of something bigger, rather than a one-time made-in-America publicity effort. The world’s No. 2 personal-computer...
Lenovo to Set Up PC Plant in U.S.

Occupy Sites Help Cops, Corps Track Occupiers

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Occupy Wall Street websites love adding Google, Facebook, and Twitter buttons--which could give law enforcement a handy back door to track users' actions--and identities.Big Data is everywhere. Occupy Wall Street protesters, however, are dealing with a special challenge: Online marketers and analytics firms tracing the minutiae of their lives--including their...
Occupy Sites Help Cops, Corps Track Occupiers

Concur's Travel Shopping Spree Continues, Buys conTgo For Its Travel-Based Messaging Platform

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Concur Technologies, the same folks who handle many of our corporate travel and expense systems, has quietly acquired conTgo, a cloud-based mobile communications and messaging platform aimed at the global travel industry. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. conTgo, the latest in a long string of acquisitions from...
Concur's Travel Shopping Spree Continues, Buys conTgo For Its Travel-Based Messaging Platform
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