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Gizmox Raises $7.5M, Appoints New CEO To Help Enterprises Port IT Apps To Mobile Via HTML5

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When it comes to consumer apps, the debate over HTML5 vs. native has seen native win a couple of key rounds recently, with a number of high-profile tech companies eschewing the open standard because of performance issues. However, when it comes to enteprise services, it looks like we may hear...
Gizmox Raises $7.5M, Appoints New CEO To Help Enterprises Port IT Apps To Mobile Via HTML5

More Data Showing iOS -- And Especially The iPhone -- Still Killing It In The Enterprise, At Android's Expense

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Apple’s iOS is consolidating its grip on the enterprise market and taking share from Android, according to customer data from enterprise file sharing and hybrid cloud storage company Egnyte, which offers cloud back-up and storage services for a mix of customers, from large corporates with thousands of seats to SMEs with just a...
More Data Showing iOS -- And Especially The iPhone -- Still Killing It In The Enterprise, At Android's Expense

Ireland’s MTT Raises $5 Million Series A From DFJ Esprit

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Running out of Ireland, Mobile Travel Technologies has raised a $5 million Series A investment from DFJ Esprit’s new third fund. In case you hadn’t heard, MTT is a large mobile platform aimed at the travel industry which includes easyJet and Qantas Group’s Jetstar amongst its customers. The financing will...
Ireland’s MTT Raises $5 Million Series A From DFJ Esprit

Are you chasing your blog audience away?

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I was reading a blog post today and was wanting to comment when the site asked me to register. To register? Create an account? That’s a bit 2000, not 2010. ZDNet’s Tom Forenski will never know what I thought about his piece on corporates and social networking. The registration hurdle...
Are you chasing your blog audience away?

Data Scraping Comes of Age With ScraperWiki.com

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A scrappy company to help journalists dig into Big Data has come into its own in the past year, including the requisite all-night hacking codathon this week at the Investigative Reporters and Editors Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference in St. Louis. The company is called ScraperWiki.com and was started by Julian Todd...
Data Scraping Comes of Age With ScraperWiki.com

Freedom of tweet: Twitter, censorship and the law

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“The last 12 months have shown us just how truly transformative the Internet can be: the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, WikiLeaks and the continued aggregation of private data into global corporates. But with great power, comes great responsibility. From individual users, to the corporate world, to governments and lawmakers...
Freedom of tweet: Twitter, censorship and the law

Autodesk buys Tinkercad, saving the easy to use Web-based 3D modeling tool from closure

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Autodesk is doubling down on easy-to-use 3D design software after it announced the acquisition of Tinkercad for an undisclosed sum. The deal secures the long-term future of the Web-based 3D modeling tool less than one month after its founders announced plans to close it. Tinkercad’s tag line is ‘mind to design in minutes’  and...
Autodesk buys Tinkercad, saving the easy to use Web-based 3D modeling tool from closure

Record Labels "Correct" Dotcom: Only Way to Stop Piracy is Suing File-Sharers

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It was a single (re)Tweet on January 7 echoing the words of dozens of other digital observers this century. The advice from Dotcom was viewed by many as the key to solving a decade-long entertainment industry battle that began with an effort to force pirates offline and back into bricks-and-mortar...
Record Labels "Correct" Dotcom: Only Way to Stop Piracy is Suing File-Sharers

Why Telefónica Is Acing It With A New $378m LatAm Fund And A Growing Incubator Network

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There are a few significant trends going on in this particular era. We’re all aware of the growing of developing regions like Latin America. We all know about the explosion in technology adoption and innovation. And a few of us are aware that big lumbering corporates are struggling to deal...
Why Telefónica Is Acing It With A New $378m LatAm Fund And A Growing Incubator Network

LIVE: IBM EARNINGS BEAT AT $2.78, Revenue Below Forecasts (IBM)

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UPDATE (4:08 p.m.): Global technology and consulting giant IBM reported better-than-expected results this afternoon, earning operating net income of $3.3 billion or $2.78 per share during the first three months of 2012. Follow the announcement live here > However revenue at the Armonk, N.Y. based company was flat at $24.67 billion...
LIVE: IBM EARNINGS BEAT AT $2.78, Revenue Below Forecasts (IBM)

Cloud Security Provider Zscaler Scales Up, Takes Its First Outside Investment: $38M From Lightspeed

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Zscaler, a provider of cloud security services to small businesses, corporates and service providers, has raised a hefty $38 million from a single investor, Lightspeed Venture Partners. This is the first outside investment ever taken by Zscaler, which was founded in 2007, and had in the past been funded internally....
Cloud Security Provider Zscaler Scales Up, Takes Its First Outside Investment: $38M From Lightspeed

Salesforce Bows To Peer Pressure, Withdraws 'Social Enterprise' Trademark Application

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So much for that. In a victory for all of us who find the idea of trying to trademark generic-sounding terms tedious — and a victory, too, for those who actually work in the world of social enterprise — Salesforce.com has announced that it has withdrawn its applications to trademark...
Salesforce Bows To Peer Pressure, Withdraws 'Social Enterprise' Trademark Application

Wadi Ventures -- A New Israeli Micro-Seed Fund With Close Industry Ties And Mysterious Backers

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Targeting “Silicon Wadi” — Israel’s own version of Silicon Valley — Wadi Ventures has launched as a new micro-seed VC fund focusing on “disruptive” Internet and new media startups in the region. So new, in fact, that its website is currently under construction. More interestingly, however, the fund thinks it’s...
Wadi Ventures -- A New Israeli Micro-Seed Fund With Close Industry Ties And Mysterious Backers

BlackBerry Q10 is 'fastest-selling ever' at Selfridges as corporates snap it up

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Corporate buyers and exporters queue to buy dozens of handsets at a time to get keyboard-based BB10 model despite lack of advertising around UK launchBlackBerry's keyboard-based Q10 handset, its first with both a keyboard and running its BB10 software, has made a red-hot start on its first weekend in the...
BlackBerry Q10 is 'fastest-selling ever' at Selfridges as corporates snap it up

Web Of Trust, The Crowdsourced Safe Surfing Tool, Raises Further $1.3M Led By Inventure

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Web of Trust (WOT), the safe surfing tool/browser add-on which is powered by the crowd, has raised a fresh €1M (approx. ~$1.3M) led by Finland/China-based VC firm, Inventure. Also participating in the round is private investor, Risto Siilasmaa, and Finnish Industry Investment, a previous backer of the Helsinki-based company. The...
Web Of Trust, The Crowdsourced Safe Surfing Tool, Raises Further $1.3M Led By Inventure

The DIY Renaissance: U.K. Accelerator Springboard Launches Dedicated Bootcamp For Hardware Startups

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Move over software, the London and Cambridge, U.K.-based accelerator, Springboard, is launching a dedicated program for hardware startups, focusing on the Internet of Things. The new three-month accelerator bootcamp — called Springboard Internet of Things — is backed by program partners ARM, Unilever, Neul and Raspberry Pi, who will play an active role...
The DIY Renaissance: U.K. Accelerator Springboard Launches Dedicated Bootcamp For Hardware Startups

You'll never browse alone: Liverpool FC rolls out free WiFi for fans at Anfield stadium, a UK first

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Liverpool Football Club is rolling out a new WiFi network in its stadium, as it looks to capitalize on the growth of digital content created and shared during matches. The words ‘football’ and ‘digital’ are becoming increasingly intertwined, as the corporate behemoths of Europe’s elite strive to better engage their...
You'll never browse alone: Liverpool FC rolls out free WiFi for fans at Anfield stadium, a UK first

7 questions for London Tech City CEO Eric van der Kleij

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Over the last few years, London has become an increasingly important startup hub — one of the most vibrant and busy in Europe. But a little over a year ago, what had been an informal network of companies based around the city’s East End was turned into something more official...
7 questions for London Tech City CEO Eric van der Kleij

The Rise Of The Enterprise Startup: Consumerization And Clouds Open The Door, Disruption Closes The Deal

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It was only a few years ago that selling IT to enterprises was the terrain mainly of large companies like IBM, Oracle and Accenture. And in a market that is forecast to be worth some $3.6 trillion this year, they may still be top dogs, but another trend is also...
The Rise Of The Enterprise Startup: Consumerization And Clouds Open The Door, Disruption Closes The Deal

LIVE: Cisco Reports Earnings! (CSCO)

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Technology giant Cisco Systems is set to report quarterly results after markets close in the U.S., with analysts forecasting top line results to grow moderately. Click here for updates > The world's largest maker of networking equipment is expected to post earnings per share of $0.46 on sales of $11.6...
LIVE: Cisco Reports Earnings! (CSCO)

Mind Candy Acquires Origami Blue Games Studio To Become Its Labs Arm

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Mind Candy, the company behind the successful Moshi Monsters online kids game and character franchise, has acquired a games studio, Origami Blue, to power a new initiative being dubbed ‘Candy Labs’. The move marks another twist to the Mind Candy playbook which has seen it develop into comic books, music...
Mind Candy Acquires Origami Blue Games Studio To Become Its Labs Arm

Faster progress needed on cyber-security, says adviser

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Dame Pauline Neville-Jones says strategy is heading in right direction but people are still doing 'silly things'Ministers need to speed up work on cyber-security because the public and a vast swathe of business have yet to appreciate the threats posed by online crime, a government adviser has said.Dame Pauline Neville-Jones...
Faster progress needed on cyber-security, says adviser

Is the cloud the best solution for every small business?

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Cloud computing is currently one of the most talked about topics for many business, for a large percentage of whom it is the perfect solution. For a startup, low costs and simple entry are appealing features -- while large corporates have the clout to mould cloud services to their will....
Is the cloud the best solution for every small business?

We don't rip off cleaners. We want to improve conditions for our workers

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Our industry supports the living wage, and examples of shoddy treatment are extremely rareFran Abrams singled out the cleaning industry for criticism, citing "big corporates" who "rip off the vulnerable" (They do the dirtiest jobs, 10 July). The truth, however, is much more complicated than this and no amount of...
We don't rip off cleaners. We want to improve conditions for our workers

Tech M&A deals slow, but report predicts upsurge based on $1.1 trillion corporate cash pile

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The number of tech-oriented M&A deals during the second quarter declined by 15 percent to 55 transactions, a weakness attributed to “global macroeconomic trends” as well as acquirers who spent time ingesting some of their bigger acquisitions from past quarters, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ technology M&A Insight’s report. But even though...
Tech M&A deals slow, but report predicts upsurge based on $1.1 trillion corporate cash pile

Looker Takes $2M From First Round And PivotNorth To Build 'A Sequel To SQL' For Business Intelligence

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Looker Data Sciences, a business intelligence startup founded by an early lead engineer from Netscape and LiveOps, is today emerging from stealth mode and announcing $2 million in funding from Frist Round Capital and PivotNorth to build out its business based on a new, easier-to-use approach to SQL called LookML...
Looker Takes $2M From First Round And PivotNorth To Build 'A Sequel To SQL' For Business Intelligence

DIY music blow: Sellaband goes titsup

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It takes an absence of millions to hold us back Last week the fabulously wealthy Luke Johnson - former head of Channel 4 and the financier behind Pizza Express and owner of the Giraffe restaurants - told musicians to get on their bikes and bypass the "corporates". They could do...
DIY music blow: Sellaband goes titsup

Apple says nearly 300m iPhones, iPads and iPods running iOS 6

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Upgrade of older devices has continued so that majority of iOS devices in use now run latest version of software, as company updates iPad line with 128GB version aimed at corporatesApple says that nearly 300 million iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches are now running its iOS 6 software released in...
Apple says nearly 300m iPhones, iPads and iPods running iOS 6

Backed By $1.3M, Social Commerce Startup Getonic Looks Beyond F-Commerce, With ~5,000 SMBs, 15 Corporates Signed Up To Sell

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Israeli startup Getonic, which builds tools for small businesses wanting to sell via social channels such as Facebook, has announced it has raised $1.3 million in total funding. This breaks down into $200,000 in pre-seed funding, $550,000 seed funding and $550,000 in post-Seed funding. Getonic’s seed backers include thetime, Rutledge Vine Capital, private investor...
Backed By $1.3M, Social Commerce Startup Getonic Looks Beyond F-Commerce, With ~5,000 SMBs, 15 Corporates Signed Up To Sell

Freedom of tweet: Twitter, censorship and the law

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“The last 12 months have shown us just how truly transformative the Internet can be: the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, WikiLeaks and the continued aggregation of private data into global corporates. But with great power, comes great responsibility. From individual users, to the corporate world, to governments and lawmakers...
Freedom of tweet: Twitter, censorship and the law
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