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Amazon Web Services Outage Caused By Memory Leak And Failure In Monitoring Alarm

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A memory leak and a failed monitoring system caused the Amazon Web Services outage on Monday that took out Reddit and other major services. According to a post Friday night, AWS explained that the problem arose after a simple replacement of a data collection server. After installation, the server did not...
Amazon Web Services Outage Caused By Memory Leak And Failure In Monitoring Alarm

Valve to include non-game software on its Steam platform starting September 5th in hopes of becoming major App Store?

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Gaming marketplace Steam is ready to be the third major desktop application store. Valve, the parent company of Steam, announced in a press release this afternoon the arrival of new non-gaming software on its store, launching September 5th. The titles Steam will offer range from “creativity to productivity” and...
Valve to include non-game software on its Steam platform starting September 5th in hopes of becoming major App Store?
Valve to offer non-gaming software through Steam starting September 5th

One Approach to Growth: Build Your Own Cloud with vCenter in the Middle

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Today, we got the chance to sit down with Aprimo, an on-demand marketing automation company that has built their software business around scaling their own cloud infrastructure with VMware vCenter. Aprimo has optimized its offerings to scale with customer growth and leverage best-in-class hardware to match innovation in the software...
One Approach to Growth: Build Your Own Cloud with vCenter in the Middle

How to Become a Cloud Service Provider in About a Day: VMware

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Businesses are finally realizing there's a way to recoup some of their costs for building out their private cloud infrastructures. It's hybridization, but in the opposite direction: taking their residual compute power and storage capacity and making it public, reselling it back upstream. This morning, VMware is introducing a kind...
How to Become a Cloud Service Provider in About a Day: VMware

Why You Should NEVER Listen to Your Customers

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An article by John Doerr had a great quote from technology luminary Alan Kay that every entrepreneur needs to remember “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” I’m working with a company that at one point had a product that was not only best in class,...
Why You Should NEVER Listen to Your Customers

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Gets Longer Lifecycle

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Red Hat’s customers using Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and 6 are getting a little more breathing room when it comes to updates. The company announced today that it is extending the support life cycle from seven to 10 years for RHEL 5 and 6. Customers using RHEL 6...
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Gets Longer Lifecycle

The iPhone 5 launches in Korea, Samsung's home turf, as Apple's fastest global rollout continues

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Apple’s iPhone has launched in South Korea, the home of its chief rival Samsung, bringing the total number of countries that it is available in to 48, as its fastest global rollout continues. It’s too early for sales figures, but the Chosun Ilbo reports that operators SK Telecom and KT held...
The iPhone 5 launches in Korea, Samsung's home turf, as Apple's fastest global rollout continues

[Excerpt] Is Your Startup a Valid Vision or Just a Hallucination?

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Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part excerpt from the book The Startup Owner’s Manual, a step-by-step, how-to guide for entrepreneurs. In this excerpt, authors Steve Blank and Bob Dorf explain the Customer Discovery Philosophy. A startup begins with the vision of its founders: a vision of a...
[Excerpt] Is Your Startup a Valid Vision or Just a Hallucination?

Dropbox rebrands to promote its new business-friendly features

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale In February, we reported that Dropbox was snapping up large corporate accounts, and had released some new security controls. Since then, the cloud storage company has received innumerable requests from IT admins for an integration with Active Directory. Active...
Dropbox rebrands to promote its new business-friendly features
Belkin WeMo Light Switch Looks And Feels Like A Light Switch, But With Wi-Fi Control For $50
Leave Your Credit Cards At Home: iCache’s Digital Wallet/iPhone Case Is Now Available

SumAll pairs with Authorize.net to add credit card data to its analysis offering

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SumAll, the visual analytics tool for business is integrating payment gateway service provider Authorize.net to add credit card sales data to its offering. SumAll says that by folding in credit card information, its clients can analyze customer behaviour both online and off in a mix of website analytics, social media...
SumAll pairs with Authorize.net to add credit card data to its analysis offering
Amazon Expands Data Center Empire Into Australia

Focus or Fail - saying no to great ideas

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Focus is critically important to startups and large companies. Focus requires saying no to some great ideas. Having lots of smart people and lots of money in the bank can make it hard to say no. I was mentoring a startup, helping them sort through where to focus and how...
Focus or Fail - saying no to great ideas
Valve expands by adding nongaming software to Steam this fall
Valve's Steam: Not just for games anymore

Hootsuite Launches New Internal Collaboration Tool, Hootsuite Conversations

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Mr. Watson (Photo: Social Media Forum) Hootsuite, the social media management platform for individuals and enterprise businesses, launched Hootsuite Conversations today, a new tool that allows internal collaboration for teams managing various social media accounts. Hootsuite Conversations is an internal conversation tool built on top of the already-existing Hootsuite platform...
Hootsuite Launches New Internal Collaboration Tool, Hootsuite Conversations

Hey, broadcasters, filmmakers, is Final Cut Pro X finally good enough?

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That's the question, following big updates available today. How big? So big Apple even issued a press release. I ask the question because of professionals' negative reactions to the software soon after its late-June 2011 release. The uproar was loud enough that "Conan" did a skit about it. In...
Hey, broadcasters, filmmakers, is Final Cut Pro X finally good enough?
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