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Kinvey raises $5M as mobile developer services market heats up

gigaom.com
The mobile backend-as-a-service market continues to heat up as more developers look to connect their apps to various services and offer more features. That’s prompting more money for startups such like Cambridge, MA-based Kinvey, which is announcing that it has raised $5 million led by Avalon Ventures, with participation from existing investor Atlas...
Kinvey raises $5M as mobile developer services market heats up

Gnip adds earnings predictions and analysis from Estimize to its enterprise social media data service

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Social data provider Gnip has added another arrow to its already impressive quiver of web-services today with Estimize, an independent platform for accessing earnings data on publicly traded stocks. Gnip already offers over 100 billion real-time social data actions each month from common social networks and services including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr,...
Gnip adds earnings predictions and analysis from Estimize to its enterprise social media data service

Open Street Map GPS users mapped

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When Open Street Map dumped billions of GPS user traces on its website, a Datastore Flickr group user decided to visualise itOpen Street Map is the data source that keeps on giving. Most recently, the latest release has been a dump of GPS data from its contributors. These are the...
Open Street Map GPS users mapped
Here Are The Services, Businesses, And Markets Apple Just Shook Up

Will [Not Provided] Ever Reach 100% In Web Analytics?

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With the news today that Chrome is moving to secure search, marketers may be wondering about the larger picture of using search data in web analytics. The searches people do that lead them to a site is valuable data to an organization. What other data source do we have that...
Will [Not Provided] Ever Reach 100% In Web Analytics?

Apple fixes data bug stranding Aussies, but what about the rest of us?

arstechnica.com
Less than a day after Australian police issued a warning that drivers should avoid using iOS 6's new Maps app, Apple has fixed the error that stranded drivers in a national park. According to a report in The Register, the data error was reportedly due to a confusing entry...
Apple fixes data bug stranding Aussies, but what about the rest of us?

Those Millions On Facebook? They Actually Visit, And It’s Not A Huge Deal Anyway.

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Traffic numbers provided by companies should always be questioned — I mean, of course each company is going to try to present the data in a way that makes them look as good as possible. Which is what New York Times finance writer Andrew Ross Sorkin has understandably done, going...
Those Millions On Facebook? They Actually Visit, And It’s Not A Huge Deal Anyway.

Windows 7 surpasses 10% market share

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Last month, Windows 7 crossed into double-digit market share numbers. Microsoft disclosed that it sold more than 60 million copies of Windows 7 by the end of 2009, and now we know this very quick growth has continued through the first quarter of 2010. On the whole, between February...
Windows 7 surpasses 10% market share

Social media analytics firm Simply Measured has picked up an $8M Series-B led by Bessemer

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When a duo of Seattle-based genial blokes raised $250,000 to launch a company called ‘Untitled Startup,’ the future of the firm was all but plain; the company’s generic name wasn’t a lark – the team didn’t have much of a plan for their firm. Local Founder’s Co-op obviously knew what it was doing...
Social media analytics firm Simply Measured has picked up an $8M Series-B led by Bessemer

5 tips for writing compelling B2B marketing content

thenextweb.com
A while back, I discussed how to use humor in your social media communications, and why it works. However, when you delve into the world of Business-to-Business (B2B) communications, a lot of rules, regulations, and seriousness must be applied. Comparatively, the world of Business-to-Consumer (B2C) marketing has a much higher ‘fun...
5 tips for writing compelling B2B marketing content
Forrester says workplace browser diversity is robust: IE at 40%, Chrome at 28%, Firefox at 25%

O2 announces new mobile roaming tariffs for European travelers, £1.99 for 25MB of data

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Hot on the heels of yesterday’s news that EU price caps on mobile data roaming were coming into force from this July, restricting EU networks to charging no more than €0.70 (plus VAT) per megabyte of data, UK operator O2 has announced a new data roaming plan for its customers...
O2 announces new mobile roaming tariffs for European travelers, £1.99 for 25MB of data

5 Use Cases for The Real-Time Web

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The theme of our upcoming Real-Time Web Summit in New York City is use cases for the Real-Time Web. In the run-up to our June 11 event, we'll publish a series of posts exploring use cases for the Real-Time Web across a variety of industries. We'll look at use cases...
5 Use Cases for The Real-Time Web

UN Report: The Internet Is Dangerous Because It's Just So Darn Open!

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A recent UN report from the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force reads like a primer on Internet control and censorship. Entitled “Use Of The Internet For Terrorist Purposes,” the document, which discusses the dangers of “open Wi-Fi” and suggests ISPs maintain retention standards, focuses on the possibility of “terrorists”...
UN Report: The Internet Is Dangerous Because It's Just So Darn Open!

Amazon Stops Selling the Kindle Fire (For a Week)

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Via a press release, Amazon announces that its Kindle Fire is “sold out”. And sure enough, if you head to the shopping giant’s site, you can no longer place a direct order for the media tablet. Good thing Jeff Bezos and company have an event scheduled for next week, where...
Amazon Stops Selling the Kindle Fire (For a Week)

Why Bitcoin crashed, and how Ripple might avoid the same fate

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To the surprise of very few people, Bitcoin has crashed. That’s not to say it’s a goner, but even those who bought into it just before the craziness of the last two weeks are now looking at losses: from a U.S. dollar exchange rate high of $266 two days ago,...
Why Bitcoin crashed, and how Ripple might avoid the same fate
Replacing iOS 6 Maps: Hands-on with MapQuest, Bing, Waze, Google, Nokia

Chartio goes live: create your own analytics dashboard using data source of your choice

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Y Combinator alumnus Chartio has just gone live to the public and hopes that users will find its custom analytics dashboard service useful. Having raised $4.4 million to date, it aims to help build a better interface for a company’s business data. Having worked on this project for the past...
Chartio goes live: create your own analytics dashboard using data source of your choice

Buzz

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So, Buzz is finally out. We've been dogfooding it internally for a while and it's been great. One of the best aspects of Buzz is the use of open standards. It's just feeds. And if you want to hook up a new data source to Buzz, it is just...
Buzz

Disrupt NYC Day 1: Your Startup Battlefield Companies

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Our very first day of Disrupt NYC is over and the conference started off with a bang. We had memorable chats, dove into fashion for a bit, hung out with the Startup Alley companies and witnessed 15 startups launch their products in our first day of the Startup Battlefield. Even...
Disrupt NYC Day 1: Your Startup Battlefield Companies

Hadoop named as most popular big data source of 2011: report

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Based on the report and the side chart, it looks as though document-oriented NoSQL database MongoDB might be seeing the most traffic (and success) at the moment....
Hadoop named as most popular big data source of 2011: report

When it comes to big data, don’t forget about video

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Rebecca Jacoby, CIO and SVP, Cisco(c)2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com The term “big data” might conjure images of spreadsheets and numbers, but Rebecca Jacoby, CIO and SVP of Cisco, told audience members at GigaOM’s Structure conference not to forget about one important type of that data — video. “I don’t think of...
When it comes to big data, don’t forget about video

Easily Create Awesome Charts & Graphs With Tableau Public

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Data visualization and analysis is extremely important in today’s information driven world. Such feats have given insights into various aspects of human life and, if utilized properly, can help to make the world a better place. Hans Rosling’s TED talk is a testimony to this fact. There are plenty of...
Easily Create Awesome Charts & Graphs With Tableau Public
Gnip adds data from China’s largest social network

Firefox may never hit 25 percent market share

arstechnica.com
Data source: Net Applications Firefox is on a decline. It may not be as steady as Internet Explorer's death spiral, and it certainly has not been going on for as long, but if the last three months are any indication, Firefox will never hit that 25 percent market share...
Firefox may never hit 25 percent market share

Making Interactive Maps With jQuery

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I use both Flash and jQuery when designing interactions for data visualization projects. A great opportunity came along to experiment with ways jQuery could be used to develop an interactive map. Before I go further, I admit that mistakes were made, but no pandas were harmed at any point and...
Making Interactive Maps With jQuery

TripWhat Debuts Its One-Stop Travel, Restaurant And Event iPhone And Web Search Apps

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If you’re looking for stuff to do, in a new city or your own, there are various ways to get that info, including Yelp, Zvents, Frommer’s guides and more. Waterloo-based Rebellion Media would rather all that data was collected in a single hub, however, where travelers could get a quick...
TripWhat Debuts Its One-Stop Travel, Restaurant And Event iPhone And Web Search Apps

Four Ways of Looking at Twitter

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Data visualization is cool. It's also becoming ever more useful, as the vibrant online community of data visualizers (programmers, designers, artists, and statisticians — sometimes all in one person) grows and the tools to execute their visions improve. Jeff Clark is part of this community. He, like many data visualization...
Four Ways of Looking at Twitter


Former Yahoo CTO Raymie Stata has joined popular web-sharing
How Roambi became one of the hottest business apps for the iPad
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