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dismal economy

Markets: Summer Travel Season Pushes Kayak Into IPO Waters

Microsoft earnings: Windows wasn't as bad as expected but it wasn't good either

gigaom.com
The biggest news out of Microsoft’s third quarter earnings call was that its flagship Windows business held up better than expected after reports of the demise of the PC market. But it still wasn’t perky. Once a big  upgrade was factored in, Windows revenue was flat year over year —...
Microsoft earnings: Windows wasn't as bad as expected but it wasn't good either

Online Ad Monitor DoubleVerify Raises $10 Million Second Round

paidcontent.org
Online ad manager DoubleVerify has raised a $10 million second round funding. The round was led by Institutional Venture Partners. Previous investors Blumberg Capital, First Round Capital, Genacast Ventures and private backers also returned to provide the larger funding. The company, which is based in New York and has...
Online Ad Monitor DoubleVerify Raises $10 Million Second Round

The Most Brutal Layoffs This Year In Big Tech

www.businessinsider.com
A few major tech players have had to lay off a striking amount of people this year. Companies like RIM, HP, and other major players are suffering from the dismal economy, according to Network World.Ericsson slashed 1,400 North American jobs from its 14,000 roster Ericsson cleaned house in March and axed...
The Most Brutal Layoffs This Year In Big Tech

Should Tech Startups Outsource Product Development?

techcrunch.com
When startups ask me whether they should outsource product development, I usually advise against it. If they’re desperate to save money, they should outsource some testing or ancillary-product development, not core products.  That’s because the developers of innovative technologies need to interact with each other and be close to...
Should Tech Startups Outsource Product Development?
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