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dramatic growth

Musings On "Streams" and the Future of Magazines

battellemedia.com
I’ve run into a number of folks these past few days who read my piece last week: The State of Digital Media: Passion, Goat Rodeos, and Unicorn Exits…. Some of you have asked me to explain a bit more on the economic issues regarding media startups. I didn’t really go too deep...
Musings On "Streams" and the Future of Magazines

Why mobile must solve its data dilemma – or die

gigaom.com
As little as 18 months ago, mobile VoIP and IP messaging apps were considered niche by operators. Now we pose the biggest “threat” the industry has even seen. In fact, a Telco 2.0 report suggests that within three years, 40 percent of messaging and 21 percent of voice revenues will...
Why mobile must solve its data dilemma – or die

How to Make It in America - 7 Tips To Help Your Startup Enter The U.S. Market

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Editor’s note: Steli Efti is the Co-Founder/Chief Hustler of ElasticSales and an advisor to several startups and entrepreneurs. You can follow Steli on Twitter here. Selling to the U.S. market can be a significant milestone in the life of an international technology startup. The U.S. is the largest market...
How to Make It in America - 7 Tips To Help Your Startup Enter The U.S. Market

ARM Holdings CEO to Retire

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Warren East, chief executive of ARM, the microchip designer whose technology powers most smartphones including Apple's iPhone, is to step down after presiding over a period of dramatic growth....
ARM Holdings CEO to Retire

Despite PC slump, Lenovo reports record full-year sales of $34 billion, looks to mobile for growth

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As the global PC market continues to spiral downwards, Lenovo, the world’s second-largest PC maker after HP, has reported solid earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter and full-year ended March 31, 2013. The Chinese multinational is in fact boasting that, “despite a challenging macro-economic environment and ongoing PC industry transformation”,...
Despite PC slump, Lenovo reports record full-year sales of $34 billion, looks to mobile for growth

With $50m still in the bank, Eventbrite targets Europe

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Last year the ticket sales startup Eventbrite went out looking for money and came back smiling, with a bumper $50 million from Tiger Global in its pocket. Now the company has finally revealed exactly what it’s going to do with the money: go international, and in a big way. I...
With $50m still in the bank, Eventbrite targets Europe
YouSendIt lands new CEO with Brad Garlinghouse

Hyperlocal news platform DataSphere raises $8 million

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DataSphere Technologies already helps power the hyperlocal news sites for TV stations owned by Fisher Communications, Gannett, Meredith and others. And now with a fresh $8 million round of new financing the Bellevue company is looking to add even more. “DataSphere’s dramatic growth trajectory is a reflection of the value...
Hyperlocal news platform DataSphere raises $8 million

How one word change lets Amazon pays less tax on its UK activities

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The word 'fulfilment' introduced in 2006 marked new role for Amazon.co.uk after ownership moved to LuxembourgIt would have taken the most eagle-eyed reader to spot the introduction of a single, but hugely significant, word into Amazon.co.uk Limited's annual accounts in 2006. For the first time, the word "fulfilment" was introduced...
How one word change lets Amazon pays less tax on its UK activities

Amazon Blows Q4, Stock Plunges 9% After Hours

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Earlier today, Amazon reported earnings of $0.38 per share on revenue of $17.4 billion. Analysts were expecting $0.19 per share on revenue of $18.21 billion. Even the lowest revenue estimates were $17.6 billion. On its earnings call, Amazon blamed the shortfall on slowing sales in North America, particularly in...
Amazon Blows Q4, Stock Plunges 9% After Hours

Twilio For Education Data, Clever, Lands $3M From Kevin Rose, Mike Maples & Ashton Kutcher, Now In 2K Schools

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Clever, a graduate of Y Combinator’s most recent batch of startups, launched in late June to bring a bit of Twilio’s vision to education. That is to say, the startup has been developing a standardized API that makes it easy for K-12 schools to unlock their data and for developers...
Twilio For Education Data, Clever, Lands $3M From Kevin Rose, Mike Maples & Ashton Kutcher, Now In 2K Schools

Dropbox picks Dublin for first office outside US

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Firm says Irish capital is pool of multilingual talent as cloud demand growsThe cloud-based file storage and sharing service Dropbox is opening its first international office in Dublin, and plans to hire between 30 and 40 people by the end of 2013, the company says.The hirings will be added to...
Dropbox picks Dublin for first office outside US

With $2M, Savveo wants to revamp traditional local ad buying

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When people talk about opportunities in local advertising, it’s usually digital advertising that they’re talking about. As more local ad dollars move from the Yellow pages and newspapers to mobile and web platforms, tech giants like Facebook and Google have started to up their efforts to lure small and medium-sized...
With $2M, Savveo wants to revamp traditional local ad buying
Funding Daily: Goodie Goodie Gumdrops
5 charts that show the massive growth of solar in 2012 [charts]

Apple pips Samsung to smartphone crown in fourth quarter, says IDC

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Sector sees 55% growth as iPhone 4S leads charge - but Nokia, HTC and RIM see falling shares as some think that fastest expansion is overApple took the lead in the smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2011 as the sector saw explosive growth of 54.7% year-on-year to 157.8m...
Apple pips Samsung to smartphone crown in fourth quarter, says IDC

How King.com crushed Zynga

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The European game maker had a dramatic growth spurt last year and is now nipping at the heels of Zynga to become the leading game maker for Facebook. By Omar Akhtar, reporter FORTUNE -- Zynga's long reign over Facebook may be coming to an end. The once-hot social game maker...
How King.com crushed Zynga

ARM Holdings CEO to Retire

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Warren East, chief executive of ARM Holdings PLC, the microchip designer whose technology powers most smartphones including Apple Inc.’s iPhone, is to step down after presiding over a 12-year period of dramatic growth. Mr. East, 51 years old, who joined ARM in 1994 when the company was in its infancy,...
ARM Holdings CEO to Retire
Eyeing mobile growth, Orbitz checks in with overhauled iOS app

Healthcare marketing upstart Appature lands $6.1M from Madrona, Ignition

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Kabir Shahani Appature has been undergoing what CEO Kabir Shahani describes as a “pretty dramatic growth curve” in the past year, growing monthly recurring revenues more than 12X since raising its last round of funding. Now, the Seattle maker of online marketing software is putting a little more fuel in...
Healthcare marketing upstart Appature lands $6.1M from Madrona, Ignition

The Number Of Mobile Devices Will Exceed World’s Population By 2012 (& Other Shocking Figures)

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Despite its long and boring name, Cisco’s “Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update” is one of the more fascinating data-filled reports you’ll read this year. The report examines the dramatic growth we’re seeing in the mobile Internet space, including the massive demands for mobile data, the growth...
The Number Of Mobile Devices Will Exceed World’s Population By 2012 (& Other Shocking Figures)
Slipping iPad demand may be worse than previously thought - Q4 iPad sales reportedly weaker than expected

Thanks to Facebook’s Open Graph, NBC’s The Voice saw online voting up 40% from last year

thenextweb.com
We’ve been tracking the success stories coming out of Facebook’s roll-out of Open Graph. The functionality allows people to post actions to their Timeline and News Feed, based on what they’re doing at any given time. We’ve noted that Tumblr has seen dramatic growth in traffic thanks to Open Graph,...
Thanks to Facebook’s Open Graph, NBC’s The Voice saw online voting up 40% from last year

HTC's Rapid Fall a Cautionary Tale for Huawei, ZTE and Others

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With an all-important product launch on Tuesday, Taiwanese phone maker HTC is hoping to write a new chapter in what has been a truly incredible story. On the back of Android, the former contract manufacturer rose to become one of the world’s largest smartphone makers, earning praise for its design...
HTC's Rapid Fall a Cautionary Tale for Huawei, ZTE and Others

Amazon cloud services see dramatic growth in 2011

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Usage of Amazon's cloud services skyrocketed in 2011, with the company reporting that its cloud storage service Amazon S3 played host to 762 million objects as of the fourth quarter of 2011. This was up by 500 million objects over last year, year-over-year growth of 192 percent and the...
Amazon cloud services see dramatic growth in 2011

More executive shuffling at EA with departure of CFO Eric Brown

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Electronic Arts’ chief financial officer has resigned. According to EA’s most recent SEC filing, Brown tendered his resignation on Feb. 3 and his last day will be Feb. 17. Ken Barker, EA’s chief officer of accounting will serve as interim chief financial officer until EA selects a replacement. Brown has...
More executive shuffling at EA with departure of CFO Eric Brown

Microsoft Launches GeoFlow 3D Data Visualization Tool For Excel

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Microsoft has released a public preview of GeoFlow today, a new 3D visualization tool for Excel which allow users to create, navigate and interact with time-sensitive data applied to a digital map. The idea is that users log all of the necessary data in Excel, and then reproduce it in 3D...
Microsoft Launches GeoFlow 3D Data Visualization Tool For Excel
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