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YC Alum/Construction Disruptor PlanGrid Nails $1.1M Seed Funding From Box, 500 Startups, And More

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One more Y Combinator startup from the March 2012 class has bagged a seed round of funding. PlanGrid, which has created a groundbreaking app for the construction industry, has raised $1.1 million from a notable list of backers. They include Suleman Ali, founder and CEO of TinyCo; Sam Altman, founder of...
YC Alum/Construction Disruptor PlanGrid Nails $1.1M Seed Funding From Box, 500 Startups, And More

The Four Critical Security Flaws that Resulted in Last Friday's Hack

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A core value CloudFlare is that security information should be shared between organizations to make the entire Internet safer. That is how CloudFlare's systems work: if one site is attacked, data about that attack is immediately shared with the rest of the network so other sites can be safe....
The Four Critical Security Flaws that Resulted in Last Friday's Hack

Yammer Updates iOS And Android Apps, Adds Universal Search And More To Social Network For Enterprises

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Fresh off its first acquisition and $85 million in new funding, Yammer is debuting a number of product improvements in a new release for its social network for enterprises. The company has added universal search, premium groups, official content, Yammer embed, a new Office 365 integration, and updated mobile apps....
Yammer Updates iOS And Android Apps, Adds Universal Search And More To Social Network For Enterprises

Brad Garlinghouse Becomes CEO Of Booming File Sharing Site YouSendIt

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Box has been grabbing headlines lately because it has been nailing a big market: enterprise customers who need to easily share and store big collections of documents online. But a quiet Silicon Valley rival has also been winning a bunch of this turf — YouSendIt. Today, the company is backing...
Brad Garlinghouse Becomes CEO Of Booming File Sharing Site YouSendIt

Yammer Buys OneDrum To Add Collaborative Microsoft Office Editing To Enterprise Social Networking Platform

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Flush with $85 million in new funding, Yammer is spending some of its newly minted cash today with the acquisition of OneDrum, a Scotland-based startup that allows you to co-author, file share and interact with Microsoft Office documents in real-time. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but Yammer...
Yammer Buys OneDrum To Add Collaborative Microsoft Office Editing To Enterprise Social Networking Platform

No, We're Not In A Social Media Bubble

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Last in a five-part series. In 1997, Scott Cherkin was the tenth employee and first salesperson hired by theglobe.com. Cherkin, now an executive vice president with Complex Media, remembers the company's initial public offering, a year-and-a-half after he joined the company. At the time, theglobe.com had $15 million in...
No, We're Not In A Social Media Bubble

Google Apps Backup Service Spanning Gets Sexy: Launches All-New Look & Admin Dashboard

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Austin-based cloud apps startup Spanning, which provides a backup service for Google Apps, just launched a new version of its service (Spanning 3.0) which includes a feature I.T. admins are sure to love: a health monitor for Google Apps. The new dashboard shows the status of a company’s Google Apps system, including...
Google Apps Backup Service Spanning Gets Sexy: Launches All-New Look & Admin Dashboard
Apple Sneaks Out Free Tool for Deploying iPad Army
Google Ventures-backed CliQr launches to move your business apps to the cloud

Making mobile enterprise apps cool

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Taptera is one of many startups -- and large enterprise players --hoping to tap into the demand for user-friendly mobile apps in the workplace. FORTUNE -- About a year ago Chris O'Connor and Dan McCall left their cushy IT jobs at pharmaceutical powerhouse Genentech to launch Taptera, a company that...
Making mobile enterprise apps cool

Apple releases Apple Configurator: A free app for schools & businesses to manage mass iDevices

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Following today’s Apple Event, Apple has just released Apple Configurator, an app that “makes it easy for anyone to mass configure and deploy iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch in a school, business, or institution.” Apple Configurator is likely of the same variety as what Apple uses in its own stores to reset its...
Apple releases Apple Configurator: A free app for schools & businesses to manage mass iDevices

SAP Plans to Dominate Enterprise Mobile Apps with HTML5 and New Partnerships

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One of the largest software companies in the world just made a series of moves that could make it one of the most powerful enterprise mobile developers in the world. Hidden within SAP's Hana database platform announcement yesterday was the fact that the company signed three strategic partnerships with leading...
SAP Plans to Dominate Enterprise Mobile Apps with HTML5 and New Partnerships

Apple's iOS takes 'dramatic lead' over Android in enterprise apps

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For developers, Android is becoming more of a consumer-oriented platform, while iOS has taken the lead in business, according to a new survey....
Apple's iOS takes 'dramatic lead' over Android in enterprise apps

Google Scared This 27-Year-Old Entrepreneur Into Changing His Idea — Now His Company Is Worth More Than $500 Million (MSFT, AAPL, GOOG)

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There was a time when Google built products that could scare startups out of a space. Case in point:  "Google Drive" is an online storage service from Google that is now rumored to come out in April. When rumors of its existence first popped up, it spooked Aaron Levie,...
Google Scared This 27-Year-Old Entrepreneur Into Changing His Idea — Now His Company Is Worth More Than $500 Million (MSFT, AAPL, GOOG)

Enterprise Apps Worth $120 Billion This Year, Gartner Reckons

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Spending by companies on enterprise software applications will amount to more than $120 billion, according to a forecast by the market research firm Gartner, which amounts to growth of about 4 percent over last year. Bowing a bit to uncertainties brought on by the world economy, especially given the turmoil...
Enterprise Apps Worth $120 Billion This Year, Gartner Reckons

Atlantis sucks the storage cost out of enterprise apps

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Atlantis Computing CEO Bernard Harguindeguy Atlantis Technology thinks that as cheap as storage has become, it’s still too expensive. Its goal is to suck as much of that cost out of your IT infrastructure as possible. First it offered  software that CEO Bernard Harguindeguy says cuts the storage requirement for...
Atlantis sucks the storage cost out of enterprise apps
iOS shoots ahead of Android in enterprise app developer interest

Box Launches Its Own Enterprise Cloud Operating Ecosystem

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Starting now, you'll be able to download enterprise-class apps that directly use your Box.net cloud-based workspace, and build what is essentially a virtual desktop around that space. The OneCloud service from the company we now call just "Box" launches today, with nearly three dozen apps in the charter ecosystem,...
Box Launches Its Own Enterprise Cloud Operating Ecosystem

This VC Is Putting More Than $100 Million Into Big Data Startups -- Here's Why

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Ping Li, general partner at VC firm Accel Partners, says that big data is so hot, he's seeing three to five new ideas pitched to him per day. "It's not just the entrepreneurial activity but the inbounds from the broader industry like reporters, analysts, CTOs, CIOs of enterprises. All...
This VC Is Putting More Than $100 Million Into Big Data Startups -- Here's Why

Hojoki, the newsfeed for enterprise cloud apps, integrates with Evernote, Google Reader and more

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We first covered Hojoki when it launched at LeWeb back in December, and today the German startup is rolling out a bunch of new updates. Just to recap, Hojoki is a Web app that pulls in content from a range of services, and displays them in a single, unified newsfeed,...
Hojoki, the newsfeed for enterprise cloud apps, integrates with Evernote, Google Reader and more

Active Endpoints Releases New Wizard For Making Mobile Apps That Respond To Voice and Touch

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The next generation of application development is starting to emerge. Frameworks act as a catalyst for building applications. Platform as a Service (PaaS) is helping accelerate application development as it abstracts the stack that  developers usually have to build themselves. With integrated systems, the idea of application assembly is emerging with...
Active Endpoints Releases New Wizard For Making Mobile Apps That Respond To Voice and Touch

This VC Predicts Massive Changes Will Wipe Out The Big Software Makers

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Enterprise VC Kevin Spain is excited when he looks at the today's tech landscape. Spain has spent the last six years as a general partner for Emergence Capital Partners, which invests exclusively in enterprise startups, preferably at the seed stage. With $575 million under management in three funds, it's not...
This VC Predicts Massive Changes Will Wipe Out The Big Software Makers

RIM hiring iOS developers for enterprise apps

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A job listing that appeared on Research in Motion's website reveals that the BlackBerry maker is looking to hire developers for an undisclosed enterprise app to be distributed through Apple's App Store....
RIM hiring iOS developers for enterprise apps

Oracle Makes A Smart Move In Its War With SAP (ORCL, SAP)

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Just because Larry Ellison thinks SAP's management is "on drugs," doesn't mean he's dismissing his ancient rival. Today Oracle unleashed two new products to make SAP customers love it. Both of the new products add analytics to SAP applications and can be used with Oracle Exalytics database, which competes...
Oracle Makes A Smart Move In Its War With SAP (ORCL, SAP)
5 unexpected industry-specific iOS apps

With a Slew of App Updates, Google Continues Its Crusade For The Enterprise

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If there was one company in Google’s sights on the second day of its I/O developer conference on Thursday, it was Microsoft. Sundar Pichai, SVP of Chrome and Apps, was eager to remind us of the many ways that Google’s enterprise apps suite rules over the Redmond giant’s offerings. In...
With a Slew of App Updates, Google Continues Its Crusade For The Enterprise

Microsoft outlines Windows 8 IT controls for tablets, PCs

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In a lengthy post on the Building Windows 8 blog, Microsoft lays out how the company is adjusting its forthcoming OS to account for an influx of consumer-oriented devices, such as smartphones and tablets, into the workplace. Typically, these are employee-owned devices, and Microsoft is developing its new OS to...
Microsoft outlines Windows 8 IT controls for tablets, PCs
How Tablets Are Transforming Business Intelligence
After Amazon, how many clouds do we need?

Google Apps VP Dave Girouard Leaving to Start a Company

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Dave Girouard, who is Google’s VP of apps, is leaving the company, Google said today. Girouard had been responsible for Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and other cloud applications. After eight years at Google, Giroaurd plans to start his own company, though not in the enterprise space, a spokeswoman for...
Google Apps VP Dave Girouard Leaving to Start a Company
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