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Ex-Yahoo And AOL Executives Are Into Tomfoolery

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Enterprise apps aren't nearly as popular as their consumer counterparts. This is because large companies typically have to worry about security, usability, and productivity. Tomfoolery is a new startup that wants to solve this problem--in part by approaching it from a completely different perspective. CEO and cofounder Kakul Srivastava most...
Ex-Yahoo And AOL Executives Are Into Tomfoolery
Jive Software buys Meetings.io & Producteev to bolster social enterprise apps

HTC, $40M Down From OnLive, Will Put $35.4M Into Magnet Systems For Enterprise Apps

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HTC, the troubled Taiwanese handset maker, today dealt its investors a one-two punch. The company will take a $40 million hit from its investment in OnLive, but it will also be redoubling its efforts to find new sources of revenue: the latest being a $35.4 million investment in Magnet Systems,...
HTC, $40M Down From OnLive, Will Put $35.4M Into Magnet Systems For Enterprise Apps

Simon Careless on inaugural App Developers Conference

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Editor’s Note: With talk submissions for UBM Tech’s inaugural App Developers Conference (ADC) due tomorrow, Inside Mobile Apps chatted with Simon Careless about what the upcoming conference is all about. ADC focuses on the development, user interface (UI), marekting and business of apps outside of games. The emphasis away from games is ADC’s...
Simon Careless on inaugural App Developers Conference

VMware Is Bringing SAP's Lightning-Fast Database, HANA, To It's Brand New Cloud (VMW, SAP)

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VMware today demonstrated its new cloud computing service that takes on the 800-pound gorilla, Amazon. No one really expects that this new cloud, named the vCloud Hybrid Service, will really damage Amazon's lock on the cloud computing market, any more than IBM's, HP's, Google's and Microsoft's clouds will. However, VMware...
VMware Is Bringing SAP's Lightning-Fast Database, HANA, To It's Brand New Cloud (VMW, SAP)

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
The 5 Best Things Microsoft Just Said To Its Enterprise Customers (MSFT)

Salesforce.com Sets Up Next Big Battle With Facebook Style Identity For The Enterprise

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Salesforce.com is setting up the next big battle in the market with a new service they are calling Facebook style identity for the enterprise. The new service, which Marc Benioff first discussed on stage at Disrupt San Francisco 2012, is being called a single, social, trusted identity in the cloud...
Salesforce.com Sets Up Next Big Battle With Facebook Style Identity For The Enterprise
CipherCloud secures $30M to secure enterprise apps

Intel intros Atom S1200 SoC for enterprise apps, data centers

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While unveiling its latest processor family for datacenters, Intel talks up the potential benefits alongside execs from HP, Facebook, and Microsoft....
Intel intros Atom S1200 SoC for enterprise apps, data centers
5 unexpected industry-specific iOS apps

Morgan Stanley Analyst Defends SAP Over 'Inflated' Growth Claims (SAP)

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Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Wood has come to SAP's defense over a flap started yesterday by another Wall Street analyst who criticized the company. Wood called the competitor's research note a "Poor piece of analysis where the only outcome could be that SAP decides to stop disclosing as much in...
Morgan Stanley Analyst Defends SAP Over 'Inflated' Growth Claims (SAP)
BlackBerry 10: RIM To Run Developer Events In 11 Cities To Focus On Building Enterprise Apps

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

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

Smartsheet, Spreadsheets Reimagined, Lands $26 Million From Insight and Madrona

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If your idea of collaborating with colleagues on a spreadsheet can approximately be described as “emailing attachments,” you’ve probably wondered more than a few times if there were a faster and smoother way. Collaboration tools are all the rage in office applications these days and they come in many forms....
Smartsheet, Spreadsheets Reimagined, Lands $26 Million From Insight and Madrona

Twelephone Is A Telephone That Connects To Your Twitter Feed And Your Customers

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Twelephone is a new service for making calls right from your Twitter account. The service is one of the first to use the new WebRTC standard, which allows for real-time communication in the Chrome browser via JavaScript APIs. The enterprise will serve as Twelephone’s business model. The idea: a customer...
Twelephone Is A Telephone That Connects To Your Twitter Feed And Your Customers
Good Technology Acquires AppCentral To Bolster iOS, Android And WP App Security, Manageability And Distribution In BYOD Era

Socialcast Raises $8 Million Series B To Spread Its Realtime Enterprise Streams

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Realtime streams are quickly moving from the consumer Web to the enterprise. The constant flow of status updates, links, and shared items people are becoming accustomed to on Facebook and Twitter is finding its way into enterprise apps like Socialcast, Yammer, and Salesforce Chatter. Investors are betting on this...
Socialcast Raises $8 Million Series B To Spread Its Realtime Enterprise Streams

Microsoft Acquires PhoneFactor To Keep Hackers From Destroying Your Life

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Microsoft wants to make sure that its customers don't suffer the fate of Wired's Mat Honan. Today they acquired a tiny 50-person company, PhoneFactor, that turns your cell phone into a password-verification device for an undisclosed sum. Hackers nearly destroyed Honan's digital life two months ago. On the hunt for...
Microsoft Acquires PhoneFactor To Keep Hackers From Destroying Your Life

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

IBM acquires app maker Worklight, debuts new enterprise apps

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IBM today announced an agreement to acquire Worklight, a privately-held Israel-based app development studio, along with bringing Endpoint Manager for Mobile Devices out of beta. The new app will leverage its existing BigFix infrastructure to integrate security and management of mobile devices using the same controls that are already in...
IBM acquires app maker Worklight, debuts new enterprise apps
4 ways to incite love -- not anger -- when changing your product

Backops Outsources Your Startup's Back Office Using The Best Enterprise Apps, Raises $1.5M

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Early-stage startups die if they don’t nail their core products quickly. But like all companies, they also need to process loads of paperwork required for basic operations, from crunching numbers in Quickbooks to churning out piles of human-resource forms for new hires. So, as any startup executive knows, the balance...
Backops Outsources Your Startup's Back Office Using The Best Enterprise Apps, Raises $1.5M

HTC Signals Focus on Business Market With Investment in Enterprise App Provider

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Taiwan's HTC has invested US$35.4 million in a U.S.-based provider of mobile enterprise apps, signaling that the smartphone vendor is trying to fill a market......
HTC Signals Focus on Business Market With Investment in Enterprise App Provider
Google Ventures-backed CliQr launches to move your business apps to the cloud

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

Google Does The Hard Sell On Security For Its Enterprise Apps

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It's no secret that Google has ambitions of becoming an Enterprise productivity suite powerhouse; perhaps one day taking over the top spot from Microsoft. As Google's President, Global Sales Operations and Business Development Nikesh Arora told us at TechCrunch Disrupt a last week, Google hopes for Apps to be a...
Google Does The Hard Sell On Security For Its Enterprise Apps
Mobile: As Twitter Tightens Its Grip, HootSuite Buys Seesmic

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
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