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Microsoft’s Ballmer: Yammer’s ‘viral adoption model’ is key to $1.2B deal

MacBook Pro with Retina display: The reviews are in

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The screen draws raves. The price, not so much FORTUNE — Apple’s (AAPL) favorite reviewer — the Wall Street Journal‘s Walt Mossberg — appears to be out of pocket, but dispatches from the rest of the tech press are coming in. For some reason, many begin by posing questions: Does...
MacBook Pro with Retina display: The reviews are in

Datadog secures $6.2m in funding from Index Ventures and RTP Ventures

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IT monitoring platform Datadog has announced a $6.2 million Series A investment round co-led by Index Ventures and RTP Ventures. Founded in 2010, Datadog plans to use the funding to scale its operations and live up to the expectations of its growing enterprise customer base. New York-based Datadog has built...
Datadog secures $6.2m in funding from Index Ventures and RTP Ventures

Dice Holdings Buys Slashdot, SourceForge And Freecode From Geeknet

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Some consolidation afoot in online media: Dice Holdings, the career website owner, has announced that it has bought the online media business of Geeknet, which includes the high-profile tech websites Slashdot, SourceForge and Freecode. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but it should not be small: Slashdot brings...
Dice Holdings Buys Slashdot, SourceForge And Freecode From Geeknet

Here are 9 Asia-based startups we couldn’t fail to notice at Echelon 2012

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Last week The Next Web was at Echelon 2012, an e27-organised event dedicated to startups and technology across Southeast Asia. In addition to listening to a number of interesting speakers and panel sessions, the exhibiting companies were a veritable feast of fledging tech firms across across the region and, more...
Here are 9 Asia-based startups we couldn’t fail to notice at Echelon 2012

Podio brings its collaboration software goodness to the iPad

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Podio, the Danish online collaboration tools maker that was recently acquired by Citrix for about $53 million, is today debuting an iPad app. Podio says it didn’t simply want to ‘downscale its website’ or ‘upscale its iPhone app’ and set out to build a tablet app from scratch and focus...
Podio brings its collaboration software goodness to the iPad
Slashdot and SourceForge purchased by career website company Dice for $20 million in cash
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iPad writing app showdown: four apps enter, one app leaves

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It's not feasible for most folks to do their everyday work on an iPad yet, but writers seem to be one of the quickest growing groups to attempt it. It makes sense: the act of writing doesn't require that many technical resources outside of a way to input text, a...
iPad writing app showdown: four apps enter, one app leaves
Dice Holdings buys Slashdot, SourceForge, & Freecode for $20M cash

Paul Graham Wants You To Build A New Search Engine, Inbox, Or Be The Next Steve Jobs

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As a founding partner at Y Combinator, Paul Graham has seen more startup pitches than the average Joe. In a new essay, called “Frighteningly Ambitious Startup Ideas”, Graham makes the case that the ideas with the most disruptive potential also happen to be frightening due to the sheer ambition that...
Paul Graham Wants You To Build A New Search Engine, Inbox, Or Be The Next Steve Jobs

Revenge of the DevOps: Microsoft Targets Next Visual Studio for Admins Too

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You've heard this from ReadWriteWeb for the past several months: The exodus to the cloud for enterprise services and resources is moving control of everyday work away from the IT department. So what happens with all those displaced IT workers and administrators who are no longer managing applications and...
Revenge of the DevOps: Microsoft Targets Next Visual Studio for Admins Too
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