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Building a framework for big data analytics

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Hadoop does a tremendous job of providing low-cost storage and processing for vast amounts of unstructured data. But it’s a lot more useful and powerful when it’s integrated with other technologies that enable search, discovery and analysis of structured as well as unstructured data. To achieve this today users are...
Building a framework for big data analytics

The exodus continues: Zynga's chief security officer resigns

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Executive departures at Zynga are continuing, as the social gaming giant’s chief security officer, Nils Puhlmann, is the latest to resign. Techcrunch reported the departure and we’ve confirmed it with a source at Zynga. Puhlman served as CSO at Zynga since 2009 and he resigned yesterday. Details on Puhlmann’s...
The exodus continues: Zynga's chief security officer resigns

Zynga Has Already Lost Two Of The Three Execs Named In EA's Lawsuit (ZNGA, ERTS)

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Last month, Electronic Arts, the video-game giant, sued Zynga, the social-gaming pioneer behind FarmVille and Draw Something, for copyright infringement. Today, Zynga lashed back, claiming that the lawsuit was bogus and that EA was really mad about Zynga's habit of poaching top executives. Here's what's kind of embarrassing for everyone...
Zynga Has Already Lost Two Of The Three Execs Named In EA's Lawsuit (ZNGA, ERTS)
Executive turnover continues: Zynga loses its chief marketing officer Jeff Karp

How to unify monitoring: organizing the crumbling IT silos

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Emerging devops teams and continuous-delivery solutions enable companies to be more nimble, while hybrid cloud options and mobile applications expand the enterprise so that workers can be productive in multiple locations across all time zones. However, these advances create a whole new set of problems, not least of which is...
How to unify monitoring: organizing the crumbling IT silos

1.0 logic from a 2.0 guy

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Scott Karp of Publish 2.0, who I've met and is a nice guy, says the kind of thing we rail against on Rebooting the News. Scott Karp: "Apple could generate $1 billion in iPad revenue this quarter. Wonder who is smarter, Steve Jobs or his critics? You do the math."...
1.0 logic from a 2.0 guy
EA And Zynga Have Given Up On A Pointless Lawsuit Over A Dead Game (ERTS, ZNGA)

How to unify IT monitoring: organizing the crumbling IT silos

gigaom.com
In today’s business environment, companies don’t have 24 hours to solve IT problems; they barely have 24 minutes. Legacy solutions tailored to static infrastructure are failing within today’s dynamic and programmable data center. On the plus side, emerging devops teams and continuous-delivery solutions enable companies to be more nimble, while...
How to unify IT monitoring: organizing the crumbling IT silos

Tumblr Hits 20 Billion Posts, Doesn’t Appear to Care

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Mr. Karp's Tumblr avatar (mashable.com) In a casual tweet to their 237,000+ followers, Tumblr announced yesterday morning that as of Monday night, the microblogging service crossed the 20 billionth post mark. They apparently "forgot to make a big deal of this earlier," as they were probably too busy adding more...
Tumblr Hits 20 Billion Posts, Doesn’t Appear to Care

Report: Yumblr! Is a Go, For $1.1 Billion in Cash

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Tumblr's Mr. Karp (Photo: wikipedia.org) Here we go, folks! The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Yahoo's board has approved a rumored deal to purchase Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash money. It's not clear whether Tumblr's board has also approved the deal, but if it's true that the company has only a...
Report: Yumblr! Is a Go, For $1.1 Billion in Cash
RoboteX private security robots gets $2.06M backed by Peter Thiel

Tumblr selling desks to avoid displaying ads, CEO Karp says

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The chief executive sat down for an interview with AdAge, and revealed that putting ads on the site, which has about 4.5 billion impressions each week, is a "last resort." [Read more]...
Tumblr selling desks to avoid displaying ads, CEO Karp says

Should Mark Pincus Take Zynga Private?

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With all the negative swirl around Zynga — its prospects worsened last week after the social games company admitted that its business was deteriorating faster than expected — one of the more interesting possibilities being debated quietly among some players in Silicon Valley is whether it might opt to go...
Should Mark Pincus Take Zynga Private?

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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Apple’s Tim Cook did a Foxconn tour, while in China. Pinterest users are actually buying things, too. Time’s 100 list is a tech-fest this year. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit the subscription button of your...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]
Behind The Scenes Of The Tumblr Deal, A $1.1 Billion Acquisition One Month In The Making

Zynga Loses Another Top Executive

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Zynga's chief marketing and revenue officer, Jeff Karp, has resigned, marking another prominent departure from the social-gaming firm as it struggles with a flagging market value....
Zynga Loses Another Top Executive
GSN snatches up former Zynga chief marketing officer

Zynga's Chief Security Officer Nils Puhlmann Stepping Down

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The exodus continues. This time it is Nils Puhlmann, Zynga’s chief security officer, who is resigning from the social games maker. His departure was first reported by TechCrunch, who quoted several sources familiar with the matter. Over the past couple of months, Zynga has lost several top executives and mid-level managers as...
Zynga's Chief Security Officer Nils Puhlmann Stepping Down

Tumblr Kills Storyboard; Employees Will Be 'Moving On'

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Tumblr’s Mr. Karp (Photo: wikipedia.org) We’ve seen some late-afternoon news dumps, but this takes the cake: Tumblr CEO David Karp just announced that the company is shutting down Storyboard, the editorial experiment meant to highlight the work of the social network’s much-touted “creators.” Even asTumblr “couldn’t be happier with our...
Tumblr Kills Storyboard; Employees Will Be 'Moving On'

In a High-Level Restructuring, Zynga Promotes David Ko and CFO Exits for Facebook

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Zynga has unveiled a new management team today after losing a number of high-level executives over the past few months as its stock price has plummeted. The restructuring includes appointing David Ko, the former chief mobile officer, to the position of Chief Operations Officer; Barry Cottle to the position Chief...
In a High-Level Restructuring, Zynga Promotes David Ko and CFO Exits for Facebook
American Express Uses Zynga’s Farmville To Lure New Prepaid Card Users
Booting Up: Everybody's Got an Opinion About the Tumblr-Yahoo Deal

iPad app pricing: A last act of insanity by delusional content companies

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Kevin Anderson is a freelance journalist and digital strategist. He previously worked as the digital research editor at the Guardian, and held a number of positions at the Guardian and BBC. This article was originally published on Strange Attractor, where Anderson blogs with his wife Suw Charman-Anderson. Looking at the...
iPad app pricing: A last act of insanity by delusional content companies

Words With Friends creators leave Zynga

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VentureBeat is reporting the creators of one of Zynga’s highest earning games, Words With Friends, Paul and David Bettner are leaving the social gaming giant. The brothers did not publicly explain their reason for leaving or their future plans. The Bettner brothers joined Zynga back in November 2010 when...
Words With Friends creators leave Zynga

Tumblr Reportedly Plans to Talk COO/Babysitter Candidates at Today's Board Meeting

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Mr. Karp. Sounds like it’s a big day for the little GIF engine that could. Business Insider reports that Tumblr has a board meeting this afternoon. On the agenda: sorting through COO candidates, plus a chat about revenue and maybe even hitting up the VC ATM for more investment. Business...
Tumblr Reportedly Plans to Talk COO/Babysitter Candidates at Today's Board Meeting
Zynga Grabs RockYou’s Julie Shumaker For VP of North American Sales
Snack your way to FarmVille success, as Zynga teams up with Frito-Lay
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Zerply Adds Work Images And Promoted Opportunities To Help Job Candidates Focus On The Big Picture

Zynga's Latest Hire: Julie Shumaker as VP of North American Sales

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Zynga has hired another executive to help run its fast-growing company. This time it’s Julie Shumaker, who will join as VP of North American Sales. Previously, Shumaker was at RockYou, where she was SVP and GM of the game company’s developer and advertising network media sales. Prior to that, she...
Zynga's Latest Hire: Julie Shumaker as VP of North American Sales
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