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Glassdoor, the site for getting inside scoops on jobs and companies, raises $20M

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Getting an inside look at companies around the world is about to get easier. Glassdoor, the Sausalito, Calif.-based job and career community, announced Wednesday that it has raised $20 million in venture capital to expand internationally and grow its sales team. The new round of financing was led by DAG...
Glassdoor, the site for getting inside scoops on jobs and companies, raises $20M

Box CEO Aaron Levie Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Microsoft (MSFT)

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Aaron Levie grew up in Microsoft's backyard. Today, Box's young CEO faces a strange problem with Microsoft. Redmond is Box's biggest competitor AND one its most important partners. Box's mainstay is a secure file-sharing and collaboration product. One of Microsoft's key products is SharePoint, which is, yes, a file-sharing and...
Box CEO Aaron Levie Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Microsoft (MSFT)

Facebook opens engineering office in London

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Social network's first engineering office outside the U.S. will start small, focusing on key products such as mobile and platform, the London team leader says. [Read more]...
Facebook opens engineering office in London

Adobe, On Why It is Moving Its Best Known Products to Subscription-Only

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Cloud image copyright BuslikThere are lots of reasons why software companies, even those with long legacies in selling packaged software with upgrades, are happy to offer subscriptions. Doing so means more predictable revenue, less churn and most of all, not having to sell customers on an upgrade every couple of...
Adobe, On Why It is Moving Its Best Known Products to Subscription-Only

Qualcomm's CIO Says Oracle Is A 'Dinosaur' That's Losing Ground In The Enterprise (ORCL, QCOMN)

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NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson had to deal with an awkward situation Tuesday at his company's SuiteWorld 2013 conference in San Jose, Calif.  Norm Fjeldheim, CIO of Qualcomm, said during a keynote that he's found NetSuite to be a better fit for Qualcomm's needs than Oracle. Qualcomm is a customer of both NetSuite...
Qualcomm's CIO Says Oracle Is A 'Dinosaur' That's Losing Ground In The Enterprise (ORCL, QCOMN)

Marissa Mayer Reveals Her Yahoo Turnaround Plan Tomorrow

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After two months on the job, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will, on Tuesday, announce to employees her "strategy and vision" for turning around the company, Kara Swisher of All Things D reports. In a memo sent out Friday and later obtained by Swisher, Mayer told Yahoo employees that she will,...
Marissa Mayer Reveals Her Yahoo Turnaround Plan Tomorrow

Apple named Japan’s top consumer brand for the first time

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With more than half of all US households reportedly owning at least one of its products, Apple is a company that is continually topping satisfaction surveys in America and the world over. Today, the company has been named the top consumer brand in Japan, an accolade that it holds for the...
Apple named Japan’s top consumer brand for the first time

Microsoft And The Next Web

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TNW Network Editor’s Note: This is NOT a sponsored post but a welcome to The Next Web’s new Microsoft channel where, as you might imagine, we will be discussing, dissecting and bringing you news of Microsoft’s every move.Microsoft always knew how revolutionary the Internet would be, Bill Gates outlined Microsoft’s...
Microsoft And The Next Web

Shouldn't We See It As A Problem When Patents Are The Product Itself?

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Forbes has given some space to Alan Minsk, a patent lawyer who was in-house patent council for Openwave -- a company that we recently noted had decided to become a patent troll after failing in the marketplace -- as well as with Intellectual Ventures, perhaps the world's largest patent troll....
Shouldn't We See It As A Problem When Patents Are The Product Itself?

Larry Page Seems to be Running Low on Products to Kill

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Google CEO Larry Page has made an active practice of cutting deprioritized, ignored and non-key products. In the past year that’s included Gears, Knol, Wave, Buzz, Code Search, Aardvark, Google Labs and Slide. Today Google published another “spring cleaning” list of products it is purging, but at this point it...
Larry Page Seems to be Running Low on Products to Kill

Google’s taking a nap: Not one buyout in four months despite 79 acquisitions in 2011

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Google must be napping to reenergize for its upcoming Motorola Mobility acquisition, because it has not completed a single buyout in 2012 despite purchasing 79 companies last year. Google filed its 10-K with the SEC in January that revealed the Mountain View, Calif.-based search engine spent $1.9 billion (including...
Google’s taking a nap: Not one buyout in four months despite 79 acquisitions in 2011

Apple rated top brand in Japan for first time

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Nikkei BP Consulting on Friday awarded Apple the position of Japan's top home brand for the first time. The American company's overall "brand power" hit 90.5 percent, taking the company from 11th place in last year's look to the lead position in 2012. The iPad was a key ingredient, as...
Apple rated top brand in Japan for first time
The Evolution Of The Smartphone [Infographic]
Adobe Photoshop Touch updated with Retina and 12-megapixel image support

Apple's Stock Is Getting Mauled Because Everyone Is Worried It Can't Make The iPhone 5 This Fall (AAPL)

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Another ugly day for Apple. The stock is down 3.4%, which is worse than the broader market, which is off ~1%. What's causing the pain? Investors are suddenly worried about iPhone sales. Qualcomm said it was going to have trouble making chips that Apple would need for the next iPhone....
Apple's Stock Is Getting Mauled Because Everyone Is Worried It Can't Make The iPhone 5 This Fall (AAPL)
Quantifying The Australian "Apple Tax"

MWC 2013 preview: what we can expect

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We here at Engadget are awfully fond of those hunks of metal, motherboards and magic we call smartphones and tablets, and Mobile World Congress is determined to gather as many as possible on an annual basis. Indeed, this year's show, held in beautiful Barcelona at the Fira Gran Via,...
MWC 2013 preview: what we can expect

Apple jumps 10 places to No.1 Consumer Brand in Japan, displacing Google

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Apple is usually at the top of customer satisfaction surveys in the U.S., taking home its seventh consecutive J.D Power and Associates award for smartphones earlier this month. The same can’t be said for the company among consumers in all countries abroad, but for the first time Apple has ranked...
Apple jumps 10 places to No.1 Consumer Brand in Japan, displacing Google

Exclusive: Yahoo Connections SVP Shashi Seth Is Out

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According to multiple sources close to the situation, Yahoo Connections SVP Shashi Seth is leaving the company. CEO Marissa Mayer sent an e-mail earlier today saying the last day for one of the top execs of the company would be tomorrow. As I reported last night, rumors of the former...
Exclusive: Yahoo Connections SVP Shashi Seth Is Out

Everything You Missed From Google's Big Event Today (GOOG)

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Google held its annual I/O developers conference today where it announced a slew of new products and updates. Google has revamped its key products and services, including Google Maps, further improved its social network Google+, and also released a streaming music service called Google Music All Access. The biggest surprise...
Everything You Missed From Google's Big Event Today (GOOG)

HTC Asia CEO Lennard Hoornik joins growing number of reported exec departures at the Taiwanese OEM

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HTC has confirmed that Lennard Hoornik, CEO of HTC Asia, has left the company to pursue “other interests”. The high-profile departure follows a similar exit by Jason Gordon, Vice President of Global Communications and reportedly Chief Product Officer Kouji Kodera, among others. “HTC can confirm that Lennard Hoornik has left HTC,”...
HTC Asia CEO Lennard Hoornik joins growing number of reported exec departures at the Taiwanese OEM

VMware shares get slammed

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All that talk by VMware about slimming down and focusing and prioritizing key products apparently didn’t do the trick because the stock was slammed on Tuesday, As of 11:39 a.m. PDT, VMware shares were trading at $77.98, down nearly 21 percent from Monday night’s close of $98.32. VMware parent company...
VMware shares get slammed

Google's Taken a Break From Buyouts So Far This Year

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Google’s appetite for acquisitions seems to have dulled in recent months. After buying 79 companies in 2011, Google hasn’t made a single purchase yet in 2012. In fact, its last acquisition was the restaurant-recommendation app maker Clever Sense, which was announced Dec. 13. A Google spokeswoman confirmed the company hasn’t...
Google's Taken a Break From Buyouts So Far This Year
Bing, Skype, and Xbox rebranding revealed in Microsoft design presentation
Only 60% of Apple revenue is NOT made in the USA, and that's a problem
Google axes Reader and Google Voice for Blackberry

The Engadget Interview: ARM's Lead Mobile Strategist James Bruce (video)

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Last week we got the chance to spend a few minutes with James Bruce, ARM's Lead Mobile Strategist, to chat about the company's past, present and future. We discussed the recent Cortex A50 announcement and ARM's broad history -- including key products like the Nokia 6110 and how the...
The Engadget Interview: ARM's Lead Mobile Strategist James Bruce (video)

Handicapping Apple's WWDC Keynote

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For Apple, the first half of this year has been unusually quiet. There have been no special events, no product announcements. Indeed, the company has been virtually silent since last fall, when it rolled out major redesigns of a number of key products: the iPhone 5, the iPad and...
Handicapping Apple's WWDC Keynote
Apple's iPhone 4S is no longer the top-selling smartphone in the U.S.

Apple Is Now Bigger Than The Entire US Retail Sector...

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File this one under the “check back in 10 years” folder.  This is a stat that will blow your mind.  Apple’s market cap is now bigger than the ENTIRE U.S. retail sector. Now, I wouldn’t short AAPL in a million years, but these are the sorts of crazy stats...
Apple Is Now Bigger Than The Entire US Retail Sector...
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