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Kinvey raises $5M as mobile developer services market heats up

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The mobile backend-as-a-service market continues to heat up as more developers look to connect their apps to various services and offer more features. That’s prompting more money for startups such like Cambridge, MA-based Kinvey, which is announcing that it has raised $5 million led by Avalon Ventures, with participation from existing investor Atlas...
Kinvey raises $5M as mobile developer services market heats up
Cloud experts say healthcare is the "perfect storm"

Red Hat Acquires ManageIQ To Beef Up Hybrid Cloud Capabilities

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Red Hat today acquired ManageIQ for its IT management software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ManageIQ is in the data center automation and virtualization business. Data center automation is essentially retrofitting a data center so it can have a degree of elasticity and integrate with public clouds. This...
Red Hat Acquires ManageIQ To Beef Up Hybrid Cloud Capabilities
With new release, Apprenda bets on the hybrid cloud

Orange Digital moves to Amazon Web Services to save over $3 million

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Orange Digital, which manages the online portals for EE is moving to Amazon Web Services (AWS) to cut costs and provide better support for traffic spikes. The company says that the move will save around £2 million (3.2m USD) over three years and that through mergers and acquisitions, the legacy...
Orange Digital moves to Amazon Web Services to save over $3 million
Zend's Andi Gutmans on PHP 6, being a developer-CEO, and how Apple is the "biggest barrier" to the future of mobile
Here’s A Look At Rock Health’s Latest Batch Of Sterling Healthtech Startups

Stripe, Looking To Upend Online Payments World, Launches In Canada

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When it comes to online sharing, it's easy to exchange any number of things online--messages, documents, music, photos, videos. But not money. Accepting payments on the web is still an incredibly fragmented minefield of antiquated processes and infrastructure that vary country by country. "It's a bizarre and really astonishing Internet...
Stripe, Looking To Upend Online Payments World, Launches In Canada

2013: The Year Payments Finally Emerge From the Dark Ages?

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Image copyright koya979What technologies from the 1960s do you still use today? What about from the 1990s? Most of us don’t use rotary phones, beepers, dial-up Internet or fax machines anymore. Yet we still use magnetic stripe credit cards and outdated point-of-sale systems. Payments technologies continue to lag far behind...
2013: The Year Payments Finally Emerge From the Dark Ages?

Fears of mobile phone meltdown during Olympics

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02 disruption leads to fresh fears that spectators and residents near Olympic sites will be unable to use their mobilesDisruption caused by the collapse of the O2 mobile network has led to fresh fears that London's mobile phone networks will "fall over" during the 2012 Olympic Games, leaving spectators and...
Fears of mobile phone meltdown during Olympics

WebSocket Acceleration Startup Kaazing Raises $17 Million To Power Real-Time Communications

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Kaazing was founded in 2007 to improve real-time and interactive communications over the web. Its solution to the problem was to back a technology that would enable a “full-duplex pipe” between participants, rather than the legacy infrastructure that required a request and response between two users. It placed its bet...
WebSocket Acceleration Startup Kaazing Raises $17 Million To Power Real-Time Communications
Meteor: Etherpad Founder & Other Rockstars Team Up To Make Web App Development A Breeze

HTML5 WebSocket Developer Kaazing Raises $15M From NEA, Columbus Nova Technology Partners

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Kaazing, a provider of live Web and mobile communication and the developer of HTML5 WebSocket, has raised $15 million in funding, bringing the company’s total financing to $39 million. New investors this round include New Enterprise Associates and Columbus Nova Technology Partners, as well as existing investors. Kaazing says it...
HTML5 WebSocket Developer Kaazing Raises $15M From NEA, Columbus Nova Technology Partners

Ready for the rules of cloud computing databases in 2013?

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There will never be one database to rule them all. In fact, the database market is shaping up to be much more complex than that, with new databases optimized for specific workloads. Whether you are evaluating databases that are NoSQL, NewSQL, in-memory or in the cloud, they all work, but...
Ready for the rules of cloud computing databases in 2013?

Andreessen-Backed LearnSprout Wants To Help Developers Unlock Educational Data

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APIs are marching into education, and it’s about time. Education is rife with legacy infrastructure, with one of the primary offenders being Student Information Systems (SIS). Schools use these systems to store huge amounts of sensitive student information (class lists, attendance, grades and allergies, etc.), but they differ widely from...
Andreessen-Backed LearnSprout Wants To Help Developers Unlock Educational Data

Study: Cloud will create 14 million jobs by 2014

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Implementation of cloud services will create 14 million jobs internationally by 2014, with the greatest increases occurring in emerging markets, which are not constrained in deploying cloud systems by legacy infrastructure, according to a new study from Microsoft and IDC....
Study: Cloud will create 14 million jobs by 2014
YC Grad & Esther Dyson-Backed Eligible Wants To Be The Stripe For Healthcare Transactions
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