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Badgeville Gamifies Salesforce Platform Toolkit To Drive Behavior, Increase Use Of Cloud Apps
SquareTrade: Americans Have Spent Nearly $6B On iPhone Repair And Replacement Since 2007
Microsoft to support Windows 8 ARM tablet enterprise management for 'bring your own' PC scenarios

Want to run Windows through an HTML5 browser? Mikogo has you covered

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The German screen-sharing outfit Mikogo has jumped into a new line of business, releasing what it calls a “cloud desktop” – that is, a managed Windows desktop that runs in an HTML5 browser without need for any plugins, Java or special client apps. The advantage of this approach is straightforward:...
Want to run Windows through an HTML5 browser? Mikogo has you covered

Dell's comeback machine

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The redesigned Dell Latitude line will offer colors, a Linux mode, and other un-Dell touches. Photo: Dell I'm at Dell's design headquarters near Round Rock, Texas, getting a first glimpse of the company's colorful new line of business laptops that go on sale Tuesday, and I mention that the pink...
Dell's comeback machine

The three horsemen of the enterprise collaboration apocalypse

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Three technologies are revolutionizing enterprise collaboration. IT organizations that can’t accommodate social, mobile and cloud computing effectively will be overwhelmed. GigaOM Pro forecasts suggest the majority of business computing will be cloud-based in five years and half the devices on corporate networks will be mobile. Meanwhile, social media — largely...
The three horsemen of the enterprise collaboration apocalypse

LinkedIn's Advertising Chief Tells Us How He's Going To Destroy Your Resume (LNKD)

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Jonathan Lister is LinkedIn's vp/North American sales for marketing solutions, which means that he's in charge of growing the social network's brand advertising revenues. It's a growing business—the company reported a 77 percent increase in ad sales to $50 million in Q4 2011. We sat down with Lister recently...
LinkedIn's Advertising Chief Tells Us How He's Going To Destroy Your Resume (LNKD)

Y Combinator Company BitNami Makes Deeper Move On Booming App Store Market

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BitNami, a Y Combinator company, has announced that it will focus more on being an app store for server software. The goal is to provide customers with a Google Play or Apple App Store experience that can be accessed on their own infrastructure. The BitNami platform provides the server infrastructure that...
Y Combinator Company BitNami Makes Deeper Move On Booming App Store Market
Cloud Convenience Checkmates Concerns

Facebook's embedded option

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The best way to think of Facebook’s stock is as the sum of two businesses: the existing display ad businesses, and a probability-weighted option on a new line of business. This is how Wall Street views it. For example, here is a section of a recent Goldman Sachs analyst report...
Facebook's embedded option
How Microsoft could completely change the BYOD game

Blizzard Cashes in on Virtual Game Spending

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Blizzard Cashes in on Virtual Game Spending is a post from Chris PirilloI think I am in the wrong line of business. I knew already that Facebook’s Farmville was a huge hit. Every time I log into the site, I see people harvesting their crops and begging me to fertilize...
Blizzard Cashes in on Virtual Game Spending

Is the Entrepreneur an Endangered Species?

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We live in a suburban neighborhood of single-family homes. Every morning a pick-up drives the area, and a guy in his 40s tosses newspapers out onto subscribers' driveways. Thursdays the landscapers come to cut the lawn — a big truck shows up with two guys and a commercial riding mower....
Is the Entrepreneur an Endangered Species?

The impact of tablets on corporate content and collaboration

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The consumerization of IT is more than a buzz phrase: It’s a very real disruptive force affecting corporate IT and business management, employees and a company’s value chain of customers, suppliers and distributors. Though the iPad created the consumer tablet market, GigOM Pro forecasts global tablet shipments — growing from...
The impact of tablets on corporate content and collaboration

SAP updates line-of-business cloud apps

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Selling SaaS (software as a service) applications aimed at specific lines of business is one way that SAP has tried to stake a claim in the world of cloud computing and during the Sapphire conference it unveiled a broad series of updates to the portfolio....
SAP updates line-of-business cloud apps

Big Data And The Landfills Of The Digital Enterprise

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You do realize that you work for the only company on the planet that isn't leveraging Big Data? That everyone else is gaining competitive advantage by aggregating cash register receipts, the weather in Miami, your sister's Facebook posts and the average shelf-life of Lindt chocolate? That you, in fact, are...
Big Data And The Landfills Of The Digital Enterprise

As Developers Seek More Interactivity, PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution

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With the world of apps no longer in its early days, we are starting to see the emergence of a lot more services that give developers more sophisticated ways of interacting with users, and monetizing what they create. One of the more popular has been the rise of real-time messaging...
As Developers Seek More Interactivity, PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution

SAP updates line-of-business cloud apps

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Selling SaaS (software as a service) applications aimed at specific lines of business is one way that SAP has tried to stake a claim in the world of cloud computing and during the Sapphire conference it unveiled a broad series of updates to the portfolio. For marketing purposes, SAP...
SAP updates line-of-business cloud apps

Mobile app Beepmo makes networking on LinkedIn as simple as Foursquare check-ins

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LinkedIn is arguably the most underrated of all major social networks. Its focus on professional networking means it isn’t likely a place for your LOL Cats, Instagrams from your recent holiday or videos you just checked out, but business networking is hugely important, if not entirely glamorous. The fact that...
Mobile app Beepmo makes networking on LinkedIn as simple as Foursquare check-ins

Mini: car review

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Plant Oxford may have given us the Marina and the Maestro. But it's backed a real winner with the MiniPrice from £11,810MPG up to 74.3Top speed up to 150mphWhen I was sitting in the back of a taxi the other night, the driver turned and asked what line of business...
Mini: car review

Google Drinks Your Milkshake! It Drinks It Up! But How Much Do We, as Consumers, Care?

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Basically, in the Information Economy, Google pretty much feels entitled to eat just about anyone's lunch. If you're in a line of business that's at all connected to information, Google wants in on your action....
Google Drinks Your Milkshake! It Drinks It Up! But How Much Do We, as Consumers, Care?

Five keys to creating measurable mobile consumer engagement

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This sponsored post is produced by Jeff Michaud, Vice President of Marketing, 3Cinteractive. 1. Develop intimacy with your customer’s “mobile profile” In today’s mobile-centric world, different demographic and psychographic consumer groups will display varying expectations and demand for mobile interactions with your brand. This makes it critical to understand and...
Five keys to creating measurable mobile consumer engagement

WHO IS A BETTER CEO: Larry Page Or Mark Zuckerberg? [POLL] (GOOG)

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Earlier today, Nicholas Carlson wrote that the big problem with Mark Zuckerberg as a CEO of a $100 billion public company is that he just doesn't care all that much about money. It's a fair point. Most investors want to invest in a CEO who is obsessed with making money....
WHO IS A BETTER CEO: Larry Page Or Mark Zuckerberg? [POLL] (GOOG)

The 5 Big Questions Dell Will Have To Answer To Survive

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On Tuesday, Dell faced Wall Street analysts for what could be the last time, as Michael Dell and a collection of investors prepare to take the company private. And though Dell Inc. reportedly exceeded Wall Street's expectations, the results were disappointing overall. And in some ways, that's a good thing....
The 5 Big Questions Dell Will Have To Answer To Survive
Twitter Buys Design Agency Nclud, Appoints Co-Founder Twitter’s New Design Manager
Petflow jumps into monthly stuff-in-a-box game with "Spoiled Rotten" subscriptions

B&N Widens The Screen For Nook Video, Adds Content From Lionsgate, MGM, Paramount, Relativity, Nat't Geographic And More

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Barnes & Noble last week noted that Q3 Nook revenues were down some 28% over last year on a hardware slump, but the company also a rise of 13.1% on content sales — and today it’s announcing some key deals that it hopes will boost that line of business even...
B&N Widens The Screen For Nook Video, Adds Content From Lionsgate, MGM, Paramount, Relativity, Nat't Geographic And More
Congrats! You've been hired as VP Mobile... Now what?

How apps transformed IT

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The shift from infrastructure to applications has wide-ranging implications for CIOs in companies large and small. By John Van Siclen, General Manager, contributor FORTUNE — With the term ‘apps’ now part of popular culture, it’s clear we live in an ‘application-centric’ world. In enterprise technology there’s an analogous trend just...
How apps transformed IT

Coinstar buys NCR assets for $100M, shares soar on Redbox sales growth

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It has been a very busy day at Coinstar. The Bellevue maker of coin-counting machines already announced a strategic partnership between its Redbox video rental business and Verizon. Now, the company has released strong financial results for the fourth quarter along with the purchase of assets from NCR’s entertainment business. Shares...
Coinstar buys NCR assets for $100M, shares soar on Redbox sales growth
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