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Ex-Yahoo And AOL Executives Are Into Tomfoolery

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Enterprise apps aren't nearly as popular as their consumer counterparts. This is because large companies typically have to worry about security, usability, and productivity. Tomfoolery is a new startup that wants to solve this problem--in part by approaching it from a completely different perspective. CEO and cofounder Kakul Srivastava most...
Ex-Yahoo And AOL Executives Are Into Tomfoolery
Tomfoolery peeks out of stealth mode to announce all-star investors
Tomfoolery, A Mobile-First, Consumer-Driven Enterprise App Lab From Ex-AOL And Yahoo Execs, Picks Up $1.7M From Andreessen Horowitz, Jerry Yang And More
How Google Created Its Epic(-ish) Valentine’s Day Doodle

Yahoo vets back Tomfoolery to put some pizzazz in enterprise software

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Some key members of the Yahoo mafia are backing a new enterprise software startup with the very unenterprise-y name of Tomfoolery.  The company’s goal  is to make boring enterprise apps as mobile and easy to use as the best of consumer apps, co-founder Kakul Srivistava told me Srivistava was GM...
Yahoo vets back Tomfoolery to put some pizzazz in enterprise software
AOL Launches PLAY By AOL For The Kindle Fire

TC Disrupt Finalist Tonara Raises $4M Series A Round, Expands Its Interactive Sheet Music Catalog

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Tonara, the interactive sheet music app for iPad that listens to you as you play a score and automatically turns the page for you, just announced that it has raised a $4 million Series A round led by Carmel Ventures, with follow-on investments from existing seed investors including Index Ventures,...
TC Disrupt Finalist Tonara Raises $4M Series A Round, Expands Its Interactive Sheet Music Catalog

Total Defense has acquired cloud security firm iSheriff, but it did not shoot the deputy

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Total Defense, a former business of CA Technologies that offers cybercrime-fighting solutions, this morning announced that it has iSheriff, formerly known as Internet Sheriff. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Says Total Defense chief exec Paul Lipman: “The days of employees safely accessing the internet from behind a...
Total Defense has acquired cloud security firm iSheriff, but it did not shoot the deputy

Aol Snaps Up Hyper-Local Photosharing App Hipster

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Breaking: Aol (who is my employer somehow) has picked up local photosharing app Hipster for a low seven figures we’re hearing.  The Hipster team of five will be working for the Aol mobile team out of Palo Alto, under badass Sol Lipman. Updating. ...
Aol Snaps Up Hyper-Local Photosharing App Hipster

Tomfoolery raises $1.7m from Morado Ventures and others to develop mobile-first apps for the enterprise

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Tomfoolery, a service looking to develop consumer quality, mobile-first software for the enterprise, has just raised $1.7 million in seed funding. With this investment, the company says it will spend the capital on hiring more people and will use it to focus on developing its product. Morado Ventures led the...
Tomfoolery raises $1.7m from Morado Ventures and others to develop mobile-first apps for the enterprise

Here’s Google’s Konami code treat for Valentine’s Day

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What, you thought Microsoft was the only one throwing out V-Day goodies? Playa, please. Google has rolled out a lovey-dovey Easter egg (don’t get confused; they’re just holidays) just for Blogger sites today. Visitors to any Blogger site will see two animations — either an explosion of hearts bursting with...
Here’s Google’s Konami code treat for Valentine’s Day

AOL's music app PLAY lands on the Kindle Fire

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AOL’s music app PLAY is now available on the Kindle Fire, the company announced today, while insisting that it has been entirely redesigned for this device and its 7-inch screen. As you may know, PLAY is already available for iPhones and Android devices. According to AOL, these two versions have...
AOL's music app PLAY lands on the Kindle Fire
Mobile enterprise software is like strapping spreadsheets to carrier pigeons

Clucks Is Draw Something Meets Viddy, And AOL's First Mobile Game

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Last year, AOL purchased a sprawling real estate property in startup mecca Palo Alto. There the New York-based online merchant has been busy squirreling away engineering talent to work on, among other things, mobile products, such as apps for vintage properties MapQuest, Moviefone, and AIM; an iPad magazine; and now,...
Clucks Is Draw Something Meets Viddy, And AOL's First Mobile Game

Rally Up Brings Location-Based Social Networking to the iPad

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Rally Up, a new location-based social network with a strong focus on privacy, just became the first fully featured location-based social network with an iPad app. The app, which is available for free (iTunes link), includes all of the features of Rally Up's iPhone app. Thanks to making good use...
Rally Up Brings Location-Based Social Networking to the iPad

Ofcom wants mobile phone bills to contain fewer surprises

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The telecoms regulator wants customers to be able to set limits on their spending and to be alerted about usageMobile phone customers will be allowed to set their own limits on how much they spend, under measures set out by Ofcom.In a review of surprisingly high bills, the telecommunications regulator...
Ofcom wants mobile phone bills to contain fewer surprises
AOL's First Mobile Game 'Clucks' Uses Nuance Voice Recognition In A Video- And Turn-Based Mobile Word Game
AOL acquires mobile photo-sharing app Hipster
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