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Celebrity social media firm Ad.ly predicts $5M in revenue after embracing analytics

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Ad.ly is a Beverly Hills firm that charges brands to obtain social media endorsements from the likes of Mariah Carey and Kim Kardashian. But since its new CEO came on board in March 2012, the four-year-old firm has come to rely less on celebrity tweets for its business model. According...
Celebrity social media firm Ad.ly predicts $5M in revenue after embracing analytics

Can BES 10 save BlackBerry?

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Research in Motion (RIM) is now BlackBerry, and the renamed company recently launched the BlackBerry 10 OS. While much attention was focused on phones running the new OS, we decided to take a closer look at the company's new management platform called BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES 10), which unites...
Can BES 10 save BlackBerry?

Salesforce.com shows off upcoming Chatterbox, Identity services

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Salesforce.com on Wednesday revealed more details of its upcoming Chatterbox file-sharing service, which is set to compete with the likes of Box and Dropbox, as well as a new identity management platform called Salesforce Identity....
Salesforce.com shows off upcoming Chatterbox, Identity services

US-based social CRM startup Nimble launches a UK hub to cater for big demand in Europe

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Nimble, the US-headquartered social customer relationship management (CRM) startup, has announced that it’s expanding into Europe and launching a UK office, in response to growing demand for its service in the EMEA region. Since it was founded in Santa Monica back in 2009, Nimble has become an established Social Relationship...
US-based social CRM startup Nimble launches a UK hub to cater for big demand in Europe

Amazon adds down-under presence with new Asia-Pacific region in Sydney

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Amazon Web Services is bringing key services, including its Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2_,  to a new Sydney, Australia-based region.  Sydney brings total number of AWS regions worldwide to nine including Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sao Paolo and Ireland, and three regions in the US. The company also hosts a CloudFront...
Amazon adds down-under presence with new Asia-Pacific region in Sydney
How startup Alegion aims to humanize crowdsourcing

Former Clearwell And CenterRun CEO Aaref Hilaly Joins Sequoia Capital As Partner

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Sequoia Capital is announcing a new partner today—former Clearwell and CenterRun CEO Aaref Hilaly. At Sequoia, Hilaly will focus on investing and working with enterprise, internet, and mobile companies. Hilaly was formerly the CEO of enterprise-class eDiscovery management platform maker Clearwell systems, which was acquired by Symantec last year for...
Former Clearwell And CenterRun CEO Aaref Hilaly Joins Sequoia Capital As Partner

Thwart Social Media Crisises With Brand New Hootsuite Security Suite Social Tool

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With the overwhelming number of recent hacks social security has been one of the hottest topics in social. The popular social media management platform Hootsuite is looking to capitalize on this growing trend with their new Security Services feature. This new suite of services is available today... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
Thwart Social Media Crisises With Brand New Hootsuite Security Suite Social Tool

Facebook platform industry hires: HootSuite, Kenshoo, Work4 Labs

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Social media management platform HootSuite has a new VP of marketing, Digital marketing software company Kenshoo recently hired a director of marketing research. And Work4 Labs, which builds recruiting applications integrated with Facebook, made a few new hires this month. HootSuite Dee Anna McPherson, Vice President of Marketing – former VP...
Facebook platform industry hires: HootSuite, Kenshoo, Work4 Labs
Another Business Use For Instagram: Vitrue Integrates Photos With Brands’ Facebook Campaigns

Marin Software files for IPO

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The digital ad management platform seeks a $75 million valuation. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Kurt Wagner"] FORTUNE -- San Francisco-based Marin Software filed a Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday to begin an IPO. The company, which provides a digital ad management platform to customers such as Macy's (M)...
Marin Software files for IPO
Microsoft embraces git with new TFS support, Visual Studio integration

BlackBerry announces BB 10.1 rolling out to US Z10 users later this month (updated)

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BlackBerry Live 2013 has begun, and Thorsten Heins just revealed the first bit of good news for BlackBerry users. The latest version of BlackBerry's OS, BB 10.1 will be rolling out to the Z10 on US carriers beginning later this month. While the new software is mostly about tweaks...
BlackBerry announces BB 10.1 rolling out to US Z10 users later this month (updated)

NY-based Clothes Horse expands with 12 new retail partnerships to help you find clothes that fit

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For many frustrated consumers, online clothes shopping is an art, not a science. We too often buy with uncertainty about whether we’re getting the right size and how the item will fit where. Finding the perfect fit is no easy feat — with inconsistent sizes found across brands — and...
NY-based Clothes Horse expands with 12 new retail partnerships to help you find clothes that fit

Social Media Management Startup Spredfast Raises $1.6 Million

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Spredfast, recently a finalist in the Microsoft BizSpark Accelerator at SXSW, has raised $1.6 million in funding from Austin Ventures. This marks the first financing secured by the startup, which markets a social media management platform for businesses. Spredfast enables companies to manage social media campaigns and customer acquisition initiatives...
Social Media Management Startup Spredfast Raises $1.6 Million
Evernote Pares Down, Soups Up Image Annotation App Skitch, Extends It To iPhone, iPod

Appcore secures $6M funding for auto-cloud platform

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Appcore, a Des Moines, Iowa-based cloud computing automation platform startup, has just announced its latest round of funding: a $6 million cash infusion. This is Appcore’s second round of institutional funding; its Series A was a $5 million round from Interstate Communications, Omnitel Communications and Broadhorn Capital almost exactly...
Appcore secures $6M funding for auto-cloud platform

Social Data: Gigya Launches User Management Platform To Put Marketers In The Driver's Seat

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Businesses understand the importance of implementing a social strategy in the Facebook Era — and not just because it’s cool, but because it can have a real effect on user engagement. Just ask Salesforce, which recently acquired Buddy Media for $643 million or Oracle, who followed suit by snatching up...
Social Data: Gigya Launches User Management Platform To Put Marketers In The Driver's Seat

Salesforce Debuts Rypple-Powered Work.com To Help Companies Manage And Reward Talent

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Nearly a year ago, Salesforce acquired social performance platform Rypple, and revealed that it will be entering the human capital management (a.k.a. employee and talent management software) market. Earlier this year, Salesforce rebranded Rypple as “Salesforce Rypple,” but today the CRM giant is debuting a brand new Rypple, under the...
Salesforce Debuts Rypple-Powered Work.com To Help Companies Manage And Reward Talent

Buffer's new Twitter optimization partnership with Moz boosts retweets and click-throughs 200%

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now If a tweet falls in the forest, does anybody hear it? With 555 million Twitter users and 58 million tweets on an average day, good luck. Enter tweet optimization. For almost three years,  Buffer has been providing tweet optimization services:...
Buffer's new Twitter optimization partnership with Moz boosts retweets and click-throughs 200%

Sprout Social Adds New Team And Workflow Features To Social Media Management Platform

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Sprout Social, a social management and publishing tool suite, is introducing new team and workflow features to its management console. The Chicago-based startup also hit a few milestones—Sprout Social added its 10,000th customer and is processing 30 million customer interactions per month. Sprout, founded in 2010, offers users tools for...
Sprout Social Adds New Team And Workflow Features To Social Media Management Platform
Badgeville Brings Gamification to Drupal Communities

A Marketing Platform That Will Cure Your Multi-Channel Marketing Headaches

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Brands looking to increase their online presence have multiple paid and owned marketing outlets at their disposal, from display advertising to email to social media. But marketers who have to manage those channels separately may feel as if they are suffering from a multiple personality disorder.[x+1]'s Origin data management...
A Marketing Platform That Will Cure Your Multi-Channel Marketing Headaches

Jeff Ma Talks About TenXer Raising $3 Million More to Help You Judge Yourself (Video)

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Job personal productivity start-up tenXer has raised $3 million in a Series B round, which it said it will use to accelerate growth outside its software industry market. The San Francisco company, which was founded by longtime entrepreneur Jeff Ma, makes tools to allow a user or perhaps a...
Jeff Ma Talks About TenXer Raising $3 Million More to Help You Judge Yourself (Video)

More Details on Google's Cloud Offering; Many More Details Needed

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Google has released a few more details about Compute Engine, the infrastructure-as-a-service offering it debuted at Google I/O today. In a company blog post, Craig McLuckie, its product manager sketched some some of the details that didn’t make it into Urs Hölzle’s remarks during today’s keynote address at Day 2...
More Details on Google's Cloud Offering; Many More Details Needed

Men Are More Like To Shop Online On Smartphones Than Women [THE BRIEF]

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Good morning, AdLand. Here's what you need to know today: According to the DDB Life Style Study, more men than women shop on their phones or use QR codes and apps to get good deals. (Although women are more likely to see shopping as a form of entertainment or therapy). This...
Men Are More Like To Shop Online On Smartphones Than Women [THE BRIEF]

Belkin's internet of things dreams extend to energy and water management

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Belkin, the maker of myriad Apple accessories, USB widgets and even the WeMo connected outlets, has a big business in industrial products as well. And today it announced a series of sensors aimed at helping commercial companies and utilities better manage electricity and water usage. It has a pilot project...
Belkin's internet of things dreams extend to energy and water management

Ngdata raises $2.5M for big data management software (exclusive)

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Need help managing Big Data for the enterprise? Just ask Lily. Lily is the data management platform of Ngdata, a startup that is announcing today that it has raised $2.5 million for its enterprise data management software. The San Francisco company says its data management solution allows enterprises to...
Ngdata raises $2.5M for big data management software (exclusive)

MovieClips is Driving 600 Million Monthly YouTube Views and No One Knows It

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I thought I knew all there was to know about MovieClips. If you asked me to summarize their business, I would have said, “They post short clips of premium Hollywood movies on YouTube and put some ads up next to the content.” But I would have been completely wrong....
MovieClips is Driving 600 Million Monthly YouTube Views and No One Knows It

We Asked Turn CEO Bill Demas When He Was Going To IPO -- Here's What He Said

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Isn't it about time Turn, the big web advertising buyer, went public? The signs suggest that may be a possibility: The company claims it is the No.1 "demand-side platform" among real-time bidding web ad buyers. A source tells us its annualized revenues are on course for $300 million. It has...
We Asked Turn CEO Bill Demas When He Was Going To IPO -- Here's What He Said
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