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Zynga Ramps Up Private Cloud Infrastructure zCloud; Now Stores 1.4 Petabytes Of Data

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As mentioned in yesterday’s earnings call, Zynga revealed that the company’s zCloud, its private cloud infrastructure has been scaling significantly in the past year. At the start of 2011, only 20% of Zynga’s daily active users (DAU) were in the zCloud. A year later, nearly 80% of Zynga games’ DAU...
Zynga Ramps Up Private Cloud Infrastructure zCloud; Now Stores 1.4 Petabytes Of Data

Meet our 7 finalists for the CloudBeat 2012 Innovation Showdown

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Our second annual CloudBeat 2012 conference is just around the corner! Today we are extremely excited to announce our finalists for the event’s Innovation Showdown, a lively competition where seven new companies (chosen from over 200 nominees) will battle it out onstage to see whose product or service is leveraging the cloud...
Meet our 7 finalists for the CloudBeat 2012 Innovation Showdown
Mellanox devises modular-switching software to sell more rack switches

Hojoki adds task management tools to its newsfeed for enterprise cloud apps

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Hojoki, a productivity tool that helps teams manage their work and collaborate through multiple cloud-based apps such as Dropbox, Evernote and Google Calendar, has added a task management feature today that can be used in conjunction with any of its supported services. Hojoki already provides users with updates, revisions, new...
Hojoki adds task management tools to its newsfeed for enterprise cloud apps

Social Media Marketing Suite Viralheat Redesigns, Adds New Analytics Dashboard, Targeted Publishing And Smart Stream

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When it comes to social media management and marketing suites, most people think Hootsuite and move on, but there are quite a few smaller competitors that vie for a piece of this market, too. Viralheat, for example, just launched its redesigned service with a new analytics dashboard and a redesigned...
Social Media Marketing Suite Viralheat Redesigns, Adds New Analytics Dashboard, Targeted Publishing And Smart Stream

Datadog secures $6.2m in funding from Index Ventures and RTP Ventures

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IT monitoring platform Datadog has announced a $6.2 million Series A investment round co-led by Index Ventures and RTP Ventures. Founded in 2010, Datadog plans to use the funding to scale its operations and live up to the expectations of its growing enterprise customer base. New York-based Datadog has built...
Datadog secures $6.2m in funding from Index Ventures and RTP Ventures

CapLinked Plugs Its Deal Management Tools Into AngelList, Thanks To Shareable Links

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CapLinked, a startup offering private workspaces for managing financial deals (such as startup funding), has occasionally been described as a competitor to AngelList. Today, however, it’s announcing a new feature — the ability to share links pointing to CapLinked workspaces — that makes it easier for companies to use the two...
CapLinked Plugs Its Deal Management Tools Into AngelList, Thanks To Shareable Links

Google+ Management APIs Opening To 'Hundreds More' Third Parties

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Late last year Google launched third party page management tools for Google+.  The initial page management APIs were only opened to a select group of companies.  The new set of APIs has been previewed by current developers (including HootSuite, Buddy Media, Involver, Vitrue, and Context Optional)... Please visit Marketing Land...
Google+ Management APIs Opening To 'Hundreds More' Third Parties

Google launches Google Keep, an app to help you remember things

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Google on Wednesday launched Google Keep, an Android and web app designed to help users remember things and jot down ideas. Keep appears to be Google’s answer to Apple’s Notes feature, which rolled out a web version last year. It could also serve as a basic, mobile to-do-list service for...
Google launches Google Keep, an app to help you remember things

Strategies for Creating Your Next Social Media RFP

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If your enterprise is shopping around for your internal social media provider, chances are that you have thought about putting together your own request for proposals (RFP). A number of organizations have put together templates and suggestions over the years, and the latest one comes from Sprinklr in this...
Strategies for Creating Your Next Social Media RFP
Amazon, Eucalyptus team up for just don’t call it a hybrid cloud

ICYMI: Bit-conned? IoT Shark Week and can podcasts make money?

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From Sharks to Earwolfs it was a fun week of podcasting here at GigaOM HQ. Here’s your chance to catch up in case you missed any: Bitcoins bite the dust? Uh-oh, Aereo and Austin’s fiber (Download the news wrap up) Shark Week for the Internet of Things (Download the IoT...
ICYMI: Bit-conned? IoT Shark Week and can podcasts make money?

Top jobs of the week in tech

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This week we’re excited to launch our four-part series on the history of Hadoop. Start with volume one here. And then do your homework and check out our latest batch of job listings from tech companies across the country: IMVU: Senior Software Engineer, Tablet and Mobile (Mountain View, Calif.) Amazon: Software...
Top jobs of the week in tech

Top jobs of the week in tech

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It’s already a busy week in tech, as Yahoo acquired Tumblr for $1.1 billion on Monday. We have full coverage of the story and will be following the news throughout the week. In the meantime, be sure to check our our latest batch of job listings from tech companies across...
Top jobs of the week in tech
About face: Event platform Splash takes off, causing VCs to eat their words

Live blog: Google Fiber comes to Austin, Texas

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Anticipation has been building deep in the heart of Texas as Google prepares to announce that Austin has become the second city to take part in its Google Fiber project to bring gigabit internet connections to the masses. The formal event is scheduled to kick off at 9am PT, and...
Live blog: Google Fiber comes to Austin, Texas
How Wordnik moved its database to the cloud
Hybris helps you sell products -- and raised $30M for its own

Square introduces "Business in a Box" to set stores up with hardware

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Square plans to sell a “Business in a Box” package that includes two Square Readers, an iPad stand, a cash drawer, and an optional receipt printer, it announced Wednesday. The items will all work together to allow business owners to accept credit card purchases, furthering the company’s mission of simplifying payments. “Square...
Square introduces "Business in a Box" to set stores up with hardware

Boundary announces free service, speedier monitoring for public and private clouds

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Boundary, a San Francisco-based startup developing a networking monitoring solution, has introduced some new capabilities for dev-ops to track traffic in real-time on cloud-based applications. In a nutshell, companies are making more regular changes to their applications, so Boundary claims to updates developers in seconds, rather than minutes, to...
Boundary announces free service, speedier monitoring for public and private clouds
Phonedeck puts your Android phone in the cloud

SAP, Symantec upgrade mobile device tools

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Mobile Device Management software got a boost from rivals SAP and Symantec who separately announced improvements to their management tools at Mobile Work Congress....
SAP, Symantec upgrade mobile device tools
Uber Conference Aims To Fix Crappy Conference Calls

New Dell PowerEdge: More power, deeper management

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First look: 12-gen, 2U Dell PowerEdge R720xd pairs hardware heft with first-rate remote management tools...
New Dell PowerEdge: More power, deeper management

TwelveSouth's BackPack 2 stores drives, MacBook Airs and more behind your iMac or Apple display

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The original TwelveSouth BackPack was a pretty slick way to hang a hard drive on the support bar of an iMac or Apple display, tucking it out of the way and keeping it off of your desk. The new version, the BackPack 2, adds some nice new abilities, like vertical...
TwelveSouth's BackPack 2 stores drives, MacBook Airs and more behind your iMac or Apple display

Google officially launches its music subscription service at Google I/O

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Google took the wraps off its long-rumored music subscription service at its Google I/O developer conference Wednesday, which is dubbed Google Play Music All Access. “Music unites us, it’s universal,” Chris Yerga, Android Engineering Director, said when he introduced the service during Wednesday’s keynote. “But what if we gave you...
Google officially launches its music subscription service at Google I/O

All aboard the Hadoop money train

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Market research firm IDC released the first legitimate market forecast for Hadoop on Monday, claiming the ecosystem around the de facto big data platform will sell almost $813 million worth of software by 2016. But IDC’s forecast doesn’t tell the whole story. Hadoop’s actual economic impact is likely much, much...
All aboard the Hadoop money train
Google+ Events: a visual tour

Weekend listening: 128 GB iPad? Kickstarter and Creativity and no a-holes

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In case you missed any of our thrilling podcasts this week, this is your chance to catch up! There’s something here for everyone: Kickstarter CEO Perry Chen talks about creativity and crowdfunding. (download) Kevin Tofel answers your questions about gadgets. For instance, who should get a 128 GB iPad? (download)...
Weekend listening: 128 GB iPad? Kickstarter and Creativity and no a-holes

3 Approaches to Securing Identity in the Cloud

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There's one big problem with the growing number of cloud-based applications and platform services, and it's growing faster than its prospective solutions: They typically handle authentication for their users by themselves. And when they do enable OAuth or another method to share authentication duties between services and sites, their implementations...
3 Approaches to Securing Identity in the Cloud
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