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Connotate takes on $7 million more to boost its big data tools

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Connotate today announced that it had completed a $7 million series B round, claiming advancing momentum, and touting its recent acquisition of Fetch Technologies. According to Crunchbase, the company had raised $5.25 million in its series A, bringing the total funding for the company to $12.25 million as of today. Participants...
Connotate takes on $7 million more to boost its big data tools

Continuing Its Cloud Buying Spree, CA Is Acquiring Nimsoft

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CA today announced that it is acquiring privately held Nimsoft, which makes performance and availability monitoring software, in an all cash transaction valued at $350 million. According to CA, Nimsoft will help it better serve “emerging enterprises” (read smaller businesses) adopting cloud computing solutions. According to a statement from CA:...
Continuing Its Cloud Buying Spree, CA Is Acquiring Nimsoft

MuleSoft Buys Programmable Web From Alcatel-Lucent, Marking The Telco's Departure From A Core API Community

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MuleSoft has acquired Programmable Web from Alcatel-Lucent effectively marking the telecommunication company’s exit from a core API community. For MuleSoft, a data integration company, the deal provides a vehicle for it to offer what it calls a GitHub for APIs that will integrate its APIhub with Programmable Web’s API database...
MuleSoft Buys Programmable Web From Alcatel-Lucent, Marking The Telco's Departure From A Core API Community

KODA Secures Another $1.5 Million For Its Social Jobs Site

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KODA.us, a social recruitment service for employers to recruit young professionals, has received an additional $1.5 million injection of private angel funding. Back in August last year it raised $1 million in angel funding on top of an existing $2 million, so it now has, you guessed it, $4m in...
KODA Secures Another $1.5 Million For Its Social Jobs Site

Cloud storage provider Box has sights set on a 2014 IPO

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According to Bloomberg, Box, the popular provider of cloud storage and digital content management services, has its eyes on an initial public offering in 2014. The company, according to its CEO Aaron Levie, has to go public, as it doesn’t wish to sell itself to another firm. Box, despite competing in...
Cloud storage provider Box has sights set on a 2014 IPO

IRL friend finder ItsPlatonic picks up $195,000 to build its platform

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ItsPlatonic, a service designed to help folks find and make friends in the normal realm has received 150,000 Euros ($195,000) in funding, it informed TNW. The company, founded by Americans, but built in Berlin, took part in the Startupbootcamp Accelerator in Germany. According to the firm, the investment, which it received before its...
IRL friend finder ItsPlatonic picks up $195,000 to build its platform

Nokia outs Asha 308 and 309, deems Series 40 smartphone-worthy

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You don't hear much about Nokia's Asha Touch line, what with the industry spotlight focused tightly on quad-core processors, 720p displays and state-of-the-art optics. But with today's launch of the Asha 308 and 309, the smartphone genre's gaining two new members -- a classification recently bestowed on the budget-priced...
Nokia outs Asha 308 and 309, deems Series 40 smartphone-worthy

Innovating Office For iPads: Or, Why Microsoft Should Stop Worrying And Learn To Love Apple

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The tablet-based publication (tab-lication?) The Daily is embroiled in a fuss about its leak of plans to bring Microsoft's Office suite to the iPad. The Daily's convinced the software is for real, but Microsoft has issued a tissue-thin denial that actually confirms or denies nothing material. Meanwhile, the general feeling...
Innovating Office For iPads: Or, Why Microsoft Should Stop Worrying And Learn To Love Apple

AT&T LTE coming to GM's 2015 fleet

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Ready to trade your old car in for a shiny new mobile hotspot? AT&T and GM are using the international platform that is Mobile World Congress to announce a partnership that'll bring the carrier's LTE network to "millions of cars" under the Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac umbrellas. The...
AT&T LTE coming to GM's 2015 fleet

Sponsor post: Don’t sabotage startup growth: network + network + network!

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Have you seen the ads around the country for LinkedOut, a spoof on the popular networking site that gives users the opportunity to “connect with people who fired them?” While connecting with people who fired you probably won’t help get your startup to the next level, networking and building relationships...
Sponsor post: Don’t sabotage startup growth: network + network + network!

Inside Manpacks, the hot essentials subscription service for dudes

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I’m a somewhat lousy adult. A fair percentage of my socks have holes in them, and I pretty much always need a few more shirts. I’m just not very focused on my appearance. In the word’s of my best friend, ‘Honey, your just a little bit of a mess.’ She...
Inside Manpacks, the hot essentials subscription service for dudes

Danielle Morrill leaves Twilio to start Y Combinator-backed Referly

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Danielle Morrill Danielle Morrill has a new startup cooking, and it has already lined up backing from her former boss at Twilio as well as Y Combinator and 500 Startups. Referly, which is launching a public beta today, is developing an easy way for people to collect affiliate revenues on...
Danielle Morrill leaves Twilio to start Y Combinator-backed Referly

Pocket updates its iOS app to support native Facebook sharing, easier deletion of read items

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Today Pocket, the popular reading application that helps users save and later access content that they want to peruse, has updated its iOS application today to support better sharing, and the ability to delete items while they are being read. Native Facebook sharing has been added in version 4.3, along with the...
Pocket updates its iOS app to support native Facebook sharing, easier deletion of read items

Webs CEO: Facebook Connect Is The Future, Data Portability No Big Deal

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Webs is a giant of a company, allowing millions of people around the world to get a website up and running without any coding knowledge.We took some time to talk to Haroon Mokhtarzada, the company’s CEO, about what Webs is up to, where it is heading, and why the company...
Webs CEO: Facebook Connect Is The Future, Data Portability No Big Deal

Beats Electronics announces project Daisy music service, appoints new CEO

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Beats snapped up music service MOG back in summer for a tidy sum of $14 million. Since then it's been unclear on what it intended to do with it. Today we learn that Dre and Lovine have appointed former Topspin boss Ian Rogers as CEO, specifically with the task...
Beats Electronics announces project Daisy music service, appoints new CEO

Report: Google Plans to Expand Its Chelsea Market Space

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Sick clock, bro. (flickr.com/doortoriver) Looks like The GOOG will soon be expanding its New York City footprint. Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that the company plans to lease an additional 94,000-plus square feet at the Chelsea Market. The great irony is that, thanks to that swank employee cafeteria, Googlers are...
Report: Google Plans to Expand Its Chelsea Market Space

The Barbarian Group made a funny website: Is Pinterest the Next_____? No.

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Yesterday, I was sent the latest issue of Fortune Magazine, which includes an exclusive in-depth report on the social pinning site Pinterest titled: Is Pinterest the next Facebook? I shared the article with our team, which resulted in a chorus of “Ughs”, “Title FAIL” and questions like ”Is The Next Web...
The Barbarian Group made a funny website: Is Pinterest the Next_____? No.

Report: Apple 'cheap' iPhone actually a mid-price device?

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Two analysts from Wall Street investment bankers JP Morgan have produced an analysis of possible scenarios for the rumored (but not announced) "low cost" iPhone model expected to debut later this year, aimed at the large worldwide "prepaid" market. Based both on research of existing entries in that market space...
Report: Apple 'cheap' iPhone actually a mid-price device?

How To Leverage Brand PR To Drive SEO & Social Media

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In most enterprises, PR generally focuses on creating a certain image or viewpoint about a company or its products. In doing this, PR departments seek to get coverage in print media and develop relationships with thought leaders and influencers in the company’s market space. The general... Please visit Search Engine...
How To Leverage Brand PR To Drive SEO & Social Media

Kippt moves beyond simple link storing, now lets you clip and save any sort of content on the Web for later

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Today, link-saving service Kippt has rebuilt itself to support the saving of content, moving well beyond simple URL strings. In the company’s view, the mere storage of a link isn’t incredibly valuable in and of itself, as the content that the link points to is in fact what you care about....
Kippt moves beyond simple link storing, now lets you clip and save any sort of content on the Web for later

EXEC adds NYC, Boston, Chicago, and LA to its cleaning service, launches Race For The Chore contest

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Housecleaning service EXEC Cleaning is bringing its offering to four new cities. Starting today, the company says those in New York, Boston, Chicago, and Los Angeles will now be able to request its service. In order to add a bit of creativity to the news, the company is also launching a...
EXEC adds NYC, Boston, Chicago, and LA to its cleaning service, launches Race For The Chore contest

Enterprise Collaboration Startup Bloomfire Takes On An Additional $2 Million From Silver Creek Ventures

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Bloomfire, the Austin, Texas-based startup that makes cloud-based content-sharing software for enterprises, has taken on an additional $2 million from Silver Creek Ventures as an add-on to its $8 million Series A funding round previously announced back in March. This brings the total investment into Bloomfire, which was founded in...
Enterprise Collaboration Startup Bloomfire Takes On An Additional $2 Million From Silver Creek Ventures
Fastgrab: quick service food ordering app plans to compete with GrubHub and OpenTable ... by not

Ask Jeeves launches its ‘Question of the Day’ iOS app for UK trivia fans

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With Google pretty much owning the search market space around the world, it’s easy to forget there are other search engines out there. And I’m not talking about Bing or Yahoo. Ask Jeeves launched as a question-and-answer based search engine in 1996 and, well, it’s still ambling along. Today,...
Ask Jeeves launches its ‘Question of the Day’ iOS app for UK trivia fans

T-Mobile ‘quite pleased’ with Windows Phone sales

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In what some might view as a surprise announcement, T-Mobile’s CEO, Philipp Humm, told the Seattle Times that his network is more than content with the performance of Windows Phone. Microsoft and its partners have been quite close-chested when it comes to Windows Phone sales figures, making comments of this nature revelatory. Here’s...
T-Mobile ‘quite pleased’ with Windows Phone sales

Samsung sues LG over OLED tech leaks

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Samsung has filed an injunction against LG, alleging that LG has continually and egregiously stolen Samsung's technologies in order to compete in the OLED (organic light-emitting diode) market space. Sources tell Yonhap News that Samsung seeks $880,514 in compensation for each case in which LG has used Samsung technologies or...
Samsung sues LG over OLED tech leaks

Archos outs G10 xs tablet line, readies Transformer Prime contenders

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After releasing a teaser earlier today, Archos is now shedding a tiny bit of light on its upcoming G10 xs series. As slides from its recent Paris presser show, the upcoming tabs, of which little is known, will reportedly measure in at only 7.6mm thick, besting the silhouette of...
Archos outs G10 xs tablet line, readies Transformer Prime contenders
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