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Facebook hires: privacy counsel, e-crime investigator, ads product marketing manager and more

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Facebook removed 18 job listings from its careers page this week, likely after making hires in the areas of corporate communications, legal, media solutions, business operations and more. Prior listings removed from Facebook’s careers page: Front End Application Engineer (Seattle) Accounts Receivable Analyst (Dublin) Business Operations Manager, EMEA DSO (London) Administrative Assistant,...
Facebook hires: privacy counsel, e-crime investigator, ads product marketing manager and more

Huge, High-Resolution Photos Of Twitter's Brand-New Office

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Twitter has finally finished its move to its new office on three of the floors of 1355 Market Street—dumping its old offices at 795 Folsom just like it dumped the old Twitter logo. It's in the "Mid-Market" neighborhood in San Francisco—a moderately sketchy area, with measurably higher crime rates than the old...
Huge, High-Resolution Photos Of Twitter's Brand-New Office

RIM's BlackBerry 10 Ready Program Is Attracting Converts

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If you’re looking for a good barometer of enterprise interest in Research In Motion’s forthcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system, the company’s BlackBerry 10 Ready Program is one place to check. With its offers of free BB10 training and the opportunity to easily upgrade existing BlackBerry Enterprise Server licenses, the program...
RIM's BlackBerry 10 Ready Program Is Attracting Converts
Yammer CEO: Here's Why I Moved My Company To Silicon Valley

Digital and newspaper readerships combined: figures for every UK newspaper and magazine

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The new NRS print and digital devices survey is out with combined digital and print readerships for national and local newspapers and magazines in the UK. See who tops the listThe data:• Quality newspapers• Tabloid and mid-market• Local newspapers• Magazines• Download the data• Data journalism and data visualisations from the...
Digital and newspaper readerships combined: figures for every UK newspaper and magazine

Twitter Flies The Nest And Moves Into Its New 1355 Market Street Headquarters

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After two and a half years, Twitter has moved out of its old office at 795 Folsom Street in San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood. Employees filled their streams with tweets about the move on Friday. Next stop: 1355 Market Street—what's officially known as "Mid-Market," but which some local wags have already...
Twitter Flies The Nest And Moves Into Its New 1355 Market Street Headquarters

Twitter’s San Francisco office relocation drives local rent prices up 60%

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Microblogging giant Twitter isn’t just responsible for pioneering social media and Internet communication, the company is helping put San Francisco on the map as a business hotspot, causing rent prices to increase 60 percent in its soon-to-be new neighbourhood. With more than 140 million active users and over 340 million tweets...
Twitter’s San Francisco office relocation drives local rent prices up 60%
EMC and NetApp: This Startup Wants to Kill Your Closed Model for Storage

Square updates its jobs section to help meet its goal of hiring 1,000 new people by 2013

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Mobile card payment company Square has just updated the career page on its site. In an attempt to create an appealing section where interested applicants can go to be recruited, the company has made it much more experiential than it was before. This is all in conjunction with CEO and...
Square updates its jobs section to help meet its goal of hiring 1,000 new people by 2013

Nimble Storage gets $40M as IPO approaches

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Flash-based storage provider Nimble Storage has closed a $40.7 million mezzanine round months ahead of schedule, as investors are lining up to get a piece of the next big storage initial public offering. Sequoia Capital and Accel Partners led the round, which brings Nimble’s total funding to $98 million and...
Nimble Storage gets $40M as IPO approaches

Six Degrees raises £8m and completes acquisition of Cloud Computing Centre

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Six Degrees Group today announced that it has raised £8 million ($12.4m) in new funding from Penta Capital and has completed the acquisition of Cloud Computing Centre (CCC). Six Degrees Group is a privately-owned managed data services provider. It serves UK mid-market and corporate customers. The Group has a converged services portfolio...
Six Degrees raises £8m and completes acquisition of Cloud Computing Centre

Facebook careers: Instagram safety lead, vertical measurement, immigration assistant, policy communications, more

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Facebook added more than two dozen new positions to its careers page this week, including a number of openings on the user operations, measurement, recruiting and sales teams. The company added a listing for an Instagram Safety Lead to “strengthen safety polices and practices” for the mobile photo sharing...
Facebook careers: Instagram safety lead, vertical measurement, immigration assistant, policy communications, more
Firefox OS Developer Phones Sold Out After First Few Hours On Sale, But More Are On The Way

HTC Facebook Phone Specs Leak, Outlining A Solid Mid-Range Device With FB And Instagram Pre-Loaded

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Question: How do you attract a key youth, mobile-first demographic to your social network and get them to increase engagement? Answer: Partner with an OEM handset manufacturer to create a powerful yet reasonably priced branded device with all your software already on board. Facebook looks to be readying a follow-up to...
HTC Facebook Phone Specs Leak, Outlining A Solid Mid-Range Device With FB And Instagram Pre-Loaded

Visa Inks $59M+ Deal To Extend Mobile Money Partnership With Monitise In Europe

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Visa believes that by 2020 more than half of all payments made in Europe will be done through mobile devices, so it is continuing to put more investment into how it will remain a central part of those transactions. In the latest development, mobile money specialist Monitise has announced an...
Visa Inks $59M+ Deal To Extend Mobile Money Partnership With Monitise In Europe

Apple drops bid to add Samsung Galaxy S III Mini to patent lawsuit

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Apple has dropped its patent-infringement accusations against the Galaxy S III Mini, a mid-market Android smartphone that Samsung Electronics says it is not selling in the U.S....
Apple drops bid to add Samsung Galaxy S III Mini to patent lawsuit

How To Buy A Smartphone: How Much Should You Pay?

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So, you want a new smartphone but do not want to sell of your firstborn to afford it. Well, you are in luck. The latest models come in a variety of sizes and prices. Depending on what you are looking for, likely there is a price that suits you. Yet...
How To Buy A Smartphone: How Much Should You Pay?
Infusionsoft gets $54M to help small businesses compete with heavyweights

Exablox Raises $22M From Norwest And Others To Disrupt The Enterprise Storage Market

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Enterprise storage company Exablox $22 million in funding from DCM, Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), and US Venture Partners. Founded in 2010, Exablox recently emerged from stealth to tackle the enterprise storage market. Exablox says that that runaway costs, complicated installation, cumbersome management, and lack of data security are the primary...
Exablox Raises $22M From Norwest And Others To Disrupt The Enterprise Storage Market

SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring

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SevOne, an IT management company that uses peer-to-peer (P2P) technology to manage all elements of a customer’s IT infrastructure, has raised $150 million from Bain Capital to scale out its IT management offering and issue an IPO. CEO Mike Phelan said the goal for the six-year-old company is to grow...
SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring
PayPal aims for ubiquity in mobile payments with point-of-sale, JC Penny, and Office Depot partnerships

TransferWise helps people transfer money cheaper, raises $1.3m from PayPal co-founder and others

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There’s probably not a single person on the planet who thinks foreign-currency transfers are cheap, or even priced reasonably, unless he or she works for a bank. Yet surprisingly, there hasn’t been that much innovation in the space so far. A new European startup co-founded by one of the people...
TransferWise helps people transfer money cheaper, raises $1.3m from PayPal co-founder and others

Transferwise undercuts the banks with crowdsourced currency exchange

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Do you live outside your native country? Need to transfer money home? Most banks will charge you not only for the currency exchange but also for the transfer itself. TransferWise today announced funding of $1.3m for its scheme to sidestep the banks using cheap, peer-to-peer currency exchange. Among the new...
Transferwise undercuts the banks with crowdsourced currency exchange

Apple Picks Dixons Group CEO Browett As New Retail SVP

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Napoleon once described the UK as a “nation of shopkeepers”, so it is somewhat fitting that this is where Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) has gone to find its next retail supremo. On Tuesday, the company announced it had hired John Browett as its new retail SVP, poaching him from his...
Apple Picks Dixons Group CEO Browett As New Retail SVP

The Exec That Signed The Check Explains Why Cisco Spent $1.2 Billion To Buy A $100 Million Company (CSCO)

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Meraki was at "a $100M run rate" when Cisco paid a whopping $1.2 billion to acquire it last month, confirms the exec that lead the deal. That's a pretty hefty valuation and it prompted someone to post a question on Quora asking why Cisco paid so much. (Meraki offers a...
The Exec That Signed The Check Explains Why Cisco Spent $1.2 Billion To Buy A $100 Million Company (CSCO)

Facebook Or Yahoo: Which One Gets Back To $38 First? (FB, YHOO)

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This is a guest post from Martin Wolf, an M&A advisor focused on mid-market IT. On May 18, 2012, Facebook began trading, opening at $42 and closing at $38.23.  The last date that Yahoo topped $38.23 was January 17, 2006 when it closed at $40.11.  Since 2006, Yahoo has had...
Facebook Or Yahoo: Which One Gets Back To $38 First? (FB, YHOO)

Twitter Has Moved Into Its New Office, And It's Gorgeous

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It's a beautiful day in San Francisco: sunny but not too hot, a nice breeze but not too windy. So a lot of Twitter employees had lunch out on the rooftop garden of their office. Their brand-new office, that is—three floors of 1355 Market Street in what real-estate developers are...
Twitter Has Moved Into Its New Office, And It's Gorgeous

Don't let the facts get in the way of getting a story on to Twitter

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Forget the Leveson inquiry, says media boss Rupert Sawyer, my job is to keep the people happy, and I've got the formula …Memo: To all staff at Channel 8 From: Rupert Sawyer, chief executiveSubject: A testimony from the very topAn enthusiastic and inquisitive young member of the Channel 8 staff...
Don't let the facts get in the way of getting a story on to Twitter

Apple's Rumored iPad Mini Sure Doesn't Sound Like Apple

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Apple has had an amazing run of successes: iPod, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iPhone, iPad. Next on Apple's release schedule, if rumors are to be believed, may be an “iPad Mini,” a 7-inch version of the popular tablet. Would such a device extend Apple’s mobile dominance – or end the company's winning...
Apple's Rumored iPad Mini Sure Doesn't Sound Like Apple
Open-source customer relationship management service SugarCRM raises $33M
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