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Runscope Lands $1.1M From True Ventures And Andreessen Horowitz For Tools That Address The Broken API Plague

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Runscope launched at the Glue conference today with $1.1 million in seed funding from True Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz for its tools that monitor API traffic and address the problems with broken APIs. Also participating were Lerer Ventures, and a group of prominent angel investors. The Runscope tools come as software...
Runscope Lands $1.1M From True Ventures And Andreessen Horowitz For Tools That Address The Broken API Plague
MadeiraCloud nets $1.5M to paint a pretty picture of your Amazon cloud

What You Should Know About ACTA and Your Rights

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The most controversial measures of concern to Internet users in the final version of the international Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) for most Internet users are 1) that signing governments pledge to allow copyright holders a way to request, under court warrant, personal information about a suspected infringer from that person's...
What You Should Know About ACTA and Your Rights

Social Media Monitoring Tools in Just 60 Seconds | Trackur

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Social Media Monitoring Tools in Just 60 Seconds | Trackur

Larry Ellison's first Tweet

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It took a while, but one of the Valley's most outspoken executives is finally on Twitter. FORTUNE -- Oracle's cloud is almost seven years in the making—about the same amount of time it took for Larry Ellison to join Twitter. The outspoken CEO issued his first Tweet on Wednesday and,...
Larry Ellison's first Tweet
PagerDuty gets $10.7M to become 'central nervous system of IT'

To SQL or to NoSQL: the database dilemma

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(L to R) Peter van Hardenberg – Co-Founder, Heroku Postgres, Heroku; Dave Rubin – Director of NoSQL Database Development, Oracle; Cliff Moon – CTO, Boundary; Barry Morris – CEO, NUODB(c) 2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com Everybody likes a good technology debate: Mac vs. PC, Android vs. iOS, Larry Ellison vs. the...
To SQL or to NoSQL: the database dilemma

Tictrac emerges to help make health tracking more mainstream

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Activity-logging wristbands, sleep trackers, heart rate monitors and the other accoutrements of the growing Quantified Self movement are all well and good. But, for now, it’s mostly just early adopter techies and health geeks who use them, and for the most part they don’t get a big picture view of...
Tictrac emerges to help make health tracking more mainstream
Small businesses: Stop thinking you're immune to a mobile hack

Trackur Shakes Up the Social Media Monitoring Space with a Free Plan

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I’m not sure if you know the back story of why I decided to launch social media monitoring tool Trackur. After completing Radically Transparent, I felt like there was a huge void between those that had outgrown Google Alerts and the monitoring tools available at that time. You had...
Trackur Shakes Up the Social Media Monitoring Space with a Free Plan

PagerDuty Raises $10.7M Round From Andreessen Horowitz For IT Alert Service Modeled On AWS System

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PagerDuty has raised $10.7 million from Andreessen Horowitz to build out an IT alert service that is modeled on what Amazon Web Services developed to manage its massive infrastructure. The funding will go toward building additional services to give IT managers a way to quantify how staff is responding to alerts and develop new...
PagerDuty Raises $10.7M Round From Andreessen Horowitz For IT Alert Service Modeled On AWS System

Erlywarn: The simple service that texts you whenever your site is down or slow

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Anyone that has ever ran a Web service or even a simple homepage knows that downtime happens, and because of this, there are plenty of site monitoring tools out there. Many of these services work extremely well for traffic-heavy sites, and others, like Pingdom, even play friendly with smaller operations....
Erlywarn: The simple service that texts you whenever your site is down or slow

Top 10 Windows 8 Features #5: Live Performance and Reliability Charts

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Perhaps the most visible change to the Windows 8 Desktop (the "old" half of Microsoft's new operating system) will come from live performance graphs. Improved heuristics in the new Task Manager and all-new graphs in Windows Explorer, of all places, will tell you when "burst mode" kicks in and...
Top 10 Windows 8 Features #5: Live Performance and Reliability Charts

Nest Acquires MyEnergy To Boost Its Home Energy Management Tools

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Nest proved that energy monitoring can be tantalizing. And it’s about to get even better. The company just announced that it has acquired MyEnergy to further enhance its suite of monitoring tools. Terms of deal were not released. Originally called Earth Aid, the startup launched its online dashboard in 2009...
Nest Acquires MyEnergy To Boost Its Home Energy Management Tools
Bangalore-based enterprise IT startup, Appnomic, raises a modest $5M

See Just How Much Time You Waste With the Productivity Meter

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RescueTime, which makes time tracking and monitoring tools for organizations and individuals, has added a so-called Productivity Meter, an extension for Chrome and Firefox that automatically tracks the amount of time you spend on different web sites. The Productivity Meter gives you a “distracted browsing” score, depending on how much...
See Just How Much Time You Waste With the Productivity Meter

Driver for Deploying Any App to Any Cloud Available for Free

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Last December, a company called GigaSpaces began demonstrating a unique kind of Java-based abstraction layer made for use within cloud platforms. Cloudify is a layer that abstracts the application platform from the cloud that it's running on. So you can literally do this: You can set up and fully flesh...
Driver for Deploying Any App to Any Cloud Available for Free

ValueClick Founder Brian Coryat Raises $1.5M For Business Listings Startup 'Local Market Launch'

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Local Market Launch, a startup that helps companies manage the online presence of local stores, is announcing that it has raised $1.5 million in Series A funding. The company was founded by Brian Coryat, who previously founded ValueClick, an online ad company that went public in 2000. Coryat told me...
ValueClick Founder Brian Coryat Raises $1.5M For Business Listings Startup 'Local Market Launch'

Facebook meets WebMD: How Treato mines social data to uncover health insights

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On thousands of message boards, community forums and health sites across the web, patients and caregivers leave detailed descriptions of their battles with disease, their experiences with drugs and their paths to recovery. But those online notes don’t just provide catharsis and comfort. For big data startup Treato, they’re a...
Facebook meets WebMD: How Treato mines social data to uncover health insights

Sponsored post: Analytics driven application performance monitoring

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A new kind of application monitoring for next-generation IT architectures Over $7 billion is spent annually on IT operations, most of it going to legacy vendors with products designed for a different era. Next-generation applications are the driver of modern business, and those applications demand a new approach to ensure performance...
Sponsored post: Analytics driven application performance monitoring

Trackur Launches Free Version Of Its Social Media Monitoring Tool

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Trackur, a bootstrapped startup founded by Internet marketing consultant and writer Andy Beal, up until now offered only paid versions of its online reputation management and social media monitoring tools, albeit with free trial periods. Today, the fledgling company is introducing an entirely gratis version of the Web-based software suite,...
Trackur Launches Free Version Of Its Social Media Monitoring Tool

Tracking 1m+ user acquisitions, Science-backed HelloInsights launches as Pinterest-focused analytics

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Los Angeles-based tech incubator, Science Inc. has just funded another startup, this time focused on creating an analytics tool for marketing campaigns on Pinterest. Known as HelloInsights, this platform will target brands who have a desire to run a marketing campaign on the social network while preserving Pinterest’s core essence....
Tracking 1m+ user acquisitions, Science-backed HelloInsights launches as Pinterest-focused analytics

SocialPing Elegantly Monitors Brands and Terms on Twitter

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There are a ton of social media monitoring tools out there, from the enterprise class tools, including Radian 6, Alterian and Scoutlabs to consumer-focused apps, including one I'd long relied on, TweetBeep, which would send me alerts by e-mail when keywords flowed through Twitter. But TweetBeep first became unreliable, and...
SocialPing Elegantly Monitors Brands and Terms on Twitter
Easier-to-understand technology could keep elderly drivers on the road longer

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Gnip Signs Deal To Syndicate Tumblr Firehose

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Social data startup Gnip has scored another impressive partnership — it says it’s the first company to syndicate the full firehose of content from blogging service Tumblr. Gnip is probably best-known for being the first authorized reseller of the Twitter firehose, but it also offers data from Facebook, Google+, Disqus, WordPress,...
Gnip Signs Deal To Syndicate Tumblr Firehose

6 tools to manage large file transfers

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The managed file transfer (MFT) industry has a players ranging from big-name tech titans to up-and-coming next-generation cloud-based vendors. Below is a list of some, but not all, players in this industry and a brief description. Axway A leading competitor in the managed file transfer industry, Axway says it...
6 tools to manage large file transfers

Google acquires Wildfire, maker of social marketing software

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Google today announced that it agreed to acquire Wildfire Interactive, a social media marketing software company that is a popular solution for managing pages and apps across platforms. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but AllThingsD reports that it could be around $250 million, plus earnouts and employment...
Google acquires Wildfire, maker of social marketing software

How to tell if your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn efforts are paying off

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As businesses make more use of social networks, the number of engagement, analysis and monitoring tools has exploded. Enterprises are trying to understand their return on social media investments, to find out if their Twitter and Facebook marketing campaigns are actually delivering customers. They want to track social mentions across...
How to tell if your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn efforts are paying off

Cloudkick Moves (Quickly) Into the Hot Hybrid Cloud Market

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Cloudkick, a San Francisco-based cloud monitoring startup, today launched Hybrid Cloudkick, an extension to its cloud-monitoring service that brings non-cloud servers into the fold. The company is moving pretty fast with a major upgrade just a few months after releasing its flagship service to the public, but rolling out new...
Cloudkick Moves (Quickly) Into the Hot Hybrid Cloud Market
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