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Dutch ministries can keep using Yammer despite Patriot Act worries, minister says

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Dutch ministries can keep using social networking tool Yammer for internal communication despite worries in the parliament that data could secretly be seized by U.S. law enforcement agencies under the U.S. Patriot Act, Liesbeth Spies, minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, said on Wednesday....
Dutch ministries can keep using Yammer despite Patriot Act worries, minister says

Doximity, a Facebook for doctors, pulls in $17M in funding

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Doximity is on a roll! Shortly after announcing that LinkedIn’s cofounder had joined its board, the free networking tool for physicians pulled in its second round of venture capital funding. The $17 million series B round was led by Morganthaler Ventures with participation from Emergence Capital Partners and InterWest Partners. The company...
Doximity, a Facebook for doctors, pulls in $17M in funding

First Google Buzz iPhone App Hits The Store – It’s Buzzie!

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Buzzie, the first iPhone app aimed squarely at users of Google’s new social networking tool Google Buzz is in the iTunes App store.The app gives non-Buzz users a taste of what the service is all about by letting them tune into Buzz conversations in their local area without logging into...
First Google Buzz iPhone App Hits The Store – It’s Buzzie!

Your Netflix rental data to be shared with Facebook from next year

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US Congress passes 'social sharing' bill that makes it easier for Netflix and Hulu to pass on your rental data to FacebookThough they can't seem to do anything about the looming financial crisis, Congress has passed a bill that will make it easier for a company like Netflix or Hulu...
Your Netflix rental data to be shared with Facebook from next year

Combining Yelp & Twitter For Foodies, Fondu’s Redesign Beefs Up Recommendations, Discovery

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At TechCrunch Disrupt NYC last year, Gauri Manglik, Mike Lewis, and Orion Burt launched SpotOn, a recommendation engine in app, which served its users suggested local businesses based on their friends’ activity on Foursquare, Facebook, and more. The co-founders quickly found, however, that its customers were using the app more...
Combining Yelp & Twitter For Foodies, Fondu’s Redesign Beefs Up Recommendations, Discovery

Microsoft and others reportedly complain to EU regulators over Google+

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Microsoft and “several other firms” have reportedly lodged a formal complaint to EU antitrust regulators about Google+, the Internet giant’s social networking tool. Reuters cites “two people familiar with the matter” as its source, in a move that could see European regulatory bodies extend its investigations into the company. Whilst...
Microsoft and others reportedly complain to EU regulators over Google+

Here's What LinkedIn Is Telling Wall Street About Its Ad Business [DECK] (LNKD)

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After LinkedIn disclosed its Q2 2012 earnings on Aug. 2, its stock popped from around $93.51 to above $112. It's since settled at around $105, so Wall Street clearly saw something it liked in the numbers. But what? Perhaps it was this short slideshow, which (among other things) summarizes key...
Here's What LinkedIn Is Telling Wall Street About Its Ad Business [DECK] (LNKD)

CanWeNetwork is Highlight for professionals, finding people you'll want to connect with on LinkedIn

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Apps that recommend people nearby who are similar to you, like Highlight and the now Facebook-acqui-hired Glancee, were the talk of SXSW this year yet they’ve failed to take off in the mainstream. CanWeNetwork is a new app that refines the idea, turning it into a potentially very useful professional...
CanWeNetwork is Highlight for professionals, finding people you'll want to connect with on LinkedIn

Meet the winners in our Grand Rounds innovation showdown: Beyond Lucid and Liviam

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If there’s one thing the health care industry needs, it’s technology innovation that’s actually usable for both doctors and patients. To help identify the next generation of industry-changing innovations, VentureBeat’s HealthBeat conference included a Grand Rounds Innovation Showdown that pitted some of the most promising startups against a panel of...
Meet the winners in our Grand Rounds innovation showdown: Beyond Lucid and Liviam

Now 18M Users Strong, Edmodo Makes Its First Acquisition In Root-1 To Become The App Market For Education

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After spending years working as technicians at public schools, Jeff O’Hara and Nicolas Borg launched Edmodo in 2008 to address what they had come to see as a huge gap in the teacher-student relationship: The need for a better, safer way for teachers to connect and communicate with their students....
Now 18M Users Strong, Edmodo Makes Its First Acquisition In Root-1 To Become The App Market For Education

New MacBook Air software issue artificially limiting 802.11ac transfer speeds

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In its extensive review of the new 2013 MacBook Air, AnandTech notes an issue with the machine’s new 802.11ac WiFi capabilities that it says is limiting the faster Wi-Fi chip’s potential. While it was able to get an average of 533Mbps using the iPerf networking tool, Anand found real...
New MacBook Air software issue artificially limiting 802.11ac transfer speeds

Just in time for SXSW, hot location-based networking app Highlight gets even more useful

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If there are two apps it seems every geek jetting into Austin, Texas for SXSWi this week will have on their phone, it’s proximity-based networking apps Highlight and Glancee. When Robert Scoble profiled them both for us recently, he singled out Highlight as his favourite. Now, just in time for the...
Just in time for SXSW, hot location-based networking app Highlight gets even more useful

Fast Talk: With Meeteor, Facebook-Stalk For The Job You Want

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Meet Chris Lee, cofounder of Meeteor, which leverages Facebook as a networking tool. Here's how to access "the network you may not even know you have."Chris Lee is the cofounder of the Seattle-based Meeteor, which scours your social graph in search of second- and third-degree connections to people who might...
Fast Talk: With Meeteor, Facebook-Stalk For The Job You Want

TechCrunch’s Other Founder Previews Just.me, A Privacy-Focused Social Network

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Perhaps it goes without saying, but the story of TechCrunch is a long and complicated one. Even in its earliest days, there are some details that are a bit fuzzy and that often go overlooked… like that it had two founders right off the bat. Though it was almost immediately...
TechCrunch’s Other Founder Previews Just.me, A Privacy-Focused Social Network

HOW TO: Create a Successful Company Blog

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Mark Suster is a Partner at GRP Partners, a Venture Capital firm in Los Angeles. He blogs at Both Sides of the Table and can be found on Twitter at @msuster.I’m often asked by entrepreneurs and business owners whether it is worth blogging, and if so, what they should...
HOW TO: Create a Successful Company Blog

A User's Guide To Disrupt SF 2012

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So, Disrupt is right around the corner. And, we’ve put a few things together with our partners and sponsors that we think will help make your conference experience great! Our conference app: After slogging through a ton of  conference app options, we decided to use Taptera. They have even been...
A User's Guide To Disrupt SF 2012

Tweetbot 1.3 for Mac adds media timeline, support for cover images

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Tapbots' Tweetbot for Mac already has a reputation as the desktop Twitter client for media hounds, but a just-posted 1.3 update should make that especially clear. Like its iOS counterpart, the Mac app gains a dedicated media timeline: start a search and you can spotlight only photos and videos....
Tweetbot 1.3 for Mac adds media timeline, support for cover images
Twitter-driven search leads to the rescue of a carjacking victim

Google Buzz: Should You Cross the Streams?

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What is Google Buzz for? As with any social networking tool or social media service, this is the fundamental question both Google and its users collectively have to answer. Part of the reason why Buzz has come under so much criticism over privacy and other issues (which Google addressed...
Google Buzz: Should You Cross the Streams?

Report: LinkedIn to buy Pulse newsreader app

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According to sources familiar with the matter, social networking tool LinkedIn will buy the newsreader app Pulse. A report on AllThingsD said the price of the acquisition fell between $50 and $100 million. The buy is thought to be used as part of a larger initiative into content development and...
Report: LinkedIn to buy Pulse newsreader app
Microsoft Pays $1.2B for Corporate Facebook Mimic

Yammer's First Acquisition - oneDrum.com - Will Boost Office Collaboration

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Corporate microblogging and enterprise social networking tool Yammer has taken some of its latest investment funding and made its first acquisition today: a small British software engineering firm called oneDrum. The idea is to extend its features to the desktop, improve collaboration and give Google Docs a bit of a...
Yammer's First Acquisition - oneDrum.com - Will Boost Office Collaboration

Neudesic Pulse Integrates Social Streams With Microsoft SharePoint and Dynamics

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If you are in the market for an enterprise social networking tool and haven't yet considered Yammer or Jive or Socialtext or the dozens of other competitors out there, there is a new version 3.0 of Neudesic Pulse that might be worthy for you. It will be announced next week...
Neudesic Pulse Integrates Social Streams With Microsoft SharePoint and Dynamics

Dutch ministries use Yammer despite Patriot Act worries

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Dutch ministries can keep using social networking tool Yammer for internal communication despite worries in the parliament that data could secretly be seized by U.S. law enforcement agencies under the U.S. Patriot Act, Liesbeth Spies, minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, said on Wednesday....
Dutch ministries use Yammer despite Patriot Act worries

An AngelList for Europe? NOAH launches a new social network for startup funding and growth

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Does Europe need its own version of the wildly popular AngelList network for startups and investors? Corporate finance boutique NOAH Advisors believes that it does, and is opening a service to meet that need. NOAH Insider is currently used as a networking tool for attendees at the NOAH conference, which takes...
An AngelList for Europe? NOAH launches a new social network for startup funding and growth

VIDEO: Campbell: PM does not 'get' Twitter

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Alastair Campbell claimed David Cameron does not really understand the power of twitter as he looked at the prime minister's new account on the social networking tool....
VIDEO: Campbell: PM does not 'get' Twitter
Microsoft denies any EU antitrust complaint about Google+
Skydog Router Provides Powerful And Simple Cloud-Based Home Wireless Network Management
Monster Seeks Fresh Mojo By Merging Facebook Networking App BeKnown With Its Job Site

Google Buzz is planning more changes to please -- and appease -- users

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Even more changes are coming to Google Buzz. That’s the upshot from my conversation with Google product manager Todd Jackson. His team has assembled a “war room” in its Mountain View, Calif., headquarters where engineers and executives are weighing user criticism and rolling out updates. Google has twice tweaked its...
Google Buzz is planning more changes to please -- and appease -- users
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