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Just Like Everything Else In The Enterprise Space, Security Is About To Be Disrupted.

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Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by OPENDNS CEO David Ulevitch.  Disruption doesn’t happen in a vacuum, it happens in context. And there is no greater example of disruption than in the enterprise technology market right now. Much of this is largely thanks to changing enterprise landscapes (consumerization...
Just Like Everything Else In The Enterprise Space, Security Is About To Be Disrupted.
Net’s New Master Domains May Cause Corporate Migraine

Spotflux Encrypts All The Web Things Anywhere

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I’m on a privacy tear today so I thought I’d mention this start-up. Officially launching on Wednesday, Spotflux is a browser encryption plug-in for Windows and OS X. Simply put, it protects your Internet connection by encrypting all connections through a VPN. Arguably there are approximately a billion VPN services,...
Spotflux Encrypts All The Web Things Anywhere

OpenDNS introduces VPN, content filtering for mobile devices

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OpenDNS, a company that specializes in secure Domain Name System lookups, has released a suite of security services built around its core DNS product that are intended to provide safer browsing outside of a corporate network. Called Umbrella, the service allows administrators to enforce content-specific browsing policies while a...
OpenDNS introduces VPN, content filtering for mobile devices

Flashback Tidbits: Flashback Checker, OpenDNS Protection, Apple's Low-Visibility Security Team

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The Flashback malware affecting OS X systems has gained quite a bit of publicity since it was disclosed last week that over 600,000 Macs have been infected by the malware. Flashback began life last year as a trojan and has morphed into a drive-by download taking advantage of a vulnerability...
Flashback Tidbits: Flashback Checker, OpenDNS Protection, Apple's Low-Visibility Security Team

Ask A VC: MkII Ventures' Ron Palmeri On The Rise Of Company Builders And More

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MkII Ventures’ Ron Palmeri joined us in the TechCrunch TV studio for our Ask A VC series. We chatted about the rise of rise of company builders, or “studios,” in the technology and VC world. Palmeri was one of the first participants in this movement while he was a...
Ask A VC: MkII Ventures' Ron Palmeri On The Rise Of Company Builders And More

The Inside Network Job Board: KLab, Electronic Arts, Pocket Gems and more

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The Inside Network Job Board is dedicated to providing you with the best social media job opportunities across social and mobile application platforms. Here are this week’s highlights from the Inside Network Job Board, including positions at: Pocket Gems, Games Cafe, nWay and more. 12 Gigs Game Business Support Games...
The Inside Network Job Board: KLab, Electronic Arts, Pocket Gems and more

Open Garden raises $2M to create crowdsourced mesh networks

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Open Garden, a disruptive San Francisco startup that launched in May got our attention by allowing users of Macs, PCs and Android devices to create and share their own mesh network that uses the strongest connection between then whether its Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G. Now, the small six-person startup has raised a...
Open Garden raises $2M to create crowdsourced mesh networks

Send In Your Questions For Ask A VC With MkII Ventures' Ron Palmeri

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After a brief hiatus for SXSW, Ask A VC is back this week with MkII Ventures’ Ron Palmeri. As you may remember, you can submit questions for our guest either in the comments or here and we’ll ask them during the show. Over the past few years there’s been a...
Send In Your Questions For Ask A VC With MkII Ventures' Ron Palmeri

Inside Network Job Board: Pocket Gems, GamesCafe, nWay and more

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The Inside Network Job Board is dedicated to providing you with the best social media job opportunities across social and mobile application platforms. Here are this week’s highlights from the Inside Network Job Board, including positions at: Pocket Gems, GamesCafe, nWay and more. 12 Gigs Game Business Support Games Engineer...
Inside Network Job Board: Pocket Gems, GamesCafe, nWay and more

When are People Strange?

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When are People Strange? is a post from Chris PirilloIt’s always interesting to read people’s answers to random questions. For instance, I asked on my Facebook page earlier what makes a person strange. The answers were varied as usual. Many community members cracked simple jokes in reply. Still others actually...
When are People Strange?

As OpenDNS focuses on security, investors offer a Series B

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OpenDNS, the domain-name-server-provider-turned-security-company, has raised an undisclosed second round of capital as a Series B, and added Stefan Dyckerhoff from Sutter Hill Ventures to its board. The company, which last year expanded from DNS services to providing security optimized for today’s cloud environment, has seen its customer base grow significantly...
As OpenDNS focuses on security, investors offer a Series B

Google Public DNS Now Handles 70 Billion Requests Per Day, 70% From Outside U.S.

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Google just announced that its public DNS service now handles an average of more than 70 million requests per day. While Google doesn’t often talk about its public DNS service, this is clearly a success story for the company. In comparison, OpenDNS, which is likely Google’s closest competitor in this...
Google Public DNS Now Handles 70 Billion Requests Per Day, 70% From Outside U.S.

Boot up: app price woes, Syria traffic stops, Prenda Law phasered, and more

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Plus Nokia's new China boss, first-quarter Windows 8 PC sales analysed, Google Glass positive and negative, and moreA burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamApps are too cheap >> Dave AddeyAddey is behind the UK Train Times, Qi and Malcolm Tucker apps:...
Boot up: app price woes, Syria traffic stops, Prenda Law phasered, and more

Syria drops offline, again

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At about 2:45 Eastern time (18:45 UTC), Internet traffic in and out of Syria came to a sudden stop, as routers stopped propagating routes to the country's block of Internet Protocol addresses. The suddenness and completeness of the disconnection is indicative of another government-directed shutdown—the first since a two-day...
Syria drops offline, again

OpenDNS Raises Cash From Sutter Hill Ventures As It Looks To Build Out Enterprise Network Security As A Service

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Fast-growing enterprise network security company OpenDNS is announcing a new investment this morning, we’ve learned, raising an undisclosed amount of Series B funding from Sutter Hill Ventures. New managing partner and former Juniper Network Systems executive Stefan Dyckerhoff is joining the company’s board. While OpenDNS is not releasing the exact...
OpenDNS Raises Cash From Sutter Hill Ventures As It Looks To Build Out Enterprise Network Security As A Service

Inside Network Job Board: Playsino, Aakari, Gameview studios and more

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The Inside Network Job Board is dedicated to providing you with the best social media job opportunities across social and mobile application platforms. Here are this week’s highlights from the Inside Network Job Board, including positions at: Playsino, Aakari, Gameview studios and more. 12 Gigs Game Business Support Games Engineer...
Inside Network Job Board: Playsino, Aakari, Gameview studios and more

MASTER OF HIS DOMAIN: See The Awesome Office That OpenDNS's CEO Designed Himself

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OpenDNS is an enterprise-security startup whose business has doubled year-over-year for the past two years.  It just moved into new offices in San Francisco's SoMa district right by the Caltrain station. That's the must-be neighborhood right now for startups. When OpenDNS CEO David Ulevitch realized the company would soon run...
MASTER OF HIS DOMAIN: See The Awesome Office That OpenDNS's CEO Designed Himself

Deal with poor performers now [video]

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OpenDNS is on the verge of crossing over 100 employees. It’s growing is so fast that by the end of 2012, half of the company will have been there for less than a year. But as founder and CEO David Ulevitch discovered, not every employee is suited for the next...
Deal with poor performers now [video]

Inside Network Job Board: 12 Gigs, KLab, nWay and more

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The Inside Network Job Board is dedicated to providing you with the best social media job opportunities across social and mobile application platforms. Here are this week’s highlights from the Inside Network Job Board, including positions at: 12 Gigs, KLab, nWay and more. 12 Gigs Game Business Support Games Engineer...
Inside Network Job Board: 12 Gigs, KLab, nWay and more

Former CNET Billionaire Halsey Minor's Historic Mansions—And Reputation—Are In Heavy Disrepair

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He cofounded CNET and was worth billions of dollars. As a venture capitalist, he funded the company that became Google Voice. But lately, Halsey Minor can't catch a break. A historic Virginia plantation house he purchased in 2007, Carter's Grove, is falling apart, reports the Washington Post. A San Francisco...
Former CNET Billionaire Halsey Minor's Historic Mansions—And Reputation—Are In Heavy Disrepair

Syria's internet in apparent blackout

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Monitoring companies say access to internet appears to have been cut off in countryAccess to the internet in Syria appeared to have been cut off on Monday evening, according to a number of monitoring companies, prompting speculation that the apparent blackout was an attempt by the Syrian government to disrupt...
Syria's internet in apparent blackout

The $2 Billion Battle For SoftLayer Could Make VC Dave Strohm King Of The Cloud (EMC, VMW, IBM)

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IBM and EMC are reportedly both courting cloud-computing company SoftLayer Technologies in an acquisition expected to exceed $2 billion. Through savvy venture capitalist David Strohm, EMC may have an inside edge. Strohm, who works at Greylock Partners, sits on the boards of both EMC and VMware, the cloud software company...
The $2 Billion Battle For SoftLayer Could Make VC Dave Strohm King Of The Cloud (EMC, VMW, IBM)
With 50M Users In Tow, OpenDNS Looks To Bring Enterprise Security Into The Mobile Era

Now 50 Million Daily Users Strong, OpenDNS Wants to Be "the Akamai for Security"

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OpenDNS isn’t a company you think about much. And that’s by design — its products quietly block users on a network from botnets, malware and phishing. But between consumer users and large customers like H & R Block and Deloitte, OpenDNS now has 50 million daily active users. This week...
Now 50 Million Daily Users Strong, OpenDNS Wants to Be "the Akamai for Security"

OpenDNS CEO: Security isn't that hard

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Wired writer, Mat Honan, was the victim of an “epic hacking” over the weekend. Our hearts go out to him and I’ll knock on any available chunk of wood to never experience the same thing. Given that Honan’s hack started with some social engineering on a customer service rep, we...
OpenDNS CEO: Security isn't that hard

OpenDNS Now Serves 1% Of The Internet (That’s A Big Number)

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When you think of one percent of something, it’s usually not a very big number. But in some cases it is. Like when you’re talking about all of the users of the Internet in the world. Today, OpenDNS is announcing that over one percent of the world’s Internet users are...
OpenDNS Now Serves 1% Of The Internet (That’s A Big Number)
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Entrepreneurs & VCs Tell The White House To Focus On Innovation, Rather Than IP Enforcement

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As promised, below is what I filed today with the White House in their request for comment on the upcoming "Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement." After talking it over with a number of top entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, we decided to file the comment jointly, as a group....
Entrepreneurs & VCs Tell The White House To Focus On Innovation, Rather Than IP Enforcement

Why a Quarter-Million People Around the World May Lose the Internet Monday

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Next week the Internet connections of about a quarter-million people will stop working because years ago their computers became infected with malware. The malware is being called DNSChanger and it was the centerpiece of an Internet crime spree that came to an end last November when the FBI arrested and...
Why a Quarter-Million People Around the World May Lose the Internet Monday
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