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New PPC Report: Bing Ads Vs. AdWords In 6 U.S. Verticals

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AdGooroo has released a new study titled Yahoo! Bing PPC Performance Metrics that analyzes advertiser participation and performance metrics on the Yahoo! Bing network through Bing Ads compared to Google AdWords. The study looked at U.S. advertisers in six verticals during Q312. Backing up one of... Please visit Search Engine...
New PPC Report: Bing Ads Vs. AdWords In 6 U.S. Verticals

OpenSignal raises $1.3M to map mobile network quality

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Crowdsourced mobile network measurement startup OpenSignal has raised a $1.3 million seed round from Qualcomm Ventures, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Passion Capital, which it will use to build up its database of mobile network performance metrics. OpenSignal has an Android app that allows you to track the towers your phone...
OpenSignal raises $1.3M to map mobile network quality

Tech innovation not limited to Google's big showcase

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Google I/O got most of the attention this week, but a conference at the other end of Silicon Valley showed there's plenty of innovation happening in the word of data centers, too. On the exhibition floor at the Uptime Institute Symposium, I/O Data Centers showed software that lets a...
Tech innovation not limited to Google's big showcase

Media.net is building an army to challenge Google’s contextual advertising dominance

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You’ve probably never heard of Divyank ‘Div’ Turakhia, and that’s a shame. Turakhia is an amazing India-born serial entrepreneur who started his first business when he was 14 years old, and co-founded domain name, Web hosting and Internet services giant Directi when he was only 18, turning it into a...
Media.net is building an army to challenge Google’s contextual advertising dominance

HP CEO Whitman Earned $15 Million in 2012, Filing Shows

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Hewlett-Packard’s preliminary proxy form was filed today with the US Securities and Exchange Commission and there’s a few interesting highlights. The filing shows that CEO Meg Whitman earned more than $15.3 million during 2012, even though her base salary was only $1. The majority of her pay came in the...
HP CEO Whitman Earned $15 Million in 2012, Filing Shows
Pressure to perform: A closer look at web performance metrics
PHP developers: Zend Server 6 goes freemium to entice you to part with your cold hard cash
How battery improvements will revolutionize the design of the electric car

AbsolutData spreads gospel of Big Data around the world

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Big Data company AbsolutData received $20 million from Fidelity Growth Partners India. AbsolutData provides data analytics to companies around the world. While most businesses (and journalists) operating in technology hubs cannot escape the growing empire of Big Data, it is still a new concept in other parts of the world....
AbsolutData spreads gospel of Big Data around the world

Torbit Insight: A free tool that lets you see load times for every user on your website

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If you run a website then chances are that you are familiar with how important the loading times are to keeping visitors on your pages. But there aren’t very reliable ways to see exactly what load times mean as far as conversions go, and that’s where Torbit Insight is about...
Torbit Insight: A free tool that lets you see load times for every user on your website

SOASTA acquires LogNormal, launches real-time mobile analytics service dubbed mPulse

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SOASTA, which offers cloud testing products and services for consumer-facing Web and mobile apps, is today announced that it has acquired a company called LogNormal, which specializes website performance measurement based on “real” user behaviour. LogNormal was co-founded by Buddy Brewer and Philip Tellis, two former Yahoo employees who made...
SOASTA acquires LogNormal, launches real-time mobile analytics service dubbed mPulse

Ground Truth grabs $7M for mobile internet measurement

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Ground Truth, a provider of mobile measurement data, today announced a second round of funding for $7 million. Ground Truth leverages millions of mobile internet subscribers from sources like telecommunication companies to provide insights into mobile internet usage. Ground Truth calls its methodology True View and focuses on providing marketer,...
Ground Truth grabs $7M for mobile internet measurement

Dell Foglight update shines on transactions

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For the latest release of its Foglight application performance management (APM) software, Dell has provided a new view that summarizes how transactions perform across a system."We're pulling together all the aspects of a user's interaction with an application," said John Newsom, Dell's executive director for application performance monitoring. "It...
Dell Foglight update shines on transactions

With Growth Surging, Torbit Moves Towards Free To Help Web Businesses Turn Speed Into Revenue

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In today’s digital world, website performance and speedy load times are critical. This is now common knowledge. However, until recently, it’s been tough to quantify the extent to which speed and performance actually affect day-to-day operations. The problem is that site performance has generally been viewed as a technical metric...
With Growth Surging, Torbit Moves Towards Free To Help Web Businesses Turn Speed Into Revenue
Do less: Dick Costolo's $10 billion Zen garden

Microsoft touts Yammer's growth: Sales up 259% YoY, 312 new customers in most recent quarter

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Microsoft’s $1.2 billion purchase of enterprise social tool Yammer caught many by surprise. Three quarters later, Microsoft is publicly trumpeting the price that it paid, right next to performance metrics for its new subsidiary. The implication is simple: Yammer was a good buy. Today in a blog post, Microsoft detailed that in its...
Microsoft touts Yammer's growth: Sales up 259% YoY, 312 new customers in most recent quarter

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

Amazon deletes negative feedback, but only for its own shipping service

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As the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon.com is virtually unrivaled for its diverse range of products, cheap prices, and free shipping. But for merchants, its “Fulfillment by Amazon” storing and shipping service is an offer they can’t refuse. It’s more expensive than competing fulfillment services like FulfillRite or Shipify, but the majority of third-party...
Amazon deletes negative feedback, but only for its own shipping service

Sonoa Broadens Twitter API Management Service

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How do you connect to Twitter and understand its value and performance? That's part of the challenge for any enterprise considering how to adopt social technologies to connect with customers. This week at Sugarcon we heard a lot about how to manage a social CRM envrionment. Increasingly, companies are turning...
Sonoa Broadens Twitter API Management Service

Using Big Data To Solve Social Discovery's Relevance Problem

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Guest author Johann Schleier-Smith is co-founder and CTO of Tagged, a social-media site designed to connect people of like mind who don't already know each other. The desire to connect with people is part of being human, with countless generations of networking and matchmaking predating our modern online world. And yet...
Using Big Data To Solve Social Discovery's Relevance Problem
Carrier IQ lets carriers open their network quality stats to subscribers

8 Ways Mobile Developers Can Make The Most Money On Their Apps

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Editor’s note: Mitchell Weisman is CEO at global marketing and digital advertising company LifeStreet Media. Have a mobile app? Wondering if advertising can help you make money from that app? Here are eight must-know tips to help you turn mobile app inventory into dollars. 1. It takes customers to make money While this...
8 Ways Mobile Developers Can Make The Most Money On Their Apps

AMD's 'sweet spot' Radeon HD 7870 and 7850 graphics cards get reviewed, recommended

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AMD's Radeon HD 7000-series onslaught continues, with still no 28nm retort from NVIDIA. The latest offerings are the 7870 priced at $349, and the 7850 priced at $249. Both are based on the Pitcairn GPU and hog the mainstream gamer spot below the Tahiti-based 79xx cards and far above...
AMD's 'sweet spot' Radeon HD 7870 and 7850 graphics cards get reviewed, recommended

Creating a Social Media Analytics Action Plan – Part 1: Defining KPIs

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Last week I spoke at PubCon South on the Analytics Strategy panel on the topic of social media. This is something I’m very passionate about and during my preparation for the presentation I uncovered some scary statistics. According to a survey conducted by BazaarVoice in 2009, on average businesses have...
Creating a Social Media Analytics Action Plan – Part 1: Defining KPIs

New Relic Now Tracks Fastest Apps & Industries, Lets You Compare Your Speed To The Competition

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This probably won’t come as a surprise, but people are impatient. Naturally, this means that your customers are impatient. So, for websites and applications, speed and performance are critical. For example: An Aberdeen Research Group study found that, on average, one second of lag-time can translate into a 7 percent...
New Relic Now Tracks Fastest Apps & Industries, Lets You Compare Your Speed To The Competition

Study: 50 Percent Of Mobile Queries In Travel, Restaurants, Autos Result In A Purchase

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Smartphones and tablets have both opened up new opportunities and made the world more complicated for marketers. Over the past two years, study after study has confirmed the importance of mobile and the improved performance metrics of mobile vs. PC advertising. Now, newer studies are starting to... Please visit Marketing...
Study: 50 Percent Of Mobile Queries In Travel, Restaurants, Autos Result In A Purchase
Pinterest Effect: Pinfluencer Raises $1.4 Million For Its Pinterest Analytics Platform Before Today's Public Debut
FIRST LOOK: Cool Stuff Inside Twitter's New Advertising Interface

Obama Is An Open Government Pioneer, Spymaster Dataholic

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Love him or hate him, President Obama is no hypocrite: he’s been as fiercely innovative at encouraging citizen input to improve governance as he has been in secretly stealing American’s private information. Transparent budget spending, crowdsourcing government waste, unprecedented spending on polls, collecting school performance metrics, and rewarding civic app...
Obama Is An Open Government Pioneer, Spymaster Dataholic
Here We Go Again: The Gray Market in Twitter and Facebook
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