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Menlo Ventures appoints ex-Globespan Capital Partners MD, Venky Ganesan as its new Managing Director

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Menlo Ventures has appointed Venky Ganesan as its new Managing Director, taking over a role that was formerly held by Shervin Pishevar, now a venture adviser for the firm. In his capacity, Ganesan will be focusing on seed and early stage investments in the consumer and enterprise space. Formerly the...
Menlo Ventures appoints ex-Globespan Capital Partners MD, Venky Ganesan as its new Managing Director
Sony Mobile is open to building Windows Phone 8 Xperia smartphones

If Microsoft is building its own smartphone, Nokia will race RIM to the deadpool

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The Nokia-Microsoft partnership was supposed to match the U.S.-U.K. Special Relationship. Full of vigor and flowing with dollars, the two firms were to take Windows Phone first to Espoo, and then the rest of the world. It was the chosen OEM partner, the One, if you will. And as the...
If Microsoft is building its own smartphone, Nokia will race RIM to the deadpool
Google to Oust Motorola Mobility Chief, Replace With One of Its Own: Report

Apple out to patent curved glass panels used in Shanghai Retail Store

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Apple has filed a patent application for the curved glass panels used in its store in Pudong, Shanghai, one of five stores in China. Apple is known for its glass façades and glass staircases—for which it received a design patent back in 2002, famously listing founder Steve Jobs among its inventors. The panels are designed...
Apple out to patent curved glass panels used in Shanghai Retail Store

Pinfluencer Gets Around the Pinterest Analytics Problem

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Pinterest, as I’ve written before, hasn’t been particularly friendly to people who try to harness its site for commercial purposes. The site flags short URLs and strips tracking codes, both of which are standard practice for brands in social media. The prevailing assumption is that Pinterest will later introduce its...
Pinfluencer Gets Around the Pinterest Analytics Problem

How to sell sustainable foods to the Wal-Mart shopper

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It’s important to bring sustainable foods to the masses, but the companies doing it don’t always agree on how to get there. By Jennifer Reingold FORTUNE — “A lot of eco-fascists in my world were very upset when I started selling to Wal-Mart,” says Gary Hirshberg, CEO of Stonyfield Farms....
How to sell sustainable foods to the Wal-Mart shopper

Tumblr Users Can Now Get a Real Deal Analytics Platform

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Tumblr founder David Karp. (Photo: wikipedia.org) One of the great frustrations of Tumblr has long been the unavailability of rather basic metrics--a major problem for a company that wants to be a hub for the world's creators and a sophisticated advertising option for brands. It's hard to get marketers to do much...
Tumblr Users Can Now Get a Real Deal Analytics Platform

Canonical founder says a 'very large' silicon supplier is already backing Ubuntu on mobile

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Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth revealed today that a “very large supplier of silicon to the mobile industry” has committed to Ubuntu on mobile and agreed to optimize the Linux-based operating system for their products. It follows the reveal of the company’s new tablet-ready Ubuntu interface, which is optimized for touch...
Canonical founder says a 'very large' silicon supplier is already backing Ubuntu on mobile

Security Vendor AVG Tries to Bring Its Free-First Model to Mobile

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AVG built a name for itself by offering free security software at a time when most others were charging. The company is trying to do the same in mobile, where it has managed to get some 70 million downloads for its free Android security product and is growing its active...
Security Vendor AVG Tries to Bring Its Free-First Model to Mobile

Buddy Media becomes preferred ad partner for Group M, launches new features and API

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Social marketing software company Buddy Media announced Monday that its ad platform is now the preferred choice of major advertising media company GroupM. The news follows the launch of a number of new features for the platform, including a social data API released last week. GroupM, which serves as the parent...
Buddy Media becomes preferred ad partner for Group M, launches new features and API

Telefónica and Visa form strategic relationship to develop m-commerce across Europe

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One day after we reported on Telefónica’s mobile billing partnership with Facebook, Google, Microsoft and RIM, the Spanish communications giant has announced a “strategic relationship” with Visa Europe, which will see the finance firm become its preferred mobile payments’ partner across the continent. The partnership is geared towards driving new m-commerce...
Telefónica and Visa form strategic relationship to develop m-commerce across Europe
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