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Apple Halting Mac Component Orders Due to Overestimated Demand?
Microsoft ditches Blue for Windows 8.1 and tabs it as a free update

Yext Raises $27M More At a $270M Valuation

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Yext, a company that helps local businesses synchronize their listings across 50 different sites, just announced that it has raised $27 million in Series E funding. Yext did not provide a valuation, but a source close to the company tells me that it was $270 million. The round was led...
Yext Raises $27M More At a $270M Valuation

LinkedIn Tells All: How Businesses Engage Users And Build A Following

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Businesses have started burnishing their identities by creating their own content on LinkedIn.  The professional network hit its 200 million member milestone recently, and companies naturally want a slice of that massive audience's interest. While brands have started to get a hang of what kind of posts work on Facebook,...
LinkedIn Tells All: How Businesses Engage Users And Build A Following

Two years after launch, Rdio finally ready to make a splash

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Rdio, as, a music industry insider told me recently, is a bit of an enigma. The Spotify competitor has been chugging along ever since its launch two years ago, quietly rolling out product updates as other players like MOG were making headlines. “They seem to be very heads-down. You don’t...
Two years after launch, Rdio finally ready to make a splash
500px Debuts ‘Plus’ Paid Membership Plan To Go Head-To-Head Against Flickr

Nimble CEO to Salesforce: We're bringing a new brand of disruptive 'social CRM'

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Nimble, the startup that burst into the enterprise with the bold statement “customer relationship management sucks,” is going strong. Today, it announced a series of product updates that will help salespeople more effectively manage their contacts. The company is integrating with all the major social networks, so salespeople will...
Nimble CEO to Salesforce: We're bringing a new brand of disruptive 'social CRM'
Microsoft gets its first new corporate logo in 25 years
Microsoft's big risks: building Surface, people ditching Windows, lawsuits, & more

Analyst Suggests iPhone 5S Could Launch in Mid-2013 with NFC, 128 GB Storage, 6-8 Colors

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Jefferies analyst Peter Misek today released a new research report that is gaining attention for its claims regarding Apple's next generation of iOS devices. Based on supply chain checks, Misek believes that the iPhone 5S is likely to launch in June or July of next year, in line with several...
Analyst Suggests iPhone 5S Could Launch in Mid-2013 with NFC, 128 GB Storage, 6-8 Colors

Deezer Takes On Spotify With Expansions In Middle East, Africa, Brazil And Asia

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Deezer, the music streaming service which raised $130 million this fall to expand its business internationally, is today making good on those ambitions with launches in twenty-two new regions across the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Brazil. Included in the rollout are the Republic of Korea, Taiwan and the United...
Deezer Takes On Spotify With Expansions In Middle East, Africa, Brazil And Asia
Blue Jeans Puts Another $25M In Its Pocket To Attack Video Conferencing Giants

Facebook management applications Shoutlet, Vitrue release updates

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As more brands turn to third-party social media management tools, companies like Shoutlet and Vitrue continue to add new features and integrate more services into their applications. Both companies released significant product updates in the past week making them worth another look for marketers who might be interested in tools...
Facebook management applications Shoutlet, Vitrue release updates

Office 365 adds support for 46 new markets and 11 languages, launches new educational program

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This week Office 365 turns one year old, and to mark the occasion Microsoft has announced a number of product updates and expansions that should allow the service to continue to grow. First up, Microsoft is opening the Office 365 gate to some 46 new markets, and is adding support...
Office 365 adds support for 46 new markets and 11 languages, launches new educational program
At The Pool helps people make new friends, keeping the old is up to you

Citrix's Work Collaboration Platform Podio Adds Real-Time Comments, Presence And Likes

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Podio, the social business collaboration and project management platform Citrix acquired last year, just announced a set of product updates that bring more real-time features to the service. The over 200,000 companies that currently use Podio will now, for example, get real-time comments, so users won’t have to press the...
Citrix's Work Collaboration Platform Podio Adds Real-Time Comments, Presence And Likes

Social Discovery Platform At The Pool Emerges From Beta With Funding, A Redesign & Users In 50 Countries

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Back in July, we introduced you to At The Pool, a Los Angeles-based startup that thinks you could use some new people in your life. Said another way, the company is social discovery network that aims to be the anti-Facebook (and anti-Twitter for that matter). Rather than connecting you to...
Social Discovery Platform At The Pool Emerges From Beta With Funding, A Redesign & Users In 50 Countries

WHAT BUBBLE? Path Is Throwing A Raging Party This Thursday

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Path is having a big party this Thursday at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. We know this because a source showed us an invite to the event—and because the Great American Music Hall just put up a sign on its marquee which says "Thurs. Path Path Path."...
WHAT BUBBLE? Path Is Throwing A Raging Party This Thursday

Adobe's David Wadhwani On Subscriptions, Behance, Hardware And Piracy

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Earlier today, I had a chance to sit down with Adobe’s David Wadhwani, the senior vice president and general manager for Digital Media and public face of Creative Cloud at the company’s MAX conference in Los Angeles this week. Adobe announced a number of product updates this week, but the...
Adobe's David Wadhwani On Subscriptions, Behance, Hardware And Piracy

Apple Shares Take a Wild Ride as Analysts Recalibrate

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There was plenty to chew on for bulls and bears both in Apple’s Tuesday earnings report, and the company’s stock has been more than a little mercurial as a result. Plans to substantially increase its dividend and share buybacks; an 18 percent drop in net income for the March quarter;...
Apple Shares Take a Wild Ride as Analysts Recalibrate

Facebook roundup: large investors sell shares, Gehry to design new building at HQ, agency learning tool launches and more

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Facebook co-founder and early investor sell shares – Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz and early investor Peter Thiel both sold a portion of their shares since the IPO lockup period ended last week. Thiel, of venture capital firm Founders Fund, sold nearly 20.1 million shares, a majority of his stake. Thiel, who is a...
Facebook roundup: large investors sell shares, Gehry to design new building at HQ, agency learning tool launches and more

Foxconn Human Resources Chief Claims October Launch for iPhone 5

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Proving that Foxconn employees, even those associated with worker hiring, aren't necessarily privy to information on launch schedules for Apple products, Kotaku reports on an article from Maeil Business Newspaper offering new claims on an iPhone 5 launch date. The report notes that the newspaper contacted the chief of human...
Foxconn Human Resources Chief Claims October Launch for iPhone 5
Google Investor Relations Gets A Google+ Page

What To Expect From Facebook's Q4 Earnings Report

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Analysts, investors and naysayers alike are waiting with bated breath today in anticipation of Facebook's fourth quarter earnings report. The company is expected to report $1.53 billion in revenue from the final quarter in 2012, up from $1.26 billion in the third quarter. After hitting record lows around $17 per...
What To Expect From Facebook's Q4 Earnings Report
'New Xbox' comment from Microsoft manager referred to dashboard update, not new console

Here's Microsoft's big preview vid for Windows 8.1 (not just a teaser)

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Microsoft has just issued the above clip, a five-minute foray into the niceties of its latest operating system. More than just a sexy, slick, information-free 30-second TV spot, this clip gives us a real first look at Windows 8.1. As announced back in May, Windows 8.1 will be a...
Here's Microsoft's big preview vid for Windows 8.1 (not just a teaser)
MapMyFitness updates make power users more powerful

Bit.ly’s Stumbles Are Refer.ly’s Gains As Hackathon Brings Fuller Features, Stats, Landing Pages

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On the consumer web, you’ve always got to watch your back. It’s fast-paced, highly iterative and there are always other startups ready to prey on your stumbles or sluggishness. A few weeks ago, Bit.ly had a controversial redesign that angered some longtime users. So Refer.ly, a Y Combinator company that’s...
Bit.ly’s Stumbles Are Refer.ly’s Gains As Hackathon Brings Fuller Features, Stats, Landing Pages

Valve's Comprehensive Strategy Shows How To Go From Fee To Free... And Increase Revenue Twelve-fold

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We've writen about Valve's approach to the market many times before. The company believes strongly that "piracy" is a service problem not a legal problem. It knows that it can easily compete with piracy by offering a better service, something that it regularly succeeds in doing. However, On The Media...
Valve's Comprehensive Strategy Shows How To Go From Fee To Free... And Increase Revenue Twelve-fold
The Boxee TV Offers Unlimited DVR Storage, Dual Tuners, And Netflix For $99 (And $15 A Month)
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