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OpenStreetMap To Give Google Maps A Run For Its Money By Launching Its New 'iD' Editor
42Floors Takes Commercial Real Estate Online (Because Searching For Office Space Sucks)

Commun.it launches new business CRM tool for Twitter, integrates with Buffer

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Today sees the launch of Commun.it, a brand new CRM service for Twitter that enables marketers and customer service reps to “build and nurture” relationships in a business context, by fusing smart filtering and easy-to-use engagement options. Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, Commun.it is launching in public beta today featuring...
Commun.it launches new business CRM tool for Twitter, integrates with Buffer
Ad Targeting Service Chango Raises $12M To Fund Expansion, Launches New Programmatic Marketing Platform

The Quantitative VC

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It’s no longer sufficient in venture capital for firms to wait for companies, people and trends to come to Sand Hill Road. Seeing a startup on Demo Day at Y Combinator used to be the pipeline for scouting an early deal. But these days, YC companies are raising from angels...
The Quantitative VC

Know Your Enemy: Lex Machina Raises $2 Million For IP Litigation Analytics

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It is a common perception that IP litigation is exploding, in part because the patent system is allegedly broken. Enter Lex Machina, a Palo Alto based company providing IP litigation data and analytics to help companies ”anticipate, manage, and win patent and other IP law suits,” which just closed another $2 million in a...
Know Your Enemy: Lex Machina Raises $2 Million For IP Litigation Analytics

MBA Mondays: Revenue Models - Data

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The Internet is a data generating machine. According to Eric Schmidt, every two days now we create as much information as we did from the dawn of civilization up until  2003. It's also incredibly good at presenting that data, both to humans and machines. So it makes sense that collecting...
MBA Mondays: Revenue Models - Data
Enigma.io Raises $1.1 Million To Structure The World Of Big Data
42Floors Raises $5M From Dave McClure, Alexis Ohanian, Others, Expands Office Search Site To New York

How Homeland Security agents reeled in a Chinese software pirate

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In June of 2011, Xiang Li sat in a hotel room in Saipan, trying to close a deal with US businessmen. The 35-year-old entrepreneur from Chengdu, China had brought along some samples of his wares—a collection of software on DVDs ready for resale; sample packaging materials and associated designs;...
How Homeland Security agents reeled in a Chinese software pirate
PivotDesk's New Office-Sharing Marketplace Helps Startups Find Affordable Office Space
Goldman Sachs: Biggest opportunities are in data, efficiency

Enigma makes it easy for anyone to search, discover and analyze public data from over 100,000 sources

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The problem with public data is that while it’s accessible to anyone, finding it in the first place and figuring out how to use it is borderline impossible. Browser-based portals are confusing or outdated, or the information is stored on static or physical media. Enigma is launching today to solve...
Enigma makes it easy for anyone to search, discover and analyze public data from over 100,000 sources

Publishers Lunch opens online bookstore, Bookateria

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Publishers Lunch, the daily newsletter from publishing industry website PublishersMarketplace.com, has opened an online bookstore in partnership with Random House. Bookateria‘s goal is to aid discovery of new titles and “merchandise the daily book publishing news.” Bookateria doesn’t actually sell books — rather, it lists over two million titles with affiliate...
Publishers Lunch opens online bookstore, Bookateria
Buzzfeed's Jonah Peretti Is The Stephen Hawking Of Radical Skateboarding Birds
Ignoring Thompson turmoil, Yahoo debuts Genome big data app at Internet Week
SXSW Contest: Ad.ly wants to give your startup a free celebrity Tweet
Drobo Mini and Drobo 5D: data redundancy shrinks to portable proportions, gains Thunderbolt and mSATA SSDs

The Google Of The App Search Era Just Might Be Google

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Only a few years in, and already the mobile application ecosystem has become an unfathomable jungle of applications – some 700,000-plus in the two top mobile app stores, Apple’s App Store and Google Play. And yet, we’re still waiting for the Google of the mobile app era to come in...
The Google Of The App Search Era Just Might Be Google

Many U.S. Businesses in China Cite Data Theft

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More than a quarter of U.S. businesses in China said in a new survey that proprietary data was stolen from their China operations, highlighting a growing trade irritant between Washington and Beijing. The survey of U.S. business executives released Friday by the American Chamber of Commerce in China showed that...
Many U.S. Businesses in China Cite Data Theft
CISPA isn’t SOPA, but it isn’t ideal — and it might become law
The 5 key challenges enterprise face when moving to the public cloud

Video: Proprietary data is digital waste: a perspective on Green IT

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Video: Proprietary data is digital waste: a perspective on Green IT

How LinkedIn Plans To Grow Its Biggest Business 12X (LNKD)

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LinkedIn's biggest business is its suite of "Hiring Solutions" products. It generated $121.6 million during the second quarter for an annualized run rate nearing $500 million. $121.6 million was 53% of LinkedIn's total revenues during the quarter. $121. million was a 107% increase over the same period in 2011, but...
How LinkedIn Plans To Grow Its Biggest Business 12X (LNKD)

A whole new cloud: How public/private hybrids combine simplicity and security

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This guest post is written by Adept Cloud CEO Frank-Robert Kline. (Disclosure: Adept Cloud has a product in this market.) Just like Goldilocks, enterprises are struggling to find the “just-right” solution for file collaboration, one that jointly meets their need for security, privacy and ease of use. For personal use,...
A whole new cloud: How public/private hybrids combine simplicity and security

10 Ways Your App Can Grab A Chunk Of This Holiday Season's $2.4 Billion In App Sales

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It's estimated that 2 billion apps will be downloaded during the week of December 25. Here's how your app can cash in on the holiday rush. To truly unravel how money moves around the app economy, you'd need a bank of 30 to 60 servers scraping data from the...
10 Ways Your App Can Grab A Chunk Of This Holiday Season's $2.4 Billion In App Sales

How big data will change networking

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Boundary CEO Gary Read What if you could know everything about your network? Instead of getting snapshots — albeit very rapid snapshops — you could see the path of every packet and run basic analytics on that stream of data in real time? It’s the difference between watching a Pixar...
How big data will change networking

Apple's Primary Map Data Partner: If You Have Issues Arising From Apple's Mediocre Maps, Don't Call Our Customer Service Line (AAPL)

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When Apple launched the original iPhone, one of the biggest complaints about the phone was that it was awful for making phone calls. Apple did not bear the brunt of this criticism, though. It was its cellular partner AT&T who was, and continues to be, trashed for bad performance. Similarly,...
Apple's Primary Map Data Partner: If You Have Issues Arising From Apple's Mediocre Maps, Don't Call Our Customer Service Line (AAPL)
Data-Driven Comparison Shopping Platform FindTheBest Raises $11M From New World, Kleiner Perkins And Others

New York Times says Chinese hackers hit its network

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BEIJING--A four-month-long cyberattack on the New York Times originating from China -- detailed by the newspaper Thursday -- may be part of a shift by Chinese hackers to apply the same sophisticated infiltration techniques on foreign media that they have used in recent years to steal proprietary data from U.S....
New York Times says Chinese hackers hit its network
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