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Mercury Continuity Partners wins the Acceleprise Enterprise Entrepreneurship Challenge

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After we announced the strong finalists for the Acceleprise Enterprise Entrepreneurship Challenge, judges dug in to pick the one company that would join the next class of Acceleprise, an accelerator for awesome enterprise-focused companies. The winner has been chosen, and it’s a company with an impressive offering with a huge...
Mercury Continuity Partners wins the Acceleprise Enterprise Entrepreneurship Challenge

10gen expands MongoDB with storage service

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Open source database provider 10gen is expanding into storage services, offering a hosted backup service for its flagship MongoDB data store.Using 10gen's backup service would save users from the work of setting up their own backup copies, which can be a challenge to implement, according to a 10gen statement...
10gen expands MongoDB with storage service

Open Thread: Where Do You Go When Twitter Goes Down?

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Nearly a full half-hour into the darkness this morning and we were beginning to wonder if it was time to break out the hurricane candles and board games - the world seemed to suddenly slow down and it had, dramatically. Twitter, you see, died on us this morning. While we're...
Open Thread: Where Do You Go When Twitter Goes Down?

Facebook confirms it is testing new design with search on the left and notifications on the right

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Facebook is always moving elements around and tweaking its interface. In order to keep its look fresh, the social networking giant often tests small (comparatively to complete revamps like Timeline) changes with various subsets of its users. One such rearrangement is moving the search bar more to the left and...
Facebook confirms it is testing new design with search on the left and notifications on the right

Homemade 16TB NAS dwarfs the competition with insane build quality (video)

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From the man that brought you the OS Xbox Pro and the Cinematograph HD comes... a cockpit canopy filled with hard drives? Not quite. Meet the Black Dwarf, a custom network-attached-storage device from the mind of video editor Will Urbina, packing 16TB of RAID 5 magnetic media and a...
Homemade 16TB NAS dwarfs the competition with insane build quality (video)
7 Reasons To Switch To Firefox, The Browser With A Conscience
Latest outage raises more questions about Amazon cloud
Superstorm Sandy wreaks havoc on internet infrastructure

ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: In-House Datacenters

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A business' data is still its most important asset, but that doesn't mean it every company needs to spend millions of dollars building and maintaining its own datacenters. The cloud has grown up, and the days of the company-owned-and-operated datacenters are numbered. The Basics In the pre-PC days, computers were...
ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: In-House Datacenters

Scoop: Deutsche Telekom dives into multi-cloud management with NetOptimize

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Deutsche Telekom (DT) hasn’t announced this one yet, but the German communications giant is getting into the cloud multi-sourcing business. The website for two new services is already live: they’re called NetAnalyze and NetOptimize, and the focus seems to be on content delivery. While public cloud services, including content delivery...
Scoop: Deutsche Telekom dives into multi-cloud management with NetOptimize

Review: Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD brings big storage to tight spaces

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While it's easy to make a thin SSD for low-profile laptops and other mobile computing devices, NAND memory isn't cheap. Designers are constantly faced with a choice between capacity and affordability. While 2.5-inch hard drives are about one-fifth the cost of SSDs,their 7- or 9mm profiles rendered them difficult to...
Review: Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD brings big storage to tight spaces

Taggin’ My Way To Meeting New People With Simler

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Startups Name: Simler Category: Social Media What Is Simler?: Simler is a newly launched social network that focuses on connecting you with *new* people rather than connecting with the same people consistently from network to network. Simler does this by letting you join and make tags that are based...
Taggin’ My Way To Meeting New People With Simler

Digital content set for growth

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Redundancy, job cuts, advertising decline, falling readership... perhaps it is inevitable that it's crisis rather than opportunity that gets the news industry most of its coverage.In the wider digital content landscape, things are not so bleak. The international digital content market will have grown from $16.7bn last year to $36bn...
Digital content set for growth
The Samwers are trimming their portfolio: Here’s why

Acer's Aspire S7 Ultrabooks coming October 26th, starting at $1,200 for the 11-inch version

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Back at Computex, Acer announced the Aspire S7 series -- the company's third line of Ultrabooks, and the first of the bunch to sport touchscreens. At the time, we were told they'd go on sale once Windows 8 started shipping and sure enough, Acer just sent out a press...
Acer's Aspire S7 Ultrabooks coming October 26th, starting at $1,200 for the 11-inch version
Obama clarifies plan to keep the internet running during emergencies in executive order

Google's new search page design: highly redundant, needlessly stark and sometimes useful

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Yesterday, Google began rolling out a brand new Search page design in the US — coincidentally right as the Presidential Election reached its climax. The timing may or may not have been intentional, but either way you’ll be forgiven if you’re only just noticing the new design now as the political fog settles. At first...
Google's new search page design: highly redundant, needlessly stark and sometimes useful

Vermont gets a gigabit network. And it only costs residents $35 a month

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The telephone company that provided the copper service that in 1923 allowed Calvin Coolidge to be sworn in as United States President, at Plymouth Notch in Vermont, is trading its storied copper for fiber. VTel, a telephone company providing service to 21 Vermont communities is upgrading its network to an...
Vermont gets a gigabit network. And it only costs residents $35 a month
Apple reportedly censors iCloud emails, embracing its role as the nanny of technology

Google Cloud Platform gets new storage options, 20% price cut, more European datacenter support

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Google on Monday announced new Cloud Platform features, such as adding storage and compute capabilities, lower prices, and more European Datacenter support. The news comes just under three weeks after the company gave its Cloud SQL service a big update. First off, let’s look at the lower storage prices, since...
Google Cloud Platform gets new storage options, 20% price cut, more European datacenter support

Martin Jetpack priced at $86,000, mere mortals will soon be able to buy one too

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Tired of the limited legroom, bad food, and worse movies you have to put up with during a flight? Well, it's time to bust out your company credit card and get yourself a Martin Jetpack, which has just become the first commercially available jetpack. Driven by a pair of...
Martin Jetpack priced at $86,000, mere mortals will soon be able to buy one too

Martin Aircraft Jetpack Gets Priced, Closer To Commercial Production

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Are you ready to strap an engine onto your back and fly through the friendly skies? Personally I don’t want a bunch of stupid fliers hovering over America’s roads, but regardless the Martin Aircraft Jetpack is about to arrive and it finally has some pricing. The cost? $86,000, which...
Martin Aircraft Jetpack Gets Priced, Closer To Commercial Production

With portfolio consolidation in sight, SAP cloud chief Lars Dalgaard steps down

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SAP, the legacy business software behemoth that is now definitely, totally, 100 percent A Cloud Company, has just lost the man who made it so. Lars Dalgaard, who joined SAP when the German-U.S. giant bought his company, SuccessFactors, in late 2011, has quit to become an investor. He will, however,...
With portfolio consolidation in sight, SAP cloud chief Lars Dalgaard steps down

Projecticide 2: Redundancy

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Projecticide 2: Redundancy

We are all bandwidth hogs now

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Demand for international bandwidth grew 39 percent last year, and at a compounded annual rate of 53 percent between 2007 and 2012, according to Telegeography. The interesting bit here is that the growth is coming not just from developed regions, but all regions of the world. Cheaper mobile phones with...
We are all bandwidth hogs now

Boot up: Apple/Google mapping special, plus RIM jobs and another patent suit

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Includes the Amazing iOS Maps Tumblr, Google Transit directions for iOS6 (app), how Google renewed its licence, and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team'Sub-arctic' atmos at RIM UK as jobs apocalypse looms >> The RegisterEmployees were called into a...
Boot up: Apple/Google mapping special, plus RIM jobs and another patent suit

10 fitness apps that will reshape your workout

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I’ve been hearing quite a bit of entrepreneurial buzz from L.A. recently. The city known for its Hollywood productions and its chiseled, beach bodies is making waves with new technology startups. Watch It Now Entertainment, founded in 2004, is positioning itself to capitalize on the $30 billion a year fitness...
10 fitness apps that will reshape your workout
Heroku stung by Amazon outage
Google spiffs up its cloud -- take that Amazon!

Why you need calls to action in your blog posts

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If you’ve been reading this blog for any period of time, you’ve likely noticed these lovely buttons on the right: You may also have noticed that there’s a deeply redundant piece at the bottom of every blog post: I know what you’re thinking. You’re saying to yourself, Chris, that’s redundant....
Why you need calls to action in your blog posts
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