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Salesforce worried more about Dropbox than its direct competitors, says COO
'Waste energy' from momentum makes cities look like a coal mine on fire

Green Throttle Games Raises $6 Million to Turn Phones Into Game Consoles

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Green Throttle Games, which is attempting to turn Android phones into videogame consoles that connect to the TV, has raised $6 million in a first round of funding. Trinity Ventures led the round with participation from DCM. The Santa Clara, Calif. company said it will use the cash to support...
Green Throttle Games Raises $6 Million to Turn Phones Into Game Consoles

The Yahoos at Sun Valley

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There had been speculation that the Yahoo board would finalize its choice for chief executive this week and an announcement could be made at its annual meeting on Thursday in Santa Clara, Calif. But the board is unlikely to name its pick on Thursday, reports DealBook....
The Yahoos at Sun Valley

Yahoo 2012 Annual Meeting: No News Is No News

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I love me a good shareholder meeting — what with big and small investors getting a yearly chance to talk back in person and often with great color to the people who work for them, but don’t often act that way. So, since press was not allowed into Yahoo’s...
Yahoo 2012 Annual Meeting: No News Is No News
Now you can watch 30 videos at once with Gnzo's unique interface
This app may get friends to your party better than you can

Can You Pronounce Huawei?

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Never mind that this is clearly an ad agency video; it’s clever. And smart. After all Huawei has big plans for the U.S. market. “We’re not known to the general public,” James Jiang, vice president of product and marketing for Huawei, said at CTIA last October. “We’re taking the...
Can You Pronounce Huawei?
Tablen: a new social network that mimics age-old tables

MyGeoTrex: A collaborative museum tour for any location

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I have an unhealthy obsession with museums, and I particularly love nerding out by renting those badly narrated audio tours that offer background information for every exhibit. MyGeoTrex, a new startup launching today at the DEMO Spring 2012 conference in Santa Clara, Calif., is a lot like a museum...
MyGeoTrex: A collaborative museum tour for any location
Alpha Pitch: Where 20-year-olds pitch their dreams in 90 seconds
NetSuite chief spells out the opportunity in the social, mobile and cloud-based enterprise

Zynga CTO talks up Z Cloud 2.0, shift away from Amazon

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Game giant Zynga is weaning itself off of Amazon public cloud infrastructure as it moves the bulk of its workloads onto its internal Z Cloud. “In early 2011, 80 percent of our [daily average users] were on Amazon, 20 percent on Z Cloud. By the end of the year that number...
Zynga CTO talks up Z Cloud 2.0, shift away from Amazon

Microsoft snags StorSimple to pack more stuff onto Azure

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Well, lookie here– a storage company is acquired and EMC is not the buyer. Rather it’s Microsoft that’s snarfing up StorSimple, a cloud storage gateway company founded 3 years ago by Cisco veteran Ursheet Parihk and Guru Pangal. The move makes sense. Businesses use StorSimple to pump their data into public...
Microsoft snags StorSimple to pack more stuff onto Azure
Who's the greenest of them all? With Sure points, you can count your eco-friendliness
A marketing time-bomb explodes: Android user wins Windows Phone Challenge, gets cheated by MS employees

How Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Think About Real-Time Search

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Perhaps inspired by the speed of the medium, the integration of real-time tweets and other updates into major search engines has happened more quickly than I might have expected. It’s pretty amazing that raw Twitter posts already show up by default right on Google search results pages (they’re a little...
How Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Think About Real-Time Search
The Guardian's data journalism is cool, but it takes three months to make

Intel Beats Estimates for Q4 2012

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Intel’s results for the fourth quarter of 2012 just crossed the wires, and they’re good. Earnings on a per-share basis were 48 cents, beating the 45 cents that analysts had expected. Sales were $13.5 billion, right in the sweet spot of the consensus. Intel shares finished the day up by...
Intel Beats Estimates for Q4 2012
Touchscreen displays will become a $31.9B market by 2018

Sonoa Systems raises $14.1M for cloud security and compliance

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Sonoa Systems, maker of security and compliance software for cloud computing environments, has brought in $14.1 million of a $15.5 million round of equity, according to a filing with the SEC. Based in Santa Clara, Calif., the company is backed by Bay Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Juniper Networks, SAP Ventures,...
Sonoa Systems raises $14.1M for cloud security and compliance

Facebook, eBay win awards for data center efficiency

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Facebook and eBay are among the winners of this year’s Green Enterprise IT Awards, which the Uptime Institute doles out for advancements in the world of energy-efficient data centers. Dell and eBay, took home the award for “Modular Data Center Deployment” for its Project Mercury data center in downtown Phoenix....
Facebook, eBay win awards for data center efficiency
BizSlate offers cloud-based supply-chain management tool for small companies

Open Compute Project names hackathon winner

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A wireless monitoring system for servers beat out six other inventions to win the Open Compute Project’s first hackathon for hardware, held at last week’s Open Compute Summit in Santa Clara, Calif. The Open Compute Project just added a post to its blog about the news. I wrote about the hackathon, while...
Open Compute Project names hackathon winner

DocSync brings your docs to the iPad, no matter where they’re stored

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Last year at the DEMO conference, R. Paul Singh was forced to return home to find a simple document on his computer that he couldn’t access via his iPad. He couldn’t access the file over e-mail, remote desktop was too slow, and he forgot to upload it to his Dropbox...
DocSync brings your docs to the iPad, no matter where they’re stored

Will Wright at Augmented Reality Conference: Don't Augment Reality, Decimate It

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“More than augmented reality, I want customized reality.” – Will Wright, creator of Sim City and The Sims, speaking at the Augmented World Expo Jun. 4 At the Augmented World Expo this week in Santa Clara, Calif., the augmented reality industry is out in force showing off how technology can...
Will Wright at Augmented Reality Conference: Don't Augment Reality, Decimate It
Investors open gates for 'online but off-cloud' storage device
Facebook, Intel, & Rackspace get more open-source than ever with new designs

What’s Up With Twitter’s New Data Center?

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Twitter will move into its own data center soon as it seeks to scale its social messaging service, according to a presentation by John Adams, one of the messaging service’s operations engineers. Speaking at the Chirp developer conference yesterday in a session on scale, he laid out Twitter’s strategy to...
What’s Up With Twitter’s New Data Center?

Guitar Hero Creator Charles Huang Riffing on Android for Next Play

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Charles Huang, co-founder of Green Throttle Games. Green Throttle Games is coming out of stealth today with an idea for turning mobile devices into game consoles. The Santa Clara, Calif. company was founded by former Guitar Hero co-creator Charles Huang, along with Matt Crowley and Karl Townsend, who both have...
Guitar Hero Creator Charles Huang Riffing on Android for Next Play
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