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Startup copycats: You’re doing it wrong.

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Yesterday I was having brunch with another Italian entrepreneur in San Francisco. He said he was thinking about going back to Italy to create startup copycats, that spurred an interesting conversation and I wanted to share my thoughts on it. I’m not going to debate on the morality of it,...
Startup copycats: You’re doing it wrong.

Another Move To Make The iPad Enterprise-Friendly: Harmon.ie Offers Mobile SharePoint Collaboration

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The iPad has, quite quickly, become the tablet of choice for enterprises, with some 97 percent of all tablet activations in Q1 of 2012 attributable to Apple’s tablet, according to Good Technology. So it comes as no surprise that apps are rushing into the wake of those purchases to make...
Another Move To Make The iPad Enterprise-Friendly: Harmon.ie Offers Mobile SharePoint Collaboration

Early Twitter Product Head Anamitra Banerji Becomes An EIR At Foundation Capital

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When Twitter shook up its product leadership in July, it let loose four Silicon Valley veterans into a talent-starved job market. While the three others have become a VC, a cofounder, and an engineering head, the last one left unaccounted for now has a new home. Anamitra Banerji has just...
Early Twitter Product Head Anamitra Banerji Becomes An EIR At Foundation Capital

Study: CIOs May Like To Talk The Social Media Talk, But Only 10% Walk The Walk

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The use of social media in the enterprise has been a path well-trod by companies using mass market tools like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to communicate with peers, customers, investors and anyone else who might be interested in what they’re up to. But when it comes to the most senior...
Study: CIOs May Like To Talk The Social Media Talk, But Only 10% Walk The Walk

More Guests At The Social/Enterprise Party: IBM, Escorted By Harmon.ie

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IBM may not be the earliest mover among B2B companies offering more social features to its clients, but it is definitely trying to make sure it stays in game: today it announced that it would extend the social media features it offers through IBM Connections — roughly, the company’s enterprise...
More Guests At The Social/Enterprise Party: IBM, Escorted By Harmon.ie

Dave Morin, Post-Pathgate: Dealing With Unprecedented Scale, Hopeful About The Future

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In case you live under a rock (I hate that played out phrase, someone please come up with something better) Path founder Dave Morin has been through a hellish past two weeks — About a week before Valentine’s Day, his app came under major fire for uploading user iOS Address Books....
Dave Morin, Post-Pathgate: Dealing With Unprecedented Scale, Hopeful About The Future
Sean Parker’s Airtime gets competition from Rounds, a social video matchmaker
Keen On… Gina Bianchini: How Mightybell Is Reinventing Online Groups [TCTV]

Nokia's social apps coming to Android and iOS: lions expected to lie down with lambs shortly

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Nokia's Pulse app looks and smells familiar to anyone who's ever used Google Latitude. The difference being that the Finnish handset maker has the benefit of Navteq's $8 billion geolocation technology that it picked up back in 2008. Now the Haus of Elop is opening a Boston skunkworks that'll...
Nokia's social apps coming to Android and iOS: lions expected to lie down with lambs shortly
The enterprise social software market leader no-one’s talking about

Jive Tailors Enterprise Social Software for Customer Service

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Jive Software later this month will release a version of its enterprise social software tailored for customer service tasks, the first of what it expects will be......
Jive Tailors Enterprise Social Software for Customer Service

How Windows 8 Transforms Enterprise Computing

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Apple and Google get so much attention that it is easy to forget the power of Microsoft in enterprise computing, which is still by far the biggest part of tech. The new Windows 8 operating system will likely mean we will soon see ultrabooks with touch screens and keyboards, but...
How Windows 8 Transforms Enterprise Computing
Microsoft’s Ballmer: Yammer’s ‘viral adoption model’ is key to $1.2B deal

Microsoft announces Yammer acqusition for $1.2 billion

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Microsoft announced Monday that the company has officially acquired social software startup Yammer for $1.2 billion in cash. The purchase was widely reported more than a week ago, but Microsoft confirmed the deal Monday. As GigaOM wrote earlier, the purchase could give Microsoft a social dimension to its popular corporate...
Microsoft announces Yammer acqusition for $1.2 billion

Social apps for business: This is your Instagram moment

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Lawrence Coburn, the CEO of DoubleDutch, creators of Pride, a free, mobile only, collaboration app for business teams.  Try it here. Our nascent industry’s fastest growing, best capitalized, and highest profile startup is apparently getting absorbed by Microsoft for over $1B. While...
Social apps for business: This is your Instagram moment

Wildfire, GraphEffect now provide page management, Facebook ad software in one

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Two more social software companies announced integration with Facebook page publishing and ad management tools this week on the heels of news that Buddy Media acquired Brighter Option to offer a platform that combines paid, owned and earned efforts. Wildfire partnered with Adaptly on Monday to add social advertising capabilities...
Wildfire, GraphEffect now provide page management, Facebook ad software in one

Exclusive: Amid Layoffs in AOL's AIM and Mail Ranks, Top Execs Shellen and Van Miltenburg to Also Depart

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According to sources, AOL will be announcing that it is making cuts of up to 40 employees in its communication products teams, specifically its AIM instant messaging and AOL Mail units. As part of the changes, its SVP of business operations Eric van Miltenburg and AIM head Jason Shellen...
Exclusive: Amid Layoffs in AOL's AIM and Mail Ranks, Top Execs Shellen and Van Miltenburg to Also Depart

Jive tailors enterprise social software for customer service

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Jive Software later this month will release a version of its enterprise social software tailored for customer service tasks, the first of what it expects will be multiple products designed for specific workplace teams and purposes....
Jive tailors enterprise social software for customer service
Microsoft in talks to buy social software company Yammer
Skills.to traffics in tiny endorsements to craft reputation directory

Social Software Users: Focus on Corporate Culture or Your Project Will Fail

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Enterprise social software may end up as shelfware -- software that never gets used or falls into disuse -- unless customers make the right efforts to change......
Social Software Users: Focus on Corporate Culture or Your Project Will Fail

Yammer to upgrade mobile apps, groups and search for enterprise social software

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Yammer will announce a series of enhancements to its enterprise social-networking software on Tuesday, including updates in areas such as search, groups and mobile, as well as expanded integration with third-party products, such as the Microsoft Dynamics enterprise applications....
Yammer to upgrade mobile apps, groups and search for enterprise social software
NewsGator CEO JB Holston: at the center of the Yammer-Microsoft crosshairs

8 Reasons Your Social Initiative Will Fail

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Social is one of the hottest trends in enterprise software, and many companies are considering rolling out products and services that make it easier for employees to share information with each other and communicate with customers and suppliers. Social software covers a lot of ground, but in general, products in...
8 Reasons Your Social Initiative Will Fail
On Bubbles, Facebook, and ‘Playing for Keeps’: Ten Questions With Clay Shirky

IDC Forecasts Strong Growth in Enterprise Social Software Spending

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Driving adoption are a push for social collaboration capabilities in enterprise applications, and employees who want software that resembles their consumer applications....
IDC Forecasts Strong Growth in Enterprise Social Software Spending

Twitter Tuesday - this week's Twitter news, apps and more

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Filed under: Features, Social Software, web 2.0 Welcome back to Twitter Tuesday, where we drop all the Twitter news and gossip from the past week, along with the latest Twitter apps and gizmos. This is my third week writing the column, and I've managed to stick to my promise not...
Twitter Tuesday - this week's Twitter news, apps and more

A guide to protecting your information on the New Facebook

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Filed under: Security, Features, Web services, Social Software By now, you've probably heard that Facebook has made some big changes that affect your privacy. However, you might not know what they are. So far, the changes have been explained in the language of the people that they benefit: companies and...
A guide to protecting your information on the New Facebook

Of course were hole fillers and why no-one should depend on only one platform

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Twitter itself is filling a hole (start here if you don’t know what this is all about), the status update craze hole it mostly created. We’re filing another hole, if you want to keep in touch with your friends or build your brand you have to share and constantly check...
Of course were hole fillers and why no-one should depend on only one platform

Check.in: finally, a unified check-in for Foursquare, Gowalla and Brightkite

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Filed under: Utilities, Social Software, Mobile We've been writing an awful lot about the location wars on Download Squad lately. Gowalla, Foursquare, and the rest are exploding in popularity, and that means trendy, early-adopter types might have several different sites to check in with every time they go somewhere. Reporting...
Check.in: finally, a unified check-in for Foursquare, Gowalla and Brightkite
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?