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Netsuite Beats Expectations and Raises 2013 Sales Outlook

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Don’t look now, but Netsuite, the cloud-based software company that runs businesses large and small, just reported quarterly results, and when compared to traditional enterprise IT companies like IBM and EMC that have reported in the last few days, their fortunes couldn’t be more different, in a good way. A...
Netsuite Beats Expectations and Raises 2013 Sales Outlook

Workday's First Earnings Report Beats the Street

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Workday, the cloud-based human resources software company, just reported its quarterly earnings for the first time since its Oct. 12 IPO and the results are pretty good. Sales at $72.6 million grew 99 percent year-on-year and while the net loss grew to $41.3 million versus $19.7 million a year ago,...
Workday's First Earnings Report Beats the Street
Microsoft feeds its enemies with Office for iOS, Android -- coming early 2013

Dell buys backup software company AppAssure to boost its storage, software portfolios

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Dell this morning announced that it has acquired AppAssure, a company that offers backup and replication software for virtual, physical and cloud infrastructures. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but Dell says the purchase will help enhance its storage and software portfolios. In fact, this is Dell’s first...
Dell buys backup software company AppAssure to boost its storage, software portfolios

Bill Gates: Steve Jobs 'Was Always Cooler Than Me' (MSFT)

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Bill Gates just braved an interview with Stephen Colbert on the "Colbert Report" where he was forced to gracefully admit that he was never as cool as Steve Jobs. Here's how it went down: Colbert: People say "what a cool guy, what a cool guy Steve Jobs was." You are...
Bill Gates: Steve Jobs 'Was Always Cooler Than Me' (MSFT)
Wanted For Murder, Antivirus Software Inventor John McAfee, Says Police 'Will Kill Me If They Find Me' (INTC)
Infographics For Everyone: Visual.ly Launches First Automated Tool Out Of Beta
Can and should you ask for a code sample during a company interview?

Real Estate Site Zillow (Barely) Beats Analyst Estimates For Q3: $31.9M In Revenue, $0.08 EPS, Tops 1 Billion Mobile Home Views

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Real estate site Zillow just released its third-quarter earnings report, once again coming in just ahead of what Wall Street analysts had predicted. The company said it saw $31.9 million in revenue and earnings of 8 cents per share in the quarter ending September 30. That’s up from revenue of...
Real Estate Site Zillow (Barely) Beats Analyst Estimates For Q3: $31.9M In Revenue, $0.08 EPS, Tops 1 Billion Mobile Home Views

YC-Backed Telephony Startup Plivo Raises $1.75M From Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Qualcomm Inc. & SV Angel

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Plivo, a Y Combinator-backed telephony startup which offers an API platform for voice and SMS applications, is today announcing having raised $1.75 million in seed funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Qualcomm Incorporated and SV Angel. For background, the company offers businesses a way to host their voice and messaging applications...
YC-Backed Telephony Startup Plivo Raises $1.75M From Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Qualcomm Inc. & SV Angel

WellTok Raises $2.1M to Build Private, Health-Related Social Networks

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We end up writing about health and fitness a lot on PandoDaily. A growing number of companies are trying to tackle the belly problem, and the trend doesn’t appear to be losing any steam. And who can blame them? Users that rely on a product to stay well and fit...
WellTok Raises $2.1M to Build Private, Health-Related Social Networks

What Is Novell Worth? $2 Billion, Apparently

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Elliott Associates, L.P., a hedge fund with a significant position in shares of Novell, after the close of trading in U.S. stock markets today placed an unsolicited offer to buy the open source-focused software company for close to $2 billion. The offer places a high valuation on Novell, and is...
What Is Novell Worth? $2 Billion, Apparently

FreeAgent Acquires Financial Software Startup 60mo; Lands Investment From Lightbank

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UK-based cloud accounting software company FreeAgent has acquired finance-tracking startup 60mo. The U.S. startup’s team will be incorporated into FreeAgent’s new American division. FreeAgent has also received an additional, undisclosed investment from Lightbank, which also was an investor in 60mo. This is Lightbank’s first international investment, says the firm’s partner Paul...
FreeAgent Acquires Financial Software Startup 60mo; Lands Investment From Lightbank

Microsoft DMCA Notice 'Mistakenly' Targets BBC, Techcrunch, Wikipedia and U.S. Govt

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In recent months the number of DMCA takedown requests sent out by copyright holders has increased dramatically, and it’s starting to turn the Internet into a big mess. One of the problems is that many rightsholders use completely automated systems to inform Google and other sites of infringements. That these...
Microsoft DMCA Notice 'Mistakenly' Targets BBC, Techcrunch, Wikipedia and U.S. Govt

GeekWire 200 February Update: Big Fish stays on top

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Big Fish remains the biggest fish in the Seattle startup community. The Seattle game maker leads the February update to the GeekWire 200, our ranking of the top 200 companies in the region based on publicly available information from LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other sources. It marks the third consecutive...
GeekWire 200 February Update: Big Fish stays on top
Guess What? IBM's A Software Company Now!

A new way to invest in green energy

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Well-known executives from Wal-Mart, Gap, and others are trying make up for the slack in clean tech investment. By Brian Dumaine, senior editor-at-large FORTUNE -- In the world of venture capital they call it the valley of death. Scores of promising start-ups armed with innovative green technology end up stranded...
A new way to invest in green energy

Votigo moves beyond promotions to provide conversation management and other social marketing software

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Social marketing and promotions software company Votigo recently expanded its platform to provide a full cross-network publisher, conversation manager and analytics tools. Votigo co-founder and CEO Mike La Rotonda tells us it has long been part of the company’s vision to offer these additional services, but it had been previously...
Votigo moves beyond promotions to provide conversation management and other social marketing software

Domo Nabs Another Omniture Alum as Chief Scientist

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Former Omniture CEO Josh James, now running the upstart business intelligence software outfit Domo, has just hired another one of his old buddies from Omniture. Domo is expected to announce shortly that it has hired former Omniture CTO Brett Error (picture from his Twitter account). His title will be chief...
Domo Nabs Another Omniture Alum as Chief Scientist
Lytro Reveals Its Software Side At CES [Video]

A Year Ago, Oracle Said Autonomy CEO's Mike Lynch 'Has A Very Poor Memory Or He's Lying' (ORCL, HPQ)

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As HP takes a massive charge for its $10.3 billion purchase of software company Autonomy a year ago, Oracle gets to say "We told you so." Last year, Oracle published a blistering set of documents directly contradicting Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch's claim that he hadn't tried to sell his company to...
A Year Ago, Oracle Said Autonomy CEO's Mike Lynch 'Has A Very Poor Memory Or He's Lying' (ORCL, HPQ)

ZTE to Launch Smartphones Using Mozilla OS

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Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE Corp. plans to launch smartphones using a mobile operating system it developed with Mozilla, the U.S. software company behind the Firefox web browser, in the first quarter of next year. The move is the latest indication that handset makers are looking beyond Google Inc.’s dominant...
ZTE to Launch Smartphones Using Mozilla OS

Windows 8 tablet PC makers: We can’t compete with the iPad’s price

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If reports from Taiwan are to be believed, hardware manufacturers are struggling to create Windows 8 on ARM (Windows RT) devices that are competitively priced against Apple’s iPad and Amazon’s Kindle Fire. The reason? According to Digitimes, OEMs have to pay Microsoft $90-100 for a Windows 8 license.While that $90-100...
Windows 8 tablet PC makers: We can’t compete with the iPad’s price

Intel Capital Leads $9 Million Round in Mobile App Firm FeedHenry

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Intel Capital has led a $9 million investment round in FeedHenry, a provider of cloud-based mobile applications aimed at the enterprise with offices in Carriganore, Ireland and Burlington, Mass. Other investors in the round include Kernel Capital and ACT Venture Capital, two Irish VC firms, and Enterprise Ireland, a government-backed...
Intel Capital Leads $9 Million Round in Mobile App Firm FeedHenry

Apple loses VirnetX patent trial, ordered to pay $368M

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In a late-night ruling from a federal jury in Texas on Tuesday ordered Apple to pay $368 million for violating a VPN patent owned by software company VirnetX....
Apple loses VirnetX patent trial, ordered to pay $368M
Eucalyptus update makes its techie cloud easier to use
Google Sued For Patent Infringement Over GDrive
Aviary photo editor launching for Windows Phone

Microsoft Is In Trouble If It Doesn't Release Windows 8 By October (MSFT)

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Microsoft will finish work on its newest operating system in the summer, setting itself up for an October release, reports Bloomberg. The OS will land on PCs and tablets alike that make use of Intel or ARM chips, fulfilling the software company's promise to support both standards. Why the...
Microsoft Is In Trouble If It Doesn't Release Windows 8 By October (MSFT)

NJ Court Says Determines Whether Woman Is A Journalist or Not

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The online world is interesting for all of us when it comes to defining who we are. While it’s easy to call yourself a blogger what does that actually mean from a legal standpoint? How is a blogger truly defined when it comes to the legal side of the...
NJ Court Says Determines Whether Woman Is A Journalist or Not
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