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IT Services Provider, Advanced, Buys Education Software Provider Serco Learning For £7.25M; Eyes Public Sector Cross-Selling

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U.K.-based IT software and services provider, Advanced Computer Software Group (Advanced) — which has clients in both public and private sectors in its home market and abroad — has announced the acquisition of education software provider Serco Learning for £7.25 million ($11.6 million) in cash, £6.25 million of which is payable to Serco...
IT Services Provider, Advanced, Buys Education Software Provider Serco Learning For £7.25M; Eyes Public Sector Cross-Selling

Red Hat Releases NoSQL Database for Enterprise Java

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Enterprise open source software provider Red Hat has jumpedinto the emerging NoSQL market, releasing an in-memory data store as part of an update of its JBoss......
Red Hat Releases NoSQL Database for Enterprise Java

Norton Identity Safe stores your logins in the cloud: the poor man's 1Password

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1Password is a fantastic cross-platform app that stores, locks and quickly retrieves your logins and personal information. With it, you can access password-protected websites with a single click, and store an encrypted copy of your passwords in Dropbox to access them on the go or with companion apps and...
Norton Identity Safe stores your logins in the cloud: the poor man's 1Password

SanDisk acquires FlashSoft; doubles down on enterprise SSDs

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Storage maker SanDisk will acquire storage software provider FlashSoft in a bid to expand its enterprise SSD offerings....
SanDisk acquires FlashSoft; doubles down on enterprise SSDs

SEOmoz Gets Into Local Search With GetListed.org Acquisition

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SEO software provider SEOmoz has announced its acquisition of GetListed.org, a software company offering a popular tool for small business owners looking to improve their local search engine visibility. The purchase price is reported to be about $3 million in cash and stock. As part of the... Please visit Search...
SEOmoz Gets Into Local Search With GetListed.org Acquisition

Enterprise-Software Provider Workday Soars Past Zynga, Groupon in IPO

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Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty ImagesUnderstanding and managing big data is a huge trend in start-ups today. It seems companies making software for big business can be just as hot as a big consumer Internet company. Workday, a Web-based human capital management system, went public today and its stock price has already nearly...
Enterprise-Software Provider Workday Soars Past Zynga, Groupon in IPO

DoubleDutch Looks To Ace Mobile CRM With New Hive App

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Enterprise mobile software provider DoubleDutch today announced the release of its newest product, a mobile customer relationship management tool called Hive. Mobile CRM is a tricky needle to try and thread – for the most part, effective CRM is all about context, and providing the right amount on a mobile screen where...
DoubleDutch Looks To Ace Mobile CRM With New Hive App

Brightpearl Raises $8 Million Series B For Its Cloud Software To Help Retailers Manage Sales Across Multiple Channels

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In what is effectively a follow-on round, Brightpearl, the cloud software provider for multichannel retailers, has raised $8 million in Series B funding from previous backers Eden Ventures and Notion Capital. Both Eden and Notion seed-backed the UK company, before adding a further $5 million Series A in May 2011....
Brightpearl Raises $8 Million Series B For Its Cloud Software To Help Retailers Manage Sales Across Multiple Channels

Avaya lays out roadmap for unified software management

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As Avaya continues its transition from a hardware company into a communications and collaboration software provider, it is going through some growing pains, including a shakeup of executives and uncertainty around a potential initial public offering that's been rumored for months....
Avaya lays out roadmap for unified software management

Microsoft rushes Explorer 8 patch release

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Just 11 days after issuing an advisory, Microsoft has released a patch for a bug in Internet Explorer 8 that bedeviled the U.S. Department of Labor earlier this month.Microsoft's speedy release of this patch "is an outstanding example of Microsoft's responsiveness to the security community and their users," wrote...
Microsoft rushes Explorer 8 patch release

Amazon acquires text-to-speech software provider Ivona

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Amazon has announced its acquisition of Ivona, a company that has specialized in text-to-speech technology for the last 10 years. The deal, the terms of which were not disclosed, sees Amazon take control of the firm and software that provides the text-to-speech functions for the Kindle Fire, as well as...
Amazon acquires text-to-speech software provider Ivona

Netsuite Earnings Up 192 Percent in Q2

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Shares of cloud business software provider Netsuite are surging as the company just reported second-quarter results that beat expectations. Non-GAAP earnings were 6 cents a share, beating the consensus of 4 cents, while revenues at $74.7 million were ahead of the consensus of $73.4 million. Net earnings were $4.8 million,...
Netsuite Earnings Up 192 Percent in Q2

IBM acquires analytics provider Tealeaf for Smarter Commerce

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IBM is beefing up its Smarter Commerce initiative by adding analytics software provider Tealeaf to its portfolio....
IBM acquires analytics provider Tealeaf for Smarter Commerce

Terracotta, Tokutek update data storage technologies

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Java caching software provider Terracotta and database provider Tokutek have each released new offerings designed to entice organizations to try new ways of storing data, from running in-memory databases to using solid state disks to speed performance....
Terracotta, Tokutek update data storage technologies

10gen CTO Eliot Horowitz on the Rise of MongoDB, Partnering with Red Hat, and Hiring in a Talent Crunch

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Mr. Horowitz Earlier this week, 10gen, the promising AlleyCorp startup launched by DoubleClick cofounder Dwight Merriman, announced a new partnership with an eye toward helping developers who work with big data and cloud technologies. The boost in market share probably doesn't hurt either. 10gen both develops and sponsors the open...
10gen CTO Eliot Horowitz on the Rise of MongoDB, Partnering with Red Hat, and Hiring in a Talent Crunch

The Social Land Grab Begins With Oracle’s Out-of-Nowhere Deal for Vitrue

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There’s a whole ecosystem of social platforms that have grown in tandem with Facebook. More than 250 of them, in fact. In light of Facebook’s IPO, we knew it was only a matter of time before one of the big enterprise companies snapped one up. That Vitrue, the number three...
The Social Land Grab Begins With Oracle’s Out-of-Nowhere Deal for Vitrue

U.S. Sues eBay Over Recruiting Pact With Intuit

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EBay Inc. said it will fight a Department of Justice lawsuit that alleges that the Internet retailer and financial software provider Intuit Inc. had signed an illegal agreement restricting the companies’ ability to actively recruit employees from one another. According to the DOJ complaint, the agreement began no later than...
U.S. Sues eBay Over Recruiting Pact With Intuit

Zendesk updates its iPad app with new reporting dashboard and customer history feature

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Customer service software provider Zendesk has released an update to its iPad app. With the announcement, its customers can now take advantage of a new reporting dashboard and a customer history feature that Zendesk says will keep companies apprised of their customers and performance anywhere they are while on the...
Zendesk updates its iPad app with new reporting dashboard and customer history feature

Microsoft's Top Liason to PC Makers to Leave Post

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The head of Microsoft’s unit responsible for interactions with PC makers is shifting jobs. Steve Guggenheimer, a longtime Microsoft veteran, will move to a new, unspecified role at the company. The move, noted earlier on Friday by Bloomberg, comes just days after Microsoft introduced the Surface tablet, its first effort...
Microsoft's Top Liason to PC Makers to Leave Post

Dell buys automation software provider Gale Technologies

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In a move aimed at strengthening its ability to offer converged systems, Dell has acquired infrastructure automation software provider Gale Technologies....
Dell buys automation software provider Gale Technologies

BBC in demand: The Olympics drives AnchorFree's UK VPN software downloads by 1,849% in the US

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The Olympics are in full swing now (if you hadn’t noticed), and a lot has been written about the coverage of the sporting extravaganza. In the UK, the BBC has generally received warm praise for its holistic, cross-platform (free) coverage, while over on the other side of the pond NBC...
BBC in demand: The Olympics drives AnchorFree's UK VPN software downloads by 1,849% in the US

Top posts: A sexually-charged video promoting Windows Azure leads the charts

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Who knew that a video of a cheesy dance routine from a developer’s conference in Norway promoting Microsoft’s Windows Azure would grab so much attention. But that video, which we described as “raunchy” and GeekWire readers called “inappropriate”  and ”weird,” led the charts for the month of June. The post set off an...
Top posts: A sexually-charged video promoting Windows Azure leads the charts

IBM acquires BI software maker Varicent

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Adding to its already considerable line of analysis software and expertise, IBM announced Friday that it has acquired business intelligence software provider Varicent Software....
IBM acquires BI software maker Varicent

Facebook management applications Shoutlet, Vitrue release updates

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As more brands turn to third-party social media management tools, companies like Shoutlet and Vitrue continue to add new features and integrate more services into their applications. Both companies released significant product updates in the past week making them worth another look for marketers who might be interested in tools...
Facebook management applications Shoutlet, Vitrue release updates

Cloud infrastructure startup Opscode nearly doubles staff, expands in Europe and Asia

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Opscode founder Jesse Robbins, left, handed the CEO reins to tech veteran Mitch Hill, right last year. Cloud infrastructure automation startup Opscode continues to grow at a rapid pace, announcing today that it is expanding operations in Europe and Asia. The Seattle startup has been on an accelerated growth path...
Cloud infrastructure startup Opscode nearly doubles staff, expands in Europe and Asia

Hearsay Social hires former Microsoft and Google execs in bid to dominate social for enterprise

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Social media management software provider Hearsay Social has hired two former executives at two of the tech industry’s top companies. Announced today, Michael Lock, the founding executive of Google Enterprise, and Mark Gilbert, a product veteran at Microsoft, have signed on to help “bring social sales and marketing to the...
Hearsay Social hires former Microsoft and Google execs in bid to dominate social for enterprise
Kenshoo steps onto its fourth stair of funding

Google's AdWords Update: Are Desktops The New Fax Machines?

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Editor’s note: Richard Zwicky is CEO of BlueGlass Interactive, a digital marketing agency and software provider. Follow him on Twitter @rzwicky. Does Wednesday’s AdWords announcement mean Google is already acknowledging the end of the desktop? When AdWords was developed, people only worried about ads delivered from websites to people sitting at a desk...
Google's AdWords Update: Are Desktops The New Fax Machines?

E-mail Open Rates Declining, Click-Through Rates Rising [Study]

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There are mixed messages for e-mail marketers in a new benchmark study from digital marketing software provider Silverpop: E-mail open rates are falling, but click-through rates are on the rise. The findings are included in Silverpop’s 2012 Email Marketing Metrics Benchmark Study, and include... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
E-mail Open Rates Declining, Click-Through Rates Rising [Study]

Splunk makes a splash

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The data analytics firm may not be as sexy as a LinkedIn or a Facebook, but that doesn’t mean Wall Street doesn’t love its IPO. FORTUNE — It’s no Facebook, LinkedIn (LNKD) or Zynga (ZNGA), but data analytics company Splunk (SPLK) is making a big splash on Wall Street. The...
Splunk makes a splash
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