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Polycom And AT&T Partner For Video Chat And Collaboration On Multiple Screens

Yandex becomes default search engine on WP8 smartphones in Turkey, other countries may follow

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Russian Internet giant Yandex is expanding its mobile search service. The company has confirmed to TNW that Yandex has become the default search engine for Windows Phone 8 smartphones not only in Russia, but also in Turkey, the company’s other key market. This strategic partnership may help Yandex to conquer...
Yandex becomes default search engine on WP8 smartphones in Turkey, other countries may follow

Tout video app gets ready to rumble with $13m Series B funding round, and strategic WWE tie-up

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We first reported on Tout way back in April 2011, an app that lets people share real time video status updates. And now we’ve learned that the tech startup that spun out from SRI (Stanford Research Institute) has secured a whopping $13.4 series B funding round. The cash injection comes...
Tout video app gets ready to rumble with $13m Series B funding round, and strategic WWE tie-up

Virtualization Giant VMware Partners With And Puts $30M Into Data Center Automation Company Puppet Labs

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Puppet Labs, a data center automation company, is announcing today that virtualization giant (and previous investor) VMware has invested $30 million in the company. This brings the company’s total funding to $46 million. Puppet Labs’ other investors include True Ventures, Cisco, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Radar...
Virtualization Giant VMware Partners With And Puts $30M Into Data Center Automation Company Puppet Labs

ASIO hacking claim won't hurt China ties, says Carr

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Government under pressure over uneasy conflict between cyber security and economic dependence on ChinaClaims that Chinese hackers stole top secret blueprints of spy agency ASIO's new headquarters will not threaten Australia's increasingly close ties with the Asian giant, Foreign Minister Bob Carr insists.Senator Carr has refused to confirm ABC reports...
ASIO hacking claim won't hurt China ties, says Carr
VMware pulls up Puppet Labs with $30M and a strategic partnership

Nintendo TVii supported by 'all' major US and Canadian cable companies, dish services

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Nintendo TVii will support "all" cable and dish carriers in the US and Canada, Nintendo director of strategic partnership Zach Fountain told Engadget this afternoon. He said that no major carriers are excluded, and the only requirement for signing up is inputting your cable company's account information to the...
Nintendo TVii supported by 'all' major US and Canadian cable companies, dish services
ANALYST: Bitcoin Took A Key Step Towards Going Mainstream, And That's Why It's Been Going Crazy The Last Two Days
Pandora Competitor Senzari Arrives In Spain With New Look, Facebook-Based Recommendations

Twitter expands its advertising ambitions with WPP global partnership

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Just a few weeks after signing a substantial advertising deal with Starcom Mediavest Group — a major global ad buyer for companies like Walmart and Coca-Cola — Twitter has signed a similar agreement with WPP Group, one of the world’s largest advertising firms. Although no financial details have been released,...
Twitter expands its advertising ambitions with WPP global partnership

Urban Airship gets its game on with GamesAnalytics partnership

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Urban Airship, the firm known for providing push messaging services, and predictive analytics specialists GamesAnalytics, today announced a strategic partnership that should help games developers attract the attention of their users. The hope is that this partnership will allow developers can drive deeper engagement with games and promote content specific...
Urban Airship gets its game on with GamesAnalytics partnership

Facebook roundup: Yahoo patent dispute resolved with new partnership; stock rises, same-sex marriage icons and more

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Facebook and Yahoo have resolved their patent disputes out of court, agreeing to cross-license their patent portfolios and begin a new advertising partnership, according to a press release. All Things D, which broke the news this morning, says the settlement does not involve any payment between the companies. Facebook will license a...
Facebook roundup: Yahoo patent dispute resolved with new partnership; stock rises, same-sex marriage icons and more
Barnes & Noble to spin off digital Nook business, Microsoft will invest $300 million into it

Midem 2012: A Roundup Of News & Announcements

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Unofficial estimates put MIDEM attendance up 12% to 6,900 - 1st gain in 5 years. Find our full Midem coverage here. Coke‘s Head Of Global Entertainment And Sports Marketing, Emmanuel Seuge hinted at a likely Spotify deal: “We’re very intrigued by the business model of Spotify – and very...
Midem 2012: A Roundup Of News & Announcements
Village Voices' parent company partners with Foursquare to license "Best of" content

Silver Lake Grabs Large Minority Stake of WME to Push Digital Initiatives

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Large private equity firm Silver Lake is buying a large stake in Hollywood talent agency William Morris Endeavor, which is being described as a way to turbocharge its digital efforts. While the pair would not disclose any financial details of the deal, which they are calling a “strategic partnership,” sources...
Silver Lake Grabs Large Minority Stake of WME to Push Digital Initiatives

Microsoft Will Announce A Tablet With Barnes And Noble Today [REPORT] (MSFT)

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There has been plenty of guessing about what Microsoft will announce at its media event tonight in Los Angeles. Now, one publication claims to finally have the answer. TechCrunch's Peter Ha reports hearing from sources that Microsoft is planning to announce a new tablet on Monday in partnership with Barnes...
Microsoft Will Announce A Tablet With Barnes And Noble Today [REPORT] (MSFT)

Barnes & Noble CEO: NFC coming to the Nook

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William Lynch talks about the future of the Nook business -- including how the company's software could be used in Windows and the potential of NFC chips showing up soon. FORTUNE -- The battle for e-book dollars became a lot more interesting earlier this week when Barnes & Noble (BKS)...
Barnes & Noble CEO: NFC coming to the Nook

Foursquare’s Facebook Integration Gets Prettier, Adds Activity Summaries

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Foursquare made a slight, but welcome, change to its Facebook integration today that will now offer “prettier” Facebook Wall posts regarding your activities. Instead of posts that just show a standardized icon as before, the posts will include a full map, or your photos, if you’ve taken any, to accompany...
Foursquare’s Facebook Integration Gets Prettier, Adds Activity Summaries
Ad giant Interpublic invests in mobile-rewards startup Kiip

Random House TV launches to create shows based on books

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Random House and Bertelsmann sister company Fremantle Media are partnering to launch a new initiative, Random House Television, that will develop TV shows based on Random House books. Random House authors will also be invited to develop original TV programming. Fremantle produces and distributes TV shows internationally and is part...
Random House TV launches to create shows based on books

Deutsche Telekom Launches Mobile Component Marketplace

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Mobile app component marketplace and former Disrupt finalist Verious has just announced a strategic partnership with mobile operator Duetsche Telekom which will expand its international footprint and reach. The mobile operator is now launching its Verious-powered Developer Garden Component Marketplace across 14 countries in Europe, where it will feature not only mobile...
Deutsche Telekom Launches Mobile Component Marketplace

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft complete Nook Media LLC partnership

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Barnes & Noble and Microsoft's mutual appreciation is getting a lot more real. The duo issued a joint announcement today, marking the completion of Nook Media LLC, a "strategic partnership" made up of the bookseller's digital and college wings. The news comes after a $300 million investment in the...
Barnes & Noble and Microsoft complete Nook Media LLC partnership

Twitter and $70B communications giant WPP announce 'global strategic partnership'

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Twitter and WPP announced a global strategic partnership this morning that will “greatly expand” collaboration between the two companies, and, WPP says, build its capacity for data-driven marketing. Financial terms of the agreement were not released, but are probably...
Twitter and $70B communications giant WPP announce 'global strategic partnership'
Puppet Labs raises strategic $30 million from new partner VMware

Kiip, Interpublic enter strategic partnership

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Mobile rewards platform Kiip today announced it entered a strategic partnership with global advertising holding company Interpublic (NYSE: IPG). The partnership includes an investment by IPG during Kiip’s latest $11 million round of funding, which included additional investments from Relay Ventures, Hummber Winbald, True Ventures and Digital Garage. Kiip...
Kiip, Interpublic enter strategic partnership

Evernote Inks Strategic Partnership With Deutsche Telekom, Starting With Premium Accounts For DT Users In Germany

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Evernote, the popular note taking and personal organizer app, today took another step in its strategy to ramp up its international presence, with news that it has inked a strategic partnership with Deutsche Telekom, the German carrier that also owns T-Mobile. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed —...
Evernote Inks Strategic Partnership With Deutsche Telekom, Starting With Premium Accounts For DT Users In Germany

Microsoft, Barnes & Noble Partner Up To Do Battle With Amazon And Apple In E-books

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Barnes & Noble has found a new, major partner in its fight to get an edge over Amazon and Apple in the heating up market for e-books and the devices being used to consume them: it is teaming up with Microsoft in what the two are calling a strategic partnership,...
Microsoft, Barnes & Noble Partner Up To Do Battle With Amazon And Apple In E-books

You no longer need a Facebook account to sign-up for Spotify in Germany

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One of the more notable knock-on effects of Facebook’s deep integration with Spotify last September (besides making music more social) was that new users were required to have a Facebook account to sign-up for the service. If you visited the sign-up page in the wake of the new partnership, you’d...
You no longer need a Facebook account to sign-up for Spotify in Germany

Cloudera scores analytics-as-a-service deal with Germany's T-Systems

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Cloudera’s Hadoop implementation just got a big boost through a strategic partnership with Deutsche Telekom’s T-Systems, one of Europe’s biggest IT services companies. This would appear to be one of the first results of Cloudera’s freshly-funded international enterprise push. The two companies are touting analytics-as-a-service using Cloudera Enterprise RTQ, featuring...
Cloudera scores analytics-as-a-service deal with Germany's T-Systems
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