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Bing Fund unveils first two startups enrolled in incubator

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Both companies hail from the software giant's home state of Washington and will get access to its technology assets and expertise, as well as its funding. [Read more]...
Bing Fund unveils first two startups enrolled in incubator

Clipboard cuts and pastes way to new user growth in deal with Amplify and Clipmarks

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Clipboard, the Web page clipping service run by former Microsoft researcher Gary Flake, has gobbled up the assets of rivals Clipmarks and Amplify which announced today that they are shutting down their respective services. Clipboard says it marks more of a partnership than an outright acquisition. Customers of Clipmarks and Amplify...
Clipboard cuts and pastes way to new user growth in deal with Amplify and Clipmarks

Tech Moves: aQuantive co-founder Galgon joins Real's board; Madrona hires PR vet; Expedia changes; etc.

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Mike Galgon Rob Glaser continues to overhaul the board of directors at RealNetworks, today announcing that aQuantive co-founder Mike Galgon has joined as a director. ”Mike is one of the more accomplished technology entrepreneurs in Seattle’s history,” said Glaser in a press release. “We look forward to tapping into his deep...
Tech Moves: aQuantive co-founder Galgon joins Real's board; Madrona hires PR vet; Expedia changes; etc.

Yahoo Preps Its New Structure Down to the Wire -- Set to be Unveiled to Staff at All-Hands Meeting This Morning

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Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson and a very close-knit team at the Silicon Valley Internet giant have worked into the night last night to put the final touches on a restructuring of the company that will drastically change how it is run. Sources said Thompson has not fully briefed much...
Yahoo Preps Its New Structure Down to the Wire -- Set to be Unveiled to Staff at All-Hands Meeting This Morning

Apigee grabs $20m to bring its API platform to more developers, operators and businesses

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These are busy times for API specialist Apigee after the Palo Alto-based company closed a $20 million funding round, led by new investor Focus Ventures, to take its total venture capitalist backing to $88 million. Existing investors Bay Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, SAP Ventures and Third Point Ventures also took part in the...
Apigee grabs $20m to bring its API platform to more developers, operators and businesses

End-Of-The-Year IT Checklist For Startups

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Guest author Allan Thorvaldsen is CEO and co-founder of Panorama9, a cloud-based dashboard for IT managers. As we hit the end of of 2012, the pace of business may slow momentarily, making it a good time to take stock of your startup's IT assets, spending and future plans. Inevitably, someone -...
End-Of-The-Year IT Checklist For Startups

Microsoft and Yammer: What’s the deal?

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Now that Microsoft’s much-anticipated $1.2 billion acquisition of Yammer is finally official, there are several interesting elements involving the Microsoft-Yammer union to consider, including: Microsoft is late to the party, but very quickly strengthened its position: The company that brought us SharePoint is deploying its considerable resources to get a better...
Microsoft and Yammer: What’s the deal?

Are IT Fears Holding Back Cloud Computing?

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As corporate IT workers adapt to the shifts towards decentralized, cloud-computing services in place of in-house technology assets, they have to be asking themselves: “Am I working myself out of a job?” This fear, justified or not, is one way to explain the persistent efforts of many enterprise IT...
Are IT Fears Holding Back Cloud Computing?

Inside Google’s bet on ‘consumerization’

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Google’s sales to large businesses are still relatively small, but the company is making rapid gains. And it plans to ride the wave of “consumerized” IT to even greater heights. FORTUNE — Here’s Google’s (GOOG) strategy for selling to the enterprise: Take a popular consumer product, make a few small enhancements...
Inside Google’s bet on ‘consumerization’

Cloudonomics: making the cloud pay

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You’ve heard the saying over and over again that “cloud computing saves costs.” But how does it save money? And can traditional enterprises benefit from its value like the giant web companies have done? In most cases of corporations “moving to the cloud,” certain technology assets will stay behind, and...
Cloudonomics: making the cloud pay

WAC Whacked: Telecom-Backed Alliance Merges Into GSMA, Assets Acquired By API Management Service Apigee

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Apigee, the API management company that was most recently spotted powering that new “print to Walgreens” feature in half a dozen or so mobile applications, is now acquiring the technology assets of WAC, aka the Wholesale Applications Community. WAC, an alliance of global telecom companies, like AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, Deutsche...
WAC Whacked: Telecom-Backed Alliance Merges Into GSMA, Assets Acquired By API Management Service Apigee
Another RealNetworks CEO is out; founder Glaser steps in

The Enterprise: I'm Not Sexy And I Know It

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Editor’s note: Rodney Rogers is chairman and CEO of Virtustream. He is also chairman of Teliris and lead director of Greensmith Energy Management Systems. Follow him on Twitter. I am a large enterprise. I employ many people and make a good deal of money. I am a large enterprise. A...
The Enterprise: I'm Not Sexy And I Know It

From 60M users to zero: iLike co-founder laments its demise and Murdoch’s ‘mismanagement’

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Hadi Partovi Following the news that MySpace had shuttered iLike, GeekWire reached out to Hadi Partovi, one of the co-founders of iLike who ran the music service with his twin brother, Ali Partovi. Hadi Partovi minced no words in his response, pointing out that iLike at one point had more...
From 60M users to zero: iLike co-founder laments its demise and Murdoch’s ‘mismanagement’

RIM cast-off NewBay acquired in $55M deal

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Well, that didn’t last too long. RIM has decided to cut ties with NewBay Software, selling the provider of mobile content delivery technologies to publicly-traded Synchronoss Technologies. As it turns out, RIM is taking a bit of a bath on the deal, selling NewBay for $55.5 million in cash. That’s about...
RIM cast-off NewBay acquired in $55M deal

News Corp. kills 'The Daily' iPad app, staff and assets folded into New York Post Dec. 15th

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The Technology assets and some of its 150 staff will be folded into New York Post. News Corp’s AllThingsD reports that News Corp will discontinue its Daily iPad app publication. Rupert Murdoch said of the closure: “From its launch, The Daily was a bold experiment in digital publishing and an amazing vehicle...
News Corp. kills 'The Daily' iPad app, staff and assets folded into New York Post Dec. 15th

Microsoft offloads some speech-focused assets, employees to 24/7

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Microsoft is splitting up the people and speech technology assets it acquired in 2007 with Tellme Networks, with some going to customer-service software maker 24/7....
Microsoft offloads some speech-focused assets, employees to 24/7

Samsung Acquires Mobile Entertainment And Music Streaming Startup mSpot

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Samsung Electronics has acquired mobile entertainment startup mSpot, according to a release issued today. Financial terms were not disclosed, but previous reports point to an acquisition price of $8.8 million. mSpot let users stream and watch full-length movies on their mobile phones and on the web. The company had struck...
Samsung Acquires Mobile Entertainment And Music Streaming Startup mSpot

Microsoft Launches Bing Fund, Names Rahul Sood To Run It

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Software giant Microsoft today launched a an angel investment and business incubator. It will be called the Bing Fund, named obviously for its search engine. The plan is to offer US-based early stage companies to work at a Microsoft building in Bellevue, Wash. for at least four months. What selected...
Microsoft Launches Bing Fund, Names Rahul Sood To Run It

Seattle, meet the Bing Fund: a hybrid angel fund and incubator

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After some hinting around the edges in recent days, Microsoft today unveiled the Bing Fund, its new tool that will both invest in and incubate startups. The Fund is sponsored by Bing, as you likely guessed. According to its FAQ, the Bing Fund is looking for “startups that are building...
Seattle, meet the Bing Fund: a hybrid angel fund and incubator

aisle411 buys indoor geo-location firm WiLocate's technology assets, IP

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Mobile retail navigation service provider aisle411 today announced that it has acquired the indoor positioning technology assets and certain patents pending of geo-location company WiLocate. The move is meant to expand aisle411′s existing in-store search and navigation offerings. Aisle411 already offers an indoor map and search solution, covering more than...
aisle411 buys indoor geo-location firm WiLocate's technology assets, IP
AOL Q1 Beats The Street On Revenues Of $359M But Misses On EPS Of $0.32, As Global Display Inches Up To $140m
Reuters says AMD is looking for a buyer, but chip maker denies it is up for sale

Weekly Wrap-Up: Some IT Departments Resist Moving to Cloud-Based Systems and More

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Brian Proffitt wonders if the resistance to cloud-based systems by IT departments is more about protecting companies or actually about protecting IT workers' jobs. Fredric Paul explains how Windows 8 throws computer users under the bus. After the jump you'll find more of this week's top news stories on some...
Weekly Wrap-Up: Some IT Departments Resist Moving to Cloud-Based Systems and More
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