Rockfish, a company that has its fingers in digital consultancy and business incubation, announced today it has launched CouponFactory, a couponing software platform for businesses.
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Online ad network Rocket Fuel announced today that it has raised $6.6 million in funding.
Microsoft executives are battling internally whether it should open more retail stores, Business Insider reported today.
Microsoft announced today that it has appointed Chris Capossela to Chief Marketing Officer and senior vice president of Consumers Channels and Central Marketing Group.
Did you know that 75 percent of all job recruiters today use Facebook to evaluate a potential candidate’s online reputation?
Flirtomatic, the mobile flirting network with over 4 million members, launched a new iPhone app today that uses GPS and Google Maps to let members time-travel to flirt with others by location.
Amazon.com, the colossal online retailer, is considering a service that would let users buy goods in stores using their mobile phones, Bloomberg Businessweek reported today.
TidalTV, a video ad technology company, announced today that it has raised $30 million in funding.
Have you ever sat next to a friend on the train and wanted to listen to the music he or she was listening to, only to be forced to uncomfortably share headphones? MyStream, which is launching its free iPhone app today, wants to change this by allowing you to share your music wirelessly with friends.
Customer relationship management giant Salesforce announced today that it has acquired social media monitoring company Radian6 for $326 million.
Limos.com, an online marketplace for limousine services, announced this morning that it has raised $10 million in funding.
CertiVox, an information security startup, announced this morning that it has raised $1.46 million in funding.
Legolas Media, a next generation audience marketplace, has raised $5 million in a second round of funding.
Apple announced today that Bertrand Serlet, Senior Vice President of Mac Software Engineering, would be leaving the company.
The servers of RSA, the security division of information storage giant EMC, have been breached and sensitive information from more than 40 million employees may have been compromised.
FriendFinder Networks, an internet holding company for some of the most popular dating and adult-oriented websites in the world, including FriendFinder.com, AdultFriendFinder.com, and Cams.com, has filed to go public for second time.
SuccessFactors, a provider of cloud-based business software, has acquired social learning company Jambok.
Today at the South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas, Rdio, the unlimited, on-demand social music service, introduced its API to the public.
Despite the clear competition from Facebook’s new commenting service, commenting company Disqus’s co-founder and CEO Daniel Ha says he is not concerned about Facebook’s foray into the field, according to PeHub.
Bain Capital Ventures has led an $8.3M investment round in Clovr Media, which has built the first platform that converts banner, text-link, video, or mobile ads into card linked offers.
Accel Partners and Atomico Ventures have co-led a $42 million investment round for Rovio, the creator of the Angry Birds Franchise.
Last year, Sprint gave students in a marketing class at Emerson College 10 smartphones with unlimited wireless access. In return, Sprint received free marketing work for their budding 4G network in Boston from students who blogged and tweeted, and more importantly were able to record firsthand how social media could be effectively used at the company.
Spotify, the much-hyped music streaming company from Sweden, announced today that it has reached one million paying subscribers. Unlike most other music startups, which seek to cover the high cost of licensing music from record labels through advertising revenues, Spotify has been insistent about sticking to its freemium model, in which it gives away some services in the hopes of convincing some users to pay for more.
Nyoombl, which launched at the Spring 2010 DEMO conference, is making a pivot. Founded by Oladayo Olagunju to be the first company to offer a dead-simple solution for video conferencing on your television, the company is now moving to become a broadcasting service that will allow users to bring their conversations to the rest of the web.
A middle-aged man walking down the stairs in his apartment has a heart-attack. Alone and gasping for air, he pulls out his mobile phone and with one button is able to notify friends and family in a predefined “safety network” to receive help. This is the vision of Guardly, a startup launching at DEMO that wants to decrease the amount of time it takes for responders to arrive at an emergency.
Marginize is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.
V3 Systems is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
GageIn is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
PhotoRocket is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.