“You are everything Dreamforce stands for,” Salesforce chief executive Benioff told the young Drew Houston minutes ago on stage.
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What began as a software application is now a fully fledged consumer marketplace for exquisitely made hardware products and fashion accessories.
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Guest Post The truth of the matter is that only the Facebooks and Googles of the world have or need big data. For the rest of us, ‘big data’ is just marketing hype, sales talk, and jargon.
How the times have changed. Apple is the new enterprise.
Creditera has raised $1 million to help business owners stay on top of their credit. The startup consolidates data on personal and business credit a single account and protects against identity theft.
Guest Post Many companies approach hiring interns all wrong. Hiring interns for your company means more than just finding someone to get coffee or run errands for full-time employees. Interns can be the future of your company.
LoyalBlocks, a loyalty marketing solutions provider for small and medium sized businesses with physical locations announced today that it had raised $9 million in its first round of funding. The company plans on using the capital injection to expand US operations and continue developing its platform.
Loop launched today to help businesses get customer feedback in the moment using quick, five-question surveys.
Storify opened the book on Storify Business today, a premium service that gives users access to advanced features built for large media organizations and professional journalists.
SendHub joins other social business services like Yammer striving to engage and connect the workplace through social tools as networks like Facebook and Twitter permeate our personal lives.
Interestingly, the articles acknowledge a political tinge to the recent spanking Apple has been taking in China, saying that Chinese networking and mobile companies Huawei and ZTE “have long been restricted in the US markets under security and other accusations.”
Guest Post You’ve already beaten the odds — your app is successfully gaining adoption. But now a more difficult challenge looms: You need to parlay that app success into a viable business.
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Facebook just released its new news feed and marketers should be happy: Facebook is providing a rich canvas on which to display their wares. But it’ll be best for social marketing experts.
Three billion tweets and tens of millions of tips ought to add up to something. In Foursquare’s case, that means the “Best of” series, which highlights “the most awesome places in cities across the U.S.”
It’s been an interesting day. Apple reported record revenue of $54.5 billion and record quarterly profit of $13.1 billion, then saw its share price drop 10 percent.
Guest Post You know that you want to quit your job and that you want to start a startup. You’ve had this desire for quite sometime now and you really must begin. But you don’t.
ChowNow gives restaurants streamlined mobile-and-online-ordering templates and marketing consulting services.
General Assembly aims to teach technology skills that the market needs, not just what professors think you ought to know — and it’s expanding its locations worldwide.
Business analytics app maker Roambi surveyed its customers recently to find what works and what doesn’t work in business data, analytics … and office life.
Subscription revenue is the new old thing, apparently.
Google said today that only the premium version of its Apps for Business would be available from now on, for $50 per user per year.
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Daily deals for mom’s site Zulily has raised $85 million from Andreessen Horowitz.
Platfora, the Andreessen Horowitz-backed “big data” startup, unveiled the product it has been baking for over a year at Strata, a data-focussed conference today.
Is email killing teamwork?
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The U.S Department of Defense spends $100 billion a year funding 50,000 scientists in 100 research labs to create innovative new technologies. Now some of those new technologies will be coming to consumers.
HP’s latest stab at business tablets isn’t afraid to accessorize.
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It seems crazy and counterintuitive at first: the job-seeker, who may not have a lot of extra cash, paying for his or her resume to be seen by a recruiter.
You’ll often hear “Big Data” startups promising to help companies unlock the true value of their data, but are they delivering?
The cloud will save money, reduce costs, and improve efficiency. At least, that’s what Google says top financial experts believe.
The Echo System, a company that helps brands measure the impact of their social-network initiatives, released its Echo Rank results for June today. The results show that online retailers with solid “social” customer engagement strategies vastly outperform laggards.
More than four out of 10 global executives polled by KPMG believe that the world center of technology innovation will not be Silicon Valley within four years. And among those who believe that Silicon Valley will lose its place as the de facto world capital of technology, a similar four out of 10 believe China will house the next dynamo of technological creation.
DoubleDutch builds mobile apps to help organizations such as TED, Adobe, and Cisco Systems collaborate and share. Today it’s releasing the app it built to keep its own team engaged, motivated, and on the same page. For free.