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Peach Gets An Unofficial Web And Android Version Called Nectarine

3748862385_802a327586_b If you haven’t tried Peach out because you don’t have an iOS device, a developer has ginned up something called “Nectarine,” which is an unofficial Android and web version of the service. It’s limited as far as what you can do and how you can interact, but you can definitely view your stream (in flipped order), like posts and comment on posts. It’s pretty… Read More

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Dating App Zoosk Destroyed By Tinder, Drops 1/3 Of Staff

Zoosk_Logo Despite $61 million in funding, Zoosk is getting swiped to death. A source told TechCrunch the dating startup is laying off a huge chunk of its staff, and now the company confirms over 40 people will be let go. That’s one-third of the whole company. The mobile era has not been kind to the old-school web dating app. Founded in 2007, Zoosk found success by building extensions for… Read More

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Salesforce AppExchange Revolutionized Software Distribution When It Launched Ten Years Ago Today

Tenth birthday cake with white frosting. The Salesforce AppExchange turned ten years old today and it represents quite a milestone for enterprise software development. In fact, the app store concept that Salesforce developed pre-dated Apple’s consumer app store by a couple of years. It’s safe to say that when Salesforce launched the AppExchange a decade ago, a place where you could sell and distribute the apps you built… Read More

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Screw Those $300 Standing Desks. This Cardboard One Is $25

Oristand Cardboard Standing Desk Is sitting at a computer all day making you fat, but standing desks are too expensive? The Hootsuite CEO’s nifty new side project could save your spine and slim your belly. Oristand is a $25 standing desk made of cardboard. Just unfold the contraption, stick it atop your normal desk, and you can work without hunching. Some employees at Hootsuite were already bolting little IKEA shelves… Read More

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The GoProblem

giphy Action cameras are like tablets. Lots of people want ONE. But very few need to constantly update to the latest model. I suspect this is why GoPro’s sales are slowing, it’s reduced sales forecasts, and it had to lay off 7% of its employees this week. It’s hitting market saturation. Many of the people likely to buy a GoPro already have one and don’t need another.… Read More

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PewDiePie Now Has His Own YouTube Network Within Maker Studios

Screen Shot 2016-01-14 at 7.25.07 PM PewDiePie is launching his own multi-channel network called Revelmode. You may remember that PewDiePie was part of Maker Studios, Disney’s successful MCN. PewDiePie isn’t really parting ways with Disney as PewDiePie is working with Maker Studios for this new MCN. Revelmode is an imprint of Maker Studios with Felix Kjellberg aka PewDiePie in charge. Read More

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PipelineDB Releases First Enterprise Version Of Its Streaming SQL Database

Underground pipeline PipelineDB announced the release of PipelineDB Enterprise today. The product is the first commercial version of the open-source product the company released last summer.
PipelineDB is built on a new way of looking at SQL databases, thinking about streams of data rather than data at rest in big silos, co-founder Derek Nelson explained.
He says the company made a big bet on this type of… Read More

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MindTouch Scores $12 Million To Help Customers Find Answers Online

Man reading unwieldy documentation. MindTouch, a cloud service that helps customers find answers to product questions using the company’s existing documentation, training materials and customer service documents, announced $12 million in funding after years of bootstrapping.
The round was led by PeakSpan Capital with participation from SK Ventures and SAP SE.
The company actually launched back in 2005 as an open source… Read More

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Looker Analytics Platform Scores $48 Million Led By Kleiner Perkins

Charts and graphs on paper, tablets and smart phones. Looker is trying to simplify the way companies use analytics and today it announced $48 million in Series C funding to continue the mission. The round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB). Previous investors Redpoint Ventures, Meritech and Sapphire Ventures also participated. This round doubles their total raised to date to $96 million. This funding round comes less than… Read More

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With $90 Million In New Funding And Unicorn Status, Anaplan Looks Ahead to IPO

Financial planning and analysis software on a laptop screen. Anaplan announced a $90 million round today at a valuation of S1.09 billion after funding, putting the company squarely in unicorn territory, those companies with valuations of a billion or more. What’s more, CEO Fred Laluyaux said this will be the last private round prior to an IPO some time in “the not-too-distant future.” To that end, he announced that the company… Read More

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