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Chrome On Mobile Now Has 800M Monthly Active Users

chrome Google today announced that the number of Chrome users on mobile doubled from 400 million 30-day actives to 800 million over the course of the last year. That’s a mix of Android and iOS users. The company sadly doesn’t break out usage numbers by operating system, but it’s a fair guess that the vast majority of Chrome users on mobile are on Android. Read More

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Satya Nadella Delivers Microsoft State of Security Address

Satya Nadella Satya Nadella came to Washington, DC this morning, and delivered The Microsoft State of Security address, laying out Microsoft’s security vision and all of the tools and technologies that entails. Speaking at the Microsoft Government Cloud Forum, he articulated the company security strategy. Key to this was not only finding ways to secure the key elements of the Microsoft ecosystem… Read More

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Rolltape Launches Voice Messaging App For Sharing Personal Moments With Friends

rolltape founders Text messaging apps are on the rise, but according to Jessica Taylor, founder and CEO of Rolltape, “Nobody feels like they’re getting closer. People still feel like they’re getting more isolated.” That’s the problem she’s trying to solve with her new app. Taylor (pictured above with her co-founder and CTO Elisabeth Boonin) suggested that while texts are… Read More

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Docker Launches New Commercial Service To Help Enterprises Deploy And Manage Their Apps

docker_control_plane Docker announced the Docker Universal Control Plane (UCP) at its developer conference in Barcelona today. The UCP is a new paid service in Docker’s portfolio that is meant to help ops teams easily set up a cluster and enable developers to deploy dockerized apps to it. According to Docker’s VP of product Scott Johnston, there has always been some tension between developers, who… Read More

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Microsoft Dynamics Corporate VP Bob Stutz Reportedly Steps Down

Microsoft Building In a stunner today, Microsoft Corporate VP Bob Stutz reportedly stepped down from his job running Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
MSDynamicsWorld broke the story, but R Ray Wang, who is principal at Constellation Research confirms that Stutz texted him this afternoon with the news.
The memo went out today at 4 pm and Jujhar Singh, who has been a key player on the team, will be taking over for Stutz. Read More

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How Early Exit Disease Stunts The Growth Of Midwest Startup Communities

exitfast There is an unnamed epidemic slowly traveling through the middle of the U.S. This epidemic goes by many names, but our venture fund refers to it as “early exit disease.” This disease spreads when founders realize sub-$20 million exits. Many of these exits could have grown much larger. Instead, early exits have been quietly devastating the Midwest region’s startup… Read More

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Aaron Levie, Box And A Whole Pile Of Apps

aaron-levie21 Box’s recent platform push is more than a new product direction for the company. The service may become a key revenue driver for the enterprise-facing productivity shop. I recently sat down with Aaron Levie, the CEO of Box, and his recently hired head of platform, Jeetu Patel, to dig into the matter. At its most basic, the quickly growing company wants to power the content layer of… Read More

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Wary Of The “Next Warby”

disbelief Warby Parker is astonishingly successful, whether you judge it by the rave reviews of customers, its valuation or, more impressively, by the number of startups that compare themselves to the iconic eyeglass innovator. Over the last couple of years, I’ve met with dozens of entrepreneurs who have pitched themselves as the “Warby of ________.” Read More

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Not Into The Hearts? Twitter Appears To Be Testing Multi-Emoji Reactions

hearts-for-stars1 Yes, the fav turned into a like. The star turned into a heart. Some tweeters were not very happy about this change even though Twitter said engagement was just fine — increased among new users, in fact. Today, we’ve learned that Twitter, which tests many things all of the time, is letting folks play with the ability to share reactions in multiple ways by way of emojis. Forget… Read More

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