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TechMeetups CloudBase event focuses on PaaS (Platform as a Service)

By at June 2, 2012 | 7:48 pm | 0 Comment

TechMeetups CloudBase event focuses on PaaS (Platform as a Service)

PaaS is poised to gain some serious traction this year. This is due to some of the big names stepping in from Salesforce.com with its $212m purchase of Heroku (to the mighty Oracle planning to announce its own foray into the PAAS world with its Java Cloud Service.... Read more »

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Google Chrome OS computers updated with faster processors

By at May 31, 2012 | 4:08 pm | 0 Comment

Google Chrome OS computers updated with faster processors

Original post by Leo Kelion via BBC Google has announced new computers running on its Chrome operating system. The Samsung-manufactured laptop and desktop PCs include processors based on Intel's Sandy Bridge technology, addressing criticism that the launch models were... Read more »

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MongoDB database creator 10gen grabs a whopping $42M from NEA, Sequoia, others

By at May 31, 2012 | 6:12 am | 0 Comment

MongoDB database creator 10gen grabs a whopping $42M from NEA, Sequoia, others

Original post by Sean Ludwig via VB 10gen, the startup that created the popular MongoDB open-source data application, has raised a new $42 million round of funding to improve its data-harnessing technology and build out its team. The New York- and Palo Alto-based... Read more »

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The great IT talent war waging in London

By at May 31, 2012 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

The great IT talent war waging in London

Original post by Alex Derber via LondonLovesBusiness Internet giants are up against blue chips and start-ups in the hunt for talent - can London’s IT pool keep up? Like industrialisation before it, the computer revolution allowed companies to do more with less, but... Read more »

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ALLIANTUS FORGES AHEAD IN THE US

By at May 31, 2012 | 5:44 am | 0 Comment

ALLIANTUS FORGES AHEAD IN THE US

Original post by TONY QUESTED via BusinessWeekly Alliantus, a  Cambridge UK business consultancy focused on innovative technology, has expanded into the US with the appointment of former Global Pittsburgh President Roger O. Cranville – ex-Acorn Computers –as its new... Read more »

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A peek into Thailand’s tech community

By at May 30, 2012 | 12:11 pm | 0 Comment

A peek into Thailand’s tech community

Original post by Joannav Yeo via e27 Sawatdee kha, geeks. If you happen to be in the land of smiles, be sure to get in touch with the communities below and soak up some of the tech and entrepreneurial spirit of the Thai techies. Note: This list is non-exhaustive. If... Read more »

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Hearst and Meebo Establish Digital Partnership

By at May 30, 2012 | 6:43 am | 0 Comment

Hearst and Meebo Establish Digital Partnership

Original post by CAYSEY WELTON via Foliomag The consumer Internet company Meebo, producers of The Meebo Bar, is partnering with Hearst Digital Media. The Meebo Bar will be rolled out across 13 of Hearst’s digital brands in June, and participating brands... Read more »

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Pack up these great camping apps for the great outdoors!

By at May 30, 2012 | 6:41 am | 0 Comment

Pack up these great camping apps for the great outdoors!

Original post by MyLooKout Summer is almost here! There’s no better way to kick off the season than with a camping trip. Don’t forget to pack your smartphone – by downloading a few key apps, it becomes as versatile and valuable to the camper as a trusty Swiss Army... Read more »

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Angel investor looks for startups around the globe

By at May 29, 2012 | 11:50 am | 0 Comment

Angel investor looks for startups around the globe

Original post by Roben Farzad via SFGate It's Thursday night in the heart of Miami's financial district. At Novecento, a buzzing bistro, salsa and flamenco music blast while waitresses circulate Malbec and mojitos. Businessmen in fitted European suits survey the... Read more »

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Dubai SME highlights effective approaches in securing funds for enterprise growth

By at May 29, 2012 | 11:24 am | 0 Comment

Dubai SME highlights effective approaches in securing funds for enterprise growth

Original post by AMEinfo Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, recently organised two seminars to help entrepreneurs learn about the best means of securing funds to... Read more »

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