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Opower Sets IPO Price Range, Could Raise $116 Million

Opower Sets IPO Price Range, Could Raise $116 Million | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Opower could raise nearly $116 million in its initial public offering, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday. The Arlington, Va., company set a price range of ...
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In Move for Continuity, Mozilla Names Co-Founder Brendan Eich as CEO

In Move for Continuity, Mozilla Names Co-Founder Brendan Eich as CEO | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Eich has serious Web cred as the creator of the programming language JavaScript.
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Tech Recruiting Startup Hired.com Raises $15 Million

Tech Recruiting Startup Hired.com Raises $15 Million | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Hired.com, a marketplace-like startup focused on matching recruiters with tech talent, announced on Monday it raised a $15 million Series A round of venture funding. The round was led by Crosslink ...
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Birchbox Physical Retail Store Slated for Spring Opening

Birchbox Physical Retail Store Slated for Spring Opening | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Online retailer Birchbox plans to open a physical retail location in New York this spring, likely by May. The company told the New York Times that the store -- which is the company's first foray in...
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Dawn of a New Day: Chmielewski Joins Re/code as Second Mobile Reporter

Dawn of a New Day: Chmielewski Joins Re/code as Second Mobile Reporter | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The veteran journalist will cover cover mobile, devices and digital media computing.
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The Internet Makes Me Sick (Comic)

The Internet Makes Me Sick (Comic) | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac & Snaggy.
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KarmaKrowd: DIY IP Can Be a Risky Business

KarmaKrowd: DIY IP Can Be a Risky Business | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Intellectual property (IP) is a big topic these days given the internet's disruptive forces, and crowdfunding isn't exempt from the conversation. Rose Spinelli writes in to showcase a newly-launched platform that aims to help entrepreneurs wade through th
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With SEC final rules approaching, crowdfunding is making 2014 the Year of the Gold Rush.

With SEC final rules approaching, crowdfunding is making 2014 the Year of the Gold Rush. | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
This year venture capitalists poured more money into Crowdfunding: Indiegogo $40million, Crowdtilt $23 million, Teespring $20 million, over $83 million in January.

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Dell Made a Smart Move Buying StatSoft

Dell Made a Smart Move Buying StatSoft | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
When most of us hear the name “Dell” we think “laptop” or “server,” if we hang around that side of the enterprise. Little do we know that Dell has a sizeable enterprise software business which goes well beyond its high performance network and mobile security product, SonicWall, and onto cloud integration platform Boomi, database tool Toad, big data analytics suite Kitenga … and more. Today Dell announced its acquisition of StatSoft, a provider of predi Topic: Big Data.
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Connecting: Sprinklr's Social Nerd Talks Digital Tech

Connecting: Sprinklr's Social Nerd Talks Digital Tech | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Two years ago, Esteban Contreras sold most of his earthly possessions on Craigslist, walked away from a city he loved – New York – and moved to Canada. He happily resettled about 30 minutes from Vancouver, British Columbia but stayed connected with his adopted hometown by accepting a job with NYC based Sprinklr, a provider of social media management tools. We told you about Sprinklr last month when it bought Austin, Texas-based Dachis Group, a social analytics company, and formed th Topic: Customer Experience.
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Taking Digital Marketing to the 'Next Level' #AdobeSummit

Taking Digital Marketing to the 'Next Level' #AdobeSummit | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Digital marketers have a lot to sort through these days. How do I reach millennials? Do I put all my investment into marketing automation? Is social media really a legitimate B2B marketing tool? The convergence of technology and personalization has obviously today's affected marketers. To answer all these questions and more, we're heading to the the Adobe Summit Digital Marketing Conference in Salt Lake City this week. Topic: Customer Experience.
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The $100 Billion People Directory

Facebook started off as a people directory. Why connecting people is the new goldmine both inside and outside organizations.  Topic: Social Business.
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Three Gaming Trends to Watch After Last Week's GDC

Three Gaming Trends to Watch After Last Week's GDC | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
A theme from GDC 2014: There's still a lot of uncertainty about gaming's future.
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Cisco Goes After Cloud Services With $1 Billion Investment

Cisco Goes After Cloud Services With $1 Billion Investment | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Late to the party, it may have to buy its way to credibility.
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New Silo Web Browser Vanishes After Each Session

New Silo Web Browser Vanishes After Each Session | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Would you pay $10 a month for a super-secure Web browser that vanishes like a Snapchat?
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Google Partners With Ray-Ban, Oakley for New Glass Designs

Google Partners With Ray-Ban, Oakley for New Glass Designs | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Is the current look of Google Glass a bit too ... dorky for you? You're probably not the only one who thinks so. Thankfully, Google is collaborating with Ray-Ban and Oakley on some designs you migh...
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Crowdfunding in the Land of the Rising Sun

Crowdfunding in the Land of the Rising Sun | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
There's been a lot of attention on equity crowdfunding regulation in the UK, New Zealand, France, and elsewhere, but one country that's quietly working on its own crowdfunding rules is Japan. Indeed, the cabinet recently approved a bill that paves the way
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Crowd Coffee: March 24

Crowd Coffee: March 24 | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Kick off the week with the top crowdsourcing and crowdfunding stories from around the web. In this edition: crowd's voice gets a young boy access to unapproved treatment, but was it fair; thoughts on proposed crowdfunding regulations; a Kickstarter for ki
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Meet a Klout Star: Corey Andrew | The Klout Blog

Meet a Klout Star: Corey Andrew | The Klout Blog | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
This month, one person in particular caught our eye with his uncanny ability to harness the power of social media with his content -- Corey Andrews. Corey was so inspired by a recent Klout Perks experience that he produced a music video to capture the moment for the Klout Tastemakers program.
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Quick Start Guide: Forming an ECM Governance Body

Quick Start Guide: Forming an ECM Governance Body | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
An enterprise content management (ECM) program of any complexity requires some kind of formal governing body -- called variously an ECM Team, Center of Excellence, Center of Expertise, etc. -- but it’s hard to know where to begin.This article should get you started by providing short answers to the following questions: What should be the goals of your ECM Team? How should you stand up your ECM Team? Where should the ECM Team live and how should it operate? What -- exactly -- does the Topic: Information Management.
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We've Got it Wrong: The Funnel, Lead Scoring, Conversions and More

We've Got it Wrong: The Funnel, Lead Scoring, Conversions and More | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Imagine learning how to run, but in ski boots. You can work hard and get better at it, but it may get so exhausting that you skip the marathon and go watch TV.That’s what happens frequently in modern day organizations -- we decide on building a strategy around real time marketing, but most of the time it just takes too much effort to manage proper adoption and the results don’t seem as revolutionary as we anticipated.A big part of the solution is to realize that we don’t need a Topic: Customer Experience.
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OneDrive for Business Takes On SharePoint

OneDrive for Business Takes On SharePoint | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
OneDrive for Business is Microsoft’s file sync, share and collaboration service. It used to be part of Office 365, but that has now changed.Microsoft announced that OneDrive for Business will become available as a standalone subscription service on March 3. This is good news for those who want the simplicity of Dropbox, but the security and control of Office 365.While some might see this as competition for the usual suspects in the file sharing space -- Dropbox, Box, Google Drive Topic: Document Management.
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