Yammer – the Search Angle on its $17 Million From a Facebook Backed Fund

Alex Williams | September 28th

Yammer received another round of investment on Tuesday. This time $17 million from a Facebook-backed fund. The fund is led by Social+Capital Partnership, established by former Facebook Vice President Chamath Palihapitiya. Facebook is an investor...»

Xobni Socializes, Brings Smartr App to Android and Gmail

Cherr Aira | September 27th

There is a reason why its name is "inbox" spelled backwards—Xobni steps out of the box when it comes to how you receive emails and text messages.  It allows users to manage contacts, files...»

Autodesk Releases Cloud 3D Design Suite

Maria Deutscher | September 27th

Autodesk, the California-based professional 3D design and engineering software maker, is the latest vendor that has decided to venture into the cloud. It announced Autodesk Cloud today, a web-based version collection of some of...»

What Keeps Springpad’s CEO Up at Night?

Kristen Nicole | September 27th

This is the first in a series we'll be doing as we take a closer look at some of the thought leaders and influencers that affect our space.  These snapshot profiles uncover some of the...»

Public Cloud Firm Joyent Raises $5M in Funding

Maria Deutscher | September 27th

Joyent, a San Francisco tech firm that offers several cloud products and is sponsoring the Node.js project, raised $5 million in fresh funding according to an SEC filing picked up by TechCrunch. To date the...»

Samsung Goes After iPod Touch with Galaxy Player US Release

Kristina Farrah | September 27th

Samsung finally announced that its Wi-Fi Galaxy Player is hitting the US shores on October 16. Galaxy Player is the iPod Touch rival from the Korean mobile giant to compete head to head with Apple....»

Skype Released iOS Update, New Products and Fan Base

Mellisa Tolentino | September 27th

Skype is one of the most popular communication tools used on the planet.  Since it was launched in 2003, it’s already been downloaded over a billion times.  And it is also a very popular...»

Windows 8 tablets Take Aim at Choice, not Competition

Steven Hodson | September 27th

One of the more irritating traits about tech punditry are the  seemingly endless opinions  on how the new Product A is going to kill the older Product B, or not, depending on the writer’s biases. Of course when...»

Zynga Suffers 90% Profit Decline, IPO Not Looking Good

Mellisa Tolentino | September 27th

With yesterday’s news of Zynga’s latest partnership with Google +, it was mentioned that Zynga suffered a 90% profit decline in their second quarter net income and their profit fell to $1.4 million in the quarter...»

Google Just Wants to Be #3… Here’s Why

Tom Foremski | September 27th

My son told me about a breakthrough ad strategy he stumbled upon for his affiliate businesses: reduce your Google AdWords spend, yes, you drop down from #1 in the Google advertising order to #3 or so, but the...»