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By Michael Coté on May 7, 2010
$2M for Evernote, Netflix growth, Flash poaching, virtual goods, cloud in the SMB.
By Jeff Nolan on May 7, 2010
Bing added a new social function to their search which is pretty interesting. You’ve had sharing for certain results like news and entertainment for a few months and now we bring you this sharing experience into Bing Shopping! With a single click you can ask for advice from your friends on Facebook and followers on [...]
By Sandy Kemsley on May 7, 2010
David Ruiz, who founded ViewStar (an early document imaging and workflow package from the 1980’s that I remember well, and was eventually absorbed by Global360) is now with Ravenflow, which specializes in natural language processing for visual requirements definition.
Their RAVEN engine is a natural language solution that they are applying to a couple of different [...]
Posted in Technology / Software | Tagged BPA, Business process, Business Process Modeling Notation, Cloud, Natural language, Natural language processing, ravenflow, rulespeak, Unified Modeling Language | Leave a response
By Zoli Erdos on May 7, 2010
Oh, just what the Doctor has ordered: more junk food coming your way, left and right, from the social network that’s taking over the Internet: Facebook. McDonald’s will be the first advertiser taking advantage of Facebook’s soon-t0-be-releasing location feature. The first reaction from most is this will kill leading location-based services: Hey Foursquare, Time To [...]
By Bob Warfield on May 7, 2010
Netflix has always been an extremely progressive company. I know the founders, Marc Randolph and Reed Hastings well, and many of the employees too. There is an amazing amount of brainpower behind the scenes there and it shows with their great products and great story. I read with interest Larry Dignan’s piece about their usage [...]
By Thomas Otter on May 7, 2010
image via OzinOH, thanks! I’m looking forward to this event. Most of the events I go to are single vendor events, but this one is different. It is the event that brings most of the HR technology community together. Bill runs an excellent show. I’ll get to see Jason, Steve , Phil and Naomi, and [...]
By Tom Raftery on May 7, 2010
Photo credit Unhindered by Talent
And here are this week’s Green numbers:
BP ‘facing £15bn loss’ over Gulf of Mexico oil spill | Business | The Guardian
It doesn’t pay to pollute.
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster is likely to cost BP $23bn (£15bn) and its shares can be expected to lag behind those of its [...]
Posted in Trends & Concepts | Tagged bp, carbon trading, carbon trading fraud, deepwater horizon, GreenNumbers, gulf of mexico, niger delta, nigeria, oil spill, oilspill, pollution, royal dutch shell, shell | Leave a response
By Jason Busch on May 7, 2010
Earlier this week, I met a number of practitioners deeply involved in spend analysis as the global Zycus Experience Tour kicked off its US leg in New York (I’m speaking at the Chicago event today and Houston and Los Angeles in the coming weeks as well). The event was well attended (50+ people), especially considering [...]