Tech News – September 25th 2012
Tech news – September 25th 2012
- Techies Gather For a Real-Life Branch with Ev Williams and Jonah Peretti | Betabeat –
- Jessica RoyMr. Williams, Mr. Peretti and Mr. Miller.
The elevators to the BuzzFeed office are magnificently slow. Each fits about six people comfortably, and they trundle and groan up to the 11th floor, where the company's ops, tech and marketing people sit. "Considering how fast the company moves, it's amazing how slow its elevators are," quipped one dapperly dressed man as we all awkwardly waited for the doors to open.
Betabeat was visiting the BuzzFeed office for the first time to attend a real-life ro… show all text
- Apigee Builds New API Management Service For The Programmable Data Center | TechCrunch –
To address the new reality of our data driven world, we need better ways to manage the network. Google and later Amazon Web Services (AWS), embarked on that journey long ago. Now the market is beginning to catch up with new networked environments that are controlled more by software than physical switches, routers and controllers.Apigee is now providing management for these Software-Defined Networking (SDN) environments with a new API management offering needed to build, manage and scale applic…
- Twitter / MaureenOGara: Tuesday’s globally trending … –
Instantly connect to what's most important to you. Follow your friends, experts, favorite celebrities, and breaking news.
- Meet the Social Media Dream Team | Sprinklr –
- Why OpenStack owes its success to Amazon | Cloud Computing – InfoWorld –
With $10 million in funding and 5,600 members, OpenStack is now the counterweight to the gargantuan Amazon Web Services
- FCC chairman Julius Genachowski live from Vox Media HQ | The Verge –
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski, will be speaking live from our parent company's headquarters in Washington, DC at 10:45AM ET this morning about the future…
- Monday Night Football Replacement Ref Call Explodes on Twitter – Peter Kafka – Media – AllThingsD –
Last night's folly was bad for the NFL, great for social media, and a good test case for Twitter's online-offline theory.
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- Indeed Investment Nets New York Times $100 Million Profit – Peter Kafka – Media – AllThingsD –
- Peter KafkaGood week for the New York Times’ balance sheet, which just plumped up by $400 million.
Yesterday, the Times closed its deal to sell About.com to IAC for $300 million. Today, the paper announced that it would net $100 million on a seven-year-old investment in Indeed.com.
Indeed, a Connecticut-based job site, is selling to Japan’s Recruit.com; reports peg the price at around $1 billion. In 2005, the Times was part of Indeed’s $5 million Series A round, along with Allen & Co. and Union Square Ven… show all text
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- Bias Persists for Women of Science, a Study Finds –
- By KENNETH CHANGYale researchers found that science professors at American universities widely regard female undergraduates as less competent than male students with the same skills and accomplishments.
- The City from the Valley, 2012 | Stamen Design –
- Eric Schmidt: Google Hasn’t Submitted A Native Google Maps App To Apple (Yet) | TechCrunch –
- Drew OlanoffAccording to Reuters, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt told a group of reporters in Japan that the company, in essence, has not submitted a native Google Maps app to Apple as of yet.
He stated that Google and Apple do talk “daily”, however.
Just what the two companies talk about daily is anyone’s guess. There could be software and hardware discussions, legal back and forth, hellos from old friends or discussions about search, maps and more. From reading Schmidt’s quotes, he doesn’t seem to show all text