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Nginx ties up a sweet $10M funding deal and hundreds of millions of users

Dev-tools company Nginx has just announced a hot new infusion of cash to the tune of $10 million.<p>The product, Nginx, is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. I know, right?!<p>In lay-terms, that means Nginx is an incredibly fast web …

Wearables are about to blow up: Industry sales to hit $19 billion by 2018

All those wearable devices hitting the market are going to make a lot of people flithy rich.<p>The wearable devices industry, which includes smart watches and glasses, will be worth $19 billion by 2018. That’s a big jump over the $1.4 billion the industry is expected to pull in this year, according to …

For its first act, Microsoft Ventures bets on SkyGiraffe’s mobile app deployment

Many enterprise companies face a problem: They want their employees to work on-the-go, but they don’t have the resources or expertise to create their own mobile apps. The Microsoft-backed SkyGiraffe thinks it has a viable solution to this quandary.<p>The newly formed Microsoft Ventures has made its …

VMware acquires Desktone, a desktop-as-a-service startup

Just a few months into his new job at VMware, former SAP executive Sanjay Poonen has orchestrated his first acquisition.<p>Poonen joined VMware in August to run the company’s end-user business and make strategic acquisitions. He immediately identified Desktone, a desktop-as-a-service startup (or …

23 Signs You're Secretly An Introvert

You might be a "quiet type" after all.<p>Think you can spot an introvert in a crowd? Think again. Although the stereotypical introvert may be the one at the party who’s hanging out alone by the food table fiddling with an iPhone, the “social butterfly” can just as easily have an introverted …

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What's your persona? Study dissects iPhone, iPad habits

That people use smartphones and tablets for different tasks at different times is not so surprising, though a new study shows some of the distinct differences in what each device is used for.<p>Research firm Flurry Analytics on Friday released data from a study of iPhone and iPad users across 35 …

Social media marketing in the technology sector

"It's as important for us to be in social media as it is for us to be doing search marketing," says Jeremy Bevan, chief marketing officer at networking giant Cisco in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Russia (EMEAR). "We calculated that our social presence in EMEAR is equal to putting on 10 major …

Safe as house prices: the data behind London’s boom | Financial Times

House prices in Britain may be booming once more.<p>But unlike the bubble of the last decade, this one is very narrowly focused. In fact, it’s really …

How And Where To Invest Money Now

The Internet is crammed with hot stock tips. This article offers no such thing. But if you want to know how and where to invest money for long-term success, you’re in the right place.<p>The funny part is, all those tip-chasers are part of the reason this strategy works. Yet effectively investing this …

The Best Place to Put Your Money? Other People's Businesses. Really.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An endearing, but dangerous quality of entrepreneurs and small-business owners is their propensity to go all-in -- not only pouring all of their lives, hearts and souls into their business, but all of their money too.<p>Of course, many …

6 best shopping apps to help you save - Jun. 15, 2012

Save money shopping online and at bricks & mortar stores with these 6 best shopping apps, like RedLaser.<p>(MONEY Magazine) -- Whether you are in front of your computer, standing in the checkout line or browsing at a store, these shopping apps will help you get a better price.<p><b>Essential app:</b> …

Five spending cuts that will boost your savings

• <b>Credit crunch</b> Financial planner Rodney Bukuya's No.1 rule is: do not borrow for anything that will not make you money. That means no credit cards - …

Essential free productivity apps for Android tablets

Nobody's referring to tablets as glorified Etch A Sketches anymore. The devices have proven themselves many times over as first-rate productivity enhancers.<p>If you use your Android tablet for work, you owe it to yourself -- and your boss -- to give these five free apps a try.<p>Note that some of the …

The best Windows 8 business apps for portable productivity

Mixing modern style with business needs<p>Microsoft may tout the Surface as the best tablet for business productivity, but many professionals stick to traditional desktop programs rather than wading into the Windows Store.<p>That's unfortunate, because Windows 8's walled garden hides a slew of work-ready …

These 5 Apps Help To Beautify Your Photos

I always thought it was unfair how so many people look gorgeous in all their photos on Facebook or Instagram — flawless skin, bright eyes and sparkling teeth — while my photos mostly featured a shiny face and ultimately a not-very-glamourous me. But now I think I know why.<p>Recently I found out there …

12 Of The Best Calendar Apps Available For Your Android Smartphone

A calendar is a calendar is a calendar, right? Wrong. You might think all calendar apps are created equally, but that’s not really the case, and if you live your life to a set of deadlines and frequently find yourself rushing from one meeting to the next, having a reliable calendar app that you’re …

Growing Up Geek: Mariella Moon

<i>Welcome to Growing Up Geek, an ongoing feature where we take a look back at our youth and tell stories of growing up to be the nerds that we are. Today, we have our very own Mariella Moon.</i><p>I used to call my first mobile device a <i>sole</i>phone. Humongous, heavy, and encased in black rubber, it was more …

Private Social Network Path Has Been Opened More Than 1B Times A Month

Path CEO Dave Morin has revealed that the personal (or private) social network’s app is being opened more than a billion times each month.<p>This news comes following the company’s hiring of former Salesforce Vice President of Software Kallol Das as its head of engineering. In this capacity, Das will …

7 Top Social Networks Among American Teens

This week on <i>Mashable</i>, we heard from one 13-year-old who claims none of her friends use Facebook and a 15-year-old who said all of her friends use …