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Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
MapR gets $30M to push Hadoop deeper into the enterprise   —  MapR has pulled in $30 million in funding to accelerate the adoption of open-source computing framework Hadoop.  —  According to an SEC filing, the San Jose, Calif.-based company closed its third round of funding today.
Mar 18, 2013, 7:40 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Evolv pulls in $15M to prevent the ‘wrong person ending up in the wrong job’   —  Imagine using data to pinpoint the most high-performing employees and keep them satisfied?  —  A startup called Evolv is building technology to make that possible, and it has raised $15 million in a fourth funding roundl led by Vantage Point Capital.
Mar 12, 2013, 10:25 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Nexenta pulls in $24M to realize its vision for a software defined data center   —  A software defined storage startup called Nexenta has closed a $24 million funding round, proving that storage is increasingly an area of focus for IT.  —  In Silicon Valley, the storage space is heating up …
Feb 27, 2013, 12:40 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Salesforce.com has acquired French startup EntropySoft   —  Salesforce.com has acquired EntropySoft, a French startup that offers content integration solutions.  —  A spokesperson confirmed that the deal recently closed, but the company won't be making a formal announcement.
Feb 6, 2013, 10:05 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
The Pope urges Catholics to flock to Twitter   —  Pope Benedict XIV may be one of Twitter's recent and most surprising converts.  —  Today, he asked Catholics to spread the word on Twitter and other social networking sites like Instagram and Tumblr to convert atheists to the faith, 140 characters at a time.
Jan 27, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Silicon Valley rallies behind Alchemist, an incubator for B2B startups (exclusive)   —  Frankly, tech incubators are getting too ubiquitous for their own good.  Why do we need yet another Y-Combinator or 500 TechStars imitator?  —  But when Silicon Valley's newest accelerator, Alchemist …
Jan 21, 2013, 9:05 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Big Data startup Platfora pulls in $20M to ‘make Hadoop amazing’   —  Platfora, the startup that made a splash at the recent Strata conference with a promise to “unleash the potential of Hadoop” has raised its second round of funding.  —  The San Mateo, Calif.-based company has been baking …
Nov 13, 2012, 10:05 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Twitter's Biz Stone teams up with Ron Howard for a movie inspired by your tweets (video)   —  Twitter's cofounder Biz Stone, @Biz, has asked millions of Twitter users to submit their photos, which he'll use to inspire a short film that he'll direct under the tutelage of Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard.
Sep 24, 2012, 8:35 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
SimpliVity pulls in $25M from Kleiner Perkins to streamline the data center   —  SimpliVity, a startup that wants to clean up your IT infrastructure, has pulled in $25 million for its second round led by venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield Byers (KPCB).
Sep 24, 2012, 10:55 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Keynote: Marc Benioff wants to lead a ‘social revolution’ in the enterprise   —  SAN FRANCISCO — “Are you pumped up and ready to go?  We are here to excite you!”  Marc Benioff addressed a screaming crowd at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts this morning, after an opening performance by rapper MC Hammer.
Sep 19, 2012, 1:35 PMIn context

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