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Box has taken a vertical approach to the market since announcing Box for Industries last Fall at the BoxWorks conference. This morning it introduced its latest, financial services, but it could face challenge selling Wall Street on the cloud. http://tcrn.ch/181QNPx
Box has a plan to keep growing and it involves building vertical pillars on top of the base Box platform and APIs. To that end, Box announced a new financial..
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A new firm, born in the MIT Media Lab is using a smart employee badge to measure behavioral data, then apply it against key business metrics to help companies understand the relationship between behavior and results. It's pretty interesting stuff. http://tcrn.ch/1BmvEx6
Humanyze, a unique new firm spawned in the MIT Media Lab, has developed a system that uses a smart employee badge to collect employee behavioral data,..
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IBM is trying desperately to stay relevant, and today it announced a new series of products and partnerships to help companies struggling to manage life in the hybrid cloud. It's not a bad niche for them to attack. http://tcrn.ch/1FkK8uS 
IBM has been setting its sights on helping customers manage the hybrid cloud world, and today it announced a series of initiatives it hopes will make it..
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Wall Street has thrown its considerable weight behind Symphony, a new communications platform based on open source components that has the potential to transform the way Wall Street firms communicate and share content. http://tcrn.ch/1DIYEOk
The company's backers include a who's who of Wall Street financial companies: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNY Mellon, BlackRock, Citadel, Citi, Credit..
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In my latest SmartIndustry blog post I look at senators taking notice of Internet of Things and I suggest the industry needs to join this conversation. http://bit.ly/1vNCUKL
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Bessemer Venture Partners is ready for the next four years with a fresh influx of $1.6B for investing in what it hopes will be the next great companies. http://tcrn.ch/1vGPCuy
Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) announced its latest investment fund today with $1.6B in investments. It has dubbed it BVP IX. It follows a highly..
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RelateIQ, the CRM firm aimed at small business that Salesforce bought last summer, has come out with a much needed reporting module that should greatly improve how people extract information from the tool. http://tcrn.ch/1zDDhsS
RelateIQ, a tool that helps growing businesses manage their sales, announced a major update today that brings advanced reporting to the tool. This is a..
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One analyst suggested in a Tweet Storm today that the only cloud that mattered is public cloud and the rest is basically a garbage bin set of terms to please the markets. I can't totally disagree, but I also know a hybrid mix of public and private computing is going to exist for a long time to come. http://bit.ly/1FkOTof
It's all well and good to suggest that companies should shoot for an all-public cloud strategy, but most are a long way from that possibility.
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Main Street Hub got $20M in funding recently to continue building its social media marketing business for mom and pop shops. http://tcrn.ch/1B71gH0
Main Street Hub, a company that helps mom and pop businesses run social media marketing, recently announced it has received $20M in debt financing from..
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It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, The Cloud 5, where I scour the web looking for the five best cloud links I can find. This week, we look at Amazon package delivery being pressured by apps born in the cloud who might be using AWS (talk about irony), universities preparing students for the cloud future and an overview of infrastructure service providers. http://bit.ly/1GbFCzP
This week, we look at computer science programs preparing students for the cloud and the irony of Amazon facing disruption from services using AWS.
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Salesforce released Wave, its analytics tool to the world at Dreamforce last fall, but today it announced several new mobile tools to make it truly useful for busy salespeople. http://tcrn.ch/17Z3Thi
When Salesforce.com launched Wave, its nascent analytics product last fall at Dreamforce, it did what it always does with new products. It put out a basic..
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Microsoft made Azure Machine Learning officially available today after releasing it to Beta in June last year. They used the O'Reilly Strata conference to make the announcement. http://tcrn.ch/1AFwsNj
You know all that big data that's streaming into your company from sensors, customers, social media, Excel spreadsheets, and data sources all over the..
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Ron Miller is a Freelance Technology Journalist, blogger, FierceContentManagement editor and Contributing Editor at EContent Magazine.

He has been writing about technology since 1988 and publishing credits include InsideCRM, CIO.com, Streaming Media Magazine, eWeek, BusinessWeek SmallBiz and Network World. He has also written White Papers, documentation and training for a variety of corporate clients big and small.

You can learn more by visiting his blog, by Ron Miller.
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