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With Auction.com, Google Capital unveils progressively its colors.

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Recently launched with the goal to invest in the mature companies that use technology to change the way people experience the world, Google Capital brings a $50 million investment in Auction.com for expanding their industry leadership. Henceforth, Auction.com can tap into Google deep expertise in digital marketing and mobile to boost its visibility and commercial presence. Previously Google Capital invested in Survey Monkey, Lending Club and Renaissance Learning. Google Capital joins other strategic shareholders in Auction.com including Starwood Capital Group, Starwood Property Trust, Stone Point Capital and funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group. Founded in 2008, Auction.com has sold nearly

The recent Asia/Pacific Data Center Index study: ‘Singapore and Taiwan are Top Data Center Locations in Asia Pacific’.

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As, a unique objective reference for modern organizations and professionals, when it comes to tools and solutions to draw value-added in their daily activities, Connectikpeople.co, recalls that, due to set of requirements like security, regulation, cost-effectiveness, and recovery-as-service, choosing a strategically correct location has become increasingly important for organizations to serve their customers across countries. Thanks for the IDC Asia Pacific Datacenter Index, created due to ongoing interest in locating datacenters into the Asian market. According to the recent index, captured by Connectikpeople.co, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan are Top Data Center Locations in Asia Pacific. The factors which put these countries in different spots are the energy costs and bandwidth

Concepts d’identité numérique et d’e-réputation pour les entreprises: enjeux et opportunités.

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La différence entre les deux concepts saute certainement aux yeux. Connectikpeople.co rappelle que, respectivement l’identité numérique reflète l’image de l’entreprise telle que voulue par l’entreprise. Par contre l’e-réputation, est tout ce qui se dit sur l’entreprise ou la marque. Dans cet environnement, la marque ou l’entreprise ne maitrise rien. Les internautes présents sur les blogs, les forums, les réseaux sociaux commentent, critiquent et dénoncent en temps réel. Avec la place qu’occupe désormais internet et les réseaux sociaux (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest,les messageries multifonctions, les blogs spécialisés…), ces deux concepts sont plus que jamais d’actualité. Une entreprise ou une marque qui les ignorent, ratent certainement une opportunité de croissance. Ce qui veut dire qu’avec internet, une entreprise ne maitrise pas sa communication et les enjeux sont conséquents. Qu’est ce qu’il faut donc faire ?, une seule réponse, soyez officiellement présent là ou sont v…

Find intuitively the pedestrian route to a destination without relying on a map in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Japan: MapFan AR Global paves its way.

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Congrats! INCREMENT P Corporation, the Kawasaki-based company, for your determination to expand your coverage. As, a unique objective reference for organizations and professionals, when it comes to tools and solutions to draw value-added in their daily activities, Connectikpeople.co, recalls that, "MapFan AR Global", is an iPhone app that uses Augmented reality (AR) to provide pedestrian route guidance information to the App Stores in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Japan. Connectikpeople.co observes that, users can find intuitively the pedestrian route to a destination without relying on a map. Meaning that, after setting a route to a destination from one’s current location, a pedestrian route and guidance information is projected onto the actual view seen through the iPhone's camera. An auditory sound or vibration acts as a reminder at the turn points, so users do not need to watch the screen constantly. If unfamiliar, let us recall that, this app is the global vers…

The Capgemini application’s Landscape Report 2014 within international organizations, captured by Connectikpeople.co.

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When it comes to talk about applications within international organizations, it is obvious that, one meets  badly organized, overloaded and outdated applications landscape. But, henceforth, digital transformation is required for competitive advantage (mobile, social, Big Data and Cloud solutions), these shortcomings represent the bottlenecks. As, a unique objective reference for organizations and professionals, when it comes to tools and solutions to draw value-added in their daily activities, Connectikpeople.co, has captured the new Capgemini survey which has securitized this landscape.
Entitled ‘’Application Landscape Report 2014’’, According to this report over the last three years the number of IT decision makers who believe their business has more applications than it needs has increased from just over one-third (34 percent) to nearly one-half (48 percent). 37 percent believe the majority of their applications are mission-critical. Nearly three-quarters (70 percent) believe at leas…

Indoor mapping: the real value of TomTom.

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As, a unique objective reference for organizations and professionals, when it comes to tools and solutions to draw value-added in their activities, Connectikpeople.co, congrats! TomTom (TOM2) and Micello Inc. Their new partnership henceforth allows TomTom’s business customers to use their indoor venue maps and incorporate the content into their automotive, online, or mobile solutions. Meaning that, users can now develop smarter apps and locations-based services, with the goal to help users navigate with

Funding: Reflektion, ClassDojo, and Play-i can now expand their team, and ramp-up sales and marketing.

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As, a unique objective reference for organizations and professionals, when it comes to tools and solutions to draw value-added in their activities, Connectikpeople.co, recalls that, this rubric is intended to help organizations, and investors to live in real-time what happens in the startups world; in terms of funding, acquisitions, strategic alliances and more. Regarding the emerging countries, and startups, this is an instrument for them to discover which Venture Capital or Business angel can fund their projects.
Reflektion(Founded in 2012, San Mateo-based retail analytics startup), has raised $8 million in Series B funding led by Intel Capital and Nike. If unfamiliar, Connectikpeople.co recalls that, Reflektion can predict what shoppers are going to buy next, allowing retailers to customize content in order to boost conversion rates and sales. Reflektion has raised over $11 million to date and will use the new funds to launch its e-commerce and business intelligence products and

Global standard for Digital Transaction Management: DocuSign paves its way

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Progressively, at Connectikpeople.co, we are eager to see how DocuSign will build its reputation as a global standard for Digital Transaction Management. But already, lot has been done, in terms of users (about 95,000 companies as customers), strategic partnerships (Microsoft via Office), funding ($210 million to date), and investors. In terms of investors, DocuSign strategic investors include Comcast Ventures, Public investors, Google Ventures, salesforce.com, SAP Ventures, and the National Association of REALTORS®. DocuSign financial investors include Sigma West, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Accel Partners, Scale Venture Partners, Ignition Partners, and Frazier Technology Ventures. Connectikpeople.co recalls that, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC acted as sole

Data management and analysis space: with Adminiscope, a software-as-a-service (SaaS), Pythain paves its way.

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We talk about the possibility to view activity in real time, record, audit, alert, and restrict internal and external users from applications and privileged access. As, a unique objective reference for organizations and professionals, when it comes to tools and solutions to draw value-added in their activities, Connectikpeople.co, is seduced by the functionalities included in Adminiscope. They  can give users with sensitive data, complete control and visibility over their data assets. Henceforth, with the new funding ($6 million), from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Pythain can expand the market reach of Adminiscope, move to the next level in terms of accelerating the adoption of its data security solutions. Connectikpeople.co recalls that, the enterprise version of Adminiscope, a software-as-a-service (SaaS), also allows users to monitor and record all privileged user activity

Confidently deploy Android devices with a mobile security solution protecting data and apps: Good Technology strengthens Samsung KNOX.

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When it comes to comprehensive end-to-end secure mobility solutions provider, Blackberry is a key player, followed by Good Technology. Samsung KNOX progressively moves forward to strengthen its solution, while Microsoftremains into belly, pending the birth as from, July 2014. As, a unique objective reference for organizations and professionals, when it comes to tools and solutions to draw value-added in their activities, Connectikpeople.co, praises the new joint partnership between Good Technology and Samsung KNOX, which aims to allow the enterprise to confidently deploy Android devices with the strongest mobile security solution protecting data and