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Crosby is the Co–founder and CTO at Bromium, a new startup focused on information and infrastructure protection using what they describe as a revolutionary approach that isolates running processes within the Windows OS.

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SideCar is announcing this morning that it’s raised a Series A round of $10 million led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Google Ventures. Like other peer-to-peer marketplaces for ride-sharing, SideCar has a platform for connecting drivers with passengers looking to get around. It’s released mobile apps for iOS and Android that lets users virtually flag down one of these drivers, and alerts drivers when there are potential passengers in their area.

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One of the fundamental principles of good business is that if you treat your customer well, they’ll keep coming back for more. And those loyal customers are much more profitable over the long run than if you have to keep bringing in new ones to replace the dis-satisfied ones who fired you.

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Why Apple’s Maps Failure Is A Big Data Problem

10.05.2012 - Business Insider

John Vrionis explains that the recent chatter about how Apple Maps pale in comparison to Google Maps – ignited by all the iOS 6 users who are now forced to use the Apple product is a perfect example of “data …

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The New York Times takes a look at Nest, the company founded by the former Apple designer Tony Fadell, which has a new version of its self-learning thermostat.

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Sacha Labourey wasn’t interested in cloud computing when he resigned as co-general manager of the JBoss division at open source software giant Red Hat in 2009. But within a year, he had a complete change of heart — so much so that he co-founded CloudBees, a cloud service for building Java applications.

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DataStax, provider of the Big Data platform that powers mission-critical enterprise applications, today announced the completion of a $25 million C round of funding led by Meritech Capital Partners, with participation from existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and Crosslink Capital.

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How much can I sell my startup for?

09.28.2012 - VentureBeat

Jeremy Liew shares tips for founders around how to estimate what a realistic price might be when selling a company.

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Lemon CEO Interviewed on CNBC

09.27.2012 - CNBC

Wences Casares, founder & CEO of Lemon.com, offers insight on his start-up, which is an application that creates a digital version of everything in your wallet and stores it on your cell phone.

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