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2014-04-09 08:25:13

Predictive media optimization technology leader to focus on global expansion and product innovation serving Chief Marketing Officers with latest funding SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenshoo [http://www.Kenshoo.com ], the global leader in predictive media optimization technology, today announced a $20 million growth financing round led by Bain Capital Ventures [http://www.baincapital.com ]. Kenshoo's existing investors, Sequoia Capital...

2014-04-04 23:34:55

Provides Data Protection & Governance for Enterprise Desktops, Laptops, Tablets & Smartphones Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Druva announced today that Druva inSync, its endpoint data protection and governance platform for businesses, has been named a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Software CODiE Awards in the Best Cloud Storage and Backup Solution category. inSync has been the #1 analyst-rated platform for enterprise endpoint backup for the last two years, uniquely integrating...

2014-03-25 08:37:56

First Real-Time Anti Fraud Solution with Chargeback Protection Fills Void in Growing Ecommerce Industry TEL AVIV, Israel, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forter, an Israeli-based startup that offers online retailers the first and only real-time anti ecommerce fraud solution that is backed with a full chargeback protection program, announced today that the company has closed a $3 million Series A funding round from Sequoia Capital, the Menlo Park, Calif.-based venture capital firm that...

2014-03-20 23:24:48

Company’s robust controls spur rising inSync public cloud deployments in highly regulated industries requiring compliant endpoint data protection and governance. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Druva announced today that its public cloud deployment option for Druva inSync, the #1-ranked endpoint data protection and governance platform, has passed a review validating the company’s security and privacy controls for handling HIPAA-compliant protected health information (PHI). The...

2014-03-11 08:32:37

Company to launch two new real estate service platforms SHANGHAI, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- E-House (China) Holdings Limited ("E-House" or the "Company") (NYSE: EJ), a leading real estate services company in China, today announced two new strategic initiatives that will expand the Company's services to real estate related financial services and community value-added services. Mr. Xin Zhou, co-chairman and CEO of E-House, said, "Being the leader and integrator of...

2014-03-07 23:23:53

The #1 Online Gaming Community for Girls reaches 300 million registered members. Stockholm, Sweden (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 If you love fame, fashion and friends, Stardoll is the game for you. The world’s largest and most popular online fashion community offers teens and tweens a place to express their creativity and manage their own virtual fashion world. Stardoll was founded in 2006 and now celebrates an astounding 300 million registered members across its website, mobile apps and...

2014-03-06 08:30:28

PHILADELPHIA, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicians and students will benefit from these medical reference and learning solutions enhanced by Inkling's feature-rich, intuitive and interactive digital platform Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of the fully redesigned Expert Consult and Student Consult, its two medical reference and learning...

2014-03-05 23:22:28

The leading self-service ticketing platform continues to transform and democratize the ticketing industry with an intuitive solution for event organizers of all sizes. With $1billion in gross ticket sales for general admission events in 2013, the reserved seating solution opens a new market for Eventbrite and deepens offering for millions of existing customers. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Eventbrite, the leading independent ticketing platform, today launched a self-service...

2014-02-26 23:24:26

Data Protection & Governance Platform Covers Any Mix of Corporate and Personal Endpoint Devices Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Druva announced today that its inSync endpoint data protection and governance platform has earned Silver honors in the BYOD Security category of Info Security Products Guide’s 10th Annual 2014 Global Excellence Awards. inSync uniquely integrates endpoint data backup, data loss prevention, IT-managed file sharing and data governance in a single...

2014-02-24 23:23:51

VP of Business Development receives elite channel award for leadership and commitment to partner success. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Druva, developer of the #1-rated inSync endpoint data protection and governance platform, announced today that VP of Business Development Steve McChesney has been named one of CRN’s 2014 Channel Chiefs. The honor marked McChesney’s third appearance on the annual list of the most powerful IT channel leaders. The list recognizes executives...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'