Benchmark’s Fenton and New Relic’s Cirne Talk About Democratization of Data (Video)

While you might not find enterprise riveting, it really can be.
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NetSuite Acquires HR Software Player TribeHR

That makes two acquisitions this year for NetSuite.
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In a Big Mobile Move, Pivotal Buys Xtreme Labs for $65 Million in Cash

You need to be mobile in the enterprise, says the cloud-based joint venture of EMC and VMware.
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AOL’s Sullivan to Take Over Its Homepage Business

More management changes at the New York Internet giant.
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Dick Costolo Wrote the Twitter Playbook — Two Years Before He Joined the Company

Take a peek into the Twitter chief’s pre-Twitter mentality on startups, management and more.
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After Big Fundraising, Uber Hires CFO From Google

Presumably, it’s to keep track of all the big funding the transportation logistics startup just got that values it at $3.5 billion.
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Quip Is Great for Collaborating, but Still a Word-Processing Work in Progress

Quip is a new cloud-based word-processing app for the mobile age. Can it replace more mature products?
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News Byte

It’s On: Microsoft Management and Unit Reorg Will Be Announced Tomorrow

As AllThingsD reported earlier this week, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s reorg of the tech giant will take place tomorrow, according to numerous sources close to the situation. Top execs who have been informed of the changes today said that the restructuring is dramatic, and will include the wholesale elimination of its operating units for a management structure built around devices and services, both in the consumer and business spaces. As AllThingsD also reported (you can read all the details here, which sources said are accurate), it will include a centralization of common business functions, such as marketing.