Photos From the Xbox One’s Midnight Launch in Palo Alto (Slideshow)

Photos from the midnight launch of the Xbox One in Palo Alto.
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Skype Marketing Exec Steele Heads to Jive in Top Strategy and Marketing Role

The social business platform grabs former Microsoft and Yahoo vet.

Tony Fadell on How Nest Protect Aims to Rid the World of the Dreaded Smoke-Detector Beep (Video)

Rethinking home devices takes another step forward.

Samsung’s David Eun Talks About New Silicon Valley Accelerator (Video)

The Korean consumer electronics giant moves into the tech center in a big way.

Equifax Buys Identity Protection Startup TrustedID for About $30 Million

The data giant picks up a well-respected Silicon Valley ID protection firm.

Yahoo’s Head of Middle East and Africa Departs for New Social TV Startup Aimed at Emerging Markets

A new venture is aimed at the growing mobile viewership in the Middle East and Africa.

Box On Track to Book More Than $100 Million in Sales This Year, CEO Levie Says

A cloud executive gets chatty on the buffet line.

The Money Shot: Kara Swisher on Instagram’s Billion-Dollar Ride in Vanity Fair

There’s no picture of the moment when everything changed for Kevin Systrom.

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Predictive Data Startup Infer Raises $10M From Redpoint

Infer, a Palo Alto, Calif., startup that makes data-focused business apps to help companies target their best potential customers, said it has raised $10 million in a Series A funding led by Redpoint Ventures. Andreessen Horowitz, Social+Capital Partnership, Sutter Hill Ventures and angel investors also participated in the round. Infer, which is profitable, mines a range of data to determine those with the highest propensity to buy. Along with the funding for its “predictive customer scoring model,” Satish Dharmaraj of Redpoint Ventures will join the company’s board.

Today’s Errands: Pick Up Milk at the Grocery Store … And Then a Trademark at the Legal Store

LegalForce BookFlip is set to open for business on Palo Alto’s University Avenue.