Ev Williams: Medium Wants To Help Build A Sustainable Economic Model For Journalismview story

http://techcrunch.com – At the Launch Conference in San Francisco today, Twitter co-founder Ev Williams took the stage to talk to conference founder Jason Calacanis about everything from his experience at Twitter and the rise of Vine to sharing his take on Google and Facebook as well as the latest from Medium, his latest effort to shape the future of digital publishing. (IT news)

Stanford Student Startup Accelerator StartX Raises Another $400,000, Bringing Total Funding To About $1.5 Millionview story

http://techcrunch.com – StartX, which is a startup accelerator for Stanford students, has raised another round of funding, adding $400,000 to its coffers since last December. (IT news)

Red Hat Partner Conference North America: 8 Trends to Watchview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – At Red Hat Partner Conference North America (Jan. 14-16, San Diego), watch for CEO Jim Whitehurst and Channel Chief Roger Egan to describe how the company’s growing portfolio of software (Linux, storage, virtualization, middleware and hybrid cloud management) empowers channel partners. The big question: Are partners ready to diversify into all those new areas with Red Hat (NYSE: RHT)? (IT news)

Paymill, The Samwer Stripe Clone, Raises $13M From Serial Rocket Internet Backer Holtzbrinck Ventures And New Investor Sunstoneview story

http://techcrunch.com – Paymill, the Rocket-Internet incubated online payments company that works like developer-friendly Stripe by offering users an API to quickly integrate card transactions, is today announcing that it has picked up €10 million ($13.2 million) in funding. Rocket regular Holtzbrinck Ventures participated, along with new investor Sunstone Capital, a backer of companies like Prezi and Trunk. (IT news)

Inky Plans To Reinvent Email (For Real This Time)view story

http://techcrunch.com – Inky, a new email software company, has accidentally found itself in the spotlight this week after hiding in plain sight for over half a year. (IT news)

Google Launches New Experimental Search Features For Tracking Your Online Purchases, Reservations & Events From Gmailview story

http://techcrunch.com – Google has long been running a number of experimental Search and Gmail field trials anybody can sign up for and today it’s launching a few nifty new search features for searching your Gmail inbox from Google.com on the desktop and your iOS or Android phone. (IT news)

An Apple-Foursquare Hookup Could Mean The End Of Yelp Reviews In iOSview story

http://techcrunch.com – Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue sent an interesting 31st tweet today. It’s a Foursquare check-in at Apple’s HQ, indicating that Cue is trying out the service at work. Moreover, Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley is spending a week in San Francisco. (IT news)

Avnet Taps Honeywell Exec as New CFOview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Distributor Avnet (NYSE: AVT) has dipped into the ranks of Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) to find a new chief financial officer (CFO) to replace Ray Sadowski, a 34-year company veteran retiring from the post after a 20-year stint. (IT news)

BAE Systems Detica consolidating, expanding Asia Pacific businessview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketInformation intelligence solutions provider, BAE Systems Detica, is consolidating its Asia Pacific operations, incorporating past acquisitions into one organisations to do business in Australia and the APAC region. (IT news)

Baidu Is Building Its Mobile Strategy But Says Don’t Discount PC Yetview story

http://techcrunch.com – Baidu shares have fallen 18% over the last quarter as investors worry that the search giant won’t be able to monetize its mobile business quickly enough to outpace domestic competitors like Qihoo 360 and Tencent Holdings. (IT news)