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Twitter Releases Its 2012 Year In Review, And It’s An Immersive And Personal Experienceview story

http://techcrunch.com – This is the time of year when most consumer-facing companies put out their “Year In Review”, which reflect upon what happened on its service during that particular year. It’s pretty straight-forward stuff usually, but Twitter is a different type of company. (IT news)

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Opera: Strong iPhone 5 Adoption And Sticky iPad Usage Keeps iOS As Top Platform For Mobile Advertisingview story

http://techcrunch.com – Google may be the world’s largest mobile advertising company, but when it comes to devices that are driving the most advertising activity, it’s iOS and not Google’s Android that seems to set the heart racing. According to mobile browser and advertising company Opera Software, iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad continue to command the most usage among consumers. In the company’s latest Stat (IT news)

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Log Data Management And Analytics Company Sumo Logic Raises $30M From Accel, Greylockview story

http://techcrunch.com – Sumo Logic, a startup focused on enterprise log management and analytics, has raised $30 million in Series C funding round led by Accel Partners, with participation from existing investors Greylock Partners and Sutter Hill Ventures. (IT news)

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Cisco Overhauls Data Center Certificationsview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) has refocused its data center training and certification portfolio on job roles, adding two new designations along with a plan to align partner specializations to the new certifications. Last March, Cisco rolled out the CCIE Data Center certification which went live in September, and now the vendor has fleshed out its associated portfolio with the CCNA Data Center and (IT news)

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Apple Supply Checks Indicate In-Store Availability For iPhone 5 Improving In Time For Holiday Salesview story

http://techcrunch.com – Apple is aggressively ramping up its iPhone 5 supply chain in order to make sure that customers looking for the smartphone can get their hands on it easily and quickly come the holidays, according to stock checks and supply analysis conducted by Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster (via Fortune). (IT news)

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You Asked It! Turns Twitter Into Chatroulette, But Without The Nudityview story

http://techcrunch.com – I use Twitter a lot, as I’ve been reminded in the past by folks like my boss at TechCrunch. It’s cool though. It’s kind of my job to keep up with the latest trends and what-have-you. Twitter is a great place for that. (IT news)

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Apple Reportedly Swallows A 20% Price Hike For Its Samsung-Supplied Mobile Processorsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Samsung has reportedly increased the price of the mobile processors it manufactures for Apple’s iOS devices by 20 percent, according to South Korean daily newspaper Chosun Ilbo (via MarketWatch), which says it received the information with someone familiar with negotiations between the two firms. (IT news)

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Apple Rumored To Begin Trial Production Of iPhone 5S Soon: Farewell Yearly Update Cycle?view story

http://techcrunch.com – A new report today claiming Apple is prepping an iPhone 5S for test production in December and volume manufacturing early in 2013 is spreading like wildfire through the blogosphere. (IT news)

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Pentaho Adds Mobile and Real Time Analysis Featuresview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – If Pentaho, the open source business analytics vendor, has its way, the worlds of Big Data, mobile computing and real time information analysis are set to merge. At least, that’s what the latest enhancements to the company’s analytics platform promise. (IT news)

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The P2P Lending Experiment: Lending Club Surpasses $1B In Personal Loans, Hits Profitabilityview story

http://techcrunch.com – Last night at Bloomberg’s San Francisco headquarters, Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker took to the stage to deliver one of her famed presentations on the prevailing trends in the tech ecosystem. (IT news)