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Report: StumbleUpon’s Traffic Down 53% Since Julyview story

http://techcrunch.com – New data from social plugin provider Shareaholic released today is showing a continued decline in traffic sent to publishers’ websites from StumbleUpon. (IT news)

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Mary Meeker Gives Mid-Year Internet Trends Report: Android Adoption Ramping Up 6X Faster Than iPhoneview story

http://techcrunch.com – KPCB partner Mary Meeker usually publishes her famed Internet Trends report once a year, but gave a small San Francisco crowd a mid-year update tonight. The biggest new facts? Android phone adoption is ramping up six times faster than iPhone, and Android surpassed Windows as the #1 OS for Internet-enabled devices in Q1 2012. (IT news)

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Cloudcraze Introduces New Cloud E-Commerce Platformview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Building an e-commerce platform that integrates cloud computing, social media, mobile devices and hosted applications into a single package is a tall order. But that’s what Cloudcraze, a relatively new application that has just reached version 3.0, promises to do. (IT news)

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Should Your Startup Go Freemium?view story

http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Jules Maltz is a general partner at IVP and focuses on later-stage venture investments in rapidly-growing Internet and software companies. Follow him on Twitter. Daniel Barney is a senior associate at IVP and focuses on later-stage venture investments in digital media and information technology. (IT news)

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Foursquare Looks Into An Fourth Round At An Over $700M Valuation, Investors Skepticalview story

http://techcrunch.com – Foursquare has been taking VC meetings recently, looking into raising a Series D round of funding of between $50 million and $100 million according to multiple sources. (IT news)

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Where The iPad Mini Fits On My Digital Tool Beltview story

http://techcrunch.com – Happy iPad mini day. Since my review a few days ago, by far the number one question I’ve been asked about the device is: how does it fit into my life? Do I really need another iPad — let alone a smaller, less powerful one with a non-retina screen? Will I use it alongside the regular iPad? What about alongside a MacBook? (IT news)

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Samsung Tops U.S. Mobile Device Manufacturers, Apple Gains In Hardware And Platform Shareview story

http://techcrunch.com – Digital metrics firm comScore today released its most recent mobile market share report, detailing trends in the mobile industry for the three month period ending in September. The survey of over 30,000 mobile subscribers in the U.S. (IT news)

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Rackspace Unveils Cloud Isolation Technologyview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Having your own cloud is great. But what if you need to isolate different applications and resources from one another? You could, of course, build multiple clouds. Or you could adopt technologies like Rackspace‘s (NYSE: RAX) new Cloud Networks feature, which supports multi-tiered networks across an Open Stack cloud infrastructure. (IT news)

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Facebook Becomes Nation’s Hurricane Bulletin Board: “We Are Ok” Is #1 Shared Term This Morningview story

http://techcrunch.com – While Twitter plays both the rumor mill and fact checker for Hurricane Sandy news reports, Facebook is how people are leaving notes for loved ones about their particular situations. “We are ok” was the most shared term on Facebook as of 10am EST today. (IT news)

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Android malware multiplying, thanks to market forcesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Stuart Corner | Published in: SecurityTrend Micro's latest security roundup report has identifed a fivefold increase in the number of high risk and dangerous Android apps, to 175,000 in September, as the bad guys respond to market trends. (IT news)