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AWS Expands Its European Footprint With Frankfurt Data Center

techcrunch.com — Amazon today announced that it has opened the second data center for its AWS cloud computing service in Europe. The new Frankfurt region follows in the footsteps of the company's operations in Ireland, which launched back in 2007.

Jostle Raises $2M For Its Intranet Platform

techcrunch.com — If you have ever worked for a large corporation, then you have probably seen how outdated some of the intranet platforms on the market today are. the Vancouver-based startup Jostle wants to put a fresh face on intranet software.

Google Acquires Firebase To Help Developers Build Better Real-Time Apps

techcrunch.com — Google today announced that it has acquired Firebase, a backend service that helps developers build realtime apps for iOS, Android and the web that can store and sync data instantly. Firebase currently has almost 110,000 registered developers on its platform and the Firebase team says that the service will continue to work as before and remain platform-agnostic.

CloudFlare’s Co-Founders Talk Co-Founders, Investors And Losing At TC Disrupt

techcrunch.com — During our Disrupt London event today, TechCrunch co-editor Matthew Panzarino sat down with CloudFlare co-founders Matthew Prince and Michelle Zatlyn to talk about the company's journey and challenges since it made its public debut as the runner-up in the Disrupt 2010 Startup Battlefield.

Google Launches USB Security Key Support To Keep Accounts Safe

techcrunch.com — For the longest time now, Google has recommended that users enable two-factor authentication for their accounts on its platforms (and anywhere else, really). But starting today, it is launching a second - even more secure - method for those who really want their accounts to stay safe.

Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane Reminds Startups That Luck Takes A Lot Of Work

techcrunch.com — "Being lucky is just so much work," Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane told our co-editor Alexia Tsotsis during a fireside chat at TechCrunch Disrupt London today. As a startup, you always have to try to embrace luck, Svane argued when asked about what role luck plays in the life of a new company.

Smartsheet Helps Businesses Visualize Themselves

techcrunch.com — Smartsheet, the spreadsheet-based project and work management platform, is now making it easier for companies to understand how their employees actually work (and who they mostly work with). Companies mostly use the service to manage their projects and help employees collaborate.

InstantAPI Lets You Build An API In An Instant

techcrunch.com — "In the world of cloud computing, APIs are the new currency," Microsoft's VP of its developer division S. "Soma" Somasegar told me last week. But if that's true, then how can you best create an API for your services?

Crate Lets Developers Set Up Big Data Backends In Minutes

techcrunch.com — Big data is (still) hot, but setting up the backend servers to work with huge amounts of information isn't easy. It often involves setting up many different services and once you're done, you still don't know how well you'll be able to scale everything.

There Is Lots Of Low-Hanging Fruit For Digital Health Startups

techcrunch.com — At Disrupt Europe today, TechCrunch senior editor Jon Shieber talked to Peter Hames from Big Health, the National Director for Patients and Information in the National Health Service Tim Kelsey, and Dr. Dominic King from the HELIX Centre.
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Oct 23, 2014

AWS Expands Its European Footprint With Frankfurt Data Center tcrn.ch/1segTBo

Oct 23, 2014

RT @TechCrunch: AWS Expands Its European Footprint With Frankfurt Data Center tcrn.ch/1D1em3M by @fredericl

Oct 22, 2014

First impression of Google Inbox: awesome. Sadly, I can't invite others. Maybe because I was invited by somebody else myself?

Oct 21, 2014

Google Acquires Firebase To Help Developers Build Better Real-Time Apps tcrn.ch/1taS3aH

Oct 20, 2014

There Is Lots Of Low-Hanging Fruit For Digital Health Startups tcrn.ch/1vV3Jkn

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