Microsoft Acquires Application Management Service BlueStripe

Announce_June_10 Microsoft today announced that it has acquired BlueStripe, an application management service that helps enterprises monitor and troubleshoot applications that have been deployed across different operating systems, data centers and cloud environments. Microsoft says it will integrate the service into tools like System Center and the company’s Operations Management Suite. Read More

Apple’s iPad Multitasking Powers Hint At iPad Pro And Beyond

apple-wwdc-20150231 Apple is encouraging developers to stop thinking about their user interfaces in terms of specific devices and orientation, and to start thinking in terms of different view types, in the interest of building interfaces that work with the multitasking mode introduced for using apps side-by-side on iPad in iOS 9.
The changes reflect the best example of Apple’s tendency to… Read More

Whitepages Acquires NumberCop To Improve Its Scam-Detecting Caller ID App

Screen Shot 2015-06-10 at 11.06.53 AM Whitepages will today announce the acquisition of San Francisco-based NumberCop, in order to bolster its own abilities in detecting spam and scam calls within its Caller ID smartphone application. Prior to joining Whitepages, NumberCop was tracking over half a million actively spamming phone numbers involved with scams and text-based phishing. Its technology, starting now, will be… Read More

Fashion Discovery And Shopping App Voonik Gets $5M From Sequoia And Seedfund

voonik India is Asia’s fastest growing e-commerce market and shoppers there face an increasingly unwieldy array of options from different sites. Voonik wants to make shopping for fashion easier by combining multiple stores on its platform and letting shoppers check out all items in a single transaction. The app just raised a $5 million series A from Sequoia Capital and returning investor Seedfund. Read More

Shutterfly Launches TripPix, A Quick Way To Create Travel Photo Books From Your iPhone

1149379_trippix_02_style These days, many of our mobile photos are snapped, shared and then forgotten. But photo publishing company Shutterfly has built a business on top of the idea that some people want to do more with their photos – turn them into prints, cards, gifts, books, and more. Today, Shutterfly is releasing a new app aimed at a younger demographic with TripPix, an that turns travel photos into… Read More