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GitHub, the "Facebook for programmers," has quietly built up an enterprise business that accounts for half its $200 million in sales

GitHubGitHub may have a reputation as a hub for up-and-coming young coders, but the $2 billion company has a secret user base driving its success: corporations.   About half of.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

Why Red Hat"s Rajesh Rege built his hideaway in remote Coonoor

Red Hat has built a business model of using open source software, making it enterprise grade and providing after-sales support to customers the same way large software companies do.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 8th, 2017

While Amazon and Microsoft battle in the cloud wars, this startup quietly built a $175 million business by picking up their slack (AMZN, MSFT, GOOG, GOOGL)

Digi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2017

Facebook is still fighting a $500 million lawsuit over the fate of its virtual reality business (FB)

AP Photo/Eric Risberg Facebook is still fighting a $500 million lawsuit that seeks to ban sales of its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Facebook was ordered by a jur.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 20th, 2017

The best place to find half a billion B2B prospects

It might not get the same hype of other social networks like Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat, but LinkedIn has quietly amassed a massive, global contingent of professionals — along with some lucrative B2B sales, marketing and lead generation oppor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 19th, 2017

The FruitGuys Built A $30M Business Promoting Small Farms

Chris Mittelstaedt had the idea to sell fruit to San Francisco offices two decades ago. Now FruitGuys expects $35 million in sales from a business that spans the country -- and promotes small farms......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 4th, 2017

How Subduing Sweat Became a Multi-Million Dollar Business

Michael Luscher started POINT 3 Basketball in 2010 and has built it to generate 7-figures in sales......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 29th, 2017

Wells Fargo admits to signs of worker retaliation

After Wells Fargo admitted last fall to creating as many as 2 million fake accounts, nearly half a dozen former employees told CNNMoney they were retaliated against after they tried to stop these illegal sales tactics......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJan 23rd, 2017

Under Pressure: Why Many Businesses Will Need to Master Extreme Transaction Processing

Until recently, only certain companies, such as high-frequency trading firms or digitally native companies like Facebook and Google, built their business models around extreme transaction processing—the ability to process at least 2 million transactions.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 17th, 2016

This finance major wanted to get rich so he went into sales — and became a Salesforce legend (CRM)

InsidesalesIn the engineer-glorifying culture of Silicon Valley, salespeople are often an overlooked breed. But there’s a man who's quietly built his legacy by mastering the art of selling business software. Meet Dave Rudnitsky, senior VP of e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 15th, 2016

How 2 Jobless Guys Built a $105 Million Business (in Only 5 years)

Three winning strategies that took these dads from an unexpected layoff to serving customers like Google and Facebook in practically no time......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 3rd, 2016

This Female Founder Boostrapped Her Business To Over $1 Million In Sales In Less Than One Year

Crystal Etienne grew PantyProp almost exclusively through word-of-mouth marketing......»»

Category: topSource: inc17 hr. 45 min. ago

India to get over 65% of Abu Dhabi"s crude barrels in Mangalore storage

ADNOC will send three large ships carrying crude oil beginning April to fill half of the 1.5 million tonnes strategic oil reserves that India has built at Mangalore.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard20 hr. 15 min. ago

EU anti-trust watchdog imposes big cartel fines

The European Union's anti-trust watchdog is sounding the warning to business cartels by announcing fines totaling more than half a billion euros ($600 million) in three anti-trust cases......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews20 hr. 30 min. ago

Big Stock Sales: Alibaba, Amazon, Facebook

William Blair Investment Management sold a million Alibaba ADRs. It also cut back on Fangs......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 20th, 2018

The Funded: Singularity University among 12 Bay Area startup rounds, 2 sales at week"s end

Singularity University, the Sunnyvale think tank and business incubator founded by in 2008 by Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, has raised $32 million in funding. But that news hasn't produced the usual positive buzz that often accompanies a big rou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 16th, 2018

This Entrepreneur Built a $45 Million Business in 5 Years--and He Has This 1 Skill to Thank

Of course you are revved up about your startup. Why else would you be doing this? But there are times when you that you have to learn to put a sock on it......»»

Category: topSource: incFeb 16th, 2018

Small brands and influencers are worried that Instagram is choking off their traffic — just like Facebook did with publishers

Toru Hanai/Reuters A growing number of brands and social stars that have built followings on Instagram now fear that the platform is killing their business. They are certain that fewer people are seeing their posts in recent weeks.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 11th, 2018

Facebook launches $10M community leader awards

Facebook launched a community leadership program on Friday that will award $10 million in total to more than 100 people who have successfully built groups on the social network as part of its push to create "meaningful" interactions......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 9th, 2018

Facebook may have over 200 million fake or duplicate accounts globally

Users in India, Indonesia, and Vietnam represented key sources of growth in 2017.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 4th, 2018

Facebook sees rising ad sales despite usage dip

Facebook offered reassurances to investors that its digital ad business would remain highly profitable, despite a dip in usage on the social media network and an overhaul of its flagship News Feed. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 1st, 2018