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  • Swipe Launches To Save You From Death By PowerPoint

    Swipe Launches To Save You From Death By PowerPoint

    Swipe launches out of private Beta today with a cloud-based tool for creating and consuming slide deck-style presentations. So far, so Prezi, you might say. Or LinkedIn-owned SlideShare and a number of other competitors. But where the London startup claims to best existing offerings is not only with its device agnostic approach, but with the ability to sync the playback of presentations in… Read More

  • LinkedIn Raises Its Game In Infographics And Analytics With New SlideShare Upgrade

    LinkedIn Raises Its Game In Infographics And Analytics With New SlideShare Upgrade

    Infographics are one of the most-maligned, yet most popular, ways that people share data with others, and today LinkedIn is releasing two infographics-related updates that it hopes will help it become a stronger player in that arena. The company is adding two new features to SlideShare, the content sharing platform it bought in May 2012 for $119 million: a new infographics player, and an… Read More

  • SlideShare Details Its Own Exponential Growth In … An Infographic

    SlideShare Details Its Own Exponential Growth In … An Infographic

    SlideShare, the content sharing platform for business documents, videos, and presentations, has grown into a sizable platform. In 2008, SlideShare was but a simple app launched on LinkedIn to allow professionals to share slides and documents with their network. As SlideShare is designed as a sharing platform for the professional community, its collaboration with LinkedIn has made perfect… Read More

  • Professional Content Sharing Platform SlideShare Goes Mobile With New HTML5 Site

    Professional Content Sharing Platform SlideShare Goes Mobile With New HTML5 Site

    Pandora, LinkedIn, Box.net and many others are moving to HTML5 to give users a cross-platform, rich media experience. The latest to participate in this tend is SlideShare, a sharing platform for business documents, videos and presentations. SlideShare lets anyone share presentations and video and also serves as a social discovery platform for users to find relevant content and connect with… Read More

  • How Social Network LinkedIn Leverages Social Media For Investor Relations

    How Social Network LinkedIn Leverages Social Media For Investor Relations

    LinkedIn posted its first earnings as a public company yesterday and in true form as a social network, the company used a number of social media outlets to disseminate this information. LinkedIn posted earnings slides on a SlideShare Pro Channel at the close of the bell yesterday, which made it much easier for bloggers and others to then embed and share these slides on their sites (we… Read More

  • Professional Content Sharing Platform SlideShare Deepens LinkedIn Integration

    Professional Content Sharing Platform SlideShare Deepens LinkedIn Integration

    SlideShare, a sharing platform for business documents, videos and presentations, and LinkedIn have been partners for some time now. In 2008, SlideShare launched an app on LinkedIn that allows professionals to share slides and documents with their network. Because of the professional focus of SlideShare, leveraging LinkedIn’s network makes sense for the company. Today, SlideShare is… Read More

  • SlideShare Moves Into Virtual Meetings With Zipcast

    SlideShare Moves Into Virtual Meetings With Zipcast

    Why go through online slides alone when you can do it with other people? If you are one of the 45 million people who go to SlideShare every month to check out slide presentations like this one from Mary Meeker on mobile Internet trends, you are probably going to like Zipcast. Slideshare is launching the new service today with Zipcast buttons on every public slideshow that turns the slides into… Read More

  • Twitter Gains Much-Needed Instagram Support And Full Songs From Rdio

    Twitter Gains Much-Needed Instagram Support And Full Songs From Rdio

    For the past few months, probably something close to half of my tweets have been links that take you off of the site. My bad. But tonight I have good news! If you too are addicted to Instagram — which it seems about a quarter of the people I follow on Twitter are — you’ll no longer have to leave twitter.com to view those pictures. Yes, New Twitter has expanded their right pane… Read More

  • SlideShare Launches Company Networks, IBM Joins As Pilot Partner

    SlideShare Launches Company Networks, IBM Joins As Pilot Partner


    SlideShare,the “YouTube for presentations,” is launching a new feature today—Company Networks. Networks are basically a way for businesses to curate content from all of their employees and partners on one branded page. SlideShare lets anyone share presentations and video and also serves as a social discovery platform for users to find relevant content and connect with… Read More

  • Professional Content Platform SlideShare Goes Freemium

    Professional Content Platform SlideShare Goes Freemium

    SlideShare,the “YouTube for presentations,” has been focusing its efforts on becoming the premier platform for professional and business content. Today, SlideShare is going freemium with the announcement of tiered, paid plans for businesses. SlideShare lets anyone share presentations and video and also serves as a social discovery platform for users to find relevant content and… Read More

  • SlideShare Now Supports Business Videos On Professional Content Platform

    SlideShare Now Supports Business Videos On Professional Content Platform

    SlideShare, the “YouTube for presentations,” has been making a big push to become the go-to platform for professional and business content. Last year, the startup unveiled two premium services for businesses, LeadShare and AdShare. And earlier this year, SlideShare launched another business-friendly product, branded channels. Today, the startup is going multimedia by allowing users… Read More

  • SlideShare Offers Branded Channels To Businesses

    SlideShare Offers Branded Channels To Businesses


    SlideShare, the “YouTube for presentations,” has been steadily ramping up its offerings for business users. Last year, the startup unveiled two premium services for businesses, LeadShare and AdShare. SlideShare lets anyone share presentations and also serves as a social discovery platform for users to find relevant content and connect with other members who share similar interests. Read More

  • SlideShare Lets Users Pay To Promote Content And Create Lead Generation Campaigns

    SlideShare Lets Users Pay To Promote Content And Create Lead Generation Campaigns


    SlideShare, the “YouTube for presentations” has unveiled two premium services for businesses— LeadShare and AdShare. SlideShare lets anyone share presentations and also serves as a social discovery platform for users to find relevant content and connect with other members who share similar interests. LeadShare is a self-service tool that businesses can use to capturing… Read More

  • authorStream Lets Businesses Create Customized, Branded Channels For PowerPoint Presentations

    authorStream Lets Businesses Create Customized, Branded Channels For PowerPoint Presentations

    authorSTREAM.com, a PowerPoint sharing platform, is rolling out a premium service that’s ideal for enterprise clients. Similar to SlideShare, authorSTREAM is a web-based free platform for sharing PowerPoint presentations through blogs, websites, and on sites like YouTube or an iPod. authorSTREAM is giving one month of its Premium membership free to the first 100 TechCrunch readers who… Read More

  • Slides On The Go! SlideShare Launches Mobile Site

    Slides On The Go! SlideShare Launches Mobile Site

    Presentation buffs can now get their fix when they’re on the move, thanks to the mobile website SlideShare just launched about an hour ago. Simply point your mobile phone browser to m.slideshare.com and you’re good to go. Note that the mobile version is in beta at this point and was hacked together at Open Hack Day India last month (using Yahoo’s Blueprint platform), so there… Read More

  • The Static Document Model Is Dying–RIP .doc, .xls, and .ppt

    The Static Document Model Is Dying–RIP .doc, .xls, and .ppt

    My TechCrunch internship has ended, and for my final TechCrunchIT post, I wanted to connect the dots I see within the enterprise space. Thanks for the wonderful time. When Writely and Zoho Writer launched three years ago, some quickly predicted the end for Microsoft Office. It seemed so obvious: free beats paid, ubiquitous access beats the device-centric, thick-client model. But IT… Read More

  • SlideShare Now Lets You Fuse YouTube Into Your Presentations

    SlideShare Now Lets You Fuse YouTube Into Your Presentations

    Back in 2006 when we first introduced SlideShare, we called it a mix between PowerPoint and YouTube. Today, that statement gets even more accurate. SlideShare will now allow users to embed YouTube videos into their Flash-based presentations – an oft-requested feature that has countless potential uses. Users will now be able to include personal introductions to their slideshows, offer… Read More

  • SlideShare Sends PowerPoint To The Cloud With New Plugin

    SlideShare Sends PowerPoint To The Cloud With New Plugin

    SlideShare, a startup that we’ve likened to a YouTube equivalent for PowerPoint presentations, has released a new plugin for Microsoft Office 2007 that allows users to edit and publish presentations directly to their SlideShare accounts. You can download the free plugin here. Beyond publishing new PowerPoint documents to the web, the SlideShare plugin can import SlideShare files from… Read More

  • SlideShare Secures $3M for Embeddable Presentations

    SlideShare Secures $3M for Embeddable Presentations

    Sometimes the simplest ideas are best. While a number of startups are working to bring the whole process of creating presentations online, SlideShare recognizes that many people are mostly satisfied with PowerPoint or Keynote. They just want an easy way to share their traditional presentation files with others. The company, which launched in 2006 and later added audio synchronization, took… Read More

  • SlideShare Slammed with DDOS Attacks from China

    SlideShare Slammed with DDOS Attacks from China

    SlideShare, a Mountain View-based startup that lets you upload and embed PowerPoint presentations on the web, appears to have stirred the red dragon last week. About ten days ago the company began receiving anonymous requests to delete slideshows that were deemed “illegal” by the requesters. The SlideShare staff checked out these slideshows and discovered them to be quite innocent. Read More