Alex Depledge (Hassle CEO) “Hassle personalizes the relationship between customers and housekeepers”

To differentiate itself from its competitors, the British marketplace Hassle.com relies on a privileged relationship between customers and cleaners. Alex Depledge, CEO, analyses the market and describes the ambitions of the start-up. Alex Depledge, CEO of Hassle © Hassle Alex Depledge. Hassle.com is a local marketplace for independent housekeepers, launched on 1 January 2013 in … Read more

Carrefour.fr: the use of conditional comments

The Carrefour group’s websites represent 7 million visitors per month, according to the latest Fevad ranking. Capture JDN Apache is the Web server chosen for Carrefour.fr. Not surprisingly, its application layer is based on Java. On the JavaScript side, it is the MooTools framework that is used alongside the JQuery library. To display video content, … Read more

Sketchfab, the Youtube of 3D, raises two million dollars

The fundraising will allow the start-up, which distributes 3D models on the Web, to develop, improve its product and expand its team. Sketchfab has just completed a $2 million (€1.47 million) round led by Balderton Capital. Partech Ventures, Borealis Ventures, David Cohen (TechStars) and a number of business angels have also invested in the company. … Read more

Spring 4.0: Focus on Java SE 8 and WebSocket

SpringSource has announced the new features of the next iteration of the Java framework. The program: support for Groovy 2 and Java EE 7 services. A subsidiary of VMware (EMC group), SpringSource has unveiled the new features of the next version of the Java Spring framework. First, this future version will support applications based on … Read more

Newmanity raises €635,000 for its sustainable development portal

Created by the founder of Max Havelaar, Newmanity is a social network that multiplies services encouraging sustainable development. The social network Newmanity (a contraction of the words “new” and “humanity”), which is dedicated to sustainable development, has announced that it has raised 635,000 euros from its historical shareholders. Founded by the creator of Max Havelaar, … Read more

JDN News: Howtank raises €1.7 million for its click-to-community

Kernel Investissement, the fund of PKM and Pierre Krings, is leading this round of financing for the community chat platform launched by Priceminister employees. Howtank has completed a €1.7 million funding round led by Kernel Investissement, the fund of Priceminister co-founders Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet and Pierre Krings. The business angels who invested in the start-up in … Read more

Microsoft 365 (ex-Office-365): from free to paid

“Microsoft 365 (formerly Office-365): from free to paid” [Office 365 MICROSOFT 365 FREE] Alongside a free Office offering, Microsoft 365 Personal and Family target the general public, and Microsoft 365 Business and Enterprise target businesses, from SMEs to large groups. A subscription-based version of the Office suite, Office 365 was launched in 2010. Now called … Read more