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Unlike Facebook, Famo.us thinks HTML5 rocks. Here is why.

Taking a cue from gaming business startup Famo.us has reimagined HTML5 & come up with a new mobile app framework & a new rendering engine that helps HTML5 match the performance of native mobile apps. Famo.us is giving a sneak peek at its technology, hoping to attract developers.

Zerto vows to protect virtualized apps

Zerto Virtual Replication 2.0 promises to bring enterprise-class business-continuity/disaster recovery to VMware virtualized environments, taking aim at applications that run “in and between private, public and hybrid clouds.” Target customers are large businesses and cloud service providers.

Sumo Logic drops cloak, picks up cash to take on Splunk

Sumo Logic emerged from the shadows on Tuesday with $15 million in Series B funding from Sutter Hill Ventures, Greylock Partners and Shlomo Kramer, bringing its VC take to $20.5 million since April 2010. The company aims to help businesses monitor and protect their cloud infrastructure.

Ex-Skype CEO Josh Silverman Joins Greylock as EIR

Josh Silverman, who till recently was the CEO of Skype, is joining venture firm Greylock Partners as an executive-in-residence. Silverman is viewed as someone who brought stability to Skype during a tumultuous time, right after both Skype founders quit the company.