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Over 3 years later, "deleted" Facebook photos are still online

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Facebook is still working on deleting photos from its servers in a timely manner nearly three years after Ars first brought attention to the topic. The company admitted on Friday that its older systems for storing uploaded content "did not always delete images from content delivery networks in a...
Over 3 years later, "deleted" Facebook photos are still online

Happy birthday Twitter – 6 years ago, @jack was ‘just setting up his twttr’

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On the 21st of March 2006, Jack Dorsey sent the first public tweet into the world (“just setting up my twttr”). Can you believe that was 6 years ago today? Dorsey was evidently one of the key people in the early days of Twitter, and today he still serves as...
Happy birthday Twitter – 6 years ago, @jack was ‘just setting up his twttr’

World’s Oldest BitTorrent Site Shuts Down

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Founded in 2003, UK-based FileSoup was one of the original torrent sites. When the site started there was no Pirate Bay, no Torrentz, and isoHunt wasn’t searching .torrent files yet. FileSoup outlived many of the sites that sprung up around the time and developed an active and warm community. After...
World’s Oldest BitTorrent Site Shuts Down

This Guy's Company Turns 6 Years Old Today

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Twitter turns six years old today, reports The Next Web. A few interesting facts from their reporting: it took Twitter 3 years, 2 months, and 1 day to reach one billion tweets it took 18 months for the first 500,000 users to sign up Twitter saw 250 million tweets...
This Guy's Company Turns 6 Years Old Today

BitTorrent Live: Cheap, Real-Time P2P Video Streaming That Will Kill TV

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Television is going the way of the dinosaur, and the deadly comet is called BitTorrent Live. Today, Bram Cohen, the author of the BitTorrent peer-to-peer sharing protocol, demoed his latest creation at the SF MusicTech Summit. BitTorrent Live lets any content owner or publisher stream video to millions of people...
BitTorrent Live: Cheap, Real-Time P2P Video Streaming That Will Kill TV

THE MOST IMPORTANT STORY IN AMERICA: Average Family Net Worth Collapses 40% In 3 Years

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Yesterday, the Fed released its latest Survey of Consumer Finances. The report included a lot of depressing data about the financial situation of average Americans. But nothing was so shocking and depressing as this: The median net worth of American families dropped nearly 40% from 2007 to 2010. Wow. Most...
THE MOST IMPORTANT STORY IN AMERICA: Average Family Net Worth Collapses 40% In 3 Years

Tim Cook: Smartphone revolution is in the early stages, will be a 1B unit market in 3 years

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Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at the All Things D Conference today in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. A variety of issues were covered, but one of the major components was discussion of the smartphone market, which Cook said was in its early stages, on track to become a 1B unit...
Tim Cook: Smartphone revolution is in the early stages, will be a 1B unit market in 3 years

Cosm: Disappointing Re-Design By Internet of Things Pioneer Pachube

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Early Internet of Things innovator gets a makeover and a new name: Cosm. It's attempting to become more social, but unfortunately it's likely to turn normal people off - rather than turn them on. When we first started profiling the emerging trend of Internet of Things back in 2009, one...
Cosm: Disappointing Re-Design By Internet of Things Pioneer Pachube

Apple to spend $45B over 3 years on dividend & share repurchase program

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Later this year, Apple will initiate a dividend and share repurchase program, spending $45 billion over the next three years, the company announced on Monday....
Apple to spend $45B over 3 years on dividend & share repurchase program

With 140 million active users and 340 million tweets per day, Twitter is officially mainstream

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Hot on the heels of Twitter’s 6th birthday, the company has released some stats that shed light on just how much it has grown since 2006. According to Twitter, the site has more than 140 million active users, with over 340 million Tweets per day. This means that a jaw-dropping...
With 140 million active users and 340 million tweets per day, Twitter is officially mainstream

StumbleUpon CEO Garrett Camp steps down after 10 years

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After ten years, which seems like thirty on the Internet, StumbleUpon’s co-founder and CEO Garrett Camp is stepping down from his post and moving on to become chairman of the company. In a post published on StumbleUpon’s blog, Champ explains that it’s “time for a change”: After 10 years leading...
StumbleUpon CEO Garrett Camp steps down after 10 years

LIVE: News Corp. Explains Its Big Split

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News Corp. has officially announced its impending divorce from itself. Now some of its executives will field a few questions from investors (but not reporters). I’ll be live-blogging at least part of the proceedings below: Good morning. We’re live. Here’s Rupert: “Today’s a very exciting day for News Corp. And...
LIVE: News Corp. Explains Its Big Split

The ultra-exclusive F.ounders gets a sister event for early-stage startups, the invite-only START

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F.ounders has earned itself a special place in the European tech scene over the past two years. An invite-only event, it allows the leaders of the world’s top tech companies to come together in a high-profile, but private, setting alongside the Dublin Web Summit. That’s all well and good for...
The ultra-exclusive F.ounders gets a sister event for early-stage startups, the invite-only START

Study: Email Deliverability Dropped Precipitously In Second Half of 2011 For First Time

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Fewer emails — only 76.5% — landed in inboxes worldwide in the second half of 2011, a significant decline from the typical 80% rate that has held for the past 3 years, according to a new study released by deliverability firm Return Path. This is the first time the company...
Study: Email Deliverability Dropped Precipitously In Second Half of 2011 For First Time

Visa: Mobile payments will hit mainstream in 2 to 3 years

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There's still a lot of work to be done to get consumers aware of the benefits of paying with a smartphone, the head of Visa's mobile business tells CNET. [Read more]...
Visa: Mobile payments will hit mainstream in 2 to 3 years

CareerBuilder acquires Brazilian IT job board CEVIU to expand in South America

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CareerBuilder has acquired the Brazilian IT job board CEVIU, the companies announced today without revealing the deal’s amount. For the US online employment giant, which already operated in 20 countries, this acquisition represents an opportunity to venture into a new and fast-growing market, South America. According to CEVIU, its portal has...
CareerBuilder acquires Brazilian IT job board CEVIU to expand in South America

Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie on how outsourcing creates entrepreneurs

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Recently named as one of the top 50 Australians in technology, Matt Barrie is arguably one of the best known entrepreneurs from “down under”; however, his influence goes well beyond Australia. As the CEO of the online outsourcing marketplace Freelancer, Barrie is at the center of a huge sector that the Internet and...
Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie on how outsourcing creates entrepreneurs

The Secret To Getting A Viral Hit On Reddit

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We at Business Insider look to Reddit as a major source of traffic. Of course we've been told not to try to game the aggregation site lest we get banned like some publications. Anyway other Reddit users still seek the secret to making posts go viral. For them, we suggest...
The Secret To Getting A Viral Hit On Reddit

China Will Not Issue 4G Licenses for Another 2 to 3 Years, Says Official

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China will likely wait another two or three years to issue 4G licenses for LTE TDD networks, a top government official said, citing the need to build more 4G......
China Will Not Issue 4G Licenses for Another 2 to 3 Years, Says Official

Recharging Your Startup Batteries

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A while ago we had a VC meeting with one of the smarter VCs I’ve met. During the meeting, I told him a joke that another VC wanted to sign me and my co-founder, as long as I don’t get married in the next 3 years and that Omri, my...
Recharging Your Startup Batteries

WHOA! This Watch Has 32,000 Backers And $4.6 Million In Funding On Kickstarter

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A few projects have raised $1 million + on Kickstarter, but Pebble has set an all time high in crowdsource funding. Pebble is a watch that syncs perfectly with your smart phone. It has about 32,000 backers and it has $4.95 million pledged. Its goal was to only raise $100,000...
WHOA! This Watch Has 32,000 Backers And $4.6 Million In Funding On Kickstarter

Cleantech-Focused Incubator Greenstart Now Offering Startups An Extra $100K

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Remember Greenstart, the San Francisco-based startup accelerator trying to make cleantech sexy? Well, today, it’s taking a big leap in that direction. The organization announced it’s bumping up the amount of funding its companies will receive. In addition to the $15,000 in seed funding the incubator provides, startups now also have...
Cleantech-Focused Incubator Greenstart Now Offering Startups An Extra $100K

Carriers may hate WhatsApp but wait till they see what’s next!

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The co-founder of WhatsApp, the popular messaging app that’s sucking billions in operator revenue, says he thinks his app is a benefit to wireless operators because it gets users to subscribe to data plans. He also “intuits” that carriers are making enough money as it is. Maybe he doesn’t understand...
Carriers may hate WhatsApp but wait till they see what’s next!

Tim Cook on the “Law of Large Numbers”

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Q: 37 million units of iPhones shipped. When do we run into the Law of Large Numbers? What are the growth opportunities coming up? A: 37 million is a big number. It was a decent quarter. It was 37 million — more than we’d ever done before. We were pretty...
Tim Cook on the “Law of Large Numbers”
China may wait 2-3 years to license 4G TD-LTE networks

OnLive brings Windows desktops in cloud to Android

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Already available for Apple’s iPad, OnLive Desktop launched for Android devices on Thursday. The free software, available in the Android Market,  allows tablets and smartphones to run an instance of Windows 7 through the web. The Windows environment is actually hosted in the cloud through OnLive’s servers and the Desktop...
OnLive brings Windows desktops in cloud to Android

Are You a WordPress Coder from who has been to the core and back? Lets chat.

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Wanted! Someone to help us change the face of modern news reporting. VentureBeat is looking for an experienced, creative, high-end VP PHP coder to build some of the coolest projects in the media world today. You should have experience working on WordPress (VIP is a plus), and be familiar...
Are You a WordPress Coder from who has been to the core and back? Lets chat.

Apple = Ham Sandwich

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Apple = Ham Sandwich : While many people are linking to Forrester Research CEO George Colony’s “Apple = Sony” post (fine, I will too), I’ll focus on Josh Lowensohn’s breakdown of said post (which is actually longer than Colony’s post). Lowensohn, like myself, apparently read the post and wondered what the...
Apple = Ham Sandwich

With 5 Million More Euros in the Bank, Pearltrees Gets Ready to Scale and Start Monetizing

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The Paris-based social curation platform Pearltrees just announced that it has raised a Series B round of 5 million Euros (about $6.62 million USD). The money is coming from Group Accueil, which had also invested in the service’s previous round. In total, Pearltrees has now raised 8.5 million Euros. The...
With 5 Million More Euros in the Bank, Pearltrees Gets Ready to Scale and Start Monetizing
Hacker sentenced to 3 years in prison for selling cable modem hacking tools
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