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90% Of Incubators And Accelerators Will Fail And That's Just Fine For America And The World

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Editor’s note: Peter Relan is a former programmer and Internet executive, as well as a successful serial entrepreneur, Silicon Valley executive, angel investor, and technology veteran for over 25 years. Relan founded YouWeb Incubator in 2007, spinning out a string of successful mobile and gaming companies. Incubators are now an industry segment...
90% Of Incubators And Accelerators Will Fail And That's Just Fine For America And The World

Fresh from the rumor mill: Microsoft is in talks to acquire music startup Rdio

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Sometimes, you hear something from someone that sounds like it would make sense if you take some time to think about it. But, 9 out of 10 times, unsubstantiated rumors don’t even stand a chance of getting published by The Next Web or any other tech blog worth its salt...
Fresh from the rumor mill: Microsoft is in talks to acquire music startup Rdio

Most OpenOffice Users Run Windows

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Nearly 9 out of 10 downloads of the new version of OpenOffice have been for Windows machines, rather than Linux, according to recently released statistics from Apache....
Most OpenOffice Users Run Windows

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”

iFixit releases tablet repairability list, puts Apple and Microsoft on the bottom

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Not only has iFixit long been the go-to source for gadget teardowns, it's often seen as an authority on just how repairable a device is post-purchase. So when the outfit released its "Tablet Repairability" list recently, we took notice. The Dell XPS 10 took top marks (9 out of...
iFixit releases tablet repairability list, puts Apple and Microsoft on the bottom

Helpshift raises $3.2m from True Ventures to bring managed customer service to the mobile device

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Helpshift launched last month in the hopes of helping bring customer service to the mobile space. Today, the company is announcing that it raised $3.2 million in seed funding from True Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners to support its efforts. According to the startup, an ideal customer service solution isn’t available...
Helpshift raises $3.2m from True Ventures to bring managed customer service to the mobile device

Would You Pay To Discover Social Influencers?

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The first thing we usually think of when we hear the word "influencer" is Klout, followed by a bad +K joke. The idea of tacking a be-all, end-all number onto our social significance may seem trifling, but social scoring is becoming an increasingly attractive method for businesses, marketers, and agencies...
Would You Pay To Discover Social Influencers?

Andrew Mason’s First Earnings Call: “Stop Sending Me Pole-Dancing Deals”

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Groupon CEO Andrew Mason just finished his first post-IPO earnings calls with Wall Street analysts. (We covered it live and looked at the numbers). “We believe we are on the cusp of a sea change” in behavior, he noted. “We’re about to see what technology can do for local commerce.”...
Andrew Mason’s First Earnings Call: “Stop Sending Me Pole-Dancing Deals”
Amazon's Q1 profits down 35 percent to $130 million, 9 out of 10 top sellers were digital products

Will the Real <Your Site Here> Please Stand Up?

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Webmaster Level: IntermediateIn our recent post on the Google Online Security Blog, we described our system for identifying phishing pages. Of the millions of webpages that our scanners analyze for phishing, we successfully identify 9 out of 10 phishing pages. Our classification system only incorrectly flags a non-phishing site as...
Will the Real <Your Site Here> Please Stand Up?

Retailers saw record traffic of 194m Americans in December, 83m visitors put Apple in top 10 sites

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We’ve already seen that traffic to retail sites exploded during Thanksgiving 2012, and now data is coming in to show that holiday numbers were also phenomenal. In fact, the retail category witnessed a record-breaking traffic volume of 194 million Americans last month, or 9 out of 10 of all US...
Retailers saw record traffic of 194m Americans in December, 83m visitors put Apple in top 10 sites

This Guy Thinks The Crowdfunding Bill Will Fail

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If a proposed crowdfunding bill passes the Senate, it will allow anybody to invest as little as $100 in a startup.  Chance Barnett, co-founder of Crowdfunder, has built his startup around the concept of crowdfunding. But he thinks there's not enough support in the Senate for the bill to pass....
This Guy Thinks The Crowdfunding Bill Will Fail

Oculus Rift dev kit: Good virtual reality involves science and easy assembly

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Virtual reality is a wonder, but cracking the latest in technology removes a little of the mystery. That’s a good thing. The tech site IFixit posted a teardown of the developer edition of the Oculus Rift headset, which is basically an early prototype of what consumers will receive. We...
Oculus Rift dev kit: Good virtual reality involves science and easy assembly

OUYA console gets torn down, found to be highly repairable

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Now that OUYA consoles are shipping out to the masses, the folks at iFixit were able to grab a box and immediately undo all of the precious packaging work accomplished at the factory. In its usual style, the site gently dissected the world's best-known Android game console, commenting on...
OUYA console gets torn down, found to be highly repairable

Sorry, Carriers, 9 Out Of 10 Tablets Sold Are WiFi

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Approximately 90 percent of all tablets in the U.S. relied on Wi-Fi over 3G mobile broadband last year, according to industry analyst Chetan Sharma. In his most recent wireless market update report that summarizes the industry in 2011, Sharma suggests that carriers aren’t a needed distribution chain for slates;...
Sorry, Carriers, 9 Out Of 10 Tablets Sold Are WiFi

Code.org Sets Out to Bridge the Computer Science Education Gap

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Many a tech company will tell you that hiring qualified engineers is their biggest challenge. But maybe the problem is that there aren’t enough qualified engineers, because there aren’t enough people studying computer science in the United States, because not enough schools teach it. That’s the premise of Hadi Partovi’s...
Code.org Sets Out to Bridge the Computer Science Education Gap

Apple's 3 million iPad weekend: What the analysts are saying

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Record sales, despite stock outs, that exceeded their expectations FORTUNE -- The actual number of iPad minis (as opposed to iPad 4s) sold over the past three days is still unclear. Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster put it at 2 to 2.5 million, despite the fact that 9 out of 10 customers his...
Apple's 3 million iPad weekend: What the analysts are saying

AT&T sells 6M smartphones in Q1, accounting for 9 out of 10 device sales

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As you might expect, AT&T saw its growth drop off considerably in Q1 compared to the always blockbuster holiday quarter, but it didn’t do too shabby. It posted a net increase of 291,000 new subscribers, sold a first-quarter record 6 million smartphones and even saw a surprising uptick in connected...
AT&T sells 6M smartphones in Q1, accounting for 9 out of 10 device sales

Most Adults Uncomfortable with Current State of Mobile Etiquette

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According to a recent survey sponsored by Intel on the subjects of "Mobile Etiquette" and "Digital Sharing," 9 out of 10 American adults believe that people are sharing too much information about themselves online, with nearly half of U.S. adults reporting that they feel overwhelmed by the amount of information...
Most Adults Uncomfortable with Current State of Mobile Etiquette

Survey: iPhone users rank highest in terms of carrier and smartphone loyalty

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A recent survey conducted by VoIP service Rebtel has given insight into how mobile subscribers are reacting to call quality, how they deal with the choice between VoIP or a mobile carrier, and more. One of the key findings of the survey is that a whopping 128 million American mobile subscribers,...
Survey: iPhone users rank highest in terms of carrier and smartphone loyalty

Ouya game device gets the teardown treatment

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The open-source game console, which rocked Kickstarter last year, earns a high repairability score from iFixit of 9 out of 10. [Read more]...
Ouya game device gets the teardown treatment

Startup Offers Failed Entrepreneurs A Million Dollar Signing Bonus

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It's hard to hire in tech. How hard? A startup called Twice is offering a $1 million cash and equity signing bonus to anyone who launched a startup through accelerator programs Y Combinator, 500 Startups, and TechStars and now needs another job. Twice is calling it a $1 million "aqui-hire." It's a...
Startup Offers Failed Entrepreneurs A Million Dollar Signing Bonus
Mothers Day: 9 out of 10 moms would prefer an iPad to flowers

Why we love to use iPad indoors — WiFi

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Sure, I have blogged ad nausem that iPad, iPhone and other smart devices are boosting demand for Wi-Fi connectivity (and hence gear) both at home and offices. But I couldn’t help but share this data from Actix, a London-based mobile network analytics company. In a press release they note: By...
Why we love to use iPad indoors — WiFi
iPhone owners least likely to switch when service sucks
Oculus Rift teardown shows how virtual reality 3D happens in your face

Apple has solved its iPhone 5 supply problems - just in time

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Ship times hit 2 weeks Tuesday and a spot check found it at 9 out of 10 of Apple stores FORTUNE -- Despite stock-outs, production hiccups and Foxconn worker unrest, it looks like Apple (AAPL) will have an iPhone 5 available to sell to anyone who wants one this Christmas....
Apple has solved its iPhone 5 supply problems - just in time

Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme Park - review (by nine-year-old)

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Will the new Moshi Monsters DS game satisfy our young critic?My nine-year-old has called me at work. "Mum, it came and it's so cool."We had been eagerly anticipating the arrival of a review copy of the new Moshi Monsters game for the Nintendo DS. For a nine-year-old well-versed in the...
Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme Park - review (by nine-year-old)

Oculus Rift VR headset found highly repairable in teardown

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The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is reportedly easy to fix, after a recent teardown. The score of 9 out of 10 from iFixit, though preliminary due to being a beta product designed for developers and not an item designed for end-users, with the speedy 10-minute teardown and relatively simple...
Oculus Rift VR headset found highly repairable in teardown

December 2011 was the busiest ever month for UK search

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According to the latest report from Experian Hitwise UK search is growing and continues as the biggest source of traffic to websites. James Murray, Marketing and Research analyst for the company has created a handy infographic illustrating the UK habits and reveals that Yahoo! and Bing both beat Google when it comes...
December 2011 was the busiest ever month for UK search
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