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Tell My Friends aims to turn music sales into an affiliate marketing scheme

Raspberry Pi: The Small Computer With The Big Ambition (To Get Kids Coding Again)

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If you’re a hardware hacker who knows your apples you’ll have heard of the Raspberry Pi – and maybe even bought one already. It’s the super cheap mini-computer which featured prominently at our Hackathon event last month. But there’s more to the Pi than a decent processor at bargain basement prices....
Raspberry Pi: The Small Computer With The Big Ambition (To Get Kids Coding Again)

LA Rapid Accelerator StartEngine Reveals Mixed Early Results, Looks For Gems in its Third Class

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Of the handful of accelerators vying for top entrepreneurial talent in Los Angeles, StartEngine has taken a contrarian approach in more ways than one. Rather than set up shop in the hip beachfront cities of Santa Monica or Venice, the program is located an upscale executive tower along the Wilshire...
LA Rapid Accelerator StartEngine Reveals Mixed Early Results, Looks For Gems in its Third Class

Hill-Wood hits back as Arsenal boardroom row grows

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• Chairman says Alisher Usmanov's criticisms 'not helpful'• 'It's not as if we've been relegated,' says Hill-WoodThe Arsenal chairman, Peter Hill-Wood, has staunchly defended the running of the club against the vitriolic criticism levelled against the board by the 30% owner, the Uzbek billionaire Alisher Usmanov. Hill-Wood maintained that Arsenal's...
Hill-Wood hits back as Arsenal boardroom row grows

When Code Is Hot

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Suddenly programming is sexy. Codecademy is drawing hundreds of thousands to its online programming tutorials. “Those jumping on board say they are preparing for a future in which the Internet is the foundation for entertainment, education and nearly everything else … ensuring that they are not left in the dark...
When Code Is Hot

The 'chemputer' that could print out any drug

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When Lee Cronin learned about the concept of 3D printers, he had a brilliant idea: why not turn such a device into a universal chemistry set that could make its own drugs?Professor Lee Cronin is a likably impatient presence, a one-man catalyst. "I just want to get stuff done fast,"...
The 'chemputer' that could print out any drug
Judge: Asus Transformer Isn’t Infringing On Hasbro’s Trademark – And Asus Reveals Embarrassing Sales Stats

Four years in the making, BioShock Infinite will hit October 16

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Developer Irrational Games has revealed that BioShock Infinite will be available for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC in North America on October 16, 2012, with an international release October 19. Irrational President and Creative Director Ken Levine said the upcoming title has been "our sole focus for the...
Four years in the making, BioShock Infinite will hit October 16

Google V/S

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Google is a hyper-competitive company, and they repeatedly enter markets that already exist and crush competitors. Nothing wrong with that. That’s how capitalism is supposed to work, and Google’s successes are admirable. But there’s nothing stupid about seeing Google being pitted “versus” other companies. They want everything; their ambition is...
Google V/S

Mobile Roadie now lets you easily create custom iPad and mobile Web apps [Interview]

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The self-service app-building platform Mobile Roadie now lets users create iPad and mobile Web apps, the company announced today. This comes in addition to the platform’s existing iPhone and Android products. As part of its announcement, Mobile Roadie is also introducing new pricing, and we decided to ask its CEO Michael...
Mobile Roadie now lets you easily create custom iPad and mobile Web apps [Interview]

Meet Ideame, the Latin American Kickstarter

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Earlier this week, yet another project crossed the $1m milestone in funding crowdsourced via Kickstarter. Yet, the platform only accepts projects from US residents, which means the rest of the world is left out. However, Latin American creators now have a solid alternative: the Argentine platform Ideame, launched in August...
Meet Ideame, the Latin American Kickstarter

Microsoft Earnings Come in on Target

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Microsoft has a lot riding on the success of its new Windows 8 operating system and Surface tablet, so the company’s financials for the second-quarter — the first period to reflect the October launch of those products — are the first real indicator of how its so-called “re-imagining of Windows...
Microsoft Earnings Come in on Target

Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg college messages reveal steely ambition

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Instant messages sent to college friends in 2004 paint Facebook founder in unflattering lightHe is the 28-year-old computer wiz whose billion-dollar bank balance has inflated as quickly as his social network. But, in a string of unguarded instant messages sent to college friends in 2004, the Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg...
Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg college messages reveal steely ambition

Another WPP Digital Acqusition: Possible Worldwide Buys Fortune Cookie For Easter European Expansion

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The advertising giant WPP continues its strategy to build up its digital business through acquisitions: today Possible Worldwide, a WPP-owned digital agency that has strong operations in emerging markets, announced that it has purchased Fortune Cookie, a 190-person, UK-based firm with operations also in Poland, the U.S. and Australia. Financial...
Another WPP Digital Acqusition: Possible Worldwide Buys Fortune Cookie For Easter European Expansion

"Don’t worry, it’s not a sign of weakness. Arguably it’s a sign of sanity. The..."

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“Don’t worry, it’s not a sign of weakness. Arguably it’s a sign of sanity. The biggest startup ideas are terrifying. And not just because they’d be a lot of work. The biggest ideas seem to threaten your identity: you wonder if you’d have enough ambition to carry them through.” -...
"Don’t worry, it’s not a sign of weakness. Arguably it’s a sign of sanity. The..."

Movie discovery site Moviepilot.com scores $7m from DFJ Esprit, others

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Time for yet another Berlin startup to raise funding to fuel international growth. Moviepilot, the company behind a community-driven personal movie and TV show recommendation and discovery site with the same name, has secured $7 million in a Series B financing round led by DFJ Esprit. Notably, the VC firm...
Movie discovery site Moviepilot.com scores $7m from DFJ Esprit, others

PeoplePerHour publicly launches Hourlies, for freelancers offering services by the hour

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PeoplePerHour, the marketplace for freelancers, today announced the public launch of Hourlies, a new product designed to make hourly services easier to manage. Hourlies are online listings where anyone can sell their services or skills by the hour, starting with as little as one hour. Users can set up a...
PeoplePerHour publicly launches Hourlies, for freelancers offering services by the hour

American Idol episodes are now Shazam-enabled as the company broadens its scope

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American Idol episodes are now Shazam-enabled, the music recognition startup announced today. The next time you watch the reality TV show, you will be able to use Shazam‘s app to find the song list in real-time. Besides links to buy music from both the competition’s performers and the original artists,...
American Idol episodes are now Shazam-enabled as the company broadens its scope

Republic Wireless adds a Higher-End Android Phone to its Cut-Rate Cellular Service

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Republic Wireless, one of several start-ups aiming to change the game when it comes to monthly cell phone costs, is adding a higher-end phone to its lineup. The carrier, which offers $19 a month service for talk, text and Web, plans to announce later on Monday that it will carry...
Republic Wireless adds a Higher-End Android Phone to its Cut-Rate Cellular Service
Hacker arrested in France for stealing about 500,000 euros using malware apps
Swarmly Debuts Its 'Waze For People' On iOS -- Know Where Is Hot Or Not, Right Now
Nvidia's new Santa Clara campus could rival Apple's 'spaceship' in scope

Report: Online retail in China will triple to reach $360 billion by 2015

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China’s Internet commerce market is being tipped to see its value triple over the next three years to reach a massive $360 billion by the end of 2015, a new report from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) concludes. The 193 million online shoppers in China make it the world’s largest...
Report: Online retail in China will triple to reach $360 billion by 2015

Google's Self-Driving Cars May Cost More Than A Ferrari (GOOG)

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Google has made stunning progress on the self-driving car project it launched two years ago. Last month, it announced that its fleet of cars--a dozen or so on the road at any time--had logged 300,000 miles. It's even started ferrying Googlers to work in the cars to test them in real-world...
Google's Self-Driving Cars May Cost More Than A Ferrari (GOOG)
BioShock Infinite takes flight October 16

Eric Schmidt Presides Over The Marriage Of The 50-Year-Old TV And The Teenage Web

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"We've been waiting a long time for today," says Google CEO Eric Schmidt, who is presiding over a power panel of CEOs helping to make Google TV possible. The panel, at Google I/O, includes the CEOs of Sony, Best Buy, Echostar, Adobe, Logitech, and, of course, Google. He needs...
Eric Schmidt Presides Over The Marriage Of The 50-Year-Old TV And The Teenage Web
Face Craze! iOS App: Fun with Gender Bending and Unibrows
Jolla Confirms It Will Unveil Sailfish MeeGo-Based OS Next Month
The Kevin Rose reboot: Our first look at Google's newest VC
Beyond Kickstarter: Rock The Post's Alejandro Cremades On The Future Of Crowdfunding
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