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Silicon Valley needs humanities students

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Quit your technology job. Get a PhD in the humanities. That’s the way to get ahead in the technology sector. That, at least, is what philosopher Damon Horowitz told a crowd of attendees at the BiblioTech Conference at Stanford University in 2011. Horowitz is also a serial entrepreneur who co-founded...
Silicon Valley needs humanities students

TNWplus: The social side of The Next Web Conference 2012

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If you’re deciding whether or not to attend a conference, you might base your choice on content, speakers or the sheer size of an event. We won’t disagree that these are important criteria but we also believe that some of the best networking is often done whilst holding a beer,...
TNWplus: The social side of The Next Web Conference 2012
Live from Apple’s WWDC 2012
Disney's 'MagicBands' will track the movements and behavior of theme park attendees

LinkedIn updates iOS app following data transmission concerns, but insists: “It’s a great feature.”

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Earlier today we reported that the LinkedIn iOS app collects full meeting notes and details from your device’s calendar and sends them back to the company in plain text. The information is gathered without explicit permission by a feature that allows users to access their calendar within the app. Well,...
LinkedIn updates iOS app following data transmission concerns, but insists: “It’s a great feature.”
Google to keep Android and Chrome OS separate, says Schmidt
Live Stream From The London Web Summit 2012

LeWeb London startup competition semifinalist shortlist announced

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As you may have heard, the French are coming to take over in June as LeWeb London 2012 conference arrives to celebrate and explore digital advances. The theme for the event is ‘Faster than Real Time‘ so it’s no surprise that the startup competition at the event is all about...
LeWeb London startup competition semifinalist shortlist announced

Georgia Tech's Shimi robot wants to rock with you all night, rock the night away

www.engadget.com
Shimi certainly has the makings of a viral video hit, but its creators at Georgia Tech want you to know that there's more to the dancing robot than just a pretty face. The "interactive musical buddy," designed by the school's Center for Music Technology, is a one-foot-tall smartphone-enabled "docking...
Georgia Tech's Shimi robot wants to rock with you all night, rock the night away

VMware Kills Off A Pricing Scheme Customers Hated (VMW)

www.businessinsider.com
Customers should love new VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger's first big move. He's killing off an unpopular pricing scheme that had really ticked off customers. Called "vRAM," it was a complex way of figuring out how much VMware would charge for its software licenses. It was introduced a year ago, when...
VMware Kills Off A Pricing Scheme Customers Hated (VMW)

Eventbrite report sees social event sharing revenue rise by 81% as Twitter leads the way

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Back in 2010, Eventbrite the event planning service, published one of the first reports that identified the revenue impact of social sharing. At the time there were few resources that measured the links between social activity and monetary returns. In 2010, the report showed that there is indeed money to...
Eventbrite report sees social event sharing revenue rise by 81% as Twitter leads the way

Twitter, Pinterest, Skype founders advise Japan entrepreneurs

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A host of celebrity tech executives, including the founders of Twitter, Pinterest, Evernote and Android, converged in Tokyo this week, invited as part of an ambitious effort to modernize Japan's economy through entrepreneurship.Their advice? Stay upbeat, because it's not going to be easy."Don't be afraid of failure, because usually...
Twitter, Pinterest, Skype founders advise Japan entrepreneurs

Austrailian Gov't: Not In The Public Interest For The Public To Be Interested In Secret Anti-Piracy Negotiations

www.techdirt.com
Last month Techdirt wrote about yet more secret meetings between the copyright and internet industries, this time in Australia, where the federal government there was "encouraging" them to come up with ways of tackling online copyright infringement. The public, as usual, was not invited to offer their views on plans...
Austrailian Gov't: Not In The Public Interest For The Public To Be Interested In Secret Anti-Piracy Negotiations

LinkedIn’s iOS app collects and sends names, emails and meeting notes from your calendar back, in plain text

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The LinkedIn mobile app for iOS devices collects full meeting notes and details from your device’s calendar and sends them back to the company, The Next Web has been informed. The information is gathered without explicit permission by a feature that allows users to access their calendar within the app. This raises...
LinkedIn’s iOS app collects and sends names, emails and meeting notes from your calendar back, in plain text

If Grumpy Cat was the biggest news of all, is SXSW in trouble?

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Few expect SXSW to turn out a Twitter-like success every year. But if a small feline is far and away the biggest news of a show with tens of thousands of attendees, trouble may be brewing. [Read more]...
If Grumpy Cat was the biggest news of all, is SXSW in trouble?

Shortlist Announced For The Europas Awards For European Tech Startups

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Well, the startups have entered, the judges have judged and the shortlist has been drawn up. The Europas – Europe’s annual awards for tech startups – now has the the shortlist of nominees for this year’s awards available here. Over 1,000 nominated companies have gone through a rigorous judging process...
Shortlist Announced For The Europas Awards For European Tech Startups

Why Customer Experience Is The Only Thing That Matters

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I was at a conference talking to some attendees when one of them, a guy who works for the Abu Dhabi ministry of finance, asked what I do for a living. When I replied that I conduct research into customer experience he replied, "Companies already know all about customer experience!...
Why Customer Experience Is The Only Thing That Matters

Pirate Party Ejected From Festival For Giving Out Free Waffles After Vendors Selling Waffles Complained

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One of the key things that we find in story after story around here is that those who have a particular business model seem to think that any disruption of that business model must be illegal (or, worse, immoral). Sometimes instances of this come from strange places. For example, the...
Pirate Party Ejected From Festival For Giving Out Free Waffles After Vendors Selling Waffles Complained

Foursquare adds NFC to its BlackBerry app, hopes you'll touch base

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Hot on the heels of a recent update for its Twitter app, BlackBerry users can now grab a refreshed version of everyone's favorite check-in network. While there's no news of the beleaguered phone manufacturer offering up free Butterfingers (yet), the geographical social app has cranked up the app's load...
Foursquare adds NFC to its BlackBerry app, hopes you'll touch base

My Month With a ChromeBox: How I Survived Without Windows or Mac

www.readwriteweb.com
Just about a month ago, I stopped wrestling with an operating system and learned to love the Web. Windows? Gone. My MacBook? Hardly touched. Instead, I've relied on a Samsung Chromebox 3 running Google's ChromeOS for virtually all my daily computing needs. And I not only survived, I actually prospered....
My Month With a ChromeBox: How I Survived Without Windows or Mac

Apple pushes live WWDC 2012 schedule and iOS app

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With its annual developer conference event just weeks away, Apple has today put live its event schedule for WWDC 2012, making available a new app for attendees to stay on top of sessions whilst they are there. Apple developers must sign in with their Apple IDs on the WWDC Schedule...
Apple pushes live WWDC 2012 schedule and iOS app

Bizzabo adds a social and mobile twist to business events, raises $1.5m

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Bizzabo, an Israeli maker of smartphone apps that helps professionals network with peers at conferences and tradeshows, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. The money comes from a group of angel investors and investment firms, including Jeff Pulver, former 888 Holdings CEO Gigi Levy, Prof. in Economics Yair Tauman,...
Bizzabo adds a social and mobile twist to business events, raises $1.5m

Notion Ink Adam II teased at India's National Technology Awards, reportedly priced at $218

www.engadget.com
Remember the Notion Ink Adam? We'll forgive you if you don't -- the device fell a bit short of expectations, and news of its successor has been scarce. Save for a few teasing tweets, Notion Ink has kept the project pretty close to its chest. That changed this weekend,...
Notion Ink Adam II teased at India's National Technology Awards, reportedly priced at $218

Milkroundabout, London’s startup jobs fair, returns

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London’s attempt to cement itself as the dominant startup hub in Europe is getting another small boost today, with the news that the third Silicon Milkroundabout jobs fair will take place next month. The event, which was started by a group of U.K. entrepreneurs who wanted to woo jobseekers away...
Milkroundabout, London’s startup jobs fair, returns

The "Lost" Steve Jobs Speech from 1983; Foreshadowing Wireless Networking, the iPad, and the App Store

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Steve Jobs giving a speech at the 1983 IDCA – Courtesy Arthur BodenIn 1983, Steve Jobs gave a speech to a relatively small audience at a somewhat obscure event called the International Design Conference in Aspen (IDCA). The theme of that year’s conference was “The Future Isn’t What It Used...
The "Lost" Steve Jobs Speech from 1983; Foreshadowing Wireless Networking, the iPad, and the App Store
Microsoft to unveil Exchange 15 at resurrected MEC this September
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Is your company doing mobile right?

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Foursquare, Instagram, Sony, Netflix and Sprint know mobile. Do you? Mobilize 2012 is just around the corner: September 20–21 in San Francisco! Check out our amazing lineup of speakers and cutting-edge content. Register now before tickets are gone. Bonus offerings for Mobilize 2012 attendees include: MOBILIZE TWEET CHATSAs a ramp-up...
Is your company doing mobile right?
3D printing for fun and profit: a serious hobby grows up
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