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Mary Beard suffers 'truly vile' Twitter abuse after Question Time

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TV presenter and academic says abuse after panel show was the kind that would 'put many women off appearing in public'TV presenter and academic Mary Beard has said she has become the victim of a torrent of "truly vile" abuse online of the kind that would "put many women off...
Mary Beard suffers 'truly vile' Twitter abuse after Question Time

The future, according to Google

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During a fireside chat with four Google Research heavyweights — artificial-intelligence guru Peter Norvig, Google Glass guy Thad Starner, MapReduce paper co-author Jeff Dean and distributed computing wizard Alfred Spector — on Thursday, an audience member sucked up the air in the overcrowded room when he asked “where we’ll be...
The future, according to Google
Watch Polygon's live 'Diablo III' playthrough stream for a chance to win the game
Cook Reveals More Details About Apple’s Product Naming Policies, And Yes, The ‘S’ Stands For Siri

When Asked About Twitter's Relationship With Google, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Said This Exact Quote Twice (GOOG)

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Twitter and Google have had a combative relationship for almost a year now, ever since Tweets stopped showing up in search results. Will they ever get along again? Will we see tweets in search results? An audience member asked Twitter CEO Dick Costolo those questions at the Wired Business Conference...
When Asked About Twitter's Relationship With Google, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Said This Exact Quote Twice (GOOG)

Was I Too Hard On Klout’s Joe Fernandez?

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I like Joe Fernandez a lot, more than I like most people. He’s a true entrepreneur and badass, asking specifically to be onstage with me at LeWeb London because he knew that I had serious misgivings about his product, Klout. He told me he wanted a challenge and to put...
Was I Too Hard On Klout’s Joe Fernandez?

you, less than

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[Today's guest post comes from Pam Slim.] You, Less Than. I still remember the smell of damp ivy from a recent rain as I stood in the backyard, waiting for my Dad to take my picture. It was 1971 and I was five years old. I was wearing a brightly...
you, less than

First time: See the GeekWire Radio Show live on stage

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One of the best parts our job each week is putting together the GeekWire radio show. The show airs every Saturday at 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. as part of the great weekend lineup on 97.3 KIRO-FM in the Seattle region, with a loyal podcast following, as well. We originally...
First time: See the GeekWire Radio Show live on stage

Green businesses: Don’t abandon Washington

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Corporations interested in green energy may be frustrated with Washington, but their voices need to be heard in D.C., says former EPA administrator Cathy Zoi. FORTUNE — Along with the rest of the country, more big companies are concerned about sustainable energy. The problem is that corporations interested in taking...
Green businesses: Don’t abandon Washington
Dear Eric Schmidt, It’s Been 6 Months — Where Are Those iOS-Slaying Android Exclusive Apps?

Linus Torvalds: 'NVIDIA is the worst we've ever dealt with' (video)

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Fresh from receiving technology prize plaudits, Linux creator Torvalds is still telling it how it is. In a recent Q&A session at Aalto University in Finland, he singled out NVIDIA as the worst company that Linux has ever had to deal with, responding to an audience member's question on...
Linus Torvalds: 'NVIDIA is the worst we've ever dealt with' (video)
How Apple can build the next-generation TV
Dave McClure, Risk Taker

Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff: Startups that try to disrupt real estate commissions are doomed to fail

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Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff delivered the keynote address this morning at the TechNW event in Seattle, discussing the process by which the online real estate company went public and dishing on the recently approved JOBS Act. But one of the most interesting moments in my opinion came when an audience...
Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff: Startups that try to disrupt real estate commissions are doomed to fail

Entrepreneurial Stereotypes on Display at SXSW

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Quick, picture a tech startup founder: Are they male, maybe around 27 years old, a resident of Silicon Valley? Apparently that’s what it takes to build a tech startup for a seed incubation program, at least according to the explicit and implicit wisdom shared at Seed Combinators panel today at...
Entrepreneurial Stereotypes on Display at SXSW

How can we provide better customer service? Create software that lets customers serve each other

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Recently I was asked a question following a presentation that suddenly made me realize social application developers are missing a big opportunity in customer service. I had just finished speaking at the global HP Social Support Summit, when an audience member took the microphone and asked, “Do you know of...
How can we provide better customer service? Create software that lets customers serve each other
Evinar – A Google Hangouts For Facebook That Broadcasts Anything (Except The Audience)
Microsoft admits it "ran out of time" on Windows Phone 8 notification center
Does Apple really assign engineers to "fake" projects as a loyalty test?

Google defends listing extremist websites in its search results

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Eric Schmidt tells Hay festival that legal information 'even if it's despicable, will be indexed', and may help track terroristsGoogle's indexing of extremist websites helps police track their activity and will continue, the company's chief told an audience at the Hay festival.Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, was asked to...
Google defends listing extremist websites in its search results

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen collaborates with Heart, Joe Walsh and other rock stars on new album

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Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder, Jimi Hendrix aficionado and avid guitar player, is coming out with a new album in August — and he has some pretty impressive collaborators helping him out. Chrissie Hynde, Joe Walsh, and Anne and Nancy Wilson of Heart are among the big names who perform with...
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen collaborates with Heart, Joe Walsh and other rock stars on new album

Mailbox founder: Bringing the email service to the desktop is "something we have to do"

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While giving a keynote presentation at the DEMO Europe conference in Moscow, Orchestra CEO Gentry Underwood confirmed that Mailbox, the popular mail app which was acquired by Dropbox, will be made into a desktop app. When asked by an audience member if Mailbox will come to the desktop, Underwood stated that ”It’s something...
Mailbox founder: Bringing the email service to the desktop is "something we have to do"

OpenDaylight is building on our work, SDN group's director says

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The OpenDaylight Project may have won attention last week with a founding list of vendors including Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks, but it's standing on the shoulders of others, according to the head of the Open Networking Foundation.OpenDaylight will be building part of its planned framework for software-defined networking...
OpenDaylight is building on our work, SDN group's director says
Tim Cook: Facebook is a 'friend' not a 'foe,' a la carte TV unlikely in near term

In This Horror Movie, the Call Comes From Inside the Theater [Interactivity]

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What's more terrifying than a call coming from inside the house? The call coming from inside the theater. That's the thought behind Last Call, an interactive horror film in which the main character calls a random audience member for help. More »...
In This Horror Movie, the Call Comes From Inside the Theater [Interactivity]

ROBERT SCOBLE: I Just Wore Google's Glasses For 2 Weeks And I'm Never Taking Them Off

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Tech guru Robert Scoble just "demoed" Google's computerized glasses, Google Glass, for two weeks. His thoughts are below. This week I gave five speeches while wearing it. I passed through airports four times (two more in a couple of hours). I let hundreds of people try my Google Glass. I...
ROBERT SCOBLE: I Just Wore Google's Glasses For 2 Weeks And I'm Never Taking Them Off

Robert Scoble: "I'm never going to live another day without a wearable computer on my face"

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Robert Scoble’s Google Glass unit was a major talking point at this year’s The Next Web Conference Europe. Whenever I saw him he was letting someone try it on, and it was surprising how many people were completely relaxed about it. The only negative reaction I saw was when an...
Robert Scoble: "I'm never going to live another day without a wearable computer on my face"

Get Your Laugh On: PandoMonthly NYC with Rob Burnett This Thursday

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I’m going to level with you. As much fun as it is to listen to stories of entrepreneurial greatness, reaching for the stars, and building multiple billion-dollar companies, sometimes it just feels good to laugh. But things are even better when you’re laughing while learning about what it takes to...
Get Your Laugh On: PandoMonthly NYC with Rob Burnett This Thursday
Linus Torvalds Gives Nvidia The Finger. Literally

Use This Company's Product To Watch Its Y Combinator Demo Day Pitch

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Even if you couldn't make it to Y Combinator's latest demo day, at least you'll get to watch one pitch. SocialCam, which lets users film events through their mobile phone and share them online, is pitching at the show. So audience member Ben Parr used the product to broadcast...
Use This Company's Product To Watch Its Y Combinator Demo Day Pitch
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