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How Forest Whitaker Wants to Crowdsource Filmmaking [TCTV]

Google reveals Grandview, Missouri is getting its Fiber Internet service

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Google on Tuesday announced that Grandview, Missouri will receive the company’s Fiber Internet service. As is becoming typical with these smaller expansions, Google says it doesn’t have an estimate for when the service will be available in the city and merely says “it will still be awhile.” Google says before...
Google reveals Grandview, Missouri is getting its Fiber Internet service

Austin might be the next Google Fiber city, coy announcement suggests (Updated)

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Update 6:35pm CT: Local ABC TV affiliate KVUE reports that "multiple sources confirmed to KVUE News that [Tuesday's conference] will be to announce the City is getting Google Fiber high speed Internet." Original story: No one’s sure where Google Fiber will arrive next, but the Internet is abuzz about a...
Austin might be the next Google Fiber city, coy announcement suggests (Updated)

Lessons from a Seattle startup founder at SxSW

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Yabbly’s Tom Leung pitches at SxSW. Down in Austin, Texas for the huge SxSW conference this past week, 48 of the country’s top startups competed in an Accelerator program and pitched to a nationally-recognized panel of judges. Three of those companies hail from Seattle and here’s something that may surprise you: they...
Lessons from a Seattle startup founder at SxSW
Homeless Hotspots: the best, worst, smartest, dumbest part of SXSW

Twitter CEO Evan Williams Speaks at SXSW [LIVE COVERAGE]

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This afternoon at SXSW in Austin, Texas, Twitter CEO Evan Williams is expected to end months of speculation by revealing his company’s plans for an advertising platform.Williams — whose company pulled in an estimated $25 million revenue last year through search partnerships with Google and Microsoft — will be...
Twitter CEO Evan Williams Speaks at SXSW [LIVE COVERAGE]

T-Mobile to kick off Isis Mobile Wallet pilot program on October 22nd according to leaked photo

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Mr. Blurrycam has struck again, and this time he brings us a launch date for T-Mobile's Isis Mobile Wallet pilot program by way of TmoNews. According to the image (which you can catch after the break), the Isis app will arrive on Google Play come October 22nd for folks...
T-Mobile to kick off Isis Mobile Wallet pilot program on October 22nd according to leaked photo

Rackspace CMO to vendors: 'Be smarter than me!'

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Debbie Landa is the CEO of Dealmaker Media/Under the Radar. This is part three of a five-part series sponsored by Under the Radar aimed at helping innovative startups attract the attention of C-level executives. Meet Suaad and hear how he manages technology at Under the Radar 2013, May 22-23, in...
Rackspace CMO to vendors: 'Be smarter than me!'
Elon Musk On NYT's Brutal Assessment Of The Tesla Model S: "I Have A Problem With False Reviews"

Evernote Launches Skitch 2.0, brings it to iPhone and iPod touch for the first time

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Sketching and annotation app Skitch is now available for Mac, iPad and – for the first time ever – iPhone and iPod touch. However the new version being released today is not available on Android or PC. Version two of the app has been given “the full Evernote treatment”, according...
Evernote Launches Skitch 2.0, brings it to iPhone and iPod touch for the first time

ISIS consortium delays launch of NFC-based mobile payments in Salt Lake City and Austin

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ISIS, a consortium of three wireless carriers, said Thursday that it will not launch its Near-Field Communication-based mobile payment service in Salt Lake City or Austin, Texas by the end of the summer as planned....
ISIS consortium delays launch of NFC-based mobile payments in Salt Lake City and Austin

Live from the StartupBus semi-finals [Video]

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It’s still raining here in Austin, Texas but that hasn’t disheartened over 300 entrepreneurs pitching on stage at the StartupBus semi-finals held at Caravan, Austin. The startups built at 60MPH over three days on the road to Austin have been shortlisted and have two minutes to pitch to a panel...
Live from the StartupBus semi-finals [Video]

Google wants Austin to keep competition going for fiberhood status

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Ever since Google announced that Austin, Texas, would become the second fiber city in the U.S. last month, residents there have been given few details on how the tech company will select the first neighborhood to get the gigabit-speed Internet and TV package....
Google wants Austin to keep competition going for fiberhood status

Google@SXSW: A taste of the Googleplex, in Austin

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Part of what makes Google such a fun place to work is that there’s always something going on: diverse talks, lunchtime concerts, impromptu game tournaments, you name it—all wrapped up with a collective passion for building a better web. So when we were thinking of what we should do for...
Google@SXSW: A taste of the Googleplex, in Austin

Can Özmen: The Key To Gmail: Sh*t Umbrellas

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Can Özmen: The Key To Gmail: Sh*t Umbrellas
It's Surprisingly Inexpensive For Google To Build Its Cable-Destroying Google Fiber Network (GOOG)

Top jobs of the week in tech

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Now that we’ve entered the final stretch of 2012, we’re bringing back our weekly GigaOM jobs post. Each Wednesday we’ll highlight some of the most interesting listings of the week from companies across the country. Check out today’s edition: TubeMogul, Inc.: Senior Software Engineer/Architect — Data Infrastructure (Emeryville, Calif.) GM: Big Data...
Top jobs of the week in tech

Derek Johnson, EIT, CWI, Shreds NIST report on WTC7 at AE911Truth Event in Austin, Texas

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Derek Johnson, EIT, CWI, Shreds NIST report on WTC7 at AE911Truth Event in Austin, Texas

INTERVIEW: This Homeless Man Is Acting As A Wi-Fi Hotspot At SXSW

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Standing outside the convention center, Mark was yelling out "Wi-Fi... Wi-Fi... Wi-Fi..." to the super connected crowd attending SXSW in Austin, Texas. His shirt says it all: "I'm Mark, I'm A 4G Hotspot." For the Internet-hungry, Mark is literally a walking hotspot. He has a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot hanging...
INTERVIEW: This Homeless Man Is Acting As A Wi-Fi Hotspot At SXSW

With Competition Looming, Zipcar Misses Q2 2012 Revenue And Earnings Expectations

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Zipcar is seeing increased competition in the car-sharing market, which is one reason that it might not be growing as quickly as it, or analysts, like. Zipcar reported second-quarter loss of $422,000 today, or $0.01 a share, compared to a net loss of $5.6 million, or $0.17 a share, in...
With Competition Looming, Zipcar Misses Q2 2012 Revenue And Earnings Expectations

Coming to Austin, Texas for SXSW?

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Coming to Austin, Texas for SXSW?

Google Fiber Is Coming To Austin, Texas

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Quicklink URL:  http://googlefiberblog.blogspot.com/2013/04/google-fibers-next-stop-austin-texas_9.html Attribution:  Google Fiber Blog The goal is to start connecting homes by mid-2014. Things in Austin are about to get approximately 100 times faster. Google officially announced today, after about weeks of speculation, that Google Fiber has chosen Longhorns HQ to be its next fiber city. The...
Google Fiber Is Coming To Austin, Texas

Lithium Acquires Social CRM Application For Call Centers, Social Dynamx

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Social CRM company Lithium Technologies has acquired fellow customer care application Social Dynamx. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Social Dynamx’splatform is designed for large enterprises and customer call centers to identify, prioritize and manage millions of one-to-one social conversations on blogs, social networks and more in...
Lithium Acquires Social CRM Application For Call Centers, Social Dynamx

New York City's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot On Bringing Innovation Into Government [TCTV]

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[tc_5min code="517695770"] City governments here in the United States aren’t typically known as early adopters of the latest in technology and innovation — that means that New York City’s first-ever Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot has a pretty big job on her hands. So it was great to have the...
New York City's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot On Bringing Innovation Into Government [TCTV]

My Plans for SXSW

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Are you going to be in Austin, Texas for South by Southwest? So will I. So will Justin Levy and Colin Bower from New Marketing Labs. While we’re there, I’m definitely up for business meetings with people interested in talking about upcoming projects. I don’t like making set time...
My Plans for SXSW

Foursquare Moves Beyond Check-Ins

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Foursquare, the company known for its location-based social app, is exploring a move that will put those roots in the background as it seeks to instead highlight the trove of data it has collected about its users’ habits. “We’re in the process now of disassembling the app,” said CEO Dennis...
Foursquare Moves Beyond Check-Ins

Engadget HD Podcast 344 - 04.09.13

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Sony kicked of NAB 2013 with some closer-to-mainstream-than-expected 4K pricing announcements, so that's where we'll begin. Is it time to consider buying an Ultra HDTV, and is it worth even thinking about at the 65- and 55-inch sizes? We've also got our review of the Roku 3 to discuss,...
Engadget HD Podcast 344 - 04.09.13

ISIS set to launch mobile payments on October 22

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The ISIS mobile payment system is set to go live on October 22, according to some leaked memos from the carrier. Shared by TMoNews, the image reveals that the ISIS Mobile Wallet app will arrive at Google Play store on October 22. Those in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Austin,...
ISIS set to launch mobile payments on October 22

AT&T announces plans for 1Gbps fiber service in Austin, Texas; Google gets immediate competition

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First thought: "Ha!" Second thought: "Oh, wait -- competition is an excellent thing." While it's highly probable that AT&T is looking to both overshadow Google's launch party and maintain a foothold in one of its most prized states, the outfit's terse announcement of an impending 1Gbps fiber network should...
AT&T announces plans for 1Gbps fiber service in Austin, Texas; Google gets immediate competition

Google confirms Google Fiber coming to Austin, Texas by mid-2014

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We already knew that Google was getting set to announce its Gigabit Google Fiber internet service for Austin, Texas today after an initial successful launch in Kansas since last November. Reports claimed invites started going out this month, but today Google has officially announced Google Fiber will be coming...
Google confirms Google Fiber coming to Austin, Texas by mid-2014
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