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Crossed wires over BT broadband

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We seem to be losing our BT broadband connection – and they are giving us the runaroundBT is our broadband provider. As we live in a village the broadband speed is slow, but the signal has been constant for the past few years. However, about two months ago we started...
Crossed wires over BT broadband
Not even James Van Der Beek can save HTC's latest ad for the One
How do you keep 'Guacamelee' fresh? Memes, memes, memes

CORRECTIONS

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A correction that ran on January 25 gave the class year of C. Scott Ananian as ’07. He received a PhD in 2007, not a bachelor’s....
CORRECTIONS

JUST MISSED MILLIONS: These People Walked Away From Early Jobs At Billion-Dollar Companies

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Ali Fedotowsky walked away from Facebook (and probably most of her stock options) when she opted to be ABC's Bachelorette. Robert Cezar Matei missed his chance to join early Facebook, Square and Instagram teams. Missing millions hurts. Some people, like Kevin Systrom, went on to make millions after turning down...
JUST MISSED MILLIONS: These People Walked Away From Early Jobs At Billion-Dollar Companies

TalkTalk bill rises by 103%

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TalkTalk raises charges for customers who are not near to a telephone exchange that has been unbundledI held a Tiscali broadband account for many years and when Tiscali was taken over by TalkTalk, I continued with its broadband service. In April I received an email from its senior director of...
TalkTalk bill rises by 103%

TechNation's Gunn Says She and Yahoo CEO Discussed Their CS Degrees Before 2009 Show (Video and Audio)

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Last week, I posted an audio recording of Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, from a radio interview he did in early 2009, in which he did not deny he had a computer science degree when the host of the show stated it as a fact as a key part of...
TechNation's Gunn Says She and Yahoo CEO Discussed Their CS Degrees Before 2009 Show (Video and Audio)

CrowdSource raises $12.5M from Highland Capital to help businesses use scalable labor

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CrowdSource, the enterprise-level service that helps business accomplish tasks at scale, has just raised $12.5 million from Highland Capital in its Series A round of funding. With more than 200 customers, it caters towards medium-to-large companies that have business problems that recur at scale. With this new infusion of cash,...
CrowdSource raises $12.5M from Highland Capital to help businesses use scalable labor
Yahoo teams up with single sponsor for season 2 of its 'The Bachelor' spoof

Broadband provider Primus says I 'slipped the net'

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After changing address, I was charged a termination fee even though the company initially said it couldn't provide a serviceIn September last year, I switched to broadband provider Primus and took out an 18-month contract. In August this year I moved house. Two weeks before I moved, I contacted Primus...
Broadband provider Primus says I 'slipped the net'

Meet Catapult: A blended coworking, office, and incubator space that is exploding in Chicago

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This lovely morning I schlepped myself across Chicago to meet with several people who are building something that is hard to quantify. It’s not a quite an incubator, although the companies that it houses are relatively young. It’s not a coworking space either, but some individual people who are deemed...
Meet Catapult: A blended coworking, office, and incubator space that is exploding in Chicago

'Bachelor' Jake makes his pick

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'Bachelor' Jake makes his pick

Reid Hoffman: Being a Billionaire Was Plan B to Acadamia

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At tonight’s PandoMonthly, Reid Hoffman revealed how his plan to be an academic shaped his career as an entrepreneur. But before he discovered his calling, Hoffman explains he panicked. “I put years into crafting this plan and all of the sudden four months into the process, it was a train...
Reid Hoffman: Being a Billionaire Was Plan B to Acadamia
Let's broaden the MOOC experiment

Employers Grab Skilled-Worker Visas

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Applications by employers for a coveted visa program that feeds skilled workers to U.S. technology companies, banks and other businesses are expected to exceed supply this year, a sign of the strengthening economy that means some employers will rely on a lottery to fill key positions. U.S. companies each year...
Employers Grab Skilled-Worker Visas

Yahoo's Board Will "Review" Resume Discrepancy of CEO

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Yahoo just released a statement that its board will “review” today’s disclosure that the bio of its CEO Scott Thompson contained an error related to his educational achievements and make “appropriate disclosure” about what happened. On both the Web site and in the regulatory filings of the Silicon Valley Internet...
Yahoo's Board Will "Review" Resume Discrepancy of CEO

Yahoo major shareholder accuses CEO of lying about degree

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Daniel Loeb, a major Yahooshareholder, is accusing CEO Scott Thompson of lying about his credentials. Loeb claims that Thompson does not have a bachelor's degree in computer science from Boston's Stonehill College. Yahoo's board was angrily informed of the discrepancy by Loeb on Thursday after they informed shareholders that Loeb...
Yahoo major shareholder accuses CEO of lying about degree
Pando Monthly: Ben Horowitz’s Early Years

Jason Kincaid Leaves TechCrunch

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Jason Kincaid Blogger Jason Kincaid (Observer Media Power Bachelor #18 in the class of 2011 for those keeping track), is leaving TechCrunch. Mr. Kincaid wrote about the move in an entry in his personal blog, posted today: Sure, there have been some rough times — and the last six months have...
Jason Kincaid Leaves TechCrunch

NASA Scientist and Internet Crush Bobak Ferdowsi Hosting a Radio Show Called 'Getting Curious with the Mohawk Guy'

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(Photo: NewNowNext) It’s been a few weeks since we last checked in with super-studly NASA scientist Bobak Ferdowsi, who became an Internet sensation overnight for helping land the Mars Curiosity rover while lookin’ fly in a specially-styled mohawk. The Internet was up in arms when they discovered that genius young...
NASA Scientist and Internet Crush Bobak Ferdowsi Hosting a Radio Show Called 'Getting Curious with the Mohawk Guy'

No More Awkward "You Owe Me Money" Reminders: PayByGroup Lets Friends Split Group Purchases

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Following its participation in 500 Startups’ fall batch, a company called PayByGroup is now launching a beta version of its new service which, as the name implies, makes it easier for friends to split the payment on group purchases. This includes payments for things like concert tickets, vacation rentals, bachelor...
No More Awkward "You Owe Me Money" Reminders: PayByGroup Lets Friends Split Group Purchases

Does Guardian iPad edition take me over download limit?

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BT said the 'particularly big' downloads are to blame for me exceeding my monthly broadband allowanceI thought others might like to know that I have succeeded in getting BT to refund an additional charge that appeared on my bill for usage over the monthly allowance included in my broadband package....
Does Guardian iPad edition take me over download limit?

University Sues Student For Graduating Too Fast

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Here's an odd one. The School of Economics and Management in Essen, Germany is suing former student, Marcel Pohl, for graduating too quickly. You see, he finished all of the necessary exams for both a bachelor's and master's degree in 20 months -- representing three semesters. Normally, it takes students...
University Sues Student For Graduating Too Fast

A mayor, CEO and bachelor forming teams to raise health awareness with EveryMove

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EveryMove wants to help people get healthy and is hoping that three well-known Seattleites will help drive interest to its fitness-focused platform. EveryMove, a Seattle-area startup that lets users track their healthy habits and rewards them with gift cards and reduced health-care premiums, is putting on a 2013 Resolution Team Challenge...
A mayor, CEO and bachelor forming teams to raise health awareness with EveryMove

This Isn't How You Win The Marketing War For The One, HTC, All James Van Der Beek Aside

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HTC promised it would be spending more on marketing efforts to ditch the “quietly brilliant” tagline and come up with something with more pop, but it couldn’t have gone much worse than the video above. Kudos to signing on Dawson’s Creek and Internet meme star James Van Der Beek,...
This Isn't How You Win The Marketing War For The One, HTC, All James Van Der Beek Aside

9 Things Everyone Used to Love That Need a New Plan

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1. Data visualization2. TED3. Magazine tablet apps4. Flickr5. NATO6. Judd Apatow comedies7. Balsamic vinegar8. Bachelor's degrees9. Listicles...
9 Things Everyone Used to Love That Need a New Plan

EveryMove receives $3.5M in fresh funding, launches Android app

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EveryMove, a Seattle-based startup that lets users track their healthy habits and rewards them with gift cards and reduced health-care premiums, announced a Series A-1 funding of $3.5 million and also launched its Android app. EveryMove CEO Russell Benaroya said that the financing is an extension of the Series A that the company negotiated...
EveryMove receives $3.5M in fresh funding, launches Android app
Apple hiring 'ground truth managers' to make sure iOS Maps match reality
Bachelor iPad: The Prototypes Tell All (Comic)

Startup profile: Tamyca - because owning a car is so passé

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The founders of Tamyca are an audacious bunch. While the majority of 22-year-olds were partying or struggling to get their bachelor’s degrees, Justus Lauten, Michael Menis, Andreas Krueger, and Markus Harmsen were busy setting up a company: Tamyca, Germany’s largest peer-to-peer carsharing website. I caught up with Justus (right) to find...
Startup profile: Tamyca - because owning a car is so passé
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