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It looks like Lady Gaga’s social network “Little Monsters” is going mobile soon

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Back in February we told you about Lady Gaga’s social network “Little Monsters”, which could turn the concept. of how celebrities interact with their fans on its ear. The site, powered by Palo Alto based Backplane and still in private beta, skips social networks like Twitter and Facebook, allowing Gaga’s...
It looks like Lady Gaga’s social network “Little Monsters” is going mobile soon

Nike to make huge splash at SXSW by opening up its FuelBand API at Managers Hack

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If you would have told me at the beginning of the week that the company who was making the biggest splashes in tech would be Nike, I would have told you that you’re nuts. However, that’s exactly what has happened this week. Yesterday, Path announced that it would be opening...
Nike to make huge splash at SXSW by opening up its FuelBand API at Managers Hack

How Twitter Is Moving To the Cassandra Database

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MyNoSQL has up an interview with Ryan King on how Twitter is transitioning to the Cassandra database. Here's some detailed background on Cassandra, which aims to "bring together Dynamo's fully distributed design and Bigtable's ColumnFamily-based data model." Before settling on Cassandra, the Twitter team looked into: "...HBase, Voldemort, MongoDB, MemcacheDB,...
How Twitter Is Moving To the Cassandra Database

Facebook's First Sales Guy, Kevin Colleran, Joins General Catalyst Partners

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Kevin Colleran, one of the first 10 Facebook employees and its first salesperson, has joined General Catalyst Partners as a venture partner. At the time he left last summer, Colleran was Facebook’s earliest remaining employee, save for Mark Zuckerberg. General Catalyst told the Boston Business Journal that Colleran’s focus will...
Facebook's First Sales Guy, Kevin Colleran, Joins General Catalyst Partners

Interview Street Helps Sequoia-Backed Startups Recruit With Its Latest CodeSprint

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Interview Street, the startup that helps companies recruit by holding programming contests called CodeSprints, is doing something a little different this week — it’s holding a CodeSprint for 13 different startups, all backed by Sequoia Capital. The CodeSprints started out as big events with a long list of recruiting companies,...
Interview Street Helps Sequoia-Backed Startups Recruit With Its Latest CodeSprint

Needed- a Cloud Backplane

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Because of my problems reported yesterday in when Google owns you, it dawns on me that there’s a great opportunity here. I need a cloud backplane. I’ll explain. Okay, for everyone who commented “you should have a backup” or “you should use something else,” here’s what you missed: Google...
Needed- a Cloud Backplane

Lady Gaga’s New Social Network Resembles Pinterest, Reddit [PICS]

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LittleMonsters.com Pop megastar Lady Gaga has pierced her powerful, digitally-willing paws deeper into the online world with the closed beta launch of her new social network. LittleMonsters.com -- the first product created by startup Backplane -- gives Gaga's fans an outlet to create or share Gaga-related content, interact with...
Lady Gaga’s New Social Network Resembles Pinterest, Reddit [PICS]
After six years of planning, Compass-EOS takes on Cisco to make blazing-fast routers

Dive Into Mobile Welcomes Katie Jacobs Stanton, Troy Carter and Bob Bowman

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There are many industry conferences where people pontificate about the business of mobile technology, but one of our aims at D:Dive Into Mobile is to extend that conversation into something more real. We want to talk about what devices enable us to do in our lives — not just the gadgets...
Dive Into Mobile Welcomes Katie Jacobs Stanton, Troy Carter and Bob Bowman

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, AOL, RIMM)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Apple CEO Tim Cook fired back after all the accusations of worker abuse in China. Twitter will be censoring tweets by country based on what each country allows. Twitter is currently hiring in New York City. Google Wallet got its second big management shakeup...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, AOL, RIMM)

FIRST LOOKS: Lady Gaga Opens Her Own Social Network To The Public

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The much-anticipated social network just for Lady Gaga fans, Littlemonsters.com, has finally come out private beta. Anyone who wants to see all the latest Gaga buzz and socialize with other Gaga fans is welcome to join. Littlemonsters.com is the first of what will likely be a whole bunch of personal...
FIRST LOOKS: Lady Gaga Opens Her Own Social Network To The Public

Troy Carter Loves Stars Crossing Media (Video)

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Atom Factory CEO Troy Carter manages artists — most famously, Lady Gaga — and invests in tech founders like those at Uber, Fab, Spotify and Summly. “My portfolio is schizophrenic,” said Carter, “but the common denominator is dynamic founders.” At that moment, he was talking tech, but he may as...
Troy Carter Loves Stars Crossing Media (Video)
Stealthy Online Shopping Startup Commerce Sciences Launches A Meebo Bar For E-Commerce

Fred Wilson, Ken Lerer And Ben Lerer To Speak At TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2013

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We’re proud of the fact that some of the tech scene’s most innovative thinkers and problem solvers are going to be speaking at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC this year and are happy to be making our first speaker announcement today. We’re also psyched to host NYC Startup Battlefield for the fourth year in...
Fred Wilson, Ken Lerer And Ben Lerer To Speak At TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2013

Lady Gaga's social network "Little Monsters" opens its doors to everyone

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We told you about Lady Gaga and her jump into social networking with the site “Little Monsters.” The site has been in private beta, but users all over the globe can now sign up. Invites had been trickling out over the past few months, with Gaga fans clammering to get...
Lady Gaga's social network "Little Monsters" opens its doors to everyone

Little Monsters, big backers: social media startup Backplane raises funding, ‘buys’ Cortex

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Backplane, the startup behind Lady Gaga’s social network (LittleMonsters.com, currently in private beta), this morning announced that it has closed its Series A funding round, with a slew of high-profile investors participating. According to the Wall Street Journal, Backplane has already raised $6.3 million since its founding in 2011. Investors...
Little Monsters, big backers: social media startup Backplane raises funding, ‘buys’ Cortex
After Seducing 1M Little Monsters For Lady Gaga, Backplane Expands To Spawn More Fan Clubs

Let Me Upgrade You: Why Is Lady Gaga Using a Blackberry 8500?

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The offending technology (via Twitter) As far as we can gather, Lady Gaga's entire public persona is a celebration of newness and novelty. Sure, there's healthy dose of recycled Euro dance beats and a certain nostalgia for the chameleon-like stylings of one Madonna Ciccone, but this is not a chick who...
Let Me Upgrade You: Why Is Lady Gaga Using a Blackberry 8500?

Lady Gaga’s strength in community starts to shine on ‘Little Monsters’

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We all know how popular musician Lady Gaga is, but regardless of the popularity of her music she’s done something that not many other artists can say. She has built a sustainable and massive community around herself. She even gave her fans a name, “Little Monsters”, which they’ve embraced rabidly....
Lady Gaga’s strength in community starts to shine on ‘Little Monsters’

HP R&D chief shows road to terabyte backplane

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Prith Banerjee, director of HP Labs, described in a DesignCon keynote the path to a terabyte/second backplane as one step toward tomorrow’s computer architectures.View the full article HERE....
HP R&D chief shows road to terabyte backplane
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