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Eddy Cue: Apple's Rising Mr. Fix-It

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As Chief Executive Tim Cook shifts executive responsibilities around at Apple Inc., Eddy Cue is emerging as one of the biggest beneficiaries. A member of Apple’s old guard, the 23-year company veteran rose through the ranks as co-founder Steve Jobs’s right-hand man for new areas like e-commerce and media. But...
Eddy Cue: Apple's Rising Mr. Fix-It

Letters: social media must be the instigator of a new way of work

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Though the development sector has been a late adopter of technology, social media is proving to the disruptive force that is changing everything from fundraising to impact measurementFor years I have been following the fast innovations in technology and, in my mind, I linked them to what positive impact they...
Letters: social media must be the instigator of a new way of work

Microsoft posting points to universal apps between Windows Phone 8, Windows 8

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After building up the number of applications for Windows Phone 8, Microsoft’s next step could be to get them on Windows 8 tablets and computers. While the two platforms are meant for different device types, they do share many core components. Thanks to a recent Microsoft job posting, it looks...
Microsoft posting points to universal apps between Windows Phone 8, Windows 8

WIPO Defied UN Sanctions To Give Computers To Iran... For Its Patent System (Wink, Wink)

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Way to go WIPO. You may recall back in April we wrote about how the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a part of the UN, flat out ignored UN sanctions and gave computers to North Korea, claiming that they were to help North Korea allow for better searching of international...
WIPO Defied UN Sanctions To Give Computers To Iran... For Its Patent System (Wink, Wink)

More Room for Wireless Carriers

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Wireless carriers could be among the biggest beneficiaries of Congress's plan to extend the payroll-tax cut because the legislation currently includes a provision to raise billions of dollars by auctioning off television airwaves....
More Room for Wireless Carriers

How ICT tools are improving efficiency of agricultural development

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Data collection and monitoring and evaluation through mobile apps is fast taking over traditional methods of collecting and using information - and the results are impressiveData collection and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) are a vital part of development work, as the results determine where public services are most needed, and...
How ICT tools are improving efficiency of agricultural development
Now Google must face its own moment of crisis.

The Center for Public Integrity: Crossroads groups raise whopping $51 million in 2011

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By Peter H. Stone, iWatch NewsSuper PAC American Crossroads and its sister organization raised more than $51 million last year with more than 60 percent of the total flowing into Crossroads GPS, the nonprofit arm that is not required to report its donors.American Crossroads, a super PAC that reports...
The Center for Public Integrity: Crossroads groups raise whopping $51 million in 2011

The LinkedIn Blog » Where did all the people go from the collapsed financial institutions?

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At LinkedIn we have a unique view into the ebbs and flows of labor markets and one trend we noticed was there were beneficiaries of these large-scale upheavals. In particular, we saw substantial spikes in user activity for the following 5 companies during major financial events: * Barclays *...
The LinkedIn Blog » Where did all the people go from the collapsed financial institutions?

New Google Asia servers expected to bring 30% speed boost when they go live later this year

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Google is on track to turn on new servers in Taiwan and Singapore later this year that could bring speed boosts of up to 30 percent across its services, The Economic Times reports. The search giant began work on its Singapore data center, its first in Southeast Asia, in late 2011....
New Google Asia servers expected to bring 30% speed boost when they go live later this year

Groupon's Co-Founder Eric Lefkofsky Has Transferred Nearly 19 Million Shares

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Groupon's earliest investor and co-founder Eric Lefkofsky has transferred 18.7 million shares of the company, Bloomberg reports. Bloomberg confirmed the transfer, found in a regulatory filing, with a Groupon spokesperson. Most of the shares, 15.4 million, were moved from 600 West Groupon LLC and distributed to Lefkofsky's beneficiaries. 600 West...
Groupon's Co-Founder Eric Lefkofsky Has Transferred Nearly 19 Million Shares

The New Digital Age by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen - review

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The predictions of two of Google's big thinkers constitute the most ambitious attempt yet to sketch a future dominated by technologyWhen, in early 2011, Eric Schmidt stepped aside from his position as Google's CEO to become the company's executive chairman, some of us were reminded of Dean Acheson's famous gibe...
The New Digital Age by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen - review

For European Startups, New €6 Million Seed Fund Is A Step In the Right Direction

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Early stage startups in Europe will be the primary beneficiaries of a new €6 million seed fund just announced by Berlin-based Team Europe Ventures. In the past we've talked about Europe's entrepreneurial woes, most notably a dearth of seed funding due to having a culture largely averse to taking risks...
For European Startups, New €6 Million Seed Fund Is A Step In the Right Direction

Have You Registered 300 Domain Names?

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Lea Woodward (left) is an entrepreneur, whose projects include Location Independent, a site supporting those wanting to live a nomadic lifestyle, and Startup Training School, which teaches online tech skills to women entrepreneurs. On September 9th, Woodward will be hosting One K in 1 Day, an effort to have 1,000...
Have You Registered 300 Domain Names?

Nexus 7 pre-orders start shipping in UK and Canada

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The Nexus 7 machine is in full swing. According to Google, all pre-orders placed by Friday the 13th in the US and Australia have been filled as of today (though some may still be en route), and our friends in the UK and Canada should be receiving theirs soon...
Nexus 7 pre-orders start shipping in UK and Canada

Blocked Pirate Bay Users Flock to Other Torrent Sites

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The Italian Pirate Bay case came to an end last week after a lengthy legal battle. The Court of Bergamo concluded that The Pirate Bay was engaging in criminal activity by linking to torrents that point to copyrighted material. The judge ordered all Italian ISPs to block the site’s DNS...
Blocked Pirate Bay Users Flock to Other Torrent Sites

Watsi Is Using Crowdfunding To Treat The 1B+ Worldwide Without Access To Medical Care

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Entrepreneurs are inherently risk-takers. But, the tech industry today needs more of the type of risk-takers who go against the grain by actually tackling big, difficult problems. I mean the type of trenchant problems no one likes to talk about — the ones that are solved over years (if at...
Watsi Is Using Crowdfunding To Treat The 1B+ Worldwide Without Access To Medical Care
Y Combinator Backs Its First Non-Profit, Watsi; Paul Graham Says He's "Never Been So Excited" To Invest

Panama's Government One Step Away From Passing The 'Worst Copyright Law In History'

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It looks as if Panama is set to pass what Andres Guadamuz (Technollama) called the "worst copyright law in history." The 510 Bill grants the Panamanian copyright office the right to pursue filesharers directly and fine them up to $100,000 USD EACH with the money flowing directly back into the...
Panama's Government One Step Away From Passing The 'Worst Copyright Law In History'

Skype founder’s VC fund Atomico is making its first investments in Brazilian startups

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Atomico has invested in two Brazilian startups, the tech VC firm announced today. Created by Skype’s co-founder Niklas Zennström, the international fund has already invested in Latin American startups, but it is the first time is has invested in Brazil. The two beneficiaries of these investments are Connect Parts, which...
Skype founder’s VC fund Atomico is making its first investments in Brazilian startups

Former Yahoo Executive Pleads Guilty To Securities Fraud Charge Related To Microsoft Deal

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The Search Alliance between Yahoo and Microsoft had some unintended beneficiaries (now casualties). Yahoo’s former senior director of business management, Robert Kwok, has pled guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud, after being accused that he told a mutual fund manager in July 2009... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
Former Yahoo Executive Pleads Guilty To Securities Fraud Charge Related To Microsoft Deal

Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel cashes in Facebook shares

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Former PayPal chief sells 20m Facebook shares - making him $1bn from the social network's IPOSilicon Valley investor Peter Thiel, one of Facebook's earliest backers and a director of the company, has cashed in most of his remaining shares in the world's largest social network.Thiel sold 20m Facebook securities last...
Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel cashes in Facebook shares
Nvidia reports a third of its business is now 'non-PC,' doubles tablet shipments from a year ago

Olympics closing ceremony boosted listening figures for featured artists

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Data from last.fm shows spikes in the number of plays received by songs featured during the ceremony, with the beneficiaries ranging from One Direction to The Who• Get the data• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianRenditions of "Wonderwall", "Spice Up Your Life" and "Wish You Were Here"...
Olympics closing ceremony boosted listening figures for featured artists

Rural education offers Morocco's women promise of a quiet revolution | Santorri Chamley

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Women in remote parts of Morocco are benefiting from a literacy scheme that also teaches civil rights, numeracy and beekeepingIn a tiny classroom at the Maison de Citoyenneté support centre for the education of rural girls and women in Beni Zuli, an isolated village in Zagora, deep in south-eastern Morocco's...
Rural education offers Morocco's women promise of a quiet revolution | Santorri Chamley
Another Former Zynga GM, Andy Kleinman, Lands At Scopely As Chief Business Officer

2 Months Out, 74% of Latest Y Combinator Class Funded or Profitable

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Y Combinator is capitalizing on its formidable momentum to raise an $8.25 million fund for its startup program. The investment was led by Sequoia Capital, and includes angels Ron Conway, Paul Buchheit, Aydin Senkut, XG Ventures (a group of former Googlers) and Geoff Ralston. It adds to the $2 million...
2 Months Out, 74% of Latest Y Combinator Class Funded or Profitable

Intel lays foundations for SDN gear that could shake up networking

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If software-defined networking ultimately changes the landscape of networking, Intel could be one of the biggest beneficiaries -- and might be one of the reasons.SDN is intended to take the control of networks out of the equipment that forwards packets and into software that could run on standard computing...
Intel lays foundations for SDN gear that could shake up networking

U.S. Leading Smartphone Revolution

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"You say you want a revolution Well, you know We all want to change the world." 'Revolution', The Beatles Most of us want to make a difference in life, and the fact is we probably are having positive impacts on those with whom we live and work. But when...
U.S. Leading Smartphone Revolution

Intel lays foundations for SDN gear that could shake up networking

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If software-defined networking ultimately changes the landscape of networking, Intel could be one of the biggest beneficiaries -- and might be one of the reasons....
Intel lays foundations for SDN gear that could shake up networking
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