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Mash up Evernote and Pinterest, mix in beautiful layouts, and you get NotesCloud
Here’s what really happens when you report a rude or spammy Facebook post
Silicon Valley Can Do Better Than Facebook

10 Apps for the Chef and Foodie

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Do you ever wonder why food at restaurants is so much better than what you make at home? Honest chefs will tell you that, outside of skill and knowledge, they just have better tools at their disposal. In lieu of spending a fortune on buying your own mandolin, beurre mixer...
10 Apps for the Chef and Foodie

Ouya's Kickstarter video game console tops $5M raised so far (exclusive interview)

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The people have spoken. And they want their Ouya. The new video game console company, Ouya, has raised more than $5 million in a crowd-funded Kickstarter project in just seven days, with 22 more full days to go in the solicitation. “We’re inching toward 40,000 backers and that’s exciting...
Ouya's Kickstarter video game console tops $5M raised so far (exclusive interview)

Personalization and the future of Digg

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I recently talked to Joe Stump, CTO of SimpleGeo, about a number of topics related to location and databases. In the course of the interview, we also got around to discussing Digg. Previous to launching SimpleGeo, Stump was the lead architect at Digg, and he has a lot of insight...
Personalization and the future of Digg
Google rallies its troops for better-quality Android tablet apps

NodeFly Raises $800K Seed Round For Measuring Performance Of Node.js Apps

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NodeFly has raised an $800,000 Seed Round from Shasta Venture Partners and other investors to develop its service for measuring the performance of Node.js apps. NodeFly represents the next generation of application performance management (APM). Wily Technologies solutions served the IT market through the rise of the client-server apps that...
NodeFly Raises $800K Seed Round For Measuring Performance Of Node.js Apps

Facebook files for its multi-billion dollar IPO

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Facebook put an end to all speculation and filed for an IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company will be traded publicly under the ticker symbol FB.  The documents didn’t disclose how much it plans to raise from the IPO, but analysts predict the company could make at...
Facebook files for its multi-billion dollar IPO
Why your 8-year-old should be coding
Big data adoption issues – What’s the big deal?

After 17 years, online learning veteran lynda.com raises $103M (is an IPO ahead?)

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If you haven’t paid much attention to lynda.com before, you’re going to want to keep your eye on it now.  The online learning company, which has helped more than two million people learn software, business and creative skills through video courses, on Tuesday announced that it has raised $103 million...
After 17 years, online learning veteran lynda.com raises $103M (is an IPO ahead?)
Facebook acquires team behind YC alum Caffeinated Mind
Online classes can be enlightening, edifying, and engaging -- but they're not college

Human After All: Why Nate Silver's Math Revolution Won't Kill The Pundits

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Editor’s note: Matt Baker is an engineer at Wealthfront, a software-based financial advisor that is democratizing access to high quality financial advice. Follow him on Twitter. In elections and finance, mathematical models take emotion out of the equation, but does the human element really disappear? Some people are using Nate Silver’s “triumph...
Human After All: Why Nate Silver's Math Revolution Won't Kill The Pundits
Adobe acquires Behance iOS app maker Thumb Labs
Facebook goes mobile-first with its latest developer tools

Dropbox Will Help Mobile Developers Sync Better

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Dropbox said today that it was releasing better tools for Android and iOS developers to include file syncing within their apps. The new syncing should happen within a couple of seconds of any change, and it’s smart about understanding things like when a device comes back online. The move speaks...
Dropbox Will Help Mobile Developers Sync Better

Shoot the Moon: How Google Turned a Hodgepodge of Upgrades Into a Show of Strength

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Imagine this: A big conference where a closely watched tech company launched barely anything new or unexpected. Shutterstock And, after confining the audience to their seats for three hours of a hodgepodge of announcements, the CEO of the company came out and bemoaned the industry horse-race mentality (which could be...
Shoot the Moon: How Google Turned a Hodgepodge of Upgrades Into a Show of Strength

The White House Is Calling For More Presidential Innovation Fellows To Tackle America's Problems

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The initiative brings together government workers, non-profits, scholars, and private-sector innovators. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy opened up the application process today for its next round of Presidential Innovation Fellows program. The heavily tech-centric initiative brings together government workers, non-profits, scholars, and private-sector innovators to...
The White House Is Calling For More Presidential Innovation Fellows To Tackle America's Problems
Facebook releases SDK 3.2 for iOS with better analytics, API improvements and more

Missed Opportunity in the Golden Age of Sales

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We live in a Golden Age of Sales. There are better tools than ever before for quickly crafting and tailoring pitches to reach the right people. We have data to tell us what works, and we have testing tools that can get down to the individual email level. But most importantly, we...
Missed Opportunity in the Golden Age of Sales

Data scientists matter because data science is the future of IT

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Data scientists are changing the way decisions happen by making better use of big data. Rather than finding ways around them, we need to make data science more accessible as a profession and need to provide easier tools for data scientists. Kevin Kelly, in “Better Than Human,” tells us how the...
Data scientists matter because data science is the future of IT

Facebook announces new mobile platform features to give app developers better tools

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Facebook today announced a number of changes meant to improve the experience and increase the possibilities for mobile developers building apps that integrate with the social network. This includes new Open Graph APIs, a standard mobile share dialog, faster login and a Technology Partners program to help developers find third-party...
Facebook announces new mobile platform features to give app developers better tools
Mountain Lion, gadget confessions, megapixels, and more from The Verge Forums

Redbeacon Fine Tunes Service, Goes Social, Continues To Be Awesome

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2009 TechCrunch50 winner Redbeacon, a service that pairs consumers with service providers, is releasing a number of new features today, launching a distribution relationship and sharing key data from their beta trial. The 50,000 foot view is, this startup has legs. Users go to Redbeacon and search for real world...
Redbeacon Fine Tunes Service, Goes Social, Continues To Be Awesome

Disruptions: New Motto for Silicon Valley: First Security, Then Innovation

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As Congress debates an Internet security bill, the disruptive philosophies of Silicon Valley technology companies could wind up damaging them if they do not create better tools to ward off hackers....
Disruptions: New Motto for Silicon Valley: First Security, Then Innovation

Google won't be top dog forever says father of the Internet

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EXCLUSIVE: Vint Cerf speaks to Pocket-lint The man known as one of the fathers of the internet says Google won't be the defacto standard for search forever. Vint Cerf, a vice-president at the Mountain View-based company, says there is no particular threat to the balance of the internet with...
Google won't be top dog forever says father of the Internet
7 ways BYOD will boost your business

RIAA: The Pirate Bay is The Worst of The Worst

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Two weeks ago The Pirate Bay redirected the site to a Swedish .se domain, safely outside the reach of US authorities. This change hasn’t gone unnoticed by the RIAA, as Vice President Mitch Glazier just published a scathing reply. Describing The Pirate Bay as one of the worst offenders, the...
RIAA: The Pirate Bay is The Worst of The Worst
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