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IBM throws its 'considerable weight' behind OpenStack

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale LAS VEGAS, NV – IBM just announced that its cloud products and services will be based on open cloud architecture. The company is placing its considerable heft behind OpenStack, a cloud operating...
IBM throws its 'considerable weight' behind OpenStack
David Sacks Argument Is Rational, It's a Good Thing Silicon Valley Isn't

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, YHOO, LNKD, FB, GOOG, EA)

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Good morning! Here's the overnight news. After catching up, come back to SAI all day for live tech news and analysis. Marissa Mayer does not consider herself a feminist. Marc Andreessen is backing an app for contractors who want to rent equipment. Walt Mossberg says you might want to wait...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, YHOO, LNKD, FB, GOOG, EA)

Have Arrington and Conway screwed up big time with their investment in Highlight?

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Tonight I’m getting message after message that friend after friend has joined Highlight (the photo above is of Paul Davison showing it off to some of its first users back in December on the day it launched into a closed beta). What is Highlight? Well, two weeks ago, in...
Have Arrington and Conway screwed up big time with their investment in Highlight?

Rakuten takes majority stake in The Grommet, an online marketplace for 'undiscovered products'

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Japanese e-commerce juggernaut Rakuten today announced its second investment in The Grommet, a freshly renamed online marketplace for cool products that haven’t hit the big-time yet. The capital injection gives Rakuten a majority stake in the e-commerce and product discovery website. Formerly named Daily Grommet, The Grommet digs up, curates...
Rakuten takes majority stake in The Grommet, an online marketplace for 'undiscovered products'

With 538 startups launched, Founder Institute plans to double its European presence to 10 cities

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Exclusive - Founder Institute, the early-stage startup accelerator that aims to ‘globalize Silicon Valley’, is doubling down on Europe big time. Over the past two years, Founder Institute says it has helped launch 538 tech companies, 94 of which are based in Europe (or roughly 19%). The accelerator claims these...
With 538 startups launched, Founder Institute plans to double its European presence to 10 cities

6 Twitter Tools That Schedule Tweets For Later

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Though you’ve heard numerous success stories about Twitter and created an account, you may not be very active. Using Twitter can seem like one big time suck. You give the bare minimum attention to Twitter, lurking more than anything. You wish you had the time to do more. You may...
6 Twitter Tools That Schedule Tweets For Later
Lo Toney trades Zynga Poker for LearnStreet
Sparrow for iPhone 1.2 adds landscape mode, label editing, swipe between threads

By Keeping It All Online, Moveline Helps Out Big-Time During Your Next Move

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The moving industry is ripe for disruption. Customers currently have to get a salesperson to come out and visit the house, inspect belongings, and offer up a quote. To shop around, you’d have to repeat this process over and over again. But one of the companies out of TechStars NYC...
By Keeping It All Online, Moveline Helps Out Big-Time During Your Next Move

Miso Gets Big Brand Love. Check-In To The Hot Tub Time Machine

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For the past few years, being the “Twitter for FILL-IN-THE-BLANK” has been a popular trend among startups. Now, we’re starting to see a shift. Several new startups are launching as the “Foursquare for FILL-IN-THE-BLANK.” And big brands are actually starting to take notice. Miso is an iPhone app that incorporates...
Miso Gets Big Brand Love. Check-In To The Hot Tub Time Machine

Pirate Bay Ban Rockets Pirate Party Website Into The Big Time

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The Pirate Bay has suffered censorship in many countries across Europe but the recent steps against the torrent site in the UK have generated a much bigger response than similar actions previously taken against the site elsewhere. It’s not absolutely clear why this is the case but it’s certainly possible...
Pirate Bay Ban Rockets Pirate Party Website Into The Big Time

Finishing

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Today, our eldest child graduates from college. Last night, as we were leaving a house party with all of her friends and their parents and family members, Jess said "thanks for sending me to college dad". I replied "thanks for graduating Jess". Everyone got a chuckle. But I was dead...
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Why Poland is ready to hit the tech big time

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While everybody in Europe talks about Berlin, Warsaw – or Poland in general – is rarely mentioned in startup discussions or publications. I believe that this is just about to change and you should keep a close eye on Poland. Here’s why it’s not just a patriotic claim on...
Why Poland is ready to hit the tech big time

Despite Lowered Guidance, Street Still Bullish on LinkedIn

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LinkedIn delivered yet another stellar quarter during Thursday’s earnings report, beating the Street’s estimates with revenue of $325 million, up 72 percent year over year. But traders didn’t like everything they saw. LinkedIn lowered its second-quarter guidance below analyst’s consensus, expecting revenue of $342 million to $347 million and adjusted...
Despite Lowered Guidance, Street Still Bullish on LinkedIn
Staples wants to sell you your first 3D printer

Google's first US prime time Nexus 4 ad, airing during the Grammys, is all about Google Now

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Google has posted details of its first US prime time TV advert for the Nexus 4 smartphone, which is airing during the commercial breaks for the Grammy Awards show. The ad spot focuses almost entirely on Google Now, showing clearer than ever that the service is Google’s key emphasis for mobile,...
Google's first US prime time Nexus 4 ad, airing during the Grammys, is all about Google Now
Library of America launching online companion for upcoming 1950s sci-fi collection
Is pervasive sexism holding the professional fighting game community back?
Windows 8 pays off big time in Lenovo's latest quarter

Today in Tech: Why are Groupon sales reps fleeing?

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How Facebook and Zynga's businesses couldn't be more different; Motorola faces big-time staff cuts. Groupon feels the heat [THE WALL STREET JOURNAL] A Groupon attorney last month sent Mr. Silagadze a letter saying Top Hat was improperly recruiting Groupon employees. Top Hat's 25-person sales staff includes eight former Groupon employees. Groupon's turnover...
Today in Tech: Why are Groupon sales reps fleeing?
Canabalt dev moves to the big time with Hunger Games iOS title

Spire.io: A New Platform For Serverless Apps That Work On Web & Mobile

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What do you do when you’re a consumer apps company with apps that never hit the big-time, but whose development forced you to solve the same problems over and over again? Well, if you’re Border Stylo (makers of Glass, Retrollect, and Trivia Together), you turn your knowledge of developers’ needs...
Spire.io: A New Platform For Serverless Apps That Work On Web & Mobile
Samsung crashes the iPad HD party, files another suit against Apple in S. Korea

Toys Grow Up: LittleBits Picks Up $3.65M, PCH Deal To Build Out Its Open-Source Hardware Vision

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LittleBits, an “open source hardware” startup that makes electronic building blocks to design objects for work and play, has today announced the addition of two significant building blocks of its own: it has picked up $3.65 million in funding; and has signed a manufacturing deal with PCH International to scale...
Toys Grow Up: LittleBits Picks Up $3.65M, PCH Deal To Build Out Its Open-Source Hardware Vision

Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18

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Last Friday, Lot18 made a company-wide announcement. If employees weren't happy at the young flash-sale wine site, they could resign by May 18 and receive one month's pay. "If you're really not happy, we want to help you find something else to do," says a company spokesperson, who says the...
Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18

Morning countdown: Flash storage hits the big time

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Plus: Linux isn't enough on its own?read more...
Morning countdown: Flash storage hits the big time

The Unreasonable Application

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Mr. Phoenix. Jordan Phoenix is a personal development coach and social entrepreneur in New York City. He is the director and founder of Project Free World.  What’s the most unreasonable thing you’ve ever tried to do? According to best-selling author Tim Ferriss, shooting for unrealistic goals is the best way...
The Unreasonable Application

Bitcoin: the Berlin streets where you can shop with vitual money

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The digital currency is rising in popularity among traders in the rebellious Kreuzberg area of Germany's capitalNadim Chebli remembers well the first of his customers who decided to pay for the records they bought with virtual currency rather than cash or credit cards."I'd only just agreed to accept Bitcoins," said...
Bitcoin: the Berlin streets where you can shop with vitual money

Converge Brings Coworking to New Jersey

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Coworking seems to be heating up big time over the past 6-12 months.  Coworking takes many forms…and the number of locations for shared work space continues to rise. Here in NYC we have a variety of locations including New Work City, Philly has Independents Hall and San Francisco has Citizen...
Converge Brings Coworking to New Jersey
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