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SXSW Has Become The Bootcamp For Tech's Soldiers

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When you get the smartest people in technology to distill a year’s worth of knowledge into hour-long talks and minute-long chats, the less informed masses are brought up to speed. Rather than wait for the past to proliferate, SXSW lets the crowd grasp today so tech’s leaders can focus on...
SXSW Has Become The Bootcamp For Tech's Soldiers

What Bloggers Should Know About PR And Advertising

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I was dumbfounded when I read a recent New York Times article about mommy bloggers that indicated a conference session topic at an event called Bloggy Bootcamp was how to let public relations firms know you don’t work for free. A few months ago, I reached out to a...
What Bloggers Should Know About PR And Advertising

Startup Factories: a guide to Europe’s accelerators

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It’s been impossible to ignore the rise of the accelerator program over the last few years. And it’s no surprise that the idea of a low-investment bootcamp has become widely mimicked: after all, who wouldn’t want to ape Y Combinator, which has produced the likes of Reddit, Dropbox and Airbnb?...
Startup Factories: a guide to Europe’s accelerators

Fledglings take flight: 7 startups looking to make the world a better place

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Earlier this year we introduced you to Fledge, a start-up incubator founded by Seattle techie Michael “Luni” Libes that’s working with non-tech focused “conscious companies.” These companies, Libes explains, are looking to address the needs of increasingly health, environment and sustainability-conscious consumers in a variety of ways. The first group...
Fledglings take flight: 7 startups looking to make the world a better place

LA cleantech shows promise as incubator's first company, 350Green, completes $5.2M exit

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The city of Los Angeles is pushing hard to emerge as a leader in the clean tech space, and it just got a bit of validation after Car Charging Group completed its acquisition of 350Green, LA Cleantech Incubator’s first portfolio company, on Thursday. After 350Green began building electric vehicle charging...
LA cleantech shows promise as incubator's first company, 350Green, completes $5.2M exit
Calling all startups: Tell us how you'll change the world, in one simple sentence
500Startups invests in 9 additional Mexican companies
RocketSpace Launches RocketU Developer Bootcamp With In-Person Classes For N00bs And Ninjas

PlayOn launches on the Wii U to let you watch videos from sites like Hulu, MTV and HBO GO

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PlayOn, a service that lets you stream content from sites like Hulu, HBO GO and Comedy Central via your PC to your TV and mobile devices, has arrived on the Wii U. Four and a half years ago, PlayOn first began as a way to use the PC to bring...
PlayOn launches on the Wii U to let you watch videos from sites like Hulu, MTV and HBO GO

500 Startups' accelerator Mexican.VC unveils new batch, says level will keep on increasing

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Mexican.VC has unveiled the list of startups that will participate in its upcoming acceleration cycle. As you may remember, the Mexico-based accelerator is now part of 500 Startups. While being part of this network is certainly a plus for the startups Mexican.VC will work with, the program’s agenda itself will remain relatively unchanged compared...
500 Startups' accelerator Mexican.VC unveils new batch, says level will keep on increasing
Startup News: Spotify Reminds Us That Music is Awesome and Taxi Companies Hate Losing Money/E-Hailing Apps

Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000

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  Shopspot, a startup out of Thailand with a mobile shopping app, has won $630,000 (S$779,000) after switching its shopper matchmaking app to a more traditional shopping interface. Its earlier app focused on connecting individuals keen to sell their wares. The app would pair sellers and their goods with buyers...
Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000

Malaysian social recruitment site Tribehired raises $560,000, plans global launch

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Tribehired, a Malaysia-based jobs site that taps into social connections, has landed a SG$696K (US$560K) seed investment round led by Singapore’s TNF Ventures, with participation from angel investors Ben Ball and Ben Chew, as it takes steps towards a global launch. The startup — which is yet another graduate of the...
Malaysian social recruitment site Tribehired raises $560,000, plans global launch
Twitter & Etsy engineer a developer lovefest, hold the drama
Learn to code in 8 weeks with Bloc, an online bootcamp for would-be developers

Here's The Real Reason SendGrid Fired The Woman Who Complained About 'Dongle' Jokes

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When SendGrid landed itself on the wrong side of a debate about sexism in the tech industry, I was shocked. I live in Colorado and know the folks at SendGrid. SendGrid is the anchor of Boulder's warm-and-fuzzy startup community, one of the most successful companies to come out of incubator...
Here's The Real Reason SendGrid Fired The Woman Who Complained About 'Dongle' Jokes

Dev Bootcamp in San Francisco just increased the number of Ruby devs by 20

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In the bay area, there are no shortage of hackathons, meetups, or coworking spaces for developers. One of the things that is lacking is a regular mentorship or teaching model that lets beginners learn the skills it takes to become a professional. Most of the developers in Silicon Valley are...
Dev Bootcamp in San Francisco just increased the number of Ruby devs by 20

We’re going to be at YC Demo Day tomorrow, here’s what you need to know

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While there might not be any magical unicorns in Silicon Valley that guarantee that your startup will get funded, there is Y Combinator, which is as close to magic as you can get. When you hear the term “incubator” when it comes to technology companies, you immediately think of Y...
We’re going to be at YC Demo Day tomorrow, here’s what you need to know
Procurify is securing a Mark Cuban investment even before graduating from GrowLab
Google Ventures funds Wantworthy, a "save for later" tool for online shopping
Bitmaker Labs wants to make you a coder, but please, play nice

What's it like to study at MIT?

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The technology institute has just been named best university in the world. Lu-Hai Liang finds out what kind of students go thereIf you are considering studying at the best university in the world, you'd better be prepared to work your socks off. The pace of learning at the Massachusetts Institute...
What's it like to study at MIT?

Internet of things gets big push from ARM and other Silicon Fen players

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This may turn out to be an important day for the ‘internet of things’, that slightly nebulous concept that refers to millions of everyday items getting connected to the internet: some of the biggest players have come together to collaboratively push a wireless standard called Weightless, and a UK accelerator...
Internet of things gets big push from ARM and other Silicon Fen players
Why every single one of you should learn a little code

Rockstart Accelerator unveils Amazon CTO and other mentors as its deadline approaches

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Startups taking part in the Amsterdam-based Rockstart Accelerator will be able to draw on the experience of Amazon’s CTO, Werner Vogels among others. Rockstart has revealed the visiting advisors and mentors and that will be taking part in the upcoming run of its accelerator programme, along with two executive-level ‘entrepreneurs-in-residence’ who...
Rockstart Accelerator unveils Amazon CTO and other mentors as its deadline approaches

UX fanatics: TNW and General Assembly are giving you a $1,000 design school scholarship

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You know that feeling when you open an app and it delights you in ways that you never thought that it would? That’s the effect of many parts working just as they should, all to provide the user experience. A little bit art, a little bit science and a whole...
UX fanatics: TNW and General Assembly are giving you a $1,000 design school scholarship

NVIDA announces Kepler-based Quadro K5000 GPU for Mac Pro

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NVIDA NVIDIA has announced the Quadro K5000 for Mac, its next-generation workstation-class graphics card for Mac Pro users. The new top-end card for video and graphics professionals supports up to 4K resolutions, the latest OpenGL and OpenCL standards, and promises to run "key content creation applications" twice as fast...
NVIDA announces Kepler-based Quadro K5000 GPU for Mac Pro
$150,000 Is Up For Grabs At Stanford’s BASES Finale

Macs Continue to Claim More Office Space

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Mac shipments grew faster than PC shipments for the 25th consecutive time during the June quarter. And while that growth was slower overall than it has been in the past, it continues to occur in areas like enterprise, where Apple has long been searching for inroads. During the June quarter,...
Macs Continue to Claim More Office Space

Supporting Israel's "start-up nation"

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In March, we launched Campus London to help support the vibrant start-up community there and help energize the U.K. Internet economy. Today, we’re launching Campus Tel Aviv—a one-floor event & community space and pre-accelerator program in downtown Tel Aviv, made available to early stage start-ups and developers. With the Internet...
Supporting Israel's "start-up nation"
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