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Nutella Nastygrams Restaurant Promoting Its Product, Opens The Door For Competitors
PAX Day 1: Photo gallery, plus news of PAX Australia

There are east coast (below Boston) hackers--draw us out...

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There are east coast (below Boston) hackers--draw us out...

The 404 1,247: Where we hop in the ball pit with Emily Dreyfuss (podcast)

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CNET's Emily Dreyfuss makes a detour from her sojourn to Boston to say hi! We're all over the place in this episode: Jurassic Park, "Gif" pronunciation, power animals, celebrity stalking, and the thrill of the knob! [Read more]...
The 404 1,247: Where we hop in the ball pit with Emily Dreyfuss (podcast)
Directr Raises $1.1 Million To Help People Make Beautiful Mobile Videos
Microsoft's New Logo: Hip to Be Square

Visible Measure, the Web Video Tracker Turned Web Video Ad Network, Raises $21 Million

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If you pay attention to Web video, you’ve probably heard of Visible Measures: They’re the analytics company that tells you about Apple’s most popular ads, or which politician is going viral on YouTube. But Visible Measures makes money doing something else. For the last year, it has been running a...
Visible Measure, the Web Video Tracker Turned Web Video Ad Network, Raises $21 Million

Can you dig it?

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“When I first moved to Chicago,” says Mike. “My grandfather told me about parking in the winter. One would dig out a spot and insert a chair, reserving the spot for your trouble.” One of his neighbors, it seems, didn’t get the benefit of such grandfatherly wisdom. Neither, apparently, did Chris…who...
Can you dig it?

How Boston's MBTA Is Turning Your Smartphone Into a Personal Ticket Machine

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The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority this fall will become the first American railway system in the United States to allow riders to preorder and display their train tickets entirely through their smartphones....
How Boston's MBTA Is Turning Your Smartphone Into a Personal Ticket Machine

Intel Xeon E5 already in channel, to be official next week

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Intel's elusive, publicly accessible Xeon E5 processor is now known through a preview on Thrusday. Workstation builder Supermicro gave The Inquirer a look at an upcoming E5-based workstation with two of the processors. Performance couldn't be publicly disclosed, but the Boston PC builder proved that they weren't hot and were...
Intel Xeon E5 already in channel, to be official next week
Wayfair raises $36M to extend its control over home goods sales

A new door opens for startup investors

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This sponsored post is produced by MicroVentures. Startup investing used to be only for the rich, only if you knew the right people, and only in deals in your city. Those factors left many interested investors on the sidelines. But today, it’s a lot easier to become an angel investor...
A new door opens for startup investors
NYC officials may delay widespread smartphone taxi hailing, propose limited pilot instead

Yahoo major shareholder accuses CEO of lying about degree

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Daniel Loeb, a major Yahooshareholder, is accusing CEO Scott Thompson of lying about his credentials. Loeb claims that Thompson does not have a bachelor's degree in computer science from Boston's Stonehill College. Yahoo's board was angrily informed of the discrepancy by Loeb on Thursday after they informed shareholders that Loeb...
Yahoo major shareholder accuses CEO of lying about degree

Today's #nosqllive Boston agenda http://nosqlboston.eventbrite.com/

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Today's #nosqllive Boston agenda http://nosqlboston.eventbrite.com/

B&N's New Nook HD Ad Punches Amazon's Kindle On Its Weak Spot

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The new ad for Barnes & Noble's new Nook HD 7-inch tablet plays up something that Amazon's Kindle does not have: Profile buttons that allow different users to customize the Nook for their own use, so that users can share the thing without wading through other people's irrelevant reading lists....
B&N's New Nook HD Ad Punches Amazon's Kindle On Its Weak Spot
Motorola's DreamGallery will allow cable companies to instantly update their user interfaces

take that, Scott Brown ~ Rachel @Maddow takes full-page ad in Boston to say she's still not running ~http://bit.ly/9o7Kdc

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take that, Scott Brown ~ Rachel @Maddow takes full-page ad in Boston to say she's still not running ~http://bit.ly/9o7Kdc
Google Earth 7.0 for iPhone and iPad brings all-new 3D imagery for select cities

Andreessen Horowitz bets $10M on customer loyalty startup Belly

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The Chicago startup is going for Groupon-like scale, launching today in New York and Boston. [Read more]...
Andreessen Horowitz bets $10M on customer loyalty startup Belly
Penny Arcade reveals details of PAX Australia event

Sharp shows off IGZO LCD and OLEDs including a 13.5-inch QFHD screen

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Sharp announced earlier this year that it was starting to crank out LCD panels based on new indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) technology and now it's ready to show some off at the Society for Information Display show in Boston. Currently sized for phones and tablets, the first prototypes...
Sharp shows off IGZO LCD and OLEDs including a 13.5-inch QFHD screen
Boston companies: Last chance to meet with the best mentors in town

MIT Dedicates Its Website To Sean Collier, 26, Who Was Shot And Killed By Boston Bombing Suspect

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Last night around 10:45 PM, a campus patrol officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was shot and killed by one of the Boston bombing suspects. The suspects were fleeing a robbery and the fatal altercation occurred on Vassar and Main Streets in Cambridge. Today, MIT has updated its site...
MIT Dedicates Its Website To Sean Collier, 26, Who Was Shot And Killed By Boston Bombing Suspect
Sprint expands LTE coverage to four additional markets

Packing Your Bags? Moveline expanding across the country

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The TechStars NYC startup is expanding its business to 11 different cities across the United States. A recent TechStars NYC startup that helps people who are moving compare prices is about to expand across the country. Beginning Wednesday, Moveline, which operates like the travel site Kayak for those going...
Packing Your Bags? Moveline expanding across the country

Google records show book scanning was aimed at Amazon

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Google has so far spent more than $180 million on book scanning and, at the outset of the project, one of its stated goals was to keep web searchers away from Amazon. These are among the details set out in a new court filing by the Authors Guild, which is...
Google records show book scanning was aimed at Amazon

Google Updates Earth For iOS, Adds Default City Location To PC Maps

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In early June, at its “next dimension” mapping event Google promised more complete 3D coverage in Google Earth. Yesterday it rolled out new versions of Earth for iOS devices. The list of fully rendered 3D cities includes: “Boulder, Boston, Charlotte, Lawrence (Kan.), Long Beach... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
Google Updates Earth For iOS, Adds Default City Location To PC Maps

Sqoot and the aftermath; how a small company has to weather their mistakes

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Yesterday we followed the unfortunate tale of Sqoot‘s ill-chosen wording on a web flyer for their API Jam. The company stood accused of sexism in front of the internet, it’s not an easy trial, even if it was in the wrong. Some felt that Sqoot was handed a raw deal...
Sqoot and the aftermath; how a small company has to weather their mistakes

Sales Help Wanted

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INTEGRATED ACCOUNT DIRECTOR: Fast Company, the most innovative business media brand, seeks an Integrated Account Director who will be responsible for driving sales for the Brand (print/digital/experiential/social media) and managing a strong list based in the NY/tristate area and Boston. Experience in the financial category ideal. Candidates should have a...
Sales Help Wanted
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