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Where oh where did the great startup launch go? (Startup events have killed it)

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I keep thinking back on the launch of Bug Labs, which was about the best product launch I’ve seen in recent memory, at least from a startup you’ve never heard of. They ended up going on to win one of CNET’s best of show at the Consumer Electronics Show...
Where oh where did the great startup launch go? (Startup events have killed it)

Wine Site Lot18 Downsizes Again: UK Operations To Shut Down This Week

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Lot18, the New York-based startup that runs a members-only website selling high-end wine, will be shutting down its UK operations at the end of this week and laying off the six employees that worked there. Lot18 launched its UK operations just four months ago, in early March. Lot18 announced the...
Wine Site Lot18 Downsizes Again: UK Operations To Shut Down This Week
Trunk Club Would Like You To Dress Better, Increase Your "Style Aptitude," Have More Sex

Pet owners – Spotwag helps you find friends to watch your cuddly companions

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We pet owners are often times caught in a dilema. Do you run yourself broke by paying for a boarding kennel, or do you just not go on the trip? Sadly, even the best of kennels is usually a scary, unfamiliar place for your furry friend. Spotwag thinks that there’s...
Pet owners – Spotwag helps you find friends to watch your cuddly companions

Get Glue is a Nerd's Dream Come True, Now Available Everywhere Online

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If you like Electronic Music, you might like Musique Concrète. If you like Cartography, you might like Map Projection. Into Head-mounted displays? Check out Organic light-emitting diodes! These are a few of the recommendations I've received this week from semantic, social recommendation service Get Glue and I'm pretty excited about...
Get Glue is a Nerd's Dream Come True, Now Available Everywhere Online

How Video Gives Instagram A Split Personality

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Instagram is my favorite app. In fact, I think Instagram is the perfect app. Not for the billion dollars Facebook paid for it or for its moody filters, but because it gives me the perfect way to do one thing I love to do: share photos with my friends. I...
How Video Gives Instagram A Split Personality

How supermarkets get your data - and what they do with it

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It doesn't matter if you are part of a loyalty scheme, pay by card or even cash, 'Big Brother' supermarkets know your every moveWe all know supermarkets use information about our shopping habits to target us with personalised vouchers and offers - but how would you feel about sitting down...
How supermarkets get your data - and what they do with it

This guy got his stolen iPhone back with OkCupid and a hammer

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27-year-old Nadav Nirenberg from Brooklyn had his iPhone 4 stolen recently, but he got it back thanks to some quick thinking. All that he needed was a fake OkCupid profile showing off a busty 24-year-old, and a hammer. The thief was apparently using Nirenberg’s stolen iPhone to look for a...
This guy got his stolen iPhone back with OkCupid and a hammer

The Saturday interview: Professor Mary Beard

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With her new TV series about the lives of ordinary Romans, Professor Mary Beard wants to tackle history differently. The nation's new favourite classicist talks to Stuart Jeffries"I'm trending on Twitter," says the professor of classics at Cambridge as we walk to the departure lounge at Heathrow's terminal five. But...
The Saturday interview: Professor Mary Beard

7 Ways to Motivate Your Startup Team — Without Giving Away Equity

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Startup entrepreneurs live, eat and breathe their companies. Catching a quick catnap under your desk counts as a good night's sleep. But how do you get the same level of commitment from mere employees? Typically, the answer has been to award them significant chunks of the company in the...
7 Ways to Motivate Your Startup Team — Without Giving Away Equity

TaskRabbit Launches On-Demand Courier Service ‘Deliver Now’ In San Francisco

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San Francisco is a tiny city — famously just 49 square miles — but now its residents will have the whole city at their fingertips even more so than ever. TaskRabbit, the online marketplace that lets people outsource errands and small tasks to their neighbors, today will debut “Demand Now,”...
TaskRabbit Launches On-Demand Courier Service ‘Deliver Now’ In San Francisco

Founder Lands $500,000 Startup Investment Despite Wearing A Strap-On In Public

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Hermione and Ben Way are a brother-sister team of entrepreneurs, and they're also reality TV stars on Bravo's show, "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley." The pair wanted a $500,000 investment for their company, Ignite. But after Hermione pranced around wearing a strap-on in front of investors, we thought the Ways would never get...
Founder Lands $500,000 Startup Investment Despite Wearing A Strap-On In Public

Chill out with a bottle of wine chilled from the inside

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The Cork Pops VinOice Wine Chiller combines a stainless steel chilling rod with a pour spot. The wine gadget chills wine without having to be removed to serve. [Read more]...
Chill out with a bottle of wine chilled from the inside

Hammer wielding vigilante sets up date with iPhone thief

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We have seen Apple’s Find My iPhone app come in handy in more than a few situations allowing police to locate and retrieve stolen iOS devices. The app has proven to be a invaluable tool for combating iPhone thefts, but over the weekend a New York City man named Nadav...
Hammer wielding vigilante sets up date with iPhone thief
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What to Eat With a $2,000 Bottle of Wine [Alan Richman, GQ - 10/00]

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What to Eat With a $2,000 Bottle of Wine [Alan Richman, GQ - 10/00]

Never open the wrong bottle of wine with the Dacor WineStation

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The Dacor Discovery DYWS4 WineStation stores, preserves and dispenses up to four bottles of wine at a time. After opening, wine stays good for up to 60 days. [Read more]...
Never open the wrong bottle of wine with the Dacor WineStation

Food for Thought: Apps That Indulge Your Inner "Top Chef"

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This week, Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season. It’s time to eat, drink and be merry. Okay, who are we kidding: It’s time to frantically cook, worry about what drinks to serve, and feel utterly stressed out, whether you’re a top chef or clueless in the kitchen. Fortunately, some helpful...
Food for Thought: Apps That Indulge Your Inner "Top Chef"

TNW Pick of the Day: Showy helps you track your favorite TV shows and tick off episodes as you watch

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If you love nothing more than sitting in front of the TV, armed with a bottle of wine and a box-set, well, this app could be right up your alley. Showy is the handiwork of two 15-year-olds from Spain. “I have developed a new app which solves a big problem,”...
TNW Pick of the Day: Showy helps you track your favorite TV shows and tick off episodes as you watch

Being Rich Actually Sucks, Claims Sad Sack Quora User

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Not, as it turns out, an accurate representation. Good news, everyone. Quora, the Q&A site where tech types go to talk about their feelings, has finally addressed the all-American experience that is accumulating a great big pile of filthy lucre. The answer, it turns out, might surprise you. Someone posed...
Being Rich Actually Sucks, Claims Sad Sack Quora User

Flipboard Expands Its Monetization Options To Paywall. Welcome To The Future Old Media Assholes.

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Fuckers I am so sick of reporting on incremental tech news for fucking two years now, so sick I’m pretty much considering reverting fulltime to fashion coverage (Don’t believe me? Well, how amazing and beautiful is my “Clothing I Like and Want To Buy” Pinterest board, a.k.a. my greatest accomplishment...
Flipboard Expands Its Monetization Options To Paywall. Welcome To The Future Old Media Assholes.

Miss Nev app wants to recruit local businesses to help receive your packages

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I love to browse around on Gilt, Etsy and countless other e-commerce sites, but I often hold back on actually making a purchase because, like many New Yorkers who don’t live in a doorman building, I’m rarely home when my packages arrive and worry that they’re not safe sitting on...
Miss Nev app wants to recruit local businesses to help receive your packages

Engaged 33-year-old refused a bottle of wine in Tesco... because he had no ID

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Engaged 33-year-old refused a bottle of wine in Tesco... because he had no ID

10 Ways a Cheapskate Saves Money

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10 Ways a Cheapskate Saves Money is a post from Chris PirilloMy mom is beyond frugal, apparently.She sent me a top ten list of ways a cheapskate saves money (undoubtedly, based on personal experience). Keep in mind that I’ve never done any of what she’s suggested, though:When a friend or...
10 Ways a Cheapskate Saves Money
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