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A VC Who's Been An Investor For 11 Years Says Startup Pitches Have Never Been So Terrible

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Bryce Roberts, the cofounder of O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, says startup pitches have never been worse than they are right now. "In all of my 11 years as a VC, I'd argue we're at the low watermark for startup pitches," he writes in a post titled "The Sad State of the...
A VC Who's Been An Investor For 11 Years Says Startup Pitches Have Never Been So Terrible

OpenStack grows up: Names SUSE and Cisco execs to leadership team

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The OpenStack Foundation has elected its top executives and neither of them are from OpenStack founding company Rackspace. Alan Clark, director of industry initiatives, emerging standards and open source for SUSE is chairman. And Lew Tucker, Cisco’sVP and CTO of cloud is vice chairman, according to attendees of Tuesday afternoon’s meeting. The...
OpenStack grows up: Names SUSE and Cisco execs to leadership team
Geocentric App Developers Compare Apple's MapKit and Google Maps SDK

"In The Studio," OATV's Renee DiResta Reflects On Her Transition From Trading To Investing

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Editor’s Note: Semil Shah is a contributor to TechCrunch. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil. “In the Studio” opens up February by hosting a former Wall Street derivatives trader turned early-stage venture investor in San Francisco. Renee DiResta, an Associate with O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV), is relatively new...
"In The Studio," OATV's Renee DiResta Reflects On Her Transition From Trading To Investing

Google Search Rankings Now Consider Site Speed

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Shared by Bryce Wow, Google sure are going full-speed ahead with their desire for a faster internet. Back in November, we started hearing murmurs that Google was considering whether or not to factor site speed into its search ranking algorithm. In a blog post today, the search giant confirms it...
Google Search Rankings Now Consider Site Speed

Sports Stars Rushing To The Trademark Office: Fear The Brow & That's A Clown Question, Bro

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Ah, the wonders of trademark law and sports stars. Earlier this year, we wrote about the rush to trademark "Linsanity" when afterthought point guard Jeremy Lin suddenly became an overnight sensation for the NY Knicks. In that case, a bunch of others sought the trademark, and a week or so...
Sports Stars Rushing To The Trademark Office: Fear The Brow & That's A Clown Question, Bro

Field Report: Shanghai and China’s Social Web

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It’s been three years since I’ve been back to China (see all my posts on Asia) to report on the local web scene but am now in Shanghai and have met with a handful of folks that are looking at social business within China. Don’t take this as a proper research...
Field Report: Shanghai and China’s Social Web

Bespin 0.7.1 (“Bryce”) released: Bespin Rebooted

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Bespin 0.7.1 (“Bryce”) released: Bespin Rebooted

Apple to buy AuthenTec mobile security firm for $8/share

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According to Benzinga, Apple is aquiring a mobile security company called Authentec for On July 26, 2012, AuthenTec (NASDAQ: AUTH), entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), and Bryce Acquisition Corporation, a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent, providing for the merger of Merger...
Apple to buy AuthenTec mobile security firm for $8/share

Open Stack, Open Compute And How Opening Up Is The Only Way To Reach The Data Heavens

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“Open” this, “open” that: It seems like everything is “open” these days. Well hello, people, Bill Gates’ gravy boat has run aground. It’s time to get out the Starship and fly in those open clouds. Hokey? You bet your SaaS this is hokey. But come on, take a look...
Open Stack, Open Compute And How Opening Up Is The Only Way To Reach The Data Heavens

High Resolution 'iPhone 5' Renderings Based on Leaked Parts

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Bryce Haymond of Blackpool Creative has created a set of high resolution 3D renderings of the "iPhone 5" based on the circulating part leaks and diagrams. There’s been quite a bit of hype recently in the Apple universe over the imminent announcement of a new iPhone, or rather the...
High Resolution 'iPhone 5' Renderings Based on Leaked Parts

This week in cloud: Amazon builds up; OpenStack staffs up; Oracle updates "faux" cloud

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AWS beefs up east coast presence It looks like Amazon is taking steps to fortify its stressed US-East data center facilities in Ashburn, Virg. The company has signed on as the anchor tenant for a new multi-million-dollar data center facility being built by Corporate Office Properties Trust,  according to  The Washington Business Journal US-East,...
This week in cloud: Amazon builds up; OpenStack staffs up; Oracle updates "faux" cloud

Evernote 5 for iOS, Amtrak adds Passbook support, Infinity Blade sale, more

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As always, we’ll update the list of new apps and updates below as they hit the App Store: Evernote 5 for iOS: Following the introduction of a new desktop version, Evernote is teasing the upcoming release of Evernote 5 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on its blog today....
Evernote 5 for iOS, Amtrak adds Passbook support, Infinity Blade sale, more

A Valentines Day Chat

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On February 14th, the entire USV partnership will be in Salt Lake City and so courtesy of our friend Bryce, we are going to do an event called Sessions @ The Leonardo. We've done this format before, usually in our event space, and its a lot of fun to do...
A Valentines Day Chat
Europe warms to OpenStack

Facebook Earnings Graphs Shows Shift To Mobile May Be Depressing Domestic Ad Revenue Per User

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It appears that as people switch from the desktop where Facebook shows multiple ads per page to mobile, Facebook is earning less ad revenue per user in its most important markets. While user growth helped total revenue increase, in the US and Canada Facebook earned $2.85 on ads per user...
Facebook Earnings Graphs Shows Shift To Mobile May Be Depressing Domestic Ad Revenue Per User

'Father of digital imaging' Bryce Bayer dies aged 83

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Bryce Bayer, former Eastman Kodak scientist, and inventor of the Bayer Filter -- found with most modern digital image sensors -- has sadly recently passed. Bayer's work with Kodak left an indelible mark on almost every digital image you see today, both figuratively, and literally. His eponymous color filter,...
'Father of digital imaging' Bryce Bayer dies aged 83
Top 8 questions for the OpenStack Summit
VictorOps "band of brothers" wage war against IT outages

OpenStack gets real

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After a sometimes contentious incubation period,  the OpenStack Foundation is now official, with a new 24-member board chaired by SUSE exec and Linux Foundation director Alan Clark. Rackspace’s Jonathan Bryce, who did a lot of the heavy lifting moving OpenStack along, is executive director. The news comes after a few...
OpenStack gets real
Developers give in-depth look at Google Maps iOS SDK vs Apple's MapKit
Apple's Record First Quarter Of 2013, In Charts

NeverDead – review

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Xbox 360, PS3, Konami, cert: 15, out: nowDeveloped by the UK studio Rebellion, NeverDead is something of a welcome surprise – a fun third-person shoot-'em-up with a novel gameplay twist. Player-character Bryce, a world-weary and wisecracking demon hunter with a history of hatred for the undead, is immortal. His limbs...
NeverDead – review

Wow. Another reminder we're not in charge: Volcanic Ash Shuts Down Air Traffic in North Europe http://nyti.ms/dcpYiV (via @bryce)

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Wow. Another reminder we're not in charge: Volcanic Ash Shuts Down Air Traffic in North Europe http://nyti.ms/dcpYiV (via @bryce)

VictorOps raises $1.58M to helps ops teams get web sites back online

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VictorOps, a Boulder, Colo.-based startup, has raised $1.58 million in seed funding from Foundry Group, Tango Investments and its three co-founders Todd Vernon, Bryce Ambraziunas and Dan Jones (pictured). The startup is building a software platform that can help operations teams handle system alerts and outages from any device. This...
VictorOps raises $1.58M to helps ops teams get web sites back online

Stealthy Collaboration Platform For Developers, VictorOps Raises $1.6M From Foundry Group

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VictorOps, a stealthy enterprise startup based in Boulder has raised $1.58 million in seed funding led by the Foundry Group with participation from Chris Marks at Tango Investments and the startup’s three co-founders, Todd Vernon, Bryce Ambraziunas and Dan Jones. The premise of the startup is based on the fact...
Stealthy Collaboration Platform For Developers, VictorOps Raises $1.6M From Foundry Group

Pandora Beats, Q3 2013 Revenue Up 60% To $120M, 59.2M Active Users, And A Net Income Of $2.1M

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Internet radio service Pandora released its financial results for the Q3 2013, ending October 31 2012. Revenues are up 60 percent compared to Q3 2012 and now represents $120 million. Pandora reported a non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.05. It represents a GAAP net income of $2.052 million. Advertising revenue...
Pandora Beats, Q3 2013 Revenue Up 60% To $120M, 59.2M Active Users, And A Net Income Of $2.1M

Yahoo Ends 2012 With A Solid Q4: $1.22 Billion Ex-TAC Revenue, Non-GAAP EPS 32 Cents

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Yahoo today released its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2012, marking the end of a key year for the long-running web portal. Q4 2012 was Yahoo’s second full quarter with Marissa Mayer at the helm as CEO, and investors are no doubt looking for real validation that she...
Yahoo Ends 2012 With A Solid Q4: $1.22 Billion Ex-TAC Revenue, Non-GAAP EPS 32 Cents
Piecing together sixth-gen iPhone rumors: what we know so far

Seed Stage VC Firm O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures Raises $85M New Fund

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Venture firm O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures has announced its third fund, raising $85 million (you can see the SEC filing here). The firm, which makes seed stage investments, says that OATV Fund III is the largest fund to date. O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, which was founded by Bryce Roberts, Tim O’Reilly and...
Seed Stage VC Firm O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures Raises $85M New Fund
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