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Samsung Galaxy S3 launches today: Hardware and software rumor round-up

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Later today, Samsung — the largest phone manufacturer on the planet — will launch the Galaxy S3 at the Samsung Mobile Unpacked event in London. Other than Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5, which should arrive in the fall, the Samsung Galaxy S3 will be the biggest (and most anticipated) launch of...
Samsung Galaxy S3 launches today: Hardware and software rumor round-up

Goldman: LinkedIn's Growth Metrics Are On Fire, And It's Crushing The Competition (LNKD)

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Heath Terry at Goldman Sachs has slapped a BUY rating on LinkedIn, an upgrade from the firm's previous 'neutral' rating. It's raising its price target to $135/share, saying the stock offers 47% upside? Why the optimism on LinkedIn? Here are some key bullet points from the report: Goldman's own...
Goldman: LinkedIn's Growth Metrics Are On Fire, And It's Crushing The Competition (LNKD)
What we learned from the 'Nightline' report on Foxconn factories
Why Niklas Zennstrom thinks Brazil’s startups are hot

Breaking Down 50 New Google Search Changes

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Every month, Google makes tons of tiny changes to the way search works. It shares them in company blog posts that present a list of carefully scripted bullet points with mysterious code names in an inscrutable order. The company never comments on the changes beyond what they say in these...
Breaking Down 50 New Google Search Changes

Look, Can We Please At Least Agree On One Thing About The "Right To Bear Arms"?

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Yes, we have this debate every time some sick bastard buys some guns and shoots innocent people, and I have no doubt that this episode of the the debate will end the same way it always does: With each side endlessly repeating their usual bullet points and then getting...
Look, Can We Please At Least Agree On One Thing About The "Right To Bear Arms"?

Nokia 808 PureView review: the future of mobile imaging, wrapped in smartphone's past

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More Info Nokia announces 808 PureView: Symbian Belle, 4-inch display, 41-megapixel camera! Nokia 808 PureView impressions, camera showdown with the iPhone 4S and HTC One S Nokia 808 PureView announced for US, available soon through Amazon at $699 The Nokia 808 PureView has a 41-megapixel camera sensor. But you...
Nokia 808 PureView review: the future of mobile imaging, wrapped in smartphone's past

52 Changes to Google in April: Smarter, Local & More Relevant

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Every month, Google makes tons of tiny changes to the way search works. It shares them in company blog posts that present a list of carefully scripted bullet points with mysterious code names in an inscrutable order. Google never comments on the changes beyond these announcements, but it's always...
52 Changes to Google in April: Smarter, Local & More Relevant

Everything you need to know about Windows 8′s Consumer Preview

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It’s been a hectic morning. In case you’ve been under a rock, Microsoft released Windows 8′s Consumer Preview earlier today, and the entire world has been scrambling to test it, and draw up some early conclusions. This post is not such an entry, but is instead a short take on...
Everything you need to know about Windows 8′s Consumer Preview

Tips for pitching at conferences

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I attended the Launch conference in San Francisco yesterday and saw quite a few pitches. Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs are still making the same mistakes they’ve been making for years. Here are a few tips for pitching. Because many of the presenters were first timers and early stage companies, I’m not...
Tips for pitching at conferences

Infographics That Don’t Suck: FindTheBest’s Comparison Charts Are Now Embeddable

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FindTheBest, the startup led by DoubleClick founder Kevin O’Connor, has built a charts comparing everything from financial advisors to dog breeds to smartphones. And now that those charts can be embedded in blog posts, you might start seeing them a lot more often. O’Connor’s aim, as he’s explained to me...
Infographics That Don’t Suck: FindTheBest’s Comparison Charts Are Now Embeddable

Presentation Tools: All Hail The Whiteboard

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Bullet points don't get people excited, cautions Leyl Master Black of Sparkpr. Here's her advice on how to engage your audience in a presentation.[twistage 7a6d0a08fde8a]For more bite-sized bits of wisdom on leadership and strategies for success, explore our ongoing video series at 30 Second MBA....
Presentation Tools: All Hail The Whiteboard
Hands on Instapaper for Android

The CISPA Amendments We Really Need

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The goal of CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act – the latest cybersecurity legislation pending in the House of Representatives – seemed so simple in the beginning: From time to time, security companies need to provide information about possible threats to government authorities so they can take action....
The CISPA Amendments We Really Need

The State Of Twitter In 10 Bullet Points

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Brad Stone has a long story about Twitter in Bloomberg BusinessWeek today. If you aren't familiar with Twitter, it is absolutely worth reading. If you are, here's the gist of it: Twitter does, in fact, have advertisements, and Dick Costolo is funny. More highlights: About 90 employees at Twitter are...
The State Of Twitter In 10 Bullet Points

Samwers clone Wrapp: Have they gone too far this time?

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Rocket Internet, the German web incubator run by the Samwer brothers, is notorious for aggressively cloning American sites and launching them in Europe. They’ve done it with everything from eBay to Facebook to Groupon — and just a couple of weeks ago they came under fire for the shamelessness of...
Samwers clone Wrapp: Have they gone too far this time?

NYTimes: Google X Glasses will be sold by year end, augmented reality interface

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In what seems to be a confirmation of our earlier reports, (here and here), the NYTimes’ Nick Bilton today offers more information on the Heads Up Display Glasses that Google is building.  Some new bullet points: The glasses are not designed to be worn constantly — although Google expects some...
NYTimes: Google X Glasses will be sold by year end, augmented reality interface

Hewlett-Packard Shares Hit 52-Week Low, Approach 2005 Levels

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On a day during which both major stock markets saw their values fall by about 2 percent, share of Hewlett-Packard doubled down, closing off more than 4 percent and setting a 52-week low in the process. HP shares closed today at $20.30, down 86 cents, or more than 4 percent....
Hewlett-Packard Shares Hit 52-Week Low, Approach 2005 Levels

Alleged Xbox 720 document leak resurfaces, stirs rumors of Kinect 2, native 3D, AR glasses

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A document passing itself off as an internal Microsoft presentation about the future of Xbox has surfaced, and is stirring internet chatter with its possible hints at the future of the console. Despite turning up online over a month ago and potentially dating back to 2010, a few things...
Alleged Xbox 720 document leak resurfaces, stirs rumors of Kinect 2, native 3D, AR glasses

What Sports Can Teach You About Creating Awesome Products

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Editor’s Note: This guest post is co-authored by Nir Eyal, Andrew Martin, and David Ngo. Nir is a regular contributor to TechCrunch and blogs at NirAndFar.com. Andrew and David are seniors at Stanford University working in conjunction with the Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab and Trinity Ventures. This week, fans packed stadiums in London wearing their nation’s colors like rebels...
What Sports Can Teach You About Creating Awesome Products

WallaBee, the great digital collectibles game for iPhone, gets a massive update

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This isn’t the first time we’ve talked about WallaBee, a fun geo-aware digital collectibles game for the iPhone (iTunes link) that was made by the Ben Dodson Apps team, but there’s a very good reason for doing it again. After ’4 months of slaving’, the app has received a massive...
WallaBee, the great digital collectibles game for iPhone, gets a massive update

Microsoft creates mini internet to reliably test and improve Internet Explorer

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With the grandiose bluster that only an aging juggernaut can pull off, Microsoft has detailed the Internet Explorer Performance Lab and its extraordinary efforts to ensure that IE9 is competitive, and that IE10 is the fastest browser in the world. Here’s a few bullet points to reel you in: 140...
Microsoft creates mini internet to reliably test and improve Internet Explorer

Obama's Privacy Push Means Business As Usual For Web Firms

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If the Obama administration wanted a simpler way to protect consumer privacy, it didn't need to issue a dense report or pressure on Congress to pass laws increasing government oversight of the private sector - especially during an election year. The White House simply needed to look in its own...
Obama's Privacy Push Means Business As Usual For Web Firms

Take 5 – A Website Optimization Checklist for the New Year

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Take a few minutes to make sure your website is fully optimized, or to find ways to add to what you've already accomplished in way of your local business web site design. Design Look & Feel: Is your website catchy, but not too busy? Are the different pages clear and...
Take 5 – A Website Optimization Checklist for the New Year

Google Presents Letter To Congress Addressing Questions Of Its New Privacy Policy

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You remember how Google recently announced it would consolidate its privacy policies into one policy, right? In case you’ve forgotten, this change will reflect all the information you search for, all the emails that are sent in Gmail, all the videos you watch or subscribe to in YouTube, places you’ve looked up on...
Google Presents Letter To Congress Addressing Questions Of Its New Privacy Policy

Google responds to privacy concerns (Update)

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Google plans to make some changes to its privacy policies and there have been some freak outs about it because … well, it’s Google. This cause some panicked headlines about “no opting out” and U.S. senators inquiring about it and Google has officially responded to try and clear up any...
Google responds to privacy concerns (Update)

PowerPoint Is Evil, Redux

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The New York Times just ran an article about the evils of PowerPoint. What strikes me about the piece is the reporter's apparent lack of PowerPoint experience. She expresses incredulity that generals spend their time reviewing slide decks that were slaved over for days by junior officers. Perhaps Elisabeth Bumiller...
PowerPoint Is Evil, Redux

A visualization of Apple’s market cap and cash [infographic]

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Apple reported a monster first quarter last Tuesday that sent the company’s stock skyrocketing over the past week. Apple’s holiday quarter was the most profitable quarter ever reported by a technology company, and the second most profitable quarter reported by any U.S. firm. With a market capitalization that now...
A visualization of Apple’s market cap and cash [infographic]

Tim O’Reilly: Steve Jobs Is Trying To Build A Fundamental Challenge To The Web

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This morning during his keynote talk at Web 2.0 Expo, Tim O’Reilly took a look at the State of the Internet Operating System — a term he uses to describe the intertwined web services like search, the social graph, and payments systems that power applications on the web (and increasingly, mobile...
Tim O’Reilly: Steve Jobs Is Trying To Build A Fundamental Challenge To The Web

Cartoon: Captive Audiences

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Here it is 2010, and I'm still sitting through godawful, text-heavy PowerPoint presentations with cheesy transitions, pointless clip-art and (pause, Rob, and try to stop hyperventilating)... Comic Sans. Speakers often focus on what it's like to be giving a presentation, but it's easy to forget what it's like to sit...
Cartoon: Captive Audiences
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