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Why Yahoo's telecommuting ban is still bad for business

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Last week, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was interviewed at the Wired Business Conference on a range of topics, but the question on everyone's mind (including interviewer Steven Levy) was her impossibly unpopular edict against telecommuting. I surely don't have to rehash what happened when Mayer enacted the New Law...
Why Yahoo's telecommuting ban is still bad for business
Microsoft confirms Windows 8.1 'Blue' will be available to developers at the end of June

Visualized: A walk through the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo

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We didn't find much in the way of news at the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo here in NYC (and, we're sad to say, our press badges were just old-fashioned 2D printed), but there was plenty to look at, thankfully. Between the slew of business and consumer devices...
Visualized: A walk through the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo

Can a 24/7 Medical App Save Your Life? Better Thinks So.

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Imagine this scenario: You’re flying across the world for a business conference, and something goes wrong — with your health. You’re in a foreign country, and you’re not sure of your options for medical care. You reach for your mobile phone, and instead of calling for help, you open up...
Can a 24/7 Medical App Save Your Life? Better Thinks So.
John Battelle's New Reverse-Conference Is Coming To New York... You Go To The Companies!

When Asked About Twitter's Relationship With Google, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Said This Exact Quote Twice (GOOG)

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Twitter and Google have had a combative relationship for almost a year now, ever since Tweets stopped showing up in search results. Will they ever get along again? Will we see tweets in search results? An audience member asked Twitter CEO Dick Costolo those questions at the Wired Business Conference...
When Asked About Twitter's Relationship With Google, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Said This Exact Quote Twice (GOOG)

Microsoft Now Has 70,000 Apps In Its Windows 8 Store (MSFT)

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One of the big gripes about Windows 8 is the lack of apps. Last week, there were 60,000 apps in the store, Tami Reller, Microsoft's chief marketing officer for Windows said in an interview. Today, she says there's 70,000 apps. That's a big jump. Reller also emphasized that many of...
Microsoft Now Has 70,000 Apps In Its Windows 8 Store (MSFT)

Wikipedia’s Next Big Thing: Wikidata, A Machine-Readable, User-Editable Database Funded By Google, Paul Allen And Others

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Wikidata, the first new project to emerge from the Wikimedia Foundation since 2006, is now beginning development. The organization, known best for its user-edited encyclopedia of knowledge Wikipedia, recently announced the new project at February’s Semantic Tech & Business Conference in Berlin, describing Wikidata as new effort to provide a database of knowledge...
Wikipedia’s Next Big Thing: Wikidata, A Machine-Readable, User-Editable Database Funded By Google, Paul Allen And Others
Sir James Dyson: Design is Everyday Problem Solving

Cute! Look at the Robots Amazon Just Bought for $775 Million (Video).

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Number 5 is alive! Yesterday, Amazon announced it paid $775 million in cash for Kiva Systems, the maker of little orange robots that help automate warehouses. Today, a video of Kiva’s CEO Mick Mountz, who appeared at a Wired business conference, was being passed around the Twitter-verse.  In the clip, he depicted a...
Cute! Look at the Robots Amazon Just Bought for $775 Million (Video).
Red Hat: The Software Industry's Choice Is 'Open Or Die'

On The Internet, If You Don't Die, You Win Sometimes, Says Winner Evan Williams

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Serial entrepreneur Evan Williams spoke onstage at Wired’s Business Conference, about going from Pyra Labs to Blogger to Obvious to Odeo to Obvious to Twitter to Obvious to Medium. Whew! “Turns out I’m bad at parallel entrepreneurialism,” Williams laughed, joking about why he just can’t stop focusing when a...
On The Internet, If You Don't Die, You Win Sometimes, Says Winner Evan Williams

Microsoft VP Says Smaller Windows 8 Tablets Are Coming At The End Of June (MSFT)

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Microsoft is thinking more about enabling Windows 8 to run on smaller and cheaper tablet computers, and we'll get a look at the first of such devices at the end of June. The news comes from comments made Julie Larson-Green, the corporate vice president for Windows at Microsoft, at Wired's...
Microsoft VP Says Smaller Windows 8 Tablets Are Coming At The End Of June (MSFT)

Microsoft reveals Windows Blue will be released to developers in June, distributed via Windows Store

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Today at the Wired Business Conference Microsoft announced that Windows 8.1, codenamed Blue, will reach developers by the end of June. The company also stated that the upgrade will be available in the Windows Store when it reaches consumers. The release of Windows Blue through the Store and not, it...
Microsoft reveals Windows Blue will be released to developers in June, distributed via Windows Store

Windows Chief: Windows 8 Wasn't Designed 'To Spite You' (MSFT)

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Six months after the release of Windows 8, Microsoft's top Windows executives Julie Larson-Green and Tami Reller have been forced to explain some of the design decisions that went into it. For instance, why did Microsoft kill the Start button from the "desktop mode," when so many people were upset...
Windows Chief: Windows 8 Wasn't Designed 'To Spite You' (MSFT)

Marissa Mayer: expect video tiers but no Yahoo Home

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Nine months into her tenure as Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer offered some insights into what might lie ahead for the company and its mish-mash of products. Speaking at a Wired Business conference in New York City, Mayer emphasized the role of video but downplayed the role of Google Glass and...
Marissa Mayer: expect video tiers but no Yahoo Home
WIRED Business Conference Final Lineup: 'Think Bigger' May 7th

Marissa Mayer Says The Work From Home Ban Was 'Well-Received Inside The Company' (YHOO)

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Marissa Mayer says her decision to ban Yahoo employees from working from home took on a life of its own that she never intended. Speaking at Wired's Business Conference, Mayer said, "I didn't mean for it to become an industry narrative." People working remotely was "not right for us, right...
Marissa Mayer Says The Work From Home Ban Was 'Well-Received Inside The Company' (YHOO)
Here's Marissa Mayer's 'Moonshot' Goal For Yahoo (YHOO)
Microsoft Confirms It Will Offer Users Their First Taste Of Windows Blue In Late June
Look at All the Fucks Dave McClure Gives
Wired cashes in on health tech boom with new conference, online vertical

Microsoft Windows 8.1 'Blue' public preview will be released at Build in June

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On the fence about heading to Build? Microsoft's annual conference is scheduled from June 26-28, and developers in attendance will likely hear quite a bit more about the latest version of the company's OS. MS will also make a public preview available during the event, Julie Larson-Green shared at...
Microsoft Windows 8.1 'Blue' public preview will be released at Build in June

Confessions Of A Conference Crasher

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Jerry Jao of Retention Science reveals how he pulled off the ultimate bootstrapping heist: sneaking into a major business conference to pitch his startup. One day last summer, Jerry Jao stood uncomfortably outside a major e-commerce conference held annually in the Midwest. Behind those doors lay opportunity. Jao was...
Confessions Of A Conference Crasher
Dick Costolo Doesn’t Want You To Worry About Twitter’s Business

Herding Cool Cats: Lessons from Pop!Tech's Andrew Zolli

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Sure, it's great to hang out at a hot-ticket business conference such as TED, Pop!Tech, or the annual meetings of The Clinton Global Initiative and the World Economic Forum. But these gatherings are steadily evolving beyond the standard conference model. They're going from feeding brain candy to a largely passive...
Herding Cool Cats: Lessons from Pop!Tech's Andrew Zolli
Adobe Reaches Out to the Next Generation of Creatives
Kickstarter At 3: ‘We’re Still Learning How to Use It’

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer says most of the innovation in search will happen in user interface and voice input

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Speaking on stage at the Wired Business Conference, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer shared that Yahoo is ”working on search,” but that “[the company's] focus is on the front-end” of search technology. Mayer was clear in her reasoning behind this decision, stating that “most of the innovation on search will happen in terms of...
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer says most of the innovation in search will happen in user interface and voice input

Twitter Brings You Closer

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For anyone who is interested in Twitter, what is going on right now in the company, where they are headed, and why, this 30min interview with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is worth watching. I particularly like the last minute of the Q&A session at the very end. So if you...
Twitter Brings You Closer
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