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Hackathon Shark-Jumping Continues With ‘Brainstorming Competition’ in New York This Month

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Mr. Moses. (Twitter) If you were disappointed about missing out on Hype Up Weekend, the vaporware hackathon in San Francisco, here's an event for you: Tilt, a "brainstorming competition" where participants playing the role of "founders" will design product ideas around an assigned theme. The "startups" will be evaluated by participants...
Hackathon Shark-Jumping Continues With ‘Brainstorming Competition’ in New York This Month

Lenovo axes Android App Shop, points you in the direction of Google Play

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Business-types, Lenovo pondered, needed their own App Store Shop, dedicated to selling business-only applications to those strutting around looking serious in their polyester suits. It seems that such demand never materialized, however, with the company shuttering the outlet only six months after its launch and pointing users in the...
Lenovo axes Android App Shop, points you in the direction of Google Play

iZettle, Europe’s rival to Square, hits the UK

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Swedish payments startup iZettle is making its most significant since coming out of beta last year, with a pilot program to enter the potentially huge British market. Until now the company, billed as Europe’s equivalent to Square, has so far only made its product — a free plug-in dongle and...
iZettle, Europe’s rival to Square, hits the UK

ZURB Acquires Design Database And Community Pattern Tap

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Interactive design and design strategy firm ZURB today announced that it has acquired Pattern Tap, “a place where designers can find inspiration and study patterns of user interaction.” ZURB, which has released many of its internally developed apps for designers over the last few years (including Twitter Bootstrap competitor Foundation),...
ZURB Acquires Design Database And Community Pattern Tap

Another Blow For BlackBerry's Battle For Beltway Belts

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A longstanding ally of Research in Motion, the U.S. government has dealt the Blackberry maker a punishing new defeat in its battle for Beltway belts. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) is terminating its contract with RIM, Reuters reported this week. It "can no longer meet the mobile...
Another Blow For BlackBerry's Battle For Beltway Belts

Skype Gets Group Video Chat

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Skype, one of the Web's most popular video chat clients, announced today that its newest version will include a new group chat feature that will allow up to five people to video chat with each other at once. The feature is going to be part of a new set of...
Skype Gets Group Video Chat

10 Discontinued Products That We Still Miss Dearly

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It happens all the time - for one reason or another, a company gives up on a product. It stops producing it. It stops supporting it. It diverts its resources to other pursuits in hopes of creating something bigger and better than before. And sometimes these companies are wrong. Whether...
10 Discontinued Products That We Still Miss Dearly

Googleplex expansion plans hint at Project X lab, wireless testing facilities

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Google's eyeing up some vacant space at the end of its lawn to throw $120 million at a Grand Designs-style extension to its Mountain View campus. Residents will soon see the @Home lab, purportedly to test fully formed consumer devices and whatever secret home entertainment / wireless communications gear...
Googleplex expansion plans hint at Project X lab, wireless testing facilities

Panasonic shows off foldable Windows 8 Ultrabook hybrid, launches October 26 (hands-on)

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Found along the sidelines of Panasonic's CEATEC booth, the AX series Ultrabook is a foldable hybrid that will be arriving in Japanese stores later this month. Ready to launch with Windows 8 (both standard or Pro) built-in, the Ultrabook houses a 11.6-inch touch display at the ever-popular 1,366 x...
Panasonic shows off foldable Windows 8 Ultrabook hybrid, launches October 26 (hands-on)
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Chevy launches iPhone Siri support for Spark, Sonic vehicles, aims to keep your Eyes Free

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If you're looking at getting a 2013 Chevrolet Spark or Sonic LTZ / RS, you'll be able to drag Siri along for the ride, provided that you have an iPhone 4S or later running iOS 6, according to GM. It'll pair with Chevy's MyLink entertainment system using Bluetooth, ensuring...
Chevy launches iPhone Siri support for Spark, Sonic vehicles, aims to keep your Eyes Free

New York City Business Leaders Cough Up $20M. Toward the Development of Urban 'Work-Live' Campuses

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Bright lights, big city. (flickr.com/ugod) As Mayor Bloomberg nears the mile marker for his exit, the rest of the city is starting to chatter about what we’re supposed to do now. In December, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer released a report asking what the tech boom has done for New...
New York City Business Leaders Cough Up $20M. Toward the Development of Urban 'Work-Live' Campuses

Yelp Assembles Small Business Advisory Board

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Last week Yelp announced, and ReadWriteWeb covered, a number of changes the company had announced to its way of doing business. It was responding to complaints, and a class-action lawsuit, that alleged it had spiked bad reviews in exchange for fistfuls of Krugerrands from the businesses its users reviewed. Conversely,...
Yelp Assembles Small Business Advisory Board
Centzy Puts Prices Online To Power Local Business Search By True Quality, Not Reviews

Google offers Enterprise Partner Search to help businesses find local tech support

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Business-types! Fancy moving your enterprise onto Google's web-apps, but want some local tech support? Well, Mountain View won't be offering you any official hand-holding, its Enterprise Partner Search will point you in the direction of someone who can. The new service will find your location and offer up the...
Google offers Enterprise Partner Search to help businesses find local tech support

Bringing A Startup Together: FounderDating Launches Matching Site, Expands To NY, Boston, LA

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Finding the right cofounder is often the hardest part of doing a startup, as most anyone with experience will tell you. As a personal example: the cofounder of my first company, Phil Kast, was an old high school buddy employed as a whitewater rafting guide in Colorado when we started talking...
Bringing A Startup Together: FounderDating Launches Matching Site, Expands To NY, Boston, LA

How To Become An Expert Without Knowing Anything And Get Hired By A Startup That Could Make You Millions

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In the age of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn what you appear to be on the Internet is, for most of the people who will ever encounter your name, who you are. Chris Yeh knows this. He was once a nobody and now people pay attention to him because he's...
How To Become An Expert Without Knowing Anything And Get Hired By A Startup That Could Make You Millions
DocStoc unleashes 30 free iPad and iPhone apps for business types

Samsung Making Enterprise Push With “SAFE” Galaxy S IIIs

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BlackBerrys may still be the corporate device of choice, but that won’t be the case for much longer if Samsung has anything to say about it. The consumer electronics giant’s Galaxy S IIIs will sport the company’s SAFE (Samsung Approved For Enterprise) branding in an attempt to ingratiate their shiny...
Samsung Making Enterprise Push With “SAFE” Galaxy S IIIs

Google's App Crackdown Results In Indie Developer Smackdown

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Recently, we covered an example of the somewhat pervasive mentality that the Android app store is a haven for evil, evil piracy. Nevermind that the claim that Android is "built for piracy" is completely insane. Unfortunately, perception is real enough to cause Google to exert more strict control over it's...
Google's App Crackdown Results In Indie Developer Smackdown

BlackBerry adds ex-Verizon, Sony Ericsson chiefs to its board of directors

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BlackBerry's resurgence doesn't just require spiffy new software and devices, it also needs business-types who can talk about things like "profit share" and "equity ratios." That's why the company has coaxed former Verizon VP Richard Lynch away from his golf clubs and onto its refreshed board of directors. He's...
BlackBerry adds ex-Verizon, Sony Ericsson chiefs to its board of directors

Use LinkedIn Effectively

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LinkedIn is the de facto online social network for business types. The thing is, lots of people are “on there” but aren’t necessarily using it to the fullest. There are books out there about it, like I’m on LinkedIn–Now What??? (amazon affiliate link) and LinkedWorking: Generating Success on LinkedIn...
Use LinkedIn Effectively
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