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90% Of Incubators And Accelerators Will Fail And That's Just Fine For America And The World

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Editor’s note: Peter Relan is a former programmer and Internet executive, as well as a successful serial entrepreneur, Silicon Valley executive, angel investor, and technology veteran for over 25 years. Relan founded YouWeb Incubator in 2007, spinning out a string of successful mobile and gaming companies. Incubators are now an industry segment...
90% Of Incubators And Accelerators Will Fail And That's Just Fine For America And The World

Visiting Hilton HQ, in VA, a client, toured museum, this is a bust of Conrad Hilton http://twitpic.com/1bz37z

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Visiting Hilton HQ, in VA, a client, toured museum, this is a bust of Conrad Hilton http://twitpic.com/1bz37z

Seattle, DC, and San Diego are bright spots in tech hiring, report states

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Tech boom? That must be focused in the Valley, right? Or at least, you would expect that any such rapid expansion would have the largest impact in that region. However, a new study by the Praxis Strategy Group has outlined a number of critical facts that bust that specific narrative. Among...
Seattle, DC, and San Diego are bright spots in tech hiring, report states

Breaking News debuts its first iPad app for discovering news before everyone else

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If you’re not aware, the @BreakingNews account on Twitter is one of the speediest at getting the latest worldwide breaking news to the masses. It’s quite impressive to see how far along it has come. Since MSNBC acquired the service in 2010, it keeps getting better. Today, the team launched...
Breaking News debuts its first iPad app for discovering news before everyone else

Will Farmville Really Leave Facebook?

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Farmville publisher Zynga could be about to gamble its entire future on the devotion of its users. It appears something of a bust-up is brewing between Facebook and Zynga; one which could see the company leave Facebook for good. The story, as first reported by TechCrunch, goes that Zynga is...
Will Farmville Really Leave Facebook?

When Code Is Hot

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Suddenly programming is sexy. Codecademy is drawing hundreds of thousands to its online programming tutorials. “Those jumping on board say they are preparing for a future in which the Internet is the foundation for entertainment, education and nearly everything else … ensuring that they are not left in the dark...
When Code Is Hot

IRS helps bust 105 people in massive identity theft crackdown

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The Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice teamed up for a coast-to-coast crackdown on identity thieves this week....
IRS helps bust 105 people in massive identity theft crackdown

The Dire State of the Newspaper Industry [STATS]

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We’ve known for a long time that the newspaper industry as we know it is dying. The shift from print to online has been a painful process — but just how painful has it been?On Wednesday, the Newspaper Association of America released its estimates for advertising revenue across the...
The Dire State of the Newspaper Industry [STATS]
Bootstrapping Your Startup: 7 Hard-Earned Tips From Real Entrepreneurs

He Helped Bust Google On Privacy -- Now He's Got Some Advice For Your Startup

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If you're a startup, Ashkan Soltani is the last guy you want to stumble across your app and sniff out what kind of information you're accessing. Soltani is an independent consultant that works on security and online tracking issues, and spends his days digging up what information is available to apps,...
He Helped Bust Google On Privacy -- Now He's Got Some Advice For Your Startup

PC shipments are set to decline in 2012 for the first time in over a decade

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Worldwide PC shipments are set to decline in 2012 for the first time in 11 years, according to a report from IHS iSuppli. Shipments are expected to fall from 352.8 million units in 2011 to 348.7 million in 2012, representing a drop of 1.2%.  The research firm notes that...
PC shipments are set to decline in 2012 for the first time in over a decade

Happy Anniversary: 25 Years of Dot-coms

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It was 25 years ago today when the first dot-com was registered — Cambridge, Masssa.-based Symbolics computers. Over the years, dot-coms became symbolic of both the Internet bubble and bust; now they’re simply part of our everyday lives. More than 650,000 dot-com domains are registered every month; current estimates put...
Happy Anniversary: 25 Years of Dot-coms

Mac-based Flashback click fraud campaign was a bust

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The hackers in charge of the Flashback botnet managed to generate $14,000 from their click fraud campaign, but have not been paid, Symantec said today....
Mac-based Flashback click fraud campaign was a bust

Here's How Google Plans To Fix Google Wallet (GOOG)

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Google is considering sharing revenue with wireless carriers Verizon and AT&T in an effort to get them to adopt Google Wallet technology, reports Bloomberg. Google's mobile payment system has had trouble gaining traction because few phones have the proper technology installed and several competitors are about to release their...
Here's How Google Plans To Fix Google Wallet (GOOG)

Giant Torrent Index BTJunkie Shuts Down [Piracy]

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The giant Torrent indexing search engine BTjunkie has shut down, scared shitless because of the Megaupload bust, no doubt. Unlike some file sharing services, they are shutting down for good, not just for the United States: More »...
Giant Torrent Index BTJunkie Shuts Down [Piracy]

What the Heck Happened to Zynga This Quarter?

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Zynga might have a few good excuses for missing its earnings estimates this quarter, but investors do not seem to care. After the company’s third consecutive quarterly loss–and a wide one at that–blood is in the water. The company’s stock traded shockingly low, dipping at one point below $2 per...
What the Heck Happened to Zynga This Quarter?

Audio Equipment Site Unique Squared Raises $1 Million

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Unique Squared, a music gear ecommerce company, has raised $1 million in venture backing, according to an SEC filing. The Atlanta-based company launched operations out of its founder’s basement in 2007 with a $6,000 investment and hit profitability later that year. Founders Paul D’Arrigo, Eugenio Fernandez and Richard Scalesse...
Audio Equipment Site Unique Squared Raises $1 Million

Authorities bust global credit card fraud network

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A global credit card fraud network was shut down on Thursday as the result of an international police operation called "Pandora-Storm" that saw the participation of 20 law enforcement agencies from Europe, America and Australia, Europol announced,...
Authorities bust global credit card fraud network

Since Larry Ellison's First Tweet Was A Bust, Here Are His Best Quotes Ever (ORCL)

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Larry Ellison had 20,000 followers before he posted a single tweet. That's because he's one of the world's richest people and has been the CEO of Oracle since he founded the company in 1977. He's also outspoken, outrageous, and really funny when he wants to be. So the bar for...
Since Larry Ellison's First Tweet Was A Bust, Here Are His Best Quotes Ever (ORCL)

LulzSec Bust a Blow to Anonymous? Not So Fast

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Security experts say it's too early to tell how much damage has been done to the hacking groups that operate under the loose affiliation of Anonymous....
LulzSec Bust a Blow to Anonymous? Not So Fast

There's A Major Flaw In Zynga's Plan To Fix Itself (ZNGA)

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Zynga has a plan to fix itself that involves becoming a more mobile-focused company and putting more resources behind the "With Friends" brand, Shayndi Raice at the Wall Street Journal reports. It has no choice but to figure out mobile. Zynga's mobile users are growing three times faster than its...
There's A Major Flaw In Zynga's Plan To Fix Itself (ZNGA)
Time For Apple To Buy Developer Love With A 0% Cut?

Engadget Mobile Podcast 142 - 06.17.2012

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Another two hours of podcasty goodness from Brad and Myriam in the span of one week -- this time featuring Richard "The James Bond Of Tech Journalism" Lai on the PadFone. He's basically what they based Skyfall on, so if you don't have the $21.50 to spare on the...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 142 - 06.17.2012

Why Mozilla believes Firefox on Windows RT is a bust

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Mozilla could bring Firefox to Windows Metro, but without access to system services that IE10 gets, it would be hobbled, and Mozilla would be shut out of a new PC segment. [Read more]...
Why Mozilla believes Firefox on Windows RT is a bust
Apple highlights iPad mini Newsstand in new magazine ad campaign

"Silicon Valley’s math is getting fuzzy again."

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In my last post, I linked to something that First Round Capital’s Josh Kopelman wrote in 2007. His post was prompted by — wait for it — a New York Times piece declaring that “Silicon Valley’s math is getting fuzzy again.” We were in a BUBBLE! Ahhhhh!!!! Reading over that post...
"Silicon Valley’s math is getting fuzzy again."

Amazon Hits $1,554 A Share!

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In a former life, I was a stock analyst. And believe it or not, I was actually a famous stock analyst. First, I was famous for predicting that the stock of a money-losing Internet book store called Amazon would hit $400 a share. Then, later, I got even more famous...
Amazon Hits $1,554 A Share!

By: Richard Adin

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@Maggie Chatterly – Your question reminds me of a confrontation I had with a police officer cousin in the late 1960s. Over dinner, he was regaling everyone with the story of how he had led a bust of the local x-rated movie theater and how proud he was to have...
By: Richard Adin

The problems with righteous investing

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Ask the very best investors and entrepreneurs about the secrets to their success and many of them will say it’s all about the passion. Falling in love with an idea, or a product, to the point of obsession can be a powerful catalyst that makes a venture work. But what...
The problems with righteous investing
PC shipments to fall in 2012, is it soon to be the year of the tablet?
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