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Artega fails to sell auto business, files for bankruptcy

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As things seem to be incredibly promising at Tesla Motors' California headquarters, the situation for a competitor on the other side of the world is growing quite grim. Artega, which reached our hearts at the Geneva Motor Show just last year with its beautiful all-electric SE sports car, has...
Artega fails to sell auto business, files for bankruptcy

The Engadget Interview: ViaSat CEO Mark Dankberg on Exede and the future of in-flight WiFi

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When you think about satellite internet, dismal speeds, ridiculous latency and astronomical fees are likely first to come to mind. But the only technology capable of blanketing our entire planet in connectivity is now able to provide a fast, consistent and affordable experience, thanks to one market-leading company, and...
The Engadget Interview: ViaSat CEO Mark Dankberg on Exede and the future of in-flight WiFi

Asian tech firms turn the tables by pursuing US manufacturing bases

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Chinese PC maker Lenovo has confirmed that it will open a production line in North Carolina next year, creating 115 manufacturing jobs in the US. The news comes little more than a month after a recent commitment from Samsung to invest $4 billion in upgrading a factory in Austin, Texas....
Asian tech firms turn the tables by pursuing US manufacturing bases
The Head Of Yahoo HR Commutes From NYC To California (YHOO)

Why Instagram wants to rule video

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The popular photo-sharing mobile app now lets users capture video and apply filters. FORTUNE -- Instagram isn't content with dominating the photo sharing space. At Facebook's (FB) Menlo Park, California headquarters this week, CEO and co-founder Kevin Systrom announced the ability to capture video in an iOS and Android update available...
Why Instagram wants to rule video

So ... Marissa Mayer Is Paying A 17-Year-Old $30 Million To Be Yahoo's Spokesman For 18 Months? (YHOO)

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Yesterday, Yahoo announced it bought a startup called Summly. Summly made a news aggregation app. According to All Things D, Yahoo paid $30 million - 90% cash. $30 million isn't much for Yahoo, which has more than $4 billion in cash (and access to much more). But there are some...
So ... Marissa Mayer Is Paying A 17-Year-Old $30 Million To Be Yahoo's Spokesman For 18 Months? (YHOO)
Tim Cook confirms: Apple spending $100 million to build new Macs in Texas

Facebook IPO reaps huge rewards for founders as buyers watch and wait

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Early trading delays subsided to sell 82m shares of Facebook stock in 30 seconds before subsiding close to the offer priceFacebook became a public company on Friday after one of the most frenzied share sales in history led to the social network giant being valued at over $100bn.The share sale...
Facebook IPO reaps huge rewards for founders as buyers watch and wait

Apple looking to hire battery engineer for future computers

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Apple is looking to hire a Senior DC-DC Power System Design Engineer to help it develop more efficient MacBooks and Macs, AppleInsider found. The ideal candidate will work at Apple's Cupertino, California headquarters and investigate concepts and design products. The position would involve advanced DC-DC power design and development for...
Apple looking to hire battery engineer for future computers

Apple closes deal to expand Austin campus, moves ahead with $304 million Texas investment

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Pushing ahead with plans to invest $304 million in Austin, Texas, Apple has secured a deal for three large patches of land adjacent to its existing campus, which — when developed — will expand its presence in the area and result in the creation of more than 3,600 jobs. The...
Apple closes deal to expand Austin campus, moves ahead with $304 million Texas investment

Facebook IPO Day: The Scene At NASDAQ’s NYC Times Square HQ [TCTV]

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In case there was any confusion after Facebook’s eight years in business and its recent geographic expansions, it was cleared up today: Facebook’s home and heart lies in Silicon Valley. TechCrunch TV saw that first-hand this morning at NASDAQ’s Marketsite in New York City’s Times Square. We were on...
Facebook IPO Day: The Scene At NASDAQ’s NYC Times Square HQ [TCTV]

NASDAQ CEO Bob Greifeld Was MIA For Five Hours During The Facebook IPO Disaster

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It's been about three weeks since the Facebook IPO debacle on the Nasdaq, which was plagued by delays and glitches.  So far the total tab of losses being claimed by customers from trading shares of Facebook on Nasdaq is around $500 million.  UBS alone claimed that it lost $350 million....
NASDAQ CEO Bob Greifeld Was MIA For Five Hours During The Facebook IPO Disaster
Facebook's Graph Search = The Ultimate Online Dating Service?

Facebook Plans News Feed Redesign Event

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Facebook plans to hold an event to unveil a new look for its News Feed product, the company said on Friday in a series of e-mailed invitations to the press. The event will be held on March 7th at Facebook’s Menlo Park, California headquarters. This is the second major event...
Facebook Plans News Feed Redesign Event

Facebook invites the media to 'come and see what we're building' next week

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And the CES disruptions begin. Facebook has just broken into an absolute blitz of news out of Las Vegas in order to invite select members of the press to its California headquarters next week. The reason? Predictably, minimal clues are given out in the invite itself -- we're simply...
Facebook invites the media to 'come and see what we're building' next week

Facebook Drastically Cuts Back On The Types Of Ads It Sells

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is eliminating various types of advertisements on its website in an effort to simplify a system that it acknowledged was confusing marketers. The world's No. 1 social network, which is seeking to revive revenue growth, will still display ads inside users' newsfeeds and on the right-hand...
Facebook Drastically Cuts Back On The Types Of Ads It Sells

Who says education can't be lucrative? The early days of Lynda.com

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This embed is invalid We certainly couldn’t spend a month focusing on online education and not include Lynda.com. The 17-year-old company grabbed the Valley’s attention when it raised a whopping $103 million series A deal lead by Accel Partners in January– a hefty series A by any standards and the...
Who says education can't be lucrative? The early days of Lynda.com
Watch Out Foursquare And Yelp: 'Places' Really Shines On Facebook Graph Search
Facebook experiments with giving shoppers free Wi-Fi

Data centers are big polluters, report says

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Data centers across the world use about 30 billion watts of electricity, about the same as the output of 30 nuclear power plants, with digital warehouses in the U.S. accounting for one-quarter to one-third of that load, The New York Times reports. Those are huge numbers for an industry...
Data centers are big polluters, report says
Mozilla says Microsoft won't allow rival browsers on ARM Windows desktop
The Stock Market Smiles On Facebook 'Home', With FB Share Price Up More Than 3% After Launch Event

Startup studio Science acquires ‘Klout for Pinterest’

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Pinpuff, a Klout-like startup for Pinterest, launched by a 20-year-old from India, is Los Angeles-bound. Startup studio Science announced Tuesday that it is acquiring the small startup and moving its founder Ammrita Sharma to its California headquarters. Michael Jones, the former MySpace CEO who launched Science, said Pinpuff came on...
Startup studio Science acquires ‘Klout for Pinterest’

Hallmark Greets Digital, Acquires SpiritClips To Let You Send Photo/Video E-Cards

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Photos and video can be even more personal than a handwritten card. That’s why Hallmark has just acquired SpiritClips, an online video production and streaming service that also makes personalized digital greeting cards. It looks like Hallmark customers will soon be able to create and send e-cards by uploading their...
Hallmark Greets Digital, Acquires SpiritClips To Let You Send Photo/Video E-Cards
Facebook unveils 'Graph Search,' a search engine for Facebook

Facebook gets green light to build its second campus at California headquarters

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Seems as if building new, fancy properties is quickly becoming the norm within the tech sector. Following in both Apple and Google's spacious footsteps, Facebook too will be looking to amplify its California-based headquarters -- and now it's received the OK from Menlo Park authorities to commence turning Frank...
Facebook gets green light to build its second campus at California headquarters

Buckle Up, California: Governor Jerry Brown Signs State Law Permitting Self-Driving Cars

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For people who live and work around Silicon Valley, sightings of self-driving cars have become pretty common — especially on the roads and highways near the Mountain View, California headquarters of Google, which has been championing the technology. The vehicles always have someone in the driver’s seat, but the purposefully...
Buckle Up, California: Governor Jerry Brown Signs State Law Permitting Self-Driving Cars

Facebook To Showcase New Newsfeed On Thursday

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Facebook is holding a press event next Thursday at its Menlo Park, California headquarters. We’ll be there live blogging the event at 10 Pacific/1 Eastern. The purpose of the event is to showcase a new look for Facebook’s newsfeed. This may be both for mobile and the PC. According to...
Facebook To Showcase New Newsfeed On Thursday

New report profiles better working conditions in Foxconn's Apple factories [Video]

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In January of this year, The New York Times published a lengthy report covering the problems with Foxconn’s plants in China. The piece caused an uproar, pushing Apple to perform its own audit in the factories that make its products and work to address the issues the audit found. Close to...
New report profiles better working conditions in Foxconn's Apple factories [Video]

Ray Kurzweil Joins Google As Engineering Director Focusing On Machine Learning And Language Tech

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Famd inventor, entrepreneur, and futurist Ray Kurzweil announced this afternoon that he has been hired by search engine giant Google as a director of engineering focused on machine learning and language processing. He starts this upcoming Monday, according to a report issued on his website. It’s unclear whether he’ll be...
Ray Kurzweil Joins Google As Engineering Director Focusing On Machine Learning And Language Tech
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