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Why Your Next Board Member Should Be A Woman

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Editor’s note: Aileen Lee is a partner at venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, where she focuses on investing in consumer internet ventures. You can read more about Lee at KPCB.com and follow her on Twitter at @aileenlee. Good questions have been asked lately of tech companies without gender...
Why Your Next Board Member Should Be A Woman
Silicon Beach: The Selena Gomez of SoCal's tech industry

HP highlights skinny monitors, media player, and budget Windows 8 laptops at CES

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Hewlett-Packard's top CES 2013 product announcement is about a display. That's right: Not a laptop, not a tablet, but a relatively pedestrian PC display. Now, perhaps, we can see why the company didn't rent any booth space in Las Vegas this year. That HP considers its new Envy 27-inch...
HP highlights skinny monitors, media player, and budget Windows 8 laptops at CES

HP Spins Off webOS Into A Brand New Company Called Gram; Mission Unknown

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Ever since HP killed off webOS hardware, the fate of the webOS GBU (general business unit) was as yet unknown. But according to a flyer that has floated out of the HP office, it would seem that the webOS group, along with Enyo and Cloud services, has branched away from...
HP Spins Off webOS Into A Brand New Company Called Gram; Mission Unknown

Report: For every 3 Android apps built, there are 7 for iOS

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Analytics firm Flurry has dissected developer ratios for Apple and Google’s mobile platforms as their respective annual conferences are on the horizon, and research findings show the two companies boast a combined market cap of approximately $750 billion. The study compared developer support for iOS versus Android by examining data...
Report: For every 3 Android apps built, there are 7 for iOS

Last night's SoHo party

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Last night Nick Denton and Jonathan Glick co-hosted a party at Nick's fabulous SoHo apartment to welcome me back to NY. There were about 100 people from media, some entrepreneurs, academics, financiers, lawyers, writers. Some very well dressed, and some like me, in more comfortable clothes. It was unmistakably NY,...
Last night's SoHo party

Apple Is Still On Top, But Seems Vulnerable (AAPL)

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Apple, the world's biggest and perhaps most admired company, seems to have lost some of its luster. Despite the hugely successful launch of the iPhone 5 and iPad mini tablet, shares in the California tech giant have slid some 20 percent from all-time highs, and analysts are questioning whether Apple...
Apple Is Still On Top, But Seems Vulnerable (AAPL)

Newsflash: Silicon Valley Founders Still Overwhelmingly White and Asian Dudes

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We can do it… ? (Photo: Getty) In news of the complete and total bummer variety, new numbers show that founders of California tech companies are still overwhelmingly white guys. But hey, it’s not a total monoculture: Asian men fare well in Silicon Valley, too. The stats come courtesy of Catherine...
Newsflash: Silicon Valley Founders Still Overwhelmingly White and Asian Dudes
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Report: For every 7 iOS apps built, there are 3 for Android

9to5mac.com
Analytics firm Flurry has dissected developer ratios for Apple and Google’s mobile platforms as their respective annual conferences are on the horizon, and research findings show the two companies boast a combined market cap of approximately $750 billion. The study compared developer support for iOS versus Android by examining data...
Report: For every 7 iOS apps built, there are 3 for Android

To LA, with love: photos from VentureBeat/DEMO meetup

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The LA tech scene is hot, and so we hit the town looking for great startups to write about, and to invite to our DEMO conference. The list of Los Angeles companies making waves is growing: HauteLook sold for $270M to Nordstrom, Riot Games recently sold a $400M majority stake to China-based Tencent, Shoedazzle raised $40M...
To LA, with love: photos from VentureBeat/DEMO meetup

Facebook CEO to Host Christie Fundraiser

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Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has gained an ally in the blue-leaning Silicon Valley in his bid for a second term: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The California tech mogul — who has been measured in his public embrace of politicians as his company plays an emerging role in politics...
Facebook CEO to Host Christie Fundraiser
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