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The FDA launches first inquiry into medical iPhone app

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week launched its first investigation into an unregulated mobile medical app. Medical diagnosis on-the-go offers a new opportunity for health entrepreneurs. But the FDA believes that patient safety is potentially at risk with some — but not all — of these apps. The agency...
The FDA launches first inquiry into medical iPhone app

Spare Rib: Rosie Boycott joins team relaunching feminist magazine

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Boycott to be part of group working on 27 May online relaunch of title she co-founded, with print version planned for the autumnSpare Rib co-founder Rosie Boycott has joined the team planning to relaunch the 70s radical feminist magazine online and in print later this year.Boycott, who co-founded the title...
Spare Rib: Rosie Boycott joins team relaunching feminist magazine
Telly Releases Android Tablet App As It Approaches 70K Likes Per Week On Google's Mobile OS
Hoping To Ride The Crowdfunding Wave, Celery Lets Sellers Accept Pre-Orders, Charge When Products Ready To Ship
Every Company Named In NSA Spying Case Has Now Denied Knowledge Of It

Taking online discussions up a notch

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With Potluck, co-founder Josh Miller and crew want to take the idea of egalitarian Internet chatter even further. FORTUNE -- The way 22-year-old Josh Miller sees it, there's no shortage of ways for Internet users to blog or make comments. But a place to hold high-quality discourse? That's harder to...
Taking online discussions up a notch

Yahoo's Tumblr takover is a bold roll of the dice

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CEO Marissa Meyer risks blowing the blogging platform's cool - but the deal could rejuvenate the tech giant's ad businessDespite the breadth and diversity of life online, there are relatively few opportunities to make the kind of acquisitions that make the industry stop and take stock. Yahoo's $1.1bn deal to...
Yahoo's Tumblr takover is a bold roll of the dice

LinkedIn's Algorithm Tells Flickr Co-Founder Caterina Fake To Apply For A Job As Senior Product Manager At Flickr (LNKD, YHOO)

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Caterina Fake co-founded, then sold photo-sharing site Flickr to Yahoo in 2005. She left Yahoo/Flickr in 2008. LinkedIn thinks she should go back. She just tweeted this funny job suggestion from LinkedIn. LinkedIn says I could apply to be Sr. Product Manager of Mobile for Flickr! Plus some other jobs....
LinkedIn's Algorithm Tells Flickr Co-Founder Caterina Fake To Apply For A Job As Senior Product Manager At Flickr (LNKD, YHOO)
Ringadoc nabs $700K to bridge the communication gap between doctors & patients

Here's what the VCs and founders will make in Tableau's blockbuster IPO

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Christian Chabot (l) and Pat Hanrahan of Tableau Software Tableau Software is expected to go public tonight on the New York Stock Exchange, a significant milestone for the 10-year-old maker of data visualization products. Demand appears to be very strong, with Tableau on Wednesday boosting the expected pricing range to...
Here's what the VCs and founders will make in Tableau's blockbuster IPO
Looking back at WordPress on its 10th birthday (infographic)

Paul Graham: 37 Y Combinator Companies Have Valuations Of Or Sold For At Least $40M

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Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham just Tweeted an interesting data point about the valuations of YC startups. As of now, Graham says that 37 Y Combinator companies, out of 511 startups, have valuations of or sold for at least $40 million. My first thought when reading Graham’s Tweet was which...
Paul Graham: 37 Y Combinator Companies Have Valuations Of Or Sold For At Least $40M

Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'

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Stephen Wolfram, the CEO of Wolfram Research, took to the stage at The Next Web Conference Europe 2013 today to discuss the ‘Computational Future’. Afterwards, he met up with TNW’s Paul Sawers to discuss automated medical diagnosis, the incredible potential of natural language processing and more. At the end of the...
Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'

Calling all coders: How did you learn how to program?

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Amber Case (Photo by Kris Krug) Every programmer likely remembers how they learned to code. For guys like Bill Gates and Paul Allen, it was their early days on the Teletype Model 33. For others, it may have been a few days at a coding workshop like the one I attended...
Calling all coders: How did you learn how to program?

This new Web mod shows you Bitcoin prices for eBay auctions

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We know PayPal is thinking about adding Bitcoin support to its payment service, but if you can’t wait to check the Bitcoin prices on those eBay auctions you’re sniping, website modding service BetterInternet has got you covered. BetterInternet, which debuted at Techono.me last October, acts as a real-time filter for any website,...
This new Web mod shows you Bitcoin prices for eBay auctions

Fusion-io's CEO and co-founder step down, new leadership looks to increase growth

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Times are a-changin' for Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io, as the company's CEO David Flynn has resigned alongside co-founder and CMO Rick White. It seems that both are stepping away in order to "pursue entrepreneurial investing activities," leaving the act of running one of the world's leading flash storage makers...
Fusion-io's CEO and co-founder step down, new leadership looks to increase growth

Hukkster Is Prepping Next Generation Of Price-Watching Mobile App For September Launch

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Launched just last year, Hukkster is a platform that lets you tag items online, and then alerts you when those items go on sale or get attached to a coupon code. Hukkster makes money on a commission basis from retailers each time a transaction is facilitated by the platform,...
Hukkster Is Prepping Next Generation Of Price-Watching Mobile App For September Launch

FWD.us' First Big Call To Action Automatically Phones Your Senator

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Mark Zuckerberg and Joe Green’s controversial political advocacy group FWD.us started getting the public involved today with its new Speak Up campaign that calls you and connects you to your senator to show you support for immigration reform. Until now, the only way people could participate in FWD.us was signing up to...
FWD.us' First Big Call To Action Automatically Phones Your Senator

Barry Diller and Steve Chen Back the ZuckerPAC

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FWD.us, the political action group founded by Mark Zuckerberg, announced Friday that IAC chief Barry Diller and YouTube co-founder Steve Chen are now supporters of the group. FWD.us aims to help spur change in immigration reform with its D.C. lobbying efforts — which recently came under scrutiny and resulted in...
Barry Diller and Steve Chen Back the ZuckerPAC

KatieCam Thinks Outside the Box: Before He Was in Enterprise, Aaron Levie Was a Magician

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With Cisco’s John Chambers, Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie was half of a doubleheader onstage at D11. But like Chambers, he got some one-on-one time with AllThingsD’s Katie Boehret after their interview ended. In this video, he tells Katie about his adventures as a child magician. [ See post...
KatieCam Thinks Outside the Box: Before He Was in Enterprise, Aaron Levie Was a Magician
Handle Is A Priority Engine And Task Management App For Your Inbox
New startup Porch raises $6.25M seed round, aiming to disrupt home improvement with 'massive amount of data'
How Cater2.me is quietly scaling without venture capital
With Metrics Up Since Acquisition, Parse Could Get Developers Integrating Facebook And Buying Ads

Big Changes At Y Combinator: One Partner Out, 6 Partners In Including Socialcam And Groupon Founders

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Yesterday, Paul Graham announced some personnel changes at Y Combinator. One of its partners, Harj Tagger, is leaving to found a company after he does some traveling. In his place, Y Combinator has hired Kevin Hale, designer and founder of Wufoo. In addition, four part-time partners are coming on board....
Big Changes At Y Combinator: One Partner Out, 6 Partners In Including Socialcam And Groupon Founders

Hedge fund manager sentenced in Dell insider trading case

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A former portfolio manager at the now defunct Diamondback Capital Management has been sentenced to 54 months in prison for crimes related to a multimillion dollar insider trading scheme involving computer maker Dell and hardware maker Nvidia.Todd Newman was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District...
Hedge fund manager sentenced in Dell insider trading case

Embracing adventure with our co-founder Boris at #TNW2013

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Organizing an event like The Next Web Conference is a monumental task that it comes with its usual share of pressures, pay-offs and unexpected moments. So how is Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, co-founder of The Next Web, able to keep tabs on everything that’s happening while also providing space for...
Embracing adventure with our co-founder Boris at #TNW2013

It's Been A Year Since Microsoft Bought Yammer And Ballmer's Grand Vision Has Yet To Materialize (MSFT)

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Microsoft insists that things are going well for Yammer since Microsoft bought it for $1.2 billion a year ago this week.  The user base has grown by 55% to 8 million and sales of paid networks are up by 200%, it says, though Microsoft won't reveal the actual sales figure....
It's Been A Year Since Microsoft Bought Yammer And Ballmer's Grand Vision Has Yet To Materialize (MSFT)

Steve Wozniak Is One Of The Few People Who Has Met The Kimye Baby

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In today's most bizarre celebrity friend pairings, it turns out Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is one of the few people who has had the privilege of meeting Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's new baby girl, North "Nori" West. Woz appeared on CNN's "Piers Morgan Live" Thursday night and discussed the encounter,...
Steve Wozniak Is One Of The Few People Who Has Met The Kimye Baby

Jack Dorsey Was 'Heartbroken' When Instagram Sold To Facebook

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It's been a little over one year since Facebook acquired Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock. For one of Instagram's early investors, Jack Dorsey, the acquisition is still a painful memory. AllThingsD's Kara Swisher has written an in-depth article about the tug-of-war between Facebook and Twitter for Instagram...
Jack Dorsey Was 'Heartbroken' When Instagram Sold To Facebook
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