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A Facebook Executive's Wedding Was The Tech Networking Event Of The Year

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Paperless Post cofounder Alexa Hirschfeld told Cosmo she got some helpful hints on using Facebook to boost her startup's online invite service after running into CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a wedding. We're not positive, since Hirschfeld didn't give details and hasn't responded to an inquiry, but we think we've pieced...
A Facebook Executive's Wedding Was The Tech Networking Event Of The Year

Jack Dorsey Finally Explains Why Traffic Lights Drive Everyone Crazy

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Technology Review editor-in-chief Jason Pontin interviewed Twitter and Square cofounder Jack Dorsey last night at the Bluxome Street Winery in San Francisco. Dorsey said that great technology "gets out of the way completely." Pontin pressed him for an example. "San Francisco does a great job of timing lights," Dorsey said,...
Jack Dorsey Finally Explains Why Traffic Lights Drive Everyone Crazy

Yammer Releases Its First Major Upgrade Since Microsoft Acquired It (MSFT)

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Yammer today announced a bunch of new features and partnerships to its flagship enterprise social networking app. These were in the works before Microsoft bought it for $1.2 billion in a deal that closed in July 19. Yammer is adding an "inbox" feature, which aggregates all the conversations and streams...
Yammer Releases Its First Major Upgrade Since Microsoft Acquired It (MSFT)
Ringadoc nabs $700K to bridge the communication gap between doctors & patients
Show me the Honey! E-commerce startup sweetens online shopping by saving you money
Got an ecommerce idea? This startup has a shipping API to help you out

Foodspotting CEO Alexa Andrzejewski On The $10 Million Sale To OpenTable, And The Importance Of Telling Your Startup's Story [TCTV]

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The startup world woke up to some exciting news this morning, with the $10 million cash sale of restaurant dish photo sharing and recommendation app Foodspotting to online restaurant reservation giant OpenTable. So were very pleased to have Foodspotting co-founder and CEO Alexa Andrzejewski stop by TechCrunch TV this...
Foodspotting CEO Alexa Andrzejewski On The $10 Million Sale To OpenTable, And The Importance Of Telling Your Startup's Story [TCTV]

Google CEO digs into rival tech companies, says industry needs more innovation

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In an interview with Wired, Google CEO and cofounder Larry Page offered his take on the state of technology, saying that companies like Apple and Facebook should dedicate more resources on innovation rather than competion....
Google CEO digs into rival tech companies, says industry needs more innovation
Sift raises $540K to turn your inbox into a personal shopper

This Handy Vibrator Is a Great Place to Store Your Pitch Decks

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(Photo: Crave) USB drives, it seems, are never around when you need them. Not only that, they’re frequently boring looking, amounting to barely more than little pieces of plastic and metal painted monochrome colors. It’s time to disrupt USB drives, don’t you think? Michael Topolovac, cofounder of Crave, certainly does, and...
This Handy Vibrator Is a Great Place to Store Your Pitch Decks

Jack Dorsey Still Has Pull at Twitter. Just Ask the Vine Guys.

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Asa Mathat | AllThingsD.com Earlier this month Twitter bought Vine, a three-man video-sharing startup that has yet to launch. Twitter may build its own video hosting system, so it’s possible Vine may play a role in that effort one day. But the main reason Twitter bought Vine is more concrete:...
Jack Dorsey Still Has Pull at Twitter. Just Ask the Vine Guys.

Formation 8, The Hottest Venture-Capital Firm You've Never Heard Of, Just Came Out Of Hiding

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Formation 8, a highly anticipated new venture-capital firm, just unveiled its website, revealing a host of previously hidden information. The firm's been drawing a lot of head-scratching in Silicon Valley, as it hasn't previously said much about itself. Its most notable partner: Joe Lonsdale, the cofounder of Palantir, a secretive,...
Formation 8, The Hottest Venture-Capital Firm You've Never Heard Of, Just Came Out Of Hiding

Social marketplace Copious courts men, adds art categories

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Copious, a social marketplace based out of San Francisco, is making a play for men. Starting Tuesday, the startup is announcing that in addition to its current categories of women’s fashion and accessories, it will also offer men’s clothing and art. Launched last summer, Copious is an eBay-like marketplace of...
Social marketplace Copious courts men, adds art categories
Hurricane Sandy is no match for New York City's tech startups

The end of Moore's Law is on the horizon, says AMD

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Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku believes Moore's Law has about 10 years of life left before ever-shrinking transistor sizes smack up against limitations imposed by the laws of thermodynamics and quantum physics. That day of reckoning for the computing industry may still be a few years away, but signs of...
The end of Moore's Law is on the horizon, says AMD

Execs Abandon Airtime as Sean Parker Resorts to Meaningless Buzzwords

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(Photo: flickr.com/christmas-on-mars) Tech’s golden party boy, who was once portrayed by a mugging Justin Timberlake in a dialogue-heavy Aaron Sorkin flick, has hit a wall with his new startup, Airtime. Sean Parker, (in)famous for cofounding Napster, serving as the first president of Facebook and as a Spotify board member, opened...
Execs Abandon Airtime as Sean Parker Resorts to Meaningless Buzzwords

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, YHOO)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Yahoo defends its decision to ban workers from telecommuting. Someone is selling Google Glass on eBay in case you have a few thousand dollars to burn. Walt Mossberg reviewed the Pebble, a new smartwatch that syncs with your smartphone. He said it's nice, but has many...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, YHOO)

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Legend Max Levchin Joins Yahoo Board, Intuit's Smith And Weather Channels's Kenny Leave

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Max Levchin has been many things in his long year run in Silicon Valley — PayPal cofounder, Slide founder, angel investor, etc. etc. — but now he’s trying on something more traditional. He’ll be joining Yahoo’s board of directors, in the latest move by the storied web company to reinvigorate...
Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Legend Max Levchin Joins Yahoo Board, Intuit's Smith And Weather Channels's Kenny Leave

Dyn Is Turning New Hampshire Into A Startup Wonderland

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We've told you about startup Dyn, an old-fashioned tech success story far from Silicon Valley. CEO Jeremy Hitchcock and his cofounder, Tom Daly, are both 31, and started this company in their early 20s in their hometown of Manchester, New Hampshire. Since then, Dyn (pronounced "dine") blossomed into a company employing...
Dyn Is Turning New Hampshire Into A Startup Wonderland

Stupeflix video maker passes 10 million videos, cuts price by 50%

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Stupeflix just shared two milestones with us: its video creation platform has surpassed the 10 million videos three years after launch and its developer API now features a “friendlier” business model. The French startup also proudly noted it powers apps for Samsung, Sprint, American Express, Coca-Cola, and Visa, among others....
Stupeflix video maker passes 10 million videos, cuts price by 50%
Anger, fear, and heartbreak: the top five episodes from the Color lawsuit
"In the Studio," Nutanix's Dheeraj Pandey is Making Computing and Storage Converge
Gustin's crowdsourced clothing line brings innovation into your pants
Spotify, revenue, and the billion dollar question
An Investor Who Backed eBay Says Now Is A Great Time To Do Consumer Internet Startups
Pinterest Is Now A $2.5 Billion Company

Tracking: Drones At Home

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Drones are coming to American airspace. Whether used in agribusiness to monitor farms, by landscape architects to design properties, by law enforcement, or by hobbyists, UAVs are everywhere. Here, a look at the latest developments in this growing industry. 12:40 p.m., 05/24/2013 Parrot Shows Off Drone Videography Parrot, whose...
Tracking: Drones At Home

Stalk Your Favorite Subway Buskers With the Winner of the MTA's Transit Hackathon

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Build me some apps to distract from the fact I’ve missed the train, again. (Photo: flickr.com/anniemole) Your smartphone is useful for more than Bejeweled now that there’s Wifi in many stations, and the MTA is trying to use that connectivity to make your commute better. (Just don’t ask when your...
Stalk Your Favorite Subway Buskers With the Winner of the MTA's Transit Hackathon

When everything rides on a single cold call

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This embed is invalid Our sit down with Brian Lee last week captured everything I love about the PandoMonthly series. It was an inside look at the challenges and successes of one of the most important LA entrepreneurs to watch. And fortunately for any story-teller, Lee’s career makes for a...
When everything rides on a single cold call

Limited Run Alleges 80 Percent Of Its Facebook Ad Clicks Were Bots

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News updates all day from Fast Company. Limited Run, a digital distribution outfit specializing in labels, musicians and artists, has decided to take down its Facebook account after discovering through its custom-built "page logger" that 80 percent of the clicks on its ads that Facebook was charging them for came...
Limited Run Alleges 80 Percent Of Its Facebook Ad Clicks Were Bots
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