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Teens-only job board will help you find the perfect startup internship
Facebook "likes" aren't speech protected by the First Amendment, rules judge

Hacker spites Symantec, puts pcAnywhere's source code out in the open

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Symantec said that folks running its pcAnywhere utility were at an "increased risk" when it revealed that the company had been hacked and its source codes pilfered, and advised customers to stop using pcAnywhere for the time being. Sage advice, as a hacker with the handle YamaTough -- who's...
Hacker spites Symantec, puts pcAnywhere's source code out in the open

Have The Samwers Gone Too Far With Their Blatant Amazon Clone Lazada?

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Try as they might the poor innovative startups of Germany – we’re talking guys like Soundcloud, Amen and 6wunderkinder to name just three – still have to deal with their most famous exports being out-and-out cloners. Germany’s most famous tech entrepreneurs are not Steve Jobs-like figures, original thinkers, but a...
Have The Samwers Gone Too Far With Their Blatant Amazon Clone Lazada?

The power of custom cohorting in mobile games

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This sponsored post is produced by Darren Keyes, Director of Business Intelligence at Fuse Powered. For those unfamiliar with the term, ‘cohorting’ refers to creating user segments, or technically, a group of people banded together as a group. You can segment a user base in many different ways. Some of...
The power of custom cohorting in mobile games
ASUS first out the gate with 802.11ac laptop according to Broadcom
Why apps needs a different kind of VC funding
Michael Dell: My PC Company Is ‘Not Really a PC Company’

Sheryl Sandberg: the Facebook boss on a self-help mission | Profile

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She's helped transform two of the world's biggest companies. Now, with a book and accompanying movement, she aims to change other women's lives. But can she win over her high-profile critics?Sheryl Sandberg does not do things by half-measures. So when the chief operating officer of Facebook and the most high-profile...
Sheryl Sandberg: the Facebook boss on a self-help mission | Profile

Too Big To Fail: Why Anonymous And Hacktivism Will Go On After Sabu

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Earlier today, authorities descended on a hacker called Sabu and five of his cohorts, who are now in custody, with more than a little love lost between him and the bigger Anonymous group with which they were associated. The reports claim that Sabu (real name, Hector Xavier Monsegur) had been...
Too Big To Fail: Why Anonymous And Hacktivism Will Go On After Sabu

The LulzSec hacking arrests won't make it safer online | James Ball

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The FBI's infiltration of LulzSec is astonishing – but the group's activities are small fry in comparison to professional cyberwarFor you, LulzSec, the war is over. Maybe. In an astonishing series of revelations, the FBI on Tuesday issued charges against four individuals alleged to be principal members of the hacking...
The LulzSec hacking arrests won't make it safer online | James Ball

Economic Impact Of Startup Accelerators: $1.6B+ Raised, 4,800+ Jobs Created, 2,000 Startups Funded

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Today, there seem to be more business accelerators than there are startups to fill their classes and cohorts. It seems that not a week goes by without the launch of another accelerator or seed starter fund. In fact, as Peter Relan said in a recent post (riffing on Chris Dixon),...
Economic Impact Of Startup Accelerators: $1.6B+ Raised, 4,800+ Jobs Created, 2,000 Startups Funded

Hulu Announces Four More Original Series; Will Feature SNL Vets, Adrian Grenier Of HBO’s Entourage & Others

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Hulu has been having a busy week. On Tuesday, the company announced a new deal for advertisers, which now charges them only for ad completions, and today at Hulu’s upfronts, the company announced the arrival of even more new, original shows. We already knew of several of the programs Hulu...
Hulu Announces Four More Original Series; Will Feature SNL Vets, Adrian Grenier Of HBO’s Entourage & Others

Roku can now tell you how to get, how to get to Sesame Street with new PBS channels

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Big Bird (or "Big Yellah," as we like to call him) and his Sesame Street cohorts are now available for streaming on your Roku box. Not just that, but his non-avian colleagues from PBS and PBS Kids are also making the trip, arriving today in new PBS and PBS...
Roku can now tell you how to get, how to get to Sesame Street with new PBS channels
Meet Shawn Cotter, the Man Behind the Rickroll
Tech materials of the future (and how you can make them yourself)

How Apple Took On China's iPhone Scalpers, And Won

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Brusque with a 2-day-old stubble and a cigarette dangling from his lip, Zhao Xin is the last guy you'd want waiting on you at the Apple store Genius Bar. But if you need to get your hands on a genuine iPhone immediately, Zhao is your man. Skimpy supplies of...
How Apple Took On China's iPhone Scalpers, And Won

Is your smartphone a good investment? If it’s an iPhone, yes

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Credit: Priceonomics Priceonomics, which keeps track of the resale value of items like cars, bikes and gadgets, published a report Wednesday that shows how the value of iPhones, Android devices and BlackBerrys hold up over time. Short answer: iPhones, even years-old models, retain their value the longest, which means iPhone owners...
Is your smartphone a good investment? If it’s an iPhone, yes
Kontagent launches its kSuite DataMine analytics tool for monetizing mobile games

Tumblr Tuesday: Celebrating the WTF of QR codes and the mobile web

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Welcome to our twenty-seventh Tumblr Tuesday, where every Tuesday we celebrate our love of Tumblr by interviewing the mastermind behind a new blog. Tumblr, a New York City based startup, is like the FFFFound for the rest of the world. It’s as shareable and fast-paced as Twitter but populated with more...
Tumblr Tuesday: Celebrating the WTF of QR codes and the mobile web

Extreme Startups Launches Accelerator With $7 Million In Funding From Top Canadian VCs

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Not to be outdone by its southern neighbor, Canada has been hard at work on its own fleet of tech startup accelerators. Back in June, Montreal became the home to FounderFuel, Vancouver has GrowLab, and Toronto had Extreme University. Well, let’s clarify that: Back in November, Extreme Venture Partners announced...
Extreme Startups Launches Accelerator With $7 Million In Funding From Top Canadian VCs
The Vergecast 041 - 08.02.2012

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 joins the ICS party with Android 4.0.4 update

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If 8.9 was the number of inches you required from your Samsung Galaxy tab, you may have been a little frustrated at the general lack of much expected ICS updates. Especially as many of your Galaxy cohorts had already received theirs. Well, wait no more, as the download is...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 joins the ICS party with Android 4.0.4 update

Dell buyout just got (much) more complicated

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If Michael Dell and his cohorts at Silverlake Partners thought their $24 billion buyout plan for Dell announced a month ago would be a slam dunk, they have another think coming. Several other interested parties have surfaced, including billionaire Carl Icahn, and when Icahn gets involved things definitely get more complicated....
Dell buyout just got (much) more complicated

In an age of instant recommendations, a case for taste

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If I’m looking for music recommendations, I can check out Apple and Pandora. For books, there’s Amazon or Goodreads.  For clothing, home goods, restaurants and other products, I can turn to services like Best Decision, Wantering, Wikets, Ness and others (or Amazon again), depending on what I’m looking for. Across...
In an age of instant recommendations, a case for taste

A/B testing your Cohorts with Google Analytics result views

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Shared by Bud Well, this is impressive. Remarkably, it seems simpler than website optimizer, probably also more limited. PLAIN TEXT JAVASCRIPT: var header_test = new Cohorts.Test({     name: 'big_vs_small_header',     sample: 1, // we want to include all visitors in the test     cohorts: {    ...
A/B testing your Cohorts with Google Analytics result views

Paul Revere Would Have Liked Facebook But Loved LinkedIn

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Were Paul Revere alive today, he likely would have liked Facebook and had many friends there. But he would have loved LinkedIn. The reason why explains his famous role in the Revolutionary War. It also explains why most marketers still can't make social media really work for them. On April...
Paul Revere Would Have Liked Facebook But Loved LinkedIn

LulzSec hacker neuron pleads guilty to Sony Pictures security breach

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An Arizona man has admitted hacking a Sony Pictures website and making off with personal information for thousands of individuals as part of a campaign by the LulzSec collective. Raynaldo Rivera, who was 20 years old when he was arrested in August, made the admission in a plea agreement recently...
LulzSec hacker neuron pleads guilty to Sony Pictures security breach
Facebook "likes" aren't speech protected by the First Amendment-Bland v. Roberts

BootstrapAccelerator Asia Wants To Bring Promising Southeast Asia Startups To Silicon Valley

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Though Southeast Asia is one of the world’s fastest growing economies and benefits from a youthful, tech-savvy population, the region’s startup ecosystem is still in its infancy and many founders lack resources. The freshly launched BootstrapAccelerator Asia seeks to address that gap. Founded by San Francisco-based seed and venture capital...
BootstrapAccelerator Asia Wants To Bring Promising Southeast Asia Startups To Silicon Valley
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