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Weekly Wrap-Up: Many Millennials Don't Have More Than Basic Computer Skills and More

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Despite a strong grasp of social media, many millennials lack real computer skills. Richard contrasts three types of social media users. Klint explains how to find out which programming language is the most popular. Learn about these stories and many more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-Up. After the jump you'll...
Weekly Wrap-Up: Many Millennials Don't Have More Than Basic Computer Skills and More

Samsung Tops 2 Million Galaxy Note Sales, Plans To Hit 10 Million By Year’s End

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Samsung says it has sold over 2 million Galaxy Note superphones globally. Now, it’s only fair to remember that this number includes international sales, so even though the Note only became available on February 19 here in the States, it’s been on Asian shelves since October and UK shelves since...
Samsung Tops 2 Million Galaxy Note Sales, Plans To Hit 10 Million By Year’s End

Video: Chip Foose gets agricultural, hot rods a John Deere 4020

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Chip Foose-customized John Deere 4020 tractor - Click above to watch "making of" videos after the jump While Chip Foose's bread and butter is rodding, building and customizing cars - often models that have distinct and fervent followings, like Camaros and Mustangs - it would appear that he's more...
Video: Chip Foose gets agricultural, hot rods a John Deere 4020

E3 2012: Sony's Andrew House – interview

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Steve Boxer caught up with Sony Computer Entertainment's chief executive to discuss rebuilding Sony, new PS3 IPs, killer games for PS Vita, his pet project Wonderbook and JK RowlingFor Sony Computer Entertainment chief executive Andrew House, you would imagine that E3 2012 was the source of some much-needed respite.Never mind...
E3 2012: Sony's Andrew House – interview

Caterina Fake’s New Startup: Pinwheel, ‘A Flickr for Places (Ish),’ Lets You Leave Notes on a Map

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Last June, Flickr and Hunch cofounder Caterina Fake announced that she had raised $2 million from investors like New York's Founder Collective, True Ventures and SV Angel with an emphasis on consumers and social. If you'll recall, in November of 2010, Ms. Fake left Hunch, a New York City-based...
Caterina Fake’s New Startup: Pinwheel, ‘A Flickr for Places (Ish),’ Lets You Leave Notes on a Map

Social Music Recommendation Model Has Room to Grow

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The social web has opened up opportunities in a variety of fields, and the music industry is no exception. Social music recommendations are a hot topic lately, but according to research into UK music users’ online music habits, more people still prefer finding new music via word of mouth and...
Social Music Recommendation Model Has Room to Grow

Was I Too Hard On Klout’s Joe Fernandez?

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I like Joe Fernandez a lot, more than I like most people. He’s a true entrepreneur and badass, asking specifically to be onstage with me at LeWeb London because he knew that I had serious misgivings about his product, Klout. He told me he wanted a challenge and to put...
Was I Too Hard On Klout’s Joe Fernandez?

Microsoft's Financial Black Hole

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Microsoft's Financial Black Hole: I’ve covered the woes of Microsoft’s Online Services Division many times over the past few years. The numbers have been awful. And unbelievably, they have continued to get worse. But not even I thought things could get this bad. Reports Bill Rigby for Reuters: But on Monday,...
Microsoft's Financial Black Hole
"Did She Laugh At My Sext?" Or Why Poke And Snapchat Need A Like Button

Hiring? Try the crowd navigation method

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(Editor’s note: Brad Feld is an early stage investor and co-founder of Foundry Group. This story originally appeared on his blog.) There are no simple ways to determine if you’re hiring the right person for a job and, in my experience, complex approaches to hiring fail almost as frequently as...
Hiring? Try the crowd navigation method

E3 2012: Call of Duty Black Ops 2 – preview

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With sandbox missions, branching storylines and gameplay choices, Treyarch's forthcoming Black Ops 2 is making a much-needed break from the rigid Call of Duty blueprintIn the last two years, the unstoppable juggernaut that is Call of Duty has begun to attract negative mutterings. According to the cynics, it has become...
E3 2012: Call of Duty Black Ops 2 – preview

How To Prepare For Your Big Interview With Google (GOOG)

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Interviewing with Google is stressful if you're a software engineer. You'll have to solve very tough problems. You'll have to do things outside of your comfort zone, like write code on a white board. Most of all: you probably really, really want this job. Google is considered one of...
How To Prepare For Your Big Interview With Google (GOOG)

Maximize your conference experience: 5 tips from SXSW V2V

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This sponsored post is produced by SXSW V2V. As spring turns to summer, there are a number of fantastic conference events on the calendar. The organizers of SXSW V2V would like to share five simple tips on how you can make any conference experience more valuable: 1. Put Down Your...
Maximize your conference experience: 5 tips from SXSW V2V

Heineken launches The Hangover-style online reality TV series

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Beer brand's 'social experiment' will record people's reactions when they are dropped into bizarre, unpredictable situationsHeineken is to launch an online TV series following the trials and tribulations of men dropped into bizarre situations, in a "social experiment" giving a nod to The Hangover film franchise.The online series, Dropped, is...
Heineken launches The Hangover-style online reality TV series
This Is 'Apple's Biggest Challenge' Making An iWatch (AAPL)

3 Key Takeaways from Search & Social

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Posted by LindsayLast week Jen and I attended the Search & Social Summit here in my backyard of Tampa Bay. This isn't your typical conference recap post, though. I wanted to focus on the action items that still stand out for me a week later, the things will make a...
3 Key Takeaways from Search & Social

It's time for Samsung's next act

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World domination? Check. Now the electronics giant must step out of its comfort zone and not simply focus on increasing market share. FORTUNE -- It's been a very good year for Samsung Electronics. Late last week the Korean hardware giant announced that its fourth-quarter profit rose a whopping 76% from...
It's time for Samsung's next act

It’s Time to BECOME a Better Photographer

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This might sound a little odd coming from a guy who owns a photography blog…. but…. I think it is time that some of us need to spend a little less time reading about photography and spend a little more time doing some photography! The Photographer - by San Diego...
It’s Time to BECOME a Better Photographer
Dispatches from the heartland: there's no Sprint LTE in Kankakee, Illinois
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop hints at a Windows 8 tablet

Motorola Will Be Google’s Most Interesting Project Yet

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Motorola designer Rudy Krolopp with DynaTAC cellphone prototypes, 1983Google’s $12+ billion Motorola deal is closed, and Google veteran Dennis Woodside is taking over as Motorola CEO. Now the fun begins. For a variety of reasons, this has the potential to be Google’s most interesting project yet.This is Google’s first and...
Motorola Will Be Google’s Most Interesting Project Yet
There's discomfort, and then there's starting a company

Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

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Samsung didn't stray far from its comfort zone when designing the Galaxy S 4, and now a leaked build of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for the S III makes it even harder to distinguish the older flagship from the newer one. The folks at SamMobile got their mitts on...
Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)
Epic hack trip: Be one of 50 to join me on the Startup Bus
Why VCs see gold in energy management software
Apple talks about securing iOS devices in rare Black Hat appearance

Amazon Departing From Cheap Hardware Strategy With New Smartphone Plans

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Amazon Developing Smartphone With A 3-D Screen (Wall Street Journal)Amazon is reportedly now developing two smartphones and an audio-only streaming device as part of a broader push...
Amazon Departing From Cheap Hardware Strategy With New Smartphone Plans

RT @maria_muir The Importance of stepping out of your comfort zone http://bit.ly/bsKk84

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5 tips for startup founders from startup founders

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Building a new tech company from the ground up is incredibly hard. Here are some tips from founders and co-founders who have already scaled that mountain that might help ease the journey for others.. David Mytton, CEO of Server Density (and friends.) 1:  Haste makes waste.  It’s natural to be...
5 tips for startup founders from startup founders

German social network, QUOTE.fm, aims to provide you with inspiring content in bitesize

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I work in tech so when an app launches, my news feed will usually update in seconds. For breaking news about tech, the web has me covered. When it comes to great works of literature, the Internet doesn’t inspire. What if I need a little more Proust in my life?...
German social network, QUOTE.fm, aims to provide you with inspiring content in bitesize
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