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Lytro Teardown Shows Potential Wireless Capability, Smallish Sensor

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about Lytro (other than nearly grabbing a Crunchie (I voted for them)), the camera where you shoot now and focus later. And the latest news comes not from the company itself, but from the FCC, which just today published the internal photos...
Lytro Teardown Shows Potential Wireless Capability, Smallish Sensor

Google+ Wins A Crunchie But Gets Razzed By The Daily Show

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Maybe it’s a sign of success when Jon Stewart decides your social network is big enough to mock. Mock he did to Google+ last night on The Daily Show, ironically on the same night that Google+ won an award at The Crunchies. The Daily Show send-up happened when Stewart was...
Google+ Wins A Crunchie But Gets Razzed By The Daily Show

Forget Facebook, Buddy Media Joined Salesforce For Its, Um, Sales Force

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The knee-jerk reaction to Salesforce.com’s acquisition of Buddy Media is that the company scrambled to sell itself after Facebook’s IPO disaster ruined its own chances of an IPO. To that I say, fat chance. The thing is, Buddy Media had no real need to sell. The company has been...
Forget Facebook, Buddy Media Joined Salesforce For Its, Um, Sales Force

Fab.com plans to be big — Amazon big, says CEO

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When Fab.com won a Crunchie for best shopping app, no one was more surprised than the startup’s CEO, Jason Goldberg (pictured). “To be honest, I didn’t think we were going to win, mostly because Fab isn’t very much integrated into the whole tech scene… We’re definitely mainstream.” Being mainstream can...
Fab.com plans to be big — Amazon big, says CEO
Snapchat Wins "Fastest Rising Startup" At The 2012 Crunchies

Hogwash: Top Mobile Designers Are Not Pushing Back Against HTML5

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Entrepreneur aficionado extraordinaire Robert Scoble posited a question on his Rackspace blog yesterday asking if there is push back against HTML5 by the top mobile designers in San Francisco. He cited new apps Path, Storify and Foodspotting as prominent examples of great apps with acclaimed UX that were rendered native...
Hogwash: Top Mobile Designers Are Not Pushing Back Against HTML5

Keen On... Zuck: The Five Business Secrets Of You-Know-Who

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Facebook is, of course, built around Mark Zuckerberg‘s ideal of a radically transparent world. Less transparent, however, is Zuckerberg’s business genius, the secret behind his awesome success. But now Zuck’s genius has been revealed by the Intel marketing executive, Ekaterina Walter, with a new Wall Street Journal bestselling book,...
Keen On... Zuck: The Five Business Secrets Of You-Know-Who
Gogobot’s First Big iPhone Upgrade Gives Users A Mobile, Friendsourced Trip Planner

Around The Interwebs with (jeff)isageek – February 1st

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These are articles that I found interesting over the last day or so and wanted to share with you. Hopefully you find the daily list useful and it brings you some great information. Enjoy! Shared GetGlue Android app updated, new features in store. Shared SocialFolders adds Evernote support, making...
Around The Interwebs with (jeff)isageek – February 1st

Pinterest wins Best New Startup of 2011 Crunchie, now driving more referrals than Reddit

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Hot-as-heck social networking service Pinterest won the award for Best New Startup of 2011 at the Crunchies Awards last night, beating out other strong contenders like Turntable.fm, Fab, and Codeacademy. Pinterest lets people spotlight products and pictures they like and was launched in private beta in March 2010. It...
Pinterest wins Best New Startup of 2011 Crunchie, now driving more referrals than Reddit

The Founders of Warby Parker Talk Wire Frames – And The Hipster Question

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Earlier this week during the Crunchies we snagged the founders of Warby Parker for a backstage interview — which was fitting, as I’ve been wearing a pair of their specs myself (they seemed pleased by this). Tune in to the video above for some details on the company’s ‘Buy A...
The Founders of Warby Parker Talk Wire Frames – And The Hipster Question

And The Crunchie Goes To…Pinterest, Best New Startup Of 2011

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Online pinboard Pinterest, the hot new startup that’s growing at a phenomenal rate, won the Crunchie for the Best New Startup of 2011 at this year’s Crunchies. (This, despite the fact that it actually launched in 2010). The reason? Crazy, crazy traffic and growth. In November, the site had reportedly seen a...
And The Crunchie Goes To…Pinterest, Best New Startup Of 2011

Tinychat Launches Twitter Chatrooms

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We’re big fans of Tinychat, a web-based chat startup that has been growing like gangbusters and recently won a Crunchie for best bootstrapped startup. Tinychat, which started out as a simple IRC-style chatroom app, has been steadily building out its innovative platform to include video chat and screensharing options,...
Tinychat Launches Twitter Chatrooms

Happiness Is This Gif Of Paul Graham "Making It Rain"

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Here is a delightful gif of YCombinator’s Paul Graham throwing what looks like $50 up in the air, “making it rain” as the kids would say. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, or Lil Wayne, here is Urban Dictionary’s definition of the phrase. “When you’re in da club...
Happiness Is This Gif Of Paul Graham "Making It Rain"
After A Triumphant App Store Return, Google Maps Wins The Crunchie For "Best Mobile Application"
Congratulations Crunchies, Winners! GitHub Wins Best Overall Startup
Startup News: Gojee Gets a Mobile App; Thrillist Gets a General Manager from Maxim
Github Wins The 2012 Crunchie For "Best Overall Startup", May The Fork Be With You

Amazing Animated GIF Of Y Combinator's Paul Graham Making It Rain

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TechCrunch's 6th Annual Crunchie awards are coming up. Exec, a Y Combinator startup that works like Task Rabbit and helps people run errands, was nominated for "Fastest Rising Startup." To say team was excited about their nomination would be an understatement. They created a music video dancing around in dinosaur...
Amazing Animated GIF Of Y Combinator's Paul Graham Making It Rain

Mars Curiosity Wins The 2012 Crunchie For "Best Technology Achievement"

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Tonight, at the 6th Annual Crunchies Awards, the Mars Curiosity won for Best Technology Achievement. Because, you know, science is awesome. Presented by former Square COO Keith Rabois and VentureBeat’s Meghan Kelly, NASA “Mohawk Guy” Bobak Ferdowsi accepted the award on behalf of the whole Mars Curiosity team. “It’s been...
Mars Curiosity Wins The 2012 Crunchie For "Best Technology Achievement"

Honeywell vs Nest: When The Establishment Sues Silicon Valley

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Honeywell filed a multi-patent infringement lawsuit against Nest Labs and Best Buy yesterday. The suit alleges that Nest Labs is infringing on seven Honeywell patents. Honeywell is not seeking licensing fees. The consumer electronic conglomerate wants Nest Labs to cease using the technology and is actually looking to collect damages...
Honeywell vs Nest: When The Establishment Sues Silicon Valley

Grindr For Equality Needs You! Help Make The World A Gayer (Happier) Place

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Grindr is awesome. So awesome it won a Crunchie this year for best location app, and so awesome that I often wish Blendr (Grindr’s gender-open counterpart) wasn’t just full of dudes. But the app that’s basically a gay man’s portal to happy times now boasts over 3 million users, which...
Grindr For Equality Needs You! Help Make The World A Gayer (Happier) Place

TinyChat Launches Grouped Version Of Chatroulette

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Chatroulette, a website that connects random strangers via video chat, has been receiving a lot of buzz. And we’ve seen it can be quite entertaining. Web-based chat startup TinyChat is launching their own version of Chatroulette, called TinyChat Next. Similar to Chatroulette, you can be thrown into a room...
TinyChat Launches Grouped Version Of Chatroulette

Atlassian hacked – passwords may have been compromised

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Atlassian, the developer of leading software development and collaboration tools, has informed all customers that late on Sunday Night, US PST, a security breach was identified that may have placed some password information at risk.The company, which has over 17,000 customers around the world including industry heavyweights like NASA, Cisco,...
Atlassian hacked – passwords may have been compromised
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