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Ex-Yahoo And AOL Executives Are Into Tomfoolery

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Enterprise apps aren't nearly as popular as their consumer counterparts. This is because large companies typically have to worry about security, usability, and productivity. Tomfoolery is a new startup that wants to solve this problem--in part by approaching it from a completely different perspective. CEO and cofounder Kakul Srivastava most...
Ex-Yahoo And AOL Executives Are Into Tomfoolery
ZocDoc CEO on why there aren’t more health tech startups

How Do You Manage Your Time?

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How Do You Manage Your Time? is a post from Chris PirilloIt seems as though we have more to do every day. There is never enough time to get it all done, and we find ourselves becoming overwhelmed quite often. There has to be a better way of doing things...
How Do You Manage Your Time?

TechStars grad 27 Perry is taking the $13 billion retail consignment industry online

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When you think about consignment and used goods chances are that you’re not thinking about the top quality stuff that you’d find in a boutique. But if 27 Perry has anything to say about it, that’s going to change starting today as the company graduates from the Boulder program of...
TechStars grad 27 Perry is taking the $13 billion retail consignment industry online

VOTE NOW: Help Us Choose The World's Best Apps

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There are over 650,000 apps in Apple's App Store and more than 500,000 in Google's Android Play Store. Not to mention the millions and millions of PC, Mac, and web apps that existed before the mobile revolution. With an amount that large It's safe to say that wading through all of these...
VOTE NOW: Help Us Choose The World's Best Apps

Project Holodeck gets a virtual hands-on ahead of launch (video)

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The team behind Project Holodeck has a daunting task ahead: it has to combine a virtual reality headset, two PlayStation Move controllers and a Razer Hydra into a unified VR input system that somehow feels natural. From what we've seen in Road To VR's hands-on with the system, the...
Project Holodeck gets a virtual hands-on ahead of launch (video)
Hopscotch App Aims To Get Both Girls And Boys Interested In Programming

The Vergecast Special Edition: Apple v. Samsung is live today at 3:30PM EDT / 7:30PM GMT

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If our liveblogs of the Apple v. Samsung closing arguments left you hungry for more, fear not. Nilay, Matt, and I are back to give you the latest information on the tech trial of the century — and the daunting task that lies ahead for the members of the...
The Vergecast Special Edition: Apple v. Samsung is live today at 3:30PM EDT / 7:30PM GMT
I've inherited 200K lines of spaghetti code--what now?

Can Betaworks Make Digg into the Web's First Ever Turnaround?

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Has there ever been a successful Internet turnaround? A quick look at the carcasses of fallen Web 2.0 stars like Myspace, Friendster, Bebo and Ning support conventional Internet wisdom: Once an online brand goes south, it can’t be revived. Today Betaworks acquired Digg to prove everyone wrong. The New York...
Can Betaworks Make Digg into the Web's First Ever Turnaround?

Fashism’s supportive online community caters to the more fickle fashionistas

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Deciding what to wear can be a daunting task. The clothes that cover our naked bodies come in all shapes, colors and sizes and it’s tough to know what looks good when we look in the mirror. Thankfully, when no one is around to answer the question, “Does this look...
Fashism’s supportive online community caters to the more fickle fashionistas
Meet Paul Vogel, the man trying to make the US Postal Service relevant

How to create a rating system for freelance prospecting

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I just graduated from college a couple of weeks ago. Since I have been freelancing for over five years, earlier this year I made the decision to continue my freelancing after college and relaunched my freelance business under a new name. Between a full-time school schedule and word-of-mouth freelance clients,...
How to create a rating system for freelance prospecting

Building the perfect Franken-tablet

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Finding the right business tablet can be a daunting task. Do you want a 7-inch display or a 10 inch? Built-in keyboard? Snap-on keyboard? Which operating system? What apps? How about ruggedness, style, battery life, price?...
Building the perfect Franken-tablet

Stoke City 0-1 Valencia | Europa League last-32 1st leg match report

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Tony Pulis has transformed Stoke City's fortunes over the past six seasons but he will need to mastermind a result in the second leg to surpass anything that he has achieved so far as manager if the Premier League club are to proceed to the last 16 of the Europa...
Stoke City 0-1 Valencia | Europa League last-32 1st leg match report

Aaron Sorkin compares daunting task of Steve Jobs biopic to ‘writing about The Beatles’

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Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter behind the Sony-backed biopic based on Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography, just sat down with Walt Mossberg at the D10 Conference to discuss everything from the late CEO and upcoming blockbuster to writing techniques and…The Beatles. Sorkin is a Hollywood mogul thanks to his numerous successes, including “The...
Aaron Sorkin compares daunting task of Steve Jobs biopic to ‘writing about The Beatles’

The New AOL: Local Reporters Covering Your Neighborhood

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AOL is continuing with its push to create content on a massive local scale, according to a story by the Silicon Valley Insider. The story says that AOL is looking to "expand Patch, its network of local news blogs, from 30 sites to 'hundreds', by the end of 2010." AOL...
The New AOL: Local Reporters Covering Your Neighborhood

Review: Get software directly from the vendor with a single click with DDownloads

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Setting up a new PC can be a daunting task. Getting it out of the box and plugged in is the easy part. The challenge comes from tracking down all those little patches, utilities, and other minor software that you accumulated through the years on your old PC. Free...
Review: Get software directly from the vendor with a single click with DDownloads

Apple Feels Reporting Drone Strikes 'Objectionable And Crude' And Rejects App

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It seems that today you can't spit in the wind without hitting a story about some US drone killing a bunch of people in a country somewhere overseas. Every known drone strike is accompanied by news reports of the location and the number of people killed. Yet, even with all...
Apple Feels Reporting Drone Strikes 'Objectionable And Crude' And Rejects App

University of Montreal detects an orbitless planet, shows that stars don't have an iron grip (video)

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Astronomers have long theorized that there are many planets that have drifted away from their home stars, whether it's a too-loose gravitational pull during the planet's formation or a stellar tug-of-war. We've never had a reasonable chance of locating such a wanderer until today, however. The University of Montreal...
University of Montreal detects an orbitless planet, shows that stars don't have an iron grip (video)

How to buy a hi-fi

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Shopping for a home music system can be a daunting task, mostly because there are so many choices. [Read more]...
How to buy a hi-fi

BlackBerry Subscriber Exodus Accelerates

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Financially BlackBerry is back in the black, but when it comes to subscribers, the company is still bleeding red. As encouraging as the smartphone maker’s surprise fourth-quarter profit might be, it’s clear that it faces some still-formidable challenges — particularly in shoring up its eroding subscriber base. BlackBerry lost another...
BlackBerry Subscriber Exodus Accelerates
Samsung may give the Galaxy S IV an 'unbreakable screen'

Wanna learn to code? Here's your chance

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Learning to code is overwhelming. As with any daunting task, it can be difficult to know where to start. Learning code is like dieting: Under all the gimmicks and claims is a core formula to success that requires hard work and determination. Once you get this simple principle, you...
Wanna learn to code? Here's your chance

Verifying Ages Online Is a Daunting Task, Even for Experts

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Recent sexual assaults on children by adults who pretended to be minors on Skout, a mobile social networking app, has highlighted the challenge of verifying ages online. Read more »...
Verifying Ages Online Is a Daunting Task, Even for Experts
Spotify Launches "Discover" Feature For Its Web App

Yes, It's Possible to Be Confident About Mobile Security

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Mobile phone image copyright Oleksiy MarkWhen it comes to mobile computing, many organizations either cringe at the fear of security risks or rejoice in the business potential. On one hand, mobile is revolutionizing business operations — improving operational efficiency, enhancing productivity, empowering employees, and delivering an engaging user experience. On...
Yes, It's Possible to Be Confident About Mobile Security
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How To Avoid The Most Common Startup Tech Mistakes

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For any startup founder, the first few months are an uphill battle. During this time, it's crucial to develop a solid infrastructure that will protect your intellectual property, manage data systems, and ensure that you can scale up without any major glitches. It's a daunting task. To get some insight,...
How To Avoid The Most Common Startup Tech Mistakes

Is RIM the Next Palm?

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Research In Motion gave developers and partners the hard sell on its upcoming BlackBerry 10 platform at the annual BlackBerry World conference in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday morning. And while the OS certainly looked promising, it wasn’t enough to appease investors and analysts who worry that the company’s struggle to...
Is RIM the Next Palm?
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