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Dean of Lean Eric Ries Announces Scholarships for Lean Startups

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Eric Ries, the driving force behind the lean startup movement, announced Sunday on his blog Lessons Learned the creation of two scholarships for lean startups to attend upcoming conferences. A lean startup is one that takes advantage of various techniques and technologies to produce a product at minimal cost, while...
Dean of Lean Eric Ries Announces Scholarships for Lean Startups

Barack Obama Looking At Awesome Things

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Barack Obama is known to feign interest in mundane things . Fortunately, Dean Trippe has given us a welcome alternative . The Best Links: by Dean Tripper Via The Daily What View Image ›...
Barack Obama Looking At Awesome Things

Music streaming service Rdio makes its way to France and the UK, along with its apps

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For those of you in the UK and France who have been waiting to use popular music streaming service Rdio, you don’t have to wait any longer. We reported in March that Rdio was hammering out deals with record labels to make the service available in Europe and it seems...
Music streaming service Rdio makes its way to France and the UK, along with its apps

Spotflux Encrypts All The Web Things Anywhere

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I’m on a privacy tear today so I thought I’d mention this start-up. Officially launching on Wednesday, Spotflux is a browser encryption plug-in for Windows and OS X. Simply put, it protects your Internet connection by encrypting all connections through a VPN. Arguably there are approximately a billion VPN services,...
Spotflux Encrypts All The Web Things Anywhere
Apple gets charitable with $2.5M donation for Hurricane Sandy relief

What's a Facebook Ad Exchange? A (Partial) Explainer

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So what is the Facebook Exchange? Here’s the main thing: It’s not Facebook’s attempt to create an ad network that extends beyond Facebook.com itself, and onto the rest of the Web. Lots of people assume that Facebook will do that one day, in the same way that Google has been...
What's a Facebook Ad Exchange? A (Partial) Explainer

What exactly are you trying to say?

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Most office fridge notes — especially when they pertain to specialty “diet” items like, say, a Jimmy Dean breakfast sandwich — read something like this one (from a cubicle farm in Burbank, California). Not so at Rocky’s office in Austin, Texas…but office drama is never too hard to find in...
What exactly are you trying to say?
Griping aside, Apple sells through initial iPad 4th generation units

Happy Ending To The Joyent Lifetime Subscription Story

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Earlier this month Joyent announced that it would pull the plug on legacy “lifetime” hosting accounts. Now a long lost co-founder of the company is stepping up to honor the agreement. Back in 2004 Jason Hoffman co-founded two companies: Joyent, which at the time was a collaboration software-as-a-service for small...
Happy Ending To The Joyent Lifetime Subscription Story

Devlin Dunsmore: Gmail Updated for the iPad

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Devlin Dunsmore: Gmail Updated for the iPad

2. The Response by the Dean of Harvard Law School to the Student’s E-Mail

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2. The Response by the Dean of Harvard Law School to the Student’s E-Mail

Nuji launches self-service platform for retailers to manage their store pages

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Nuji, the firm that aims to make shopping more social, has launched a self-service platform for retailers so that they can control and manage their stores on the site more easily. The firm now has more than 30,000 retailers and 500,000 curated products on offer. Customers can browse the range...
Nuji launches self-service platform for retailers to manage their store pages

listening to "Kanye West - Kanye West feat. Kid Cudi - Welcome to Heartbreak (Kelly Dean Remix)(www.mediacontender.com)"

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listening to "Kanye West - Kanye West feat. Kid Cudi - Welcome to Heartbreak (Kelly Dean Remix)(www.mediacontender.com)"

Craigslist backs off on exclusive rights to user posts

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Craigslist may be tiring of its recent role as Villain of the Valley.  This week, it dialed back on a controversial term of service that gave it exclusive rights to the classified ads posted by users. As reported by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Craigslist is no longer requiring users to give...
Craigslist backs off on exclusive rights to user posts

Google Fights Back And Wins Against Bogus Patent Lawsuit From Guy Who Couldn't Even Code His 'Invention'

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Joe Mullin, in his usual incredibly thorough manner, has a detailed blog post about Google emerging victorious in a patent infringement lawsuit in East Texas, against one of many non-practicing entities to sue Google claiming patent infringement in the last few years (Mullin notes 46 filed since 2007). In this...
Google Fights Back And Wins Against Bogus Patent Lawsuit From Guy Who Couldn't Even Code His 'Invention'
A non-creepy Craigslist: 'Campus Wall' offers campus-contained marketplace for college students

Just in Time For The Holidays, Facebook Pushes "Gifts" Hard With More Retail Partnerships

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As I reported it would earlier, Facebook announced a series of new retail partnerships at an event on Thursday evening, adding brands like The Gap, Fab and Dean & Deluca to the list choices Facebook users can buy one another using the company’s “Gifts” product. The partnership also adds a...
Just in Time For The Holidays, Facebook Pushes "Gifts" Hard With More Retail Partnerships

User acquisition, the "dirty underbelly" of mobile apps

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At our recent MobileBeat event, we caught up with W3i co-founder Rob Weber to talk about user acquisition, a.k.a. persuading people to download your app, a.k.a. the seamiest of underbellies in the world of developing and marketing mobile applications. It’s been a topic of some significance around here, particularly...
User acquisition, the "dirty underbelly" of mobile apps

Urban Airship gets its game on with GamesAnalytics partnership

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Urban Airship, the firm known for providing push messaging services, and predictive analytics specialists GamesAnalytics, today announced a strategic partnership that should help games developers attract the attention of their users. The hope is that this partnership will allow developers can drive deeper engagement with games and promote content specific...
Urban Airship gets its game on with GamesAnalytics partnership

Video Of The Week: The UC Irvine Conversation

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The Dean of the Computer Science and Statistics School (The Bren School) at UC Irvine is Hal Stern. Thirty four years ago in my freshman year at MIT, I was failing Differential Equations and Hal would tutor me as he watched the Celtics games in his room. With his helped...
Video Of The Week: The UC Irvine Conversation

Google Goes After TV Dollars, By Pretending It's TV

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Google sells a lot of advertising — about $38 billion a year. But the TV guys sell even more — more than $190 billion a year. Hence Google’s new pitch to advertisers: Think of us like TV! Buy us like TV! Which means Google is going to start using an...
Google Goes After TV Dollars, By Pretending It's TV

Zynga preannounces weak earnings again

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Source: Dean TakahashiZynga CEO Marc Pincus Zynga preannounced weaker than expected financial results for its third quarter ended Sept. 30. Mark Pincus, chief executive of the San Francisco social gaming giant, said in a press statement and memo to employees that the company was weak in the “invest and express” category...
Zynga preannounces weak earnings again

This blogpost will cause lasting damage to children's brains | Dean Burnett

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Susan Greenfield has warned of the danger to children presented by the internet, video games and online porn, but that's nothing compared with the threat posed by this blogpostBaroness Susan Greenfield has yet again been warning of the dangers posed to children by some form of electronic media, this time...
This blogpost will cause lasting damage to children's brains | Dean Burnett
Bad news from Apple: iTunes 11 pushed to end of November

Microsoft Support for HTML 5 Helps Break A Logjam But Does It Matter?

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The news broke yesterday about the Microsoft General Manager who said that that the "future of the Web is HTML 5." But it's important enough for us to write about even if in the long run it still does not solve the issues with earlier versions of the Internet Explorer...
Microsoft Support for HTML 5 Helps Break A Logjam But Does It Matter?

Forbes.com – How Chat And Youth Are Killing The Meeting

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A friend who is a chief technology officer at a successful Internet startup reported a fascinating change. When he worked for a 50-something chief executive, his schedule was crammed with meetings, taking up as many as 30 hours a week. When a new 20-something CEO arrived, meeting time shrank...
Forbes.com – How Chat And Youth Are Killing The Meeting

In One Of His Most Revealing Quotes, Tim Cook Explains His Strategy For Running Apple (AAPL)

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Tim Cook gave one of his most revealing quotes to date about how he's running Apple in an interview at Duke's Fuqua School of Business. Cook got his MBA at Duke 25 years ago. He was on campus for a reunion and did a one hour interview with Fuqua's Dean....
In One Of His Most Revealing Quotes, Tim Cook Explains His Strategy For Running Apple (AAPL)

Fall of Angry Birds & some other posts you should read

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The fall of Angry Birds – Trey Smith, a San Diego, CA-based game developer crunches the numbers on Angry Birds, and offers up an explanation to why it has fallen in the app store ranking. He argues that mobile gaming is becoming all about “free to play.” Telcos and their...
Fall of Angry Birds & some other posts you should read

Video: Inside Apple HQ

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Purloined corporate recruiting film offers a rare look inside One Infinite Loop FORTUNE: On Wednesday 9to5Mac's Mark Gurman got his hands on a slickly produced Apple (AAPL) video that promotes not a product but the company itself. It's largely narrated by Joel Podolny, the former dean of the Yale School of...
Video: Inside Apple HQ

Google tricks Internet Explorer into accepting tracking cookies, Microsoft claims

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Google was caught last week bypassing default privacy settings in the Safari browser in order to serve up tracking cookies. The company claimed the situation was an accident and limited only to the Safari Web browser, but today Microsoft claimed Google is doing much the same thing with Internet Explorer.In a...
Google tricks Internet Explorer into accepting tracking cookies, Microsoft claims
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