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Samsung claims treated 'unequally', asks for new trial in patent dispute with Apple

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Samsung has filed for judgment as a matter of law and a new trial as an alternative, and questioned jury decisions in a number of areas in its patent dispute against Apple....
Samsung claims treated 'unequally', asks for new trial in patent dispute with Apple

Matrix: Evolution of Social Media Integration and Corporate Websites

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Many Brands That Adopt Social Are ‘Throwing Away’ Hard Earned Traffic Many brands are jumping on the social media bandwagon, without giving proper though about the impacts to their marketing effort.  In particular, many brands are putting ’social chicklets’ on their homepage to “Follow us on Twitter” or “Friend us...
Matrix: Evolution of Social Media Integration and Corporate Websites
Crushed by a giant: how Flickr's flame was snuffed by Yahoo
iPad minis with LTE start arriving on Black Friday (November 23rd) for standard, Nov. 21 for expedited

Facebook event ads now have simpler RSVP, allow users to invite friends

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Facebook has updated the look and functionality of its event ads, eliminating RSVP options with a single “join” button followed by a new ability to invite friends directly from the ad. Previously, event ads included an RSVP button that presented ”attending,” “maybe attending” or “not attending” as options after users clicked...
Facebook event ads now have simpler RSVP, allow users to invite friends

Zoomingo’s new Android app makes shopping decisions easier with ‘Hot or Not’ style game

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If you’re like most people, you might find the prospect of shopping a little taxing on your nervous system, time and budget. And, thankfully, technology is working to change all that. Zoomingo released an Android version of its shopping app this week, the one that lists things on sale from...
Zoomingo’s new Android app makes shopping decisions easier with ‘Hot or Not’ style game
Foursquare Updates Its App To Move Beyond The 'Check-In' And Appeal To The Mainstream

How to stay sane as an entrepreneur

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A friend who studied entrepreneurship recently started his own company. After being on the sidelines and writing about entrepreneurs for years he decided to leave the academic world and venture out on his own. Two weeks ago we were having dinner and he asked me a simple question: how do...
How to stay sane as an entrepreneur
If Google wants to battle Apple, it's going to need its own retail stores

SHERYL SANDBERG: 'The Most Important Document Ever To Come Out Of The Valley'

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Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's COO, is a big fan of a presentation published by Netflix. She loves it so much, she said it "may well be the most important document ever to come out of the Valley." The presentation was created by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, and it was first published...
SHERYL SANDBERG: 'The Most Important Document Ever To Come Out Of The Valley'

Packrati.us Makes It Super Easy To Store Twitter Links in Your Delicious Account

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On any given day, I get around 100 weblinks in my Twitter account – either from people I follow or links I post myself. As you can imagine, that soon stacks up and that then presents a problem when I want to find a particular link I came across...
Packrati.us Makes It Super Easy To Store Twitter Links in Your Delicious Account

Nikkei: Panasonic may end plasma HDTV production soon

www.engadget.com
While we've heard rumors of the death of plasmas before, Japanese business paper The Nikkei is reporting that Panasonic may stop using the technology in fiscal 2014. Without citing sources, it claims Panasonic will shut down production at its main Amagasaki plant, reducing production gradually to avoid angering partners...
Nikkei: Panasonic may end plasma HDTV production soon

Design thinking tips from the masters

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As Mark noted in his post introducing me, I'm winding down a stint as executive editor of MIT Sloan Management Review. One of my greatest pleasures during that assignment was developing a special report on design thinking. Most of what gets published about design thinking focuses on getting analytical types...
Design thinking tips from the masters

Huge Ruling: Court Rejects Medical Diagnostic Patent

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We've been covering the Prometheus Laboratories v. Mayo Labs case for a few years now, as it was a key case involving whether or not you could patent basic medial diagnostics -- i.e., can you patent basic science and limit doctors from doing such science without paying up. Tragically, in...
Huge Ruling: Court Rejects Medical Diagnostic Patent

Nobody listening? NSA agents don't need specific warrants to target individuals, says Greenwald

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Over the past two weeks, the US government has insisted that its powers under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act require the NSA to get a "special, particularized order" from the FISA court to intercept an individual American’s communications. Analyzing both the law on the books and NSA...
Nobody listening? NSA agents don't need specific warrants to target individuals, says Greenwald

Programmatic Attribution Modeling - Don't Just Measure, Execute

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The goal behind an attribution model is to understand how all of your marketing touch-points fit together, showing you which dollars are working the hardest, and subsequently allowing you to make smarter decisions next time around. Sounds simple, right? Actually, it’s very far from simple, and is... Please visit Search...
Programmatic Attribution Modeling - Don't Just Measure, Execute
Phones vs tablets question: One hand or two?

Kevin Systrom First Turned Down Facebook — Now Mark Zuckerberg Bought Him For $1 Billion

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When Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom was at Stanford, he was approached by Mark Zuckerberg to join Facebook. That was back in 2004, when the company was just getting off the ground. "Unfortunately, I decided I wanted to stay in school, and that's one of those decisions that I look...
Kevin Systrom First Turned Down Facebook — Now Mark Zuckerberg Bought Him For $1 Billion

The Real Time Web Must Remain Open.

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All the cool kids are talking about the Real Time Web. There’s a lot of innovation here but one of the main problems is that all the data is being held by two main players – Twitter and Facebook. It’s not really an open network. If you need to launch...
The Real Time Web Must Remain Open.

Google's New Content Experiments API Turns Google Analytics Into A Full-Blown A/B Testing Platform

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Google today launched its new Content Experiments API, a tool that allows developers to easily test their sites’ content with programmatic optimization. The new API is deeply integrated with Google Analytics, so developers can use all of Analytics’ power to measure their different optimizations. Indeed, as Google describes it, “this...
Google's New Content Experiments API Turns Google Analytics Into A Full-Blown A/B Testing Platform

Apple takes its Genius Bar online to help you set up your iPhone and iPad, in the UK for now at least

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The Apple Genius Bar has proven to be a pretty popular service for those not quite sure what they’re looking for. Don’t know whether you need a MacBook Pro, Air or even an iPad? Make an appointment with an expert at one of Apple’s in-store Genius Bars. Indeed, just last...
Apple takes its Genius Bar online to help you set up your iPhone and iPad, in the UK for now at least

Apple takes issue with post-trial decision timeline, asks court to reschedule hearings

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In a late Thursday filing, Apple requested Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh to reconsider the scheduling of two post-trial decisions, saying that the current timeline may dissolve an existing Galaxy Tab ban prematurely....
Apple takes issue with post-trial decision timeline, asks court to reschedule hearings

Nokia 'sharpens strategy' by dropping three executives, laying off 10,000 and dumping Vertu

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Nokia is still trying to turn things around after a slew of losses, and has made some tough decisions about how to move forward by announcing it will reduce staff by up to 10,000 people before the end of 2013. Also on the outs are three executives, and it...
Nokia 'sharpens strategy' by dropping three executives, laying off 10,000 and dumping Vertu

Apple sends out reminder to developers that Mac apps must be sandboxed by June 1st

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Apple has sent out an email to members of its Mac developer program reminding them that the deadline to implement sandboxing in their apps is still June 1st. As a reminder, the deadline for sandboxing your apps on the Mac App Store is June 1. We’ve made the process easier...
Apple sends out reminder to developers that Mac apps must be sandboxed by June 1st
Japan's TEPCO admits Fukushima disaster was avoidable, details shocking decisions that led to tragedy

Diaspora Founders To Move On, Handing Over Decentralized Social Network 'To The Community'

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It was a good run, but it looks like the founders of Diaspora have reached the end of the road — at least for their full-time leadership of the project. Diaspora, the Kickstarter-backed initiative launched two years ago by a group of NYU students aiming to create a decentralized social...
Diaspora Founders To Move On, Handing Over Decentralized Social Network 'To The Community'
Windows Blue could restore the Start button, boot straight to the desktop

That was fast: The RTM build of Windows 8 has leaked onto a file sharing site near you

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According to The Verge, the final build of Windows 8 has leaked. Yes, it only took about 12 minutes. The build itself is an ‘N’ build which means that it does not contain Windows Media Player. For more on that, run a search for decisions of the European Union against Microsoft....
That was fast: The RTM build of Windows 8 has leaked onto a file sharing site near you

The Hardest Thing CEOs Have To Do

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Yesterday at Lerer Ventures' CEO Summit, The Facebook Effect author David Kirkpatrick asked two founders, "What's the hardest thing you've ever had to do for your company?" Both CEOs agreed: it was firing people. Akshay Kothari, CEO and co-founder of news reader Pulse, said firing someone for the fist time...
The Hardest Thing CEOs Have To Do

IdoNotes blog/podcast 7 year anniversary and new decisions & major changes

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IdoNotes blog/podcast 7 year anniversary and new decisions & major changes
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