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The Really Scary Thing About The Bad Reviews For Microsoft's Super Phone (MSFT, NOK)

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Microsoft and Nokia were hammered by reviewers who got a chance to play with the Nokia Lumia 900, the phone both companies thought would thrust them back into the smartphone spotlight. The really scary thing about the reviews, from Microsoft's perspective, is that no one is giving them the...
The Really Scary Thing About The Bad Reviews For Microsoft's Super Phone (MSFT, NOK)

Snapguide

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Snapguide: Yesterday, Heavy Bits launched Snapguide, an iPhone app for making and viewing how-to guides. Since we’re investors in Heavy Bits (through a personal investment Michael brought into the fund), I’ve had the privilege of trying the app out for a couple weeks. It’s both brilliant and beautiful.  The reality...
Snapguide

This woman got over 1 million comments on a Facebook post. But not for the reasons you think

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An American woman may have just broken the record for the most comments on a Facebook post. While seeing thousands of comments on a public page is certainly nothing new, Cathy Matthews and 107 of her friends set out to eclipse the norm. Together with a group of her friends,...
This woman got over 1 million comments on a Facebook post. But not for the reasons you think

GREE beefs up its US development team after buying App Ant Studios

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Japanese mobile social gaming giant GREE has continued to beef up its development team in the US after announcing that it has picked up Bay Area-based App Ant Studios on undisclosed terms. The development studio is well known to GREE, having teamed up to develop Dino Life — which is notable...
GREE beefs up its US development team after buying App Ant Studios

Netbot for App.net gets push notifications and full search support

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The popular Netbot client for App.net has received a nice update today, bringing push notification support and full search capability. The last version of Netbot had added limited support for the service’s user search API, but had yet to add universal search of the network. Push notifications are an essential part of...
Netbot for App.net gets push notifications and full search support

After 100,000 posts in Gmail’s forum, its biggest fan scores a trip to the Googleplex

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From time to time we’ve all entered the forums for a product that we need to ask questions about. Depending on how popular the product is you might get lucky and get a response within a few hours of posting your question. For example, Apple’s forums are full of product...
After 100,000 posts in Gmail’s forum, its biggest fan scores a trip to the Googleplex
Revealed: Facebook Messenger for iPad, iPhone app with video chat in the works
Gree devours dinosaur mobile-game developer App Ant Studios
We are all part of The Echo System system ystem stem...
Watch the Weather from the Comfort of Your Bed with Livestream's #SandyCam

Exclusive: Yahoo Labs Head Raghavan Departing to Google

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Prabhakar Raghavan, Yahoo’s well-respected head of its Labs unit and also recently its head of strategy, is leaving the company to take a job at Google. The departure comes prior to possible deep cuts in his division, which is in charge of long-term research at the Silicon Valley Internet...
Exclusive: Yahoo Labs Head Raghavan Departing to Google

11 innovative music apps and services from Midem Hack Day

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If the Midemlab startup competition is the roaring fire of tech innovation at Midem, the Hack Day is its coalface. Organised by the same team behind the regular Music Hack Day events that happen around the world, Midem Hack Day saw individuals and teams get 48 hours to create an...
11 innovative music apps and services from Midem Hack Day
Ars readers pick the 12 most incredible webcomics

San Francisco coffee chain, Blue Bottle, raises $20M

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$20 million is quite a hill of beans, and it’s an especially large hill for a coffee chain with 11 locations. But that’s just what Blue Bottle Coffee is sitting on top of right now. Blue Bottle is a high-quality purveyor of coffee that roasts its beans in small...
San Francisco coffee chain, Blue Bottle, raises $20M
From Idea To Development, A Few Hours In At The TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon
AVG buys web privacy firm PrivacyChoice & its smart Privacyfix dashboard

MBA Mondays: Where To Find Strong Talent

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One of the most vexing problems entrepreneurs face is where to find strong talent for their companies. The kind of people you want to hire for your company are in short supply and they are rarely out looking for a job. You have to go find them and recruit them...
MBA Mondays: Where To Find Strong Talent

Google snatches Yahoo’s chief scientist Prabhakar Raghavan

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Yahoo’s chief scientist Prabhakar Raghavan is taking a job at Google. Yahoo validated the departure this morning: “Yahoo! thanks Prabhakar Raghavan for his dedication and contributions to Yahoo! for the past 7 years. We wish him well in his next endeavor. Ash Munshi, CTO, will assume leadership for Y!...
Google snatches Yahoo’s chief scientist Prabhakar Raghavan

Getting ready for Pierce College dedication of gorgeous math/sci building http://twitgoo.com/vgc5i

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Getting ready for Pierce College dedication of gorgeous math/sci building http://twitgoo.com/vgc5i

Squarespace, Fog Creek, Peer1 Kept NY Data Center Alive By Carrying Fuel Buckets To The 17th Floor In The Dark

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Small businesses may have been even more affected than big companies by Hurricane Sandy, as they don’t have the same resources. When Squarespace sent an email on Monday morning, it looked like they had tried everything to keep the servers alive. They asked for forgiveness in advance. But the unbelievable...
Squarespace, Fog Creek, Peer1 Kept NY Data Center Alive By Carrying Fuel Buckets To The 17th Floor In The Dark

New York's Most Tragic Startup Story Continues As Lot18 Lays Off 11 More People

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Lot18, a wine e-commerce site that once dominated the New York startup scene, is undergoing more layoffs. This morning, eleven people were let go, dwindling the staff down to 36. Last year, Lot18 had nearly 100 employees. The cuts were made across all of Lot18's departments. Lot18 last laid off...
New York's Most Tragic Startup Story Continues As Lot18 Lays Off 11 More People

Kodak's annual loss reaches $1.38 billion--nearly twice as much as 2011

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Photo giant Eastman Kodak told investors in its annual report that it planned to emerge from bankruptcy by the middle of this year. It would do so by focusing on its strongest segment of the company: digital printing. Still, on Monday the company outlined a long road ahead in...
Kodak's annual loss reaches $1.38 billion--nearly twice as much as 2011

Facebook's First Intern Has A Startup That American Express Invested Millions In (AXP, FB)

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Radius makes software tools to help marketers reach small businesses. It has 10 million users and just raised $12.4 million from a group of investors including American Express. Founder Darian Shirazi, who started the company as Fwix a few years ago, was Facebook's first intern and worked for the social...
Facebook's First Intern Has A Startup That American Express Invested Millions In (AXP, FB)

Steve Jobs’ biographer omitted certain details about his plan for the TV

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In an interview from what appears to be the Fortress of Solitude (OK, Brazil), Steve Jobs’ biographer Walter Isaacson revealed that he kept what he knew about Apple’s upcoming TV product out of the book because “that was unfair to Apple before they produce the TV…reporting what Steve thought it should be.”” We’re...
Steve Jobs’ biographer omitted certain details about his plan for the TV

Time CEO Tells Her Staff: Today We Begin The 'Painful Process' Of Layoffs

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The layoffs at Time Inc. have begun. Everyone knew they were coming and employees have been awaiting to learn their fate for months now. About 6 percent of Time's 8,000 person staff will be cut -- that's around 500 employees. "Time Inc. made deep staff cuts back in 2008 and...
Time CEO Tells Her Staff: Today We Begin The 'Painful Process' Of Layoffs

Meet Google's Top Contributors, a community of help

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If you’ve ever asked a question in the Google Help Forums, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve met a Google Top Contributor. Last September, we told you a little bit about the Top Contributors when we hosted our 2011 Top Contributor Summit. Since then, Top Contributors continue to help millions...
Meet Google's Top Contributors, a community of help

How former Mozilla VP Damon Sicore plans to make Edmodo into an 'engineering brand'

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When it comes to attracting top engineering talent, Facebook, Google and Twitter have name recognition on their side. But Damon Sicore, the new VP of engineering at ed tech company Edmodo, believes his new employer brings another kind of advantage to the table: a mission. Sicore, who spent six years...
How former Mozilla VP Damon Sicore plans to make Edmodo into an 'engineering brand'

Research in Motion now known as BlackBerry

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RIM CEO Thorsten Heins just announced that Research in Motion is no longer known as "RIM," and will be simply known as "BlackBerry" going forward. "We have reinvented the company, and we want to represent this in our brand," Heins said. The company's new tagline, as seen above, is...
Research in Motion now known as BlackBerry

Everyme is 1 part Google+ and 1 part Path, and it actually solves some address book issues

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Sometimes you see apps and you ask yourself “Do I really need this?”, it’s pretty common to see functionality overlap in the world of mobile. There are plenty of photo sharing apps, micro social networking apps, and micro-micro social networking apps, but most of them require you to assemble the...
Everyme is 1 part Google+ and 1 part Path, and it actually solves some address book issues

Sheryl Sandberg's Full HBS Speech: Get On A Rocketship Whenever You Get The Chance

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg delivered a speech to the graduating class of Harvard Business School this week. As usual, it's a great speech. We have the full video here, as well as a transcript from HBS below. (HBS warned use that one of their people, not a professional transcriber, wrote...
Sheryl Sandberg's Full HBS Speech: Get On A Rocketship Whenever You Get The Chance
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