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Basis Lands $11.5M, Adds Esther Dyson & Deepak Chopra As Advisors As It Beefs Up Production Of Its Wearable Health Tracker

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Back in November, Basis officially took on Jawbone, Nike and Fitbit, releasing its long-awaited wrist-based mobile health tracker. Capitalizing on the popularity of the Quantified Self Movement, the $200 sensor-happy Basis band its accompanying web dashboard allow novices and fitness enthusiasts alike to easily track their activity, skin temperature, heart...
Basis Lands $11.5M, Adds Esther Dyson & Deepak Chopra As Advisors As It Beefs Up Production Of Its Wearable Health Tracker

Basis raises $11.5M for health-tracking wristwatch, adds Deepak Chopra to advisory board

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As health-tracking companies battle it out for consumers’ hearts and minds — and wrists — Basis Science has announced that it has raised $11.5 million for its own sensor-based band that monitors a variety of health indicators. The Series B round was led by Mayfield Fund and included existing investors, DCM...
Basis raises $11.5M for health-tracking wristwatch, adds Deepak Chopra to advisory board

YouTube prepares its second Channels push, 60% of content partners to lose funding

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YouTube introduced professional channels — an initiative to add original content to the Web’s top video site — back in December 2011, after an investment of $100 million, and now it is preparing its a second push for the program but far fewer partners can expect to see upfront cash...
YouTube prepares its second Channels push, 60% of content partners to lose funding

Amazon Publishing bookshop boycott grows

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Independent booksellers join Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million and Canadian chain Indigo in refusing to stock retail giant's own booksThe cold war between north American booksellers and Amazon has hotted up this week, with the booksellers joining together to announce that they will not be selling any of the titles published...
Amazon Publishing bookshop boycott grows

Now You Can Follow Influential People On LinkedIn Without Them Following You Back (LNKD)

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LinkedIn launched a new section of its LinkedIn Today news aggregator service that offers original content from influential business leaders and thinkers in their respective fields. For the first time, LinkedIn will let you follow influencers without having to be accepted as a direct connection. It's very similar to the...
Now You Can Follow Influential People On LinkedIn Without Them Following You Back (LNKD)

Deepak Chopra Apologizes for Starting Earthquake on Twitter

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A 7.2-magnitude earthquake was felt in California and parts of Mexico and the southwestern United States today, and alternative physician and transcendental meditation guru Deepak Chopra used his Twitter account to apologizing for causing it.He was probably just kidding, but his tweets garnered several amused reactions regardless. Shortly after...
Deepak Chopra Apologizes for Starting Earthquake on Twitter

LinkedIn Hits 200 Million Users Worldwide -- Adding New Users At Rate Of Two Per Second

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LinkedIn has announced it has reached 200 million users worldwide — with new users being added at an average rate of two per second (or 172,800 per day). Not bad for a professional social network. The site clocked up its first 100 million members back in March 2011, underlining how...
LinkedIn Hits 200 Million Users Worldwide -- Adding New Users At Rate Of Two Per Second

A Modest (and Admittedly Ill-Thought Out) Proposal For Saving Traditional Book Publishing

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Let’s all agree: Publishing is screwed, and it’s Amazon’s fault. The book giant has hired a veteran commissioning editor to dole out shovel-fulls of cash to the world’s best selling authors. Even the “big six” publishers have no way to compete. Cash-cow authors are turning their backs on the traditional...
A Modest (and Admittedly Ill-Thought Out) Proposal For Saving Traditional Book Publishing

Sam Harris to Deepak Chopra: Don't Pretend ~http://bit.ly/ciwPlO

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Sam Harris to Deepak Chopra: Don't Pretend ~http://bit.ly/ciwPlO

YouTube Premium Channel SourceFed Racks Up 50,000 Subscribers

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SourceFed, a.k.a. the "bacon of the news" on YouTube, emerged as the first successful channels among Google's premium content offering yesterday, when the show hit 500,000 subscribers with 158 million views to date. Google launched invested roughly $400 million in nearly 100 shows last January as part of YouTube's Original...
YouTube Premium Channel SourceFed Racks Up 50,000 Subscribers

Making sense of opinions: Celeb-backed State takes a stab at the modern forum

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New opinion network State has $14 million in funding and an all-star lineup of founders and investors that includes Worldwide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee, new age doctor and author Deepak Chopra, Lady Gaga’s manager Troy Carter, and the team behind Jawbone, maker of bluetooth headsets. That’s a lot of...
Making sense of opinions: Celeb-backed State takes a stab at the modern forum

Deepak Chopra challenged by quantum physicist - Church of the Churchless ~http://bit.ly/aGANOc

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Deepak Chopra challenged by quantum physicist - Church of the Churchless ~http://bit.ly/aGANOc

Presenting: All The Gadgets You Need To Live A Healthier Life (AAPL, MMI)

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Thanks to technology and innovation, it's never been easier to live a healthier lifestyle. There are a ton of excellent gadgets and apps that are dedicated to helping you eat better, sleep well, lose weight, and track your progress.  In this list, we present you with some excellent choices...
Presenting: All The Gadgets You Need To Live A Healthier Life (AAPL, MMI)

The Future of YouTube Marketing by Greg Jarboe – SES NY Interview

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Ignite had the benefit of interviewing Greg Jarboe recently and wanted to share his thoughts for our readers. Greg gave some really good advice for companies looking to engage in YouTube marketing  in 2012. You can find Greg speaking at this year’s SES NY and hear him speaking specifically on the YouTube Next Gen panel....
The Future of YouTube Marketing by Greg Jarboe – SES NY Interview

With More Than A Million Answers Posted, Video Q&A Site VYou Redesigns To Focus On Discovery

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VYou launched a year and a half ago to let users ask each other questions, with answers posted by video. Since then, it’s and rolled out an iPhone app for answering questions on the go and attracted a fair number of celebrities to answer questions through its platform. (Hello, Oprah!)...
With More Than A Million Answers Posted, Video Q&A Site VYou Redesigns To Focus On Discovery

Health Tracker Maker's New Fans Include Deepak Chopra

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There's lots of companies selling gizmos to track users' physical activity. Basis Science hopes to distinguish itself with $11.5 million in new funding, and the support of author Deepak Chopra. The San Francisco-based startup on Wednesday is announcing the funding round, which is led by Mayfield Fund but also includes...
Health Tracker Maker's New Fans Include Deepak Chopra
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Which New York Techies Came Out to Support Obama at Last Night’s Splashy Fundraiser?

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With Super Tuesday looming, President Obama cut a swath through New York City last night, attending four separate fundraisers, beginning his evening in a Manhattan penthouse. The big ticket events of the night both happened in Union Square, starting with a $35,000-a-plate dinner at ABC Kitchen, run by celebuchef Jean-Georges...
Which New York Techies Came Out to Support Obama at Last Night’s Splashy Fundraiser?

Best Tech Events This Week (Internet Week, Webutante Ball, MOUSE@15, OpenCo, NY Times Job Fair, Webby Awards, Mobile Media Upfront, NYU ITP, CM Summit)

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com. You know...
Best Tech Events This Week (Internet Week, Webutante Ball, MOUSE@15, OpenCo, NY Times Job Fair, Webby Awards, Mobile Media Upfront, NYU ITP, CM Summit)

Education Start-up Siminars Grabs Deepak Chopra For First Major Project

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[tc_5min code="517763528"] The team at Siminars has developed what they call an “online platform with all the tools you need to build, publish and distribute highly effective courses.” It means that rather than just using a written text to teach a concept, Siminars’ web platform lets a teacher of a...
Education Start-up Siminars Grabs Deepak Chopra For First Major Project

10 fitness apps that will reshape your workout

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I’ve been hearing quite a bit of entrepreneurial buzz from L.A. recently. The city known for its Hollywood productions and its chiseled, beach bodies is making waves with new technology startups. Watch It Now Entertainment, founded in 2004, is positioning itself to capitalize on the $30 billion a year fitness...
10 fitness apps that will reshape your workout

Pulse introduces sharing to LinkedIn, 3 weeks after being bought by the business social network

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It’s been three weeks since LinkedIn agreed to pay $90 million to buy Pulse, and now the social news app has introduced features to allow content sharing to LinkedIn’s business-focused social network, which rolled out to its Android app today. Users of Pulse for Android can now share articles to LinkedIn...
Pulse introduces sharing to LinkedIn, 3 weeks after being bought by the business social network

Deepak Chopra Apologizes for Starting Earthquake on Twitter - http://bit.ly/aQcFrn

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Deepak Chopra Apologizes for Starting Earthquake on Twitter - http://bit.ly/aQcFrn
Basis Science raises $11.5M and nabs Deepak Chopra and Esther Dyson as advisors

Scribd Ramps Up Migration To HTML5; Scores Partnerships With Forbes Media And Others

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We reported recently that online document sharing site Scribd will start to ditch Flash across its tens of millions of uploaded documents and convert them all to native HTML5 Web pages, another win for Apple in its battle against Flash. Today, at TechCrunch Disrupt, Scribd CEO and co-founder Jared Friedman,...
Scribd Ramps Up Migration To HTML5; Scores Partnerships With Forbes Media And Others

RT @SamHarrisOrg: Collision with Deepak Chopra on Nightline tonight. But the entire debate appears here already: http://bit.ly/9Lpk1v

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RT @SamHarrisOrg: Collision with Deepak Chopra on Nightline tonight. But the entire debate appears here already: http://bit.ly/9Lpk1v
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