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The Sudden, Mysterious Exit Of A Quora Cofounder Has Silicon Valley Baffled

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Quora cofounder Charlie Cheever was suddenly bounced from the company almost a month ago, on September 11. This was a huge surprise.  Cheever had founded Quora, a Q&A site, with Adam D'Angelo back in 2009, when both had sterling reputations coming out of Facebook. Cheever is considered something of a...
The Sudden, Mysterious Exit Of A Quora Cofounder Has Silicon Valley Baffled

Apple's Chief Designer Says His Current Project Is The 'Best Work' He's Ever Done (AAPL)

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Jony Ive, the design genius behind many of Apple's most iconic products over the last decade, revealed in an interview with The Telegraph this week that his current project will be his most memorable work yet. "What we’re working on now feels like the most important and the best work...
Apple's Chief Designer Says His Current Project Is The 'Best Work' He's Ever Done (AAPL)

MUNSTER: Apple Will Sell More Than 1 Million iPads Friday (AAPL)

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Apple analyst Gene Munster is out with a note predicting 1 million in iPad sales on Friday, the launch day for the new iPad. Here's how he gets there: Recap of Past iPad Launches. Apple sold 300k iPads on launch day when the original iPad was first released (4/3/10)....
MUNSTER: Apple Will Sell More Than 1 Million iPads Friday (AAPL)

Booting Up: Facebook’s Messy IPO Edition

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This is a little tl;dr, but the key piece of information is this: "In one of the biggest IPOs in history, in which a huge amount of stock was sold to small investors, privileged Wall Street insiders once again got top-notch information...and individuals got the shaft." Color us shocked. [Business Insider]...
Booting Up: Facebook’s Messy IPO Edition

Apple Blasts To A New High, Closes In On $600 (AAPL)

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Apple's stock continues to be on a tear. As of this writing, it's up 4% on the day and it's close to $600 a share. What's got everyone so excited? The fact that Morgan Stanley suggested it could be a $1,000 stock in a year.  As you can see,...
Apple Blasts To A New High, Closes In On $600 (AAPL)

Sir Jony Ive's new iOS7: 'black, white, and flat'

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale iOS 7 is widely to reveal a new iOS7 on June 10 at its Worldwide Developer Conference. And there are some big changes in store. Scott Forstall and his love of user interface elements that mimic the “real...
Sir Jony Ive's new iOS7: 'black, white, and flat'

When tech innovations bite users in the butt

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Editor's note: This article, "When tech innovations bite users in the butt," was originally published by InfoWorld.com. Everyone loves the rapid pace of technological change -- until disruption rears it head and bites them. In recent weeks, we've seen Google drop support for IE8, a move that leaves millions...
When tech innovations bite users in the butt

Apple's Design Genius Jony Ive: Why We're Better Than Everyone Else (AAPL)

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Apple's leading designer, Jony Ive, gave a rare interview with the London Evening Standard. Here are the three most interesting questions and answers: Q: What are your goals when setting out to build a new product? A: Our goals are very simple — to design and make better products....
Apple's Design Genius Jony Ive: Why We're Better Than Everyone Else (AAPL)

3 questions for design genius James Dyson

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The famed designer and inventor isn't slowing down. By Omar Akhtar, contributor FORTUNE -- Founder of the Dyson Company and inventor of the cyclonic vacuum cleaner and bladeless fan, James Dyson stopped by Fortune's offices recently to demonstrate his company's latest line of hand dryers. We took the opportunity to...
3 questions for design genius James Dyson

What Apple Really Lost When Its Top Hardware Guru Retired (AAPL)

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Bob Mansfield, senior vice president of hardware engineering at Apple, retired on Thursday. It's pretty hard to understate how important Mansfield was to the company from a technical standpoint. He had been with Apple since 1999 and led hardware engineering for the iPhone, iPod, and the Mac. His biggest accomplishment was probably the iPad. But...
What Apple Really Lost When Its Top Hardware Guru Retired (AAPL)

Four Ways of Looking at Twitter

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Data visualization is cool. It's also becoming ever more useful, as the vibrant online community of data visualizers (programmers, designers, artists, and statisticians — sometimes all in one person) grows and the tools to execute their visions improve. Jeff Clark is part of this community. He, like many data visualization...
Four Ways of Looking at Twitter

Jonathan Ive interview: Apple's design genius is British to the core

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Apple's design guru Jonathan Ive, who receives a knighthood today for creating products such as the iPad, tells Shane Richmond why this country's industrial heritage lies behind his success....
Jonathan Ive interview: Apple's design genius is British to the core

On the Utility of Thinking in Terms of Jobs-to-Be-Done

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 In a recent post examining the future of retail, I used the jobs-to-be-done approach to break down the industry. And I’ve been using it more in other ways. It’s quite useful as a basis for innovation. The premise of the jobs-to-be-done approach is that it provides a much better basis...
On the Utility of Thinking in Terms of Jobs-to-Be-Done
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