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A Rare Look At Meg Whitman's Cubicle (HPQ)

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Back in February, we reported on all the things that HP CEO Meg Whitman was doing to change the elitist executive culture that had sprouted since the days of Carly Fiorina. For instance, she made executives give up their fancy corner offices and move into ordinary cubicles, just like the...
A Rare Look At Meg Whitman's Cubicle (HPQ)

The new TaskRabbit API could turn to-do list apps into outsourcing ones

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Having a publicly available API instantly turns any service into a platform, allowing developers to utilize its functionality and data in their own projects. Whether this platform turns out to be a strong one is depending on how good the original service is. In TaskRabbit’s case, the service is really...
The new TaskRabbit API could turn to-do list apps into outsourcing ones

WeWork raises $6.85M as it expands co-working empire and startup labs

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WeWork Labs New York based co-working giant WeWork continues to aggressively expand. It recently opened two new spaces in Los Angeles and at Varick Street in New York. Now Venturebeat has learned WeWork has raised $6.85 million in it second round of capital. “We are going to continue to expand aggressively in...
WeWork raises $6.85M as it expands co-working empire and startup labs

The Kernel to close as debts stay unpaid

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Sentinel Media, parent company of London startup blog, says it is unable to cover payment ordered by employment tribunalLondon startup blog the Kernel is to close after its parent company Sentinel Media could not satisfy bailiffs' demands for payment of £16,853, just days after its sole director Milo Yiannopoulos insisted...
The Kernel to close as debts stay unpaid

Will Bloomberg Disclose How Heavily Reporters Mined Customer Data? (It Watches Them, Too)

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Let me start by saying up front that I used to work at Bloomberg News, so what I’m about to say is informed by that experience. I worked at Bloomberg for about year after the company bought BusinessWeek magazine from McGraw-Hill and turned it into Bloomberg Businessweek. In that capacity...
Will Bloomberg Disclose How Heavily Reporters Mined Customer Data? (It Watches Them, Too)
Facebook's Gehry-designed campus expansion will start next year
Boom! Snicker, Snicker: Spy vs. Spy Comes To The iPhone

How To Marry Your Cofounder And Not Kill Your $200 Million Startup (Or Each Other) In The Process

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Kevin and Julia Hartz have been married for five and a half years. They've been running Eventbrite, a ticketing startup worth ~ $200 million, for five years. "We knew we wanted to start a business together before we lived together," Julia tells us. She and Kevin, Eventbrite's President and CEO...
How To Marry Your Cofounder And Not Kill Your $200 Million Startup (Or Each Other) In The Process

Want A Free Desk In SF? i/o Ventures Is Offering Space For Three Startups

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I don’t want to become the publicity arm for every tech organization throwing contest or giveaway, but once in a while, something comes along that seems like a perfect fit for TechCrunch readers. For example: i/o Ventures, the co-working space and startup incubator based in the Mission District (that’s San...
Want A Free Desk In SF? i/o Ventures Is Offering Space For Three Startups

10 things we learned during the making of Firestorm

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What comes out of a 3-month-long project involving journalists, designers, and developers across two countries, spanning five editorial desks? Well, lots of lessons. Here's our top 10.1. Don't let your assets terrorise youIn a rich media piece like Firestorm - we had 25 scenes set across 6 chapters - there...
10 things we learned during the making of Firestorm
"Okay Glass, now try to do everything imaginable right out of the box"

Here's What's Really Going On At LA Startup, BeachMint

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Earlier this week, PandoDaily reported that BeachMint's CMO, John Volturo, left because, "something about BeachMint was no longer hot, sexy, or groundbreaking enough to keep Volturo's attention." PandoDaily also suggested Volturo was selling his shares to BeachMint investor, Millenium Technology Value Partners. We got on the phone with BeachMint president...
Here's What's Really Going On At LA Startup, BeachMint
Fab says mobile apps bring in 30% of sales

Today in Tech: Apple stock hits all-time high after Samsung patent win

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Why some tech workers are sharing desks and computers; Is the future of computing... analog? Apple stock opens at record high of $680 at at $637 billion market cap after Samsung patent win [TECHCRUNCH] Following Apple's landmark victory against Samsung late Friday night, the company's stock price opened today at a record...
Today in Tech: Apple stock hits all-time high after Samsung patent win

Anatomy of an interactive: a look at the code behind our Second Screen

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Hot on the heels of the previous writeup about the Olympics Second Screen and the design challenges we faced, this post is more geared at popping open the hood and looking at the technical details on how we've built the web app.The Guardian's Second Screen project is an attempt at...
Anatomy of an interactive: a look at the code behind our Second Screen
NASA's new rover will study massive glaciers -- on earth

Loosecubes shuts down after raising $7.8 million in June

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Loosecubes, the New York-based co-working startup, has shut down its operations, according to a cryptic blog post on its site. In June, the company raised $7.8 million in venture backing from New Enterprise Associates, Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, Hamilton Investment Partners, Revolution on top of a $1.23 million round in 2010. The company’s aim...
Loosecubes shuts down after raising $7.8 million in June

Super Angry Birds USB controller puts the sling back in your shot (video)

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Yeah. We know. There are pretty much as many ways to play Angry Birds, as there are people who play it. That's a lot. However, the Super Angry Birds controller you see above speaks to us. Why? Because it's not just a sling shot, or a fudged use of...
Super Angry Birds USB controller puts the sling back in your shot (video)

Corsair vs. Antec: The search for a really good $70 PC case

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This story was brought to you by our friends at The Tech Report. You can visit the original story here. The author, Cyril Kowaliski, recently released an e-book which you can find here. Let's face it: there's nothing nicer than a high-end PC enclosure. Today's offerings don't just give PCs...
Corsair vs. Antec: The search for a really good $70 PC case

Meet Turntable's Piki, The First Music App To Do Social Music Sharing Right

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Turntable has introduced today Piki, a brand new service that the company has been working on for a year. It’s a Pandora-like yet human-powered radio app combined with powerful Twitter-inspired social features. With Piki, the most impressive part is that Turntable is one of the first music startups to get...
Meet Turntable's Piki, The First Music App To Do Social Music Sharing Right

Here's What's Really Going On At LA Startup, BeachMint

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Earlier this week, PandoDaily reported that BeachMint's CMO, John Volturo, left because, "something about BeachMint was no longer hot, sexy, or groundbreaking enough to keep Volturo's attention." PandoDaily also suggested Volturo was selling his shares to BeachMint investor, Millenium Technology Value Partners. We got on the phone with BeachMint president...
Here's What's Really Going On At LA Startup, BeachMint

The Unauthorized TechCrunch iPad Review

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For some strange reason we weren’t invited to test drive the iPad early. But easy-to-get stories are never fun anyway. And there has always been another way to spend time with the iPad other than a freebie loaner from apple – the third party developers. Scores of developers have had...
The Unauthorized TechCrunch iPad Review

"Physically Together": Here's the Internal Yahoo No-Work-From-Home Memo -- Which Extends Beyond Remote Workers

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Courtesy of a plethora of very irked Yahoo employees, here is the internal memo sent to the company about a new rule rolled out today by CEO Marissa Mayer, which requires that Yahoo employees who work remotely to relocate to company facilities. “Speed and quality are often sacrificed when...
"Physically Together": Here's the Internal Yahoo No-Work-From-Home Memo -- Which Extends Beyond Remote Workers

Insert Coin: 2012's top 10 crowd-funded projects

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This trip around the sun has been a monumental one for crowdfunding, marked by big projects and astronomical numbers. Take Kickstarter wunderkind OUYA, for example, which raised more than $8.5 million in funding from 63,416 backers. Kickstarter itself has even grown and matured, expanding to the UK and putting...
Insert Coin: 2012's top 10 crowd-funded projects

Today in Tech: The Mail app every iPhone user should use

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Also: Why the Web of today is a big disappointment; Maker Studios tussles with its biggest YouTube star. Mailbox for iPhone: a next-generation email app inspired by Sparrow and Clear [THE VERGE] Whereas most Mail apps rely on buttons to archive, delete, and file emails for later, Mailbox relies on a...
Today in Tech: The Mail app every iPhone user should use

Paul Ohm: ‘Searching Journalists in the Terabyte Age’

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Great piece by Paul Ohm on the breadth of material taken by authorities when they confiscate modern computers: In other words, all of the rules that govern police searches of news offices were created in the age of typewriters, desks, filing cabinets, and stacks of paper. Now, flash forward thirty...
Paul Ohm: ‘Searching Journalists in the Terabyte Age’
The dramatic decline of the Philadelphia Inquirer newsroom captured in photos

AppMesh, a Mobile-First Customer-Tracking App, Launches

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Unless you’re a salesperson who spends a lot of time on the road, you probably don’t give much thought to the software used to track customer leads. It’s known as CRM, customer relationship management; it’s a critical tool for sales teams; and it’s the primary product for which Salesforce.com became...
AppMesh, a Mobile-First Customer-Tracking App, Launches

CES 2013: Gaming roundup

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Ultra High Definition TV and -- surprisingly -- gaming took the spotlight at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. Who'da thunk it? Certainly not me, Engadget's resident gaming dude. But here we are, with NVIDIA's first game console, Razer's modular PC rig, Valve's Steambox prototypes and Xi3's first example of...
CES 2013: Gaming roundup

Help desks change with the times

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Research firm Gartner is predicting the demise of the help desk, but tech support veterans say reports of the death of the help desk are greatly exaggerated. Insider (registration required)...
Help desks change with the times
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