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Apple's Design Guru: Our Process Hasn't Changed Even Without Steve Jobs (AAPL)

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Many assumed Apple's process of developing new products would suffer without the oversight of its visionary leader Steve Jobs, but according to the head of Apple's design department, it has mostly been business as usual since Jobs left the company. "We're developing products in exactly the same way that we...
Apple's Design Guru: Our Process Hasn't Changed Even Without Steve Jobs (AAPL)

Weightless finalizes its white spaces networking standard for the internet of things

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The Weightless Special Interest Group has put the finishing touches on its wireless radio standard for that uses white spaces spectrum to glue together the internet of things. The SIG finalized the 600-page set of specifications at its Plenary Conference in Cambridge, U.K., on Tuesday. The final approval is largely...
Weightless finalizes its white spaces networking standard for the internet of things
It's Rumor Sunday! Apple Has Been Cozying Up To DIY Guide App Snapguide

Lighter Capital ignites with three new investments

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Seattle’s Lighter Capital, which offers an alternative to venture capital and traditional bank loans, today announced three new investments in startups based in Dallas, Minneapolis and the Seattle area. It is backing Dallas’ BinaryWave, developing products and services for the support of Microsoft SharePoint; Bellevue’s HarborCloud, creating virtual desktops for...
Lighter Capital ignites with three new investments

Vicarious Raises $15M Led By Dustin Moskovitz's Good Ventures To Build Software That 'Learns Like A Human'

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Vicarious, a startup that says it’s “building software that thinks and learns like a human,” has just raised a $15 million Series A. The round was led by Good Ventures, the investment firm founded by Dustin Moskovitz, who also co-founded Facebook and Asana. (The firm’s profits will be donated to...
Vicarious Raises $15M Led By Dustin Moskovitz's Good Ventures To Build Software That 'Learns Like A Human'

You Don't Need To Be A Computer Genius To Get These Jobs At Facebook (FB)

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Facebook is one of the most important technology companies of the 21st century. Most people probably think you have to be a computer genius to work at a company like that. But this isn't the case! In fact, Facebook has a huge advertising staff, recruiting staff and just about everything in...
You Don't Need To Be A Computer Genius To Get These Jobs At Facebook (FB)

Is Facebook Having Problems Scaling Its Development Platform?

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Shared by Jesse Stay What I've found when this type of stuff happens with Facebook is they are often upgrading something. F8's just around the corner - give it a bit and I bet it all works out. There is a significant risk and reward that comes with developing products...
Is Facebook Having Problems Scaling Its Development Platform?

In online dating, data dictates design as well as matchmaking

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Believe it or not, there’s a lot more to the online dating industry than an algorithmic shootout over whose matching engine is the best. For Zoosk, a dating platform that’s about to celebrate its five-year anniversary, building the right user experience is just as important — if not more so...
In online dating, data dictates design as well as matchmaking

BuzzMob recruits former founding StubHub CTO to develop its fan engagement app for live events

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Location-based mobile events service BuzzMob is highly interested in moving into the live performances and events space. To that end, it has recruited Shawn Kernes, the former founding Chief Technology Officer at StubHub to help lead the charge to help forge partnerships with organizers, producers, venues, and brands involved in...
BuzzMob recruits former founding StubHub CTO to develop its fan engagement app for live events
PARC showcases business models, not products, at 10 year anniversary
Scanadu officially launches to build technologically-savvy healthcare

From SXSW: Google Buzz and User Empathy

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I was having lunch with Dare Obasanjo and Louis Gray yesterday. We were talking about FriendFeed and Google Buzz, and I was saying how I really didn't get either product. And something occurred to me that I think about sometimes, but rarely articulate.I have been writing code and/or developing products...
From SXSW: Google Buzz and User Empathy

How Facebook and Google are changing the future of Intel's CPUs

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Facebook, Amazon, and Google aren't just Intel product users -- they're increasingly buying hardware directly from the semiconductor manufacturer. Intel, meaningwhile, is actively developing products for these markets. What's driven the change? Market necessity....
How Facebook and Google are changing the future of Intel's CPUs

News app editor Lauren Rabaino brings a startup mentality to the Seattle Times

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How do you save a 120-year newspaper from extinction? If you’re the Seattle Times, you create a startup right in the middle of your newsroom. That’s essentially how its news applications team operates, says Lauren Rabaino, who yesterday became the newspaper’s first-ever News Applications Editor. The team is tasked with...
News app editor Lauren Rabaino brings a startup mentality to the Seattle Times

Cutting the cable: Wireless charging becomes a reality

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With more than 120 companies developing products, the market for devices that can charge or be charged wirelessly is about to explode in place you might never have imaged, like that car dashboard....
Cutting the cable: Wireless charging becomes a reality

Don’t Be Afraid To Go Pink: Designing Great Tech Products For Women

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Editor’s Note: This guest post was written by Sarah Paiji, co-founder and CEO of Snapette, a mobile fashion shopping startup that drives users to nearby stores. She is an alumni of 500 Startups accelerator and dropped out of Harvard Business School to work on Snapette full-time with her co-founder Jinhee...
Don’t Be Afraid To Go Pink: Designing Great Tech Products For Women

It’s Official: Digg Engineers Are Joining Washington Post’s SocialCode

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Another bit of closure for Digg as the company continues to look for a buyer of its technology and its site: its engineering team is joining SocialCode, the social media advertising and analytics subsidiary of the Washington Post Company. We first wrote about the engineers getting hired by WaPo on...
It’s Official: Digg Engineers Are Joining Washington Post’s SocialCode
Mom knows best: Why health technology need a woman's touch

5 Perspectives On The Future Of The Human Interface

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The next generation of apps will require developers to think more of the human as the user interface. It will become more about the need to know how an app works while a person stands up or with their arms in the air more so than if they’re sitting down...
5 Perspectives On The Future Of The Human Interface

Microsoft Kinect Research Project Lets Anyone Bring Household Objects Alive

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Have you ever wanted to dance a waltz as an animatronic chair? A surprisingly fun Microsoft research project released last week allows you to do just that - and lots of other aninmated tricks. Designed for computer graphics amateurs, KinÊtre taps into Microsoft's Kinect technology to make the magic happen....
Microsoft Kinect Research Project Lets Anyone Bring Household Objects Alive

Apple Is Quietly Testing Designs For Its High Resolution, Big-Screen TV

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Apple is testing multiple high resolution, big-screen TV-set designs, The Wall Street Journal reports. It's working with suppliers in Asia and Apple's previous partner, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, may be helping with the designs, WSJ's sources say. Hon Hai also helped Apple create the iPhone and iPad. Yes, this...
Apple Is Quietly Testing Designs For Its High Resolution, Big-Screen TV

Seattle Angel Conference kicks things off with a $100,000 check

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Folks in the Seattle tech community have been talking for some time now about ways to get more early-stage capital flowing. That’s one of the reasons why John Sechrest started the Seattle Angel Conference, hoping to get more people writing checks for high-quality startups in the region. He’s off to a pretty...
Seattle Angel Conference kicks things off with a $100,000 check

WSJ reports Apple has tested TV designs -- don't get too excited

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In a saga that makes its lawsuit against Samsung seem like only a brief moment in time, the rumors of an Apple-built HDTV are going around again. After CEO Tim Cook dropped a nugget about TV being an intense area of interest (the exact same thing he said in...
WSJ reports Apple has tested TV designs -- don't get too excited

No Wonder Facebook Is Making A Phone

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The risk factors section of public filings is usually full of boilerplate -- lawsuits, unfavorable regulatory environment, competition, locusts, all the usual stuff. But Facebook's S-1 filing today revealed some interesting concerns about its mobile business. First, Facebook's mobile apps are not making any money -- Facebook doesn't show...
No Wonder Facebook Is Making A Phone

Live video talk: The power of storytelling for early stage energy tech

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Creating compelling narratives and telling solid stories can be a game-changer for early stage energy technologies — for developing products, for pitching investors, and for gaining customers and partners. At the fourth annual ARPA-E Summit on Monday around 4:30PM EST (1:30PM PST) we’ll be live streaming a discussion between Otherlab’s...
Live video talk: The power of storytelling for early stage energy tech

Attention Developers! New York And San Francisco To Host Google Glass Events In Fortnight

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Interested in developing products for those Google spectacles? Well, there's an event for that. Without giving anyone much time to check their busy schedules, Google has announced a couple of developer events for its Google Glass project. With one in San Francisco and one in New York, the "hackathons",...
Attention Developers! New York And San Francisco To Host Google Glass Events In Fortnight

Jony Ive Reveals The Secret Of Apple's Design Strategy (AAPL)

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Apple's design chief has two main goals in mind when developing products: Keep the design as simple as possible and design each product well enough that the user can't possibly imagine it looking any other way. “We try to develop products that seem somehow inevitable. That leave you with the...
Jony Ive Reveals The Secret Of Apple's Design Strategy (AAPL)

Apple's patent win should force competitors to grow some balls like Microsoft did

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Late last week Apple won a sweeping patent case against Samsung when a bunch of the company’s smartphones were found to infringe on Apple’s patents. Since then, there has been a spate of discussion centered around the theory that the win will stifle innovation in the smartphone space as competitors...
Apple's patent win should force competitors to grow some balls like Microsoft did
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