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Help a Startup Out: A Craigslist for Startups

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Startups may need help recruiting online just like more traditional companies, but when it comes to also finding advice, getting feedback or seeking early partnerships, it's not easy to meet these needs in one handy location. Chris McCann and Brendan McManus, the co-founders behind the Startup Digest email event newsletter,...
Help a Startup Out: A Craigslist for Startups
How Disruption Works: Job Loss Isn't Really Job Loss

The Femivore’s Dilemma - NYTimes.com. This touches on a very important issue. It's not about being all cutesy-poo wrapped in a hand-knit shawl and cuddling a chicken you raised yourself. This can be serious. I think this can be part of the way to save o

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The Femivore’s Dilemma - NYTimes.com. This touches on a very important issue. It's not about being all cutesy-poo wrapped in a hand-knit shawl and cuddling a chicken you raised yourself. This can be serious. I think this can be part of the way to save o

Reading 2 good posts by @stein: Community Will Power the Curated Web - http://bit.ly/cx58al and The Curator's Dilemma - http://bit.ly/9FlpKn

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Reading 2 good posts by @stein: Community Will Power the Curated Web - http://bit.ly/cx58al and The Curator's Dilemma - http://bit.ly/9FlpKn

Little Black Bag Raises $2.75M From GRP, Chamath P., David Tisch And Others

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There is something to be said about the serendipity of shopping in a brick and mortar stores, especially when you’re buying fashion. The dilemma with clothing is that you don’t know what you’ll like until you get to the store and are presented with an array of options, and that...
Little Black Bag Raises $2.75M From GRP, Chamath P., David Tisch And Others
Clayton Christensen Wants to Transform Capitalism

Participation: The Trend That is Bigger than the Harlem Shake

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Mark Suster (@msuster), a 2x entrepreneur, now VC at GRP Partners. Read more about Suster on his Startup Advice blog: Both Sides of the Table By now many of you know the Harlem Shake. It is a YouTube phenomenon that in just two weeks has gone from...
Participation: The Trend That is Bigger than the Harlem Shake

Google's Vint Cerf on Private Clouds v. Public Clouds

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The debate about private clouds continue as the traditional heavyweight enterprise software providers make their big and glossy pitches for their vision of a private cloud. So, it may come from Google, but still, it is refreshing to hear the intellectual tone that a scholar like Vint Cerf provides. Cerf...
Google's Vint Cerf on Private Clouds v. Public Clouds

Swype Android keyboard out of beta, available in Google Play Store for $0.99

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Swype’s Android keyboard is finally out of “beta” phase and now available to the masses. Swype, a Seattle-area startup that was acquired by Burlington, Mass.-based Nuance  for $102.5 million back in October 2011, has arrived in the Google Play Store. Previously, the keyboard that allows you to form words by dragging...
Swype Android keyboard out of beta, available in Google Play Store for $0.99
Keen On… Stewart Brand: How Real Innovation Is Now Coming From The South [TCTV]

How Apple will become a mobile carrier

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What’s next for Apple? Apple will provide wireless service directly to its iPad and iPhone customers. First, Apple will sell data packages bundled with iPads. Then it will sell data and international roaming plans to iPhone customers through the iTunes Store. And in time — sooner than many think — Apple...
How Apple will become a mobile carrier

The new writer's dilemma: You wrote something really great -- now, where do you put it?

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Not that long ago, if you decided to write something — an essay, perhaps, or a piece of fiction — your choices on what to do with it were fairly limited. If you knew someone at a specific publication, you could try to convince them to run it, or you...
The new writer's dilemma: You wrote something really great -- now, where do you put it?

The Facebook distribution dilemma

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Facebook is unlocked. So who held, and who sold? FORTUNE -- Approximately 271 million shares of Facebook (FB) stock was "unlocked" yesterday, under a provision that had prevented certain investors from selling shares until 90 days after the company went public. And, as happens after most lockup expirations, Facebook took...
The Facebook distribution dilemma

Beyond 5 Stars: Foursquare Looks For A Smarter Way To Rate Businesses

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We all understand the five-star rating system. But does it really provide us with valuable information? Foursquare says nay. Foursquare is experimenting with a new ratings system that gives users more information about a particular business than the often-arbitrary five-star system employed by services such as Yelp. A new...
Beyond 5 Stars: Foursquare Looks For A Smarter Way To Rate Businesses

Microsoft's Big Tablet Dilemma Illustrated In Two Steve Ballmer Quotes (MSFT)

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Is Steve Ballmer contradicting himself about the Surface tablet? Horace Dediu of Asymco notes two Ballmer quotes that show the tightrope he's being forced to walk now that Microsoft is building its own hardware. In an interview with CRN, Ballmer is asked about Microsoft doing a phone, and he says,...
Microsoft's Big Tablet Dilemma Illustrated In Two Steve Ballmer Quotes (MSFT)

The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave

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The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave: Roger Kay for Forbes: With Windows 8, Microsoft entirely screwed the pooch. A badly conceived OS, designed to compete with Apple's iOS and yet remain a traditional PC, did neither. It only confused and repelled users. Windows 7, a decent replacement for...
The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave

Microsoft, Windows 8, and the Innovator’s Dilemma (or, why you hate Windows 8)

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One thing is obvious from the immediate reaction to Windows 8 Release Preview. Most of those who try it do not like it. It is a contrast to the pre-release days of Windows 7, when there was near-consensus that, whatever you think of Windows overall, the new edition was better...
Microsoft, Windows 8, and the Innovator’s Dilemma (or, why you hate Windows 8)

This stylish rocking chair uses your movement to charge your gadgets

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This story was originally published in Hebrew on Newsgeek.co.il. At the end of each year, Israel’s Shenkar College organizes an exhibition showcasing the final projects of that year’s graduates from the different departments of the college. Newsgeek makes a habit of attending these events, and every year we choose the most interesting...
This stylish rocking chair uses your movement to charge your gadgets

Dear Mariella: My nephew has been writing on Facebook about his dad having terminal cancer, and the family feels it's an invasion of privacy

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A woman whose nephew writes about his father's cancer on Facebook wants him to stop. Mariella Frostrup says seeking support is normal – and cyberspace is the modern mediumThe dilemma My brother has terminal cancer. His son, who is 41, continuously writes about his father's condition on Facebook. It's led...
Dear Mariella: My nephew has been writing on Facebook about his dad having terminal cancer, and the family feels it's an invasion of privacy
Startups are struggling to find and retain talent -- it's time to change that

Facebook’s Dilemma With Native iOS Apps: Relevance or Revenues

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Facebook revealed some healthy new stats about how it drives traffic to Apple’s iOS ecosystem at an event today in San Francisco. The platform drove people to Apple’s App Store 83 million times last month. On top of that, it sent people back to iOS apps they had already downloaded...
Facebook’s Dilemma With Native iOS Apps: Relevance or Revenues
Big brother's watching: Half of users don't like brands listening in on social media
Square Vs. NCR: Disruptive Innovation In Action

Dell's Dilemma: Overseas Cash

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Advisers working on Dell's $24.4 billion buyout are trying to solve a problem: how to use the computer maker's foreign cash without paying a $2.6 billion U.S. tax bill....
Dell's Dilemma: Overseas Cash

Why Sublime Video scooped my TV startup prize in Cannes

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Judging a startup competition is difficult at the best of times — but what do you do when the industry you’re focused on is a highly defensive one like TV? That’s the dilemma I had over the weekend as one of the judges of MIPCube Lab, a pitch program aimed...
Why Sublime Video scooped my TV startup prize in Cannes

With privacy there is no middle ground

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Facebook revenues Lots of posts the past few days about the current Facebook privacy issues. Mark Zuckerberg is under attack. Not just for the latest Facebook update, but also personally for an alleged chat session that suggests he isn’t very respectful towards his customers (A new Gordon Brown affair shall...
With privacy there is no middle ground

Microsoft improves Windows Phone's Dev Center to support app submission cancellations, better image uploads

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Today Microsoft announced three quality-of-life changes to the Windows Phone Developer Center that should smooth the application submission process. Developers can now cancel app submissions, something while will lead to a large decrease in groan moments for those building for the Windows Phone platform. Calling the prior process “frustrating,” Microsoft...
Microsoft improves Windows Phone's Dev Center to support app submission cancellations, better image uploads
Over 1 Billion (Hours) Served: Netflix, Big Cable, And The Innovator’s Dilemma
Tablets as Computers, Tablets as Cable Boxes: Why the iPad Is Different

Forget Med School - Be a Startup Doctor

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Late last year, Mark Cuban (self-made billionaire and owner of the Dallas Mavericks) wrote that entrepreneurs should ignore what their customers want. This may sound shocking, but it's nothing new. In fact, it's practically common knowledge for start-up companies; many entrepreneurs (including Steve Jobs) consider it one of the "best...
Forget Med School - Be a Startup Doctor
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