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Samsung won't get to attack the iPhone 4S at trial in California this summer

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Yesterday evening, Judge Lucy Koh, the federal judge presiding over Apple's two lawsuits against Samsung in the Northern District of California, entered an order denying two Samsung motions:Samsung won't get to amend its prior art contentions at this stage because it has known about all of those for several months...
Samsung won't get to attack the iPhone 4S at trial in California this summer

Business Insider Is Hiring A Data Analyst For Our Paid Research Service

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We're looking for a hardworking individual with strong quantitative and analytical skills to join a growing team of analysts at Business Insider Intelligence.  What Is BI Intelligence? BI Intelligence is a subscription research service from Business Insider that provides in-depth insight, data, and analysis of the tech industry. We publish notes and...
Business Insider Is Hiring A Data Analyst For Our Paid Research Service

Defining The M&A "Nibble" And What To Do When You Get One

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Editor’s note: Jason M. Lemkin served as CEO and co-founder of EchoSign, the web’s most popular e-signature service, from inception through its acquisition by Adobe Systems in 2011. Follow him on his SaaS-focused blog, on Quora, and on Twitter. If you are in a reasonably hot and/or interesting space, and you have a...
Defining The M&A "Nibble" And What To Do When You Get One
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Storybird Aims To Attack The Last Bastion Of The Printed Word, The Kids' Bookshelf

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If paper books are going to survive anywhere for the next few years, it’s in our schools and on our kids’ bookshelves. However a company called Storybird has built a platform for kids and adults to build and share picture books in a few minutes. The books use pre-rendered artwork...
Storybird Aims To Attack The Last Bastion Of The Printed Word, The Kids' Bookshelf

Entrepreneurs Don't Do Enough Diligence On Their Investors

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"Think of him as chewing gum. By the end of the game, I want you to know what flavor he is."
 -- Coach Norman Dale (Gene Hackman), Hoosiers Entrepreneurs don't do enough diligence on their investors. As venture investors, we do a lot of diligence on you. We call references, both...
Entrepreneurs Don't Do Enough Diligence On Their Investors

Today in Tech: Why Silicon Valley is just like Hollywood

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Apple Maps is taken to task (yet again); Instagram has more users than Twitter. It's a hits business: Silicon Valley and Hollywood share more than Ashton Kutcher [VENTURE MINDED] The evaluation of whether to invest in a startup and the decision of whether to greenlight a film are also startlingly similar....
Today in Tech: Why Silicon Valley is just like Hollywood

While crowdfunding waits for the SEC, companies like DietBet close seed rounds on SeedInvest

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Remember crowdfunding? Buzz around it reached a fever pitch around this time last year, and with the passing of the JOBS Act, the wait began. We waited, and we’re still waiting, for the SEC to establish the rules around the new form of investing. It was supposed to happen end...
While crowdfunding waits for the SEC, companies like DietBet close seed rounds on SeedInvest

HTC head honcho teases rumored upcoming Android handset

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As Mobile World Congress fast approaches, we're expecting more handset rumors and announcements to crowd the newsroom. On the Android front, rumor has it that HTC will launch the successor to the Droid DNA, and we're already seeing leaks of this so-called M7 handset crop up on enthusiast blogs across the Web....
HTC head honcho teases rumored upcoming Android handset

Hacking attacks on printers still not being taken seriously

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Despite staged malware attack seven months ago, one in four HP laser jet printers still have default password settingsSometimes it's hard to resist the promises made by the all-singing, all-dancing computer printers that line the shelves of stores of computer retailers. Yet perhaps we should resist, as it looks as...
Hacking attacks on printers still not being taken seriously
Groupon UK told to clean up after record complaints
Is influencer marketing over? Here's another pivot, this time from Wahooly

Founders beware: accelerators offer upside, but only if you’re ready

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This spring alone, over 100 companies will graduate from startup boot camps, accelerators, incubators, or other similarly named programs. As my own company Dibsie prepares for demo day with Entrepreneur Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) in NYC, I want to share some thoughts with the founders thinking about applying. Do your diligence,...
Founders beware: accelerators offer upside, but only if you’re ready

Calling all engineers: Time to work on your personality

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“Why so serious?” — The Joker in Batman Returns. If you are fortunate enough to be building software for a living, do us this small favor: Put a little more personality into your products. The best products pay deference to their creators. They’re functional, but they also can be fun at...
Calling all engineers: Time to work on your personality

Meg Whitman Admits That HP 'Paid Too Much' For Autonomy

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"We paid too much. No question about it," CEO Meg Whitman said about HP's $11 billion acquisition for Autonomy that has turned into a giant mess, complete with an investigation by the Department of Justice. But the fault for the mess doesn't lie with the HP board who approved the...
Meg Whitman Admits That HP 'Paid Too Much' For Autonomy

What Developers can do to Limit App Theft on Jailbroken Devices

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As a retailer, shoplifting is an ever-present concern. No matter what you try, there will always be a group of people that can find their way around whatever security measures you have put in place. It is a cost of doing business. It is much the same way for mobile...
What Developers can do to Limit App Theft on Jailbroken Devices

Can't Win 'Em All: Uber Gives Up Attempt To Do UberTaxi In NYC (For Now...)

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We've talked about how innovative ride hailing company, Uber, was pushing regulatory boundaries across the country, often showing how restrictive local regulators could be towards innovation. In many cases, Uber has been able to generate enough public support that local taxi and limo regulators ended up backing down. But you...
Can't Win 'Em All: Uber Gives Up Attempt To Do UberTaxi In NYC (For Now...)
"Yo, I did this" -- Sophia Amoruso of Nasty Gal answers the female entrepreneur question
Crowdfunding delayed again, blasted as a "top danger"
Your Company Has Social Media Nailed. Now What?

Microsoft, Google's Motorola complete briefing on implications of MPEG LA H.264 license agreement

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More than three months after a FRAND trial was held in a Microsoft-Google contract case in the Western District of Washington, the rate-setting decision has not been made yet, due to the court's diligence on the one hand and Google's persistent efforts to evade its grant-back obligations under a license...
Microsoft, Google's Motorola complete briefing on implications of MPEG LA H.264 license agreement
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