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Marissa Mayer And Tim Cook Need To Have A Meeting Now (AAPL, YHOO)

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Earlier this month, we spotted Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer at a dinner party with Apple's designer/living-god Jonny Ive. Next, Mayer needs to meet with the big boss at Apple, Tim Cook. They need to talk about a deep, expansive partnership between their two companies. At least, that's the theory from...
Marissa Mayer And Tim Cook Need To Have A Meeting Now (AAPL, YHOO)

Refer.ly Lets Regular Folks Earn Affiliate Revenue For Recommending Products They Love

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Danielle Morrill’s been thinking about this idea for at least three years. I know this because it was almost all she could talk for an hour straight at a dinner party several years ago. If you’re an entrepreneur and you get bit with an idea, you just can’t shake it. And...
Refer.ly Lets Regular Folks Earn Affiliate Revenue For Recommending Products They Love
Good Eats: Meals With A Mission Makes Charity Intimate, Tasty

Nathan and I are on my company's website!! Click on the arrow next to the Not Your Mom's Dinner Party cube and you'll see the photos :) http://www.tabletopics.com/

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Nathan and I are on my company's website!! Click on the arrow next to the Not Your Mom's Dinner Party cube and you'll see the photos :) http://www.tabletopics.com/
DeltaMaker Goes To Kickstarter To Fund A 3D Printer That's All About Showing Off The Work

On Ada Lovelace Day, Celebrate Some Extraordinary Women

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Ada Lovelace was a pioneer.  The daughter of Lord Byron, Ada was also the daughter of a woman fed up with Lord Byron.  In an effort to dampen the dangerous poetic blood in her daughter, she encouraged, and I use that word lightly, her progeny to study mathematics, or really...
On Ada Lovelace Day, Celebrate Some Extraordinary Women

Klout Expands Perks Program With Kitchit Deals

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Social influence measurement service Klout has taken much heat over the past year, spawing direct parody sites and raising questions of its usefulness (outside of nerd bragging rights). But Klout aims to increase its utility with a new partnership with Kitchit, a site that connects pro chefs to dinner party...
Klout Expands Perks Program With Kitchit Deals

Google Wants to Insert Itself into as Many of Your Conversations As Possible

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Mobile devices: For so much more than Instagramming your dinner. (Photo: flickr.com/sixteenmilesofstring) We’ve all done it: An argument breaks out at the bar/dinner table/book club meeting, about a half-remembered line of poetry or factoid about the American Revolution. What was Mick Jagger’s childhood nickname? Only Google can tell you for...
Google Wants to Insert Itself into as Many of Your Conversations As Possible
Yves Behar's August Smart Lock Lets Users Open Doors With A Mobile App

tlhIngan Hol mughwI' launchHeS microsoft bing

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That headline is Klingon for “Microsoft Bing launches Klingon language translator.” We know this because we’ve been having fun — perhaps a little too much fun — with the Redmond company’s latest creation, an homage to Star Trek that launched today as a new feature of the Microsoft Bing Translator....
tlhIngan Hol mughwI' launchHeS microsoft bing

Won't Someone Please Think of the Activist Shareholders! The World Needs More Yahoos

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I tend to go off the rails about stuff, but in very predictable ways. Certain things will always piss me off. Say we’re in a tech bubble despite record low P/Es and lousy IPO performance. Tell me no woman can ever raise money in the Valley, even though you’re...
Won't Someone Please Think of the Activist Shareholders! The World Needs More Yahoos

Faulkner Estate Sues Sony Pictures Because Owen Wilson Quoted Nine Words (Incorrectly)

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Wow. We've heard about all sorts of crazy copyright lawsuits, but every so often you get one that just makes you sit back and wonder at the amazing chutzpah it must have taken for a lawyer to actually go forward and file a case. This is one of those times....
Faulkner Estate Sues Sony Pictures Because Owen Wilson Quoted Nine Words (Incorrectly)

TaskRabbit Launches On-Demand Courier Service ‘Deliver Now’ In San Francisco

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San Francisco is a tiny city — famously just 49 square miles — but now its residents will have the whole city at their fingertips even more so than ever. TaskRabbit, the online marketplace that lets people outsource errands and small tasks to their neighbors, today will debut “Demand Now,”...
TaskRabbit Launches On-Demand Courier Service ‘Deliver Now’ In San Francisco

Pearson CEO Scardino out; what next for FT?

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Her company made £2 billion ($3.1 billion) in digital content revenue last year. Now Financial Times publisher Pearson’s CEO Marjorie Scardino is leaving the company after 15 years. Scardino will be replaced from January 1 by John Fallon, CEO of Pearson’s international education business, responsible for the company’s emerging-markets growth....
Pearson CEO Scardino out; what next for FT?

Interview: FT CEO Denies Sale And Braves Strike Ahead Of Social Launch

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Financial Times CEO John Ridding rejects dinner-party chatter that the publisher may be sold to Bloomberg or Thomson Reuters. Instead, he is pushing the group toward a digital subscription future that, he reveals, will soon incorporate social networks. But Ridding will also have to manage a staff pay revolt...
Interview: FT CEO Denies Sale And Braves Strike Ahead Of Social Launch

LIFX Is A Smartphone-Controlled Lightbulb

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Just when you thought it was safe to ignore the app economy we have the LIFX, a Kickstarter-funded lightbulb you control from your iOS or Android device? Why, you ask? Because it’s a lightbulb controlled via smartphone, that’s why. The product is just one day old on Kickstarter and it...
LIFX Is A Smartphone-Controlled Lightbulb
Can't make it to Comic-Con? Internet to the rescue

I Love Lamp, So Do My Friends, And Who Cares?

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This weekend, Nick Bilton of the NYT wrote an interesting piece called “Disruptions: Seeking Privacy in a Networked Age” about his experience at a recent dinner party he threw for friends. The crux of the article is that his friends used social tools to let everyone know where they were...
I Love Lamp, So Do My Friends, And Who Cares?
I Just Realized How Zealously Facebook Tracks Me And Sells That Info To Advertisers (FB)
Congressmen to startups: You can't rely on us, but let's talk anyway

William Faulkner estate sues Sony over Midnight in Paris line

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Faulkner Literary Rights, LLC, claims Sony did not seek permission to quote snippet in Woody Allen's hit comedySony Pictures Classics and a group of movie exhibitors are the subject of a copyright infringement suit filed against them by the estate of the author William Faulkner. The suit centres on a...
William Faulkner estate sues Sony over Midnight in Paris line

Songza App Review: Pandora And Spotify Better Watch Their Backs

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Sure, there are plenty of music streaming services out there, and even ones with amazing shareable playlists, but Songza differentiates by falling right into that sweet spot between Spotify and Pandora. The app’s most interesting feature, Concierge, sets up playlists based on day and time, with filters for whatever mood...
Songza App Review: Pandora And Spotify Better Watch Their Backs

Quora Snags John Hegeman From Facebook To Lead Its Engineering Efforts

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We’ve just gotten word that Facebook’s Director of Engineering for Ads, John Hegeman, will be moving to Quora to lead the Quora engineering team. While I haven’t received direct confirmation from either Quora or Hegeman on the hire, Hegeman has apparently confirmed the move on his (private) Facebook Timeline according...
Quora Snags John Hegeman From Facebook To Lead Its Engineering Efforts

Meet The PR Pro Whose Dinner Parties Are The Hottest Ticket In Silicon Valley

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Two pieces of advice if you get invited to a dinner party at Susan MacTavish Best's house: Come hungry, and ready to meet a diverse array of people. On a recent Thursday evening at her rental apartment in SoHo, I found myself sandwiched between a sculptor and an architecture critic,...
Meet The PR Pro Whose Dinner Parties Are The Hottest Ticket In Silicon Valley

StumbleUpon Wants To Buy You Dinner

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StumbleUpon is offering to cover the bill for your next dinner party, so long as you use their site to find the recipes. Throwing a dinner party? Get in touch with StumbleUpon first--they might just bankroll it for you. StumbleUpon, one of the earliest content discovery engines on the Web,...
StumbleUpon Wants To Buy You Dinner

ELVIIS Volvo C30 EV charges from any standard outlet, bills the driver (hands-on)

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The electric vehicle is still a fresh enough concept that the issue of redirecting the bill when filling up at a public outlet or a friend's house is of little concern. But once EVs gain more traction and the cost of electricity during that monthly dinner party starts to...
ELVIIS Volvo C30 EV charges from any standard outlet, bills the driver (hands-on)
Meet 'swatting,' the dangerous prank that could get someone killed
Local, Organic Food Delivery Service Good Eggs Launches In SF To Bring The Farmer's Market To You

Five Reasons Why Chatroulette is Addictive, and Worth a Try

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Everyone (from the mainstream media to celebrities) is obsessing over Chatroulette, the website that randomly connects users via one-on-one videochat with strangers around the world. Why is it so addictive? As Wired’s resident Chatroulette expert (I’ve been using the service since it was created in late 2009), I think I...
Five Reasons Why Chatroulette is Addictive, and Worth a Try
Shopster grocery list app learns what you like and where you shop
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