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Why Bitcoin poses an interesting ethical conundrum for journalists

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Bitcoin is having a wild ride right now. Partly due to the euro crisis, and partly due to a lot of press coverage, some people seem to be taking a keen interest in the crypto-currency — in the last week, its value in relation to the U.S. dollar has shot...
Why Bitcoin poses an interesting ethical conundrum for journalists

Greycroft closes $175 million third fund

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Greycroft Partners, which made a pretty penny on exits such as Huffington Post and Buddy Media, announced it has completed its third fund, which closed at $175 million. The New York-based venture capital firm (see disclosure below) with offices in Los Angeles, said the fund was oversubscribed but it held...
Greycroft closes $175 million third fund

Office for Windows on ARM: Free or Not?

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Microsoft's disclosure that it will 'include' four Office apps with Windows on ARM has analysts parsing the news....
Office for Windows on ARM: Free or Not?

Foursquare brings updated venue pages to iOS, adds new post-checkin 'highlights'

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Last week, Foursquare updated its venue pages to make them more friendly both pre and post-checkin. Today, those improvements come to the iPhone app, with one additional change. The new post-checkin experience on iPhone will now present you with ‘highlights’ of your visit. These can take the form of a...
Foursquare brings updated venue pages to iOS, adds new post-checkin 'highlights'
Notes from Tim Cook’s Goldman Sachs talk (Updated with transcript)

Help the SEC Crowdsource Its Crowdfunding Rules

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(flickr.com/Sreejith K) The JOBS Act is a done deal, and as we reported last week, that means the doors to early-stage startup investment are about to swing wide open. But before everyone runs to their favorite crowdfunding platform, the SEC needs to come up with some rules. They’ve got...
Help the SEC Crowdsource Its Crowdfunding Rules

Nominations are now open for the Australian Web Awards – http://is.gd/cFu7L (disclosure, I've agreed to judge again this yr)

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Nominations are now open for the Australian Web Awards – http://is.gd/cFu7L (disclosure, I've agreed to judge again this yr)

Google's long awaited Nexus 4 Wireless Charger arrives for $59.99, looks like half of an 8-ball

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Google’s Nexus 4 Wireless Charger is now available for sale in the Google Play store. For $59.99, customers can charge their Nexus 4 device wirelessly using the Qi inductive charger. The company says that it expects orders to begin shipping in less than one week.   At first glance, one...
Google's long awaited Nexus 4 Wireless Charger arrives for $59.99, looks like half of an 8-ball

Yahoo's Board Will "Review" Resume Discrepancy of CEO

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Yahoo just released a statement that its board will “review” today’s disclosure that the bio of its CEO Scott Thompson contained an error related to his educational achievements and make “appropriate disclosure” about what happened. On both the Web site and in the regulatory filings of the Silicon Valley Internet...
Yahoo's Board Will "Review" Resume Discrepancy of CEO
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Google: Psy's 'Gangnam Style' has earned $8 million on YouTube alone

Founders Story: Hearsay Social's Steve Garrity On How To Build A Strong Engineering Culture

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Earlier this week, I sat down with Steve Garrity, co-founder and CTO of Hearsay Social. Steve is a former hire of mine from Microsoft who transitioned from working at a large corporation to founding his own startup. Steve shares his thoughts and learning from managing an engineer-driven company that...
Founders Story: Hearsay Social's Steve Garrity On How To Build A Strong Engineering Culture

George Soros Discloses A Big Stake In Groupon

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George Soros has filed his quarterly 13F with the SEC. Last quarter, he revealed a new position in Facebook, so we were waiting eagerly for his disclosure today to see how that played out. Well, nothing too interesting there. He went from holding 341,000 shares in Q2 to 300,000 shares...
George Soros Discloses A Big Stake In Groupon

More From Mike Lynch: HP's Autonomy Accusations Are Getting Weaker

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While Hewlett-Packard may have struck the first blow in its fraud charges around its Autonomy acquisition, former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch hasn’t stopped swinging since. Today, Lynch asserts that HP is “backtracking” on its claims against him and the Autonomy management team — because its latest statements can be read...
More From Mike Lynch: HP's Autonomy Accusations Are Getting Weaker

Java Trial Judge Slaps Google Over Disclosure Order

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The judge hearing the still-not-quite complete lawsuit between Oracle and Google over Java slapped Google today for not complying with an order to disclose any financial relationships it may have with bloggers and journalists who wrote about the case. “In the Court’s view, Google has failed to comply with the...
Java Trial Judge Slaps Google Over Disclosure Order

Apple Is Totally Serious About That Stuff They Put At The End Of Their Emails

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Welcome, kids, to TIL – Today I Learned. Today’s TIL is “Don’t post your correspondence with AppleCare representatives or Apple will totally tell the government on you.” David Boles had a nice Apple monitor that died on him. He had a little trouble transferring AppleCare coverage to his new monitor...
Apple Is Totally Serious About That Stuff They Put At The End Of Their Emails

European tax inspectors take to Google Street View to investigate cheats

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Here in the United States, Monday marks our annual Tax Day, when we’re all supposed to get our tax returns in to the government. (Disclosure: I filed yesterday!) While our Internal Revenue Service will reportedly be using public accounts on social media as a way to make sure Americans...
European tax inspectors take to Google Street View to investigate cheats

Netflix Sees Overseas Losses Doubling To $118 Million This Quarter

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Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) expects overseas losses to double in just three months, as it spends more and more on vital local video content and marketing. In Q4, its overseas costs doubled to $89 million, while revenue rose by a third to $29 million. International loss came in better than...
Netflix Sees Overseas Losses Doubling To $118 Million This Quarter

Netflix CEO faces SEC action over Facebook post

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Netflix and its CEO Reed Hastings have been informed by the Securities and Exchange Commission that they could face a civil claim over a post a statement Hastings posted to Facebook over the summer. This past July, Hastings' Facebook page announced Netflix had surpassed a billion hours of user streaming...
Netflix CEO faces SEC action over Facebook post
Samsung bashes jury foreman in Apple case, wants new trial
Turn your friends' social updates into a gossip-soaked, personalized tabloid
Autonomy founder says HP lied about his company to cover up its own incompetence

Google tells Australia its 'Net filters go way too far

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This can't be the way that Australia wanted it. One day after Google announced its decision to stop censoring its search results in China, the Australian government released the results of a public consultation on its own Internet censorship proposal. Predictably, Google has some objections (PDF), including its oblique...
Google tells Australia its 'Net filters go way too far
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The FTC's Guide To Peddling Bogus Diet Pills On Twitter

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The last time the Federal Trade Commission issued a primer on online ads it was 2000. Things were different back then. So, time for an update. Which is pretty straightforward. Just like it did in the dial-up era, the FTC would like you not to lie when you sell stuff. If...
The FTC's Guide To Peddling Bogus Diet Pills On Twitter
Exclusive: CloudFoundry’s founder debuts Apcera with $2.2M in funding

You Can Buy Facebook Stock Right Now: Mutual Funds

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The possibility that Facebook might register with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a public stock offering as early as Wednesday may make certain mutual funds seem palatable, although it’s overly idealistic to expect any upside this way. The mutual funds that contain Facebook shares have small stakes in them...
You Can Buy Facebook Stock Right Now: Mutual Funds

FTC, Disclosure And Your Blog

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In December of 2009, the new FTC policy on blog disclosure went into effect. Here we are well into 2010, and nothing much has changed. In fact, even the FTC has said it is unsure how it will actually enforce the new policy. Is this something publishers, bloggers, or social media...
FTC, Disclosure And Your Blog

Facebook Sued Over IPO Non-Disclosure Of Q2 Revenue Weakness

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The news keeps getting worse for Facebook. First, the IPO didn’t do as well as expected, though it made lots of people at Facebook very wealthy. Then came news that Facebook’s underwriters (banks) had to intervene on Friday to keep the stock from falling below the $38 offering price... Please...
Facebook Sued Over IPO Non-Disclosure Of Q2 Revenue Weakness

Paul Nicholls plays down Cheltenham fears over coughing in yard

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• Champion trainer has two placed horses at Taunton• No work has been missed yet declares handlerPaul Nicholls said on Tuesday that his disclosure the previous day that some of his string are coughing had been "a little bit blown out of proportion" and that the great majority of his...
Paul Nicholls plays down Cheltenham fears over coughing in yard
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