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IBM's revenue deflated in 2013's first quarter

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Unable to close a number of large mainframe and software deals by the end of the quarter, IBM has reported a 5 percent decline in revenue to US$23.4 billion for the first quarter of 2013.Net income for the quarter ending March 31 also shrank for IBM, by 1 percent,...
IBM's revenue deflated in 2013's first quarter

How Did Yahoo CEO Go a Decade With "Inadvertent Error" on His Resume?

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The gut instinct for many people looking at news that Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson listed a degree he does not hold on his resume is that it's the allegation of a disgruntled investor who is splitting hairs. But consider what Thompson embellished (or, according to Yahoo, inadvertently put on his resume):...
How Did Yahoo CEO Go a Decade With "Inadvertent Error" on His Resume?

The Social Marketing Shakeup Continues: Syncapse Buys Clickable

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Have you bought or sold a company that helps companies market themselves on Facebook? Join the club — a consolidation wave has hit the industry in the last few months. Here’s the newest example: Syncapse, a 5-year-old company that helps companies manage their presence on Facebook, has acquired Clickable, a 6-year-old...
The Social Marketing Shakeup Continues: Syncapse Buys Clickable

Confirmed: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer and Warner Music COO Robert Wiesenthal join Jawbone's board

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Jawbone has confirmed that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Warner Music COO Robert Wiesenthal have joined its board of directors. Commenting on the move, Jawbone CEO Hosain Rahman said: “We are entering a very exciting time in Jawbone’s evolution and are thrilled to be adding such talented and highly experienced executives...
Confirmed: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer and Warner Music COO Robert Wiesenthal join Jawbone's board

Ari Emanuel, Live From D10

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A nice nightcap for the D10 crowd: A visit from Hollywood mover and shaker Ari Emanuel, the talent agent with so much zest he got a (fictional) part in an HBO show. The WME head spends most of his time making big-dollar deals for his big-name clients, but he’s recently...
Ari Emanuel, Live From D10

While Everybody Was Flipping Out About Instagram-Facebook, AOL Closed Up 43% Today (AOL, MSFT)

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There were two billion dollar deals in the tech space today. The one that's getting most of the attention is Facebook buying photo-sharing app Instagram -- with only 13 employees and about 30 million users -- for more than $1 billion in cash and stock. But that deal will...
While Everybody Was Flipping Out About Instagram-Facebook, AOL Closed Up 43% Today (AOL, MSFT)
A private man in a public place: Tim Cook in Sun Valley

In Other News, AOL’s Stock is Actually Way Up

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OMG! Instagram and Facebook! Everybody freak out! Here’s a different piece of news that would be significant, were it not overshadowed by today’s big tech darling news: AOL’s stock is up by almost 50%. This morning, AOL sold around $1 billion worth of patents to Microsoft, and Wall St. seemed...
In Other News, AOL’s Stock is Actually Way Up
IndieGoGo raises $15M from Khosla Ventures, doesn’t use Kickstarter to get it

Venture Capital slightly down in Q1 2012, while Splunk IPO surges

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Despite what you might read on sites like TechCrunch on a daily basis, where million dollar deals get tossed around like the merry go, venture capital is actually down after the first quarter of 2012. According to figures published late Thursday by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association,...
Venture Capital slightly down in Q1 2012, while Splunk IPO surges
Mark Zuckerberg kept Facebook board out of Instagram negotiations, claims WSJ

Disruptions: Looking Beyond Silicon Valley's Bubble

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Within the bubble of Silicon Valley, everyday conversations can touch on private jets and billion-dollar deals. But if you look past the ostentation, truly magical work is taking place....
Disruptions: Looking Beyond Silicon Valley's Bubble

Good: Patent backlog down to 640,000. Bad: Patent backlog 640,000 deep

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Good news, friends, the US patent backlog is down to 640,000, which The Hill reports as the lowest level in years. Bad news, friends, the patent backlog is a comically embarrassing 640,000. The US patent process is hardly known for being easy to understand, and navigate. It’s an expensive, long, winding road,...
Good: Patent backlog down to 640,000. Bad: Patent backlog 640,000 deep
The CEO Of SugarCRM Loves The Crazy Antics Of Archrival Marc Benioff
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