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There are east coast (below Boston) hackers--draw us out...

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There are east coast (below Boston) hackers--draw us out...

Windows 8 sales are 'slow going,' says Newegg

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Further confirming our suspicions that Windows 8 is off to a slow start, a Newegg senior vice president has said that sales of Windows 8 have been “slow going.” Likewise, sales of hardware with Windows 8 pre-installed has been “slow and steady.”These quotes come from Merle McIntosh, Newegg’s senior vice...
Windows 8 sales are 'slow going,' says Newegg
East Coast Apple Stores prepare for Hurricane Sandy, cover devices in plastic

Meme Industrial Complex Kicks Into High Gear for Hurricane Sandy

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With the East Coast largely barricaded inside their homes burning through hastily assembled stockpiles of cookies and liquor, there’s one thing left to do: make memes. (For as long as the power stays on, anyway.) The storm already has a dedicated page on Know Your Meme, and it seems parody...
Meme Industrial Complex Kicks Into High Gear for Hurricane Sandy

Living with Google Glass, Day One: the reveal

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In a loft atop Chelsea Market, Google is doing something special. Here, lucky Explorers will get their first taste of Project Glass. Yes, Google's latest X project (that we know about, at least) has finally made its way to the East Coast en masse. More importantly, it's also made...
Living with Google Glass, Day One: the reveal

Amazon Web Services Knocked Offline by Storms

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Amazon Web Services, which stores vast amounts of data for companies worldwide, was knocked offline by electrical storms across the East Coast. The failure also took a number of sites, including Netflix, Instagram and Pinterest, offline....
Amazon Web Services Knocked Offline by Storms

Boeing tapped to build ViaSat-2 satellite, launch set for mid-2016

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ViaSat-1 recently earned a Guinness World Record as the highest-capacity satellite in (or out of) the world, but it may need to hand off that title come 2016. ViaSat-2, the company's next-gen bird, will double the capacity of its predecessor while also extending coverage to a larger portion of...
Boeing tapped to build ViaSat-2 satellite, launch set for mid-2016

Looking for parts — at East Coast Volkswagen http://gowal.la/c/EXF5

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Looking for parts — at East Coast Volkswagen http://gowal.la/c/EXF5

First Round gets a new partner, jumps into enterprise and hardware

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Bill Trenchard is joining First Round Capital– the firm’s first new partner it’s hired in over six years, says Josh Kopelman of First Round. Kopelman says the firm wasn’t ostensibly planning on hiring a new partner, but Trenchard had been on a stealthy list of people First Round wanted should...
First Round gets a new partner, jumps into enterprise and hardware

Founder Collective raises $70M for second fund

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Founder Collective, the seed stage investment fund led by founders such as David Frankel, Chris Dixon, Caterina Fake and Eric Paley, has raised a total of $70 million its second fund. The fund, which also includes partners Zach Klein, Bill Trenchard and Micah Rosenbloo, has invested in a slew of...
Founder Collective raises $70M for second fund

Intel, AOL, Others Help Betaworks Round Up $20M

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As we profiled in our Never Mind the Valley series last month, New York is increasing its stronghold on the east coast startup scene. The city's rich media and international business ecosystems make it the perfect launch pad for startups looking to leverage these markets. One other reason the city...
Intel, AOL, Others Help Betaworks Round Up $20M

TV Broadcasters Sue Alki David's TV Streaming Service Once Again, To Establish More Bad Precedents

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For many years we've pointed out that the self-promoting Alki David seems to get engaged in a variety of ridiculous lawsuits partly as a publicity stunt to build up his own brand. Nearly everything he does seems to be focused on the publicity value of it -- such as renaming...
TV Broadcasters Sue Alki David's TV Streaming Service Once Again, To Establish More Bad Precedents
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The Weather Channel, Weird But True, Android flashlight apps and more on this week's top free mobile apps

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As is usually the case with the top free apps lists each week there was a lot of movement on iPhone, iPad and Android. In light of Hurricane Sandy hitting the East Coast, mobile users have been heavily downloading weather apps for the latest weather updates. The Weather Channel...
The Weather Channel, Weird But True, Android flashlight apps and more on this week's top free mobile apps

Monday liveblog madness no more: Google cancels Android event due to Hurricane Sandy

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On Friday, Ars told you we'd be liveblogging Google's Android event at Basketball City in New York, but today Google e-mailed our staff to say that it would reschedule the event due to the historically large hurricane that's set to hit the northern east coast late Sunday and continue  throughout the week....
Monday liveblog madness no more: Google cancels Android event due to Hurricane Sandy

Acceleprise Wants To Be The 500 Startups For Enterprise Tech

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Let the proliferation of vertically-themed startup accelerators continue! Today, a new accelerator focusing on the enterprise sector is launching in Washington D.C. Called “Acceleprise,” the program’s goal is to invest in 60 enterprise software companies over the next three years. Participating startups should be trying to solve problems facing large organizations, whether...
Acceleprise Wants To Be The 500 Startups For Enterprise Tech

Wireless Networks Hit by Outages

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Telecom networks across the East Coast, but especially around New York City, are experiencing widespread problems Tuesday as a result of Hurricane Sandy....
Wireless Networks Hit by Outages
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First Solar eeks by with a profit, and sets sites overseas

Who needs Diggnation? Revision3 growing without its star show

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The glory days of Diggnation may be over, but that isn’t stopping Revision3, the company that distributed the hit podcast for years. Even without what was thought to be its anchor program, the company is expanding. Today the firm announced the opening of a New York office, and the hiring...
Who needs Diggnation? Revision3 growing without its star show
No Nexus for you: Google cancels Monday Android event

Tickets for PandoMonthly NYC with Ben Lerer on Sale Now!

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The tickets for our San Francisco fireside chat with Reid Hoffman sold out so quickly, we figured we’d get a jump on selling tickets for our upcoming New York event where, on August 16, entrepreneur and investor Ben Lerer will be our guest. Tickets are on sale now! Lerer needs...
Tickets for PandoMonthly NYC with Ben Lerer on Sale Now!

Harvard Joins Groupon Investor to Finance Student Startups

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Harvard University joined with New Enterprise Associates, the first outside investor in Groupon Inc., to start a seed-stage venture fund for financing student startups and investing on the U.S. East Coast....
Harvard Joins Groupon Investor to Finance Student Startups
Apple exec shakedown pushes stock to lowest point since July

If You Want An Immediate 'No,' Start An Investor Pitch Like This

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We conducted a Q&A with billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban. He's a judge on ABC's Shark Tank and he is an angel investors, so he has seen a lot of startup pitches. We asked Cuban about the worst pitch he's ever seen. He replied, "Tons have started, 'I have a...
If You Want An Immediate 'No,' Start An Investor Pitch Like This

Apple's WWDC Conference Sold Out Before West Coast Developers Even Woke Up (AAPL)

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Developers on the West Coast woke up to some lousy news this morning. Apple finally announced the dates of its Worldwide Developer's Conference at 8:30 a.m. E.T. only to announce two hours later that tickets had sold out. That's the quickest the event has ever sold out, according to Apple...
Apple's WWDC Conference Sold Out Before West Coast Developers Even Woke Up (AAPL)

Google Cancels Its October 29 Android Event Because Of Hurricane Sandy (GOOG)

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Google just notified the press that its big Android event in New York on October 29 has been canceled due to Hurricane Sandy. Sandy will likely hit the East Coast on October 29 or 30. Google was expected announce a new Nexus smartphone made by LG, a new 10-inch tablet...
Google Cancels Its October 29 Android Event Because Of Hurricane Sandy (GOOG)

Google Nexus 7 Tablet Hard to Find; Sam's Club and GameStop are Best Bets

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Calls to East Coast retailers on Sunday morning show most retail stores selling the Nexus 7 don't have it yet, are sold out, or only have a few left....
Google Nexus 7 Tablet Hard to Find; Sam's Club and GameStop are Best Bets
Why European forecasters saw Sandy's path first

If You Can Code, Here's How To Help During Sandy's Looming Aftermath (GOOG)

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Hurricane Sandy is hitting the east coast of the US right now. When it does, a large swath of the region is going to be dealing with a nasty aftermath. Google has two tools available for organizations responding to the natural disaster. Google Public Alerts - "a platform to disseminate relevant emergency...
If You Can Code, Here's How To Help During Sandy's Looming Aftermath (GOOG)
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