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Apple Is Approaching A New High (AAPL)

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Apple's 52-week high is $534.85. It's tickling that number right now. The iPad 3 will be announced next week.  Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:Where Are The People From This Iconic Photo Of The Original Mac Team Today?Apple's iPhone Is Getting...
Apple Is Approaching A New High (AAPL)

What Is It About an Elephant's Tusks That Make Them So Valuable?

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Chinese demand for ivory is driving conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. ...
What Is It About an Elephant's Tusks That Make Them So Valuable?

Facebook makes risky bet on News Feed ads that track you

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The social network's latest attempt to goose revenue exposes an elephant in News Feed: advertisers are always watching. [Read more]...
Facebook makes risky bet on News Feed ads that track you

Commentary: Why the downfall of Facebook is more possible than you think

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Facebook is the clearcut leader in social. We all know this. No one else is even close (except maybe Google). There are all sorts of reasons why they are succeeding — namely due to the billion people using the site. However, like all industry leaders, Facebook is under attack from...
Commentary: Why the downfall of Facebook is more possible than you think

Google Prepares To "Reset And Retool" The Dying Elephant It Just Bought (Motorola) (GOOG)

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You may have missed it, but Google is no longer just Google. Now it's Google with a dying elephant strapped to its back. The dying elephant is Motorola Mobility, the ancient, massive cellphone and cable-box maker that Google finally bought about a month ago. In the days after Google announced...
Google Prepares To "Reset And Retool" The Dying Elephant It Just Bought (Motorola) (GOOG)

Many Brands Are Paying To Show Ads To Bots, Piracy Sites

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“Fraud is the elephant in the digital room” according to a report on digital ad campaigns published today by metrics company comScore (NSDQ: SCOR). The report also claims that companies are paying to have their display ads appear on “objectionable content” sites dedicated to pornography, piracy or malware. The...
Many Brands Are Paying To Show Ads To Bots, Piracy Sites

Don't think about an elephant!

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Have you ever been asked to “think outside of the box”? I thought this phrase was now extinct, but recently I heard it pop up during a meeting again, and in all seriousness too. Amazing. Thinking outside the box is virtually impossible. You can stop saying it. It is about...
Don't think about an elephant!

Turtles and Flywheels: How to build a startup community

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(Editor’s note: Chris DeVore gave the keynote speech at Thursday night’s GeekWire Awards. These are his prepared remarks, with full video of the talk above). I want to talk to you tonight about two things: Turtles And flywheels Some of you may have heard the story about the Hindu...
Turtles and Flywheels: How to build a startup community

Cuddling w/ elephant seals as penguins march by? Yes please. http://bit.ly/aCQb05

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Cuddling w/ elephant seals as penguins march by? Yes please. http://bit.ly/aCQb05

Skype app finally delivers on 3G voice calling

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Filed under: iPhone There's good news and a little bit (just a little bit) of bad news. Good news first: the iPhone Skype app has been updated to allow for calls using AT&T's 3G data network. AT&T's restrictions on cell data usage have evolved over time. Recently, download data caps...
Skype app finally delivers on 3G voice calling

Verizon CEO: Samsung could see success with own mobile OS

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The CEO of the nation's largest wireless carrier thinks that Samsung could shake up the mobile marketplace should the electronics giant decide to move to its own operating system. CNet reports that Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam called Samsung "a potential elephant in the room" at an investor conference on Friday....
Verizon CEO: Samsung could see success with own mobile OS

Mark Pincus on Zynga's Symbiotic Relationship With Facebook

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Zynga’s road to succes owes much to Facebook — the social giant has been by far the largest driver of traffic to Zynga’s gaming platform. And as Zynga CEO Mark Pincus noted at our D: AllThingsDigital conference, Facebook remains the platform of choice in driving traffic. “We grew the fastest...
Mark Pincus on Zynga's Symbiotic Relationship With Facebook

How Having A Good Sense Of Humor Helps Cope With Piracy And Succeed Despite It

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Piracy is one of those things that is pervasive throughout video gaming. It has become a force of nature, a fact of life. While many companies attempt to fight piracy of their works through DRM or complaining loudly, others are taking a very different approach. Last year we posted a...
How Having A Good Sense Of Humor Helps Cope With Piracy And Succeed Despite It
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Entrepreneurial Stereotypes on Display at SXSW

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Quick, picture a tech startup founder: Are they male, maybe around 27 years old, a resident of Silicon Valley? Apparently that’s what it takes to build a tech startup for a seed incubation program, at least according to the explicit and implicit wisdom shared at Seed Combinators panel today at...
Entrepreneurial Stereotypes on Display at SXSW

Ignoring the Elephant in the Bailout - Freddie Mac’s Loss Is Ignored in Washington [Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times - 5/7/10]

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Ignoring the Elephant in the Bailout - Freddie Mac’s Loss Is Ignored in Washington [Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times - 5/7/10]

Elephant ivory ads on eBay and Google Shopping threaten conservation, advocates say

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E-commerce has disrupted a number of industries, but it's only helped expand the global market for items made of illegal African elephant ivory. Online sales listings for items made of the highly-coveted tusks of African elephants have increased in recent years, showing up on eBay, Google Shopping and numerous...
Elephant ivory ads on eBay and Google Shopping threaten conservation, advocates say
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Fribi believes a combo of social and deals will help it beat Craigslist

BBC News - Elephant 'secret language' clues

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BBC News - Elephant 'secret language' clues

Google Considered Issuing Its Own Currency (GOOG)

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Speaking onstage at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, Google chairman Eric Schmidt revealed that the company nearly issued its own currency called Google Bucks, reports IT World. Google Bucks would have been a peer-to-peer currency system, but the concept is illegal in most areas. Governments are obviously concerned...
Google Considered Issuing Its Own Currency (GOOG)
HasOffers doubles sales, plans to continue bootstrapping ways

Karmasphere: Helping to Tame A Tool Called Hadoop

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Hadoop is one of those buzzwords that pop up frequently in Silicon Valley, baffling all but the people who toil deep in data centers. But that’s likely to change, and a startup called Karmasphere hopes to be one of the reasons. The software, more formally known as Apache Hadoop, springs...
Karmasphere: Helping to Tame A Tool Called Hadoop

Chinese microblog Sina Weibo ignores concern over new rule, eyes more business users

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Chinese Internet firm Sina is looking to increase the number of businesses that use its Sina Weibo microblogging service, according to comments from its CEO Charles Chao made at business forum in Taiwan yesterday. In spite of impending new measures coming into place next month, which are likely to reduce active...
Chinese microblog Sina Weibo ignores concern over new rule, eyes more business users

The Gloves Are Officially Off: Google Vs. Apple

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At this morning’s I/O keynote Google’s Vic Gundotra unveiled all the neat features of the Android 2.2, Froyo, but the biggest elephant in the room was Apple and the increasing tensions between the two giants. Gundotra enjoyed several jabs at the iPhone maker, making fun of Apple for not supporting...
The Gloves Are Officially Off: Google Vs. Apple

Trololol: Brazilian brand launches IPHONE smartphone series, claims brand ownership

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Brazilian company IGB Eletrônica has announced in a press release that its subsidiary Gradiente is launching a new smartphone series, Brazilian site G1 reports. Nothing to see here, except for one detail: the series is called ‘IPHONE’ – yes, as Apple’s iconic devices. While IGB doesn’t explicitly mention the elephant...
Trololol: Brazilian brand launches IPHONE smartphone series, claims brand ownership

A $2.55 elephant encounter in Thailand - http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-trw-elephant7-2010feb07,0,3176700.story

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A $2.55 elephant encounter in Thailand - http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-trw-elephant7-2010feb07,0,3176700.story

Here's The New Ad Unit Facebook Hopes Will Justify Its $100 Billion Valuation

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Almost a billion people come to Facebook every month. Almost 500 million come back every day. But Facebook ad revenues are decelerating. Brands haven't figured out a way to dump buckets of money on Facebook and get a proper return on investment. The company needs a new ad unit...
Here's The New Ad Unit Facebook Hopes Will Justify Its $100 Billion Valuation

Wise Elephant: Analysis, Strategy, and Loose Ends » Blog Archive » Surviving a Creative Crisis.

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Wise Elephant: Analysis, Strategy, and Loose Ends » Blog Archive » Surviving a Creative Crisis.

9 Fascinating Facts About Apple's Stock (AAPL)

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Morgan Stanley's Adam Parker has an interesting report on "The Elephant In The Room" AKA: Apple. It's not so much about the company, but rather about the stock itself and how investors should deal with such a megacap in their portfolios. Even though Apple's been a huge winner for tons...
9 Fascinating Facts About Apple's Stock (AAPL)
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