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Electric Imp Raises $7.9M From Redpoint & Lowercase Capital To Power The Internet of Things

Twitter for Glass app apparently in testing - possible planned leak

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Image: Engadget Twitter appears to be testing an official Twitter for Glass app, which would allow Google Glass users to tweet photos directly from the gadget, reports AllThingsD … Earlier this week, Twilio developer Jon Gottfried hacked together his own rudimentary Twitter Glass application, using Google’s Glass API (released earlier this month...
Twitter for Glass app apparently in testing - possible planned leak

The Secret's Out! Here's What Former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor Is Working On Now (FB)

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We've just gotten our first glimpse at Quip.com, a new website from former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor. Taylor hasn't yet replied to our email, but we're pretty sure Quip is the startup project Taylor said he'd be working on with Kevin Gibbs, a former Googler, in July. That's because Taylor...
The Secret's Out! Here's What Former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor Is Working On Now (FB)
Facebookers Get Into Philanthropy: A3 Foundation Launches At Sundance To Support Asian-American Artists

Firefox's PDF viewer may boost security by boring hackers

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A built-in PDF viewer component based on JavaScript and HTML5 Web technologies has been added to the beta version of Firefox 19, Mozilla said Friday. The browser maker described the built-in PDF viewer as more secure and safer than proprietary PDF viewing plug-ins, like those installed by Adobe Reader...
Firefox's PDF viewer may boost security by boring hackers

Don't Feel Guilty About Spending Time On Facebook (FB)

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Ever feel like you are spending too much time on Facebook? Facebook's Jocelyn Goldfein, a top engineering manager, says that far from feeling guilty, you should let yourself feel good about it. This might sound like an obvious perspective from someone with a vested interest in getting people to use...
Don't Feel Guilty About Spending Time On Facebook (FB)
Inside Google Street View: From Larry Page's Car To The Depths Of The Grand Canyon

With convergence in mind, Ubuntu Linux scraps Wayland

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Longtime Ubuntu Linux fans may remember Canonical's announcement back in 2010 that it was planning to adopt the OpenGL-based Wayland display management system instead of the venerable X Window system for Ubuntu Linux. That intent was reiterated last May by Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth in Ubuntu Open Week, but...
With convergence in mind, Ubuntu Linux scraps Wayland

Here Are Five Reasons You Don't Want To Miss Startup This Thursday

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Cool companies like Facebook, Gilt Groupe, and Dwolla will convene this Thursday at Business Insider's fourth-annual Startup conference on entrepreneurship in New York City's midtown. You should drop everything and reserve a ticket if you want to learn how to: Score an exit like Instagram: Get pivot 411 from Jason...
Here Are Five Reasons You Don't Want To Miss Startup This Thursday
Better search said to be in the works at Facebook

Google Maps now details the footprints of buildings

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Google has updated its Maps service with more than 25 million new building footprints across the U.S. The building footprints include height details and have been created by computer algorithms from the vast aerial imagery Google stores with Maps. "This process enables us to provide more building footprints and...
Google Maps now details the footprints of buildings

Marissa Mayer's First 30 Days

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On my last visit to Yahoo at the end of July, it was as if a dark cloud had been lifted. Employees enthuastically lined up to enter the cafeteria in the first week of “Free Lunch”. URL’s, Yahoo’s main cafeteria, was more packed than a typical Tuesday. Many expressed how...
Marissa Mayer's First 30 Days

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View Job Openings at JobNama, our free Digital Job board. To post a job click here. You may Subscribe to the RSS feed, follow our Twitter feed and subscribe to SMS Alerts. To buy a premium listing at JobNama, contact sales@medianama.com Recent openings: Circle Sales-Pune/Ahmadabad – One97 Communications Ltd. Mobile Marketing – One97 Communications Ltd. Manager // Asst...
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Knowing the score: How Facebook's Graph Search knows what you want

Pinterest, Flipboard and Yelp tell how to save big bucks in the cloud

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Amazon Web Services can be a great platform for startups when they’re small, but costs can outpace revenue growth pretty quick — especially if you’re offering a a free consumer service. At AWS’s Re: Invent user conference last week, engineers from Pinterest, Flipboard and Yelp shared their impressive and sometimes...
Pinterest, Flipboard and Yelp tell how to save big bucks in the cloud

Facebook Engineering Ringleader Says Zuck Is 'Definitely Not a Dick'

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“Ask me anything, but I won’t promise an answer.” (Photo: flickr.com/andrewfeinberg) In a fitting move for a company that’s all about the openness (whether you want that picture visible or not), today one of the key figures in Facebook’s nascent New York office took to Reddit for an Ask Me...
Facebook Engineering Ringleader Says Zuck Is 'Definitely Not a Dick'

How Facebook Ditched The Mobile Web & Went Native With Its New iOS App

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Facebook released a completely rebuilt version of its iOS app for iPhone and iPad today, changing a fundamental aspect of the company's mobile strategy. Gone is the Web-centric, HTML5 approach. In its place, Facebook has rebuilt the iOS app using Apple's native framework. The result? A more streamlined, faster app...
How Facebook Ditched The Mobile Web & Went Native With Its New iOS App

New hires in mobile: Gloops, Storm8 and Pocket Gems

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Hiring in the mobile apps sector wasn’t down significantly during E3, with 22 new hires spread between 14 companies. Based on information from LinkedIn and other sources, Gloops and GREE reported the most activity with 3 hires each. Unlike previous weeks, there were no high profile hires to report. If...
New hires in mobile: Gloops, Storm8 and Pocket Gems
Firefox's New Social API Brings Facebook Chat Right To Your Browser

Improving Google Patents with European Patent Office patents and the Prior Art Finder

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Posted by Jon Orwant, Engineering Manager Cross-posted with the US Public Policy Blog, the European Public Policy Blog, and Inside Search Blog At Google, we're constantly trying to make important collections of information more useful to the world. Since 2006, we’ve let people discover, search, and read United States patents online....
Improving Google Patents with European Patent Office patents and the Prior Art Finder
Siri's Voice Is Already In The 2013 Cadillac XTS
Canonical Metal-as-a-Service: Not Quite As Cool As It Sounds

Canonical narrows timeframe for Ubuntu for smartphones to 'late February'

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Our first look at the upcoming Ubuntu phone OS left us excited but wanting for more details, and it seems that Canonical has now indicated when you'll first be able to grab it, according to OMG Ubuntu. According to that site, engineering manager Alan Pope said that a downloadable...
Canonical narrows timeframe for Ubuntu for smartphones to 'late February'

14 Apple Employees You Should Be Following On Twitter (AAPL)

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Despite all the secrecy at Apple, plenty of employees at the company are on Twitter. Engineers, designers and even some big name executives are on the social network, though not all of them are actually worth following. Scott Forstall, Apple's senior VP of iPhone software, has a Twitter account but...
14 Apple Employees You Should Be Following On Twitter (AAPL)
Twitter is the common dude’s RSS reader, new discovery tools show

Asana unveils Organizations to support the enterprise, with added team visibility and IT controls

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Asana, the productivity application designed to ease the frustration of group collaboration, has unveiled a new service to take on the enterprise space. Called Asana Organizations, it’s designed to provide managers with better team visibility, more control for a company’s IT administrator, and improved coordination between team members. Started by...
Asana unveils Organizations to support the enterprise, with added team visibility and IT controls

Launching Google +1 Recommendations Across the Web

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Working on +1, we often hear people say they want to see more of what their friends recommend. Likewise, when we talk to site owners, they ask us to help them show more relevant content to their users. Today, we are rolling out a new feature of the +1 button...
Launching Google +1 Recommendations Across the Web

Mozilla backpedals on Firefox 64-bit for Windows, will keep nightly builds coming after all

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Last month, Mozilla Engineering Manager Benjamin Smedberg quietly announced that the 64-bit version of Firefox for Windows would never see the light of day. After what he referred to as “significant negative feedback,” Smedberg has announced he had reviewed that feedback, consulted with his release engineering team, and has decided...
Mozilla backpedals on Firefox 64-bit for Windows, will keep nightly builds coming after all

Ex-Yahoo: Marissa Mayer Needs To Fire 10,000 People And Get Rid Of All The BlackBerrys (YHOO)

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  Sriram Krishnan is a former Yahoo engineer. He gave us permission to re-publish this post from his personal site. "OMG, did you see that Marissa Mayer is now CEO of Yahoo?" That was one of many messages I got from current and ex-Yahoos on yesterday's news. Having recently exited...
Ex-Yahoo: Marissa Mayer Needs To Fire 10,000 People And Get Rid Of All The BlackBerrys (YHOO)
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