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Bondsy: An iPhone app for trading just about anything with your friends

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Three months after launching in beta, TechStars grad Bondsy is releasing its self-titled iPhone app to the public with the goal of helping friends “trade things you can’t put a price on.” Bondsy first made its debut on stage last year during TechStars NY’s demo day. At the time, the startup was pitched as “the...
Bondsy: An iPhone app for trading just about anything with your friends

avdi on "Tombstones for an entire world" Remains of a dwarf planet found in Antarctica

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avdi on "Tombstones for an entire world" Remains of a dwarf planet found in Antarctica
Living on a Stream: The Rise of Real-Time Video
Meet 9 of Silicon Valley's most stylish geek-chic guys

Not a film, not a game, but a living novel

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How do we tell stories? With a beginning, middle and end, right? “Protasis, epitasis and catastrophe” – Aristotle slapped the label on dramatic structure in 335 BC and it’s been there ever since. We tell them sometimes through humour, sometimes through fear. And the listener listens, the reader reads, the...
Not a film, not a game, but a living novel

Why You Should Use Path, The Social Network That's Better Than Facebook On Your Smartphone (FB)

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As Facebook ages, it's become clogged with stuff I don't need anymore. Each day I gain more friends on Facebook, and my Timeline also gains more ads, events, and photos that I don't care about.  This is where Path becomes a refreshing alternative to the rest.  Path is a mobile-only...
Why You Should Use Path, The Social Network That's Better Than Facebook On Your Smartphone (FB)

Finally, Facebook Speeds Up Its iOS App

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If you’re one of the half a billion people using Facebook’s main iOS application, you already know it’s horrendously slow. Well, you’ll be glad to know that on Thursday afternoon, Facebook will launch a major update to the app for the iPhone and iPad, drastically improving speed and overall performance....
Finally, Facebook Speeds Up Its iOS App

Sprucing Up For Spring

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Ah springtime.  The greatest time of the year. Warmer weather, cherry blossoms, baseball, and, this year, neon colors.  Everywhere. Color took a bit of a break from our lives the past few years as the entire world seemed to teeter on inevitable collapse, but it’s back now, and I, for...
Sprucing Up For Spring

The Other 99% of Entrepreneurs

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In my recent piece Reengineering Capitalism I highlighted a phenomenon that the global entrepreneurship ecosystem is paying very little attention to: Over 99% of entrepreneurs who seek funding get rejected. Yet, the entire world is focused on the 1% that is "fundable." The media, when pitched a startup story, is...
The Other 99% of Entrepreneurs

This Stanford Professor's Early Investment In Google Is Now Worth More Than $1 Billion (GOOG)

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Back in 1998, David Cheriton cut Larry Page and Sergey Brin a check for $100,000 to help them get their new company Google off the ground. Now, that early investment in Google is worth more than $1 billion. Cheriton, who still works as a computer science professor at Stanford, opened...
This Stanford Professor's Early Investment In Google Is Now Worth More Than $1 Billion (GOOG)

Google's new Android head finally breaks his silence

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale It came as a shock. In March, Andy Rubin, one of Android’s co-founder and the man who led it to world dominance, announced he was stepping back from his role spearheading the mobile OS. His replacement: Google’s Chrome...
Google's new Android head finally breaks his silence
Larry Page Wants Earth To Have A Mad Scientist Land

Le Monde Adds MapBox's Open Source Maps To Its New Site To Highlight Where News Is Happening

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MapBox, a service used to design and publish custom maps, has announced that Le Monde, one of France’s largest newspapers, has unveiled a brand new paid website and used MapBox’s interactive maps. Powered by its OpenStreetMaps technology, this is the first international partnership for the company. But before you start...
Le Monde Adds MapBox's Open Source Maps To Its New Site To Highlight Where News Is Happening

Nutmeg Raises $5.3M From Pentech, Tim Draper And Others To Make Financial Management Less Stuffy

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Nutmeg, the U.K. ‘online investment manager’ that aims to take the complexity out of financial products, has raised a £3.4m ($5.3m) VC round led by Pentech and Daniel Aegerter, the Swiss chairman of Armada Investment Group. But perhaps more headline-grabbing is that legendary Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper also participated....
Nutmeg Raises $5.3M From Pentech, Tim Draper And Others To Make Financial Management Less Stuffy

Mary Meeker's Latest Incredibly Insightful Presentation About The State Of The Web

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No one in the entire world is as good at summarizing the state of the technology business through slideshow presentations as Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker. She's about to do it again at the All Things D conference. We have the presentation. See the rest of the story at Business...
Mary Meeker's Latest Incredibly Insightful Presentation About The State Of The Web

Here Are The Most Popular Songs Of 2012, According To Spotify

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Spotify has released its list of the 100 most popular songs of 2012 throughout the entire world. The number one most streamed song was Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know." Unless you live under a rock, you've certainly heard the song.  As of November, Spotify was available in 21...
Here Are The Most Popular Songs Of 2012, According To Spotify
World Wide Web Foundation releases first-ever global web index (U.S. ranks second)

Will Facebook adapt to mobile or will mobile adapt to Facebook?

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We all know Facebook needs to become a force in mobile advertising, but just how much of a force? If Facebook were to replicate the success of its desktop ad business on mobile it would account for a healthy chunk of the entire world’s current mobile ad spend. And if...
Will Facebook adapt to mobile or will mobile adapt to Facebook?

11 Things You Should Never Do Online

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Did you know you could lose insurance benefits from putting photos online?  Or that a Tweet can put you in jail?  Or that the FBI might be friending you on Facebook?  Or that even brand-new service Chatroulette isn’t truly anonymous? I’ve blogged recently on my concerns about privacy trends,...
11 Things You Should Never Do Online

Oscar Host Seth MacFarlane Presents Nominations, Inspires Twitter Backlash, Rare Emma Stone Tweet

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The Family Guy creator is hosting the Academy Awards and he delivered the list of nominations today--to the chagrin of many. Hey, at least he got Emma Stone to tweet for the first time, which in turn exploded Twitter. Earlier this morning Seth MacFarlane, this year's Oscars host, announced...
Oscar Host Seth MacFarlane Presents Nominations, Inspires Twitter Backlash, Rare Emma Stone Tweet

The Newest Version of Tibbr Exceeds Expectations

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One year ago Tibbr burst onto the scene with a new way of organizing data for its subscribers.  It took away the mystery of much of the data-world by allowing users to receive information they wished to receive without the inconvenience of searching and sifting through unnecessary information.  Their latest...
The Newest Version of Tibbr Exceeds Expectations

Hangouts On Air is now available to all, allows recorded or live broadcasting

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Google launched Hangouts On Air to select broadcasters to allow recorded or live conversations with friends to broadcast, but today the search engine is making the popular feature available to Google+ users worldwide. Engineering Director Chee Chew explained the option’s functions on the Official Google Blog: Today we’re excited to launch Hangouts...
Hangouts On Air is now available to all, allows recorded or live broadcasting

The Pirate Bay Moves Servers to The United States, F*ck Yeah...

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When The Pirate Bay ‘moved’ its operation to North Korea last month the site was heavily criticized for teaming up with such a dictatorial regime. In an attempt to right this wrong, the largest file-sharing site in the universe has teamed up with the only free nation left, the United...
The Pirate Bay Moves Servers to The United States, F*ck Yeah...
Apple unveils all new Maps solution “built from the ground up”
Wavii wants to turn the whole world into a Facebook news feed
Vizio Announces The Co-Star, A $99 Google TV Set-Top Box With OnLive Built In

The future of search: Answer, converse, anticipate

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Answer. Converse. Anticipate. Those are the verbs that Google believes will lead to “the end of search as we know it.” Google doesn’t want search to be restricted to a sparse landing page and a specific query. It wants search to become something as ubiquitous as oxygen and as...
The future of search: Answer, converse, anticipate

Apple Carefully Explains Exactly How It Could Be Destroyed (AAPL)

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With a market capitalization of $559 billion, Apple is the most valuable company in the entire world. But that doesn't mean it can't be destroyed. In fact - per SEC regulations - Apple itself has put together a list of "risk factors" that, in careful detail, explain just how Apple...
Apple Carefully Explains Exactly How It Could Be Destroyed (AAPL)

More than 20,000 people apply for one-way ticket to Mars

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Last week we mentioned Mars One, the combination space mission/reality TV show project that aims to send four lucky space travelers to the Red Planet... forever. Interest in the project had been quite high, with the company's latest press release noting that it had received "10,000 messages from prospective...
More than 20,000 people apply for one-way ticket to Mars

First look: Fleksy is a predictive iOS keyboard for the visually impaired

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Chalk this one up to good old innovation. I got a message a bit ago about a project from Syntellia which is focusing on making the iPhone more accessible to visually impaired users. By giving them a touch keyboard with prediction so accurate that it will work even if you don’t...
First look: Fleksy is a predictive iOS keyboard for the visually impaired
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?