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Twitter Suspends Tool That Momentarily Served as Anonymous Gossip HQ for the Tech Set

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(Screencap: Can’t Tweet This) Sometimes Betabeat comes up with some especially caustic zingers or insidery complaints that we know we can’t really tweet, and yet the urge to share them is painfully strong. Enter Can’t Tweet This, a Twitter anonymizer that–for a short time, anyway–allowed anyone to tweet anonymous missives,...
Twitter Suspends Tool That Momentarily Served as Anonymous Gossip HQ for the Tech Set

Help Explain Why Phone Unlocking Is Important To You And Why It Should Be Legal

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First I would like to thank readers of this site and others in the tech community for their support of our phone unlocking campaign. As you may know, that campaign culminated with 114,000 signatures on the White House petition website, an FCC and White House endorsement of unlocking and several...
Help Explain Why Phone Unlocking Is Important To You And Why It Should Be Legal

Tesla's Elon Musk slams New York Times review

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Tesla chief executive Elon Musk is taking the New York Times to task for what he says is an unreasonable review of the Tesla Model S. The prominent entrepreneur, also known for founding SpaceX and PayPal, said that a Times reviewer did not follow instructions during his review of the...
Tesla's Elon Musk slams New York Times review

Evernote raises another $85M as it seeks to get short-termers out well before an IPO

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If Phil Libin ever writes a book on building Evernote it’ll be called “Good Problems to Have.” That’s one of the most annoying phrases you can hear as an entrepreneur. Just because they are good problems, doesn’t make them any less serious of problems, he argues. One of Evernote’s good...
Evernote raises another $85M as it seeks to get short-termers out well before an IPO
PR isn't rocket science. Just ask Keith Rabois

Pay-As-You-Read E-Bookselling Won't Make It Off The Shelves

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Entrepreneurs have often used technology to bring us services we didn't even know we needed. Who would have thought a billion people would be willing to share their lives on Facebook and hundreds of millions more would change the news industry by microblogging on Twitter? But oftentimes entrepreneurs get it...
Pay-As-You-Read E-Bookselling Won't Make It Off The Shelves

Start your business right with The Ultimate Entrepreneur Bundle [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial. So you’re thinking of starting a new venture, right? But you just don’t know where to begin. There’s so many things you’ll need to know and so many things you’ll to do that without the proper preparation – if you don’t have...
Start your business right with The Ultimate Entrepreneur Bundle [VB Store]
PivotDesk's New Office-Sharing Marketplace Helps Startups Find Affordable Office Space

5 New Rules: Don't Get Fooled Again When Buying Enterprise Technology

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"Change it had to come We knew it all along We were liberated from the fall that's all" - The Who, "Won't Get Fooled Again" With Washington festooned over the weekend with banners and parties alongside the serious national dialogue about the issues of the day, we all understand that...
5 New Rules: Don't Get Fooled Again When Buying Enterprise Technology
Startup Spotlight: This computer workstation allows you to sit, stand or recline

Under fire US Attorney breaks her silence to defend prosecution of Aaron Swartz

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Five days after the death of Aaron Swartz, the widely-heralded computer programmer, US Attorney Carmen Ortiz, who led the prosecution against him has broken her silence and defended the efforts of authorities on the case against him. Ortiz has been widely criticized for using the case in order to make an example of...
Under fire US Attorney breaks her silence to defend prosecution of Aaron Swartz

Parents told to beware children running up huge bills on iPad and iPhone game apps

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Developers are urged to make it less easy for a child to spend hundreds on 'in-app' purchasesParents are being warned to be vigilant with their iPhones and iPads, following increasing reports of children running up bills of hundreds of pounds while playing games such as Playmobil Pirates, Coin Dozer and...
Parents told to beware children running up huge bills on iPad and iPhone game apps

Startups, it's okay to be promiscuous when it comes to accelerators

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This is a guest post by entrepreneur Agu De Marco In the international startup world, there are numerous options when it comes to accelerators. Those options are even greater if you have a solid idea, strong team, and a sound execution plan. Being a startup from Argentina, our team could...
Startups, it's okay to be promiscuous when it comes to accelerators
Startup Spotlight: This upstart wants to bring the 3D viewing experience to 2D TVs
Make vs. buy: When should you build your own solution?

New Workout App For Pebble Shows Why Your Wrist Might The New Hot Spot For Mobile Devs

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A new app created by Toronto-based developer and entrepreneur Alex Kennberg uses the Pebble to take users through a standard 7-minute workout (made popular through media coverage at outlets including the New York Times Magazine), and does so using only the tech on your wrist. It’s a great example of...
New Workout App For Pebble Shows Why Your Wrist Might The New Hot Spot For Mobile Devs

Adly Raises $2M More As It Expands Tools For Social Media Celebrity Endorsements

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Adly, a startup that connects advertisers with celebrities willing to post promoted messages on social networks, recently raised $2 million in additional funding. The new funding came from previous backer GRP Partners and new investor Siemer Ventures. Adly has now raised a total of $7.5 million. The company also launched...
Adly Raises $2M More As It Expands Tools For Social Media Celebrity Endorsements

An Energy Entrepreneur Turns to Inflatable Robots

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And really, who could complain?...
An Energy Entrepreneur Turns to Inflatable Robots

AngelList's 'Invest' service helped Distil Networks add $200k to its $1.8m round in less than a week

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Distil Networks closed a $1.8 million seed round of funding in January. It was raised over time, with participation from TechStars, and ff Venture Capital. Then the company raised another $200,000, this time not from names that you can recognize, but instead form a group of individual – don’t call...
AngelList's 'Invest' service helped Distil Networks add $200k to its $1.8m round in less than a week
Brad Feld takes on one of the biggest entrepreneur challenges: Relationships

Blake Krikorian Joins Microsoft's Xbox Team

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Microsoft today named entrepreneur Blake Krikorian as corporate vice president for its Interactive Entertainment Business. Last week Microsoft announced the acquisition of Krikorian’s home-entertainment tech startup, R2 Studios....
Blake Krikorian Joins Microsoft's Xbox Team
Bloomberg wages 'Made in NY' campaign to boost Big Apple's startup scene

Google Partnering With Startup Weekend

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The tech giant wants to help entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground. Google is partnering with Startup Weekend to create Startup Weekend NEXT, a five week course using Google + hangouts to help entrepreneurs with their business model and skills, Google's John Lyman wrote in a blog post...
Google Partnering With Startup Weekend

The Day Facebook Turned Down $1 Billion

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Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. The Day Facebook Turned Down $1 Billion (Inc.)Peter Thiel, the...
The Day Facebook Turned Down $1 Billion

Mobile | Meet the Common Man's Robot: Headless and Adorable

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Entrepreneur Keller Rinaudo says the Romo, a $150 robot with that needs your iPhone for its head, could finally make home robots ubiquitous. He spoke at the TED conference Tuesday....
Mobile | Meet the Common Man's Robot: Headless and Adorable
This Is How It Feels When Your Startup Fails
Banned from the internet for three hours in the middle of SXSW

How Foursquare Crushed My Startup In The 'Check-In Wars' (FB)

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As an entrepreneur, it can be hard to admit defeat.  When Facebook Product Manager Josh Williams started working on Gowalla, a location-based social network, his ultimate vision was for "people to see the world through the eyes of their friends," Williams recently wrote on Medium. Convinced that the idea was crazy,...
How Foursquare Crushed My Startup In The 'Check-In Wars' (FB)

NYC's new ed tech accelerator Socratic Labs debuts its first class

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New York already has a lot to offer an aspiring ed tech entrepreneur: the country’s largest K-12 school district, numerous colleges and publishing houses and a red hot tech scene. But now the city has one more feather in its cap: a new startup accelerator exclusively for education technology. Over the...
NYC's new ed tech accelerator Socratic Labs debuts its first class

10,000 subscribers later, FoundersCard bumps up the price of its entrepreneur-focused service to $595/year

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Recently FoundersCard, a subscription service that provides entrepreneurial-minded folks with targeted benefits and networking meetups at select events, has crossed the 10,000 subscriber mark. The company, in addition to reaching that milestone and perhaps because of it, is raising its annual price from $495, to $595. The company called the price...
10,000 subscribers later, FoundersCard bumps up the price of its entrepreneur-focused service to $595/year
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