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Delhi-based Playcez is first GSF India grad to land funding, closes 6-figure dollar seed round

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Earlier this week we published an interview with Rajesh Sawhney – the man behind GSF India and its new accelerator program – in which he voiced his expectation that “nine or ten” of the inaugural class of 15 startups will close funding in the coming months. That first step has been taken after Delhi-based event...
Delhi-based Playcez is first GSF India grad to land funding, closes 6-figure dollar seed round

Beer, dopamine and brain scans make an intoxicating mix | Scicurious

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This week the media reported a fascinating link between alcoholism and brain chemistry, but all was not as it seemedIt's been a long day at work, followed by a long workout. I'm tired, and all I really want is to relax with a beer. I grab one out of the...
Beer, dopamine and brain scans make an intoxicating mix | Scicurious

Fairfax Adds to RIM Stake

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Fairfax CEO Prem Watsa, Research In Motion's largest shareholder, said his big bet on the struggling BlackBerry maker is a "long term" investment and not in expectation of a eventual sale of the company....
Fairfax Adds to RIM Stake

Bebo Shareholders File Motion To Remove CEO, Have A Receiver Take Control of Embattled Company

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Here’s yet another sad turn in the story of one of social networking’s also-rans. Bebo, the early U.K.-based social network that AOL bought for $850 million only to turn around and sell for less than $10 million later, may see its current CEO Adam Levin go. The company’s shareholders, who...
Bebo Shareholders File Motion To Remove CEO, Have A Receiver Take Control of Embattled Company

Linstapaper and Linstagrams: Popular Web Apps Now Rife with Linsanity

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Jeremy Lin may be the most popular athlete in history whose physical skills are equally proportional to his consummate nerdiness. One example: The Landry Fields/Jeremy Lin "Nerdshake." For another, just look to his fanbase, which apparently includes coders and the tech-savvy users they cater to, both of whom are...
Linstapaper and Linstagrams: Popular Web Apps Now Rife with Linsanity

Sandy's Aftermath Turns Wifi Into Water in a Digital Desert

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OpenWireless.org The waters from Hurricane Sandy have rendered some telecommunications networks about as useful as the rudder on the Titanic. As city dwellers have begun to seek an Internet connection, finding a wifi hotspot has sometimes become almost as important as securing non-perishables and batteries for flashlights. AllThingsD has collected a...
Sandy's Aftermath Turns Wifi Into Water in a Digital Desert

Texas Municipal Officials Fight 'Open Meeting Act,' Get Shot Down By Fifth Circuit Court

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There's been a whole lot of talk about openness in government, but so far, very little action. Many vague statements and unkept promises have raised the public's expectation of actually being involved, but when push comes to shove, legislators seem much more comfortable doing things the old, closed-door way. The...
Texas Municipal Officials Fight 'Open Meeting Act,' Get Shot Down By Fifth Circuit Court

Yahoo's Axis And The New Search Wars

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Yahoo is reimagining the front end. Google is working on the back end. And Bing is tackling both. Who will win the new search wars?On Wednesday, Yahoo released Axis, a new browser plug-in and iPhone and iPad app that purports to "reinvent" the search experience. It's not so much of...
Yahoo's Axis And The New Search Wars
Microsoft's Q3 2013 Results Beat Expectations, $20.69B In Revenue, EPS Of $0.72

HTC sees $2.397 billion revenue in Q3, only just meeting forecasts

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Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC this morning released (PDF) its final results for the third quarter of this year, reporting revenue of $2.397 billion (NT$70.2 billion) for the three month period. Net income after tax was just $133 million (NT$3.9 billion). Revenue is down from a little over $3 billion...
HTC sees $2.397 billion revenue in Q3, only just meeting forecasts

The iPad Mini Is 'No Walk In The Park' For Suppliers (AAPL)

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The iPad Mini is 4-6 weeks behind its forecasted launch schedule because suppliers are struggling to make it, says Topeka Capital analyst Brian White in a new note this morning: "iPad Mini" is No Walk in the Park for Suppliers and We Expect 5-7 Million Units. Similar to the iPhone...
The iPad Mini Is 'No Walk In The Park' For Suppliers (AAPL)

Watering starts at Cheltenham ahead of Festival meeting in three weeks

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• Dry conditions force the course to turn on the taps• Track has had half of expected rainfall in last yearCheltenham has received no more than half the rainfall that had been expected so far this year and will start to water its track on Wednesday ahead of the Festival...
Watering starts at Cheltenham ahead of Festival meeting in three weeks

Carriers Reportedly Testing Nano-SIMs for Apple Ahead of Next-Generation iPhone Launch

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Following a report earlier this week claiming that European carriers have been stockpiling new nano-SIM cards in expectation of Apple using the smaller card in the next-generation iPhone, BGR now reports that carriers are indeed testing the new cards in partnership with Apple. Multiple carrier sources have exclusively told BGR...
Carriers Reportedly Testing Nano-SIMs for Apple Ahead of Next-Generation iPhone Launch

Here are the leaked specs of Samsung’s white-hot Galaxy S III

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With a ton of rumours surrounding the launch of Samsung’s Galaxy S III smartphone, from the actual launch date, to what to expect from the phone itself, BGR is has just reported some pretty interesting specs to wrap your head around. With no confirmation on the predicted sleek 7mm body, 1.5...
Here are the leaked specs of Samsung’s white-hot Galaxy S III

After 3 Million Downloads, CloudOn 3.0 Now Brings Microsoft Office To iPhone, iPad Mini & Nexus 7

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CloudOn, the popular free productivity service that brings Microsoft Office to mobile devices, just launched version 3.0 of its mobile app. With this launch, CloudOn is bringing its service to the iPhone, iPad Mini and Nexus 7. This means CloudOn is now available on all of Apple’s mobile devices, as...
After 3 Million Downloads, CloudOn 3.0 Now Brings Microsoft Office To iPhone, iPad Mini & Nexus 7

Digital Gifting Startup GiftRocket Hits Profitability, Announces API And Reduced Fees

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GiftRocket, a 2011 Y Combinator grad, is a simple P2P digital gifting service that lets users send and receive digital gift cards via email. Originally, the startup was focused around location-based gifting, allowing friends to send each other digital gift cards that could be accessed once they checked-in to a...
Digital Gifting Startup GiftRocket Hits Profitability, Announces API And Reduced Fees

MHL Consortium: 50 Million MHL-Equipped Devices Shipped Globally In 2011

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MHL had a huge 2011. The mobile high-definition connectivity standard went from a relativity unknown port to making its way onto more than 50 million devices. More than 90 licensees are on board with MHL and the connectivity option is nearly standard on tablets, smartphones, HDTVs, and is now making...
MHL Consortium: 50 Million MHL-Equipped Devices Shipped Globally In 2011
Business Cloud Computing: Privacy Is Just As Important As Security

The $10m Kickstarter Pebble Smartwatch hits a snag as first shipment is delayed

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The Pebble E-Paper Watch is a Kickstarter record breaker and Web phenomenon after raising more than $10 million in crowdsourced donations, but the ambitious project has hit a snag after it postponed the first shipment of the much sought after ‘smartwatch’. Despite the huge haul in funding and significant weight...
The $10m Kickstarter Pebble Smartwatch hits a snag as first shipment is delayed

Netflix Says It's 'Killing' BitTorrent Traffic

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With nearly 30 million streaming subscribers in the U.S. alone, Netflix is one the major providers of online video entertainment. That’s quite an achievement, especially when taking into consideration that streaming Hollywood blockbusters was virtually impossible half a decade ago. Furthermore, with the rise of these legal options people have...
Netflix Says It's 'Killing' BitTorrent Traffic

2013 Acura ILX Hybrid first drive: Is this Acura premium enough?

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As Acura's first hybrid, the ILX Hybrid carries a lot of expectation, but the Honda Civic platform on which it was built stands out a little too much. [Read more]...
2013 Acura ILX Hybrid first drive: Is this Acura premium enough?

Ask A VC: Kleiner Perkins' Ted Schlein On How The VC Industry Has Changed; What's Next For The Enterprise And More

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I was fortunate to have Kleiner Perkins’ investment partner Ted Schlein join me on Ask A VC this week. Schlein, who joined Kleiner in 1996 and has nearly two decades of experience in the VC world, discussed what’s changed in the VC industry as well as what the expectation...
Ask A VC: Kleiner Perkins' Ted Schlein On How The VC Industry Has Changed; What's Next For The Enterprise And More

Microsoft notifies ITC of FTC-Google settlement, expects Motorola to withdraw complaint

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On Friday, the day after Google's antitrust settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (see my initial reaction, explanation of mechanics, comparison with other SEP case), Microsoft filed a "notice of development in connection with Motorola's H.264 standard essential patents" with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC), expressing the expectation...
Microsoft notifies ITC of FTC-Google settlement, expects Motorola to withdraw complaint
Consumers could pay higher switching costs in a data driven world
Mars One to begin accepting astronaut video applications in the next 4 months

Here's Some Good News For Facebook's Mauled Shareholders -- Analysts Aren't Hallucinating Anymore

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If you're a Facebook shareholder who has lost half their money since the May IPO, here's some good news for you: Wall Street has finally sobered up about Facebook's prospects. Specifically, in the wake of Facebook customer Zynga's latest collapse, Wall Street has finally realized that its expectations for the...
Here's Some Good News For Facebook's Mauled Shareholders -- Analysts Aren't Hallucinating Anymore

Hacking Happiness: How Big Data Can Make The World More Joyful

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Sure, big data technology can read every tweet ever tweeted. It can search and organize boundless volumes of books. It can even help keep track of sports statistics that were previously unrecordable. But now it can make the world a happier place. John C. Havens, founder of the H(app)athon Project,...
Hacking Happiness: How Big Data Can Make The World More Joyful

Apple Taps Martin Scorsese And His Eyebrows For The Latest Siri Commercial

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The latest Siri commercial just hit, and like recent ad spots, Apple turned to a celebrity to endorse the lackluster iOS feature. And, also like the other commercials, the dialog between Siri and the user seems a bit more simple, almost mundane, in comparisons to the early Siri commercials....
Apple Taps Martin Scorsese And His Eyebrows For The Latest Siri Commercial

Tweet Tips

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Tweet Tips is a post from Chris PirilloI created a TypeWith.me document and tweeted the link out to my followers. Within seconds, we had reached the 16-user maximum. After serious trolling, those who played along with me came up with this set of Twitter tips.I didn’t really copy edit, nor...
Tweet Tips

How One Tech Company Consistently Appears On 'Best Places To Work' Lists

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Building a great work environment is essential in attracting and retaining talent in a competitive workforce.  Texas Instruments, Inc., a Dallas­-based technology company, has consistently appeared on best places to work lists. The company ranked number 31 on Business Insider's The  50 Best Employers In America, which was based on exclusive data...
How One Tech Company Consistently Appears On 'Best Places To Work' Lists
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