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After Growing Revenue 270% Last Year, Personalization Startup Sailthru Raises $19M From Benchmark, Adds Bill Gurley To Board
PayPal cans 470 workers to delight customers and get stronger (yeah, really)
Behind the Banner, A Visualization of the Adtech Ecosystem
The Boy Genius Report: iPad mini, iMac and the Microsoft Surface
Shift.com: Social Ad Startup GraphEffect Tries To Create A More Productive LinkedIn

MBA Mondays: Guest Post From Scott Kurnit

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  When I announced the MBA Mondays series on People and mentioned I would end with a number of guest posts, I got an email from my friend Scott Kurnit, founder of About.com and Keep Holdings. Scott said, "Culture that is something I have thought a ton about. I'd love...
MBA Mondays: Guest Post From Scott Kurnit

Facebook for iOS 5.3 includes photo album selection, faster Timeline and News Feed

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Facebook today released an update to its iOS application that improves the speed of the app and includes a new feature for users to upload photos to an album. The iOS update comes on the heels of an overhaul of the Android app earlier today with natively built features to...
Facebook for iOS 5.3 includes photo album selection, faster Timeline and News Feed

Clinch refreshes its social video-editing app to let you tap content posted on Twitter and Instagram

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We first reported on Clinch‘s social video editor when it hit the App Store back in September, a mobile app that helps its users create “enhanced video experiences”. In real terms, this means that Clinch combines videos, pictures and content from multiple sources, based on location and time, and can...
Clinch refreshes its social video-editing app to let you tap content posted on Twitter and Instagram
"In the Studio," KISSmetrics' Hiten Shah Simply Tells It Like It Is

Are new entrepreneurial ideas keeping you from getting things done?

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My mind is literally overrun with all kinds of ideas all the time. My to do list is filled mostly of personal projects. I’ve started countless spiral notebooks of business ideas and have filled them with research. I wake up in the middle of the night just to write down...
Are new entrepreneurial ideas keeping you from getting things done?

Craigslist cuts off its search engine to spite its face

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Craigslist, the once-loved classified site, is continuing its ill-tempered rampage against would-be competitors that offer cleaner designs and better user experiences. Last month, it sued popular site PadMapper for using information from Craigslist to plot apartments on a map. Weeks later, Craigslist changed its terms of service to say that...
Craigslist cuts off its search engine to spite its face

The Windows RT Review

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Meet Windows RT. It's Microsoft's first major foray into the modern tablet market, the shipping version of Windows-on-ARM, and it's one of Microsoft's most important product launches ever. Windows 8 shares the same touch-friendly user interface, but the ARM silicon makes RT an almost entirely tablet-centric operating system, the...
The Windows RT Review

Mozilla's Persona Login System Is Now In Beta, Takes On OpenID And OAuth

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Mozilla’s Persona, the organization’s experimental distributed login system that’s an alternative to OpenID and OAuth, is now officially in public beta. Mozilla bills Persona as a “login system that completely eliminates passwords on websites while being safe, secure, and easy to use.” Persona uses your email address to identify you...
Mozilla's Persona Login System Is Now In Beta, Takes On OpenID And OAuth

Watch an iPad being made in this rare video from inside Apple’s Foxconn factory

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Reporter Rob Schmitz is the Shanghai Bureau Chief of Marketplace. He’s the guy who debunked a large portion of Mike Daisey’s accounts from China about Apple’s Foxconn factories. Now, he’s become only the second reporter ever to gain access to visit the factory floor  at that supplier. He’s written a detailed...
Watch an iPad being made in this rare video from inside Apple’s Foxconn factory

The Top 10 Tech Companies Whose Employees Are Most Optimistic About Their Future (GOOG, YHOO, AMZN, SAP, AAPL, QCOM)

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Glassdoor just released its ranking of the top 10 tech companies with the best business outlook in the next six months, as rated by the firms' own staff. Employees that work at these companies are optimistic because they are working on the latest and greatest in technology, they are inspired by...
The Top 10 Tech Companies Whose Employees Are Most Optimistic About Their Future (GOOG, YHOO, AMZN, SAP, AAPL, QCOM)

EA Maxis cops to 'dumb' SimCity launch, offers early adopters a free game

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The botched launch of the new SimCity game has upset many this week, however there is a little good news. EA Maxis exec Lucy Bradshaw posted that the company is working on its server issues, with capacity reportedly up 120 percent in the last 48 hours and "disrupted experiences"...
EA Maxis cops to 'dumb' SimCity launch, offers early adopters a free game

Gigabytes

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From a Virtual Pants post refuting my experiences with the Surface: It is expensive The Surface is cheaper than an iPad. The base model Surface has 32GB of storage and is $499. The 32GB iPad Wi-Fi is $599. But, what about the Touch Cover? A 32GB Surface with Touch Cover...
Gigabytes

Retargeting Is Just Phase One

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The post Retargeting Is Just Phase One appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.Toward the end of the year, annual predictions come out (I’ve been guilty of this for nearly ten years now). I was perusing these from Triggit founder Zach Coelius, and his ninth one hit me right between...
Retargeting Is Just Phase One

New iPad Garners 98% Satisfaction Rating, Tops 'Consumer Reports' Rankings

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ChangeWave Research today released the results of a survey addressing users' experiences with the new iPad, finding that 98% of the professional and early-adopter consumer audience targeted by the firm rate themselves as either "very satisfied" (82%) or "somewhat satisfied" (16%) with the device. The number compares favorably to the...
New iPad Garners 98% Satisfaction Rating, Tops 'Consumer Reports' Rankings

Google's Tim Bray on three years at Google and the downside 'if Google becomes evil'

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Tim Bray turns 3 at Google this week. His post on his time is a thoughtful one. On Google turning evil for real: Being Evil · There’s no there there. Near as I can tell three years in, Google really wants you to be online all the time (signed in if...
Google's Tim Bray on three years at Google and the downside 'if Google becomes evil'

Welcome to TechHive!

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Welcome to TechHive, the new website from the same team that brings you PCWorld and Macworld. We've devoted our lives to writing about technology, not only PCs and Macs but phones, tablets, mobile apps, ereaders, streaming video players, digital cameras, websites, and whatever the next big product category will...
Welcome to TechHive!

Facebook head of brand design calls out trends to watch in 2013

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Facebook Head of Brand Design Paul Adams says mobile, small networks and aggregation of data are the three trends to watch in 2013. Adams wrote about these trends on his blog, giving insight into what he’d like his team and other companies to think about when building on the Facebook...
Facebook head of brand design calls out trends to watch in 2013

Too Many Companies Are Ignoring Mobile Web Traffic

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Marketers are all talking about the massive growth in mobile web access, both in the United States and around the world, but something important to note is that web development teams have been a bit slow to provide mobile specific experiences. This article will look at what percent of sites...
Too Many Companies Are Ignoring Mobile Web Traffic

Wildfire is Joining Google!

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Four years ago, we set out on a journey to make social media marketing easier and more effective. We thought our idea had potential, but little did we know what an incredible ride it would be. Not only have we helped to define and build an entirely new industry, but...
Wildfire is Joining Google!
Why Marissa Mayer Told Remote Employees To Work In An Office ... Or Quit (YHOO)

10 Startups, 13 Intense Weeks: The teams grill each other as 3 demo days loom

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For episode 10 in our video series following the Springboard Mobile accelerator in London, we decided to let the teams interview each other. Watch as Flitto, We Are Pop Up, I Judge Fights and House Map – under pressure with three demo days in London, New York and Silicon Valley set to take place just a fortnight from...
10 Startups, 13 Intense Weeks: The teams grill each other as 3 demo days loom

Why is your red different than my red? (video)

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I remember the first time I ever met someone who had color blindness. I was young and wanted to know why another kid wasn’t calling a certain Lego piece “green.” It was an incredibly confusing moment and one that helped me start to understand that we all have distinct...
Why is your red different than my red? (video)

Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18

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Last Friday, Lot18 made a company-wide announcement. If employees weren't happy at the young flash-sale wine site, they could resign by May 18 and receive one month's pay. "If you're really not happy, we want to help you find something else to do," says a company spokesperson, who says the...
Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18
PayPal unveils new Android SDK with multiple in-app payment methods, available to US developers on May 15
iOS default despair: Where Ars staff turns for better app experiences
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?