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California Universities Aggressively Expand Online Courses, Finds Failure Rates Drop

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The largest university system in America is aggressively expanding its experimental foray into Massive Online Open Learning (MOOCs), based on an unusually promising pilot course. The California State University system will offer a special “flipped” version of an electrical engineering course at 11 more universities, where students watch online lectures...
California Universities Aggressively Expand Online Courses, Finds Failure Rates Drop
UK Online Payments Platform GoCardless Raises $1.5 Million Series A, Plans To Expand Across Europe

First Look at TechStars Historical Results Data

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TechStars is an early stage venture fund based in Boulder, Colorado. ReadWriteWeb was given an early peek at historical results data on TechStars companies, which the organization is about to release. The data shows acquisition and failure rates, as well as how many of the TechStar companies have gone on...
First Look at TechStars Historical Results Data

Can Genius-Grant Winner Majora Carter Bring the Tech Boom to the South Bronx?

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Silicon Hunts Point may sound like a far-fetched idea . . . to people who haven’t seen Majora Carter’s lively TED talk about how neighborhoods like the South Bronx, where she grew up, suffered from urban policies that left residents exposed to air pollution, or living next to power plants. Now the...
Can Genius-Grant Winner Majora Carter Bring the Tech Boom to the South Bronx?

Apple Seriously Considered Switching to AMD in 2011 MacBook Air

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In an upcoming profile of AMD, Forbes reports that the company's Llano family of Fusion combination CPU-GPU systems was under consideration by Apple to be used as the brains behind the MacBook Air for its 2011 revision. AMD lost out to Intel, however, as the necessary parts were late in...
Apple Seriously Considered Switching to AMD in 2011 MacBook Air

Venture for America Wants to Steal the Smart Kids Back from Finance

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Mr. Yang (Photo: Venture for America) It’s a sad fact about modern American society that a vast amount of our brightest minds are plucked straight from college graduation every year and thrown into finance–which, if we may, is not exactly the most innocent of industries. Enter Venture for America, which...
Venture for America Wants to Steal the Smart Kids Back from Finance

What you missed this week on GigaOM Pro

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With news that Amazon Payments stopped supporting crowdfunding payments (Kicksarter excepted, for the time being), some of the latest research on GigaOM Pro looks at the present state of the crowdfunding market and opportunities for further growth. The future of Research in Motion — as device manufacturer or as a...
What you missed this week on GigaOM Pro
Study: AT&T, Verizon are Seattle's best-performing carriers

LinkedIn Is A Reason Startups Raise More Money, Angel Investor Says

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There's a new trend in the venture funding world where startups are landing really big seed rounds of well over $1 million. They're doing this by getting handfuls of angel investors involved, says Larry Augustin, a longtime angel and CEO of SugarCRM, a maker of business-application software. Huge seed rounds...
LinkedIn Is A Reason Startups Raise More Money, Angel Investor Says

In Praise Of Slow Hardware

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In all the discussions I’ve had with hardware makers about their products, one thing is becoming clear: in the end, the cheap part is never cheap. Take a look at this post about a Kickstarter project for example. A maker, Michael Ciuffo, had recently funded a very cool QR code...
In Praise Of Slow Hardware

Twitter is harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol, study finds

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People are more likely to give in to urge to tweet or check email than other cravings, say US researchersTweeting or checking emails may be harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol, according to researchers who tried to measure how well people could resist their desires.They even claim that while...
Twitter is harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol, study finds
Matthew Putman's super resolution and the poetry of nanotechnology

Cellphone Customers Have at Least a Couple Reasons to Smile

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Fewer cellphone calls are being dropped and data speeds are on the rise as all the major carriers expand their LTE networks. That’s the good news in a report from RootMetrics, which measures real-world cellphone performance nationwide. Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile all reduced their call failure rates from the first...
Cellphone Customers Have at Least a Couple Reasons to Smile

RT @jerell: Great article on Most Popular Franchises / Success / Failure Rates from CNN Money http://kl.am/franchise (cc: @balihoo)

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RT @jerell: Great article on Most Popular Franchises / Success / Failure Rates from CNN Money http://kl.am/franchise (cc: @balihoo)

Skype Screen Sharing Is A Huge (And Free) Productivity Tool

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Over the years we’ve been pitched many thousands of times by startups. Sometimes those pitches are in person. Sometimes it’s over the phone, which works if you have a live website to play with. But all too often we get requests for meetings via WebEx or one of the dozens...
Skype Screen Sharing Is A Huge (And Free) Productivity Tool

The infrastructure of the future will be programmed

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Dante Malagrino, Co-Founder and CEO, Embrane; Jonathan Heiliger, General Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners; Martin Casado, Co-Founder and CTO, Niciria(c)2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com “Infrastructure of the future will be programmed,” said Dante Malagrinò, co-founder and CEO of Embrane, at GigaOM’s Structure conference on Thursday. That’s a shift from how much...
The infrastructure of the future will be programmed

iXBRL – the final nail in the spreadsheet reporting train wreck?

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iXBRL is only a matter of weeks away and panic has set in. On AccountingWeb, Excel expert Simon Hurst makes a valiant effort at seeing if he can make Excel produce a valid set of iXBRL tags. In telling words he says:If you use tax and accounts production software...
iXBRL – the final nail in the spreadsheet reporting train wreck?

Solving the LTE Puzzle: Comparing LTE Performance

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After Verizon’s early adoption of LTE gave the carrier a commanding 2011 lead in the battle for data speed supremacy, things are heating up considerably in 2012. AT&T is aggressively rolling out its own LTE service, Sprint has promised LTE later this year, and T-Mobile isn’t far behind. At the...
Solving the LTE Puzzle: Comparing LTE Performance
Why New York City Still Can’t Keep Smart Kids Away From McKinsey
New study finds that startups perform better closer to home

Microsoft analyzes over a million PC failures, results shatter enthusiast myths

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Researchers working at Microsoft have analyzed the crash data sent back to Redmond from over a million PCs. You might think that research data on PC component failure rates would be abundant given how long these devices have been in-market and the sophisticated data analytics applied to the server market...
Microsoft analyzes over a million PC failures, results shatter enthusiast myths
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