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Off The Schneid

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The almost two year long slump is over. I've led a new venture investment for USV, which closed a few weeks ago and was announced last night. The company is Coinbase and my blog post announcing the investment is on the USV blog. This hiatus, which I've blogged about a...
Off The Schneid

Celebrating 20 Years Of Patent-Free Email Attachments

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Tech innovation happens in layers. The internet was built to make computers more useful, the web was built to make the internet more useful, social media (for example) was built to make the web more useful, other online services are built to make social media more useful, and so on....
Celebrating 20 Years Of Patent-Free Email Attachments
Why Samsung must negotiate. Why Apple won’t settle.

Celebrating 20 Years Of Patent-Free Email Attachments

www.techdirt.com
Tech innovation happens in layers. The internet was built to make computers more useful, the web was built to make the internet more useful, social media (for example) was built to make the web more useful, other online services are built to make social media more useful, and so on....
Celebrating 20 Years Of Patent-Free Email Attachments

After 2 Years, Twitter, Zynga Investor Fred Wilson Finally Finds Another Startup Worth Investing In

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Union Square Ventures principal Fred Wilson just led his first startup deal in nearly two years. Wilson led a $5 million round in Coinbase, a startup for buying, selling, and accepting Bitcoins. Bitcoins are a form of decentralized, digital currency. This year, Bitcoin's value has reached new heights. Today, Bitcoin is...
After 2 Years, Twitter, Zynga Investor Fred Wilson Finally Finds Another Startup Worth Investing In

"In The Studio," Sutter Hill's Sam Pullara Carves His Own Path From Technologist To Venture Capitalist

techcrunch.com
[tc_5min code="517596910"] Editor’s Note: Semil Shah is a contributor to TechCrunch. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil. Those who know in the Valley know the name Sam Pullara. Whether it was his time as a repeat entrepreneur and technical founder, or stints as an EIR at some of...
"In The Studio," Sutter Hill's Sam Pullara Carves His Own Path From Technologist To Venture Capitalist

EU Privacy Directive: Why All The Fuss? Just Be Open With Users

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EU Cookie legislation is now in force across Europe, but in a last minute change on Friday, the UK’s information commissioner amended the way it will be implemented in the UK. It’s now the case that sites will only have to obtain ‘implied consent’ from users not explicit consent. This...
EU Privacy Directive: Why All The Fuss? Just Be Open With Users

Lessons from Om Nom: The future of Windows and the web, as viewed from ‘Cut the Rope’

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Cut the Rope, as ported to the web by Pixel Lab. Om Nom is a lovable little monster, a character who can keep people playing “Cut the Rope” for hours under the simple premise of trying to satisfy his sweet tooth. But behind the scenes, the game by ZeptoLab is...
Lessons from Om Nom: The future of Windows and the web, as viewed from ‘Cut the Rope’
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