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9 non-geek things you must do when in Silicon Valley

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9 non-geek things you must do when in Silicon Valley

I'm at Golden Gate Bridge (Golden Gate Bridge, US 101, San Francisco) w/ 9 others. http://4sq.com/4vTWx3

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I'm at Golden Gate Bridge (Golden Gate Bridge, US 101, San Francisco) w/ 9 others. http://4sq.com/4vTWx3
The Unusual Place Jack Dorsey Takes Employees To Motivate Them

Winscape virtual window makes the leap to Kinect in 4K-capable, 6-screen glory (video)

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RationalCraft brought its surreal Winscape virtual window to market when the Wii was virtually the only game in town for affordable motion tracking. Microsoft's Kinect has certainly changed the rules of the game since then, so it's almost natural that a fourth-generation Winscape has just launched to make use...
Winscape virtual window makes the leap to Kinect in 4K-capable, 6-screen glory (video)

Here's what execs learned at our Mobile Summit boardroom sessions (video)

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale One of the more truly unique offerings in VentureBeat’s Mobile Summit event are breakout sessions where executives can talk off the record about some of the most pressing problems in the mobile world. While “who said what” is...
Here's what execs learned at our Mobile Summit boardroom sessions (video)

Obama: American investment in the Internet allowed Facebook, Google and Microsoft to thrive

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President Barack Obama cruised into Seattle Thursday as part of his 2012 campaign, touting everything from jobs to foreign policy to immigration reform to his stance on gay marriage. Obama presented himself as a unifier at a time that the country is deeply divided. To make his point, the...
Obama: American investment in the Internet allowed Facebook, Google and Microsoft to thrive

San Francisco's Bay Bridge lights up with 25,000 computer controlled LEDs

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For decades, tourists have gaped at San Francisco's brightly colored Golden Gate Bridge, often overlooking the Oakland-connected Bay Bridge's less flashy looks. Luckily, the old bridge is being gussied up for onlookers -- Artist Leo Villareal has kitted out the 1.8-mile span with over 25,000 computer controlled LEDs. "My...
San Francisco's Bay Bridge lights up with 25,000 computer controlled LEDs

Going public in the wake of Facebook: How Shutterstock made it, popped and survived the rollercoaster

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When Shutterstock CEO Jon Oringer was in High School, he taught guitar. Never mind he didn’t actually play guitar. So, go figure, when he decided to take his company public, he not only did it without any experience, but in the wake of the botched Facebook IPO. Shutterstock hit...
Going public in the wake of Facebook: How Shutterstock made it, popped and survived the rollercoaster
Another Day, Another New Marketplace: Park Please Tackles City Parking

We're live at Expand San Francisco 2013! Here's what we're liveblogging today

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We're here at beautiful Fort Mason, with San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge as our backdrops, and Engadget Expand is about to kick off! We couldn't be more thrilled about this weekend's lineup, which includes fireside chats with innovators from Google, Kickstarter, OUYA and more -- not...
We're live at Expand San Francisco 2013! Here's what we're liveblogging today
Yahoo's Surprisingly Gorgeous New iOS Weather App Centers Around Crowdsourced City Photos

Park Ranger Tases Guy Walking Dogs Without A Leash

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In the latest example of questionable taser use, a man walking his two dogs off-leash at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area was tased in the back by a park ranger, who was apparently trying to make an example of him. The problem was that the guy, Gary Hesterberg, was...
Park Ranger Tases Guy Walking Dogs Without A Leash

File:Golden gate circa 1891.png - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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File:Golden gate circa 1891.png - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

HOW TO: Support Earth Hour With Social Media

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The World Wildlife Fund’s now annual Earth Hour campaign is great way for individuals to take a stand against climate change. Something as simple as switching your lights off for one hour can make a visual statement of your support for the global sustainability movement.Begun back in Australia in...
HOW TO: Support Earth Hour With Social Media

Mapinterest lets you tag your favorite places in the world with pins from Pinterest

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The idea of “pinning” things has taken off thanks to Pinterest, and people are collecting anything and everything on their pinboards. Other than putting these things on nice and tidy named boards, there’s no other context for your collections of stuff. Furthermore, once you’ve pinned something on Pinterest, there’s not...
Mapinterest lets you tag your favorite places in the world with pins from Pinterest

A Wealthy San Francisco Couple Did Something Drastic For Unobstructed Views Of The Bay

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Normally we associate demolition with the destruction of beauty, but in San Francisco recently, a massive bulldozing led to just the opposite. Construction crews there demolished a $4.2 million home not to make way for a new mega-mansion, but to open up the skyline and create a garden for a wealthy...
A Wealthy San Francisco Couple Did Something Drastic For Unobstructed Views Of The Bay

Pre-dinner walk w/ @maryparks (@ Golden Gate Bridge Toll Gate) http://4sq.com/abptek

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Pre-dinner walk w/ @maryparks (@ Golden Gate Bridge Toll Gate) http://4sq.com/abptek

Why Topic Pages Are The Next Big Thing

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Chronological and real-time consumption of content just doesn't work anymore. It's time for topic pages to add a layer of organization on top. In last week's post, 5 Reasons Why Web Publishing is Changing (Again), we explained why online publishing is going through another sea change. One of those reasons...
Why Topic Pages Are The Next Big Thing

I was shocked – shocked! – to find out there are tech startups in Portugal

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I spent the past few days in the beautiful city of Lisbon, Portugal, to attend the annual Switch Conference and gain some insights into the Portuguese startup ecosystem (and enjoy some amazing local seafood dishes and pastry). Honestly, the reason I accepted the invitation in the first place was to...
I was shocked – shocked! – to find out there are tech startups in Portugal

We’ll be taking the pulse of Asia’s startup scene at Echelon 2012 next week

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China may be the big talking point in Asia when it comes to the Internet and tech, but it is easy to forget that there the hugely diverse continent has other significant pockets of potential, none more so than Southeast Asia. The region itself is a diverse one, and it...
We’ll be taking the pulse of Asia’s startup scene at Echelon 2012 next week

BMC going private in $6.9 billion deal

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BMC has agreed to sell itself to a private investment consortium headed up by Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital in a deal worth approximately US$6.9 billion.The acquisition, which had been rumored for some time, was announced on Monday and is expected to close this year. However, under its...
BMC going private in $6.9 billion deal

I want to do donuts in this DeLorean hovercraft

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The DeLorean has held a special place in the lexicon of pop culture since its appearance in the Back To The Future series, but its real history is even more nuts. Engineer John DeLorean, who produced lovely and iconic designs outside of cars, also tried to save his motor company...
I want to do donuts in this DeLorean hovercraft

Discover the world of open source with Google Code-in 2012

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Every time you send a text, check a webpage or post a status update, you’re using open source software. The Internet is made of open source. But have you ever created any yourself? With the Google Code-in contest, pre-university students (13-17 years old) can learn more and create open source...
Discover the world of open source with Google Code-in 2012

The Most Popular Camera Used on Flickr? The iPhone.

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(Image: apple.com) Flickr just released its quarterly stats report, which reveals a few fun facts. Did you know that there are now 7.2 billion photos on Flickr, with users uploading 2,500 new photos a minute? Did you know that there are 228,207,499 Creative Commons-licensed photos on Flickr? Most interesting, though,...
The Most Popular Camera Used on Flickr? The iPhone.

Historical rewind: This video of the building of the Golden Gate Bridge will blow your mind

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It’s a holiday here in the States, so if you are online, the chances are that you’re taking a break from a BBQ-centered orgy of consumption. Allow TNW to entertain you for a few minutes, with the great story of the building of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Atlantic found...
Historical rewind: This video of the building of the Golden Gate Bridge will blow your mind

Virtual Graffiti App Wallit Now Lets Users Create Their Own Walls

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When an augmented reality app called Wallit launched a couple months ago, some users were excited by the possibilities of writing on virtual walls at established locations, such as the Eiffel Tower or an Apple store, but griped that the app was too closed off. Only app administrators could create...
Virtual Graffiti App Wallit Now Lets Users Create Their Own Walls

The Color, Romance, and Impact of the Golden Gate at 75

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Everything you've always wanted to know about the Golden Gate Bridge but never had an eminent scholar around to ask....
The Color, Romance, and Impact of the Golden Gate at 75

DealBook: Investor Group Buys BMC for $6.9 Billion

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BMC Software agreed on Monday to sell itself to a group of investors led by Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital for about $6.9 billion, completing a campaign by an activist hedge fund to push the company into a deal.    ...
DealBook: Investor Group Buys BMC for $6.9 Billion

Sunday hike in Golden Gate NRA w/ @maryparks http://yfrog.com/419fuj

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Sunday hike in Golden Gate NRA w/ @maryparks http://yfrog.com/419fuj

WWJC (JailbreakCon) brings freedom fighters to San Francisco on September 29th

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Chances are a grand number of you have gratefully used, or heard about, the tweaking tools supplied by the iOS jailbreak community. Last year's MyGreatFest gathering in London brought together Cydia's creator along with members of the Chronic Dev Team, but if you were hoping for something this side...
WWJC (JailbreakCon) brings freedom fighters to San Francisco on September 29th
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