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The Incredibly Important Reason Banks Were Desperate To Win The Facebook IPO

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The assumption that Wall Street would 'strike gold' (or some other cliche for make a lot of money) from Facebook's IPO has been pretty well been thrown out at this point. Heck, Morgan Stanley might make as little as $25 million from the deal.  So for just $25 million, what's...
The Incredibly Important Reason Banks Were Desperate To Win The Facebook IPO
Apple's Lost Value Is Bigger Than The Combined Market Caps Of 54 S&P 500 Companies (AAPL)
Hey Ron Johnson! You May Be A Genius, But Can You Really Salvage A Store This Ugly?

Obvious-Backed Branch Comes Out Of Public Beta To Foster Conversations Online

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Back in March, Obvious Corporation, the mini accelerator founded by Biz Stone, Ev Williams and early Twitter employee Jason Goldman, announced its second incubation in Branch, a stealth startup co-founded by developers Josh Miller, Cemre Güngöre, and Hursh Agrawal. Branch was — in their words — on a mission “to...
Obvious-Backed Branch Comes Out Of Public Beta To Foster Conversations Online
Twitter loses 2 heavy hitters: Platform director Ryan Sarver & TweetDeck founder Iain Dodsworth

Goldman: PlayStation 4 could send Sony into a 'downward spiral'

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Goldman: PlayStation 4 could send Sony into a 'downward spiral'

Viacom Didn't Actually 'Win' Against YouTube, But The Appeals Court Ruling Is Still Dangerous

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We already covered the 2nd Circuit's ruling in the appeal of the Viacom/YouTube case, but I wanted to follow up after seeing much of the coverage. There have been a number of reports that outright declare this a "victory" for Viacom, which is a very generous reading of the ruling....
Viacom Didn't Actually 'Win' Against YouTube, But The Appeals Court Ruling Is Still Dangerous
GOLDMAN: Here's Why Google Is 'Challenged' In Mobile (GOOG)

Goldman: We Are Not 'Vampire Squid Wrapped Around Humanity's Face' | CommonDreams.org

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Goldman: We Are Not 'Vampire Squid Wrapped Around Humanity's Face' | CommonDreams.org

Obvious Co. partner Lift releasing iPhone app to ‘achieve any goal’

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The Obvious Co.-backed company Lift has announced plans to launch an iPhone app that is a ‘simple, positive way to achieve any goal. The app, which is designed to help people achieve ‘any goal’ will be released in August. Back in August of last year Obvious Co. partners Biz Stone, Evan...
Obvious Co. partner Lift releasing iPhone app to ‘achieve any goal’

Internal emails shows Goldman absolutely bet against products it marketed. Let's see how Blankfein tries to slither out of this one.

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Internal emails shows Goldman absolutely bet against products it marketed. Let's see how Blankfein tries to slither out of this one.

Wall Streeters Are Falling In Love With Snapchat

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Wall Street has long been plagued by a very special type of communication problem: All too often over the last couple of decades, the words and images Wall Streeters have transmitted electronically have come back to bite then in the, umm, assets under management. You know what I'm talking about....
Wall Streeters Are Falling In Love With Snapchat

How Zappos' User Agreement Failed In Court and Left Zappos Legally Naked (Forbes Cross-Post)

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By Eric Goldman In re Zappos.com Inc., Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, 2012 WL 4466660 (D. Nev. Sept. 27, 2012). In......
How Zappos' User Agreement Failed In Court and Left Zappos Legally Naked (Forbes Cross-Post)

500 Startups Hires Shai Goldman in NYC, Pankaj Jain in New Delhi

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Dave McClure’s 500 Startups continues its expansion across the country and world today with two new partner hires: Shai Goldman in New York and Pankaj Jain in New Delhi. The firm is quickly closing in a portfolio large enough to meets its namesake. From what I understand, 500 Startups...
500 Startups Hires Shai Goldman in NYC, Pankaj Jain in New Delhi

Dear Facebook Investors, This Is Your Section Of Zuckerberg's S-1 Letter

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Zuckerberg directly addressing the most pressing issue for investors, how Facebook will continue to turn user growth into earnings growth: "We hope to improve how people connect to businesses and the economy. [emphasis original] We think a more open and connected world will help create a stronger economy with more...
Dear Facebook Investors, This Is Your Section Of Zuckerberg's S-1 Letter

Social Capital: How Relationship Science Captures It All

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One of the big promises of social networking is that it will inject your networking skills with PED (performance enhancing data), able to give you the biggest network on the block. If you're a believer in the raw power of oh-so many social connections, that's OK. But if you're like...
Social Capital: How Relationship Science Captures It All

Gawker's Anti-SLAPP Victory Could Be Good For The Web - But Judge Refuses To Publish The Ruling

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A few months ago, Eric Goldman wrote about a good ruling by a California court to knock out a bogus defamation claim against blog site Gawker. There were a few interesting elements to the ruling, including that it used California's anti-SLAPP law, and that it was willing to look at...
Gawker's Anti-SLAPP Victory Could Be Good For The Web - But Judge Refuses To Publish The Ruling

i really like this photo of @goldman and @conanobrien http://bit.ly/bZU1vV

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i really like this photo of @goldman and @conanobrien http://bit.ly/bZU1vV

Vermont Declares War On Patent Trolls; Passes New Law And Sues Notorious Patent Troll

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I've always liked the state of Vermont -- but mainly because it was a nice place to visit. But, now the state appears to be declaring war on patent trolls. A new anti-patent trolling law has been quietly enacted, H.299, which targets patent trolls. Or, as it says "bad faith...
Vermont Declares War On Patent Trolls; Passes New Law And Sues Notorious Patent Troll

The Goldman e-mails: 'Financial Voyeurism' via ft

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The Goldman e-mails: 'Financial Voyeurism' via ft

WSJ: Feds Launch Criminal Probe Into Goldman - CBS News

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WSJ: Feds Launch Criminal Probe Into Goldman - CBS News

Buzz Media Swaps Out CEO, Looks For More Money

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Buzz Media, a pop culture Web publisher with dozens of  sites, has a new CEO: President Stephen Hansen has taken the top spot, replacing Tyler Goldman, who moves up to executive chairman after six years. The LA-based company, which has raised a reported $31 million so far —- though industry sources...
Buzz Media Swaps Out CEO, Looks For More Money

Jelly, Biz Stone's Startup, Raises a Round (With a Little Help From Friends)

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Jelly, the stealthy startup founded by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, announced Thursday that the company just closed its Series A round of venture capital. The round was led by Spark Capital, and Bijan Sabet — an early Twitter investor — will join Jelly’s board. Other noteworthy investors include Jack Dorsey,...
Jelly, Biz Stone's Startup, Raises a Round (With a Little Help From Friends)

First Round Capital Adds Former LiveOps CEO Bill Trenchard As Partner; Raises Over $20M More

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First Round Capital is making a key hire today. The firm has brought on former LiveOps CEO and CallCast co-founder and CEO Bill Trenchard as a partner in First Round’s San Francisco office. This is the first time since 2006, that First Round has hired someone from outside the firm...
First Round Capital Adds Former LiveOps CEO Bill Trenchard As Partner; Raises Over $20M More

Enough With The Rumors, Here's Who Is Underwriting Facebook's IPO

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Straight from the S-1: Morgan Stanley leads and Goldman is pushed out of the top two as was reported earlier today. Please follow Clusterstock on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:With Morgan Stanley 'Close' To Lead Underwriting Facebook's IPO, This Goldman Banker Won't Be In...
Enough With The Rumors, Here's Who Is Underwriting Facebook's IPO

In funding small business, data science is sometimes just common sense

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His company has lent nearly $3 billion to small business owners in the past 14 years, but Capital Access Network CEO Glenn Goldman doesn’t really care about credit scores. Unlike some Silicon Valley-entrenched personal lending startups, he doesn’t really seem care too much about data science, either — at least...
In funding small business, data science is sometimes just common sense

@goldman Reminds me of one of my favorite Christopher Walken SNL skits: http://www.hulu.com/watch/4165/saturday-night-live-census-taker

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@goldman Reminds me of one of my favorite Christopher Walken SNL skits: http://www.hulu.com/watch/4165/saturday-night-live-census-taker

Teaching Style, Not Computers, Appears To Be Biggest Factor In Classroom Distraction

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For many years, we've covered various stories of professors struggling with the idea of students having their laptops open in the classroom. Our argument has always been that the computers themselves are neutral, and it's up to the professors to adapt and make sure their teaching strategies either do a...
Teaching Style, Not Computers, Appears To Be Biggest Factor In Classroom Distraction

RT @constantnos: Senior Goldman Adviser Criticizes Greece – Without Disclosing His Goldman Affiliation http://bit.ly/b2bghI #fail

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RT @constantnos: Senior Goldman Adviser Criticizes Greece – Without Disclosing His Goldman Affiliation http://bit.ly/b2bghI #fail

The Dodd Bill Will Kill America's Job Creation Engine And Goldman Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

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The Dodd Bill Will Kill America's Job Creation Engine And Goldman Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg
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