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LIVE: Groupon's First Ever Earnings! (GRPN)

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Groupon's earnings are going to be out in a few minutes and as soon as they hit we'll have the numbers filled in here. Click here for the latest. What are we looking for? Below is a preview of the metrics the Street is interested in: EPS: $0.03 (Street...
LIVE: Groupon's First Ever Earnings! (GRPN)

Marissa Mayer: The First Ever Pregnant CEO Of A Fortune 500 Tech Company?

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Talk about a big news day. Marissa Mayer, who was just appointed to be the new CEO of Yahoo (her first day on the job is tomorrow), has announced that she is a pregnant and due to give birth to a boy in October 2012. She gave the news exclusively...
Marissa Mayer: The First Ever Pregnant CEO Of A Fortune 500 Tech Company?

The 100 Most Entertaining Tech Twitterers

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As bloggers, we spend a fair bit of time on Twitter, watching the tech talk flow forth, a never-ending river of gossip and congratulations and insidery chit-chat. Unfortunately, we’ve noticed that since everyone realized social media can be a tool for, ugh, “brand building,” folks have become a little guarded, a...
The 100 Most Entertaining Tech Twitterers

Rumor: Zillow In To Buy RentJuice For $45 Million

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Between gossip and rumors and gossip and more rumors, the Silicon Valley day-to-day is so dramatic Bravo is turning it into not one but two TV shows. No joke. That doesn’t convince you? Well, how about this? Anyways, I’m in the middle of tracking down a huge funding story but...
Rumor: Zillow In To Buy RentJuice For $45 Million

The Gossip On LivingSocial: The Window Is Closing For An IPO, It Will Be Forced To Sell (GRPN)

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At our Social Commerce Summit yesterday, we were schmoozing with VCs and entrepreneurs, and one thing that caught us off guard was the negativity around LivingSocial. LivingSocial is in a rough spot, said gossipy investors. (And, it's worth noting here that these people love to talk smack, especially about...
The Gossip On LivingSocial: The Window Is Closing For An IPO, It Will Be Forced To Sell (GRPN)

Google continues its focus on Indonesia with the launch of a local Chrome Web store

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Google is continuing its efforts to ramp up its services in Indonesia with the introduction of a local Chrome Web store to the country featuring creations from local developers, according to a report from Daily Social. So far this year, the company has dedicated significant effort to increasing its services...
Google continues its focus on Indonesia with the launch of a local Chrome Web store

Some Interesting Gossip About The Apple Television From Asian Supply Chain Sources (AAPL)

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Topeka Capital analyst Brian White was traveling through Taipei last week, and he has some interesting gossip on the Apple television: Regarding Apple TV, the data points during our trip indicate the Company will use a special type of motion detection technology on future full blown Apple TV that we...
Some Interesting Gossip About The Apple Television From Asian Supply Chain Sources (AAPL)

Intel puts Ivy Bridge on the map: first 22nm product, decent official benchmarks, quad-cores from $174

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We hear that pilgrims have already started flocking to the town of Ivybridge (population 12,056) in the forested depths of southwest England. Very soon though, you'll be able to pay homage to Moore's Law without travelling further than your favorite online retailer, because the third generation of Intel Core...
Intel puts Ivy Bridge on the map: first 22nm product, decent official benchmarks, quad-cores from $174

Should (And Will) Kleiner Perkins Settle Its Gender Discrimination Fight?

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High-profile venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers faces off in San Francisco court later today against its partner Ellen Pao in what will be the first public face-off in one of the most closely watched stories of the past months in Silicon Valley. What to expect in court tomorrow...
Should (And Will) Kleiner Perkins Settle Its Gender Discrimination Fight?

Put all the iPhone 5 rumors together and you get this

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This concept video brings together all the gossip into a design that's not exactly sexy, but still worth drooling over. [Read more]...
Put all the iPhone 5 rumors together and you get this

Facebook introduces Premium: A marketer’s dream, a user’s nightmare?

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“People worry that technology will disconnect us, but study after study…has shown that it strengthens us,” says Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg today in New York City. Facebook enables marketers to take advantage of the same technology that all users have. “It enables brands to find their voices… and to have...
Facebook introduces Premium: A marketer’s dream, a user’s nightmare?

Ahead Of Its First Earnings Call, Demand To Short Groupon Is Rumored To Be Incredibly High (GRPN)

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Groupon reports Q4 earnings after the close tomorrow. Analysts at Morgan Stanley are expecting relatively good news: revenues above estimates, constrained marketing spedning, and better than estimated EBITDA. Morgan Stanley's analyst think the stock is fairly priced as it currently is. The gossip is that hedge funders with millions...
Ahead Of Its First Earnings Call, Demand To Short Groupon Is Rumored To Be Incredibly High (GRPN)

Mark Zuckerberg Will Not Be Blowing Off Wall Street, Facebook Ready To Sell Its IPO

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Facebook is expected to start its IPO roadshow as soon as next week and it will have a special surprise for investors -- CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Kara Swisher at All Things D reports. Swisher says Facebook is waiting for final approval of its IPO filing before it hits the road....
Mark Zuckerberg Will Not Be Blowing Off Wall Street, Facebook Ready To Sell Its IPO

Is Silicon Valley Becoming the New Hollywood?

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As is evident by the recent coverage by the mainstream gossip press, technology is no longer just a technology story. Instead, technology is now the new Hollywood....
Is Silicon Valley Becoming the New Hollywood?

Will Yahoo Buy LivingSocial? Source: "Ah, No." (YHOO)

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Yahoo has to acquire $5 billion worth of operating businesses as a part of the of its Asian assets. Because of that, we've heard some speculation that Yahoo could end up owning LivingSocial, the number two to Groupon in the group-buying space. We asked a source familiar with Yahoo's...
Will Yahoo Buy LivingSocial? Source: "Ah, No." (YHOO)

Silicon Valley Big Wigs Paid $38,500 To Have Dinner With Obama Last Night

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So tweeted analyst Jeremiah Owyang: Dinner tonight in Silicon Valley with Obama is $38,500. Im sure Paypal and Square payments accepted, FB stock I'm not so sure. No Groupons — Jeremiah Owyang (@jowyang) May 22, 2012 The gossip is that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg attended, as did Salesforce.com CEO Marc...
Silicon Valley Big Wigs Paid $38,500 To Have Dinner With Obama Last Night

Feel good about the shape you're in with the BBC Olympic athlete body match

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Apart from the gleeful celebration of sport, marvelling at the skill and stamina of international players and the general gossip and razamatazz associated with the Olympics, there is also a chance for us to feel a bit better about the shape we’re in. It’s no surprise that people often take...
Feel good about the shape you're in with the BBC Olympic athlete body match

Sugar Acquires Social Network And Community For Mothers Circle Of Moms

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Sugar Inc., a media company that caters exclusively to women, is acquiring San Francisco-based Circle of Moms, a social network and online communityfor moms and moms-to-be. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Originally launched on Facebook in 2008, Circle Of Moms has a community of around 6 million...
Sugar Acquires Social Network And Community For Mothers Circle Of Moms

A year after launching, iPad newspaper The Daily finally comes to the iPhone

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A year after launching for the iPad, the iOS tablet native newspaper The Daily is now available for iPhone.  Though the Murdoch empire may be under siege, it seems that its digital side is still alive and expanding. The Daily in tablet form is a subscription only service charging charging a...
A year after launching, iPad newspaper The Daily finally comes to the iPhone

UH OH: Apple May Be Making A Smaller iPad -- The One Steve Jobs Hated

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Apple generates more gossip than the Kardashians. There's a constantly spinning mill of rumors about Apple products, most of which turn out to be untrue. What's unusual this week is that talk has revived of a smaller iPad model, an idea company founder Steve Jobs derided publicly a year before...
UH OH: Apple May Be Making A Smaller iPad -- The One Steve Jobs Hated

M&A GOSSIP: Facebook Wants To Buy This Woman's Company, Wildfire, For ~$250 Million (FB)

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A couple weeks after Oracle bought Virtue for $300 million and Salesforce.com bought Buddy Media for ~$700 million, the gossip we're hearing is that the next social media marketing tools provider to sell will be Victoria Ransom's Wildfire Interactive. That's Ransom, a Kiwi, on the right. On its Web site,...
M&A GOSSIP: Facebook Wants To Buy This Woman's Company, Wildfire, For ~$250 Million (FB)

An Amazon Store In Seattle?

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A new report suggests that Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) is opening a small, Kindle-focused retail store in Seattle to test whether the concept could be expanded to other markets. The blog Good E-Reader reports “Amazon sources close to the situation” told it the company is rolling out a “boutique”-type store...
An Amazon Store In Seattle?
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Amazon patents intelligent pen for adding annotations to digital and printed media

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We wouldn't call it a comeback, but the stylus is definitely enjoying a mini-renaissance of sorts in the world of phablets. So it should come as no surprise to see Amazon patenting an intelligent input device (most likely a Kindle Pen), as well as a "computer-implemented method" for that...
Amazon patents intelligent pen for adding annotations to digital and printed media

9 Real-Life Rules For Creating Shareable Content

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If social media is a cocktail party, then all the great gossip, funny stories and interesting tidbits you hear at that party are the kinds of content we’re all striving to create. People share information online for the same reasons they share in real life. The good news? That makes...
9 Real-Life Rules For Creating Shareable Content

Anatomy of a 15 minute Twitter break

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Social media tools are the latest in a long line of time-stealers in the workplace, following in the footsteps of March Madness brackets, afternoon golf games, morning water cooler gossip or cigarette breaks. But social media like Twitter and Facebook are more visible from a distance (of both time and...
Anatomy of a 15 minute Twitter break

HTC Droid Incredible 4G parties down with FCC, ready for Verizon?

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Can't get enough of the FCC approval gossip? For some reason, neither can we. In the middle of what seems like a flood of new devices trying to get prepped for their inevitable US debut, the HTC PJ53100 appears to stand out above many of the rest. Why? It's...
HTC Droid Incredible 4G parties down with FCC, ready for Verizon?

Twitter user dines out on BBC canteen gossip | Media Monkey

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The BBC canteen has long been the butt of jokes from corporation employees. Now The Filling Station has taken its, er, unique reputation online with a new parody account, dubbed The Killing Station. The Independent reports that the Twitter account is remarkably well-informed and suggests it is run by a...
Twitter user dines out on BBC canteen gossip | Media Monkey

VC Competition

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Business Insider published a follow up to my post yesterday on acqui-hires. It’s a little bit snarky, which is fine because it’s just the writer trying to find an angle to add his own thoughts. But there’s an interesting part at the end where Nicholas Carlson says “Also, remember, Arrington...
VC Competition
New iPhone, possible iPad mini, could launch sooner than expected
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