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Why Los Angeles could become the next technology epicenter

thenextweb.com
Los Angeles is one of the world’s largest and most glamorous cities — it dominates the entertainment industry, produces tremendous wealth and stands as symbol of American promise and success. That’s what made the city’s longtime status as a second or third tier technology hub perplexing. The emerging tech scene...
Why Los Angeles could become the next technology epicenter

Building a Startup Culture

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As the school year draws to a close, college graduates will making a move to the next stage of their lives. Will college have encouraged or discouraged them from making that next stage involve entrepreneurship? Venture capitalist Roger Ehrenberg penned an impassioned call-to-arms on Monday, challenging the venture capital and...
Building a Startup Culture

Copyright Monopoly Trends And Predictions For 2013

torrentfreak.com
While there have been nice flares of light in the past – every success of a Pirate Party comes to mind, where all other politicians suddenly compete in who’s the better critic of the copyright monopoly – those flares of 2009 and 2011 have still been flares of light, and...
Copyright Monopoly Trends And Predictions For 2013
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Google Earth adds balloon and kite aerial imagery, invites you to contribute

www.engadget.com
Google Earth already offers quite a variety of ways to explore the planet, but the folks in Mountain View never seem content to leave things alone for long. Their latest addition is some aerial imagery of a slightly different sort -- images shot from ordinary balloons and kites. That...
Google Earth adds balloon and kite aerial imagery, invites you to contribute

Viral Video: The 2012 Celeb Singalong for Obama

allthingsd.com
In 2008, a group of well-known singers crafted the music video, “Yes, We Can” to support the then fresh-faced Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama. Now, as the days to the election count down and things are a little dicier for Obama, here is the 2012 effort, titled “Forward.” Less...
Viral Video: The 2012 Celeb Singalong for Obama

Philly Startup Leaders Offer Grant for Broadband Innovation

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In response to Google's recent Fiber for Communities project, a group of entrepreneurs in Philadelphia have decided to conduct their own broadband stimulus experiment. The Philly Startup Leaders are offering a Gigabit Genius Grant, and they plan to award $10,000 to the person who submits the best idea for using...
Philly Startup Leaders Offer Grant for Broadband Innovation
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