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Booting Up: Let's All Make 'No More Privacy Scares' A New Year's Resolution

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flickr.com/davidcory At the eleventh hour, a security bug was discovered in Facebook’s “Midnight Delivery” feature, which made it possible to see and even delete users’ New Year’s messages to friends. Whoops! It’s been fixed. [TNW] As part of a plan to cut costs, Zynga has shut down a raft of games...
Booting Up: Let's All Make 'No More Privacy Scares' A New Year's Resolution

Heavy Flooding Forces VC Fred Wilson Out Of His Home For The Next Couple Months

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Earlier this morning, Union Square Ventures Principal Fred Wilson revealed via Twitter that his family will most likely be homeless for the next month or two because of Hurricane Sandy's heavy flooding. Wilson, an early investor in successful startups Twitter and Indeed, lives in Manhattan's "Zone A." Luckily, Wilson...
Heavy Flooding Forces VC Fred Wilson Out Of His Home For The Next Couple Months

Beware Apple Fanboys Interpreting Apple Lawsuits

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The news this morning of Apple filing suit against HTC for allegedly infringing on 20 patents related to the iPhone is making its rounds through the Web, as Cupertino fights back against what it perceives to be unfair copying of its intellectual property. The suit, related to specific functionality of...
Beware Apple Fanboys Interpreting Apple Lawsuits

Things To Consider Before Saying “I Do” To Investors

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The right investor, the kind who can help startups get over the inevitable “We’re Fucked It’s Over” (WFIO) moments, can turn a startup into a multi-billion dollar company. The fact is that choosing the right investors, whether it be at the seed level or at a Series B or C...
Things To Consider Before Saying “I Do” To Investors
In a valley of VC clones, Google Ventures does more than writing checks

Muzooka goes after the recording industry, a market too tiny for Pandora

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It is no secret that Pandora has been at odds with the recording industry for, basically, its entire existence. The digital radio company was at odds with Big Music’s counterpart, traditional radio, too, until recently. Now Big Radio, aka, Clear Channel has, under the leadership of Bob Pittman, revived...
Muzooka goes after the recording industry, a market too tiny for Pandora
Talk to me Ritani: Buying diamonds online is a girl's best friend
Wealth Management Site Betterment Throws Bombs at Financial Advisors

JJ Abrams on Star Trek: 'I've come to love it by working on it'

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The director took some flak after his first Trek film by admitting he wasn't a fan of the TV series. Now, back with another one, does he regret what he said? And what plans does he have for his first Star Wars movie?When JJ Abrams was handed the task of...
JJ Abrams on Star Trek: 'I've come to love it by working on it'
The Moneyball strategy is the future for venture capital firms

EARLY APPLE INVESTOR: Why My Team Went With Our Gut Feeling To Give Steve Jobs $300,000 In 1979

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Peter Crisp, a former managing partner at venture firm Venrock Associates, was one of the first investors to take a chance on Steve Jobs before he was Steve Jobs back in 1979. Seems like a great idea now, but hindsight is 20/20. At that time, Crisp was taking a risk....
EARLY APPLE INVESTOR: Why My Team Went With Our Gut Feeling To Give Steve Jobs $300,000 In 1979
The biggest obstacle to embracing big data? You.

This week at Microsoft: Xbox, Zune, and space flight

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Well chaps, it’s that lovely time again, when we dig through the week’s news and extract a few of our favorites. I hate to say it, but this post’s title is a bit of a misnomer; we never fit the week into a single post. If we could, I would have...
This week at Microsoft: Xbox, Zune, and space flight

Kinect for Windows rolls along: Version 1.5, packed with new features, is due in May

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Today Microsoft took the time to further explain its plans for the Kinect for Windows project, something that TNW has a gut feeling could be a major influence in the future of PC design. First, the brass tacks: the version 1.5 update to Kinect for Windows is due this May. It will...
Kinect for Windows rolls along: Version 1.5, packed with new features, is due in May

Startup investing through crowdfunding-- do your homework first

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This sponsored post is produced by MicroVentures. Does traditional Crowdfunding give you a gut feeling that someone forgot to do their homework? You can’t just wing it when it comes to investing in startups. Solid preparation greatly increases your chances for a higher grade on your next investment. If you are new...
Startup investing through crowdfunding-- do your homework first

AOL Patch Freelancer Feels Like Major Cuts Are Happening, But That's Not Quite The Case (AOL)

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Early this morning a (now) former freelancer for AOL's online local news network of sites, Patch, emailed us to say that major cuts are going down throughout the organization. We took this tip to an AOL spokesperson, and got their side of the story. Publishing both should help clarify the...
AOL Patch Freelancer Feels Like Major Cuts Are Happening, But That's Not Quite The Case (AOL)

Columbia's New "Chief Digital Officer"

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Sree Sreenivasan, a longtime fixture of the Columbia Journalism School (where he was most recently Dean of Student Affairs), was recently appointed Columbia's Chief Digital Officer. We caught up with Sreenivasan to find out how--and if--Columbia can get into the same game that is growing in popularity with efforts like...
Columbia's New "Chief Digital Officer"
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