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Leaked videos show focus groups panning the Microsoft Kin: 'It's frustrating'

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Microsoft is currently trying to make inroads with its new tablet computer — taking on the likes of Apple’s iPad and Amazon’s Kindle Fire. But before the Surface ever arrived on store shelves, there was Microsoft’s other experiment with hardware: The Kin. Remember this poorly-conceived device? You may not, since...
Leaked videos show focus groups panning the Microsoft Kin: 'It's frustrating'
Google rescinds some 'If I Had Glass' offers after it actually reads applicants' ideas

How to Give Your Boss Feedback

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Working closely with anyone gives you useful insight into her performance. This is especially true of your boss, who you likely see in a variety of settings: client meetings, presentations, one-on-ones, negotiations, etc. But even if that insight could be helpful to your boss, is it your place to share...
How to Give Your Boss Feedback

BetterMe Helps You Give and Receive Honest Feedback Without the Awkwardness [Advice]

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It can be awkward asking for honest feedback from the people around you, but knowing how others perceive us is important to self improvement. New service BetterMe helps you solicit advice from others without putting them on the spot.If you've wondering, for instance, if you talk too much during meetings,...
BetterMe Helps You Give and Receive Honest Feedback Without the Awkwardness [Advice]

In Blogging Honest feedback is a blessing

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In Blogging Honest feedback is a blessing

How to Get One Of Dell’s Linux-Based Developer Laptops And Become A Sputnik Beta Cosmonaut

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Dell has a skunks works project underway to offer a Linux-based laptop made for developers. Now it is offering a beta program that will allow a small group of the to get one of the laptops and  join what it calls the Sputnik Beta Cosmonaut program. Project Sputnik signals Dell’s...
How to Get One Of Dell’s Linux-Based Developer Laptops And Become A Sputnik Beta Cosmonaut
Google: Sorry, we can't run a coherent Google Glass contest and need some invites back

AngelPad's Sixth Batch Of Startups Includes Companies Working On Drones, Storage, And More

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AngelPad, the San Francisco-based accelerator founded by former Googlers, held its sixth demo day yesterday. I wasn’t there (I know, it’s super-embarrassing), but I did get to meet with founding partners Thomas Korte and Carine Magescas today to talk about the newest batch of companies. Magescas said that in the...
AngelPad's Sixth Batch Of Startups Includes Companies Working On Drones, Storage, And More

BILL GATES: Grading Teachers Is A Great Idea; Publicly Shaming Them Is Not (MSFT)

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New York State is going to start grading its teachers' performance and publishing the results. In an op-ed for the New York Times, Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates says this is a very bad idea. He favors grading teachers, but he's against making the information public. He wrote...
BILL GATES: Grading Teachers Is A Great Idea; Publicly Shaming Them Is Not (MSFT)
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YouTell lets you solicit honest opinions from friends, family and co-workers...anonymously

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There are social networks for just about everything – from the all-encompassing Facebook, through to the retro photo-filters of Instagram and on to the photo-grouping pinboards of Pinterest. And that really is just the tip of the iceberg. But the common strand shared by most friend-based social networks is that...
YouTell lets you solicit honest opinions from friends, family and co-workers...anonymously

Startupbootcamp's global pitch day tour hits Amsterdam just in time for TNW Conference Europe

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It’s all happening in Amsterdam this week. In addition to our conference on Thursday and Friday, and the Europioneers ceremony on Wednesday, others have scheduled events in the city too. European accelerator Startupbootcamp is currently on a world tour to meet startups and see them pitch. On Wednesday, it hits...
Startupbootcamp's global pitch day tour hits Amsterdam just in time for TNW Conference Europe

Tell Your Boss What You Really Think - On The Web

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If you say anything to your boss without fear of reprisal, would you? More to the point, should you? Would it your the world a better place? The founder of an anonymous email service designed to help employees express themselves to their employers believes the answer is yes. The site...
Tell Your Boss What You Really Think - On The Web

On The Road

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A couple weeks ago, a rant of mine on technology journalism kicked off a firestorm that has yet to fully subside. The talking points have evolved beyond my initial ones and yes, I too have re-fueled the flames a few times.  I knew the reaction would be strong (for obvious...
On The Road

Female-only VC firm Forerunner Ventures raises $40M fund

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Amid sweeping accusations that Silicon Valley venture capital firms have failed to attract female talent, one women-only firm has been quietly raising millions for its first institutionally-backed fund. If you haven’t heard of Forerunner Ventures, this firm has been making its mark in the fashion world. In its first year, Forerunner...
Female-only VC firm Forerunner Ventures raises $40M fund

Oops: Google backtracks and revokes some Glass Explorer invitations due to non-compliance

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Google has announced that some of the invitations it sent out for its Glass Explorer test group will be revoked because not all accepted applicants meet the terms of the contest. The company put out a call for applications in February, allowing Google+ and Twitter users to express interest in...
Oops: Google backtracks and revokes some Glass Explorer invitations due to non-compliance

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Why Your Company Needs to Embrace Social CRM

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Maria Ogneva is the Director of Social Media at Attensity, a social media engagement and voice-of-customer platform that helps the social enterprise serve and collaborate with the social customer. You can follow her on Twitter at @themaria or @attensity360, or find her musings on her personal blog and her...
Why Your Company Needs to Embrace Social CRM
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