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Samsung Announces Plans for iPad Challenger

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Samsung is the next consumer electronics manufacturer to come out swinging against Apple’s iPad. A senior executive confirmed plans to release a “slate PC” during the second half of this year.The key differentiating points for this tablet will address what Samsung feels are two major shortcomings of the iPad:...
Samsung Announces Plans for iPad Challenger
Sony Mobile Chief Kunihiro Suzuki Says The Xperia Tablet Z's World Tour Will Begin In Q2
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WeWork Lab’s hip SF pre-incubator space opens its doors

US presidential campaign trail winds its way to Xbox Live on August 27th with Election 2012 Hub

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Can't get enough coverage of the US presidential race even with YouTube in the mix? Microsoft's Election 2012 Hub for Xbox Live may be able to satisfy your inner political junkie. Redmond's initiative will provide video of town hall events at both the Democratic and Republican national conventions, daily...
US presidential campaign trail winds its way to Xbox Live on August 27th with Election 2012 Hub

9 Reasons Your Current Resume Will Never Get You A Job At Apple Or Google

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Gayle Laakman McDowell wrote a book, The Google Resume, about how to land a job at the companies and what makes candidates stand out. She worked at four of today's biggest tech companies, Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft. Some of the rumored tricks, like having a perfect GPA, are...
9 Reasons Your Current Resume Will Never Get You A Job At Apple Or Google
Record Venture Capital and IPOs Push SF Rents up a Whopping 23%

New York City Marathon Hopefuls Foiled By Faulty New York Runners Club Website

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Did the #NYRR site really go down ten minutes before the lottery announcement? Ouch. #running #2012NYCMarathon — Shea (@sd5289) April 25, 2012 A considerable amount of sweat, time, and pain goes into training for the New York City marathon. Or so we hear from the safety of our couch. Roughly...
New York City Marathon Hopefuls Foiled By Faulty New York Runners Club Website
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FCC: Cost is the Biggest Barrier to Broadband Adoption in the US

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FCC has a report on broadband adoption in the US, based on a survey of 5,005 Americans in October and November 2009.The report found that 78 percent of adults are Internet users, and 65 percent of adults are broadband adopters. It then divides users who haven’t got broadband into...
FCC: Cost is the Biggest Barrier to Broadband Adoption in the US

Like Square But For Corporations: mPowa Launches New Dongle Payment Service In U.S.

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Add one more company to the ranks of hopefuls that want to own the space where dongles and mobiles are used for card-based payments. mPowa, a UK-based startup, is launching in the U.S. today with a solution that looks a lot like Square, Here from PayPal, and others. But while Square...
Like Square But For Corporations: mPowa Launches New Dongle Payment Service In U.S.

Foxconn expanding by 5 factories to bump Apple production

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The folks at Foxconn have announced plans to expand their production of Apple products by five factories soon, each of them in Brazil. These extra factories will allow them to cater to demand for both iPhones and iPads, but mostly the latter, and will be combining to up their annual...
Foxconn expanding by 5 factories to bump Apple production

BlackBerry Z10 coming to AT&T March 22nd for $199.99, pre-orders open tomorrow

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The BlackBerry Z10 has already been available in various parts of the world -- and will soon be delivered to T-Mobile business customers in the US -- but most consumers within the 50 states are still exercising a bit of patience. Fortunately, it doesn't appear that American hopefuls will...
BlackBerry Z10 coming to AT&T March 22nd for $199.99, pre-orders open tomorrow

U.S. smartphones: Inching toward 1 million per week

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Unless something changes fast, they're all going to be Androids and iPhones Source: Asymco.com ComScore issued its January snapshot of the U.S. mobile phone market Tuesday -- with accompanying pie chart here -- but if you want to understand what the numbers mean you should check out Horace Dediu's Wednesday...
U.S. smartphones: Inching toward 1 million per week

The 5 Best Nerd Movies Ever

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These remain the post-glory days of the nerd. From Larry Ellison, island-owning-cutthroat-businessman-billionaire, to Mark Zuckerberg, billionaire-coder-CEO-visionary, the once-lowly nerd -- with Silicon Valley serving as his Xanadu -- is now creator of much of the world's riches, seer of the world's future, and the person to whom Presidents and hopefuls...
The 5 Best Nerd Movies Ever

Mars One says 80,000 have applied for one-way mission to red planet

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Dutch company plans to chose crew for private mission with reality TV show, in order to meet $6bn costAlmost 80,000 people have applied to take part in a one-way mission to Mars, each of them completing a rigorous application that stresses the need for a "Can Do!" attitude, asks individuals...
Mars One says 80,000 have applied for one-way mission to red planet
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'Hacker hostels' let tech hopefuls snooze -- and schmooze (video)

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In Silicon Valley, the next million-dollar idea is easier to find than a place to sleep. That's why a handful of hostels have popped up, all catering to the entrepreneurial crowd. CNET's Kara Tsuboi visited one of them and found out why some residents would pay a premium to stay...
'Hacker hostels' let tech hopefuls snooze -- and schmooze (video)

TheStreet.com: Cisco Hopefuls Keep Eyes on the iPrize http://bit.ly/bICNPQ #iprize #crowdsourcing #openinnovation

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TheStreet.com: Cisco Hopefuls Keep Eyes on the iPrize http://bit.ly/bICNPQ #iprize #crowdsourcing #openinnovation
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The story behind BrightSource’s ditched IPO

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The tower at the Chevron, BrightSource solar oil plant When solar thermal company BrightSource Energy withdrew its IPO plans last week there was a collective groan from greentech and solar industry watchers. The company was the strongest out of the handful of greentech IPO hopefuls last month, and if BrightSource...
The story behind BrightSource’s ditched IPO

Roomorama And Lofty Merge Online Rental Sites, Take $2.1M Seed Round From ProFounders, Lerer Media

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As a wave of new hopefuls enter the online travel market using social media elements to stand out from the pack, two more traditional sites that focus on vacation rental accommodation, Roomorama and Lofty, are merging to scale up, and they’re picking up a $2.1 million seed round to help...
Roomorama And Lofty Merge Online Rental Sites, Take $2.1M Seed Round From ProFounders, Lerer Media
Pi Day is here

Why Silicon Valley and Wall Street See Facebook So Differently

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There’s a strange gap between a startup world still mostly bullish on Facebook, which views its declining stock as little more than a temporary set back, and the mainstream media/Wall Street world that views the company is an over-hyped disappointment, gleefully jumping up and down on its premature grave...
Why Silicon Valley and Wall Street See Facebook So Differently

Foundation Capital's Young Entrepreneur Program Lets Students Become VCs

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[tc_5min code="517672379"] We sat down Foundation Capital General Partner Paul Holland and one of participants in the firm’s Young Entrepreneurs Program, which offers MBA hopefuls and graduate students an opportunity to essentially act as a VC. We were lucky to meet Theresa Johnson, a fourth-year PhD candidate in the Dept....
Foundation Capital's Young Entrepreneur Program Lets Students Become VCs

LG Nexus 4 shows up in white at Google I/O (hands-on)

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A checkerboard-style glitter pattern with a white background? Yes, please. We've always been impressed by the elegant look and feel of LG's Nexus 4, announced alongside Android 4.2 last October, and now Google is making an ivory version of the device available to (hopefully) the masses. The twist: it...
LG Nexus 4 shows up in white at Google I/O (hands-on)

Tech Alpha-Males Hoot Amongst Selves at Alphabird Speakeasy--and Mom's Friend Keeps Hatchlings Out of Harm's Way

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The Observer sipped its gin and tonic, watching as groups of middle aged men in tie-less suits mulled over the future of the internet—and their pocketbooks. The event was organized by Alphabird, a San Francisco-based company who is in New York in an effort to reach a mezzanine level of...
Tech Alpha-Males Hoot Amongst Selves at Alphabird Speakeasy--and Mom's Friend Keeps Hatchlings Out of Harm's Way
Mars One will start recruiting volunteers in July for one-way trip to red planet
The Mobile 'Personal Shopping Assistant': Swirl Exits Stealth With 30K Stores Signed On, $6M In Backing
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