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The Age Of Facebook

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Two years ago I was on the Charlie Rose show and we talked about, among other startups and trends, Facebook. It wasn’t clear then that Facebook had what it took to become one of the great technology companies. They had conquered the college market and were destroying the hopes and...
The Age Of Facebook
Movi.Kanti.Revo: Google And Cirque Du Soleil Launch A "Sensory Chrome Experiment"

Everything Everywhere promises 'small-scale LTE launch' in UK by the end of 2012

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Everything Everywhere's spilled more details on its 4G hopes and dreams. That £1.5 billion investment is aiming to get a small scale LTE launch by the end of the year -- subject to Ofcom's say-so. The lucky epicenter of for the future of mobile communications in the UK? That'll...
Everything Everywhere promises 'small-scale LTE launch' in UK by the end of 2012

Friends Investing in Friends: When It Comes to Startups, Is the Fix Already In?

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Mr. Webb. There's this age-old debate in startupland: whether it's an insider's game or not. This debate probably rages most in the comments of sites like TechCrunch, Business Insider and here at Betabeat. There are tons of people who are interested in tech, and aspire to have a startup, and...
Friends Investing in Friends: When It Comes to Startups, Is the Fix Already In?

The Series A Crunch Has Claimed Another Startup

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The Series A crunch has claimed another startup. After a year in stealth mode, a successful Kickstarter campaign, and a $600,000 seed round, Turf Geography Club has died. Its founder Michael Tseng is now working on his next venture.  The Series A Crunch is the idea that startups are running...
The Series A Crunch Has Claimed Another Startup

The Engadget Interview: OUYA CEO Julie Uhrman on taking console concept to reality

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Oh, the fickle fate of a Kickstarter darling. Initial hopes and dreams culminate into a single video and a few pages of text on a website that can send your brilliant little idea careening down one of two paths. Path one is the lonely one, falling short of your...
The Engadget Interview: OUYA CEO Julie Uhrman on taking console concept to reality

From Hopes and Dreams to The Real Thing

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Companies start out as hopes and dreams and stay there for at least a little while. Even after the product has been launched and users are jumping aboard, the company is still in hopes and dreams mode.But eventually one of three things happens to a company; it goes out of...
From Hopes and Dreams to The Real Thing

New York Tech: Where Are the Big Exits?

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Amid all the Bloomberg-endorsed New York tech rah rah-ism, there’s a less talked about thread that everyone here is aware of: Aside from Doubleclick, which went public in 1998, New York has yet to have a big, blockbuster, billion-dollar exit. What’s worse, Doubleclick and company we’d pinned our hopes and...
New York Tech: Where Are the Big Exits?

Three things that Reddit did right during the Boston bombings and why that matters

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Although mainstream media outlets like CNN and the New York Post have come under plenty of fire for the way they handled information during the Boston bombings (Reuters even fired one of its social-media editors), much of the attention has focused on what Reddit got wrong — in part because...
Three things that Reddit did right during the Boston bombings and why that matters
Everblock's Obituary: NBC's Failure Is An Opportunity For The Next Hyperlocal Startup

Watch The Hackathon Presentations Live!

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Mere 24 hours ago coders started hacking together programs with hopes and dreams of building the next great app or program. Many participants stayed overnight, fueled on gumption and Red Bull. Others cut out early apparently satisfied with their creation. But they’re all back now, waiting to present on...
Watch The Hackathon Presentations Live!
TripAdvisor, Kiva to fund 'hopes and dreams' of world's entrepreneurs

From Hopes and Dreams to The Real Thing. http://r2.ly/3q5q

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From Hopes and Dreams to The Real Thing. http://r2.ly/3q5q

The CES International Pavilion: Weird, prosaic, wonderful . . .

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If you wander through the small booths inside the Venetian Hotel conference center CES rooms, you find another door, way in the back. It leads to the CES International Pavilion, full of endless aisles of austere booths that all look alike. But these little booths are full of hopes...
The CES International Pavilion: Weird, prosaic, wonderful . . .
Mark Zuckerberg and the founder-as-CEO problem

Microsoft patent applications take Kinect into mobile cameras, movie-making

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Microsoft has never been shy about its ambitions for Kinect's depth sensing abilities. A pair of patent applications, however, show that its hopes and dreams are taking a more Hollywood turn. One patent has the depth camera going portable: a "mobile environment sensor" determines its trajectory through a room...
Microsoft patent applications take Kinect into mobile cameras, movie-making

Diaspora's curse

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Diaspora, the “open Facebook alternative” (NYT story for background if you aren’t familiar), has raised Over $170,000 from over 4600 people in just a few weeks. All for an idea. That’s an impressive start if victory was measured in press coverage, cash, and cool. Here’s the problem: Diaspora has all...
Diaspora's curse

Verizon CFO says grandfathered unlimited plans on the way out

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Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo shattered many a hopes and dreams today speaking at the J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom conference. During his address, Shammo indicated that customers who have been grandfathered in to the unlimited data plan may soon find themselves pushed into tiered territory, with the...
Verizon CFO says grandfathered unlimited plans on the way out

Task Management: The Target of All Our Hopes and Dreams

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In earlier times, people wished for jet packs and automated kitchens. Today, we are seeking a good to-do app. We're all used to hearing pundits decry the belief that "technology will solve all our problems." You hear it in the business world; you hear it -- a lot -- in...
Task Management: The Target of All Our Hopes and Dreams

From Hopes and Dreams to The Real Thing

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From Hopes and Dreams to The Real Thing

Space Exploration as Entertainment

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A heart-pounding homage to the hopes and dreams of planetary scientists. Two weeks from today, NASA's latest Martian visitor, the Mars Science Laboratory (aka Curiosity) will land on the Red Planet and begin broadcasting updates from its surface. Or so NASA hopes. The landing will be fraught with danger to...
Space Exploration as Entertainment

Moving, singing and dreaming with a Chrome experiment from Cirque du Soleil

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Cirque du Soleil stages impressive live performances that challenge the laws of physics and the limits of the human body. Today, at Google’s Big Tent event in New York, the wonder of Cirque du Soleil transcended the confines of real world performance and embraced the entire web through Movi.Kanti.Revo, a...
Moving, singing and dreaming with a Chrome experiment from Cirque du Soleil

Following Japanese cell phone novels, Movellas is the next trend in publishing

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It could be a bit idealistic to call a self-publishing platform whose success is primarily based on Justin Bieber fan-fiction ‘the next sanctuary for the hopes and dreams of teenagers’. But the young people using a new platform called Movellas write about divorce, heartache, homosexuality, discrimination, pressure and angst. While some...
Following Japanese cell phone novels, Movellas is the next trend in publishing

Gillmor Gang: Don’t Click Here

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The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Gabe Rivera, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — play toe jam football in the shadow of the Facebook IPO. Try as we might, we can’t shake the weight of Facebook’s dominance of Techmeme and maybe the fate of the global economy....
Gillmor Gang: Don’t Click Here

A two-time Googler reviews 'The Internship': Hey, this movie is ... kinda spot on! (I'm not joking!)

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[Editor's Note: There are some mild spoilers in this review of "The Internship" by GeekWire chairman and two-time Googler Jonathan Sposato. Consider yourself forewarned!] Up until now, I’d never worked anywhere that became the subject of a movie. I remember back in the day, ABC’s ‘20/20’ came to Microsoft to do...
A two-time Googler reviews 'The Internship': Hey, this movie is ... kinda spot on! (I'm not joking!)
Skillrater launches to tell employers just how talented you really are

Don't judge me, but I love sniping games | Charlie Brooker

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OK, do judge me. But bear in mind I could kill you from a great distanceIt's taken a while to admit this to myself, but it's true: I will never tire of hiding in the mountains, blowing people's heads off from a distance with a high-velocity rifle. I enjoy sniping...
Don't judge me, but I love sniping games | Charlie Brooker

In Between: The Tough Place To Be

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In a comment on the latest tally of VC fundraising, NVCA President Mark Heesen said: “The venture capital fundraising environment has settled into a ‘new normal’ which is characterized by a barbell structure of larger funds which are stage and industry agnostic on one end, and smaller, early stage, industry...
In Between: The Tough Place To Be
Anatomy of a Demo Day: FounderFuel's fall 2012 cohort graduates (in pictures)

Help To Save The World: Go Online

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Too often we read that the Internet is making us stupid or fat, or destroying the "fabric of society." Indeed, judging by the all the digital jeremiads it's a wonder that anybody dares to use it at all, since it's clearly irredeemably bad in every way. So it's refreshing to...
Help To Save The World: Go Online
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