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FTC Shifts Privacy Spotlight From Advertisers To Data Brokers

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Advertising companies like Facebook and Google (NSDQ: GOOG) are usually on the front line of the digital privacy debate. But in a long-awaited privacy report, the Federal Trade Commission today took the heat off these familiar names and called instead for tougher supervision of lesser known firms that collect...
FTC Shifts Privacy Spotlight From Advertisers To Data Brokers

There Is In Fact A Tech-Talent Shortage And There Always Will Be

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For America to maintain its fragile role as the most innovative nation on earth, it must perpetually attract the world’s best and brightest. There will always be trailblazing engineers that stay in their home country, leaving the United States one notch below its potential. Yet, on the heels of comprehensive...
There Is In Fact A Tech-Talent Shortage And There Always Will Be
Teaching tiny drones how to fly themselves
Social marketing startup Dachis Group closes $7.5M funding round

Little-Known Phone Brands Hope to Make a Name for Themselves in Vegas

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With the big-name phone makers unlikely to announce much at this week’s CTIA show in Las Vegas, a bunch of lesser-known brands are hoping they can grab a moment or two in the spotlight. On the show floor and through various events, parties and meeting rooms, are companies such as...
Little-Known Phone Brands Hope to Make a Name for Themselves in Vegas
Startup names don't have to be terrible. Here's the proof.

Intuit shows Square, Paypal how the big boys handle sales with new GoPayment integration

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While Square and PayPal have received quite a bit of hype for their mobile credit card payment solutions, they’re still just “point of sale-lite,” according to Intuit’s mobile payments and point of sale (POS) head Trevor Dryer. Mobile credit card readers are a fine solution for young businesses, but...
Intuit shows Square, Paypal how the big boys handle sales with new GoPayment integration

Time Loves Your Website

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In illustrious company. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Time has just released a list of its 50 favorite websites. The metrics? All the selections are something the editors find “useful, entertaining, innovative or just plain addictive.” The result is a list that happens to be something of New York tech who’s who. Among...
Time Loves Your Website
Mark Zuckerberg adds Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer to his FWD.us lobbying group
For Toyota, JP Morgan, And State Farm, Arizona Is The Silicon Valley Of Data Security

Eric Ries: The New Startup Arms Race

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There is no greater country on Earth for entrepreneurship than America. In every category, from the high-tech world of Silicon Valley, where I live, to University R&D labs, to countless Main Street small business owners, Americans are taking risks, embracing new ideas and -- most importantly -- creating jobs. America's...
Eric Ries: The New Startup Arms Race
7 Entrepreneurs On The Brink Of Greatness

How Tech's Household Names Came Up With Theirs

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How Tech's Household Names Came Up With Theirs
Before 'Angry Birds': the short life of click wheel iPod games

Hey, Big Senders! YouSendIt Bulks Up Mobile App.

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If you’ve ever transferred obnoxiously large files that your regular email account won’t let you send, there’s a good chance that you’ve used YouSendIt. But YouSendIt doesn’t want to be just about sending anymore. It’s aiming to chip away at the cloud storage market, where Dropbox and Box are household...
Hey, Big Senders! YouSendIt Bulks Up Mobile App.

Old Street, new start: The pitfalls that London's Tech City needs to avoid

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Editor’s note: As London’s Tech City area stands to benefit from fresh investment, Mary Turner, CEO of cloud-based smart energy company AlertMe, urges caution. Earlier this month the UK government announced a flurry of initiatives to further bolster Tech City’s growing reputation as a global technology hub. Most headline-worthy among these was the £50m...
Old Street, new start: The pitfalls that London's Tech City needs to avoid

AMD computers run 500,000 Android apps with Bluestacks

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Today is a day of celebration for Android app addicts who own an AMD-powered computer: The chip-maker has partnered with Bluestacks to bring 500,000 Android mobile apps to the PC. A new AMD App Zone website contains both the Bluestacks virtualization software and an app store with featured free apps available...
AMD computers run 500,000 Android apps with Bluestacks

Sure Facebook has 900 million users, but its engagement is smoked by these other sites

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Whenever the question of which social network dominates the landscape is raised, it seems as if the same two or three major players are the only sites that ever earn a mention. If you’re judging social networks based solely on the number of users each can claim, this makes perfect...
Sure Facebook has 900 million users, but its engagement is smoked by these other sites
How startup sausage gets made: The Launch Pad reviewed
Sherpa's Personal Assistant App Is Coming To Glass, Other Android Wearables

Canceled Soaps "All My Children" And "One Life to Live" Coming Back From The Dead On Hulu, iTunes

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It’s no “Arrested Development,” but Hulu is today announcing that it, too, is bringing TV programs back from the dead. (Coming back from the dead – hey, that sounds like a soap plot!). Hulu has now signed a deal with media production Prospect Park to air the previously canceled soap...
Canceled Soaps "All My Children" And "One Life to Live" Coming Back From The Dead On Hulu, iTunes

Two-Thirds of iPhone Users Now Use Location-Based Services at Least Once a Week

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While services like Gowalla and Foursquare still haven't become household names outside of the early adopter market yet, the technology behind these apps is now solidly mainstream. According to a new survey by the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), about two thirds of iPhone owners now user location services at least...
Two-Thirds of iPhone Users Now Use Location-Based Services at Least Once a Week

TransferWise helps people transfer money cheaper, raises $1.3m from PayPal co-founder and others

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There’s probably not a single person on the planet who thinks foreign-currency transfers are cheap, or even priced reasonably, unless he or she works for a bank. Yet surprisingly, there hasn’t been that much innovation in the space so far. A new European startup co-founded by one of the people...
TransferWise helps people transfer money cheaper, raises $1.3m from PayPal co-founder and others
The Power Of Competition In Creativity: Cisco's "BIG" Jolt For Startups
Social media management startup Sprinklr grabs $15M from Intel & Battery to outclass Radian6
Indeed - A Hiring Powerhouse
Online Universities: Why They Still Don't Measure Up
Chalkfly Wants To Become The Zappos Of Office Supplies With A Charitable Spin

This Israel-based incubator might be able to teach Silicon Valley a thing or two

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During my visit to Israel, I was able to meet up with an interesting duo that started an incubator called “thetime“. Its founders, Ilan Shiloah and Nir Tarlovsky look at startups in a different way, much different than what we’re used to in San Francisco and New York. The two...
This Israel-based incubator might be able to teach Silicon Valley a thing or two

Wrike Releases Freemium Version of its Social Project Collaboration Software

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Nearly five years after introducing its widely popular social project collaboration software, Wrike released its first ever freemium version today. The software utilizes a work graph approach to allow companies to organize and manage workflow across multiple locations, departments, and projects. Although possibly less known outside of enterprise circles than...
Wrike Releases Freemium Version of its Social Project Collaboration Software
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