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Amazon's Earnings Report Translated Into English [Amazon]

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Amazon, purveyor of fine mini-tablets and concrete mix and other sundries, announced today how much money it made last year and where and why. The only problem? Like most earnings reports, it's completely indecipherable. Let's try to break down what happened and why it matters. More »...
Amazon's Earnings Report Translated Into English [Amazon]

Teachers first: How Schoology is changing the way schools buy technology

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Edtech is a tricky beast for many reasons. One major challenge I’ve focused on during our online education month is the business model. Plenty of edtech startups have built brilliant products that leverage technology to improve the way teachers teach and kids learn. But, as we’ve outlined, the fremium,...
Teachers first: How Schoology is changing the way schools buy technology
Here's How Much Every Continent In The World Spends On Mobile Advertising

10 Tough Lessons I Learned About Becoming An Entrepreneur

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There are a lot of awesome things about going to work for yourself. You make your own schedule, you get to work from anywhere, you can decide who you work with and what projects you take on, you get to create a culture that is in line with your core...
10 Tough Lessons I Learned About Becoming An Entrepreneur

Improve performance with a hard drive upgrade

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Alloystory asked the Laptops forum about speeding up a PC by replacing the hard drive with something faster. Hard drives are classic bottlenecks, and they definitely slow down computers. But whether you can significantly open up that bottleneck depends on the speed of your current drive, how many available...
Improve performance with a hard drive upgrade

Prevent Twitter from Auto-Converting Words into Hyperlinks [Trick]

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If a tweet contains two words that are separated by a dot (or period), Twitter – and the various apps like Tweetdeck – may sometimes interpret that combination as a web address and will auto-convert the words into a clickable link wrapped inside a t.co URL. This is helpful is...
Prevent Twitter from Auto-Converting Words into Hyperlinks [Trick]
NCR's wireless ATM gets your cash without a debit card
The ShoundHound for politics, Ad Hawk IDs who's behind political ads

The Flow and The Balance

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No this is not a post about yoga, although I am really looking forward to my yoga class this morning. It's about the two concepts in finance that I think are most important for folks to understand. The Gotham Gal and I went out to dinner with our oldest child...
The Flow and The Balance

Y Combinator-Backed Crowdtilt Launches To Become The “Kickstarter For Any Group”

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Inherently, we like doing things in groups, as it makes our experiences more social. It’s not about what we’re doing so much as who we’re doing it with that makes our experiences enjoyable. Group messaging took off two years ago, overrunning SXSW, as a better way to keep groups of...
Y Combinator-Backed Crowdtilt Launches To Become The “Kickstarter For Any Group”

Study: iOS device charging costs shockingly low

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A new study has revealed exact figures on how much money users spend charging their iPads and iPhones. According to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), charging a current-generation iPad every other day from completely drained costs the user $1.36 per year. The study's intention is to evaluate the United...
Study: iOS device charging costs shockingly low
Can I have yo number? Burner protects privacy with one-off phone numbers

The Year of the Game

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Last week, Reaper Miniature Bones and Planetary Annihilation became the 10th and 11th Kickstarter projects to cross $1 million in funding. Both projects belong to the Games category. In fact, seven of the eleven projects that have crossed $1 million this year are games, and an eighth is a comic about a game. This has been the year...
The Year of the Game

Facebook by the numbers: 1.06 billion monthly active users

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The social network shells out a bunch of numbers during its earnings call, including new totals for users and how much money it's made off of them. [Read more]...
Facebook by the numbers: 1.06 billion monthly active users

Tim Cook could lose half his future stock compensation if Apple doesn't perform

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Apple CEO Tim Cook is perennially under fire for one reason or another, no matter how high Apple's profits are. Now, the company may have found a way to temporarily placate shareholders. In an 8-K filing today, the company announced that executive compensation will now partly depend on how...
Tim Cook could lose half his future stock compensation if Apple doesn't perform

Instagram Isn’t Monetizing Those Retro Photos; This New Ad Network Is

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Photo sharing app Instagram, which now has 25 million users, hasn’t started to monetize. That doesn’t mean others won’t beat it to the punch. This weekend an Instagram-focused ad network called Instagrid Network launched to help connect prominent Instagrammers with brands and ad agencies. To put this in lame tech PR-speak,...
Instagram Isn’t Monetizing Those Retro Photos; This New Ad Network Is

Households Earning Less Than $13,000 A Year Spend 9% Of Their Income On Lottery Tickets

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It has often been said that lotteries are a tax on the poor. And that's a fair description. Joe Weisenthal pointed out yesterday that poor people regularly buy lottery tickets, while rich people only buy them when the jackpots have gotten huge. What's less commonly realized is just how...
Households Earning Less Than $13,000 A Year Spend 9% Of Their Income On Lottery Tickets
CSR Racing is earning more than $12M a month on iOS, says NaturalMotion

Even Though His Startup Failed, This Guy's Domain Name Might Still Make Him A Millionaire

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After a good 2-year run, MobileApps.com is closing up shop. Its founder AlVin Koay says the business failed to get traction. There may still be some big money in Koay's future though. His domain name is up for sale starting at $1 million, and Koay tells TechCrunch there is a...
Even Though His Startup Failed, This Guy's Domain Name Might Still Make Him A Millionaire

Here's Everything Apple Could Buy With the Billions They Just Made [Video]

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We know that Apple just had its biggest quarter in history. We know that they made an insane $46.33 billion in revenue. But do we really know how much money $46.33 billion is? It's hard to visualize, so this presentation and facts may help: More »...
Here's Everything Apple Could Buy With the Billions They Just Made [Video]

Google's One Today App Aims To Make Charitable Donations A More Social, And Frequent, Experience

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Today, Google quietly ushered in a new application built on top of its non-profit arm, Google.org. The app is called One Today, and it’s currently invite only for Android users at this time. The aim is to get people to donate $1 to different organizations, while getting the complete information...
Google's One Today App Aims To Make Charitable Donations A More Social, And Frequent, Experience
CHART OF THE DAY: How Much Money Amazon Is Making From The Kindle (AMZN)

SideCar Defends Its NYC Ride Sharing Business, Says TLC Protects Taxi Industry

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“The TLC protects the taxi industry. And I don’t think anyone in their right mind can deny that fact,” Sidecar co-founder Sunil Paul said to applause at Disrupy NY today. Paul argued back and forth with New York Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) Deputy Commisioner of Policy and  Programs Ashwini Chhabra,...
SideCar Defends Its NYC Ride Sharing Business, Says TLC Protects Taxi Industry

Fresh out in beta, ThingsWeStart lets you visualize Kickstarter projects on an interactive map

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Have you ever wondered where most of the Kickstarter projects are based? Now you can get your geography nerd fix with ThingsWeStart, a handy interactive website map that lets you filter all of them to your liking. The site launched on Monday, but it’s still in beta. ThingsWeStart has already...
Fresh out in beta, ThingsWeStart lets you visualize Kickstarter projects on an interactive map

The Popinator voice-activated popcorn launcher: because greasy hands are just so 2011 (video)

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Before you ask: it looks like the real deal. Popcorn, Indiana has decided that it's just too much trouble to reach into that bag or bowl and has devised the Popinator, quite possibly the world's only smart popcorn launcher. A binaural microphone array on the machine's front listens for...
The Popinator voice-activated popcorn launcher: because greasy hands are just so 2011 (video)

The bright side of Facebook's IPO

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The definition of a successful public launch of a stock shouldn't rest on how much money the investment bankers make. Better is how close the offering price is to where the stock actually trades. [Read more]...
The bright side of Facebook's IPO

Your Cynicism About Lobbyists Only Help The Lobbyists Win

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Last month, I posted the letter I helped put together from a bunch of entrepreneurs to the US's Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Victoria Espinel, as a part of the open comment period on the most effective forms of copyright enforcement. One of the most frustrating responses I heard was "it...
Your Cynicism About Lobbyists Only Help The Lobbyists Win

Publishers Start Signing Up For PostRelease's Content Marketing Network

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“Content marketing” is a phrase I hear more and more these days, as brands increasingly create their videos, blog posts, and other forms of content to promote themselves, rather than just relying on traditional advertising. Now a startup called PostRelease has built what is, essentially, an ad network for content...
Publishers Start Signing Up For PostRelease's Content Marketing Network

Finally, An App That Tells You How Much Ryan Gosling's Worth

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A group of creatives at Deutsch L.A. developed an addictive guessing game that reveals how much money certain celebrities are worth. Prepare to be both amused and depressed....
Finally, An App That Tells You How Much Ryan Gosling's Worth

Here's How Much Money The New York Times Was Losing On About.com (NYT)

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IAC has agreed to buy About.com from the New York Times for $300 million in cash, according to Bloomberg, and no wonder--the encyclopedia site was losing barrowloads of cash. But the sale won't fix NYT's overall digital problems--it's still seeing declining digital revenues, which mostly come from selling ads. NYT...
Here's How Much Money The New York Times Was Losing On About.com (NYT)
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