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USB 3.0 enhancement to bring 10Gbps transfers, backward compatibly in mid-2013

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Don't call it USB 4.0. Here in Las Vegas, the USB 3.0 Promoter Group announced the development of a SuperSpeed USB (that's USB 3.0, if you're curious) enhancement that will "add a much higher data rate, delivering up to twice the data through-put performance of existing SuperSpeed USB over...
USB 3.0 enhancement to bring 10Gbps transfers, backward compatibly in mid-2013
Nokia Lumia 920: Not The Windows Phone For Me

Hubless Zigzain Bicycle Concept Powered by Simple Driveshaft [Bicycles]

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Would a drive shaft work in a bicycle? Possibly, and here's a BMX bike concept that takes the design and runs with it, sans hubs!The hubless wheels are a cool touch, I'll admit, but I have my doubts about whether the tiny driveshaft will replace today's venerable chain configuration. Whatever...
Hubless Zigzain Bicycle Concept Powered by Simple Driveshaft [Bicycles]
Delayed 2012 iMacs may not be delayed after all

Steve Ballmer: Microsoft's Future Is in the Cloud

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Steve Ballmer gave a live webcast today and said that Microsoft is betting its future on the cloud. He illustrated that by saying 70% of Microsoft's 40,000 employees are working on cloud related efforts. By next year, 90% of Microsoft employees will be working on cloud matters. Ballmer spoke at...
Steve Ballmer: Microsoft's Future Is in the Cloud

The Ingram 5: Media's top innovators

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As the media industry continues to undergo unprecedented disruption, thanks to the web and the democratization of distribution that it provides, everyone is searching for the secret to success. Does it come from controlling the platform, as Amazon and Apple do, or in being as open as possible and adapting to...
The Ingram 5: Media's top innovators

Busta Rhymes Waxes Enthusiastic On Google Music

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When Google Music launched a couple months ago, there was some criticism regarding how the service was promoted. What many saw as just another music locker and streaming service (albeit a perfectly good and free one) others saw as a great new vector for music sales and distribution. But the...
Busta Rhymes Waxes Enthusiastic On Google Music

From BuzzFeed to Flipboard, The Clip Report Vol. 2 predicts the future of media

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In our changing media landscape it’s important to note the ways in which different sites are being used and are seen – not only by their readers but also by the people who are using them for effective marketing. Steve Rubel from Edelman Digital (the world’s largest, independent PR firm)...
From BuzzFeed to Flipboard, The Clip Report Vol. 2 predicts the future of media
Tech Cocktail nabs $2.5M to become the 'leaders' of VegasTech

The Darwinian Evolution of Startup Hubs

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This weekend finds NYC in between Internet Week (which I largely missed because of my London trip) and Disrupt NYC (which I will be at on and off this coming week). So the development of NYC as a startup hub is very much on my mind. And so I thought...
The Darwinian Evolution of Startup Hubs

Video Of The Week: My Talk With Startup Milan

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Last October, I skyped into an entrepreneur meetup in Milan and talked for 30 minutes. This was arranged by AVC community member David Semeria. The main topics were building a tech community outside of the main startup hubs, raising angel and venture capital in a market where there isn't much...
Video Of The Week: My Talk With Startup Milan

iPad in the Enterprise: A Videoconferencing Dream Machine?

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The iPad and other mobile devices have the potential to transform how employees communicate and collaborate, essentially becoming magic hubs for videoconferencing and instant-messaging....
iPad in the Enterprise: A Videoconferencing Dream Machine?
Ziptask Launches Its End-To-End Outsourcing Platform For Small- To Medium-Sized Enterprises

How Silicon Cape is fostering a supportive ecosystem for startups in South Africa

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The Silicon Cape Initiative has grown to become a champion for technology startups in South Africa since its launch on October 8, 2009 in Cape Town. Founded by two South African tech entrepreneurs, Justin Stanford and Vinny Lingham, Silicon Cape is an ecosystem for technology startups based in the Western Cape...
How Silicon Cape is fostering a supportive ecosystem for startups in South Africa

SmartThings, a Kickstarter Hit, Raises $3M More From VCs and Angels

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SmartThings, a company that’s trying to wirelessly connect everyday devices and objects to the Internet, has raised $3 million led by First Round Capital. That’s on top of $1.2 million committed by backers on Kickstarter, where SmartThings more than quadrupled its funding goal on September, plus a €100,000 prize for...
SmartThings, a Kickstarter Hit, Raises $3M More From VCs and Angels

MPAA To USTR: More Shutdowns Like Megaupload, Please

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The USTR has released the various comments sent in for its annual "notorious markets" report. This is related to its annual Special 301 report, and it's where the USTR basically takes the list of sites and countries that the entertainment industry (and the pharmaceutical industry) don't like... and declares them...
MPAA To USTR: More Shutdowns Like Megaupload, Please

I was shocked – shocked! – to find out there are tech startups in Portugal

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I spent the past few days in the beautiful city of Lisbon, Portugal, to attend the annual Switch Conference and gain some insights into the Portuguese startup ecosystem (and enjoy some amazing local seafood dishes and pastry). Honestly, the reason I accepted the invitation in the first place was to...
I was shocked – shocked! – to find out there are tech startups in Portugal

Downtown Project Buys 100 Teslas To Launch Project 100, A Car-Sharing Service In Las Vegas

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Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh’s Downtown Project just announced a new venture called Project 100, a complete transportation system for Las Vegas. For a monthly subscription fee, users will be able to borrow a car, get a driver thanks to an app or take a bike for a ride. But the...
Downtown Project Buys 100 Teslas To Launch Project 100, A Car-Sharing Service In Las Vegas

JiWire Jumps Into The Free WiFi Game With AWG To Boost Its Ad Network In U.S. Airports

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JiWire, the location-based advertising company that uses WiFi networks to locate users and deliver ads, has signed a deal with Advanced Wireless Group to provide free WiFi services in airports in the U.S. The deal will cover 293 million passengers annually and includes major hubs like San Francisco, Los Angeles...
JiWire Jumps Into The Free WiFi Game With AWG To Boost Its Ad Network In U.S. Airports
Yahoo rips another page out of Google's playbook for advertising sales
A tour of Google's top-secret data centers

Endorsements, LinkedIn's Answer To Klout, Passes 1B Recommendations And Builds Up A New Data Set

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Endorsements, a lightweight way for people on LinkedIn to recommend each other’s skills, has picked up some significant traction in its first five months of life. Today, LinkedIn is announcing that Endorsements has passed the 1 billion milestone — with 58 million members getting recognition on their profiles for different...
Endorsements, LinkedIn's Answer To Klout, Passes 1B Recommendations And Builds Up A New Data Set

Facebook's Oregon Data Center Uses As Much Power As Entire County

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1sockchuck writes "The first phase of the Facebook data center in Oregon uses 28 megawatts of utility power, local officials said this week. That's not extraordinary for a facility of that size in most data center hubs. But it stands out in Crook County, Oregon where all the homes and...
Facebook's Oregon Data Center Uses As Much Power As Entire County

The Europas Nominees: Where are they from? (Infographic)

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What are Europe’s hottest startup hubs? The Europas European startup awards take place in Berlin next week and I took a look at the nominations to find out. An interactive version of the infographic is available here. The U.K., Germany and Ireland respectively received the most nominations, cementing London and...
The Europas Nominees: Where are they from? (Infographic)

AT&T, Boingo, T-Mobile agree to back wireless in 30 more New York City subway stations

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As welcome as Transit Wireless' strategy for wireless in New York City subways has been, having access in just six stations around one Manhattan district has been limiting for locals who want to stay online underground. Thankfully, there's plans afoot to cover a much wider base. AT&T, Boingo and...
AT&T, Boingo, T-Mobile agree to back wireless in 30 more New York City subway stations

FCC set to release more spectrum to feed our need for Wi-Fi

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Getting a decent Wi-Fi connection out in the wild is getting harder as the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz airwaves become more crowded, but the Federal Communications Commission is feeling our pain. At CES 2013 Wednesday evening, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski said the government is looking to open an additional...
FCC set to release more spectrum to feed our need for Wi-Fi

How To Buy A Smartphone: Which Is Better, Android or iPhone?

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What is the difference between Android and the iPhone, really? Where do Windows Phone and BlackBerry fit in? All these platforms do basically the same thing (connect a phone to the Internet and applications), but there are fundamental differences. Determining what kind of smartphone is right for you means knowing...
How To Buy A Smartphone: Which Is Better, Android or iPhone?

Microsoft seizes partial control of Chinese 3322.org botnet

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Microsoft announced Thursday that it was granted permission by the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia to wrest control of the "Nitol" bonnet. In the filing, Microsoft described how it purchased computers from several districts in China, and approximately 20 percent of them came pre-infected with the...
Microsoft seizes partial control of Chinese 3322.org botnet

Silicon Valley won’t dominate the tech world forever

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Yesterday  I published a piece about Newry in Northern Ireland, which is looking to help boost its economy by encouraging a startup ecosystem. A little later, a post entitled ‘You will not be the next Silicon Valley, please stop trying‘ appeared over on Pando Daily, in which the author decided...
Silicon Valley won’t dominate the tech world forever
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