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How Eeve pivoted into Popset, a Y Combinator-supported group photo-sharing app

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Back in September, we reported on how Eeve was trying to do what Color couldn’t, and was seeking to throw mobile, social, photo-sharing and location together into a big melting pot to create collaborative photo experience around specific events. Well, as is the case with many fledgling startups, Eeve has...
How Eeve pivoted into Popset, a Y Combinator-supported group photo-sharing app

Copyright A Priority For The DOJ; But Identity Fraud Has Fallen Off The List

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Well, isn't this just great. Just a little while back, the Justice Department announced that fighting "intellectual property crime" was a major priority. At the time, we wondered if there weren't more important things for the DOJ to be working on. The answer is yes, of course, but the Justice...
Copyright A Priority For The DOJ; But Identity Fraud Has Fallen Off The List

This Developer Points Out A Potentially Fatal Problem For The Next Big Gaming Console (GOOG)

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Loren Brichter is the developer behind Tweetie, a Twitter client that was eventually acquired by the company itself. Most recently, he created a hit iOS game called Letterpress, and it's found some notable success in the App Store. In short, he's a guy who knows his stuff when it comes...
This Developer Points Out A Potentially Fatal Problem For The Next Big Gaming Console (GOOG)
NBD: AStudyIn aims to bring “universal education to everyone” (exclusive)

Meet Beary, the interactive “appcessory” from Tipitap that makes you feel like a kid again

thenextweb.com
Even though I don’t have any children, I am surrounded by quite a few of them by way of friends and family. Watching kids interact with technology fascinates me, it’s one of the reasons why I’m so passionate about the next wave of the Internet and gadgets. While I was...
Meet Beary, the interactive “appcessory” from Tipitap that makes you feel like a kid again
Foundation: Dave Morin on Maintaining Genuine Relationships Via Social Networks

Why Starting A Non-Profit To Create Social Change Is A Bad Idea

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Combine their penchant for creating social change with their innate entrepreneurial inclinations, and it you might expect a wave of Gen Y-owned non-profits to launch in the next few years. That might still happen, but the latest research suggests that non-profits may not actually be the best way to drive...
Why Starting A Non-Profit To Create Social Change Is A Bad Idea

Lots of data is great, but knowing how to get value is better

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So you’ve got a lot of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data. How do you or your business get the most value out of it? Nick Weir, CEO of ChoozOn, which uses intelligent matching to connect people with the best deals, gave some basic tips on the most important things to consider...
Lots of data is great, but knowing how to get value is better

How Many Years Of Tax Returns Is Mitt Romney Demanding To See From His VP Candidates?

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Mitt Romney is presumably deep in the process of vetting his VP candidates, making sure they don't have any hidden secrets that will embarrass him later. And he's also probably trying to figure out what kind of people his VP candidates are and how they handle money--that sort of thing....
How Many Years Of Tax Returns Is Mitt Romney Demanding To See From His VP Candidates?

12seconds - I'm moving. What important things do I need to remember to do?! http://tiny12.tv/RG9NR

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12seconds - I'm moving. What important things do I need to remember to do?! http://tiny12.tv/RG9NR

I/O 2013: One Google, Under Page, With Unification And Usability For All

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This is the evening before Google’s I/O developer conference and there’s already been quite a bit of chatter about what the company will announce and share at the conference. One important thing to note is that there will only be one keynote this year, a mega three-hour session where Google...
I/O 2013: One Google, Under Page, With Unification And Usability For All

Is This the Fastest Growing Kickstarter Project Ever?

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It's a simple idea, but one that takes true technological sophistication to build: what if all of the important things your cell phone can do could be transferred over to a watch via bluetooth? The concept has that futuristic Google Glasses waft to it, but it's a product that...
Is This the Fastest Growing Kickstarter Project Ever?
Shots In The Dark
FamilyTree lets your mom stalk your life without the embarrassment
Google publishes more guidelines to help developers build 'quality tablet apps'

ICANN's Sense Of Entitlement Takes Over; Shocked It Lost Its Bid To Retain IANA

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Via Lauren Weinstein, we find out that ICANN has effectively lost its bid to retain control over IANA functions, though the fact that everyone else sucks too means it gets to hang on for at least six more months. In the meantime, though, it appears the whole thing took an...
ICANN's Sense Of Entitlement Takes Over; Shocked It Lost Its Bid To Retain IANA
Dave McClure: hottest investments, favorite start-ups, biggest screwups, and clueless founders

As paid apps go live in Windows 8, Microsoft details how it will pay developers

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Windows 8 is done, and as promised, the ability to publish paid applications is now a go. However, you can’t publish paid apps unless you do so from a copy of the RTM build of the operating system. For developers, that means waiting until the 15th, at the earliest. Still,...
As paid apps go live in Windows 8, Microsoft details how it will pay developers
Why other hotspots need Paul Graham's binding handshakes more than the Valley
The great Ars survey: The results are in

Marissa Mayer is killing telecommuting, and that's a good thing

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has the courage to say it, point blank,without apology. And her honesty is going to help all of us. Telecommuting has been dead for a while Facebook has something called lock-down, where no one can go home. Kids come to Facebook if they want to see their parents. Really. Which...
Marissa Mayer is killing telecommuting, and that's a good thing

Aereo Celebrates a Court Victory with Clever Marketing: Free Web TV for an Hour, or a Dollar for a Day

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Fresh off the heels of a court victory, Barry Diller’s Aereo is ramping up its marketing push with a clever new pricing scheme: The TV-on-the-Web service is rolling out new plans that will let users sample the service for free, buy it for a single day, or lock in for...
Aereo Celebrates a Court Victory with Clever Marketing: Free Web TV for an Hour, or a Dollar for a Day

Tech world wrestles with how to respond to tragedy

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Sign up for our weekly newsletters, and you’ll get the latest insights from our Dylan's Desk and DeanBeat columns before they’re published on VentureBeat. When a tragedy hits, we all struggle to figure out what to do. It’s hard to sit at your desk, thousands of miles away from the news, watching...
Tech world wrestles with how to respond to tragedy
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 review
Carnivorous plant has deleted most of its junk DNA
Valet App Remembers Where You Parked Your Car So You Don't Have To

Add Mexico To The List Of Places Where ACTA Is Now Likely Dead

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The rejection of ACTA by the EU Parliament was a big deal that effectively killed off ACTA. We've seen US officials try to put on a happy face about all of this, claiming that ACTA still does important things for those who have agreed to it, but that's increasingly difficult...
Add Mexico To The List Of Places Where ACTA Is Now Likely Dead

What it's like to work for Stripe

blog.alexmaccaw.com
A company’s culture is something intangible and nebulous, and yet it can be just as important to success as revenues or growth. Culture influences everything, from design and product implementation to the level of support and operations of a company. It’s crucial to get it right. I’ve been at Stripe...
What it's like to work for Stripe

In pursuit of root

diveintomark.org
Tim Bray asks how to root the Nexus One. The process is a bit complicated, but (unlike most other Android phones) it does not rely on exploiting security holes. Android and Me has a great tutorial, so I won’t repeat them here. The key is in step 1, the fastboot...
In pursuit of root
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