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Dave McClure Says Most VCs Are 'Stupid, Insufferable, Arrogant' And Terrible At Making Money

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Dave McClure, an angel investor who competes with VCs to fund startups, went on a rant about VCs at a Vancouver conference. Among the things said: Wearing a suit around tech talent is stupid. "They are scared sh*tless of people in sales in suits," McClure said. On the whole, VCs...
Dave McClure Says Most VCs Are 'Stupid, Insufferable, Arrogant' And Terrible At Making Money
Ars Technicast Episode 19: Video games of the FUTURE Future future...

'jOBS' biopic starring Ashton Kutcher to hit theaters April 19

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Indie movie about the Apple co-founder's life in the 1970s through '90s is set to debut Friday at the Sundance Film Festival. [Read more]...
'jOBS' biopic starring Ashton Kutcher to hit theaters April 19
Dual-ing impressions: Chatting about Torchlight II

Top 5 sites for buying FLAC music

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If you're looking to buy lossless music in FLAC format, from indie to classical to jazz, here are our five favorite sites. [Read more]...
Top 5 sites for buying FLAC music

Feature Friday: Concierge

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Eighty percent of all music listening happens in lean back mode where someone or something plays the music for you. That's a fact. I am not sure where I saw it, but I believe it to be true based on my own music listening experience. That's why I haven't found...
Feature Friday: Concierge

Pocket Gems to publish third party titles

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Mobile game developer Pocket Gems is throwing their hat in the game publishing ring, announcing today that they are publishing three indie-developed games in the coming weeks. The first three developers that Pocket Gems is partnering with are dreamfab, Twyngo, and we.R.play. Dreamfab’s runner genre title Chasing Yello will be...
Pocket Gems to publish third party titles

Will Fragmentation Kill The Indie App Developer Star? Likely Not, But It Will Change How Apps Get Made

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In a new report published today by Flurry, the company notes that optimizing apps to hit the majority of mobile devices that are active out there is an increasingly difficult task. In order to reach 80 percent of the active connected devices per Flurry’s data, you’d have to take into account...
Will Fragmentation Kill The Indie App Developer Star? Likely Not, But It Will Change How Apps Get Made

Two Fedoras - Microsoft Indie Marketplace Update

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Two Fedoras - Microsoft Indie Marketplace Update

StackSocial's answer to Humble Bundle for Mac fans

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Some of you may have noticed the recent pay-what-you-want model popularized by Humble Bundle. If not, it’s as simple as it sounds; buyers can purchase a collection of products at the price of their choice. The concept went over so well with developers and consumers that StackSocial has emulated...
StackSocial's answer to Humble Bundle for Mac fans

Valve lets you pay for the beta with Steam "Early Access" program

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Tired of waiting for games to be fully complete and released before you can buy them? Wish you could play a game while it's still a bug-riddled, in-development mess? Well, Valve has got you covered with its new "Early Access" sales program. In all seriousness, Early Access is being...
Valve lets you pay for the beta with Steam "Early Access" program

Microsoft tries to boost Windows Phone downloads with new 'Red Stripe Deals'

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Trying to steal a bit of attention away from Facebook’s big Home event, Microsoft has just announced a new program to get Windows Phone apps more attention called “Red Stripe Deals.” Apple and Google both offer ways to...
Microsoft tries to boost Windows Phone downloads with new 'Red Stripe Deals'

Humble THQ Bundle threatens to ruin the brand's reputation

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Since its successful debut back in 2010, the Humble Bundle has built a reputation for combining little-known independent games with a popular pay-what-you-want model and platform-agnostic, DRM-free downloads. The company's latest bundle, a partnership with major publisher THQ, could ruin that reputation in one stroke by abandoning some of the...
Humble THQ Bundle threatens to ruin the brand's reputation

World's Biggest Indie Metal Label Calls Off The Copyright Trolls

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In recent years more than 250,000 individuals in the United States have been sued for allegedly downloading and sharing unauthorized content. But out of dozens of lawsuits, from those focusing on regular movies such as The Hurt Locker to others dabbling in the world of hardcore pornography, one stood out...
World's Biggest Indie Metal Label Calls Off The Copyright Trolls

$10 indie game buy of the week: FLOTILLA http://post.ly/QLNv #bendogames #flotilla #homeworld #indie #videogames

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$10 indie game buy of the week: FLOTILLA http://post.ly/QLNv #bendogames #flotilla #homeworld #indie #videogames
Canabalt dev moves to the big time with Hunger Games iOS title

Ridiculous: Short-Sighted, Anonymous Hollywood Exec Flips Out Over Using BitTorrent For Promotions

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I had thought that we'd gotten past the point at which Hollywood execs would freak out over the use of a modern, better, more efficient technology to help promote a movie, but apparently in the minds of some of the folks who run the big movie studios, we're perpetually stuck...
Ridiculous: Short-Sighted, Anonymous Hollywood Exec Flips Out Over Using BitTorrent For Promotions

The RPS Bargain Bucket: Serious Indie

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The RPS Bargain Bucket: Serious Indie
GREE launches 'Indie of the Month' program to support independent developers

Two Fedoras - Microsoft Indie Marketplace Update

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Two Fedoras - Microsoft Indie Marketplace Update

RT @TwoFedoras: Whole Lotta New Super Meat Boy Screens Now Available http://bit.ly/a0aY3q #Indie #XBLA #Xbox

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RT @TwoFedoras: Whole Lotta New Super Meat Boy Screens Now Available http://bit.ly/a0aY3q #Indie #XBLA #Xbox

Informal OUYA game count: 481 and growing

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You can sometimes gauge a game console's short-term success based on its launch lineup; many of us know the pain of having to choose the least terrible game of a small bunch while we're waiting for a better selection. While we can't vouch for how the OUYA will fare...
Informal OUYA game count: 481 and growing

OnLive Denies Reports That It's Shutting Down

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OnLive is still alive — for now. Just a short while ago reports emerged that the gaming and virtual desktop-software start-up had issued pink slips to all of its employees and was effectively shutting down the service. The first part, we’re told by an OnLive spokesperson, is not the case....
OnLive Denies Reports That It's Shutting Down

Give Me My Data Refills Blanked Facebook Profiles

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We've reported that if you disconnect your Facebook account from the manufactured pages that now connect to things like hometown and interests, it will blank your profile. The default response was a shrug. What can you do? Now an indie app, Give Me My Data, promises to replace that missing...
Give Me My Data Refills Blanked Facebook Profiles

Free Music Monday: Download 10 Free Tracks

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Hello there, music fans! As always, we appreciate your tuning in to this week’s edition of Free Music Monday, wherein we offer you 10 free tracks in honor of the #musicmonday tradition on Twitter.Please enjoy this week’s eclectic selection of free tunes we’ve collected for you. If there’s a...
Free Music Monday: Download 10 Free Tracks
Octodad: Dadliest Catch is the best-named game of 2013
'Indie Game: The Movie' to premiere in NYC next month

mrgan: Ever since we shipped The Incident, Matt Comi and I have...

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mrgan: Ever since we shipped The Incident, Matt Comi and I have been working on a new game. We'll be previewing it at XOXO Arcade, XOXO Festival's indie-game showcase on September 14, 2012, right here in Portland. (Matt will be there too!) The event will be open to the public,...
mrgan: Ever since we shipped The Incident, Matt Comi and I have...

Apple's App Discovery Lead On Google Is Shrinking, But Mobile Publishers Shouldn't Be Too Worried

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Matthäus Krzykowski is a co-founder of Xyologic, a mobile app search engine. The number of iPhone apps that hit the Top Free 100 rankings in the U.S. Apple App Store has decreased by 35%, according to a study we’ve completed at app search startup...
Apple's App Discovery Lead On Google Is Shrinking, But Mobile Publishers Shouldn't Be Too Worried

Get five indie PC games for cheap -- and help charity

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For less than five bucks (or more, if you're feeling generous), you can score a great collection of action/strategy games and help worthy causes. [Read more]...
Get five indie PC games for cheap -- and help charity
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