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Why Facebook Is Still The Perfect Startup (Slides)

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Facebook had another tough day today in the public markets, with shares now trading at around $28 after debuting less than two weeks ago at $42.05. Good timing, then, for a new slideshow report out today from the boutique French consulting firm faberNovel, which encourages us to look at the...
Why Facebook Is Still The Perfect Startup (Slides)

7 Ways to Help Startup Workers Innovate

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Being innovative is part of the DNA of a tech startup - or at least it should be. But when your employees are working 18-hour days, unleashing their inner innovators can be a challenge. These 7 tips can help get the ball rolling: 1. Set an example. An innovative...
7 Ways to Help Startup Workers Innovate

Google Invited These People To A Super-Deluxe Resort Last Week To Talk About The Future (GOOG)

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Last week, Google invited about 50 entrepreneurs, innovators, and scientists to the deluxe CordeValle resort in the mountains south of San Jose. There, they spent three days talking about big problems and how to solve them. Word leaked out yesterday about the confab, when 9to5 Google got an early...
Google Invited These People To A Super-Deluxe Resort Last Week To Talk About The Future (GOOG)

DARPA Director Regina Dugan Leaves Defense Department For Google

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Today brings some rather high-profile recruiting from Google: the director of DARPA, the Department of Defense’s research arm, is leaving after three years of heading the agency to join Google at a “senior executive position.” The news comes from a DARPA spokesman, who reports that Dugan felt she couldn’t refuse...
DARPA Director Regina Dugan Leaves Defense Department For Google

Mobile Security Provider Appthority Raises $6.25 Million From Venrock & USVP

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Earlier this morning, San Francisco-based mobile app security provider Appthority announced that it has raised $6.25 million in a Series A financing round led by Venrock and US Venture Partners. Gunderson Dettmer also participated in this round. Venrock’s Ray Rothrock and US Venture Partners’ Steve Krausz will join the Appthority...
Mobile Security Provider Appthority Raises $6.25 Million From Venrock & USVP

Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff Joins The Board Of Cisco (CSCO, CRM)

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Outspoken Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is joining Cisco's board, Cisco announced this morning. Cisco also added Kristin Johnson, CEO of Enduring Hydro to its board. It now has 14 people on its board. The Benioff addition will be the one people focus on in the tech world. He's all about...
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff Joins The Board Of Cisco (CSCO, CRM)

The Twitter IPA: What Does “Defensive” Really Mean?

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Editor’s Note: Leonid (“Lenny”) Kravets is a patent attorney at Panitch, Schwarze, Belisario and Nadel, LLP in Philadelphia, PA. Lenny focuses his practice on patent prosecution and intellectual property transactions in computer-related technology areas. He specializes in developing IP strategy for young technology companies and blogs on this topic at...
The Twitter IPA: What Does “Defensive” Really Mean?

Tim Cook and Walter Isaacson Named to TIME's List of 100 Most Influential People

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TIME magazine today released its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and two of the selections have close ties to Apple: CEO Tim Cook and Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson. Each selection is accompanied by an essay by another prominent personality or close associate outlining...
Tim Cook and Walter Isaacson Named to TIME's List of 100 Most Influential People

Cisco Adds Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff to Board

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Networking giant Cisco Systems just named Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff to its board of directors. Here’s the announcement. I’ll add a few comments shortly. Cisco Appoints Marc Benioff and Kristina Johnson to Board of Directors SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwire -08/02/12)- Cisco (CSCO) today announced the appointment of Marc Benioff, co-founder and...
Cisco Adds Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff to Board

Twitter opens new office in Detroit thanks to Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert

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Twitter is continuing its office expansion in the US, today announcing that it has opened a new office in Detroit’s growing technology district focusing on boosting the company’s interaction with marketing and advertising in the area to push its Promoted Products service. The new office will be based in the...
Twitter opens new office in Detroit thanks to Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert

The Twitter IPA: What does defensive really mean?

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Twitter is an innovative company, and today’s introduction of the Innovator’s Patent Agreement shows that their legal department can be innovative too.  The Innovator’s Patent Agreement, a draft of which was released on GitHub, will allow inventors to retain control of their inventions to make sure that they are only...
The Twitter IPA: What does defensive really mean?

Convenient truths: Apple’s Cook gets praise from Gore

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Former Vice President and current Apple board member, Al Gore. It’s tough not being Steve Jobs. Because for Tim Cook, his successor as CEO of Apple, it means everything he does gets compared inevitably to Jobs. Investors appear to be happy with Cook’s performance thanks to the dramatic rise in...
Convenient truths: Apple’s Cook gets praise from Gore

7 Ways to Help Sartup Workers Innovate

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Being innovative is part of the DNA of a tech startup - or at least it should be. But when your employees are working 18-hour days, unleashing their inner innovators can be a challenge. These 7 tips can help get the ball rolling: 1. Set an example. An innovative...
7 Ways to Help Sartup Workers Innovate

DARPA's Regina Dugan Will Join Google

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Regina Dugan, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is leaving to take a role Google. We’d been working on this story independently and have confirmed it with Google, and Wired has it up as well. Dugan purveyed over all sorts of fantastical creations at DARPA, including testing hypersonic...
DARPA's Regina Dugan Will Join Google

Yahoo Going Patent Troll: Threatens Facebook Over Patent Infringement

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We've said it a bunch of times here in the past when describing the life cycles of tech companies: when you're young, you innovate. When you're old, you litigate. We've seen it time and time again. The big tech companies that are no longer innovating and are far removed from...
Yahoo Going Patent Troll: Threatens Facebook Over Patent Infringement

You Don't Need A Mythical Club Membership To Call Yahoo's Patent Threat Against Facebook Desperate

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We just wrote about Yahoo admitting to the world that it was done and cooked as an innovative company when it chose to threaten to sue Facebook over patents. Plenty of other commentators wrote similar stories. We've all seen this pattern before: Company that used to lead the market, but...
You Don't Need A Mythical Club Membership To Call Yahoo's Patent Threat Against Facebook Desperate

Apple Remains America’s Most Innovative Company [REPORT]

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BusinessWeek and Fortune have both released their annual rankings — the 50 Most Innovative Companies and the Fortune 500, respectively — and Apple has strong showings in both publications.For the sixth consecutive year, Apple ranked number one in BusinessWeek’s 50 Most Innovative Companies report. When you consider that BusinessWeek...
Apple Remains America’s Most Innovative Company [REPORT]

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Facebook: 'world's most innovative company'

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Facebook: 'world's most innovative company'

Video: Is @Socialwok the best of the collaborative enterprise social services? http://youtu.be/a106E0At3Ug Innovative company at IO.

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Video: Is @Socialwok the best of the collaborative enterprise social services? http://youtu.be/a106E0At3Ug Innovative company at IO.

Apple's Greatness, and Its Shame

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Is there such a thing as too much profit? A disciple of Milton Friedman would say "never." The idea that companies should only maximize shareholder value has had a stranglehold on the business world for decades. It's time to rethink this assumption. Last week, Apple reported breathtaking earnings. In the...
Apple's Greatness, and Its Shame
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