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Kim Dotcom prepares to unveil new Mega site

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Internet entrepreneur to launch successor to Megaupload at Auckland mansion raided last yearA year after Kim Dotcom's arrest and the taking down of his Megaupload file-storage site, the internet entrepreneur is preparing to unveil a successor cyber-locker site, and has renewed his attack on US prosecutors.In an interview with the...
Kim Dotcom prepares to unveil new Mega site

Cheezburger CEO Ben Huh on why we need to invest in education right now

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Cheezburger's Ben Huh at the Hacking EDU event in Seattle. Photos via Dan Thornton Cheezburger CEO Ben Huh may be in the business of cracking people up. But the Seattle Internet entrepreneur also has some strong opinions about filling people’s brains with more than just viral videos and silly Internet memes....
Cheezburger CEO Ben Huh on why we need to invest in education right now

Menshn opens up to UK users and runs into security storm

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Tory MP Louise Mensch's Twitter wannabe network opens for business to UK users, but developers find security flaws in first hoursLouise Mensch's Menshn social network opened in the UK on Sunday – and quickly ran into arguments about how secure it was, and questions about whether its use of cookies...
Menshn opens up to UK users and runs into security storm

Facebook Still Hasn’t Caved Into Paying Paul Ceglia Off

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Mr. Ceglia. (facebook.com) Paul Ceglia's side won a small legal victory in court yesterday when a judge ruled that the former wood pellet salesman and Internet entrepreneur has the right to limited discovery against Facebook in the context of a motion to dismiss. Mr. Ceglia filed a lawsuit against Facebook...
Facebook Still Hasn’t Caved Into Paying Paul Ceglia Off

ClassifiedAds.com hires a VP of engineering as it pulls in profits

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Jim Nutt Fast-growing ClassifiedAds.com has named Jim Nutt — the former director of software engineering at Intellectual Ventures – to the position of vice president of engineering. “Jim’s extensive experience in building and leading engineering teams makes him the ideal person to head up our development efforts and lead our engineering...
ClassifiedAds.com hires a VP of engineering as it pulls in profits

Exclusive interview: Kim Dotcom's internet heroes - video

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The internet entrepreneur praises Google as 'the most important achievement of society'Toby Manhire...
Exclusive interview: Kim Dotcom's internet heroes - video

Does Citibank Suffer From Homophobia Or Just A General Dislike For Startups?

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I just finished reading a very unsettling blog post by serial entrepreneur Jason Goldberg, whose new startup fabulis has apparently had its bank account blocked by Citibank over posting “objectionable content” on its company blog, at least according to a bank employee he spoke to on the phone. Fabulis is...
Does Citibank Suffer From Homophobia Or Just A General Dislike For Startups?

Your First Look At Kim Dotcom's Newest File-Sharing Site, Mega

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Over the weekend, Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom revealed his newest file-sharing site, Mega. Mega debuted exactly one year after New Zealand authorities arrested Dotcom on charges of racketeering, copyright infringement, and money laundering in connection to a similar service called Megaupload. Megaupload was shut down. Mega is very similar to Dropbox,...
Your First Look At Kim Dotcom's Newest File-Sharing Site, Mega

Qihoo 360's Zhou Hongyi: Taking Aim at China's Internet

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Internet entrepreneur Zhou Hongyi has set out to capture a chunk of China's $3.3 billion search market, an area so dominated by Baidu that the company is often called the Google of China....
Qihoo 360's Zhou Hongyi: Taking Aim at China's Internet
Naveen Jain looks to spark innovative ideas at Intelius with the iPrize

Gidsy goes to Hollywood with its Airbnb for activities

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When your most high-profile investor is a Hollywood star, it makes sense to branch out to LA. And that’s what Gidsy, one of the most intriguing companies in Berlin’s current crop of startups, is just about to do by launching a service for Los Angelinos on Wednesday. Ashton Kutcher may...
Gidsy goes to Hollywood with its Airbnb for activities

5 lessons I learned the hard way with Startups.com

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Gonzo Arzuaga. Gonzo is a passionate internet entrepreneur who has been doing business online since 1996. He has lived in five countries, speaks five languages and has published five books. His goal is to be a motivational speaker. Loves quotes, writing and...
5 lessons I learned the hard way with Startups.com

Russian hotel and travel booking site Oktogo.ru bags $11 million round

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Fast-growing Russian online hotel booking service provider and travel agency Oktogo.ru has raised a third round of financing to the tune of $11 million, bringing its total raised to over $26 million. Furthermore, the plan is to add another $40 million to the company’s coffers by the end of 2013,...
Russian hotel and travel booking site Oktogo.ru bags $11 million round

Congressman Jared Polis on SOPA/PIPA, Facebook’s IPO, and his favorite subreddit

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Internet entrepreneur, Reddit user, and League of Legends player are not usually words used to describe United States Congressmen, but Jared Polis has a knack for defying expectations. In addition to representing Colorado’s Second Congressional District, he co-founded ProFlowers.com, Blue Mountain Greeting Cards, and American Information Systems. He also serves as...
Congressman Jared Polis on SOPA/PIPA, Facebook’s IPO, and his favorite subreddit
Kim Dotcom's Mega To Expand Into Encrypted Email
It's easier than ever to sell your soul
Child star turned 'momtrepeneur' raises $2.5M to boost family creativity

Kim Dotcom raid: footage shows armed police enter New Zealand mansion - video

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Footage of an armed police raid on internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom's New Zealand mansion is shown in an Auckland courtroom...
Kim Dotcom raid: footage shows armed police enter New Zealand mansion - video

New York Times poised to offload how-to site About.com

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Times in advanced negotiations to sell to Answers.com, ending ill-fated attempt to extend online publishing businessThe New York Times has announced that it is poised to sell the resource guide About.com, ending a costly and ill-fated attempt to extend its online publishing business.AllThingsD first reported that the Times is looking...
New York Times poised to offload how-to site About.com

The Facebook IPO Players Club: Dustin Moskovitz

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They were doing just fine before, but Facebook's biggest minority owners are about to be catapulted into a far more elite bracket. As we ponder what they'll do with with new millions (maybe over $4 billion for Dustin Moskovitz!), here's a look at what got them where they are today.Who...
The Facebook IPO Players Club: Dustin Moskovitz
Chinese Entrepreneurs and the Dwindling Importance of the American Connection

How .CO domains attracted 1.4 million registrations and what's next

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As we reported, SuperConf kickstarted its third edition last week with its Startup Blast Off competition, won by Vinylfy, a promising social platform for record collectors that received $22,000 in cash and rewards. As a Miami-based conference, the event put the city’s success stories in the spotlight, and .CO is undoubtedly one...
How .CO domains attracted 1.4 million registrations and what's next

Dotcom offers US a deal

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Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom claims the United States criminal case against him is collapsing but he is offering to go there without extradition provided federal authorities unfreeze his millions of dollars so he can pay for lawyers and living expenses....
Dotcom offers US a deal

Kim Dotcom: fund free NZ internet by suing Hollywood and US government

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Megaupload founder proposes free New Zealand broadband paid for by lawsuits over 'unlawful' destruction of his businessKim Dotcom, the flamboyant German-born internet entrepreneur facing extradition to the US for alleged piracy, has put forward a plan to give all householders in his new home of New Zealand free broadband access,...
Kim Dotcom: fund free NZ internet by suing Hollywood and US government

SpaceX scrambling to regain full control of Falcon 9 after launch proves shaky

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Unmanned craft developed a problem with its thrusters soon after 'flawless' lift-off at Cape CanaveralOperators of the SpaceX mission to the international space station were scrambling to regain full control of their unmanned craft on Friday after it developed a problem with its thrusters soon after launch from Cape Canaveral.The...
SpaceX scrambling to regain full control of Falcon 9 after launch proves shaky

Huffington Post to launch live online TV channel

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HuffPost Streaming Network, featuring 12 hours' programming for five days a week, described as 'never-ending talkshow'It is the internet blogs empire that made its exuberant founder a millionaire. Now the Huffington Post is making its first move into TV, with a live online video channel described as a "never-ending talkshow".Arianna...
Huffington Post to launch live online TV channel

Al Gore and Sean Parker Blame TV and Money for Ruining Politics, and Say Social Media Ought to Fix It

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“Our democracy has been hacked,” said former U.S. vice president and investor Al Gore today at SXSW today. Serial Internet entrepreneur and investor Sean Parker prefers the term “co-opted,” but he agreed. “In the print era, when this country was founded, reason and truth and facts played a bigger role,”...
Al Gore and Sean Parker Blame TV and Money for Ruining Politics, and Say Social Media Ought to Fix It

The Facebook IPO Players Club: Eduardo Saverin

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They were doing just fine before, but the biggest of minority owners of Facebook are about to be catapulted into a far more elite bracket. As we ponder what they'll do with with new millions (billions, for cofounder Eduardo Saverin), here's a look at what got them where they are...
The Facebook IPO Players Club: Eduardo Saverin

U.S. Attorney breaks silence, defends prosecution of Aaron Swartz

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U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, under fire for the prosecution of Internet entrepreneur and activist Aaron Swartz, on Wednesday issued her first statement responding to the controversy that has followed Swartz's suicide. Ortiz offered "heartfelt sympathy," but said her office's "conduct was appropriate in bringing and handling this case." She noted...
U.S. Attorney breaks silence, defends prosecution of Aaron Swartz

Kim Dotcom Gets Green Light to Sue New Zealand Spies

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When Kim Dotcom warned that the developments surrounding his case would be both big and controversial, the Internet entrepreneur wasn’t exaggerating. The fallout from the January raid on his Auckland home has been making news every week since and today things stepped up another gear. As previously reported, in June...
Kim Dotcom Gets Green Light to Sue New Zealand Spies
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