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Jonathan Gurvit’s Flowing Ride

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Jonathan Gurvit’s Flowing Ride

Facebook Commerce Startup Soldsie Raises $1 Million

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Soldsie, a Facebook-based e-commerce startup that allows users to make purchases from within Facebook comments, has raised $1 million in seed funds, the company announced Wednesday. Participating in the round were 500 Startups, e.ventures and FundersClub, along with former Facebook employees Yun-Fang Juan and Jonathan Ehrlich and others....
Facebook Commerce Startup Soldsie Raises $1 Million
Food Delivery Companies Seamless And GrubHub Announce Merger

Explicit consent becomes mandatory with latest 'do not track' proposal, backs Microsoft into the corner

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Remember how Microsoft said it'd enable the "do not track" feature by default for all users of Internet Explorer 10? Well, it's not likely to happen -- at least from the looks of things. The move caused more than an uproar in the advertising industry, which had agreed to...
Explicit consent becomes mandatory with latest 'do not track' proposal, backs Microsoft into the corner

Google Announces Rebuilt AdMob Developer Tools With Smarter App Promotion, Local Currency Support

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Mobile app developers using Google’s AdMob ad network will start seeing a new version that has been rebuilt “in a ground up sort of way,” according to Jonathan Alferness, director of product management for mobile ads. The update, which starts rolling out today, also brings AdMob more in line with...
Google Announces Rebuilt AdMob Developer Tools With Smarter App Promotion, Local Currency Support
East Coast Apple Stores prepare for Hurricane Sandy, cover devices in plastic

Guardian Hack Day: The presentations

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Follow us as we find out what the Guardian developers have built in their two-day hack dayHello, world!Open journalismSoftwareProgrammingMartin BelamJonathan Richardsguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds...
Guardian Hack Day: The presentations

Oracle asks judge to throw out Google’s strongest evidence in Android trial

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Oracle has asked Judge William Alsup to throw out the entire testimony of Jonathan Schwartz (pictured) in its ongoing (and drama-filled) trial with Google over Android. Schwartz was Sun’s CEO. Sun owned the Java programming language, which is used heavily in Android. Oracle bought Sun, acquiring Java in the...
Oracle asks judge to throw out Google’s strongest evidence in Android trial

Open Stack, Open Compute And How Opening Up Is The Only Way To Reach The Data Heavens

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“Open” this, “open” that: It seems like everything is “open” these days. Well hello, people, Bill Gates’ gravy boat has run aground. It’s time to get out the Starship and fly in those open clouds. Hokey? You bet your SaaS this is hokey. But come on, take a look...
Open Stack, Open Compute And How Opening Up Is The Only Way To Reach The Data Heavens

Exceptional Buys Ranger To Give Monitoring Shot In The Arm To Its 'DevOps' Platform

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Some consolidation in the error tracking/monitoring space: Exceptional, the error-tracking service for cloud developers, has announced the acquisition of the Ranger monitoring service to extend the U.S. company’s ‘DevOps’ platform. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed, although Exceptional CEO, Jonathan Siegel, tells me it’s a “solid six-figure purchase”, and covers...
Exceptional Buys Ranger To Give Monitoring Shot In The Arm To Its 'DevOps' Platform
Europe warms to OpenStack

Jonathan Schwartz unveils startup, talks about final days at Sun

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The last CEO of the Silicon Valley pioneer that invented Java and helped fuel the dot-com boom has a new company that helps people track medical care....
Jonathan Schwartz unveils startup, talks about final days at Sun

Apple focuses quality products not money, says designer Jonathan Ive

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In a speech at the British Embassy's Creative Summit on Monday, Apple's Senior Vice President of Industrial Design Sir Jonathan Ive gave an inside look at the company's design process and philosophy, two assets many have credited as being key to the iPhone maker's great success....
Apple focuses quality products not money, says designer Jonathan Ive

Canonical to end official Kubuntu support with 12.04, crushes your Plasma-powered dreams

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Standard Ubuntu, with its Gnome roots and Unity interface may get most of the attention, but there are many different varieties of the world's most popular Linux distro. Most, like Xubuntu and Edubuntu, are community efforts entirely maintained by volunteers. Now Kubuntu, the KDE-sporting edition will be joining the...
Canonical to end official Kubuntu support with 12.04, crushes your Plasma-powered dreams

Jonathan Monk at Meyer Riegger http://bit.ly/ayNJFH

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Jonathan Monk at Meyer Riegger http://bit.ly/ayNJFH

Mozilla's Future In Mobile: 19% Adopt Do Not Track On Android, Desktop Only 8.6%

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This year, Mozilla has been on an aggressive streak in its bid to make Firefox more than a basic browser: that’s included some big steps in social integration, transforming its browser into more of a platform for web interaction. But perhaps one of the company’s most significant moves has been its...
Mozilla's Future In Mobile: 19% Adopt Do Not Track On Android, Desktop Only 8.6%

Schwartz: For Java phone work, Sun would have paid Google

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In what could be a major blow to Oracle's case against Google, former Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz defends the openness of Java language and APIs at court. [Read more]...
Schwartz: For Java phone work, Sun would have paid Google

Apple reportedly cuts iPhone 5 component orders from Japan by 'almost half' on weak demand

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Things don’t look positive for Apple according to reports out of Asia this morning. First, sources close to the Wall Street Journal suggested that Apple had asked its part suppliers to cut their output due to weak sales forecasts. Now, there’s more color from a report from Japan’s Nikkei which...
Apple reportedly cuts iPhone 5 component orders from Japan by 'almost half' on weak demand

MyVR Raises $1.4M From SV Angel, Chris Dixon To Attack The $85B Vacation Rental Industry

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The vacation rental industry is often overlooked, especially relative to hotels. So it might surprise you to learn that it is a massive market, worth over $85 billion in the U.S and Europe alone. And this does not even take into account the new peer-to-peer, social rental platforms (like Airbnb),...
MyVR Raises $1.4M From SV Angel, Chris Dixon To Attack The $85B Vacation Rental Industry

Social marketplace Copious courts men, adds art categories

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Copious, a social marketplace based out of San Francisco, is making a play for men. Starting Tuesday, the startup is announcing that in addition to its current categories of women’s fashion and accessories, it will also offer men’s clothing and art. Launched last summer, Copious is an eBay-like marketplace of...
Social marketplace Copious courts men, adds art categories

Crazy-Stupid Or The Future? SoPost Wants To Turn Your Twitter Handle Into A Physical Address

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Chalk this one up as crazy-stupid or the future: SoPost, a new UK startup launching today, is on a mission to reinvent the postal address by mapping things like Twitter handles, Facebook names, email addresses and other social IDs to a physical location to make it easier and more convenient...
Crazy-Stupid Or The Future? SoPost Wants To Turn Your Twitter Handle Into A Physical Address

Unpaid Huffington Post Bloggers Remain Unpaid

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Turns out you can’t give away your work, then demand to get paid after the fact. What? You already knew this? Then you were ahead of the U.S. judicial system, which had to spend the last year on a silly class action suit brought by a former Huffington Post contributor....
Unpaid Huffington Post Bloggers Remain Unpaid

Live: GeekWire Meetup, with Microsoft design vet Bill Flora

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Jonathan Sposato, left, and Bill Flora prep for their talk this evening at the GeekWire Meetup at the Zillow HQ. We’ll be hanging out with more than 200 GeekWire readers at the downtown Seattle headquarters of Zillow this evening for the GeekWire Spring Meetup. The crowd is now gathering...
Live: GeekWire Meetup, with Microsoft design vet Bill Flora

Why Do The People Who Always Ask Us To 'Respect' Artists Seem To Have So Little Respect For Artists?

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Over the years, we've posted tons and tons of stories of content creators embracing the internet, exploring the new opportunities it creates and often profiting greatly from doing so. We regularly celebrate the great creativity from these artists, and cheer them on as they succeed and (sometimes) make lots of...
Why Do The People Who Always Ask Us To 'Respect' Artists Seem To Have So Little Respect For Artists?

The Witness is headed exclusively to PlayStation 4, the next game from Braid creator Jonathan Blow

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Nothing could've been more delightful than Braid creator Jonathan Blow suddenly appearing on-stage at Sony's big PlayStation 4 reveal only to make fun of all the explosions the event had already featured. Oh sure, he was also at the event to reveal that his latest game, The Witness, is...
The Witness is headed exclusively to PlayStation 4, the next game from Braid creator Jonathan Blow

Seamless Makes Smooth Food Deliveries Despite Dealing With 3,500 Fax Machines

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Pick a restaurant on Seamless, the online food-ordering service, and with just a few clicks, your meal will be ready for pickup or delivery. It's a slick experience, made even slicker by Tuesday's release of Seamless' iPad app. But on the back end, the experience is anything but seamless,...
Seamless Makes Smooth Food Deliveries Despite Dealing With 3,500 Fax Machines

Friendster founder raises $1.7M for social startup Nuzzel

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Jonathan Abrams' latest project raises seed round from investors including 500 Startups' Dave McClure [Read more]...
Friendster founder raises $1.7M for social startup Nuzzel

iOS 7 a 'system-wide UI overhaul,' suffering delays

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iOS 7 represents a "rather significant system-wide UI overhaul," Daring Fireball's John Gruber claims to have learned. The blogger also says he has heard the same thing as Rene Ritchie, who alleges that "[Apple lead designer Jonathan] Ive's work is apparently making many people really happy, but will also apparently...
iOS 7 a 'system-wide UI overhaul,' suffering delays

Apple wins patent on design of first-generation iPhone

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On top of two other wins today, the USPTO has also granted Apple a patent on the design of the first-generation iPhone. The filing is simply labeled Electronic Device, but is credited to 14 different inventors, including Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and lead designer Jonathan Ive. The iPhone was revealed...
Apple wins patent on design of first-generation iPhone

‘New Tech City’ Won’t Keep You From the Startup Graveyard

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New Tech City (Center for an Urban Future) The Center for an Urban Future, a think tank headed by Jonathan Bowles, has released a lengthy report  about New York City's tech sector, titled "New Tech City." The Center's findings indicate amazing growth over the last decade. While "New Tech City"...
‘New Tech City’ Won’t Keep You From the Startup Graveyard
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