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LinkedIn Co-founder joins Berlin-based EarlyBird Ventures

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Have cash? Looking for tech talent? Go to Europe. So says Konstantin Geurike, co-founder of LinkedIn and newly minted venture partner in Berlin’s EarlyBird Ventures. EarlyBird recently raised $100 million for its forth fund, focusing on European, and in particular German startups. “I think given the amount of money available, the...
LinkedIn Co-founder joins Berlin-based EarlyBird Ventures

New Facebook platform industry hires: Vitrue, TBG Digital, Wildfire

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Vitrue, TBG Digital and Wildfire hired account, search and social and business development personnel this week. If your company is hiring new people or making a notable promotion, please let us know. Email mail (at) insidefacebook (dot) com, and we’ll get it into our next post. Also, please note that...
New Facebook platform industry hires: Vitrue, TBG Digital, Wildfire
Startups: Meet the Geek Guild's Master
Square card readers approved for pilot run in New York taxis

Start a debate with TugBox

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TugBox is a new iOS app from independent developer Konstantin Vasilev. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, with no additional in-app purchases. It’s currently listed in the “New” section of the App Store’s Social Networking category. TugBox is a social networking app that is designed...
Start a debate with TugBox

LinkedIn co-founder Konstantin Guericke, angel Geoff Entress join board of WhitePages

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Konstantin Guericke WhitePages has been around the startup block a few times, and now the 16-year-old Seattle company is injecting a bit of new blood. The company today is announcing that it has added Seattle angel investor Geoff Entress, an investor in about 50 startups in the region, and LinkedIn...
LinkedIn co-founder Konstantin Guericke, angel Geoff Entress join board of WhitePages

What’s really going on at Mail.ru?

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There’s no doubt that Mail.ru is one of Russia’s most powerful internet players. It has gone from being a struggling web firm in the late 1990s to a real Runet force — and helped boost the careers of many local entrepreneurs along the way. But has it reached a watershed...
What’s really going on at Mail.ru?
Russian startup's Kinect-like hardware aims to help the blind ditch walking sticks

Windeln.de, The German Diapers.com Clone, Raises Further $19.6M For Its Baby Products Online Store

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More VC activity in European e-commerce: Windeln.de, an online shop for baby products in Germany (or Diapers.com clone), has raised a €15 million (~$19.6m) new round of funding from existing investors DN Capital and Acton Capital Partners, while new investors MCI and 360 Capital Partners also participated. We understand that...
Windeln.de, The German Diapers.com Clone, Raises Further $19.6M For Its Baby Products Online Store

SideCar launches with real time ride sharing

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San Francisco is truly the test bed for alternative tech-focused transportation. And on Tuesday, folks in the Bay Area will have access to yet another option: SideCar, a mobile app that will offer real time ride sharing. The idea behind the app is to connect drivers who want to make...
SideCar launches with real time ride sharing

iCloud experiencing minor service outage affecting Documents, Photo Stream and Backup & Restore

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If you’re having issues with iCloud today, you might be part of the 1%. Apple is reporting that a small percentage of users may be experiencing disruption of its iCloud Documents, Photo Stream or Backup & Restore services. The notice went up on the company’s system status page earlier on...
iCloud experiencing minor service outage affecting Documents, Photo Stream and Backup & Restore
Misaligned planets left behind when a parent evaporates

LinkedIn is 10 years old today: Here's the story of how it changed the way we work

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Today marks a historic moment for one of Silicon Valley’s biggest and well-known companies. It has been a decade since LinkedIn was founded as a business-related social network and now it has grown up to become a successful public company with more than 225 million members and nearly $325 million...
LinkedIn is 10 years old today: Here's the story of how it changed the way we work

How to create an awesome Tron inspired app icon

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Here’s a fun tutorial to get you started with app icon design (and perspective) inspired by Andrew Reifman’s “Bodyboss Icon 1“. If you’re new to designing app icons, this should give you a few tips on how and where to start. App icons can range from the simplistic (Facebook, Yammer...
How to create an awesome Tron inspired app icon

Rubin staying at Google, Android at 900,000 activations/day

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Andy Rubin has scotched rumors suggesting that he may have been leaving Google. Tech commentator Robert Scoble had suggested Rubin could have been headed to tech start-up CloudCar headed by a former Apple Distinguised Engineer Konstantin Othmer. The rumor gained enough momentum over the weekend that Rubin responded to them...
Rubin staying at Google, Android at 900,000 activations/day

A pretty, elegant iPad app for ... wait, spreadsheets? Seriously?

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Spreadsheets are the awkward, unpopular Mary Katherine Gallaghers of software. A new app, Permanent, turns them into superstars. Permanent is a tablet app for spreadsheets. In a world where more of us are carrying our work in trendy cross-body bags and completing small tasks while on the train or...
A pretty, elegant iPad app for ... wait, spreadsheets? Seriously?

Linux to drop i386 support in the 3.8 kernel, make us upgrade our Doom rig

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Linux has developed a reputation for running on just about anything. If proposed changes to the 3.8 kernel take effect, we'll have to add an "almost" disclaimer. The OS' maintainers expect to drop support for Intel's i386 architecture with the new release, noting that there's "quite a bit of...
Linux to drop i386 support in the 3.8 kernel, make us upgrade our Doom rig

Celebrating A Decade's Worth Of Professional Networking On Linkedin

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On the heels of announcing record level financial results and member engagement numbers for the first quarter of 2013, Linkedin is celebrating their 10th anniversary with more than 3,700 employees and 225 million members worldwide. Started in May of 2003 by Reid Hoffman, Allen Blue, Konstantin... Please visit Marketing Land...
Celebrating A Decade's Worth Of Professional Networking On Linkedin
The Graphene Age isn't (quite) here yet

LinkedIn profiles are finally getting a redesign. Here's our first look

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What can one say but, “Hallelujah.” Your LinkedIn profile is finally getting a long-overdue facelift. And this ain’t no flimsy nip and tuck, either. The new LinkedIn profiles are super slick, modern, and mobile-friendly. Like other recent LinkedIn changes, the profile redesign eliminates a lot of clutter. As you...
LinkedIn profiles are finally getting a redesign. Here's our first look

As Earlybird Lands LinkedIn Co-Founder, Euro VCs Look To The Valley

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Lately a trend has emerged: European VCs putting down more roots in Silicon Valley to take advantage of the current scene and act as a bridge for European companies trying to form local partnerships, and of course as a mechanism for M&A or further funding with US-based VCs. One of...
As Earlybird Lands LinkedIn Co-Founder, Euro VCs Look To The Valley

Pics.io Wants To Bring A Collaborative, RAW-Based Photo Editing Workflow To The Browser

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A new startup called Pics.io out of the Ukraine hopes to take the next big leap in the online photography workflow, by making browser-based, fully collaborative RAW image file processing a reality. The team has plenty of experience working in digital photography, and is now looking for funding to...
Pics.io Wants To Bring A Collaborative, RAW-Based Photo Editing Workflow To The Browser
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