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Wanted: Business Insider Seeks PHP Developers

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Business Insider is looking for two awesome experienced backend PHP developers to join the fast-paced and exciting world of being an engineer at a journalism startup. We're looking for strong PHP developers who have experience working with MVC systems, preferably using the Symfony 2 framework. Business Insider is a great...
Wanted: Business Insider Seeks PHP Developers

Wanted: Business Insider Seeks A Linux Systems Administrator

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Business Insider is looking for an experienced Linux systems administrator to join the fast-paced and exciting world of being an engineer at a journalism startup. We're looking for a systems pro who has experience with Red Hat Linux, Apache Web Server, Puppet, Amazon Web Services and network troubleshooting. Experience with...
Wanted: Business Insider Seeks A Linux Systems Administrator

Must See HDTV (June 4th - 10th)

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Franklin & Bash We're not sure who decided putting Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer a legal comedy / drama was a good idea but we're kinda glad they did. Jared Franklin & Peter Bash bring a lighter take to what are usually very serious procedurals, a good match for...
Must See HDTV (June 4th - 10th)

Feast Your Ears On Fresh Jams From Musicians You Love At Hipset Via YC's Tracks.by

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Hipset is a brand new music discovery site from Y Combinator’s Tracks.by that makes sure you never miss the hot new songs, videos, and other content from the artists you Like on Facebook — updates which the social network might not show in your feed. If launched on its own,...
Feast Your Ears On Fresh Jams From Musicians You Love At Hipset Via YC's Tracks.by

Branching Out: How Josh Miller Went From Princeton Dropout to Alley Darling in Just Nine Months

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Mr. Miller (joshm.co) On a recent Wednesday afternoon, Josh Miller, the precocious 21-year-old Princeton dropout behind Branch, one of tech’s most buzzed-about new startups, took The Observer on a tour of the Obvious Corporation, a growing operation helmed by the cofounders of Twitter that advises and invests in an elite...
Branching Out: How Josh Miller Went From Princeton Dropout to Alley Darling in Just Nine Months

Founder of Bagcheck launches Polar, the laid-back version of Quora requiring only simple answers

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Do you have a few minutes to take a survey? Yeah, chances are that you’ve heard that at least a few times in your life and most likely you’ve also encountered one that goes on forever with no end in sight. Why can’t there be a way to poll and...
Founder of Bagcheck launches Polar, the laid-back version of Quora requiring only simple answers

Wanted: Business Insider Seeks A PHP System Architect

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Business Insider is looking for an awesome experienced backend PHP system architect to join the fast-paced and exciting world of being an engineer at a journalism startup. We're looking for a strong PHP developer who has architected MVC systems, preferably using the Symfony 2 framework. Business Insider is a great...
Wanted: Business Insider Seeks A PHP System Architect

BioShock Infinite hands-on preview

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Irrational Games's latest brainchild is a pig to preview: the less one knows about it, the better it will be to playBioShock Infinite is an absolute pig of a game to preview. The reason is that so much of the game's draw - so much of its spellbinding power -...
BioShock Infinite hands-on preview

ReadWriteStart Weekly Wrapup

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This week's ReadWriteStart Weekly Wrapup is chock-full of stories this week, so lets not waste any time recapping the top posts of the last week of February. We've got tips for keeping out the trolls, some advice for naming your startup, best methods for weeding out programming applicants, and an...
ReadWriteStart Weekly Wrapup

Google's CIO explains the challenge of keeping data secure: 'We spend a lot of time worrying about it'

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Google likes to portray itself as a laid back, but highly innovative and agile company. The circular Google bike used for group meetings, the ability to bring your pets to work and the brightly colored cushions found on what appears to be every sofa are just a few of the...
Google's CIO explains the challenge of keeping data secure: 'We spend a lot of time worrying about it'

Tour One Kings Lane, The Big $440 Million Elephant In Online Flash Sales

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One Kings Lane (OKL), a fast-growing decor flash sales site that generated over $100 million in revenue in 2011, needs somewhere to get all that growth done. In its New York office, where 80 of the company's employees work on everything from product photography to site maintenance, you can...
Tour One Kings Lane, The Big $440 Million Elephant In Online Flash Sales

Is it a font or a typeface?

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When it comes to the sophisticated world of typography, some people are purists, while others have a laid-back, do-whatever-looks-good mentality. No matter what side you’re on, it’s important to learn the language of design, especially type — this applies to all designers, curious commoners and even some developers, so buckle...
Is it a font or a typeface?

Yahoo Looks To Google - Again - For Its Latest Hire

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Henrique De Castro is to be Yahoo's new COO. The Googler, currently president of partners business solutions has held a plethora of posts at the Mountain View firm. Google is, of course, "grateful" to De Castro for all of his work, and wishes him "all the best" as he skates...
Yahoo Looks To Google - Again - For Its Latest Hire

One Year On Passion Capital Proves Its Mettle As A Go-To Seed VC In Europe

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Although it’s a year this week since Passion Capital appeared on the tech scene in London, it feels like they have been around a lot longer. It was in July 2009 I sat on the sun-kissed roof of what became known as their White Bear Yard base in London’s Clerkenwell,...
One Year On Passion Capital Proves Its Mettle As A Go-To Seed VC In Europe

Critical IE update slated for Patch Tuesday

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The second Tuesday of each month is Microsoft's Patch Tuesday, and Microsoft offers a heads up the Thursday before. That's today, and Microsoft's Security Bulletin Advance Notification for June 2013 indicates it will be a laid-back month for IT admins--with one significant exception. Microsoft has five security bulletins scheduled for...
Critical IE update slated for Patch Tuesday

Google Currents for Android now lets you scan stories by category, publication and breaking news

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After expanding internationally, Google Currents for Android has received a new update which, Google claims, makes it easier for users to quickly scan stories by category, publication and “breaking news.” For those unfamiliar with Currents, it’s a Flipboard-like service which lets you browse stories from various blogs and online magazines in tablet and...
Google Currents for Android now lets you scan stories by category, publication and breaking news

Fast Chat: Zuckerberg’s Fashion Faux Pas, Obama’s Endorsement a Political Ploy?

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Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz discuss Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s laid-back fashion style and how it plays with the more conservative Wall Street crowd. Lauren and Howard also talk about Obama’s endorsement of same-sex marriage. Does it make a difference that some see the policy shift as a political...
Fast Chat: Zuckerberg’s Fashion Faux Pas, Obama’s Endorsement a Political Ploy?

Do You Act Like Your Sleep Position?

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Do You Act Like Your Sleep Position? is a post from Chris PirilloI think that the way I sleep tends to show that I am Geeky, laid-back and a great listener. However, a new study on sleeping positions claims that I am wrong. Professor Chris Idzikowski, director of the Sleep...
Do You Act Like Your Sleep Position?

Jay Holanda Explains The Surreal Experience Of Guest Starring On Bravo's 'Start Ups: Silicon Valley'

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Jay Holanda has an odd relationship with Bravo’s Start-Ups: Silicon Valley TV show (which premieres tomorrow night). He was originally one of the main cast members, but recently found out that he’s been demoted to guest star. He told me that he hasn’t watched any of the commercials, and he doesn’t...
Jay Holanda Explains The Surreal Experience Of Guest Starring On Bravo's 'Start Ups: Silicon Valley'

Sony details restructuring in Japan: Lens factory to close and 2,000 job cuts

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Struggling Japanese tech giant Sony has restructuring changes for its Japan-based business as it seeks to slim down its business by closing its Minokamo-based lens factory and cutting 2,000 jobs via an early-retirement scheme. The company says that it is making the changes to “revitalize and grow” its electronics business and...
Sony details restructuring in Japan: Lens factory to close and 2,000 job cuts

Meet Turntable's Piki, The First Music App To Do Social Music Sharing Right

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Turntable has introduced today Piki, a brand new service that the company has been working on for a year. It’s a Pandora-like yet human-powered radio app combined with powerful Twitter-inspired social features. With Piki, the most impressive part is that Turntable is one of the first music startups to get...
Meet Turntable's Piki, The First Music App To Do Social Music Sharing Right

The Future Fruits Of Apple + Facebook

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When CEO Tim Cook kept saying “stay tuned” at D10 about new Apple collaborations with Facebook, he may have meant it literally. Soon you could be tuning into Facebook on Apple TV, or seeing your iTunes or iPod activity auto-shared to Facebook. Boosted revenue, better ad targeting, and trouble for...
The Future Fruits Of Apple + Facebook

Rovio says piracy brings in more business for Angry Birds

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Somewhere, a RIAA supporter is crying right now. Rovio, the mobile developer behind the wildly popular Angry Birds game has talked a bit about piracy at the Medim conference this week. Rather than get aggressive and sue people like the RIAA did; Rovio is taking a much more laid-back and...
Rovio says piracy brings in more business for Angry Birds

Tweet Any Good Books Lately?

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If there’s one thing I like more than reading books, it’s sharing my opinions about them. But I’m too overscheduled and disorganized to commit to a book club. So when I heard about the phenomenon of Twitter book clubs—online literary discussions where observations and insights must adhere to Twitter’s 140-character...
Tweet Any Good Books Lately?

Beer Pong Plays to Start-Up Talent

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New York's recent technology boom is spawning a new cultural phenomenon: The laid-back, offbeat workplace vibe of Silicon Valley is now becoming more common in a city known for more traditional industries like finance, law and publishing....
Beer Pong Plays to Start-Up Talent

27 New typefaces released last month that you need to know about

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Anyone who’s ever tried their hard at designing a typeface will know that it’s a wildly difficult process, and to actually come out at the end with something beautiful takes an extreme amount of skill, taste and patience. Type design isn’t meant for everyone, but typography is, and nearly every designer works...
27 New typefaces released last month that you need to know about

The New Internet Explorer For Xbox May Be Clumsy, But Wait Til It Gets Kinected

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Internet Explorer suddenly became one of the most widely available Internet TV browsers today as it starts rolling out to Xboxes. And early reports say its joystick-based interface is awful. Whatever. It’s v1. What matters is that Microsoft has united the world’s most popular motion sensor tech and one of...
The New Internet Explorer For Xbox May Be Clumsy, But Wait Til It Gets Kinected

Acer introduces Aspire S7 ultrabooks

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Today, Acer unveiled what it dubs "the world's thinnest touch ultrabooks," the Aspire S7 series. The two new ultrabooks feature high-definition touchscreens, and the 13.3-inch model features a design allowing its screen to be laid back flat for sharing and collaboration. Depending on the model, the new series weighs as...
Acer introduces Aspire S7 ultrabooks

The Popinator voice-activated popcorn launcher: because greasy hands are just so 2011 (video)

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Before you ask: it looks like the real deal. Popcorn, Indiana has decided that it's just too much trouble to reach into that bag or bowl and has devised the Popinator, quite possibly the world's only smart popcorn launcher. A binaural microphone array on the machine's front listens for...
The Popinator voice-activated popcorn launcher: because greasy hands are just so 2011 (video)
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