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Attention lady hackers: Code Fellows debuts women-only bootcamp, guarantees $60K salary
Plumgrid nabs $10.7M from USVP, Hummer Winblad to advance software-defined networking

Podcast: Securing the internet of things is like securing our borders. Impossible.

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Amid the excitement of the consumer and industrial internet of things, is a maelstrom of uncertainty. How will we secure the internet of things? What standards will prevail? What standards should prevail? How can we respect privacy and open up data? In this weeks podcast, featuring Woody Bensen, a general...
Podcast: Securing the internet of things is like securing our borders. Impossible.

When Apple Fired Scott Forstall, It Fired Its Most Prolific Inventor

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When Apple forced its mobile software leader Scott Forstall out of the company, it pushed out the most prolific inventor at the company, as measured by recent patent filings. Forstall's name is on 166 pending patent applications. That's more than anyone at the company, according to data from investment bank...
When Apple Fired Scott Forstall, It Fired Its Most Prolific Inventor
Google says Nexus 4 supplies are scarce and erratic, offers unreserved apology for delays

Ex-Six Apart CEO Joins Wolfram Alpha

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Barak Berkowitz, a veteran of Silicon Valley has joined Wolfram Alpha, an intelligent search engine by Wolfram Research, a Champaign, IL company founded by scientist Stephen Wolfram. He joins as the managing director, a position that is roughly equivalent to the title of chief executive officer. Wolfram, who is English...
Ex-Six Apart CEO Joins Wolfram Alpha
'Joe Danger Touch' was born on PlayStation, but thrives on iPhone

Facebook begins allowing international users to buy Gifts for friends in U.S.

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Facebook has started to expand its Gifts product beyond the U.S., according to users in the U.K., India and Canada who say they got access to the service this weekend. However, it seems that international users can only send gifts to their friends who live in the U.S. Facebook launched...
Facebook begins allowing international users to buy Gifts for friends in U.S.

Facebook And The Sudden Wake Up About The API Economy

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What a two weeks it’s been. Something happened that has been simmering for a while. The API market exploded. Intel bought Mashery for more than $180 million and CA acquired Layer 7. 3Scale received a new $4.5 million round of funding from Javelin Ventures. Programmable Web acquired Mulesoft. And then...
Facebook And The Sudden Wake Up About The API Economy

Digits Live: Analyst: Investors Shouldn't Cheer Yahoo's New CFO

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Trip Chowdhry, Managing Director of Global Equities Research, says Yahoo's new Chief Financial Officer Ken Goldman is nothing to get excited about....
Digits Live: Analyst: Investors Shouldn't Cheer Yahoo's New CFO

Is Equity Crowdfunding A Threat To Venture Capitalists?

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Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part guest column by Zach Noorani that examines the ways in which equity crowdfunding might impact the startup world and the venture capital industry specifically. Zach is a former VC and current second-year MBA student at MIT Sloan. Follow him on Twitter @znoorani. It’s...
Is Equity Crowdfunding A Threat To Venture Capitalists?

SocialFlow Names Missy Godfrey As Its New CEO, Brings In Over Two Decades Of Media Experience

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Social media optimization technology company SocialFlow has made a change at the top. We’ve learned that its Co-Founder Frank Speiser has stepped down from the CEO position to make way for now former Managing Director of North Sea Partners, Missy Godfrey. The service is used by some of the biggest...
SocialFlow Names Missy Godfrey As Its New CEO, Brings In Over Two Decades Of Media Experience

CouchSurfing raises $15M to build a human travel network

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Long before the recent crop of collaborative consumption startups found fame, there was CouchSurfing, originally a non-profit that helped connect travelers to hosts. The feel-good story, however, was threatened last year when it became a Class B corporation and raised $7.6 million, prompting user fears that CouchSurfing was selling out. But...
CouchSurfing raises $15M to build a human travel network

Media Talk podcast: a ding dong over Radio 1's chart show

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Ding dong! No, it's not Avon calling - although that would be nice - it's the £145.50* question at the BBC. Should it play Ding Dong the Witch is Dead from the Wizard of Oz soundtrack after it was propelled into the top 10 by an anti-Margaret Thatcher Facebook campaign?We...
Media Talk podcast: a ding dong over Radio 1's chart show

TechStars Chicago's first class of startups: patient-monitoring, matchmaking and marketing

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A new class of entrepreneurs is getting ready to take on the Windy City. On Thursday, TechStars Chicago, which was formed earlier this year when the Boulder-based TechStars program joined forces with the local Excelerate Labs, announced its first cohort of startups. Troy Henikoff, the program’s managing director, said the...
TechStars Chicago's first class of startups: patient-monitoring, matchmaking and marketing

Yahoo confirms layoff of 2,000 employees in bid to renew company

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Chief executive of beleaguered internet giant says Yahoo needs to return to its 'core purpose' with a trimmed down workforceYahoo has announced a massive round of layoffs as the troubled internet company struggles to turn around its fortunes.In a statement, the company confirmed earlier reports that it was cutting 2,000...
Yahoo confirms layoff of 2,000 employees in bid to renew company

Waterstones deal with Amazon puts Kindle and ebooks instore

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Waterstones will sell Kindle ereaders on sale for the first time and offer free wifi, so customers can buy a book or download it instoreWaterstones has announced a surprise tie-up with Amazon that will enable shoppers to pluck ebooks as well as physical books from its shelves.The companies did not...
Waterstones deal with Amazon puts Kindle and ebooks instore
Nexgate nets $3.5M from Sierra to track & protect your company's social accounts

Peter Misek raises Apple estimates, lowers price target

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Jefferies' Apple specialist flew in from Asia with a sack full of predictions FORTUNE -- There's a lot to digest in Peter Misek's note to clients Monday. Just back from a visit to some of Apple's (AAPL) Asian suppliers, Jefferies' managing director has a lot to say about the rate at...
Peter Misek raises Apple estimates, lowers price target

Menlo Ventures Investor: I Still Believe Facebook Will Be A $200 Billion Company In 5 Years (FB)

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Shervin Pishevar, a managing director at Menlo Ventures, doubled down on his prediction that Facebook will be a $200 billion company within five years, despite the bumps in its IPO, during an interview with Bloomberg West on Thursday. "When I said in five years, it would be a $200 billion...
Menlo Ventures Investor: I Still Believe Facebook Will Be A $200 Billion Company In 5 Years (FB)

Facebook-Like News Feed Headlines First Round Capital's Redesigned Homepage

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A visit to the typical homepage for a venture capital firm most likely provides a well designed landing page that spells out the firm's mission with links to its portfolio companies and VC bios. Secondary to this general information is a page dedicated to press releases from the firm, or...
Facebook-Like News Feed Headlines First Round Capital's Redesigned Homepage

TomTom confirms new Android navigation app, available in October

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It’s been a long time coming, but finally Dutch satellite navigation specialist TomTom has announced that it will release a dedicated Android app, launching with on-board maps, intelligent routing and HD Traffic services in October. The company will be showing off the new app at the IFA consumer electronics trade...
TomTom confirms new Android navigation app, available in October

TechStars NY fires managing director Eugene Chung

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TechStars New York has fired managing director Eugene Chung — just two weeks before its upcoming DemoDay.  has the scoop, which comes in the form of an email from TechStars interim managing director Nicole Glaros. Glaros, who joined TechStars NYC in November, says that Chung was “not a good fit for...
TechStars NY fires managing director Eugene Chung
Forget Sexy, Startups Today Look To Disrupt The Mundane

How far is too far to invest? Your plane’s Wi-Fi may dictate new growth

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(L to R) John Vironis, Managing Director, Lightspeed Ventures; Michael Skok, General Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners; Frank Artale, Managing Director, Ignition Partners(c)2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com How far are investors willing to go to invest? As long as they get wifi on their flights, the borders are extending further, they told...
How far is too far to invest? Your plane’s Wi-Fi may dictate new growth

Google UK managing director details Nexus 4 supply and communication issues, offers "unreserved apology"

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“Unacceptable,” “Flawed,” “Failure” – those aren’t typically words you’d see attributed to a Google executive. But this was the case when the company’s UK MD Dan Cobley took to Google+ (via Android Central) to explain the issues that hundreds (possibly thousands) of customers have experienced when trying to order a new...
Google UK managing director details Nexus 4 supply and communication issues, offers "unreserved apology"
5 things you need to do now if your Q1 is going poorly

Firefly raises $20K from First Round Capital's Dorm Room Fund

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Firefly, a screen sharing utility created by University of Pennsylvania undergrads, has raised a $20,000 seed round from First Round Capital’s Dorm Room Fund. First Round originally launched the $500K fund in September to help finance startups built by current students or recent college graduates. With the Dorm Room Fund currently...
Firefly raises $20K from First Round Capital's Dorm Room Fund

This feedback tool lets you optimize your site by user happiness

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Usabilla, a usability startup that helps companies refine their user experience (UX) design, has just launched a new product, Usabilla Live, that collects real-time feedback from users right on your site based on how happy they are with specific aspects of any given page. The tool revolves around a feedback button...
This feedback tool lets you optimize your site by user happiness

NowThisNews Raises a New Round to Help Bring Pregnant Panda Videos to Your Phone

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NowThisNews, the startup that’s trying to create a video news service for the iPhone generation, has raised another $4.8 million. In addition to earlier investors, who include Lerer Ventures, Oak Investment and Bedrocket, SoftBbank Capital has also put in money into the new round; SoftBank principal Nikhil Kalghatgi will join...
NowThisNews Raises a New Round to Help Bring Pregnant Panda Videos to Your Phone
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