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Weekly Wrapup, November 16: Told through GIFs, images, and Tweets

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This week, the Israeli Defense Foce and Hamas used social media to cover their own war and AngelList cofounder Naval Ravikant stopped by PandoMonthly to hold forth on failure, the shifting nature of Series A funding, and how to change the law in Washington. TWITTER GOES TO WAR In the...
Weekly Wrapup, November 16: Told through GIFs, images, and Tweets

Yahoo's Top Lawyer In Mexico Has Left For Google (YHOO, GOOG)

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Yahoo, in the midst of fighting a lawsuit in Mexico that could cost it $2.7 billion or more, has just lost its top legal official in the country. Maria Andrea Valles, Yahoo Mexico's general counsel, recently updated her LinkedIn profile to show she'd left that company and joined Google as...
Yahoo's Top Lawyer In Mexico Has Left For Google (YHOO, GOOG)

biNu Raises $4.3M To Bring Apps to Feature Phones, Launches Credits Program

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Mobile app platform biNu just announced that it has closed a $4.3 million Series A round of funding. Back in August, the company said it had raised $2 million from Eric Schmidt’s Tomorrow Ventures, along with the Savannah Fund, David Risher, and Paul Bassat. Now the company says that was...
biNu Raises $4.3M To Bring Apps to Feature Phones, Launches Credits Program
Finally, a year when mobile doesn't seem like a two-horse race
Election 2012: The Street Fashion Edition

Hamish McKenzie Joins the PandoDaily Team!

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I’ve been remiss in announcing some exiting news for us today: Hamish McKenzie has joined the Pando team as a full-time reporter. Hamish contributed this excellent guest post two weeks ago, and we were all blown away by the writing and analysis. He asked if we ever paid regular freelancers,...
Hamish McKenzie Joins the PandoDaily Team!

Matt Mullenweg: I’m Worried That Silicon Valley Might Be Destroying the World

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Speaking tonight to Sarah Lacy at PandoMonthly in New York, WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg confessed to feeling conflicted about one of the blogging service’s upcoming features: Notifications. Mullenweg said he’s concerned that Silicon Valley is creating products that are so engaging that they’re also incredibly distracting, to the detriment of...
Matt Mullenweg: I’m Worried That Silicon Valley Might Be Destroying the World

A Startup You've Never Heard Of Called Supercell Is Suddenly Worth $600 Million

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Somewhere in Scandanavia there's a startup. And investors think that startup is worth a lot of money. Supercell is a two-year-old company that is cashing in on iOS games. Titles include Hay Day and Clash of Clans, and the company frequently appears in the App Store's top grossing chart. According...
A Startup You've Never Heard Of Called Supercell Is Suddenly Worth $600 Million

Andrew James Joins the PandoDaily Team!

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“So, I want to officially offer you the job. What do you think?” “Let me think about it…. but yes.” “Wait, which?” “Yes.” “Ok, great! When can you start?” “Monday.” “When can you get to San Francisco?” “Tuesday.” If I had any doubt about hiring Andrew James* it was...
Andrew James Joins the PandoDaily Team!

Introducing the Antidote to YCombinator: NCombinator

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As any of the dozens of companies who get turned away by the incubator every year can attest, the “Y” in YCombinator doesn’t stand for “Yes.” Jacques Crocker and his team decided to have some fun with that by taking the best parts of Y Combinator – the community,...
Introducing the Antidote to YCombinator: NCombinator
Iterations: Graph Search, In Theory And In Practice

Yahoo Says Its Legal Costs In The Mexico Lawsuit Are More Than $300 Million (YHOO)

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Yahoo is embroiled in a lawsuit with a former Mexican partner, Worldwide Directories, with which it ran a telephone-directory project for years. A Mexican court awarded Worldwide Directories $2.7 billion in damages. Yahoo recently appealed the loss and asked the court instead to award Yahoo 3.9 billion Mexican pesos--the equivalent...
Yahoo Says Its Legal Costs In The Mexico Lawsuit Are More Than $300 Million (YHOO)
What you missed on day one of SXSW

Apple's Trusting Developers More than Ever, Let's Hope Devs Are Ready

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Apple’s decision to move away from Google Maps, in the short term, looks like a lose-lose for both Apple and its customers. Apple CEO Tim Cook acknowledged the company’s mistake this morning in an open letter apologizing for Apple’s decision, a first for the company that many writers (including...
Apple's Trusting Developers More than Ever, Let's Hope Devs Are Ready
Is Google building my dream email product? Maybe!
It Looks Like Yahoo Has Hired A New Law Firm In Mexico To Handle Its $2.7 Billion Lawsuit (YHOO)

Rally.org's Donations Data Shows Us America's Stingiest States

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Thanks to digital platforms and the increasing importance of social media, we’re getting better data for this election campaign than ever before. Who attracts the most chatter on Twitter? That’s Obama. You’re a candidate and want to know where your donors live? NationBuilder can help you with that. What...
Rally.org's Donations Data Shows Us America's Stingiest States
PD Promotions Abound! Michael Carney Joins to Cover LA and Nathan Pensky Becomes Managing Editor

The Engadget Interview: HTC President of Global Sales Jason MacKenzie

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Shortly after Facebook's big reveal this morning, we caught up with HTC President of Global Sales Jason McKenzie and spent a few minutes with him discussing the First. As expected, he was pretty excited about this collaboration between his company, Facebook and AT&T. Jason revealed to us that HTC's...
The Engadget Interview: HTC President of Global Sales Jason MacKenzie

Kleiner Perkins Sued for Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination

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Mr. Exelrod The “sexism in tech” debate is about to get new legs with the news that Ellen Pao, a partner at VC firm Kleiner Perkins, is suing the company for sexual harassment and gender discrimination. Ms. Pao has been an investment partner at Kleiner Perkins since 2005, and is...
Kleiner Perkins Sued for Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination

Inside justice: Court 1A, Glasgow Sheriff Court

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Another Monday at Glasgow's busy specialist domestic abuse courtThe public benches are crammed with restless, anxious-looking people as court 1A opens for business at 9.30am on a Monday morning. Some have the drawn faces that speak of a hard life and many are sighing, betraying their suspicion that this will...
Inside justice: Court 1A, Glasgow Sheriff Court
Can Foursquare save Apple Maps?

What should the next RSS reader look like?

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The savviest response so far to the news that Google will shut down Google Reader on July 1 comes from Digg. “We’ve been planning to build a reader in the second half of 2013, one that, like Digg, makes the Internet a more approachable and digestible place,” the revived reading...
What should the next RSS reader look like?

'hey guys - this is barack': Obama Holds Chillaxed Fiscal Cliff Twitter Q&A

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hey guys - this is barack. ready to answer your questions on fiscal cliff & #my2k. Let's get started. -bo— The White House (@whitehouse) December 03, 2012 The world’s most powerful man went to Twitter to promote his plan to avoid the so-called ‘fiscal cliff‘ of impending tax hikes. If...
'hey guys - this is barack': Obama Holds Chillaxed Fiscal Cliff Twitter Q&A
Best of 2012: staff and readers' picks (part 1)

Russian Supreme Court: ISPs Need To Proactively Block 'Illegal Content'

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We've been covering Russia's moves towards increasing censorship of the internet over the past few months, including passing a dangerous new law that appears to be focused on being able to directly censor sites that the government doesn't like. Now the Russian Supreme Court may have just made it even...
Russian Supreme Court: ISPs Need To Proactively Block 'Illegal Content'

Facebook launches Year in Review

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Yesterday, Twitter published its “year in review,” and now Facebook has followed suit. But Facebook is taking a more personal approach. Its Year In Review is tailored to the individual user, showcasing highlights from your year. Yes, people, it’s time relive that wonderful brunch you ate four months ago. Hamish McKenzie...
Facebook launches Year in Review

P100 Profile: Cynthia McKenzie, Fox Entertainment (video)

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Cynthia McKenzie, senior vice president, IT, Enterprise Application Services, at Fox Entertainment, talks about the company's SaaS projects and its BYOD policies....
P100 Profile: Cynthia McKenzie, Fox Entertainment (video)
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