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How Eeve pivoted into Popset, a Y Combinator-supported group photo-sharing app

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Back in September, we reported on how Eeve was trying to do what Color couldn’t, and was seeking to throw mobile, social, photo-sharing and location together into a big melting pot to create collaborative photo experience around specific events. Well, as is the case with many fledgling startups, Eeve has...
How Eeve pivoted into Popset, a Y Combinator-supported group photo-sharing app
Spuul Launches with a Huge Ambition: Digitizing Bollywood

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

The complete startup ecosystem of the future fits within four walls

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now I was at Launch Academy, a startup hub in Vancouver, Canada. To my left, independent coworkers with heads buried in MacBooks and ears insulated by Bose noise-cancelling headphones. To my right, numerous small two- to three-person startups in accelerator...
The complete startup ecosystem of the future fits within four walls

Dell avoids talk of flawed deal, focuses on new software foray in press talks today

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SAN FRANCISCO, Ca.: The dirty word that no one would address at Dell‘s press event this afternoon? “Privatization.” The computer maker held the press event to introduce the press to its new software group. But the meeting was overshadowed by news this morning that private equity firm Blackstone has...
Dell avoids talk of flawed deal, focuses on new software foray in press talks today

Exclusive: Foodspotting Teams With The Melting Pot To Allow People To Take Pictures Of Cheese

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At TechCrunch we like to get the rest of the story. That’s why we go in-depth, hard-hitting, and close to the ground. Nowhere is that clearer than in this hardcore, hardball, and soft cheese interview with the folks from the Melting Pot, a popular fondue (from the French “What do...
Exclusive: Foodspotting Teams With The Melting Pot To Allow People To Take Pictures Of Cheese
500 Startups Accelerator Unleashes Its Sixth Class, A Melting Pot Of Mostly International, Totally Ghetto Fabulous Startups

Pixel Art: 12 Awesome Recreations Of Retro Game Heroes On Farmville

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At their best, social games are a platform by which people can express their creativity and individuality to their friends in their social graph. When Kotaku posted a sweet recreation of 8-bit Mario on a Farmville farm, the commenters poured in to highlight their own creations. Here, we highlight 10...
Pixel Art: 12 Awesome Recreations Of Retro Game Heroes On Farmville

Let Spare Rib reflect all the richness of online feminism | Reni Eddo-Lodge

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On the internet, you don't have to hear just from those who have been crowned feminism's official representativesConsciousness raising, the cornerstone of 1970s feminist activism, can now be found online. It's never been easier to tap feminism into Google and find a cacophony of voices bringing home that jarring realisation...
Let Spare Rib reflect all the richness of online feminism | Reni Eddo-Lodge
Hackathon diary: Pitching ideas, finding a team and building out our NFL "PED or Not" app
Big data magic trick: Show me a doorway, I'll tell you the city

We don't need more data scientists -- just make big data easier to use

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Virtually any article today about big data inevitably turns to the notion that the country is suffering from a crucial shortage of data scientists. A much-talked-about 2011 McKinsey & Co. survey pointed out that many organizations lack both the skilled personnel needed to mine big data for insights and the structures...
We don't need more data scientists -- just make big data easier to use

The Limits Of Social Influence? Big Ben Is Influential On… Drugs

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This is a guest post by Monty Munford. Last week I found myself in a Sports Bar in London’s West End. I was standing next to a couple being interviewed by Middle Eastern TV news channel Al-Jazeera who were giving their (inane, alas) views on a football match between two...
The Limits Of Social Influence? Big Ben Is Influential On… Drugs

Why it’s easy to love London’s tech scene and startups

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This post is part of a series sponsored by Internet Explorer 9. Learn more here. Missed the tweet and just now seeing this post? Pin this page in IE9 to see all of the content as it happens. Walk into almost any cafe in London these days and you’re...
Why it’s easy to love London’s tech scene and startups

Uber Gets More Super As It Expands Into Germany

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Uber has announced that it is expanding into Germany, where “Secret Ubers” are now operating in Berlin. The on-demand car service company’s first passenger in that German capital was another startup founder, Alexander Ljung of Soundcloud. The company said that its Berlin cars are still in testing phase, and that...
Uber Gets More Super As It Expands Into Germany

Google eyes new online measurement metrics for brand marketers; launches initiative at Ad Age Digital conference

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Google announced it is introducing a new initiative today to reinvent online measurement for brand marketers. “Today at the Ad Age Digital Conference we’re introducing the Brand Activate initiative, a new effort to re-imagine online measurement for brand marketers and—crucially—to help brands turn measurement into action, immediately,” explained Google’s Vice President...
Google eyes new online measurement metrics for brand marketers; launches initiative at Ad Age Digital conference

Real-time voice interpretation startup Babelverse unveils public beta

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Do you wish language barriers didn’t exist? Well, the young startup Babelverse hopes to make them disappear, thanks to its online community of remote interpreters. After a few months in private testing, it is now ready to launch its public beta version on stage during TNW Conference, where it is...
Real-time voice interpretation startup Babelverse unveils public beta
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