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microsoft program manager

Startup vet David Weld looks to transform used car business with Auction Edge

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Seattle entrepreneur David Weld is fast at work on a new company called Auction Edge that’s coming on the scene in a big way, already gobbling up Spokane-based Auction Pipeline and eyeing several other acquisitions as it builds out a software platform for the wholesale automotive market. We first came across the company...
Startup vet David Weld looks to transform used car business with Auction Edge

Microsoft moves to relegate Windows 7 to second-class status

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As Microsoft goes full speed ahead on Windows 8, a number of signs suggest that Windows 7 is fading fast in Redmond's rear view mirror. On Monday, Microsoft program manager Daniel Moth confirmed in a support forum that DirectX 11.1 will only work with Windows 8. The company has...
Microsoft moves to relegate Windows 7 to second-class status
Startup Spotlight: Tohula helps families connect with nature (and maybe earn rewards)

Food review site Chewsy opens doors to food critics

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Maybe reading food reviews written by random people isn’t going to convince you to try out that new dish at your local eatery. But what about a well-written, well-researched and well-informed piece by a prominent food expert? Both options are now available with Chewsy, the app that lets people review, rate and...
Food review site Chewsy opens doors to food critics

Why Microsoft murdered the Start button in Windows 8

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Speaking with U.K. publication PC Pro, a Microsoft program manager claims that people were no longer using the Start button. [Read more]...
Why Microsoft murdered the Start button in Windows 8
Microsoft's new SkyDrive app for Xbox Live -- created by Microsoft interns
Why did Microsoft scrap the start button in Windows 8? People weren’t using it

Anticipating Hearsay Labs, the Stealth Social Media Marketing Startup

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Hearsay Labs CEO Clara Shih may be a brand-new entrepreneur with her first startup still in stealth mode, but she’s elevated herself to the main stage after writing last year’s influential book on how businesses can use social networks, “The Facebook Era.” After she delivered a keynote speech today at...
Anticipating Hearsay Labs, the Stealth Social Media Marketing Startup

SXSW: Is Privacy on the Social Web a Technical Problem?

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How to deal with user privacy on social networks as they grow, mature and become more sophisticated has been a frequent topic of conversation at this year’s SXSW — and not just in researcher Danah Boyd’s keynote address that argued aggregating public information can be a privacy breach, and slammed...
SXSW: Is Privacy on the Social Web a Technical Problem?
Tech Moves: Oracle sales vet joins Microsoft; Zynga changes; SNUPI snags Paulsen from Impinj; etc.
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