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If the Dow had chosen Apple instead of Cisco

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After the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed over 13,000 recently, San Jose Mercury News columnist Mike Cassidy made an impassioned case for including Apple in the index, a position he buttressed in part by citing an analysis by Adam Nash of Greylock Partners....
If the Dow had chosen Apple instead of Cisco

Project Loon: Google plans balloon network to extend internet reach

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Google says balloons could be an option for connecting rural, remote and underserved areas to internetMobile phone users could receive signals from balloons floating in the stratosphere if a project launched by Google this week succeeds.Google launched 30 test balloons in New Zealand to test the possibility of having a...
Project Loon: Google plans balloon network to extend internet reach

Serial entrepreneur Mike Cassidy sells Ruba to Google

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Serial entrepreneur Mike Cassidy sells Ruba to Google

Google Buys Travel Site Ruba

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Google (NSDQ: GOOG) has made its second iGoogle-related acquisition in less than a month, buying up small online travel site Ruba, which features photo-centric guides to various locations, all contributed by users. TechCrunch, which confirmed the acquisition with Google, says Ruba will now be integrated into iGoogle in some...
Google Buys Travel Site Ruba

Ive, other tech giants gather for pizza at Yahoo party

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An unusual photo was posted to Facebook showing a CEO dinner gathering -- hosted by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer -- that included a significant number of tech CEOs from a wide array of companies, and notably included Sir Jonathan Ive, Apple's SVP of Design. Ive was perhaps the only non-CEO...
Ive, other tech giants gather for pizza at Yahoo party

Will Silicon Valley keep watching Bravo's Start-ups Silicon Valley reality show? (poll)

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So the second episode of Bravo’s reality TV show, Start-ups Silicon Valley, is about to air on Monday. Will Silicon Valley keep watching as a guilty pleasure or just tune it out as an unreality show? The second episode airs Monday at 10 pm on Bravo on basic cable....
Will Silicon Valley keep watching Bravo's Start-ups Silicon Valley reality show? (poll)

Google Hires Team Behind Online Travel Guide Ruba (Updated)

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According to this blog post, Google has acquired online travel guide and community Ruba. Ruba is a visual travel guide and tour review site that provides travelers with visual guides written by other travelers. The blog post is embedded below. UPDATE: Google tells us that they didn’t actually acquire Ruba,...
Google Hires Team Behind Online Travel Guide Ruba (Updated)

Google unveils latest moonshot: balloon-powered Internet access

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We’ve seen several reports of Google wanting to bring Internet access to emerging-countries, and the company has now announced a project that will greatly help it accomplish that goal. In a post on the official Google blog,  Mike Cassidy announced the next “moonshot” from Google’s mysterious X lab, balloon-powered...
Google unveils latest moonshot: balloon-powered Internet access
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