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Brian Reynolds: On Zynga, games, and the future
NowThis News is totally mobile - just not in the way it said it would be

The three horsemen of the enterprise collaboration apocalypse

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Three technologies are revolutionizing enterprise collaboration. IT organizations that can’t accommodate social, mobile and cloud computing effectively will be overwhelmed. GigaOM Pro forecasts suggest the majority of business computing will be cloud-based in five years and half the devices on corporate networks will be mobile. Meanwhile, social media — largely...
The three horsemen of the enterprise collaboration apocalypse

Nomophobia: The Rainbow Parties of Tech News?

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“I mean, how could you NOT be addicted?” — Apple fans. (Photo: twitter.com/DiarioLaPrensa) Are you sufficiently alarmed about the prospect of Internet and/or technological addiction? Because solicitous local tabloid the New York Daily News has gathered up all the symptoms of nomophobia, or the fear of being without one’s smartphone, for all...
Nomophobia: The Rainbow Parties of Tech News?
Marissa Mayer explains how Yahoo will keep Tumblr from meeting Flickr's fate

Are You A Narcissist? Use Twitter and Facebook To Find Out

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A study released last month breaks down patterns on how narcissists use social networks and finds differences in patterns on Facebook when compared with those on Twitter. An individual’s level of narcissism is displayed not in how many Twitter followers they have, but is more closely correlated to how...
Are You A Narcissist? Use Twitter and Facebook To Find Out
Xobni raises $10M ahead of mystery product launch

HP proxy: Ray Lane’s $10 million comp and other fun facts

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While 2011 was a bad year for Hewlett-Packard, it was a good year for chairman Ray Lane. Lane, who became executive chairman of HP on September 22, 2011 (he had been non-executive chairman since November 1, 2010)  logged more than $10 million in total compensation — the bulk of it...
HP proxy: Ray Lane’s $10 million comp and other fun facts

The Pitter-Patter of Little Features

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I was out of the country for much of 2009, so it wasn’t until I spent two months back in San Francisco that I noticed a big change in the Web community. Babies. I’m not talking about whiny Millennials coming out of college and demanding venture capital for their iPhone...
The Pitter-Patter of Little Features

Facebook Doesn't Want You To See This Ad Because Of A Lawsuit From Eminem

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Eminem's music publisher is suing Facebook for allegedly ripping off one of the rapper's songs in the tech giant's inaugural ad for Facebook Home, the Android takeover app. The lawsuit claims that ad agency Wieden + Kennedy replicated Eminem's "Under the Influence" in an effort to "curry favor with Facebook...
Facebook Doesn't Want You To See This Ad Because Of A Lawsuit From Eminem

Most millennials OK taking confidential files home

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A Harris survey suggests most people believe that confidential company information gets taken home by staff--even though 72 percent claim being caught is what they dread most. Most millennials think it's cool. [Read more]...
Most millennials OK taking confidential files home

PandoDaily's week in review, told through GIFs, images and Tweets

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Microsoft released a tablet to compete with the iPad, Apple released a tablet to compete with the Kindle, and a story about Ayn Rand, startups, and NYC’s transportation board went viral. Putting on a show with Surface Microsoft put on quite a show when it presented its Surface tablet to...
PandoDaily's week in review, told through GIFs, images and Tweets
Where to park your resume online so it'll be seen (without embarrassing you)

Stop bitching about Millennials

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Everyone is allowed to have pet peeves, and here is one of mine: When people talk about generations. There is nothing more annoying and dilettantish than when a faux-intellectual tries to explain the mindset or behaviors of a particular generation. “The thing about Millennials is…” That kind of stupid crap....
Stop bitching about Millennials

Meet Generation C: The Connected Customer

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Marketers, educators, parents… Everyone in the Generation X or Boomer demographic seems to be scratching their heads, trying to figure out Generation Y, aka the Millennials. After all, they are the first generation to seemingly possess digital prowess as part of their DNA. And they are the first generation...
Meet Generation C: The Connected Customer

Sokanu Says Science Can Help You Find Your Dream Job

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Why do you work where you do and are you happy there? If the answer is “no” for the second question, Spencer Thompson has a new answer for the first. Thompson, 21, is the CEO of Vancouver-based Sokanu, which officially launches this week. Its aim: to connect people with...
Sokanu Says Science Can Help You Find Your Dream Job

Teenagers Don’t Care About AR Apps and QR Codes

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Last year, it looked like augmented reality apps were at the cusp of becoming mainstream as numerous ad campaigns and mobile apps started to use this technology. The same goes for QR codes. For the most part, though, both technologies haven't been able to go beyond being a gimmick yet...
Teenagers Don’t Care About AR Apps and QR Codes

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With graduation fast approaching, maybe

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Cross-posted from With graduation fast approaching, maybe people are coming to the startling realization (what took you so long?) that they're going to have to figure out a way to pay off their student loans. Sure, it was fun to have government monopoly money to play with while you...
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With graduation fast approaching, maybe
Mepedia: LinkedIn For The Desperately Unemployed Generation

Amazon Officially Announces Comedy Pilot 'Betas'

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As it just did with Zombieland, Amazon Studios acknowledged the existence of its comedy pilot Betas after the project was cast and well into production. Set in the land of Silicon Valley start-ups where the right algorithm can make you king, Betas, written by Evan Endicott and Josh Stoddard, follows four computer geeks and...
Amazon Officially Announces Comedy Pilot 'Betas'

How - And Why - Startups Should Hire Millennials

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It's like a harmonic convergence. Startups need workers, and the largest generation ever born in America -- the Millennials -- is desperately searching for work. But as every startup knows, it's never as easy as all that. According to a new research study from PayScale, the world's leading provider of...
How - And Why - Startups Should Hire Millennials

Almost half of millennials tweet while they eat, survey says

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A survey declares that the digestive practices of millennials have been fundamentally altered by social networking. Even when it comes to all ages, 32 percent of people interrupt their food to tweet or post or text. [Read more]...
Almost half of millennials tweet while they eat, survey says

PRO: Startup growth and the new recruiting ecosystem

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The recruiting ecosystem is changing, led by professional social networks like LinkedIn and Viadeo and companies like Jobvite and BranchOut, which are building Facebook apps for hiring and career development. This report examines that new ecosystem and how the above and more companies are changing the way businesses find and...
PRO: Startup growth and the new recruiting ecosystem

Amazon: 'Okay, Fine, We Have Nerd Shows, Too'

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Ohhh no. (Photo: flickr.com/oreilly) No sooner did Netflix announce its new science fiction show Sense8 than Amazon made its own original content announcement: The company will be developing Betas, a comedy pilot about startup nerds. This is in addition to the recently green-lit Zombieland show, confirmed two days ago. Take THAT,...
Amazon: 'Okay, Fine, We Have Nerd Shows, Too'

Shut Up, Mom: Survey Says Porn Isn't Ruining Millennials After All

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Practically porn. (Photo: Flickr/Terry Richardson) The only detrimental effect of your teen’s nefarious porn habit is the crapload of malware stewing on the family computer, and not, say, harmful mental defects. Some hippy-dippy Dutch researchers claim that young people indulging in skin flicks is not negatively influencing their sexual behavior. Nearly 4,600 Netherlanders aged 15 to...
Shut Up, Mom: Survey Says Porn Isn't Ruining Millennials After All

Happy Birthday, Grindr: Millennials are Addickted to You

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Meet David. (Photo: Grindr.com) To celebrate its fourth birthday, gay mafia invention Grindr released some important findings regarding its cultural impact on the gay community. Turns out, gay guys love it! In a press release calling itself “groundbreaking” and a “global sensation,” Grindr revealed Monday that it has amassed more...
Happy Birthday, Grindr: Millennials are Addickted to You
Oprah and Eric Schmidt Back Cory Booker’s New Startup #waywire, a Media Site for Millenials
How does BuzzFeed intend to crack a $1B valuation? By embracing journalism's past

Building Digital Literacy: JobScout Brings Its Online Learning Platform To iOS To Teach You How To Find A Job

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It’s easy to get lost in the Silicon Valley and Bay Area tech bubbles, where it seems that everyone carries five phones, owns three laptops and just had lunch with a sentient robot. But, the reality is outside of the bubble is a little different. Digital literacy is a privilege,...
Building Digital Literacy: JobScout Brings Its Online Learning Platform To iOS To Teach You How To Find A Job

Never Hire Job Hoppers. Never. They Make Terrible Employees

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This is part of my startup advice series.  This post isn’t going to be popular.  I’m sure of that.  That’s OK.  It’s still important advice for startup founders and something that I’m passionate about.  And I care more about the debate than trying to be popular.  And it’s important because...
Never Hire Job Hoppers. Never. They Make Terrible Employees
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