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Atlas launches into beta to take the juggling act out of scheduling meetings

Meet Donna, Your Mobile Personal Assistant From Khosla-Backed Startup Incredible Labs

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Don’t have a “custom-designed, one-of-a-kind bespoke app… to communicate and collaborate” with your assistant through? Hell, don’t even have a personal assistant? Well, that’s all about to change, thanks to a wonderful new mobile application called Donna. Donna is a mobile-based personal assistant from a funky little startup called Incredible...
Meet Donna, Your Mobile Personal Assistant From Khosla-Backed Startup Incredible Labs

Doximity, a Facebook for doctors, pulls in $17M in funding

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Doximity is on a roll! Shortly after announcing that LinkedIn’s cofounder had joined its board, the free networking tool for physicians pulled in its second round of venture capital funding. The $17 million series B round was led by Morganthaler Ventures with participation from Emergence Capital Partners and InterWest Partners. The company...
Doximity, a Facebook for doctors, pulls in $17M in funding

PowerPoint Is Evil, Redux

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The New York Times just ran an article about the evils of PowerPoint. What strikes me about the piece is the reporter's apparent lack of PowerPoint experience. She expresses incredulity that generals spend their time reviewing slide decks that were slaved over for days by junior officers. Perhaps Elisabeth Bumiller...
PowerPoint Is Evil, Redux
Mantaphrase Avoids The Spoken Word, Instead Offers Practical Mobile Language Translation

New MacBook Pro with Retina display shipping in ’2-3 weeks’

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Apple’s updated MacBook Pro with Retina display made a huge splash at yesterday’s opening keynote for the Worldwide Developers Conference, but droves of Mac-lovers will have to wait a few weeks before they can get their eager paws on one of these divine notebooks. Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil...
New MacBook Pro with Retina display shipping in ’2-3 weeks’
Apple and Foxconn respond to ABC’s iPad factory expose
After Code-Copying Allegations Ansca & PapayaMobile Are Still Biz Partners, Not BFF’s
Marqueed and Groupiter Launch a Visual Yammer for Creative Pros

Forty more tickets on sale for our John Doerr PandoMonthly! (And a new venue...)

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The fun thing about doing events every month across three cities is there’s a high probability something, somewhere will go wrong. Introduce a bold idea to switch up the look and feel of the marquee event, and well, you’re sort of asking for it… We’ve been doomed when it comes...
Forty more tickets on sale for our John Doerr PandoMonthly! (And a new venue...)

iOS Instagram Gets Update With Facebook Sign-in, New Filter And Album Uploading Option

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Instagram just released an update that features a new filter called Mayfair, Facebook iOS 6 integration and the ability to share photos from any album on your iPhone instead of just the main camera roll, which many users missed after it disappeared from the app’s last update. Users can now...
iOS Instagram Gets Update With Facebook Sign-in, New Filter And Album Uploading Option
False Alarm: Why The Apple/Foxconn Debacle Clouds The Real Manufacturing Mess

Dear Eric: The Proper Response Is “I’m Sorry”

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Since its launch two weeks ago, Google’s new Buzz service has generated a flurry of privacy concerns — concerns that have caused considerable anxiety and outrage in at least one high-profile case, and led to privacy complaints being lodged with both the Federal Trade Commission and the Canadian Privacy...
Dear Eric: The Proper Response Is “I’m Sorry”

'Disconnect' director Henry Alex Rubin on Google Glass, Phone Stacking and the coming singularity

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After watching the film Disconnect, we interviewed director Henry Alex Rubin to learn more about what he was trying to communicate through the movie and why Google chairman Eric Schmidt told him it’s the “most authentic portrayal of the Internet” he’s ever seen. Watching the film, which has been gradually rolling out to...
'Disconnect' director Henry Alex Rubin on Google Glass, Phone Stacking and the coming singularity

Facebook calls on ex-detective to name social networking site

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Source of Daily Maily story refuses to divulge 'well-known social network' where he posed as girl of 14 and received sexual approaches from menFacebook has called on the ex-detective who posed as a 14-year-old girl online on a "well-known social network" and said he was approached by men making sexual...
Facebook calls on ex-detective to name social networking site
How Practice Fusion plans to use patient data to save lives

Intel’s Haswell will include new multi-core enhancements

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With Ivy Bridge set to debut in just a few short months, Intel has begun to talk about what we can expect to see in Haswell. Haswell is the 22nmm successor to IB and is currently expected to debut in 2013. Haswell will include support for Intel’s Transactional Synchronization Extensions...
Intel’s Haswell will include new multi-core enhancements

GoPro Sends Reviewer A DMCA Takedown Notice, Internet Explodes - But Wait! It Was An "Unfortunate Miscommunication"

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Word travels fast on the Internet. Especially when you don’t want it to. Early this morning, DigitalRev (a hybrid blog/photography store/photo sharing social network) replaced a review of GoPro’s Hero 3 with the text of a DMCA takedown they’d received. “@GoPro is bullying us with DMCA. We’ll have to remove...
GoPro Sends Reviewer A DMCA Takedown Notice, Internet Explodes - But Wait! It Was An "Unfortunate Miscommunication"

Apple clarifies the new iPad battery overcharging non-issue

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Over the weekend, CNBC strangely reported what appears to be a miscommunication from Apple about the iPad’s charging beyond the 100% marker: Apple is saying when it reads 100% the battery indicator reads 100%. It’s actually full enough to give you the kind of performance that they promise in their marketing....
Apple clarifies the new iPad battery overcharging non-issue

MINUTE BY MINUTE: Here's How NASDAQ Screwed Up The Facebook IPO

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Dead silence. For nearly 20 minutes on the morning of Facebook Inc's trading debut last Friday, the line Nasdaq had opened up to keep traders informed about the social media company's $16 billion IPO had been mute. Well after the stock was supposed to have opened at 11 a.m. New...
MINUTE BY MINUTE: Here's How NASDAQ Screwed Up The Facebook IPO
Mt. Gox is the biggest hurdle to Bitcoin's legitimacy

MockVault makes it easy for designers to archive & share mockups with clients

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The effort designers go through to create the perfect site in Photoshop / Fireworks / Pixelmator is tough enough. If the entire process is a breeze for you, you probably aren’t doing your job. Then, when the time comes to finally send mockups to your client, there’s traditionally no way of knowing...
MockVault makes it easy for designers to archive & share mockups with clients

Android apps on the PlayBook can keep their built-in ads, won't support RIM ads

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Let's face it: a free PlayBook is nice, but it's not enough. If Android developers are to be persuaded to give up soccer practice and hot dates to stay home and re-package their apps for PlayBook OS 2.0, then they're going to need some advertising income too. Which is...
Android apps on the PlayBook can keep their built-in ads, won't support RIM ads
Facebook-for-doctors network Doximity tackles America’s 5th-leading cause of death

How to Ruin Your Wildly Successful TechStars Demo: Fudge Facts on Stage

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Mr. Gaal (Photo: Google+) You know what they say about karma, so don’t make us repeat it. It looks like good intentions backfired with Karma, a 4G hotspot provider initially founded in Amsterdam that presented this morning at TechStars Demo Day. In press materials for the spring class, Karma’s one-line descriptor...
How to Ruin Your Wildly Successful TechStars Demo: Fudge Facts on Stage

Couples App Avocado Adds Photos To Its Lists, So You Never Bring The Wrong Toothpaste Home Again

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Oh, couples. A wife sends her husband to the grocery store, and there’s always some thing that he forgets to bring back, or worse, he messes up and brings home the Tom’s Fluoride-Free Clean & Gentle Toothpaste when what she really wanted was the Tom’s Fluoride-Free Antiplaque & Whitening Toothpaste....
Couples App Avocado Adds Photos To Its Lists, So You Never Bring The Wrong Toothpaste Home Again

73 percent of people say they would use social customer support (infographic)

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As businesses use social media to promote and protect their brands, digital help desk Zendesk is seeing customer service move to the social world as well. The automated customer service representative annoys all of us. We have all navigated numerical menu options (press one for ‘I want to bash your product...
73 percent of people say they would use social customer support (infographic)

Peter Watts may serve two years for failing to promptly obey a customs officer

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I've spent the last day in a funk at the news that my friend, Canadian sf writer Peter Watts was convicted of obstruction for getting out of his car at a US Border crossing and asking what was going on, then not complying fast enough when he was told...
Peter Watts may serve two years for failing to promptly obey a customs officer
Facebook reverses stance after blocking Microsoft and WhitePages from sponsoring Startup Weekend

Flash on webOS 1.4 Hands-On

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There's been precious little webOS news here at Mobile World Congress, while Android Central, CrackBerry.com, Nokia Experts, and WMExperts have been on fire - even TiPb will have some news in just a bit. But Akitayo reminded us that Adobe was here and likely showing off Flash - so...
Flash on webOS 1.4 Hands-On
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?