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Startups Are Getting Sick Of NYC's Dirty, Overcrowded Coworking Spaces

KatieCam: What Does Ben Silbermann Pin? (Video)

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Pinterest is incredibly popular, but it doesn’t exactly make money yet. However, at D11 this week, CEO Ben Silbermann talked to Katie Boehret about what he pins most and what inspired him to start the website in the first place. [ See post to watch video ]...
KatieCam: What Does Ben Silbermann Pin? (Video)

NASA funds attempt at 3D food printer for pizza

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NASA throws some money at an engineer who is developing a 3D food printer. First challenge? Making a pizza. [Read more]...
NASA funds attempt at 3D food printer for pizza
Startup gets funding to bring high-risk margin trades to Bitcoin
WordPress parent company Automattic sees $50M investment from Tiger Global

How to Buy Netflix's House of Cards on Amazon

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Perhaps you’ve heard that Netflix is showing “House of Cards“, a new TV series starring Kevin Spacey. But maybe you don’t have a $8-a-month Netflix subscription, or don’t want to try the service’s free one-month trial. Or maybe you just don’t like streaming video. Here’s your answer: You can buy...
How to Buy Netflix's House of Cards on Amazon

VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers

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Virtual reality is sorta like virtualization, right? Plus, this picture has clouds. No, we couldn't come up with a better image for virtualization and cloud computing. Sorry about that. Ruslan Rugoals VMware today unveiled its first public infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud product, putting the virtualization software vendor into direct competition with...
VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers
Namo Media raises $1.9M to make non-annoying mobile ads
Foursquare Updates Its App To Move Beyond The 'Check-In' And Appeal To The Mainstream

Google's Tim Bray on three years at Google and the downside 'if Google becomes evil'

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Tim Bray turns 3 at Google this week. His post on his time is a thoughtful one. On Google turning evil for real: Being Evil · There’s no there there. Near as I can tell three years in, Google really wants you to be online all the time (signed in if...
Google's Tim Bray on three years at Google and the downside 'if Google becomes evil'

"Our costs are too high, we're operating in markets where we're not competitive and..."

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"Our costs are too high, we're operating in markets where we're not competitive and we're losing money." - An internal email to Motorola staffers leaked to Amir Efrati of WSJ. ...but if you can look past all that... Google plans to layoff another 10 percent of employees -- following the 20...
"Our costs are too high, we're operating in markets where we're not competitive and..."

CloudFlare CEO: Despite outage, we're still getting 3,500 new customers a day

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale NEW YORK — It’s easy to make a lot of cheesy puns about web performance startup CloudFlare and its success — “it’s burning,” “it’s blazing,” “it’s hot,” “it’s on fire and...
CloudFlare CEO: Despite outage, we're still getting 3,500 new customers a day
It's Surprisingly Inexpensive For Google To Build Its Cable-Destroying Google Fiber Network (GOOG)

Google Play gets a bright new look in latest redesign

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale The first thing you’ll notice about the latest version of Google Play is how bright it is. You may have already forgotten, but the previous version of Play was dark — too dark, and somewhat ugly and cluttered. With...
Google Play gets a bright new look in latest redesign

AT&T Attacks T-Mobile in New Ad, Says Rival The One Dropping More Calls

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After enduring years of attacks from T-Mobile, AT&T this week unleashed a rebuttal ad taking shots at its smaller rival. In ads that ran in major papers this starting on Thursday, AT&T claims T-Mobile drops twice as many calls and has 50 percent slower download speeds. The ads, AT&T says,...
AT&T Attacks T-Mobile in New Ad, Says Rival The One Dropping More Calls

What Does $30 Million Buy You?

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Yahoo has bought Summly for $30 million. But what exactly has the U.S. firm got for its money?...
What Does $30 Million Buy You?

Google and Raspberry Pi donate to 'schools of the future' in Ireland

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Google is always looking to push technology forward and in its latest effort has donated €1.5 million, roughly $1.95 million, to Trinity College in Dublin. The money will help fund a new project that looks to transform computer science education in Irish schools over the next 10 years, Silicon Republic...
Google and Raspberry Pi donate to 'schools of the future' in Ireland

Bus Company Threatens Redditor With Lawsuit, Meets Ken White, Runs Away

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Another day, another case of a business attempting to stifle online criticism via threat of lawsuit, amirite? We've seen it again and again. Companies ignorant of the terrifying Streisand Effect go after critics and, normally, the only warm and fuzzy feeling we can take away from it is knowing...
Bus Company Threatens Redditor With Lawsuit, Meets Ken White, Runs Away

Endorsements, LinkedIn's Answer To Klout, Passes 1B Recommendations And Builds Up A New Data Set

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Endorsements, a lightweight way for people on LinkedIn to recommend each other’s skills, has picked up some significant traction in its first five months of life. Today, LinkedIn is announcing that Endorsements has passed the 1 billion milestone — with 58 million members getting recognition on their profiles for different...
Endorsements, LinkedIn's Answer To Klout, Passes 1B Recommendations And Builds Up A New Data Set

Marissa Mayer Wants To Pay This AOL Exec Boatloads Of Money To NOT Work For A Year (AOL, YHOO)

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Yahoo wants to hire AOL's Ad.com CEO, Ned Brody, as its head of US ad sales. The offer is good enough that Brody has already resigned his position at AOL, Kara Swisher reports and AOL confirms. Here's the problem: Brody signed an non-compete agreement with AOL. Yahoo's solution, according to...
Marissa Mayer Wants To Pay This AOL Exec Boatloads Of Money To NOT Work For A Year (AOL, YHOO)

Google e-mails money; Hangouts with ponies

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Gmail adds the option to transfer money, Hangouts have a hidden Easter egg, and Bing beams you to the Star Trek universe. [Read more]...
Google e-mails money; Hangouts with ponies
The 10 Smartest Things Tim Cook Has Done Since Becoming Apple's CEO (AAPL)

Does Guardian iPad edition take me over download limit?

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BT said the 'particularly big' downloads are to blame for me exceeding my monthly broadband allowanceI thought others might like to know that I have succeeded in getting BT to refund an additional charge that appeared on my bill for usage over the monthly allowance included in my broadband package....
Does Guardian iPad edition take me over download limit?

Location information to make mobile ads more valuable

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App and advertising executives tell an audience at All Things D's mobile conference that location-based ads may finally pave the way for more money to be spent on mobile advertising. [Read more]...
Location information to make mobile ads more valuable
Data | Business Grads to Wall Street: Drop Dead

What Normal People Really Think Of Kickstarter

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Kickstarter is a crowdfunding website that's popular amongst entrepreneurs and independent musicians, filmmakers, and artists. Basically, you can pitch a project or product on Kickstarter, and anyone can donate money to your campaign. The website has generated an unprecedented amount of funding for some projects, like the Pebble Watch, and even Hollywood...
What Normal People Really Think Of Kickstarter
Snapchat Is Reportedly Close to Raking in $100 Million in Fresh Funding So Happy Friday!

Would Facebook Have Sold To Yahoo for $1.6 Billion? We'll Never Know

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Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel talks about Facebook rejecting a $1 billion offer from Yahoo in 2006. He and Accel’s Jim Breyer were on the same page – “take the money and run.” But Zuckerberg said no. He “barely humored the idea of selling,” says Thiel. Which is about the same...
Would Facebook Have Sold To Yahoo for $1.6 Billion? We'll Never Know
Blip to publishers: we're going to monetize your videos, whether you like it or not

Heyzap Introduces Ads To Its Mobile Gaming Network

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Heyzap, a Y Combinator-incubated social platform for mobile games, is releasing a software development kit allowing developers and publishers to introduce Heyzap ads to their games. Basically, it’s turning Heyzap’s social network into an ad network too — developers can use it to promote their games in other Heyzap games,...
Heyzap Introduces Ads To Its Mobile Gaming Network
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