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Google Gets Approval To Trade Energy: Will It Sell To Consumers?

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The US Federal Energy Regulation Commission (FERC) has given Google subsidiary Google Energy authorization to trade electricity in bulk like other utility companies. FERC has issued an order allowing Delaware-based Google Energy to buy and sell power at market rates. This clears the way for Google to control their energy...
Google Gets Approval To Trade Energy: Will It Sell To Consumers?

Why you can't miss the Cloud Channel Summit

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This sponsored post is produced by Jeffrey M. Kaplan from THINKstrategies. The Cloud is not only disrupting the way organizations acquire and utilize business applications and computing power, it is also changing the way software and systems are sold and supported. The Cloud is redefining the role of the channel...
Why you can't miss the Cloud Channel Summit
PR isn't rocket science. Just ask Keith Rabois

Google Outruns Real Penalties From Street View Lawsuit

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Google has agreed to settle a case brought by 38 U.S. states to challenge its Street View project, acknowledging once again that it had scooped up user data and other private information when collecting location information on the streets and roads of the U.S. The settlement includes a pittance of...
Google Outruns Real Penalties From Street View Lawsuit
PayByGroup's new feature takes the hassle out of group ticket buying

Citrus Lane Raises $5 Million for Monthly Care Packages for Moms and Kids

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Citrus Lane, which offers subscribers a monthly care package aimed at mothers and babies, has raised $5.1 million in a first round of funding. Investors participating in the round include GGV Capital and Greylock Partners. The Mountain View, Calif. company said it will use the money to expand and hire...
Citrus Lane Raises $5 Million for Monthly Care Packages for Moms and Kids

Paul Graham Founded Y Combinator 7 Years Ago To Create A Job For His Wife

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Last week, startup accelerator Y Combinator turned 7. Paul Graham writes about its founding on the company blog. In March 2005, Graham's wife Jessica did not like her job.  She worked for an investment bank in Boston and was looking to leave. Graham, who made money selling a web...
Paul Graham Founded Y Combinator 7 Years Ago To Create A Job For His Wife
Room 77 raises $30.3M to find a place to lay your head

Google Appears To Be Hiring Up To Bring Super-Fast Internet To A City Near You (GOOG)

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Google is hiring up to expand its Internet access business - called Google Fiber - beyond its testing grounds of Kansas City, according Capstone Investments analyst Rory Maher. Maher used Capstone's proprietary software to analyze over 2,000 job listings to compare Google, Facebook, and Linkedin hiring trends. In a report, he writes:...
Google Appears To Be Hiring Up To Bring Super-Fast Internet To A City Near You (GOOG)
App developers continue to choose iOS, Android and BlackBerry fall behind

Ditto Raises $3 Million for 3-D Tech That Lets You Virtually Try On Before You Buy

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Ditto has raised $3 million from August Capital and other individual investors to continue developing its 3-D technology. The e-commerce site uses 3-D to allow shoppers to virtually try on glasses before they decide to buy them. To do so, visitors must record a short video of themselves to create...
Ditto Raises $3 Million for 3-D Tech That Lets You Virtually Try On Before You Buy

This is your brain on coupons

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Is your husband worth more than $10? According to a new study, the answer may not be quite so clear to your brain. Today, the Mountain View, CA-based Web site Coupons.com and noted neurologist Dr. Paul Zak announced the findings of a study that explores the brain’s response to...
This is your brain on coupons

Favorite Mobile Apps of RWW Staff

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Every now and then we publish the favorite mobile apps or sites of the ReadWriteWeb staff. The last time we did this was November 2009, however with our Mobile Summit just around the corner we wanted to give you an updated list. We're all early adopters of mobile technology here...
Favorite Mobile Apps of RWW Staff

Evernote CEO Checks In On Employees By Using A Six-Foot-Tall Robot

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Silicon Valley is known for unconventional workplaces and crazy perks, but startup Evernote seems to be making a run for the title. CEO Phil Libin talked to the  New York Times this weekend, and the place sounds like a crazy place to work. For instance: A six-foot tall Anybots...
Evernote CEO Checks In On Employees By Using A Six-Foot-Tall Robot
Not a shocker: All VCs are different. Pitch accordingly

Google Maps delivers live traffic updates to Hong Kongers, Kiwis and Norwegians

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If you're a Google Maps fan living in Hong Kong, New Zealand or Norway today's your lucky day, as the search specialists from Mountain View, CA have added live traffic condition information to the geographic platform. Those wondering just how dismal their evening commute will be can navigate to...
Google Maps delivers live traffic updates to Hong Kongers, Kiwis and Norwegians

Upcoming tech and media events you should attend [Discounts]

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Every two weeks, The Next Web helps you keep track of interesting technology events around the globe by bringing you a list of upcoming tech conferences, meetups and get-togethers. As the end of the year approaches, we’ve already added a few of next year’s events. For most of these events...
Upcoming tech and media events you should attend [Discounts]
Y-Combinator Demo Day 2013: Still looking for the next Airbnb or Dropbox

These Are The Top Employers In Tech (GOOG, MSFTINTC)

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Fortune just released its list of the 100 best companies to work for. Google claimed the number one spot for the fourth time, but Apple and Facebook were nowhere to be found on the list. Other than Google, 13 other tech companies made the list.Google provides subsidized massages,haircuts and slew...
These Are The Top Employers In Tech (GOOG, MSFTINTC)

Google Responds To Privacy Concerns With Unsettlingly Specific Apology

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA—"Whether you're Jessica Goldblatt from Lake Union, WA, who already has trust issues, or Michael Paulson, who is happily married to Kayla Paulson and makes $86,400 a year, we at Google would like to say how truly sorry we are," said CEO Eric Schmidt....
Google Responds To Privacy Concerns With Unsettlingly Specific Apology

Google Has Started Laying Fiber For Super-Fast Internet In Kansas City (GOOG)

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After almost a a year of planning, Google today began rolling out its fiber backbone in Kansas City, and will start stretching the fiber to homes later this year to deliver blazing-fast Internet access and possibly pay TV. Google chose Kansas City, Kansas, as the first city for its...
Google Has Started Laying Fiber For Super-Fast Internet In Kansas City (GOOG)

Former Apple employee questions author Adam Lashinsky

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Author and Fortune Magazine editor Adam Lashinsky's new book -- Inside Apple: How America's Most Admired - and Secretive - Company Really Works -- is in bookstores now and the author has embarked on a publicity tour to drum up sales. At the first stop on the tour at...
Former Apple employee questions author Adam Lashinsky

Pure Storage scoops up $40M in validation of all-flash push

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Pure Storage netted $40 million in Series D funding and will use it to build out European operations and staff up its sales, marketing and engineering teams. The new round, led by Index Ventures with contributions from current backers Greylock Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures, brings total capital raised...
Pure Storage scoops up $40M in validation of all-flash push

Google testing Google-manufactured personal communication device

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Google is testing its own "next generation personal communication device," according to a document submitted to the FCC. Google is seeking the FCC's permission to test the device outside its labs on Bluetooth and WiFi networks in and around the homes of 102 Google employees. The 102 prototypes will...
Google testing Google-manufactured personal communication device
How to pitch to Chris Dixon
SOASTA buys LogNormal to beef up mobile app testing

Harry McCracken Interviews Apple Ad Man Ken Segall

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Former Apple ad man Ken Segall was interviewed by Time editor-at-large Harry McCracken in a special presentation at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Segall published a book earlier this year about his experiences called Insanely Simple that posited "Simplicity" as the driving force behind everything Steve Jobs...
Harry McCracken Interviews Apple Ad Man Ken Segall

#plan ReadWriteWeb Mobile Summit (Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA) Fri, May 7, 2010 http://plancast.com/a/1bx9

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#plan ReadWriteWeb Mobile Summit (Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA) Fri, May 7, 2010 http://plancast.com/a/1bx9

Google Warns Latitude Users That They Might Be Sharing Their Location

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Google appears to be getting a tad paranoid about its own privacy policies on the heels of the whole Google Buzz debacle. The company apparently sent out an e-mail to some Latitude users this morning, warning them that the service might be giving away their location – which is kind...
Google Warns Latitude Users That They Might Be Sharing Their Location
Flying forever, one day at a time: solar-powered airplane embarks on coast-to-coast voyage
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?