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Shopkick Redesigns Rewards App to Bridge At-Home Browsing With In-Store Buys

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Today Palo Alto, CA-based shopkick, a mobile rewards and loyalty app for brick-and-mortar retailers, announced a redesign of its app to focus on tying at-home browsing to in-store purchases. The company’s app lets users build up points, or “kicks,” as they shop in over 7,000 partner retailer stores across the U.S., including...
Shopkick Redesigns Rewards App to Bridge At-Home Browsing With In-Store Buys

IntoMobile is lining up for the iPad!

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What, you think lining up for headlining gadget launches is beyond us? Well, think again. We’re just as excited to get our hands on the Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) iPad as anyone else, and we’re even more excited to see what kind of crowds the iPad launch will draw tomorrow. We...
IntoMobile is lining up for the iPad!
After a Whirlwind Week, An Intimate Wedding

15 Silicon Valley Homes To Drool Over Ahead Of Facebook's IPO Filing Next Week

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When Facebook finally goes public in a few months, the company will create more than 1,000 millionaires. And the company is expected to move a step closer to that goal next week: it's apparently filing for an IPO Wednesday. While the newly minted millionaires won't have their hands on...
15 Silicon Valley Homes To Drool Over Ahead Of Facebook's IPO Filing Next Week
HP Q2: Confirms 27,000 Job Cuts To Save Up To $3.5 Billion By 2014

Thiel Foundation Announces 20 New DropOuts-er/Thiel Fellows for 2012

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Last week we ran one of our most popular Pandolists yet: Teenaged Entrepreneurs (If you haven’t already taken a look at the list, you should). Two of the audience favorites were Laura “I laser off worms’ gonads” Demming, and Taylor “I developed a nuclear reactor when I was 14” Wilson. Laura...
Thiel Foundation Announces 20 New DropOuts-er/Thiel Fellows for 2012

At Last, HP Beats Street in Q1 Earnings Report

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Hewlett-Packard’s quarterly results just cross the wires and for the first time in awhile they’re better than expected and there aren’t any unexpected bad surprises Earnings on a per-share basis were 82 cents, beating the consensus view of 71 cents, while sales, at $28.4 billion were better than the $27.8...
At Last, HP Beats Street in Q1 Earnings Report
Site live for Ex-Apple OS X VP Bertrand Serlet's new Cloud startup UpThere funded by KPCB, Elevation and Google Ventures

Functioning Apple 1 Sells for $375,000 at Sotheby's Auction

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A functioning Apple 1 computer, one of the first 200 computers sold by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, sold for $374,500 including the 12% buyer's premium at a Sotheby's action in New York. The Apple 1 originally sold for $666.66. The BBC notes that only about 50 Apple 1's still...
Functioning Apple 1 Sells for $375,000 at Sotheby's Auction

Chamath Palihapitiya To Join Us For Disrupt NY

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With Disrupt NY just six weeks out, we’re excited to announce former Facebook executive and unconventional venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya will be taking the stage at the Manhattan Center. Palihapitiya started his career at the beginning of last decade at music pioneers Spinner.com and Winamp before going on to work at...
Chamath Palihapitiya To Join Us For Disrupt NY

HP's Q2 Earnings Beat Expectations on Weak Sales

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Quarterly results from Hewlett-Packard just crossed the wires and they’re better than expected on the bottom line, but weaker on the top. Per-share earnings were 87 cents, down 4.4 percent from a year ago on sales of $27.6 billion, which amounts to a decline of 10 percent from last year....
HP's Q2 Earnings Beat Expectations on Weak Sales

HP Names Kimberly Clark Exec As Its New CIO

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Hot on the heels of winning a big ruling in its bitter legal fight with Oracle, Hewlett-Packard just named a new chief information officer. His name is Ramon F. Baez (Picture is from his Twitter feed.) and he is the former CIO at Kimberly Clark, the consumer health products giant....
HP Names Kimberly Clark Exec As Its New CIO

Just helped someone from Palo Alto, CA with a question about *Tomorrow* ...on Aardvark! http://vark.com/t/1929fd

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Just helped someone from Palo Alto, CA with a question about *Tomorrow* ...on Aardvark! http://vark.com/t/1929fd
HP reports Q1 earnings: EPS beats but revenue and Q2 guidance both miss
TCTV: In the Studio, Gautam Gupta Reflects on His Experience as a Teenager in VC

TESLA: We're Selling More Cars Than We Expected, And We're Now Profitable

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Early this morning, electric car maker Tesla announced that it is exceeding its previous guidance on auto sales and turning profitable for the quarter. Below the dotted line is the press release. ------------------------------------------------------------ PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 1, 2013) - Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced today that sales of its...
TESLA: We're Selling More Cars Than We Expected, And We're Now Profitable

Polaris's Dogpatch Labs Evolving in Boston, Dublin, Closing in NY, Palo Alto

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Gregory T. Huang Big changes are afoot in Polaris Ventures’ network of startup incubators, known as Dogpatch Labs. The short story: Dogpatch in Cambridge, MA, is moving from its current office, subleased from Microsoft, to a nearby space in Kendall Square run by the Cambridge Innovation Center. Dogpatch in...
Polaris's Dogpatch Labs Evolving in Boston, Dublin, Closing in NY, Palo Alto

Twitter: A Film Exec’s Dream Box Office Prediction Tool?

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With the way the film industry has been in the past few years, and the loss of revenues due to online piracy, movie studio execs love it when they can predict box office sales. There are a variety of ways that have been used in the past, but in recent...
Twitter: A Film Exec’s Dream Box Office Prediction Tool?

HP ANNOUNCES HUGE IMPAIRMENT CHARGE, RAISES RESTRUCTURING COST (HPQ)

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HP just announced a huge mess of news. Below is the press release. We will run through it and try to make sense of what's happening here. Here's the release: HP Announces Organizational Changes for Enterprise Services Company Increases Q3FY12 Non-GAAP Outlook PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/08/12 --...
HP ANNOUNCES HUGE IMPAIRMENT CHARGE, RAISES RESTRUCTURING COST (HPQ)
Big spender Yahoo snaps up GoPollGo & Milewise

Hewlett-Packard Scores a Second Quarter Beat

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Hewlett-Packard is at least starting today’s earnings report with good news: It has beat the expectations of Wall Street analysts. Per-share earnings at 98 cents beat the Street forecast of 91 cents, while sales, which were though to be light, came in at $30.7 billion, ahead of the $29.9 billion...
Hewlett-Packard Scores a Second Quarter Beat

HP Taps Jim Murrin as Treasurer

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On the heels of reporting earnings that soundly beat expectations, despite business conditions that are about as bad as anyone can remember, tech giant Hewlett-Packard today announced a shakeup in its financial office. HP said it had named Jim Murrin as its corporate treasurer effective July 1. He’ll replace John...
HP Taps Jim Murrin as Treasurer

HP Boosts Its Q3 Guidance And Its Expected Restructuring Charge

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Hewlett-Packard just dropped a bit of a mixed bag of a press release. The headline is that it now expects its earnings in Q3 to be higher than what it previously gave. It had given a range of 94 to 97 per share as its expected quarterly profit. It now...
HP Boosts Its Q3 Guidance And Its Expected Restructuring Charge

RealNetworks Founder Glaser Becomes a VC at Firm that Backed Him 15 Years Ago

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Rob Glaser, the founder of RealNetworks, is joining Accel Partners as a part-time venture partner. Ironically, it was Accel that first funded the digital media pioneer, leading a critical $5.7 million round for RealNetworks (RNWK) in 1995. Glaser said in an interview with BoomTown this afternoon that he will focus...
RealNetworks Founder Glaser Becomes a VC at Firm that Backed Him 15 Years Ago

The 25 Hot Silicon Valley Startups You Need To Watch

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The Bay Area tech scene is all about startups. But which ones are worth your attention? We looked at the startups trending on AngelList, asked entrepreneurs in the valley what all their friends are talking about, and ran down the most buzzed-about companies from recent demo days and conferences...
The 25 Hot Silicon Valley Startups You Need To Watch

Warning: Spammers use Facebook photo email notifications to trick you into installing malware

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Did you just get an e-mail saying your Facebook friend added a new photo of you? Ignore it, and check Facebook yourself. Scammers are sending out e-mails saying that someone has added a new photo of you to a Facebook album. The spam, which claims to come from the social...
Warning: Spammers use Facebook photo email notifications to trick you into installing malware

Waze Social Navigation App Updated To 3.0, Brings Twitter And Facebook To Your Morning Commutes

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  The popular social navigation and GPS app Waze has been updated to version 3.0. In case you’re not familiar, Waze gives you not only a free traffic & navigation app, but the app also encourages users to become part of the local driving community in your area, joining forces with other drivers...
Waze Social Navigation App Updated To 3.0, Brings Twitter And Facebook To Your Morning Commutes
Pebble smartwatch partners with RunKeeper

Arianna Wants To Put A Nap Room In TechCrunch HQ. LOL.

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This funny little piece of email just got forwarded to me … From: “****, ***” Date: February 3, 2012 10:11:04 AM PST To: Greg Barto [@ TechCrunch] Subject: NapQuest Hey Greg It is one of our goals to get a “nap room” set-up in every location. Basically, it’s a closed...
Arianna Wants To Put A Nap Room In TechCrunch HQ. LOL.

Not just Twitter DMs: Scammers now phish usernames, passwords, and credit cards via Facebook PMs

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Phishing scams, which are used to acquire information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details, take many different shapes and forms. Most arrive via email spam, but many also spread via social networks; for example, on Twitter, using direct messages has been a very popular tactic for years. For...
Not just Twitter DMs: Scammers now phish usernames, passwords, and credit cards via Facebook PMs
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?