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Tribler Makes BitTorrent Impossible to Shut Down

torrentfreak.com
The Tribler BitTorrent client is no newcomer to the BitTorrent scene. It has been in development for more than 5 years and has delivered many innovative features, which have mostly been ignored by the masses. Today, however, Tribler is more relevant than ever before. Developed by a team of researchers...
Tribler Makes BitTorrent Impossible to Shut Down

Farewell Stack Exchange

www.codinghorror.com
I am no longer a part of Stack Exchange. I still have much literal and figurative stock in the success of Stack Exchange, of course, but as of March 1st I will no longer be part of the day to day operations of the company, or the Stack Exchange...
Farewell Stack Exchange

5 ways LinkedIn can freshen up for 2012

thenextweb.com
Unlike some aficionados of social media, I’m actually a big fan of LinkedIn and use it on a regular basis either as part of group discussions or for often useful direct conversations – both of which I think it handles well. However it can’t be denied that, despite its IPO...
5 ways LinkedIn can freshen up for 2012

Nokia cuts 4,000 as it moves manufacturing to Asia

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Factory workers in Finland, Mexico, and Hungary will lose their jobs this year as Nokia follows its peers to tap into Asia's manufacturing might....
Nokia cuts 4,000 as it moves manufacturing to Asia

Don’t Miss Networking with Your Marketing Peers at SMX West – Feb. 28-Mar. 1 in San Jose

searchengineland.com
We’ve already highlighted the exceptional content and highly qualified presenters at SMX West. But there’s another aspect of the conference that is just as important and valuable – networking. And with well over 1000 companies sending delegates (so far), there are lots of people to... Please visit Search Engine Land...
Don’t Miss Networking with Your Marketing Peers at SMX West – Feb. 28-Mar. 1 in San Jose

Taking flight: #Twitterbird

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Over the past six years, the world has become familiar with a little blue bird. The bird is everywhere, constantly associated with Twitter the service, and Twitter the company.Starting today you’ll begin to notice a simplified Twitter bird. From now on, this bird will be the universally recognizable symbol of...
Taking flight: #Twitterbird

The Pirate Bay Says Goodbye to (Most) Torrents on February 29

torrentfreak.com
For half a decade The Pirate Bay has been the leading BitTorrent site, but soon its users will no longer be able to download .torrent files. The first step in this direction will be taken on February 29, the Pirate Bay announced today. Instead of deleting all torrent files at...
The Pirate Bay Says Goodbye to (Most) Torrents on February 29
Wealthy smartphone users more likely to own an iPhone, study finds

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, ZNGA, FB)

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Good morning! Here's the news: The Apple television may support hand gestures and Siri integration. Apple might lose a $1.6 billion lawsuit for using the word "iPad." Here are the latest guesses on what to expect with the iPad 3. Here's the biggest threat to Facebook and what Facebook is...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, ZNGA, FB)

3 Ways to Stop Fighting With Your Team!

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Conflict between founders and team members is among the most insidious problems that can cripple a startup company. Problems can arise on teams of just two or three people, and even in startups that work with regular freelancers or independent contractors. Often, conflict starts so subtly you hardly notice...
3 Ways to Stop Fighting With Your Team!

Zuckerberg will soon be worth $6.5 billion more than Yahoo, which once tried to buy Facebook for $1 billion

thenextweb.com
Come next Monday, ‘Facebook IPO Week’ will be in full effect, and so it’s interesting to look backwards to see just how we got to where we are today. Here’s some fun numbers, to put the massive incoming Facebook offering in perspective: Yahoo, who once tried to buy Facebook, has a...
Zuckerberg will soon be worth $6.5 billion more than Yahoo, which once tried to buy Facebook for $1 billion

Salesforce announces brand new social initiatives, inside and out

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When you think of Salesforce, you might not think of it as a social company. Its business products “in the cloud” store all of your business records, transactions, and notes. However, with some recent acquisitions in the past six months, the company is calling this decade “the decade of social”....
Salesforce announces brand new social initiatives, inside and out

SaaS For SMBs: InsightSquared Picks Up $4.5M From Atlas, Bessemer, Salesforce and NextView

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As the software-as-a-service market continues to mature, there are companies emerging that are targeting specific sectors within the enterprise with solutions especially tailored and priced for them: the latest of these is InsightSquared, which has announced a Series A round of $4.5 million for its a business intelligence platform aimed...
SaaS For SMBs: InsightSquared Picks Up $4.5M From Atlas, Bessemer, Salesforce and NextView

Twitter changes its logo to a simplified “Twitterbird” crafted out of overlapping circles

thenextweb.com
Twitter has today announced that it has eliminated its standard ‘Twitter’ logo, converting it over to a simple version of the blue bird most associated with the service. It’s a simple graphic that is crafted from overlapping circles. The bird, which was originally named Larry, has become an iconic bit...
Twitter changes its logo to a simplified “Twitterbird” crafted out of overlapping circles

Sexting threat comes from peers

www.bbc.co.uk
A report commissioned by the NSPCC suggests that children are coming under pressure from friends to post explicit pictures...
Sexting threat comes from peers

Million dollar scheme launches to boost the Palestinian startup community

thenextweb.com
United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine Refugees and Silatech have announced a partnership in a project aiming to empower Palestinian entrepreneurs. Teaming up with Silatech, a Qatar-based program which promotes entrepreneurship in the region, UNRWA is reaching out to young Palestinian entrepreneurs with a startup loan project. Palestinian...
Million dollar scheme launches to boost the Palestinian startup community

Welcome to the Bossless Company

online.wsj.com
Welcome to the bossless company, where the hierarchy is flat, pay is often determined by peers, and the workday is directed by employees themselves....
Welcome to the Bossless Company

Twitter Transparency Report

blog.twitter.com
Wednesday marks Independence Day here in the United States. Beyond the fireworks and barbecue, July 4th serves as an important reminder of the need to hold governments accountable, especially on behalf of those who may not have a chance to do so themselves.With that in mind, today we’re unveiling our...
Twitter Transparency Report

Hands on with the remastered Rdio for Android

gigaom.com
Rdio, a music subscription service offering more than 12 million tracks, released a new Android client on Monday. The application is a full re-write of the software, rather than an update to the existing code, and better supports Android 4.0 smartphones and tablets, allowing the app to be controlled on...
Hands on with the remastered Rdio for Android

EXCLUSIVE: Apple Has Destroyed 490,000 American Jobs (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
After taking heat for shipping jobs to China and contracting to employers with questionable labor conditions, Apple (rather publicly) took credit for creating more than half a million jobs in the U.S. 514,000 to be exact.  That figure included nearly 50,000 employees in its retail network and its corporate headquarters,...
EXCLUSIVE: Apple Has Destroyed 490,000 American Jobs (AAPL)
Berkeley student uses tech to create the coolest dorm room ever (video)

The Rat Race

techcrunch.com
Editor’s note: Justin Kan is the founder of Exec, the fastest way to get your jobs or errands done in real-time. He previously co-founded Justin.tv / TwitchTV, which recently spun off Socialcam. You can follow him on Twitter @justinkan and check out his blog here. When I was in college,...
The Rat Race

Hacker Hours: The awesome grassroots meetup that teaches New Yorkers to code

thenextweb.com
Right now, it feels like more people want to learn to code than ever before. This may be due to the drought of talented developers and all the available jobs, or the allure of working in the startup scene. These reasons are probably relevant, but I believe the most important...
Hacker Hours: The awesome grassroots meetup that teaches New Yorkers to code

Pantech Element review

www.engadget.com
You've heard of singin' in the rain (and have likely seen the movie). You may have even attempted it once or twice, but tableting in the midst of a downpour? That doesn't exactly conjure the same whimsy and spontaneous dance numbers. Yet, Pantech's making such joyous, on-the-go content consumption...
Pantech Element review

Magnetic links become the official currency of Pirate Bay

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The Pirate Bay announced more than two years ago that it would stop supporting .torrent files in favor of magnet links. Today TBP made the change official.The Swedish file hosting site replaced all .torrent files being shared by 10 users or more with magnet links. The magnet links are...
Magnetic links become the official currency of Pirate Bay
The Pirate Bay will remove most torrent files on February 29th, magnet links taking over

Google should be forced to censor search results, say MPs

www.guardian.co.uk
Report by MPs criticises Google for its 'totally unconvincing' objection to requests to filter its search resultsA cross-party committee of MPs and peers has urged the government to consider introducing legislation that would force Google to censor its search results to block material that a court has found to be...
Google should be forced to censor search results, say MPs
Do real programmers ‘like’ Facebook?

Lily Cole to judge Young Rewired programming competition

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Actor to judge competition which aims to find and encourage young children and teenagers who want to learn how to program computersThe model and actor Lily Cole is to be a judge for a competition for young British programmers – giving an extra lift to a scheme which aims to...
Lily Cole to judge Young Rewired programming competition
Facebook stock tumbles nearly ten percent: how low can it go?
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