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Neutron stars and black holes illuminate dark matter

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A Bullet Cluster It is early days yet, but astrophysicists and high energy physicists are starting to get a little nervous. We know from astrophysical and cosmological observations that much of the matter in the universe is invisible to us. Indeed, the bullet cluster—a must to mention in every...
Neutron stars and black holes illuminate dark matter

VC: 'Pretty Much Every Seed Stage Startup You Haven't Heard About Recently Is Shutting Down'

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Lately, a lot of startups have closed their doors because they've run out of cash. Investors are less willing to give them money now than they were one year ago, thanks in part to Facebook's disappointing IPO. This inability to raise millions of dollars needed to take a startup...
VC: 'Pretty Much Every Seed Stage Startup You Haven't Heard About Recently Is Shutting Down'

Dropbox confirms Galaxy S III on AT&T and Verizon won't include 50GB storage

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If that extra Dropbox storage helped swing the Galaxy S III pendulum in your favor, and you're a customer of AT&T or Verizon, it's not good news. Droid Life reports that one such expectant customer was asking Dropbox, via its forums, where their storage was. The cloud-space provider informed...
Dropbox confirms Galaxy S III on AT&T and Verizon won't include 50GB storage

Star Wars: The Old Republic adds free-to-play

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With a dwindling player base, EA swings the "freemium" pendulum toward the Star Wars: The Old Republic massively multiplayer online role-playing game. [Read more]...
Star Wars: The Old Republic adds free-to-play

One Eager Investor Emailed This Startup 4 Times, Texted 3 Times, Called And Sent A LinkedIn Message

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Jason Freedman has gone through the startup accelerator program, Y Combinator, twice. In 2009 he launched FlightCaster, a site that predicts flight delays. "I have this distinct memory of standing in the lobby, seeing these investors talking to each other," Freedman writes. "I sheepishly introduced myself, giving them the...
One Eager Investor Emailed This Startup 4 Times, Texted 3 Times, Called And Sent A LinkedIn Message

Is the Mobile Pendulum Swinging From Apps to the Web?

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The number of mobile-friendly websites is increasing faster than expected, according to the latest data from Taptu, a touch-focused mobile search company. Not only is the touch web growing, it’s growing at a faster rate than Apple’s iTunes App Store, which currently has an annualized revenue rate of nearly...
Is the Mobile Pendulum Swinging From Apps to the Web?
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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Convertible Note Seed Financings (But Were Afraid To Ask)

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Editor’s note: Scott Edward Walker is the founder and CEO of Walker Corporate Law Group, a boutique corporate law firm specializing in the representation of entrepreneurs. Check out his blog or follow him on Twitter as @ScottEdWalker. We are in the golden age of seed financing.  Venture capital funds, seed funds, super angels, angel...
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Convertible Note Seed Financings (But Were Afraid To Ask)

The Pendulum Has Swung, Alright -- You're CRAZY If You Don't Try To Do A Startup

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Want to hear from top startups like Fab.com and Lot18? And NY's top investors? Join 800 innovation junkies at the Startup conference on May 3, 2012! Register now!Over the weekend, 42Floors founder Jason Freedman wrote a post saying that the pendulum has swung back toward highly valued startups in...
The Pendulum Has Swung, Alright -- You're CRAZY If You Don't Try To Do A Startup

Hey, Entrepreneurs, Check Out All The Wacky Names Thomas Edison Thought Of For His "Phonograph"

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Hey, entrepreneurs and inventors, can't figure out what to call that cool new thing you made? Not sure what it might be used for? No worries. You're in good company. Courtesy of Shaun Usher at Lists Of Note, who transcribed Thomas Edison's original brainstorm notes (see them here), here's...
Hey, Entrepreneurs, Check Out All The Wacky Names Thomas Edison Thought Of For His "Phonograph"

Apple's iPhone Continues To Show Strong Growth In The U.S., Samsung And Android Adoption Slow

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Apple’s trajectory in the U.S. smartphone market over the past little while has been an upwards one, with the company gaining more and more iPhone subscribers every month. During the three-month period covering November 2012 to February 2013, Apple added 8.9 million new iPhone subscribers according to comScore, while Android...
Apple's iPhone Continues To Show Strong Growth In The U.S., Samsung And Android Adoption Slow
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Flower Subscription Startup H.Bloom Raises $10 Million Series B

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Subscription ecommerce doesn't work well across all categories. Makeup, toothpaste and socks last a lot longer than 30 days. Items that do need to be replenished monthly are flowers. Because they die. H.Bloom is a subscription flower service that delivers monthly bouquets to subscribers, like hotels and businesses. It's...
Flower Subscription Startup H.Bloom Raises $10 Million Series B
Jonathan Brainin's mesmerizing video pendulum art installation
Reid Hoffman strikes a blow at the cult of the founder. Is he right?

European VC isn’t dead — it’s just subsidized

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Every few years, the Cassandras of the investment world get together and write the obituary for venture capital. Just recently, we heard how the amount of cash sloshing around America’s VC community is down again, even if the Instagram sale perked everyone up a little. But there’s at least one...
European VC isn’t dead — it’s just subsidized
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Switched On: The fit and the pendulum

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. In the pre-smartphone era, the industry focused on making cell phones smaller. In the 2001 movie Zoolander, the title character played by Ben Stiller uses a humorously diminutive flip phone closer to the size of a Bluetooth headset...
Switched On: The fit and the pendulum

How To Raise A $1M Seed Round

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Editor’s note: Sunil Rajaraman is the co-founder and CEO of Scripted.com, a marketplace for businesses to hire freelance writers. Follow him on Twitter @subes01. When I talk to my friends who are not currently at startups, or the Silicon Valley, the perception is that VCs and individual investors are throwing...
How To Raise A $1M Seed Round
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Why Apple Could Crash All The Way Down To $425 (AAPL)

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Apple fell under $500 in pre-market trading this morning. It could continue to drop says trader Mark Dow. When a stock loses its momentum, you can throw out the fundamentals, says Dow. Based on a simple technical analysis, he believes it could slide all the way to $425: While I'm...
Why Apple Could Crash All The Way Down To $425 (AAPL)
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I've Always Hated The Idea Of Labor Unions, But It May Be Time To Reconsider

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I've always hated the idea of labor unions. Why? Several reasons. They create an "us versus them" culture within companies, instead of putting everyone on the same team They create a culture of entitlement They restrict flexibility and hurt competitiveness They drive companies to move jobs out of the country,...
I've Always Hated The Idea Of Labor Unions, But It May Be Time To Reconsider
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DO YOU NEED $1,000,000? 7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Fundraise

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Jason Baptiste, co-founder of iPad ad network and content platform OnSwipe, has raised $6 million for his startup. There's a lot he wishes he knew before founding a company -- so he wrote a book about it. Baptiste's book, The Ultralight Startup: Launching a Business Without any Clout or...
DO YOU NEED $1,000,000? 7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Fundraise

Photo: …intricate geometric scroll patterns engraved on glass slides by W. Teasdale, using a pendulum... http://tumblr.com/xao6mzghf

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Photo: …intricate geometric scroll patterns engraved on glass slides by W. Teasdale, using a pendulum... http://tumblr.com/xao6mzghf

What Are The "Big Stories" Of 2013?

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Well, I'm headed off to Europe again for the 18-hour-a-day annual schmoozefest known as "Davos" (with a prior stop in Munich for DLD). The folks who run Davos, the World Economic Forum, have been kind enough to stick me on a couple of panels this year--so I can bloviate to...
What Are The "Big Stories" Of 2013?
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Foucault's Pendulum cable snaps, causing irreparable damage - Boing Boing

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Foucault's Pendulum cable snaps, causing irreparable damage - Boing Boing
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