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Luminate Beefs Up FoxSports.com Photos With Stats
HTC says Sense UI 'got cluttered' before latest redesign

PHOTOS: General Assembly Just Opened A Sleek New York Campus Across The Street From Its Original Space

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General Assembly recently opened a new 12,000 sq ft. campus across from its original New York location on Broadway. The new space began hosting classes only days after it opened in June. It has beautiful signage, classrooms rigged with cameras to stream classes, and a long worktable made of high...
PHOTOS: General Assembly Just Opened A Sleek New York Campus Across The Street From Its Original Space
Matias Duarte on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and the Nexus 7 (video)

Does Every Startup Need a Slogan?

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You’ve got a great name for your startup. What’s next? Before you design your logo, website and other marketing materials, it’s time to create a company slogan or tagline. Like Apple’s “Think Different” or Nike’s “Just Do It,” a great slogan inspires, motivates, informs and persuades. So how do...
Does Every Startup Need a Slogan?

Valve launches Greenlight to let community decide which games get released on Steam

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Over the past few years, Valve’s Steam platform has become the gold standard of online games marketplaces. Now, the company is launching Steam Greenlight, a new system that will allow the platform’s users to vote for games that they want to see released for purchase there. The system is simple,...
Valve launches Greenlight to let community decide which games get released on Steam
HTC One X review

Roy Yamaguchi And Dave McClure Talk Food Tech At 500 Startups [TCTV]

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Last week, incubator and early-stage investment firm 500 Startups hosted an event it called “Aloha Friday”, where food startups and other friends of the firm ate meals prepared by famous Hawaiian chef Roy Yamaguchi (founder of Roy’s). 500 Startups founder Dave McClure admitted that the event was mostly an...
Roy Yamaguchi And Dave McClure Talk Food Tech At 500 Startups [TCTV]

From software to toilet paper: filmmaker to live open source for a year

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Year of Open Source A filmmaker is planning to spend a year living an open source life—with everything from his clothes to his toilet paper strictly adhering to the philosophy. Sam Muirhead, a New Zealander living in Berlin, will begin his challenge on August 1, 2012 and is raising money on crowdfunding...
From software to toilet paper: filmmaker to live open source for a year

Dustin Moskovitz Doesn’t Plan to Leave His Wealth to the Next Generation

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At tonight’s Pando Monthly fireside chat with Dustin Moskovits, host Sarah Lacy and he discussed philanthropy and his philosophies on sharing his wealth. Moskovitz disagreed with the “one foot in the grave” philosophy put forward by other wealthy men such as Warren Buffet. Buffet suggests that he is a better...
Dustin Moskovitz Doesn’t Plan to Leave His Wealth to the Next Generation
'Insanely Simple': an oral history of Apple's rebirth
Mars is the new moon: why space explorers will never be the same

Steve Ballmer Has An 80-Inch Windows 8 Tablet Hanging In His Office (MSFT)

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In an interview with Wired UK, Microsoft Vice President Frank Shaw told the magazine that CEO Steve Ballmer has a massive 80-inch touchscreen Windows 8 tablet hanging in his office. According to Shaw, this is Ballmer's primary computing device. Even more interesting, though, is Shaw says one of Microsoft's Windows...
Steve Ballmer Has An 80-Inch Windows 8 Tablet Hanging In His Office (MSFT)
It's not your startup anymore if the market tells you what to do
The world's biggest chiptune festival takes its final bow in Tokyo

Microsoft details Windows 8 File History, takes us through a Time Machine

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Microsoft is still determined to explore every nook and cranny of Windows 8 on its way to the newly official October launch, and now it's swinging its attention towards File History, its revamped approach to preserving our data. The new component supplements Windows Backup, which Microsoft admits is "not...
Microsoft details Windows 8 File History, takes us through a Time Machine

Shedding Bikes: Programming Culture And Philosophy

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Shedding Bikes: Programming Culture And Philosophy

9 Things Microsoft Does Right

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M$: Short for Microsoft, used to imply Microsoft cares more for money than it does for security, stability, and anything else that could make a good Operating System." - Urban Dictionary, 2004. "Microsoft sucks." Too many times, the conversation stops there. Yes, Microsoft gets plenty of criticism, much of it...
9 Things Microsoft Does Right
Dashlane Launches iPhone App, Clumsy Thumbs Everywhere Rejoice

AppGratis Was Indeed Pulled By Apple, But "Reports Of [Its] Death Are Greatly Exaggerated"

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iOS App Discovery Service AppGratis was pulled from the App Store on Saturday. At the time, commentators were left wondering what was wrong with AppGratis’ app. Founder and CEO Simon Dawlat just wrote a long blog post explaining what’s going to happen next. “AppGratis, is very much up and running,”...
AppGratis Was Indeed Pulled By Apple, But "Reports Of [Its] Death Are Greatly Exaggerated"

Movie Tickets, Real Estate and a New Widget for Google Now

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The Android app Google Now — with its promise to provide personalized, highly relevant, in-the-moment information — is one of the more interesting projects in consumer tech these days. But at this stage, its developments are incremental. Today, Google is releasing a trio of updates to the product that help...
Movie Tickets, Real Estate and a New Widget for Google Now
Google CEO Larry Page talks Apple, self-driving cars, and scaling bigger

Backstabbing, Copycatting Traits are in Samsung's DNA

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liberal arts. Steve Jobs stated that "It's in Apple's DNA, that technology alone is not enough. That it's technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that makes our heart sing. And nowhere is that more true than in these Post PC devices." Steve...
Backstabbing, Copycatting Traits are in Samsung's DNA

Any Company Debating Whether Or Not To Use Pinterest Should Look At What It Has Done For Warby Parker

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Online glasses company Warby Parker has grown exponentially since it launched, and now it has another source of traffic: Pinterest. At the recent Behance 99% conference on creativity, Warby Parker co-founder Neil Blumenthal said that "we saw traffic quadruple from Pinterest" in the past few months. We reached out after...
Any Company Debating Whether Or Not To Use Pinterest Should Look At What It Has Done For Warby Parker

Tumblr Is Not What You Think

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Editor’s note: Adam Rifkin is co-founder and CEO of PandaWhale, an online network of interesting things and people. You can follow him on Twitter @ifindkarma. Pop quiz: what is the favorite social networking site of Americans under age 25? If you guessed Facebook you are way behind the eight-ball, because Tumblr now enjoys...
Tumblr Is Not What You Think

Red Hat CEO: We're the cloud leader -- with Linux

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Jim Whitehurst says it's not just Red Hat's products, but its philosophy that place it at the forefront of cloud computing...
Red Hat CEO: We're the cloud leader -- with Linux

Messenger Social: Building the Ultimate Social Dashboard for Staying in Touch while Eliminating the Noise

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Over the past year or so, I’ve been part of the team working on building the next version of the social news feed on Windows Live. Yesterday, the next iteration of this feature was made broadly available on http://home.live.com and http://profile.live.com. As I look back at the work we’ve...
Messenger Social: Building the Ultimate Social Dashboard for Staying in Touch while Eliminating the Noise
App of the Week: Yabbly helps you make better buying decisions

Sometimes Small Is Better: Bootstrapped Project Management And Collaboration Service Wrike Raises $1M

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Usually, funding stories are about how much capital a company raised from its investors, but in the case of project management and collaboration service Wrike, it’s really more about how little the company decided to raise instead. Wrike, which is already profitable and which is currently being used by about 2,000...
Sometimes Small Is Better: Bootstrapped Project Management And Collaboration Service Wrike Raises $1M

Kiss Aero goodbye: Latest Windows 8 build reveals minimalistic desktop UI

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It's safe to say that anticipation is high for the upcoming Windows 8 Release Preview, which will become available in the first week of June. While we're still curious to see if Microsoft can better integrate the desktop and Metro environments of its latest operating system, the company has...
Kiss Aero goodbye: Latest Windows 8 build reveals minimalistic desktop UI
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