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Prenda's Brett Gibbs Finally Answers Some Questions; No Mention Of Alan Cooper

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With the news breaking of copyright troll firm Prenda Law, along with John Steele and Paul Duffy (who basically appear to be Prenda) suing a bunch of critics for defamation, it's worth remembering that the challenges to some of their existing lawsuits are still ongoing. Brett Gibbs, who has been...
Prenda's Brett Gibbs Finally Answers Some Questions; No Mention Of Alan Cooper

Asteroid mining company flooded with job applications

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Who wouldn't want to work with these guys? Peter Diamandis, Chris Lewicki and Eric Anderson of Planetary Resources at the news conference this week. Planetary Resources, the Bellevue-based company that this week unveiled plans to launch robotic spacecraft into space to mine asteroids, has received nearly 1,000 job applications since...
Asteroid mining company flooded with job applications

Obama, hate speech and social media: can public shaming go too far?

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Should people - even minors - be held responsible for what they say online? Some recent tweets have opinions dividedThe re-election of Barack Obama provoked, perhaps not surprisingly, some racist, offensive and just plain stupid reaction on social media.But the decision of websites such as Buzzfeed and Jezebel to pick...
Obama, hate speech and social media: can public shaming go too far?
Is Megaupload "a lot less guilty than you think?"

The Good Ear wins our MobileBeat smartphone app competition

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The Good Ear, a company that has developed a smartphone app to help with hearing loss, has emerged triumphant in our smartphone app competition at MobileBeat 2012. For winning the competition, The Good Ear bagged our Tesla Prize, which is named after Nikola Tesla, the scientist who developed early mobile...
The Good Ear wins our MobileBeat smartphone app competition

First Round Capital Bumps Up Phineas Barnes, Kent Goldman To Partner Level

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Two big promotions are getting announced today at First Round Capital — a sign of more growth, and more opportunities, at the early-stage VC firm: Phineas Barnes and Kent Goldman are now partners. Previously both had been principals with FRC, which they each joined in 2008. The move signifies the...
First Round Capital Bumps Up Phineas Barnes, Kent Goldman To Partner Level
Is your startup failing? Here’s how to exit gracefully

A time line of Facebook’s ever morphing privacy issue

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As Facebook moves forward with its plans to assimilate us all into their version of what the Web is there is a cacophony of voices being raised over how it is manipulating its users. Much as Google has faced a lot flack over its failing to live up to its...
A time line of Facebook’s ever morphing privacy issue
How Maslow's hierarchy can help you build a great mobile checkout process
Samsung creating mobile ad network to challenge Apple’s iAd, others

Facebook’s IPO Marks the End of the Web 2.0 Era: The Social Web Is the New King

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I recently spent the weekend at a unique event that brought founders, entrepreneurs and investors together. I was fortunate enough to spend time with the original pioneer of social networking – Andrew Weinreich, the founder and original CEO of Sixdegrees.com. For those of you who don’t remember, prior to Facebook,...
Facebook’s IPO Marks the End of the Web 2.0 Era: The Social Web Is the New King

The Ten Golden Principals For Successful Web Apps

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I am going to be in Miami this week for the Future Of Web Apps conference. This is my kind of conference; lots of developers and entrepreneurs and not much else. And Miami in February sure adds to its appeal. The conference organizers assigned me this topic for my 9am...
The Ten Golden Principals For Successful Web Apps
Appurify Raises $4.5M Series A To Automate Mobile App Testing On A Wide Range Of Devices

Announcing The "Good Things Come to Those Who Code" Campaign

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The AVC community hasn't done a DonorsChoose campaign since the Gotham Gal and I turned 50 and we raised something like $56k in the summer of 2011. I've been looking for a way to beat that and it has not been easy. That's a ton of money to raise in...
Announcing The "Good Things Come to Those Who Code" Campaign

I'm giving at talk at FOWA Miami called The Ten Golden Principals For Successful Web Apps. Here's a preview of the deck http://bit.ly/cPdIDl

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I'm giving at talk at FOWA Miami called The Ten Golden Principals For Successful Web Apps. Here's a preview of the deck http://bit.ly/cPdIDl

On the Heels of Three Exits, NYC's Thrive Capital Raises $150 Million Fund

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(Photo: Crunchbase) Thrive Capital, the New York-based venture capital firm helmed by 26-year-old Josh Kushner*, announced today that it has successfully raised a $150 million fund for early and later stage startups. The news comes almost a year to the day after Thrive announced a $40 million raise from investors...
On the Heels of Three Exits, NYC's Thrive Capital Raises $150 Million Fund

LadyCoders reach Kickstarter goal for 'Women in Tech' series

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Liz Dahlstrom, Lorraine Sawicki, Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack. Why aren’t there more women in tech? And what can we do to get and keep them there? These are the all-important questions posed by three senior web coders, Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack, Liz Dahlstrom and Lorraine Sawicki, who posted their Kickstarter...
LadyCoders reach Kickstarter goal for 'Women in Tech' series
Was Righthaven right to sue an Ars author?

Getting Out The Vote

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The "net native" generation can be and should be an important political force. These young people grew up with the Internet and they understand how to leverage it in all aspects of their lives. And they understand the importance of protecting the Internet and the all important concept of Internet...
Getting Out The Vote

Panasonic shows micro color splitters that double up image sensor acuity

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Panasonic has developed a new type of imaging sensor that gets more photons where they need to be by foregoing the use of conventional CMOS debayering filters. Those can reduce sensor effectiveness by blocking 50 to 70 percent of the light, so researchers developed "micro color splitters" to do...
Panasonic shows micro color splitters that double up image sensor acuity

Next up: exascale computers, expected to arrive by 2020

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If the increase in supercomputer speeds continue at their current pace, we will see the first exascale machine by 2020, estimated the maintainers of the Top500 compilation of the world's fastest systems. System architects of such large computers, however, will face a number of critical issues, a keeper of...
Next up: exascale computers, expected to arrive by 2020
Samsung planning mobile ad platform to rival Google and Apple
Placed trounces other mobile services at our MobileBeat startup competition

This 8-Person Startup Is Quietly Providing Key Support For New York's Tech Scene

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While most of the glory in the startup world is thrown at the people out in front making consumer products, there's a startup in New York that's doing the dirty work to keep other companies up and running. Manny Ruiz's Intelligent IT provides the virtual backbone to some of New...
This 8-Person Startup Is Quietly Providing Key Support For New York's Tech Scene

First Hand Account Of Judicial Smackdown Of Prenda In Minnesota

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Yesterday we had a story about how a judge in Minnesota, Judge Ann Alton, angrily accused Paul Hansmeier of fraud in the lawsuit filed by Alan Cooper against Prenda. There was some confusion by the judge about whether Cooper and Godfread were in on the fraud too, which seems to...
First Hand Account Of Judicial Smackdown Of Prenda In Minnesota
Patent troll that wants $1,000 per worker gets sued by Vermont A-G

A new security focus? LinkedIn moves to “protect members’ data” as it kills off headhunting app Pealk

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Just weeks after a major data concern saw 6.5 million users’ passwords snatched from its system, professional social network LinkedIn has hinted at a new no-nonsense approach to security as it moved to safeguard member data by cutting API access for headhunting app Pealk. The 2011-founded French startup uses LinkedIn’s data to...
A new security focus? LinkedIn moves to “protect members’ data” as it kills off headhunting app Pealk

Thinking Inside the Box: Eric Ries On Creating Startups Within Large Organizations

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Every now and then we hear the story of the entrepreneur who left his or her steady job at a large company to follow their dreams and create a startup, but we aren't all as daring and brave to quit steady work, especially in a time of economic uncertainty. If...
Thinking Inside the Box: Eric Ries On Creating Startups Within Large Organizations

Lightbank Brings That Groupon Guap to New York City with Office In the Flatiron

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Ms. Levine Conventional wisdom has it that ecommerce companies are losing favor almost as quickly as Series A rounds and that New York City investors weigh too heavily toward early stage startups. So we were surprised to hear that Lightbank, a Chicago-based venture capital firm, is eager to buck all...
Lightbank Brings That Groupon Guap to New York City with Office In the Flatiron
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