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10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Bloomberg reports that Apple will launch a smaller, cheaper iPad later this year. The new iPad is expected to be 7 or 8 inches. The Wall Street Journal also reports Apple is preparing to release a new iPad that is smaller than 8 inches sometime...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
Salesforce HR tool combines social networking and employee reviews

"Google Hiring Private Jets To Fly Marooned Staff Home From Europe" http://j.mp/bHpcRL

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"Google Hiring Private Jets To Fly Marooned Staff Home From Europe" http://j.mp/bHpcRL

THE TRUTH ABOUT STARTUP LIFE: You Don't Have Enough Money And You Feel Poor

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With all the talk about funding rounds, exits, and acquisitions, everyone assumes entrepreneurs are riding around in fancy cars and flying off in their private jets.  But that's not the case. They usually are working from when they get up, to when they go to sleep. Many entrepreneurs are...
THE TRUTH ABOUT STARTUP LIFE: You Don't Have Enough Money And You Feel Poor
Google's jets may get their own $82 million complex at San Jose International Airport

A Rare Look At Meg Whitman's Cubicle (HPQ)

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Back in February, we reported on all the things that HP CEO Meg Whitman was doing to change the elitist executive culture that had sprouted since the days of Carly Fiorina. For instance, she made executives give up their fancy corner offices and move into ordinary cubicles, just like the...
A Rare Look At Meg Whitman's Cubicle (HPQ)

18 Staggering Stats From Facebook's IPO

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From private jets to stunning salaries and jaw-dropping user data, here's a look at some of the most surprising facts from Facebook's IPO....
18 Staggering Stats From Facebook's IPO

John Baldessari’s Tech Talk

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John Baldessari is the subject of a new short film by Todd Coles, one in a series of shorts presented by Nowness in which an artist is asked a question about technology. Standing outdoors as “all the private jets” carrying “captains of industry” land at the nearby Santa Monica Airport,...
John Baldessari’s Tech Talk

Retail's Future: Facebook Loyalty Cards And Touch Screen Showrooms

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Supermarkets using customers' Facebook accounts as simultaneous discount/surveillance platforms? Vending machines where you can pay by iPhone? Ordering luxury cars and private jets via iPad-like interfaces and sidestepping the salesman? They're all here.Over in Europe, commercial brands are quietly working on technologies to change the way we shop for the...
Retail's Future: Facebook Loyalty Cards And Touch Screen Showrooms
Apple Still Has It
PHEW! The App For Summoning A Private Jet To Pick You Up Is Finally Here

A Startup Is Making Private Jets Cheaper For People Who Already Fly First Class

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First class air travelers who want to upgrade to private jets without the extra cost have an option in a newly launched startup. Jumpjet founder Will Ashcroft describes his company as a "private travel club," with price points matching that of first class travel on large airlines. On top of...
A Startup Is Making Private Jets Cheaper For People Who Already Fly First Class

CrunchWeek: Elon Musk Vs. NYT, The Uber For Private Jets, Zynga Settles With EA, Everyone Harlem Shakes

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Congratulations! You’ve managed to avoid the intergalactic debris that’s been flying around to survive another action-packed week in the tech industry. And you know what else that means? It’s time for CrunchWeek, the weekly show where a few of us writers hang out in the TechCrunch TV studio and...
CrunchWeek: Elon Musk Vs. NYT, The Uber For Private Jets, Zynga Settles With EA, Everyone Harlem Shakes

Google, NASA to be investigated over ‘benefits’ from using private airfield

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A deal between Google and NASA is to be investigated by US Senator Charles Grassley over ‘benefits’ the search giant’s have enjoyed following its use of NASA’s Moffett Federal Airfield in California to store and operate its fleet of Google aircrafts. Grassley sent letters to both parties in April but...
Google, NASA to be investigated over ‘benefits’ from using private airfield

Meet JumpSeat, The Airbnb For Private Jets

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So the market for private jet startups sure is heating up!* So far, we’ve written about BlackJet and Arrow, both of which are seeking to become a kind of “Uber for private flights.” So it probably comes as no surprise that there’s someone out there with a kind of Airbnb,...
Meet JumpSeat, The Airbnb For Private Jets
Joining the jet set: My first time flying on Arrow's new private jet service

BlackJet, the Uber for private air travel, is now live

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BlackJet, the Uber for private air travel, founded by the co-founder of Uber, is now live. If you managed to score an invite, and have the cash – you bastard – you can now “book seats, manage [...] travel and invite [...] friends.” If you are indeed about to book...
BlackJet, the Uber for private air travel, is now live

HP Execs Have Given Up Their Offices But Not Their Fleet Of Private Jets (HPQ)

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HP may be laying off 27,000 employees. That hasn't stopped execs from flying around in a fleet of seven private corporate jets. CEO Meg Whitman has gotten a lot of praise for tearing down the barbed wire surrounding the "executive" parking lot and moving execs from cushy offices to ordinary cubbies. ...
HP Execs Have Given Up Their Offices But Not Their Fleet Of Private Jets (HPQ)
Well, I for one like the Bravo "Silicon Valley" show

Mobilizing the masses: How Facebook can transform its mobile risk into success

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Among the many compelling sections of Facebook’s landmark S-1 filing last week—which included Zuck’s “The Hacker Way” founder’s letter, its $1 billion in profits last year and of course, the money spent on private jets—one area really stood out among the numbers and hyperbole. The risk, and of course on...
Mobilizing the masses: How Facebook can transform its mobile risk into success

Book reviews roundup: Lean In, The Quickening and Confronting the Classics

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What the critics thought of: Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In, Julie Myerson's The Quickening and Mary Beard's Confronting the Classics"It may sound a little grandiose to say that Lean In represents a turning point in the feminist debate; but it does. Or at least it might, if we let it." The...
Book reviews roundup: Lean In, The Quickening and Confronting the Classics

People Behind Uber Want to Do the Same Thing for Private Planes With BlackJet

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BlackJet launches today a way to book seats on other people’s private jets. If it sounds like the black car service Uber for planes, that’s exactly what it is. The company comes from Uber co-founder Garrett Camp, who is leading product development and is the lead investor in a funding...
People Behind Uber Want to Do the Same Thing for Private Planes With BlackJet

Holy Philanthropy! Andreessen Horowitz GPs Pledge to Give Half of Their Income to Charity

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Andreessen Horowitz is announcing that the firm’s six general partners will donate at least half of all income from their venture capital careers to philanthropic causes. That’s at least half of everything they make from venture capital — for life. It includes all fees, carry, salaries – everything. The lucky recipient...
Holy Philanthropy! Andreessen Horowitz GPs Pledge to Give Half of Their Income to Charity

Disruptions: Looking Beyond Silicon Valley's Bubble

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Within the bubble of Silicon Valley, everyday conversations can touch on private jets and billion-dollar deals. But if you look past the ostentation, truly magical work is taking place....
Disruptions: Looking Beyond Silicon Valley's Bubble

Area Journalist Partying Too Hard

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I’m obviously not getting invited to the right parties, because the Silicon Valley I know and love bears no resemblance to the “obscene” picture painted by the NY Times Nick Bilton in his article earlier today. The money here is obscene. The newly minted rich are obsessed with outperforming their...
Area Journalist Partying Too Hard
Google Wants To Build An $82 Million Airport Just For Executives (GOOG)
Google Asks "Why Fly Private When You Can Fly Private - Out Of Your Own $82M Airport?"
Google execs building $82M airport to house their private jets
RIM investors respond to today's big meeting by shedding stock
The $36B spendthrift: Larry Ellison buys Hawaii’s sixth-largest island
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