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Rise of the Tech Bandits: AllThingsD & Sarah Lacy, the Business Reporters

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Editor's note: In the Summer 2012 issue of SAY Magazine, Dan Frommer chronicles the history of tech blogging. For the rest of this week, Richard MacManus, who founded ReadWriteWeb in 2003, will be looking back on the early days. When Sarah Lacy launched the oddly named PandoDaily earlier this year,...
Rise of the Tech Bandits: AllThingsD & Sarah Lacy, the Business Reporters

Singapore mobile social gaming startup Daylight Studios gets $660,000 investment led by Red Dot Ventures

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Singapore-based mobile social gaming startup Daylight Studios has received an investment of S$839,000 (US$660,000) led by seed-stage venture capital firm Red Dot Ventures, amid a rise in the popularity of gaming on smartphones and tablets. Daylight Studios said it would use the funding to hire more people and boost its...
Singapore mobile social gaming startup Daylight Studios gets $660,000 investment led by Red Dot Ventures

Twitter Posts Awful/Hilarious Recruiting Video To YouTube

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Twitter has posted a seriously awful/hilarious recruiting video to YouTube, which the company says was the product of last week’s “Hack Week.” During this time, employees were able to take time away from their day-to-day work to collaborate on new ideas. Although it was only posted on Friday, the video...
Twitter Posts Awful/Hilarious Recruiting Video To YouTube
Binge-viewing Netflix's House of Cards: I just had a very long day of drama

The problem with crowdfunding: Is Pixate astroturfing Kickstarter?

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Pixate is trying to make native mobile development easier. The company’s Kickstarter campaign to fund initial development recently passed its funding goal of $25,000. But some of those backers have never seen the original campaign, which was cancelled before it reached its goal of $200,000, nor did they realize that...
The problem with crowdfunding: Is Pixate astroturfing Kickstarter?

ASUS Zenbook Prime UX21A preview

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More Info ASUS Zenbook UX31 review ASUS Zenbooks to get Ivy Bridge refresh, optional 1080p and backlit keyboards in tow? ASUS Zenbook Primes with 1080p IPS panels and probable Ivy Bridge CPUs are real, coming to Taiwan in June It was only a matter of time before ASUS refreshed...
ASUS Zenbook Prime UX21A preview

Hands-on with the Acer Liquid Glow at MWC 2012 (video)

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Given the phone's name, you'd think the Acer Liquid Glow would be best shown off in an infomercial, but in reality it's the next in line for the long-running smartphone series. The Glow hasn't been quite as popular as the CloudMobile at this week's MWC, and for good reason...
Hands-on with the Acer Liquid Glow at MWC 2012 (video)
Airbnb Open Sources Rendr, A Library For Running Backbone.js Apps On Both Client And Server
How aspiring knitters at Craftsy could inspire online education

LeapFrog LeapPad 2 and Leapster GS Explorer hands-on (video)

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If you've got little ones of your own, you're probably familiar with LeapFrog's various learning devices for children. Since last year, the company stepped things up a notch by offering up its LeapPad tablet breed for youngsters and pricing it at just $100. Not only did it ensure you'd...
LeapFrog LeapPad 2 and Leapster GS Explorer hands-on (video)
Panna's digital magazine delivers world famous chefs into your kitchen

iCade 8-Bitty hands-on (video)

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It's still about two months out, but when the 8-bitty hits shelves it might just become our favorite member of the iCade family. At the moment the Bluetooth gamepad is little more than a hand-made prototype with some AA batteries taped to the underside and a sticker printed on...
iCade 8-Bitty hands-on (video)

Google Glass will reportedly be built in America, at least initially

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That $1,500 price tag for Google Glass Explorer Edition? Perhaps it makes a bit more sense considering that US labor will be used to manufacturer it. According to unnamed sources cited by Financial Times, the first run of production-quality Glass headsets will be built in Santa Clara, California. The...
Google Glass will reportedly be built in America, at least initially

Apple's Thinner Display On iPhone 5 Likely Causing Supply Constraints

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One of the reasons Apple’s supply of iPhone 5 devices couldn’t meet the opening weekend demand may be due to its decision to use thinner touchscreens vs. previous generations, which combine touch sensor and glass together in one. The tech in question is coming from just two suppliers at the...
Apple's Thinner Display On iPhone 5 Likely Causing Supply Constraints

Author Using Kickstarter To Offer His Book To The Public Domain, And Help Other Creators To Do The Same

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I was recently alerted to an interesting project and organization seeking to get more new works into the public domain. It's been started by Aaron Pogue, who self published some books last year, selling well over 100,000 copies, and allowing him to not just quit his job, but to start...
Author Using Kickstarter To Offer His Book To The Public Domain, And Help Other Creators To Do The Same

DS2DIO: Jon M. Chu builds YouTube a home for dance video

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From music videos to Evolution of Dance, dance has always managed to find an audience in the online video world. But DS2DIO, one of the more recent entries in the YouTube channel initiative, aims to become a central hub for the wealth of dance-related content out there. Founded by director...
DS2DIO: Jon M. Chu builds YouTube a home for dance video

The Gigabot 3D Lets You Print Things That Are Bigger Than A Few Breadboxes

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Austin-based re:3D just started a Kickstarter campaign for the Gigabot, a large-format 3D printer designed to build things on a 24x24x24 inch built envelope, allowing you to make much larger objects than you can with similar printers like the Makerbot. You can get the bot kit for $2,500 or a...
The Gigabot 3D Lets You Print Things That Are Bigger Than A Few Breadboxes

YouTube sends video makers to summer school

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Sick of blurry, shaky YouTube videos? So is YouTube, and so the Google-owned video site is launching yet another effort to raise the bar for video productions this week. Starting Wednesday, it is going to host weekly Hangouts about the art of video production, with subjects ranging from storyboarding to...
YouTube sends video makers to summer school

WSJ launches political show as newspapers double down on video

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Late this morning, the Wall Street Journal began streaming an interview with a haggard-looking David Axelrod to browsers and mobile devices across the land. The senior adviser to President Obama was appearing on the inaugural episode of “DC Bureau,” the latest addition to the Journal’s ever-expanding collection of live video...
WSJ launches political show as newspapers double down on video
Tesla now building 10 Model S cars per week
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 offers a 1-inch, 20.2-megapixel sensor and f/1.8 lens

First Round Capital Couldn't Choose Between 'Call Me Maybe' and 'Gangnam Style' for Its Holiday Video

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We thought for sure First Round would go with “Gangnam Style,” a Silicon Valley favorite. But apparently, the spray-and-pray strategy favored by investors also applies to parodying viral hits. Hence the cost of doing business with First Round also means aping Bieber protégés. Gotta say, that production quality doesn’t look very “run super...
First Round Capital Couldn't Choose Between 'Call Me Maybe' and 'Gangnam Style' for Its Holiday Video
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