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Another Apple 1 Headed to Auction with $125,000 Estimate

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Back in June, we noted the sale of one of only about 50 Apple 1 computers still in existence. That unit, which sold at auction for approximately $375,000, was reported to be one of just a handful of functioning Apple 1's in existence. The Daily Mail now reports that another...
Another Apple 1 Headed to Auction with $125,000 Estimate

Deal Nerd Today: $639 HP ENVY dv6t Core i7 laptop, $33 Router, Surveillance System, more

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Welcome back to the latest installment of the Deal Nerd where we have for you a never-before-seen price on a powerful laptop, a dual-band router on the cheap, and more. Our Nerd Pick of the Day, HP's ENVY dv6t Quad Laptop has it all: stylish aluminum chassis, super-fast quad-core...
Deal Nerd Today: $639 HP ENVY dv6t Core i7 laptop, $33 Router, Surveillance System, more

Apple's Jony Ive is to design a one-of-a-kind Leica M camera

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In a rare opportunity to help raise funds for charity, Apple’s SVP of Industrial Design Jony Ive will design a special one-of-a-kind model of Leica’s new rangefinder camera: the Leica M. According to Petapixel, shortly after the company introduced the new Leica M, its chairman Andreas Kaufmann explained that it has plans to design a...
Apple's Jony Ive is to design a one-of-a-kind Leica M camera

E3 College Game Competition to let student finalists shine on show floor

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If you're a talented college student hoping to create the next Halo or Call of Duty, you could have a chance to show your chops at this year's E3. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the group behind the annual video game conference, has just announced the E3 College Game...
E3 College Game Competition to let student finalists shine on show floor

ABC News Plans Major Restructuring; Offers Buyouts To All Full-Time, Non-Union Employees

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ABC (NYSE: DIS) News is offering “voluntary separation packages” to all of its full-time, non-union employees in the U.S., according to a an e-mail sent to staffers this afternoon by ABC News President David Westin. Full memo, after the jump. More to come. Full memo: From: Westin, David Sent: Tuesday,...
ABC News Plans Major Restructuring; Offers Buyouts To All Full-Time, Non-Union Employees

5 accelerator lessons: How to raise funds and build a business

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Last summer, Pipedrive was fortunate to be part of Angelpad, an accelerator run by a few very smart ex-Googlers. The 3 intensive months thoroughly changed our understanding of how to build a successful  product, and a successful company. And more importantly, it boosted our growth to the next level. Here are the...
5 accelerator lessons: How to raise funds and build a business

My day in Redmond: A brief look at Microsoft's Xbox campus

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(video link) With all the announcements coming from Microsoft this week, it was genuinely exciting to be in attendance at the company's recent Xbox One reveal event. It was exciting not only because we witnessed a new entry in the console wars firsthand, but the trip also provided a...
My day in Redmond: A brief look at Microsoft's Xbox campus

China tightens internet controls

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Internet users will have to register with real names and deletion of 'illegal' information is to be legalisedChina has unveiled tighter internet controls, requiring web users to register their names and legalising the deletion of posts or pages which are considered to contain illegal information.The rules signal that the new...
China tightens internet controls

GeekDad Interviews DCE Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns

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Geoff Johns, photo by Flickr user Loren Javier. Used under Creative Commons License. GeekDad had the rare opportunity for a quick phone interview with the very busy Geoff Johns, Chief Creative Officer and writer extraordinaire at DC Entertainment. Johns made the best of the short time we had, in spite...
GeekDad Interviews DCE Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns
An inside look at how iPads are made [video]

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter cockpit demonstrator hands-on (video)

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We spend hundreds of hours on board a variety of airplanes each year, most often en-route to a trade show or product launch event, but occasionally we have a rare opportunity to hop on board military aircraft, to test out unrelated products, or, even more unusually, to take a...
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter cockpit demonstrator hands-on (video)
NASA fires historic F-1 engine as it researches building the rocket of the future

How to evaluate whether or not you should join a startup

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When interviewing for a job at a startup, you might focus on the questions you will be asked by the interviewer, but there are also a series of questions you need to ask yourself. Are you ready to grind yourself into the ground for the next 5 years? Do you...
How to evaluate whether or not you should join a startup

Gryphn's secure messaging app has nothing to do with sexting

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I’m surprised we aren’t all sick of talking about sexting by now. Sure, services like Snapchat and Facebook Poke offer tech reporters a rare opportunity to write about something more salacious than boardroom meetings or venture capital, but the idea that secure, self-destructing photos are only important if they...
Gryphn's secure messaging app has nothing to do with sexting
TechCrunch Makers: Bossa Nova Robotics & Mobi

Opera founder sells shares, potentially clearing way for acquisition

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It’s been almost nine months since rumors were flying around about a certain social network seeking to buy Opera, the Norwegian browser company. We still don’t know how much truth there was in that supposed scenario, but we do know that Jon von Tetzchner, Opera’s founder, was not keen on...
Opera founder sells shares, potentially clearing way for acquisition

"Do Crew" Augmented Reality Cartoons Help Get Kids Off the Couch

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New York-based online video management company whistleBox has developed a new browser-based augmented reality (AR) experience geared directly at children by integrating it with the one thing every kid loves: cartoons. The project, dubbed Do Crew, is a series of animated stories for kids that include interactive AR games and...
"Do Crew" Augmented Reality Cartoons Help Get Kids Off the Couch
Trion Worlds readies Storm Legion expansion for its Rift fantasy online universe

Dear Vivek Wadhwa, We Need To Fix Our Whole Immigration System And I Need Your Help

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Editor’s note: Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez represents the Fourth District of Illinois in the U.S. Congress and is the Chairman of the Immigration Task Force of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Follow him on Twitter @LuisGutierrez. First, thank you Vivek and thank you to TechCrunch for giving me a chance to engage...
Dear Vivek Wadhwa, We Need To Fix Our Whole Immigration System And I Need Your Help
"In the Studio," Nutanix's Dheeraj Pandey is Making Computing and Storage Converge
BranchOut CEO Rick Marini’s Death-Defying Ride
Seattle snapshots: Northern Lights visible late Monday

This typographic dating game teaches designers how to pair typefaces

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While a dating game sounds rather out of the ordinary to the world of typography, designer Aura Seltzer’s Type Connection turns the complicated process of matching typefaces into a very entertaining learning opportunity. First, you start by choosing a typeface to pair. Like a conventional dating website, Type Connection presents you with...
This typographic dating game teaches designers how to pair typefaces
Rocket clones Amazon in Indonesia

The 11 Most Beautiful Apps, According To Apple (AAPL)

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Design has always been a critical competitive advantage for Apple. At this year's Worldwide Developer Conference, as Daring Fireball's Josh Gruber noted, Apple moved its annual Design Awards from its usual Wednesday evening time slot, towards the end of the conference, to Monday afternoon. That strikes us as a...
The 11 Most Beautiful Apps, According To Apple (AAPL)
Partnering With Twitter To Tell A Bigger Story: Q&A With Vizify's CEO

Congressman Darrell Issa Signs Declaration Of Internet Freedom

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Representative Darrell Issa (CA-49) signed the Declaration of Internet Freedom, a broad online document that aims to keep the internet free and open. Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is the first elected official to sign it. Issa has been an outspoken opponent of the Stop...
Congressman Darrell Issa Signs Declaration Of Internet Freedom

A death-defying ride for entrepreneur, Peter Pham

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Science co-founder and Partner Peter Pham called me out on Twitter after he saw that I chose Branchout CEO Rick Marini to take the ride of a lifetime on the back of a Superbike with a pro rider, popping wheelies at 150mph down the straight-aways of Sonoma Raceway. Actually Peter...
A death-defying ride for entrepreneur, Peter Pham
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