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remarkable success

Mobile incubator Tandem raises $32M to “invest different”

venturebeat.com
Tandem Capital has raised a $32 million round to invest in early-stage mobile companies. The company has a large stable of big-name hands-on investors and a unique way of incubating startups that has led to a startling 90 percent success ratio. The firm raised the capital from an all-star cast...
Mobile incubator Tandem raises $32M to “invest different”

Chinese hackers master the art of lying in wait

www.computerworld.com
The remarkable success that Chinese state-sponsored groups have had in infiltrating U.S. government, military and corporate networks in recent years should not be mistaken as a sign of growing technical superiority over the U.S. in cyberspace, security experts said....
Chinese hackers master the art of lying in wait

Now it is #facebook

www.guardian.co.uk
Adoption by Facebook makes hashtags a more potent marketing tool, argues Tim AndersonTwitter hashtags began in 2007, invented by open-standards evangelist Chris Messina, who was inspired by similar tags on Flickr and, before that ,channels on IRC (internet relay chat). Messina called them tag channels and the idea was to...
Now it is #facebook

Chinese hackers master art of lying low

www.computerworld.com
China's remarkable success in infiltrating U.S. government, military and corporate networks in recent years shouldn't be seen as a sign that the country is gaining on the U.S. lead in cybertechnology, security experts say. They're just very persistent and very good at remaining undetected for long periods of time....
Chinese hackers master art of lying low
Android Tablets Overtake The iPad In Shipments Last Quarter

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar Doesn't Have A Contract, And Negotiations Haven't Started (DIS, NWS, CMSCA)

www.businessinsider.com
Hulu CEO Jason Kilar doesn't have a contract, and talks to re-sign him haven't begun, we've learned from a source close to a Hulu parent company. The hold-up is that Hulu parent companies Disney, Comcast, and News Corporation are in talks with its fourth part-owner, Providence Equity Partners, about buying...
Hulu CEO Jason Kilar Doesn't Have A Contract, And Negotiations Haven't Started (DIS, NWS, CMSCA)

Crowdfunding phenomenon Kickstarter to open in the UK

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Website behind dozens of eclectic projects to allow British startups chance to solicit donationsIt is the US-based crowdfunding website behind dozens of eclectic projects, including a $1m-backed fantasy webcomic and an unlikely brand of "rugged yet refined" men's underwear.Now the site, Kickstarter, is to open in the UK, allowing British...
Crowdfunding phenomenon Kickstarter to open in the UK

Apple CEO Tim Cook faces the US Senate, bipartisan senators plan to question Apple's creativity in tax avoidance

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Apple has already made its planned remarks before a Senate committee on Tax Reform known. Here’s what the other side has to say via Michigan’s Carl Levin (Democrat) on the senator’s view of Apple’s tax avoidance strategy: “Apple wasn’t satisfied with shifting its profits to a low-tax offshore tax haven. Apple sought the Holy...
Apple CEO Tim Cook faces the US Senate, bipartisan senators plan to question Apple's creativity in tax avoidance

Power of the indie: Macmillan strikes partnerships with e-publisher Entangled

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In the latest example of a big-six publisher tapping the power of indies, Macmillan announced two new partnerships with Entangled, the independent romance publisher behind bestsellers like Jennifer Probst’s The Marriage Bargain. Macmillan will distribute English-language Entangled titles globally and across platforms. Separately, Macmillan imprint St. Martin’s Press is launching a...
Power of the indie: Macmillan strikes partnerships with e-publisher Entangled

A 3D Printer For Ice Sculptures? Sure, Why Not?

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Researchers at McGill University are looking into 3D printing ice sculptures--with remarkable success....
A 3D Printer For Ice Sculptures? Sure, Why Not?
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