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10 Secrets of Successful Crowdfunding - From Scott Steinberg

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With the recent passage of the JOBS Act, crowdfunding is about to get even hotter. Serial tech entrepreneur, speaker and consultant Scott Steinberg, author of The Crowdfunding Bible, explains how to make crowdfunding work for your startup. Steinberg, CEO of TechSavvy Global, answered ReadWriteWeb’s most pressing questions with these...
10 Secrets of Successful Crowdfunding - From Scott Steinberg

Airbnb Now Wants to Check Your Government ID

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Airbnb is about to take a very big bet against anonymity. Going further than any significant consumer tech company has before, the peer-to-peer travel accommodation site valued at $2.5 billion wants to combine users’ online and offline identities with a process that includes checking official photo IDs. It’s a gamble....
Airbnb Now Wants to Check Your Government ID

Wix says “Hell with Internet Explorer 8,” drops support for its HTML5 builder

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Although Internet Explorer 9 has turned over a new leaf with decent standards support compared to its predecessors, IE still has the reputation of a wet sponge. Not long ago, I asked if IE deserves a second chance — in some ways it does, but it’s hard to argue for...
Wix says “Hell with Internet Explorer 8,” drops support for its HTML5 builder

How Do You Find a Reputable Home-Repair Contractor? [Ask The Readers]

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Even though we love a good DIY job, some home remodeling call for a good contractor. Money blog 20 Something Finance offers some tips for finding a reputable person for the job, but we're curious: How do you find a reputable contractor?Photo by George E. Martin. Like finding a good...
How Do You Find a Reputable Home-Repair Contractor? [Ask The Readers]

Amazon is discounting us to death | Tim Waterstone

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The online retailer is smart, single-minded and ruthless – and it is destroying Britain's book industryThe furore over Amazon's highly creative world-wide tax planning – we have learned, for instance, that it has paid no corporation tax in the UK whatsoever on the substantial profit generated by last year's sales of £3.3bn, and...
Amazon is discounting us to death | Tim Waterstone

Some Opinions on the SEO Myths & Realities Fight

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Posted by randfishA few weeks back, Stephan Spencer authored a post for SearchEngineLand entitled 36 Myths that Won't Die But Need To. I certainly recommend checking out the post, but be warned of some highly contentious comments. The tweets and offline feedback were similarly up-in-arms and it's easy to understand...
Some Opinions on the SEO Myths & Realities Fight

You Might Already Be Rich In The Newest Alternative Currency: Social

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Bitcoins developed as an alternative to the international banking system, but a new form of financial interaction is taking shape on the world's social network. What is the currency of reputation and good will worth?...
You Might Already Be Rich In The Newest Alternative Currency: Social

Sony Reader PRS-T2 review: same old e-reader, new and (mostly) improved design

www.engadget.com
Here in the states, at least, the e-reader market is ruled by two bookstore giants: Amazon and Barnes & Noble. And while it's not likely to come barreling into the top two any time soon, Sony has made a fairly strong case for number three, particularly with last year's...
Sony Reader PRS-T2 review: same old e-reader, new and (mostly) improved design
BitTorrent accelerator fights off piracy reputation with innovation
Top Google executive forced off Twitter
Cash in the clouds: Google says CFOs believe in cloud computing
Dachis Group’s Advocate Insight Finds A Brand’s Most Valuable Fans

PayPal eyes Europe's mobile payment space, Chip & PIN-flavored PayPal Here coming to UK this summer

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The European mobile payments market is about to get a major new face after online payment giant PayPal announced plans to bring its PayPal Here solution to the UK by the summer, marking its first rollout in the continent. Pricing has not been announced yet, but the presence of PayPal...
PayPal eyes Europe's mobile payment space, Chip & PIN-flavored PayPal Here coming to UK this summer

Senior Twitter and Juniper Executives Join VC Firm Sutter Hill As Managing Directors

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Sutter Hill Ventures has added two new directors from Twitter and Juniper Networks — a move that speaks to the next big focus in investment — enterprise IT and its integration with consumer technologies. Stefan Dyckerhoff joins Sutter from Juniper Network Systems where he worked as executive vice president of...
Senior Twitter and Juniper Executives Join VC Firm Sutter Hill As Managing Directors
Amazing Alex is the No. 1 paid app in over 50 countries, but can't crack the top grossing charts

Apple v. Samsung: Did Judge Koh 'crack' under pressure?

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District Judge Lucy Koh threatened to sanction one of the best-known lawyers in the country and asked another legal titan if he was on "crack." A rookie judge builds a reputation for being tough. [Read more]...
Apple v. Samsung: Did Judge Koh 'crack' under pressure?

How Best Buy's PR Crisis Turned Into A 'Months-Long Bloodletting'

www.businessinsider.com
Best Buy screwed up, and it has experienced a slow, but brutal over the past few months. Or, as Gil Rudawsky at PR Daily so eloquently put it, a "months-long bloodletting." The negative exposure for Best Buy in relation to former CEO Brian Dunn's scandal has been relentless, as headlines constantly pound...
How Best Buy's PR Crisis Turned Into A 'Months-Long Bloodletting'

Google's growing cloud just got a NoSQL database

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It doesn’t have a cool name like Cassandra, Voldemort or MongoDB, but Google is offering up a non-relational database called Google Cloud Datastore. Like almost everything the company has done since announcing its Compute Engine service at last year’s IO conference — including the rest of the features it announced...
Google's growing cloud just got a NoSQL database

ARM CEO Warren East will retire in July, president Simon Segars to take over

www.engadget.com
Warren East has overseen a sharp rise in the fortuns of ARM Holdings plc over the last few years, but tonight the company announced he will step down effective July 1st. Stepping into the lead role is current president Simon Segars, who has been with the company in a...
ARM CEO Warren East will retire in July, president Simon Segars to take over

Google Play Services code peek fuels rumors of a game framework

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Android may be improving its reputation as a gaming platform, but there isn't a consistent, official service that can tie everything together -- Google has no parallel to Xbox Live or Game Center. That might be changing, if Android Police's snooping around the Google Play Services component of the...
Google Play Services code peek fuels rumors of a game framework

Tweetbot 1.3 for Mac adds media timeline, support for cover images

www.engadget.com
Tapbots' Tweetbot for Mac already has a reputation as the desktop Twitter client for media hounds, but a just-posted 1.3 update should make that especially clear. Like its iOS counterpart, the Mac app gains a dedicated media timeline: start a search and you can spotlight only photos and videos....
Tweetbot 1.3 for Mac adds media timeline, support for cover images
Mozilla developer says 'rapid releases killed Firefox's reputation'

Bus Company Threatens Redditor With Lawsuit, Meets Ken White, Runs Away

www.techdirt.com
Another day, another case of a business attempting to stifle online criticism via threat of lawsuit, amirite? We've seen it again and again. Companies ignorant of the terrifying Streisand Effect go after critics and, normally, the only warm and fuzzy feeling we can take away from it is knowing...
Bus Company Threatens Redditor With Lawsuit, Meets Ken White, Runs Away

US Government's Failure To Protect Public Privacy Is Driving Business Overseas

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As we've covered over and over again, the US government has made it clear that it wants access to your data. With things like the FISA Amendments Act, ECPA and various other laws, law enforcement plays the FUD card repeatedly, insisting that it needs to be able to go in...
US Government's Failure To Protect Public Privacy Is Driving Business Overseas

UK Trying To Censor Parody Video About The 2012 Olympics

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We've discussed for many years how the Olympics has a ridiculously overaggressive approach to attacking free speech for those who criticize or mention aspects of the Olympics without permission. In most locations that host the Olympics, special extraordinary laws get passed against specific expressions around the Olympics that go beyond...
UK Trying To Censor Parody Video About The 2012 Olympics

With "Experts," Klout Wants to Make Influence Matter in Online Q&A

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For some time I’ve thought that Klout, the social startup that aims to measure online influence, makes a certain amount of sense as a business product. The ability for a brand to keep track of the social reach of consumers could be useful, perhaps in catering to them with offers...
With "Experts," Klout Wants to Make Influence Matter in Online Q&A

Russia Plans Internet Censorship Bill (For The Children!); Russian Wikipedia Blacks Out In Protest

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Over in Russia, they're preparing some new internet legislation that would censor the internet using the typical bogeymen. The claim from supporters is that the law is to block access to information on drugs, suicide and child porn -- all to protect the children. The way it works is with...
Russia Plans Internet Censorship Bill (For The Children!); Russian Wikipedia Blacks Out In Protest

How A Blogger Made $10,449 Per Hour

www.davidrisley.com
As a reader of my site, you know that I am quite open about this fact: Blogs don’t make money. Businesses make money. And businesses sell things. Seems pretty simple, but most bloggers just fail to comprehend this one. They’ll chase the Adsense fairy for any loose change. To illustrate...
How A Blogger Made $10,449 Per Hour

SEO for AJAX

www.searchenginejournal.com
AJAX and SEO is a tricky topic – after all, an AJAX-based website is more or less the same as a FLASH website: it may look fancy but is non-navigatable. AJAX got its bad SEO reputation for a number of reasons, including: - crawling issues (you are risking not getting...
SEO for AJAX

New Lenovo ThinkPad Laptops Will Ditch The Classic Keyboard

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The traditional ThinkPad keyboard earned its reputation as being best for typing accuracy and comfort. Now a new contender is taking its place....
New Lenovo ThinkPad Laptops Will Ditch The Classic Keyboard
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