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Startup + Reality Show = Teeth Grinding, Anxiety and Alcoholism

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People keep asking me: “what was it like building a startup on a reality show?” I have to admit it, I think I have a problem: severe pain in my jaw due to teeth grinding in my sleep from anxiety, having to drink something strong at the end of the...
Startup + Reality Show = Teeth Grinding, Anxiety and Alcoholism

Foxconn, Sharp Megadeal Still on Hold as Negotiations Roller Coaster Continues

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A US$850 million deal between Taiwanese electronics giant Hon Hai Precision Industry and Japan's Sharp was still on hold Friday, as roller-coaster negotiations......
Foxconn, Sharp Megadeal Still on Hold as Negotiations Roller Coaster Continues

Nokia takes on iPhone 5, Galaxy S3 in latest Lumia video

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The company's video follows a roller coaster and compares the latest Lumia's video accuracy to that of the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3. [Read more]...
Nokia takes on iPhone 5, Galaxy S3 in latest Lumia video

Tablets That Have a Certain Feel to Them

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Given that most Android tablets look the same, a couple of companies are showing technologies in Barcelona that make sure they don’t feel the same. One of those companies is a Finnish start-up called Senseg. Its technology, which it says is just now ready to go into products, lets you...
Tablets That Have a Certain Feel to Them

Travel Startup AnyRoad Tries To Provide Anything But Your Typical Travel Tour

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Two years ago, I had a terrible experience at the Great Wall when I visited its most popular corridor in Badaling. Trapped between tens of thousands of local tourists for miles upon miles one scorchingly humid August day, I eventually managed to get off by riding a roller coaster down...
Travel Startup AnyRoad Tries To Provide Anything But Your Typical Travel Tour

Yahoo’s Roller Coaster Impacts More Than Shareholders

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Getty Images News | Justin Sullivan Here we go again. After just four months, Yahoo has taken the CEO reins from Scott Thompson and passed them to interim CEO Ross Levinsohn, marking the fifth change in the company’s top job in the past four years. During this time, the company’s...
Yahoo’s Roller Coaster Impacts More Than Shareholders

Sorry, Facegbook: Facebook Wins Lawsuit Over Domain Squatters

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Winners. (Photo: Smedio) Typing Facebook.com on a roller coaster just got so much easier! A U.S. District Court in California has awarded Facebook a victory against several so-called typosquatters--companies that buy domains names similar in spelling to big websites, then profit off of users' terrible typing skills. More than 100 domains that involved...
Sorry, Facegbook: Facebook Wins Lawsuit Over Domain Squatters

Facebook 'Buffy' phone to take on Google

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Social networking company preparing to take on Google and Apple by creating its own handset, according to reportsMark Zuckerberg is working on putting a Facebook phone into the hands of the 350 million users who access the social network via their mobiles each month.Days after its $16bn (£10.2bn) roller-coaster share...
Facebook 'Buffy' phone to take on Google

TV Maker Loewe Shares Jump 45 Percent After Apple Buyout Rumors

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German luxury brand Loewe experienced a roller coaster day. A trader commented that “Apple supposedly wants to bid 4 euros a share for Loewe,” which sent Loewe shares up as much as 44.5 percent to 3.93 compared to yesterday’s closing price of 2.72. The German stock exchange closed today with Loewe shares...
TV Maker Loewe Shares Jump 45 Percent After Apple Buyout Rumors
Amazon’s stock soars, tops $100 billion in market value

Get ready for the coming employment roller coaster

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We have a serious problem, a very, very serious problem and its related to how we recruit, hire, train, and retain employees for many modern and critical roles. Based on anecdotal evidence I believe we are rapidly approaching a point where 15-30 percent of our work force could be “worked”...
Get ready for the coming employment roller coaster

THE APPLE INVESTOR: Forget Android, It's Samsung Apple Has To Worry About (AAPL)

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The Apple Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. AAPL Mixed With Market   The housing market is leading the broader market on a roller coaster as data showed new single-family home sales fell in February. Shares of AAPL are down...
THE APPLE INVESTOR: Forget Android, It's Samsung Apple Has To Worry About (AAPL)

THE HP ROLLER-COASTER: 5 Big Mistakes, 5 Lucky Breaks In A Disastrous Decade (HPQ)

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2012 was full of stock-crushing news for HP, from layoffs to writedowns to its strange mess with Autonomy. A new, in-depth story in Businessweek documents all the missteps that sent the company's shares down 70 percent since August 2010, erasing $68 billion in shareholder equity. But, as Businessweek reporters Ashlee...
THE HP ROLLER-COASTER: 5 Big Mistakes, 5 Lucky Breaks In A Disastrous Decade (HPQ)

The Great CES Keynote Debacle: Qualcomm Had To Convince The World It Wasn't An "Ingredient" Company

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Going into this year’s CES, Qualcomm had a hell of a problem on their hands — how would a company that planned to talk about mobile chipsets of all things make its big keynote one to remember? As it turns out, its answer was to make said keynote as equally...
The Great CES Keynote Debacle: Qualcomm Had To Convince The World It Wasn't An "Ingredient" Company
10 Reasons Why 2013 Will Be The Year You Quit Your Job

Sonic 4: Episode 2 – hands-on preview

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We take the latest incarnation of Sega's spiky mascot out for a spin across two fresh zonesReleased in 2010, the first episode in this latest Sonic revival did what Sonic revivals tend to do – split critics, but ultimately disappointed fans. While some saw in this shameless ode to the...
Sonic 4: Episode 2 – hands-on preview

Friday Rewind: Roller Coaster FAIL

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Friday Rewind: Roller Coaster FAIL

Hangin' Tough: Groupon's Stock Closes in Single Digits for First Time

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Selling a pair of tickets to see New Kids on the Block for $10,000 today didn’t stop Groupon’s stock from closing below $10 a share. The daily deal company’s shares slid 3.3 percent, or 34 cents, to settle at $9.97 a share today, marking the first time its stock closed...
Hangin' Tough: Groupon's Stock Closes in Single Digits for First Time

RIM's Fiscal Q2 2013 Results: Net Loss Of $235 Million On $2.9 Billion In Revenue, 7.4 Million BlackBerrys Shipped

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After a roller coaster of a week, RIM has just released their fiscal Q1 2013 financials — the company reported a net GAAP loss of $235 million (which equates to $0.45/share diluted) on revenues of $2.9 billion. Given all that RIM’s been through recently, it’s no surprise that analysts haven’t...
RIM's Fiscal Q2 2013 Results: Net Loss Of $235 Million On $2.9 Billion In Revenue, 7.4 Million BlackBerrys Shipped

Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks hold gains despite mixed reports

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Buffeted by concerns about the economy and IT spending, tech stocks have gone on a roller coaster ride lately, but on the whole they've managed to hang on to gains they made earlier in the quarter....
Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks hold gains despite mixed reports

Hold on tight: Nokia Lumia 928 camera shines in roller coaster video demo

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Although Nokia hasn’t officially announced the Lumia 928 yet, it’s already starting to take shots at the smartphone’s competition. On the U.S. landing page for the phone — the URL has ends with “lumia928″ — Nokia sticks it to both the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and Apple’s iPhone 5, with...
Hold on tight: Nokia Lumia 928 camera shines in roller coaster video demo
Top 10 Mobile Products Of 2012

Facebook hires and departures: FBX creator leaves; 32 other jobs filled

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Facebook product manager Antonio Garcia-Martinez, who spearheaded the social network’s moves into the retargeting space with the Facebook Exchange, this week had his last day with the company. Garcia-Martinez came to Facebook in April 2011 after his company AdGrok sold to Twitter. He says FBX was built by a team of three...
Facebook hires and departures: FBX creator leaves; 32 other jobs filled
Computing with your eyes: Google shows more of Google Glass with new video

Lightspeed invests $3 million in Whisper, the "secrets" app with Snapchat-like adoption

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LA-based Whisper hasn’t hit Silicon Valley tech circles yet, but it has taken college campuses by storm. The iOS app, which launched officially last November, now hosts millions of anonymous secrets uploaded by more than one million users. Those users open the app an average of six times a...
Lightspeed invests $3 million in Whisper, the "secrets" app with Snapchat-like adoption

Q&A: T-Mobile CEO on layoffs, iPhone, mergers and more

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After a detour through Dallas, Philipp Humm is finally getting to reshape T-Mobile USA. Humm reinvigorated T-Mobile's German business before parent company Deutsche Telekom sent him to Bellevue in 2010, to rev up America's fourth largest wireless company. But before Humm could make his mark here, Dallas-based AT&T moved to...
Q&A: T-Mobile CEO on layoffs, iPhone, mergers and more

Zero gravity roller coaster will give you eight seconds of weightlessness

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Right now, the only way to experience the sensation of complete weightlessness is by becoming an astronaut or booking a trip on a reduced-gravity plane like the "Vomit Comet." But that may be about to change. Design team BRC Imagination Arts has proposed a roller coaster that would travel...
Zero gravity roller coaster will give you eight seconds of weightlessness

Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks hang on to gains despite mixed reports

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Buffeted by concerns about the economy and IT spending, tech stocks have gone on a roller coaster ride lately, but on the whole they've managed to hang on to gains they made earlier in the quarter. The Nasdaq Computer Index, which tracks more than 390 tech-related stocks on the...
Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks hang on to gains despite mixed reports
CEOs Of BranchOut and Top Ad Agency AKQA Will Drop Knowledge On You At Friday's Facebook Ecosystem CrunchUp

Another safety problem for Toyota. http://lgno.me/aPrGNU [Its cars aren't tethered to roller coaster tracks. There's the problem.]

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Another safety problem for Toyota. http://lgno.me/aPrGNU [Its cars aren't tethered to roller coaster tracks. There's the problem.]
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