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Michael Arrington Responds To Accusations, Calling Them "Completely Untrue"

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TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has responded to the allegations of battery and rape lobbed at him on social media and blogs last week, calling the claims “completely untrue” and confirming that he will take legal action against the accusers, including getting the police involved. “There have been some extremely serious and...
Michael Arrington Responds To Accusations, Calling Them "Completely Untrue"
Nokia to provide incoming Seton Hall University freshman with Lumia 900

Scoop St: From Flash Mobs to Group Shopping Discounts

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Georgetown roommates David Ambrose and Justin Tsang never thought their time spent together in the dorms would amount to a joint business. The two recently launched Scoop St. - a group buying discount site for local deals on restaurants, spa packages, sporting events and concerts. Similar to other shopping sites...
Scoop St: From Flash Mobs to Group Shopping Discounts

Rent Management Startup Cozy Raises $1.5M From The Social+Capital Partnership, Google Ventures, Others

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Cozy, a startup trying to take much of the headache out of the landlord-tenant relationship by taking it online, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. The round was led by The Social+Capital Partnerhsip, the venture fund by created by former Facebook vice president Chamath Palihapitiya. Other investors include Google...
Rent Management Startup Cozy Raises $1.5M From The Social+Capital Partnership, Google Ventures, Others
Startup and the City: 10 signs you work at a startup
Funding Daily: I'll be there for you

Go to school, get a Lumia 900: all incoming Seton Hall University freshmen to receive a Windows Phone

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Granted, this'll be just one more way for upperclassmen to quickly identify the newbies, but all incoming freshmen to New Jersey's Seton Hall University will be given a Nokia Lumia 900 upon orientation, as a means to integrate technology with the school's curriculum -- quite similar to previous efforts...
Go to school, get a Lumia 900: all incoming Seton Hall University freshmen to receive a Windows Phone
Nestio Updates Mobile App To Make Apartment Hunting A Little Less Awful

10 Secrets to Being a Successful Corporate Web Worker

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I’ve been on both sides of the fence as a corporate web worker. I’ve been one myself, telecommuting from my home office, and at other times, I’ve managed people who worked from home both part-time and on a permanent basis. Telecommuting and working from remote locations works well for me,...
10 Secrets to Being a Successful Corporate Web Worker

Huge candy bars make very bad roommates

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Huge candy bars make very bad roommates

Cozy unveils its platform to fix broken process of renting real estate

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now If you live in a city, chances are you’ve dealt with a fair share of nightmares while renting an apartment. Cozy revealed its platform today that seeks to fix this painful process and promote a more constructive relationship between...
Cozy unveils its platform to fix broken process of renting real estate

Enough's Enough With the Swing States: Obama Calls on His Reddit Base

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In these last few hours of Election Day, Barack Obama took the time to address the  most important constituency in the world, at least to themselves: Reddit users. This afternoon he returned to the popular discussion site — which he melted down with traffic in August by dropping in for...
Enough's Enough With the Swing States: Obama Calls on His Reddit Base

Google's shopping delivery service gets a little more official and a little more hush hush at the same time

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Google’s taking on Amazon Prime with a shopping service later this year. You know this. TechCrunch is filling in some of the blanks today with additional details like pricing (free for Googlers and $4.99 for beta testers and a final target a little below Amazon’s) and some more beta...
Google's shopping delivery service gets a little more official and a little more hush hush at the same time
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sex?

Before LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman Founded An Overeager Dating Site (LNKD)

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The idea for LinkedIn didn't just spring fully formed into Reid Hoffman's head. He had been experimenting with the idea of social networks for years. His first try was a dating service in 1997 called SocialNet. It was an ambitious idea. Not only would SocialNet find you a date, it...
Before LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman Founded An Overeager Dating Site (LNKD)

This TV Remote From Roku Has A Feature I Need On My TV Remote Now

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In our apartment, my wife and I have one TV, and it's in the living room. Sometimes, one of us will want to watch a show that the other does not. That means one of us has to get out of the room to escape the noisy TV. (She can...
This TV Remote From Roku Has A Feature I Need On My TV Remote Now

VentureBeat needs some new roommates

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We’ve got a bigger space than we need, and we’re looking for a few good folks to share it with. Benefits include gorgeous views, private offices, floor-to-ceiling whiteboards and glass walls for writing down your big ideas, and a Death Star-caliber conference room for impressive investors, press, and potential...
VentureBeat needs some new roommates

The 404 1,147: Where life won't find a way (podcast)

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A study of DNA halflife just crushed our Jurassic Park dreams of petting a Velociraptor. Life goes on, so today you'll find out how the director of "Looper" is trying to get you to see it again...with headphones. Finally, OKCupid just announced they'll be using their algorithm to match roommates,...
The 404 1,147: Where life won't find a way (podcast)

There Is Now A Socially Acceptable Way To Call Someone Ugly Or Attractive, And It's Sweeping College Campuses

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A new dating app called Tinder was recently brought to our attention. A "normal" person at Business Insider told us about it, and said all of her roommates and college-age friends use it. A few have found dates on it. (By "normal," we mean someone who isn't gadget obsessed, and...
There Is Now A Socially Acceptable Way To Call Someone Ugly Or Attractive, And It's Sweeping College Campuses

YC-Backed Segment.io Lets Developers Integrate With Multiple Analytics Providers In Hours, Not Weeks

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Segment.io, a Y Combinator-backed analytics startup for developers, offers an easier way for developers to integrate the APIs from multiple analytics providers into their own applications. The service currently supports 20 analytics providers, including those from Google, KISSmetrics, Mixpanel, Chartbeat and more, as well as enterprise providers like HubSpot and...
YC-Backed Segment.io Lets Developers Integrate With Multiple Analytics Providers In Hours, Not Weeks

Get stuff done in the cloud. Go Google.

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You probably hear terms like “the cloud” or “cloud computing” being used a lot these days. While the idea of the cloud may seem abstract, many things you already do on your computer and smartphone today, such as email, photo sharing and video streaming, are made possible by the cloud....
Get stuff done in the cloud. Go Google.

NYU and Codecademy Partner To Teach Coding To Undergrads

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Zach Sims (Photo: Twitter.com) With UPenn making moves on the title of “Stanford of the East” and Eric Schmidt advising Cornell on the evolution of its new tech campus, NYU doesn’t want its students left behind in the college tech revolution. Hence the school’s new partnership with Codeacademy. Students in the Steinhardt...
NYU and Codecademy Partner To Teach Coding To Undergrads

RoomHunt taps Facebook to help you find roommates, launches in beta today starting with San Francisco

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We’ve already taken a look at some of the best apps for home and work from 2012, which helped surface the likes of Lovely, a, erm, lovely iOS app to help you find your dream apartment. Now with 2013 well underway, we’ve just gotten wind of RoomHunt, which is setting...
RoomHunt taps Facebook to help you find roommates, launches in beta today starting with San Francisco

Richard Branson’s Tweet Scored An 18-Year-Old's Startup $1 Million In Funding

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Last year, eighteen year-old Stacey Ferraira saw the following tweet by Richard Branson:  Enjoy intimate cocktails with me in Miami on June 15th - $2,000 to charity.For details email: Community.investment@fly.virgin.com — richardbranson (@richardbranson) June 10, 2011 Even though Ferraira was too young to accept a cocktail she decided to jump at...
Richard Branson’s Tweet Scored An 18-Year-Old's Startup $1 Million In Funding

Got Roomies? Pay Your Bills With WePay, the Online Group Payment System

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If you've ever lived in a house with multiple roommates, then you know the pain of collecting for the various bills each month and keeping track of who paid what and when. Add to that the frustration of one person paying cash while another only has checks on hand, and...
Got Roomies? Pay Your Bills With WePay, the Online Group Payment System

RentSocial makes hunting for your next apartment hunt more social

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Apartment hunting sucks. There’s no two ways about it. And while tools like PadMapper are making such searches slightly less painful, few have done a really great job of aggregating data about what it’s actually like to live in a place. Enter RentSocial — which will let apartment renters leave...
RentSocial makes hunting for your next apartment hunt more social
Hulu's iOS app gets a 'Kids Lock' mode to protect younglings from boobs, cursing, & other unsavory stuff

Facebook's IPO will put Zuckerberg's 'open, connected' mantra to the test

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Almost exactly eight years ago today, on the first Wednesday of February 2004, Mark Zuckerberg famously launched thefacebook.com out of his Harvard dorm room. And now on the first Wednesday of February 2012, the company he built has filed papers for what's expected to be the largest initial public offering...
Facebook's IPO will put Zuckerberg's 'open, connected' mantra to the test

Automate Away Your Roommate Troubles With SpaceSplitter

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Mr. Caucci. (LinkedIn.com) As former undergraduate residential advisors, Rob Caucci and Jeremy Pease have mediated many a dispute. The common theme? All too often, it was money: One roommate just wasn't chipping in for the weekly post-rager cleaning supplies. After experimenting with two other ideas, they've finally pivoted into a...
Automate Away Your Roommate Troubles With SpaceSplitter

The Ultimate Cool Kids: Meet The 20 First-Ever Facebook Users

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Check out your unique Facebook url. It probably looks something like this: http://www.facebook.com /profile.php?id=5500957 See that long number string at the end? That could be the order in which you signed up for Facebook. When Facebook was founded every user was given an ID code. It began with ID...
The Ultimate Cool Kids: Meet The 20 First-Ever Facebook Users
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