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Apple admits 'mistake,' gets back on green electronics registry

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A week after Apple pulled its products from the Environmental Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool, or EPEAT, the tech and gadget giant announced today that it’s back on the global registry for greener electronics. Bob Mansfield, Apple senior VP of hardware engineering, writes in an open letter to customers, “We’ve recently...
Apple admits 'mistake,' gets back on green electronics registry

Next San Fran MusicTech Summit coming up May 17th (@sfmusictech). Listen to panels from the Dec 2009 summit here -> http://bit.ly/6dZ7Q4

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Next San Fran MusicTech Summit coming up May 17th (@sfmusictech). Listen to panels from the Dec 2009 summit here -> http://bit.ly/6dZ7Q4

Wallit lets you leave your digital mark in locations, with an augmented reality twist

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With Wallit, a free new iOS app launching today, real-world places are finally getting the equivalent of Facebook walls of their own. The app lets you leave text, photos, video, and audio messages on virtual walls for specific locations — but only if you’re actually there. The virtual walls...
Wallit lets you leave your digital mark in locations, with an augmented reality twist
Filmmaker finds SF startup scene driven by passion, ego, tunnel-vision

Investors work to place the right bets in health care

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As an industry, digital health is at an interesting point, where smartphones and tablets allow consumers to create and upload massive amounts of personal data without expending much effort, and cloud computing allows them to track and share that data with doctors or the public in ways they’d never been...
Investors work to place the right bets in health care

Harvard Business Review Clutches Its Pearls at Pivot 'Promiscuity'

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He’s just worried about some of your choices. (pulse2.com) Is there any startup that doesn’t pivot at least a couple of time these days? The term is everywhere, to the point that, during a recent round of putt-putt golf, we overheard an entrepreneur passing off the many pivots of his ecommerce startup...
Harvard Business Review Clutches Its Pearls at Pivot 'Promiscuity'

Jade Raymond on Splinter Cell, PlayStation 4 and the inevitable future of microtransactions

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We talk to the head of Ubisoft's rapidly growing Toronto Studio about the latest Splinter Cell title, Blacklist, and the changes currently overtaking the industryThis week, industry insiders from all over the world are converging on the annual Game Developers Conference in sunny San Francisco. This enormous get-together is where...
Jade Raymond on Splinter Cell, PlayStation 4 and the inevitable future of microtransactions

Billboard is planning the 1st Music App Summit on October 5, 2010 in San Fran, along with a music app awards. Details: http://bit.ly/aB5wWo

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Billboard is planning the 1st Music App Summit on October 5, 2010 in San Fran, along with a music app awards. Details: http://bit.ly/aB5wWo

Bring Your Own Big Wheel on Easter

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Bring Your Own Big Wheel on Easter is a post from Chris PirilloOnce again, San Francisco will be home to the annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel race on Sunday. Several dozen participants will risk humiliation (and serious bodily injury!) racing their big wheels down the streets of the hilly...
Bring Your Own Big Wheel on Easter

Seattle outranks San Francisco for title of geekiest (and smartest) people

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A Seattle rainbow San Francisco may have better restaurants, weather, shopping and cocktails. But here’s one area where Seattle outshines the city by the bay. According to a survey by Travel + Leisure magazine, Seattle has the most tech-savvy people in the country. Yep, we’re geekier in Seattle than our...
Seattle outranks San Francisco for title of geekiest (and smartest) people

Valve opens Steam for Linux beta to everyone

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After opening the doors to a limited beta of Steam for Linux to just 1,000 people last month, Valve is now rolling out Steam Linux beta for all users. People can now play 39 titles in beta, including Team Fortress 2, Portal and Serious Sam BFE, with Left 4 Dead 2 coming soon. Valve co-founder Gabe...
Valve opens Steam for Linux beta to everyone

San Fran Alley Farce

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San Fran Alley Farce

Billboard is planning the 1st Music App Summit on October 5, 2010 in San Fran, along with a music app awards. Details: http://bit.ly/aB5wWo

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Billboard is planning the 1st Music App Summit on October 5, 2010 in San Fran, along with a music app awards. Details: http://bit.ly/aB5wWo

My First Bite Of Froyo Is Tasty

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I’m sitting in the Philadelphia International Airport with a delay on my way to San Fran — tomorrow I’ll be speaking on a panel at the Netbook Summit — so now’s a good time to share some thoughts on Android 2.2, aka: Froyo. James offered up a video look and...
My First Bite Of Froyo Is Tasty
Google sending out invites to Glass Explorer program over next few days

San Fran loves Apple and has the numbers to prove it

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San Fran loves Apple and has the numbers to prove it

Valve acquires two-man, San Fran-based Star Filled Studios

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Bellevue-based Valve has acquired Star Filled Studios, a two-man development team founded by ex-PopCap and Blizzard employees Jeff Gates and Tod Semple. ValveTime picked up on this via Semple’s LinkedIn profile, which states that his “recent startup” was acquired by Valve and “we are opening a new office on the...
Valve acquires two-man, San Fran-based Star Filled Studios
Amazon.com Detroit? Report suggests online retailer may set up shop in the Motor City

Security researchers identify transit system exploit in San Fran and New Jersey, create app to prove it

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Mobile security company Intrepidus Group presented evidence during the EUSecWest security conference potentially identifying a major flaw in at least two US transit systems. Creating an Android app named "UltraReset" and using it in tandem with an NFC-enabled Android phone (a Nexus S, in this case), security researchers Corey...
Security researchers identify transit system exploit in San Fran and New Jersey, create app to prove it

Free Flu Shots on Larry: Google CEO Covers Vaccines for San Fran Kids

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Get your sniffles away from me, kiddo. (Photo: Flickr.com/crazybob) We’re currently barreling toward flu season, much to the dismay of everyone who commutes via public transportation. And it seems a couple years watching the seasonal illness wax and wane on Google’s flu trends map has made an impact on CEO Larry Page:...
Free Flu Shots on Larry: Google CEO Covers Vaccines for San Fran Kids

VB’s Dylan Tweney to interview Dan Shapiro at 10th Founder Showcase (20% off)

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This sponsored post is produced by Founder Showcase. We are excited to announce that VentureBeat’s Executive Editor, Dylan Tweney, will be conducting an on-stage interview at Tuesday’s 10th Founder Showcase event in San Francisco. Dylan will be interviewing Keynote Speaker Dan Shapiro, former Founder & CEO of Sparkbuy and Ontela. Shapiro...
VB’s Dylan Tweney to interview Dan Shapiro at 10th Founder Showcase (20% off)

Chic Meets Geek

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Chic Meets Geek is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedAre you a geek living / working in the San Francisco Bay area? Even if you’re not there, perhaps you know someone who is? Be sure to let...
Chic Meets Geek

Open Angel Forum San Fran – Team Calacanis Raises the Bar

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Open Angel Forum San Fran – Team Calacanis Raises the Bar

SES San Fran 2010 - Speaking Submissions Now Being Accepted

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SES San Fran 2010 - Speaking Submissions Now Being Accepted

FACEBOOK FALLOUT: Investors Tell Our Source They Won't Give AppNexus The Massive Valuation It Wants (FB)

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Is one of New York's fastest growing ad tech startups the latest victim of fallout from Facebook's disappointing IPO? A source that is well-known in the online advertising industry tells us he is getting calls from late stage investors researching AppNexus. These late stage investors tell this source that AppNexus...
FACEBOOK FALLOUT: Investors Tell Our Source They Won't Give AppNexus The Massive Valuation It Wants (FB)

Antivirus software firm AVAST acquires social networking security startup Secure.me

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Antivirus software maker AVAST has acquired Secure.me, a company dedicated to making the use of social networking services and apps a safe experience. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. In a blog post, Secure.me co-founder Mario Grobholz notes that he considers the deal with AVAST the “most crucial...
Antivirus software firm AVAST acquires social networking security startup Secure.me

Microsoft-sponsored Boingo hotspots come to NYC, San Fran

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Microsoft, as part of its Windows 8 celebrations, has sponsored six new Wi-Fi hotspots powered by Boingo. The locations are in six Manhattan subway stations and some highly-trafficked San Francisco areas. The complimentary access lasts until the end of the year.......
Microsoft-sponsored Boingo hotspots come to NYC, San Fran

Put your John Hancock on the Declaration of Independence with DocuSign

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If slapping your signature on the Declaration of Independence is a dream of yours, then today is your lucky day. Seattle and San Fran-based DocuSign and the Spirit of Liberty Foundation are allowing everyday folks to electronically sign the iconic document to show their support of American troops and their...
Put your John Hancock on the Declaration of Independence with DocuSign
Valve unveiling Steam Box this year, will run on Linux
Chart: Tech job posts on the rise in Seattle
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