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Yahoo's Shareholder Meeting, Inbox Therapy and More: ATD's Week in Video

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Another week in tech has come and gone, and AllThingsD staffers made the rounds on the media circuit to weigh in on everything that went down. First up was Arik Hesseldahl, who commented on Yahoo’s latest in a CNBC video hit, including Marissa Mayer’s performance at the company shareholder meeting...
Yahoo's Shareholder Meeting, Inbox Therapy and More: ATD's Week in Video
Vine finally lets you embed its bite-sized videos on the web

Twitter Planning Developers-Only Platform Event Next Week

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Twitter is inviting developers to a private “mobile-oriented platform event” next week at its headquarters in San Francisco. “We’ve been working on some exciting new features for the Twitter platform,” the registration page says, “and we’d like to share... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Twitter Planning Developers-Only Platform Event Next Week

Google announces Glass Developer Kit, will enable offline apps and direct hardware access

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Google I/O 2013 is entering day two in San Francisco and a Google Glass developer session is happening right now. The focus is on the current Mirror API, which allows for online, web services-based apps that push simple content to the headset. This enables current apps like the New...
Google announces Glass Developer Kit, will enable offline apps and direct hardware access

Facebook's Gay Marriage Map

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If you’re a certain kind of person, with a certain kind of circle of friends, you are completely aware that a whole lot of Facebook users changed their profile picture this week. That’s the result of a very effective viral campaign, kicked off by the Human Rights Campaign, to show...
Facebook's Gay Marriage Map

Wheelz acquisition: Another sign car-sharing is heating up

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Why RelayRides is buying Wheelz. By Kurt Wagner, reporter FORTUNE -- Peer-to-peer car-sharing service RelayRides announced on Tuesday the acquisition of competitor Wheelz, a San Francisco based startup also connecting users with nearby rental cars. The deal's financial terms were not disclosed, but Wheelz's financial backers have agreed to carry...
Wheelz acquisition: Another sign car-sharing is heating up
PivotDesk's New Office-Sharing Marketplace Helps Startups Find Affordable Office Space
HopStop Live!: It's Like Waze But For Public Transportation

Peter Thiel On His 'Super-Futuristic' Investments And The Chess Strategy Founders Should Know [TCTV]

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Peter Thiel, the tech industry magnate known among other things for co-founding PayPal and investing very early in Facebook, took home the VC of the Year award at the 6th annual Crunchies this week for his individual investments and his work with Founders Fund, the San Francisco venture capital...
Peter Thiel On His 'Super-Futuristic' Investments And The Chess Strategy Founders Should Know [TCTV]
Dropbox launches developer conference to stay ahead in the storage wars

Andrew Mason: All Play and No Work

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Getting fired hasn't cost Andrew Mason his great sense of humor. In a blog post he published late Thursday, the former Groupon chief executive describes where he's headed (to San Francisco to work on a new company), how he'll stay occupied (at startup incubator Y Combinator where he'll mentor entrepreneurs)...
Andrew Mason: All Play and No Work

Adobe Acquires Ideacodes

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Adobe’s design firm acquisition spree has claimed another company. Adobe on Tuesday purchased San Francisco-based design consultancy Ideacodes for an undisclosed sum. The company, a boutique user-experience design outfit, and its co-founders Emily Chang and Max Kiesler will be rolled into Adobe’s Creative Cloud team. Ideacodes is Adobe’s third design-related...
Adobe Acquires Ideacodes

Klout launches business portal, is gunning for brands

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The social scoring startup is making a play for business users with new enterprise features that begin rolling out today. FORTUNE -- Klout, the analytics startup that aims to measure users' influence across their social networks, is going after businesses. The San Francisco-based venture, which launched in 2008, is launching...
Klout launches business portal, is gunning for brands

Google Tops $900 for First Time Ever

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Google Inc. jumped above $900 on Wednesday for the first time ever, less than three months after the search giant’s shares initially topped $800. The move comes on the same day of the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco, in which Google is set to launch a paid subscription...
Google Tops $900 for First Time Ever

After Acquiring 15 Groupon Clones, CrowdSavings Finds a Buyer for Itself

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Two daily deal companies that are far off the radar are joining forces with Half Off Depot agreeing to acquire CrowdSavings for $6.4 million in cash and stock. Together, the two will be rebranded as nCrowd, and will be headquartered out of Atlanta. There are two remarkable aspects to this transaction,...
After Acquiring 15 Groupon Clones, CrowdSavings Finds a Buyer for Itself

Google announces e-mail money transfers for Google Wallet

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At its annual Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, Google made announcements that will expand Google Wallet far beyond its tap-and-go NFC roots. [Read more]...
Google announces e-mail money transfers for Google Wallet

Nextdoor, Social Network for Neighborhoods, Gets Facebook, LinkedIn Backer

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Nextdoor, a San Francisco-based Web site for connecting neighbors, has something else in common with Facebook and LinkedIn, its far bigger and better known peers in the social networking trade: the same early investor. Greylock Partners, a venture capital firm that made investments years ago in LinkedIn and Facebook, has...
Nextdoor, Social Network for Neighborhoods, Gets Facebook, LinkedIn Backer

Suicide Girls founder launches mobile-first dating app Let's Date in the US, backed by Science Inc.

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Last October, Los Angles-based Science Inc. launched its newest company, Let’s Date, a service focused on being your social dating identity. Founded by Sean Suhl, Steve Simitzis, and Courtney Riot, the people behind the alternative community Suicide Girls, Let’s Date sets out to be the first entirely mobile dating product...
Suicide Girls founder launches mobile-first dating app Let's Date in the US, backed by Science Inc.

Eventbrite Funding Slows Its IPO Chase

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Eventbrite Inc., an event ticketing company, has raised $60 million from two investors, making it the latest example of a startup to raise significant private late-stage funding that puts off an initial public offering. San Francisco-based Eventbrite had sparked expectations of an imminent IPO when it said earlier this month...
Eventbrite Funding Slows Its IPO Chase

OptiTrack debuts $3,700 PRIME 17W mocap cam for small spaces

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Independent creators keen on motion capture have had affordable solutions like cheaper sensors and Kinect-based implementations for awhile now, but a large space for moving around has usually been required. OptiTrack has come up with an answer to that problem, however, in the form of the PRIME 17W mocap...
OptiTrack debuts $3,700 PRIME 17W mocap cam for small spaces
Amazon's Quidsi Gets Its Own Version Of Prime, With New Membership Program Called "Familyhood Plus"
"I was an iPad skeptic"

Actually, Amazon Paid About $150 Million for Goodreads

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According to sources, Amazon paid from $140 million to $150 million for Goodreads, the books recommendation service. And while BusinessWeek ran a we-are-just-guessing story today that posited a self-described “overly simple, back-of-the-envelope estimate” of $1 billion, sources said that number is simply wrong. I am still trying to determine...
Actually, Amazon Paid About $150 Million for Goodreads
White noise: 'Euphonia' exposes the horrors of our tech-mediated reality

See how this UW football print ad comes to life with your smartphone

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This UW ad in Friday’s paper comes to live with the Aurasma app. Many out there believe print media is doomed, and that no one needs to pick up a newspaper when everything is available for free — well, sometimes — on the Internet. But what about something that...
See how this UW football print ad comes to life with your smartphone

About.me goes premium, and finally lets you use your own domain name for $4 a month

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More than three months after About.me ‘bought itself back’ from AOL, spinning itself out as an independent company once again, the San Francisco-based startup is now ramping things up a notch by introducing personalized domain names for its online identity platform. The service constitutes part of its new freemium business...
About.me goes premium, and finally lets you use your own domain name for $4 a month
Banned from the internet for three hours in the middle of SXSW

Apple's iRadio could debut next week - will it outgun Spotify and Google's All Access?

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Apple has reportedly secured a key licensing deal for its upcoming new "iRadio" streaming music service just one week ahead of its annual WWDC conference in San Francisco. Warner Music, which had been holding out for better terms according to earlier reports, has reportedly now agreed to license its catalog...
Apple's iRadio could debut next week - will it outgun Spotify and Google's All Access?

Meet Stitch Fix, the Personal Shopping Service That Mixes Data With a Human Touch

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If a service that mails recommended clothing and accessories to women isn’t up your alley, think about it this way: Stitch Fix is squarely at the intersection of both online and offline (so hot right now) and human and algorithm (even hotter). For $20, San Francisco-based Stitch Fix sends its...
Meet Stitch Fix, the Personal Shopping Service That Mixes Data With a Human Touch
MYSTERY: Instagram Founder Kevin Systrom Has Posted Only One Photo This Year (FB)
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