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Fastback Readies Radio Devices to Ease Mobile Data Bottleneck

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Mobile network operators face a big challenge in keeping up with the uploads and downloads of smartphone users. A Silicon Valley startup is offering a novel solution to a less-obvious part of the problem....
Fastback Readies Radio Devices to Ease Mobile Data Bottleneck

'Infinite storage' firm Bitcasa debuts mobile apps; will exit beta in February and charge $10/month

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Bitcasa, the Silicon Valley startup that promises users ‘infinite storage’ across devices, has been offering desktop apps and a Chrome browser extension for a while now, but mobile apps were missing from its product line-up. This will soon no longer be the case: Bitcasa is today launching Android and Windows...
'Infinite storage' firm Bitcasa debuts mobile apps; will exit beta in February and charge $10/month
Amazon to develop five of its original TV show pilots into full series

Hello New York!

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This is a draft of the talk I'll give at the 140conf tomorrow at 9AM. My little story begins in Silicon Valley -- in 1979 -- 31 years ago. I went there with an idea and some software. The idea was that computers could be used by normal people as...
Hello New York!
Exclusive: Chegg lands on Windows 8 with mobile app for solving textbook problem sets
VMware Pays $1.26B for the Future of Networking
Meet Paul Vogel, the man trying to make the US Postal Service relevant

Iorad Wants To Make Tutorial Building Suck Less

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Teaching the world how to do something on a computer generally kind of sucks. You’ve got two options: You can record (or “screencast”) a video of whatever it is that you’re trying to show, or you can take a bunch of screenshots and slap them together into one long...
Iorad Wants To Make Tutorial Building Suck Less
Forget channel surfing: How Boxfish plans to revolutionize real-time TV search
Paul Graham Thinks The Tesla Model S Is 'Ugly,' Calls Elon Musk 'Jobs, Without Taste'

Interview: Slideshare working on privacy features for PowerPoint-sharing service

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I did an extended interview this morning with Jon Boutelle, co-founder and chief technology officer at Slideshare, a Silicon Valley startup that has taken the YouTube idea of video sharing and brought it to PowerPoint presentations. He shared a little news, shedding light on the business opportunity he sees, whether...
Interview: Slideshare working on privacy features for PowerPoint-sharing service
Mark Zuckerberg To Speak Tomorrow At Y Combinator Startup School

Software: Bread Baker Frees Software Secrets From Google Empire

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World’s Most Wired Software Engineer Marcel Kornacker Marcel Kornacker, a software engineer with Cloudera, a 4-year-old startup that seeks to bring the Google ethos to the rest of the world. Photo: Alex Washburn/Wired After leaving Google and his job building software in the engine room of the web’s largest...
Software: Bread Baker Frees Software Secrets From Google Empire

Allure Energy latest to file infringement suit against Nest

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The hot Silicon Valley startup, led by two former senior Apple employees, now faces patent infringement suits over its Learning Thermostat from Allure and Honeywell. [Read more]...
Allure Energy latest to file infringement suit against Nest

The "Facebook Mafia" Is On The Rise In Silicon Valley (FB)

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Ex-Facebook employees are building a whole new generation of social media tools -- complete with fantastic valuations and acquisitions. Today's $1 billion buyout of Instagram is just the beginning. The Silicon Valley startup scene is like its own social network. Ex PayPal execs became known as as the "PayPal...
The "Facebook Mafia" Is On The Rise In Silicon Valley (FB)

Iorad Wants To Make Tutorial Building Suck Less

pandodaily.com
Teaching the world how to do something on a computer generally kind of sucks. You’ve got two options: you can record (or “screencast”) a video of whatever it is that you’re trying to show, or you can take a bunch of screenshots and slap them together into one long...
Iorad Wants To Make Tutorial Building Suck Less
AMD Snatches New-Age Server Maker From Under Intel

Nest tech chief Yoky Matsuoka officially flying the coop at UW

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Yoky Matsuoka Yoky Matsuoka, the vice president of technology for Silicon Valley startup Nest, won’t be returning to the University of Washington, where she has been a longtime computer science professor and the director of a research center exploring the intersection of people and machines. She’ll be replaced by UW...
Nest tech chief Yoky Matsuoka officially flying the coop at UW
Like Color, time for Airtime to get off the air

Why Honeywell is out to nix Nest

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Honeywell has tentacles in a wide range of businesses but may be best known for its thermostats. Now, it’s filing suit against buzzy startup Nest Lab. By Richard Nieva, contirbutor FORTUNE — Earlier this week, the technology giant Honeywell filed a lawsuit against Silicon Valley startup Nest Labs for allegedly...
Why Honeywell is out to nix Nest

Instart Logic hopes to profit from speeding up Web sites

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With technology that speeds communications between Web browsers and Web servers, a Silicon Valley startup wants to win customers away from Net giants such as Akamai. [Read more]...
Instart Logic hopes to profit from speeding up Web sites

Investors Have Poured $1 Million Into Lyft, A Startup That Gives 1,000 'Mustache Rides' Per Week

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At an annual tech conference in Austin, Texas that attracts 40,000+ early adopters, startups are desperate to make their mark. South by Southwest is the place where companies like Twitter, Foursquare and Skype-owned GroupMe have gotten their first users. This year, one of the many startups that's invaded Texas is...
Investors Have Poured $1 Million Into Lyft, A Startup That Gives 1,000 'Mustache Rides' Per Week

BOOK EXCERPT: Johannes Gutenberg Was The World’s First Tech Entrepreneur

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In a new Kindle Single, "Gutenberg the Geek," Jeff Jarvis argues that the inventor of printing was also possibly the world’s first technology entrepreneur, for he faced the same business and technology challenges as – and caused even more disruption than – any Silicon Valley startup. Here, in an...
BOOK EXCERPT: Johannes Gutenberg Was The World’s First Tech Entrepreneur

SeaMicro Bets On Bigger Chips for ‘Micro Servers’

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Reducing power and space is a pressing issue in corporate computer rooms, with some hardware makers adopting chips used in mobile devices to build what the industry is calling “micro servers.” SeaMicro, which helped invent the category, just broadened it. The Silicon Valley startup on Tuesday announced plans to begin...
SeaMicro Bets On Bigger Chips for ‘Micro Servers’
Cloud: Google's Mind-Blowing Big-Data Tool Grows Open Source Twin

Snapguide should start a ‘how to raise more funding’ guide; secures $5 million

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Heavy Bits, the hot Silicon Valley startup behind ‘instructional knowledge’ sharing platform Snapguide, has raised $5m in new funding according to a public SEC filing. Started by former Googler Steve Krulewitz and former Yahoo-er Daniel Raffel, Snapguide is a free iOS app and Web service that lets people create and...
Snapguide should start a ‘how to raise more funding’ guide; secures $5 million

In A Silicon Valley Startup Deal, The Coffee Shop You Choose Is Crucial

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A very successful entrepreneur who sold his company to an Internet giant just dropped a bit of local lore on us over lunch in Palo Alto. The exact location of the coffee shop in Palo Alto you choose says whether the entrepreneur or the investor has the upper hand in...
In A Silicon Valley Startup Deal, The Coffee Shop You Choose Is Crucial

Stunning News: Top Silicon Valley Startup Investor David Lee Is...Leaving Silicon Valley

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Perhaps setting aside Paul Graham's startup incubation firm, Y Combinator, there is no venture capital firm as important to early stage startups in Silicon Valley as SV Angel. SV Angel was founded by Ron Conway, but it's run day to day by partner David Lee. And here's the stunning news:...
Stunning News: Top Silicon Valley Startup Investor David Lee Is...Leaving Silicon Valley
Meet Facebook's former fix-it man

There’s an app for deals: Iddiction launches App-o-Day, dubs it the “Groupon for Apps”

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We all know it’s hard to find great iOS apps beyond your usual suspects as the App Store grows and grows and grows. It’s a problem many startups are trying to solve, and Apple has acknowledged the issue as well, in a big way, by acquiring Chomp precisely to make...
There’s an app for deals: Iddiction launches App-o-Day, dubs it the “Groupon for Apps”
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