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Snapchat close to raising as much as $100 million at a jaw-dropping valuation
Hey, NYC: Thanks for recognizing Seattle but your infographic stinks
Canada's startup visa program in 'hyperdrive' but U.S. is 'dysfunctional' (interview)

Virtualization software firm Atlantis Computing raises $20m from Adams Street, Cisco and others

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Atlantis Computing, a Silicon Valley virtualization software company that specializes in data center storage optimization solutions, has secured $20 million in a Series D round of financing led by a new backer, private investment firm Adams Street Partners. Prior investors Cisco Systems, El Dorado Ventures and Partech International also chipped...
Virtualization software firm Atlantis Computing raises $20m from Adams Street, Cisco and others
Funding daily: Not your grandmother's tech
Home solar leasing business shines for SunPower

Twitter and Its Silicon Valley Frenemies (Video)

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Twitter has to work with lots of different Silicon Valley companies. How well it works with those companies depends on how much overlap there is. CEO Dick Costolo explains at the D11 conference. [ See post to watch video ]...
Twitter and Its Silicon Valley Frenemies (Video)

Remembering WEIZAC: the beginning of computing in Israel

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Israel is now one of the world’s tech powerhouses, second only to Silicon Valley as a hub for startups, but it wasn’t always this way. Today, in honour of the 84th birthday of Professor Aviezri Fraenkel, we’re delighted to share a short film sharing his story of working on the...
Remembering WEIZAC: the beginning of computing in Israel

Amazon Web Services targets bigger companies, going toe-to-toe with Microsoft

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Amazon Web Services’ partner network has grown to more than 4,000 members, up from less than 1,000 a year ago — a key step for the company as it tries to expand its cloud-computing customer base beyond startups to more large companies. That’s the word from Reuters this morning in...
Amazon Web Services targets bigger companies, going toe-to-toe with Microsoft

Daily Report: Other Nations Offer Visas to Compete With Silicon Valley

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As Congress debates immigration, countries like Canada and Australia are trying to lure foreign entrepreneurs, Somini Sengupta reports in The New York Times....
Daily Report: Other Nations Offer Visas to Compete With Silicon Valley

Tomorrow on TNW: Ask ReTargeter founder Arjun Dev Arora your entrepreneurship questions

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Streaming live on The Next Web, ReTargeter founder Arjun Dev Arora will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) Thursday, June 27th. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Council’s #StartupLab initiative, a virtual mentorship program, Arjun will appear live via video chat broadcast on this site. Arjun...
Tomorrow on TNW: Ask ReTargeter founder Arjun Dev Arora your entrepreneurship questions

Exclusive: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Officially Joins Jawbone Board

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As I had reported last fall she might, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has officially joined the board of Jawbone, the high-profile wireless gadget maker whose nifty products include Jawbone wireless headsets, Jambox speakers and the Up personal fitness wristbands, according to sources at the Silicon Valley Internet giant. Mayer...
Exclusive: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Officially Joins Jawbone Board

TechNet, Microsoft, CISPA: Oh my! The current cybersecurity muddle hearkens to the early days of SOPA

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Are Microsoft, Apple, and a number of other technology companies that you know by name in favor of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as CISPA? You wouldn’t know it by viewing the bill’s page listing letters of support from companies and organisations, but that frankly might not mean much. Today...
TechNet, Microsoft, CISPA: Oh my! The current cybersecurity muddle hearkens to the early days of SOPA

Amazon Kills Zombies, Keeps John Goodman as it Plans First Season of Web Series

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Just like a regular TV network, Amazon ordered up a bunch of pilot shows this year, and will end up making a series out of some of them. Unlike a TV network, Amazon has asked the Internet to watch and rate its test shows, and has said the input will...
Amazon Kills Zombies, Keeps John Goodman as it Plans First Season of Web Series
Software rules the world, and the Valley still rules software
iSteve: Funny or Die's hilarious take on the Apple story now free to watch

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

Solar-powered plane takes off on flight across US

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A one-of-a-kind aircraft powered solely by solar energy took to the skies above Silicon Valley early Friday morning on the first leg of a planned trip across the U.S.The aircraft, called Solar Impulse, has the wingspan of a jumbo jet but weighs the same as a small passenger car...
Solar-powered plane takes off on flight across US

20 Startups That Mary Meeker Thinks Could Change Everything We Do

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Technology is rapidly changing everything we do. Mary Meeker, a former Wall Street analyst who's now a prominent Silicon Valley investor, highlighted a number of innovative companies in her recent presentation about the future of the Internet. We pulled out the game-changing startups she mentioned and added few others. The...
20 Startups That Mary Meeker Thinks Could Change Everything We Do
'iSteve,' an 80-minute Steve Jobs mockumentary starring Justin Long, now free to watch online
Silicon Valley investors ponder the "next big thing" in health care
How Cater2.me is quietly scaling without venture capital

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

Feds look to make health data more user-friendly to tech developers

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services wants health tech developers in Silicon Valley to make greater use of its data to help make advances in the field and aid entrepreneurs in the region....
Feds look to make health data more user-friendly to tech developers
Tesla Fans to Plant a Bronze Monument to Their Idol in Palo Alto

7 Stories to read this weekend

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It sure was one hectic week in New York and as a result I missed my deadline for the newsletter, which is one of the reasons why you are getting it later than usual. The rise & fall of charm in American men. The Atlantic writes a piece that makes...
7 Stories to read this weekend

Sponsored post: Hadoop and the data warehouse: when to use which

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Live Webinar (April 30, 2013) Teradata will bring together two of the most trusted experts in their fields to examine how big data technologies are being used today by practical big data practitioners… About the speakers Eric Baldeschwieler (aka “E14”), CTO and founder of Hortonworks, and Hadoop luminary will provide...
Sponsored post: Hadoop and the data warehouse: when to use which

Want A Meeting With Tim Cook? You Can Win One For Charity

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ChartityBuzz in conjunction with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights is auctioning off a coffee break with Apple CEO Tim Cook at his Cupertino office, a prize valued at $50,000. That’s right: if you have a great idea for the next Apple TV With Smellovision this...
Want A Meeting With Tim Cook? You Can Win One For Charity

Funding Daily: Let's start the show

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This Monday morning, we opened our inboxes to find a whole boatload of manic-sounding funding announcements sent by twitchy PR people. Seems like every hopped-up investor and his mom threw money at some startup or other — but don’t worry, we had our police scanner set to “stun” and...
Funding Daily: Let's start the show

Sean Parker: Tech Guru And The Bad Boy Of Silicon Valley

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Given the way he has lived the rest of his life, no one really expected Sean Parker - the hard-partying playboy of tech - to have a quiet, modest wedding. Nor did he disappoint. Parker and his young songstress girlfriend, Alexandra Lenas, tied the knot last weekend in an ancient...
Sean Parker: Tech Guru And The Bad Boy Of Silicon Valley
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