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10 Ways to Win Over Writers

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As a PR person, product developer, CEO or whatever, you're probably more interested in getting noticed by the media than developing a relationship with a particular writer. That's one way to go about it. Then there's that old-fashioned "building a relationship with a real person not a robot" idea. You...
10 Ways to Win Over Writers

YouTube Expands Channels Initiative With New Automotive Offerings

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YouTube announced on Wednesday the latest in its ever expanding online content network, launching two new channels focused solely on gearheads. If you’re into cars at all, at least one of the brands should be familiar. MotorTrend has created its own YouTube channel in cooperation with Google, hosting a line-up...
YouTube Expands Channels Initiative With New Automotive Offerings
Facebook Rethinks Brand Pages On Mobile
Orange and T-Mobile UK retrain customer service staff around mobile OS specialization

Calxeda gets $55M as ARM-based servers near reality

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Calxeda, the Austin, Texas-based chip firm that’s using cell phone chips to build servers, has raised $55 million more from new investors that include Austin Ventures, Vulcan Capital as well as the firm’s existing investors. The company, which just this month said its servers would be in production by the...
Calxeda gets $55M as ARM-based servers near reality

Like a help desk for life: Wizpert puts you in touch with experts instantly

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You can find the answer to plenty of questions online, but sometimes it’s helpful to chat with a particularly knowledgeable human. New York City-based Wizpert aims to simplify the process of finding and chatting with experts instantly — and in the process, the startup is moving one step ahead...
Like a help desk for life: Wizpert puts you in touch with experts instantly
Google's latest acquisition unveils new research on brands, fans, and Facebook

ATP Capital Launching New $150 Million Mobile Fund, Changing Name

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The company behind the BlackBerry Partners Fund is re-branding itself, launching a new fund and expanding its presence in Silicon Valley. ATP Capital is announcing on Wednesday that it will henceforth be known as Relay Ventures. The firm is also detailing a new $150 million mobile fund, a successor to...
ATP Capital Launching New $150 Million Mobile Fund, Changing Name
Nobel Prize awarded to two scientists responsible for major cloning and stem cell advancements

NYTimes OpEd Explains Why Infringement Isn't Theft

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We've argued for years that it's absolutely improper to call infringement "theft." Some, of course, have insisted that since copyright is so obviously "property", it's fine to call infringement theft. However, in a rather brilliant OpEd piece in the NY Times, law professor Stuart Green not only demolishes the "infringement...
NYTimes OpEd Explains Why Infringement Isn't Theft
Replicator 2X is MakerBot's most advanced (and experimental) printer yet

Why Yammer believes the traditional engineering organizational structure is dead

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Kris Gale, VP of Engineering at Yammer, argues the key to building fast at scale lies in small teams. He explores intricacies of organizational design in engineering and explains how making intentional decisions throughout growth ensures that you don’t lose the things that are unique and special about being...
Why Yammer believes the traditional engineering organizational structure is dead

Etsy unveils its infrastructure (and its Supermicro love)

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Online marketplace Etsy has been on a mission of openness lately — last week, it gave an in-depth explanation of a few recent outages — and on Friday it shared the details of the hardware architecture that powers its popular business. Etsy isn’t Facebook in terms of scale or specialization,...
Etsy unveils its infrastructure (and its Supermicro love)
Mankind Has Already Past The Singularity And Is Soaring Into The Future
Weird Science and the remembrance of fists past

Meet the 10 startups presenting today at the ER Accelerator demo day in New York

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The Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA), a NYC-born accelerator founded in Summer 2011, has just concluded its fourth demo day following 10 presentations from the 10 startups in its winter class. Here’s what you need to know about the 10 young companies demoing today: 1. Acquaintable Acquaintable claims it is “Bringing the Social Graph to Online Dating.”...
Meet the 10 startups presenting today at the ER Accelerator demo day in New York

Fav quote from that study "specialization trumped general problem solving" http://bit.ly/bAjBmS

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Fav quote from that study "specialization trumped general problem solving" http://bit.ly/bAjBmS

Seasonal Greetings? I Should Hope So!

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It’s social media, right?  Meaning that social context has huge influence over what gets noticed and reacted to, right? And by “social context” I mean that you think different thoughts, and are likely to respond to different bids for your attention, on December 3rd than July 3rd — or even...
Seasonal Greetings? I Should Hope So!

A Big 2010 Trend: Disaggregation and Social Network Focus

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For years, I've been sharing and distributing my content in such a way that if you followed me on just one network, you could essentially see all my updates in one place. While the most obvious example of that has been FriendFeed, for the last three years, I also mirrored...
A Big 2010 Trend: Disaggregation and Social Network Focus
Calling All B2B Startups: There’s An Accelerator In Dallas Looking For You
Calling All B2B Startups: There’s An Accelerator In Dallas Looking For You
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