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10 Shockingly Terrible Startup Pitches

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Giving a good pitch can make your career as an entrepreneur.  Giving a bad pitch can break it. When you pitch investors on your startup, they aren't just watching you to see if they want to invest. They want to assess your powers of persuasion--which you'll need to woo talent,...
10 Shockingly Terrible Startup Pitches

Google's fear: An Apple-Facebook love fest

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Just one small mention from Apple CEO Tim Cook of "watch this space" on the subject of Apple's relationship with Facebook surely causes stomachs at Google to churn a little. What if Apple tries to buy Facebook? [Read more]...
Google's fear: An Apple-Facebook love fest

Company behind 'digital pill' with embedded chip raises $62.5M

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Forgetting whether you took your meds will be a thing of the past if Proteus Digital Health has its way.  Last year, the Redwood, Calif. company received FDA clearance for a ”digital pill” that tracks whether patients are taking their medication and how their bodies are responding to it. On Wednesday,...
Company behind 'digital pill' with embedded chip raises $62.5M
Thanks To GrubHub Integration, Foodspotting Gets Food Ordering
Why Yahoo Might Pay $1 Billion For Tumblr Even Though It Only Has $13 Million In Revenue (YHOO)

Tumblr to launch ads starting May 2

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On Wednesday, Tumblr announced in an apparent about-face that it would be allowing paid advertisement on the popular blogging platform. David Kamp, Tumblr CEO and founder, made the announcement at Ad Age's Digital Conference today in New York. As recently as April 12, Kamp told Ad Age that advertising...
Tumblr to launch ads starting May 2
MetroPCS and T-Mobile: Oh My, What an Ugly Baby

Startup lesson #2: Don't ignore the enablers

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[Editor's note: Seattle entrepreneurs Barry Chu and Dave Cotter share some of their startup lessons in starting the new mobile app SquareHub. The three-part series is running this week on GeekWire, starting yesterday with their thoughts about minimum viable products. In part two, they'll talk about how they determined product features....
Startup lesson #2: Don't ignore the enablers

Wow wow wow. Photos of the contents of birds stomachs. They eat a lot of lids. http://bit.ly/3A6dNx

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Wow wow wow. Photos of the contents of birds stomachs. They eat a lot of lids. http://bit.ly/3A6dNx

Samsung's NX20, NX210 and NX1000 mirrorless camera trio, hands-on

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We already chewed the cud on these 20.3-megapixel shooters in the early hours of this morning, but Samsung knows we have multiple stomachs for this kind of thing so it invited us in for a little hands-on time. Now, it's worth reiterating that these cameras are far from cheap:...
Samsung's NX20, NX210 and NX1000 mirrorless camera trio, hands-on
Amazon's Kindle glitch and the always-be-shipping-code mentality

Tumblr's David Karp Told Advertisers They're More Talented Than Anyone In Silicon Valley

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Tumblr founder David Karp has certainly changed his tune about advertisers. In a 2010 interview with the Los Angeles Times, Karp said, "We're pretty opposed to advertising. It really turns our stomachs." Although he admitted some defeat while announcing  Tumblr's very first ad units in April 2012 -- "I was probably...
Tumblr's David Karp Told Advertisers They're More Talented Than Anyone In Silicon Valley

Tumblr: 'We're pretty opposed to advertising'

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NEW YORK -- Tumblr is drawing up all kinds of off-the-wall methods to make money from its micro-blogging and social-networking website. Founder David Karp and his 11-person team hasn't quite struck gold yet, but they refuse to venture down the traditional route of plastering advertisements on the site. In...
Tumblr: 'We're pretty opposed to advertising'

So, Is Zynga Finally A "Buy" At $3? (ZNGA)

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Well, Zynga had an absolute train wreck of a day yesterday, reporting another lousy quarter and cutting its outlook for the year. And now the stock is trading at $3. For context, this is a company that went public at $10 a share last fall and sold additional stock at...
So, Is Zynga Finally A "Buy" At $3? (ZNGA)

Coming To A Restaurant Near You: Online Food Delivery

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This week's eyebrow-raising $49 million round of funding for German food-ordering site Delivery Hero as well as a flurry of similar recent deals, indicate that consumers and restaurant owners want digital delivery.  The U.S. restaurant industry is enormous -- $632 billion in annual sales, according to the National Restaurant Association -- but...
Coming To A Restaurant Near You: Online Food Delivery
Elusive giant squid captured on video in the ocean deep for first time

Waging war on web 'thinspiration' | Tina Hassannia

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I tried to dent the pro-anorexia subculture on Instagram. But until society stops telling girls thin is beautiful it's a losing battleDo a quick search on Instagram and you will find reams of "thinspiration" material, usually in the form of pictures that glamorises the extreme skinniness of various models and...
Waging war on web 'thinspiration' | Tina Hassannia
An American Entrepreneur Looks For a New Way To Reach the Hearts of Chinese Consumers: Through Their Stomachs

FINALLY! Tumblr Will Start Selling Ad Units On May 2

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In a 2010 interview with the Los Angeles Times, Tumblr CEO and founder David Karp said, "We're pretty opposed to advertising. It really turns our stomachs." How times have changed. Karp announced at Ad Age's Digital Conference that on May 2, Tumblr will start offering advertisers the ability to buy...
FINALLY! Tumblr Will Start Selling Ad Units On May 2

Friday Squid Blogging: The Contents of Squid Stomachs

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Not that interesting, really. Preliminarily, I can tell you that within my sample, cannibalism seems to be on the rise, myctophid consumption is falling, and a lot more squid may be dying hungry....
Friday Squid Blogging: The Contents of Squid Stomachs

Engineer builds gingerbread house using CAD and lasers, aging droids approve

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It's not that often we see the worlds of baking and technology mix, but when Johan von Konow went about making a traditional gingerbread house for the holidays, he added a laser to the recipe. The engineer and tinkerer first went about designing an accurate, miniature 3D representation of...
Engineer builds gingerbread house using CAD and lasers, aging droids approve

On Valentine's Day, Ol' Fashioned Phone Calls Beat Video Chat for Long-Distance Love

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Turns out Stevie Wonder knew what was up when he just called to say he loved you: Out of all the means of digital communications available to us, the overwhelming majority of users plan to use a smartphone to connect with significant others today. This is according to a new...
On Valentine's Day, Ol' Fashioned Phone Calls Beat Video Chat for Long-Distance Love

Google needs to sell Motorola, but doesn’t know it

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24,500 patents, more or less. Those alone are a compelling reason to spend a few billion dollars if you’re cash-rich and engaged in a mega-sized legal battle around the world. No doubt those patents and applications are what Google originally wanted from an ailing Motorola. In the “eyes are bigger...
Google needs to sell Motorola, but doesn’t know it
Will Tumblr sell advertising space?
Review: Guts of Glory is a delicious game of cards
Tumblr: 108M blogs and 51 billion posts are worth more than $1.1B

Fred Wilson: I've Seen GeoCities. And You, Tumblr, Are No GeoCities

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XKCD’s Geocities tribute (Photo: Inquisitr At yesterday’s Ad Tech New York conference, Union Square Ventures investor Fred Wilson dismissed the notion that Tumblr will go the way of GeoCities. Mr. Wilson should know: he invested in both. Although the two platforms, which both grew out of empowering community and self-expression, may share a...
Fred Wilson: I've Seen GeoCities. And You, Tumblr, Are No GeoCities
Hapilabs launches the goofy but intriguing electronic fork that can help you lose weight (video)
Tech Insurgents 2012: Rick Webb

Tumblr Holds Its Nose, Opens Back End to Ads

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Tumblr has decided to change its tune about ads. Starting May 2, it will sell the featured post spot on the user dashboard to highlight sponsored posts. "We're pretty opposed to advertising," CEO David Karp told the Los Angeles Times in 2010. "It really turns our stomachs." But for...
Tumblr Holds Its Nose, Opens Back End to Ads
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