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Tim Draper-Backed CapRally Wants To Be A Free Salesforce, Mint.com Hybrid For Fundraising

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Xpert Financial set out with big dreams. Founded back in 2009, the company wanted to become an alternative trading system and marketplace that would allow pre-IPO, private companies to find funding and sell shares. Basically, it was hoping to become a new SecondMarket, with the benefit from early, perhaps tacit...
Tim Draper-Backed CapRally Wants To Be A Free Salesforce, Mint.com Hybrid For Fundraising

WikiLeaks Seems to Think Attacks on U.S. Embassies Are All About Them

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Screengrab With an ill-advised tweet posted Wednesday, WikiLeaks may have won the tacky self-interest sweepstakes. The tweet, which was quickly deleted, suggested a deadly attack aimed at the American Embassy in Benghazi, Libya was justified by Julian Assange’s refugee status inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The Guardian assumed the...
WikiLeaks Seems to Think Attacks on U.S. Embassies Are All About Them

As broadband caps turn 5, it's time for the FCC to take action

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In the five years since Comcast implemented the country’s first real broadband cap (it took effect on Oct. 1, 2008) the percentage of subscribers with caps on their broadband service has risen to 64 percent. Meanwhile, the FCC only began formally wondering if data caps might need some sort of...
As broadband caps turn 5, it's time for the FCC to take action

Travis Kalanick Says 'It Doesn't Bother Me' If Ridesharing Takes Customers From Uber's Other Services

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just wrapped up a press phone call where he discussed the policy paper that the company released earlier this morning. The apper stated that Uber would be rolling out ridesharing services in cities where it had received “tacit approval” in the sense that regulators didn’t crack...
Travis Kalanick Says 'It Doesn't Bother Me' If Ridesharing Takes Customers From Uber's Other Services

If You're Going To Leak Classified Info About The White House, It Better Make Them Look Good

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We've noted the unfortunate trend of the Obama administration vindictively going after any whistleblowers (despite one of Obama's first moves in office being to encourage whistleblowing). To date, the Obama administration has been involved in six prosecutions of whistleblowers using the Espionage Act... twice as many such uses of all...
If You're Going To Leak Classified Info About The White House, It Better Make Them Look Good

Uber's New Policy on Ridesharing: We'll Start Doing It, As Long as Our Competitors Aren't Caught

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Today, Uber CEO bestowed unto the world a white paper on ridesharing. And in classic Uber fashion, the policy finds a workaround to traditional law-abiding. The company says it will launch the service if it sees its competitors (Lyft, Sidecar, etc.) operating for 30 days with “tacit approval” from law officials, i.e....
Uber's New Policy on Ridesharing: We'll Start Doing It, As Long as Our Competitors Aren't Caught

Uber vows to roll out service where it has 'tacit approval,' with precautions

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If you hadn't gathered, Uber's app-based taxi service isn't always welcome wherever it goes. The company is tired of that fighting just to maintain its business, so it's defining its expansion policies through a new white paper. Deployments will occur in regions where Uber sees "tacit approval" from regulators...
Uber vows to roll out service where it has 'tacit approval,' with precautions

T-Mobile jumps first regulatory hurdle in bid to buy MetroPCS

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In a German-language statement (Google Translate) on its website, Deutsche Telekom (T-Mobile’s German parent company) announced that the United States Department of Justice’s period to make objections to its proposed merger with MetroPCS has passed. In other words, the Department of Justice isn’t saying no—the tacit approval represents the first...
T-Mobile jumps first regulatory hurdle in bid to buy MetroPCS

Wikileaks Links Benghazi Embassy Attack to Assange's Handling in U.K.

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Wikileaks has flown into a firestorm this morning after it linked the storming of the U.S Embassy in Benghazi to the treatment of Julian Assange. The original tweet, "By the US accepting the UK siege on the Equadorian embassy in London it gave tacit approval for attacks on embassies around...
Wikileaks Links Benghazi Embassy Attack to Assange's Handling in U.K.
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Uber Stands Up To Resistant Ridesharing Regulators With A New 'Tacit Approval' Policy for Launches

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Private car service Uber has finally laid out its stance when it comes to ridesharing. Today, the company unveiled its first “white paper” entitled Principled Innovation: Addressing the Regulatory Ambiguity around Ridesharing Apps. In this, it says that it will aggressively roll out ridesharing in any market with “tacit approval” from...
Uber Stands Up To Resistant Ridesharing Regulators With A New 'Tacit Approval' Policy for Launches

Uber to take on Lyft, Sidecar with ridesharing service

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Lyft and Sidecar may be the kings of ridesharing right now, but Uber is coming up in the rearview mirror.The San Francisco-based black car service will offer its own ridesharing service in markets where regulators have given tacit approval to those services, Uber said Friday on its website.Lyft and...
Uber to take on Lyft, Sidecar with ridesharing service

Uber Moves Deeper Into Ride Sharing, Promises To Roll Out Services Where Regulators Have Given 'Tacit Approval'

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On-demand ride service Uber is more fully embracing ride sharing, making it clear in a policy paper this morning that it will offer up services from community drivers in markets in which competing services, like Lyft and SideCar, have gotten “tacit approval” from local regulators. Until recently, Uber has operated...
Uber Moves Deeper Into Ride Sharing, Promises To Roll Out Services Where Regulators Have Given 'Tacit Approval'
Lyft and SideCar, beware! Uber storms the arena of ride-sharing

Social Gaming: Legit Gameplay or a Play for Your Cash?

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There is a question being bandied about by people in the game industry. It effects something you do, or, if you don't, your friend, roommate, wife or fencing opponent does. Social gaming. Is social gaming - games played on social networks, like Facebook and MySpace - actually gaming? Millions of...
Social Gaming: Legit Gameplay or a Play for Your Cash?
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