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Intel teaches Haswell the core values of teamwork, optimism

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Sure you can make wild, individualistic boasts about having a 22nm fabrication process and three different GPUs, but that stuff counts for nothing without the magic of cooperation. The Amish know that and so does Intel, which is why its forthcoming Haswell cores will support Transactional Synchronization Extensions (TSX)...
Intel teaches Haswell the core values of teamwork, optimism

Google wants people to ‘Solve for X’ with new conference [video]

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Google unveiled its new “Solve for X” website early Monday morning, and it looks as if the Mountain View-based company is planning a TED-like think tank to encourage problem solving and teamwork. “Solve for X is a place where the curious can go to hear and discuss radical technology ideas for solving...
Google wants people to ‘Solve for X’ with new conference [video]

MBA Mondays: Guest Post From Angela Baldonero

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Angela is SVP of People and Client Success at Return Path. She joined Return Path over five years ago to focus on the People job and she has added responsibilities since then. I asked Angela to write one of the guest posts on this series on People because she and...
MBA Mondays: Guest Post From Angela Baldonero
Repeat after me: business is always about the customer

Ballmer, Sinofsky and the struggle for the soul of Microsoft

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Steven Sinofsky and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer celebrate the completion of Windows 7 at a Microsoft event in July 2009. (Microsoft photo). This was the rap on former Microsoft Windows president Steven Sinofsky following his sudden exit last month: He was unwilling to play along with the rest of the...
Ballmer, Sinofsky and the struggle for the soul of Microsoft

Wunderlist Pro to bring collaboration in a $45 per year subscription model (video)

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If you've been meaning to get your act together, you've likely waded through a sea of organizer apps, perhaps landing on the likes of Remember The Milk, Evernote and Wunderlist. The latter has focused on the ubiquitous to-do lists, and has just announced that it'll launch Wunderlist Pro next...
Wunderlist Pro to bring collaboration in a $45 per year subscription model (video)
Email killing your teamwork? Perhaps document management is the fix (infographic)

Global learning: still too expensive?

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When global learning first emerged, the price of technology was considered prohibitive - now ignoring it could be more costlyWhen the concept of 'global learning' began to emerge in the 1990s, it was an expensive endeavour that required specialized classroom equipment, dedicated telecommunication lines or satellite links, and specialized technical...
Global learning: still too expensive?

LogMeIn prices Cubby cloud storage in Basic and Pro tiers

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LogMeIn's launch of its Cubby cloud storage service has been a protracted one (we've heard about its beta since April), but we're close enough to an early 2013 launch that we now have pricing. A Basic tier is free, and delivers 5GB of space as well as the usual...
LogMeIn prices Cubby cloud storage in Basic and Pro tiers

Why You Sometimes Have To Culturally Transform A Successful Company

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Around two and a half years ago in 2011, LivePerson, an online customer service company, was doing great: It was growing rapidly, had the leading product in its area, reached around $100 million in revenues, and was nearing 500 employees. It's been described as "one of the most successful New...
Why You Sometimes Have To Culturally Transform A Successful Company

The White House Is Partnering With GroupMe, Gilt Groupe, Onswipe and Bon Jovi

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(flickr.com/tom_lohdan) Are startups the new boot camp? Today the White House will announce a new initiative called SummerQAmp, a summer internship program for low-income and "disconnected youth" to work at startups around the country, where they will presumably learn discipline, teamwork and real-life skills. "The initiative is being led by musician...
The White House Is Partnering With GroupMe, Gilt Groupe, Onswipe and Bon Jovi

How to arrange your desk for maximum productivity

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This post is brought to you by Azendoo, a brand new teamwork web application to help you get things done easily. Azendoo works with Evernote, Dropbox, Google or Box accounts. Visit www.azendoo.com to learn more and sign-up free up to 5 users. _ Let’s be frank: you spend more...
How to arrange your desk for maximum productivity

Pair Programming is Like an 'Endless Bad Blind Date'

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(Photo: Global Nerdy) If you work at a startup and have ever seen two engineers cozied up next to each other on a beanbag chair intently gazing into the same computer screen, you’ve probably got some pair programmers on your hands. Soon, like a couple who has soured on each...
Pair Programming is Like an 'Endless Bad Blind Date'

Mike Moritz Stepping Back from Managing Director at Sequoia, Discloses Incurable Disease to LPs

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This morning Sequoia Capital sent investors an unwelcome morning note. That’s an understatement. This is a bombshell. We have always tried to be straightforward with you and, in that spirt, I need to share something. Unfortunately, I have been diagnosed with a rare medical condition which can be managed but...
Mike Moritz Stepping Back from Managing Director at Sequoia, Discloses Incurable Disease to LPs
Ron Gilbert goes exploring in The Cave
University of Arizona's TEX II is a seaworthy autonomous robot designed for other planets

Google Drive now lets collaborators add friends, start chats with fewer clicks

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When you're sharing a file in Google Drive, your time should be spent collaborating, not arranging conversations. Right? Google agrees strongly enough to have just finished tweaking Drive's web interface for better teamwork. Users actively working on the project now show as mouse-over icons, with their Google+ relationship front...
Google Drive now lets collaborators add friends, start chats with fewer clicks

Super VC Mike Moritz diagnosed with medical condition, steps back

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Mike Moritz, arguably one of the few super VCs has been diagnosed with a rare medical condition and has decided to take a step back from the active work at Sequoia Capital. He informed the firms limited partners in a note earlier today. This is the text of the email....
Super VC Mike Moritz diagnosed with medical condition, steps back

Microsoft's rumored tablet may be a Barnes & Noble collaboration with Xbox Live video streaming

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Rumors swirling around Microsoft's mystery event on Monday have repeatedly centered on a tablet, but if TechCrunch sources are right, Microsoft may only play a partial role in the project. The unveiling, according to the claims, may instead be a tablet, e-reader or a crossover of the two built...
Microsoft's rumored tablet may be a Barnes & Noble collaboration with Xbox Live video streaming
Y Combinator-Backed MicroEval Aims To Take The Pain Out Of Performance Reviews

Check Out Asana, The Productivity App Silicon Valley Startup Founders Are Going Nuts For

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When we asked Silicon Valley startup founders what apps they couldn't live without, most of them listed popular productivity apps like Evernote or Dropbox that you have likely already heard of and use every day. One app that hasn't gotten as much attention, however, is web and mobile app...
Check Out Asana, The Productivity App Silicon Valley Startup Founders Are Going Nuts For
Fancy Hands, With $1 Million in Funding, Launches Group Accounts

Topic Targeting Teamwork

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There is power in teamwork, but it also takes the right combination to make a great team. In the Google Display Network, combining strategies can help you increase traffic while refining your audience. The wrong mixture of strategies can mean too much or too little traffic, or you could end...
Topic Targeting Teamwork
Fenwick & West open-sources startup finance docs on GitHub

Startup Awards: Vote for Seattle’s Do-Gooder of the Year

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Today’s featured category in the Seattle 2.0 Startup Awards shines a light on some of the people who work selflessly behind the scenes to make the community stronger. This is one of more than a dozen categories in the Seattle 2.0 Startup Awards, presented by GeekWire. We’ll be featuring one...
Startup Awards: Vote for Seattle’s Do-Gooder of the Year

Logitech Targets Small Workgroups With HD Videoconferencing Unit

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Logitech hopes to address changes in enterprise teamwork with a high-definition videoconferencing unit designed for ad-hoc collaboration among small groups....
Logitech Targets Small Workgroups With HD Videoconferencing Unit

Microsoft cuts German link in protest over Motorola

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Microsoft in a retaliatory move against Motorola ended teamwork with Germany company Arvato for software distribution. The move reported by Germany's Deutsche Presse-Agentur would see about 50 people lose their jobs as Microsoft relocated distribution to the Netherlands. The Windows developer argued that Motorola's H.264 video patent demands made staying...
Microsoft cuts German link in protest over Motorola

Japan Display ramps up mobile, mid-size screen business

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Screen technology alliance Japan Display has formally launched operations as of the start of April. The teamwork between Hitachi, Sony, Toshiba, and the government's Innovation Network Corporation of Japan is divided and will have several divisions, some of which are behind the scenes while others will focus on specific markets....
Japan Display ramps up mobile, mid-size screen business

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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So this is interesting: we've got something of a combined effort in the winning comments this week, with Vog and Zakida Paul kicking off the conversation on our post about the stupidity of the "Just Go Without" argument. First, Vog dropped in early using Crystal Ball powers, and walked away...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

It Is Now Possible To Download An AR-15 Assault Rifle Using 3D Printing

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One of the major possibilities in the future of gun control -- and manufacturing in general -- is the potential of 3D printers to build items from scratch.  That has led to at least one person designing and printing parts for an AR-15 rifle. He may be the first to...
It Is Now Possible To Download An AR-15 Assault Rifle Using 3D Printing
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