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Google unveils 'Solve for X' website, hints at TED-like think tank

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Google's just pulled the curtains off of its "Solve for X" website, and it appears that Google is nearing the creation of a TED-like think tank that will focus on talks about radical technological ideas. The site describes the effort as "a place where the curious can go to...
Google unveils 'Solve for X' website, hints at TED-like think tank

Google wants to make sci-fi a reality with “Solve for X,” a conference for radical tech ideas

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We can never accuse Google of thinking small. The search giant today unveiled a website for “Solve for X,” a conference for big thinkers to discuss “radical technology ideas for solving global problems.” Yes, it sounds ridiculously geeky, but it’s the sort of project from Google that could end...
Google wants to make sci-fi a reality with “Solve for X,” a conference for radical tech ideas

Wayra launches accelerator academy in Dublin for investment in Irish startups

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Wayra, Telefónica’s accelerator program is continuing its march of expansion apace with a multi-million euro investment for startups in Ireland today. Wayra, which means ‘wind’ in Quechua, a language of the central Andes, was launched last year in Latin America and Spain. It’s aim is  to nurture the best technology...
Wayra launches accelerator academy in Dublin for investment in Irish startups

Is Google About To Let Everyone Inside Its Secret X Lab? (GOOG)

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A new site that recently popped up has people thinking it might be Google's way of letting people inside its X Lab, reports Android Police. If you're unfamiliar, X Lab is a secretive arm of Google revealed by the New York Times in November. Engineers toil away on all...
Is Google About To Let Everyone Inside Its Secret X Lab? (GOOG)

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]

Calling All Young Entrepreneurs: Applications Open for Peter Thiel's 2013 '20 Under 20′ Fellowships

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Serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel has opened up applications for his ‘20 Under 20‘ Thiel Fellows for 2013 intake. The program awards 20 budding entrepreneurs $100,000 grants each to work on developing innovative technology ideas. Those selected for grants are also mentored by experienced professionals from the Thiel Network....
Calling All Young Entrepreneurs: Applications Open for Peter Thiel's 2013 '20 Under 20′ Fellowships

Google X is actually Google [x] (as in “solve for X”) and there is a We Solve for [x] Conference happening now #solveforx

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. Tomorrow, Google will set up a YouTube channel officially revealing a Solve for [x] Conference according to the Google+ page of one of Google [x]chief scientists, Richard DeVaul (from his bio page, right). At first glance, it appears that the Solve for [x] private conference is part of the...
Google X is actually Google [x] (as in “solve for X”) and there is a We Solve for [x] Conference happening now #solveforx

Google unveils ‘Solve for X’

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Google has launched a Web site for something called ‘Solve for X,’ which is supposed to facilitate and present“moon-shot thinking.” From the Web site: “Solve for X is a place where the curious can go to hear and discuss radical technology ideas for solving global problems. Radical in the sense...
Google unveils ‘Solve for X’

NYU-Poly Varick Street Incubator to Graduate 22 Startups by July

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Mayor Bloomberg at last night's Shorty Awards. (Photo credit: Ben Weitzenkorn) It appears ex-Wall Street wantrepreneurs may make good entrepreneurs after all. The Varick Street Incubator, a collaborative project between the City of New York and NYU-Poly, announced today that it will have graduated 22 companies by the end of July,...
NYU-Poly Varick Street Incubator to Graduate 22 Startups by July

Google piques curiosity with Solve for X website, video

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Google on Monday released a video regarding its Solve for X project, which the company says is "a place where the curious can go to hear and discuss radical technology ideas for solving global problems."...
Google piques curiosity with Solve for X website, video

The power of observation: How companies can have more 'aha' moments

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As an ethnographer at PARC, I spend a lot of time observing ordinary people going about their business — in hospitals, shopping malls, living rooms, even in parking lots. This practice helps me uncover real, but hidden, unmet needs that can be solved with innovative technology. However, many clients searching...
The power of observation: How companies can have more 'aha' moments

Crowdfunding Startup GoFundMe, Which Is Like KickStarter For The Rest Of Us, Is Pulling In $2 Million A Month

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Crowdfunding has become a big industry, as people are increasingly seeking ways to finance new creative projects and technology ideas. But one crowdfunding startup is focusing more on helping people raise money for personal needs, and is starting to process some serious funding in the meantime. That startup, called GoFundMe,...
Crowdfunding Startup GoFundMe, Which Is Like KickStarter For The Rest Of Us, Is Pulling In $2 Million A Month

Google Launches “Solve For X” Website, The New Home For Its Global Innovations Conference

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Google today launched a somewhat mysterious website called “Solve for X,” which will now be the official homepage for a conference by the same name. Solve for X, according to the description provided, seems similar in format to the series of conferences from TED, but with more of a scientific...
Google Launches “Solve For X” Website, The New Home For Its Global Innovations Conference

10 Technology Ideas Your Library Can Implement Next Week (lis48801 lis48820) http://bit.ly/9MmTr3 (via @thelibrarynews)

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New Legal Decisions Will Impact Net Neutrality and Startups

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Two important legal decisions were made this week that could have significant impact on technology startups. On Tuesday, a U.S. Federal Appeals Court determined that the FCC had overstepped its regulatory authority in demanding that Comcast cease its "throttling" of peer-to-peer service users. And on Wednesday, the U.K. House of...
New Legal Decisions Will Impact Net Neutrality and Startups
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