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Microsoft sets sandbox boundaries for Metro developers

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With so many apps running around the Windows playground, Microsoft wants the grown-ups to be in charge of Metro. Programs for the new interface will be available only through the Windows Store, which will allow one-click installs, user feedback and crash monitoring. Developers shouldn't worry too much, as the...
Microsoft sets sandbox boundaries for Metro developers

Man Detained By TSA For Writing 4th Amendment On His Chest Wins 1st Amendment Argument In Court

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Nearly two years ago, we wrote about how Aaron Tobey was suing the US government after he was detained by the TSA for trying to go through airport security without his shirt on, but with a paraphrased version of the 4th Amendment on his chest: At the time, I figured...
Man Detained By TSA For Writing 4th Amendment On His Chest Wins 1st Amendment Argument In Court
Moped strips down and rebuilds Twitter direct messages

The Advertorial's Best Friend

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Last April, the BuzzFeed website posted “11 Things No One Wants To See You Instagram,” a snarky reminder to resist the temptation to share online photos of your lunch or toes. Over the next few weeks, the post drew 2,000 Facebook ”likes” and about 330,000 views. But most of those views weren’t...
The Advertorial's Best Friend

EE introduces the UK's first 4G tablet: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE available starting today

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Adding to its catalogue of flagship 4G slabs, EE's launched its first tablet for its relatively young network. You can read up our thoughts on how the stylus-friendly tablet handled in our review, but the addition of some high-speed data should add another temptation -- if you're willing to...
EE introduces the UK's first 4G tablet: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE available starting today

ZTE Grand X reaches UK shops a tad early through Phones4U

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Virgin Mobile had originally promised the UK version of the ZTE Grand X for early August. The carrier just can't contain its enthusiasm: it's letting retail partner Phones4U sell the budget smartphone as of today. While you're busy skipping the start of the Olympics, the store will give you...
ZTE Grand X reaches UK shops a tad early through Phones4U

An amazing article! Mark Zuckerberg: The temptation of Facebook's CEO http://ow.ly/1HM4w [via @ShaunaCausey]

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An amazing article! Mark Zuckerberg: The temptation of Facebook's CEO http://ow.ly/1HM4w [via @ShaunaCausey]

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai to reveal new strategy on April 12th

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If you want to pick up some tips before appearing on The Apprentice, or perhaps you're just want to know how Sony plans to wriggle back from a predicted $2.7 billion loss this fiscal year (its fourth concurrent in the red) then cancel all your plans for April 12th....
Sony CEO Kaz Hirai to reveal new strategy on April 12th
Don't make it about you...

9 quick tips for raising venture capital

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(Editor’s note: Dharmesh Shah is a serial software entrepreneur and the founder and CTO of HubSpot, which provides marketing software for small businesses. This column originally appeared on his blog. ) As the market improves, many start-up owners are likely be thinking about raising funding.  With my latest startup, I’m now a venture-backed...
9 quick tips for raising venture capital

Dear Avis, please don't screw up Zipcar

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If Avis wants to win big with its acquisition of the innovative car sharing firm, it will have to try harder. By Saul Kaplan, contributor FORTUNE -- Dear Avis: If you want to win big with the Zipcar acquisition you will have to try harder. Resist the temptation to impose...
Dear Avis, please don't screw up Zipcar

EC Won't Let Microsoft Off the Hook for Botching Browser Ballot

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Microsoft’s EU browser ballot bungle has indeed drawn a complaint from European antitrust regulators. The European Commission today handed Microsoft a statement of objections, accusing it of failing to comply with its pledge to offer Windows users a choice of Web browsers. Under the terms of a 2009 antitrust settlement...
EC Won't Let Microsoft Off the Hook for Botching Browser Ballot

5 lessons I learned the hard way with Startups.com

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Gonzo Arzuaga. Gonzo is a passionate internet entrepreneur who has been doing business online since 1996. He has lived in five countries, speaks five languages and has published five books. His goal is to be a motivational speaker. Loves quotes, writing and...
5 lessons I learned the hard way with Startups.com
Let's broaden the MOOC experiment

Matt 26, 1-46: Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak. http://bit.ly/b3yom9

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Matt 26, 1-46: Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak. http://bit.ly/b3yom9

Revenue Traction Doesn't Mean Product Market Fit

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I recently had lunch with Mark Leslie, a successful entrepreneur and CEO, who now teaches at Stanford and works with startups, often as a board member. He told me about a paper he and a colleague published in Harvard Business Review called The Sales Learning Curve. I read the paper...
Revenue Traction Doesn't Mean Product Market Fit

The US Government Today Has More Data On The Average American Than The Stasi Did On East Germans

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We've written plenty about how the US government has been quite aggressive in spying on Americans. It has been helped along by a court system that doesn't seem particularly concerned about the 4th Amendment and by the growing ability of private companies to have our data and to then share...
The US Government Today Has More Data On The Average American Than The Stasi Did On East Germans

Have You Registered 300 Domain Names?

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Lea Woodward (left) is an entrepreneur, whose projects include Location Independent, a site supporting those wanting to live a nomadic lifestyle, and Startup Training School, which teaches online tech skills to women entrepreneurs. On September 9th, Woodward will be hosting One K in 1 Day, an effort to have 1,000...
Have You Registered 300 Domain Names?

What is the next industry Apple can disrupt? Banking!

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While anticipation grows for a possible Apple television launch at some point, the company may want to think about diversifying into banking. A new survey of 5,092 respondents in the U.K. and the U.S. from marketing and research consultancy KAE found that one in 10 people would consider banking with Apple, and...
What is the next industry Apple can disrupt? Banking!

Jon Rubinstein, Force Behind TouchPad, WebOS, Leaves HP: "We Ran Out Of Runway"

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Jon Rubinstein, the former CEO of Palm and the man behind WebOS, has left HP.It's hard to imagine that only about 19 months ago, HP acquired Palm for $1.2 billion. In that short span, HP embarked on an aggressive plan to produce smartphones and tablets running WebOS--before deciding to kill that...
Jon Rubinstein, Force Behind TouchPad, WebOS, Leaves HP: "We Ran Out Of Runway"

Simple Mobile lowers its unlimited 4G plan to $50

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Simple Mobile serves up more temptation for unlocked smartphone owners. [Read more]...
Simple Mobile lowers its unlimited 4G plan to $50
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean monument appears on Google's lawn

AdRoll Warns Against Betting Too Heavily On Facebook's Ad Exchange

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Retargeting company AdRoll has released some data today intended to suggest that advertisers shouldn’t rush too quickly to embrace Facebook Exchange (the ad retargeting service that the social network launched last year) — at least not at the expense of other forms of retargeting. That’s probably what you’d expect to...
AdRoll Warns Against Betting Too Heavily On Facebook's Ad Exchange
Good Deal: free 45mm lens when you buy an Olympus OM-D E-M5 in the UK

All the news that fits

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After years of reading newspapers, I've never seen a paper that said, "sorry, not much happened yesterday, so today's paper is shorter than usual." In fact, the length of the paper is virtually always driven by the number of ads, not by the amount of news (wars, elections and disasters...
All the news that fits

OUYA teams up with Makerbot to let you print your own case for the indie gaming console

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OUYA, the Kickstarter-funded indie gaming console, has teamed up with Makerbot to release the 3D design files for the console’s case. With the 3D template and specs for the device released, anyone will now be able to create and customize the OUYA console case. Let the 3D printing begin. The files, which are packaged as the...
OUYA teams up with Makerbot to let you print your own case for the indie gaming console
Apple Officially Reveals The iPhone 5
What Games Are: The Reviewers Are Wrong About OUYA

No ads here: Tumblr now charging $1 to “highlight” blog posts

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Tumblr founder David Karp has always dismissed the idea that Tumblr might put ads on its platform. See here, here, and just about every interview the young founder has ever given. Talking recently with The Guardian, Karp’s hatred of advertising spilled over. “”The only real tools for expression these days...
No ads here: Tumblr now charging $1 to “highlight” blog posts
Windows 8 phones home, tells Microsoft every time you install a program
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?