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Tired of explaining your startup and failing? How to fix that

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[Editor's Note: Lee LeFever of Seattle's Common Craft, known for making explanatory videos for the likes of Google and Twitter, has written a new book, The Art of Explanation. In this special column for GeekWire, he shares key tenets for startups trying to explain their businesses.] Meet Alex. He’s a...
Tired of explaining your startup and failing? How to fix that

MEElectronics launches its personal audio lineup for 2013 at CES

www.engadget.com
MEEelectronics' wants us to escape the humdrum aspects of our lives with some fashionable yet comfortable headphones we can strap to our bonce here at CES. It's releasing three new headphones, including the Runaway 1200 Bluetooth cans and EDM Revolution 'phones, which, we're told, embody the tenets of PLUR...
MEElectronics launches its personal audio lineup for 2013 at CES

Inside the leaked White House cybersecurity executive order

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Last night TechDirt managed to secure a copy of the draft cybersecurity executive order that the Obama administration has circulated. TNW has read TechDirt’s report and the executive order. This post is an explanation of current thought concerning the draft, its contents, and naturally, our own analysis. As primer, if you recall...
Inside the leaked White House cybersecurity executive order

Why Twitter’s weekly email digest is a great move

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Yesterday, Twitter launched a new weekly email digest that it will be sending out to all members. Contained within are a few hotly shared news stories, the Twitter accounts that have shared them and some well-traded Tweets from popular users of the service. After its announcement, there was a lot...
Why Twitter’s weekly email digest is a great move

How to clean up your business's online reputation

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Keeping tabs on your company's online reputation is one thing. But angry customers trash-talking your business can sabotage your good name overnight. It's no easy task to minimize the damage done from the Web equivalent of the slam book. The following tried-and-true tactics can help you get public opinion of...
How to clean up your business's online reputation

Startup Takes Aim at Credit Card Companies by Eliminating Transaction Fees

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One of the basic tenets of the modern financial system is that it takes money to move money. In its most basic form, that means that when you make a transaction with your debit or credit card, the processing companies, such as MasterCard, Visa or American Express, are taking some...
Startup Takes Aim at Credit Card Companies by Eliminating Transaction Fees

Dear Andy Dunn

techcrunch.com
What? You thought that publicly calling out prominent groups of people didn’t open you up to some criticism yourself? You know what they say about people who write open blogs. Now, don’t get me wrong. It’s healthy to criticize, especially those with the kind of unchecked power that often goes...
Dear Andy Dunn

Social Shopping Site OpenSky Adds Former GSI Exec as CTO

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OpenSky has snagged Michael Schnapf, former SVP of Product and Technology at GSI Commerce, as its CTO. That’s on top of adding Simon Black, formerly of Eddie Bauer and HSN, as its head of merchandizing last week. The 10-month old e-commerce company has amassed 1.3 million users who buy half...
Social Shopping Site OpenSky Adds Former GSI Exec as CTO

Microsoft no fan of existing WebRTC standard, proposes its own to get Skype onboard

www.engadget.com
Microsoft, objecting to a web standard promoted by its competitors? Get out. While Firefox, Opera and now Chrome have implemented WebRTC on some level for plugin-free VoIP and webcam chats, Microsoft doesn't think the existing, proposed standard is up to snuff for linking with existing devices or obeying "key...
Microsoft no fan of existing WebRTC standard, proposes its own to get Skype onboard

CISPA’s fate may be determined today as its amendments are weighed

thenextweb.com
If you have followed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) at all, today is likely going to be an important day. Now, claw your eyes away from the livestream of the TNW Conference, here’s what we are expecting at the moment: the amendment dance for CISPA should come to a...
CISPA’s fate may be determined today as its amendments are weighed

Amazon to Expand its Android Appstore Internationally

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The Amazon Appstore for Android is going international. Developers that distribute through the Appstore are invited to start submitting apps for new markets such as the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Spain as of today, expanding Amazon’s global app footprint outside of the United States. It is a natural...
Amazon to Expand its Android Appstore Internationally

Bitcoin

www.pcworld.com
John Lennon wanted us to imagine a world with no countries; when the European Union started happening in earnest, one of the first things they did was create the Euro. Having a common currency is a great way to bring down geographical barriers and create a shared economy. And...
Bitcoin

David Allen and Intentional Software Forge a Partnership to Bring GTD to the Masses

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Fans of David Allen’s Getting Things Done (or GTD) methodology have long had to cobble together a software solution when it came to truly embodying the tenets of GTD. There wasn’t a single application that not only could draw people into GTD, but also presented potential adoptees of the system...
David Allen and Intentional Software Forge a Partnership to Bring GTD to the Masses

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Google Fiber Isn't A Test, It's World Domination (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Up Strong Markets are fighting back as Europe blows up and factory orders miss. Shares of GOOG are up strong. Investors continue look for Android momentum and monetization of smartphones and tablets;...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Google Fiber Isn't A Test, It's World Domination (GOOG)

A Bill of Rights in Cyberspace

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In my Media Guardian column this Monday, I will suggest that we need a Bill of Rights in Cyberspace as a set of amendments to John Perry Barlow’s 1996 Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace. Note that I do not suggest the establishment a Constitution of the Internet; I think...
A Bill of Rights in Cyberspace
Don’t Know How To Code? Use Scroll Kit To Build Your Next Website
AT&T only allowing FaceTime over cellular on Mobile Share plans, no extra charge

U.S., Russia forge 'action plan' on piracy

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The two countries agree on a plan to curtail theft of intellectual property, after President Obama grants Russia "permanent normal trade relations" and the two nations agree to have the WTO's tenets apply between them. [Read more]...
U.S., Russia forge 'action plan' on piracy

Aereo Wins a Court Battle, Dismaying Broadcasters

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Aereo challenges one of the most basic tenets of the television business. Broadcasters have been trying to sue it out of existence for a year. But after suffering a big setback on Monday, the broadcast world may have to learn to live with it....
Aereo Wins a Court Battle, Dismaying Broadcasters
How Do Not Track could destroy the Internet as you know it

Polling and comment startup Quipol rolls out YouTube and Vimeo support

thenextweb.com
If you haven’t noticed, polling and taking comments on the Internet is generally a drag. The systems tend to be slow, difficult to use, and hard to track. We’ve settled on LiveFyre here at TNW, but many publications are stuck on something that is stodgy at best. That fact is...
Polling and comment startup Quipol rolls out YouTube and Vimeo support

The 10 weirdest, wildest, most shocking security exploits ever

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Update your browser. Ditch Java. Don't click weird links from even weirder people. Ho-hum. The basic tenets of PC security are burned into the brains of most Web surfers by now. The old malware tricks just don't work as well anymore. Surprise! Bad guys are getting creative. (Never underestimate...
The 10 weirdest, wildest, most shocking security exploits ever

Hot New Dance Craze: The Aspy Man’s Arm Flail

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Google’s painful disconnect from the basic tenets of human behavior was on display at this week’s I/O conference. Gizmodo’s Sam Biddle illustrated his post asking whether the GOOG even gets real people with gif of Sergey Brin spazzing out on stage like he was signaling his coordinates to some mothership in outer space....
Hot New Dance Craze: The Aspy Man’s Arm Flail
Seven publishing trends that will define 2013
Android Measuring Stick

Google Needs A Consistent Approach In Their Applications

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You will probably read enough about Apple today, that I decided to go a completely different direction. Today I am going to talk about Google and all of their applications. Because, if Google really wants to become our main web application provider, then they need to become more consistent. I...
Google Needs A Consistent Approach In Their Applications

TNW supports the Declaration of Internet Freedom. You should too

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There are lots of calls to action across the Internet that we, both individually and as a company, can choose to support. We get emails about them almost on a daily basis. So when the Declaration of Internet Freedom came across our desk today, we were pleasantly surprised to see that it...
TNW supports the Declaration of Internet Freedom. You should too

We're Expanding: All Things Digital Would Like You to Meet All Things Reviewed

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Tomorrow, as part of the commitment that AllThingsD.com has to providing its readers with ever more high-quality content, this site will be launching a new reviews section, All Things Reviewed. Simply put, we’re building on the consumer tech reviews we’ve always run by Walt Mossberg and Katie Boehret with...
We're Expanding: All Things Digital Would Like You to Meet All Things Reviewed

Twilio Brings VoIP Calling to Any App With New iOS SDK

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Imagine playing a game of Scrabble on your iPhone against your mother. You and Ma are competitive and these games tend to turn into rabid battles for literary supremacy. Also, she's your mother so you want to talk about how things are with the family, your nephew and if Pa...
Twilio Brings VoIP Calling to Any App With New iOS SDK
Building For The Enterprise -- The Zero Overhead Principle
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