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Google+ gets full-size photo uploads from the desktop, putting pressure on Flickr and 500px

thenextweb.com
For some time now, Google+ has been evolving into an enticing service for amateur and professional photographers alike. Google has taken that one step further with the addition of full-size image uploads from the desktop, applicable for profile photos, new albums and back-ups. Jon Emerson, a senior software engineer at...
Google+ gets full-size photo uploads from the desktop, putting pressure on Flickr and 500px

LG Plus becomes first of Korea's three operators to face customer sign-up freeze over illegal subsidies

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South Korea’s three mobile operators were hit by a cumulative $40.1 million dollar fine for illegal mobile subsidies last month, and now the country’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has begun its second course of action, suspending the carriers from signing up new customers for fixed periods. LG Plus is the first...
LG Plus becomes first of Korea's three operators to face customer sign-up freeze over illegal subsidies

Google Now adds reminder cards, real-time public transit info and music recommendations

www.engadget.com
Google Now is getting some I/O love, too. Several updates, called cards, are already available in the Google Play Store. Firstly, you'll be able to set for nagging pop-ups ("buy milk" is the obvious example). Now will also show you cards for upcoming books, albums and TV shows based...
Google Now adds reminder cards, real-time public transit info and music recommendations
Grouper users no longer have to wait for a date with iPhone app launch

AngelList Now Matching Start-Ups With as Much as $12M Funding and 100 New Hires Per Month

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AngelList, the matchmaking site for start-ups and investors, facilitates all sorts of early stage technology funding deals. But the site is free and mostly open, so it often doesn’t get formal recognition for its role. Today AngelList announced that start-ups had raised $12 million on AngelList in the past 30...
AngelList Now Matching Start-Ups With as Much as $12M Funding and 100 New Hires Per Month

Didn't get your order? UPS sorter charged with sneaking 60 iPhones/iPads out in his pants

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More than a few people in and around Springfield, Virginia have not been receiving their Apple orders over the last six months as wusa9 reports police have arrested a 31-year-old UPS sorter for stealing over 60 iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks: Stephen A. Owens, a UPS sorter, was reportedly taking unopened Apple...
Didn't get your order? UPS sorter charged with sneaking 60 iPhones/iPads out in his pants

Desperate to become a wireless broadband player, Dish ups bid for Clearwire

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Folks, we’re in a good old-fashioned bidding war! Dish has now upped its own bid for Clearwire to $4.40 per share, $1.00 per share more than Sprint’s current offer of $3.40 per share—and noticeably higher than Dish’s own previous offer of $3.30. Both companies are after Clearwire’s significant spectrum...
Desperate to become a wireless broadband player, Dish ups bid for Clearwire

iOS ups lead over Android among business users, report says

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Apple's iOS accounted for 58 percent of all mobile devices found among the enterprise crowd in a new report from Citrix. [Read more]...
iOS ups lead over Android among business users, report says

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
Got an ecommerce idea? This startup has a shipping API to help you out
Steve Blank's Lean Startup Model: Not Just For Startups Any More
Trulia is raising $150M to 'boost cash reserves' for acquisitions
Westly Group raises a $160M (gasp) cleantech fund

Box Of Awesome, The 'Free Birchbox For Kids', Targets Girls With Box Of OMG!

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Having proven the concept, Dylan Collins’ Box Of Awesome, which we previously described as a “free Birchbox for kids“, is launching a new box targeting 8-14 year-old girls only — a move that feels like a very logical next step. Similar to the original BOA, which launched last month, the...
Box Of Awesome, The 'Free Birchbox For Kids', Targets Girls With Box Of OMG!

Resident Evil: Revelations HD - review

www.guardian.co.uk
PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, Capcom, cert: 16Capcom's once-legendary horror series has languished in recent years, with newer instalments failing to recapture the macabre delights of earlier efforts. Revelations, originally a side project for the portable 3DS, certainly lives up to its name, proving a surprise reminder of how great bio-terror...
Resident Evil: Revelations HD - review

Deep inside Windows Blue: 10 coolest features in Microsoft's leaked OS

www.pcworld.com
After an abundance of rumors, whispers, and slip-ups in job postings, we now have more concrete evidence of Microsoft's secretive Windows Blue operating system: An honest-to-goodness leak of an early build of the OS. The leak of "Windows Build 9364" appeared on torrent and file sharing sites Sunday morning...
Deep inside Windows Blue: 10 coolest features in Microsoft's leaked OS

Ace of Spades - review

www.guardian.co.uk
PC, Jagex, cert: N/A, out nowFor anyone new to the indie game scene, Ace of Spades is best described as the answer to "what if you could shoot everything in Minecraft?" Take the charming, blocky aesthetic of the "build anything" sandbox game, strap on a bunch of online-only, team-based multiplayer...
Ace of Spades - review

Review: Mobiledit offers easy phone management

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Think your PC and your cell phone don't mix? Think again. Mobiledit, a $25 Windows application (free demo), bridges the gap between the two devices, allowing you to manage your phone and its contents from the big screen of your desktop. Mobiledit lets manage almost any kind of cell...
Review: Mobiledit offers easy phone management

Google's New European Antitrust Search Results: Here's What They'll Look Like

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I’ve found documents associated with the Google-EU settlement proposal that offer mock-ups of how the new, regulated SERPs will look. It’s very interesting and greatly clarifies the settlement terms and how they will be implemented practically. These mockups look quite different (and... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full...
Google's New European Antitrust Search Results: Here's What They'll Look Like

A new way to invest in green energy

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Well-known executives from Wal-Mart, Gap, and others are trying make up for the slack in clean tech investment. By Brian Dumaine, senior editor-at-large FORTUNE -- In the world of venture capital they call it the valley of death. Scores of promising start-ups armed with innovative green technology end up stranded...
A new way to invest in green energy

Start-ups are great, but we can learn a lot from "end-ups," too

gigaom.com
At last week’s DLD Conference in Munich, I had the opportunity to sit onstage with the co-founder and CPO of Airbnb, Joe Gebbia. We started by discussing the unique creative culture at Rhode Island School of Design, where Joe went to college, and where I currently serve as president. Joe...
Start-ups are great, but we can learn a lot from "end-ups," too

A First-Hand Account Of What It Was Really Like To Work For Steve Jobs (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
Guy Kawasaki knows Apple. The former Apple marketer turned Silicon Valley venture capitalist spoke with Dan Lyons of ReadWrite recently at the ReadWriteMix event series.  Kawasaki's experience of working for Jobs matches other accounts: Despite being a huge challenge, Kawasaki says working for Jobs "was definitely the formative experience of...
A First-Hand Account Of What It Was Really Like To Work For Steve Jobs (AAPL)

Apple's original iPhone marketers pondered such names as TriPod, Mobi and iPad

www.engadget.com
Ken Segall, Apple's former advertising head who coined the iTerm for its product naming convention, told students at the University of Arizona that they could be pocketing a "TelePod" right now instead of an iPhone, according to 9to5Mac. That was among the now-strange-sounding names Cupertino pondered for the device,...
Apple's original iPhone marketers pondered such names as TriPod, Mobi and iPad
William Shatner calls out Reddit for racism and hate mongering
Google acquires natural language enginge Wavii for over $30M

When everything rides on a single cold call

pandodaily.com
This embed is invalid Our sit down with Brian Lee last week captured everything I love about the PandoMonthly series. It was an inside look at the challenges and successes of one of the most important LA entrepreneurs to watch. And fortunately for any story-teller, Lee’s career makes for a...
When everything rides on a single cold call

8 Real-World Stories Of Why Startups Fail

readwrite.com
Failure: it's a common theme among start-up founders. In the Silicon Valley, it's almost a badge of honor. But for all the dire statistics out there, what are the real reasons some start ups don't make it? And what lessons can we learn from them? We asked 8 (now) successful...
8 Real-World Stories Of Why Startups Fail

Recruiting developers: Perspectives from the startup front lines

www.geekwire.com
Photo: Brenda Gottsabend Recruiting developers to a startup is hard. The market is tight. That’s compounded by the fact that it takes a special type of developer to work at a startup — someone who is comfortable with uncertainty and ambiguity, and digs the culture. I spend a lot of...
Recruiting developers: Perspectives from the startup front lines
Infrared holography lets firefighters see through fire and smoke

Toshiba refreshes the Qosmio X875 gaming laptop with a 1TB hybrid drive

www.engadget.com
For the most part, the 2013 Toshiba Qosmio X875 gaming laptop is just like the 2012 version. The company just announced an updated version, but the only main difference is that it will now be offered with a 1TB 7,200RPM hybrid hard drive, which uses 8GB of flash memory...
Toshiba refreshes the Qosmio X875 gaming laptop with a 1TB hybrid drive
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