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3-D motion company Leap Motion scores former Apple VP as COO and President

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San Francisco-based Leap Motion, which specializes in 3-D motion control software, has announced a significant hiring today. Its new COO and President is former Apple VP and General Partner at Highland Capital, Andy Miller. Miller will be joining the team next month to help market the company’s first product, the...
3-D motion company Leap Motion scores former Apple VP as COO and President
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Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes buys The New Republic, aims to combine old media and tech

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Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has added a new project to his increasing varied career after it was revealed that the entrepreneur has bought The New Republic and become its Publisher & Editor-in-Chief. In a letter to readers that was published on the TNR website, Hughes pledged to support long-form reporting during his tenure....
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes buys The New Republic, aims to combine old media and tech

Donald Trump's Twitter "seriously hacked," tweets Lil Wayne lyrics

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Exotically coiffured businessman and self-appointed Republican visionary Donald Trump is the owner of the latest high-profile Twitter account to be hacked. Trump joins the esteemed ranks of Burger King and Jeep, with both companies suffering compromised accounts in the last few days. The Trump hack was less colorful and...
Donald Trump's Twitter "seriously hacked," tweets Lil Wayne lyrics

Facebook's Cofounder Forgives Zuckerberg: "I Have Only Good Things To Say About Mark"

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Facebook's co-founder Eduardo Saverin really wants the world to know that he doesn't hold a grudge against Mark Zuckerberg for being pushed out of the company in its early days. In fact, he thinks Zuckerberg is a visionary. "I have only good things to say about Mark, there are no...
Facebook's Cofounder Forgives Zuckerberg: "I Have Only Good Things To Say About Mark"

Digital Media Visionary Jon Miller's 'Doomsday Scenario' For TV Advertising

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Former AOL CEO Jon Miller has a bleak outlook on the future of TV advertising. With changing viewership patterns away from live to on demand or on the web among the valuable 18-35 age group, advertising spending may be shifting away from television faster than previously thought, said Miller at...
Digital Media Visionary Jon Miller's 'Doomsday Scenario' For TV Advertising

Microsoft's Steven Guggenheimer: Steven Sinofsky Is A "Phenomenal Visionary" - Will Be Missed At Microsoft

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At LeWeb Paris this morning, Microsoft’s corporate vice president for its Developer & Platform Evangelism Group, just took the stage to discuss the state of the Windows 8 developer ecosystem and Microsoft in general with Techonomy Media‘s Founder & CEO David Kirkpatrick. Guggenheimer has now spent more than 18 years...
Microsoft's Steven Guggenheimer: Steven Sinofsky Is A "Phenomenal Visionary" - Will Be Missed At Microsoft

INSANELY GREAT: Tim Cook! (AAPL)

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A lot of us were devasted by the loss of Steve Jobs – a visionary who willed the world forward. But it's becoming increasingly clear that his replacement, Tim Cook, is marvelous in his own way. Besides the fact that Apple's business has continued to zip along under his watch,...
INSANELY GREAT: Tim Cook! (AAPL)

Steve Jobs Called Up Yelp And Said Don't Sell Out To Google (GOOG, AAPL, YELP)

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Steve Jobs really was willing to go out of his way to make sure Google didn't get what it wanted. Back in 2010, Jobs went so far as to personally call up Yelp's CEO Jeremy Stoppelman to tell him not to sell his company to Google. That's according to a...
Steve Jobs Called Up Yelp And Said Don't Sell Out To Google (GOOG, AAPL, YELP)

Here are the first pages of a new manga comic series about Steve Jobs' life

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The first pages of a manga comic book series examining the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs have hit the Internet, giving readers a crucial first glimpse at the art style and story written by Mari Yamazaki. Spotted by Apple Insider (via Crunchyroll) manga publishing house Kodansha has released the...
Here are the first pages of a new manga comic series about Steve Jobs' life
Larry Page’s First Year As Google CEO: Impatience is a Virtue
Changemakrs Looks To Reinvent Inspirational Quotes For A More Social Web
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Pixar Names Building After Steve Jobs

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Steve Jobs is often associated with Apple, but many often forgot that the visionary played a large role in the creation of Pixar. He financed the work at the studio long before it became profitable, pouring millions of his own money into keeping Pixar afloat because he believed in the work...
Pixar Names Building After Steve Jobs

Close encounters of the cultured kind at the Guardian Open Weekend

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The Guardian's experiment in open journalism was enlightening and civilised. So why can't virtual debates be as constructive, or as friendly, as live ones?I learnt a lot from the event I did at the Guardian Open Weekend on Saturday – a lot of it from my co-speaker Amit Sood. I...
Close encounters of the cultured kind at the Guardian Open Weekend
Yuri Milner: Meeting Mark Zuckerberg Was 'A Miracle'

How to make Europe work for your startup, from day one

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This is a guest post by Ifeelgoods co-founder and CEO Michael Amar. For too many American technology start-ups, Europe is a dirty word. Classically, US start-ups have pursued the European market after their Series B or C funding rounds, or even later. Many companies only consider Europe when their US growth begins...
How to make Europe work for your startup, from day one

Watch live on TNW: The future of the music industry explored at Midem's Visionary Monday

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One of the highlights of annual music industry tradeshow Midem is its Visionary Monday conference strand, where thought leaders from the music business and beyond share their thoughts about the future. With music and technology so tightly intertwined these days, there’s sure to be a lot to interest you, dear...
Watch live on TNW: The future of the music industry explored at Midem's Visionary Monday

Amanda Palmer: visionary or egotist?

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She gets her fans to play in her band for free, retweets praise and wrote a terrible poem about the Boston bomber. Is singer Amanda Palmer a free-spirited visionary - or a deluded egotist?It is early May in the bar of Philadelphia railway station. The singer Amanda Palmer is quite...
Amanda Palmer: visionary or egotist?

The Efficient Community Hypothesis

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The visionary Stowe Boyd recently kindly invited me to give a talk at his awesome Social Business Edge conference next week. I couldn't make it, unfortunately — so here's the talk I was going to give instead. Enjoy!! "Why Are 25 Hedge Fund Managers Worth 658,000 teachers?" A poignant question...
The Efficient Community Hypothesis

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh On Building A Virtuous Business In The City Of Sin

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Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh believes hard in the value of community. That might sound a little... nambypamby. Except that it really isn't. Consider the evidence: Hsieh engineered Zappos to be synonymous with excellent customer service, engendering cult-like loyalty among customers. Then last November, Zappos sold the business to Amazon for...
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh On Building A Virtuous Business In The City Of Sin

First Onion Talks spoofs compost cars so awesomely

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The Onion kicked off its first spoof of the TED Talks in its new series Onion Talks, and the subject is one that cleantech watchers will know dearly: cars that run on compost. If I saw this talk at a cleantech or sustainability conference, I would think it was real....
First Onion Talks spoofs compost cars so awesomely

The Disgrace Of Yahoo

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“The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others.” – Friedrich Nietzsche Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has lied about receiving a computer science degree. Or at any rate he’s never corrected his biographical information that includes that information, and it’s nearly impossible to believe that he simply never noticed...
The Disgrace Of Yahoo

CHART OF THE DAY: The Tim Cook Era At Apple (AAPL)

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Tim Cook will be speaking at AllThingsD's D10 conference tonight. It will be his first time talking in public as CEO to journalists. In the past Steve Jobs delivered command performances at D Conferences. While Cook isn't as visionary, he's still smart, and surprisingly funny. We'll be covering his comments...
CHART OF THE DAY: The Tim Cook Era At Apple (AAPL)

Steve Jobs' Opportunity: Apple Products are for Humans

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Shared by Bud I think Louis hits the nail on the head here. Apple's industrial design is just superior. Google, at heart, is an infrastructure play. They're making progress in the last user interface mile, but it's not their forte by a long shot. At 10 a.m., Apple CEO Steve...
Steve Jobs' Opportunity: Apple Products are for Humans

Why Apple's Marketing Will Suffer Now That Steve Jobs Is Gone

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If you thought Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs told you everything you need to know about Apple and its late CEO, think again. Ken Segall, a former creative director of the advertising agency TBWA/Chiat/Day, worked with Jobs for more than 12 years at Apple and NeXT. He also came...
Why Apple's Marketing Will Suffer Now That Steve Jobs Is Gone

Steve Jobs Envisioned the iPad in 1983

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Visionary is one of the most frequently used words to describe Steve Jobs. Nearly a year after he passed away, historians are still digging up treasures from his life that confirm that assessment. The Next Web writes of a speech Jobs gave in 1983 at the Center for Design innovation....
Steve Jobs Envisioned the iPad in 1983
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Zuck’s So Busy Buying Billion $ Companies, Facebook May Delay IPO. And That’s Good.

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Would you prefer a CEO who’s in the trenches making their company worth more, or one who sings and dances for potential investors? In Facebook’s case, having Mark Zuckerberg remain the visionary rather than become a celebrity salesman will be crucial to the company staying on top. Zuckerberg’s steered Facebook around...
Zuck’s So Busy Buying Billion $ Companies, Facebook May Delay IPO. And That’s Good.

Badgeville Names Former Cast Iron Exec Ken Comée As Its New CEO

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Gamification startup Badgeville just announced that it has appointed Ken Comée as its new CEO. Co-founder and outgoing CEO Kris Duggan will become the company’s chief strategy officer, and he will also remain on the Badgeville board. Comée was formerly the CEO of Cast Iron Systems, a cloud company that...
Badgeville Names Former Cast Iron Exec Ken Comée As Its New CEO
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