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NBC Says "No" to iPad, Wants People to Pay

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NBC isn't hopping on the iPad bandwagon, according to recent reports. The media giant known for popular shows like "The Office" and "30 Rock" reportedly told Apple it won't be making any of its online shows iPad-compatible anytime soon. And they're not alone. Sources cited by The New York Post's...
NBC Says "No" to iPad, Wants People to Pay

Google Director Explains How To Avoid 'The Innovator's Nightmare'

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Entrepreneurs spend millions of dollars and waste time building products people would never ever want. However, Google's Alberto Savoia thinks there's a better way to start a company and avoid this nightmare. He calls this pretotyping, a quick and dirty way to see if people would even want your...
Google Director Explains How To Avoid 'The Innovator's Nightmare'

Interpreting Apple’s script

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True, Apple will not able to grow over the next 15 years as much as it has grown over the last 15. But CEO Tim Cook has listed several reasons why the tech giant still has plenty of room left to run. Apple CEO Tim Cook FORTUNE — Apple doesn’t...
Interpreting Apple’s script

17 Facts About The People Who Waste Time On Facebook

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You already know that Facebook is the most popular social networking site in the U.S. However, a closer look at how users actually engage with the site has produced some surprising results.  Researchers with the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project conducted a national phone survey of...
17 Facts About The People Who Waste Time On Facebook

New Galaxy S III Commercials Show That The iPhone Can't Do Everything

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Samsung released a new batch of commercials this weekend for its Galaxy S III flagship Android phone. The ads don't waste time bashing the iPhone. Instead, they focus on what the Galaxy S III can do with some (funny) real-world examples. Samsung is playing up a feature called All Share...
New Galaxy S III Commercials Show That The iPhone Can't Do Everything

8 ways to incorporate customer feedback into your startup's strategy

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One of the worst things a successful young startup can do once it actually starts generating reliable revenue is to ignore the people who made that happen in the first place: its customers. And while there’s lots of talk right now about leveraging data to make smarter business decisions, finding...
8 ways to incorporate customer feedback into your startup's strategy

Earn An Income By Selling Software Instructional Videos On Bubblecast

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According to InternetWorldStats, the number of Internet users in December of 2000 was just under 361 million people. By the end of 2009, that number had increased to 1.7 billion users. That’s a growth rate of about 380 percent. Even more impressively, InternetWorldStats points out that this is a...
Earn An Income By Selling Software Instructional Videos On Bubblecast

Leave early on Friday: time-saving PC tips and tricks

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What's the best way to tell an expert PC user apart from a bumbling amateur? The expert doesn't waste time. Time is money, after all, and there are tons of ways to speed up even the most basic computing tasks. We're going to contribute to your expert education with...
Leave early on Friday: time-saving PC tips and tricks

How to stay sane as an entrepreneur

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A friend who studied entrepreneurship recently started his own company. After being on the sidelines and writing about entrepreneurs for years he decided to leave the academic world and venture out on his own. Two weeks ago we were having dinner and he asked me a simple question: how do...
How to stay sane as an entrepreneur

Tim Cook Cleans House At Apple - Scott Forstall Is Out

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There's huge news coming out of Apple on Monday, as two top execs are leaving the company, including one, Scott Forstall, who some had viewed as a potential future CEO of Apple. Forstall will stay on as an advisor to CEO Tim Cook through the end of the year but...
Tim Cook Cleans House At Apple - Scott Forstall Is Out

Why You Can't Settle For The "Minimum" In Your Minimum Viable Product

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Many startups scramble to create a "minimum viable product," or MVP, to get a version of their product to market quickly for testing. It's a great way to cost-effectively test a website or app with real users. But be careful, if your MVP is too minimalist, it could torpedo your...
Why You Can't Settle For The "Minimum" In Your Minimum Viable Product

You Want To Check Facebook Almost As Much As You Want To Sleep And Have Sex [STUDY]

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A survey conducted by the University of Chicago published today concluded that the impulse to check Facebook ranks just behind the impulse to sleep and have sex, Forbes reports. The survey questioned 250 people, who were given BlackBerry devices equipped with the Facebook app. The people were periodically pinged...
You Want To Check Facebook Almost As Much As You Want To Sleep And Have Sex [STUDY]

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Lockheed Martin's ADAM laser blasts enemy rockets with its HEL beam

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Enemy rockets go up. ADAM makes'em go down... safely and in a grand explosion of fire. That's the name of Lockheed Martin's Area Defense Anti-Munitions system, or badass laser for short (to us, anyway), created to intercept and "negate" airborne rockets and drones. The aerospace company's been testing its...
Lockheed Martin's ADAM laser blasts enemy rockets with its HEL beam

Gated Video Site MyPod Studios Reportedly Killing It In Just Six Months

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  Tagline: "Waste time with us!" (mypodstudios.com) MyPod Studios is a curated video site with half a million in funding, a headquarters in New York and a beaming, brown-bobbed "hostess" named Bridgette who excitedly welcomes each new visitor to the site's collection of video entertainment. The site, which launched in September...
Gated Video Site MyPod Studios Reportedly Killing It In Just Six Months
NSA Put A Premium On Collecting Info, But Not Making Sense Of It

DailyDirt: Standing In The Alpha-Beta Parking Lot....

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City planning in the future might have to take into account some technologies that sound like science fiction from the 1960s. Probably no flying cars, but there could be autonomous vehicles and less sprawl. Owning a car might not even be practical. In any case, parking lots will likely be...
DailyDirt: Standing In The Alpha-Beta Parking Lot....

Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls Shareholder Lawsuit A "Silly Sideshow," Says Company Won't Waste Time With On It

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Last week, Apple was hit with a lawsuit from Greenlight Capital, David Einhorn’s hedge fund, in order to contest a proposition which would include a requirement in Apple’s charter that any move to issue preferred stock be approved by Apple’s common shareholders. Today, CEO Tim Cook called that suit a...
Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls Shareholder Lawsuit A "Silly Sideshow," Says Company Won't Waste Time With On It

It's Possible That Over 95% Of Pinterest Users Are Female

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About 97% of people that like Pinterest's Facebook page are women, TechCrunch reports based on data from Inside Network. Considering over 1,000,000 people like Pinterest's Facebook page, it's not a stretch to say that "97%" might not be far off for how many actual Pinterest users are female. Still not...
It's Possible That Over 95% Of Pinterest Users Are Female

Chrome tip: Quickly create Google Docs with one-click Web apps

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Next time you need to create new Google documents, spreadsheets, or presentations, don't waste time wading through Google Drive. Instead, if you use Google's Chrome browser, you can install a few Web apps for one-click access to Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides through the new tab page. These are...
Chrome tip: Quickly create Google Docs with one-click Web apps

Dear Apple, let's talk about photos

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Dear Apple, let's talk about photos: Peter Nixey: Just so as you know by the way and don't freak out but, I'd like to sort my photos when I'm sat on the loo. Or in the bus, or anywhere else I want to kill time with my phone. I don't...
Dear Apple, let's talk about photos

Bloodhound fetches $1 million from 500 Startups and others, as it launches new conference tool 'Retrieve'

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Today conference application and service provider Bloodhound announced $1 million in funding, aligning the news with the release of its new product, ‘Retrieve.’ Bloodhound is a mobile platform for conferences, designed to help attendees find one another in the haystack of an event. It also allows attendees to trade information without dealing...
Bloodhound fetches $1 million from 500 Startups and others, as it launches new conference tool 'Retrieve'

The iPhone Killed My Creativity. What About Yours? [Poll]

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The iPhone killed my creativity by killing my boredom. The iPhone makes it so easy -- and so enticing -- to reach for my smartphone and do anything other than waste time in some long line, for example, or squander it being bored for even just a few moments. A...
The iPhone Killed My Creativity. What About Yours? [Poll]
Startup-advising robot dino FAKE GRIMLOCK moves to books to terrorize us in print (Q & A)

Waiting for the iPad's Twist

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So Apple's iPad arrives this weekend, and the reviews have started to pour in. I've ordered mine and will pick it up the next time I swing through the United States. I suspect the Anthony family will use the iPad to browse magazines, watch videos, and waste time with applications,...
Waiting for the iPad's Twist

10 tips for hosting killer online sales demos

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This post is sponsored by Citrix GoToMeeting. As always, VentureBeat is adamant about maintaining editorial objectivity. You’ve got exactly what a prospective client needs to grow their business: the right service, the right software, or the right product. But how are you going to convince her of that fact...
10 tips for hosting killer online sales demos

The VC associate model is broken

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I want to talk about the venture capital associate problem. Everyone knows about it, though few are willing to talk about it. At a VC firm an associate’s job is to bring in deal flow, to attract the best entrepreneurs and startups they can find. An associate will perform a good amount...
The VC associate model is broken

Win $15k in Appcelerator's Mobile Developer Challenge

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This sponsored post is produced by Appcelerator. Join Appcelerator’s first-ever Mobile Developer Challenge! They will be awarding over $25,000 in prizes and giving the top two apps the chance to present their app on stage at CODESTRONG 2012 in San Francisco…plus, the top two apps will have the opportunity to...
Win $15k in Appcelerator's Mobile Developer Challenge

If You Work On Wall Street, Download These Apps

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Wall Streeters, we know your lives revolve around time. Days in the office swing between dramatic periods of having to save time and waste time. So in an attempt to help you survive it all, we've picked a bunch of apps for making it and killing it. We've also tried...
If You Work On Wall Street, Download These Apps

Mark Zuckerberg's Dentist Dad Is Now Worth ~ $60,000,000

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In 2004 when Facebook was just starting out, Mark Zuckerberg turned to his father Edward for initial working capital Edward, a dentist in Dobbs Ferry New York, loaned his son the money. In return, he was granted 2,000,000 shares of Facebook. The options were arranged to expire after one...
Mark Zuckerberg's Dentist Dad Is Now Worth ~ $60,000,000
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