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Ashton Kutcher channels Steve Jobs when investing in startups
"In the Studio," Graphicly's Micah Baldwin Leafs Through the Future of Books

Maria Popova: why we need an antidote to the culture of Google

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The 'curator of interestingness' on why she won't give advertisers access to her 1.2 million online readersYou describe yourself as a "curator of interestingness" and run a website from New York called Brain Pickings, which covers all things curious and inspiring - books, art, science, photographs etc. What's the common...
Maria Popova: why we need an antidote to the culture of Google
Here's how entrepreneurs can score an elusive board seat
With 20M unique visitors in 2012, Polyvore brings on new CRO

On the Road with Facebook Friends

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Many people dream of dropping everything and setting out on the open road, but few actually make this dream a reality. Looking for a fresh start, Lindol French of Menlo Park, Calif., left his job and apartment before setting off on what would become a 36-state, 22,000-mile, 138-day road trip...
On the Road with Facebook Friends
10 startup tips from LTE Group founder and Babson professor Michael Cummings

Encyclopedia Britannica in the age of Wikipedia | Dan Gillmor

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The end of Britannica printing its encyclopedia is really just a footnote in the great story of online access to knowledgeMy childhood was richer because we had an encyclopedia at home. It wasn't the ultra-expensive Encyclopedia Britannica, but rather the thinner, more modestly priced World Book. My school library had...
Encyclopedia Britannica in the age of Wikipedia | Dan Gillmor

"In The Studio," Twist's Bill Lee Talks Shop About Mobile Apps And Angel Investing

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Editor’s Note: Semil Shah is a contributor to TechCrunch. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil. “In the Studio” continues this week by welcoming a successful founder, entrepreneur, and angel investor, who happened to amass a truly eclectic set of experiences in the Valley, from running a venture-backed...
"In The Studio," Twist's Bill Lee Talks Shop About Mobile Apps And Angel Investing
Deep cover and $22M make Hopper the black ops division of the startup world

Food Discovery App Burpple Savors $500K In Seed Funding

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Burpple, a mobile app that seeks to connect food lovers around the world, today announced that it has received $500,000 in seed funding from Neoteny Labs and QuestVC. The Singapore-based company was also named one of the top 10 startups in Asia at Open Web Asia 2012, held in Haikou,...
Food Discovery App Burpple Savors $500K In Seed Funding

Apple updates Siri for iOS6: cars, languages, games, sports, and yes, iPad!

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Apple kicked off their 2012 World Wide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) today with a Siri joke. But the Siri integrations into the coming iOS6 are not funny if you’re Google or anyone else who makes a living delivering information to users. Siri is integrating with your car, getting a massive language...
Apple updates Siri for iOS6: cars, languages, games, sports, and yes, iPad!
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