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Amazon watcher Newvem starts charging to monitor your cloud

Tom Preston-Werner: If you only hire in the Valley, you don't have the best talent

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I always love when a member of the audience asks our guest a more insightful question than I do. It takes a village, people! Last night, one of our attendees asked GitHub’s CEO and co-founder Tom Preston-Werner about how he runs GitHub as a distributed company. You could see...
Tom Preston-Werner: If you only hire in the Valley, you don't have the best talent

Audio Werner - Deep Sheep

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Audio Werner - Deep Sheep

Opera settles secrets-theft suit against ex-employee

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The Norwegian browser maker's lawsuit alleging that former employee Trond Werner Hansen gave company secrets to Mozilla is at an end. [Read more]...
Opera settles secrets-theft suit against ex-employee

Bosch lays out home and auto tech plans at CES 2013

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At today's press conference, Chairman Werner Struth laid out Bosch's plans to further its reach into your homes and beyond. [Read more]...
Bosch lays out home and auto tech plans at CES 2013

Tumblr HQ Heads to Medieval Times

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(tumblr.kylewpppd.com) Well, we can't say we didn't warn you. Earlier this week, Tumblr community coordinator Annie Werner told us that through the company's "Refer Madness" program, a few employees had combined their bonuses in order to take the entire Tumblr team to nerd-friendly eatery Medieval Times. It appears that outing...
Tumblr HQ Heads to Medieval Times

Jeff Bezos: 7 gems from his Amazon Web Services talk

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Jeff Bezos spoke this afternoon at the Amazon Web Services re: Invent conference in Las Vegas, interviewed on stage by Amazon technology chief Werner Vogels. It was a wide-ranging talk, covering not just AWS but also Bezos’ entrepreneurial advice, the principles of Amazon’s business, and even two of Bezos’ side...
Jeff Bezos: 7 gems from his Amazon Web Services talk

That settles it: Opera drops its $3.4m lawsuit against ex-employee Trond Hansen

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A little over two weeks ago, word got out about Opera filing a rather nasty lawsuit against a former longtime employee and contractor, designer and musician Trond Werner Hansen. The Norwegian browser software company alleged that the man took certain trade secrets to rival Mozilla, and claimed a whopping 20...
That settles it: Opera drops its $3.4m lawsuit against ex-employee Trond Hansen

GitHub CEO: We're Using The $100M We Just Raised To Break Into Enterprise

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Tom Preston-Werner, CEO of social coding startup GitHub, told Bloomberg West in an interview Tuesday that his company plans to use the $100 million it raised from Andreessen Horowitz to break into the enterprise space. "Going forward, the partnership with Andreessen Horowitz is going to help us move into the...
GitHub CEO: We're Using The $100M We Just Raised To Break Into Enterprise
Mobile Payments Startup iZettle Expands Series B Of €25 Million, Adds American Express As Newest Investor, As It Preps Launch In UK
GitHub raises $100 million in funding, plans for expanded enterprise sales

The Paid Search Uncertainty Principle

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In 1927, Werner von Heisenberg documented what he referred to as an “Uncertainty Principle” governing quantum mechanics. The Uncertainty Principle holds that an observation cannot precisely reveal both the position of a particle at a point in time and its momentum. The more the... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
The Paid Search Uncertainty Principle
Amazon: "Infrastructure Is Not A Differentiator (Except For Us)"

Fred Wilson on why corporate VCs suck

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This embed is invalid Forgive us for dwelling on it, but there were just so many great moments in our fireside chat with Fred Wilson last week. It was really one of my favorites this year. And two of my favorite moments were about the venture capital business. Wilson —...
Fred Wilson on why corporate VCs suck

Opera claims ex-employee took trade secrets to Mozilla, sues him for $3.4m

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Norwegian browser maker Opera Software has filed a lawsuit against a former employee and consultant, alleging that the man gave away trade secrets to rival Mozilla. Opera is claiming a whopping 20 million Norwegian Krone, or roughly $3.4 million, in damages. The person Opera Software is taking to court is...
Opera claims ex-employee took trade secrets to Mozilla, sues him for $3.4m

RT @Werner: $amzn first quarter results: revenue up 46%, profit up 68% http://bit.ly/atuoje

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RT @Werner: $amzn first quarter results: revenue up 46%, profit up 68% http://bit.ly/atuoje

Kindle Fire HD: Amazon working backwards

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There is a product design philosophy at Amazon called working backwards. When the company begins to create a new product — whether it be a software service or a hardware device — it works backwards from the consumer, the end user. This design process is exactly what it sounds like....
Kindle Fire HD: Amazon working backwards

Amazon's New Cloud Search Service Is A Brilliant Slap At Google, HP, Others (AMZN)

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Amazon today launched a new search service on its cloud. The new service shows just how much smarter Amazon is at cloud computing than all of its competitors combined. This form of search in no way threatens Google and Bing from indexing Web pages. But Amazon's cloud hosts a whole...
Amazon's New Cloud Search Service Is A Brilliant Slap At Google, HP, Others (AMZN)

SearchCap: The Day In Search, February 9, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: The Paid Search Uncertainty Principle In 1927, Werner von Heisenberg documented what he referred to as an “Uncertainty Principle” governing quantum... Please visit Search Engine Land...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, February 9, 2012
Why GitHub abandoned the bootstrapper's ship for a $100M Series A

These garbagemen turned dumpsters into giant pinhole cameras to capture the city they see

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Believe it or not, Hamburg garbagemen-turned-amateur-photographers have managed to convert trash bins into massive pinhole cameras, all in an effort to capture the city they love and keep clean every day. The photos, developed in a makeshift lab which you can see here, are almost a square meter in size, and as you...
These garbagemen turned dumpsters into giant pinhole cameras to capture the city they see

PandoMonthly San Francisco with GitHub CEO Tom Preston-Werner, the full interview

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GitHub CEO Tom Preston-Werner took the stage for our latest PandoMonthly San Francisco event on Thursday, where he talked about his Midwestern background, the journey towards GitHub, and, perhaps most surprising of everything revealed last night, that he doesn’t rely on caffeine to go on 16-hour coding binges. There also...
PandoMonthly San Francisco with GitHub CEO Tom Preston-Werner, the full interview

RT @BenjaminBlack This post from @Werner on eventual consistency still required reading http://bit.ly/bs7Q66

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RT @BenjaminBlack This post from @Werner on eventual consistency still required reading http://bit.ly/bs7Q66

Meet Swirl It, A Location-Focused iOS App For Wine Drinking And Discovery [TCTV]

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Amidst all this coverage of snazzy new products from big established companies, it’s always a huge breath of fresh air to talk to the little guys — budding entrepreneurs passionately making clever new apps and services. In many ways, these are the people that actually keep the tech industry...
Meet Swirl It, A Location-Focused iOS App For Wine Drinking And Discovery [TCTV]

Newvem makes its Amazon analytics available

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As nearly everyone knows by now, Amazon Web Services are a cheap and efficent way to deploy compute power. But as we increasingly hear from a raft of startups like Newvem, Cloudability, Cloudyn, and others — that AWS could be cheaper and more efficient still — if you use Newvem’s,...
Newvem makes its Amazon analytics available

iZettle, Europe's Square, expands Series B with investment from American Express

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Swedish mobile payments provider iZettle has announced a rather significant new investor after the company expanded its previously announced $31.4 million Series B fund with the addition of payment giant American Express. The company says that the investment from American Express — which is undisclosed — will provide it with...
iZettle, Europe's Square, expands Series B with investment from American Express

GitHub Valued at More Than $600M With First Outside Funding Ever

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Coding collaboration start-up GitHub has raised $100 million from Andreessen Horowitz in a highly competitive deal. The investment is Andreessen Horowitz’s largest ever, and it’s only a Series A round for the company. GitHub was valued at more than $600 million, according to a source familiar with the deal. Many...
GitHub Valued at More Than $600M With First Outside Funding Ever

Missed out on Y Combinator's Startup School? Watch the videos online

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I’m guessing only a few of you made it to Y Combinator’s 2012 Startup School last week, but the good news is you can now watch videos for most of the sessions online. The videos are available at http://startupschool.org/2012/. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s talk with Y Combinator’s Paul Graham is likely to...
Missed out on Y Combinator's Startup School? Watch the videos online

Opera suit: Former employee spilled secrets to Mozilla

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The Norwegian browser maker seeks $3.4 million from Trond Werner Hansen, who worked with rival browser maker Mozilla last year. [Read more]...
Opera suit: Former employee spilled secrets to Mozilla

GitHub Hires Former Yelp CFO Vlado Herman To Help It Spend Andreessen's $100M

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Back in July, collaborative code repository GitHub raised a whopping $100 million from Andreessen Horowitz to build out an enterprise version of the service, among other things. Up until now, it’s been in need of someone to help the co-founders manage that cash and keep the fiscal ship from any...
GitHub Hires Former Yelp CFO Vlado Herman To Help It Spend Andreessen's $100M
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