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Chris Dixon Joins Andreessen Horowitz, Packs Up for the West Coast

The One Question Facebook Has To Answer Today (FB)

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It's early on the West Coast, but we'd believe that Facebook executives Sheryl Sandberg and Mark Zuckerberg are having a hard time sleeping. Facebook reports its third-quarter earnings this afternoon just after 4pm eastern. We'll have live, wall-to-wall coverage on the earnings, breaking out all interesting angles. It's a huge moment...
The One Question Facebook Has To Answer Today (FB)

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, FB, GOOG)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Apple's big developers conference kicks off today at 10 AM on the West Coast. Here are all the big product releases we're expecting Apple to announce. Excitement is clearly running high for Apple's big event. The line to get into WWDC started forming almost a...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, FB, GOOG)

"In The Studio," OATV's Renee DiResta Reflects On Her Transition From Trading To 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” opens up February by hosting a former Wall Street derivatives trader turned early-stage venture investor in San Francisco. Renee DiResta, an Associate with O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV), is relatively new...
"In The Studio," OATV's Renee DiResta Reflects On Her Transition From Trading To Investing

Must See HDTV (March 26th - April 1st)

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Game of ThronesHBO's hottest new series is back with a new season, and there should be plenty of action in all forms coming along with it. Whether it's through betrayal, all out warfare or political intrigue everyone is making a grab for power in the land of Westeros and...
Must See HDTV (March 26th - April 1st)
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First Round gets a new partner, jumps into enterprise and hardware

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Bill Trenchard is joining First Round Capital– the firm’s first new partner it’s hired in over six years, says Josh Kopelman of First Round. Kopelman says the firm wasn’t ostensibly planning on hiring a new partner, but Trenchard had been on a stealthy list of people First Round wanted should...
First Round gets a new partner, jumps into enterprise and hardware

PayDragon is the Express Lane Resting in Your Pocket

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I’m not even going to bury the lede here: Yes, there is a reason to use something like PayDragon even when the Pay with Square application exists. As nice as walking up to the counter and telling the barista your name can be, PayDragon has one clear advantage: Skipping that...
PayDragon is the Express Lane Resting in Your Pocket

RT @SMBSXSW: Live on the West Coast like @TacAnderson? Then 8:30am PST today is your time to grab a ticket for #SMBSXSXW. http://smbsxsw.eventbrite.com/

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RT @SMBSXSW: Live on the West Coast like @TacAnderson? Then 8:30am PST today is your time to grab a ticket for #SMBSXSXW. http://smbsxsw.eventbrite.com/

2014 Chevy Spark EV will retail for $27,495 before incentives, hits West Coast freeways in mid-June

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Chevy just announced pricing for its 2014 Spark EV. The all-electric compact will retail for $27,495 before incentives, such as a $7,500 federal tax credit and up to $2,500 in state and local credits. All told, you could drive the car home for less than 18 grand, and California...
2014 Chevy Spark EV will retail for $27,495 before incentives, hits West Coast freeways in mid-June
Chicago Meetup: Startup Sails Are Full In The Windy City

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, ZNGA, AOL)

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Good morning! Here's the news: This news from a patent lawsuit would have made Steve Jobs ecstatic. Zynga's about to spend $228 million to buy its office building. Your webcam can read your ID card to verify your identity. This West Coast AOL veteran is firing back at East...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, ZNGA, AOL)

The presidential debate didn't just set a record, it slowed down Twitter

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Last night, Twitter unveiled that 10.3 million tweets were sent out over the course of the first 2012 presidential debate between US president Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. As a result, the 90-minute event became most tweeted in US political history. That’s not too surprising, but here...
The presidential debate didn't just set a record, it slowed down Twitter

E-books and the Personal Library

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Moving from the West Coast to the East prompts some thoughts on personal libraries and e-books, as it no longer makes economic sense to carry a lifetime of books around with us. But maybe economic sense isn't the only sense bibliophiles possess . . . Continue reading »...
E-books and the Personal Library
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Should sports reporters be permitted to Tweet every play? Here's what Pac-12 schools have to say about it

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UW athletic director Scott Woodward says the live coverage issue “isn’t a big deal.” Photo courtesy of The UW Daily. By now, you may have heard that the University of Washington athletic department reprimanded a reporter for Tweeting too much during a college basketball game. The decision generated tons of...
Should sports reporters be permitted to Tweet every play? Here's what Pac-12 schools have to say about it

Social Ridesharing Startup RideJoy Raises $1.3M From Freestyle Capital, Lerer Ventures And Others

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Ridejoy, a YC-backed startup that brings people together via ridesharing on long-distance trips, has raised $1.3 million in seed funding led by Freestyle Capital with Lerer Ventures, Start Fund, SV Angel, Founder Collective, Y Combinator, Ben Ling, Owen Van Natta and Joshua Schachter participating. The service allows drivers who are...
Social Ridesharing Startup RideJoy Raises $1.3M From Freestyle Capital, Lerer Ventures And Others

Cloud-consultant Cloud Sherpas raises $20M, merges with GlobalOne

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Salesforce partner GlobalOne and Google enterprise partner Cloud Sherpas are merging together to form a new cloud consulting firm. GlobalOne will take Cloud Sherpas’ name in this marriage, and the newly merged company will offer the same services for both cloud platforms. Cloud Sherpas also announced a new round of funding...
Cloud-consultant Cloud Sherpas raises $20M, merges with GlobalOne

Cornell Releases First Images of New York's Future Tech Campus

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This 2.1-million-square-foot development aims to make New York's modest Silicon Alley a competitor with its West Coast big brother....
Cornell Releases First Images of New York's Future Tech Campus

Apparently Google Called Dibs On Chelsea

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Google's Chelsea office (via Wikimedia Commons, user Beyond_My_Ken) Tech companies are, once again, scouting for space. The New York Post reports that Facebook, IBM, and Amazon are all on the prowl in Flatiron, Chelsea and Meatpacking. Perhaps Facebook has decided that, access to advertisers notwithstanding, Midtown just isn’t hip enough? But the most...
Apparently Google Called Dibs On Chelsea
And Here Is Sergey Brin Riding Fly in a Hot Pink Tesla

Sprint bringing LTE to San Francisco and over 20 more cities 'in coming months'

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We can't say we're exactly surprised Sprint would be bringing its 4G LTE waves to one of the biggest markets on the West Coast, but there's nothing like hearing it straight from the horse's carrier's mouth. Earlier today, Sprint announced its developing Long Term Evolution network will be hitting...
Sprint bringing LTE to San Francisco and over 20 more cities 'in coming months'
Live From The Y Combinator Demo Day

25 years of AOL

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I'm headed south today on the only high-speed train in the US, to suburban Virginia to party with the founders of AOL. They have something to celebrate, the company they started 25 years ago is still here. I was invited as one of the friends of the company, which is...
25 years of AOL

Fair Use Or Free Riding? The AP's New Attack On News Scraping

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The Associated Press is becoming more aggressive in trying to rein in the information the news service scatters around the world. After helping to launch a copyright monitoring service, the AP is now suing a company that clips headlines and news items for its customers. In a complaint filed...
Fair Use Or Free Riding? The AP's New Attack On News Scraping

Amazon Publishing buys 1,000 titles from defunct Dorchester

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As expected, Amazon Publishing has acquired the rights to 1,000 titles from Dorchester Publishing, which closed in February. Dorchester primarily published romance, Westerns and horror books. Dorchester had been in economic trouble for years. In the auction for Dorchester’s assets — where Amazon was the highest and perhaps only bidder...
Amazon Publishing buys 1,000 titles from defunct Dorchester
Blip launches studio focused on branded content

CNBC: Quad-core iPad 3 with LTE to be unveiled in New York (update: not New York)

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The above tweet from CNBC says it all, really. Apparently sources close to the news network have revealed that the iPad 3 will be unveiled in New York rather than the traditional West Coast unveiling of previous products. It's interesting to note that the recent Mountain Lion briefings and...
CNBC: Quad-core iPad 3 with LTE to be unveiled in New York (update: not New York)

PSA: iPhone 5 pre-orders kick off on September 14th at 3:01AM ET

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Ready to hop on the iPhone 5 bandwagon after tuning into yesterday's unveiling? Keep an eye on the clock and pull out a credit card, because Apple, AT&T, Sprint and Verizon will kick off online pre-orders tomorrow at 3:01AM (or at 12:01AM PT for folks on the West Coast)....
PSA: iPhone 5 pre-orders kick off on September 14th at 3:01AM ET
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