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Steve Jobs' Yacht 'Venus' Launched in the Netherlands

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Earlier this year, it was revealed that French designer Philippe Starck was working with Dutch shipbuilder Feadship on a new yacht for the family of Steve Jobs. The yacht had been mentioned in Walter Isaacson's biography of Jobs as a project he had been working on since 2009, but the...
Steve Jobs' Yacht 'Venus' Launched in the Netherlands

Are You Boring Yourself With Your Search Marketing?

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If you count yourself as a performance marketer, chances are search has been in your wheelhouse for a while. It’s a go-to for you, and you are wise enough to know that, along with the rest of your mix — and hopefully you have one — you can employ search...
Are You Boring Yourself With Your Search Marketing?

Fusebill Raises $2M From OMERS And Covington To Expand Its Subscription Billing Software For SMBs

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Ontario-based Fusebill, a company that offers online software to help companies deal with and support subscription-based businesses and billing cycles, has raised a new $2 million round of funding. The financing will be used to help the company expand its offering and grow its user base, Fusebill CEO Steve Adams...
Fusebill Raises $2M From OMERS And Covington To Expand Its Subscription Billing Software For SMBs

Facebook The Patent Buyer: Even Before IBM, The List Includes HP, Friendster, BT… And Halliburton

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Facebook, according to reports, is buying up a boatload of patents from IBM — 750 in all — that will help the company shore up against potential legal attacks from Yahoo and other companies claiming the huge social network infringes on their intellectual property. But for the past couple of...
Facebook The Patent Buyer: Even Before IBM, The List Includes HP, Friendster, BT… And Halliburton

Here Are The Latest Photos From The Steve Jobs Movie (AAPL)

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The Steve Jobs biopic called "jOBS" starring Ashton Kutcher is premiering next week at the Sundance Film Festival. We've now seen several photos of Kutcher starring as Jobs, but the USA Today just published a couple of photos of Josh Gad as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak alongside Kutcher.  We first saw...
Here Are The Latest Photos From The Steve Jobs Movie (AAPL)

With Medium, Twitter founders want to 'reimagine publishing' -- again

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Twitter founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone are at it again. Having launched two new publishing platforms — Blogger in 1999 and, more recently, Twitter – the duo unveiled a new platform Tuesday that wants to make an “evolutionary leap,” based on what the pair has learned over the past...
With Medium, Twitter founders want to 'reimagine publishing' -- again

Hashable, The Startup That Was Going To Kill Business Cards, Has Died

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Hashable, a startup that promised to make exchanging contact information painless and business card-free, has died.Founder Mike Yavonditte plans to create a new mobile advertising company instead. "There's nothing next for Hashable. We're heads down building something new in ad tech, new company, slightly different team," Yavonditte tells us via...
Hashable, The Startup That Was Going To Kill Business Cards, Has Died
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A Year After His Death, Steve Jobs' Yacht Is Finally Ready

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Steve Jobs spent years designing his custom yacht. And now, a year after his death, the yacht has been completed, reports Dutch blog, One More Thing. Perhaps the most unique thing about the ship is that it's controlled by a bunch of 27-inch iMacs from the control room, known as...
A Year After His Death, Steve Jobs' Yacht Is Finally Ready

Jobs family christens yacht 'Venus' in The Netherlands

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An endeavour to design a world-class yacht for his family to use, one of the later projects of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs' life, has finally been completed after years of work and was christened by the Jobs family as "Venus" in a ceremony in Aalsmeer in The Netherlands. Various...
Jobs family christens yacht 'Venus' in The Netherlands

Tom Cruise On A Tilted Bridge

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Tom Cruise On A Tilted Bridge: Kevin Holmes for The Creators Project: At some point in your life, you've had a movie poster on the wall of your home. Maybe in your student days when you thought you were the first person to discover the French New Wave you had...
Tom Cruise On A Tilted Bridge

Dell Is On the Acquisition Prowl Again, Now Looking at Quest Software

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Those always-chatty bankers are at it again. Today they’ve told Bloomberg News that Dell is one of several companies in talks to acquires Quest Software. I’ve never heard of Quest Software, but its a 25-year old company that last year it reported $857 million in sales and a $44 million...
Dell Is On the Acquisition Prowl Again, Now Looking at Quest Software

Yahoo Is Among Those Mulling a TVGuide.com Bid for About $20 Million

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According to sources close to the situation, Yahoo is among the companies taking a serious gander at TVGuide.com, the online entertainment listings, video and news site and mobile app. Earlier today, Deadline Hollywood reported that its owner Lionsgate was in “advanced negotiations” to sell the site for about $20...
Yahoo Is Among Those Mulling a TVGuide.com Bid for About $20 Million

Unnamed Strategic Bidder, Yes It's Dell, Offers $2.3 Billion For Quest Software

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Someone seems to really want Quest Software. And his name is probably Michael Dell. An unnamed “strategic bidder” — Reuters is reporting that it’s Dell again — has offered $2.32 billion to acquire Quest. The offer tops a $2.2 billion offer to from private equity firms Insight Venture Partners and...
Unnamed Strategic Bidder, Yes It's Dell, Offers $2.3 Billion For Quest Software

On-Again Off-Again Talks Between Dell and Quest Are On Again

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There must be something funny in the water that tech bankers are drinking today. First we have unconfirmed, but totally plausible rumors and reports that Yammer is about to become part of Microsoft. Now we have word that Dell is back to the negotiating table for Quest Software. Reuters is...
On-Again Off-Again Talks Between Dell and Quest Are On Again

Requiem For A Digg

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To me, the most interesting aspect of the Digg story is just how much of a central role the service has played in the larger story of our current tech scene. It was a key catalyst in the era of social that we now live in. And the company’s diaspora...
Requiem For A Digg

TNW Profile: Unity CEO David Helgason talks about trends in gaming, and his business

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Under the fresh ‘TNW Profile’ banner, I’m committing myself to regularly shining a light on great European entrepreneurs and startup founders, to learn more about their journey and their business, and what drives them personally. We’re kicking off our series of Q&A-styled TNW Profile interviews with serial entrepreneur David Helgason,...
TNW Profile: Unity CEO David Helgason talks about trends in gaming, and his business
Browser-based games get real 3D graphics with latest Unreal Engine and Flash technology

Catching up with CloudFlare: A new network of Web hosts can cache the unchacheable

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This post is brought to you by HP Elite. Find out more at hp.com/elite. Sometimes we get to do fun little projects here at TNW. In conjunction with our friends at VentureBeat and Trend Hunter, today is the start of one such venture. Each of our sites is going to...
Catching up with CloudFlare: A new network of Web hosts can cache the unchacheable

A bittersweet bye-bye to Britannica

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Wikipedia isn’t beating Britannica only because of technology and the Internet. It’s often simply better. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be sad to witness the end of print encyclopedias. FORTUNE — Wikipedia’s entries for “Mercantilism” and “The Strait of Malacca” are better than the entries in The Encyclopaedia Britannica‘s mobile...
A bittersweet bye-bye to Britannica
The iPad mini shows that Apple still does tablets like no one else

Post-Facebook IPO: What VCs Are Looking For In The Next Great Social Network

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Editor’s note: Joe Medved, a partner at SoftBank Capital, focuses on early-stage consumer and enterprise mobile, social marketing, gaming, and commerce investments. He serves on the boards of BestVendor, CrowdTwist, Jump Ramp Games and Thumb. SoftBank Capital’s other investments include BuzzFeed, Buddy Media, The Huffington Post and Omgpop. You can...
Post-Facebook IPO: What VCs Are Looking For In The Next Great Social Network
New From The Makers Of Nosh: NoshList, A Free Waitlisting App For Restaurants
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Durex Launches 'Fundawear,' Sexy Underwear Equipped With Smartphone-Controlled Vibration

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(Screencap: YouTube) If sending sexy Snapchats and getting naked on Skype isn’t your thing, Durex may have a new product to add to your sexual wheelhouse. The condom company announced its first foray into wearable tech today with “Fundawear,” a line of lingerie designed especially for long distance lovers. Durex...
Durex Launches 'Fundawear,' Sexy Underwear Equipped With Smartphone-Controlled Vibration

Engadget HD Podcast 303 - 06.12.2012

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Apple's WWDC keynote did not reveal many directly TV related technologies, but its new Retina Display laptops are definitely in our wheelhouse so we'll start there. Of course, for true audiovisual bliss it's hard to beat the promise of either Dolby Atmos theaters or 8K Ultra HDTV Super Hi-Vision...
Engadget HD Podcast 303 - 06.12.2012
Test Driving The Super-Connected, All-Electric Tesla Model S [TCTV]

Deutsche Post DHL Buys IntelliAd To Ramp Up Its Adtech Business

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Some more consolidation in the adtech space: the German logistics, communications and postal giant Deutsche Post DHL has acquired IntelliAd, a German online marketing agency that specialises in optimizing search ad buys, as part of a larger strategy to make a bigger push into online advertising and marketing. Financial terms...
Deutsche Post DHL Buys IntelliAd To Ramp Up Its Adtech Business

Intel lays foundations for SDN gear that could shake up networking

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If software-defined networking ultimately changes the landscape of networking, Intel could be one of the biggest beneficiaries -- and might be one of the reasons.SDN is intended to take the control of networks out of the equipment that forwards packets and into software that could run on standard computing...
Intel lays foundations for SDN gear that could shake up networking
Steve Jobs' custom, aluminum-hulled super-yacht "Venus" now seaworthy
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