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Maybe Don't Hold Your Breath for Equity-Based Crowdfunding In 2013
Ben Lerer: The Social Network Created Douchebag Entrepreneurs...and a Few Winners
T-Mobile's Galaxy S III available on June 21st

OnLive was reportedly sold for roughly $5 million to venture capital firm

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Even though weeks have passed since that well-documented OnLive kerfuffle took place, where unfortunate layoffs and the formation of a "new company" were at the forefront of it all, previously unknown details are still coming out of the woodwork. According to Mercury News, the once-promising cloud gaming outfit was...
OnLive was reportedly sold for roughly $5 million to venture capital firm

Illuminated range hood reaches the ceiling

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The Frecan Paradigma system combines a range hood with overhead lighting. Installing into the ceiling, the kitchen accessory literally blends into the woodwork. [Read more]...
Illuminated range hood reaches the ceiling

This week at Microsoft: Surface, Windows Phone 8, and ridiculous analysts

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This has been a two-tone week in the world of Microsoft. The shades were as follows: the Surface line of tablets, and Windows Phone 8. Events taking place on Monday and Wednesday took the technology world heavily by the hand and dragged its eyes directly in the direction of the Redmond-based software...
This week at Microsoft: Surface, Windows Phone 8, and ridiculous analysts

As Sandy strikes, another big data opportunity emerges

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As post-tropical storm Sandy continues to hammer the east coast of the United States, big data companies are coming out of the woodwork to show everyone how smart their tools are in helping predict and prepare for similar situations. Here are a few examples: Google: Google might be the biggest big...
As Sandy strikes, another big data opportunity emerges
Ping Identity lays out the 3 steps to securing online accounts

Google Voice update for Android brings design refresh and asynchronous SMS

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A new version of Google Voice has just crawled out of the woodwork, and while the changes are minor, we think most users will like what's in store. First and foremost, we were greeted with a new, darker interface that better matches Honeycomb's design philosophy, along with a refreshed...
Google Voice update for Android brings design refresh and asynchronous SMS

The DeanBeat: billionaire Mark Pincus breaks out of quiet period (exclusive interview)

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Mark Pincus is the newest billionaire in Silicon Valley, thanks to the December initial public offering of Zynga, the social game giant he founded in 2007. For much of last year, Zynga was in a quiet period leading up to its IPO and Pincus had to wear a muzzle....
The DeanBeat: billionaire Mark Pincus breaks out of quiet period (exclusive interview)

Facebook's New Revenue Streams Will Be Assists, Not Slam Dunks

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Earlier today I argued that Facebook’s existing revenue streams are under a lot of pressure. Critics have come out of the woodwork to tell us the platform’s ad products don’t work, meanwhile the company’s other big source of income–payments mostly from Zynga games–are flat and will likely stay that way....
Facebook's New Revenue Streams Will Be Assists, Not Slam Dunks
Why Amazon Isn't Giving You True Cloud Flexibility
Jeda Networks proposes yet another software-defined option for the data center
Report confirms that social casino games have hit the jackpot with $1.6B in revenue
Galaxy S III Reportedly Revealed In Vietnamese Hands-On Video

Doncaster Rovers 1-3 Birmingham City | Championship match report

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Birmingham breathed fresh life into their Championship play-off ambitions with a 3-1 victory which nudged Doncaster closer to relegation.The Blues' campaign had stuttered in recent weeks, with one win in eight games, but second-half goals from Chris Burke and Marlon King won it after David Murphy's header had earlier cancelled...
Doncaster Rovers 1-3 Birmingham City | Championship match report

Still Fucking Hate Email

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Fred Wilson took some time this morning to go off against email. Clearly annoyed, he writes: I write these posts occasionally to let people know. The result is hundreds of comments about how I can make email work better for me. Please don’t leave those comments. I don’t want to make...
Still Fucking Hate Email

Inktank Joins the Cloud Storage Fray With Ceph Support

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IDC says that spending for cloud storage will triple by 2015. It had better, because the roster of companies with their hands out for some of those storage dollars keeps growing. The latest contender is Inktank, a service and support company formed by the creators of the Ceph open...
Inktank Joins the Cloud Storage Fray With Ceph Support

Apple Will Reportedly Lose The iPhone Trademark In Brazil

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Apple is set to lose its iPhone trademark in Brazil, according to a report from Reuters which cites a source familiar with a forthcoming decision from that country’s copyright regulator. The trademark was challenged by Brazilian electronics firm IGB Electronics SA, which launched a new line of Android phones bearing the name...
Apple Will Reportedly Lose The iPhone Trademark In Brazil
Bankrupt Bitcoin exchange Tradehill suing red hot payment startup Dwolla for $2M

Hurricane Relief Goes Viral, With a Little Help From Tumblr and Indiegogo

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(Photo: Indiegogo) Sandy’s gone but techie do-gooders are still coming out of the woodwork with new relief efforts. The latest: Popular photography blog Humans of New York is devoting the next ten days to chronicling the hurricane and its impact. It’s pretty much impossible to see the images without wanting...
Hurricane Relief Goes Viral, With a Little Help From Tumblr and Indiegogo

Mad Catz hopes simplicity will sell its Android game console (hands-on)

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Unlike the Ouya, the Gamepop, the GameStick, the Wikipad, the Nvidia Shield, and practically every other Android gaming device that's coming out of the woodwork these days, Mad Catz has an incredibly simple pitch.The company's Project Mojo is a tiny lightweight box that plays the very same Android games...
Mad Catz hopes simplicity will sell its Android game console (hands-on)

Engag.io Is the 1 Inbox To Rule Them All

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Engag.io launches to the public today. Imagine a Gmail inbox (in a good way), but for all your online conversations. That's Engag.io. But on top of that simple idea, Engag.io has features no one else provides for finding, following and expanding online conversations. If you're active in lots of places...
Engag.io Is the 1 Inbox To Rule Them All

LG's quad-core Optimus G unveiled: Launching in Japan, Korea in September, global by end of 2012

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LG’s upcoming Optimus G, the company’s first quad-core smartphone, came out of the woodwork last week and now the Korean electronics maker has confirmed the device, which will debut in Japan and Korea next month. The phone was announced last week, having been speculated about as early as July, and it...
LG's quad-core Optimus G unveiled: Launching in Japan, Korea in September, global by end of 2012
Robert Scoble and Guy Kawasaki on the tech trends that will shape the future

Will Wright Says SimCity Launch Was 'Inexcusable'

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While we recently discussed how EA's silence has managed to push the backlash over the SimCity launch debacle into the background, anyone at all familiar with the story realizes what a complete botch it was. The initial backlash was bad enough, but it was made all the worse when...
Will Wright Says SimCity Launch Was 'Inexcusable'

Zynga Employee: I Can't Buy A House Because Of The Stock Crash, But That's Life (ZNGA)

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Zynga's stock has cratered to $3 from a high of more than $15, and that's upset a lot of Zynga's employees. Many of them have come out of the woodwork to complain on Quora, a question-and-answer site popular with the tech set. Anonymously, that is. They've written that Zynga made...
Zynga Employee: I Can't Buy A House Because Of The Stock Crash, But That's Life (ZNGA)

'Edugaming' startup Brainbow emerges with a cool name and $1m in seed funding

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Investors are apparently still eager to buy stakes in promising mobile gaming companies that aim to capitalize on the rising trend of ‘edutainment’ (a portmanteau for educational entertainment, or content designed to be both educational and fun). Enter self-described ‘edugaming’ startup Brainbow from London, which was founded in 2012 but...
'Edugaming' startup Brainbow emerges with a cool name and $1m in seed funding

Rumor: Zillow In To Buy RentJuice For $45 Million

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Between gossip and rumors and gossip and more rumors, the Silicon Valley day-to-day is so dramatic Bravo is turning it into not one but two TV shows. No joke. That doesn’t convince you? Well, how about this? Anyways, I’m in the middle of tracking down a huge funding story but...
Rumor: Zillow In To Buy RentJuice For $45 Million
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