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Top 120 Startup Posts for 2010

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Some really great stuff in 2010 that aims to help startups around product, technology, business models, etc. Vivek Wadwha - Campus Entrepreneurship , November 19, 2010 Best Practices for Introduction Emails - Israel Venture Capital 2.0 , March 25, 2010 Weekend Reading - The Mogul Mom , October 1, 2010 Make informal advisors part of the team.

Google Ramps Hiring In Irvine

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Search engine giant Google appears to be ramping its hiring efforts in Irvine, according to representatives of the company. READ MORE>>.

What Mattered in 2010: Bruce Hallett, Miramar Venture Partners

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In your opinion, what events, companies, or people made the biggest impact on the technology world in 2010? None tanked. Exits. READ MORE>>.

When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Google Friend Connect for Authentication?

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Interestingly, they are not including Google Authentication. Identity Wars: Google & Yahoo! Example What do I mean? That’s it.

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Understanding How The Innovator’s Dilemma Affects You

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About how Microsoft viewed Google Apps. Professor Christensen uses real data from the disk drive industry to make his points. They can’t.

Google Unveils Self-Driving Car Effort

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Search engine giant Google said over the weekend that the firm has been developing technology for self driving cars, driving automated cars across California, including Los Angeles and Santa Monica. Tags: google automotive auto robotic robots grand challenge darpa

Why Google Fiber? Moat-widening Endeavor & Future of Computing.

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In twenty years, Fiber will be one of Google’s most valuable assets. Google’s vision is the most ambitious of its peers. Value Chain.

Never Hire Job Hoppers. Never. They Make Terrible Employees

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You’re on the borderline.  If they are Google, Facebook and then a startup – you’re fine. Google offers your product for free.

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How to Work with Lawyers at a Startup

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But I’m sure he’ll never remember your company when Google buys you for $500 million and he’s still eating Ramen – right?

Data is the Next Major Layer of the Cloud & A Major Victory for Startups

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Factual was created in 2007 by Gil Elbaz, the founder of Applied Semantics.  In case you don’t know Applied Semantics it’s Google AdSense.

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The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

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still have my Google Reader and it brings me the news and content that I asked it to find. was born. Excite, Netscape & MSN. Look at Quora.

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Google's $500M Pharmacy Forfeit Sheds Light On Issues At Demand Media's eNom

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The forfeiture of $500M in revenues by Google to the the U.S. Department of Justice Wednesday, over the use of Google's AdWords to advertise Canadian pharmacies, has shed some light on the types of issues that were facing Santa Monica-based eNom , the domain name registration and wholesaler owned by Demand Media , last year.

The Fallacy of Channels: Startups Beware

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Ink some deals with Salesforce.com, Intuit, Google, eBay, Verizon, etc. Let me start by saying that most channel relationships don’t work.

Twitter Networks are Different than Social Networks

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Brad googled him on his Iphone. But Twitter is different than Facebook because it’s more open and it’s asymmetric. Great life story.

People Management: Startup Teams Should Dip but not Skip

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And having sold two companies I worked inside much larger companies that acquired us and observed even bigger company structures. Skipping. Strange.

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App is Crap (why Apple is bad for your health)

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Google would soon follow with their own phones, it was rumored. Now Google is going to try and keep them in check. It came to me.

Don’t Sweep Feedback Under the Rug

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That’s lazy.  I’m so tired of hearing companies that do this.  I know even Google employees who had to do this.  If you don’t have the time, insights and responsibility to write your direct reports annual evaluations (read: one time per year!!) How much employees crave this information, whether positive or negative. Say it.

Google Googles In Marketing Experiment

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Google Googles , the mobile visual recognition application being developed by search giant Google, said today that it has launched a new "marketing experiment" around Buick, Disney, Diageo, T-Mobile, and Delta Airlines. Tags: google goggles neven vision recognition advertising brands marketing

Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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Los Angeles By: Laura Rich February 26, 2010 It used to be, if you were serious about starting a tech company, you went to Silicon Valley.

Google Code API Console – Nicely Done

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Google Code just release the API console. It better organizes Google’s APIs and I even discovered a couple new APIs.

Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010

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This continues my series of posts: Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010 Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April 16 Great Startup Posts from March There was some really great content in June. " 8 Questions to Ask When Interviewing at a Startup - Instigator Blog , June 18, 2010 Job interviews are meant to be conversations. Now I have. Twice.

Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010

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Continuing my series of posts that I’ve been collecting that live at the intersection of Startups and being a Startup CTO : Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April 16 Great Startup Posts from March here are the top posts from May 2010. MongoDB at Etsy - Code as Craft , May 19, 2010 Hi! 8211; are mostly a loss leaders for Google.

Google Analytics

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Tuesday, February 23, 2010 -- Google Analytics. Come join Social Media Club - Los Angeles as we discuss the topic of Google Analytics! This month we are going to take a deeper dive into one of the easiest ways to measure online social media efforts  through Google analytics. Confused by Analytics? See [link] (more

Angel Investing (1): Dealflow – Are You Sitting at The Right Poker Table?

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Any big surprise that Chris is a very early investor in Twitter founded by Evan Williams who worked at Google after selling them Blogger.com?

Los Angeles Web Developer

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My flippant comment was, “If you do a Google search for Los Angeles web developer, you’ll find a LOT of people and firms.” Yesterday, I met with someone at the early stage of a startup. He has a great concept with some complexity to it. He was struggling to find high quality developers in Los Angeles. And he’s right there’s a big difference.

The Future of Television & The Digital Living Room

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But with the introduction of Apple TV, Google TV, the Boxee Box & other initiatives it’s clear that this battle will heat up in 2011.

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Shopzilla Partners With Google

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Los Angeles-based Shopzilla annoucned today that the firm has inked a strategic partnership with Google , to include its Bizrate ratings and review within Google's Product Search and Google AdWords ads. Tags: shopzilla comparison shopping google rating review ecommerce Shopzilla is a unit of Scripps Networks Interactive.

What Mattered In 2010: Scott Painter, TrueCar

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In your opinion, what events, companies, or people made the biggest impact on the technology world in 2010? Don't hire brilliant jerks. 4.

Vederi Sues Google Over Google Street View

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A Pasadena-based company, founded by Caltech Ph.D's, is suing Google for patent infringement, based on its Google Street View feature, according to IP law firm Christie, Parker & Hale LLP. Tags: vederi google caltech patent legal lawsuit street view

Top 30 Startup Technology and Product Posts for September 2010

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This continues my series of posts: Top 40 Startup Posts for August 2010 Top 30 Startup Posts for July 2010 Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010 Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010 Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April 16 Great Startup Posts from March Some great free resources listed this month that I thought were interesting. Enjoy.

Gil Elbaz On Factual's New Warchest

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The firm is headed by Gil Elbaz , who is known for co-founding Applied Semantics, the firm which invented Google's AdSense product. READ MORE>>.

Google Goggles In Marketing Experiment

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Google Goggles , the mobile visual recognition application being developed by search giant Google, said today that it has launched a new "marketing experiment" around Buick, Disney, Diageo, T-Mobile, and Delta Airlines. Tags: marketing brands advertising recognition vision neven goggles google

Google folds, Microsoft fires Ballmer, iPhone discontinued

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Tags: Eric Greenspan april fools Google folds iPhone discontinued Microsoft fires Ballmer

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San Diego Zoo Hits Google Maps

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The San Diego Zoo said Thursday afternoon that the zoo is the first zoo in the United States which will be featured in Google's Street View feature.

Google Reports AdSense Revenue Split

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Search engine giant Google revealed today, for the first time, the revenue split the firm provides to publishers through its AdSense advertising program. According to Google, it pays out 68% of the revenue it collects from advertisers to publishers through AdSense, and about 51% for search advertisements.

Qualcomm, Broadcom Behind Google's Nexus One

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Google launched the phone on Tuesday, saying that HTC is manufacturing the phone, which will cost $179.00 READ MORE>>.

Tecca, Backed By Best Buy, Launches Personal Electronics Shopping Service

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Tecca's software currently runs on Apple iPhone and Google Android devices, and the firm said it will be offering up mobile web, PC, and tablet versions later this fall. Tags: tecca best personal electronics shopping mobile venture capital google android itunes iphone and Fuse Capital. READ MORE>>.

OpenCandy Adds Google Ventures' Kraus To Board

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Tags: opencandy executive software download google ventures kraus

Leads360 In Win With Google

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Los Angele-based Leads360 , a developer of web-based, lead management software, is powering a new feature in Google's Adwords program, the firm said Tuesday. Tags: leads360 google mortgage lead software management Leads360 is backed by Rustic Canyon Partners. READ MORE>>.

Insights and Opinions: Instant Reaction to Google Instant

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That said, I'm not a big fan of Google Instantyet. Read the rest of Tim's article, Instant Reaction to Google Instant. More.).