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The wait continues. Will next week be the week a decision finally comes? Next month? Later today? Until then everyone sits, waits, and speculates.

A Full Breakdown of why Google+ gets a C- in User Experience

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New Google+ announced in last week’s Google I/O. And of course, one of the products that were heavily discussed about was Google+.

Why Teenagers Make Great Entrepreneurs


This propensity to take risks, of course, is not always a good thing and can get teens into serious trouble. Wrong.

What is Deep Learning and Why Does Google Have a Free Course On It?

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Google has started a free course meant to teach people about deep learning. Business Deep learning Google machine learning

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


Interestingly, they are not including Google Authentication. Of course, you have to draw the line somewhere. Example What do I mean?

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Silicon Beach Expands with Santa Clarita’s Startup Weekend Nov. 13 -15

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Prizes awarded will be designed to add value to the winning startup teams, and of course come with bragging rights! 13, 2015. When: Nov.

Google For Icons | IconFinder Providing The Best for Developers and Designers

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It’s basically Google for icons. Can you briefly describe What were you doing before IconFinder?

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GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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He began programming courses at UCLA while in high school and went on to earn a B.S. Buying Google keywords will be popular and expensive.

Are Smartwatches The New Fashion Statement?

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And of course, the launch of iWatch is something that you should pay attention to. Photo courtesy of CNET via Pinterest. Smartwatches. iWatch.

TechZulu Recaps: The Annual Startup Forecast

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Heather Wilburn – Founding Member of AdWords Program & Biz Dev Manager for Channel Sales team at Google. Summary of Topics. Verdict?

Small Business Marketing | Get Customers versus Get Leads

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That is, of course, as long as what you are selling is the absolute best in your market.) The best place to find forums is Google. CRAZY.

Lead, Follow or Get the F**k Out of the Way

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And of course fudging never produces world-class results, so many companies suffer from mediocrity. Lead — It’s hard to be a real leader.

Do your kids Google Poo?

Eric Greenspan

Of course she asked me, I’m the CEO of a leading computer services company. This seams harmless right? We’ve yet been turned down.

The Silent Benefits of PR

Both Sides of the Table

Enterprise Sales – The very first thing a potential customer does when you email or call to set up a meeting is Google you. Why PR? 1.

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Why Misunderstanding Startup Metrics Can Cost You Your Business

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And even when calculated correctly often CAC’s are assumed to be constant but of course they’re not. And of course ultimately on profitability.

CTO Equity and Compensation at Venture Backed Companies


You can find a public Google Spreadsheet with the data: CTO Equity Compensation Google Spreadsheet. highly recommend getting to know him.

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Understanding the Underbelly of Online Marketing & Why You’ll Lose if You Don’t

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If you’re a technology startup you need to excel at product, of course. Of course reciprocity matters so they would all leap into action.

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The Importance of Teams and Why the Best Leaders Cultivate Them

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The show has become my best curator of which books to read (including my favorite of last year, The Accidental Superpower ) and my go to for understanding geopolitics of: Russia, Iran, Pakistan, China, India and of course the US. I was watching my favorite show on TV this morning – GPS (Global Public Square) with Fareed Zakaria.

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My Actual Google Voice voice-mails using Google Text to Speech conversion…this is hilarious!

Eric Greenspan

These are real Google Voice voice-mails converted to text by Google technology. Of course in 330, but I wanna go home now. Tags: Crazy entrepreneur tricks eric david greenspan Google Voice Hey, I’ll give me a call at the office. Bye.&#. “So, okay. Good day up but something has you. The expansion plans. Bye.&#.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009 -- Google Power. Serial internet entrepreneur Dmitry Shapiro will provide a special presentation from his full day course in this one hour session. SDSIC. See [link] (more

Startup CTO Salary and Equity Data


You can find a public Google Spreadsheet with the data: CTO Equity Compensation Google Spreadsheet. highly recommend getting to know him.

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Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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The patents Overture held became known in small circles as Google’s ’361 problem as outlined here. Yes, Google won. Booed.

Interview with Brett Crosby and Brew Johnson, PeerStreet


We had courses together in college, and got to know each other on a deeper intellectual level, before we got to know each other socially.

BLOGGER ALERT: How to Start a Blog and Make Money Blogging

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Write those down and then head over to Google Keyword Tool. Go Viral without becoming a Virus. We’ll primarily be discussing written blogs.

Do your kids Google Poo? (part 2)

Eric Greenspan

Of course, we agreed to do it. I had no idea that the Superintendent of the Santa Barbara Public Schools Brian Sarvis and Salud Carbajal, First District Supervisor would jump in with both feet as well. Ever have a game changing day? have always believed Poogling was a great thing, but this is truly exciting and validating for our cause.

Be Honest About Whether Your Product Really Makes a Difference

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” I have seen many companies move rapidly up-and-to-the-right by Google search rankings only to crash when they rewrite the algorithm or start competing by offering the same service directly on the SERP. It’s ok to live-and-die by Google early. Startups in a world of massive markets can be confusing. Not vanity metrics.

When the Good Guys in Venture Change Roles

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Of course Kleiner has had a difficult couple of years. What did I learn in working with Matt? 1. He’s committed. NextPlus is in LA.

Gogii 89 Releases New iOS App


The company also said it has added Google Chromecast support on its Android version of its mobile app. said the new iOS app includes resizing to different size screens, offline course and video viewing, and other features. said both apps provide access to more than 110,000 videos from 2,600 courses.

Venture Outlook 2016

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The cycle before that was Google, Salesforce and LinkedIn, amongst others. Boom and bust. Are LPs to blame? Are VCs? None of these. Right??

Why Most of Your Assumptions About Phone Calls are Wrong

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In fact 61% of all mobile searches where a customer contacts a business it is via a phone call (source: Google). Google knows it. TL;DR.

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The Internet Accelerates Everything | The Global Human

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Of course, there are physical and geographic limits to trade. The obvious problem of course is that many people might be turned off by the Beam.

The Case for Optimism and Risk at Startups

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Of course the naysayers are out again. I’d love even 0.5% of Elon’s ideas to come to fruition and let him fail on the rest. Bubkis.

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Here is Why Non-Obvious Startup Ideas Can Yield the Largest Results

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It’s not just big in Dallas but in San Diego, Phoenix and Sacramento but also Boston, Chicago, Washington and of course San Francisco.

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One of My Most Frequent Pieces of Advice: Be Politely Persistent

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And being persistent I believe is  the most important attribute for success in an entrepreneur  (assuming of course that you have all the other requisite skills). Of course at one end of the bucket are entrepreneurs who are persistent but just aren’t polite. Of course I felt badly. But my post isn’t for the haters.

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Google's Lurking Problem.

The Quigley Report

Yes, even Google has problems. What problem am I referring to with respect to Google? Specifically, the thousands of projects being undertaken by Google employees without proper corporate oversight of which ones makes sense and which ones don't. Google has proven itself competent at monetizing search results. That is it.

How to Decrease the Odds That Your Startup Fails

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In our industry we call that a TAM (total addressable market) and I’m sure you can even Google methods for calculating a TAM. If you look at the structure of the travel industry above – of course we know that the hotel industry is fragmented while the airline industry is reasonable consolidated. Market Size. No, thanks.

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What are the Technical Performance Requirements for your Startup?


Google told us back in 2010 that site speed was important for SEO. Of course, this gets much more complicated. Requests. Compute.

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The Most Obvious Mobile Ad Unit and What the New York Times Got Wrong

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They cite Quara, Google, Twitter & Facebook as obvious examples. Besides, why call when you can use Google, or send a Twitter message?” Google doesn’t seem to ever take calls from ME when I have a complaint! Google, Facebook & Twitter all provide free services to end users and we eat them up. Say what?

Move Over Kim Kardashian | Sophia, The Robot Is The New It Girl

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Hanson Robotics uses a combination of Alphabet’s Google chrome voice recognition technology and other tools for speech processing.

Survey Says: Google Analytics

Cliff Allen on Marketing

Google Analytics was, of course, the most used product (69%) because it's hard to compete with "free." Google's 69% is similar to other research I've conducted on professionally managed Web sites. So, it appears that Google Analytics has captured about two-thirds of the Web analytics market.

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