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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. 500 Hats , February 1, 2010 When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Google Friend Connect for Authentication? Berkonomics , November 29, 2010 Rice Alliance IT/Web 2.0 First Principles.

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. More are on their way.

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. earned handsomely from Google’s success. It is not a beach novel to be sure. billion.

Never Hire Job Hoppers. Never. They Make Terrible Employees

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If they are Google, Facebook and then a startup – you’re fine. You have Google guys sending you CVs. I’m sure of that.

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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. 2) Fiber is a means to Google’s vision of the future of computing.

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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To this day I’m astounded that IBM, Google, Sun, Microsoft and others didn’t offer this service and Amazon did. Let me explain.

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The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

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I still have my Google Reader and it brings me the news and content that I asked it to find. I guess it wasn’t in their DNA. was born.

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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

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. I think they’re missing something. I’ve covered Twitter topics much in the past. Great life story.

People Management: Startup Teams Should Dip but not Skip

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I never built a Google-sized business but I did build an organization from scratch that grew to 120 employees in 5 countries before we sold it.

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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. Let’s start with Google’s Android. It came to me. I agree.

Don’t Sweep Feedback Under the Rug

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I know even Google employees who had to do this. There are two things that have really surprised me in my years in “management&#. How few people give their employees real feedback on a regular and formal basis. How much employees crave this information, whether positive or negative. Where to Start? So start there. I hate process.

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.

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.

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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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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

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.

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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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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

Entrepreneurs Should be Respected, Not Loved

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Google was n-o-t-h-i-n-g! Yes, even Google has to make these tough decisions about where to allocate staff and money. So I left, too.

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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.

Vederi Sues Google Over Google Street View

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s, is suing Google for patent infringement, based on its Google Street View feature, according to IP law firm Christie, Parker & Hale LLP. According to the firm, Verederi LLC , a company founded by Enrico Di Bernardo and Luis Goncalves, have sued Google saying that its Street View product infringes on four of the company's patents.

Embrace Losing – It Will Make You Stronger

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I decided to put both of those issues to bed in 2010. I HATE LOSING. I hate it. I really, really, really hate it. It chaps my hide. or eBay.

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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

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>>.

Understanding the Risks of VC Signaling

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Or your last boss from Google, Facebook or Yahoo! This is part of my ongoing series on Understanding Venture Capital. Let me explain: 1.