Bird, BoingBoing Battle Over News Article

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The two--plus the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) are now in a full blown battle over freedom of speech and rights to publish that news article. Santa Monica-based Bird , and LA online publication BoingBoing , as well as BoingBoing journalist Cory Doctorow, are in the midst of a legal spat, after Bird threatened BoingBoing with legal action for describing how people are scavenging abandoned Bird scooters and turning them into their own, personal scooters using a $30 kit from China.

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Customer Validation - 33 Great Articles

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I saw a great post from Tristan Kromer Pivoting on Investor Feedback a.k.a Beware of Mentors. It was a top post on StartupRoar on Tuesday. His basic point was: If someone, including me, tells you something isn’t a great idea and there’s no market for it there are only two acceptable responses.

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Guest Article: Lead Generation Easier Today or Harder?

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Events Guest Article Marketing generation lead marketingBy Barry Lieberman A “lead” means many things to many people. To some it’s a list of contacts based upon a specific location, industry, age group or other demographic. While to others it’s the contact that has completed an online form or responded to an advertisement. Yet to many sales people it’s a person who [.].

Tinder Takes Aim At Vanity Fair Article

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Los Angeles-based Tinder has taken to ranting on Twitter to protest yesterday's article in Vanity Fair about the app's outsized influence on dating and hookups. Tinder--which called the Vanity Fair article "one-sided journalism"--posted dozens of tweets attacking Vanity Fair's author and taking issue with the article, which focused on the "hookup" nature of many of Tinder's connections.

Demand Media Launches Long Form Article Effort

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The firm said it is looking to engage feature writers to write long articles--"north of 850 words"--for its sites. Demand Media said the new articles will look like "traditional" feature-length articles, including original reporting, exclusive quotes, and side-bars. Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publisher which runs such sites as eHow.com, typeF.com, and LIVESTRONG.COM, said Thursday afternoon that it is launching a new effort focused on long-form web content.

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MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Monday, March 12, 2007 MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point The NY Times did a piece today on MyShape, a start-up in Pasadena - Log in Your Measurements, and the Clothes May Fit. MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point Map of VC Investments Open Source Business Model Entreprenuer Network ► February (10) Southern California Tech Central Southern California Tech Central Loading

Lambs, the radiation-proof underwear company formerly known as Spartan, is now selling beanies

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TC articles cancer Cell phones Los Angeles mobile phone Paranoia Physics Radiation science spartan telecommunications United States wi-fi wireless wireless routers

Listen to any Article on the Go | Sound Gecko

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An Australian company, who demoed at TechCrunch Disrupt 2012, has given us a more “newsworthy” option called Sound Gecko which enabling us to listen to articles on the go. The post Listen to any Article on the Go | Sound Gecko appeared first on TechZulu.

Demand Media Ups Article Count To 3 Million

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, has updated its S-1 filing, saying it now has around 3 million articles in the firm's library of content. Demand Media has applied to list on the NYSE as DMD, but has not yet set an offering range or pricing on its IPO. Demand Media filed for an IPO in August. Demand operates Livestrong.com, eHow.com, and other web properties. READ MORE>>. demand media merger acquisition

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CheapAir.com: WSJ Article On Best Days To Buy Tickets Wrong

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Calabasas-based online travel site CheapAir.com is taking issue with a study and article published by the Wall Street Journal yesterday, looking to pinpoint the best days to purchase an airline ticket. CheapAir.com said it analyzed its data on 415 million airline fares, and found "no single day of the week" that is statistically better for booking cheap airline tickets. The WSJ had determined that Sundays were the best days for purchasing tickets.

Kindbody raises $15M, will open a ‘Fertility Bus’ with mobile testing & assessments

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In the article, The Verge called Kindbody “the SoulCycle of fertility” and questioned its branding strategy and its claim that egg freezing “freezes time.”

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Blueland launches with a suite of eco-friendly cleaning supplies designed to reduce plastic waste

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TC articles China Comcast Ventures containers Cross Culture Ventures driver economy global founders capital Harvard Business School justin timberlake Los Angeles manufacturing method nestle packaging procter & gamble reuse Sarah Paiji Sweetgreen thrive market unilever waste-management

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How To Stick By The Resolutions That Will Kick-Start Your Business Growth

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Check out this Forbes article written by our every own Ash Kumra and Seline Shenoy! Article Educational

How To Stick By The Resolutions That Will Kick-Start Your Business Growth

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Check out this Forbes article written by our every own Ash Kumra and Seline Shenoy! Article Educational

10 Causes of High Sales Rep Turnover – Which One Is Yours?

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Article Sales Strategy Talent Strategy mishire New Rep Turnover sales rep turnover turnoverBy now you know some of the sales people that won’t be with you next year. But, which of your A-Players are planning to leave after they get their bonus? This post gives you some factors that may predict the.

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Uh Oh: The personal information in our database has been breached

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Guest Article database securityBy Richard E. Neff There is so much in the news about cyber-security. Much of the focus is on cyber war as a new and inevitable weapon, Stuxnet and the vulnerability of our national infrastructure. Some of the news is about use of computers to steal US technology and trade secrets, with culprits—if traceable—often located in China or [.].

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Deep analytics become more relevant in daily life

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Guest Article analytics IBM technologyBy Greg Sikes If you have watched TV in the last two years, or walked through an airport, you have likely seen an IBM Smarter Planet advertisement. At the core of this message is the idea that the world is becoming more Instrumented, Interconnected, and Intelligent. Just take a look around your house, or at [.].

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Insights: Gaining and Maintaining High-Value Customers in Today's Marketplace

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For our Insights and Opinions section today, we have an article from Bernard Luthi , President of Monoprice (www.monoprice.com), who talks about how his company has figured out how to compete against the big guys in the room--Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook and eBay.

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10 Examples of Companies With Fantastic Cultures

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Entrepreneur and Marketer, VP of Marketing at When I Work – Click here for original article. Article Entrepreneur MagazineHaving great company culture is no longer just an option. Today’s workers consider it as much as they consider salary and benefits. In fact, fantastic company culture is almost expected along with other traditional benefits.

10 Examples of Companies With Fantastic Cultures

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Entrepreneur and Marketer, VP of Marketing at When I Work – Click here for original article. Article Entrepreneur MagazineHaving great company culture is no longer just an option. Today’s workers consider it as much as they consider salary and benefits. In fact, fantastic company culture is almost expected along with other traditional benefits.

Insights: Five Secrets to Landing your Dream Job in the Mobile Industry

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For this afternoon''s contributed article, we''re featuring Dale Carr , the CEO of LeadBolt , who offers some tips to score a career in today''s high tech industry. Read the rest of Dale''s article on Five Secrets to Landing your Dream Job in the Mobile Industry.

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Marriage.com Launches New Site Focused On Marriage Advice

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According to Marriage.com, it now has articles and posts from over 100 qualified professionals, ranging from therapists to counselors and psychologists and doctors, with advice categorized by stages of marriage. marriage advice articles content divorce separation counseling psychologyLos Angeles-based Marriage.com , a new startup and website focused on marriage advice, has launched, looking to help provide users with all kinds of advice about creating a healthy marriage.

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Lessons For Entrepreneurs From Tech Coast Angels

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The Tech Coast Angels talk about improving your chances for long-term success in the lead article of the November SCribe Newsletter. Check this out, along with our other feature articles and links to the upcoming event schedule. Here are quick links to the feature articles in this issue: Lessons For Entrepreneurs From Tech Coast Angels. 10 Invisible Threats To Every Business. Member Spotlight:

What You Missed On Your Holiday Vacation, SoCal Technology Edition

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feature articles 2012 roundup summary vacationIt's a new year and it's time to get back to work.

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September SCribe Is Here

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www.VentureNet.org Here are quick links to the feature articles in this issue: Term Sheet Check out the latest edition of the SCribe Newsletter. Catch up on the latest news, see our upcoming event schedule, or visit the Websites of the sponsors that make this all possible. VentureNet tickets will sell out soon - so don’t wait to secure your seats!

Best Reads for Casual Friday: Big Tech Businesses Gets Political

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You’ve made it to Friday. Time to curl up in your cubicle, pop open one of these in-depth, entertaining reads, and catch up on some of what you missed during a busy week. This week we’re taking a look at all the political stories that are coming out of the tech world.

Hot Off The Press - August SCribe Newsletter

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Top articles include: Valuing Your Company For Success by Doug Hayes, executive committee, Tech Coast Angels Winning Approach To PR by Julia Zamorka, senior account executive, RuderFinn/West Member Check out the newly released August edition of the SCribe Newsletter. Catch up on the latest news, see our upcoming event schedule, or visit the Website of the sponsors that make this all possible.

Innovation and Geography

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that talked about a recent NY Times article When It Comes to Innovation, Geography Is Destiny. Reading the articles and the comments is probably worth it, but I personally think that the NY Times is overstating the advantage of being in Silicon Valley with a couple of exceptions. skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Innovation and Geography I ran across a post in Read/Write Web - Does Location Matter in Web Innovation?

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Objective Sports: An Indicator Of Startup Success

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. I recently had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Kobie Fuller, current Partner at Upfront Ventures and […]. The post Objective Sports: An Indicator Of Startup Success appeared first on John Greathouse

Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application

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Our goal in this article is to paint a realistic picture of how to think about performance early in the life of an application. This article is focused on the server side, but we encourage you to also look at your application holistically. “It was running fine.”

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Efficient multiple-stream concatenation in Java

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This article compares a few different solutions. It is a bit much to inline in a blog article, so take a look at StreamConcatenation.java for the source code. I wrote a JMH benchmark to compare the four solutions discussed in this article. I want to combine the elements of multiple Stream instances into a single Stream. What's the best way to do this? Stream.concat(a, b). The JDK provides Stream.concat(a, b) for concatenating two streams. void exampleConcatTwo () {.

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5 Intrapreneur Startup Lessons From The Co-Father Of The Xbox

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. I was great fun to interview Robbie Bach, Co-Father of the Xbox, as part of UC Santa […]. The post 5 Intrapreneur Startup Lessons From The Co-Father Of The Xbox appeared first on John Greathouse

Which Of These 7 Fears Are Keeping You From Being An Entrepreneur?

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Marketing automation company HubSpot recently surveyed its users, asking them a variety of startup questions. Some […]. The post Which Of These 7 Fears Are Keeping You From Being An Entrepreneur? appeared first on John Greathouse

Insights & Opinions: Why Saying No Is So Hard For Angel Investors

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In this morning's Insights & Opinions section, where we feature insights from local thought leaders, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors, and others, we have an article from Joe Platnick of the Pasadena Angels , talks about getting a quick "yes or no" from angel investors. Read Joe's entire article in our Insights and Opinions section. Tags: insights opinions angel investment entrepreneur startup advice article

Where LinkedIn Works for Me

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Im sure that many of you have read Guys article Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn. skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 Where LinkedIn Works for Me Ive been a long time user of LinkedIn , but only recently have started getting the benefits I always expected.

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