Bio Roundup: Precision Med and Google, Heron, Lilly, Sarepta & More


In other Google-related news, Recode reported that Bill Maris, the founder and president of Google Ventures (now called GV), has left the firm and will be replaced by David Krane. The wait continues.

Google Plus: First Impressions

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Google, they’ve cracked a nut here. With Wave being an experiment, and Buzz being a dead duck from the get go, Google Plus (Google+) is actually a usable, integrated, complete-feeling product released this week, and it’s pretty damn good. Now, there’s Google+.

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reqallable's Software Lets Google Glass Users Read, Handle Email Automatically


reQall , the developer of smart applications for Google Glass--founded by former Apple executive Rao Machiraju--has released reqallable, its application for Google Glass which automatically handles email and text messages for users. According to reQall, its context aware app intelligently identifies critical information in email, and allows Google Glass wearers to reply to email and act on that information. reqall reqallable context aware email google glass apple mchiraju

YouTubers Come Of Age – Google Scores A Solid Return On Its Video Development Fund


During the latter half of 2011, Google awarded a number of leading YouTubers and nascent Internet TV networks grants of $1 million to $2 million. Although estimates of Google’s total investment vary, the industry insiders I spoke with believe it exceeded $100 million.

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


In this post, I want to look at just the question of when it makes sense to use Facebook Connect, Twitter Oauth, OpenID, Yahoo Browser-Based Authentication, Google Friend Connect or basically any of the other authentication mechanisms. Example What do I mean?

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Why Teenagers Make Great Entrepreneurs


They don’t know a world without Google and Facebook; they don’t remember a time when people didn’t go around carrying Internet-enabled devices in their pockets. What is the ideal age to start a company? It’s a question that often circulates in the business press and on tech blogs.

I’ve Got A Golden Ticket! | Inbox by Gmail

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Google has just allowed each of their “ Inbox by Gmail ” users to invite three of their friends and of course everyone is wondering what’s new with the technology giant. For example, how often have users gotten upset at Facebook for making changes to their platform?

The Future of Human-Robot Interaction


What are some examples of government-funded research in AI and robotics that is happening today that will set the stage for tomorrow’s products? This is an example of AI that can understand humans, in both competitive and supportive roles.

The Guy Who Took on Google (and now LinkedIn): Mike Yavonditte

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Why AltaVista Failed To Become as Successful as Google. Mike believes the reason AltaVista didn’t become Google ( despite their market leadership position ) was because they didn’t focus on search. How Quigo Went Head-to-Head With Google.

6 Reasons Why You Should Jump On The Startup Bandwagon

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For example, a startup may hire you as an accountant, but you may also be asked to do social media marketing content gearing towards finance for the company blog. Image courtesy of Refinery29 via Pinterest.

A Designer’s Weekend With The Oculus Rift

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For example, you can walk around a little village, fly through outer space, ride a virtual roller coaster, or be in the driver’s seat of a race car. Another example is that you could do a walk through of a building or a house that you are looking to buy in another country.

How to Choose a Smart Home Hub (+ Infographic)

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For example, you can have all the lights turn off, your thermostat turn down and your doors lock automatically when you leave by setting up a “Goodbye” robot/scenario/scene (different hubs have different terminology).

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GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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For example, to promote Katy Perry’s new film, the agency might buy out all of the images of Katy Perry, as well as the entertainment channel that might not feature the keyword Katy Perry but would display contextually relevant images. Buying Google keywords will be popular and expensive.

Wearable Smart Devices | Ushering in the Future of Smart Technology

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Google Glass. Google Glass is one of the most famous examples of wearable Tech. Although there are many companies making variations on the product, Google’s seems to be the most advanced and streamlined.

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SRCH2's Plan to Arm The World With Enterprise Search Technology


In the arms race of search technology, only the big guys -- Google, Microsoft -- seem to be able to keep up with all of the innovations in the space. A few examples of what we''ve done, is we do instant search. But, it can only be used in certain places, such as Google itself.

Small Business Marketing | Get Customers versus Get Leads

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Perfect example; A great example of a website displaying amazing social proof with client results is Killian’s Workshop for how to book commercials. In forums have a signature like this example below. The best place to find forums is Google.

Pinterest Marketing & Technology Firm, HelloSociety Generates $30M In Additional Sales Revenue For Its Clients

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According to Shareaholic, an online sharing service, data released July last year show Pinterest is beating Twitter, StumbleUpon, Bing, and Google in referral traffic.

Tech Transforms the Election Experience, From VR to Voter Registration


My friend Eileen and I are planning to “phone-watch” the first presidential debate together on Monday.

myfab5 Wanst to Reinvent The Way You Find Food | Interview With Co-Founder Calvin Schemanski

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For example, in Ann Arbor , the number one place for pizza is also number one for deep-dish pizza and cheesy bread, while the number four place for pizza is number one for thin crust pizza and organic food.

7 Facts You Need to Know When Creating a Mobile App

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what you can see with out scrolling down) probably get well over 85-90% of all of the downloads (much like on Google). One example being CNET : which will allow you to download tons of mobile app files to your computer. All you hear about these days is Mobile.

amSTATZ Social Network For Fitness Gurus, Athletes & Events | Interview With Founder

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As an employee of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets from 1999-2003 and of the Indianapolis Pacers from 2003-2008, I learned first-hand from the likes of Rod Thorn, Byron Scott, Jason Kidd and Larry Bird about the importance of leading by example and keys to assembling a championship-caliber team.

Framework Benchmarks Round 9


For example, a larger number of response headers might mean slightly fewer responses sent per second. For example, we are using MySQL 5.5 For example, platforms that use process-level concurrency scaled to a large number of processor cores quite well.

Los Angeles, San Diego Among Top 10 Cities For Startups


USA Today cited the activity of such companies as Demand Media,, Buzzmedia, Citysearch, Google, JibJab, ShoeDazzle, and Viddy in Los Angeles, and Qualcomm, Slacker, Sorenson Media, and MOGL in San Diego as examples of those cities' active startup base.

Watch an Ad, Help a Nonprofit Out


For example, Sprinkles Cupcakes will donate 25 cents to Pencils of Promise for each view its video receives. The app is also fully integrated with Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, so any video can be shared across all major social media channels.

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Frameworks Round 4


For example, in some cases a framework is tested both with and without its ORM (“full ORM” versus “Raw”). If you have questions, comments, or criticism, please contact us on our Google Group or at Github

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. Copy and paste your list of 10 into the white box at the top of this example below. And to the right you can see the amount of people who search Google for your search terms. Go Viral without becoming a Virus.

When Will Dinner Cook Itself? | Moment The Smart Home Goes Mainstream

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A good example of that is Drop , an iPad-connected kitchen scale that will re-scale a recipe for you and suggest substitutions for missing ingredients. The smart home may be angling for the mainstream, but right now it’s stuck swimming in a niche.

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The Importance of Teams and Why the Best Leaders Cultivate Them

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Example from this morning was a quick discussion on the “Brexit” and wether the UK will exit Europe. This morning’s show took on the topic of “teams” and highlighted research that Julia Rozovsky and Google has conducted called Project Aristotle and profiled in Charles Duhigg’s book Smarter, Faster, Better. I was watching my favorite show on TV this morning – GPS (Global Public Square) with Fareed Zakaria.

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Factual Opens New API


Elbaz is best known for creating Applied Semantics, the firm which ended up becoming Google AdSense. Los Angeles-based Factual , the big data startup headed by Gil Elbaz, said last night that it has launched a new API into beta.

Carving An Internet Niche With


We own the celebrity birthday niche--we''re first in Google for searching for celebrity birthdays on every day of the year. If you look at Google Panda, they want you to be the best possible resource for a specific thing. The last thing, is the less you rely on Google the better you do.

An Enchanting Conversation With Guy Kawasaki


When I wrote Enchantment, I knew that the social media would be wrong – if I were to write either of the books today, I would have a whole section on Google+. I think Google+ is a great, great mechanism for enchanting people.”. He is a great example of…building an enchanting company.

The Internet Accelerates Everything | The Global Human

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For example, I recently learned that Waze (which Google just bought for a cool $1B) mapped the entirety of Costa Rica, a country in which it had no operations or expertise, in under 3 months.

The Most Misunderstood Facts About Building a Business on YouTube

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Take for example, an eCommerce company. And given that Facebook and Twitter currently pay you zero for content marketing and Google SEM charges you for customer acquisition – what exactly are you b g about?

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