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Zynga Files for $1B IPO

Posted in Business on 2nd Dec, 2011 08:17 PM
by APM
Social media game publisher Zynga is planning an initial public offering that would value the company at as much as $7 billion
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Peter Thiel Announces Breakout Labs to Energize Innovation

Posted in Business on 1st Dec, 2011 07:40 PM
by APM
Calling for more rapid innovation in science and technology, Peter Thiel today launched a new program of the Thiel Foundation, Breakout Labs.
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Secret app on millions of phones logs key taps

Posted in Business on 30th Nov, 2011 09:50 PM
by APM
An Android app developer has published what he says is conclusive proof that millions of smartphones are secretly monitoring users.
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The Cambrian Explosion In Startups

Posted in Business on 29th Nov, 2011 12:04 AM
by APM
The sheer number of new startups forming and getting funded these days is dizzying...
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Startup hopes to hack immigration with a floating incubator

Posted in Business on 28th Nov, 2011 11:45 PM
by APM
Some of Silicon Valley's most important companies; Intel, Google, and Yahoo, were cofounded by immigrants...
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China/Taiwan commercial hub planned for Pingtan

Posted in Business on 27th Nov, 2011 09:31 PM
by APM
10 Design has recently won the opportunity to master plan a 230-acre waterfront central business district as part of a new development for Pingtan in China.
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Nuclear power 'gets little public support worldwide'

Posted in Business on 26th Nov, 2011 12:52 AM
by APM
There is little public appetite across the world for building new nuclear reactors, a poll for the BBC indicates.
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The myth of renewable energy

Posted in Business on 24th Nov, 2011 07:23 PM
by APM
And when politicians tout "green jobs," they might just as easily be talking about employment at General Motors as at Greenpeace.
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Surprise! Microsoft quietly opposes SOPA copyright bill

Posted in Business on 23rd Nov, 2011 09:50 PM
by APM
Microsoft has long been one of the most ardent proponents of expanding U.S. copyright law. But that enthusiasm doesn't extend to the new Stop Online Piracy Act...
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Grooveshark Will Soon Be Destroyed

Posted in Business on 23rd Nov, 2011 09:35 PM
by APM
Did you ever wonder how such a thing managed to avoid legal annihilation? Trick question! It hasn't.
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Groupons Stock Plummets

Posted in Business on 23rd Nov, 2011 09:27 PM
by APM
Three Weeks Later, Groupons Stock Plummets Below IPO Price
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China overtakes US as world's largest smartphone market

Posted in Business on 23rd Nov, 2011 08:04 PM
by APM
China has become the world's largest smartphone market by volume after it overtook the US in the third quarter...
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Startups, depression and suicide

Posted in Business on 22nd Nov, 2011 09:18 PM
by APM
The Hushed Dangers of Startup Depression
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Court Says Warrantless Mobile Phone Tracking Is Unconstitutional

Posted in Business on 21st Nov, 2011 09:52 PM
by APM
Judge in a district court in Southern Texas, Lynn Hughes, ruled that letting the government get mobile phone data without a warrant was unconstitutional:
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Peter Thiel To The New Yorker: I Dont Consider [The iPhone] To Be A Technological Breakthrough

Posted in Business on 21st Nov, 2011 09:26 PM
by APM
his main lament is that America the country that invented the modern assembly line, the skyscraper, the airplane, and the personal computer has lost its belief in the future
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3D printing sees more of New York with Shapeways new facility, $5.1M funding

Posted in Business on 20th Nov, 2011 01:45 AM
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3D printing company Shapeways is opening up its own production facility (VentureBeat)
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