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LinkedIn Confirms Hack And Leak Of “Some” User Passwords

Original post by CHRIS VELAZCO via TC Shortly after it was reported that nearly 6.5 million LinkedIn account passwords were leaked onto the net, LinkedIn leapt into action and mounted their own investigation. Though most of the morning was spent claiming that they could not confirm a security breach, a new announcement on their blog reveals that at least some of […]

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Twitter’s bird logo gets a makeover

Original post by Brandon Griggs via CNN (CNN) — Twitter is giving users the bird. A cute, little, upwardly mobile bird. The social-networking company wants to be universally known by a new streamlined bird logo, replacing the scruffier bird that had symbolized Twitter since … well, way back in 2010. “Starting today you’ll begin to notice a simplified Twitter […]

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Google unveils new mapping technologies

Original post by Laura Locke via BBC Google has demonstrated new mapping technologies in an effort to reassert its position as a market leader. While it boasts one billion users, Google Maps has recently seen defections by some key developers and partners. Reports suggest Apple may abandon Google Maps next week at its annual developer conference. […]

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London’s Emerging Tech Cluster Goes to School at Google’s Campus

Original post by HAMISH MCKENZIE via Pandodaily Today I visited Google’s new co-working space in East London. It rules. Called Campus, the five-storey building hosts more than 90 startups and is helping to consolidate and feed an emerging tech cluster that Startup Genome recently said is the third most active in the world, behind only Silicon Valley and New York […]

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A Real Hiring Manager Critiques a Real Resume

Original post by DAWN KAWAMOTO via Dice Flavien Bessede, a hiring manager and analytics engineer with mobile game advertising-platform company Chartboost, recently agreed to critique a tech resume and offer one-on-one advice to a job seeker, per a request from Dice News. The job seeker is a Silicon Valley IT marketing veteran, who’s allowing us to post […]

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SendGrid Joins Forces With Engine Yard

Original post by Daniel Randa via Sendgrid We are very excited to announce a SendGrid partnership with Engine Yard, a leading PaaS (Platform as a Service) company that empowers rapid and cost effective software application innovation. Engine Yard’s powerful platform provides a complete commercial grade solution to enable developers the freedom to focus on building great applications rather than managing an intricate platform. […]

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Meet the startup helping sites like Fab and Etsy court their customers

Original post by Ki Mae Heussner via GIGAOM Imagine that from a first date, you could predict how frequently a new beau might call you, the kinds of places he’d want to go for dinner and what the warning signs of waning interest might be. That doesn’t exist yet for courtship (to my knowledge at least), but […]

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Charity in the digital age: A startup links nonprofits, local businesses

Original post by Michele Ellson via SFGate Tom Stanley learned about the perils of marketing a business on the Internet the hard way, he said, when a Groupon deal he offered helped to crash his fledgling Philly cheesesteak shop. But he is an advocate of a new online effort that pairs businesses with local charities in an […]

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Bootstrapping a Startup is a State of Mind

Original post by Paresh Patel via Vendscreen Startup Funding Strategies: Bootstrapping vs. Venture Funding Recently Glenn and I were  speaking with a fellow entrepreneur regarding funding startups andbootstrapping. I said, “Glenn and I have done it both ways. We have bootstrapped prior startups and now we’ve gotten outside capital with VendScreen.” Spending Other People’s Money I […]