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The Alley vs. the Valley: Why Qwiki Moved East

Original post by Georgia Kral via Thirteen A lot has been said about New York City gaining on Silicon Valley as the technology and innovation epicenter of the country. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is betting his mayoral legacy on it, by opening the new Cornell NYCTech campus; Google has jumped on board by purchasing nearly 3 million square feet of […]

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First There Was Silicon Valley. Then Silicon Alley. Now…the Case for Building Silicon Prairie

Original post by JEFF SLOBOTSKI via TimeBusiness Roughly four years ago, while working for a technology company based in New York, I experienced first hand the entrepreneurial ecosystems of San Francisco, New York, Boulder, and Boston, among other cities. I was intrigued by what I saw. They are filled with people armed with an amazing sense of […]

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YouTube, Digg and Skype founders talk technology at LeWeb London

Original post by Stuart Dredge via guardian Billed as “All-Star Entrepreneurs”, C had Hurley, Kevin Rose and Niklas Zennström shared the stage for a spot of technology futuregazing at the LeWeb London conference. Their credentials? Hurley was one of YouTube’s co-founders, and is now CEO at AVOS Systems. Rose co-founded technology news aggregatorDigg, but is now a partner […]

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Eventbrite Expands In Europe, With Localized Online Ticket Sales For Germany And The Netherlands

Original post by RYAN LAWLER via TC Eventbrite has been on a roll lately, doubling the number of events and tickets sold in 2011. Part of that growth has come through increased international usage, but most users around the world can only access the service through the English-language Eventbrite.com site. Well, it’s changing that with localized sites […]

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Facebook acquires facial recognition startup Face.com

Original post by Laurie Segall via KYPost NEW YORK – Facebook has acquired Israel-based Face.com for an undisclosed sum, Face.com confirmed Monday in a post on its blog. You may not have heard of Face.com, but you’ve probably seen its technology in action. Launched in 2008, the company powers many Facebook apps that detect and “recognize” […]

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Galway entrepreneur to participate in prestigious global retreat

Original post by GalwayIndependent A Dubai-based Galway entrepreneur is preparing to take part in an exclusive corporate retreat where he will engage with some of the world’s premier business leaders. Salthill native Paul Kenny, founder of Dubai-based Cobone.com, will be part of a 120-strong group of entrepreneurs – one of the largest corporate groups to […]

The Silicon Valley Ingredients Needed for London's Tech City

The Silicon Valley Ingredients Needed for London’s Tech City

Original post by Tien Tzuo via HuffingtonPost In the last few years, London has emerged as one of the top three places for tech entrepreneurs to start a business, as a recent TechCrunch article on the Startup Genome unveiled. The UK government clearly recognises the importance of encouraging growth in the start-up arena and is doing just […]

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Zooz upgrades to HTML5 and explores global payment method habits

Original post by JAMILLAH KNOWLES via TNW Zooz, the in-app payment solutions provider is expanding its offering for developers to include HTML5 so that they can add payment methods more easily. As we have reported in the past, Zooz works to make the transition from free to paid a less painful one for developers. The company has taken […]

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Asia’s Latest Business & Entrepreneurship TV, Angel’s Gate Launches Season 2

Original post by SBWire Singapore — (SBWIRE) — 06/18/2012 — Interactive.sg, the producer of Angel’s Gate, today announced a call for submissions of fresh concepts and ideas for Season 2 of the business reality programme. Entrepreneurs from all over the world can now sign up on AngelsGate.com for a chance to pitch their business ideas on TV to some […]

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