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Friday, December 30, 2011

12/30/11 Links

Your daily links for Friday December 30, 2011.

The Top of the Class in Deal-Making - NY Times

10 Resolute Ideas To Start Your New Year - Fast Company


Thursday, December 29, 2011

12/29/11 Links

Your daily links for Thursday December 29, 2011

A Year's Worth of Wisdom From the Trenches of Small Business - NY Times

Alibaba Hires U.S. Lobbying Firm as it Eyes Yahoo - Reuters

15 Inspirational Rags-To-Riches Stories - The Business Insider

Congratulations! You've Closed Your First Round. Now What? - Inc Magazine

What is LTE? - ExtremeTech

Betting on the Dollar in 2012 - CNN Money

Insights on the Writing of Steve Jobs - CNN Money

Aging Brains Match Youth in Some Mental Tasks - Scientific American

Why We Should All Give Google+ The Finger - TechCrunch


Wednesday, December 28, 2011

12/28/11 Links

Your daily links for Wednesday December 28, 2011.

Five Lessons To Do What You Love...And Succeed - Fast Company

Google's Penny Pinching Is Costing It Customers - Forbes

Twitter More Popular than Facebook in 2011  - ZDNet

Amazon, Apple Soar In Customer Satisfaction In 2011; Netflix Plummets - TechCrunch

Culture Isn't Costly - Fast Company

Google+ Is Adding More Than 600,000 New Users EACH DAY* - The Business Insider

The Real Value of Your Business - Inc Magazine

Top Online Marketing Books for 2012 - TopRank

For This Financial Adviser, Tweets Are Good Business - Wall Street Journal 

The 9 Oddest Job Interview Questions Asked at Tech Companies in 2011 - Mashable

Google Will Release Their Own iPad 3 Competitor Within Six Months - Gizmodo

Microsoft's Dumbest And Smartest Moves Of 2011 - InformationWeek

Should Startups Focus on Profitability or Not? - Both Sides of the Table


Tuesday, December 27, 2011

12/27/11 Links

Your daily links for Tuesday December 27, 2011.

Mocked And Misunderstood - A VC

Man Sued for Keeping Company Twitter Followers - BBC News

Why You Should Work Smarter, And Harder - Inc Magazine

Hedge Funds Hammered in One of Worst Years On Record - Telegraph

When Should a Company Allow its Employees to Work From Home - The Globe and Mail

Apple Just Put Up A Walkthrough Of iTunes Match Because Nobody Understands What It Is - The Business Insider

Apple Dominates Googles Zeitgeist 2011 - CNET

Senator Calls on Twitter to Block the Taliban [video 1:17] - Mashable

Google's IPad Killer Ready In 6 Months, Says Eric Schmidt - Fox News

When an Entrepreneur Fails from Lack of Nerve - VentureBeat

Sears to Close 100-120 Kmart, Sears Full-line Stores - Reuters


Monday, December 26, 2011

12/26/11 Links

Your daily links for Monday December 26, 2011.

How to Ace a Google Interview - Wall Street Journal

Startups With More 'Go-To People' Lead the Pack - Forbes

The More or Less Choice - Seth Godin's Blog

Why I'm Betting on PR - Inc Magazine

Think of Your Customers as Employees - Inc Magazine

DIY Video Pays Off Huge For Louis CK: Are You Listening Google, Amazon? -

If Moms Can’t Find It, They Invent It - New York Times

How Do Co-Founders Meet? 17 Startups Tell All - Mashable

iPhone of the Future May Be Powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cells - Mashable

How to Manage Your Company’s Online Reputation (Infographic) - VentureBeat

Christmas: Why Graphic Designers Must Hate the Holidays [video 1:42] - Gizmodo

What Startup To Build? - TechCrunch

Airplanes: Sea Shepherd Now Using Drones To Hunt Japanese Whalers - Gizmodo

Anything Boys Can Do... -  Scientific American 


Saturday, December 24, 2011

12/24/11 Links

Your daily links for Saturday December 24, 2011.

In-Flight Wi-Fi Company Gogo Files For $100 Million IPO - TechCrunch

Alert the Media. Facebook Explains Advertising - Marketing Pilgrim

Apple May Be Rushing to Launch the iPad 3 On Jobs’s Birthday - BGR

Internet Changes How We Remember - Scientific American

Top 10 Apps Downloaded in 2011 - Mashable

Berkeley Explains Why Google Trumps Microsoft - Wired


Friday, December 23, 2011

12/23/11 Links

Your daily links for Friday December 23, 2011.

Leadership Hall Of Fame: Jim Collins, Author Of "Good To Great" - Fast Company

The Biggest Story of Our Time: The Rise of China's Middle Class - Forbes

This Googler Was Hounded By VCs Shoving Money At Him - The Business Insider

Facebook Is More Popular And Growing Faster Than Google Search - The Business Insider

Firemen, Donuts and Meetings - Seth Godin Blog

Louis C.K. Tops $1 Million in Sales of $5 Comedy Special - CNN Money

iPad satisfaction rate at 84% according to new survey - BGR

Mark Zuckerberg and the Evolution of the Facebook IPO - Wall Street Journal

Why Good Entrepreneurs Borrow, Great Ones Steal [VIDEO 6:55] - Mashable

Walt Mossberg's Look at 2011 Biggest Tech Products: Year of the Talking Phone and a Cloud That Got Hot - Wall Street Journal

Google Will Pay Mozilla Almost $300M Per Year in Search Deal, Besting Microsoft and Yahoo - Wall Street Journal

ComScore: Google+ Grows Worldwide Users From 65 Million In October To 67 Million In November - TechCrunch

Apple Has More Online Shoppers Than Walmart - Ad Age


Thursday, December 22, 2011

12/22/11 Links

Your daily links for Thursday December 22, 2011.

Why Scrooges Are More Successful - Forbes

Did Coke Invent Santa? - Forbes

Home Sales Worse Than Thought During Housing Bust - Biz Journals

What Does the CEO Get if He Does a Good Job, What Do I Get? - Dilbert

Distimo: Apple’s App Store Still Beats Android On Revenues; Freemium Rules -

Five Ways the Cloud Will Change in 2012 - CNN Money

Can a Startup Store Change the Retail Business? - Fast Company

Europeans Call on Facebook to Adapt Data-Privacy Changes to Comply with Local Laws - Washington Post

Yahoo! is only worth $1 billion? - CNN Money

The Future of the Internet is Here. And it's Creepy. - Fast Company

VC Reveals Everything You Need To Do To Land Investors For Your Startup - The Business Insider

Two Upstarts Join Forces to Take on Apple - Inc Magazine

Michael Moritz: The best advice I ever got - CNN Money

Wal-Mart throws weight behind online entrepreneurs - Reuters

Engineering Flowchart - 37signals


Wednesday, December 21, 2011

12/21/11 Links

Your daily links for Wednesday December 21, 2011.

Financial Advisers See Social Media Benefits Decline - Reuters

Google May Want an Android Tablet of Its Own - TechNewsWorld

Super Bowl Will Be Live-Streamed Online for First Time - ABC News

Google Renews Firefox Search Royalty Deal - Wall Street Journal

Half a Billion Dollars: Why Apple's Acquisition of Anobit Matters - Ars Technica

Review: Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Makes Data Collection Mesmerizing -

Harvard Study: Social Networks Do Little To Influence Taste And Interests - TechCrunch

Google's Andy Rubin Defines 'Android activation,' Trumpets 700,000 Per Day Clip - Engadget

Make Your Company Culture Go The Distance - Inc Magazine

Meet the Future of Consulting - CNN Money

Google Still Dominating Search And It's Now Winning The Browser Race - The Business Insider

Trustiness - Seth Godin Blog

Meet Facebook’s Compassion Czar - Fast Company

Science: Text Messages Bring Out The Liar In All of Us - Gizmodo


Tuesday, December 20, 2011

12/20/11 Links

Your daily links for Tuesday December 20, 2011.

It's Not About Having The Most Friends, It's About Having The Best Friends - FeldThoughts

Local Tech Incubator Launches Accelerator Program - The Baltimore Sun

Apple Wins Limited Ruling in Important Android Patent Suit - CNN Money

4 Megatrends in Social Media and Social Business - Forbes

3 Ways Google's Majel May Out-Chat Apple's Siri (And 1 Big Way It Could Remain Speechless) -  Fast Company

Google, KKR Invest in California Solar Project - San Francisco Chronicle

Yahoo Needs To Bet The Entire Company On This Product: Research Shows Why - The Business Insider

Marc Andreessen: Retailers Should Be Scared About 2012 - The Business Insider

Top 10 Tech Breakthroughs of 2011 - ExtremeTech

The State of Venture Capital in 2012 - Entrepreneur Magazine

MIT to Offer Labs, Certificates to Virtual Students - Reuters

Eric Schmidt: 'Google Tablet Coming Within Six Months' - Engadget

The Science of Staying Young - Scientific American


Monday, December 19, 2011

12/19/11 Links

Your daily links for Monday December 19, 2011.

The 60-Something Entrepreneur: Can a Start-Up Pay For Retirement? - The Atlantic

Facebook’s Sock On The Door -

The No. 1 Problem of the Chinese Economy - Forbes

Be Humble or Else - Forbes

Louis C.K. Plays a Serious Joke on TV - New York Times

Apple Plots TV Assault - Wall Street Journal

How thieves get your data with card skimmers - San Francisco Chronicle

12 Years After Quitting, Romney Is Still Making Big Bucks From Bain Capital - The Business Insider

Why Aren't You Using Google AdWords? - Inc Magazine

The Difference Between a Failure and a Mistake - Seth Godin Blog

Will Your College Survive? - TechCrunch

How to Accomplish More by Doing Less - Harvard Business Review

Saudi prince invests $300 million in Twitter - Associated Press


Saturday, December 17, 2011

12/17/11 Links

Your daily links for Saturday December 17, 2011.

Microsoft And Yahoo Are Now Equal In Search - The Business Insider

How Pandora Makes Money - The Business Insider

You Can't Predict Talent; Foster It - Inc Magazine

The Simple First Rule of Branding and Marketing Anything (Even Yourself) - Seth Godin Blog

Meet the Zynga IPO Millionaires (and One Billionaire) Club - Wall Street Journal

Google's Year in Search Yields Depressing Results - Wired

Report: Apple Developing 'mini' iPad to Compete with Fire - USA Today

Exclusive: Google CEO's inner circle: Meet the L Team - Reuters

Would You Pay $20 a Month for Spotify? - Fast Company

3 Ways to Put Your Customers First - Fast Company

The World Needs More Crazy Billionaires - CNN Money

America’s Highest-Paid CEOs - The Daily Beast

Friday, December 16, 2011

12/16/11 Links

Your daily links for Friday December 16, 2011.

A CEO’s Guide To Social Media In 2012 - Fast Company

Facebook Timeline Is Here For All: Creepy But Beautiful -

Jobless Claims at 3.5 Year Low, Factories Mixed - Reuters

Amazon Finally Reveals Kindle Sales Figures ... Sort Of - CNN Money

Social Security: It's More Broken Than You Think - CNN Money

The Single Most Important Improvement to Your Resume for Landing a Job - CBS News

Apple Stores: How Much is Too Much of a Good Thing? - Forbes

Viacom Partners With Live Streaming Service Ustream - Yahoo! News

Apple Is About To Sell A Mind Boggling Number Of iPhones - The Business Insider

How Raised $40 Million With A Lot Of Data And Not Much Pain - The Business Insider

Check Out The Stunning Views From The New World Trade Center Tower - The Business Insider

How Much is Your Time Worth? - Inc Magazine

4 Critical Traits of an Entrepreneur - Inc Magazine

The Browser Cold War - Extreme Tech

What It Takes to Be a Successful Social Good Entrepreneur - Mashable

U.S. Teen Mobile Data Usage Triples [STUDY] - Mashable

Peripherals: 10 Amazing Peripherals You Didn't Know You Needed - Gizmodo

Google: Google Zeitgeist Proves We're Awful People - Gizmodo

Chasing the New Angel Investors  - Wall Street Journal

Google Translate App Update Adds Handwriting Recognition, Breaks Barriers - Engadget


Thursday, December 15, 2011

12/15/11 Links

Your daily links for Thursday December 15, 2011.

Three Key Business Investments to Make in 2012 - Entrepreneur Magazine

Probing the Unconscious Mind - Scientific American

Apple Has Big Lead Over Intel in Mobile Chips - CNET

Watch This: This Holiday Choir Is Made Of 64 iPhones; and It's Pretty Good - Gizmodo

"Retina" MacBook Pros shipping next year? It's possible - ars technica

SurveyMonkey Valued at $1 Billion, TPG Joins as Investor - NY Times

Enough With the Apps Already - Wired 

Time's Person of the Year Is "The Protester" - Slashdot

Microsoft: Yes, Virginia, We Are a Cloud Company - Wired

A Social-Media Addict Tries to Disconnect - CNN

Come On, Microsoft: Siri Is Making You Look Terrible - TechCrunch

Google Donates $11.5 Million to Fight Modern Slavery - Reuters

5 Major Trends That Changed Digital Entertainment in 2011 - Mashable

Except for Yahoo, Goldman Likes the Internet, Again - Wall Street Journal

Facebook to Start Mobile Ad Program? - Marketing Pilgrim

Venture Capitalists are Bullish on Consumer Internet Companies—and New York - Inc Magazine

How Other People Steal Your Time--and How to Get it Back - Inc Magazine

The 25 Best Companies To Work For In America - The Business Insider

Here's What The Average Tech Startup Looks Like - The Business Insider

Google Awarded Driverless Vehicle Patent - Slashdot

Twitter Is 2011's Most-Buzzed About Social Network - Mashable

Is Google+ Really a Social Media Game Changer? - Mashable

Can Zynga break free from Facebook? - Reuters


Wednesday, December 14, 2011

12/14/11 Links

Your daily links for Wednesday December 14, 2011.

8 Warning Signs of a Bad Consultant - CBS News

Would-be Home Buyers Turn to Family, Strangers - Smart Money

Facebook aims to help prevent suicide - Yahoo! News

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store - San Francisco Chronicle

NTSB To Drivers: 'Stop Texting And Get Off The Phone' - Forbes

Billionaire Paul Allen Building World's Biggest Plane In Effort To Conquer Space - Forbes

If Netflix Is In Play, Here’s Some Companies That Would Be In The Hunt -

Ikea's Former CEO on How to Collaborate - Inc Magazine

Icloud: Apple Will Finally Let You Delete Pics From Your iCloud Photo Stream - Gizmodo

Global Smartphone Penetration Nearing 10% - asymco

Online Schools Score Better on Wall Street Than in Classrooms - NY Times

Apple: Five Predictions for 2012 - Scientific American

Why Microsoft Suddenly Wants its Software on the iPad - CNET

Factoid: It Takes 30,000 Downloads a DAY Just to Crack the iOS App Store's Top 10 - Gizmodo

Back To Square One In The Google Books Lawsuit -

What Was the Real Magic Behind Steve Jobs' Marketing--and Can Apple Maintain It? - Forbes

Microsoft Just Gave Every iPhone User 25 GB Of Cloud Storage - The Business Insider

Top tech gifts for entrepreneurs - The Globe and Mail


Tuesday, December 13, 2011

12/13/11 Links

Your daily links for Tuesday December 13, 2011.

The Relationship between Angel Investor and Entrepreneur - Go 4 Funding

Can You Survive Today's Business World? - Forbes

Apple’s Leagues Ahead In App Downloads: 18 Billion To Android’s 10 Billion - paid Content

Seth's Blog: Insulate yourself... - Seth Godin

Prudential has acquired 15.9 percent of LinkedIn - San Francisco Chronicle

Apple Makes Rare Compromise - Wall Street Journal

How To Fund Your Start-Up Business - Forbes

Southwest Adds Boeing MAX in $17.6 Billion Order for 208 Jets - Bloomberg

Here's Why Spotify Can Never Make A Profit - The Business Insider

How to Pitch a VC: 11 Insider Secrets - Inc Magazine

MIT Slows Down Light with Trillion-Frames-Per-Second Video Camera - Extreme Tech

Verizon Considering Purchase of Netflix - Slashdot

Are We Suffering Global Gadget Fatigue? - NY Times


Monday, December 12, 2011

12/12/11 Links

Your daily links for Monday December 12, 2011.

Sunday Debate: Is Social Peaking? [video, 22:06] - A VC

Google’s 3 Top Executives Have 8 Private Jets - TechCrunch

Netflix Wants All of Your Friends to Know Everything You're Watching - Gizmodo

One Million Apps, and Counting at a Fast Pace - NY Times

Apple and Apple Celebrate 10 Million iTunes Beatles Songs Sold - Media Post

Cyber Attacks Could Wreck World Oil Supply - Reuters

Here's How You Should Be Using Flickr To Boost Business - The Business Insider

Pincus Makes Power Play with Zynga IPO - Reuters

A Romance With Risk That Brought On a Panic - NY Times


Sunday, December 11, 2011

12/11/11 Links

Your daily links for Sunday December 11, 2011.

How Entrepreneurs Become Visionary Leaders - Forbes

Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week - The Business Insider

Twitter Rolls the Dice - Tech News World

5 Timekeeping Apps for Your Small Business - Mashable

Comedy: Louis CK Spent His Own Stupid Money to Stream His New Special to You - Gizmodo

The Best BMW Ever - Wired

Goodbye Textbooks, Hello iPad - PC World


Saturday, December 10, 2011


Your daily links for Saturday December 10, 2011.

Apple to Sell 30 Million iPhones in Q4 2011 - PC World

Google's Opt-in Facial Recognition Avoids Facebook's Missteps - eWeek 

Sean Parker: There are Too Many Startups and VCs - SiliconFilter

Apple Patent Puts You In Control of Noise Cancellation, Hints at iPad Speakerphone - Wired

Google unveils 'Find My Face' tool - CNN Money

Customer Engagement and Insight Top Social Media Benefits - Marketing Charts

The 20 Best New iPhone And iPad Apps Of 2011 - The Business Insider

Klarna nears billion dollar valuation - Financial Times

8 Bold Resolutions For Marketers - Fast Company

Buffett Buys Big Solar Farm - Forbes


Friday, December 9, 2011

12/9/11 Links

Your daily links for Friday, December 9, 2011.

Google to invest $300 million in Hong Kong data center - Reuters

The Next iPad Will Launch In February - The Business Insider

Apps: Google Currents Might Be the Coolest Thing Google Has Ever Made - Gizmodo

Distracted driving "major problem" - Reuters

Facebook Studied Users' Brainwaves For Its Advertisers - The Business Insider

The Story Behind the Wireless Music System 10 Years in the Making - Mashable

Analysis: Venture capital funding doubles for online retail - Reuters

New Twitter HQ Shows Big Ambitions, Rooftop Garden - Mashable

Twitter simplifies in bid to engage more users - Boston Globe

China’s W.T.O. Anniversary Shows a World of Difference - NY Times

One small company reinvents a $30 billion market - CNN Money

Microsoft Can Remotely Kill Purchased Apps - Slashdot

Apple Never Designed the iPad - They Undesigned It - Thomas Baekdal

Feature Friday: Embed This Tweet - A VC


Thursday, December 8, 2011

12/8/11 Links

Your daily links for Thursday December 8, 2011.

If You're Not Sitting Where Your Customer's Sitting, You're Not Really Seeing Your Brand - Fast Company

Nobel winner feared euro debt crisis a decade ago - Associated Press

Inside Apple's new Grand Central Terminal store - CNN Money

Future of Advertising is Data: Facebook's Numbers Staggering - 800 million users; 500 million active per day - Forbes

The Rise of Developeronomics - Forbes

LivingSocial adds $30 million - CNN Money

Box CEO Aaron Levie: To Create Something Exceptional, Do Sweat The Small Stuff - Fast Company

This New Tool Lets You See How Effective All Your Social Advertising Actually Is - The Business Insider

So You Want to Move to Silicon Valley… - Inc Magazine

Google's Schmidt: Android to top iOS among devs in 6 months - Electronista

Facebook Timeline Is Here: Are You In? - Mashable

Hidden iOS 5 Feature Offers Tons of Beautiful Emoticons [PICS] - Mashable

Eric Schmidt: Google Is Buying One Company A Week - TechCrunch

Big Price for Flash-Sale Site - Wall Street Journal

How Orabrush Cleaned Up On YouTube - Entrepreneur


Wednesday, December 7, 2011

12/7/11 Links

Your daily links for Wednesday December 7, 2011.

The 10 Worst-Performing States in America - The Atlantic

Most great entrepreneurs don't drop out of Harvard - Fortune Magazine

Are You a Born Entrepreneur? (Opinion) - Entrepreneur Magazine

An iPad Keyboard You Can Type On and Swipe Through - Slashdot

AT&T Ranked Worst US carrier Again by Consumer Reports - Slash Gear

Google+ To Take On Foursquare With Upcoming “Check-in Offers” Feature - TechCrunch

Exclusive: Verizon to take on Netflix with Web service - Reuters

4 Young Social Good Entrepreneurs to Watch - Mashable

5 Ways to Improve Customer Retention - Inc Magazine

Video Ads Gaining Acceptance - Marketing Charts

Smarter Sales: 2 Hours Is All You Need - Inc Magazine

Netflix CEO: 'We got overconfident' - CNN Money
Shazam Wants You to Hold the Phone Up to the TV - Bloomberg Businessweek

How to Use Social Media for Research and Development - Entrepreneur Magazine

Design is Not a Bolt-On  - This is Going to be Big


Tuesday, December 6, 2011

12/6/11 Links

Your daily links for Tuesday December 6, 2011.

Objective Logistics & Keeping Things in Perspective - Agile VC

So You Want to be a VC? - 

Information Arbitrage - Tough love - Information Arbitrage

Cloud Computing Rivalry Heats Up - Zacks Research

Email in the Enterprise: Entering its Twilight at 40? - CNN Money

Google's Marissa Mayer: Her Favorite Mobile Apps - Fortune Magazine

Why Everyone Wants to Know What You Think - Forbes

Apps make iPad, iPhone Child's Play - Chicago Tribune

5 Brands Most Likely To Be Gone By 2015 - Forbes

The Truth About Your Next Hire - Inc Magazine

Marketing Guru Marc Schiller Reveals The Secrets Of Social Media Marketing - The Business Insider

Why Nobody is Talking About Your Company - Inc Magazine

Big Search Companies Woo Small Businesses - USA Today

15 Tips for Launching a Successful Mobile App - Mashable

How Badoo Got 130 Million People Meeting Each Other and $100M In Revenue - TechCrunch

Google: Google's Nerdiest Move Ever: Now It's a Graphing Calculator! - Gizmodo

Like: How we are living the Facebook life - BBC News

Sean Parker's Latest Bets - Yahoo! News

INFOGRAPHIC: Wal-Mart Is HUGE - The Business Insider

5 Slick Ways to Market Your Small Business - Fortune Magazine

20 Social Media Marketing Do's & Don'ts -TopRank Blog


Monday, December 5, 2011

12/5/11 Links

Your daily links for Monday December 5, 2011.

Richard Branson Explains Why He Is The Opposite Of Steve Jobs - The Business Insider

How to Get the Government to Promote Your Start-up - Inc Magazine

Where Does SEO & Social Media Optimization Fit Within Your Company? Hint: It's Not All About Marketing - Top Rank

1 in 3 Marketers Say Online Metrics Don’t Quantify Financial Impact - Marketing Charts

Google Chairman Gets a Chance to Make His Case - NY Times

App helps viewers shop while watching TV programs - Reuters

Building For The Long Haul - TechCrunch

Internet Access and the New Divide - NY Times

Tim Cook's first 100 days as Apple CEO - CNN

Top Technology Trends for 2012 - Tech Buzz

Five Solutions To The Privacy Problem: Why They Work And Why They Don’t

The Pen Is Mightier Than The Phone: A Case For Writing Things Out - Fast Company

The Social Content Quiet Giant [slideshare presentation] - The Big Picture

All My Employees Are in Sales - Inc Magazine

3 Small Businesses Take on the Big Boys - Fortune Magazine


Sunday, December 4, 2011

12/4/11 Links

Kauffman Sketchbook: Where Do Entrepreneurs Get Their Money? [video, 3:34] - Feld Thoughts

9 Ways to Improve Customer Communication on Your Website - Mashable

7 New Apps Worth Downloading This Week - Mashable

How the Internet Is Ruining Everything - NY Times

Algorithm will identify retouched images and rate their closeness to reality - ExtremeTech

When You Should Quit Your Startup - The Business Insider

Google’s Admeld Purchase Approved by Justice Department - Businessweek

Lie-Detection Software Is a Research Quest - NY Times

Clinton Townsend's ATM Fee Fix: Watch Ads Instead Of Paying Charge - Huffington Post

7 Keys to Startup Survival in Today's Now Economy - Forbes

Have Walled Gardens Killed the Personal Computer? - Slashdot


Saturday, December 3, 2011

12/3/11 Links

Verizon to buy cable spectrum, pressuring rivals - Reuters

Analysts React: Verizon 'Just Made a Brilliant Move' - WSJ

About Apple's incredible shrinking P/E ratio - Fortune

Under Armour Founder Breaks Into Billionaires Club - Yahoo! News

Google's highly profitable secret war against small businesses and jobs - ZDNet

Coca-Cola cans going back to red - Associated Press

Facebook to open engineering office in NYC - Associated Press

NextView Ventures' Rob Go Tells The Gadgets He's Obsessed With - The Business Insider

ESPN: A Mobile Example to Emulate - Mashable

Top 10 Tips for Better Content Marketing - Mashable

8 Great iPhone Apps for Music Lovers - Mashable

Review: A laptop bag that can charge gadgets - CNN

Saving Time vs. Killing Time - Redeye VC


Friday, December 2, 2011

12/2/11 Links

Why Negativity Can Be Good for Your Business Blog - Entrepreneur

IPhone surpasses celebs, news as most searched on Web - Reuters

The #1 University in the U.S. for spinning off startups may surprise you - TNW Entrepreneur

Police: You Can't Run From the Cop Car of the Future - Gizmodo

Chrome passes Firefox in global browser share - The Register

Twitter Quietly (Finally) Launches Self-Serve Ads - WSJ

MIT Algorithm Predicts Red Light Runners - Slashdot

YouTube’s New Homepage Goes Social With Algorithmic Feed, Emphasis On Google+ And Facebook - TechCrunch

Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Raises $625 Million - NY Times

Why Schools Need to Get Social, Local and Mobile - Mashable

Kindle Fire Unseats iPad as No. 1 Tablet at Best Buy - Mashable

Steve Case Launches $450 Million East Coast Venture Fund - Mashable

Step Up to the New Google Bar - Marketing Pilgrim

7 Steps to Closing a Deal Via Email - Inc Magazine

Get Ready For 'Apple Fever' In China, The iPhone 4S Will Be On Sale There Shortly - The Business Insider

Zynga IPO to raise up to $1bn - The Financial Times

A New Google Venture, and Another Web Boundary Line Is Nudged - NY Times


Thursday, December 1, 2011

12/1/11 Links

China, in Surprising Shift, Takes Steps to Spur Bank Lending - NY Times

What to do with Apple’s $81-billion cash hoard - The Globe and Mail

Can Venture Capital Save The World? - Yahoo! News

Warren Buffett buys his hometown newspaper - Reuters

You Bet Apple TV Is Coming, Says Apple Guru Gene Munster - The Business Insider

Don’t Trust Your Instincts? Wal-Mart Uses Algorithms to Find Gifts People Want - WSJ

Android’s Identity Crisis - The Washington Post

Investing Advice from 10 Billionaires - Bloomberg News

Google Announces YouTube Analytics With a Video Tuto....Infographic? - Marketing Pilgrim

5 Key Questions on Social Media, Content & SEO - Top Rank

Twitter revenue chief: 'This is going to be a massive business' - CNN Money

10 New Google Analytics Features You Need to Start Using - Mashable

Sen. Scott Brown: Creating A Nation of Venture Capitalists Through Crowdfunding - Wired

Groupon aims for marketing shift - MarketWatch

12 Things You Didn’t Know Facebook Could Do - NY Times

Wal-Mart launches first social networking app - Reuters

Startups, Investing, And Daily Deals: Five Questions With Mark Cuban - TechCrunch

Yahoo Board Said to Lean Toward Sale of Minority Stake - NY Times

Why Google is the Most Important Tool Ever Invented - Fast Company