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Gnip now pulls social data from Sina Weibo’s 300 million Chinese users

Gnip now pulls social data from Sina Weibo’s 300 million Chinese users | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
Only a few months after becoming the first authorized reseller of tweets, Boudler-based Gnip has announced today that it is adding social data from China’s Sina Weibo microblogging service.
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At the heart of Square are its merchants, whose stories are as interesting as the technology

At the heart of Square are its merchants, whose stories are as interesting as the technology | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
I’m a pretty big fan of Square, the order processing dongle and app that lets anyone become a merchant.
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Powhow: Former Googler Unveils An Online Marketplace For Live, Webcam Classes

Powhow: Former Googler Unveils An Online Marketplace For Live, Webcam Classes | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
As VoIP, chat, and web-based videoconferencing solutions expand their reach, we’ve seen a corresponding growth in both the remote workforce and telecommuting.
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5 Things the Experts Say You Need to Know About the Facebook-Instagram Merger

5 Things the Experts Say You Need to Know About the Facebook-Instagram Merger | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
Depending on which hastily pasted-together analysis you believe, Facebook's $1 billion acquisition Monday is reason enough to close your Instagram account, and Facebook is going to ruin Instagram.
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Venture Capitalists Turn Quick Bucks On Instagram - Loot - Portfolio.com

Venture Capitalists Turn Quick Bucks On Instagram - Loot - Portfolio.com | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
It generally takes a lot longer than a week for venture investments to pay off. But Facebook made the impossible VC dream come true for some of Instagram's backers.
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How to Fail Less: Steve Blank on the Secrets of Start-Ups - The Atlantic

How to Fail Less: Steve Blank on the Secrets of Start-Ups - The Atlantic | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
How to Fail Less: Steve Blank on the Secrets of Start-Ups - The Atlantic http://t.co/SBFHCq0p...
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Meet the (Tentative) Cast of Randi Zuckerberg’s New Bravo Reality Show Silicon Valley!

Meet the (Tentative) Cast of Randi Zuckerberg’s New Bravo Reality Show Silicon Valley! | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
Meet (Tentative) Cast of Randi Zuckerberg’s New Bravo Reality Show Silicon Valley!
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Understanding Options for Venture Capital Expansion

Just because someone runs a business this does not necessarily mean that they are knowledgeable in the ways of venture capital because not everyone has had to.
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Skype breaks its concurrent user record again with 40 million people logged in at once

Skype breaks its concurrent user record again with 40 million people logged in at once | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
Skype is starting to sound like a broken record when it comes to breaking records, but this feat is impressive nonetheless.
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For IP Security at Startups, "Later" Isn't Soon Enough

For IP Security at Startups, "Later" Isn't Soon Enough | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
A brilliant idea. A great team to work on it. A fridge full of Red Bull. Those are the first three items on every tech startup's checklist (more or less).
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Après ceux de Safari, Google violerait également les paramètres de confidentialité d’Internet Explorer

Après ceux de Safari, Google violerait également les paramètres de confidentialité d’Internet Explorer | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
L'affaire avait fait un peu de bruit la semaine dernière, quand le Wall Street Journal révélait que Google utilise secrètement un moyen de contourner les réglages de confidentialité du navigateur Safari (sur PC et sur iPhone) pour déposer chez ses...
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Startups struggle to keep their sites speedy on PCs, phones, and tablets

Startups struggle to keep their sites speedy on PCs, phones, and tablets | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
For a startup, a lot is riding on the home page. You might be surprised, then, to learn that startups vary wildly in how quickly and reliably their website home pages load.
That’s especially true when you look at load times on mobile devices.
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Paul Singh on Venture Capitalists and Raising Money

Paul Singh on Venture Capitalists and Raising Money | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
Last week I got a chance to listen to Paul Singh from 500 Startups talk about raising money at The Fort. First of all, I have to say that almost every sentence Paul uttered could have been used as a quote on its own.
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Entrepreneurs Should Think Globally Far Beyond Silicon Valley's Borders - Huffington Post

Entrepreneurs Should Think Globally Far Beyond Silicon Valley's Borders - Huffington Post | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs Should Think Globally Far Beyond Silicon Valley's BordersHuffington PostWhile Silicon Valley may be the "hub" for technology startups and where the world thinks the top creativity and talent reside, there is plenty of innovation...
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The Illusion of Imagination (And How It Drives Silicon Valley ...

The Illusion of Imagination (And How It Drives Silicon Valley ... | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
But there is one particular mental quirk which may be the source of Silicon Valley's greatest advantage: The way we calculate, or more appropriately, the way we delude ourselves into believing probabilities.
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500px aims to take out Flickr with $20/year plan, unlimited storage, market function and Mac uploader

500px aims to take out Flickr with $20/year plan, unlimited storage, market function and Mac uploader | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
In a move that should be a surprise to nobody, technology darling 500px is moving to take out Flickr with a new Plus plan.
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YouTube Live Turns One: Adds Pay-Per-View And Real-Time Analytics

YouTube Live Turns One: Adds Pay-Per-View And Real-Time Analytics | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
YouTube Live, Google’s live streaming platform, celebrated its first birthday over the weekend. To mark this event, YouTube is adding a number of new features to Live today.
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Venture Capitalists Using Social Media

Venture Capitalists Using Social Media | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
OpenView's report looks at how technology venture capitalists use social media tools (blogs, Twitter, and Quora) and ranks the top VCs online.
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La web de la ciudad de Barcelona

La web de la ciudad de Barcelona | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
RT @martinvars: Barcelona start ups to get low rent and low social charges and taxes if they agree to donate 10% of their benefits http://t.co/kM5wsJv0...
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What the Instagram deal says about the state of Silicon Valley - The Economic Times

What the Instagram deal says about the state of Silicon Valley - The Economic Times | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
Instagram took just 18 months to build scale in its business; the time to create a product online has dramatically shrunk along with the cost.
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Hoppit Launches The World’s First Ambience Search Engine For Restaurants

Hoppit Launches The World’s First Ambience Search Engine For Restaurants | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
Finding a good restaurant – even in a city you’ve never been to – has never been easier. Thanks to Yelp, Urbanspoon and its various brethren, a good place to eat is generally just a few clicks away.
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Venture Capital Fundraising Dips 35% in Q1, Yet Exit Climate Strong - Red Herring

International Business TimesVenture Capital Fundraising Dips 35% in Q1, Yet Exit Climate StrongRed HerringVenture capital fundraising dipped 35 percent in the first quarter from a year before, raising $4.9 billion, according to Thompson Reuters and...
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[Applications mobiles] Que font-elles vraiment de nos données personnelles ?

[Applications mobiles] Que font-elles vraiment de nos données personnelles ? | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
Identifiants, liste de contacts, âge, sexe, localisation, numéro de téléphone… Quelles informations sont récupérées lorsque vous utilisez Foursquare, Instagram ou encore Angry Birds depuis votre smartphone ?
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[Social Media Marketing] Pinterest : next big thing ou feu de paille ?

[Social Media Marketing] Pinterest : next big thing ou feu de paille ? | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
A la fois réseau social et outil de curation, Pinterest est la start-up qui monte dans la Silicon Valley.
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Microsoft attacks Google over privacy, ignores the exact same violations from its partner, Facebook

Microsoft attacks Google over privacy, ignores the exact same violations from its partner, Facebook | Entrepreneurship, Startups, Disruptive Technologies, Innovation | Scoop.it
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Microsoft is leveraging an outcry over Google’s approach to privacy to smear its rival in the press.
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