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Tech items we, Adolfo Foronda (@nerdstalker) and Greg Viloria (@socialgreg) find for our weekly podcast http://www.nerdstalker.com/ or Like us on FB https://www.facebook.com/NerdStalker
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A VC: What We Are Seeing

A VC: What We Are Seeing | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
The Wall Street Journal has a story out today that says "Web Startups Hit Cash Crunch." There has been a fair bit of reaction in the tech blogs and I thought I'd toss into the discussion some things we are...
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15 Tech Venture Capitalists Worth Knowing

15 Tech Venture Capitalists Worth Knowing | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Venture capitalists, whether part of a firm or independent angel investors, play an important role in financing tech innovation. These movers and shakers dominate venture funding.
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Nerd Stalker: UX Week 2011 Videos Now Available

Nerd Stalker: UX Week 2011 Videos Now Available | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
UX Week 2011 Videos Now Available http://t.co/9K3gqCzb #ux...
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Google engineer: Google+ is ‘a pathetic afterthought’

Google engineer: Google+ is ‘a pathetic afterthought’ | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Google engineer Steve Yegge accidentally published a manifesto about the ways in which Google does things wrong internally, especially the way it has...
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Silicon Valley economy more diversified - San Jose Mercury News

Silicon Valley economy more diversified - San Jose Mercury News | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
If theres another bubble lurking under the Bay Areas recent rapid high tech growth, it probably wont shake the regions economy when it pops the way the dot-com bust did more than a decade ago, a new study of high tech startups by the Bureau of...
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Square Makes It Easier for Big Businesses to Sign Up for Mobile Payments

Square Makes It Easier for Big Businesses to Sign Up for Mobile Payments | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Square is eliminating a hurdle that may have been a turnoff for bigger businesses looking at adopting its service, which allows people to collect payments using a mobile phone and card reader.
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Startup America Partnership & GE Announce New Startup-Corporate Connection Program | Startup America Partnership

Startup America Partnership & GE Announce New Startup-Corporate Connection Program | Startup America Partnership | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Startup America Partnership & GE Announce New Startup-Corporate Connection Program:http://t.co/OTJJPtOx @generalelectric @startupamerica...
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Mozilla: Rising revenue, but rising challenges

Mozilla: Rising revenue, but rising challenges | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Firefox maker's 2010 revenue increases 18 percent to $123 million, mostly from a Google search-ad partnership, but the organization faces strong competition.
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Mobile Content: If in Doubt, Leave It Out (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

Mobile Content: If in Doubt, Leave It Out (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox) | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Writing for mobile readers requires even harsher editing than writing for the Web. Mobile use implies less patience for filler copy.
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2011 Finalists: America's Best Young Entrepreneurs: Next Big Sound - BusinessWeek

2011 Finalists: America's Best Young Entrepreneurs: Next Big Sound - BusinessWeek | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
What it does: Software for musicians to track fans onlineFounders: David Hoffman, 24; Alex White, 25; and Samir Rayani, 24 (pictured left to right)Website: nextbigsound.comBased: (@samirrayani (McC '09) is a finalist in Bloomberg Businessweek's top...
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GOING RETRO: 14 Old School Games You Can Play On Your iPhone Right Now

GOING RETRO: 14 Old School Games You Can Play On Your iPhone Right Now | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
More fun than ever....
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Startup Visa Canada movement launched

Startup Visa Canada movement launched | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
A new movement has been launched to focus on making the Canadian immigration process easier for prospective entrepreneurs looking to enter the country.
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Star Wars AT-AT Dog Costume

Star Wars AT-AT Dog Costume | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Katie Mello, an artist at the animation studio LAIKA, made an awesome Star Wars AT-AT costume for her dog Bones.
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Nerd Stalker: Googler on G+ "Pathetic", BMW Siri, ChalkPr0n, Free UX

Nerd Stalker: Googler on G+ "Pathetic", BMW Siri, ChalkPr0n, Free UX | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Googler on G "Pathetic", BMW Siri, ChalkPr0n, Free UX http://t.co/EXMG9dJ3...
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Facebook and Ebay attempt to jump-start social commerce

Facebook and Ebay attempt to jump-start social commerce | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Facebook and eBay have joined forces to integrate social networking features into online shopping applications, as both companies attempt to breathe life into the flagging field of social commerce.
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BlackBerry Outage Spreads to U.S., RIM Responds

BlackBerry Outage Spreads to U.S., RIM Responds | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
UPDATE, 3:30 p.m. ET: RIM just held a conference call for reporters, with David Yach, its chief technology officer for  software, saying the problem originated Monday in Europe — and spread, he said, simply because there was such a massive backlog...
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Nerd Stalker: First iPhone 4S Test (Official Review) Video

First iPhone 4S Test (Official Review) Video http://t.co/aoM7GDM4...
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FailCon 2011

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FailCon 2011
In 2009, we surpassed all expectations of what a show on failure could do, attracting incredible speakers like Mark Pincus, Max Levchin, Sandy Jen, Max Ventilla, and more!
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iPad accounts for 97 percent of tablet web traffic, also surpasses iPhone

iPad accounts for 97 percent of tablet web traffic, also surpasses iPhone | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
New statistics from web analysis company comScore find that mobile devices now account for 7 percent of total web traffic, with mobile web usage continuing to rise and Apple’s iOS platform leading the charge.
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Opera 12 to get graphics-hardware boost

Opera 12 to get graphics-hardware boost | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Hardware acceleration will come to a new version of Opera set to arrive by the end of the year--and it'll work on Windows XP.
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TechRadar: How to track a stolen laptop or Android phone

TechRadar: How to track a stolen laptop or Android phone | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Keep tabs on your lost device, and the person who has it (RT @Phones4u: If you've had your Android phone or laptop stolen, read this handy article on how to track stolen goods: http://t.co/lUp7lJU7...)...
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Paypal Founder Funds Startup Micro-Nations

Paypal Founder Funds Startup Micro-Nations | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
First, he launched Paypal, and then he went on to fund DNA sequencing, commercial space travel and Facebook. Peter Thiel is known for having big ideas and doing amazing things.
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Richard Branson speaks with Seth Godin about differentiation.

Richard Branson speaks with Seth Godin about differentiation. | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Richard Branson speaks with Seth Godin about differentiation.
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Oh my: Bravo now casting Silicon Valley reality show

Oh my: Bravo now casting Silicon Valley reality show | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Bravo, the cable television network known for such reality shows as The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and The Millionaire Matchmaker, is apparently looking for young professionals to star in an upcoming reality show based on Silicon Valley.
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How to Find a Job at the Right Startup for You

How to Find a Job at the Right Startup for You | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it

Find a Job at the Right Startup 5 ways to find that job plus tips http://t.co/eFn71LeX...

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