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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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Raising start-up cash in the 21st century

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Raising start-up cash in the 21st century
PBS NewsHour
A report on new potential uses of 'crowdfunding' - raising a large pool of money from many small contributions online.
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Uh oh, where did all the tech jobs go? (Infographic)

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Uh oh, where did all the tech jobs go? (Infographic)
VentureBeat
Technology is hailed as a powerful engine of job creation, but things may not be as rosy as we like to think.
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Discover Japan’s 6 Most Innovative Startups

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Wearable technology startup Ring emerged as the top contender at the JapanNight semi-final in Tokyo earlier this month. All eyes now turn to the finals event in San Francisco on November 7th, where Ring and five other finalists will compete for the...
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Coming 11/7 in SF.

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Nerd Stalker: 10.16 SF New Tech Post Show with Liberty and Greg

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Check out our SF New Tech Post show with Liberty Madison, Greg Viloria. They talk about the New Tech Pitches live from San Francisco's Mighty Night Club

 

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Are You Really Living The Startup Dream?

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Are You Really Living The Startup Dream?
Forbes
Like most entrepreneurs, I ask myself regularly if I'm pursuing my dream. The answer for the past seven years has generally been ”yes,” but it's been a bumpy road.
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Tech companies try to out-build, out-program each other with Legos

A working electric guitar, a snake, and a functioning printer. That's just a sampling of what you can create with the new Lego Mindstorms EV3 kit. The high-t...
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What is Equity?

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Webster’s says equity is “justice or a claim of ownership.” Are they the same, different, mutually exclusive? With respect to interest in something like stock in a startup, it is, sadly, most likely to be worthless.
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Obama administration looks to make unauthorized streaming a felony

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Although pressure from activists and major tech companies helped kill off the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) last year, it looks as though the Obama administration wants to bring a key part of it ba...
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Why San Francisco May Be the New Silicon Valley

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A new analysis reveals that venture capital investment is flowing into cities at a startling clip.
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Wearable tech business revolution

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Google Glass has filled column inches and sparked debate, but what could technology like this do for business?
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Headset Gives Doctors Virtual X-Ray Vision : DNews

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Surgeons will be able to view high-definition, 3-D images of the inside their patient, while performing laparoscopic surgery.
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Ford's 3D-Printed Haptic Shift Knob Demonstrates the Promise of Open-Source Vehicle Telematics

Ford's 3D-Printed Haptic Shift Knob Demonstrates the Promise of Open-Source Vehicle Telematics | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Ford research engineer Zach Nelson hacked up an Xbox 360 controller, and used an out-of-date MakerBot Thing-O-Matic, to make a rather interesting mod to a Shelby GT500: A haptic shift knob.
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The World’s First Mobile First Infographic! : Vitamin T

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“Mobile First” isn’t just a catchphrase; it’s the future.
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The brave new world of biohacking

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A cyberpunk underground science dungeon makes history with a biosensor device
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Tech contest aims to break through silicon-chip ceiling - Girls Only

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Tech contest aims to break through silicon-chip ceiling
CBS News
(CBS News) LOS ANGELES - While most jobs in technology are filled by men, you may be surprised by the size of the majority: 75 percent.
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Is Google building a hulking floating data center in SF Bay?

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It looks like Google has been working on an oversize secret project on San Francisco's Treasure Island. A water-based data center? Could well be. Read this article by Daniel Terdiman on CNET News.
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There has been rumor amongst this from the IT Data Services sector here in SF for over a year...Glad to see it is true...

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8 myths about wearable tech

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8 myths about wearable tech
CNET
Understanding what this market is -- and is not -- is critical for electronics and tech companies as they consider how to capitalize on this opportunity.
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Google quietly acquired smartwatch maker WIMM Labs

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Google quietly acquired smartwatch maker WIMM Labs http://t.co/f6aCK6gm55
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Visionary CEOs Seduce Media, But Investors (Usually) Prefer Vulcans

Visionary CEOs Seduce Media, But Investors (Usually) Prefer Vulcans | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
To succeed in business, learn from the ideology-free ultra-rational cash-flow- focused CEOs profiled in Thorndike's "The Outsiders" and get in touch with your inner Vulcan.
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Wearable tech business revolution | Nerd Stalke...

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Google Glass has filled column inches and sparked debate, but what could technology like this do for business?
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Startup: Don’t punch passwords, draw pictures #Austin | The Newz

Startup: Don’t punch passwords, draw pictures #Austin | The Newz | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
An Austin startup has developed a gesture-based security system designed to enable users to protect accounts with a swipe of a finger.
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Happier: Only for Happy People

Boston-based startup Happier, a new social network, is specifically designed for positive, happy users (Happier: Only for Happy People: Boston-based startup Happier, a new social network, is specifically ...
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Android Fragmentation Report July 2013

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OpenSignal Insight Report into the State of Android Fragmentation July 2013 (Android Fragmentation Report July 2013 - OpenSignal http://t.co/qqsVbOZGJb #wow)...
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Ubuntu Edge: Crowdfunding the F1 of Smartphones & an Inside Look at the Software Company's First Hardware Design

Ubuntu Edge: Crowdfunding the F1 of Smartphones & an Inside Look at the Software Company's First Hardware Design | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, popular Linux-based operating system Ubuntu announced their mobile OS, leading to speculation about a forthcoming foray into hardware.
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