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  • Last chapter of Pmarca Guide to Startups: Sell to HP for $1.6 billion

    Over the past month, Marc Andreessen has run a series of posts sharing his insights into the process of starting a tech company. Aside from his familiarity with a lot […]

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  • Hackers camp out for launch of iPhone crack

    In the few weeks since the iPhone’s release, hackers have been pounding on its operating system, mostly with the goal of liberating it for unauthorized customization or enhancement, and they’ve […]

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  • Quoted

    “There was all this flash back then, but you didn’t meet anyone meaningful. This is different. This is really about founders and what it takes to get a business off […]

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  • Off Topic

    The Taxonomy of Logical Fallacies, Famous Poems Rewritten as Limericks, and 1,500 plus inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center, Cebu, Philippines, practice their “Thriller” routine (words fail […]

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  • Exar and Sipex merger good for…

    Future Electronics…The company is one of the largest distributors of electronics around the globe. And it also happens to be one of Sipex’s largest stockholders and a major distributor for both Exar, […]

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  • The strange case of Ampex…

    What the heck is going on at Ampex? “Who?’ you ask. Why, Ampex, the 62-year old company based in Redwood City that was once one of the leading technology companies […]

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  • Facebook is the next Dylan

    Is it any wonder people outside the valley think we’ve got the attention span of a hummingbird out here? Eight weeks ago, social networking site Facebook announced it would serve […]

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  • And you thought it was tough to get hired at Google before

    In a clever plan to dampen irrational exuberance, Google managed to throttle down its quarterly performance just enough to come in below market expectations for only the second time in […]

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  • Google flashes its roll at spectrum table

    With a valuable slice of radio spectrum coming up for auction in January, Google has rattled the traditional bidders by lobbying the FCC hard for an open access requirement (see […]

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  • Quoted

    “The important thing to notice here is that Dave does not see blog comments as productive to the free exchange of ideas. They are a part of the problem, not […]

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