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Ruth Reader / VentureBeat:
Confide, an ephemeral, off-the-record messaging app, expands to desktop for Windows and Mac, available for free; paid business version coming later this year   —  Confide brings ephemeral messaging to desktop, with Mac and Windows clients  —  When off-the-record messenger Confide launched …
Aug 19, 2015, 6:40 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
‘Shark Tank’ Gets a Tech Infusion This Season, With Guest Judges Ashton Kutcher, Troy Carter and Chris Sacca   —  It's easy to see the link between “Shark Tank” and the current Web boom.  The notion that some combination of ingenuity, hard work and luck can unlock an entrepreneurial success story …
Jul 21, 2015, 12:30 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sources: Ultrasound wireless charging firm uBeam looking to raise about $50M or more in Series B potentially valuing the company at $500M+   —  uBeam's Ultrasound Wireless Charging Is Real, And About To Be Really Funded  —  What if wireless power at a distance actually worked?
Apr 27, 2015, 10:25 PMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
The history of YouTube and how Google overcame legal, financial, and technological problems to build a site that has almost 50 years of video uploaded daily   —  Cheaper bandwidth or bust: How Google saved YouTube  —  Leading the Web video revolution was an almost constant battle for survival.
Apr 24, 2015, 10:20 AMIn context
Rebecca Jeschke / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
USPTO ruling invalidates key claims in infamous Personal Audio patent after EFF petition, curtailing the ability of patent trolls to threaten podcasters   —  EFF Busts Podcasting Patent, Invalidating Key Claims at Patent Office  —  Ruling from USPTO Invalidates All Claims Used to Threaten Podcasters
Apr 10, 2015, 4:45 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Wire Fraud   —  Founder and former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills has been found guilty on two counts of wire fraud, and ordered to serve 24 months in jail.  In addition, he was ordered to pay $6,000 in fines and to pay restitution to his victims in the amount of $572,039.
Apr 3, 2015, 9:55 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Meerkat now lets you follow people inside streams, discover streams your friends like, and opt out of tweeting comments   —  Meerkat Strikes Back At Periscope With New Ways To Follow  —  With Twitter's much more polished live-streaming app Periscope now on the market, Meerkat needs to strengthen …
Mar 27, 2015, 2:40 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
How Super Angel Chris Sacca Made Billions, Burned Bridges And Crafted The Best Seed Portfolio Ever   —  Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just south of Los Angeles, tries to cling fast to its surf town roots.  It's a tough battle.
Mar 26, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
Don Reisinger / CNET:
Amazon's new Exclusives store features “up-and-coming brands” including Shark Tank and Kickstarter successes   —  Amazon launches Exclusives to surface ‘up-and-coming brands’  —  It's yet another niche for the e-commerce titan: Amazon Exclusives are available only via Amazon or the product makers' own pages.
Mar 11, 2015, 12:20 PMIn context
Dave Maass / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF Outlines Plan to Fix the Broken Patent System   —  New ‘Defend Innovation’ Whitepaper Addresses Vague Software Patents, Patent Trolls  —  San Francisco - The U.S. patent system is in crisis, but there are clear steps Congress and the White House can take to mitigate the impact of vague patents …
Feb 24, 2015, 9:20 AMIn context

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