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March 9, 2013, 4:20 PM

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Rip Empson / TechCrunch:
Zaarly Shutters Its Reverse Craigslist Marketplace, Goes All In On Virtual Storefronts As Co-Founder Exits  —  When Arrington first introduced the world to the concept of Zaarly two years ago, my first thought was “a fast, mobile way for me to request booze delivery on demand?  Sign me up.”
More: VentureBeat and BetaKit
Drew Olanoff / TechCrunch:
Inside Google Street View: From Larry Page's Car To The Depths Of The Grand Canyon  —  “Teleportation is the transfer of matter from one point to another without traversing the physical space between them, similar to the concept apport, an earlier word used in the context of spiritualism.”
More: The VergeThanks:@drew
Cliff Edwards / Bloomberg:
Sony Chairman Howard Stringer Says He'll Retire in June  —  Sony Corp. (6758) board Chairman Howard Stringer, who became the first non-Japanese executive to lead the company, said he will retire in June.  —  Stringer, 71, will step down at the company's annual shareholder meeting …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
An iPhone Lover's Take On The Nexus 4  —  This is the first Android device I would feel comfortable using on a regular basis.  —  That doesn't mean I'm going to, but I would be just fine with it.  —  If I had to boil down my thoughts about the Nexus 4 into two sentences, those would be them.
More: John BiggsTweets: @hblodget
Wall Street Journal:
New Money Ventures to Silicon Valley  —  When SurveyMonkey LLC Chief Executive Dave Goldberg wanted to raise money for his Palo Alto, Calif., company, he didn't lean on the venture capitalists that scour Silicon Valley looking for the next Google Inc. or Facebook Inc.

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Microsoft:
A new app aims to shatter the stigma surrounding mental health  —  iRel8 connects users anonymously to others experiencing anxiety, addiction, depression and dozens of other conditions.
eero:
New security features from eero Plus  —  Protect all your connected devices with VPN, 1Password, Malwarebytes, and Ad blocking.
Adyen:
Get a glimpse into the future of retail technology  —  The retail world always takes leaps, but as 2018 approaches, Adyen data and market research gives some early clues as to where it might land.
Zoho:
5 Signs That Your Website Needs Conversion Rate Optimization  —  If you've spent any time in marketing meetings, you've probably heard the term “Conversion Rate Optimization” get thrown around.
Thomson Reuters:
2018 Top 100 Global Tech Leaders  —  21st century technology-sector leadership requires more than financial success.  It also requires a commitment to compliance, innovation, and much more.  Who are today's leaders?
 

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