Applied Materials reveals breakthrough in chip manufacturing

by Dean Takahashi June 29, 2011 Shared

Applied Materials, the largest maker of chip making equipment, announced what it called a “breakthrough” technology in manufacturing chips that could become critical for continued technological progress in electronics for years to come.
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Flexible solar panel maker SoloPower raises $15M of $44M round

by Matthew Lynley June 29, 2011 Shared

Flexible solar panel manufacturer SoloPower has raised $15 million of a $43.8 million in its fifth round of funding, according to a new filing with the securities and exchange commission.
SoloPower manufactures photovoltaic cells, which capture sunligh… Continue reading

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Embrace Major Life Changes to Grow and Evolve [Self Improvement]

by Alan Henry June 26, 2011 Shared

Most of us shy away from big, risky changes, but Forbes writer Susannah Breslin points out that it’s those radical life-altering events that force us to grow and mature the most. Embracing them, she s… Continue reading

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Why Turntable.fm is the most exciting social service of the year (Martin Bryant/The Next Web)

by (author unknown) June 26, 2011 Shared

Martin Bryant / The Next Web:
Why Turntable.fm is the most exciting social service of the year  —  It's emerged out of nowhere to become one of the coolest sites on the Web in a matter of weeks, but what's the story behind Turntable.fm, w… Continue reading

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Foursquare Closes $50M at a $600M Valuation (Sarah Lacy/TechCrunch)

by (author unknown) June 24, 2011 Shared

Sarah Lacy / TechCrunch:
Foursquare Closes $50M at a $600M Valuation  —  Foursquare has just closed one of the most secretive rounds of venture capital TechCrunch has seen.  —  The company is raising $50 million, and all of it will go towards… Continue reading

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Hi-ya, a Little Help Here?

by pyrit June 24, 2011 Shared

It’s not going to push itself, y’know.

Whee, happy feet, Ant!
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How to Automate Your Ego Searches for Ninja-Like Online Awareness [How To]

by Matthew Rogers June 24, 2011 Shared

There's no shame in admitting that you occasionally Google yourself; it's worth keeping an eye on what the internet has to say about you. But if you're manually searching your name on Googl… Continue reading

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Loopt Launches The Reverse Groupon (Dan Frommer/SAI)

by (author unknown) June 22, 2011 Shared

Dan Frommer / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
Loopt Launches The Reverse Groupon  —  There's no shortage of Groupons and other daily deals available for places you've never been to, or probably don't want to go to.  —  How about trying… Continue reading

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Daily Deal Aggregator Yipit Raises $6 Million Series B (Erick Schonfeld/TechCrunch)

by (author unknown) June 21, 2011 Shared

Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Daily Deal Aggregator Yipit Raises $6 Million Series B  —  Daily deals are growing like crazy, and it's not just Groupon and LivingSocial.  Daily deal aggregator Yipit just raised $6 million in a series B led by… Continue reading

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Hulu Considering Selling Itself After Receiving An Offer (NWS, DIS)

by Jay Yarow June 21, 2011 Shared

Hulu is considering selling itself after being approached with a buyout offer, according to tweets from CNBC and WSJ reporters.
Julia Boorstin at CNBC says the offer did not come from Google, but doesn’t say who the offer did come from.
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