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The Term Sheet Mating Danceview story

http://techcrunch.com –  There is no word more sacred and yet over-used than “term sheet” in the entrepreneurial circle. Often, the pursuit of the mythical VC term sheet has blinded entrepreneurs from the real goal of building a business – revenue, customers, users, engagement, and retention. Securing a term sheet is about more than money, more than survival. It’s validation. (IT news)

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Control VR Opens The Door To Virtual Officesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Control VR is a startup which has created a wearable system that captures precise motion data for virtual reality applications. (IT news)

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Google Invests $50 Million In “Made With Code” Program To Get Girls Excited About CSview story

http://techcrunch.com –  This week, Google launched a new initiative called Made With Code, aimed at getting young women excited about learning to code and close the gender gap in the tech industry. The idea behind it is to show young girls that the things they love, from apps on their smartphones to their favorite movies are made with code, and they can apply the skills they learn to their own individual passions. (IT news)

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A Tale Of Two Patents: Why Facebook Can’t Clone Snapchatview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Facebook released Slingshot, its second attempt at an impermanent sharing app, last Tuesday. The app borrows heavily, in concept and features, from Snapchat, as well as smaller startups like Frontback and Look. There’s just one problem: Facebook may be violating Snapchat’s patent, “Single mode visual media capture” that was approved over a year ago. Read More (IT news)

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Apple Might Finally Solve Photo Storage Hellview story

http://techcrunch.com –  We take a bazillion photos with our phones and digital cameras. The digital images mostly just sit, clogging up our hard drive(s). This has been a problem for as long as digital photography has existed and it’s getting worse. Camera resolutions are getting bigger and with it, the file sizes of our digital photos are growing. Read More (IT news)

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Heartbleed Isn’t Dead Yetview story

http://techcrunch.com –  There’s a really good reason why security researchers were so spooked by the Heartbleed bug: there’s just no silver bullet. Even if we somehow banded together to get most of the world’s systems patched, a big chunk of the Internet would likely be left vulnerable. Sure enough, Heartbleed beats on. Read More (IT news)

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Bing Looks Abroadview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Microsoft is working to expand Bing’s international footprint. A job posting, spotted by Neowin, speaks plainly: “Bing is embarking on the most ambitious geographic and product expansion in its history.” Well then. Microsoft hasn’t taken down the listing, so it’s likely not too concerned about having its plans aired publicly. (IT news)

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Why Apple Dropped Yahoo For Its Weather App In iOS 8view story

http://techcrunch.com –  Shortly after the iOS 8 beta was released to developers (and early adopters) during Apple’s WWDC event in early June, users discovered that Apple had replaced Yahoo’s content with data from The Weather Channel, a huge loss considering Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s efforts to increase the company’s presence throughout Apple’s mobile operating system. Read More (IT news)

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[Deal] Nexus 7 purchase through Google Play includes 3 months of All Accessview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Need a new tablet at a great price? The Nexus 7 still holds the title as one of the best overall tablets, even when not considering price. But now through September 30, purchasing the Nexus 7 through Google Play will include 3 months of All Access for free. After that, you must cancel your subscription or pony up the $9.99 per month price. Not too bad, Google. (IT news)

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Mozilla working on Firefox OS based competitor to Chromecastview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – News has surfaced that Mozilla is working on device to compete with Google’s Chromecast and could be close to releasing the device. (IT news)