Fab Was Burning Through $14M/Month Before Its Layoffs And Pivotview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Jason Goldberg, the co-founder of Fab.com, says that the design marketplace was burning through $14 million per month at its peak before it went through a drastic round of layoffs and decision to pivot the business. (IT news)

European Entrepreneurs Must Screw Their Courage To The Sticking Place, Says Neelie Kroesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  The European Commission’s Neelie Kroes has urged those with “interesting business ideas” burning a hole in their brain to “apply, apply, apply” for research funding from the EC — despite conceding that the application process can be a “jungle” to fight through. Read More (IT news)

Credit Suisse Launches Entrepreneurs Circle To Support African-American Entrepreneursview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Global investment bank Credit Suisse is launching a new initiative called the Entrepreneurs Circle to support African-American entrepreneurs in the U.S. The bank has selected 12 members to start the program, which will offer access to bank loans, members of the investment bank’s staff, and an ability to share tips and tactics for growing their business ventures among the membership. (IT news)

Impossible to import contacts from outlook.com (Hotmail) into Thunderbirdview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – And I do mean impossible!! Why? Because the number of fields checked by Thunderbird runs out before you get to the useful information from the .csv provided by Hotmail!! IE. (Hardware)

Can't access static IP assigned by comcast from internetview story

http://forums.anandtech.com – Hi, I am helping out a friend of mine that has Comcast business class internet with a static ip address. I setup the comcast modem/router which is a Netgear CG3000DCR gateway to allow a passthrough mode whereby the DHCP and firewall are disabled. The gateway is connected to a Linksys E2500 router which handles all of routing. (Hardware)

List of Alternatives to PayPal!view story

http://hardforum.com – Amazon Payments ended on the 13th of October for individual payments. R.I.P. That leaves the majority of us stuck using PayPal. I personally hate PayPal and I think most others would agree. I have only listed options I have personal experience with. PLEASE feel free to add a suggestion or tell me to add/remove/edit a pro/con! (Hardware)

Bitfenix Prodigy (Blue) Mini-ITX Case - $27.99 After Rebate & Discounts + Free S&Hview story

http://hardforum.com – If you have a Mini-ITX board, this is a steal! For Californians, NO CA TAX! Note: If you have a Discover Card (I don't but I will be getting one!) I believe there is 5% cashback on purchases from Tigerdirect (or any online purchases?). (Hardware)

Imperus Technologies to Acquire Social-Game Developer Diwipview story

http://hardforum.com – A $100M deal has been agreed upon between Imperious Technologies and social-game developer Diwip. The Tel Aviv based company is the maker of Best Casino, a top grossing mobile game and Facebook regular. Quote: In addition to its original games, Diwip also supplies proprietary game-making software to other companies. (Hardware)

Microsoft Withdraws Another Buggy Updateview story

http://hardforum.com – It’s Déjà vu all over again. Microsoft is at least becoming consistent with its Patch Tuesday releases, each month patches are being recalled on a regular basis. The culprit this month is Microsoft security update 2949927. Quote: It's been a rough few months for Microsoft's update quality control. (Hardware)

FS: mid-2011 15.4" Macbook Pro A1286 (i7, 8GB ram, 500gb hd)view story

http://hardforum.com – Hey all, I'd like to sell my 3 year old unibody 15.4" Macbook Pro. This laptop has not given me absolutely any problem and just want to get an ultrabook to replace it with. Again, it is an A1286 with an i7-2635QM @ 2.0 Ghz with 8.0gb of RAM and a 500gb HDD. (Hardware)