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Report: 46% Of Social Login Users Still Choose Facebook, But Google Is Quickly Gaining Ground

Since Google launched its Google+ sign-ins earlier this year, social logins have suddenly become a hot topic again. According to the latest data from social login provider Janrain, Facebook continues to be the most popular identity provider for social logins, but the social network is starting to …

U.S. VC Fundraising Up 22 Percent To $4.1B In Q1 2013, But Number Of Funds Raised Down

According to an NVCA and Thomson Reuters report issued this morning, U.S. venture capital firms raised $4.1 billion from 35 funds in the first quarter of 2013, an increase of 22 percent. But compared to Q4 2012, there is a 14 percent decrease by number of funds.<p>The actual number of funds raised …

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Exxon Fake Twitter Account Suspended After Mocking Oil Giant's Response To Spill

A parody Twitter account mocking Exxon's response to spill clean-up in Arkansas has been suspended by Twitter.<p>The account, which creators say was inspired by BP parody account @BPGlobalPR, was formed Tuesday, several days after Exxon's Pegasus pipeline spewed an estimated 84,000 gallons of heavy …

5 Ways to Advance Your Term Sheet

My daily work consists of connecting innovative A round startups with potential investors or strategic partners. One thing I repeatedly see are on the one hand, talented entrepreneurs frustrated by the failed attempts of securing funding for their startups and on the other hand, investors often …

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You don’t have to make yourself miserable to build a great company

By most measures, I’m a lazy bastard. I wake up around 1pm and almost always get eight hours of sleep. Most days, I head to the office in the early …

Well.ca Raises $5 Million and Names New CEO

Guelph’s Well.ca announced today the appointment of Rebecca McKillican as CEO as well as a $5 million round of funding led by iNovia Capital.<p>Well.ca …

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<b>Google Search</b> for Android updated today to include new features and settings in Google Now for devices running Android 4.1+. Package tracking has …

Google Is Forking WebKit to Create a New Rendering Engine For Chrome and Opera

Google announced last night that it's going to stop using WebKit—the rendering engine currently used by the likes of Safari and Chrome to display web …

The Big Bet at Intel Corp. That Could Change TV

Employees at Intel Corp. are free to roam almost anywhere across the vast Santa Clara, Calif., campus they call home. Certain laboratories are …

Mt. Gox under largest DDoS attack as bitcoin price surges

The largest bitcoin exchange said Thursday it is fighting an intense distributed denial-of-service attack it believes is intended at manipulating the …

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Samsung To Open Retail Boutiques In 1,400 Best Buy Stores

Samsung has thrown down another gauntlet in its battle with Apple. This time, the Korean electronics giant is going head-to-head with Apple stores by opening retail boutiques, called ‘Samsung Experience Shops,’ in 1,400 Best Buy locations by the beginning of June. Stores will start operating in all …

Microsoft Could Be Completely Irrelevant In Four Years, Warns Analyst

It says a huge and disruptive shift is underway, in which more and more people will use a tablet as their main computing device, researchers say.<p>That will also see shipments of Android devices dwarf those of Windows PCs and phones by 2017. Microsoft-powered device shipments will almost be at parity …

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Q&A: Jevon MacDonald, entrepreneur and founder, GoInstant - Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News

Jevon MacDonald (Photo: Aaron MacKenzie Fraser)<p>Jevon MacDonald is working on his fifth startup. Jevon MacDonald is 29.<p>We know what you’re picturing: …

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