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The Guardian compile five types of music discovery. Love listening to new bands? Keep your smartphone close!

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Paypal fully supports Crowdfunding (Paypal forward blog). PayPal wants to clearly understand crowdfunding campaign goals and help them ensure their campaigns are compliant with our policies and government regulations. Rdio Acquires India’s Troubled Music Streaming Startup Dhingana To Enter India, Push For Global Expansion (Techcrunch). Music streaming services: Asia Asia Asia Asia Asia Asia. Established Companies, […]

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17 Traits That Distinguish The Best Startup CEOs (Business Insider). The best part: “AirBnB took 1,000 days for its business to start working. Imagine if they gave up on day 999?”. 60% of UK’s video, video games and music sales now come from the internet (The Guardian). Growing demand for streaming services such as Netflix and […]

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Is Speed Reading Possible? (The Atlantic). Interesting. Ban Bossy. When a little boy asserts himself, he’s called a “leader.” Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded “bossy.” We live in a weird world. Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out (Rolling Stone). Didn’t install the game, didn’t play, didn’t give a […]

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Beats Music opens up, making its API public (CNET). ‘30 Rock’: the meta-sitcom for the Internet age (Medium editor’s picks). How Tina Fey and Co. skewered the conventions of TV comedy—and triumphed. Open Signal. Find 3G and 4G cell coverage map. Fantastic app. How to pronounce Imgur (Imgur Help). Mispronounce Imgur for years? Me too. This […]

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The new hot startup model is being an exceptional middleman (Quartz). Let’s build one. What Is Content Marketing? (Content Marketing Institute). Marketing is impossible without great content. The Top Transferable Skills Every Manager Should Have (LinkedIn featured article). To make it short: Influential, Communication, Empathy, Conviction. 14 Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs for Managing Social Media (Entrepreneur Magazine). […]

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Bill Gates regains world’s richest title with net worth of $76B (Geek Wire). That’s a lot of money. Why Today’s Giants Build The Tech They Need To Stay On Top (Om Malik at Fast Company). It’s a great read, but the sub-title, which I use for title, is self explanatory. No? If Content is King, […]

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5 of the most famous (and effective) growth hacks of all time (The Next Web). Useful. 11 Jobs That No Longer Exist Today (9GAG). Weird stuff. Arby’s bought Pharrell’s hat on eBay last night (Daily Dot). The Daily Dot blog cover popular stories from unique angles. One of my current go to when I browse […]

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Early Shakeups In Nadella’s Microsoft (Techcrunch). Satya Nadella is actually only the 3rd CEO of Microsoft. The first was Bill Gates, then Steve Ballmer after Gates depart, and Nadella after Ballmer departs and Gates’ comeback. It’s amazing that they can grow that big but still keep their founders close to their heart. Bus Roots: Public Bus Doubles […]

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The Job After Steve Jobs (WSJ). Tim Cook has done a pretty good job so far succeeding Steve Jobs. Opera Software PR Page (Opera). You can choose the level of geekinees. You can even go full corporate. Is critical thinking being outsourced to Google? (LinkedIn featured blog). Important question to ask. Marketers Should Make The […]

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Dropbox Has Raised $350M In New Funding At A $10B Valuation (Techcrunch). Holy shit Dropbox. Now I know why the decline that acquisition offer from Apple. Apple Presses Labels For More ‘Beyonce’-Type Exclusives In Wake of Downloads’ Slide (Billboard). Music download sales decline – digital track sales fell 5.7% from 1.34 billion units to 1.26 billion […]

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It’s weekend so I do a bit more reading than usual. US Twitter User Base Begins to Mature (eMarketer). Here’s how the globe looks like. The US is only part of it. Welcome to Googletown: Here’s how a city becomes company property (The Verge). Google is so enormous Mountain View has become the city of Google. A place […]

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Buying a gun on Facebook takes 15 minutes (Venture Beat). Lightning fast process for anyone who in need of illegal weapons. I’ve been working from hotels in South East Asia for over a month now: here’s the experience (Niel de la Rouviere at Medium). The title says it all, the joy of working at distributed […]

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GFYCat. Ultra cool .gfy hosting service. Unlimited, free. I tried uploading a gif (weird URL, I know) and it successfully convert 10M .gif size into 798K Gfy, which promise to save 44M bandwidth. Impressive. However, it’s still troublesome to embed/post to social sites like Tumblr or Pinterest as those major social sites hasn’t fully embrace the format. […]

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Google multi-screen resources (Google). Description from the page: “Everything you need to know how to build a website that showcases your business on every screen from smartphones and tablets to computers and TVs. Your customers expect a great browsing experience regardless of what device they use.” Still unconvinced with the use of TV, but great resources […]