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  • Recommendation Site Top10 Gets Even More Selective With Number One Picks

    Recommendation Site Top10 Gets Even More Selective With Number One Picks

    London-based Top10 has had a busy first year, with a September 2011 launch for their original web service announced alongside a $3.5 million Series A round, and then a Spotify app released in January that has so far seen users share over a million song recommendations. Now, the startup is refocusing on its web roots, with a new update that changes the focus slightly, away from user curated… Read More

  • Top10’s Nifty Spotify App Drives 100,000 Song Recommendations In Three Weeks

    Top10’s Nifty Spotify App Drives 100,000 Song Recommendations In Three Weeks

    On November 30 2011, Spotify made a bold move: it became an application platform, allowing third-party apps to live within the walls of Spotify’s official application so that they could take advantage of the service’s full-song streaming and tight Facebook integration. The revamped Spotify went live last month, and there are 13 third-party apps now available as part of the App… Read More

  • Social Recommendation Platform Top10 Raises $3.5M From Accel Partners, Idealab, Others

    Social Recommendation Platform Top10 Raises $3.5M From Accel Partners, Idealab, Others

    London-based Top10, which operates an eponymous social recommendation and discovery platform, has raised $3.5 million in a Series A round of financing led by Accel Partners, with Founder Collective, Idealab, Forward Venture Partners and Shakil Khan – an early investor in and advisor to digital music startup Spotify – also participating. Top10 basically enables people to create… Read More

  • The Top 10 Ways IT Geeks Will Spend The Long Weekend

    The Top 10 Ways IT Geeks Will Spend The Long Weekend

    The week is again coming to a close, albeit a day early. Most of you are probably going away, or more likely spending the weekend catching up on your feed subscriptions. So here is our wrap-up, the Top 10 Ways IT Geeks Will Spend The Long Weekend: 10. Grill some hot dogs on that old Macbook Pro
    9. Watching the fireworks at Golden Gate Park – on Qik
    8. Practice lining up for the new iPhone
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  • Bill Gates' Retirement To Do List

    Bill Gates' Retirement To Do List


    Today is the last day at Microsoft as a fulltime employee for William Henry Gates III, but instead of yet another post about his legacy or what he has contributed to computing – we decided to put together a todo list for Bill now that he is retired. So, now that Bill Gates is retired, he can finally catch up on or do the following: 10. Finish writing “QBASIC For Dummies”
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