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  • San Francisco Vs. Silicon Valley: Where Should You Build Your Business?

    San Francisco Vs. Silicon Valley: Where Should You Build Your Business?

    When Mark Zuckerberg left Harvard in the summer of 2004, he didn’t move his fledgling company to the mountains, or the Gulf of Mexico, or San Francisco, he moved to Silicon Valley. Well, Palo Alto to be precise. In an interview with Y Combinator partner Jessica Livingston last year, he said of his impression of Silicon Valley, “You get this feeling that you need to be out… Read More

  • Helio gets all up in Quincy Jones's grill

    Helio gets all up in Quincy Jones's grill

    Helio, the MVNO to all that is hip, is partnering with Quincy Jones’s QD3 to launch mobile “urban” channels. “Urban” meaning “for black people and white people who want to be black people”, of course. Look for exclusive videos, songs, ringtones, and other content, and you’ll find it under the Media Mix portion of the built-in Web portal when… Read More

  • Blingplayer Lets You Show Off Your Inner Crunk

    Blingplayer Lets You Show Off Your Inner Crunk

    Oh boy. It was only a matter of time before every gadget on earth got blingified. The latest casualty is MediaReady’s new Blingplayer (normally spelled with all caps), a “fashion” music player that comes with a 1.8-inch display, video playback, MP3 and WAV playback, voice recording capabilities, and an FM tuner. But what about the bling? I’m glad you asked. Each… Read More