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Image Credit: ShutterstockLearn-to-code startup Codecademy and philanthropic platform DonorsChoose are aiming to double the number of girls studying computer science in high school in the United States. To that end, Codecademy announced its partnership with DonorsChoose.org today. The partnership is intended to bolster the number of high school girls who ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 133 days ago

Image Credit: IntelHow can you leverage mobile to increase profitability for your company? Find out at MobileBeat, VentureBeat's 7th annual event on the future of mobile, on July 8-9 in San Francisco. Register now and save $200! NEW YORK — Intel is getting into the mobile messaging game — though ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 133 days ago

Above: There are a few callbacks to Season One in All That Remains, including Clem's hat.Telltale Games veered off the console track into the digital games business early, with a focus on digital distribution and games that unfolded as episodes. Founded by former LucasArts game developers, the company believed it ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 133 days ago

Above: Harley-Davidson released a teaser video that shows a mysterious bike whiz by on a country road.Image Credit: Harley-DavidsonHarley-Davidson released a new YouTube video yesterday teasing what would appear to be a new electric-powered motorcycle. The company is expected to announce the milestone electric motorcycle at some point today but ...

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Image Credit: Flickr/JanitorsCanada’s most well-known tech company is finally back in the black. Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry today reported a profit of $23 million, or 4 cents a share, on total revenue of $966 million. That net income is based on generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), which consider the company’s ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 133 days ago

Above: The country of China.Image Credit: IM GlobalChina has once again blocked access to Dropbox, according to a report by The Next Web. The country saw a temporary reprieve from the Dropbox block back in February, when Chinese officials decided to end the nearly four-year ban on the cloud storage ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 133 days ago

Image Credit: Flickr User paul bicaThe sharing economy is producing some of the most explosive startup growth in the history of the technology industry. Despite opposition from governments, neighborhoods, the businesses they’re disrupting, and unions, the titans of the sharing economy, Uber and Airbnb, are growing exponentially. With Uber’s latest ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 133 days ago

Image Credit: Garrett Heath/FlickrFaithful users of Puppet Labs‘ software can stop holding their breath now. The company, whose tech simplifies the operation of tons of data center infrastructure, has extended its life by way of a $40 million funding investment announced today. Puppet will continue development on and keep offering ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 133 days ago

SPONSORED POST This sponsored post is produced by BitDefender. Brazil’s World Cup kicked off with glamour, noise, and graffiti; but football fans are not the only ones joining the party. Big scammers and petty cyber-crooks also packed their bags before the Cup started, filling them with dangerous goodies such as ...

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from http://www.forentrepreneurs.com 146 days ago

Traducido por Alberto Peralta. Introducción Esta página complementa el artículo Métricas SaaS 2.0 – Guía para medir y mejorar lo que importa. Proporciona la definición detalladas para cada una de las métricas principales que se que se usan en ese artículo. Calculando el LTV y el CAC para una startup ...

Posted under Entrepreneurship
from http://www.forentrepreneurs.com 146 days ago

Traducido por Alberto Peralta. “Si no puedes medirlo, no puedes mejorarlo” – Lord Kelvin. Este artículo es una visión completa y detallada de los indicadores clave que se necesitan para comprender y optimizar un negocio SaaS. Es una revisión completa y actualizada de un artículo más antiguo. Para esta versión ...

Posted under Entrepreneurship
from http://www.forentrepreneurs.com 146 days ago

This article is part of a series titled “The Art & Science of Growth Hacking” that will be published over time. My thanks to Gail Goodman, the founder and CEO of Constant Contact for introducing me to this concept. Free trials and freemium products are two of the best ways ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 187 days ago

Above: A Watch Dogs car chase.Image Credit: UbisoftNot all players are the same! Join GamesBeat's Dean Takahashi for a free webinar on April 29th that will explore why players leave Free to Play games and how you can change this. Sign up here. Welcome to another roundup of a week’s ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 187 days ago

Image Credit: Garrett HeathTwitter just cozied up big time with Yahoo Japan. Today Twitter announced it will integrate its promoted tweet and promoted account campaigns directly into Yahoo Japan’s “Promotion Ads Campaign Management Tool.” This appears to be Twitter’s first major international ad partnership, but it’s not the first time ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 187 days ago

Image Credit: Flickr user AffiliateGoogle isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools. Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the New York Times on how he sorts through a multitude ...

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