Tech news tagged ‘co founder’

Clinkle Is Coming

A way to use your phone to pay for stuff without the need for an NFC chip or extra terminals at the merchant end of the transaction, has raised $25 million in seed capital…

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Wozniak Praises Samsung

Apple is “somewhat behind with features in the smartphone business,” says Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, “others have caught up.  Samsung is a big competitor. But precisely because they are currently making great products…

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LTC aims for $2 ASP

Linear Technology is aiming for a $2 ASP, says CEO Lothar Maier. The ASP for the entire analogue industry is 47 cents according to LTC co-founder and CTO Bob Dobkin…

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The Hushed Emperor

In February 1962 the headline in a Japanese newspaper was: ‘Emperor Hushed Up’ .

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The Keys To Happiness

“It’s so easy to doubt yourself, and it’s especially easy to doubt yourself when what you’re working on is at odds with everyone else in the world who thinks they know the right way to do things,” writes Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in his book iWoz…

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EU Backs Techno-Ponzi Brain Scheme

So now there’s an EC-backed Human Brain Project, led by the Swiss research institute EPFL to bring together everything we know, and all we can learn, about the workings of brain molecules, cells and connections…

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Google’s Dead Lap-Tops

Google is to launch its own lap-tops in June using Intel processors and the Chrome operating system. Their USP is said to be simpler operation…

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UK VCs All A’Flutter

Crikey. The VCs are getting all a-flutter. Whenever you get abrupt, unexplained changes of top-level personnel at a start-up company you know that the VCs have been wielding the stick…

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Ed The Serial CEO Gets An Options Shock

Ed is feeling troubled since the sacking of company co-founder and CTO Pat Cook. It’s not his conscience which is worrying him. It’s not the loss of Pat’s contribution to the business. It’s not the bad feeling caused by forcing Pat out. And it’s…

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Fable: The Amazing Father And Son

There was once an amazing father and son. The father founded the most important computer company in the world. The son founded the most important IC company in the world…

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Ten Best Kleiner’s Laws

Eugene Kleiner, co-founder of Kleiner and Perkins which evolved into the tech industry’s most famous venture capital company, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers, was good at propounding Laws. Kleiner generated many of these Laws which have passed into industry folk-lore, and which now form the set-in…

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