Book Excerpt: How Minecraft Creator Markus Persson Almost Took a Job at Valve

An excerpt from Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson’s book about the creation of Minecraft, released in English this November.
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Chegg Set to Go Public Tomorrow in Next Post-Twitter Tech IPO

Which came first: The chicken or Wall Street investors?
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The NYT’s Nick Bilton Talks About His Book on IPO-Ready Twitter (Video)

It’s like a Spanish telenovela over there at the microblogging phenom, except it’s all dudes falling in and out of bromances.
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Twitter to Wait Until After IPO to Name Woman — Likely With International Cred — to Board

The number of women with international experience is long, but if I were to bet whom Twitter is considering for its top picks, I would name only two: Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine Albright.
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Fortune’s Most Powerful Women List Has Lots of Tech Stars, With She-Can-Do-Anything Spotlight on Facebook’s Sandberg

I say we scramble all the private jets in Silicon Valley and get the “Lean In” book star to D.C. to lean on some pols to open the government again, tout de suite!
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Bilton Twitter Book — Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Almost Went to Facebook (And More!)

An excerpt from a forthcoming book on the birth of Twitter reveals surprising new details about the company’s founders. Some not so pretty.
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Marissa Mayer! Dan Loeb! ResumeGate! High Jinks! Here Comes the Inevitable Yahoo Book.

No, not me! Nicholas Carlson of Business Insider, natch!
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Tragedy: Amazon’s First CFO and Internet Pioneer Joy Covey Dies in Bike Accident

A small glimpse into the life of an extraordinary woman.
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I Connect, Therefore I Am Distracted: Q&A With Author Alex Pang

“It’s easy to be meditative on a mountaintop or a monastery. But in today’s always-on, high-tech but constantly distracted world, learning to practice Zen calm can be an amazingly valuable thing.”
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Apple Loses E-Book Antitrust Trial

Next step: A trial for damages.
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