Hey Yahoo! Take a Gander at These (Much Better) Crowdsourced Logos.

This time, following the crowd might have yielded better results (and not Giselle).
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The Limits of Crowdfunding: Big Ambitions Can’t Overcome a Lack of Big Names, Kickstarter Expert Says

“To do this the way you will enjoy it, this is what it will cost us. We want to do something epic, and our strategy is not to lowball it.”
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Bahat to Head $75 Million Bloomberg Beta Tech Fund

The newly minted VC is charged with investing in and also creating early-stage startups for the media and financial news giant.
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News Byte

Talenthouse Brings in Nokia, Adidas and Coca-Cola to Sponsor Engagement Platform

Los Angeles-based Talenthouse, a global creative collaboration community with two million members, said that it was launching an “engagement” platform with Adidas’s eyewear, Coca-Cola’s Vitaminwater and Nokia to allow its members to be paired with the mega-brands and be sponsored by them. Talenthouse said that artists will get paid based on engagements that their project and their content generates for those brands, which will be able to “integrate their message directly into the artists’ projects & portfolios and become part of all peer to peer social media conversation.”

Interview: Bill Gates Talks About Tech Innovations for Vaccines Ahead of Global Confab

Solve this: One child every 20 seconds dies from a disease that could have been prevented by an existing vaccine.
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Design Firm Zurb Acquires Forrst, a Community Site for Creatives

Zurb tries its hand at growing a design community.
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Facebook Moving Away From Voting Scheme

A Facebook experiment in democracy is fading.

Demand Media Finally Breaks Away for Good From Lance Armstrong

The race is not always to the swift.
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Burning Man Begins — With Fiery Lawsuit Installation

A legal wildfire rages in the Black Rock Desert.
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Divorce at eHarmony: Founder Takes Back CEO Job from former Zynga Exec Verba

I get it: Not compatible.
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