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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Mobile Fourth Wave: The Evolution of the Next Trillion Dollars

Over-the-top and digital services will end up being a multi-trillion-dollar market in a matter of a decade
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Shut Down or Sleep?

Which is better: Shutting down a computer or putting it in sleep mode? Walt answers a reader’s question.

Apple Plans a Reno Solar Farm to Power Its Data Center

Going green, one data center at a time.
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Nest, Now Working With Utility Companies, Will Pay You to Meter the A/C This Summer

Resist cranking up the air conditioning this summer and you’ll get a check. You just have to have a Nest. And sign up with certain utility companies. And stuff like that.
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SolarCity’s IPO Jumps After Price Cut

SolarCity Corp.’s steps to the market were uncertain, but the solar-panel-installation firm’s arrival went just fine.

Khosla Ventures Brings In Condoleezza Rice’s Firm for Strategic Role

Strategery plus!
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Stream Heat

Streaming or downloading 12 tracks, without compression, just 27 times by one user would, in energy terms, equate to the production and shipping of one physical 12-track CD album.

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Getting Gamers off the Couch: Red Robot Tests the Limits of Location-Based Gaming

Red Robot Labs is at PAX in Seattle this weekend to show off its new location-based game, Life is Magic.
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Khosla Ventures Hires Ex-Yahoo Mojgan Khalili as Comms Partner

Every time a fund is raised, a new marketing VC gets wings.
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Help! I'm Addicted to CityVille

Ford CEO Alan Mulally Live at D8