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  • DHS steals TechCrunch founderís boat over paperwork error

    02/25/2013 6:44:06 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 2/25/13 | Mary Katharine Ham
    Michael Arrington is a prominent tech blogger, who sold his site Tech Crunch to AOL in 2010. As such, this particular story of government overreach, starring a gleeful bureaucrat taking the property of a citizen operating in good faith, may get a wider audience than the usual conservatives and libertarians who catch wind of such things. Good. For every story that gets attention, there are countless abuses that donít. The story starts with Arrington buying himself a boat. He lives in Seattle, where thereís much boating to be done. Having paid for the boat, named her, and had her imported...
  • Bootstrapped Startup Saves Over $100K By Dropping IE

    04/02/2012 8:33:44 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 14 replies
    TechCrunch ^ | 4-1-2012 | Tyler Rooney
    tís not every day that you start a business and quickly decide to say ďnoĒ to 70 percent of your potential customers. In retrospect, this turned out to be 4ormatís secret weapon. At 4ormat, our goal is to provide an easy way for creative professionals to create and manage an online portfolio website. Although the portfolio itself looks great in all browsers, to this day, the portfolio building interface does not support Internet Explorer. And we donít just mean IE6 or even IE7. We mean every version of Internet Explorer.
  • Beware The Reverse Brain Drain To India And China

    10/20/2009 6:20:49 PM PDT · by rabidralph · 7 replies · 614+ views
    Tech Crunch, an online Technology Blog ^ | Oct. 17, 2009 | Vivek Wadhwa
    Editorís note: This is a guest post by Vivek Wadhwa, an entrepreneur turned academic. He is a Visiting Scholar at UC-Berkeley, Senior Research Associate at Harvard Law School and Executive in Residence at Duke University. Follow him on Twitter at @vwadhwa. I spent Columbus Day in Sunnyvale, fittingly, meeting with a roomful of new arrivals. Well, relatively new. They were Indians living in Silicon Valley. The event was organized by the Think India Foundation, a think-tank that seeks to solve problems which Indians face. When introducing the topic of skilled immigration, the discussion moderator, Sand Hill Group founder M.R. Rangaswami...