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Today’s Scuttlebot: Short-Lived Success, and Crowdsourcing Iceland

Some interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Icelanders Show Us That Democracy Is the Original CrowdsourcingVenturebeat.com |  Icelanders send a crowdsourced — and somewhat self-contradictory — draft constitution to Parliament for approval. – Joshua Brustein How Google Street-Viewed the Grand CanyonBuzzfeed.com |  Here’s a hint: It’s VERY… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: Short-Lived Success, and Crowdsourcing Iceland

Some interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Icelanders Show Us That Democracy Is the Original CrowdsourcingVenturebeat.com |  Icelanders send a crowdsourced — and somewhat self-contradictory — draft constitution to Parliament for approval. – Joshua Brustein How Google Street-Viewed the Grand CanyonBuzzfeed.com |  Here’s a hint: It’s VERY… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: Short-Lived Success, and Crowdsourcing Iceland

Some interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Icelanders Show Us That Democracy Is the Original CrowdsourcingVenturebeat.com |  Icelanders send a crowdsourced — and somewhat self-contradictory — draft constitution to Parliament for approval. – Joshua Brustein How Google Street-Viewed the Grand CanyonBuzzfeed.com |  Here’s a hint: It’s VERY… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: Short-Lived Success, and Crowdsourcing Iceland

Some interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Icelanders Show Us That Democracy Is the Original CrowdsourcingVenturebeat.com |  Icelanders send a crowdsourced — and somewhat self-contradictory — draft constitution to Parliament for approval. – Joshua Brustein How Google Street-Viewed the Grand CanyonBuzzfeed.com |  Here’s a hint: It’s VERY… Read more →

Windows Phone 8 decision time: Samsung, HTC, or Nokia

Next Monday we will see the official Microsoft Windows Phone 8 full reveal and at this time I am planning on making the day trip down to San Francisco to see everything in person and get some hands-on time with the devices. Regular readers know I am a fan of Windows Phone, this was a major factor in my recent… Read more →

Report: Salesforce.com nixing jobs from Radian6 unit

Following the news of major layoffs at Zynga yesterday, it looks like the axe is falling next at Salesforce.com. Following an initial report on TechVibes, The Business Insider is reporting that it has confirmed the job cuts hit the Radian6 unit, which was acquired by Salesforce in March 2011 for $326 million. Citing an unnamed source, TechVibes went a step… Read more →

Deal Professor: Few Winners in Cellphone Wars

Harry Campbell If you are wondering who will be your cellphone provider next year, so are the cellphone companies. Maneuvers by American cellphone providers to acquire one another are threatening to erupt into all-out war. And the question is not only which ones will survive, but whether the survivors will be ruined by the prey they are rushing to swallow,… Read more →

Facebook Posts Largest Single-Day Gain

5:03 p.m. | Updated with closing share price. Robert Galbraith/Reuters Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook. In an earnings call with financial analysts on Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, talked not about changing the world, but about making money. He talked a lot about making money — through ads, through commerce and, crucially, through the mobile phone. And… Read more →