Manu Kumar (@manukumar)

Palo Alto, CA

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @manukumar ever

March 2013

Very cool demo of nano-tech! Mark Shaw: One very dry demo http://t.co/wAUIvw9ewS #TED

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Save trees, gas, and stop receiving useless doorstops, aka The Yellow Pages and Phone Books. Opt out of receiving… http://t.co/uKyG4tDjQe

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@cyantist is that a way to chat with grandparents? ;) j/k

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@roelofbotha totally agree. Loved it and was sad when finished it. Try Machinarium too — loved that as well

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Congrats to Michael Kim and Cendana Capital! Pleased to have Cendana as an LP in K9 Ventures http://t.co/kYWycHr3mh

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Nice mug of Henry Ward and Manu Kumar! Thanks Silicon Valley Business Journal — the photoshoot was fun. http://t.co/4W8sXvaTlz

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eShares driving the paper stock certificate to extinction http://t.co/waWnZkc69F cc @henrysward @esharesinc

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jpramey Happy to see SFPD actually helped this guy recover his stolen camera when he found thief on his own. Good on ya. http://t.co/Z19XpUpHlk

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akothari Yikes! - Something Is Killing Up To Half Of America’s Bees http://t.co/zokjzpaMhq

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Techmeme Facebook’s Home On Android Could Give You A Sixth Sense For Your Social Life (@joshconstinehttp://t.co/7F3WQVkARI http://t.co/EquJo0Dm6m

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Startups are hard work, for everyone involved. When Things Don’t Work Out http://t.co/ZtNKoj8eb9

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#MovingAtoms RT @allthingsd: Google began soliciting test users for a same-day home-delivery service: http://t.co/AFboTHyIpU

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@jkaljundi not saying it should be standalone. Just needs to be better.

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Go Boomerang! Congrats Alex Moore Aye Moah and Mike Chin! http://t.co/napmmZOeNd

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Google Tasks is such a joke. Productivity tools in the hands of companies that don’t care about them is a sad state of affairs.

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@davidu congrats! OpenDNS Raises Cash From Sutter Hill Ventures As It Looks To Build Out Enterprise Network Security http://t.co/R9T64rNxCU

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Not a crunch, but Series A Bar is higher. The Series A Bottleneck Grows Tighter, Fenwick Survey Shows http://t.co/qMpgpBgCcg via @techcrunch

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Go @Shervin! Shervin Pishevar switching roles at Menlo Venture as he starts Sherpa, a startup foundry http://t.co/o1ICX4q1ls via @TNWinsider

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So many concurrent threads these days that I feel like I’m thrashing. #WhackAMole

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@danprimack Agree with you about all the noise around crowdfunding.

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RT @dnanexus: Discover the new DNAnexus & its instant collaboration environment http://t.co/Qo0eGfi0tw

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RT @occipital: 360 Panorama now available on @BlackBerry 10!  Got your slick new Z10? We have you covered: http://t.co/YPsfBJ41cQ

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RT @lyft: Big day! We’re heading for Seattle – with a @Cherry on top. http://t.co/mnyGBtH210

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RT @lyft: We hear you, Lyfters: you want more drivers! Happy to report that @Cherry’s ops wizards are now on the case http://t.co/NLpZiyW7iA

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RT @baydin: 20 Most Popular Cloud-Based Apps Downloaded into Google Apps and Boomerang is #2 behind @LinkedIn! http://t.co/CGZunc9J9i

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RT @lucidchart: We’ve introduced one-click themes, speedier org charts, and Android mockups! Check them out: http://t.co/5EH1KDikJq

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Looking forward to listening to @eldon interview @rabois at the #foundershowcase [pic]: http://t.co/Kw8YUVCPtA

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There go my good intentions for losing weight! Thanks @dirkriehle! :-p #SuperSizedNutella @ K9 Ventures http://t.co/UsXlJ5qWLY

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Oh My Goodness! Look at what @dirkriehle got me all the way from Germany! #5KgNutella @ K9 Ventures http://t.co/D2P1IUlEfR

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Great post by Henry Ward about @eShares launch… http://t.co/DmQVYsSA0L

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esharesinc Thanks @Launch (and the story of how we got to you) http://t.co/aa6Boxq00C

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You’re Distracted. This Professor Can Help. http://t.co/NfV7fUzYrF

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Always an unfortunate event that triggers an Amber Alert — but so glad that such a system exists. Recd 5 different forms of notification.

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@CamScanner If it’s a feature then please provide a way for the user to turn it on or off. Thanks!

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VentureBeat Intel launches developer tools for ‘perceptual computing’ http://t.co/wyj6BJTRU2 by @deantak

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angellist No email at AngelList http://t.co/A5t2TEw7Gx

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@CamScanner That sucks. Do you consider that a bug or a feature? My vote is for that to be a huh priority bug that needs to be fixed.

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@shandsaker I’ve tried it and in fact my last tweet was specifically being frustrated at Xero. It does NOT rock. #CanBeSoMuchBetter

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Gosh. Why does ALL accounting software have to SUCK so much. #Pathetic

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@camscanner — new version seems to keep appending a timestamp in the filename. how do I turn that off?

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Sorry Google; you can Keep it to yourself http://t.co/4a9KG85WBb via @gigaom

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Why isn’t Siri or Google Now available on my laptop/desktop? Why mobile only? I can totally see using it more at the office than on the road

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elonmusk My talk at TED with @TEDchris
http://t.co/SNOvzWdR0u

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Lytro Names Former Ning Head Rosenthal as CEO http://t.co/FuRtD5Bokc

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Heard some ferocious typing behind me. Turned around to see who else but @anthonyha! #SuperTyper

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MobileSpan Keep calm and embrace BYOD. http://t.co/e10GoonOFo

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Sometimes even great ideas are felled by poor execution. #IdeasMatter #ExecutionMatters

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@adamnash @semil not concerned about the $$ value. Possible TC doesn’t have right data. Just puzzled by why Dropbox wants a mail client! :)

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Puzzled by this. Mailbox Cost Dropbox Around $100 Million @TechCrunch http://t.co/YFNUKc34MB

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Congrats Solomon & Jeremy! Google Acquires Web Application Server Talaria To Enhance Its Cloud Platform @TechCrunch http://t.co/RUn8j9JZwc

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Never understood this. Formspring, Pioneering ‘Ask Me Anything’ Anonymous Q&A Platform, Is Shutting Down @TechCrunch http://t.co/0Y4W0FHKR3

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See, Uber - This Is What Happens When You Cannibalize Yourself @TechCrunch http://t.co/oa9BiQ5iUA

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Congrats Gentry and Scott! Dropbox Just Purchased an Email App Developer http://t.co/vOkaP9TC76

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Love that @YouTube lets me watch every video at 2x the speed. 1x just feels way to slow :)

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Baris Bar is raising for next iPhone @ysiu: Forbes: Samsung .. is a few steps ahead of Apple when it comes to “cool” factor http://t.co/Lg2of3CvqD

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Samsung’s Smart Scroll Is Not Eye Tracking http://t.co/vfkFgeT156 via @mashable

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“Free stuff online is great, but nothing is free forever. If you care for something, open your wallet.” http://t.co/Th8LwCHUDl

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Why Did Google Reader Die? What Free Web Service Will Be Next? http://t.co/A0VoYixBB9 via @slate

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Go @martin_casado! 5 questions about VMware’s new virtual networking platform http://t.co/3l3OhMaQCT via @networkworld

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Sad to see the end of GReader. RIP: Google Reader Meets Its Inevitable End | Gadget Lab | http://t.co/vrlIegNzlk http://t.co/uSeNZCjI1A

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cmusv Don Jones Center & @projectolympus merging to form new @CarnegieMellon Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship http://t.co/h7pOW0LzI3

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Babies whose efforts are praised become more motivated kids, say Stanford researchers http://t.co/T44f0rkffm

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Hoping this is a good replacement for @CardMunch! RT @bartlorang: @ManuKumar you should check this out: http://t.co/kaWddapwGO

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@bartlorang awesome! Will download it and try it out!

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Wallet found inside toy mailbox. Of course.

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Stuck at home doing a treasure hunt for my wallet since Anika Kumar took it from my pocket yesterday and hid it… http://t.co/n0unQpWQpk

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Catching up with Pedram Keyani after what’s been way too long!

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+1 for @Lyft piggy-back rides! SXSW ride services encounter the paradox of free http://t.co/AC1petnUtu via @pandodaily

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More eShares coverage with a nice mug of Henry Ward! http://t.co/VMfDrwaYPD

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Using Microsoft Word on a Retina MacBook Pro for the first time, and gosh does it look horribly pixelated.

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Great interview by Henry Ward about the eShares, Inc. launch! http://t.co/upYKe8svhE

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@msbernst @crashplan a few folders, but they do add up in size (19GB) Now trying to restore from a local copy instead.

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The problem w/ almost all online backup services is that they seem to never get Restore right. Looking at you @CrashPlan. #Throttling

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Inside Google Street View: From Larry Page’s Car To The Depths Of The Grand Canyon http://t.co/k05Euy6HMo via @techcrunch

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The things that I can’t tweet about are so much deeper and interesting than the things I can tweet about. #Twitterisms

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EyeTrackingNews RT @shonatiger Leaked screenshots for Galaxy S III update also hint at eye-tracking | Ars Technica http://t.co/zhjOuWMYGj

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@PrivCo I said Stealth is over-rated, I didn’t say that private companies should disclose their numbers. Don’t twist my words.

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Sick & tired of companies trying to be all secretive. Stealth is over-rated. Get out there. Plant the flag. Claim the mind-share. Move fast.

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9:55 PM and just wrapping up phone calls with founders. Haven’t even begun to go through the email for today. Dreading opening my inbox.

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@Jason @launch great event and gets better every year! Kudos!

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The website for @eSharesInc is now live. Check out the cool video at http://t.co/xoFeW68KxR cc @henrysward

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@jeff Look forward to chatting in more depth! Super excited to be working with @henrysward on this. cc @naval @davemcclure

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@Cookie Will absolutely keep you updated. cc @henrysward

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@Cookie Thanks for the article. Hope you enjoyed chatting with @henrysward!

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bradknewman @henrysward did a great job w/his @esharesinc presentation at #Launch2013 - clear, simple, took feedback well, let the judges talk. #FTW

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henrysward What a great time pitching @esharesinc in front of 1000+!!! Thank you #Launch2013 !!!

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@davidcohen awesome — hope you got to watch the @esharesinc launch on stage — would love to get @techstars on board! :)

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Cookie cofounded by @manukumar, eShares aims to (finally) digitize stock and options certificates http://t.co/QrEOLgR4iz

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@naval IMHO the bottoms up approach is critical :) We need to have a much longer discussion! cc @henrysward @davemcclure @jeff

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Great job @henrysward! You rocked it. Go @esharesinc

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Stoked for the launch of @eSharesInc! My co-founder and CEO @henrysward on stage at #Launch2013 @ Launch… http://t.co/Om1nnLOnvl

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@jason it’s a brave new world. Our devices are an extension of us! :) cc @davemcclure @naval @cyantist

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lyft We’re keeping Austin weird at #SXSW with the launch of Lyft Piggyback On-Demand. http://t.co/QLOrHGEonV #lyftpiggyback

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@TechCrunch @johnbiggs Have a couple of companies I’ll send your way — some very very cool hardware stuff!

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@naval FYI RT @peHUB: Fenwick & West Posts New Version Of Open Source Seed Funding Documents http://t.co/I9xhZwrlMG

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peHUB Fenwick & West Posts New Version Of Open Source Seed Funding Documents http://t.co/crAq73j3Fr

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@naval @davemcclure it really depends on the idea itself. Some ideas cannot be built without raising money

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@lizgannes Totally. Was listening to it this morning on my drive up to SF this morning. Made me feel uncomfortable!

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This should be fun. #AngelPanel with @davemcclure @jeffclavier @naval and @cyantist with @jason moderating at #Launch2013

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Sitting in the front row at #Launch2013. Good thing as I woke up w/blurry vision in my left eye! @ Launch… http://t.co/26uiQQXWAD

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Psyched for a new company launching today! (@ Launch 2013 at the Concourse w/ 13 others) http://t.co/o9PUiw1WJl

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@davidcohen likewise! Are you there tomorrow? We should catch up for real if you are there tomorrow :) Have plenty to discuss.

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I just supported The March for Innovation on Thunderclap! http://t.co/n56lnT6QfO

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Looking forward to checking out #Launch2013 cc @jason (@ Launch 2013 at the Concourse w/ @gaarf) http://t.co/A6fQ7djeoH

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Stanford entrepreneurs learn tips for getting green cards http://t.co/B1N4eBWXvG via @PeninsuPress

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Techmeme White House: It’s Time to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking. (@inafried / AllThingsD) http://t.co/9McLnvZ4Kf http://t.co/n1WLSBNpU3

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naval The secret currency of Silicon Valley is deals shared, talent referred, and acquirers introduced.

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Bummed. Twitter Shuts Down TweetDeck For Android, iPhone And AIR, Discontinues TweetDeck’s Facebook Integration http://t.co/KaeoKfRlz8

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Trying to watch the live stream from #Launch2013 — both Safari and Chrome keep crapping out because the both use Flash. iPhone works.

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Riding On The Wings Of Angels, VCs Avoid The So-Called Series A Crunch http://t.co/Om3hfADxM1 via @techcrunch

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naval At #launch2013 ? All DemoPit companies: https://t.co/e4WOdRCLAN All presenters: https://t.co/aPOGrYoywG (revealed as they launch) cc @Jason

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Techmeme Microsoft Winds Down ‘Scroogled’ Campaign Against Google (@lairdh / KQED News Fix) http://t.co/KR6xcFhUZz http://t.co/iJRBycJyas

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Stanford Want to boost your productivity? You might do well to share your email inbox w/ a crowdsourced personal assistant: http://t.co/fjyYYloRdH

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@LizGannes have three companies doing stuff in this space. Let me know if/when you’d like a sneak peak :)

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allthingsd The Disappearing Interface -by @LizGannes http://t.co/K2dMucN20z

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fredwilson The SHIELD Act: There are so many things to like about this bill http://t.co/8yPNtPFaLt

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edyson Groupon’s CEO writes the best resignation letter ever http://t.co/kBfCesw1lc via @your_screen_name

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