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Gurus of entrepreneurship offer advice to startups

At the Churchill Club last night, Garage Technology Ventures Managing Director Bill Reichert led a discussion with a panel of notable startup veterans: Kamran Elahian, Steve Kirsch, Dan'l Lewin and Heidi Roizen.Here are a few highlights of the interview, which is available as both an MP3 download and as podcast that you can have downloaded to your system and/or MP3 player automatically (see ZDNet's podcasts: How to tune in).

March 11, 2005 by Dan Farber

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VC investing is about falling in love

I talked with Garage Technology Ventures Managing Director Bill Reichert about the climate for startups,entrepreneurers and venture capitalists, and what investment categories are heating up. He also expounded on his belief that VC investment decisions involve a lot of subjectivity and that the companies that get funded are those that investors fall in love with...

March 11, 2005 by Dan Farber

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Firefox in trouble?

eWeek: Has the success of Firefox inadvertantly put the team behind the browser in a bind? In his column, Steven J.

March 11, 2005 by Chris Jablonski

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Anybody else getting that Xen feeling?

Today, Novell announced that it will be including support for an open source-based virtual machine technology known as Xen in the soon-to-be-released SuSE Professional Linux 9.3 (due in mid-April).

March 10, 2005 by David Berlind

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Big Cellcos: Big tobacco repeating itself?

Over on Anchordesk, my colleague and CNET senior editor Molly Wood has reopened the debate over the dangers of cell phone use by citing some disturbing parallels -- including whistleblowing and attempts to supress relevant evidence -- between the cell phone and tobacco industries.

March 10, 2005 by David Berlind

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No surprise in Microsoft acquiring Groove

Microsoft acquiring Groove Networks isn't a shocker. Microsoft is an investor in the company, Groove is a loyal Microsoft independent software developer, and Microsoft is very focused on collaboration software.

March 10, 2005 by Dan Farber

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