Astroid Mining, Win Phone, CodeNow, HTML5 Media Center




Adolfo Foronda (@nerdstalker) and Greg Viloria (@SocialGreg) Weekly Picks for the Nerd Stalker Techweek Podcast:


  • A tale of two acquisitions: A few thoughts on the $1 billion bets by Microsoft and Facebook bit.ly/HyjHoU
  • Windows Phone trainwreck rollout? My thoughts.
  • White House ask: Tell us your startup story | @scoopit bit.ly/IcaRjh / Speeding Up Innovation and Entrepreneurship With the White House's Startup America Initiative huff.to/HIJYof via @HuffPostBiz
  • Mystery company backed by James Cameron and Google executives may be an asteroid mining project. http://is.gd/SHhrCP


Speed round, what our community is talking about and wants to hear about:

  • Facebook App Bug Can Steal Your Account Info—If a Hacker Grabs Your Phone [Security] bit.ly/HjMKKY HTML5 Media Center http://sensesproject.com/
  • Carriers Band to Fight Cellphone Theftht.ly/1KiIoB via @allthingsd
  • Mix.js http://is.gd/T6OtnZ
  • Former RIM CEO Resigned Because His Ideas Were Too Good bit.ly/HG3W0Z via @Gizmodo


Social Greg’s Tip of the Week:
CODENOW: A STARTUP NON-PROFIT THAT TEACHES KIDS TO CODE bit.ly/I6sQYh via @nerdstalker
Adolfo’s Tip of the Week: Add Hands-Free Reading to Any Web Page http://is.gd/Er1q0u

btrax’s Japanese Entrepreneur Week:

  • April 24: [Event] Next Business Dojo on 4/24 is "Effective Presentation Skill in America" by btrax's CEO - BrandonKHill! ht.ly/afiH
  • April 25: SF New Tech: the 4th SF New Tech Japan Night
  • April 26: learn how to navigate finding cross-cultural talent @btrax & @AsiaSociety's event 4/26 in SF: ht.ly/agC0H Spread the word!
  • April 27: SF Japan Night After Party @ CitizenSpace


May 10 - Taste of Potrero benefit for public school. http://www.tasteofpotrero.com

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