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Romney and Obama debate for the first time - as presented in live GIFs

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The Guardian and Tumblr teamed up to create live GIFs during the presidential debate last night. If you missed it, catch up hereLet the giffing beginWelcome to a bold new way of watching the debates. No more will you be forced to sit and wait for zingers, eye-rolling and funny...
Romney and Obama debate for the first time - as presented in live GIFs

Twitter founders launch a blogging platform, Kevin Rose blogs about peeing

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We may have spoken too soon about Kevin Rose reaching a certain level of maturity*. On Medium, the latest product from Twitter founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams, Rose has broken the seal** with an inaugural post about peeing. Peeing with Al Gore, but still — peeing. Medium is...
Twitter founders launch a blogging platform, Kevin Rose blogs about peeing
What you missed on day two of SXSW

SpaceX gets its first military contract

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The iconic "blue marble" picture of Earth, taken during the Apollo missions, will be a regular feature of the DSCOVR hardware NASA SpaceX announced that it had won two big US Air Force launch contracts Wednesday. If successful, the two demonstrations would help them qualify to compete for Air...
SpaceX gets its first military contract
Round 3 in the Honeywell vs. Nest fisticuffs
Chinese LED Firm Raises $30m, Press Talks About Al Gore Instead

Q&A With Bill Lee – Al Gore’s Son-In-Law, Surfer & Tech Investor

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Bill Lee is good at timing waves. A fanatical surfer, Lee sold his first company before the dot-com crash for $265 million. After spending years surfing, he's back immersed in the tech scene....
Q&A With Bill Lee – Al Gore’s Son-In-Law, Surfer & Tech Investor

HTC First (and my last) with Facebook Home

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My distaste for the privacy challenges of Facebook and its apps including the Home is pretty well documented. As we move into the connected age and build a quantified society, Facebook’s dark shadow looms over us like a menacing monster. So perhaps that made me an unlikely reviewer of the...
HTC First (and my last) with Facebook Home
Digg sells to Betaworks for the fire sale price of... $500K

Al Gore praises Apple CEO Tim Cook as one of Time's '100 Most Influential'

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Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has been named to Time's list of the "100 Most Influential People in the World," and the piece on Cook was penned by former U.S. vice president and current Apple board member Al Gore....
Al Gore praises Apple CEO Tim Cook as one of Time's '100 Most Influential'

Al Gore purchases $29.6 million in Apple stock for $441,000

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A US Securities and Exchange Commission filing was made on Thursday, showing that Apple board member Al Gore purchased 59.000 shares of Apple stock worth over $29.6 million dollars. As a result of his board membership, Gore paid $7.475 per share, paying $441,000 out of pocket for the shares.......
Al Gore purchases $29.6 million in Apple stock for $441,000

The Internet Gets a Hall of Fame (Including Al Gore!)

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Vinton Cerf, considered one of the fathers of the internet for co-designing the TCP/IP protocol, was inducted into ISOC's Hall of Fame Monday. GENEVA, Switzerland — The best revolutionaries eventually find themselves hailed in tributes and enshrined in museums. So it’s almost inevitable that nearly 30 years after the official...
The Internet Gets a Hall of Fame (Including Al Gore!)

Nest to Honeywell: We will vigorously defend ourselves

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Smart thermostat startup Nest has finally publicly commented on thermostat giant Honeywell slapping it with a patent infringement lawsuit. Nest says it will “vigorously defend itself,” against Honeywell’s lawsuit, and says it has “the resources, support and conviction to do so.” Here’s the full comment: We at Nest are proud...
Nest to Honeywell: We will vigorously defend ourselves

Apple CEO Tim Cook gets report card from Al Gore in TIME’s 100 Most Influential People list

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Time Magazine has just released its list of The 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2012 and following in the footsteps of Steve Jobs, Apple CEO Tim Cook has made the list alongside Hilary Clinton, Tim Tebow, Rihanna, and Salman Khan. Also on the list this year stemming...
Apple CEO Tim Cook gets report card from Al Gore in TIME’s 100 Most Influential People list

Turn Your Lights Off, Bing Needs Extra Power Today

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Same headline as two years ago, just a different company. In honor of Earth Hour, Bing will go with a darker version of the site this evening. And just like Google two years ago, it’s an interesting gesture to support the cause, but it is akin to beating a baby...
Turn Your Lights Off, Bing Needs Extra Power Today
Does cleantech talk align with actual VC investment? Not when it comes to water

Jim Carrey hit as eBay users sell memorabilia for gun money

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After star's anti-gun lobby skit rouses right-wing ire, eBay listings say Carrey products will raise money for NRAEbay has found itself caught up in the ongoing row over Jim Carrey's recent pro-gun control comedy skit, in which the Canadian-born comic riffed on former NRA chief Charlton Heston's famous "cold dead...
Jim Carrey hit as eBay users sell memorabilia for gun money

The iPad Turns Three Today: Here's A Look At The People Who Said It Was Doomed (AAPL)

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A website called iPad Death Watch keeps an ongoing collection of quotes from industry pundits who, at one point or another, predicted the doom of the iPad. The iPad didn't tank. Instead it changed the world, giving consumers a new way to consume content and giving businesses a whole new...
The iPad Turns Three Today: Here's A Look At The People Who Said It Was Doomed (AAPL)

Trump freaks with Tweets, has meltdown on Twitter after Obama victory

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Donald Trump has been relentless on Twitter for the past few days, pushing people to vote for Romney. Tuesday night, Trump’s Tweets got a little crazy. (And yes, this is Trump’s real account. It’s verified.) After Barack Obama was re-elected for his second term late Tuesday night, Trump seemed a...
Trump freaks with Tweets, has meltdown on Twitter after Obama victory

Jelly, Biz Stone's Startup, Raises a Round (With a Little Help From Friends)

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Jelly, the stealthy startup founded by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, announced Thursday that the company just closed its Series A round of venture capital. The round was led by Spark Capital, and Bijan Sabet — an early Twitter investor — will join Jelly’s board. Other noteworthy investors include Jack Dorsey,...
Jelly, Biz Stone's Startup, Raises a Round (With a Little Help From Friends)

Surprise! Apple is looking at new product categories, still on schedule to open new campus building in 2016

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Apple’s annual shareholder meeting isn’t usually the source of much news, and this year isn’t much different. With a judge recently granting Greenlight Capital’s motion to block a vote on a proposal that would require a shareholder vote before issuing preferred stock, many expected Apple would address what it plans to do...
Surprise! Apple is looking at new product categories, still on schedule to open new campus building in 2016

“The Sims” Creator Developing TV Show with User-Generated Episodes

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Will Wright — creator of innovative video games such as SimCity, The Sims and Spore — is working with former Nickelodeon and SpikeTV president Albie Hecht to develop a TV show called The Creation Project for Al Gore’s Current TV.According to IGN, the unconventional show would give viewers the...
“The Sims” Creator Developing TV Show with User-Generated Episodes

Netflix announces “TEDTalks Shows”, available on instant streaming

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Today, Netflix announced that it will offer “TEDTalks Shows” for its streaming members in the US, Canada, Latin America, UK and Ireland. While the annual TED Conference is invite-only and costs a whopping $7,500 to attend, Netflix’s partnership with TED means a selection of these awe-inspiring talks will be available...
Netflix announces “TEDTalks Shows”, available on instant streaming

Al Gore: Steve Jobs' Best Invention Was Apple Itself

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The Macworld UK story "Al Gore: Steve Jobs' best invention was Apple itself," which posted Friday, was an old story inadvertently reposted. Please delete the......
Al Gore: Steve Jobs' Best Invention Was Apple Itself
Al Gore used his Current.tv payout to buy Apple shares worth $29.5M

Glenn Beck Tried To Buy Al Gore's Current TV, Which Instead Sold To Al-Jazeera For $500 Million

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Controversial conservative showman Glenn Beck's media company, The Blaze, wanted to buy the cable TV company Current TV, which is part-owned by Al Gore. But, according to a WSJ report citing a person familiar with the negotiations, Current TV refused The Blaze's offer because "the legacy of who the network goes...
Glenn Beck Tried To Buy Al Gore's Current TV, Which Instead Sold To Al-Jazeera For $500 Million

The Guy Who Bought Ellen Pao's Luxury Condo Is A Genius Engineer Who Sold Companies To Walmart and Amazon

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We can't look anywhere in Silicon Valley without finding someone with a personal or professional link to the players in the Ellen Pao gender-discrimination lawsuit against her employer, venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins. We noticed that Ellen Pao and her husband, asset manager Alphonse "Buddy" Fletcher Jr., sold their condo in...
The Guy Who Bought Ellen Pao's Luxury Condo Is A Genius Engineer Who Sold Companies To Walmart and Amazon

Bad news for cord cutters: Al Jazeera America won't be live streamed online

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Cord cutters won’t be able to tune into Al Jazeera America, the new cable news network that was announced Wednesday in conjunction with the news that Al Jazeera has purchased Al Gore’s Current.tv. At least not live, anyway: An Al Jazeera America spokesperson confirmed Thursday that the network won’t be...
Bad news for cord cutters: Al Jazeera America won't be live streamed online

Al Gore Wants $45 for You to Hear Him Talk About 'The Future'

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Mark your calendar, young technologists: former governor, vice president and Internet Hall of Famer Al Gore is speaking in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn next month and if you’re lucky, you might be graced to hear the grand old man for a reduced price of $35. Mr. Gore, who, ahem,...
Al Gore Wants $45 for You to Hear Him Talk About 'The Future'
SocialGood.tv in talks to buy Al Gore's Current cable network (and move it to Austin, TX)
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