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Reporter Freaks Out on Air, Internet Laughs and Laughs [Randomly Viral]

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Live TV can be tough, especially if you’re in a cranky mood. Case in point: WVLT TV Volunteer News reporter Gordon Boyd, whose on-air freak-out has gone viral this week.Reporting from a courthouse in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, Boyd seems to be having a bit a trouble wrapping up a...
Reporter Freaks Out on Air, Internet Laughs and Laughs [Randomly Viral]
No filter: Why I dumped digital pictures for Instax on vacation
Remote Work vs. Collaboration: 8 Startups Weigh In
The 2013 Summit Arrives: Bridging Data And Humanity

CNBC Anchor Asks Former Tech Mogul 'Are You Prepared To Die?' In Craziest Interview Ever

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Former tech mogul John McAfee, who is wanted for questioning in a murder case in Belize and is currently hiding inside his compound in that country, spoke to CNBC's Brian Sullivan via the telephone today in one of the craziest interviews of all time.  It was intense. At one point, anchor...
CNBC Anchor Asks Former Tech Mogul 'Are You Prepared To Die?' In Craziest Interview Ever

Must See HDTV (June 18th - 24th)

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NBA Finals The NBA Finals rolls into week two with two more games in Miami, and Game six sunday night in Oklahoma, assuming the Thunder can score a win or two to keep the series going. So far both sides have lived up to our expectations in creating a...
Must See HDTV (June 18th - 24th)
$50 iStack Mac Bundle includes SnagIt, Disk Drill Pro, Parallels, Paint Supreme, more (+Retina MacBook Pro Giveaway!)
Verizon to end unlimited data plans for users who move to LTE phones, will push shared data plans instead
Study finds 85% of social gamers quit after their first day

Seth Meyers Gets Animated During Hulu’s Upfronts

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As an increasing segment of the population cancel their cable subscription and subsist on a diet of television and films streamed through their laptops, Internet video sites like Hulu and Netflix have hastily bid on a slew of original series in the hopes that one day soon, nobody will use...
Seth Meyers Gets Animated During Hulu’s Upfronts
After service disruption, Egypt arrests three divers severing undersea internet cable

Virginia Beach McDonald's adds free iPad use to its menu, McRib still seasonal

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In an age of grab and go eating, it seems somewhat odd that a fast food restaurant would feature an attraction that causes its patrons to drop anchor and stay. However, the house with well over one billion served is doing just that. A Virginia Beach McDonald's has leveraged...
Virginia Beach McDonald's adds free iPad use to its menu, McRib still seasonal

Tom Keene Destroys Apple With One Simple Question (AAPL, GOOG)

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Bloomberg anchor, iPhone user, and (not to be rude, but) older gentleman Tom Keene somewhat inadvertently revealed a lot about the changing perceptions around Apple with one simple question. On his show today, he said to Wired writer Steve Levy, "What I see is a generational divide, is that true?...
Tom Keene Destroys Apple With One Simple Question (AAPL, GOOG)

Anchor cuts East Africa web cable

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East Africa's high-speed internet access is severely disrupted after a ship dropped its anchor onto fibre-optic cables off Kenya's coast....
Anchor cuts East Africa web cable

Patent office rejects Apple's 'pinch-to-zoom' claim

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Apple's "pinch-to-zoom" patent, which the company has used as an anchor in its legal wars against rival Samsung, was preliminarily rejected Wednesday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The action, which Apple can challenge, dealt a blow to its ongoing battle to prove that Samsung copied the designs of...
Patent office rejects Apple's 'pinch-to-zoom' claim

Will news bites for digital natives work?

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Companies are trying to crack mobile video. Lerer Ventures-backed NowThis News is working on a formula to do just that. FORTUNE -- "Congress is being all Congressy again," quips a youthful male anchor with a gee-whiz eye-roll as he reports on the demise of a Congressional Bill called the Sportsmen's...
Will news bites for digital natives work?

Copyright Watermark Your Images in Lightroom 3

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One complaint about Lightroom 2 is its lack of a feature enabling you to add copyright watermarks to your images as you Export them. There are workarounds that make use of the Identity Plate option in the slideshow and print modules but these are cumbersome at best. In Lightroom 3,...
Copyright Watermark Your Images in Lightroom 3

How One Ship's Anchor Disrupted Internet Access in 6 Countries

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In a reminder of just how fragile this web we've weaved across the globe is, a ship dropped anchor outside the Kenyan port of Mombasa and happened to hit a bundle of undersea fiber optic cables connecting east Africa to the Internet. Now, the BBC reports, six countries -- Kenya,...
How One Ship's Anchor Disrupted Internet Access in 6 Countries

Infographics: Pandora’s Size Issues

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Pandora's catalog of 1 million songs is dwarfed by Spotify Radio's 16 million songs. Graphic: Ryan Tate. Data: Companies. The online jukebox Spotify announced Tuesday it will offer customized internet radio stations, putting the upstart into competition with longtime netcaster Pandora. Spotify might lack Pandora’s deep experience in online...
Infographics: Pandora’s Size Issues

Retail Guru Ron Johnson Dazzles In His First Media Controversy As JC Penny CEO

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JC Penny CEO Ron Johnson, who was the mastermind behind the Apple stores, is dealing with his first media controversy. A group called One Million Moms has been trying to get JC Penny spokesperson Ellen DeGeneres fired because of her sexual orientation. Johnson, flashing an incredibly charming smile, appeared...
Retail Guru Ron Johnson Dazzles In His First Media Controversy As JC Penny CEO

Get Ready for Your Close-Up Silicon Valley: Kym McNicholas Is Joining PandoDaily

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Kym McNicholas is joining PandoDaily. If you know her, you are thinking one thing right now: How the hell did tiny, little PandoDaily pull that off? If you are one of the ten people who watch “Why Isn’t This News?” this is the announcement I referenced last week, when I...
Get Ready for Your Close-Up Silicon Valley: Kym McNicholas Is Joining PandoDaily
Sony's PlayStation 4 could lose to the next Xbox before it's even released

3D printed 'Magic Arms' give a little girl use of her limbs

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Don't get us wrong, we adore 3D printers and the whole additive manufacturing movement. But, if all you're going to get out of the ABS-jets are some companion cubes and a raptor claw, well then, we don't think there's much hope for the technology. Thankfully there are people out...
3D printed 'Magic Arms' give a little girl use of her limbs
Selling digital goods is a science -- here are 5 tips for getting it right

Watch VentureBeat's take on the election tonight on KRON

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Energy is high today in the VentureBeat newsroom as we brace ourselves for the next-to-last gasps of the election news cycle. We’ll be covering web-related election news here on VentureBeat throughout the evening, and you can also catch me, Jolie O’Dell, on San Francisco news station KRON. I’ll be...
Watch VentureBeat's take on the election tonight on KRON

We got hacked for SEO, as did other major technology sites

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Last week we discovered that the owner of SEOnix.org hacked in to our backend and threw himself a sweet SEO party. The only invitee was obviously his own website, but he still managed to have a good time all alone. In the last 3 months he got a couple of...
We got hacked for SEO, as did other major technology sites

Nigerian government poised to launch $15m venture fund

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Nigeria’s ICT sector is set for a boom after the government announced plans to launch a $15-million venture fund, CP Africa reports. The fund will be dedicated for high potential businesses in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector and will be sourced from the National Information Development Agency (NITDA)...
Nigerian government poised to launch $15m venture fund

ABC gets rare media access to Apple supply chain

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The ABC TV network has announced that it will be screening a special edition of Nightline next week focusing on working conditions in Appleís supply chain. The network received special permission from Apple, giving it rare media access to the inner workings of where Appleís products are made. Network anchor...
ABC gets rare media access to Apple supply chain

Rollergirls test the JoeyBra for KING-5′s Jesse Jones

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News of the JoeyBra has spread quickly around the Internet ever since GeekWire’s Rebecca Lovell broke the news of the undergarment for holding phones and credit cards, unveiled by two University of Washington students at the recent UW Business Plan Competition. But no one has covered the story quite like this before....
Rollergirls test the JoeyBra for KING-5′s Jesse Jones
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