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Sophia Amoruso: Celebrity endorsers aren't great for fashion, either
Rdio opens up free music streaming to the U.K., Canada, Australia, & 11 other countries

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Still A Dumb Trend: Pop Star Endorsements Pretending To Be 'Creative Directors'

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Almost exactly two years ago, we mocked the ridiculous trend of big companies hiring famous pop stars as "creative directors." Polaroid had hired Lady Gaga to be "creative director" while Intel had named Will.i.am as "director of creative innovation." The latest example of this trend is Blackberry (they're no longer...
Still A Dumb Trend: Pop Star Endorsements Pretending To Be 'Creative Directors'

Adly Raises $2M More As It Expands Tools For Social Media Celebrity Endorsements

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Adly, a startup that connects advertisers with celebrities willing to post promoted messages on social networks, recently raised $2 million in additional funding. The new funding came from previous backer GRP Partners and new investor Siemer Ventures. Adly has now raised a total of $7.5 million. The company also launched...
Adly Raises $2M More As It Expands Tools For Social Media Celebrity Endorsements

T-Mobile exec: One major carrier will go down

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In a recent conversation with shareholders, T-Mobile COO Jim Alling said that he believes out of the four major cell phone carriers — AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and his own T-Mobile — one will fade away in the coming years. We’re guessing he didn’t mean the company he works for, even...
T-Mobile exec: One major carrier will go down

Come see ShoeDazzle's Brian Lee! PandoMonthly LA tickets on sale now

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The LA startup ecosystem is in a make-it-or-break-it year. In recent years the ecosystem has finally received some serious respect and funding, thanks to a bunch of high profile startups that seemed to be on to something. But one by one, many of the most high profile of them...
Come see ShoeDazzle's Brian Lee! PandoMonthly LA tickets on sale now

Carly Foulkes vs. Chris Pirillo: T-Mobile tries a new type of advertising campaign

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Carly Foulkes has been the public face of T-Mobile for a few years now, but the motorcycle-riding Carly is now getting a little competition in the form of Seattle uber geek and video blogger Chris Pirillo. Carly Foulkes Pirillo, who has run the site LockerGnome since 1996, is the star...
Carly Foulkes vs. Chris Pirillo: T-Mobile tries a new type of advertising campaign

Lance Armstrong joins Mobli’s board of directors

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Mobli, a video sharing website, can add Lance Armstrong to its list of celebrity endorsers today. The famed cyclist is joining the company’s board and starting his own Mobli channel. Mobli’s goal is to show you life through another person’s eyes. It does this by allowing people to set...
Lance Armstrong joins Mobli’s board of directors

The T-Mobile Girl Gets Some Company

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If you spend time thinking about T-Mobile’s ad campaign, you’re probably thinking about Carly Foulkes. She’s the actress best known as “the T-Mobile Girl.” Usually, she wears pink dresses, though she’s recently been playing around with leather. But here comes a new, lady-free campaign for the carrier: A series of...
The T-Mobile Girl Gets Some Company

Study: Twitter Users Believed Bin Laden Was Dead Before Mainstream Media Confirmation

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Last year's biggest news story - the death of Osama bin Laden - is now a key to understanding just how deeply Twitter has affected the news universe. The Georgia Institute of Technology will release a study today about coverage of bin Laden's killing that may be the most...
Study: Twitter Users Believed Bin Laden Was Dead Before Mainstream Media Confirmation
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