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Celeb Tweets Samsung Galaxy S4 Love -- From an iPhone

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By now this should be celebrity endorser rule No. 1: Make sure that when you tweet your love for a phone, you do it from that phone. But, once again the rule has been broken, this time by Spanish tennis player David Ferrer, tweeting his affection for Samsung’s Galaxy S4,...
Celeb Tweets Samsung Galaxy S4 Love -- From an iPhone

Twitter and Guy Adams Hug it Out

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Oh. My Twitter account appears to have been un-suspended. Did I miss much while I was away? Internet Olympics cause celebrity Guy Adams, alleging that 80 percent of the clicks on its Facebook ads came from bots rather than real people...
Twitter and Guy Adams Hug it Out

The 404 1,247: Where we hop in the ball pit with Emily Dreyfuss (podcast)

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CNET's Emily Dreyfuss makes a detour from her sojourn to Boston to say hi! We're all over the place in this episode: Jurassic Park, "Gif" pronunciation, power animals, celebrity stalking, and the thrill of the knob! [Read more]...
The 404 1,247: Where we hop in the ball pit with Emily Dreyfuss (podcast)

Bush, celebrity hacks raise profile of privacy concerns

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Photos and correspondence from half a dozen e-mail accounts linked to the Bush family, including information about former U.S. presidents George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush, brings discussion of personal online privacy issues into sharp focus. Read full article >>...
Bush, celebrity hacks raise profile of privacy concerns
Live from Sony's CES 2013 press conference

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, GRPN, MSFT, ZNGA, RIMM)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Zooey Deschanel is the latest celebrity to appear in an Apple commercial. The "revolutionary" Apple product that comes out in 8 months isn't what you think it is. Groupon makes an acquisition to "build something new." What is Windows RT and where did it get...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, GRPN, MSFT, ZNGA, RIMM)
At ROFLCon, watching memes go mainstream

How big is Dropbox? Hint: very big

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I distinctly remember the day I met Drew Houston and his co-founder Arash Ferdowsi, both MIT dropouts. It was at an early edition of YCombinator’s Demo Day. I saw them again at a party hosted by Xobni and learned about their plans for Dropbox. That was in 2008. And then I...
How big is Dropbox? Hint: very big

Face Stealer: Yahoo's Path To Mobile Success Or Just A Weird App From Japan?

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A new app from Yahoo Japan, called Face Stealer, is dastardly in how it has not only morphed my face - but sucked away an afternoon. The free Face Stealer app, which works on iPhone and iPad, describes its mission with blunt honesty: Do you ever want to look like celebrities?...
Face Stealer: Yahoo's Path To Mobile Success Or Just A Weird App From Japan?

B5media To Launch New Celebrity Site Wednesday, Bathed In Fired Blogger Blood

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The mass sackings at blog network b5media today have been revealed to be part of a launch process for a new single b5media celebrity site. The new site, Crushable.com is due to launch Wednesday and is headed by a formerly little known Media Bistro blogger by the name of...
B5media To Launch New Celebrity Site Wednesday, Bathed In Fired Blogger Blood
Why the moon landings couldn't have been faked

Online dictionary Wordnik launches story suggestion engine Reverb

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When you finish reading this story, what should you read next? This question is becoming a growing pre-occupation for web publishers who are turning to a variety of story suggestion tools in hopes of keeping you on the page. The latest offering comes from a company called Reverb which believes...
Online dictionary Wordnik launches story suggestion engine Reverb

Airbnb for iOS updates with celebrity-curated Wish Lists for travel destinations

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If you’ve never used Airbnb, then first off you’re missing out on a potentially great experience. The rentals marketplace is an awesome way to get great places to stay when you’re traveling. But with the newest updates, it appears that the company is pushing toward a recommendations engine as well....
Airbnb for iOS updates with celebrity-curated Wish Lists for travel destinations

Judge Rejects Einstein Publicity Rights Claim... By Playing Dice With The Law

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A couple years ago, we wrote about Hebrew University suing GM for using an image of Albert Einstein in an ad without first getting permission (i.e., paying up). Einstein left his assets to Hebrew University (of which he was a founder and a big supporter), and Hebrew University has taken...
Judge Rejects Einstein Publicity Rights Claim... By Playing Dice With The Law

Twitter withholds information from the NYPD after troll threatens Aurora copycat murder

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An anonymous Twitter user has been tweeting death threats on the platform since May, and now after a series of warnings, including an Aurora-style massacre, NY Mag reports that Twitter has decided to withhold information from the NYPD to protect the user’s privacy. @shannamartella like i said you on my...
Twitter withholds information from the NYPD after troll threatens Aurora copycat murder

Foursquare Launches Celebrity Stalking Mode (But Not Really) http://bit.ly/9WnZU5 from @gigaom

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Foursquare Launches Celebrity Stalking Mode (But Not Really) http://bit.ly/9WnZU5 from @gigaom
Bieber in space: popstar will embark on Virgin voyage

Airtime now lets you chat with yourself via video posts, revamps buddy list

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After remaining fairly quiet since its celebrity-laden launch in early June, the Napster co-founders’ social video chat app Airtime is finally getting some new features: now you can make videos of yourself to share with your friends, and they can reply back with their own videos. Developing, refresh for updates....
Airtime now lets you chat with yourself via video posts, revamps buddy list
Booting Up: Looks Like Notorious Club Kid Mark Zuckerberg Was at a Rave
Twitter #Music Hands On: A Celeb-Stalking, Music Discovery Dream

dbreunig: If nothing else, you have to respect the boldness of...

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dbreunig: If nothing else, you have to respect the boldness of Will.i.am's C.4. Like a Kubrick film, a Jobs device, or the Homer the C.4 could only be created by a personality unhindered by any social, cultural, or financial restrictions. The conception and design of the C.4 took place...
dbreunig: If nothing else, you have to respect the boldness of...

Twitter Bug Makes It Look Like You Tweeted Really Embarrassing Things About Celebrities

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Sometime last night, just before taking off from work for the day, we became convinced that human fender bender Amanda Bynes had hacked our Twitter account. Maybe "hacked" is too strong of a word, but it seemed like this troubled celebrity had somehow mastered Twitter in a way that tech...
Twitter Bug Makes It Look Like You Tweeted Really Embarrassing Things About Celebrities

Meet Silicon Valley’s newest VCs: Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss [video]

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Yes, you read that title correctly. The “Winklevii” as they’re sometimes referred to, and not so affectionately, are now dabbling in other people’s companies by starting a new VC fund. The twins that made headlines by suing Mark Zuckerberg for stealing the idea behind Facebook sat down with CNBC today...
Meet Silicon Valley’s newest VCs: Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss [video]

Stamped relaunches with new features, celebrity investors

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Micro-reviews service, which awards stamps of approval instead of stars, adds more social features, along with investors Ryan Seacrest, Ellen DeGeneres, and Justin Bieber. [Read more]...
Stamped relaunches with new features, celebrity investors

Gadgetwise Blog: Imagine Adjustable Prescription Glasses

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Adlens is about to introduce eyeglasses with both celebrity cachet and a technology that lets you adjust the prescription by turning a knob....
Gadgetwise Blog: Imagine Adjustable Prescription Glasses

Footballer Joey Barton goes direct to fans with new website

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Joey Barton, the QPR footballer, is the latest celebrity to use his own website to talk directly to his fans....
Footballer Joey Barton goes direct to fans with new website

Apple Taps Martin Scorsese And His Eyebrows For The Latest Siri Commercial

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The latest Siri commercial just hit, and like recent ad spots, Apple turned to a celebrity to endorse the lackluster iOS feature. And, also like the other commercials, the dialog between Siri and the user seems a bit more simple, almost mundane, in comparisons to the early Siri commercials....
Apple Taps Martin Scorsese And His Eyebrows For The Latest Siri Commercial

Amanda Palmer On The True Nature Of Connecting With Fans: It's About Trust

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There's been so much talk about Amanda Palmer's TED talk this week, that the folks at TED rushed to get the video edited and up on the site within days, rather than the customary months. It is, not surprisingly, quite inspiring: The crux of the message: people are focused on...
Amanda Palmer On The True Nature Of Connecting With Fans: It's About Trust

Bill Gates takes to Reddit for an AMA: Only has $100 in his wallet, will not give you $1 million

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Bill Gates is currently hosting an AMA session on Reddit. An AMA, short for ‘Ask Me Anything,’ is an informal text-based interview with the social website’s userbase. As Reddit’s size has grown, so too has the level of celebrity of individual that can be attracted to spend time on the site. Famously...
Bill Gates takes to Reddit for an AMA: Only has $100 in his wallet, will not give you $1 million

Tweet Tips

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Tweet Tips is a post from Chris PirilloI created a TypeWith.me document and tweeted the link out to my followers. Within seconds, we had reached the 16-user maximum. After serious trolling, those who played along with me came up with this set of Twitter tips.I didn’t really copy edit, nor...
Tweet Tips
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