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Booting Up: Minister of Propaganda Edition

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A gesture for Mr. Schmidt? (Photo: Wikipedia) Wikipedia is bleeding admins. Why? The vetting process for becoming one "is basically a hazing ritual at this point." [The Atlantic] Poor Microsoft. The unveiling of its newest Office suite yesterday was totally overshadowed by Yahoo's Marissa Mayer coup. We think we can...
Booting Up: Minister of Propaganda Edition

What's Really Behind Turkey's Coup Arrests? | Foreign Policy

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What's Really Behind Turkey's Coup Arrests? | Foreign Policy

Nintendo Wii scores a spot on Toys 'R' Us list of must-haves for the holidays

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CNET's got this story that details Nintendo's coup, which makes it the first-ever game system to make the retailer's "Fabulous 15″ list of toys for the season. As long as this latest console war (PlayStation 3 vs. XBox 360 vs. Nintendo Wii) has been brewing, I've found Nintendo interesting to...
Nintendo Wii scores a spot on Toys 'R' Us list of must-haves for the holidays

Intel Atom will reportedly power Samsung tablet

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In what would be a major coup for Intel, the chip maker has reportedly cut a deal with Samsung to put its new power-sipping Atom processor in the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. The forthcoming Samsung tablet will have a "Clover Trail" Intel Atom chip, Venture Beat reported Saturday. Intel's...
Intel Atom will reportedly power Samsung tablet
AT&T spending up to $150 million to make the Lumia 900 another exclusive hit
Dr. Dre skirts Olympic rules with Beats marketing campaign

Obama campaign to use Square for fundraising

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Here's a sign that mobile payments are gaining wider adoption: President Obama's re-election campaign will raise funds using Square. In a coup for the San Francisco startup, which shares space with The Chronicle at......
Obama campaign to use Square for fundraising

NBC's Brian Williams Gets a Sit Down With Apple CEO Tim Cook, Interview to Air Dec. 6

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NBC is more than a little excited about its upcoming sit-down interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook. And, it is a coup, considering Cook has followed his predecessor’s footsteps in limiting his public appearances. Cook’s appearance on stage at our D10 conference in June was really the only major interview...
NBC's Brian Williams Gets a Sit Down With Apple CEO Tim Cook, Interview to Air Dec. 6

Fotopedia Launches China iPad App on iPad-in-China Day

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Just in time for the new iPad’s arrival in China, Fotopedia, which publishes iOS-based photo and travel apps, has introduced a new iPad app geared toward China. The free app, called Fotopedia China, features high-res photos of various provinces, regions and cities throughout the nation, as well as descriptive captions,...
Fotopedia Launches China iPad App on iPad-in-China Day
Seattle apps land top spots in Google Play app market

'Angry Birds Space' now available in Blackberry App World

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Rovio's intergalactic pig-torturing game Angry Birds Space is now available for Blackberry devices. Described as the "number one mobile game of all time," Angry Birds Space was first released for iOS, Android, Mac, and PC a month ago and was downloaded over 10 million times in three days. A...
'Angry Birds Space' now available in Blackberry App World
Unlike Disney, Universal Studios sticks to status quo with HBO deal

Quotations from CEO Cook

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Excerpts from Tim Cook's Bloomberg Businessweek interview FORTUNE -- We always knew that Steve Jobs was going to be a tough act to follow, so I suppose his successor should be forgiven if he came across in his NBC and Bloomberg Q&As Thursday as painfully sincere and even a little schmaltzy...
Quotations from CEO Cook

Here's How Ross Levinsohn Handled Not Getting The Yahoo CEO Job (YHOO)

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On Monday, Yahoo chairman Fred Amoroso sat down with interim CEO Ross Levinsohn and told him he wasn't getting the job. The board was going with longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer instead. Levinsohn packed up that day and flew down to Los Angeles--where, we should note, he still lives. He's...
Here's How Ross Levinsohn Handled Not Getting The Yahoo CEO Job (YHOO)

Oprah loves Surface: 'Feels like a Mercedes-Benz to me, people!'

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Wowser! Microsoft Surface scored a major endorsement today as Oprah put the new tablet on her coveted list of “Favorite Things 2012″ in advance of the holiday shopping season — with all of the Oprah-style superlatives. Here’s what Oprah had to say about the Microsoft tablet … “The Surface, Microsoft’s...
Oprah loves Surface: 'Feels like a Mercedes-Benz to me, people!'

The Quiet Coup - Magazine - The Atlantic

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The Quiet Coup - Magazine - The Atlantic
Kickstarter for T-shirts: CollegeHumor and Vimeo founder Josh Abramson launching social T-shirts

Is Google Stealing Authors’ Copyright With Buzz?

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2 years ago I shared about a blogger and follower/friend of mine, Ali Akbar, who purchased the domain, googleappsengine.com (he still owns it) in order to create an AppEngine-related blog (since Google apparently forgot to purchase the domain).  Ali received a threatening Cease-and-Desist from Google shortly after asking him to...
Is Google Stealing Authors’ Copyright With Buzz?
YouTube streaming Bonnaroo music festival live this weekend

High-profile hacker arrests a coup for FBI, analysts say

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Security analysts said that the today's FBI arrest of of several prominent members of LulzSec and Anonymous highlight the seriousness with which U.S. law enforcement is treating the hactivist activities espoused by such groups....
High-profile hacker arrests a coup for FBI, analysts say

BlueStacks Brings Android to Lenovo PCs

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BlueStacks continues to make impressive headway in its quest to bring the Google’s Android ecosystem to the desktop PC. The virtualization startup today announced a milestone distribution deal with Lenovo that will see its BlueStacks App Player preloaded on the PC maker’s “Idea” line of hardware. The partnership is BlueStacks’...
BlueStacks Brings Android to Lenovo PCs

Google's Marissa Mayer Tapped as Yahoo's Chief

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Marissa Mayer, one of the top executives at Google, will be the next C.E.O. of Yahoo, making her one of the most prominent women in Silicon Valley and corporate America. The appointment of Ms. Mayer is considered a surprising coup for Yahoo, which has struggled in recent years to attract...
Google's Marissa Mayer Tapped as Yahoo's Chief

What's In A Name? $1M, If You're Called MobileApps.com. And At Least One Big Fish May Bite, Says CEO

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The market for mobile apps is booming — but not, it seems, for MobileApps.com, one of the many app aggregating marketplaces that have been set up in the last several years to ride that wave. The Singapore-based site that used to sit at that address has closed down after “failing...
What's In A Name? $1M, If You're Called MobileApps.com. And At Least One Big Fish May Bite, Says CEO

aangirfan: US SPECIAL FORCES IN THE CONGO; COUP IN NIGER

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aangirfan: US SPECIAL FORCES IN THE CONGO; COUP IN NIGER

Edmund: GMail’s Invite Marketing Coup Was a Myth

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Edmund: GMail’s Invite Marketing Coup Was a Myth

Microsoft Creates "Yammer North" in Redmond to Learn New Software Tricks

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Microsoft has been quietly operating a group inside its Redmond, Wash., headquarters called Yammer North in an effort to integrate Yammer into its vast software business, Venture Capital Dispatch has learned. Last July Microsoft paid $1.2 billion in cash for the business social networking company, which was then about four...
Microsoft Creates "Yammer North" in Redmond to Learn New Software Tricks

Change at the top at China's Sina as CEO Charles Chao becomes chairman of the board

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There’s a significant change of leadership happening at Chinese Internet giant Sina, famed for its ‘Weibo‘ microblogging service, after the company announced that CEO Charles Chao has replaced Yan Wang as chairman of the board. Chao will combine the two roles and the change is effective immediately. Outgoing Wang, who...
Change at the top at China's Sina as CEO Charles Chao becomes chairman of the board

How A Startup Got Wall Street Star Sallie Krawcheck On Board

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Sallie Krawcheck has made her first big move after leaving a top position at Bank of America. She tells Business Insider that she has joined the board of a small online-brokerage startup, Motif Investing. What we wanted to know: How did Motif CEO Hardeep Walia persuade her to sign up?...
How A Startup Got Wall Street Star Sallie Krawcheck On Board
Wireless charging coup: HTC, LG and Samsung join Power Matters Alliance

Yahoo's New CEO: Meet Marissa Mayer

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Yahoo just staged an Internet coup. The struggling Web giant has hired Google employee No. 20, Marissa Mayer, to be its new CEO....
Yahoo's New CEO: Meet Marissa Mayer
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