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With Punch, Tablets Get Their Own Humor Magazine

techcrunch.com
Have you ever wanted a chance to dress Rick Santorum? What about listening to a playlist of some of your favorite dictators tackle your favorite musical standards? Now you can, thanks to a new app called Punch. Punch Media co-founder and CEO David Bennahum says the goal was to create...
With Punch, Tablets Get Their Own Humor Magazine

Offshore Leaks app puts secret users of tax havens in the public eye

www.guardian.co.uk
Interactive database forming part of a cache of 2.5m leaked files has been launched by Washington-based ICIJAn interactive database allowing users to search more than 100,000 secret companies, trusts and funds created in offshore tax havens including the British Virgin Islands has gone online.The data, part of a cache of...
Offshore Leaks app puts secret users of tax havens in the public eye

The Fiver | Endeavouring to do everything possible to ruin everything possible

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Click here to have the Fiver sent to your inbox every weekday at 5pm, or if your usual copy has stopped arrivingBUCKET LISTIn 1863, the Football Association was formed and wrote down the rules of football, and since that august day has, along with its Premier League goneril, endeavoured to...
The Fiver | Endeavouring to do everything possible to ruin everything possible

Is it time to leave Facebook?

www.guardian.co.uk
Amid plans for a $10bn share offering, the social networking giant has come under fire for its controversial 'Timeline' feature. Two Observer writers discuss the merits of logging off for goodJames Silver, writer and journalist I could blame it on the launch of Timeline (Facebook's now mandatory reboot of users'...
Is it time to leave Facebook?

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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

Google did something seriously wrong

www.scripting.com
"Privacy" seems like such an abstract concept. So your privacy was violated. Get over it. Here's what happened. When Google rolled out Buzz last week they activated an unknown number of users and chose people for them to follow automatically based on who they email most frequently with. Presumably these...
Google did something seriously wrong
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