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Why the entertainment industry's release strategy creates piracy

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If companies refuse to release films or TV shows in US and UK at same time, they only have themselves to blame for piracyIn the empirical literature over copyright enforcement and the internet one correlation keeps resurfacing: the fewer legal options there are, the more piracy there is.If you want...
Why the entertainment industry's release strategy creates piracy

Building A Culture That Works: The CEO As The Cultural Epicenter

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Editor’s note: Peter Levine is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz. He has been a lecturer at both MIT and Stanford business schools and was the former CEO of XenSource, which was acquired by Citrix in 2007. Prior to XenSource, Peter was EVP of Strategic and Platform Operations at Veritas Software,...
Building A Culture That Works: The CEO As The Cultural Epicenter
Elon Musk should let his data do the talking

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?

LINKEDIN POWER USER: '95% Of My Business Comes From Connections'

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Thubten Comerford, CEO of WePost Media and one of the 30 most connected people on LinkedIn, says up to 95% of his business revenue has come from the professional network. "Nearly all of the clients we have served have either found us on LinkedIn, found our web site on my LinkedIn...
LINKEDIN POWER USER: '95% Of My Business Comes From Connections'

Commented on Kola Speaks: “Dishonesty about Race—an American Social Reflex” / Womanist Musings http://tinyurl.com/ycpxcps

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Commented on Kola Speaks: “Dishonesty about Race—an American Social Reflex” / Womanist Musings http://tinyurl.com/ycpxcps

25 Things About Laura Yecies

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Laura Yecies knows a thing or two about making things run — as a masters candidate in foreign services at Georgetown, her thesis instructor was Madeline Albright. As a Harvard MBA, she started at Informix and spent time at Netscape, Yahoo and Check Point. And as CEO, she currently runs...
25 Things About Laura Yecies

Bang With Friends: The inside story of this controversial app

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There are several ways to get reassurance and peace-of-mind for a great startup idea: tons of traffic or a nice round of funding are just a couple examples. But for Colin Hodge and Omri Mor, founders of the creative-yet-controversial app Bang With Friends (BWF), it came in the form of...
Bang With Friends: The inside story of this controversial app

Nexi robot helps Northeastern University track effects of shifty body language (video)

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MIT's Nexi robot has been teaching us about social interaction for years, and has even done a stint with the US Navy. Its latest role, however, involved studying those moments when society falls apart. Northeastern University researchers made Nexi the key ingredient of an experiment where subjects were asked...
Nexi robot helps Northeastern University track effects of shifty body language (video)

Bunch of phonies: study looks at politicians' fake Twitter followers

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Politicians take pride in social media savvy but a new study shows that their techno-bravado may be misplaced. In the case of Twitter, the study shows that around 40% of the “people” following Congress are fake and inactive accounts. The findings come at a time when researchers are scrutinizing the...
Bunch of phonies: study looks at politicians' fake Twitter followers

Chinese city Shenzhen puts a stop to taxi-finding smartphone apps, citing lack of standards

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Finding a taxi via a smartphone app may be highly convenient, but authorities in the Chinese city of Shenzhen are cracking down on such services, which it accuses of lacking standards and breaching regulations. According to a report on Sina Tech (via Tech in Asia), an internal memo issued by the Transport...
Chinese city Shenzhen puts a stop to taxi-finding smartphone apps, citing lack of standards

5 must-read books for July

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Looking for something new to read? Every month in The Next Web iPad Magazine we offer some inspiration. We’ve provided links so that you can download them or order a paper copy right away. The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty by Dan Ariely We weave a tangled web of little white lies...
5 must-read books for July
Apple vs Samsung: Apple loses bid for US ban, new trial over juror misconduct denied, Samsung drops EU sales ban requests
A culture of lies and laziness
Social: Why We Lie, Go to Prison and Eat Cake: 10 Questions With Dan Ariely

Big Banks Finally Punishing Employees For Fraud... Like The Call Center Guy Who Used A Fake Dime 50 Years Ago

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Wells Fargo, of course, was one of a bunch of the big banks heavily involved in questionable activities that brought the world to the precarious economic conditions we're still living in today. Just a few weeks ago, the company settled charges that it had misled cities and non-profits when selling...
Big Banks Finally Punishing Employees For Fraud... Like The Call Center Guy Who Used A Fake Dime 50 Years Ago

Google Is Establishing A Clear Pattern Of Arrogance, Entitlement, And Dishonesty

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Google Is Establishing A Clear Pattern Of Arrogance, Entitlement, And Dishonesty

A Silicon Valley Vet Explains How To Properly Execute A Handshake Deal

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In Silicon Valley, getting things done quickly is crucial. In the time it takes to get contracts drafted and papers signed, your funding could fall through along with your investment. So most deals in the high-tech hub start out with a low-tech handshake. This is meant to satisfy all parties...
A Silicon Valley Vet Explains How To Properly Execute A Handshake Deal

Fake Wikipedia researcher hacked Bumi chairman's computer - report

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Investigation by private security company suggests hackers infected Samin Tan's laptop with malicious software, shortly before whistleblower report plunged mining company into chaosThe Bumi saga deepened on Friday with allegations that hackers broke into the chairman's computer to steal documents used to spark a crisis at the mining group.An investigation...
Fake Wikipedia researcher hacked Bumi chairman's computer - report

Landmark climate change report leaked online

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Draft of IPCC's fifth assessment, due to be published in September 2013, leaked online by climate sceptic Alex RawlsThe draft of a major global warming report by the UN's climate science panel has been leaked online.The fifth assessment report (AR5) by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which is not...
Landmark climate change report leaked online
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