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I'm A Normal Person And I'm Furious At Google (GOOG)

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When I found out yesterday afternoon that Google was shutting down Google Reader, I thought it was a prank. It is one of the three Google services I use multiple times a day for work, in addition to email and search. My reader is one of a few automatic tabs...
I'm A Normal Person And I'm Furious At Google (GOOG)

There Was A Mass Exodus From Tumblr Right As They Sealed The Deal With Yahoo

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There were plenty of Tumblr users hinting at a possible revolt before the Yahoo deal went forward, and now it seems many have followed through. In a blog post on his personal website, Matt Mullenweg -- better known as the developer of the popular blogging platform Wordpress -- revealed that...
There Was A Mass Exodus From Tumblr Right As They Sealed The Deal With Yahoo

Musician Jonathan Coulton: I Value The Internet A Lot More Than The Record Industry

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We've written plenty about Jonathan Coulton over the years, including two recent stories. The first was his revelation that he grossed about half a million dollars last year -- even with his music being offered under a Creative Commons license such that you could share it. He made a lot...
Musician Jonathan Coulton: I Value The Internet A Lot More Than The Record Industry

Pepsi's Most Successful Viral Video Ever Is Completely Fake

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Last week Pepsi released what is already the 14th most-shared branded video of all time. The spot shows NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon putting on everyman makeup and facial hair, going to a used car dealership in disguise, and then scaring the heck out of an unsuspecting salesman by taking him...
Pepsi's Most Successful Viral Video Ever Is Completely Fake
BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti Explains If You Don't Like Cute Animal Pics (Hence BuzzFeed), You're Not Human

Sony Xperia ZL hands-on: an alternate 5-inch 1080p, quad-core take on 'premium'

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You can't fault Sony for trying. After announcing its renewed focus on mobile back in 2012, the company's consistently issued thoughtful hardware for the global marketplace. But its collective efforts have yet to spark the "emotional" storm company CEO Kaz Hirai seems to be striving for. Well, if the...
Sony Xperia ZL hands-on: an alternate 5-inch 1080p, quad-core take on 'premium'

In This Complex Patent Battle, Apple And Samsung Take Their Marketing Strategies To Court

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Apple and Samsung are presenting their closing arguments today in one of the biggest U.S. tech trials in history. As the ball heads over to the jury’s court, it has become painfully obvious over this past month just how complex this case is. The case involves more than a dozen...
In This Complex Patent Battle, Apple And Samsung Take Their Marketing Strategies To Court
Indie studio Thatgamecompany raises $5.5M to create magical games for wider audiences

Sandy takes out Gawker, Huffpo other sites

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Not everyone’s data centers were ready for Hurricane Sandy. Several major media sites — Buzzfeed, Gawker, Huffington Post — took major hits early Monday evening eastern time. The problems were all attributed to massive storm, which made landfall near Atlantic City, N.J. at around 8 p.m. local time. Gawker is...
Sandy takes out Gawker, Huffpo other sites
The cautionary tale of Atari and diminishing returns of digital inertia
Haiku Deck's Adam Tratt: 'Startup storytelling for the win'

Chilly Chair uses static electricity to raise your arm hair, force an emotional reaction (hands-on video)

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Hiding in the back of the SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies demo area -- exactly where such a project might belong -- is a dark wood chair that looks anything but innocent. Created by a team at the University of Electro-Communications in Toyko, Chilly Chair, as it's called, may be a...
Chilly Chair uses static electricity to raise your arm hair, force an emotional reaction (hands-on video)

Report: Your Facebook Stalkers May Be Crazed

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Natasha Murashev is the author of Psychblog.com, a digital publication focused on applied psychology. Although there is no Facebook application that can tell you who exactly is looking at your Facebook profile, you can just about guarantee your Facebook stalkers are emotionally charged. According to recently published research by University...
Report: Your Facebook Stalkers May Be Crazed
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