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Somebody Tried to Bug Sheryl Sandberg About the End of Men

Intel says 75 Ultrabooks in the pipeline with 3rd-gen HD 2500 and 4000 GPUs

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Intel's new laptop chips should start hitting shelves soon, packing those new 2500 and 4000 HD graphics chips in a package manufactured using Chipzilla's new 22nm process. And we're not talking about just one or two either. The CPU giant reiterated that 75 Ultrabook-branded machines are planned by various...
Intel says 75 Ultrabooks in the pipeline with 3rd-gen HD 2500 and 4000 GPUs
BuzzFeed's latest: Is this the future of magazines?

Build-a-bear's new store concept wants you to choose, love, stuff and fluff with high-tech (video)

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If little Johnny thought Build-a-Bear had nothing for his tech-savvy toddler sensibilities, he'd better think again. The plush toy-seller has just launched a new high-tech store concept that it hopes will help re-engage children otherwise distracted with tablets, phones and game consoles. The new additions include a 55-inch interactive...
Build-a-bear's new store concept wants you to choose, love, stuff and fluff with high-tech (video)
Pulse News Reader Dips Its Toes Into Social With New "Highlights" Feature

Starting to think @palm deserves their fate. This fluff: http://is.gd/bE6sr is NOT what they need to be focused on right now.

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Starting to think @palm deserves their fate. This fluff: http://is.gd/bE6sr is NOT what they need to be focused on right now.

10 great Android apps to boost your productivity

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This post has been made possible by AndroidPIT, your one-stop resource for all things Android. As a hardened Android user (and Apps Editor at TNW), I download a lot of apps. Some are great, and some are, well, not so great. But there is only so much capacity for...
10 great Android apps to boost your productivity

The reality of digital content (lose the cookie, lose the fortune?)

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A magazine with a million subscribers might spend more than a million dollars to deliver a single issue to its subscribers. A million dollars spent on postage, printing, subscription sales, fulfillment, ad sales, sub rights and more. I wouldn't be surprised if the freelance budget for the writers and photographers...
The reality of digital content (lose the cookie, lose the fortune?)

MPAA Sends Five Key Propaganda Points To Politicians

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Deadline Hollywood has the story of the MPAA sending out a list of key "talking points" to the two major presidential candidates, though we've heard that the same letter is being distributed to folks in Congress as well. It's the expected fluff and bogus info, but since these talking points...
MPAA Sends Five Key Propaganda Points To Politicians

MySpace’s Mid Level Management Structure Is Crumbling

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The problem with all of these people who are walking out the door at MySpace isn’t so much the number of them, because MySpace is trying to replace them by hiring more people. It’s the fact that the best people are leaving, and taking a lot of the knowledge base...
MySpace’s Mid Level Management Structure Is Crumbling

The Great Tech War Of 2012: Players Invade Each Others Turf

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Today Google revealed it's completely made-over its young social network Google+, as part of a push to make a "simpler, more beautiful Google." Those among you who've long thought Google's 1990's-era design habits needed a serious overhaul will be pleased at the effort made to streamline the look and feel...
The Great Tech War Of 2012: Players Invade Each Others Turf

San Francisco – Come Visit New Marketing Experience

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We’re running a one-day event in San Francisco on April 13th called New Marketing Experience. The idea is that people will gather to share One Big Idea that will improve your marketing experiences. I’m thrilled to see how this all comes together. The goal is to be helpful, to...
San Francisco – Come Visit New Marketing Experience
Play this: 'Typing Karaoke' stretches your fingers, not your vocal cords

Microsoft brings Kinectimals to Android, is both warm and fuzzy

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Catching up with its fellow iOS and Windows Phone platforms, Kinectimals has arrived on Android. It'll set you back three bucks, but for that you'll get the chance to play with five different balls of exotic fluff -- if you tie it into your Xbox 360 version. Like the...
Microsoft brings Kinectimals to Android, is both warm and fuzzy

BuzzFeed's 20 Million Uniques And 101 Employees Are Nothing To Laugh At

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BuzzFeed is best known for its ridiculous, viral features like The 15 Most Adorable Pictures of Rabbit Bathtime and Corgis Explain The Final Four. Its business is nothing to laugh at, though.Founded in 2008 by Jonah Peretti, BuzzFeed now has 101 employees worldwide -- 90 in New York.  Peretti...
BuzzFeed's 20 Million Uniques And 101 Employees Are Nothing To Laugh At

Resumes Are Bullshit. HireArt Is Better.

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HireArt, a newly launched Y Combinator-backed company, is working to solve a major problem that all employers face today: resumes are bullshit. Job candidates often like to fluff up their experience, and sometimes they even outright lie about their abilities. Other times, potentially great employees are overlooked because they have...
Resumes Are Bullshit. HireArt Is Better.

Firefox 16 beta arrives with web app hooks, Reader Mode for Android and VoiceOver for Macs

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Firefox 15 is barely fresh off the vine, and we're already looking at a beta version 16 for both desktop platforms and Android. Mozilla's test release builds in the first support for web apps that play nicely with the Mozilla Marketplace; as long as titles have a slight amount...
Firefox 16 beta arrives with web app hooks, Reader Mode for Android and VoiceOver for Macs

Send To Kindle: Amazon's Land Grab For What's Left Of Your Attention Span

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Amazon's new "Send To Kindle" button is nothing original. Its functionality is exactly what we've already seen (and used) with apps like Instapaper and Pocket. But it's an important move for Amazon, which stands to benefit from capturing more of our fractured attention spans. The more we turn to Amazon...
Send To Kindle: Amazon's Land Grab For What's Left Of Your Attention Span
Apps aside, has the tech industry ever been more exciting?

9 Essential Social News and Bookmarking Sites for Designers

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Jacob Gube is the Founder/Chief Editor of Six Revisions, a popular web development and design site and the Deputy Editor of Design Instruct, a web magazine for designers. He has over seven years of experience as professional web developer and has written a book on JavaScript. Connect with him...
9 Essential Social News and Bookmarking Sites for Designers
Yahoo Signs Content Deal With CBS To Bring Original Video From TV's "The Insider" To Yahoo's OMG!

Sorry, It's 'Too Long'

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Marketing god Seth Godin has an excellent post up on the state of modern media. It's so short, we're going to bring it to you in its entirely (and then add a link to another cool Seth Godin post): "Too long" You're going to hear that more and more...
Sorry, It's 'Too Long'

The Corporate Media Summit - All Brand Pros And No Fluff

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The Corporate Media Summit - All Brand Pros And No Fluff

PSA: Real LCD HDTV refresh rates are getting harder to find behind marketing fluff

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Electronics makers love a spec they can get behind and make the center point of their marketing efforts -- no matter how useless it is as a comparison. The undisputed be all arms race HDTV metric for the past few years, LCD refresh rates, has recently become even muddier...
PSA: Real LCD HDTV refresh rates are getting harder to find behind marketing fluff

Facebook Threatens Greasemonkey Script Writer

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Another day, another abusive bullying attempt. This time, it's Facebook, which is apparently trying to bully the maker of a Greasemonkey script that cleans up your Facebook live feed by removing annoying app notices (such as all the crap your friends are doing in Farmville and Mafia Wars). It sounds...
Facebook Threatens Greasemonkey Script Writer

DIGITAL 100: Submit Nominations For The Most Valuable Private Digital Companies!

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It's that time of the year again. Time for you to submit nominations for our annual Digital 100 list, which will be out in September. The Digital 100 ranks the 100 most valuable Internet startups. So put your nominating hats on! In this survey box, please nominate the companies that deserve to...
DIGITAL 100: Submit Nominations For The Most Valuable Private Digital Companies!

Google enters spring cleaning mode by dropping several services

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Google is slashing a lot of programs and services this spring, but maybe trimming out some of the extra fluff will allow for more resources to be dedicated to projects like Google+ and Google Play....
Google enters spring cleaning mode by dropping several services
The Future Of Content: Content Is The Future

With Google's 2012 Zeitgeist, You Won't Learn Much. Why?

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The post With Google’s 2012 Zeitgeist, You Won’t Learn Much. Why? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.Guess what? This guy was big this year. Really! I think readers know that on balance, I’m a fan of Google. I recently switched to the Nexus 4 (more coming on that front...
With Google's 2012 Zeitgeist, You Won't Learn Much. Why?

I Miss School

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Just like they say youth is wasted on the young, I think I squandered school when I was in it. The idea of having no responsibilities except general edification seems like such a luxury now. When I had it all I wanted to do was hack around on the web....
I Miss School
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