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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom closer to extradition following ruling

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US does not have to hand over all its evidence against Dotcom and three colleagues, says appeals court in New ZealandUS prosecutors have won a court case that brings them a step closer in their attempts to have the Megaupload founder and three of his colleagues extradited from New Zealand.The...
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom closer to extradition following ruling
Forkly provides full disclosure on data collection practices in public letter to Congress

PHOTO: Sortfolio uses Amazon's Mechanical Turk

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Sortfolio uses Amazon’s Mechanical Turk (“a global, on-demand, 24×7 workforce”) to make sure no NSFW images make it into the galleries. It’s pretty amazing how quickly the processing happens. A visitor uploads an image. Above is the review screen the “turks” see in order to approve/reject. Then the image...
PHOTO: Sortfolio uses Amazon's Mechanical Turk
5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

Disclosure and Compliance Made Easy

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Disclosure and Compliance Made Easy is a post from Chris PirilloOn December 1, 2009, the Federal Trade Commission began requiring bloggers and social media gurus to make full disclosure statements. This was done to “protect consumers from potentially misleading information.” Many of us in the blogosphere had been doing this...
Disclosure and Compliance Made Easy
PR isn't rocket science. Just ask Keith Rabois

Please Read This Post Before You Retweet It: Mixing Fact And Fiction In Pink Slime Tweets

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If you believe everything you read on the Internet, pink slime is a deadly meat additive and the best reason yet to go vegan. But if you believe everything you read on the Internet, you're not too bright. The great pink slime scare of 2012 isn't the first time...
Please Read This Post Before You Retweet It: Mixing Fact And Fiction In Pink Slime Tweets

Finally, There Is A Conference To Talk About Information Overload To Add To Your Already Overloaded Schedule

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As someone who just wants to run away to the desert with a tent and a paperback book and live on a mesa somewhere, solving the problem of information overload is near to my heart. If you’re like me, then the non-profit Information Overload Research Group’s Overloaded Conference should be...
Finally, There Is A Conference To Talk About Information Overload To Add To Your Already Overloaded Schedule

Google Admits Mobile Ads Are Causing 'Deceleration' In Revenue Growth (GOOG)

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Google has finally admitted in a disclosure to the SEC that mobile ad revenue is replacing its desktop ad revenue in a way that may hurt its sales. In a 10-Q filing, the company said (as it always does) that "our revenue growth rate has generally declined over time, and...
Google Admits Mobile Ads Are Causing 'Deceleration' In Revenue Growth (GOOG)

Instagram's had a good run in China, but will the Facebook buyout ruin things?

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Despite Instagram’s lack of an office in China, the company has seen steady adoption in the world’s most populous nation. However, with the pieces falling into place for Facebook’s acquisition, Instagram could be in danger of being blocked in the country. Facebook is nearly finished with the regulatory hurdles required...
Instagram's had a good run in China, but will the Facebook buyout ruin things?

Meet Shelby.tv, the social video startup representing NYC at #TNW2012

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Our New York City team has followed Shelby.tv since the startup first stepped into the scene and launched out of TechStars. Since then, we’ve watched the company build a gorgeous social video experience and attended its first hackathon. The battle for the future of social video continues to rage on, but Shelby.tv is at the top of our list. Shelby.tv...
Meet Shelby.tv, the social video startup representing NYC at #TNW2012

Journey: A hauntingly beautiful art house film disguised as a game

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Full disclosure: I fell asleep about a half hour into my first attempt to play Journey, the latest experience from Flower creators thatgamecompany. I'm not entirely sure this wasn't the intended effect of the endless stretches of lonely desert sands and dirge-like music that characterize the beginning of the...
Journey: A hauntingly beautiful art house film disguised as a game
Dave McClure: hottest investments, favorite start-ups, biggest screwups, and clueless founders

George Plimpton Never Did This

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The Paris Review's editor, Lorin Stein, on his magazine's unlikely new app. Founding editor George Plimpton may have famously played quarterback for the Detroit Lions, pitched against Willie Mays, boxed against Archie Moore, appeared on the silver screen with John Wayne, performed as a triangulist for the New York...
George Plimpton Never Did This

Now It Makes Even More Sense For Apple To Buy Foursquare

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By far, the biggest complaint I've heard about the new iPhone iOS6 operating system is the decision to replace Google Maps with a proprietary Apple map system. The complaints were loudly trumpeted on the front page of "The Wall Street Journal." They mostly revolve around the lack of detail on...
Now It Makes Even More Sense For Apple To Buy Foursquare
Microsoft fires two Bing marketing executives following internal investigation

Does Ivy Bridge replace discrete video cards for gaming?

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With Intel’s release of its new third-generation Core (aka “Ivy Bridge”) processing platform, the general consensus among tech reviewers seems to be that the processor company has finally made something of a breakthrough in how it handles its integrated graphics. AnandTech, Hot Hardware, Legit Reviews, Tom’s Hardware, and more —...
Does Ivy Bridge replace discrete video cards for gaming?

Review: Is Bravo's new 'LOLWork' reality TV show a Fail for Cheezburger?

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As Bravo continues its march across tech land, it looks north to our own lovely Seattle and Cheezburger, the creators of the Daily What, FAIL blog, Memebase and more, for the lolcat creators have landed on the network known for housewives, love gurus and house flippers. “LOLWork” debuts Wednesday, but...
Review: Is Bravo's new 'LOLWork' reality TV show a Fail for Cheezburger?
How to pitch to Chris Dixon

Blackhurst promoted at Indy to take charge of 'future integration'

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Clearly, the man who runs the Independent titles and the London Evening Standard loves Twitter.Evgeny Lebedev tweeted news today that the Indy's editor, Chris Blackhurst - who is gratifyingly described as "a brilliant journalist" - has been appointed as the "group editorial director."Moreover, he is said to be "in charge...
Blackhurst promoted at Indy to take charge of 'future integration'
Badgeville Brings Gamification to Drupal Communities
Realtime Polling Startup GoPollGo Begins To Show Real Business Potential With "Promoted Polls"
'Angry Birds Space' hands-on video: pigs in space

Research reveals popularity of live blogging

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Live blogging is hugely popular. A new survey has discovered that live blogs are getting 300% more views and 233% more visitors than conventional online articles on the same subject.They also outperform online picture galleries, getting 219% more visitors, according to the research by City University London [Full disclosure: I...
Research reveals popularity of live blogging

For Your Mobile App, the Secret to Success

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When it comes to mobile applications, user experience is key to their success. As an investor, I get to see several new apps a week and I can’t tell you how many of their UIs are cluttered and fail to make clear the crux of their value fast enough. Meanwhile,...
For Your Mobile App, the Secret to Success

Web Servers In A Can: Now In Stock At Mac App Store

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Web developers using OS X, take note: If you want to create a fully contained server stack in which to build and test your latest ideas on Joomla, Drupal or WordPress, you're just one click away from creating such an environment. Four Different Choices Within the App Store for OS...
Web Servers In A Can: Now In Stock At Mac App Store

Mitt Romney's remarks about women spark debate on Amazon.com binder page

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This binder on Amazon.com is the subject of a political debate Amazon.com may be best known as an online retailer. But the company’s product pages also host thousands of opinions of reviewers who discuss the ins and outs of countless products. And one of those product pages — for an...
Mitt Romney's remarks about women spark debate on Amazon.com binder page

Oracle's Java patch contains new holes, researchers warn

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Researchers from Security Explorations, a Poland-based vulnerability research firm, claim to have found two new vulnerabilities in Java 7 Update 11 that can be exploited to bypass the software's security sandbox and execute arbitrary code on computers. Oracle released Java 7 Update 11 last Sunday as an emergency security...
Oracle's Java patch contains new holes, researchers warn

Sorry English Majors, But You're 'Soft' And Likely Destined To Work In A Shoe Store

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Marc Andreessen is one of the smartest people in the tech world. He founded Netscape and now is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm that has led investments in startups such as Fab and Pinterest. (Full disclosure: Andreessen is also personally invested in Business Insider) This morning...
Sorry English Majors, But You're 'Soft' And Likely Destined To Work In A Shoe Store

How John Chambers Learned to Collaborate at Cisco

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In 2001, as the dot.com boom turned to bust, CEO John Chambers of Cisco saw a massive $460 billion of Cisco's overall stock market value evaporate before his eyes. Game over? Not really. At that moment, Chambers started a reinvention of the company — from a "cowboy" mentality where people...
How John Chambers Learned to Collaborate at Cisco
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