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The Answer to All Mark Zuckerberg’s Problems: Betabrand’s Executive Pinstripe Hoodie

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Let’s say you’re Mark Zuckerberg. You’ve got more money than god. You’re running a company that’s about to IPO with about a $100 billion valuation. Hell, you’ve already had a movie made about you, and you’re only like, 27 years old. But you just can’t shake the haters. Somewhere out...
The Answer to All Mark Zuckerberg’s Problems: Betabrand’s Executive Pinstripe Hoodie
Google adds Street View to Maps web app on iOS

Get Rich or Die Trying

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Editor’s note:  Contributor Ashkan Karbasfrooshan is the founder and CEO of WatchMojo, he hosts a show on business and has published books on success.  Follow him on Twitter @ashkan. “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will...
Get Rich or Die Trying

Sorry, Microsoft: It's Going to Take More than a Game of Pogs to Make Us Download IE

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Our mom didn’t let us wear that kind of nail polish in the 90s. (Photo: screencap.) You’ve got to hand it to Microsoft: The company just won’t give up on its quest to make everyone reconsider their dismissiveness re: Internet Explorer. When last we checked in with the IE marketing...
Sorry, Microsoft: It's Going to Take More than a Game of Pogs to Make Us Download IE

E3 2012: Aisha Tyler takes on the gamer haters with Facebook rant

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The US actress chosen by Ubisoft to present its E3 press conference received a barrage of abuse from gamers who felt she knew nothing about the subject matter. Her Facebook response has become an internet sensationIt started almost immediately – the anonymous bile; the senseless aggression. Minutes into Ubisoft's E3...
E3 2012: Aisha Tyler takes on the gamer haters with Facebook rant

Groupon Earnings: Is the Cute Email Company Ready to Be a Real Business?

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Groupon has had a rough quarter. A rough year, even. No clear road to profitability, a disastrous accounting mistake, that beer-swilling meeting. The stupid Earth Day email. The company has become a punch line and cautionary tale. Even the Daily Deals summit–an event created for an industry created by Groupon–was...
Groupon Earnings: Is the Cute Email Company Ready to Be a Real Business?

Why You Shouldn't Retweet the Haters

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What looks like being ostentatiously thick-skinned may actually be a way to mobilize one's fans against an Internet enemy....
Why You Shouldn't Retweet the Haters
Chinese Case Maker Reveals Potential iPhone 5 Design

In defense of Miss Seattle: The importance of free expression on Twitter

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Jean-Sun Hannah Ahn accepts the Miss Seattle crown before tweets she posted months before made her the centerpiece of a familiar but dangerous social media "lesson." (missseattle.org) OK. That’s it. It’s time this social media “lesson” got a review. On March 4, former Miss Phoenix Jean-Sun Hannah Ahn was crowned Miss Seattle....
In defense of Miss Seattle: The importance of free expression on Twitter

How greedy is Adobe's Creative Cloud subscription? Not very

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While haters are hating Adobe's shift to subscription-only software, a price comparison shows plenty of customers won't be gouged by the Cloud. [Read more]...
How greedy is Adobe's Creative Cloud subscription? Not very

Randi Zuckerberg Defends Her Reality Show: Hey Silicon Valley, Stop Being Snobs

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Randi Zuckerberg has ruffled some feathers this week with the announcement that she is co-producing “Silicon Valley,” a reality show set to air on Bravo that purports to be all about the San Francisco Bay Area tech scene. In an extensive post on her Facebook page today, Zuckerberg acknowledged the...
Randi Zuckerberg Defends Her Reality Show: Hey Silicon Valley, Stop Being Snobs

Yes we can make “hellabytes” an SI-recognized term

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All the hella-haters can spin on it. I want “hella” as an SI-recognized prefix along with “mega” and “kilo.” And that’s why I’m about to do something I rarely ever do: join a Facebook group. Point your little browser toward The Official Petition to Establish ‘Hella-’ as the SI...
Yes we can make “hellabytes” an SI-recognized term

PSA: Facebook Timeline absolutely cannot be undone, don’t be fooled

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The scammers are coming out on Facebook in force this month, right from the start, to get you Timeline haters in their web and snare not just your Facebook account, but your computer’s contents as well. This is a public service announcement for you dreamers hoping to de-authorize Timeline from...
PSA: Facebook Timeline absolutely cannot be undone, don’t be fooled

Maybe Don't Talk Shit About Ads If You Make Money On Affiliate Links

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Ms. Popova’s omnipresent avatar. (Image: Twitter) Brain Pickings’ Maria Popova is a little like the brainier counterpart to the Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman: She’s got her haters, but she’s also hugely popular, to the tune of 500,000 monthly visitors to her website. Fans like Biz Stone and William Gibson come for...
Maybe Don't Talk Shit About Ads If You Make Money On Affiliate Links

The Daily's lesson: Charging only a little for your content can't sustain a traditional newsroom

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The Daily, a boldly innovative publication – in the platform sense – is over. It’s never pleasant to see a newspaper of any form go under. However, there are lessons to be made from its birth, growth, and eventual demise that have wide implications for the content industry that are...
The Daily's lesson: Charging only a little for your content can't sustain a traditional newsroom

Ex-Playboy Poser Hijacks Her Weatherman Fiance's Twitter, Promises Nudies

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One of the images Ms. Smitheman did tweet. (Photo: Twitter, via Daily News) Cast your eyes inland, to the once prim-and-proper Philadelphia, where a scandal-dogged local weatherman is in trouble once more. Back in 2010, John Bolaris was drugged by a couple of Miami bombshells and woke up to more...
Ex-Playboy Poser Hijacks Her Weatherman Fiance's Twitter, Promises Nudies

T-Mobile Launching New Mobile Broadband Plans For Contract Haters On May 20

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T-Mobile CEO Philipp Humm noted during their last earning call that their prepaid users helped make up for the loss of 510,000 postpaid subscribers, and now it seems that they’ve got another bone to throw to the their legions of contract-averse customers. Starting on May 20, T-Mobile will be rolling...
T-Mobile Launching New Mobile Broadband Plans For Contract Haters On May 20

5 Reasons To Stay Skeptical About Groupon (GRPN)

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The business press got excited when Groupon reported greater than expected revenues in Q4 2011 and missed earnings estimates only because of one-off tax expenses in its foreign operations. My boss even demanded an apology from Groupon's critics because the new numbers prove that the "haters" are "wrong."But before...
5 Reasons To Stay Skeptical About Groupon (GRPN)

What It's Like Spending A Week In Vegas Covering The Largest Trade Show In The World

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I've been home in New York for three days and I'm still feeling the effects of my week in Vegas. My throat is sore. My lungs are congested. My nose is drippy. I caught that mythical CES bug after being packed in the Las Vegas Convention Center with 150,000 other...
What It's Like Spending A Week In Vegas Covering The Largest Trade Show In The World
Why are journalists hostile to Forbes' Lewis DVorkin? He wants them to get real

VC Fred Wilson: These Are The Worst Things You Could Do In A Pitch

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Today at TechCrunch Disrupt, prominent Silicon Alley investor Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures spoke about the worst things people do when pitching a VC. "Going through a really long backstory is a bad idea," Wilson said on stage to TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington.  Wilson and other VCs don't want...
VC Fred Wilson: These Are The Worst Things You Could Do In A Pitch

Elon Musk Shakes Off the Electric Car Naysayers (Video)

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Say what you want about Tesla founder Elon Musk, but he’s certainly got gumption. Time and time again, the CEO has been willing to push back hard against smack talkers who don’t believe that he can bring electric vehicles to a mass-market audience. “So many people called bullshit on [our...
Elon Musk Shakes Off the Electric Car Naysayers (Video)

Survey Reveals That People Prefer Mobile Games to Working, Sleeping and Just About Everything Else

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It’s not just the E-Trade baby who’s mastered these apps (Photo: blogcdn.com) Gather round kids, and set down your game of Tiny Wings for just a minute, because we have some mind-blowing news to tell you. A survey commissioned by Popcap Games released today reveals that people are addicted to mobile gaming....
Survey Reveals That People Prefer Mobile Games to Working, Sleeping and Just About Everything Else

What is an internet troll?

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Victims of anonymous trolls on Twitter and other social media may soon have the power to discover their tormentors' identities, thanks to a new law. But what's the difference between a troll and somebody who just has very bad manners?I'm sitting waiting for the House of Commons to start debating...
What is an internet troll?

The Difference Between Nuanced Discussion And The Evil Underbelly Of The Internet Is Apparently A Fine Line Indeed

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We recently posted what I thought was an interesting essay by musician Erin McKeown on her reaction to seeing someone copy a song of hers, and have that other song become a "hit." We thought it was an interesting and nuanced exploration of some of the challenges of being a...
The Difference Between Nuanced Discussion And The Evil Underbelly Of The Internet Is Apparently A Fine Line Indeed

Groupon Revises Q4 Results, Shares Tank 10%

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Click here to update this post. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:Just Admit It, Groupon Haters--You're WrongCHART OF THE DAY: Groupon's Growth Bounces BackNo, I Still Wouldn't Buy Groupon's Stock...
Groupon Revises Q4 Results, Shares Tank 10%

Why So Many People Hate The iPhone 5 (AAPL)

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As soon as I got the official news up about the iPhone 5, the comments started rolling in. They were overwhelmingly negative.  Now, it's easy to assume this is just a vocal minority of Apple haters flooding the comments section. The Tea Party of the tech world. But if you look past...
Why So Many People Hate The iPhone 5 (AAPL)

Keep Your Facebook Friends Close & Your Facebook Enemies Closer

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The adage says: "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer." And that's exactly what the creators of EnemyGraph had in mind. It's an application that allows users to list their "enemies," whether these are ideological enemies of your mind, Facebook friends, pages or even groups. Hate a politician? Name...
Keep Your Facebook Friends Close & Your Facebook Enemies Closer

Pinterest piques in UK for 'creative, pretty and completist' social network

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Online home for cataloguing images of everything from ampersands to Pinter tributes proves popular with womenAfter rapid growth in the US, the hottest new social network on the internet is starting to take off in the UK – with an unusually high proportion of women users.If you've ever cut out...
Pinterest piques in UK for 'creative, pretty and completist' social network

Bud Light's Loudly Supporting Gay Marriage -- No Matter What The Haters Say

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Bud Light thrust itself into the middle of the gay marriage conversation by posting an ad on its Facebook page promoting equality. The pic features a pair of Bud Light cans aligned like an equals sign. In around 15 hours, the post has accumulated more than 34,000 'likes' and racked...
Bud Light's Loudly Supporting Gay Marriage -- No Matter What The Haters Say
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