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Reuters Sorry About Pre-Releasing Kinda Bitchy Soros Obit, Not Sorry Enough To Take It Down

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From our friends over at Dealbreaker, we learn that those bastions of professional journalism, Reuters, published a premature obituary for George Soros (where they left in the XXs for his age). Upon realizing this, Reuters issued an apology, but apparently left the original story up for about an hour before...
Reuters Sorry About Pre-Releasing Kinda Bitchy Soros Obit, Not Sorry Enough To Take It Down

The FriendFeedization Of Facebook Continues: Bret Taylor Promoted To CTO

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Shared by Jesse Stay This is well deserved. I can't think of a better person to fill this position than Bret - congrats! Facebook has a new chief technology officer, Bret Taylor. The FriendFeed co-founder and initial product manager of Google Maps came to Facebook with the $50 million acquisition...
The FriendFeedization Of Facebook Continues: Bret Taylor Promoted To CTO

Digg Cuts 10% Of Staff

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Digg has cut around twelve people from its staff, we’re hearing. The company’s about page lists 72 employees, but it’s possible that they have more than that overall. When contacted about the news Digg told us they’d be publishing a blog post shortly — we’ll update with more information once...
Digg Cuts 10% Of Staff

Schwing! Ad.ly Wants To Sell One TechCrunch Tweet For $7k

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I admit it – we’ve been skeptical of this whole Ad.ly sponsored tweet model where you literally rent out your Twitter stream for cash. It just smells a little too much like pay per post to us. But we went ahead and signed up for Ad.ly last year to see...
Schwing! Ad.ly Wants To Sell One TechCrunch Tweet For $7k

staff: Hey everyone! I have an exciting and slightly...

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staff: Hey everyone! I have an exciting and slightly overwhelming milestone to share with you: Tumblr has broken into the Top 10 sites in the U.S., and now has a worldwide audience of 170 million people. This isn't meant to be a brag - though you should definitely try our...
staff: Hey everyone! I have an exciting and slightly...

President Barack Obama Joins Reddit, Does An AMA

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U.S. President Barack Obama is making an unscheduled appearance on Reddit today. Just a few minutes ago, Obama joined Reddit and is scheduled to host an AMA (Reddit slang for “ask me anything”) session starting at 4:30pm ET. Reddit’s moderators have confirmed that this is indeed legit and the questions...
President Barack Obama Joins Reddit, Does An AMA

Booting Up: The Mayer Effect Edition

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Seemed like a cat pic kind of day. (Photo: Pusheen.com) Two more execs are leaving Yahoo. Call it the “Mayer effect.” Or is that the term for bringing Googlers to Yahoo? [AllThingsD] The social media sector has LinkedIn and Yelp to thank for boosting its image by meeting their projected...
Booting Up: The Mayer Effect Edition

Chatterbox: Tuesday

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The place to talk about games and other things that matterTuesday is here! Hello, Tuesday! Hey everyone, it's Tuesday!GamesKeith Stuartguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds...
Chatterbox: Tuesday

It's A Miracle Pinterest's Investors Didn't Shut It Down After Reading This Depressing Email From Its Founder

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Ben Silbermann is the CEO and cofounder of Pinterest. Pinterest is now the third-largest source of traffic to other websites, thanks to the rabid passion of its users for "pinning" interesting images and links. Unlike Instagram, which gathered 25,000 users on its very first day, Pinterest's early growth wasn't that...
It's A Miracle Pinterest's Investors Didn't Shut It Down After Reading This Depressing Email From Its Founder
Jailbreak developer helps fight cancer with his latest tweak

Dark Helmet's Favorite Posts Of The Week 3: The Reckoning

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Hey, everyone! Mike asked me to do the favorites post this week, and I'm really excited. I've never done this before, so hopefully I don't screw it up. For my first favorite post, I'd like to offer up me. Yes, a simple click on my profile will give you access...
Dark Helmet's Favorite Posts Of The Week 3: The Reckoning

Hey Everyone, welcome my friend Waylon to Friendfeed. Username: Waylon Waddell http://friendfeed.com/waylonsings

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Hey Everyone, welcome my friend Waylon to Friendfeed. Username: Waylon Waddell http://friendfeed.com/waylonsings
Ask President Barack Obama anything on Reddit (seriously)

PayPal's New President Faces the Music: "If We Suck ... We Now Face It"

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PayPal President David Marcus responded to mounting criticism from customers by promising that things are changing at the online payments company. “There’s a massive culture change happening at PayPal right now,” Marcus said. “If we suck at something, we now face it, and we do something about it.” Marcus’s response...
PayPal's New President Faces the Music: "If We Suck ... We Now Face It"

TechCrunch Giveaway: iPad 2, iPad 2 Case, And $200 iTunes Gift Card #TechCrunch

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Hey everyone, we have a special giveaway for you this week. Yes, the iPad 3 is well on it’s way, but the iPad 2 is still one of the most sought after gadgets out there. With special thanks to our friends over at GreatApps.com, we have a brand new black...
TechCrunch Giveaway: iPad 2, iPad 2 Case, And $200 iTunes Gift Card #TechCrunch

Moving right along

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Hey everyone, We’ve moved! After two years of working in our first office, it was finally time to move into a place that could better fit the 22 people we’ve added since then . Here are a few pictures of our old shack (we were clearly in need of breathing...
Moving right along

Reddit goes legit, hosting an AMA with U.S. President Obama

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Believe it or not, Barack Obama, President of the United States, will be on Reddit for an AMA (Ask Me Anything) at 4:30PM ET. Seriously. From a user’s point of view, this is an incredible opportunity, but as far as the actual site goes, this is a huge milestone for...
Reddit goes legit, hosting an AMA with U.S. President Obama

Microsoft plans to “drive shared hosting to the next level” with project ‘Antares’

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What up techheads. I take it that you are into such things as servers. I know that because you clicked on this link, and have therefore self-inducted yourself into an elite little group. Hey everyone. Here’s the skinny: Microsoft has a project called ‘Antares’ under construction that is looking to shake up shared hosting....
Microsoft plans to “drive shared hosting to the next level” with project ‘Antares’

Samsung: Hey Everyone! We Might Sue Over the iPhone 5!

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Samsung hasn’t yet had a chance to examine the iPhone 5, which goes on sale tomorrow. But after it does, the company’s pretty sure it will add it to the list of Apple devices it believes infringe upon its intellectual property. In a new court filing, Samsung said Apple’s latest...
Samsung: Hey Everyone! We Might Sue Over the iPhone 5!

Maker Studios CEO Danny Zappin Steps Down, Replaced by Endemol Vet Ynon Kreiz

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Last year, YouTube network Maker Studios got a big slug of cash to help it grow. Now it has a new boss to guide the expansion: Founder Danny Zappin is stepping down as CEO, and TV veteran Ynon Kreiz will effectively replace him, taking the title of executive chairman. Kreiz,...
Maker Studios CEO Danny Zappin Steps Down, Replaced by Endemol Vet Ynon Kreiz

Zappos Screws Up Pricing And Sells Products At $1.6 Million Below Cost...Then Honors The Sales!

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Shared by Jesse Stay Wow - this makes me want to shop Zappos just to shop at Zappos and experience that support. That's great service! More long-term thinking--and great customer service--from Zappos (which is presumably also smart enough to understand that this isn't a bad piece of marketing): Hey everyone...
Zappos Screws Up Pricing And Sells Products At $1.6 Million Below Cost...Then Honors The Sales!

Sega Offers Half-Hearted Non-Apology For Massive Youtube Takedown; Promises Not To Do It Again (With Caveats)

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Remember last December when Sega was priming itself for a PSP Shining Force game and thought the best way to advertise the upcoming release was to take down anything and everything Shining Force-related on Youtube? Good times those, what with the takedowns and strikes against accounts and the hundreds...
Sega Offers Half-Hearted Non-Apology For Massive Youtube Takedown; Promises Not To Do It Again (With Caveats)
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