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Lady Gaga’s New Social Network Resembles Pinterest, Reddit [PICS]

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LittleMonsters.com Pop megastar Lady Gaga has pierced her powerful, digitally-willing paws deeper into the online world with the closed beta launch of her new social network. LittleMonsters.com -- the first product created by startup Backplane -- gives Gaga's fans an outlet to create or share Gaga-related content, interact with...
Lady Gaga’s New Social Network Resembles Pinterest, Reddit [PICS]

Slam Dunk Or Rim Shot? NBA Star Tracy McGrady Launches His Own Daily Deal Site

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Just as Lady Gaga, The Biebs, and other celebs did for Twitter, the oftentimes prosaic world of daily deals is getting some of its own glam factor, as NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady is the latest athlete-turned-entrepreneur to launch his own online business — in the form of a quasi-Groupon for...
Slam Dunk Or Rim Shot? NBA Star Tracy McGrady Launches His Own Daily Deal Site

Backplane To Hold Music Hackathon At SXSW, With Top Industry Managers As Judges

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A few weeks ago we wrote about Backplane — a platform for creating interactive, highly visual communities — that counts Lady Gaga as one of its backers, along with plenty of the Valley’s most well-known investors. Now the company is harnessing its star power to hold a unique (and potentially awesome) event...
Backplane To Hold Music Hackathon At SXSW, With Top Industry Managers As Judges

MobileBackstage Secures More Funds To Connect Fans With Artists

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Lady Gaga has captured the imagination of the entertainment world with her team’s successful social media engagement with the fans she calls her “Little Monsters”, and many other artists and agents are scrambling to capitalise in similar ways. At the same time startups are appearing to meet this need. To...
MobileBackstage Secures More Funds To Connect Fans With Artists

Apple OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 review

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More Info Apple OS X Lion 10.7 review OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 in-depth preview OS X Mountain Lion: arrives on Macs next month, priced at $20 A lot has changed since early 2001. We've got a new president approaching the end of his first term, the US has...
Apple OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 review
Facebook begins deleting thousands of fake users and illegitimate likes

Lady Gaga's ARTPOP Will Be An Interactive App, Not An Album

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Lady Gaga's forthcoming album will be much more than just a bunch of sound files under one name. Entitled Artpop, it will be available as an app for iPad, iPhone, mobile and computers. The musician broke the news on her Little Monsters blog earlier this morning, announcing that "ARTPOP is...
Lady Gaga's ARTPOP Will Be An Interactive App, Not An Album

Grooveshark opens up its data with Beluga, offering insight into the listening habits of its users

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Grooveshark has just launched a brand new service tapping into the information they’ve gathered over the years giving insight into musical artists and their fanbase. Beluga allows users to search for any artist in the Grooveshark database, giving some interesting tidbits of information on the kinds of people that listen to...
Grooveshark opens up its data with Beluga, offering insight into the listening habits of its users
Cannon.fm: It’s More Than Just Pandora For Local Bands (Video)

Little Monsters, big backers: social media startup Backplane raises funding, ‘buys’ Cortex

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Backplane, the startup behind Lady Gaga’s social network (LittleMonsters.com, currently in private beta), this morning announced that it has closed its Series A funding round, with a slew of high-profile investors participating. According to the Wall Street Journal, Backplane has already raised $6.3 million since its founding in 2011. Investors...
Little Monsters, big backers: social media startup Backplane raises funding, ‘buys’ Cortex

Fab.com Teams Up With Madonna For New Album Sale

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Design-focused flash sales site Fab.com is debuting a new partner today—Madonna. The site is featuring a special offer for U.S. members today for Madonna’s new album MDNA. The album will retail for $7.99 (vs. $14.99 retail). This isn’t the first time a music artist has partnered with a flash sales...
Fab.com Teams Up With Madonna For New Album Sale

Lady Gaga: saviour of the book trade?

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The jury is out as 15,000 Little Monsters 'like' Gaga's Facebook tip, The Drunk DietAs the internet consolidates its position as the dominant medium(s) of our era, it's not just Amazon's terrifying brand reach - with the new smart phone app that allows people to use bricks and mortar booksellers...
Lady Gaga: saviour of the book trade?

Turntable's Seth Goldstein Raises $1 Million For A New Music Startup, DJZ

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Emerging from a tumultuous year running one of the most-hyped music startups around, Seth Goldstein is reemerging on the startup scene with a new venture, DJZ. Last summer, Goldstein and Billy Chasen had one of the most-hyped startups, Turntable.fm. It quickly gained a lot of users and closed a $7...
Turntable's Seth Goldstein Raises $1 Million For A New Music Startup, DJZ
Lady Gaga to release next album, 'Artpop,' as iPad and iPhone app

Twitter helps save South African carjacking victim

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Man locked in his own car boot sends text message to girlfriend, who uses Twitter to spread word and track down vehicleIt has fuelled political revolutions and offered the likes of Stephen Fry, Wayne Rooney and Lady Gaga a direct line to their fans.Twitter might not, however, be the first...
Twitter helps save South African carjacking victim

TalentSplash Is A Social Network For Finding Or Becoming The Next Lady Gaga

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I live in New York City, and feel lucky for it. Every day I meet a waitress, bartender, receptionist, or Occupy Wall Street protestor who dreams of greatness. They aren’t really waitresses or receptionists; they’re creatives just waiting to see their name in lights. But the ladder to the top...
TalentSplash Is A Social Network For Finding Or Becoming The Next Lady Gaga

10 ways big data changes everything

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A yottabyte isn’t what happens when the Jedi master starts gnawing on your leg. It’s the information equivalent of one quadrillion gigabytes, or 1024 bytes, and is enough digital data to fill the states of Delaware and Rhode Island with a million data centers, according to Backblaze. While the world...
10 ways big data changes everything
One number will tell you why Audi beats Mercedes ... and if your social media marketing is working

Should Justin Bieber Invest In Your Enterprise Solution?

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Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, 50 Cent, Ashton Kutcher: A-list celebs, sure. But they're also members of a Who's Who of new-age venture capitalists and product developers. That is, at least according to public perception. In recent years, an increasing number of startups and big-name companies have looked to celebrity backers...
Should Justin Bieber Invest In Your Enterprise Solution?

Facebook Testing “Offers” Discounts For Ecommerce Sites, Not Just Brick+Mortar

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Facebook has a plan to squeeze more ad dollars out of ecommerce sites and anyone else selling products on the web. It’s quietly testing a new version of its Offers coupons that can be redeemed at online stores, not just at physical shops. Sources clued us in and Facebook has...
Facebook Testing “Offers” Discounts For Ecommerce Sites, Not Just Brick+Mortar

The Pope v Twitter: can he overtake Lady Gaga?

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Social media experts say the Pope will be lucky to break into the top 20 of the site's most followed people. Matt Warman analyses the numbers....
The Pope v Twitter: can he overtake Lady Gaga?
Facebook Launches Verified Accounts and Pseudonyms

Play It Again, Sam? Nokia Launches Free Music Streaming Service In U.S.

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Nokia didn’t fare so well with its mobile music service called Ovi Music, later rebranded to Nokia Music. Now it’s remixing that track and launching a free music streaming service in the U.S. as part of its redoubled strategy to go for more users in America. The news comes one...
Play It Again, Sam? Nokia Launches Free Music Streaming Service In U.S.

Georgia Tech Professor Tries to Transcend Social Media "Slacktivism"

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Changing your Twitter pic is kind of like slapping a political bumper sticker on your car; it never started or finished a revolution. But Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing professor Eric Gilbert has come up with a clever way to add impact to what’s been labeled social media “slacktivism.”...
Georgia Tech Professor Tries to Transcend Social Media "Slacktivism"
HeyWire Launches BNDWGN, A Private Social Messaging App Built Around Your Interests

Billionairre Moves To Ban BitTorrent Client Downloads

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In 2011, Alki David, the billionaire behind the FilmOn video service, declared war on CNET and its owner CBS. David, and a coalition of supportive recording artists, sued the companies for their role in distributing file-sharing software including uTorrent and LimeWire. Their claim was that CNET had profited from the...
Billionairre Moves To Ban BitTorrent Client Downloads
Changemakrs Looks To Reinvent Inspirational Quotes For A More Social Web

Lady Gaga breaks Twitter record

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Nearly four years after joining the social networking site Lady Gaga is the first Twitter user to reach 20 million followers....
Lady Gaga breaks Twitter record
How A $3 Million Kickstarter Project Could Save The Wristwatch (Yes, The Wristwatch)

Noodlecrumbs Is A Crowd-Funding Platform For Thinkers, Not Doers

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With successes like the Pebble smart watch, crowd-funding is becoming more and more attractive to startups. But maybe you aren’t even at the startup stage in your idea. Maybe all you have is an idea and a computer. That’s where Noodlecrumbs comes into the picture. It’s a new type of...
Noodlecrumbs Is A Crowd-Funding Platform For Thinkers, Not Doers
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