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Former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson to Lead a Company You've Probably Never Heard Of

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Liar? Who, me? (Photo: technorati.com) As it turns out, cheating does not actually pay off in the long run, as one Pennsylvania mom and one disgraced Yahoo executive are finding out today. Former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson announced today that he would be heading-up the two-year-old shipping service ShopRunner, a...
Former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson to Lead a Company You've Probably Never Heard Of
Sneak peek inside Facebook’s new engineering hive in Seattle

I give my autistic son pot.

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Last summer, we reached the six-month mark in our cannabis experiment. We'd been using medical marijuana to help quell our autistic son's gut pain and anxiety, and we were seeing some huge changes in his behavior and, presumably, his happiness. J was smiling, interacting (one of home-based therapists said she'd...
I give my autistic son pot.

Hashtag hijacks: When Twitter bites back

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PR people know all about social media these days. Some get great publicity, but for many of them, things go south fairly quickly — such is the danger of putting your marketing campaign in the hands of the people. Here’s a look at six brands who have really made a...
Hashtag hijacks: When Twitter bites back

Exclusive: Jon Rubinstein Joins Board of Qualcomm, as Mobile Chipmaker Ups Its Silicon Valley Cred

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According to sources close to the situation, well-known tech exec Jon Rubinstein will be joining the board of Qualcomm, the San Diego-based chipmaker that has gotten a big boost for its role in the explosion of mobile devices. Rubinstein is an interesting and logical choice for Qualcomm, having been...
Exclusive: Jon Rubinstein Joins Board of Qualcomm, as Mobile Chipmaker Ups Its Silicon Valley Cred

Two Questions For Rupert Murdoch

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The first two big questions to resolve about the News Corp. split: Is this for real? I’ve talked to people in and out of the company (which also owns this Web site). who believe this is a News Corp. trial balloon, and that Rupert Murdoch hasn’t settled...
Two Questions For Rupert Murdoch

Project Glass Could Be Called Google Eye When It Lands On Your Face

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Project Glass sounds like a super-villain secret weapon, so Google may need to give its wearable augmented reality device a friendlier name. Luckily the search giant owns the domain GoogleEye.com, so the high-tech monocle may be called Google Eye when it eventually starts selling to the public. Google has the...
Project Glass Could Be Called Google Eye When It Lands On Your Face

About that Starfox Cosplay Blog...

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To paraphrase Valve co-founder Gabe Newell: Giving control of the network to its users is the only logical choice. -From Jalopnik editor Matt Hardigree on the relaunch of the site using Kinja 1.0, which gives users the ability to create their own Kinja blogs...
About that Starfox Cosplay Blog...

Qualcomm to open 2013 CES in place of Microsoft

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Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs will give the opening keynote at the giant Consumer Electronics Show in January, a logical choice for an event whose focus is increasingly mobile, but one that might not garner the attention of a Bill Gates or Steve Ballmer appearance....
Qualcomm to open 2013 CES in place of Microsoft

nevver: Pluto's newest moon to be named 'Vulcan' The logical...

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nevver: Pluto's newest moon to be named 'Vulcan' The logical choice....
nevver: Pluto's newest moon to be named 'Vulcan' The logical...
Is safe, green thorium power finally ready for prime time?

Uber tackles Taxis in Chicago with Uber Garage experiment

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Uber has been making quite a name for itself with its fleet of private Town Cars you can order straight from your smartphone. But, high-end luxury shuttles only account for a tiny fraction of the car service market. A much larger piece of the pie is owned by the...
Uber tackles Taxis in Chicago with Uber Garage experiment

Report: Some msnbc.com staff to move off Microsoft's campus once split occurs

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It’s no secret that NBCUniversal is in serious talks to buy out Microsoft’s remaning stake in the online news venture msnbc.com. All indications point to a deal happening, with some speculation that an announcement is just days away. If the deal goes through, we’ve wondered what will happen to the...
Report: Some msnbc.com staff to move off Microsoft's campus once split occurs
Startups: Payment Processor Stripe Goes Loonie

Foursquare for iOS gets a faster, redesigned check-in screen and check-in highlights

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Foursquare has updated its iOS app to version 5.3.5, featuring check-in highlights, the ability to discover recently opened places nearby and a faster, redesigned check-in screen. Today’s update, which is not yet available for Android users, doesn’t stray away from Foursquare’s standard iterative release process, but still features a few noteworthy changes. Foursquare...
Foursquare for iOS gets a faster, redesigned check-in screen and check-in highlights

Oracle Set to Hype Advances in Exalogic 'cloud in a Box'

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Oracle is planning to discuss how its Exalogic application server machine is "the logical choice" for running applications, during a special webcast event on......
Oracle Set to Hype Advances in Exalogic 'cloud in a Box'

Mother explains why she gives pot to her 9-year-old autistic son

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Marie Myung-Ok Lee wrote a great piece for Slate about giving cannabis to her 9-year-old autistic son. Last summer, we reached the six-month mark in our cannabis experiment. We'd been using medical marijuana to help quell our autistic son's gut pain and anxiety, and we were seeing some huge changes...
Mother explains why she gives pot to her 9-year-old autistic son

Editor's Letter: Homecoming

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In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. Another week is over, dear readers, and it's been an eventful one for me. I spent a few days in Detroit, wrapping up some testing for the AOL Autos Technology of the Year...
Editor's Letter: Homecoming
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Qualcomm to open 2013 CES in place of Microsoft

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Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs will give the opening keynote at the giant Consumer Electronics Show in January, a logical choice for an event whose focus is increasingly mobile, but one that might not garner the attention of a Bill Gates or Steve Ballmer appearance. This will be the first...
Qualcomm to open 2013 CES in place of Microsoft

Advice: My startup adventure

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Photo via RootStartup Admit it, you are dying to jump off and “do a startup.”  Whether you are currently at Microsoft or at Amazon, you’ve been reading the crazy stories of entrepreneurs committing everything to a new idea in their desire to change the world. I read the same stories....
Advice: My startup adventure

Source: iPad Mini Will Hit Stores And Ship To Early Buyers November 2

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Apple’s iPad mini is almost certainly set to be announced next week at an event in San Jose Tuesday, and we’re now hearing that it will ship a week and a half after that unveiling. November 2 is the ship date we’ve heard today from a source close to Apple’s...
Source: iPad Mini Will Hit Stores And Ship To Early Buyers November 2
Leap Motion-HP Deal: Gesture Control Goes Mainstream

Crowdstar moves further from Facebook, partners with Tencent and Gamevil for expansion into China and Korea

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It Girl developer CrowdStar is bringing its games to China and Korea’s mobile markets, courtesy of new partnerships with Tencent and Gamevil. Chinese games portal Tencent will release localized versions of Top Girl and Happy Peeps: Tower Town for iOS devices, while Gamevil will localize and distribute Top Girl Android...
Crowdstar moves further from Facebook, partners with Tencent and Gamevil for expansion into China and Korea

Mannheim Regional Court postponed Motorola-Microsoft decision by two weeks

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When the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington granted a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction Microsoft had requested against Motorola, the assumption was that the Mannheim Regional Court would hand down a ruling on a couple of Motorola Mobility lawsuits over allegedly H.264-essential patents next...
Mannheim Regional Court postponed Motorola-Microsoft decision by two weeks

Oracle set to hype advances in Exalogic 'cloud in a box'

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Oracle is planning to discuss how its Exalogic application server machine is "the logical choice" for running applications, during a special webcast event on Wednesday....
Oracle set to hype advances in Exalogic 'cloud in a box'

Apple to Expand Social Network Integration in iOS 7 with Support for Flickr and Vimeo

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Apple has been making efforts to offer deep social network integration in its mobile operating system, first offering Twitter integration in iOS 5 and then Facebook integration in iOS 6. Apple will expand its social network integration even further with iOS 7, reports 9to5Mac, including support for both photo sharing...
Apple to Expand Social Network Integration in iOS 7 with Support for Flickr and Vimeo

Facebook's new temporary dev office in Vancouver underscores how broken US immigration policy remains

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According to the Vancouver Sun, Facebook will hire up to 150 developers for a new temporary office in the city. The hires will be freshly graduated engineering students. Facebook, a massive technology company, remains hungry for new talent to help it expand and support its products. Why Vancouver? As the Sun...
Facebook's new temporary dev office in Vancouver underscores how broken US immigration policy remains
Google Fiber: Check out the in-home set up and equipment

StumbleUpon's New VP Knows When You're Cool With Ads

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(Hint: It's when you're "StumblingUpon" things.) Every day, Internet users are hit with a barrage of advertisements, from banners to promoted tweets to pre-roll YouTube ads. Very rarely do those users think of annoying ads as opportunities to learn about a brand's story. But StumbleUpon's Teal Newland, the discovery aggregator's first-ever Vice...
StumbleUpon's New VP Knows When You're Cool With Ads
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