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When do you throw a CEO’s privacy under the bus?

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It’s interesting that lots of people who really don’t like Facebook’s privacy don’t get mad when journalists and bloggers put into public view Steve Jobs’ emails to them. Today I got an email from Mark Zuckerberg, CEO/founder of Facebook. I am not going to be the one to put...
When do you throw a CEO’s privacy under the bus?

EE announces monthly 4G SIM-only plans starting at £23 for 500MB

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Before other carriers in the UK get their 4G networks up and running, EE's looking to bolster its customer base by tempting you with an LTE fling, rather than a long-term relationship. The network already has 12-month SIM-only plans available if you don't need a device, but today has...
EE announces monthly 4G SIM-only plans starting at £23 for 500MB

On Facebook’s recommendation, Apple purchases 160 acres in Prineville Oregon for a “green” data center

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As Apple has ramped up its Maiden, NC data center over the past few years, it has been apparent that it is looking to expand even further.  Late last year there was a report that Apple was looking in the vicinity of Prineville Oregon, near Facebook’s massive datacenter, for a plot of land.  The...
On Facebook’s recommendation, Apple purchases 160 acres in Prineville Oregon for a “green” data center

GREE lifts the lid off $10M investment fund for mobile game developers

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GREE today lifted the lid off the GREE Partners Fund, a new program where the mobile-social gaming powerhouse will be making significant equity investments in talented, independent mobile game developers in the free-to-play space. “From our perspective, we view [the GREE Partners Fund] as if this is going to be...
GREE lifts the lid off $10M investment fund for mobile game developers

The CIO vs. the sales end run

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What better way for a salesperson to sour a long-term relationship than to bypass the CIO and tell the CFO that IT is wasting money?...
The CIO vs. the sales end run
Why It's Tempting, But Troubling, To Use Copyright As A Stand In For Moral Rights

What Online Dating Can Teach Us About Social Media Sentiment Predictions

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Algorithms, and, more recently, social media sentiment, have been billed as the one-step panacea for all of life's problems. Tweak the algorithm just right and you get the perfect romantic partner. Read the social media sentiment correctly and you can become rich by predicting the ebb and flow of equities...
What Online Dating Can Teach Us About Social Media Sentiment Predictions

AskMeOut's teen founders win HackDay, may start a long-term relationship with Miami

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Brazilian online dating project AskMeOut is the winner of HackDay‘s latest edition, the competition’s jury announced at the America’s Venture Capital Conference (AVCC) while immediately granting the team a $30k award. In addition, AskMeOut’s three co-founders have now confirmed they will spend their summer in Miami to develop their product...
AskMeOut's teen founders win HackDay, may start a long-term relationship with Miami
The DeanBeat: Raptr's gamer data shows that building real communities pays off in profits (it's the community, stupid)
Fab.com relaunches, and it buries other social shopping experiences

Facebook vs. Zynga: The Turf War

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Zynga and Facebook have had an extremely symbiotic and mutually lucrative relationship to date, but after the social network tried to use its weight to hold its leading social gaming application maker captive, Zynga looks to be mad as hell. Let’s quickly recap how, up until this recent turn of...
Facebook vs. Zynga: The Turf War

Catherine – review

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Xbox 360, PS3, Atlus, cert: 18, out: 10 FebruaryVincent's having a tough time of it. A man content to while away his early 30s in a jazz bar, the Stray Sheep, he's in a long-term relationship with Katherine, who's starting to grumble about marriage and kids. Then he starts having...
Catherine – review

Touch Press passes 500k book-app sales milestone on iPhone and iPad

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London-based publisher hopes sharing features will spark more success with new app The Sonnets by William ShakespeareUK-based publisher Touch Press has sold more than half a million copies of its iOS book-apps, with the vast majority of them being bought outside the UK.Chief executive Max Whitby revealed the milestone at...
Touch Press passes 500k book-app sales milestone on iPhone and iPad
GigaOM Reads: A look back at the week in tech
Founder dating: Tips on how to pick your partner

Alicia Keys Joins BlackBerry As Global Creative Director. Will She Stop Tweeting From Her iPhone?

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This girl is on... BlackBerry 10. The Grammy-winning singer and pianist said she hopes to work with fellow artists in her new position. Alicia Keys is joining BlackBerry as its new "global creative director" the company announced Wednesday. According to a press release from her official site, the singer's...
Alicia Keys Joins BlackBerry As Global Creative Director. Will She Stop Tweeting From Her iPhone?

BlackBerry 10 launch shows the importance of top apps

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Angry Birds, Skype, WhatsApp, Kindle and others are what mainstream smartphone buyers are looking forOne of the moments that stood out from the BlackBerry 10 launch - I'm politely trying to forget the chap having his ponytail cut off and Alicia Keys' long-term relationship analogy - was the speed with which BlackBerry's...
BlackBerry 10 launch shows the importance of top apps

As Google Brings Competition, Evernote Strikes Deal With Deutsche Telekom

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Evernote wants to be everywhere. Phil Libin Phil Libin, Evernote’s chief executive. The maker of a popular productivity app has partnered with Deutsche Telekom in a deal to offer its premium service free for one year to the German telecommunications company’s 59 million customers. The partnership, which was a year...
As Google Brings Competition, Evernote Strikes Deal With Deutsche Telekom

Facebook vs. Twitter

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In the world of social networks, Facebook and Twitter can be compared to the old children's story, The Tortoise and the Hare. But this race is not judged by speed, but by the long-term relationship with users and their privacy....
Facebook vs. Twitter

The Kleiner Perkins Sex Scandal Takes A Twist As Alleged Victim's Husband's Hedge Funds File For Bankruptcy

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A hedge fund run by Alphonse "Buddy" Fletcher, Jr. filed for bankruptcy last Friday as a legal maneuver in a battle with Louisiana pension funds who say they were treated dishonestly as investors, the Wall Street Journal reports. The move caught the attention of Fortune writer Dan Primack because Fletcher is...
The Kleiner Perkins Sex Scandal Takes A Twist As Alleged Victim's Husband's Hedge Funds File For Bankruptcy
Friend-Finding Social Network Zorpia Is No Facebook, But At Least It Has Friends In China

McDonald’s to be First Location-based Marketer on Facebook: Report

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McDonald’s will be the first marketer to use Facebook’s forthcoming location platform, according to Advertising Age. Users will be given the ability to check-in at a location using a status update on Facebook as early as this month, AdAge reports, and then see a featured product targeted to that location....
McDonald’s to be First Location-based Marketer on Facebook: Report

Nook Media Officially Spins Out Of B&N With Microsoft's Help, Plans To Enter Ten New Markets By Next Year

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Barnes & Noble has been aiming to create a subsidiary out of their Nook business since last April and now the ink is dry on a new partnership between Nook Media, a subsidiary of B&N, and Microsoft. Microsoft invested $300 million along with $305 million in payments to own 17%...
Nook Media Officially Spins Out Of B&N With Microsoft's Help, Plans To Enter Ten New Markets By Next Year

LINKEDIN CEO: Going Public Is Like A Marriage (LNKD, FB)

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The biggest story in tech this year has been Facebook's IPO, which, depending on how you look at it, was a big flop. It was good for Facebook, in that it got as much money as possible from investors, but it was bad for Facebook because the stock collapsed, hammering...
LINKEDIN CEO: Going Public Is Like A Marriage (LNKD, FB)
BlackBerry announces Alicia Keys as 'global creative director'
Startup and the city: You're dating your company

Finally, A Way To Only Date People Who Agree With You On Politics

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Alex Fondrier doesn't think politics should be the proverbial "third rail" in a relationship. In fact, Fondrier points to a study from the Journal of American Politics which found that, next to religion, political compatibility is the second most important criteria in a lasting relationship. That's why last year, Fondrier...
Finally, A Way To Only Date People Who Agree With You On Politics
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