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Obama's Convention Speech Breaks Political Twitter Record With 52,000 Tweets Per Minute

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Twitter records were broken last night as Barack Obama took to the stage in Charlotte to accept the Democrats' nomination as their candidate for the upcoming presidential election. An average of 52,000 tweets were sent each minute during his speech. But then, what do you expect from a politician who,...
Obama's Convention Speech Breaks Political Twitter Record With 52,000 Tweets Per Minute
The Verge Playlist: Auto-tune hits

Madonna and Gerald Butler’s Dance-Off

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Madonna and Gerald Butler’s Dance-Off

Internet Mall Wanelo Gets Personal With Wanelo 3.0

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If anything on the Internet is like a mall right now, it’s social shopping site Wanelo. Call it the Pinterest for products or the Twitter for products or the whatever for products, the platform is starting to leave “X for X” territory and become its own thing like Madonna...
Internet Mall Wanelo Gets Personal With Wanelo 3.0

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

Zeroes to heroes: Madonna's defunct school in Malawi to become cemetery

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Site of Madonna's abandoned elite girls' academy in Malawi is to become 'heroes' acre' for national figuresWhen Madonna came here to cut a ribbon and plant a tree at a groundbreaking ceremony in 2009, hopes were high for her $15m (£9.4m) elite academy for girls. Three years later, the site...
Zeroes to heroes: Madonna's defunct school in Malawi to become cemetery

Madonna’s Malawian Orphans Close Connection

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Madonna’s Malawian Orphans Close Connection

If It Takes You 20 Years To Notice Madonna Sampled Your Songs, Perhaps It's A Transformative Use

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Ima Fish alerts us to the news that Madonna is being sued for copyright infringement over samples in the hit song "Vogue." That song, you may recall, came out in 1990. So you might think that it's a bit late to claim copyright infringement. Why did it take so long?...
If It Takes You 20 Years To Notice Madonna Sampled Your Songs, Perhaps It's A Transformative Use

YouTube Announces That It Has Hit One Billion Monthly Users, Which Is Roughly Ten Super Bowl Audiences

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Today, YouTube announced that it has hit a billion monthly users, which is an extremely insane metric. We know that YouTube is the go-to place for silly, interesting and important videos, but these numbers are something that even TV networks dream of. The great part for YouTube is that this...
YouTube Announces That It Has Hit One Billion Monthly Users, Which Is Roughly Ten Super Bowl Audiences

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

Social-Local-Mobile Video App Vyclone Now Available On Android, For Cross-Platform Video Mashups

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Mobile video app Vyclone launched last summer on iOS to enable users to easily create collaborative videos from certain events and locations. It works like this: Users shoot video with the Vyclone app and upload those videos to the cloud. Once that’s done, the app looks for other videos shot...
Social-Local-Mobile Video App Vyclone Now Available On Android, For Cross-Platform Video Mashups
iTunes and Amazon royalty payments used to steal £500,000 by British gang
Instagram Threatens to Shut Down Madonna's Account for Violating Its Community Guidelines

Songkick’s Spotify gamble pays off: 100,000 new users

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Four months ago when Spotify launched itself as a platform for music apps, we were skeptical about its potential: after all, it wasn’t exactly clear what the payoff was for those who would develop for it. Now events listing service Songkick has said it’s getting what it wanted from the...
Songkick’s Spotify gamble pays off: 100,000 new users

How the Macarena and Many Bar Mitzvahs Helped Psy Break Big with "Gangnam Style" (Video)

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If you get the guys who manage Madonna, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga onstage together, you’re going to hear some great stuff. Here’s one of the highlights from their session at the D11 conference: The origin story for Psy. Or, more accurately, the story about the way manager Scooter Braun...
How the Macarena and Many Bar Mitzvahs Helped Psy Break Big with "Gangnam Style" (Video)

Now Old Media Wants In On Facebook Marketing, Too: Conde Nast Parent Advance Invests Takes a Flier On Unified

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And here’s even more money for Facebook marketing: Unified, a year-old startup that helps companies buy and manage social ad campaigns, has raised $14 million. What’s particularly interesting here is the company that accounted for $10 million of the round — Conde Nast’s parent company Advance Publications. The money for...
Now Old Media Wants In On Facebook Marketing, Too: Conde Nast Parent Advance Invests Takes a Flier On Unified

Dolly Parton Says: Mobile Roadie on Android Rocks

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Mobile Roadie, the popular do-it-yourself platform that allows bands, celebrities and regular users to create iPhone apps without knowing how to program, just announced that it has now expanded its service to Google Android. With this new service, Mobile Roadie users can now create and manage both Android and iPhone...
Dolly Parton Says: Mobile Roadie on Android Rocks
YouTube reaches a billion monthly views
Crowdsourced Shopping Site The Hunt Raises Additional 700K From Ashton Kutcher, Other High-Profile Investors

Madonna Lays First Brick For Her New Malawi Girls’ School

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Madonna Lays First Brick For Her New Malawi Girls’ School

Canon Becomes The Online Equivalent Of Madonna Or Prince, Becoming The First Single Word Domain Holder

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It's been a while now since ICANN announced plans to open up the top level domain space. While we've questioned for many years the utility of still requiring limited TLDs, ICANN's plan to open up top level domains appeared to be more of a moneygrab than any real attempt at...
Canon Becomes The Online Equivalent Of Madonna Or Prince, Becoming The First Single Word Domain Holder
Instagram Tells Madonna To Stop Breaking The Rules (FB)

Madonna leverages social networks and startup Fab.com for ‘MDNA’ album push

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Whether you’re a fan of Madonna or not, as a The Next Web reader you ought to be interested in how the artist and her management are banking on the Web to promote and sell her new, twelfth studio album, named ‘MDNA’. The Wall Street Journal this morning reported on...
Madonna leverages social networks and startup Fab.com for ‘MDNA’ album push

Lady Gaga, Madonna & Regis Philbin On 'X Factor'?

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After yesterday's huge shake-up over at "The X Factor," we immediately started brainstorming who could replace Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger at the judges' table, and who could fill the hosting shoes vacated by Steve Jones. Some big names have been swirling around, so we thought we'd aim high. Could...
Lady Gaga, Madonna & Regis Philbin On 'X Factor'?

Tim Dowling: open all hours

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What with the Guardian Open Weekend, Twitter and my banjo playing, I seem to be putting my flaws on increasingly public displayMany weeks ago, I agreed, on behalf of the middle-aged man band I'm in, to play a short set on a small stage at the Guardian Open Weekend. Like a far-off appointment to have a tooth pulled,...
Tim Dowling: open all hours

With fresh funds and a Spotify deal, music data startup Musicmetric readies a big US push [Interview]

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Life is good at Musicmetric right now. The UK-based startup that offers up data about musicians’ popularity online everywhere from Twitter to BitTorrent trackers recently announced both a $4.7m funding round and a deal with Spotify that means users will be able to see data about artists’ success or otherwise on the...
With fresh funds and a Spotify deal, music data startup Musicmetric readies a big US push [Interview]

Google's top trending Super Bowl searches show that it's all about the halftime show

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Turns out the 13-minute halftime show really is the big draw of the Super Bowl, at least according to Google. The search giant has released a number of stats on how people used its services during the big game, with "Madonna" being the top trending search term, followed by...
Google's top trending Super Bowl searches show that it's all about the halftime show

Wakko Warner brings you: Shook Me Like A Prayer "Unplugged" http://post.ly/PAER #madonna #metal #music #rocksugar #shookmelikeaprayer

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Wakko Warner brings you: Shook Me Like A Prayer "Unplugged" http://post.ly/PAER #madonna #metal #music #rocksugar #shookmelikeaprayer

Music Industry Vets Scooter Braun, Troy Carter and Guy Oseary: The Full D11 Interview (Video)

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Historically, the tech and music industries haven’t worked well together. But Guy Oseary, Troy Carter and Scooter Braun — three managers of top music acts Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Madonna, respectively — know that in today’s entertainment landscape, the two sides need learn how to play nice. “We’re not...
Music Industry Vets Scooter Braun, Troy Carter and Guy Oseary: The Full D11 Interview (Video)

The Wackiest Things That Happened At Super Bowl Media Day

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Super Bowl media day looks like it was a blast for everyone involved. Former Miss Universe contestant turned Televisa reporter Marisol Gonzalez showed up with hats and danced with the players (Getty Images / ...) (Getty Images / ...) (Getty Images / ...) Sergio Brown was given a bra during...
The Wackiest Things That Happened At Super Bowl Media Day
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