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You Think All Those Internet Protests Are Useless? Think Again

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Do you have friends constantly annoying you with Facebook or Change.org petitions about this cause or that? It seems impossible that hitting a Like button or adding your name to an Internet petition can possibly add up to much. But it can. It's not so much the show of...
You Think All Those Internet Protests Are Useless? Think Again
LiquidPiston unveils its ultra efficient, small diesel engine

This week in social media: Google reportedly in talks to buy Meebo, Bing launches social search, and more

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It’s that time of week again when we take a look at the latest social media news, and highlight some of the most interesting stories. From a not so surprising FTC probe into Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram, to Google’s week of new features, updates and more, we take a look...
This week in social media: Google reportedly in talks to buy Meebo, Bing launches social search, and more

4 Steps for Managing Social Media Attention

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Soren Gordhamer is the organizer of the Wisdom 2.0 Conference, which brings together staff from Google, Facebook, and Twitter with others to explore living wisely in our modern age. Mashable readers can use code ‘Mashable‘ for a discount when registering.There have never been more things that call out for...
4 Steps for Managing Social Media Attention

Nuance Wintermute hands-on: a cross-platform, cloud-based personal assistant

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It's becoming increasingly clear that the next wave of mobile computing is going to be voice driven. Mobile assistants like Siri and Google Now are garnering plenty of media attention and earning legions of fans. Nuance, the company behind Dragon -- often cited as the gold standard in voice...
Nuance Wintermute hands-on: a cross-platform, cloud-based personal assistant

With new CTO, online learning site lynda.com looks to up its game

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In the last year, a new crop of online learning upstarts, such as Coursera, Udemy, Khan Academy and Codecademy, has attracted plenty of media attention and investor dollars for bringing quality educational content to K-12 and college schools, as well as lifelong learners.  But lynda.com, something of an old-hand when it...
With new CTO, online learning site lynda.com looks to up its game

Here's What Kleiner's Lawyer Said To Ellen Pao's Lawyer Right Before They Went To Court

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We're here in Room 302 of the San Francisco Superior Court, waiting as Judge Harold Kahn, quite literally, goes through the motions. There are 21 items on the docket waiting to be heard before pretrial motions in the case everyone's waiting for: Ellen Pao vs. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers....
Here's What Kleiner's Lawyer Said To Ellen Pao's Lawyer Right Before They Went To Court
Despite Sexting Snafu, Snapchat Continues To Crush Facebook Into 2013 (FB)

Startups in translation: South Korea meets Silicon Valley

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It’s hard for any startup to catch some media attention or get a meeting with a VC in Silicon Valley. Think about how much harder it is if you’re from South Korea. Last night, I spoke at an event for Korean entrepreneurs who are visiting the Bay Area as...
Startups in translation: South Korea meets Silicon Valley

Reid Hoffman: Groupon Made Multiple Missteps in its IP0

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At the PandoMonthly fireside chat tonight between Sarah Lacy and Reid Hoffman, Hoffman, who was an early investor in Groupon, shared his thought’s on the company’s initial public offering. As a bit of a history lesson for those that have forgotten, Groupon’s IPO was very messy. Upon entering the quiet...
Reid Hoffman: Groupon Made Multiple Missteps in its IP0
Social media judge says tweets are for cops
Color for Facebook makes mainstream push with Verizon and Saturday Night Live
The art of the spectacular and public crash and burn

Download, print, fire: gun rights initiative harnesses 3D technology

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Project aims to let anyone print a gun in their own home, raising new concerns about the legality of homemade firearmsImagine an America in which anyone can download and print a gun in their own home. They wouldn't need a license, a background check, or much technical knowledge, just a...
Download, print, fire: gun rights initiative harnesses 3D technology

So much for Instagram defections, displaces its buyer Facebook as No. 1 iOS App

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O.K., here is another Instagram story, but this time its about the iOS app landing the No. 1 free app spot in the App Store for the first time despite much media attention slamming it for selling out to Facebook. Hipsters everywhere took to Twitter while donning their skinny...
So much for Instagram defections, displaces its buyer Facebook as No. 1 iOS App

Wanted: an ethical tablet | Ask Jack

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A reader wants to buy a tablet for her partner's birthday, but would prefer something more ethical than an iPadMy partner is very keen on having a tablet with Wi-Fi and I've decided to buy him one for his birthday. We are both very concerned about Apple's disgraceful practices in...
Wanted: an ethical tablet | Ask Jack

Facebook may have surpassed Google in the US, but what about other countries?

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There was a significant amount of media attention earlier this week around a report from traffic monitoring company Hitwise that claimed Facebook now has more traffic than Google in the US. First of all it’s worth noting that Hitwise only compared Facebook with Google Search… So Facebook didn’t really...
Facebook may have surpassed Google in the US, but what about other countries?

Skyhook Wireless files new lawsuit against Google over 9 U.S. geolocation patents

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Over the last eight days, Google has seen its subsidiary Motorola Mobility lose a couple of German patent lawsuits (1, 2) because its Android-based ddevices were found to infringe patents held by Apple and Microsoft. A new U.S. lawsuit filed yesterday by Massachusetts-based Skyhook Wireless adds to Google's Android patent...
Skyhook Wireless files new lawsuit against Google over 9 U.S. geolocation patents

Republican Study Committee staffer who wrote blistering memo on copyright has been fired

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The staffer from the Republican Study Committee who wrote a memo on copyright reform that sparked a wave of media attention has been fired. The report was pulled after its contents became a sensation. According to the Washington Examiner, the memo’s author, Derek Khanna, was fired for the report: “The copyright memo...
Republican Study Committee staffer who wrote blistering memo on copyright has been fired

How Sweden Handed Its Official Twitter Account Over To A Troll

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Over the weekend, the NY Times profiled the fact that Sweden hands its official @Sweden twitter account over to a different citizen each week, and lets them control it. It was the brain child of the Swedish Institute and the national tourist agency -- with the idea of showcasing some...
How Sweden Handed Its Official Twitter Account Over To A Troll

Did Google Just Disable Privacy-Friendly Scroogle?

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(scroogle.org) Not long ago, Google changed its privacy policy to give itself more liberties with user data. Every time a major Internet company gets media attention for privacy issues, search volume goes way up on Scroogle, a little independent, nonprofit search engine. Scroogle scrapes its search results from Google, but...
Did Google Just Disable Privacy-Friendly Scroogle?
150 Million Messages Are Being Sent Over Snapchat, A Photo Sharing App Your Kids Know All About
The NotFound project searches for missing children in the EU using website error pages

How Open Data Applications are Improving Government

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Geoff Livingston co-founded Zoetica to focus on cause-related work, and released an award-winning book on new media Now is Gone in 2007.Open data is the big trend these days when people talk about “Government 2.0.” In reality, the open data movement has just begun, with governments finally starting to...
How Open Data Applications are Improving Government
Case makers start teasing their smaller iPad cases, show off iPad mini renders

Your Browser Has Put You In The Middle Of An International Cyber War (GOOG)

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There's a scary, and perfectly legal, way that hackers are making money these days. They find holes in popular software like Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer and sell them to spies in this country and others. They aren't breaking the law as long as they are only selling...
Your Browser Has Put You In The Middle Of An International Cyber War (GOOG)

The Small Cap IPO Ghetto

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Say that, for the past five or ten years, you’ve poured your life into a startup. Say it’s not consumer-facing and flies just below the mainstream radar. Still, you’ve raised venture capital, picked up clients, and actually gained some traction. Maybe even disrupted something. People like the product and you’re...
The Small Cap IPO Ghetto

HP's got lots of Windows 8 products, but not the right brand

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  Hewlett-Packard unveiled a bunch of Windows 8 business and consumer PCs today, including tablets, laptops and desktops. They all have a consistent HP look and feel. But it remains HP today announced availability and pricing details for its new lineup of consumer and business PCs that are designed...
HP's got lots of Windows 8 products, but not the right brand

Whose game is it anyway?

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No sooner had BioWare released Mass Effect 3 than the fast-selling video game was embroiled in controversy. Fans who had followed the adventures of Commander Shepard since the first Mass Effect in 2007 were outraged at the final minutes of the concluding chapter of the trilogy, which they felt disrespected...
Whose game is it anyway?

"Crowding" out the status quo

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This is a guest post by Bill Bricker, a Big Data sales specialist with IBM. Imagine if your favorite neighborhood bakery or a local start-up conducted an IPO. Could personal relationships drive local investments and investor profit? In economic times like these, investment in their neighbors will appeal to investors...
"Crowding" out the status quo
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