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Arianna Huffington Rumored To Have Bought Upper East Side Townhouse

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Arianna Huffington has been apartment shopping in New York City, and it's rumored she has finally purchased a townhouse on the Upper East Side, the New York Daily News is reporting. The NYDN is hearing her new home is on East 80th Street. There are quite a few high-profile townhouses...
Arianna Huffington Rumored To Have Bought Upper East Side Townhouse

Wireless carriers, US government join forces to lower phone theft

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Major US wireless providers—Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile—are joining forces with the US government in an effort to combat phone theft. The Wall Street Journal reports the wireless companies will build and maintain a centralized database to track phones reported as lost or stolen. Phones on the list will then...
Wireless carriers, US government join forces to lower phone theft
Olapic Closes $579K Seed Round to Crowdsource Photos for Brands
Startup News: Ashton Invests in Bitcoin, Hacking Sandy, and Shaving Heads (and Hopefully Neckbeards) For Cancer
NYPD gives cops new social media rules: Don't be dumb

Columnist Accuses EA Of 'Identity Theft' For Using Player Likenesses

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Reader LCD points us to a piece in the New York Daily News that is so utterly stupid I don't want to spend much time on it—but it deserves (nay, requires) a brief pause for ridicule. According to the column by Andrea Tantaros, who almost exclusively covers politics and should...
Columnist Accuses EA Of 'Identity Theft' For Using Player Likenesses

How To Refashion Your Flickchart Rankings As Ratings

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When Jeremy and I came up with the concept for Flickchart, one of the biggest catalysts was that we felt like ratings were never quite good enough to truly describe how much we liked a film using some sort of numerical value.  With only 4 or 5 stars, there...
How To Refashion Your Flickchart Rankings As Ratings
Google loves 'The Internship,' but critics call movie a wreck
SeatGeek Signs Its First Big Music Partners, Including AOL Music

Nomophobia: The Rainbow Parties of Tech News?

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“I mean, how could you NOT be addicted?” — Apple fans. (Photo: twitter.com/DiarioLaPrensa) Are you sufficiently alarmed about the prospect of Internet and/or technological addiction? Because solicitous local tabloid the New York Daily News has gathered up all the symptoms of nomophobia, or the fear of being without one’s smartphone, for all...
Nomophobia: The Rainbow Parties of Tech News?

Google Partners With Pandora, AdWeek, NYDN On New Paywall 'Substitute'

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Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is rolling out a new product, “Google Consumer Surveys,” that lets publishers monetize content through “microsurveys” created by companies that want to carry out inexpensive market research. Publisher partners at launch include Pandora (NYSE: P), AdWeek, the New York Daily News, the Lima News and the...
Google Partners With Pandora, AdWeek, NYDN On New Paywall 'Substitute'
Building flooded by Hurricane Sandy constructs nitrogen-fueled gate to protect against the next storm
US Secretary of Homeland Security says 'I just don't use e-mail at all'

Tip for Budding Burglars: Don’t Accept Friend Requests from Cops

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(flickr.com/smemon) Every savvy Facebooker knows that bragging about your misdeeds on the mostly public social networking site is a huge no-no, but perhaps a lesser-known adage is this one: don’t accept friend requests from strangers, especially if they look like they might spend their days fighting crime for a living....
Tip for Budding Burglars: Don’t Accept Friend Requests from Cops

Booting Up: Facebook Slipped Into the Fortune 500, Somehow

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(Photo: Flickr.com/gpaumier) Facebook is now a Fortune 500 company. [USA Today] We still don’t know the true identity of “Satoshi Nakamoto,” the enigma who created Bitcoin. But we do know that he/she is likely filthy rich. [The Verge] Checking in with the progress of the city’s tech campuses. [New York Daily...
Booting Up: Facebook Slipped Into the Fortune 500, Somehow

Booting Up: The NYC Tech Talent Draft Begins

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Tech talent from Sesame Street. (Photo: flickr.com/libertygrace0) This crisp weather says it’s fall, which means it’s time for another round of the NYC Tech Talent Draft. [Wall Street Journal] Your favorite educational puppet show was once a startup, and its founders were told the concept would never work. And yet...
Booting Up: The NYC Tech Talent Draft Begins

NYPD Using New Scanner Technology To Catch People With Illegal Firearms

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Safety concerns about the scanners have already been raised. Commissioner Ray Kelly announced on Wednesday that the New York Police Department (NYPD) will roll out portable radiation scanners in high-crime areas to search for concealed firearms. Speaking to guests at a Police Foundation event at the Waldorf-Astoria, Kelly detailed...
NYPD Using New Scanner Technology To Catch People With Illegal Firearms

Hitchen lands New York Daily News post

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Alexander Hitchen, former chief reporter at The People and deputy picture editor of the News of the World, has been appointed managing editor in charge of pictures at the New York Daily News.It follows his eight-year stint on the National Enquirer, during which he helped to break a story that...
Hitchen lands New York Daily News post

thedailywhat: Fraud of the Day: Major League Baseball All-Star...

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thedailywhat: Fraud of the Day: Major League Baseball All-Star Game MVP Melky Cabrera is the most recent recipient of a 50-game ban handed down by the league office, after testing positive for testosterone -- a no-no under the league's performance enhancing drug policy. Normally that's where the story ends, barring...
thedailywhat: Fraud of the Day: Major League Baseball All-Star...

Get Ready for Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, In Glorious 3D

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HRH. (Photo: flickr.com/Michael Gwyther-Jones) Every Christmas, Queen Elizabeth, the monarch of the United Kingdom, gives a Christmas speech to the nation. It’s typically pretty mild fare–she’s expected to reflect on her Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics, for example, leaving out much discussion of Will and Kate’s blessed event. But...
Get Ready for Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, In Glorious 3D
Celeb Hack Attack! Finances for Ashton Kutcher, Beyonce and Other Celebs Leaked

Terrify Your Friends and Family with a 3D-Printed Fetus of Your New Offspring

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Say hello to the alien passenger in your uterus! (Screencap via) The list of use cases for 3D printing just keeps growing. Making the rounds once more, this time courtesy of the New York Daily News, is an offering from a Japanese company that will sell proud parents-to-be a 3D printed model of their in-womb...
Terrify Your Friends and Family with a 3D-Printed Fetus of Your New Offspring

New NYPD Social Media Guidelines Say It's Okay to Use Fake Facebook Profiles to Monitor Citizens

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(Photo: Inquisitr) If you received a new friend request recently and it’s not from a foreign spammer or a Taliban official posing as a hot chick, there’s now a chance that it’s an NYPD officer. According to the New York Daily News, the NYPD recently instituted its first official guidelines for...
New NYPD Social Media Guidelines Say It's Okay to Use Fake Facebook Profiles to Monitor Citizens

Kingpin's Online Bragging About Strippers and Parties Leads to Cocaine Delivery Service Bust

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Not smart. (Photo: Hashgram) There are limits on how much your social media presence should reflect your personal brand. For starters: It’s probably best not to brag about your highly illegal drug-dealing activities. On Friday, the NYPD announced it had arrested 41 alleged gang members after one of their higher ranking...
Kingpin's Online Bragging About Strippers and Parties Leads to Cocaine Delivery Service Bust

Revenge is Sweet: Time Warner Cable Sued Over Modem Leasing 'Scam'

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(Photo: Maximum PC) When last we heard from Time Warner Cable, a corporation so reviled that even Starfleet captains can’t help but voice their discontent, it was devising its latest scheme to become the most hated company ever by charging a modem rental fee. Now, the New York Daily News reports...
Revenge is Sweet: Time Warner Cable Sued Over Modem Leasing 'Scam'

NewsCred gets new $15M investment, adds New York Times as a partner

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NewsCred has become a quiet force in media by offering brands and publishers an easy way to acquire high quality news content from brands like Bloomberg and Economist. In a further sign of its growing influence, the company on Tuesday announced a major investment that will help drive its global...
NewsCred gets new $15M investment, adds New York Times as a partner
NYPD introduces strict social media rules for its officers

Brooklyn Couple Is Shocked Subletter Filmed a 'Raunchy Internet Reality Show' In Their 'Vice Hamptons Crib'

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A Brooklyn couple just learned the hard way to always Google potential subletters after their East Hampton home was transformed into a studio for a "raunchy Internet reality show," reports the New York Daily News. According to a complaint filed in Long Island Federal Court, Scott and Susan Silverman were apparently...
Brooklyn Couple Is Shocked Subletter Filmed a 'Raunchy Internet Reality Show' In Their 'Vice Hamptons Crib'

New NYPD App Will Help You Fight Crime (And Make You Afraid Of The Subway)

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Wondering if there were any arrests for lewdness this morning on the train? There were (a lot). A new app from the NYPD will show you exactly how many acts of lewdness were reported on your subway line this morning. The New York Police Department has gone mobile with...
New NYPD App Will Help You Fight Crime (And Make You Afraid Of The Subway)

Tracy Morgan Won’t Bail Mother Out of Foreclosure [Video]

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Tracy Morgan may just qualify as the most rotten son on the planet at this point.  The “30 Rock” star is being accused of not helping to save his mother from foreclosure on her Ohio home, the New York Daily News reports. Alicia Warden still owes $25,000 on her...
Tracy Morgan Won’t Bail Mother Out of Foreclosure [Video]
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