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Thieves Grab 3,600 iPad Minis Worth $1.5M In JFK Airport Heist
A year after launch, U.S. Spotify users have listened to 13B songs, shared 27.8M

Morning lowdown: New York Post, Jonah Lehrer, ESPN

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning… Jonah Lehrer, self-borrowing and the problem with “big ideas” (paidContent) New York Post pivots on iPad strategy, dropping paywall (Forbes) Is Cue the cure for information overload? (Bloomberg Businessweek) Bing ties Yellow Pages for most accurate local data (Search Engine...
Morning lowdown: New York Post, Jonah Lehrer, ESPN

Apple streaming service nixed for iPhone 5 at last minute

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Apple had intended to launch its rumored music streaming service alongside the iPhone 5, but was forced to cancel plans at the last minute, sources for the New York Post claim. Talks with music publisher Sony/ATV are said to have run into a roadblock when the companies couldn't agree on...
Apple streaming service nixed for iPhone 5 at last minute

Vevo to get investment from Facebook, Google?

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A possible equity stake is a topic of discussion as Google and Facebook vie to win an ad deal with video service, according to the New York Post. [Read more]...
Vevo to get investment from Facebook, Google?
Apple Working With NYPD to Track Stolen iPhones

Sorry, But This Whining And Umbrage About Facebook's IPO Is Ridiculous

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This isn't going to be a popular thing to say, but here goes... All this whining and umbrage about Facebook's IPO is ridiculous. When are people who voluntarily speculate on stocks finally going to take responsibility for their decisions? Never, apparently. On Thursday, Facebook priced its IPO at $38. On...
Sorry, But This Whining And Umbrage About Facebook's IPO Is Ridiculous

New York Post "controversy" is why dino-journalists piss me off

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This morning, as I was clicking around major news sites, I was terribly upset to read about an elderly man who was pushed onto a New York subway track and killed by an oncoming train. Maybe it hit close to home because my grandmother lives on 49th street, and I know...
New York Post "controversy" is why dino-journalists piss me off

WSJ: Apple's talks with cable companies over new TV service continue

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Apple (AAPL) is currently speaking with major cable companies in the United States about allowing their subscribers to use the Apple TV as a set-top box, a recent report claims. Citing multiple unnamed sources, The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday evening reported that Apple is negotiating with a number...
WSJ: Apple's talks with cable companies over new TV service continue

Swedish Startups Execs Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assault Against a 19-Year-Old at the W Hotel

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Mr. Adalberth via Crunchbase Early this morning, the New York Post reported that two "Swedish tourists" were arrested for allegedly molesting a 19-year-old Texas woman at the W Hotel on Lexington Avenue and East 50th Street. The alleged attack occurred on 8pm on Saturday. Case details on the New York...
Swedish Startups Execs Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assault Against a 19-Year-Old at the W Hotel
NYC Mayor Bloomberg reportedly threatens to 'fucking destroy' the taxi industry

Is it the best of times or the worst of times for journalism? Yes

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If you’re convinced this is the worst possible time to be a journalist, there’s plenty of evidence to support you: just this week, there have been cutbacks at the New York Post and news of cuts at the venerable Village Voice, not to mention periodic bankruptcies and printing-press shutdowns. But...
Is it the best of times or the worst of times for journalism? Yes

Steve Jobs' Wife Bought A House In Sun Valley (AAPL)

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Laurene Powell Jobs, wife of Steve Jobs, has purchased a home in Sun Valley, Idaho, the New York Post reports. Sun Valley is where investment bank Allen & Co. hosts its annual tech and media mogul conference/retreat. It's also a nice little town. Steve Jobs wasn't a regular at the...
Steve Jobs' Wife Bought A House In Sun Valley (AAPL)

Apple proposing half Pandora's royalty rate for streaming

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As an initial offer to a record label for a forthcoming streaming service, Apple recently proposed a royalty rate of just 6 cents per 100 songs, sources for the New York Post claim. "Apple wants a rate that is lower than Pandora's," one executive is quoted as saying. Pandora pays...
Apple proposing half Pandora's royalty rate for streaming
FTC reportedly finds Google did not violate antitrust laws

NYPD Dedicates Entire Team to Tracking Down Stolen Apple Devices

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Photo: Digital Trends As Mayor Michael Bloomberg loves to tell anyone who will listen, New York is one of the safest cities in the U.S., baring little resemblance to the city’s dangerous streets of 1980′s and 90′s. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some problem areas. One of the biggest...
NYPD Dedicates Entire Team to Tracking Down Stolen Apple Devices

Amazon rolls out in-app purchasing for Kindle Fire, Android

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Amazon this morning publicly launched in-app purchasing for apps sold through its Appstore for Android, hoping to make its mobile platform more financially appealing to app developers. The company had previously been reported to be testing the system. The purchases work through customers’ Amazon accounts, with features including Amazon...
Amazon rolls out in-app purchasing for Kindle Fire, Android

Apple Pushing Ahead with Plans for Subscription TV Service by Christmas?

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The New York Post reports that Apple is pressing ahead with plans to launch its own streaming television service by the end of the year, despite continued resistance from content providers.For months, Apple’s point man, Eddie Cue, has been leading talks with content providers, which have largely balked at the...
Apple Pushing Ahead with Plans for Subscription TV Service by Christmas?

Reddit + Boston: Journalism gets better when more people are doing it

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We’ve already talked about how Twitter has changed the way that real-time journalism functions during news events like the Boston bombings, by taking all the editorial activity that usually happens behind the scenes in newsrooms — the speculation, the fact-checking, and so on — and pushing it out into the...
Reddit + Boston: Journalism gets better when more people are doing it

Hammer wielding vigilante sets up date with iPhone thief

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We have seen Apple’s Find My iPhone app come in handy in more than a few situations allowing police to locate and retrieve stolen iOS devices. The app has proven to be a invaluable tool for combating iPhone thefts, but over the weekend a New York City man named Nadav...
Hammer wielding vigilante sets up date with iPhone thief

Is There a Tech Exec Hiding Under That Hoodie?

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Gotcha! (Photo: In the Capital) Sure, startup founders can get a company off the ground. But do they clean up well enough to steer them toward the public markets? And if not, where’s Silicon Alley going to get the requisite talent for an eventual string of IPOs? That’s what this this...
Is There a Tech Exec Hiding Under That Hoodie?

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: SpaceX's Dragon capsule successfully returned to Earth yesterday, making history. Don't miss these pictures of the mission. Morgan Missen, the ace recruiter who has worked for Google, Facebook, Twitter and recently left Foursquare, tells us where she's heading to next. It turns out that Twitter...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

★ Why 'The Daily' Failed

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Jeff Sonderman, writing for Poynter: With the benefit of hindsight, there seem to be at least two other major lessons from The Daily’s failure: Audience clarity. It was difficult to grasp who exactly was the intended audience of The Daily. It excelled at interactive elements and visual appeal, but the...
★ Why 'The Daily' Failed

We Are One Step Closer to Condom Vending Machines in Taxis

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Mr. Shimmerlik. (Photo: NYU Stern) Last year, the New York City Economic Development Council gave a local business school student a $17,500 grant to fund what was basically the best idea ever: Miniature vending machines, sized to fit snugly in the backseat of a taxi, ready to dispense items that...
We Are One Step Closer to Condom Vending Machines in Taxis

Time CEO Tells Her Staff: Today We Begin The 'Painful Process' Of Layoffs

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The layoffs at Time Inc. have begun. Everyone knew they were coming and employees have been awaiting to learn their fate for months now. About 6 percent of Time's 8,000 person staff will be cut -- that's around 500 employees. "Time Inc. made deep staff cuts back in 2008 and...
Time CEO Tells Her Staff: Today We Begin The 'Painful Process' Of Layoffs

Booting Up: Open Government Busts You to Your Boss

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Bullshit the N wasn’t running. (Photo: flickr.com/anniemole) The MTA has screwed you over once again: There’s now a publicly available, easily searchable archive of all service alerts issued over the last four years. Your best excuse for tardiness is now gone. [New York Post] “Theirs was the only [event]that got worse as the week went on.” Things aren’t going so well for Microsoft’s...
Booting Up: Open Government Busts You to Your Boss

Did Bloomberg reporters "snoop" on clients? Depends on what you call snooping

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Bloomberg LLC, which supplies news and data to the world’s financial elite, has been embroiled in a growing uproar over its reporters’ use of the company’s technology to report on client activity — leading the New York Times to proclaim that Bloomberg admitted to “snooping” on clients. In case you...
Did Bloomberg reporters "snoop" on clients? Depends on what you call snooping

Billionaire Throws Hissy Fit At Nobu -- And Gets Banned For Life

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It wasn't the happiest of evenings for pharmaceutical billionaire Stewart Rahr at swank New York restaurant Nobu the other night, Brad Hamilton of the New York Post reports. Rahr apparently showed up at Nobu Fifty Seven and was outraged to find that other diners were sitting at "his" table....
Billionaire Throws Hissy Fit At Nobu -- And Gets Banned For Life

83 Year Old Woman Sues Apple For $1 Million After Breaking Her Nose On Its Glass Door (AAPL)

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An 83 year-old woman is suing Apple for $1 million after she broke her nose on its glass doors, the New York Post reports. She approached the store in December and didn't realize that the glass door was a door. She thought could just walk right on in. She...
83 Year Old Woman Sues Apple For $1 Million After Breaking Her Nose On Its Glass Door (AAPL)

New York Post under fire over cover featuring Boston Marathon 'suspects'

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Gawker and CBS News confirm two men pictured on Post front page are not 'suspects' in Boston Marathon bombing• Follow live updates on the Boston investigation False reports on Wednesday that a suspect had been arrested in the Boston attacks damaged the credibility of the news outlets that carried the...
New York Post under fire over cover featuring Boston Marathon 'suspects'
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