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Roger Ebert debuts his 'new voice' on 'Oprah' - CNN.com

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Roger Ebert debuts his 'new voice' on 'Oprah' - CNN.com

Melinda Gates ranks #3 on list of most powerful women

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Melinda Gates Move over Oprah. Melinda Gates is out to change the world, and she’s moving up the list of the most powerful women. Forbes released its annual ranking of the 100 most powerful women in the world, and Seattle’s very own philanthropic powerhouse ranked third behind German Chancellor Angela Merkel and...
Melinda Gates ranks #3 on list of most powerful women

Oprah’s Presence on OWN Expands, Mega Ad Deals in the Works

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Oprah’s Presence on OWN Expands, Mega Ad Deals in the Works

Amazingly, DVD Commentary Helped Give Roger Ebert His Voice Back

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Film critic Roger Ebert has been unable to speak with his own voice since 2006, when he underwent surgery related to his battle with thyroid cancer. Since then, he’s been using a computerized voice (notably, “Alex,” a voice built-in to Mac OS X), to communicate all this time. But today...
Amazingly, DVD Commentary Helped Give Roger Ebert His Voice Back

Twitter’s CEO Discusses the Future of Twitter [LIVE]

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Today at Twitter’s Chirp conference in San Francisco, CA, Twitter CEO Evan Williams took the stage for the keynote presentation to discuss Twitter’s recent acquisitions, the company’s new revenue model, and some of its new products being revealed today.Below are my live notes of his keynote:Evan Williams Keynote: The...
Twitter’s CEO Discusses the Future of Twitter [LIVE]

Sharing an education focus, Mark Zuckerberg will host a fundraiser for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will host a fundraiser for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. The event will take place in Palo Alto, where the technologist lives. Zuckerberg previously donated $100 million to the state’s public school system. The fundraiser itself is mildly eye raising, given the popularity of...
Sharing an education focus, Mark Zuckerberg will host a fundraiser for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Amazon snags another book industry vet: Sara Nelson, former Publishers Weekly EIC

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Just about a year after it hired publishing industry vet Larry Kirshbaum to launch a New York-based imprint and office, Amazon is announcing a new high-profile hire: Sara Nelson, the former books editor for Oprah’s “O” magazine and, before that, editor-in-chief of trade mag Publishers Weekly. Fittingly, Publishers Weekly broke the news....
Amazon snags another book industry vet: Sara Nelson, former Publishers Weekly EIC

Windows 8 Tablets for Cabin Attendants? Surely You Can't Be Serious.

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Looks like Apple’s iPad may not be the tablet of choice for all airlines. Emirates Airlines on Monday announced a tablet deployment of its own, but said it is opting to use one of Hewlett-Packard’s new Windows 8 tablets instead of the iPad. As part of the pilot program, Emirates...
Windows 8 Tablets for Cabin Attendants? Surely You Can't Be Serious.

The Morning Lowdown 2-14-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning: »  Verizon, AT&T (NYSE: T) to sell 4G iPad (WSJ) »  Barry Diller gets into the “cord-cutting” business (All Things Digital) »  Myspace gains 1 million users, touts more music than Spotify (CNN) »  Oprah apologizes for tweet encouraging...
The Morning Lowdown 2-14-12
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Oprah: Microsoft's Surface is like a Mercedes

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Oprah has made the Surface one of her "Favorite Things" of the year. Should there be dancing in the streets of Redmond? [Read more]...
Oprah: Microsoft's Surface is like a Mercedes

O, Oprah! Tweeting your love for the Surface... on an iPad?

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In what some might see as an unfortunate oversight, Oprah emotes her love for one of her favorite things of the year using something that might be called, well, a competitor. [Read more]...
O, Oprah! Tweeting your love for the Surface... on an iPad?
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Star game maker McGonigal launches game for Oprah

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Called the Thank You Game, the new project is a Facebook game that will spread the gospel of gratitude. The title is the first on Facebook from McGonigal's Superbetter Labs [Read more]...
Star game maker McGonigal launches game for Oprah

Oprah loves Surface: 'Feels like a Mercedes-Benz to me, people!'

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Wowser! Microsoft Surface scored a major endorsement today as Oprah put the new tablet on her coveted list of “Favorite Things 2012″ in advance of the holiday shopping season — with all of the Oprah-style superlatives. Here’s what Oprah had to say about the Microsoft tablet … “The Surface, Microsoft’s...
Oprah loves Surface: 'Feels like a Mercedes-Benz to me, people!'

Lance Armstrong Stripped Of His Olympic Bronze By IOC

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The IOC had taken the decision before Christmas but wanted to wait until the UCI had confirmed he hadn't appealed against the decision of his disqualification. The International Olympic Committee has just announced that it has stripped Lance Armstrong of the medal he won back in 2000. The cyclist,...
Lance Armstrong Stripped Of His Olympic Bronze By IOC
You Get A Router! And You Get A Router! Meraki Is Giving Startups $15K In Free Wi-Fi Gear

Yes, This Bravo 'Start-Ups' Star Actually Compared Herself To Oprah

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For those of you who have been keeping up with Bravo's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley," it might not come as a surprise to you that lifecaster Sarah Austin has a high opinion of herself. Her latest feat of self-adulation: She compared herself to one of television's most successful personalities.  "If Oprah...
Yes, This Bravo 'Start-Ups' Star Actually Compared Herself To Oprah

POLL: How much will you spend online this holiday?

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If you’re having trouble finding that perfect gift for family and friends, look no further than the gadget world. From the Microsoft Surface that Oprah loves to the dual-screen Nintendo Wii U to the iPad that 48 percent of kids apparently want, the options are plentiful. All of these items and more...
POLL: How much will you spend online this holiday?

Oh Dear, Maker Studios Isn't Solving YouTube's Quality Problem...

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Maker Studios is the fifth most popular YouTube partner in the U.S., according to statistics reported today by Nielsen. Maker Studios models itself on Hollywood movie studios, except it produces content for YouTube instead of the Big Screen. It's a great concept, but unfortunately low-brow fare like William The Psychic...
Oh Dear, Maker Studios Isn't Solving YouTube's Quality Problem...

Amazon and Avalon in a tree, publishing romance books di-gi-tal-ly

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Amazon Publishing and long-running book-maker Avalon now has more in common than rhyme schemes. The pair have struck up a deal to publish over 3,00 titles from the publisher's back-catalogue, broaching its romance, mystery and western genres. It'll be the first time that these books will be digitized and,...
Amazon and Avalon in a tree, publishing romance books di-gi-tal-ly

The Truth About the Average Twitter User [STATS]

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A new study from security firm Barracuda Labs provides some interesting insights into the state of the Twitterverse. Unfortunately for the microblogging startup, the stats say that most of its users aren’t very active.The study looked at around 19 million Twitter accounts (PDF) in order to figure out how...
The Truth About the Average Twitter User [STATS]

Elisabeth Mocks Oprah

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"View" co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck mocked Oprah during Monday's show. The ladies of the "View" were discussing recent rumors that co-host Barbara Walters was competing with Oprah to land an exclusive interview with the Duchess of Cambridge's sister, Pippa Middleton. Walters denied reports that she was seeking a six-figure payment for...
Elisabeth Mocks Oprah

Oprah Needs More Social

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Oprah Needs More Social

Introducing Oprah’s Book Club 2.0

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Oprah’s Book Club, which turned featured books into major bestsellers, is back after two years — with some improvements for the digital age. Oprah’s first new selection is Cheryl Strayed’s “Wild,” published by Random House’s Knopf. The New York Times reports that “Oprah’s Book Club 2.0″ will “resuscitate many of...
Introducing Oprah’s Book Club 2.0

Film critic Roger Ebert to sit down with Oprah: http://bit.ly/chUNi0 /via @TVGuide

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Film critic Roger Ebert to sit down with Oprah: http://bit.ly/chUNi0 /via @TVGuide
Google I/O Keynote: 8 Best Moments In Photos

Microsoft employees getting Surface tablets, new work PCs and Windows Phone 8

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Microsoft employees are just getting out of their big company meeting at KeyArena in Seattle, and if you hear any of them comparing Steve Ballmer to Oprah, there’s a reason: The company announced a surprise package of tech products and upgrades for employees — including new Surface tablets for everyone....
Microsoft employees getting Surface tablets, new work PCs and Windows Phone 8

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, HTC, YHOO, AMZN, MSFT)

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Good morning. Here comes news. Color, the app startup that raised $41 million pre-launch, is shutting down. HTC says reports that it is paying Apple $6 every time it sells a phone are false. Yahoo stock hit an 18-month high. Yahoo is considering buying TVGuide.com for ~$20 million. Google hired Ron...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, HTC, YHOO, AMZN, MSFT)

Oprah & Melissa Etheridge briefly talk about Ken Wilber and "Brief History of Everything" http://j.mp/aPJFm9 #integral /via @VoodooAngie

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Oprah & Melissa Etheridge briefly talk about Ken Wilber and "Brief History of Everything" http://j.mp/aPJFm9 #integral /via @VoodooAngie
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