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Electric Car Company Folds After Taking $850 Million From GE And Others

Facebook adds COO Sheryl Sandberg to board of directors

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Facebook announced today that its Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has joined the company’s board of directors. As COO, Sandberg is already instrumental in leading Facebook, particularly in areas of sales, marketing, business development, legal, human resources, public policy and communications. She has become a trusted partner of CEO Mark Zuckerberg...
Facebook adds COO Sheryl Sandberg to board of directors

Facebook roundup: IPO lawsuits, executive departure, Help Center, China and more

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IPO lawsuits to be combined and heard in NY – Dozens of lawsuits against Facebook, the NASDAQ exchange and IPO underwriters will be combined and heard by a federal judge in New York. Federal judges on Thursday ordered that the IPO-related cases be transferred to Manhattan. Some plaintiffs wanted to keep...
Facebook roundup: IPO lawsuits, executive departure, Help Center, China and more
Classic Leica camera that captured 'Kiss in Times Square' goes to auction

Kiva Piloting Microlending For U.S. Small Biz, Clinton Says It's 'A Very Big Deal'

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Do you have a favorite coffee shop or dressmaker in your neighborhood? Now you can do a lot more than simply rave about your favorite local business to a friend: microloan giant, Kiva, is bringing crowdfunding to U.S. businesses. Normally reserved for struggling, developing-world entrepreneurs, Kiva is piloting a new...
Kiva Piloting Microlending For U.S. Small Biz, Clinton Says It's 'A Very Big Deal'

Interview: CTIA Boss Steve Largent Aims To Keep Conference From Being Lost in the Shuffle

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While the U.S. mobile industry is thriving, its annual trade show has struggled to stand out. Coming on the heels of both January’s Consumer Electronics Show and February’s Mobile World Congress, the CTIA event in March had become something of a rehash of products announced at those earlier events. In...
Interview: CTIA Boss Steve Largent Aims To Keep Conference From Being Lost in the Shuffle
President Bill Clinton to deliver CTIA keynote

History: For Sale: Laptop With First Presidential Email (to John Glenn in Orbit)

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The machine that sent the first presidential email. Image: eBay/universityarchives02A 14-year-old Toshiba laptop that supposedly contains the first ever presidential email is up for sale on eBay. The “buy it now” price is a cool $125,000, but it does come with a fair amount of documentation, including letters signed by...
History: For Sale: Laptop With First Presidential Email (to John Glenn in Orbit)

Bill Clinton Highlights Global Cellular Success Stories as CTIA 2012 Wraps Up

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Former President Bill Clinton spoke Thursday on how the growing ubiquity of cell phones is dramatically changing lives throughout the world. In the final speech of the CTIA trade show in New Orleans, Clinton talked about how cell phones are enabling the first banking in Haiti, allowing people to detect...
Bill Clinton Highlights Global Cellular Success Stories as CTIA 2012 Wraps Up

Laurene Powell Jobs Spotted Next to Chelsea Clinton at Democratic National Convention

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Laurene Powell Jobs (left) sitting next to Chelsea Clinton -- Image via @joelagro67 Laurene Powell Jobs, the newest nominee to Stanford University's Board of Trustees, was spotted at the Democratic National Convention sitting next to former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton -- prime seating on a night when Clinton's father, former...
Laurene Powell Jobs Spotted Next to Chelsea Clinton at Democratic National Convention
The Laws That Make It Easy For The Government to Spy On Americans

Microsoft Assembling "SWAT Team" to Boost Bing

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Microsoft tapped former Clinton advisor and PR maven Mark Penn last week to lead a "SWAT team" focused on bolstering Microsoft's consumer initiatives. The first target? Bing, Microsoft's search engine. According to Microsoft, Penn will lead a "cross-functional team focused on consumer initiatives and will draw on his experience in...
Microsoft Assembling "SWAT Team" to Boost Bing
How bonding with Bieber will make the world a better place

Check Out The Cars The World's Richest People Drive

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With spots on Forbes' richest people list, these billionaires are going places. But it turns out their favorite modes of transportation are as varied as the ways they got all that money in the bank to begin with. One housewares entrepreneur drives a car that would sell for only about...
Check Out The Cars The World's Richest People Drive

Microsoft Joins Talks To Buy Out Dell Shareholders

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Microsoft is talking with Dell about financing its buyout. The deal is reported to be worth about $2 billion. For the past few weeks there have been reports that Dell has been in talks with Silver Lake Partners, a private equity firm, to buy out the public shareholders. It has...
Microsoft Joins Talks To Buy Out Dell Shareholders

How The Government Saved The Internet

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Reed Hundt was chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission from 1993 to 1997. He served under President Bill Clinton and currently serves as CEO of the Coalition For Green Capital. The government had a critical role in fostering the growth of the Internet during its commercial infancy in...
How The Government Saved The Internet

President Obama's DNC speech sets new Twitter politics record with 52,757 tweets per minute

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During his speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, US President Barack Obama hit a new record for political moments on Twitter by inspiring 52,757 tweets per minute (TPM). Twitter’s Government & Politics team announced the new record not long after Obama finished, noting that a total of 9 million...
President Obama's DNC speech sets new Twitter politics record with 52,757 tweets per minute
How A Massive US Treasury Tax Loophole Saves Companies Billions Each Year

Watch Colbert Convince Bill Clinton To Join Twitter As @PrezBillyJeff

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Sometimes, politics is just plain entertaining. Yesterday, Stephen Colbert managed to charm President Bill Clinton in to joining Twitter under an alias that only the night-night comedian could do. “Well, sir, I took the liberty of opening you a Twitter account. Now @presidentclinton was taken, @williamjeffersonclinton was taken, but...
Watch Colbert Convince Bill Clinton To Join Twitter As @PrezBillyJeff

CTIA 2012: A later date spells change

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Organizers pushed the mobile trade show later into spring, and nab former President Bill Clinton for a keynote address. [Read more]...
CTIA 2012: A later date spells change

FTC's Summer Grilling Menu: Google Guys

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The Federal Trade Commission plans to question Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin as part of its antitrust inquiry into the company’s business practices. People familiar with the matter tell Bloomberg that Google the executives have already lawyered up for the depositions by retaining Williams & Connolly LLP, the...
FTC's Summer Grilling Menu: Google Guys
Gramble World launches mobile social game network for good

President Clinton Talks About His Internet Legacy (BTW, He's an iPhone Dude, While the GOP's #41 Is a BlackBerry Teen) [BoomTown]

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Here is a video I did of former President Bill Clinton talking at an event related to the 25th anniversary of the first .com domain registration. Clinton gave a keynote speech first–which was inexplicably about healthcare legislation and then global warming. But, after it was done, he sat down...
President Clinton Talks About His Internet Legacy (BTW, He's an iPhone Dude, While the GOP's #41 Is a BlackBerry Teen) [BoomTown]

Congress Should Listen To Marissa Mayer

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Congress could learn some lessons from Silicon Valley. Extreme partisan gridlock over the federal budget is inching the country closer to drastic spending cuts, known ominously as “the sequester.” Yet, members of Congress used to be far more agreeable back when they weren’t occupied with four-day weekends raising cash in their districts...
Congress Should Listen To Marissa Mayer

Celebrity bakeoff: Jay Leno, $7,250. Dave Letterman, $7,500. Apple's Tim Cook, $180,000.

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Apple's CEO may be on his way to breaking President Bill Clinton's fundraising record. FORTUNE -- Talk about two worlds colliding. On Monday, a Forbes blogger, a Palm Beach hedge fund manager and a paid consultant for IBM, Microsoft and Dell thought Apple's (AAPL) share price might go up if...
Celebrity bakeoff: Jay Leno, $7,250. Dave Letterman, $7,500. Apple's Tim Cook, $180,000.

Steve Jobs honored by presidents, celebrities in Webby Award tribute

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Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was memorialized by a number of notable people, including President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton and U2's Bono, on Monday in a tribute video at the 16th Annual Webby Awards....
Steve Jobs honored by presidents, celebrities in Webby Award tribute
Bill Clinton hearts energy efficiency, Ivanpah & tattoos (who knew)

Gangnam Bandwidth, American Style

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Background image copyright kentohSurrounded by next generation flexible displays and the next big tech toys at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show, former President Bill Clinton made this observation: South Korea is now number one in the world for computer download speeds, and the U.S. has fallen to number 15....
Gangnam Bandwidth, American Style

Google Books Fosters Intellectual, Legal Crossroads

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Nobody in their right mind opposes the intellectual soundness of digitizing the world’s books – even titles gathering dust in the stacks of university libraries — and making them available online. Yet Google will encounter stiff resistance in a Manhattan federal court Thursday during a marathon hearing that could grant...
Google Books Fosters Intellectual, Legal Crossroads
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