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Software: Twitter Harpoons Its Fail Whale

Twitter CEO Predicts 2012 Will Be the Twitter Election

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Love it or hate it, Twitter has become an influential medium capable of turning public opinion in the blink of an eye. It doesn't matter if you use the microblogging service or not, or if you despite all forms of social networking. There are plenty of people who do use...
Twitter CEO Predicts 2012 Will Be the Twitter Election

Want To Broadcast Live On YouTube? You’ll Need A Google+ Account For That

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This morning, Google officially rolled out Google+ Hangouts On Air to all users worldwide, following the feature’s limited introduction back in September. At the time of its initial release, this live broadcasting feature allowed top Google+ users (like celebs) stream live video feeds directly to their Google+ fan base. The service kicked...
Want To Broadcast Live On YouTube? You’ll Need A Google+ Account For That

Stack Exchange 2.0

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Like the small-town mayor who suddenly finds herself running an entire state, our ambitions for Stack Overflow keep growing. Our original idea of making the Internet a better place to get expert answers to your programming questions suddenly seemed too small. Programming questions? We asked. Why just programming questions? Why...
Stack Exchange 2.0

Obama post-State of Union Google+ hangout tonight

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Tonight the President of the United States will rely on the power of Google+ Hangouts to address the people of the internet. This address has previously been billed as a post-State of the Union talk, but now appears to be more of a question and answer session in which questions...
Obama post-State of Union Google+ hangout tonight
President Bill Clinton to deliver CTIA keynote

Uber Offers New Customers a Free Ride to Polling Places on Election Day

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(Photo: Uber Blog) San Francisco-based Uber, which allows users to hail a black car using their smartphone, has teamed up with Rock the Vote for an Election Day partnership that aims to entice new Uber customers to cast their ballots for our next President. “On November 6th, we all have...
Uber Offers New Customers a Free Ride to Polling Places on Election Day

How Many Years Of Tax Returns Is Mitt Romney Demanding To See From His VP Candidates?

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Mitt Romney is presumably deep in the process of vetting his VP candidates, making sure they don't have any hidden secrets that will embarrass him later. And he's also probably trying to figure out what kind of people his VP candidates are and how they handle money--that sort of thing....
How Many Years Of Tax Returns Is Mitt Romney Demanding To See From His VP Candidates?

Barack Obama's Speech: 52,757 Tweets Per Minute, 9M Total Democratic Convention Tweets

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The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, spoke at the Democratic National Convention tonight and it broke some Twitter records, according to the company: A new record political moment on Twitter: @barackobama drives 52,757 Tweets per minute. Over 9 million Tweets sent about #DNC2012. — Twitter Government...
Barack Obama's Speech: 52,757 Tweets Per Minute, 9M Total Democratic Convention Tweets

Obama gets funky: White House releases dubstep video ahead of State of the Union address

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Much like its response to the public petition to build a Death Star, the latest video uploaded to the official White House YouTube channel once again proves that presidential administration is at least somewhat in tune (or perhaps in step?) with today’s popular culture. Rather than release a string...
Obama gets funky: White House releases dubstep video ahead of State of the Union address
Google to roll out Hangouts On Air livestreaming for all Google+ members

The Problem with Wikidata

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Fundamental changes are afoot at Wikipedia. Changes that have worrying connotations for the diversity of knowledge in the world's sixth most popular website. Wikipedia, with a new initiative called Wikidata, is radically reconfiguring itself to take advantage of the "Semantic Web." Wikidata will create a collaborative database that is...
The Problem with Wikidata

Fireside Hangouts: Join First Lady Michelle Obama in a Google+ Hangout to discuss Let's Move!

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In the past month, both the President and Vice President of the United States have come to Google+ to participate in "Fireside Hangouts" to discuss the challenges the country faces and answer people's questions. On March 4, it's First Lady Michelle Obama's turn as she joins her first-ever Fireside Hangout to...
Fireside Hangouts: Join First Lady Michelle Obama in a Google+ Hangout to discuss Let's Move!

With 7.4 million users and 240 million saves, Pocket breaks down its most popular content of 2012

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Shedding the Read It Later moniker and adapting its save-it-later service to encompass all forms of media back in April, Pocket has been on a tear over the course of 2012. The service has seen its user base nearly double, rising from 4.5 million users in April to 7.4 million...
With 7.4 million users and 240 million saves, Pocket breaks down its most popular content of 2012

Kim Dotcom: If I Was President of the United States....

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For five days in a row Kim Dotcom’s tweets directed at Barrack Obama were the most retweeted mentions of the U.S. President, a sign that Dotcom’s vendetta against the forces that shuttered Megaupload is clearly being noticed. And the Megaupload founder is not planning to go silent anytime soon. He’s...
Kim Dotcom: If I Was President of the United States....

Tweets Calling for Obama’s Assassination Prompt Secret Service Investigation

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Two Twitter users are learning the hard way that threats against the President of the United States are taken very seriously, even when they’re just a tweet.Following last night’s passage of the healthcare reform bill, @THHEE_JAY and @Solly_Forrel expressed their frustration with the President by publishing tweets reading “ASSASSINATION!...
Tweets Calling for Obama’s Assassination Prompt Secret Service Investigation

Q:Who do you think should be the next president of the United States?... A:No idea. http://formspring.me/duncanriley/q/540451611

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Q:Who do you think should be the next president of the United States?... A:No idea. http://formspring.me/duncanriley/q/540451611
Ask President Barack Obama anything on Reddit (seriously)

Obama wants to see Citizens United supreme court ruling overturned

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In Reddit chat, president bypasses media to answer wide-ranging questions put forth by surprised internet usersBarack Obama has said he wants to launch a nationwide campaign to try to over turn Citizens United, the controversial 2010 supreme court ruling that allowed massive sums of corporate cash to flood the electoral...
Obama wants to see Citizens United supreme court ruling overturned

That buzzing sound: President Obama to address drone program in Thursday speech

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It’s a pity that ‘drone’ isn’t ‘Dorne,’ but I digress. This Thursday the President of the United States will address the nation on its current drone program that targets enemies abroad for what are called ‘targeted’ killings. Naturally, however, when you are firing explosive-laden rockets, things tend to explode. Drones are a...
That buzzing sound: President Obama to address drone program in Thursday speech

Google+ Hangouts on Air is now available to all users in 220 countries and territories

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At the beginning of May we told you that Google was rolling out its Hangouts on Air feature to all users. This was a rollout of a feature that some users have been testing for some time. The rollout took a while, but according to Matthew Leske of Google, it...
Google+ Hangouts on Air is now available to all users in 220 countries and territories
Social: IAmA President: Obama Stumps for Viral Votes on Reddit

Here's What I Think Romney Is Hiding By Refusing To Release His Tax Returns

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As the days tick by and Mitt Romney remains the only Presidential candidate in recent history (including his father) who refuses to release all relevant tax returns, the speculation is growing as to what Romney is hiding. Some people think that Romney might have cheated on his taxes in some...
Here's What I Think Romney Is Hiding By Refusing To Release His Tax Returns

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian won’t invest in Facebook due to its CISPA support

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Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian visited CNN today and discussed Facebook’s upcoming IPO, saying that he’ll be holding off on investing in the company due to its support of CISPA. Ohanian, whose thoughts are very respected in the tech community, had some interesting insight into how Mark Zuckerberg might have to...
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian won’t invest in Facebook due to its CISPA support

Obama answers live questions on Reddit, crashes servers

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The President of the United States is currently talking to Internet strangers on the popular social site Reddit. The impromptu interview brought the site to its knees. [Read more]...
Obama answers live questions on Reddit, crashes servers

Reddit, Meet Anthony Bourdain

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The celebrity chef had one of the more memorable Ask Me Anything's on record. Some Reddit Ask Me Anythings give notable figures the chance to explain their escape from North Korea or answer questions about safety in the NFL or the policies that they hope to enact as the...
Reddit, Meet Anthony Bourdain

Okay, Here's What It Was Like To Meet The President...

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The White House was kind enough to invite Business Insider and me to a private briefing on the economy yesterday. The briefing featured the President's whole gang--Alan Krueger (Chair of the Council of Economic Advisors), Gene Sperling (head of the National Economic Council), et al. Basically, we got a...
Okay, Here's What It Was Like To Meet The President...

Viral Video: "Lock-Out" -- Sci-Fi Prison Break in Space

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Here’s a trailer for an unusual movie called “Lock-Out,” about a prison revolt in space and, of course, the need to rescue the daughter of the President of the United States. It’s full of all kinds of special effects, naturally. Enjoy:...
Viral Video: "Lock-Out" -- Sci-Fi Prison Break in Space

President Barack Obama joins Spotify, shares his 2012 campaign playlist

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Current President of the United States, Barack Obama, is by far the most tech savvy president we’ve had in the history of the country. He and his campaign are extremely active on Twitter, and recently held a question and answer session on Google Hangouts. The President enjoys music as well,...
President Barack Obama joins Spotify, shares his 2012 campaign playlist

Obama campaign deploys Square for mobile fundraising

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UPDATED: Square, the mobile payment acceptance tool, has gotten a big endorsement from the President of the United States. The Obama re-election campaign said today it is equipping staff, field organizers and volunteers with Square hardware to allow them to process campaign donations from their mobile phone. The news, announced in Politico,...
Obama campaign deploys Square for mobile fundraising
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