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Twitter becomes new debate spin room

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In the 2012 presidential campaign, Twitter has become the new spin room....
Twitter becomes new debate spin room

Mitt Romney to Announce Vice Presidential Pick via iPhone App; Obama Campaign Releases New App

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With less than 100 days to go until the Presidential Election in the United States, the candidates from both major parties have released several iPhone apps to connect with voters and volunteers -- and Mitt Romney says he will make a very major announcement via a dedicated app just released...
Mitt Romney to Announce Vice Presidential Pick via iPhone App; Obama Campaign Releases New App

Newt Gingrich: Against racial dog whistles before he was for them

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Our ‘She the People’ colleague Mary C. Curtis has written several times about the racial dog whistles in this presidential campaign, which at this point any humans who are listening can hear. “I studied history — although, unlike the president, I studied American history!” Newt Gingrich told a cheering crowd...
Newt Gingrich: Against racial dog whistles before he was for them

Inhabitat's Week in Green: go-kart made of Lego bricks, TOTO toilet bike and the launch of 'Willow Glass'

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. As we head towards the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign, we're closely watching both candidates to see what they're doing for the...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: go-kart made of Lego bricks, TOTO toilet bike and the launch of 'Willow Glass'
The art of the spectacular and public crash and burn

Herman Cain Threatened To Cut MSNBC Interview Short Over 999 Question

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WASHINGTON -- Former presidential candidate Herman Cain nearly stormed off the set during a commercial break while doing an MSNBC interview Tuesday, after a panelist said he would question him about the regressive nature of his flat tax policy. Cain appeared as an in-studio guest on "Now With Alex Wagner"...
Herman Cain Threatened To Cut MSNBC Interview Short Over 999 Question

US election 2012: hug photo makes social media history

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A photograph of Barack Obama embracing his wife Michelle has become the most liked and re-tweeted post everThe photograph of Barack Obama embracing his wife Michelle with the words "four more years" has set new records as the most liked and re-tweeted post in social media history.Obama posted the image...
US election 2012: hug photo makes social media history
Big data at work: 12 stories about reinvention
Insanity: Romney's Ad Featuring Obama Singing Al Green Shut Down Via Copyright Claim

TECHNOLOGY: TimesCast Tech | August 22, 2012

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Fixing a pothole with an app. | Online dating goes retro. | Presidential campaign apps raise concerns over privacy....
TECHNOLOGY: TimesCast Tech | August 22, 2012

SOCIAL MEDIA INSIGHTS: The End Of Google Reader Sends Bloggers Back To The Drawing Board

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Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Blogging: How To Attract And Retain An Audience (Heidi Cohen)Recently bloggers...
SOCIAL MEDIA INSIGHTS: The End Of Google Reader Sends Bloggers Back To The Drawing Board

What Businesses Can Learn From Romney's $120,000 Twitter Splurge

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On Thursday, Aug. 30, the same day Mitt Romney delivered his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, two topics skyrocketed to the top of Twitter trends, the real-time ranking of what the network's 500 million users are buzzing about. Topping the list, right up there with Jersey Shore, was...
What Businesses Can Learn From Romney's $120,000 Twitter Splurge

Rick Santorum’s Google Problem Subsides

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By Ian Sherr and Geoffrey A. Fowler Sen. Rick Santorum may have lost the presidential primaries in Arizona and Michigan, but there’s at least one thing he can celebrate: his Google problem appears to be subsiding. Reuters Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum can smile now that his Google problem appears...
Rick Santorum’s Google Problem Subsides

Apple's next act: Changing PC buying habits

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Nvidia inside: Apple's latest MacBook laptops have an Nvidia graphics processor next to their Intel chips, which puts the spotlight on graphics chips as an important part of today's basic computer system. Image: Apple With all the presidential campaign talk about American exceptionalism, it might be easy to forget that...
Apple's next act: Changing PC buying habits

Twitter Reaction to Events Often at Odds with Overall Public Opinion

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The reaction on Twitter to major political events and policy decisions often differs a great deal from public opinion as measured by surveys. This is the conclusion of a year-long Pew Research Center study that compared the results of national polls to the tone of tweets in response to eight...
Twitter Reaction to Events Often at Odds with Overall Public Opinion

Get Patriotic to Every Presidential Campaign Song Since 1933 [Past Perfect]

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Politics and pop music have a testy relationship. For every song supporting a particular politician or party, five more bash him, her, or it - and more still hate on the entire political system. Still, the relationship persists, and it's never more evident than during campaign seasons when candidates...
Get Patriotic to Every Presidential Campaign Song Since 1933 [Past Perfect]
Inside Team Romney's whale of an IT meltdown

Well, Obama's Certainly Winning The Twitter, Facebook, And Spotify Election

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Forget all the jibber-jabber in this presidential campaign about policy and strategy. The highlight for me of this election cycle came when the Obama campaign released its Spotify playlist a couple of weeks ago. Perusing the list of songs Barack Obama supposedly likes on the social music service, I...
Well, Obama's Certainly Winning The Twitter, Facebook, And Spotify Election

WikiLeaks releases first 200 of 5m Stratfor emails

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Emails obtained during series of Anonymous hacking attacks reveal inner workings of US-based intelligence firmWikiLeaks has released the first 200 of a cache of 5m emails obtained from the servers of Stratfor, a US-based intelligence firm.The emails originated not from a whistleblower, but instead from a series of hacking attacks...
WikiLeaks releases first 200 of 5m Stratfor emails

For Romney Family, Pinterest Is a Double-Edged Sword

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After Think Progress posted a Pinterest pinboard of fancyish hotels in which Mitt Romney had stayed during his Presidential campaign, Mitt Romney Tweeted out a link to his wife's own pinboard, noting "Ann's way ahead of me on this one." The things Ann Romney likes, and has pinned, strictly disinclude...
For Romney Family, Pinterest Is a Double-Edged Sword

Chinese hackers reportedly stole Obama and McCain documents

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During the 2008 presidential campaign, top-level staffers' laptops were infiltrated with malware that allowed alleged Chinese hackers to steal internal documents, files, and e-mails. [Read more]...
Chinese hackers reportedly stole Obama and McCain documents
Just 6 years later, HPV vaccine may already provide herd immunity

Presidential Campaign Mobile Websites Lack Savvy

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All of the U.S. presidential candidates say they're pro-tech, but their mobile campaign sites don't support that campaign promise....
Presidential Campaign Mobile Websites Lack Savvy
AMAs, A2As, And The Growth Of Tech-Enabled Political Discourse

Obama, Romney launch campaign-enhancing iOS apps

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How important is technology in a presidential campaign these days? Look no further than President Obama's, Obama for America app, and Mitt Romney's, Mitt's VP app, both for iOS. [Read more]...
Obama, Romney launch campaign-enhancing iOS apps

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

Microtargeting has growing influence in political campaigns, says Interactive Advertising Bureau

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Data played a big role in last year's presidential campaign, whether it was used to evaluate how likely a person was to vote for a particular candidate based on his or her Facebook profile, or to project which states would go for which candidate. Read full article >>...
Microtargeting has growing influence in political campaigns, says Interactive Advertising Bureau

Military Experience Helped This Vet Run Operations At Video Startup Ustream

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Craig Mullaney uses his military training to help live video startup Ustream plan its next moves. It's not as big a change as you might think. "I have a lot of organizational and leadership planning experience. I take the functional skill sets from the military and translate that to a...
Military Experience Helped This Vet Run Operations At Video Startup Ustream

Space Is the New Frontier of the 2012 Presidential Campaign

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A Romney presidency, the candidate says, would "rebuild NASA" without more funding....
Space Is the New Frontier of the 2012 Presidential Campaign

Senators Attempt Compromise Cybersecurity Bill

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Chances are slim of any movement given that the Presidential campaign is heating up....
Senators Attempt Compromise Cybersecurity Bill
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