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Thoughts on the hijacking of Amazon’s annual meeting

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Amazon’s annual shareholder meeting yesterday was a spectacle. Hundreds of people gathered outside the Seattle Art Museum to protest the company’s low tax rate, difficult working conditions at its distribution centers, and its affiliation with ALEC, the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council. Inside, the mood was raucous, as a series of...
Thoughts on the hijacking of Amazon’s annual meeting

Bing Integrates Quora Questions Into Social Sidebar

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Bing, Microsoft’s search engine product, is integrating with question-and-answer site Quora, Microsoft announced on Wednesday. The partnership features results from top Quora users in Bing social sidebar search results. Bing also recently integrated Foursquare results into its social sidebar, and already has deep Facebook integration....
Bing Integrates Quora Questions Into Social Sidebar

Bill Gates on Reddit: Thoughts on Steve Jobs, Windows and the next disruption

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Bill Gates held court on Reddit on Monday, becoming just the latest notable figure to submit to the site's open question-and-answer sessions. Gates ostensibly started an "Ask Me Anything" conversation on Reddit to talk about his annual letter, which outlines his thoughts about the state of the world. But, in...
Bill Gates on Reddit: Thoughts on Steve Jobs, Windows and the next disruption

Free wiki hosting company Wikia to let you create your own question and answer sites

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Wikia, a site which allows anyone to create their own free wiki page, has announced a new service, Answers from Wikia, that will enable anyone to create their own question and answer sites as well. Wikia previously relaunched its Wikianswers service early last year, which directly competed with the likes...
Free wiki hosting company Wikia to let you create your own question and answer sites
Amid privacy concerns, Quora stops publishing your reading activity in news feeds

Google-backed Rocket Lawyer buys LawPivot adding 'ask-an-attorney' feature to its legal advice service

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Online legal service provider Rocket Lawyer has announced it acquired the legal question and answer service LawPivot. Now, millions of users that use Rocket Lawyer will not only be able to receive “affordable and simple legal service”, but also leverage the question and answer service it picked up. Started in...
Google-backed Rocket Lawyer buys LawPivot adding 'ask-an-attorney' feature to its legal advice service

Video Q&A Site VYou Adds Twitter Mentions To Let Users Respond To Tweets Via Video

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Every want to respond to a tweet, but decide that 140 characters just wasn’t enough? That you wanted to respond with your voice? Or your face? Well now you can. No longer will Twitter users be constrained to text when taking down trolls or rattling off effusive praise to their...
Video Q&A Site VYou Adds Twitter Mentions To Let Users Respond To Tweets Via Video
Qualcomm looking to license Mirasol screen technology, sell only 'certain Mirasol products'

Fenway Park Goes High-Tech at 100

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A question-and-answer session with Steve Conley, IT director for the Boston Red Sox, about the ballpark's use of Metro Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and more....
Fenway Park Goes High-Tech at 100

Reddit, freedom of speech and the dark side of community

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Unless you spend a lot of time on Reddit, the discussion-forum community that more or less took over after Digg sank beneath the waves, you may have missed the latest storm of controversy over content posted on the site’s various “sub-Reddits” or topic pages. Although Reddit has played host to...
Reddit, freedom of speech and the dark side of community

HP: we need to be more 'disruptive' like Apple

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HP's 2012 shareholder meeting on Wednesday saw Apple become a centerpiece of its conversation. During the question and answer session, most questions centered around why HP was not more like its fellow Southern Bay Area counterpart, which had a tenfold larger market worth even though it spent less on research...
HP: we need to be more 'disruptive' like Apple
Here Are Two Questions Startups Must Ask Their Most Engaged Users
Linus Torvalds says "f--k you" to NVIDIA
Quora gets into the publishing business with new blogging platform
As expected, Otterbox acquires fellow case maker LifeProof

Google Should Be Terrified Of These 11 Startups (GOOG)

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Google is in a pretty good position right now. It's by a very wide margin the best search engine on the market, and it's charging into other spaces like payments and music. But those sectors are ripe for disruption, and all it takes is a good idea from a startup...
Google Should Be Terrified Of These 11 Startups (GOOG)

Google Search brings nutrition data to more than 1,000 foods

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From chow mein to carrots, the Web giant rolls out detailed nutrition information for desktop and mobile search -- the feature also works with the new audible question-and-answer interface. [Read more]...
Google Search brings nutrition data to more than 1,000 foods

Woody Harrelson and the No-Good, Very Bad Reddit AMA

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Yesterday we suggested fun questions to ask Woody Harrelson during his AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on link aggregation juggernaut Reddit, but as it turned out, our suggestions were probably mooted by Mr. Harrelson, who clearly did not understand what he was getting into. Mr. Harrelson appeared to treat the...
Woody Harrelson and the No-Good, Very Bad Reddit AMA
Klout Experts: A new Q+A platform that appears atop Bing search results
Social question and answer site Formspring to shut down on March 31st
ChaCha, the other Q & A site, raises $14 million. How it can have a shot against the big boys

Steve Jobs Envisioned the iPad in 1983

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Visionary is one of the most frequently used words to describe Steve Jobs. Nearly a year after he passed away, historians are still digging up treasures from his life that confirm that assessment. The Next Web writes of a speech Jobs gave in 1983 at the Center for Design innovation....
Steve Jobs Envisioned the iPad in 1983

CipherCloud Discovers Senorita Streisand Effect Is A Hateful Mistress

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Companies using DMCA claims as censorship typically fall into one of two categories. Either the company thinks it's somehow losing money over posted content, or they are looking to silence crticism. This is a story about the latter and how the attempt Streisand-apulted (this should undoubtedly be a word)...
CipherCloud Discovers Senorita Streisand Effect Is A Hateful Mistress
Q: Which company raised $50 million? A: question and answer site Quora

In One Of His Most Revealing Quotes, Tim Cook Explains His Strategy For Running Apple (AAPL)

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Tim Cook gave one of his most revealing quotes to date about how he's running Apple in an interview at Duke's Fuqua School of Business. Cook got his MBA at Duke 25 years ago. He was on campus for a reunion and did a one hour interview with Fuqua's Dean....
In One Of His Most Revealing Quotes, Tim Cook Explains His Strategy For Running Apple (AAPL)

Microsoft explains Xbox One's internet connection requirements, confirms support for game reselling

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Today Microsoft unleashed a wave of news relating to its coming Xbox One console, from its name to a slew of hardware specs and coming gaming titles. However, the hour-long event was more taste than meal, with many questions left unanswered. Microsoft, likely realizing that it had left more than a few...
Microsoft explains Xbox One's internet connection requirements, confirms support for game reselling

An Ex-Zynga Engineer Is Ripping The Company Apart In Plain Sight (ZNGA)

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Whales, abusing contractors, and pushing metrics. That's pretty much all Zynga is about, according to a former engineer. An ex-engineer who was there about six months ago is opening up on an "ask-me-anything" question and answer thread in Reddit. The employee apparently left the company because he (or she)...
An Ex-Zynga Engineer Is Ripping The Company Apart In Plain Sight (ZNGA)

Q&A Site Formspring Shuts Down

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Formspring, the anonymous question and answer site launched close to three and a half years ago, is closing its doors, the company announced in a blog post on Friday. While massively popular in the startup’s early days, Formspring failed to continue growing its user base and engagement, despite hosting more...
Q&A Site Formspring Shuts Down

Don't fear the Weeping Angels: Doctor Who's lesson for a 6-year-old Seattle girl

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Here’s something to restore your faith in humanity on this otherwise tragic Friday morning. Sydney Telling, a 6-year-old from Seattle, is a fan of “Doctor Who.” With her dad, Joel, she attended a recent panel at Comic-Con in San Diego featuring actors including Matt Smith, who plays the Doctor in...
Don't fear the Weeping Angels: Doctor Who's lesson for a 6-year-old Seattle girl

A Lot Of Quora's $50 Million Is Going Straight To Amazon (AMZN)

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So Quora, the hot question-and-answer site, just raised $50 million—some of it in a matter of days—from eager investors. Where's the money going? Quora cofounder Adam D'Angelo has already answered the question—on Quora. The answer: Amazon. Amazon.com, besides its vast online store, also rents out computing power to startups...
A Lot Of Quora's $50 Million Is Going Straight To Amazon (AMZN)
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