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FORMER APPLE BOSS: Apple's PR Approach Has Become Laughable -- Time For A New Strategy

The Really Scary Thing About The Bad Reviews For Microsoft's Super Phone (MSFT, NOK)

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Microsoft and Nokia were hammered by reviewers who got a chance to play with the Nokia Lumia 900, the phone both companies thought would thrust them back into the smartphone spotlight. The really scary thing about the reviews, from Microsoft's perspective, is that no one is giving them the...
The Really Scary Thing About The Bad Reviews For Microsoft's Super Phone (MSFT, NOK)

The Beatles Launch Exclusive Ringtones Through iTunes Store

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Continuing their close relationship with the iTunes Store following a landmark deal to launch their music in the store in late 2010, The Beatles today announced the release of their first official ringtones, available exclusively through the iTunes Store.Beginning today, fans around the world can, for the first time, purchase...
The Beatles Launch Exclusive Ringtones Through iTunes Store

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After Growing 600% Last Year, Email Startup LiveIntent Thinks It's The Next Billion-Dollar Ad Tech Company
LIVE: Google Earnings (GOOG)
Dolby and Phillips introduce new format for bringing HD 3D to glasses-free devices

Buying Tumblr, Mayer Promises 'Not To Screw It Up,' Will Let It Run Independently (YHOO)

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Yahoo just announced that it is buying Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Tumblr CEO David Karp and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer are taking great pains to assure Tumblr users that they will not "screw up" Tumblr after the acquisition. In his blog post announcing the news, Karp says: "Before touching on...
Buying Tumblr, Mayer Promises 'Not To Screw It Up,' Will Let It Run Independently (YHOO)

Marcel Molina added Annotations Overview

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Annotated tweetsWhen you create a tweet, you can add one or more annotations to that tweet. These annotations represent structured metadata about the tweet. What that metadata contains is up to use. The feature simply provides a structure for how to specify the annotations and retrieve them along with the...
Marcel Molina added Annotations Overview

Everything's broken and nobody's upset

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Software doesn't work. I'm shocked at how often we put up with it. Here's just a few issues - literally off the top of my head - that I personally dealt with last week. My iPhone 4s has 3 gigs of "OTHER" taking up space, according to iTunes. No one...
Everything's broken and nobody's upset
Twitter Releases Numbers Related To Hurricane Sandy: More Than 20M Tweets Sent Between October 27th And November 1st

Quora Just Launched A Major Salvo At Google With Its Plan To Become The Internet's 'Library Of Alexandria' (GOOG)

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Quora CEO Adam D'Angelo is nothing if not ambitious. He just announced plans to dramatically expand the site's goals beyond just asking and answering questions, declaring in a blog post that he hoped to build "an Internet-scale Library of Alexandria." That's an implicit challenge to Google, which has long declared...
Quora Just Launched A Major Salvo At Google With Its Plan To Become The Internet's 'Library Of Alexandria' (GOOG)

Fast new windows

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Posted by Michael Davidson, Software EngineerOne of the lesser-known features of Gmail is its ability to help with multitasking. Frequently, I find that I need to find an old message while I'm composing an email. When this happens, I click on the "new window" icon to pop my compose area...
Fast new windows

A Year Later, Where's Justin Timberlake's Hip New MySpace Makeover?

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It's been a year since Specific Media bought MySpace and vowed to make it hip again, but after 12 months the once-hot brand is still ice cold. A major redesign, promised after Specific Media CEO Tim Vanderhook and COO Chris Vanderhook took over the teetering social network from News Corp.,...
A Year Later, Where's Justin Timberlake's Hip New MySpace Makeover?

5 Buzz tips

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Posted by John Costigan, Software EngineerNow that people have been playing with Google Buzz in Gmail for a week and we've rolled out the improvements we announced here over the weekend, we wanted to let you know about some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of...
5 Buzz tips

Al Gore gets 10,387 more Apple options

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Serving as a lightning rod for activist shareholders has its rewards Photo: Apple Inc. Al Gore took his lumps at Apple's (AAPL) shareholders meeting Thursday. Sitting in the front row with the other outside directors, he had to bite his tongue as two pro-environment proposals were voted down and a...
Al Gore gets 10,387 more Apple options
90 Seconds on The Verge: September 11th, 2012

DOCUMENTED: The Unusual Structure That Lets Square CEO Jack Dorsey Cash Out His Shares

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Square CEO Jack Dorsey and Jim McKelvey, his cofounder in the online-payments startup, negotiated a great deal for themselves when they started the company. According to documents reviewed by Business Insider, the founders have a right to sell shares alongside the company in any equity financing. And all they need...
DOCUMENTED: The Unusual Structure That Lets Square CEO Jack Dorsey Cash Out His Shares
Xbox 360 Vs. Playstation 3: Which Console Is Better? (MSFT, SNE)

Garmin's 2013 nüvi sat nav line-up detailed on company's website

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Yep, more Garmin stuff we haven't seen before. The website for the 2013 range of nüvi GPS sat navs is live, and there are a ton of new models in "ESSENTIAL," "ADVANCED" and "PRESTIGE" categories. As you can probably guess, the ESSENTIAL series are the most basic, with standard...
Garmin's 2013 nüvi sat nav line-up detailed on company's website

Official White House Position: We're Not Building A Death Star

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About the only good advice I've ever given anyone about the way in which we spend our time on the interwebz was this: don't take any of it too seriously. Having a sense of humor is essential for getting through internet sites and forums, or else the cacophony of "Vote...
Official White House Position: We're Not Building A Death Star
Here's What To Look For When Google Reports Q1 Earnings Later Today (GOOG)
SpaceX Dragon reminds ISS astronaut of 'sci-fi filmset,' images of docked spacecraft hit Flickr
Facebook / Instagram deal is a go, as FTC brings investigation to a close

Barry Silbert: Here's Why Startups Now Take So Frigging Long To IPO

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Barry Silbert of SecondMarket is on stage at SXSW explaining why it takes companies so much longer to IPO now than it used to. His startup has helped trade over $1 billion in private stock for companies like Facebook and Pinterest. There used to be an average of 500+...
Barry Silbert: Here's Why Startups Now Take So Frigging Long To IPO

The Four Questions Startup Founders Should Ask To Figure Out Their Product Strategy

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In light of all the talk surrounding a potential funding bubble and Series A crunch, entrepreneur and investor Chris Dixon says entrepreneurs need to focus more on the product market. According to Dixon, there are two markets: financial and product. The two markets are related, but only partially. The financial...
The Four Questions Startup Founders Should Ask To Figure Out Their Product Strategy

Internet groups blast AT&T's effort to justify FaceTime blocking

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AT&T posted a pointed justification of its decision to place restrictions on FaceTime over cellular earlier today, with the carrier's VP of regulatory affairs saying that people "rushed to judgement" on their possible violation of the FCC's Open Internet regulations — but internet groups have already responded critically to...
Internet groups blast AT&T's effort to justify FaceTime blocking

Google's top trending Super Bowl searches show that it's all about the halftime show

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Turns out the 13-minute halftime show really is the big draw of the Super Bowl, at least according to Google. The search giant has released a number of stats on how people used its services during the big game, with "Madonna" being the top trending search term, followed by...
Google's top trending Super Bowl searches show that it's all about the halftime show

Here's What Everybody Hates About Your Tweets

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If you could construct, algorithmically, the Most Annoying Tweet Imaginable, it might look something like this: The Most Annoying Tweet Imaginable, in other words, would be overly long. It would contain stale information. It would #totally #overuse #hashtags. It would be excessively personal. It would be aggressively mundane. It...
Here's What Everybody Hates About Your Tweets

Bessy Keeps You Safe

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For some reason, Violet K. couldn't show her sex video to the class. Though the YouTube-posted "Mammalian Reproduction Systems" had loaded for last period's grade 10 biology class, all that came up now was an all-too-familiar screen: Content Blocked Enough was enough! Something had to be done about Bessy. Bess...
Bessy Keeps You Safe
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