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On China's Twitter, telling lies will get you kicked out

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Sina Weibo, one of China's most popular microblogging sites, introduced new rules for participation this week that discourage anonymous speech and punish spreading falsehoods based on the number of people that falsehood reached. According to The International Business Times, Sina Weibo—which is something of a Twitter/Facebook hybrid and counts more...
On China's Twitter, telling lies will get you kicked out

Fabricated claims about Apple's manufacturing prompt retraction from 'This American Life'

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The radio program "This American Life" has retracted an Apple-centric episode it aired earlier this year about the working conditions at Foxconn, after it was revealed a critic lied about what he saw when visiting the Chinese facilities....
Fabricated claims about Apple's manufacturing prompt retraction from 'This American Life'

Foxconn won't sue Mike Daisey or 'This American Life' for bogus claims

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Apple's manufacturing partner Foxconn has said it does not plan to take legal action against the radio program "This American Life" or performer Mike Daisey for falsified claims about working conditions at its Chinese factories....
Foxconn won't sue Mike Daisey or 'This American Life' for bogus claims

“This American Life” retracts Apple labor conditions episode

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The radio program This American Life on Friday posted a note on its website saying that it is retracting a previous episode of the show, in which monologist Mike Daisey described the working conditions in factories in China that produce Apple’s most popular devices, saying it “was partially fabricated.” It’s...
“This American Life” retracts Apple labor conditions episode

Watch the journalist who busted Mike Daisey report from Foxconn’s iPad factory

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Mike Daisey Here’s what journalism actually looks like. Hats off to Marketplace Shanghai Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz who follows up his truth-squadding of playwright Mike Daisey’s play, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, with this first-hand account of life at the massive Foxconn manufacturing center in China. According to...
Watch the journalist who busted Mike Daisey report from Foxconn’s iPad factory
Apple TV: the rumours evaluated

Petitions Demand Apple Improve Foxconn Conditions

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Two online petitions beseech Apple to improve working conditions in the Chinese factories that make its products. The petitions, both filed within the last two weeks, follow a renewed round of criticism directed at the company over labor practices at overseas facilities like the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China....
Petitions Demand Apple Improve Foxconn Conditions

Cognitive dissonance: human rights and Apple

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Why doesn't Apple pay Chinese contract workers more? Will negative attention hurt Apple's reputation? FORTUNE -- I had a really interesting conversation Monday with Madeline Brand, host of a program on an NPR affiliate in Los Angeles, KPCC-FM. (You can listen to the interview here.) She asked me on to...
Cognitive dissonance: human rights and Apple
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Google Pulls the Plug on Its TV Ads Business

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There’s a win for you, TV guys: Google is giving up on your business. The search giant is shutting down Google TV Ads, its attempt to create an online marketplace for traditional TV spots. The idea was Google could make ad buying more efficient and Googley, but buyers, programmers and...
Google Pulls the Plug on Its TV Ads Business

Artist changes Apple, Foxconn monologue after admitting falsehoods

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After admitting on the "This American Life" radio program that he had fabricated some of his experiences for dramatic purposes, artist Mike Daisey has changed his monologue about Apple and its manufacturing partner Foxconn to remove anything he can't "stand behind."...
Artist changes Apple, Foxconn monologue after admitting falsehoods

NPR's Science Friday goes after creationist mimic

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Earlier this month the people behind NPR's Science Friday radio show took some time to have a Legal Friday. On that day, they filed a suit against a minister/broadcaster named Bob Enyart for calling his Colorado-based radio program "Real Science Friday." NPR's Science Friday is a multimedia machine with radio broadcasts...
NPR's Science Friday goes after creationist mimic
Does Daisey’s lie change what we know about Apple’s manufacturing?

Apple’s next big thing? Designer says he’s working on ‘revolutionary’ product

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A French designer has sparked a wave of new speculation after telling French media that he’s working on a “big project” with Apple. Mac news site Hardmac happened to catch the remarks of designer Philippe Starck, who told the France-Info radio program that he is working on a “revolutionary” project...
Apple’s next big thing? Designer says he’s working on ‘revolutionary’ product

Exclusive: Why Glenn Beck is selling pillows, salsa and purses

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Glenn Beck’s multimedia company Mercury Radio Arts is launching an online marketplace that sells goods from carefully selected small businesses and describes its business model as “real-world trickle-down economics.” “As a small business owner myself, I strongly believe in the power of small businesses. Their stories, their products and their...
Exclusive: Why Glenn Beck is selling pillows, salsa and purses

The Agony and Ecstasy of Mike Daisey

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The story of Mike Daisey and Foxconn's labor practices is a story of our times: what is truth and what is fiction, how workers at a Chinese factory that supplies many tech products are treated, and how we as Americans should feel about the people who make our iThings and...
The Agony and Ecstasy of Mike Daisey

Sweet Brown Has Her Voice Autotuned, Sues 'iTunes' And Others For $15 Million

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Eric Wisti alerts us a case we hadn't heard about before. You may recall a few years back how the Bed Intruder song became a huge hit, after the Autotune the News guys took an offbeat TV interview and turned it into a song. They, famously, provided some of the...
Sweet Brown Has Her Voice Autotuned, Sues 'iTunes' And Others For $15 Million

Can You Take Fact Checking Too Far?

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Earlier this year, there was a lot of attention paid to the popular radio program This American Life (TAL) having to retract its episode based on storyteller Mike Daisey's one-man show, in which he claimed to be telling a story about his own trip to visit Apple factories in China,...
Can You Take Fact Checking Too Far?

Anti-Patterns for Technical Leaders

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What's the difference between a CTO and a vice-president of engineering (VPoE)? According to Jason Hoffman and Bryan Cantrill of Joyent, the lines are blurry. At the Monki Gras conference in London on February 1st, Hoffman (CTO) and Cantrill (VPoE), shared the stage and talked about the differences in their...
Anti-Patterns for Technical Leaders

Intellectual Ventures responds to This American Life, insists it doesn't sue through shell companies

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Intellectual Ventures’ Nathan Myhrvold Intellectual Ventures, responding this afternoon to This American Life’s latest report on its patent dealings, denies that it uses shell companies to pursue patent lawsuits on its behalf. The statement specifically denies any ownership or control of a mysterious firm, Oasis Research, that filed suit against 18...
Intellectual Ventures responds to This American Life, insists it doesn't sue through shell companies

How Much Does It Cost To Win Election To Congress?

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A year ago, we wrote about a fantastic episode of the radio program This American Life, which was all about lobbying. One part of it revealed just how much time our elected officials in Congress spend fundraising, and the numbers were somewhat astounding. Both major political parties have set up...
How Much Does It Cost To Win Election To Congress?
Foxconn won’t sue for damning radio episode, Steve Wozniak supports Mike Daisey

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Petitions Demand Apple Improve Foxconn Conditions

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Two online petitions beseech Apple to improve working conditions in the Chinese factories that make its products. The petitions, both filed within the last two weeks, follow a renewed round of criticism directed at the company over labor practices at overseas facilities like the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China....
Petitions Demand Apple Improve Foxconn Conditions

BBC iPlayer Report Points Unmistakably At TV's Future

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The BBC has released impressive figures for its online TV service iPlayer for 2012. The BBC has reported its 2012 usage figures for its groundbreaking web-TV iPlayer system, and they're rather startling: 2.32 billion TV and radio program streaming requests went through the online portal in 2012 (equating to...
BBC iPlayer Report Points Unmistakably At TV's Future

Monocle Announces 24 Hour Radio Program

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Monocle magazine has announced that it will launch a 24 hour radio show later this year....
Monocle Announces 24 Hour Radio Program

Users to YouTube: let us record your videos

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If YouTube wants to be the future of broadcast, then it also has to support the DVR of tomorrow. That’s the main argument of a new online petition urging Google to allow third-party tools and services that record content from YouTube, which has attracted more than 170,000 signatures in just...
Users to YouTube: let us record your videos

Group plans disruptive protest tomorrow at Apple’s Grand Central Store over Foxconn conditions

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Looks like Apple won’t be getting away easily this time as a petition over unethical working conditions at Foxconn factories blew up, turning into a real-world protest over Apple’s labor practices. Consumer groups SumOfUs and Change.org previously said that over 35,000 people signed their “Stop Worker Abuse” online petition...
Group plans disruptive protest tomorrow at Apple’s Grand Central Store over Foxconn conditions

Neil deGrasse Tyson Tells Us Why 'Star Trek' Is So Much Better Than 'Star Wars'

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Neil deGrasse Tyson is the world's most famous astrophysicist, and he is a HUGE Trekkie.  The host of StarTalk Radio is a fan of science fiction and futuristic movies, and of Star Trek in particular. Considering his love for space and science, that's no surprise. What is surprising, though, is...
Neil deGrasse Tyson Tells Us Why 'Star Trek' Is So Much Better Than 'Star Wars'

'This American Life' Retracts Apple Labor Conditions Episode

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The radio program This American Life on Friday posted a note on its website saying that it is retracting a previous episode of the show, in which monologist Mike Daisey described the working conditions in factories in China that produce Apple’s most popular devices, saying it “was partially fabricated.”...
'This American Life' Retracts Apple Labor Conditions Episode
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