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Facebook Names COO Sheryl Sandberg to Its Board of Directors (Finally)

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In a post on its newsroom blog, Facebook just announced that it has named long-time COO Sheryl Sandberg to its board of directors. Sandberg will be the eighth member of the board and its first female member to date. But what took so long? Facebook has been criticized for a...
Facebook Names COO Sheryl Sandberg to Its Board of Directors (Finally)
Having The Guts To Challenge 'Accepted Wisdom' Could Save -- Or Make -- You Millions

Gavin Newsom Talks About Transparent Government (Video)

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Last week, I ambled over to the Founders Den in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood to talk to California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom about his new book, “Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government.” For the book, described as a “rallying cry for revolutionizing democracy in...
Gavin Newsom Talks About Transparent Government (Video)

Power to tweeter Ashley Cole but Kevin Sinfield is a true folk hero | Martin Kelner

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The Chelsea defender's tweet spoke for the common man but the Leeds Rhinos captain revealed class on and off the pitchAshley Cole, Man of the People. Overstatement maybe, but his muscular response to the FA's comments about him undoubtedly chimed with the mood of the nation like nothing he has...
Power to tweeter Ashley Cole but Kevin Sinfield is a true folk hero | Martin Kelner

Huge AOL Shareholder Is Preparing To Declare War On Tim Armstrong (AOL)

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Hedge fund Starboard Value is preparing to launch a battle for board seats at AOL heading into its annual investor meeting, The New York Post reports. Citing anonymous sources, The New York Post reports that Starboard Value plans to nominate his own slate of directors after quietly upping its...
Huge AOL Shareholder Is Preparing To Declare War On Tim Armstrong (AOL)

The Revolution May Or May Not Be Branded

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The Occupy movement, or rallying cry, or whatever you want to call it, is by its nature decentralized. By refusing to come together under one banner other than the word “Occupy,” they’ve both diluted their message and allowed it to spread more quickly. You don’t need an Occupy license to...
The Revolution May Or May Not Be Branded
The Simplicity Thesis

A flaw in Pinterest’s potential Fair Use argument

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The potential legal concerns for users of the popular sharing site Pinterest are getting a lot of attention, from the lawyer who publically renounced her “pinning” to the suggestion that a one-word change could help mitigate legal issues. Much of the conversation hinges on the issue of Fair Use, which...
A flaw in Pinterest’s potential Fair Use argument
If Startups Can Be Built In Ghana, Africa, They Can Be Built In Cleveland, Ohio

Apple ads that only Samsung could love | Monday Note

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Over the years, the missteps have been few - Apple advertising is typically well thought out and well done ... until nowOver the years, Apple has produced a number of memorable TV commercials. The "1984" Super Bowl spot, with its dystopian noir and portrayal of Big Blue as Big Brother,...
Apple ads that only Samsung could love | Monday Note
How much is a piece of content worth?

The Pigeon Movement - A rallying cry for French startups

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This article was originally posted on The Rude Baguette Weekly Digest - to receive the digest each week, sign up on the right hand side of the screen. A dip in approval ratings – a Rise in Taxes. From July to September, Hollande has seen his approval rating drop from 56% to...
The Pigeon Movement - A rallying cry for French startups

iPads Now A Go-To Device For Email, As RIM Struggles

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A new study notes how critical iPads are becoming for mobile email--a domain once totally owned by RIM. As The Next Web reports, there's a new study that casts some doubt on the hype around RIM's rallying efforts for 2013. Email company IndrediMail spoke to 4,400 iPad owners in...
iPads Now A Go-To Device For Email, As RIM Struggles

For Open Cloud Computing, Look Inside Your Data Center

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For all the talk about openness and interoperability in cloud computing, both public-cloud and private-cloud providers still operate very much in their own silos. Amazon, Rackspace, Google, Microsoft are all doing wonderful things — but they’re doing so largely within their own environments. And while (most) data center vendors can’t...
For Open Cloud Computing, Look Inside Your Data Center

No, Scott Turow, copyright is not killing American authors

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An array of enemies, from professors to Google to the Supreme Court, are dragging the U.S. towards copyright nihilism that resembles Russia — at least this seems to be the view of Authors Guild President, Scott Turow, whose latest screed entitled “The Slow Death of the American Author” claims the country...
No, Scott Turow, copyright is not killing American authors

Ubisoft backtracks on PC DRM, citing customer feedback

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There probably aren't many PC gamers who are big Ubisoft fans. In spite of owning a stable of massively successful franchises, including Assassin's Creed and Splinter Cell, Ubisoft has a long history of making life difficult for customers who dare to try to play their titles on computers instead of...
Ubisoft backtracks on PC DRM, citing customer feedback

Why Shakespeare offers the innovator's best possible rallying cry

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Our fascination with retro technologies seems to know no bounds we've fallen head over heels for the animated GIF, we use retro filters on our digital cameras that recreate the photographic effects from an earlier era of film, and we yearn for Web site design features that echo the days...
Why Shakespeare offers the innovator's best possible rallying cry
Apple continues to "think different" -- it's just that "different" is, well, different

Camera+ Turned Down Acquisitions From Adobe, Google, Twitter; Also Says “F*ck The VCs”

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Two years ago, app developer tap tap tap launched Camera+ onto the App Store. For only a buck, users could get way more mileage out of the mobile photography experience, bringing 27 color effects and granular controls to their iPhone cameras. These features have made it one of the most...
Camera+ Turned Down Acquisitions From Adobe, Google, Twitter; Also Says “F*ck The VCs”

World IPv6 Launch Tonight: This Time, Will It Work?

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Tonight, when the Internet switches an estimated 200 major service providers from IPv4 to IPv6 addressing, users won't notice a thing, officials say. That's not how they presented it a decade ago, the last time they overhauled the Internet's address system, when they boldly claimed to be staving off a...
World IPv6 Launch Tonight: This Time, Will It Work?

Anarchists wearing Nikes, and other highlights from the #seamayday show

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The images that won the day. Did you tune in to Tuesday’s almost-riot show? Not the one on Seattle news websites, on the radio or even on TV. I’m talking about the stuff that streamed raw and unscripted under the #seamayday hashtag on Twitter. As soon as I heard people...
Anarchists wearing Nikes, and other highlights from the #seamayday show

The Philosophy of the Technology of the Gun

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Does the old rallying cry "Guns don't kill people. People kill people" hold up to philosophical scrutiny?...
The Philosophy of the Technology of the Gun

Google’s Apple Complex on Display at I/O

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The claws were out at Google I/O today, where Google VP engineering Vic Gundotra gave his best Steve Jobs impression — by which I mean, an on-stage presentation of new launches that featured ample use of passive-aggressive jabs and humor at the expense of competitors, delivered to a rapt and...
Google’s Apple Complex on Display at I/O

Can The Future Be Perfect? It Can Certainly Be Better

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The post Can The Future Be Perfect? It Can Certainly Be Better appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.As my 2011 review of his Where Good Ideas Come From: A Natural History of Innovation proves, I am a Steven Johnson fan. So it was with relish that I settled in to read his...
Can The Future Be Perfect? It Can Certainly Be Better

Open Data Event Rallies Developers

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“In any organization you can be a Dilbert or a Wally,” according to Craigslist founder Craig Newmark. “Dilbert hasn’t given up yet, but Wally has.” The analogy was appropriate for the developer-heavy crowd at last week’s Open APIs for Government event. The setting–San Francisco City Hall–was also appropriate, because Newmark...
Open Data Event Rallies Developers
HP's grim absence from smartphone market will last until 2014

Why Switching OS Platforms Is Not a Security Fix

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It has been a rallying cry against Microsoft Windows for years: to avoid malware and security issues, just stop using Windows. The mantra has traditionally been embraced by both Mac and Linux users, but as Mac OS X users deal with the fallout from the Flashback malware attack, some Linux...
Why Switching OS Platforms Is Not a Security Fix

Neelie Kroes calls on EU Parliament to help kill mobile roaming costs, guarantee net neutrality

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European Commission VP Neelie Kroes delivered an interesting political rallying cry in front of the European Parliament (EP) this morning in an effort to abolish mobile roaming costs and safeguard citizens’ right to access an ‘open Internet’. Kroes called on the EP to “join her in rushing to complete” a...
Neelie Kroes calls on EU Parliament to help kill mobile roaming costs, guarantee net neutrality

Anonymous hits UK government websites over Julian Assange row

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Hacking group says it brought down sites in protest at Britain's handling of the WikiLeaks founder's asylum caseThe hacking group Anonymous claims to have brought down British government websites in protest at the handling of Julian Assange's bid to avoid extradition to Sweden.The self-styled hacktivist group targeted the websites of...
Anonymous hits UK government websites over Julian Assange row
U.S. Fingers China For Cyber Espionage
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