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Todd Akin's out, but is the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology still "anti-science"?

Yahoo's Board Chairman Fred Amoroso resigns, Maynard Webb Jr. steps in as temporary replacement

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Yahoo’s Chairman of its Board of Directors Fred Amoroso has resigned his position and says he will not seek reelection to the 2013 elections. In his place, the company has named former LiveOps CEO Maynard Webb, Jr. as his temporary replacement. Amoroso had been serving as Chairman since 2012 at...
Yahoo's Board Chairman Fred Amoroso resigns, Maynard Webb Jr. steps in as temporary replacement

Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso resigns

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Yahoo's chairman of the board of directors will stay on until June 25 shareholders meeting but will not seek reelection. [Read more]...
Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso resigns

The Breakup Of HP Just Got A Lot More Plausible

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Hewlett-Packard's longtime chairman Ray Lane has attracted blame for many of the company's recent woes. Critics said he was a rubber stamp for HP's disastrous acquisition of Autonomy in 2011, leading some shareholders to call for his ouster. His reelection to the HP board in March came down to a...
The Breakup Of HP Just Got A Lot More Plausible
As Obama heads back to office, a battle rages over the tech that got him reelected

Tech bets on Obama with campaign donations

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The tech industry's 2012 campaign donations show a clear preference for President Barack Obama, and industry executives believe he will win reelection, according to a new survey....
Tech bets on Obama with campaign donations
Built to win: Deep inside Obama's campaign tech

A Political Storm as Conservatives Rage Over Lena Dunham's "First Time" Video for Obama

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Perhaps it is entirely no surprise that HBO’s Lena Dunham — whose frankly sexual cable television series “Girls” is a huge hit — has caused a wave of controversy with a new campaign video urging the reelection of President Barack Obama. It’s titled “Your First Time,” and Dunham —...
A Political Storm as Conservatives Rage Over Lena Dunham's "First Time" Video for Obama

The Week in Review: Told through GIFs, images, video, and Tweets

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This week, we caught up with Spotify CEO Daniel Ek in New York, the Pope announced he would join Twitter, and oh yeah, President Obama won reelection, in part by out-nerding his opponent. FOUR MORE YEARS President Obama won reelection on Tuesday. Less importantly, his celebratory Tweet became the most...
The Week in Review: Told through GIFs, images, video, and Tweets

French President Sarkozy Is On Pinterest. Well, Maybe.

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Typically, when I think of an “early adopter,” French President Sarkozy doesn’t come to mind. The man who announced his intention to run for reelection on February 12th didn’t even have a verified Twitter account prior to that date. Fortunately for him and his campaign, he now has a verified...
French President Sarkozy Is On Pinterest. Well, Maybe.

Rep. Allen West to seek reelection in new district

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Updated at 6:52 p.m. with news that Hasner will run in West’s district Tea party firebrand Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) announced Tuesday that he will switch districts and run for reelection in Florida’s new 18th district. Read full article >>...
Rep. Allen West to seek reelection in new district

Obama, Bachmann, Huckabee and others in this week's top PTAT gainers for Politicians

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Barack Obama is this week’s top gainer in the People Talking About This metric among politician pages. With 3,586,328 engagements this week and growing, the Obama campaign found itself far ahead of the Romney campaign just in time for the election. The top 10 political pages saw PTAT growth between 15,827...
Obama, Bachmann, Huckabee and others in this week's top PTAT gainers for Politicians

NATE SILVER: Obama's Odds Of Winning Have Risen Sharply--He's Now At 76%

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President Obama's chances of winning the election have risen in the past week, according to poll-guru Nate Silver of the New York Times and the gamblers on Intrade. Silver says Obama's odds of winning reelection have risen sharply, to 76%. He now projects that Obama will take 311 electoral votes...
NATE SILVER: Obama's Odds Of Winning Have Risen Sharply--He's Now At 76%
Why Nate Silver Won, And Why It Matters

Pew: Think Real Life Imitates Twitter? Think Again

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From natural disasters and national tragedies to elections and award shows, no event goes untweeted these days. For better or worse, we've come to consider Twitter an accurate reflection of opinion at large, a global zeitgeist bubbling up through real-time micro-musings. But according to a new report from the Pew...
Pew: Think Real Life Imitates Twitter? Think Again

Here's The Chart That Might Get Obama Fired...

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Yesterday, I explained why Mitt Romney's economic plan won't fix the economy. Mitt Romney's plan won't fix the economy because the problem in the economy is not that rich people and companies don't have enough cash to invest--they have plenty. The problem is that the middle-class doesn't have any money...
Here's The Chart That Might Get Obama Fired...

Big data politics: Why you can't outrun campaigns by avoiding the TV

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If you think you can avoid the ceaseless barrage of political ads by merely avoiding the television at all costs and keeping your telephone silenced, think again. Politicians and their campaign managers know you too well, and they know you have to consume content somewhere. They’ll be damned if they’ll...
Big data politics: Why you can't outrun campaigns by avoiding the TV

Yes, Nate Silver Is Betting The Farm

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As of this morning, New York Times poll guru Nate Silver is giving President Obama an 85% chance of winning reelection--an overwhelming advantage. For the last couple of years, moreover, Silver has never shown Obama as having a less-than-even chance of winning, despite some polls that have given Romney an...
Yes, Nate Silver Is Betting The Farm

Read the Letter Launching the Campaign to Unseat Three HP Directors

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You’ve probably read today about the campaign launched by a group of pension fund managers who own a big block of shares in Hewlett-Packard to shake up that company’s board of directors. And if you haven’t here’s a rundown: A collection of pension funds led by the investment arm of...
Read the Letter Launching the Campaign to Unseat Three HP Directors
How data proved the real winner in Obama reelection, Nate Silver's rise to prediction fame

Texas school board searching for "another side" to theory of evolution

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We recently reviewed the documentary The Revisionaries, which chronicles the actions of the Texas state school board as it attempted to rewrite the science and history standards that had been prepared by experts in education and the relevant subjects. For biology, the board's revisions meant that textbook publishers were...
Texas school board searching for "another side" to theory of evolution

Yahoo board chairman, three others step down in big shuffle

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Yahoo on Tuesday orchestrated one of its biggest board shifts in recent memory. Long-serving chairman Roy Bostock said he wouldn't stand for reelection at the next shareholder meeting, effectively resigning this year. Three others, Vyomesh Joshi, Arthur Kern, and Gary Wilson, were also stepping down.......
Yahoo board chairman, three others step down in big shuffle
Twitter's big night: Obama's DNC speech sets new record of 52,000 tweets per minute
Why Nate Silver and others predicted the election perfectly

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Is Quitting Microsoft's Board (NFLX, MSFT)

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is planning to leave Microsoft's board, the software maker announced. He joined Microsoft's board in 2007y and he's currently the lead independent director. He won't stand for reelection at Microsoft's next annual meeting of shareholders. "I've decided to reduce the number of boards I serve on,...
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Is Quitting Microsoft's Board (NFLX, MSFT)

Dell board member James Breyer will not run for reelection as the firm looks to head private

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Today Dell announced that its board member James Breyer has declined to “stand for reelection.” He’s out, in other words. The news isn’t particularly surprising, as Dell is enduring external pressure and internal turmoil as its business contracts and its founder attempts to take it private. Michael Dell, along with Silverlake...
Dell board member James Breyer will not run for reelection as the firm looks to head private
Ustream is pissed about DDOS attack, may launch Russian site tomorrow

Yahoo Board Member Who Vetted Thompson's Resume Is Out (YHOO)

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Yahoo board member Patti Hart will not stand for reelection to the board this June, reports Kara Swisher. Hart was the board member charged with vetting new Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson before he was hired. Thompson was caught last week having misleading information in his bio for the past 8 years....
Yahoo Board Member Who Vetted Thompson's Resume Is Out (YHOO)

Here's The Chart That Will Get Obama Fired...

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We've been banging on Mitt Romney a fair bit this morning, so now it's President Obama's turn. One of the single biggest factors in a President's reelection chances is the direction of the unemployment rate and monthly jobs numbers in the six months leading up to the election. We're inside...
Here's The Chart That Will Get Obama Fired...

Democrats push to redeploy Obama's voter database

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If you voted this election season, President Obama almost certainly has a file on you. His vast campaign database includes information on voters' magazine subscriptions, car registrations, housing values and hunting licenses, along with scores estimating how likely they were to cast ballots for his reelection. Read full article >>...
Democrats push to redeploy Obama's voter database
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