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Babblr re-launches to bring Tumblr into the instant messaging vortex

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You can’t escape instant messages. I thought that the category died after AOL Instant Messenger stopped being a thing people cared about, but the last year has shown how important messaging services have become to Facebook, Google, and an entire category of one-on-one chat products. Babblr is the latest...
Babblr re-launches to bring Tumblr into the instant messaging vortex

Check Out The Best Of The 'Rich Kids Of Instagram'

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"Rich Kids Of Instagram" popped up on Tumblr just six days ago and it has already taken the internet by storm with its amazing, if slightly absurd collection of wealthy youths doing wealthy things. From cruising over to St. Tropez and the Hamptons in a helicopter to swigging from expensive...
Check Out The Best Of The 'Rich Kids Of Instagram'

Nuanced Lyricist Fat Joe Pens Inevitable Chart-Topper, 'Instagram That Hoe'

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#nofilter (Photo: Eurweb) It was only a matter of time before Instagram, the popular photo sharing app purchased by Facebook for $1 billion, was forever immortalized in pop culture through song. Corpulent rapper Fat Joe has finally released the tune we’ve all been waiting for, delicately titled “Instagram That Hoe.”...
Nuanced Lyricist Fat Joe Pens Inevitable Chart-Topper, 'Instagram That Hoe'

Could Sandy be Instagram's big citizen journalism moment?

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Facebook’s $750 million purchase of Instagram was clearly good for its founder. But it’s hard to argue that being owned by Facebook hasn’t been good for Instagram the company as well. After the announcement of the deal, Instagram went from about 30 million accounts to 100 million. That matters because Instagram...
Could Sandy be Instagram's big citizen journalism moment?
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Recent Robberty at Steve Jobs' House Probably Wasn't a Watergate-Style Break In

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“You’re kidding me.” (Photo: flickr.com/mingofaust Maybe the Rich Kids of Instagram don’t have to worry about attracting savvy lawbreakers via social media, after all. CNET reports that someone burgled the home of the late Steve Jobs on July 17, snagging $60,000 in loot, much of it computers. However, it appears...
Recent Robberty at Steve Jobs' House Probably Wasn't a Watergate-Style Break In

Startups Don't Pivot -- We Do Yoga

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In response to our recent article on Jolicloud’s apparent third or fourth shift in direction, CEO and co-founder Tariq Krim wished to take the writer, Mike Butcher, to task on the ‘perceived pivot’. Here, he argues that the language we use needs to be addressed. Dear Mike, Your recent article...
Startups Don't Pivot -- We Do Yoga

Amazon's LOVEFiLM Bulks Out Its Kids' Corner With Teletubbies & Other BBC Worldwide Shows

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Amazon’s on-demand video streaming service, LOVEFiLM Instant, which competes with Netflix in the U.K., is continuing to build out its children’s content corner, today inking a content licensing deal with BBC Worldwide to license a range of children’s content for streaming. The newly licensed content from BBC Worldwide, available to...
Amazon's LOVEFiLM Bulks Out Its Kids' Corner With Teletubbies & Other BBC Worldwide Shows

Rich Kid of Instagram Finally Gets Daddy's Attention

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Ms. Dell (Photo: LinkedIn) Self-made billionaire Michael Dell recently topped the list of Austin’s highest-paid CEOs for his generous $16 million annual salary. But that doesn’t mean he wants everyone to know how–and where!–he’s spending it. (Lavish breakfast buffets aboard the family jet to Fiji, as it turns out.) That...
Rich Kid of Instagram Finally Gets Daddy's Attention
Luxury Brands Are Going Where The Rich Kids Are: Instagram

Rich Kids of Instagram: What's not to love?

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The Tumblr feed that exposes some of the louche antics of the young, restless, and loaded has suffered criticism. But why? [Read more]...
Rich Kids of Instagram: What's not to love?

How Rich Kids Play In the Snow (PandoVideo)

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Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists in Silicon Valley have a new winter obsession: Snow Gliding. To me, being lifted 200 to 300 feet in the air by a kite powered by Mother Nature is simply terrifying. I mean, look at this picture (below) of my first attempt at snow kiting. The kite ended...
How Rich Kids Play In the Snow (PandoVideo)

WATCH: Rich Kids For Romney Say $360K Is NOTHING

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First they announced their endorsement of Mitt Romney, then they weighed in on how much fun it is to fire people, and now they're back to put into perspective how little money $360,000 is. Speaking fees? More like, chump change. As America waits with bated breath to see what happens...
WATCH: Rich Kids For Romney Say $360K Is NOTHING

Want to know what insanely filthy rich kids post on Instagram?

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Barbies doing coke, luxury scarves, steam baths and private helicopter rides. If you’ve ever wondered how the other half Instagrams, then the tumblr Rich Kids of Instagram is the site for you. It chronicles the adventures of kids so filthy rich that they get Porches as birthday presents, don’t work,...
Want to know what insanely filthy rich kids post on Instagram?

WATCH: Rich Kids For Romney Say $360K Is NOTHING

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First they announced their endorsement of Mitt Romney, then they weighed in on how much fun it is to fire people, and now they're back to put into perspective how little money $360,000 is. Speaking fees? More like, chump change. As America waits with baited breath to see what happens...
WATCH: Rich Kids For Romney Say $360K Is NOTHING

Dell Daughter's Twitter Account Shut Down After Exposing Family To Security Risks (DELL)

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The Twitter account of Alexa Dell, Michael Dell's daughter, has been shut down. It's pretty clear why. Last week, a photo of the Dell CEO's son, Zachary, circulated on the Internet via a Tumblr site called the Rich Kids of Instagram. The picture showed Zachary on the family jet, eating...
Dell Daughter's Twitter Account Shut Down After Exposing Family To Security Risks (DELL)

Rich Kids Of Google Glass

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You know, I’m sort of jealous. Because I’ve eaten something like three Po’boy sandwiches in the past three days, and every single time I’ve wondered, as I was eating, where the odd name Po’boy originated. But didn’t want to take out my grubby phone during the meal to find out. I’ve...
Rich Kids Of Google Glass

Booting Up: Terms on Service on Your Terms Edition

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The nut on Google’s purchase of Frommer’s is said to be $23 million. At that price, how could they not buy it? [New York Times] At last, a service that flags troublesome clauses lurking deep within those terms of service agreements you don’t read. No longer need you fear becoming part...
Booting Up: Terms on Service on Your Terms Edition

Japan's Masayoshi Son Picks a Fight With U.S. Phone Giants

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In Japan, Masayoshi Son is known as the eccentric Internet billionaire who upended the country’s telecom industry. In the U.S., he is about to become the cash-strapped underdog who picked a fight with two corporate giants — AT&T Inc. and Verizon Wireless. “It’s like the poor kids fighting against the...
Japan's Masayoshi Son Picks a Fight With U.S. Phone Giants
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Someone Made A Groupon Just For Rich Kids

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that those least in need of a leg up are most likely to receive it. Into that aphorism rolls Merchant Exchange, a new "luxury rewards network" based in New York targeting a subset cofounder Michael Tolkin likes to call "wealthy millenials." By Mr....
Someone Made A Groupon Just For Rich Kids
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What the Instagram backlash says about the future of media

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For a simple service that lets people share their photos with others from a mobile device, Instagram gets a lot of criticism, bordering on hate. And it’s not just because the tiny startup is being acquired by Facebook recently for $1 billion, which will make all of its employees...
What the Instagram backlash says about the future of media
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