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Scott Thompson Joins ShopRunner as CEO. Um, I Guess Everyone Deserves Another Chance?
Jersey Shore's Angelina 'Trash Bags' Pivarnick Launches Kickstarter for Her Own Reality Show
Inhabitat's Week in Green: stair-climbing vacuum cleaner, carbon dioxide diapers and a real 3D-printed face

Andrew Mason is out as CEO of Groupon, here's his sendoff letter

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Today it was announced that Groupon will move to replace Andrew Mason as its CEO. The decision comes the day following the reporting of its painful fourth quarter financial performance, that included a surprise loss, and lukewarm revenues. There had been motions to rid Mason of his position for some time. In...
Andrew Mason is out as CEO of Groupon, here's his sendoff letter

Amazon Publishing launches Kindle Love Stories podcast, focused on romance books

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Amazon hopes to harness the large community of romance readers with a new weekly romance podcast, “Kindle Love Stories.” It will feature author interviews, reviews and trends in romance books, and is accompanied by a book discussion group on Goodreads, the reading social network that Amazon acquired in March. The...
Amazon Publishing launches Kindle Love Stories podcast, focused on romance books

Motorola Droid RAZR M review: a very good ICS handset in a small, Kevlar-wrapped package

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More Info Motorola RAZR M official: 4.3-inch qHD display, 1.5GHz dual-core, hitting Verizon for $99 Motorola Droid RAZR M hands-on (video) Droid RAZR M and HD dev editions bring unlockable bootloaders to the Android party Family trees are monstrous wonders of genetic distillation, alternately yielding grotesque and delightful offspring....
Motorola Droid RAZR M review: a very good ICS handset in a small, Kevlar-wrapped package

Wix says “Hell with Internet Explorer 8,” drops support for its HTML5 builder

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Although Internet Explorer 9 has turned over a new leaf with decent standards support compared to its predecessors, IE still has the reputation of a wet sponge. Not long ago, I asked if IE deserves a second chance — in some ways it does, but it’s hard to argue for...
Wix says “Hell with Internet Explorer 8,” drops support for its HTML5 builder

Dying 23-Year-Old Raised Money To Have Herself Frozen After Death

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A 23-year-old woman who recently died from brain cancer might get a second chance at life. Before Kim Suozzi died this month, she wrote on her blog that her last wish was to be cryogenically preserved, The Huffington Post reports. "Many of you know that I'm agnostic; I don't have any...
Dying 23-Year-Old Raised Money To Have Herself Frozen After Death

Google Street View Trike Heading to Rochester, Detroit Zoo

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If you've spent any time perusing Google's Street View feature, it might appear that the search engine giant has been everywhere. But there are a few locations that the company's camera-equipped cars cannot reach. Enter the Street View trike--a manually pedaled bike that can hit the tighter spots where...
Google Street View Trike Heading to Rochester, Detroit Zoo

Online Casino Makes Over 500K, Skirting Laws With Legally 'Gray' Digital Currency, BitCoin

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Online casinos are finding a second chance at life thanks to an alternative digital currency known as Bitcoin. Bitcoins are a completely digital currency managed through a decentralized network of exchanges, based off the research of mysterious computer scientist, Satoshi Nakamoto, who dreamt of developing a currency immune to politicians...
Online Casino Makes Over 500K, Skirting Laws With Legally 'Gray' Digital Currency, BitCoin

Welcome to Movember: Do you have the best stache in Seattle?

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GeekWire’s John Cook. Can you top this stache, Seattle? Who’s got the best stache in Seattle? Obviously, not me. In fact, my attempt at growing a mustache to celebrate “Movember” this year was nothing short of a disaster. First, in an early morning haze about three weeks ago, I accidentally shaved...
Welcome to Movember: Do you have the best stache in Seattle?

Oculus Rift developer kits go up for regular pre-order, catch VR procrastinators

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Anyone who's been wanting to make a game for the Oculus Rift headset, but hemmed and hawed during the Kickstarter run, now has a second chance. Oculus has kicked off its own pre-order campaign that offers the VR developer kit at the same $300 that it cost for the...
Oculus Rift developer kits go up for regular pre-order, catch VR procrastinators
Official: T-Mobile to sell Nexus 4 for $499 off-contract, available in 'select' stores tomorrow

Groupon CEO's funny farewell is a model of candor

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Andrew Mason, former Groupon CEO Say what you will about Andrew Mason’s reign as CEO of Groupon, he sure know how to say goodbye. Mason was let go as the top executive of the daily deals company today, and he made his farewell memo public. In a world where many top...
Groupon CEO's funny farewell is a model of candor

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Various Motorola Businesses Already On The Chopping Block (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Down In Positive Market Stocks are surging today on indication that global central banks may act to foster growth. The S&P 500 crossed 1,400 mark for the first time in three months....
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Various Motorola Businesses Already On The Chopping Block (GOOG)

Facebook pumps new blood into flagging Digg: Mobile traffic up 29% since December

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Digg might be seeing a nice burst of new traffic thanks to Facebook’s recent Timeline and Open Graph initiatives. In a post titled “How Facebook Changed our Mobile Traffic“, Digg’s team discussed how mobile traffic to the site has risen since it launched its Timeline app in December. Depending on...
Facebook pumps new blood into flagging Digg: Mobile traffic up 29% since December

Detroit Electric reveals the SP:01 sports EV with stick shifting, traces of Tesla

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Anyone who wanted a Tesla Roadster but showed up too late to the party (or too early) is about to get a second chance as soon as this year, if not quite in the way they expected. The Detroit Electric badge has been restored once more for the SP:01,...
Detroit Electric reveals the SP:01 sports EV with stick shifting, traces of Tesla

Blockbuster UK finds a rescuing buyer, keeps staff and stores afloat

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When Blockbuster's UK brand entered administration at the start of the year, there were concerns that it would ultimately prove just another casualty of the inexorable move toward online video. Not quite: Gordon Brothers Europe, a private equity firm known for rescuing troubled companies, has bought Blockbuster's British assets....
Blockbuster UK finds a rescuing buyer, keeps staff and stores afloat

Armstrong to face legal challenges

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Disgraced cyclist's Oprah interview fails to impress public and anti-doping officials - and court cases are mountingAfter the confession, the lawsuits. Lance Armstrong's extended appearance on the Oprah Winfrey network, in which the man stripped of seven Tour de France wins finally admitted to doping, has opened him up to...
Armstrong to face legal challenges

Living with Chromebook: Giving Google's OS a second chance

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Prologue: How long can I survive with only a cloud-based Chrome OS laptop? [Read more]...
Living with Chromebook: Giving Google's OS a second chance
Google’s Chairman Eric Schmidt is afraid of the Internet’s repercussions

Does the future for Europe's young unemployed lie online?

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In France, there are 70,000 unfilled jobs in the digital sector – specialist academies are turning 'dropouts' into developersSouheil Hajem, 20, always had a taste for IT. However, he doesn't define himself as a "geek", and didn't realise his skills were sought after. For him, it was just a hobby....
Does the future for Europe's young unemployed lie online?

This 21-Year-Old Entrepreneur Is About To Start A Tech Dynasty

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Meet Darren Dodge, founder of About Last Night. He and his brother Derek Dodge, both sons of tech legend Don Dodge, have built an app that's designed to be the "operating system of your night life." It's an application designed to help you share your night life experiences and figure...
This 21-Year-Old Entrepreneur Is About To Start A Tech Dynasty

In bid for patent sanity, judge throws out entire Apple/Motorola case

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One of the most outspoken judges in the craziness that is the US patent system made a bold move tonight, throwing out a lawsuit in which Apple and Motorola were seeking injunctions against each other's mobile products. US District Court Judge Richard Posner previously canceled a jury trial in Chicago...
In bid for patent sanity, judge throws out entire Apple/Motorola case

Apple given second chance at Motorola injunction

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Judge Richard Posner on Thursday decided to grant Apple an injunction hearing against Motorola, reversing his tentative ruling to reject the case last week....
Apple given second chance at Motorola injunction

Billy Chasen's $2 Million Pivot From QR Codes To Turntable.fm

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After raising millions in venture capital to launch a QR code technology called Sticky Bits, Chasen pirouetted--some would say rebooted--to a whole new concept, and thus was born the social music service Turntable.fm.[twistage b8f15c4307baa] Everybody deserves a second chance, right? And that is the theme of the 2nd installment in...
Billy Chasen's $2 Million Pivot From QR Codes To Turntable.fm

Apple Offering Some Devs a Second Chance at WWDC Tickets

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Tickets for Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference sold out this morning in less than two minutes, leaving a number of developers with error messages stating that their purchase requests were unable to be processed. According to a tweet from Red Sweater Software founder Daniel Jalkut, Apple contacted some registered members of...
Apple Offering Some Devs a Second Chance at WWDC Tickets

How Facebook Will Succeed in Search

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In August 2011, I went out on a limb about Facebook’s strategy for search. Search is a feature every Web user needs — and by knowing its users so well, Facebook has some incredible and unique ways to change the game. But at the same time, it would be a...
How Facebook Will Succeed in Search

UPDATE: ADOPTION SUNDAY! Give A Dog A Second Chance At Life! Dogs In St. Pauls, NC http://bit.ly/cIK6QI

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Groupon founder Andrew Mason's farewell letter to employees - full text

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Groupon Inc. founder and CEO tells employees 'I'm okay with having failed' as company value tumblesGroupon Inc. founder Andrew Mason sent a memo to employees after he was fired Thursday. Here's the text of his letter:People of Groupon,After four and a half intense and wonderful years as CEO of Groupon,...
Groupon founder Andrew Mason's farewell letter to employees - full text
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