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Facebook Millionaire Artist David Choe Draws Graffiti On Barbara Walters

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Artist David Choe made a gamble when he chose to be paid in stock rather than in cash for adorning the wall of Facebook's offices with his graffiti in the company's early days. Two years before, Choe was in a Japanese prison for three months for hitting a security...
Facebook Millionaire Artist David Choe Draws Graffiti On Barbara Walters

Foxconn closes China factory after brawl

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Reports suggest as many as 2,000 workers involved in fight in the dormitory at Taiyuan plant, which makes Apple's iPhone 5A brawl involving as many as 2,000 workers forced Foxconn to close its Taiyuan plant in northern China late on Sunday, and left a number of people needing hospital treatment."The...
Foxconn closes China factory after brawl

The A/B Test: Inside the Technology That’s Changing the Rules of Business

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Photo: Spencer Higgins; Illustration: Si Scott Dan Siroker helps companies discover tiny truths, but his story begins with a lie. It was November 2007 and Barack Obama, then a Democratic candidate for president, was at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, to speak. Siroker—who today is CEO of the web-testing...
The A/B Test: Inside the Technology That’s Changing the Rules of Business
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The A/B Test: Inside the Technology That’s Changing the Rules of Business

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Photo: Spencer Higgins; Illustration: Si Scott Dan Siroker helps companies discover tiny truths, but his story begins with a lie. It was November 2007 and Barack Obama, then a Democratic candidate for president, was at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, to speak. Siroker — who today is CEO of...
The A/B Test: Inside the Technology That’s Changing the Rules of Business
Dozens injured, 20 arrested when massive riot erupts at Foxconn plant [video]

Interactive canvas lets viewers stir Van Gogh's 'Starry Night'

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Greek multimedia artist Petros Vrellis would like you to be able to touch a Van Gogh without getting tackled by a security guard....
Interactive canvas lets viewers stir Van Gogh's 'Starry Night'

Cloud computing enabling entrepreneurship in Africa

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In 2007, 33-year-old Vuyile moved to Cape Town from rural South Africa in search of work. Unable to complete high school, he worked as a night shift security guard earning $500/month to support his family. During the rush hour commute from his home in Khayelitsha, Vuyile realized that he could...
Cloud computing enabling entrepreneurship in Africa

Does Spam Go With That Bargain? Digital Satirists Harass Groupon

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British digital satirists fed up with Groupon's daily email deluge tried to physically deliver spam to the company's London office on British television last night. A video clip of the event on YouTube shows how questionable business practices can come home to roost at the worst moment for a...
Does Spam Go With That Bargain? Digital Satirists Harass Groupon
Reddit Consensus Says Two Bomb Suspects On Cover Of New York Post Have Already Been Cleared

Foxconn reportedly hid teenage workers for inspectors, Daisy’s monologue available as royalty-free download

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As the Fair Labor Association (FLA) inspectors interviews Foxconn employees about working conditions at iPad plants, early reports coming our way are a bit ambiguous and a tad confusing. First FLA president told Reuters that plant floors are spotless, then Bloomberg publishes an article claiming the organization has found...
Foxconn reportedly hid teenage workers for inspectors, Daisy’s monologue available as royalty-free download

Print Your Own Lumpy Fifth Century Sculpture, Thanks to MakerBot and the Met

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One of the MakerBot 3D printing designs inspired by artwork at the Met. Over the weekend, Brooklyn-based MakerBot brought a group of more than 30 artists, hackers and teachers from across the country to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Using basic digital cameras, the group scuttled around the museum...
Print Your Own Lumpy Fifth Century Sculpture, Thanks to MakerBot and the Met

Apple Has Begun Its Takeover Of San Francisco For Tomorrow's Big Press Event

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Apple is having a big press event tomorrow at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in downtown San Francisco. Based on the invitation and other clues, it looks like Apple will unveil the latest iPad. It might also release a new version of Apple TV. We took a...
Apple Has Begun Its Takeover Of San Francisco For Tomorrow's Big Press Event

Which One Of These Do I Have To Spill Water On To Make People Irrationally Start Buying $FB

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Those eighteen words got a founder and I kicked off of the trading floor of the NYSE earlier this evening. Because, as we shuffed out of the Girls Who Code event held there earlier tonight, we looked at the jumble of computers and stock tickers on the first floor of...
Which One Of These Do I Have To Spill Water On To Make People Irrationally Start Buying $FB

Samsung criticized for long work hours at supplier factories in China

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Despite Samsung Electronics' efforts to rectify labor violations at its factories in China, little has changed for some workers. "Samsung had its investigators come to the factory. When they came, they just walked around a bit, that's all," said a security guard surnamed Wu, who works at Chitwing Mould...
Samsung criticized for long work hours at supplier factories in China
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When Your Boss DOES Have the Right to Your Facebook Password

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The kerfuffle over employers asking for the passwords to workers' and candidates' private social media accounts just won't go away. While it's not clear exactly how widespread this practice is, lawmakers around the country are already drafting bills that would outlaw requiring facebook logins. Many people clearly find the very...
When Your Boss DOES Have the Right to Your Facebook Password
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Armed robbers hit Paris Opera Apple Store, initial reports put heist at over $1.3M

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DailyMail reported today that Apple’s flagship retail store in France was the victim of an organized robbery yesterday. The crime apparently took place last night around 9pm local time, three hours after the store closed for the day, with the suspects taking off with a reported £1 million in products. The...
Armed robbers hit Paris Opera Apple Store, initial reports put heist at over $1.3M

Red Hat CEO: We've Grown So Fast That Employees Spread This Crazy Rumor About Me (RHT)

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What does it feel like to be the CEO of a super-hot company as it crests the billion-dollar-revenue mark and grows to 5,000 employees? Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst says that it's hard to notice the changes. Then something happens to make you realize you are the boss of a...
Red Hat CEO: We've Grown So Fast That Employees Spread This Crazy Rumor About Me (RHT)
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What is a bootloader, and why does Verizon want them locked?

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Last year, users started filing complaints with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) against Verizon Wireless claiming the carrier was violating its spectrum licensing terms by locking Android phone bootloaders. Verizon agreed to openness provisions when it bought licenses to the Block C bands that currently pump out 4G LTE. Many...
What is a bootloader, and why does Verizon want them locked?

See What Happens When Major League Gaming Flies In The World's Best Starcraft Players To Battle It Out In NYC

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Competitive gaming has gotten really, really serious. Major League Gaming, the largest competitive video game league in the world, flew in 32 of the best Starcraft players from all around the world to its headquarters in New York City. They duked it out for $26,000 in prizes, along with...
See What Happens When Major League Gaming Flies In The World's Best Starcraft Players To Battle It Out In NYC
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Today in Tech: Meet the kid who squated at AOL for two months

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AOL’s woes in numbers; Tim Cook goes to Washington; and, the not-so-ignominious end of HP’s WebOS. Meet the tireless entrepreneur who squatted at AOL [CNET] Unlike most people working at AOL’s Palo Alto, Calif., campus who were surely still hours from showing up at the sprawling complex, [Eric] Simons was...
Today in Tech: Meet the kid who squated at AOL for two months

Using Vine To Cover Breaking News

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Turkish journalist Tulin Daloglu successfully used Vine to document the suicide bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Turkey. A Turkish journalist successfully used Vine to capture the terrorist attack on the U.S. Embassy last week. Tulin Daloglu, a columnist for Al-Monitor and a New York Times contributor, posted the...
Using Vine To Cover Breaking News
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