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The Jenna Marbles Paradox: Why Are YouTube Videos So Terrible?

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It’s been nearly 7 years since YouTube first launched its “Partners Program,” a platform for YouTube creators that gives them a portion of revenue made on their videos, and nearly two years since Google invested more than $100M in YouTube content producers. Despite this financial influx, the quality of content...
The Jenna Marbles Paradox: Why Are YouTube Videos So Terrible?
15 tips to get the most out of an incubator or accelerator

'Attribution' Troll On Press Inc. Now 50% Less 'Troll-like!' Also: NOT Yelling At People Sells More Books!

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Late last week, we brought to you the epic (if in length only) story of an "attribution" troll going by the name of On Press Inc., which patrolled Twitter, hounding people into properly attributing a Shaun Shane poem using inhuman persistence and a grab bag of legal terminology. As could...
'Attribution' Troll On Press Inc. Now 50% Less 'Troll-like!' Also: NOT Yelling At People Sells More Books!
How To Build An Internal Social Network That Your Company Loves

DIY hack uses Google Calendar to automate home heating system (video)

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Sure, Google Calendar is helpful, but ultimately it's on you to get yourself to that meeting. Wouldn't it be nice if the utility could handle some of the to-do list itself? Hack A Day scoped out an example of it doing just that, after a home owner named Shane...
DIY hack uses Google Calendar to automate home heating system (video)

Seattle startup Placed nails down $3.4M for ‘location analytics’

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Let’s face it: The startup name of Sewichi never quite rolled off the tongue. A combination of the Korean words se (three) and wichi (location), founder David Shim said the name was always meant as a placeholder of sorts. But the Seattle startup is growing up, ditching the Sewichi name...
Seattle startup Placed nails down $3.4M for ‘location analytics’

Author Shane Harris on "The Watchers: The Rise of America's Surveillance State"

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Author Shane Harris on "The Watchers: The Rise of America's Surveillance State"

Thrillist Is Now a Media Group, as Was Inevitable

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Young Lerer. (twitter.com/benjlerer) Two weeks ago, the father-son startup team of Ben and Ken Lerer appeared on a panel together for the Paley Center for Media and quibbled over semantics. Thrillist, a business based on an email list, spunky writing and a brand for the urban man, is a media...
Thrillist Is Now a Media Group, as Was Inevitable
The super cute review: Kids help Ars test new, interactive Kinect TV shows

Weeks After Layoffs, Kohort User Asks 'Has Kohort Died?'

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Mr. Davis (Photo: twitter.com) Kohort, a social network for groups, launched last month jam-packed with friends of founder and former venture capitalist Mark Peter Davis. But less than a month after launch, Mr. Davis took to the company’s blog to announce that they have decided to “decided to run Kohort...
Weeks After Layoffs, Kohort User Asks 'Has Kohort Died?'

Targus outs HD dual-head USB 3.0 video card

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If you have a notebook or desktop computer that has a USB 3.0 port, and you need something to fill that port and would like an extra display or two check out this new product from Targus. The device is called the Targus USB 3.0 Dual Video Card and it...
Targus outs HD dual-head USB 3.0 video card
Verizon prepping $100B bid to buy more of itself
RAWR: Samsung Canada Wins The Internet With This Custom Galaxy S III
Into the 'Deep:' Steam's game engine used to make animated movie

Everton's Shane Duffy denies sending tweet supporting IRA on St Patrick's Day

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• Everton defender retweeted a message that read 'Up the Ra!'• 21-year-old forced into making a public apologyEverton and Republic of Ireland defender Shane Duffy has denied posting a message of support for the IRA on his Twitter account.The 21-year-old from Derry was celebrating St Patrick's Day on Sunday when...
Everton's Shane Duffy denies sending tweet supporting IRA on St Patrick's Day

Awesome stools made from recycled computer hardware

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I bet many geeks are like me, when I replaced my old computer hardware and technology products, I tend to keep the old stuff. I keep that old stuff because it’s generally not broken, I just want newer, cooler gear, and you never know when something old and slow might...
Awesome stools made from recycled computer hardware

Beta convinces Microsoft that Halo 3 will light a fire under Xbox 360

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The Wii might be in for some competition. Shane Kim, Microsoft (MSFT) corporate vice president of Microsoft Game Studios, is saying that the overwhelming response to the test version of the Halo 3 game suggests that it will drive Xbox 360 sales when it arrives in stores on September 25....
Beta convinces Microsoft that Halo 3 will light a fire under Xbox 360
Rackspace buys SharePoint911 for (what else?) SharePoint cred
Apple’s design boss says the best is yet to come

iPhone 5 Reviews Hit--And They Say It's Really Nice

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The first in-depth reviews of the iPhone 5 have hit the media. If you can't be bothered to trawl through all of them individually, The Wirecutter has a helpful round-up of all the interesting stuff in each of them. Please find a few links below for your delectation. Enjoy! Walter...
iPhone 5 Reviews Hit--And They Say It's Really Nice
6 ways to monetize a user-based business model
McAfee, Trust Guard certifications can make websites less safe

Got Questions? Thanks to YEC's Startup Lab, You Can Ask an Entrepreneur

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Note the whiteboard. (Photo: YEC) It’s awfully hard to learn entrepreneurship out of a book, or even out of Hacker News comment threads. Sometimes, you just need to pin down someone who’s been there for an answer. But not every newbie has access to a high-powered mentor. That’s where the...
Got Questions? Thanks to YEC's Startup Lab, You Can Ask an Entrepreneur

Nice Analogy

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I've often thought this analogy was pretty spot on.  The image comes from this blog post from shane snow....
Nice Analogy

Panasonic launches the new Lumix DMC-ZS20 digital camera

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Panasonic has unveiled its latest digital camera will called the ZS20. Panasonic claims that this is the world slimmest digital camera that sports a 20 times optical zoom lens. The camera also has full HD video recording and integrated GPS. The lens is a 24 mm wide-angle unit allows you...
Panasonic launches the new Lumix DMC-ZS20 digital camera

Chevy to place environmental impact labels on all vehicles starting with 2013 line

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Chevy’s making a big push in the green segment for cars and the impact those cars have on the environment. The environmental impact includes the technologies and materials used to make the vehicles as well as the emissions that the vehicles produce. To help the average consumer be aware...
Chevy to place environmental impact labels on all vehicles starting with 2013 line
Singapore police present evidence of suicide in controversial death of American engineer

Fusion-io Names Former H-P Strategist as CEO

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Fusion-io tapped former Hewlett-Packard executive Shane Robison to lead the data-storage company after CEO David Flynn unexpectedly resigned, triggering a sharp selloff in the stock....
Fusion-io Names Former H-P Strategist as CEO

Shayne Sweeney’s Biggest Fear Realized: Instagram Is Now a Big Company

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Yes, I know we’re all aware that Facebook acquired Instagram. But what you might not know is that the biggest fear of Instagram’s lead iOS engineer Shane Sweeney is to work for a large corporation. In just 8 years, Facebook has grown into a massive corporation with over 1,000 employees...
Shayne Sweeney’s Biggest Fear Realized: Instagram Is Now a Big Company

Strange objects found at the bottom of the Baltic Sea create a stir

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The Captain and crew of an ocean salvaging operation made an interesting find in the Baltic Sea, which was apparently originally discovered by a company called Ocean Explorer. The new crew is a company specializing in deep-sea salvage, and it appears that they have happened on the same wreck that...
Strange objects found at the bottom of the Baltic Sea create a stir
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