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Twitter Founders Launch New Collaborate Publishing Platform, Medium

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Obvious, the company led by Twitter co-founders Ev Williams and Biz Stone, today showed of a collaborative publishing tool called Medium. The launch is particularly notable given the Obvious team’s storied history of giving the world new publishing platforms, first Blogger and then Twitter. Williams writes today, “Lots of services have...
Twitter Founders Launch New Collaborate Publishing Platform, Medium
ZenPayroll raises YC's largest seed round from the Mt. Rushmore of Valley entrepreneurs

The Next Hot Tech IPO Is Just About To Happen: Workday Finally Files

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In a season of hot enterprise IPOs, one of the most anticipated IPOs is finally rolling: Workday. Workday makes cloud software that helps enterprise do human resources functions. Its founders have a storied history with their arch-rival, Oracle. Workday filed for a $400 million offering, though that's only a placeholder...
The Next Hot Tech IPO Is Just About To Happen: Workday Finally Files
The difference between 'need' and 'want'

UK Antarctic base up and running

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Britain's "space-age" Halley research station in the Antarctic - the sixth in a storied history of stations at the locale - goes into full operation this month....
UK Antarctic base up and running
Hacking Vegas: 'MIT Mike' Aponte, professional blackjack instructor, teaches you to count cards

5 Innovative Uses Of Timeline For Facebook Pages

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More than a pretty new layout, here are the ways Timeline is helping everyone from Coldplay to Sierra Club and The New York Times to Doctors Without Borders rethink their public personas. Facebook rolled out its Timeline format for brands this week. It's still early, but we've already seen how...
5 Innovative Uses Of Timeline For Facebook Pages

Intel Pentium turns 20 today, reminds us they don't build 'em like they used to (video)

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Folks, this isn't your ordinary, average Friday. Why, you ask? Well, we've got a birthday to celebrate, and it's quite a milestone at that. Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Pentium processor, which was introduced on March 22, 1993. If you're old enough to recall, the chip ran...
Intel Pentium turns 20 today, reminds us they don't build 'em like they used to (video)

Letterpress: The First New Product From Tweetie's Loren Brichter Since Departing Twitter

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It was just over a week ago that Tweetie creator and former Twitter employee Loren Brichter unveiled atebits 2.0, the rebirth of his independent software development company, and announced that its first fruit would be a game. Now, that game has arrive, and it’s called Letterpress, and it looks glorious....
Letterpress: The First New Product From Tweetie's Loren Brichter Since Departing Twitter

Instagram's latest app update fixed my biggest pet peeve, and people hate it

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As a long time user of Instagram, I have come to loathe a certain thing that people do on the service. No, it’s not duckface or throwback Thursdays. It’s not even the fact that most people will never know that tilt shift is about fixing perspective, not decreasing depth of...
Instagram's latest app update fixed my biggest pet peeve, and people hate it
Spotify doubles its app library with a mix of blue chip partners and third party developers (sort of)

This is your life, LinkedIn: Ten milestones that have helped shape the company's 10 year history

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As LinkedIn turns 10 years old today, it’s interesting to look back at its storied history and take note of some events that have defined what the company is about and shaped where it is now. From the highs to the lows, LinkedIn has certainly been about helping connect people...
This is your life, LinkedIn: Ten milestones that have helped shape the company's 10 year history
PlayStation Network hacker sentenced to year in prison
The latast in journalism seeking viable revenue models in the digital age: Village Voice versus Yelp
A brief history of the videophone in film

Forget Home Taping: Evil Robots Are Killing Music!

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The entertainment industry has a long and storied history of incumbents freaking out about every technological advancement that alters the market. From iPods and digital distribution, to VCRs and home taping, all the way back to player pianos, it seems like they've never met a device they didn't hate and...
Forget Home Taping: Evil Robots Are Killing Music!
Why Not Buy this Yacht From Eric Schmidt's Ocean Research Institute?

Facebook Just Published A Timeline Of Its Entire Company History

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Deep inside its S1 filing with the SEC published this afternoon, Facebook included a neat timeline of the company's storied history: It includes landmark events like revenue growth, product launches, MAU increases (monthly active users), and more. Have a look! Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation...
Facebook Just Published A Timeline Of Its Entire Company History

Kevin Rose gives his familiar WWDC predictions [Video]

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The Digg founder and current Google Ventures partner has a storied history with Apple rumors. For instance, he predicted the Retina iPad but was just over a year early on that. In that post we noted that Rose’s predictions were a bit shaky: Rose has been very hit-and-miss over the years...
Kevin Rose gives his familiar WWDC predictions [Video]

Mobile Operator CEO: Customers Under Our Data Caps Don't Use Much Data, So Nobody Needs Unlimited Data

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While we just recently got some bandwidth-providers to come out from under their caps-due-to-congestion rocks, there is a long and storied history of ISPs filling in the void of logic in the debate over caps with creamy, pink nonsense cupcakes. Because, hey! Who doesn't like cupcakes? A long-standing favorite...
Mobile Operator CEO: Customers Under Our Data Caps Don't Use Much Data, So Nobody Needs Unlimited Data
NASA fires historic F-1 engine as it researches building the rocket of the future
Dutch public transportation may be hackable with an Android smartphone
Former Microsoft exec: Microsoft has ‘become the thing they despised’

ET deals: $400 off Alienware M17x quad-core gaming laptop

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PC gaming has a long and storied history. As a young computer geek, I remember drooling over the full-page color ads found in PC magazines (like ExtremeTech) back in the day. Names like Falcon, Voodoo, and Alienware dominated the pages, with price tags that made you take a deep breath...
ET deals: $400 off Alienware M17x quad-core gaming laptop
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer: Windows Phone 8 will finally make Microsoft relevant in mobile
Now is the worst time ever to buy an Android phone
Microsoft knew of Kin's shortcomings ahead of launch, according to leaked focus test videos

Never Mind the Valley: Here's New York City

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Known by many as The Big Apple, and by some in the tech scene as Silicon Alley, New York City has been an international hub for media, art and business for decades. More recently New York has ebbed and flowed with the success and failures of the Internet startup culture,...
Never Mind the Valley: Here's New York City

Marissa Mayer Appoints Former Lockerz CEO & Amazon VP Kathy Savitt As Yahoo's New CMO

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While the search continues for a new top executive for Flickr, Yahoo and its new CEO have found a new chief marketing officer — and one with former operations experience. This afternoon Yahoo announced that Kathy Savitt will be joining the company as CMO on September 14th and will report...
Marissa Mayer Appoints Former Lockerz CEO & Amazon VP Kathy Savitt As Yahoo's New CMO
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