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Leave the Cannoli, Take the Feedback

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Andy Forssell, SVP of Content at Hulu, advocates having a band of trusted advisers to help steer you through business storms and successes.[twistage a03c5dd05fc3d] For more bite-sized bits of wisdom on leadership and strategies for success, explore our ongoing video series at 30 Second MBA....
Leave the Cannoli, Take the Feedback
Amazon explains how heavy storms caused outages for Netflix, Instagram, and more

Twitter now Boasts Nearly 200 Million Visitors

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Twitter now Boasts Nearly 200 Million Visitors is a post from Chris PirilloDuring the CM Summit today, Twitter COO Dick Costolo informed the gathered crowd that Twitter now has approximately 190 million visitors per month. Collectively, those people send out about 65 million tweets per day. Holy Twitter client –...
Twitter now Boasts Nearly 200 Million Visitors

Pianist storms out over phone clips

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Renowned pianist Krystian Zimerman storms out of a concert after becoming annoyed at an audience member filming on a smartphone....
Pianist storms out over phone clips

gTar iPhone guitar hands-on

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When we first caught word of the gTar, it was a bit of a mystery, with an online presence amounting to little more than a low-res press shot, an enigmatic YouTube teaser and assorted specs coming out of South By Southwest and various investor sites. This week, however, brings...
gTar iPhone guitar hands-on

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday features IE8 zero-day fix

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Microsoft last week said it will issue ten security updates next week, two of them rated "critical," to patch 34 vulnerabilities, including the zero-day bug that has been used by cyber criminals to poison "watering hole" websites in attacks aimed at U.S. government workers. "IE is always critical, and...
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday features IE8 zero-day fix

Weather Channel Exec: It's Not Pennies, but Making Money in Mobile Still a Challenge

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It’s a common challenge for the biggest names in digital content. The customers are going mobile, but the dollars aren’t always following. The issue is familiar for companies, many of whom had to struggle through similar challenges when their businesses moved from traditional media and onto the Web. Jeff Zucker...
Weather Channel Exec: It's Not Pennies, but Making Money in Mobile Still a Challenge

Social gaming company Wooga storms the Android beach while beefing its iOS offerings

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Today, social gaming giant Wooga has announced that two of its most popular Facebook games are coming to Android and iOS respectively. Diamond Dash will now be available for Android, the company’s first for Google’s platform. For iOS, gamers will get a taste of Monster World. Since Diamond Dash’s release...
Social gaming company Wooga storms the Android beach while beefing its iOS offerings
The science of tornado prediction: can technology keep us safe as storms get more powerful?

Here's your iPad/iPhone/iPod stylus... Works on Zune, Droid and BlackBerry Storms too... [Pogo Sketch]

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Here's your iPad/iPhone/iPod stylus... Works on Zune, Droid and BlackBerry Storms too... [Pogo Sketch]

Is PRISM Precipitating A Bitcoin Sell-Off?

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Bitcoin has experienced a fairly massive drop in value over the weekend and into this week, moving from a peak of $118 on June 7 to a low of $89 on June 9. While precipitous drops and dizzying highs aren’t unusual for the cryptocurrency, BTC watchers are pointing to the...
Is PRISM Precipitating A Bitcoin Sell-Off?

Prenda lawyers take Fifth Amendment; judge storms out: "We're done"

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LOS ANGELES—After months of taking what seemed like reckless risks to further their porn-trolling campaign, the top lawyers associated with Prenda Law seem to have finally realized how much trouble they're in. They were ordered to appear today in the Los Angeles courtroom of Judge Otis Wright to answer...
Prenda lawyers take Fifth Amendment; judge storms out: "We're done"

Why Everyone In America Briefly Lost Access To ESPN In The Middle Of The Championship Soccer Match

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The final of the Spain vs. Italy match is happening right now airing on ESPN, and pretty much everyone on Twitter says that for a couple moments the feed blacked out. Why? Big storms in Bristol, CT, where ESPN is located, according to ESPN's Bill Hofheimer, who tweeted Here's a...
Why Everyone In America Briefly Lost Access To ESPN In The Middle Of The Championship Soccer Match

Storms Delay Oil Cleanup at Gulf Rig Blast Site

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Storms Delay Oil Cleanup at Gulf Rig Blast Site

Facebook Graph Search is an awesome tool for phishing attacks

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Facebook shook the tech world foundation a bit with the announcement of the Graph Search capability. Users are anxious for a chance to play with the new feature, and attackers are looking forward to this potent new weapon...I mean tool, as well. In a nutshell, Facebook Graph Search is...
Facebook Graph Search is an awesome tool for phishing attacks

The Week in Pictures: Atomic movies to glactic storms

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Google pushes Glass into the wild, Virgin shows off rockets for commercial space travel, and we see the tiniest movie ever made. [Read more]...
The Week in Pictures: Atomic movies to glactic storms

Foursquare Will Soon Decide If It Will Sell Itself

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Foursquare seems to be  the new Twitter in terms of hype and growth. The level of buzz around Foursquare as it storms past one million users is palatable.Is the company for sale? Their CEO Dennis Crowley had this to say, “we’ll have it resolved in a couple of weeks. I...
Foursquare Will Soon Decide If It Will Sell Itself

Final Patch Tuesday of 2012 includes five 'critical' updates

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Today is the last Patch Tuesday of the year. There are seven new security bulletins from Microsoft this month, and five of them are rated "critical." If you use Windows, Microsoft Office, or Internet Explorer, you've got some work to do to get these new patches applied. MS12-082 and...
Final Patch Tuesday of 2012 includes five 'critical' updates

Facebook Is Now Making Its Own Weather

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The post Facebook Is Now Making Its Own Weather appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.(image) The past month or so has seen the rise and fall of an interesting Internet tempest – the kind of story that gets widely picked up, then quickly amplified into storms of anger, then...
Facebook Is Now Making Its Own Weather

Oleg Kostour & Jamie Murai of Pair on funding: “We raised a little bit more than we’d expected”

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Pair, the social network for couples, is one of the current services to fit the trend of smaller circles or those dedicated to maybe just two people. As Oleg Kostour points out, it’s “the smallest social network with just you and one other person”. Pair recently raised a $4.2m seed round...
Oleg Kostour & Jamie Murai of Pair on funding: “We raised a little bit more than we’d expected”

Nokia’s new chairman sees no need for changes, hopes unicorns will save them

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Troubled Finnish phone maker Nokia is – still – troubled. No need for a strategy change though, incoming Nokia chairman Risto Siilasmaa told reporters this morning. He said Nokia’s current plans will succeed and that he will foster an “entrepreneurial spirit” and that legions of unicorns are currently flying in...
Nokia’s new chairman sees no need for changes, hopes unicorns will save them

Facebook, Twitter are life lines as tornadoes wallop Texas

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As tornadoes ripped through Texas on Tuesday, people took to social networks to warn of advancing storms and to help their neighbors....
Facebook, Twitter are life lines as tornadoes wallop Texas

Amazon Web Services outage takes out popular websites again

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Just five months after storms took down Amazon-powered sites such as Instagram, Pinterest and Netflix, issues at Amazon's Northern Virginia datacenter gave Amazon Web Services customers fits on Monday. The outage started around 2:11pm Eastern Time, and affects "a small number" of instances in Amazon Web Services's US-EAST-1 Region....
Amazon Web Services outage takes out popular websites again

Microsoft storms the living room with Xbox One

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Microsoft is hitting the reset button on the Xbox, unveiling a new version of the console Tuesday that the company is aiming at rivals both old and new. Microsoft portrayed the third-generation Xbox as a device that could take a central position in the entertainment lives of consumers. That space...
Microsoft storms the living room with Xbox One

Monster Microsoft Patch Tuesday focuses on Windows, Explorer, Exchange

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In addition to covering Windows and Internet Explorer, Microsoft's latest monthly batch of patches covers the widely used Exchange Server, both the Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2010 editions. "Microsoft delivered a monster sized patch this month ... It's enough to make your head spin," wrote Andrew Storms,...
Monster Microsoft Patch Tuesday focuses on Windows, Explorer, Exchange

Could storm-chasing UAVs help predict tornadoes?

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Gathering vital data from tornado-spawning storms, these aircraft could keep more people out of harm's way. [Read more]...
Could storm-chasing UAVs help predict tornadoes?

Visualized: Cassini probe gets a glimpse of Saturn's shadow

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The Cassini space probe has collected quite a few memories of Saturn in its eight years, swinging by the planet's moons and even listening to lighting storms. Even so, we're being treated to an uncommon sight today: the dark side of Saturn. A newly processed set of 60 images,...
Visualized: Cassini probe gets a glimpse of Saturn's shadow
(Real) Storm Crushes Amazon Cloud, Knocks out Netflix, Pinterest, Instagram

Is there a greater risk of cyber attack over the holidays?

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With Christmas only a few days a way, most businesses will be shutting down for a holiday break at the close of business today. It should be a time of peace and relaxation--a time to reflect on the year that has slipped away, and to envision goals for the...
Is there a greater risk of cyber attack over the holidays?

Flash Player updates now linked to Microsoft's Patch Tuesday schedule

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Certainly, Flash remains a difficult controversial tool, but what no one can dispute is that Safe Flash is far and away better than Unsafe Flash. To that end, users of the Internet can rest a bit easier, provided they are typing on a Windows-based machine: Adobe is linking its security...
Flash Player updates now linked to Microsoft's Patch Tuesday schedule
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