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How Marissa Mayer Figured Out Work-At-Home Yahoos Were Slacking Off (YHOO, GOOG)

The Kid is back: Kid Icarus Uprising

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Nintendo has kept the lid on the Kid Icarus franchise since the days of the NES. Over a quarter-century later, the series is getting a full reboot for the 3DS. So how does it stack up? [Read more]...
The Kid is back: Kid Icarus Uprising

Instagram outrage reveals a powerful but unaware Web community

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The simple story line from this week's uprising against Instagram is this: Powerful tech company pushes the line on privacy and sparks such widespread user outrage that it has no choice but to retreat. Read full article >>...
Instagram outrage reveals a powerful but unaware Web community

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New post - #Electricity plays key role in Kyrgyzstan uprising #electric #energy - http://bit.ly/9Jdjdm

Ke$ha Launches Online Treasure Hunt for Her Fans

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Ke$ha (Photo: wikipedia.org) Internet treasure hunts are nothing new, just take a look at Geocaching for proof of that. But this week, Ke$ha, the auto-tuned Illuminati supporting pop sensation, launched an online treasure hunt for her fans. The goal is for them to unlock songs from her upcoming album Warrior. A...
Ke$ha Launches Online Treasure Hunt for Her Fans
The Last Story hits Wii this year, Mario Tennis Open dated

Mark Cuban Took A Big Stake In The Vringo, The Company In The Middle Of A Massive Patent Attack On Google (GOOG, VRINGO)

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Mark Cuban has made a small investment in mobile ringtone company Vringo, which has a big patent lawsuit with Google, and other tech companies. Cuban took a 7.4% stake in the company. If he paid the market rate when the stock was trading around $3 last week, then Cuban paid...
Mark Cuban Took A Big Stake In The Vringo, The Company In The Middle Of A Massive Patent Attack On Google (GOOG, VRINGO)

How to profit from the social-media 'Storyteller Uprising'

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Check out this free (for now) e-book on telling stories via social media--useful for anyone with a product, service or idea to sell....
How to profit from the social-media 'Storyteller Uprising'

Hugh Masekela: 'I don't think I have the power to forgive'

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The South African jazz trumpeter on the legacy of apartheid, Nelson Mandela and squandering $50mCan a non-verbal instrument like a trumpet be political?No. I don't think any musician ever thinks about making a statement. I think everybody goes into music loving it. I just came from South Africa, a place...
Hugh Masekela: 'I don't think I have the power to forgive'
Petition With 90,000 Signatures Of People Worried About TPP Hand Delivered To USTR Negotiators

The Half-Life of a Tweet

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A year after the Egyptian Revolution, 10 percent of its social media documentation has disappeared. In April, OR Books published Tweets from Tahrir, a book of tweets sent from Ground Zero of the democratic revolution that played out in Egypt last year. The book, its promotions declare, "brings together a...
The Half-Life of a Tweet
With An Eye on Viacom, Netflix Adds More Kids Shows From Disney
Silicon Valley Congresswoman lays out tech agenda for 2013
Syria Shuts Down Internet In Midst Of Uprising, Mobile Services And Land Lines Partially Down

USTR Pushing Excessive SOPA-Style Liability In China

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We've pointed out that the spectacular public uprising that led to the death of SOPA has made it such that Congress is now quite worried about pushing copyright legislation. But... we fully expected there to be attempts to sneak things through in other ways, including through international treaties and agreements....
USTR Pushing Excessive SOPA-Style Liability In China
Syrian conflict extends to cyberspace as hackers fabricate events through blogs and Twitter

Kid Icarus: Uprising – review

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3DS, Nintendo, cert: 12, out nowKid Icarus was last seen as a Mario-style platformer on the Gameboy 20 years ago, and while its original audience might since have become parents and homeowners, the game itself has grown into a frantic 3D shooter with unique stylus controls.Although "grown" maybe isn't the...
Kid Icarus: Uprising – review

Review: Kid Icarus: Uprising loses control of an otherwise enjoyable mythological romp

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A control scheme for a game is like the foundation for a house. If it's constructed well, it serves its purpose largely in the background, providing unseen support for the part that people see. But if there's a problem with either a game's control scheme or a house's foundation,...
Review: Kid Icarus: Uprising loses control of an otherwise enjoyable mythological romp

Robot uprising risk to be studied

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Scientists and philosophers at Cambridge University are to study the likelihood of robots destroying the human race....
Robot uprising risk to be studied

Sky News clamps down on Twitter use

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Reporters banned from reposting non-company tweets and told to check with the news desk before breaking news storiesSky News has told its journalists not to repost information from any Twitter users who are not an employee of the broadcaster.An email to staff on Tuesday laid out new social media guidelines...
Sky News clamps down on Twitter use

Twitter announces ability to censor content by region

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Twitter announced recently that it now has the ability to, and will begin to, censor content on the social network by country. “As we continue to grow internationally, we will enter countries that have different ideas about the contours of freedom of expression,” the company said in a blog...
Twitter announces ability to censor content by region

China completes internet monitoring scheme in Tibet

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Tibetans required to register for internet and mobile phones under real namesChina has completed a monitoring scheme in restive Tibet that requires all telephone and internet users to register under their real names, state media said on Wednesday, as part of a campaign to crack down on what officials describe...
China completes internet monitoring scheme in Tibet

iPhone apps given access to location data can upload a user’s entire photo library

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After the recent uprising over the way that applications were handling your contact information, it only stands to reason that any existing skeletons would be swept out of the closet as well. The latest bit of information to come to light is the fact that, if an app is given...
iPhone apps given access to location data can upload a user’s entire photo library
Watch this: first episode of 'Tron: Uprising' animated mini-series

Independent Panel Compares London Riots To Arab Spring, Highlights Hypocrisy Of Wanting To Control Social Media

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After last year's riots in London, the British government established an independent panel to try to make some sense of what happened. Among the many things they examined were the claims by some that social media and text messaging were largely responsible, and that the government might need some kind...
Independent Panel Compares London Riots To Arab Spring, Highlights Hypocrisy Of Wanting To Control Social Media

With $15M From Omidyar And 35M+ Users, Change.org Wants To Prove Socially-Minded Business Can Attract Big Numbers

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Change.org got its start in 2007 as a social network for non-profits. For years, growth was slow for the fledgling social action platform, but, over the last year, that changed dramatically. Change.org has grown from six million users in early 2012 to more than 35 million users today, and, as...
With $15M From Omidyar And 35M+ Users, Change.org Wants To Prove Socially-Minded Business Can Attract Big Numbers

Microsoft caves to Office 2013 licensing backlash

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Microsoft has heard the uproar from customers over the draconian Office 2013 licensing limitations, and it has relented. Today, Microsoft announced an update to Office 2013 retail licensing agreement that should quell the uprising and force customers to put away the torches and pitchforks. Effective immediately, customers who purchase...
Microsoft caves to Office 2013 licensing backlash

Hacking Group Attacks Weapons Maker

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While many celebrated Valentine's Day, hackers celebrated the one-year anniversary of the uprising in Bahrain. They attacked Combined Systems, a company based in Jamestown, Pa., saying that the attack was in retaliation for the company's sale of chemical weapons "to repress our revolutionary movements."...
Hacking Group Attacks Weapons Maker

Electricity Plays Key Role in Kyrgyzstan Uprising

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Electricity Plays Key Role in Kyrgyzstan Uprising

Khosla-Backed Snip.it Launches a Complete Redesign

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A few months ago, Snip.it opened the doors after sitting in a private beta mode for the better part of the past year. Now Snip.it is announcing a major redesign overhaul of the social sharing service, including a mobile platform. It’s a speedy, JavaScript-based design built on open source MongoJS, meaning quick...
Khosla-Backed Snip.it Launches a Complete Redesign
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