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WikiLeaks Seems to Think Attacks on U.S. Embassies Are All About Them

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Screengrab With an ill-advised tweet posted Wednesday, WikiLeaks may have won the tacky self-interest sweepstakes. The tweet, which was quickly deleted, suggested a deadly attack aimed at the American Embassy in Benghazi, Libya was justified by Julian Assange’s refugee status inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The Guardian assumed the...
WikiLeaks Seems to Think Attacks on U.S. Embassies Are All About Them

24 hours in apps media disruption

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How mobile is sparking innovation in publishing, music, television, games and beyondIn 2012, smartphone and tablet apps are at the heart of disruption across the media and entertainment industries. Which sounds like a grandiose claim, but the evidence is there to back it up. In fact, the last 24 hours...
24 hours in apps media disruption

Microsoft exec calls BS on the 'Lost Decade' claim

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Up to now, Microsoft hadn’t weighed in with any kind of public response to the recent Vanity Fair piece about the company’s “Lost Decade.” But the full version of the Kurt Eichenwald story is now available online, sparking another round of blog posts, and Microsoft’s communications chief Frank Shaw apparently...
Microsoft exec calls BS on the 'Lost Decade' claim

25 Other Lists Featuring Perennial List-Maker David Karp

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Congratulations, David Karp! The Tumblr founder will grace the cover of the January 21 issue of Forbes, headlining the magazine's "30 Under 30" issue, in which pages he reveals his "Jason Bourne or James Bond fantasy" and holds forth on his minimalist proclivities. It's a fine honor for the...
25 Other Lists Featuring Perennial List-Maker David Karp

The Resurgence of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" | VF Daily | Vanity Fair

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The Resurgence of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" | VF Daily | Vanity Fair

Steve Ballmer Does Not Know the Meaning of 'Inside Voice'

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This man dearly loves a brawl. (Photo: Wikimedia) On the heels of an embarrassing takedown like that Vanity Fair profile, most CEOs would lay low. The article both eviscerates the notion that Microsoft can still innovate and is none too flattering regarding Steve Ballmer’s leadership. But that’s not how Steve Ballmer rolls....
Steve Ballmer Does Not Know the Meaning of 'Inside Voice'

Previewing the @StreamysAwards, the Oscars of the Web | VF Daily | Vanity Fair http://bit.ly/9TBHPr (via @vanityfairmag)

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Previewing the @StreamysAwards, the Oscars of the Web | VF Daily | Vanity Fair http://bit.ly/9TBHPr (via @vanityfairmag)

The Money Shot: Kara Swisher on Instagram's Billion-Dollar Ride in Vanity Fair

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There’s no picture of the moment when everything changed for Kevin Systrom. But if there were, it would look something like this: A lanky, very tall, dark-haired man in his late 20s sits on a bench at the Caltrain commuter station in Palo Alto, California. A sepia tone and...
The Money Shot: Kara Swisher on Instagram's Billion-Dollar Ride in Vanity Fair

Microsoft's Ballmer challenges Vanity Fair's 'lost decade' claim

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In an interview with Forbes, Microsoft's CEO takes aim at the claim that the past ten years have been a "lost decade" for the software giant. [Read more]...
Microsoft's Ballmer challenges Vanity Fair's 'lost decade' claim
The story behind Felix Baumgartner's supersonic jump
Yuri Milner: Meeting Mark Zuckerberg Was 'A Miracle'

Geek in Chief: Barack Obama Redecorated the Oval Office With Patent Models

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Earlier administrations "had a bunch of plates in there," he tells Vanity Fair, but "I'm not a dish guy."...
Geek in Chief: Barack Obama Redecorated the Oval Office With Patent Models

Were Facebook Investors Fooling Themselves? Psychologists Say Yes

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Despite plenty of ominous signs leading up to Facebook’s initial public offering last month, legions of small-time investors walked eargerly toward their financial doom. Why? Psychologists think they have an answer. Fairly obvious indicators that Facebook’s giant IPO might not be the bonanza originally expected included slowing revenue growth, lower-than-expected...
Were Facebook Investors Fooling Themselves? Psychologists Say Yes

RT @vanityfairmag Ask an 11-year-old: What’s the Deal With Justin Bieber? | VF Daily | Vanity Fair http://bit.ly/bwlfWK

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RT @vanityfairmag Ask an 11-year-old: What’s the Deal With Justin Bieber? | VF Daily | Vanity Fair http://bit.ly/bwlfWK

Murdoch to Sulzberger: You Are a Girly Man (@michaelwolffnyc / Vanity Fair) http://mgzr.us/=LVA

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Murdoch to Sulzberger: You Are a Girly Man (@michaelwolffnyc / Vanity Fair) http://mgzr.us/=LVA

Google's future 42-acre 'Bayview' home gets its own Vanity Fair profile

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Usually when we get a peek at Google's Mountain View home it's to gawk at the latest Android-related statue but a Vanity Fair article posted today showed the company's future HQ plans. After initiating plans for a new structure next to the existing Googleplex and then abandoning them last...
Google's future 42-acre 'Bayview' home gets its own Vanity Fair profile

BayView: Google's New 1.1 Million Sq. Ft. Googleplex In Mountain View

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Google is planning a second campus in Mountain View called “BayView.” Vanity Fair magazine got the scoop in an article that includes an interesting architect’s sketch of the new Googleplex (shown above). According to the article, the BayView complex: will be built in Mountain... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
BayView: Google's New 1.1 Million Sq. Ft. Googleplex In Mountain View

Nokia Lumia 928 confirmed via Vanity Fair ad, Lumia 925 rumored

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Another confirmation for the existence of the Nokia Lumia 928 has surfaced, in the guise of a magazine advertisement. The promotion in Vanity Fair and accompanying product page arrives at the same time as rumors that the Lumia 928 will not be the only device launched at a Nokia media...
Nokia Lumia 928 confirmed via Vanity Fair ad, Lumia 925 rumored

Stacked Ranking

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Doc Searls captures something valuable on the occasion of his 40th birthday. No, he’s not 40. He’s 65. But when you’re lucky enough to reach that time, you discover a version of what you learned at 40, namely that you feel remarkably like that time long ago when you first...
Stacked Ranking

With $1.12 Million From Maveron And Others, Vaunte Aims To Define The Next Era Of Luxury E-Commerce

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As great as the web is, I still haven’t been able to kick my habit for buying fashion and lifestyle magazines off the newsstand. One of the things I love the most about monthly glossies are features like Vanity Fair’s My Stuff and Us Weekly’s What’s In My Bag, in...
With $1.12 Million From Maveron And Others, Vaunte Aims To Define The Next Era Of Luxury E-Commerce

Rich Kids Of Google Glass

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You know, I’m sort of jealous. Because I’ve eaten something like three Po’boy sandwiches in the past three days, and every single time I’ve wondered, as I was eating, where the odd name Po’boy originated. But didn’t want to take out my grubby phone during the meal to find out. I’ve...
Rich Kids Of Google Glass
The Rise and Fall of New York Founders on Vanity Fair's 'New Establishment' List
At Silicon Valley's elite startup school, success comes to the ascetic

CBS Just Approved A New TV Series Based On Groupon For Next Season

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If you didn't already have enough of Groupon on your computer, now it's coming to your television too. CBS has approved a new sitcom for next season based on the popular daily deal website, starring Christopher Mintz-Plasse from Superbad and Nicholas Braun from Red State, Vanity Fair reports. The new...
CBS Just Approved A New TV Series Based On Groupon For Next Season

Today in Tech: Meet the other Zuckerberg

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Also: eBay unleashes a redesign; how Google Earth reunited two brothers.  Saroo's Google Earth Quest: How an orphaned boy foud his way home as grown man [VANITY FAIR] In 2009, having graduated from college, Saroo was living with a friend in the center of Hobart and working on the Web...
Today in Tech: Meet the other Zuckerberg

Jack Dorsey Was 'Heartbroken' When Instagram Sold To Facebook

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It's been a little over one year since Facebook acquired Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock. For one of Instagram's early investors, Jack Dorsey, the acquisition is still a painful memory. AllThingsD's Kara Swisher has written an in-depth article about the tug-of-war between Facebook and Twitter for Instagram...
Jack Dorsey Was 'Heartbroken' When Instagram Sold To Facebook

Reddit courts influential Silicon Valley investors

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Site exploits boost in profile following its Obama Q&A, as part of funding round valuing company at $400mSocial news site Reddit has been courting influential Silicon Valley investors as part of a funding round that values the company at $400m, TechCrunch reports.Exploiting a boost in its profile after President Obama...
Reddit courts influential Silicon Valley investors

Birchbox, Warby Parker co-founders to speak at RoadMap

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When a company can craft an annual report that looks like a work of art, you know it has design in its DNA.  And when a startup spawns a crop of clones that barely bother to change their names, you know it’s making a mark. Eyewear maker Warby Parker and...
Birchbox, Warby Parker co-founders to speak at RoadMap

Now Wolff is at our door

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Michael Wolff, biographer of Rupert Murdoch, scourge of US military censorship, internet pioneer and one-time media entrepreneur, is joining The Guardian.In announcing Wolff's appointment, the paper's US editor-in-chief Janine Gibson said he would be writing a weekly column that will appear in the Comment is Free section.Wolff said: "I have...
Now Wolff is at our door

Cameron Obscura | Politics | Vanity Fair

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Cameron Obscura | Politics | Vanity Fair
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