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The Head Of A Government Agency Just Blew Me Off To Meet With Marissa Mayer

(Number) 9 Things the Yoko Ono App SHOULD Do

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Yoko Ono, widow of The Beatles' John Lennon, has released an iPhone app. The app, called #smilesfilm, allows users to share snapshots of smiling faces. That’s great and all, but we came up with nine things that a Yoko Ono app really should do. 1. Break up your band. Whatever band...
(Number) 9 Things the Yoko Ono App SHOULD Do
Fast Chat: How World Leaders Are Engaging in "Twiplomacy"

Spike Jonze’s New ‘Siri’-ous Movie: Man Loves Phone?

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The merits of Apple's Siri have been philosophized and considered and critiqued. And now, they will (basically) be dramatized. Earlier today, Deadline Hollywood Daily reported that Spike Jonze is set to write and direct a project "about a guy who falls in love with the voice of a computer, similar...
Spike Jonze’s New ‘Siri’-ous Movie: Man Loves Phone?

Talk point: what's blocking access to contraception?

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Crowdsourcing: Ahead of the London family planning summit, share your views on the practical – and political – challenges to expanding access to contraception globally, and where you liveOn 11 July, world leaders will descend on London for a global summit on family planning, aiming to raise "unprecedented political commitment...
Talk point: what's blocking access to contraception?

Mark Zuckerberg’s Best Quotes

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As the CEO of the world’s largest social networking website, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been quite social himself over the last eight years sitting for interviews, meeting world leaders, hosting the company’s annual developer conferences and (on more than one occasion) taking to Facebook’s official blog to apologize for various...
Mark Zuckerberg’s Best Quotes

BBC: <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/3361101.stm">World leaders take stock in 2004</a>.

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BBC: <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/3361101.stm">World leaders take stock in 2004</a>.

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

THE TRUTH ABOUT DAVOS

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Two years ago, when the folks at the World Economic Forum first invited me to Davos as a "Media Leader," I decided to write a series called "The Truth About Davos." The goal of the series was to convey what the conference is actually like, instead of just reporting news...
THE TRUTH ABOUT DAVOS
David Cameron Hangs with Founders at New York's Other General Assembly

President Of Ecuador: We Helped Snowden Leave Hong Kong By Mistake

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Ecuador is not considering Edward Snowden's asylum request and never intended to facilitate his flight from Hong Kong, president Rafael Correa said as the whistleblower made a personal plea to Quito for his case to be heard. Snowden was Russia's responsibility and would have to reach Ecuadorean territory before the...
President Of Ecuador: We Helped Snowden Leave Hong Kong By Mistake

President Obama Chats About Kim Dotcom

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President Obama arrived at the East Asia Summit in Cambodia yesterday to discuss key issues with other world leaders. While the criminal case against Megaupload and Kim Dotcom are not listed on the agenda, the topic was brought up in a private discussion Obama had with New Zealand Prime Minister...
President Obama Chats About Kim Dotcom

Twitter Rumored To Be Preparing For 2014 IPO

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The shuffling around of the firm's top-deck executives all point to a readying for the public. And Twitter's worth? $11 billion, apparently. An analytic report from a firm used to sizing up businesses on their way to an IPO is suggesting that Twitter will float in 2014. Greencrest Capital,...
Twitter Rumored To Be Preparing For 2014 IPO

United Nations views Flame as cybersecurity opportunity

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Spokesman for United Nations agency, which has taken credit for helping to discover the Flame malware, tells CNET that world leaders gave it the "mandate as sole facilitator" for boosting Internet security. [Read more]...
United Nations views Flame as cybersecurity opportunity

Interest targeting: Broaden your reach, reach the right audience

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Twitter brings you closer: Closer to people, to world events, to professional athletes, musicians, laureates, and world leaders — whatever your interests are. Our advertising products use this real-time interest graph to deliver relevant Promoted Tweets and Promoted Accounts to our over 140 million monthly active users. As a marketer,...
Interest targeting: Broaden your reach, reach the right audience

Income of Top world Leaders (Infographic)

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Income of Top world Leaders (Infographic)

2015: A social art movement tackling poverty, one image at a time

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2015 is a site recently launched in the Middle East, which invites users to submit their own creations – whether photographs, videos or pieces of writing – to a public gallery. There is, however, a socially conscious twist to the kind of content being shared. The best place to start when...
2015: A social art movement tackling poverty, one image at a time

E-Diplomacy map shows which leaders talk to each other on Twitter

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So we all know that Barack Obama (or at least, his staff), is on Twitter, sending out messages @barackobama. Turns out, so are lots of world leaders (or rather, their surrogates). There’s Toomas Ilves, the president of Estonia. There’s Dmitry Medvedev, the prime minister of Russia. So are the leaders...
E-Diplomacy map shows which leaders talk to each other on Twitter
Where is everybody? Swarmly shows you, on your phone, in real time

Cameron 'posturing' is exacerbating eurozone crisis, says Balls

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Shadow chancellor's attack comes after PM says contingency plans have to be made for Greece leaving the euroEd Balls has accused David Cameron of exacerbating the eurozone crisis by "posturing" over Greece and warned that the G8 summit's failure to come up with a clear plan will prove "absolutely catastrophic...
Cameron 'posturing' is exacerbating eurozone crisis, says Balls
UNBOXING: The Davos Swag Bag
The world's superpowers as measured by active iOS and Android devices

Reddit goes legit, hosting an AMA with U.S. President Obama

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Believe it or not, Barack Obama, President of the United States, will be on Reddit for an AMA (Ask Me Anything) at 4:30PM ET. Seriously. From a user’s point of view, this is an incredible opportunity, but as far as the actual site goes, this is a huge milestone for...
Reddit goes legit, hosting an AMA with U.S. President Obama
AFP's e-diplomacy tool maps tweets between world leaders

Sony ISP launches world's fastest home Internet, 2Gbps

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A Sony-backed ISP in Japan has launched a 2Gbps Internet service, which it said is the world's fastest for home use.So-net Entertainment began offering its "Nuro" fiber-based service on Monday to homes, apartments, and small businesses in Tokyo and six surrounding prefectures. Nuro will cost ¥4,980 (US$51) per month...
Sony ISP launches world's fastest home Internet, 2Gbps

Prediction Startup Recorded Future Raises $12M From Balderton And Google Ventures

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There’s a lot of talk these days about what you can do with “big data.” Here’s one of the more eye-catching uses: A startup called Recorded Future pulls data from around the Web to give customers a better handle on — that’s right — the future. The company just announced...
Prediction Startup Recorded Future Raises $12M From Balderton And Google Ventures
Anonymous says Wikileaks has turned into a 'One Man Julian Assange show'

Mark Zuckerberg’s Best Quotes

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As the CEO of the world’s largest social networking website, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been quite social himself over the last eight years sitting for interviews, meeting world leaders, hosting the company’s annual developer conferences and (on more than one occasion) taking to Facebook’s official blog to apologize for various...
Mark Zuckerberg’s Best Quotes

Teenager Heads to North Pole to Check In With Foursquare

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You think you’ve gone out of your way to earn a Foursquare badge? Not as far as Parker Liautaud, who hopes to be the first to check in at the North Pole using the mobile social network later this month, which will earn him the specially-created Last Degree badge...
Teenager Heads to North Pole to Check In With Foursquare

What Are The "Big Stories" Of 2013?

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Well, I'm headed off to Europe again for the 18-hour-a-day annual schmoozefest known as "Davos" (with a prior stop in Munich for DLD). The folks who run Davos, the World Economic Forum, have been kind enough to stick me on a couple of panels this year--so I can bloviate to...
What Are The "Big Stories" Of 2013?
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