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Pussy Riot ebook featuring Yoko Ono and Le Tigre to come out this month

(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

Some of the world's top tech leaders appear in an 'honest and human' new photography collection

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What do you get if you photograph a selection of the world’s top technology leaders and entrepreneurs in a series of stark, plain portraits? “Honesty,” according to visual artist Kevin Abosch. Dublin-based Abosch has photographed some of the world’s most well-known faces, from Johnny Depp and Claudia Schiffer to Yoko...
Some of the world's top tech leaders appear in an 'honest and human' new photography collection

Yahoo Acqui-hires Summly, The News Reader App From 17-Year-Old 'Boy Genius' Nick D'Aloisio

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Summly was founded back in mid-2011 by Nick D’Aloisio, a now 17-year-old English programmer who has been dubbed a “boy genius” for his precocious tech savvy and business sense. Late last year, the Summly app snapped up some $1 million in funding from big name investors including Li Ka...
Yahoo Acqui-hires Summly, The News Reader App From 17-Year-Old 'Boy Genius' Nick D'Aloisio

Why Summly’s 16 year old CEO wants to stay in school

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Last December when Om bumped into teenage entrepreneur Nick D’Aloisio of Summly, he was pretty impressed — so much so, in fact, that he dubbed him “the internet’s newest boy genius”. That led to an avalanche of media attention and opportunities to meet the likes of Jony Ive and Yoko...
Why Summly’s 16 year old CEO wants to stay in school

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?

Yoko Ono launches #smilefilm app, a project to capture 7 billion smiles from around the world

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“My ultimate goal in film-making is to make a film which includes a smiling face snap of every single human being in the world.” This quote is attributed to Yoko Ono, John Lennon’s now widow, in 1967. Lennon then told Rolling Stone in 1968: “The idea of the film won’t...
Yoko Ono launches #smilefilm app, a project to capture 7 billion smiles from around the world

Backed With $1M In Fresh Funding, Summly's 17-Year-Old Founder Shows Off His App's New Look [TCTV]

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We first met Summly, an application that summarizes news stories algorithmically, and its “boy genius” founder Nick D’Aloisio back in mid-2011. At that time, the London-based D’Aloisio was 15 years old — just barely old enough to legally have a Facebook account — and Summly, then called Trimit, was...
Backed With $1M In Fresh Funding, Summly's 17-Year-Old Founder Shows Off His App's New Look [TCTV]

Guy Who 'Hates To Be A Curmudgeon' Explains Why Yahoo Buying A 17-Year-Old's Startup For $30 Million Makes No Sense

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When a startup sells for multiple millions, other founders are left reeling. "Why him, not me?" they wonder. One Y Combinator founder, Origami's Vibhu Horby, vented publicly about this in a post that rose to the top of Hacker News over night. His article, "The Summly deal makes no sense"...
Guy Who 'Hates To Be A Curmudgeon' Explains Why Yahoo Buying A 17-Year-Old's Startup For $30 Million Makes No Sense
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John Lennon and Yoko Ono Smile Film Resurrected as iPhone App

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Yoko Ono wants to document all the smiling faces in the world, and earlier this month she released an iPhone app to just that. So far she's collected 2,700 jovial expressions, but it's unclear how the app is different from all the smiling pictures which currently exist on Facebook and...
John Lennon and Yoko Ono Smile Film Resurrected as iPhone App
Summly wants to make news summaries cool

Was the pope's first tweet worth the wait?

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Pope Benedict XVI's first Twitter message proved a bit of a dud - but at least it wasn't a spectacular flop, unlike some other famous examplesFuture generations of theologians will look back on today with a mixture of awe and reverence. For on the 12th day of the 12th month...
Was the pope's first tweet worth the wait?

Yoko Ono and Susan Sarandon star in new anti-fracking music video

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Celebrities join forces for new rendering of Sean Lennon's Don't Frack My Mother in effort to stop hydraulic fracturing in New YorkAn eclectic group of celebrities including Yoko Ono, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Susan Sarandon have joined forces in a music video calling for New York state to ban hydraulic fracturing.Titled...
Yoko Ono and Susan Sarandon star in new anti-fracking music video

Yoko Ono uses photo of John Lennon's bloodied glasses in plea for gun control

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Artist tweets picture of glasses worn by singer when he was shot dead in 1980, and says US has become like 'war zone'Better known among her nearly 3.7 million Twitter followers for more gnomic 140-character missives - "You are water. I'm water. We're all water in different containers. That's why...
Yoko Ono uses photo of John Lennon's bloodied glasses in plea for gun control

Now playing: Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, Artie Shaw, Yoko Ono

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If you’re a music historian or just love music, you need to check out a set of interviews now available via streaming from the Library of Congress. The conversations were taped in the mid to late 1980s by Joe Smith, a former DJ and retired music business executive, and run...
Now playing: Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, Artie Shaw, Yoko Ono

Apps Rush: WhoSampled, #smilesfilm, Soccer Superstars 2012, Poker HD by Zynga, GP Ratings and more

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What's new on the app stores on Tuesday 19 June 2012A selection of 11 new and notable apps for you today:WhoSampledBritish website WhoSampled has a database of 150,000 tracks, detailing where their samples came from. Now there's an app for that, which scans your own music collection and matches songs...
Apps Rush: WhoSampled, #smilesfilm, Soccer Superstars 2012, Poker HD by Zynga, GP Ratings and more

Yoko Ono, lover of rare books and antiquarian book fairs

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Yet another reason Yoko Ono is awesome: she loves to collect rare books, and feels that going to antiquarian book fairs can be as thrilling as going to a horror movie (though the experience is of course not one of horror, she says). What got her started on the path...
Yoko Ono, lover of rare books and antiquarian book fairs
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John Lennon's letters to be published as app

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Fans will be able to read former Beatle's private correspondence as part of the John Lennon Letters app. Imagine ...A selection of John Lennon's private correspondence will be released as an app, Digital Music News reports.The content is taken from recent volume The John Lennon Letters. Hunter Davies, editor of...
John Lennon's letters to be published as app

Yahoo's Summly Acquisition Details: Featuring Yoko Ono, Ashton Kutcher, The "Adorkable" Nick D'Aloisio, And $30 Million

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Summing up Summly. Yesterday, Yahoo announced that it had bought Summly, a neat little mobile news aggregator created by a schoolboy from London. It looked to all intents and purposes like an acqui-hire, with two-thirds of Summly's top team relocating from the British capital to the Yahoo campus. But...
Yahoo's Summly Acquisition Details: Featuring Yoko Ono, Ashton Kutcher, The "Adorkable" Nick D'Aloisio, And $30 Million

'appy Xmas: The John Lennon Letters app launches for iPad

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While we’ve known the app was coming for at least a month now, The John Lennon Letters finally landed in the App Store this week, three months after the hardback book rolled out, bringing the personal musings of the Beatles legend to iPads the world over. Coming in at a...
'appy Xmas: The John Lennon Letters app launches for iPad
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