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Huffington Post co-founder launches campaign to "Stop the NRA"
Remember the artificial leaf? Startup turns to making a flow battery instead

QOTD: Never Mind Your GPA -- When's Your IPO?

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The center of gravity at the university appears to have shifted. The school now looks like a giant tech incubator with a football team. – Nicholas Thompson in a New Yorker article title “The End of Stanford?”...
QOTD: Never Mind Your GPA -- When's Your IPO?
Beyond SOPA and slacktivism: The tech industry gets set to march on Washington

YOINK! Mark Zuckerberg Poached Sheryl Sandberg Right In Front Of Her Google Bosses (GOOG)

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The best hire Mark Zuckerberg ever made was poaching Sheryl Sandberg from Google and making her COO.   For four years now, she's run the business and operations side of Facebook, allowing Zuckerberg to focus on product and strategy. At first, Zuckerberg tried to be discreet about his attempts to...
YOINK! Mark Zuckerberg Poached Sheryl Sandberg Right In Front Of Her Google Bosses (GOOG)

Chevron Subpoenas Google, Yahoo & Microsoft To Get Info On Email Accounts Going Back Years

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Chevron is embroiled in a big lawsuit with some folks in Ecuador that has been going on for 19 years, and resulted in an $18.2 billion judgment against the company for environmental damage in the country. Chevron is accusing the lawyer for the Ecuadorians of racketeering. A New Yorker article...
Chevron Subpoenas Google, Yahoo & Microsoft To Get Info On Email Accounts Going Back Years

It's Easy To Say Internet Spying Is Wrong Until You're The One Letting Terrorists Kill People Or Not

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Last night, the Washington Post published a story that said that, thanks to partnerships with nine Internet companies, the NSA is able to "literally can watch your ideas form as you type." The Post said it had leaked documents that showed Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, Apple all...
It's Easy To Say Internet Spying Is Wrong Until You're The One Letting Terrorists Kill People Or Not

Georgia Tech Professor Tries to Transcend Social Media "Slacktivism"

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Changing your Twitter pic is kind of like slapping a political bumper sticker on your car; it never started or finished a revolution. But Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing professor Eric Gilbert has come up with a clever way to add impact to what’s been labeled social media “slacktivism.”...
Georgia Tech Professor Tries to Transcend Social Media "Slacktivism"
Trent Reznor to launch streaming music service in partnership with Beats by Dre

Does It Matter Where Your Top Team Sits?

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Everywhere I go, executive suites are being reconfigured so that the entire top team can have their offices together. To fit everyone a single floor, companies are ripping out large private offices and dedicated conference rooms and building smaller, glass-walled offices, flexible conference rooms, self-service kitchens, and informal huddle spaces....
Does It Matter Where Your Top Team Sits?

Why I’m glad Sheryl Sandberg isn’t on Facebook’s board

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She’s been described as Mark Zuckerberg’s most valuable friend, the key cog in the vast machinery of Facebook that makes everything else work. The one person without whom Facebook would have never gotten this close to an IPO, a woman who helped propel Mark Zuckerberg’s social experiment into a juggernaut. Forget...
Why I’m glad Sheryl Sandberg isn’t on Facebook’s board
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