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Booting Up: This Teen Just Made Millions Off Yahoo

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$30 million buys a lot of shirts with whimsical patterns. (Photo: Wikipedia) As if recently released prisoners didn’t have enough trouble readjusting to life on the outside, now they have to learn all sorts of new digital skills, too. [WNYC] Spotify is reportedly launching its own video streaming service, with...
Booting Up: This Teen Just Made Millions Off Yahoo

Money management, Silicon Valley-style

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With a successful hedge fund and a top-secret security firm under his belt, Joe Lonsdale is trying something new. FORTUNE -- Joe Lonsdale is what an earlier generation would have called a young man in a hurry. A protégé of investor Peter Thiel, Lonsdale helped him build Clarium Capital into...
Money management, Silicon Valley-style

MIT president issues statement on Aaron Swartz's death, appoints investigator

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MIT released a statement today on the death of Aaron Swartz, a computer programmer and information activist who committed suicide two days ago. Swartz’s death came several months before he was due to stand trial on 13 felony counts related to his alleged misuse of MIT’s network to download nearly...
MIT president issues statement on Aaron Swartz's death, appoints investigator

This kid is a genius and his monster trap will absolutely blow your mind [video]

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Kids say and do the darndest things, don’t they? When faced with the possibility of a monster invasion, what did this young man named Audri do? He didn’t run and hide, he made his own rube goldberg monster trap. It’s elaborate, yet effective. My favorite part of the video is...
This kid is a genius and his monster trap will absolutely blow your mind [video]

UPDATED: Are Your Facebook Friends Really Who They Say They Are?

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Shared by Viki I bet there thousands of fake profiles on Facebook. Tread softly while making new friends on Facebook, or for that matter any social network! Updated: One of the things Facebook has going for it when compared with many other social networks and web services is that you...
UPDATED: Are Your Facebook Friends Really Who They Say They Are?

Reese Witherspoon: Justin Bieber Should Play Me in ‘Fear’ Remake [Video]

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Justin Bieber may be starring in a remake of the movie “Fear” which starred Reese Witherspoon and Mark Wahlberg in 1996. Reese recently heard about the possible remake, but she isn’t exactly sure what role the Biebs should play. Witherspoon said: “Will he be playing my character or Mark...
Reese Witherspoon: Justin Bieber Should Play Me in ‘Fear’ Remake [Video]
Wikileaks claims Aaron Swartz was an ally and possible source, breaking anonymity

Lawmakers pledge to change hacking law during Swartz memorial

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U.S. lawmakers pledged to rewrite an antihacking law as hundreds of people gathered in Washington, D.C., to mourn the death of Internet activist and innovator Aaron Swartz. Speakers at a Monday memorial service for Swartz, who committed suicide in January, remembered him as an intensely curious young man who...
Lawmakers pledge to change hacking law during Swartz memorial

A Short Film about an Extraordinary Light Switch

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(YouTube Link) Switch is a short film that Tyson Hesse made for his graduating thesis at the Savannah College of Art and Design. It’s about a young man who falls into a dark room that is empty except for one light switch. Whenever he toggles it, very appealing or...
A Short Film about an Extraordinary Light Switch

BlackBerry 10: Where Does The Company Go From Here?

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The exuberance of the young man sitting next to me was hard not to note. We were sitting in the front row of the press section at the BlackBerry 10 keynote launch in New York City on Wednesday awaiting the start of the show - and he was practically bouncing...
BlackBerry 10: Where Does The Company Go From Here?

Pirated novelist gets on board with rogue translator

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Online references to his book lead Peter Mountford to baffled Russian reader - at work on illegal ebook versionIt was when debut novelist Peter Mountford spotted a rogue Russian translator deciding that the characters in said novel were drinking melted shoe polish, rather than getting high from sniffing it, that...
Pirated novelist gets on board with rogue translator

U.S. Attorney's Office Issues Statement Defending Prosecution of Aaron Swartz

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Mr. Swartz (Photo: Raw Story) Following intense outcry and mounting pressure for her resignation in the wake of the suicide of hacker activist Aaron Swartz, Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz has penned a statement, issued by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, defending her actions in Mr. Swartz’s prosecution. “I know that there is...
U.S. Attorney's Office Issues Statement Defending Prosecution of Aaron Swartz

Umbrella People wins Startup Weekend Women's edition in London

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After 54 hours of working, planning, networking, meeting new people and generally having a good but exhausting time, Umbrella People has won the Startup Weekend Women’s Edition. Startup Weekend surges on as a good way for people to explore their ideas as entrepreneurs. It’s a neat platform also to encourage...
Umbrella People wins Startup Weekend Women's edition in London

Dr Phil: Ronaiah Tuiasosopo was 'romantically in love' with Manti Te'o

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Man behind fake girlfriend Lenna Kekua says confusion about his sexuality led to two-year 'relationship' with Notre Dame starA man who pretended to be the online girlfriend of the US college footballer Manti Te'o for more than a year, is said to have fallen "deeply, romantically in love" with the...
Dr Phil: Ronaiah Tuiasosopo was 'romantically in love' with Manti Te'o

Hurricane Sandy Revealed Some Huge Problems Tech Founders Need To Start Solving

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This past weekend my wife and I tried to get involved with relief efforts for Sandy. We used Twitter and Facebook and found organizations who needed help, and found lists of supplies that were needed as well. We went from an Occupy Sandy center in Sunset Park to a drive...
Hurricane Sandy Revealed Some Huge Problems Tech Founders Need To Start Solving

Is iPad a game-changer?

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Is iPad a game-changer?

When Mark Zuckerberg Met Marc Andreessen, He Didn't Know What Netscape Did

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Mark Zuckerberg is so young, that the first time he met Netscape founder Marc Andreessen, he didn't know what Netscape did. Andreessen told the story to Wired as part of a long interview: One of the first times Zuckerberg and I got together, in 2005 or 2006, he stopped me...
When Mark Zuckerberg Met Marc Andreessen, He Didn't Know What Netscape Did

Portuguese Man Convicted On Criminal Charges For Sharing Three Songs

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Nelson Cruz points us to the latest news of totally ridiculous and disproportionate punishments for file sharing. A young man in Portugal has been convicted on criminal charges for sharing 3 songs. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail, but the jail sentence was suspended, and instead he has...
Portuguese Man Convicted On Criminal Charges For Sharing Three Songs

The Next Generation

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I got a tweet from a bot that told me yesterday was my fifth anniversary on Twitter. @fredwilson Happy 5th TwBirthday! You've been around since 12 March 2007! twbirthday.com/fredwilson/ — TwBirthday (@TwBirthday) March 11, 2012   That got me thinking about how long I'd been doing the things I do...
The Next Generation
90 Seconds on The Verge: Bradley Manning, Motorola's product pipeline, and @pontifex
Watch this: 'Paperman,' a black-and-white love story from Disney
K-Pop takes America: how South Korea's music machine is conquering the world

Young man crushes blindfolded Rubik's Cube record

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A cube master conquers one of the toughest gaming challenges known to man in record time. [Read more]...
Young man crushes blindfolded Rubik's Cube record
Admitted file-swapper begs Supreme Court for help

Is A Hash Of Hash Of A Torrent Of A Torrent Of Copyrighted Data Copyrighted?

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Let’s try to parse this. Pirate Bay (.se) user allisfine just recently uploaded a torrent to the site that is a collection of all the magnet identifiers for the entire site (actually, only about a quarter of the site, but all the publicly visible ones). That is to say, it...
Is A Hash Of Hash Of A Torrent Of A Torrent Of Copyrighted Data Copyrighted?

Apple's Ex-iAd Chief Andy Miller Tells Us About His New Company

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Andy Miller, the former head of Apple's iAd department, is taking over as the president and COO of Leap Motion, a San Francisco startup that makes 3D motion controls. Miller joined Apple when it bought his mobile advertising company Quattro Wireless and he left a year and a half later...
Apple's Ex-iAd Chief Andy Miller Tells Us About His New Company

Author Explains The Joy Of Helping Russian 'Pirate' Translate His Book

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It was about five years ago that we first wrote about best selling author Paulo Coelho revealing that he was eagerly helping create pirate foreign translations of his books, and noting that sales of legitimate copies always seemed to increase whenever he did this -- initially pretending to be someone...
Author Explains The Joy Of Helping Russian 'Pirate' Translate His Book

"If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of..."

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""If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast."" - Ernest Hemingway (via linse-rose)...
"If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of..."

Author Explains The Joy Of Helping Russian 'Pirate' Translate His Book

www.techdirt.com
It was about five years ago that we first wrote about best selling author Paulo Coelho revealing that he was eagerly helping create pirate foreign translations of his books, and noting that sales of legitimate copies always seemed to increase whenever he did this -- initially pretending to be someone...
Author Explains The Joy Of Helping Russian 'Pirate' Translate His Book

That kid's viral iPhone contract: Three things mom got right

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Sometimes the lessons parents teach kids about technology feel like the kinds of things us adults could learn ourselves. Maybe you’ve heard about this: On Christmas Day, 13-year-old Greg Hofmann of Sandwich, Mass., got something he craved — an iPhone 5. The next day, he got the contract. Not...
That kid's viral iPhone contract: Three things mom got right
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