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19 hrs ago | Motor Trend

2015 Honda Fit SEMA Project Vehicle Contest Kicks Off

The 2014 SEMA show in Las Vegas is only two months away, and Honda is gearing up for the annual event by demonstrating that the redesigned 2015 Fit is indeed customizable.


Related Topix: Honda Fit, Honda, Hatchback, Autos

23 hrs ago | USA Today

Oops! VH1 didn't blur some 'Dating Naked' parts

Yes, Jessie Nizewitz, 28, a New York model, happily stripped down to her birthday suit for the VH1 show Dating Naked .


Related Topix: VH1, Television, Media

Thu Aug 21, 2014


New Site for Data Visualization Lets You Share Statistics

From charts that show how swearing in public has changed over time to a graph tallying the crimes that have put people behind bars in New York , a new site is aiming to make data visualization more accessible and shareable.


Business Journal

Take venture-backed startup valuations with a billion-dollar grain of salt

Tumblr founder David Karp, seen here the day he sold his company to Yahoo! for $1.1 billion, remains the last entrepreneur in NYC to create a billion dollar company.



Tumblr U.S. Users To Reach 17 Million This Year

Whether Yahoo's $1.1 billion purchase of Tumblr last year will help turnaround the Web giant's display ad woes isn't yet clear.


Related Topix: eMarketer

The Heartland Institute

Don't Tax the Internet into Oblivion

Most of us who have grown up with the Internet have watched it do amazing work. Companies that are idea-driven and whose sources of income come from "users" have even started going public with major IPOs .



The 404 Throwback Ep. 102: Where we're biting off a little more than we can actually chew

Today's rerun is that time six years ago when we had Tumblr CEO and founder David Karp on the show.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Age

Changing the world one tech girl at a time

For Nataly Ayyad, a 15-year-old from Bethlehem in the Palestinian Territories, the past month's experiences have changed view of the world and, potentially, her life.


Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Travel, Palestinian Territories Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Automobile Magazine

SEMA-Bound 2015 Honda Fit Creations to Get Help from Tumblr

Honda is getting some help from the internet to create a few modified cars that will be on display at the 2014 SEMA show later this year in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Honda, Hatchback, Honda Fit, Honda Odyssey

Independent Weekly

Rauschenberg Recombined: With Bruce Conner and various Nasher holdings

But this idea predates the Internet - putting one thing next to another has been considered a creative act for at least a couple of centuries.


Related Topix: New York

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Why Yahoo! Was Live Streaming Taylor Swift

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Yahoo! is tiptoeing into original Web content creation and this is just the latest tier in its plan.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, TheStreet, eMarketer

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Tumblr and Yahoo want to pillage your selfies

Tumblr receives about 130 million posts per day. The Yahoo-owned brand is one of the more popular social photo sharing sites on the Web and is now beginning to parse posts made by users to identify brand affiliations.



Leftist Caricature Jordan Sargent At GAWKER Triggered By White Woman Stopping Black Crime

Jordan Sargent is a typical Gawker contributor, divvying up his time between speculation on Justin Bieber's sex life and point-and-spluttering about white Americans maintaining civilization.


Silicon Alley Insider

AppNexus Takes A $90 Million-Plus Investment And Is Now Valued At $1.2 Billion

AppNexus, the New York-based adtech giant, has taken a $90 million round of investment that values the company at $1.2 billion, CEO Brian O'Kelley told Business Insider.


Related Topix: AppNexus, Business Insider

PC Magazine

Mom Develops App Kids Can 'Ignore No More'

There are a handful of things you can count on most teenagers to do: post selfies to Instagram, spend hours surfing Tumblr, and ignore their parents' phone calls.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Rooster CCO Gavin McInnes Asked to Take Leave of Absence

Gavin McInnes , chief creative officer of Rooster in New York, has been asked to take an indefinite leave of absence following the publication of a transphobic essay.


Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music


Twix Bites Launches 'Throwback Thursday' Campaign

In May, Mars Chocolate North America launched a campaign supporting its new Twix Bites, which offered funny excuses for why it took so long for the brand to think of offering bite-sized versions of the popular candy.


Daily Kos

The kids are alright because they #stay woke

Tumblr is a free microblogging site. According to Wikpedia, Tumblr hosts over 197.3 million blogs, more than 95 million posts are created on the site each day and "the service is most popular with the teen and college-aged user segments with half of Tumblr's visitor base being under the age of 25." This is by no means a comprehensive roundup but ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Kids

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Yahoo eyes small businesses with Stores e-commerce launch

Yahoo is dabbling with different ideas left and right to try to boost revenue, from mobile to digital publishing to dozens upon dozens of small acquisitions that are supposedly going to add up to something.


Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Small Business, Personal Finance, Internet, Science / Technology


Support for Facebook in NYC Dispute

Lawyers for Foursquare, Kickstarter, Meetup, and Tumblr say the social sites support Facebook in its clash with NYC prosecutors over search warrants for user postings and other data.


Related Topix: Social Software, Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA


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