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12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Lawrence Lessig learns there are no laws on his sona s Minecraft server

Lawrence Lessig is a looming figure in the tech policy world. Currently the faculty director of Harvard's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, his "code is law" mantra has helped shape the way users across the Internet experience cyberspace.

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Related Topix: World News

22 hrs ago | TechCrunch

Marketing Suite For Visual Web Piqora Raises $7.7 Million Series A

Piqora , a marketing platform and analytics provider for "visual" social networks like Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr, has raised $7.7 million in Series A funding, the company is announcing today.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Social Software

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Townsend Times

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday April 14, to Sunday April 20, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Providence, RI

The Washington Post

American U. probes potential student misconduct

American University is investigating potential student misconduct following the disclosure of a string of e-mails and other documents that are laced with expletives and slurs and refer to assault, raucous parties and rape.

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Related Topix: American University, Education

Adotas

Adobe Report: Facebook Ad Business Continues to Grow

Today, Adobe released its Q1 Social Intelligence Report analyzing social media data and trends around Facebook and other industry players including Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr and LinkedIn.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CMSWire

Why Box's Bad Financials Might Be Right on the Money

In the weeks surrounding Box's initial public offering announcement, the enterprise file sync and share vendor and its founder, Aaron Levie, couldn't make enough news.

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Related Topix: Syncplicity

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBS Local

Local Tech Company Is Lone Provider Of "Visual Analytics" For Social Media

It used to be difficult to track what images were being posted to social media platforms like Pinterest and Instagram, but a Philly startup is helping brands use visual analytics to understand and engage customers.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Slashdot

Heartbleed Sparks 'Responsible' Disclosure Debate

A number of selective leaks to Facebook, Akamai, and CloudFlare occurred prior to disclosure on April 7. A separate, informal pre-notification program run by Red Hat on behalf OpenSSL to Linux and Unix operating system distributions also occurred.

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Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux

TechCrunch

Is Winter Coming? Hear More From Our All-Star Investor Panel At Disrupt NY

VC money in the U.S is at its highest level since 2001, and valuations are soaring.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Refinery29, Foursquare

Broward-Palm Beach

Miami Web Awards 2013

Even though Jimmy Kimmel almost destroyed our belief in the interwebs with his "Worst Twerk Fail EVER" video, we still believe in you, South Florida.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Kos

Who wouldn't want a $58 million severance package?

In what might be the purest example of income inequality, Yahoo's recently ousted Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro received a $58 million severance package after only 15 months on the job: Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he ... (more)

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Related Topix: WPP, OgilvyOne, 24/7 Real Media

Silicon Alley Insider

47% Of The United States Has Absolutely No Inhabitants [MAP]

Using statistics from the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau, Freeman used green to color in census blocks with no reported residents.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company

FishBowl

Project Thunderdome Officially Closes Its Doors

In spite of melancholy circumstances, staffers at the NYC headquarters for Digital First Media's Project Thunderdome are having some fun on this, their final, bittersweet day.

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Related Topix: Twitter

Mashable

Yep, That's Rupert Murdoch Wearing an Oculus Rift

According to Murdoch's Tumblr , which is run by 21st Century Fox Chief of Staff Natalie Ravitz, Murdoch and his team visited interactive advertising agency Framestore in New York on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Advertising, Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television

Consumer Reports

Special Report: Phone Theft

About 3.1 million American consumers were victims of smart phone theft in 2013, Consumer Reports projects, based on our latest nationally representative survey of adult Internet users.

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Related Topix: Prison, Startups, Facebook, Reddit, Twitter

Wed Apr 16, 2014

TechCrunch

Webedia Acquires Blogging Platform OverBlog

Long-standing blogging platform OverBlog has been acquired by Webedia, a French online media company, for "less than $6.9 million" according to L'Opinion.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Social Software, Google, Startups, WebMD

WTEN-TV Albany

Mom photographs baby and rescue dog in photo series

LOS ANGELES The photographs of a baby and his rescue dog have gone viral after his mother posts the pictures online.

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Related Topix: Schenectady, NY, Albany, NY, Albany County, NY, Westerlo, NY

Daily Kos

Street Prophets Coffee Hour: Frittering Away the Time

Welcome to the Wednesday Coffee Hour here at Street Prophets . This is an open thread where we can talk about what's going on in our worlds.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, US News, Liberal Political News

Business Journal

The Pipeline: Google sells out Glass, Marissa Mayer slows mergers, Tumblr stays in NYC

A look the hottest deals, business moves and upstart entrepreneurs for April 16 from around the country, as reported by The Business Journals and other local business publications.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Business Journal

Tumblr CEO: New York's the only place for us

What does an office say about a company? Bloomberg's Stephanie Ruhle goes inside the offices of the hottest tech companies in Manhattan to see what their space tells us about the direction of these companies -- starting with Tumblr.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Startups, Yahoo!, Citizen Sports, Bessemer Venture Partners, Koprol

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