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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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22 hrs ago
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.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
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.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.