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Business Insider to Yahoo: Buy Us and Make Us the CEO Business Insider to Yahoo: Buy Us and Make Us the CEO
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Business Insider has announced an “offer” for Yahoo. CEO Henry Blodget has posted a bare-bones plan with more details promised for “when the time comes” for Yahoo to purchase Business Insider for $150 million then appoint BI acting CEO (he …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Is Sprint Preparing For Release? iPhone 5 Rumor: Is Sprint Preparing For Release?

When it comes to iPhone 5 rumors, they seem to fall into three categories. First, release date. The latest in that department put the launch in early October. Second, specifications. Recent rumors suggest the new device might be thinner and …

Twitter Renews Bing Deal, Not Google Deal Twitter Renews Bing Deal, Not Google Deal

Twitter and Bing have renewed their search partnership, and announced it in a pretty interesting way: via a staged Twitter exchange. If you can go to Bing and Twitter’s respective Twitter accounts, you can see the conversation between the two …

Netflix Cracks Down On Multiple Streams Per Account Netflix Cracks Down On Multiple Streams Per Account

UPDATE: According to Netflix, this error message is a glitch, not a representation of a policy change. Netflix VP of Communications Steve Swasey had this to say in an email to GigaOm – No Netflix member is limited to less …

Carol Bartz Fired From Yahoo Carol Bartz Fired From Yahoo
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Carol Bartz is out as CEO of Yahoo. Her leadership has been sharply criticized for quite some time, and now Yahoo’s board has thrown her out. The company put out a press release called “Yahoo! Announced Leadership Reorganization” in which …

Bieber, Deep Throat, and Fat Chicks Bieber, Deep Throat, and Fat Chicks

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Groupon IPO Reportedly Delayed Groupon IPO Reportedly Delayed
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It appears that Groupon is delaying its IPO. A report from the Wall Street Journal, citing “a person familiar with the matter,” indicates that the company has canceled its IPO roadshow and is “reassessing the timing” of the IPO, which …

Chris Brown and Andy Levy Twitter Feuding Again Chris Brown and Andy Levy Twitter Feuding Again
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Back in August we reported on the unlikely Twitter feud between Andy Levy, and Chris Brown. If you’re not familiar with the situation it pretty much boiled down to Andy Levy bringing up one of Brown’s past transgressions, him assaulting …

Arrington to AOL: Sell TechCrunch Back Arrington to AOL: Sell TechCrunch Back
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The TechCrunch drama continues, interestingly enough with a TechCrunch post from founder Michael Arrington himself. More here and here for some background. A year ago when it was revealed that AOL would be acquiring TechCrunch, a big deal was made …

Reddit Becomes Independent of Condé Nast Reddit Becomes Independent of Condé Nast

Condé Nast has spun out Reddit as an independent company, though its parent company still owns it all. On the Reddit blog, Erik Martin writes, “This change is all about setting up reddit so that it can better handle future …

Justin Bieber Rumored to Be Investing in Tech Startup Justin Bieber Rumored to Be Investing in Tech Startup
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Justin Bieber is investing in at least one startup, according to a report from Business Insider. Alyson Shontell reports, “We’re not at liberty to announce which startup just yet.  All we can tell you is that the Bieber-backed startup will …

Location-Based Services Used by 28% of Adults Location-Based Services Used by 28% of Adults

Pew Internet has released new data about American adults who use location-based services. “We find that 28% of adults use at least one of the key location-service opportunities that exist in mobile and social media spaces and by far the …

Google Reviews Paused Ads Google Reviews Paused Ads
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Google announced today that it will begin reviewing paused ads the same way it reviews active ads. “We’re proactively reviewing paused ads to eliminate unnecessary delays in getting your ads approved and ultimately enhance your ability to plan and manage …

Google Voice Added to Google Takeout Google Voice Added to Google Takeout
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Google has added Google Voice to its menu of services that it lets you remove your data from – otherwise known as Google Takeout. Google Takeout itself was announced in June as an extension of the Data Liberation Front, which …

Sprint Files Its Own Suit to Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger Sprint Files Its Own Suit to Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger
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Sprint announced today that it has filed a suit to block the proposed AT&T, T-Mobile USA merger. The suit was filed in federal court in the District of Columbia. “Sprint opposes AT&T’s proposed takeover of T-Mobile,” said Susan Z. Haller, …

Infographic: Daily Skype Life Infographic: Daily Skype Life

What’s it like being a person that uses Skype? Are you apart of the crowd or on the loner side of the fence? Is there a much larger Skype community at play than many would suspect? If their “direct from …

Chinese Theme Park Creates A Real-Life Angry Birds Game Chinese Theme Park Creates A Real-Life Angry Birds Game

As Charles Caleb Colton once said, “Imitation is the sincerest of flattery”. With that in mind Rovio should be thrilled, as a Chinese theme park has created a real-life, Angry Birds game. Sure, this isn’t the first of it’s kind, …

Can the Post Office Survive the Digital Age? Can the Post Office Survive the Digital Age?
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In an article earlier this year, we asked, “Is email killing the post office?” Well, the post office is not dead yet, but it’s not helping from the looks of it. The U.S. Postal Service doesn’t have the money it …

Nokia Wants You To Freshen Up Their Classic Ringtone Nokia Wants You To Freshen Up Their Classic Ringtone

It might be one of the most recognizable melodies of our modern age: the default Nokia ringtone. The tune, which has stayed nearly the same for the last 15 years or so, has left its stamp on our culture. And …

Yahoo-Gannett Partnership: New Opportunities for Local Advertisers Yahoo-Gannett Partnership: New Opportunities for Local Advertisers
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Local advertising is about to change in several markets as a result of the extended partnership between Yahoo and Gannett. The companies have been partners for a little over a year but recently decided to extend their partnership to include all 81 Gannett print publications in the U.S. except USA Today and all 19 of the company’s broadcast stations.

Google Addresses Google Maps “Closed” Spam Google Addresses Google Maps “Closed” Spam
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While the concept of local search is still growing, and its potential has yet to be fully realized, the smartphone industry has allowed local, map-based search queries to be much more robust. A good example of the potential of local …

Google’s Marissa Mayer Threatened With Bizarre, Lewd Tweets Google’s Marissa Mayer Threatened With Bizarre, Lewd Tweets
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A man has been arrested and indicted on felony charges for using Twitter to harass and ultimately threaten top Google exec Marissa Mayer. Mayer, VP of Maps and Location Services at Google, has become one of the most public faces …

Netflix Goes to Latin America Netflix Goes to Latin America

It’s been known for sometime that Netflix was planning a Latin America launch, but that has now come to fruition. It has already launched in Brazil, and will be launching throughout Latin America and the Caribean over the next week. …

TechCrunch Says TechCrunch “As We Know It” May Be Over TechCrunch Says TechCrunch “As We Know It” May Be Over
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Popular tech blog TechCrunch, which was acquired by AOL about a year ago appears to be in major turmoil, following news late last week that founder Michael Arrington is likely out of the company after launching CrunchFund, venture capital fund. …