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Create stories using social media

There are several tools where you just enter a twitter handle and you can create a story or news hub. We have storify (beta) that turns what people post on social media into stories.  Collect the best photos, video, tweets and more to publish them as simple, beautiful stories that can be embedded anywhere. There is […]

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Celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2011

We invite you to join tens of thousands of people coming together on bridges all over the world — from the Millennium Bridge in London, the Brooklyn Bridgein New York City, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, to the Grand Barriere Bridge joining Rwanda and Congo — to show your support for women’s causes and celebrate women’s […]

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solowheel

Like a stripped-down Segway, Inventist‘s new Solowheel is geared for the mobile urbanite. The “self-balancing electric unicycle” operates through gyroscopic technology, which a 1000-watt rechargeable lithium-ion battery powers. On a full charge (which takes about 45 minutes), the Solowheel lasts two hours—but the battery actually recaptures energy when going downhill. Weighing only 20 pounds and consisting of […]

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Steve Jobs Doesn’t Want to Kill Publishers, But Apple’s Subscription Strategy Will

This guest post is by Tien Tzuo, founder of Zuora, a subscription billing company. Previously, he was chief strategy officer and employee No. 11 at Salesforce.com. Publishers have been struggling for years. Now local newspapers, magazines and even the New York Times, that Grey Lady, are being treated like old ladies by Apple, stealing their pocketbooks […]

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Evolution: Blogs to Microblogs to Twitter to Foursquare to Picplz and Instagram

Content is still the king. In the past content was generated by a small elite of journalists, correspondents… big news agencies, or journalist with opinion and good writing. This has been changing. They are struggling to find their place now. Traditional media is married to a physical support (paper) which is expensive to produce and distribute, it is not […]

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today’s front pages of most newspapers

Newseum is a cool website that will allow you to see the front page of most of the newspapers published on paper.

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Dynamics: Credit Cards of the Not-too-Distant Future

Credit card theft and fraud are two of the largest problems plaguing consumers, banks and businesses today. The problem is exacerbated by the ease at which criminals can steal credit card numbers – either by stealing data with a magnetic strip reader, or by copying a number down with pen and paper. A new revolution […]

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Looking for a netbook?

Asus just released the new Eee PC 1015PME is the first 10 inch LED display netbook from Asus with a 1.5GHz dual core Intel Atom N550 processor,  a 320Gb Hard Drive, 1Gb or RAM and USB 3, wifi n, bluetooth… and 13 hours of battery life, and 500Gb of cloud storage… If you are looking […]

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Skype introduces 10 way video calling for Windows

The second beta of Skype 5.0 brings a number of changes both outside and in – most importantly, you can now make group video calls with up to 10 people. It also welcomes in a fresh new look, as well as increased stability and better quality when making group video calls. Make group video calls […]

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First serious iPad competitor: Samsung Galaxy Tab

We have read and seen tons of promised for Android based tablets, all with all the features lacking in the iPad such as cameras, USB ports, you name it. Well none of them are in the market, except for the Samsung Galaxy Tab that can be seen on sale on Germany for nearly 1000 usd. […]

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New iPods and Apple TV

Steve Jobs announced a lot of updates and new products in its yesterday keynote: iOS 4.1 now and iO4 4.2 by November (free updates) also for iPad (so multitasking by November). It will include wireless printing from iPhones, iPods touch and iPads, and AirPlay, to stream your music videos and photos over wifi. New iPod […]

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Facebook adds Location: Facebook Places

Finally Facebook has partnered with Gowalla and Foursquare to create Facebook Places. They just updated the iPhone app but it is still not working. Nothing on the web yet. A lot of questions though: How are they going to use Places? How are they going the manage check-ins? They said they were partnering with Gowalla […]

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TIME best blogs for 2010

Best Blogs Zenhabits PostSecret Climate Progress HiLobrow Hipster Runoff Kottke.org Cake Wrecks The Oatmeal S___ My Kids Ruined Deadline Hollywood Everything Everywhere The Sartorialist Information Is Beautiful The Daily Kitten Shorpy Apartment Therapy Double X Strobist Roger Ebert’s Journal The Awl GeekDad Engadget The Washington Note The Consumerist Pitchfork Essential Blogs The Daily Wh.at TechCrunch […]

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CloudCourse: An Enterprise Application in the Cloud

From google official blog: At Google we have experts on everything from Python to penguins. However, connecting our expert teachers to eager students around the globe can be a complicated business. To that end, we are excited to release our new internal learning platform, CloudCourse under an open source license. Built entirely on App Engine, CloudCourse allows […]

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The Future of News

Following with the series of Jeff Jarvis videos, here another video that discusses about the business of news which is changing radically. The old-time economics of supporting a big newsroom, printing the news on paper and getting it to people’s doorsteps seems increasingly unsupportable given the exodus of advertising dollars to internet sites. If you […]

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