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Apr 19, 2014

Protests Continue Against Dropbox After Appointment of Condoleezza Rice to Board



The decision by Dropbox this month to appoint Condoleezza Rice, the former secretary of state, to the company’s board of directors sparked a heated online debate about her views on Internet surveillance and the role of the National Security Agency. And the debate doesn’t seem to be going away.

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Apr 17, 2014

Twitter Goes After a Facebook Cash Cow



Sometimes the rivalry between Twitter and Facebook is like a children’s game of copycat. Facebook copied Twitter’s hashtags and trending topics. Twitter copied Facebook’s profile page design and automatic display of images in the feed. But those are cosmetic changes.

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Apr 14, 2014

Tax Day Freebies 2014: 8 Good Deals Even If You Don’t Get A Return



Itemizing all those receipts before filing taxes can be pretty soul-crushing. Why not enjoy some discounts and freebies? A slate of companies — most of them restaurant chains — offer annual rebates on and around April 15.

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Apr 5, 2014

High school student goes 8 for 8 in Ivy League college admissions



New York (CNN) — A New York high school student has made it to the Elite Eight in a different sort of March Madness.

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Apr 2, 2014

The Easiest Way to Decide Which of Your Social Profiles Need Work



You have accounts on Twitter and Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and you’ve just started on Vine and Instagram. You have a website and a blog, and a Tumblr account and a Pinterest board.

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Mar 31, 2014

Aaron Saunders and Clearly Innovative Are Helping Underserved Students in DC [Video]



The video below is part of an interview series we did at SXSW 2014. Our SXSW Startup Celebration was sponsored by .CO, CEA, Revolution and LivingSocial. We thank them for their support!

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Mar 20, 2014

How to Survive the Next Wave of Technology Extinction



Don’t mock the beleaguered Nook owner. That could have been you.

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Mar 20, 2014

.CO Acquired By Neustar



Today .CO Internet, the popular domain, just announced they have been acquired by Neustar. In a blog post, CEO and co-founder Juan Diego Calle shared the news in saying:

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Mar 20, 2014

Nuzzel Finds the Top Stories in Your Personal Twitterverse



Twitter is large and contains multitudes (hat tip to Walt Whitman). Business moguls like Carl Icahn menace corporate bosses on it. Comedians like Jerry Seinfeld crack jokes. Eyewitnesses to riots, invasions and Super Bowl games post live updates as they happen.

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Mar 12, 2014

Samsung Launches MilkMusic Service and Brings Jay-Z and Kanye West to SXSW



Samsung has launched MilkMusic, an ad-free radio service, at SXSW. The music is curated by top DJs and industry professionals, and through an interactive dial, the service allows songs to be switched quickly and seamlessly.

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Mar 7, 2014

Pebble Launches Official Evernote Integration at SXSW



Pebble announced an integration with Evernote today. The popular device that is fueling the smart watch ecosystem, along with the popular productivity app, has given enthusiasts the abilty to access checklists, reminders and notebooks, with more rolling out in the near future.

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Mar 4, 2014

“Import Folder …” for Macintosh Evernote Users



Mike Koehler “called me” on assuming that Mac programming teams are smaller than Windows programming teams at Evernote in Think Like An Evernote Programmer yesterday.

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Feb 26, 2014

A Few Tips for Your First Time… At SXSW.



- Lindsey C. Holmes for the Austin Edition SXSW has become the launchpad to all things cutting edge and creative in Interactive, Film and, Music. Twitter launched, or ‘blew up‘ according to co-founder Evan Williams, at SXSW in 2007. Prince performed a six-hour comeback concert last year.

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Feb 25, 2014

WhatsApp to Start Offering Internet Phone Calls



Updated with the number of WhatsApp users in several countries. BARCELONA – Major announcements from WhatsApp, the Internet messaging services, are like city buses: You can wait a long time for one, then two show up at once.

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