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