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Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist - Online Athens

July 23, 2014 - 8:10pm

SFGate

Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist
Online Athens
SAN FRANCISCO | Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared —except the money those posts produce. At least two services are trying to change that. Bubblews, a social network that came ...
New Social Sites Share the Profits From All the Pet and Baby Pictures Things ...The Mary Sue
Business HighlightsHilton Head Island Packet

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Darth Vader polling higher than every single likely 2016 Presidential candidate - Brainerd Daily Dispatch

July 23, 2014 - 6:57pm

Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Darth Vader polling higher than every single likely 2016 Presidential candidate
Brainerd Daily Dispatch
July 23 (TheWrap.com) - A popular statistics blog recently calculated the approval ratings of a variety of different “Star Wars” characters — with astounding results. Advertisement. Darth Vader, one of the most notorious villains in cinematic history, scored a net ...

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Twitter worker demographic data shows lack of diversity - Fortune

July 23, 2014 - 6:36pm

New York Times

Twitter worker demographic data shows lack of diversity
Fortune
Anyone can be heard on Twitter but, as is the case across much of the tech industry, the company's workforce is anything but diverse. Men account for 70% of Twitter's employees and 90% of its tech staff, Twitter said on Wednesday in its first report detailing ...
Twitter Fesses Up to Gender, Diversity GapPC Magazine
Twitter Admits to Diversity Problem in WorkforceABC News
Only 3 in 10 Twitter workers are womenCNNMoney
Mashable -TechCrunch
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Darth Vader is polling higher than all potential 2016 presidential candidates - Claremore Daily Progress

July 23, 2014 - 6:21pm

Darth Vader is polling higher than all potential 2016 presidential candidates
Claremore Daily Progress
WASHINGTON — This week FiveThirtyEight released the results of a poll of Americans' opinions on the "Star Wars" universe. Not surprisingly, Jar Jar Binks is the most reviled character in the series. As Walt Hickey notes, the Gungan from Naboo posted lower ...

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Darth Vader More Favorable Than 2016 Presidental Contenders ... - KFYI

July 23, 2014 - 6:15pm

Darth Vader More Favorable Than 2016 Presidental Contenders ...
KFYI
According to the The Washington Post, Darth Vader's popularity is higher than any potential presidential candidate for 2016. The Post utilized polls from both Gallup and the website, 538, to figure out who was the least and most popular candidates.

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Business Highlights - Hilton Head Island Packet

July 23, 2014 - 5:42pm

Business Highlights
Hilton Head Island Packet
WASHINGTON (AP) — Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged. That conclusion, one held by a growing number of economists, might surprise many people. After all, in the ...

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Popular: Darth Vader leading all 2016 presidential candidates in net favorability ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com

July 23, 2014 - 5:04pm

USA TODAY

Popular: Darth Vader leading all 2016 presidential candidates in net favorability ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
In the negative area are Joe Biden, Jeb Bush, and only one Star Wars character, the hated Jar Jar Binks from "The Phantom Menace" prequel. Darth Vader View full sizeDarth Vader, a popular guyAP. Darth Vader may have reformed at the last possible ...
Hot Wheels unveils life-size Darth Vader Car at Comic-ConDigital Trends
Darth Vader is polling higher than all potential 2016 presidential candidatesNorman Transcript

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Uber teams up with Microsoft to launch a Windows Phone app - VentureBeat

July 23, 2014 - 4:24pm

VentureBeat

Uber teams up with Microsoft to launch a Windows Phone app
VentureBeat
Now our compatriots with Windows Phones can get in on the fun that is alternative-car service Uber, too. Uber announced the news of a dedicated Windows Phone app in a blog post today. Until this point, it's only been available for Windows Phone owners ...
Uber drives into the Windows Phone StorePCWorld (blog)
Uber finally has a Windows Phone appSlashGear
Uber Launches On Windows Phone, Dozens Of Seattle Users RejoiceTechCrunch
DailyTech -GeekWire
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Facebook revenue jumps 61% on mobile ad strength - USA TODAY

July 23, 2014 - 3:26pm

USA TODAY

Facebook revenue jumps 61% on mobile ad strength
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO -- Fueled by strong demand for mobile advertising, Facebook is officially on fire. The giant social network scorched analyst estimates on Wednesday for the ninth straight quarter. Shares jumped nearly 3% in after-hours trading. Facebook ...
Facebook profit soars and revenue beats expectationsSan Jose Mercury News
Facebook nears $3 billion in quarterly revenue while crushing Q2 estimatesZDNet
Facebook Reports Second Quarter 2014 ResultsMarketWatch
VentureBeat -TechCrunch -Financial Times
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IBM aims to disrupt supercomputing market with cloud enticements - PCWorld

July 23, 2014 - 3:13pm

ITProPortal

IBM aims to disrupt supercomputing market with cloud enticements
PCWorld
IBM is offering a potentially powerful incentive in its attempts to entice organizations to move supercomputing jobs to the cloud: a high-speed network communications link called InfiniBand. “Companies are embracing cloud for standard workloads, but they ...
IBM SoftLayer Provides Platform for Supercomputing in the CloudeWeek
IBM SoftLayer a few pieces short of a finished puzzleTechTarget
IBM Adds InfiniBand Option to SoftLayer CloudHPCwire (blog)
ITProPortal -Converge Network Digest
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Looks like the Steam Controller is evolving again -- it now sports an analog stick - VentureBeat

July 23, 2014 - 2:25pm

VentureBeat

Looks like the Steam Controller is evolving again -- it now sports an analog stick
VentureBeat
Valve is working on its own input device for gaming on PC, and while it started out strange and different, it is turning into something more familiar with every revision. The gaming company updated its Steam digital-distribution client earlier this week, and it ...
Steam Controller Gets More RevisionsAttack of the Fanboy
Valve's Steam Controller now has a thumbstickEngadget
At Least One Steam Controller Configuration Now Has An Analog StickGame Informer
Gizmodo -PC Gamer Magazine
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EA delays Battlefield: Hardline and Dragon Age: Inquisition - PCWorld (blog)

July 23, 2014 - 1:42pm

EA delays Battlefield: Hardline and Dragon Age: Inquisition
PCWorld (blog)
Somebody at EA must've hit the panic button. The game maker just announced that highly anticipated titles Battlefield Hardline and Dragon Age: Inquisition will both miss their expected release dates. Hardline, developed by Dead Space creator Visceral ...

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Comcast: Rep did "a lot of what we trained him and paid him...to do" - CBS News

July 23, 2014 - 1:25pm

CBS News

Comcast: Rep did "a lot of what we trained him and paid him...to do"
CBS News
A week after a phone call of a Comcast representative trying to persuade a customer not to cancel his cable service went viral, the company is admitting it needs to make some changes -- and that its own training may have played a role in the embarrassing ...
Comcast on hellish customer service call: Rep did 'what we trained him' to doPCWorld (blog)
Comcast: Customer Service Rep Did What 'We Trained Him' to DoPC Magazine
Comcast Exec Says in Leaked Memo That Infamous Service Rep Was Following ...ABC News
Boing Boing -Daily Gadgetry -Chron.com (blog)
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Six new GM recalls of 717950 vehicles - USA TODAY

July 23, 2014 - 1:17pm

CTV News

Six new GM recalls of 717950 vehicles
USA TODAY
General Motors announced six more recalls today, totalling 717,950 newer-model U.S. vehicles for a variety of defects. That brings the number of GM recalls this year to 60, totaling 26.41 million vehicles. GM says it knows of three crashes and two injuries, but ...
GM Recalls Continue as Newer Model Camaros, Cadillacs FlaggedBusinessweek
GM recalls 717950 vehicles in US, not for ignition switchesReuters
GM Issues 6 More Safety RecallsABC News
Wall Street Journal -CNNMoney -NBCNews.com
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Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist - Daily American Online

July 23, 2014 - 1:11pm

Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist
Daily American Online
In this photo taken Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Gerry Kelly, founder of clothing brand Sonas Denim and a Bubblews user, poses near his home in San Francisco. Kelly has already earned nearly $100 from Bubblews since he began using a test version in ...

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Foursquare gets a makeover, zooms in on personalization - VentureBeat

July 23, 2014 - 12:59pm

VentureBeat

Foursquare gets a makeover, zooms in on personalization
VentureBeat
Foursquare, the location-based service that's been having an identity crisis, has treated itself to a makeover, which any girl will tell you is the cure to feeling awful after a breakup. And Foursquare's makeover is head-to-toe: A new logo, a redesign, a move of all ...
Foursquare unveils its elegant, drastically different design. But is it too late?GigaOM
You Can't Check-In on Foursquare's Main App Starting TomorrowTIME
Foursquare Checks Out of the Check-in Game, Reveals New LogoMashable
FanSided -Eater National -USA TODAY
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WSJ Computer Systems Offline After Hack - PC Magazine

July 23, 2014 - 12:40pm

Financial Express

WSJ Computer Systems Offline After Hack
PC Magazine
A hacker named w0rm took credit for the hack; there are no reports of damage or tampering at this point. 0shares. What to Expect When You've Been Hacked. The Wall Street Journal's new computers were taken offline this week following an attack by outside ...
Wall Street Journal suffers data hack, some systems taken offlineTech Times
Wall Street Journal & Vice Hit By Russian Hacker W0rmVPN Creative
Wall Street Journal Hacked AgainTop Tech News
ValueWalk -Fast Company -Computerworld
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Allwinner's first 64-bit tablet processor to hit the market soon - HEXUS

July 23, 2014 - 12:03pm

CIO New Zealand

Allwinner's first 64-bit tablet processor to hit the market soon
HEXUS
With the rising requirement for 64-bit application processors, Allwinner Technology today is announcing that its first 64-bit tablet processor should hit the market by end of 2014. A 64-bit development board should also be ready for demo during the Hong Kong ...
PR NewswireVirtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Allwinner to launch its first 64-bit chips in 2014Liliputing

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Sprint Courts the Enterprise With Google Apps for Business - eWeek

July 23, 2014 - 12:01pm

eWeek

Sprint Courts the Enterprise With Google Apps for Business
eWeek
Sprint is adding its support services to Google Apps for Business, in a move to help customers adjust to shifting work styles. Google Apps for Business increasingly make sense for smaller companies and those needing to better support employees who need ...
Sprint Teams with Google to Offer Google Apps for BusinessMarketWatch
Sprint and Google partner up to push Google Apps for enterpriseThe Verge
Sprint Partners With Google to Sell Apps for BusinessRe/code
TheStreet.com
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FCC serves notice to Internet service providers on speeds - USA TODAY

July 23, 2014 - 11:53am

USA TODAY

FCC serves notice to Internet service providers on speeds
USA TODAY
Worried that you are not getting the broadband speed that you Internet service provider promised? The FCC has an app for that. The agency issued an advisory today reminding ISPs that they must disclose accurate information about connectivity speeds and ...
The FCC reminds ISPs they can't mess with broadband without telling the ...GigaOM
FCC To ISP's: Be Transparent Or ElseMultichannel News
Why You Can't Take the FCC's ISP Transparency Pledge SeriouslyDslreports
Ars Technica -Practical Ecommerce -National Journal
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