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Michael Pilla
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A rare beneficent use of the Internet: British Pathe uploads 85,000 historic short films, many in HD video, to YouTube. 
Thousands of hours of historical footage showing major events, celebrities and simple day-to-day life from 1896 until 1976 has been uploaded to YouTube
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The "I Can't Believe It's True" story of the day turns out not to be true after all: Hot hook-up mobile app, Tinder, gets $500 million valuation, not $5 billion, after IAC takes additional stake. 
Will IAC's Barry Diller let the popular dating app it controls run wild?
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Maybe it's because I've been in this for 15 years, but HBO's & Mike judge's Silicon Valley gets everything about tech biz right, and makes it very funny. Possibly, the most most hilarious pilot I've ever seen.
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Interesting Bitcoin take: "Cryptocurrencies are more a protocol for value transfer in networks than a currency for humans" 
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Brilliant marketing campaign by Honey Maid. Went after the Wholesome Family corner with a socially progressive TV ad and ended up owning the Love corner too in the viral online follow-up. 
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Silicon Valley Tech Bubble Update: Webvan founder plans new grocery delivery service. Can Pets.com  2.0 be far behind? 
The architect of the industry's biggest bust will try to rewrite history.
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Facebook takes first step in acknowledging that its News Feed is increasingly marred by Like-baiting, spammy links. 
Facebook today announced plans to clean up the News Feed by reducing stories that users are reporting as spammy or simply that they don't want to see. This
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As Twitter redesigns with image heavy, Facebook-like profile pages, the future of online UI would appear to be trending toward pictographs.
Last month we found out that one of the biggest reasons that folks quit Twitter is due to the lack of sorting, filtering and media. Today Twitter has announced new profile pages that should curtail concerns thanks to a handful of bold new features. The most noticeable change is the colossal profile header picture that […]
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Mis-aligned social media priorities: Yesterday was the 46th anniversary of Martin Luther King's assassination; Twitter was mostly silent. Today is 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's suicide; trending like crazy.
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More on our Saturday afternoon roll in So Cal: 4.5, 4.4 or 4.1 magnitude near the OC. 
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