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My latest for Daily Dot Media...
While a gaggle of popular photo sharing apps all chase each others' tails, image sharing service Imgur has remained focused on building the community of users that visit the site regularly--many of...
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Everyone should start using this pronto.
A badger will now tattle on websites that ignore the "Do Not Track" feature built into web browsers. OK, so this badger isn't actually a real animal, but rather the namesake behind the Electronic F...
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Major music companies are suing online radio service Pandora for what they claim is a major case of copyright infringement. Typically, Pandora pays a licensing fee every time a copyrighted song is ...
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Why has it taken the TV industry so long to figure out that letting people catch up on a TV series will ultimately increase the number of people watching the latest episode when it airs live?
The TV industry is learning that making old episodes available on-demand is good for business.
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OK Senators, time to poke holes in Comcast's convincing TWC merger argument. (Alternately, you could just let Al Franken do most of the talking.)
Here are the core portions of Comcast's argument that might actually sway the Senate committee members into believing this merger is a genuinely good thing for the country.
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Awesome article by Muhammad Saleem 
Business Insider -- as well as Buzzfeed, Upworthy, and a growing number of others -- definitely show impressive traffic numbers, but are they a good indicator of a successful business?
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Thoughts on how much Apple spent to make the new U2 album free, and what it could mean for streaming music.
You may not have caught it, but the semi-rehearsed back-and-forth between Apple CEO Tim Cook and Bono on stage at yesterday's iPhone event revealed that Apple paid dearly to make U2's new album fre...
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People still listen to U2? U2 still makes music?
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Can't wait to try this out.
Time to ditch the 15-year-old TV box you're renting from your cable TV provider.
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The Internet age has brought us many treasures, including a non-lethal version of Thor's hammer, a non-functional suit of Iron Man armor, and even the beginnings of a full-scale Millennium Falcon o...
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I wish they'd have just let Al Franken ask all the questions.
The fate of the open Internet is at stake over one very important decision. And yet C-SPAN 3 did not receive Super Bowl-level viewership during its three-hour broadcast of the Comcast-TWC merger Se...
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Even without net neutrality... did you think Netflix'd crumble? Did you think It'd lay down and die? oh no....
Netflix is kicking ass. The company now has a total of 44.4 million subscribers across the globe, according to its Q4 2013 earnings report. Netflix also has an Oscar-nominated original documentary,...
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When I want an expert to assess whether or not I've made a solid purchase of a recent computer, naturally I go to the bumbling (yet lovable) hacks on History Channel's Pawn Stars. Apparently Micros...
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