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Amazon takes music to the cloud

Mar 29, 2011
While we've been waiting for months for Apple, Google, or Microsoft to launch a cloud based music service, Amazon seems to have snuck in and...
Posted In: Amazon, android, apple, cloud, Entertainment, Google, ios, Microsoft, Music, social media

Getting around NY Times paywall is even easier than you thought

Mar 29, 2011
Now that the paywall is officially up and running, Danny Sullivan from Search Engine Land put it through its paces to see what kind of reading...
Posted In: bing, blekko, Google, google buzz, New York Times, paywalls, search, social media, Yahoo

Warner Bros. expands offerings on Facebook

Mar 28, 2011
I don't know about you, but when I'm in the mood to watch a movie, I always think "If only I could watch Yogi Bear on Facebook". DREAMS FULFILLED....
Posted In: Entertainment, Facebook, harry potter, movies, social media, Web Culture, yogi bear

Cloud Girlfriend

Mar 25, 2011
This is from the O Internet What Hath Thou Wrought file. A new startup called Cloud Girlfriend wants to help people get girlfriends. How? It's like...
Posted In: Facebook, o internet what hast thou wrought, social media, sorrow

Facebook redesigns Questions

Mar 25, 2011
No, not the grammatical convention of interrogative sentences, I mean Facebook Questions. It's been in beta and limited roll out for a while and...
Posted In: Facebook, groupon, quora, social media

All the rage: crowd-sourced radiation maps

Mar 25, 2011
A ton of maps are starting to pop up that mark radiation levels in various areas. Singularityhub has the rundown and lists a map made by Portland's...
Posted In: crowdsourcing, earthquake, government, Health, Japan, social media, tsunami

Controversial app pulled from Apple app store

Mar 23, 2011
The app from Exodus International has been removed from Apple's app store. Quietly and without explanation. This was the app sponsored by a group...
Posted In: apple, apps, social media

The next big TV hit may start online

Mar 21, 2011
We had news last week in our memo of Netflix producing original content - a show staring Kevin Spacey. This week, we hear Hulu is set to start...
Posted In: aol, Entertainment, hulu, netflix, social media, Web Culture, Yahoo

Twitter turns 5

Mar 21, 2011
On this day in 2006, Jack Dorsey wrote "just setting up my twttr". That was the first tweet ever in what has become a huge global communications...
Posted In: social media, Twitter, Web Culture