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  • The IPO tweet heard around the Twitterverse: reaction on Twitter

    The IPO tweet heard around the Twitterverse: reaction on Twitter
    SAN FRANCISCO -- It was the tweet heard around the Twitterverse: "We've confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale." Twitter's surprise announcement of its long-...
  • Orlando photo part of short-film contest

    Orlando photo part of short-film contest
    Canon and filmmaker Ron Howard have teamed for movie contest "Long Live Imagination." Filmmakers of all skill levels can enter a short film inspired by photographs already chosen by the contest organizers. One of the photos that can be used as a...
  • Virginia Beach filmmaker a finalist in a Ron Howard short film contest

    Virginia Beach filmmaker a finalist in a Ron Howard short film contest
    Virginia Beach filmmaker Jon Abrahams has won yet another honor. His short film "Will Power" is one of 20 finalists in a contest run by the camera company Canon and veteran director Ron Howard, according to a news release. Abrahams, the 33-year-old...
  • Oh Yeezus, the many opinions of Kanye West

    Oh Yeezus, the many opinions of Kanye West
    There was a time when you couldn't walk past a news stand without tripping over a new Kanye West interview. Times have changed. News stands have basically ceased to exist, and Yeezy's a little more judicious about who gets to publish his thoughts. (Also,...
  • AIDS group (RED) aims to set record for most Vines in a day

    AIDS group (RED) aims to set record for most Vines in a day
    The group (RED) is raising awareness about AIDS on the 32nd anniversary of the discovery of the disease by attempting to set a world record on Vine, Twitter's new video social app. The nonprofit organization, which drives donations toward the Global...
  • Oprah Winfrey recounts rape, abuse, rise to fame in talk with Letterman and students

    Oprah Winfrey recounts rape, abuse, rise to fame in talk with Letterman and students
    Thousands of students got an in depth look into Oprah Winfrey's difficult childhood and rise to success when she visited the Ball State University campus, Monday afternoon. Winfrey's visit was a part of the 16th installment in Ball State graduate...
  • Letterman to return to Ball State for conversation with Oprah

    Letterman to return to Ball State for conversation with Oprah
    Ball State alum and TV host David Letterman will return to his old stomping grounds next month—and he’s bringing Oprah with him. The “Late Show” host will appear with Oprah Winfrey on November 26 in Emens Auditorium. The program...
  • Hashtags and race: Beyond the 'Jersey Shore' effect on Twitter

     
    Blacks are more likely to use Twitter than whites....
  • U.K. riots: Cameron considers ban on social networks

     
    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said his government is considering blocking social networks and messaging services such as RIM's BlackBerry, saying the services are encouraging the worst riots since the 1980s....
  • Lift, from Obvious Corp., a social network for 'human potential'

     
    Lift is the first start-up from San Francisco incubator Obvious Corp. And what is Lift? A social network that seeks to encourage its users to reach their goals. How does it do that? Lift and Obvious Corp. aren't saying as of now. But according to reports,...
  • Twitter: 100 million active users and no plans to go public soon

     
    Twitter has megabucks in the bank and no interest in going public anytime soon. That was one of the headlines from an informal conversation with Chief Executive Dick Costolo at the company's San Francisco headquarters Thursday....
  • AOL executive Brad Garlinghouse confirms he's quitting

     
    Brad Garlinghouse, a Silicon Valley executive brought in to help turn around AOL in 2009, is leaving the struggling Internet company, he confirmed Wednesday. "Hard decision as I'm leaving a bunch of awesome people -- working on some very good stuff -- but...