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Friday Sep 12 | Forbes.com

Earth Is Getting Blasted By Major Solar Flares

I've covered science, technology, the environment and politics for outlets including CNET, PC World, BYTE, Wired, AOL and NPR. I was managing editor of Crowdsourcing.org, I've written e-books on Android and Alaska and reported from South by Southwest, Ecuador's nascent Silicon Valley and countless places in between.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Taos, NM, Natural Disasters, Solar Flare, Weather

Friday Sep 12 | Radio Ink

Pittman: Facebook is the New Request Line

Both Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman and CBS Radio President and CEO Dan Mason started their radio careers on the air spinning records. Today they run two of radio's largest companies.

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Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Daily Kos

NSA Threatened to Impose Fines on Yahoo of $250,000 Per Day For Non Compliance to Data Requests

It seems one American tech company isn't like the rest as far as resistance to the NSA's demand for mass data retrieval, ultimately losing a protracted court battle, and faced steep fines for not complying. The US government threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it refused to hand over user data to the National Security Agency, according to court documents unsealed Thursday.

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Related Topix: Tumblr, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US News, Liberal Political News

Hollywood Reporter

Live Nation CEO: More Acquisitions Likely

Live Nation said Thursday its Ticketmaster unit has acquired Eventjoy for an undisclosed sum, and Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino touted the purchase at an investor's conference in New York, where he also said more acquisitions are likely. "On a global basis, there's obviously companies still out there that are in our space -- ticketing and concerts on a global basis.

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Related Topix: Ticketmaster, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Time Warner, Media, Computers

Silicon Alley Insider

The Former Yahoo Exec Who Wrote The 'Peanut Butter Manifesto' Is No Longer CEO Of Hightail

After two years as CEO of a cloud storage company Hightail , Brad Garlinghouse is out, he confirmed to Re/Code's Arik Hesseldahl. His LinkedIn profile verifies the move .

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

BroadcastNewsroom

ITV To Invest in Believe Entertainment Group, A Leading Producer Of Premium Digital Content

Digital entertainment company Believe Entertainment Group today announced it has signed an investment deal with ITV plc , the leading U.K.-based television and broadcast company that is now the largest independent producer of unscripted content in the U.S. As part of the agreement ITV will also join Believe Entertainment Groups board of directors. As a strategic partner, ITV will contribute its own U.S. production expertise, international distribution and talent relationships to enhance Believe Entertainment Groups existing projects and maximize its own long-form television formats.

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Related Topix: i.TV, Startups, YouTube, hulu, Celebrities, Jay Mohr, Time Warner, Media, Computers

Stylelist

Megan Fox chops off her hair & dyes it dark

Our Terms and Privacy Policy will be updated 9/15/14. By continuing to use AOL, you agree to the updates, and to arbitration of disputes.

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Related Topix: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Celebrities, Megan Fox, Time Warner, Media, Computers

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Poynter Online

Government says Sotloff video is real

Steven Sotloff video is real : National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden says a video showing the journalist's execution by Islamic State "is authentic."

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Related Topix: Journalism, Politico, Florida International University

Beet.TV

Facebook's LiveRail CEO Mark Trefgarne on RTB vs. Programmatic Guarantees

The delineation between private vs. open exchanges and real-time bidding vs. programmatic guarantees is driven by the needs of the publisher says Mark Trefgarne, CEO of the supply-side video ad tech company LiveRail, in this interview with Beet.TV We spoke with him for "The Road to DMEXCO," a series of interviews with industry leaders produced in ... (more)

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Related Topix: LiveRail, Startups, Facebook, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Civolution, Twitter

Stylelist

Top 9 at 9: Carolina Herrera says New Yorkers have 'horrendous' style, & more news

Our Terms and Privacy Policy will be updated 9/15/14. By continuing to use AOL, you agree to the updates, and to arbitration of disputes.

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Related Topix: New York, Time Warner, Media, Computers, Fashion, Designers, Burberry

Beet.TV

Rocket Fuel Touts "Mission Control," Self-Service Programmatic Platform for Agencies

Rocket Fuel , a leading programmatic ad buying platform, is expanding Mission Contro l, its self-service solution for agencies, explains David Nelson, European Product Director, in this interview with Beet.TV He speaks about emerging trends to be discussed at the upcoming DMEXCO conference and beyond.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Civolution, Twitter

Colorado Springs Independent

Brothers in crime do time

A man who won $13,000 in Las Vegas told police that brothers Christopher Robert Bendotti, 30, and Joseph Charles Bendotti, 27, lured him to a motel in Phoenix, Ariz., and tried to rob him.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Social Security, Personal Finance

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Hispanic Business

AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund

The fund will make seed and Series A investments, with a focus on multiplatform media, services and commerce.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Associated Content Founder Luke Beatty Is Now In Charge Of AOL's Tech Blogs

As first reported by Re/code's Kara Swisher, and confirmed by AOL, Susan Lyne is stepping down from her role as CEO of AOL's brand group, which includes sites like Engadget, Joystiq, and, yes, TechCrunch.

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Related Topix: Associated Content

Deadline

Susan Lyne Moves From AOL's Brand Group To A New Fund For Women-led Internet Ventures

The former president of ABC Entertainment and CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is now also the former CEO of AOL 's Brand Group.

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Related Topix: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Publishing, Media

WSJ Media and Advertising

Susan Lyne Leaving Brand Role at AOL to Head Up Women-focused Venture Fund

Brand Group CEO Susan Lyne is stepping down from that role to lead a new AOL investment fund aimed at helping female-driven startups, AOL said.

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Related Topix: Advertising

Forbes.com

Chef Roy Yamaguchi's 9 Favorite Honolulu Hot Spots

I write about amazing travel destinations with an eye for food, wine and wellness.

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Related Topix: Honolulu, HI, Time Warner, Media, Computers, Journalism, North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Beet.TV

AOL Readies Slate of Web Original Video for the U.K.

AOL has been expanding its video offering via its web originals and its distribution play across screens.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Civolution

Beet.TV

Xaxis' Ad-Synch Product Rolls Out in Nine Markets: "It...

It's a bit like finding the "lost GRP," says Caspar Schlickum , CEO of Xaxis EMEA, explaining the value of the agency's new ad-synch product , in this interview with Beet.TV He says that the platform serves synched ads to multiscreen viewers, many who reach for their handheld during TV commercials breaks.

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Related Topix: Civolution, TV Advertising

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

22 Executives Who Wake Up Really Early

Waking up early allows executives like AOL's Tim Armstrong and Pepsi's Indra Nooyi to get a head start on the day, knocking out tasks before the rest of the world is out of bed.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, WebMD, Publishing, Media, New Times, Search Engines

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