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Web Marketer Facing Prison Claims eBay Turned A Blind Eye To A $35 Million Alleged Fraud

A former affiliate marketer for eBay who will start a 15-month federal prison sentence on Sept.

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Related Topix: Hunch, eBay, Startups, Federal Prisons, Prison, Marketing

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Forbes.com

Profiles and Founders: Where Are They Now? Part IV

I am the co-founder of SocialRank and previously led business development and partnerships for online integrations at Dwolla, a payments startup based in Iowa, as well as for Aviary, a NY-based startup that provides a photo editing API for web and mobile devices.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Media, IT Services, Meetup, Yeshiva University, Publishing, Forbes

Daily Kos

Is another Republican-led government shutdown looming?

It's been nearly a year since Republicans in Congress shut down the federal government, impacting millions of Americans across the country, causing nearly 800,000 federal employees to be furloughed, and costing taxpayers tens of billions of dollars.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Paul Ryan

Forbes.com

Chart: The Cities Where You're Most Likely To Meet A Millionaire

I am a Statista data journalist, covering technological, societal and media topics through visual representation.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

TN Moving Stories: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

A worker at Volkwagen's Chattanooga, Tenn. Plant is forming a new union to fight the United Auto Workers, which now represents workers at the factory.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, World News, Colombia,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Kos

Open thread for night owls: S&P passes stock-market milestone, but who cares?

Monday morning the stock market passed another historic milestone, as the S&P 500 composite index briefly passed the 2,000 mark before ending the day on a record-breaking high.

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Related Topix: The Dow Company, US News, Liberal Political News

Silicon Alley Insider

Intel Will Unveil A New Luxury Smartwatch With A Curved Glass Display

A concept image of Apple's upcoming smartwatch, which is said to have a curved display like Intel's watch.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Journal

Ranking state economies: See where Ohio falls Ohio

Ohio's economy is something of a mixed bag, at least according to Business Insider, which has ranked all 50 states.

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Related Topix: Housing

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Airbnb: 124 New York Airbnb Hosts 'May Be Flagrantly Misusing Our Platform'

In his ongoing tussle with Airbnb, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has asked for detailed records on 124 hosts in the New York area.

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government

Silicon Alley Insider

We Spent A Night On The Town With Yelp's 'Elite' Reviewer Squad

Elite members bear special badges on their Yelp profiles, and they're invited to private events where up-and-coming restaurants and bars provide food and drinks for free.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yelp

Forbes.com

Another Reason To Become An L3C

I'm an award-winning journalist with a particular interest in for-profit social enterprise, as well as entrepreneurship and small business in general.

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Related Topix: Pelham, NY, Non-Profit

Switched

Transphobic Edits Made To Wikipedia Appear To Have Come From Capitol Hill

Computers at the U.S. House of Representatives have been blocked from editing Wikipedia entries after controversial changes were made to transgender pages, including those with information about actress Laverne Cox.

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Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Transgender, Publishing, Media, National Review, Cloud Atlas

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Forbes.com

Profiles and Founders: Where Are They Now? Part III

I am the co-founder of SocialRank and previously led business development and partnerships for online integrations at Dwolla, a payments startup based in Iowa, as well as for Aviary, a NY-based startup that provides a photo editing API for web and mobile devices.

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Related Topix: Dwolla, Media, IT Services, Meetup, Yeshiva University, Publishing, Forbes

Silicon Alley Insider

We Spoke To 2 Veterans Who Served In World War II As Teenagers - And Here's What They Remember Most

Of the 16 million Americans who served in World War II, just over a million are alive today, according to the National World War II Museum .

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Insider, Club, St. James, NY, US Military, US Navy

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The World's Largest Apple Store Might Be Built Inside A Dubai Mall

Apple is reportedly planning to build the largest Apple Store in the world in Dubai's Mall of the Emirates, MacRumors reports , citing EDGARDaily.com, a Middle Eastern website.

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Related Topix: Travel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Travel, World News, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates, Middle East Travel, Middle East

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

How Wi-Fi Could Revolutionize The Way We Use The Web

His company, Mimosa, works with technology that could turn Wi-Fi from a way to save money on our smartphone data plans to an internet connectivity option on par with fiber and leagues above DSL.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

Macworld

Same old refrain

Business Insider is a publication at war with itself. While BI's Jay Yarow has finally admitted the obvious , that Apple kinda knows what it's doing and smartphone market share is not the be-all end-all of measurements, Jim Edwards seems to be happily sailing along in a logical bubble, impervious to outside thought.

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Related Topix: iPhone

Forbes.com

The Best Cities For Working Parents

When planning for their child's future, many couples consider factors such as proximity to extended family and length of one's daily commute.

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Related Topix: NerdWallet, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Standardized Testing, Education, Gilbert, AZ

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Googlers Eat Way More Than 40,000 Free Meals Per Day And $1 Million...

Former executive head chef Nate Keller left in 2008 back when there were 19,000 employees .

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Related Topix: WebMD, Twitter, Social Software

Silicon Alley Insider

AppNexus Takes A $90 Million-Plus Investment And Is Now Valued At $1.2 Billion

AppNexus, the New York-based adtech giant, has taken a $90 million round of investment that values the company at $1.2 billion, CEO Brian O'Kelley told Business Insider.

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Related Topix: AppNexus, Tumblr

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