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7 Subreddits Online Marketers Should Follow
I've written about the site Reddit before. It's the type of site that is brilliant in its simplicity, and valuable because of the people who use it.
Fri May 17, 2013
Former Amazon cloud engineer spills to Reddit audience
Usually Amazon Web Services, which many consider to be the leader in the infrastructure as a service cloud computing market, is pretty hush-hush about the internal workings of its massive cloud.
Amy's Baking Company: The Kitchen Nightmare Continues
If you caught the season finale of Kitchen Nightmares , you witnessed the on-air meltdown of the owners of Amy's Baking Company in Scottsdale, Ariz., a place that specializes in pizza and baked goods .
Tue May 14, 2013
IST grads, students explore San Francisco start-up scene
The second annual Start-up Week, which was held at Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology March 18-23, 2013, featured more than 25 entrepreneurs from trailblazing companies such as Weebly, Reddit and Songsplit, who networked with students and dispensed advice on starting and growing innovative technology-based companies.
Mon May 13, 2013
Jamie Butow: Fatal confrontation with deputies goes viral
That qualifies the article on the Bakersfield man who died following an apparent beating by Kern County law enforcement officers as having officially "gone viral." It's a pretty good indicator of that since the company that runs our online content management system sent us an "urgent" notice of excessive bandwidth use.
News 4 Jax
Astronaut sings Bowie in zero gravity
A video of the Canadian astronaut singing David Bowie's "Space Oddity" from the International Space Station has been zipping around the Web at light speed since it was posted Sunday.
Here's How Reddit's Communities Are Interconnected
The best part of browsing Reddit comments is discovering a new subreddit - a community so niche or fine-tuned to your interests that you can't imagine life before subscribing to it.
User authentication and online password managers
Authentication is an essential part of any web application. But why are web service providers so secretive about their authentication protocols and procedures? Why they are not disclosing any information about how users' credentials are communicated, verified and stored? Recently, the folks behind Reddit.com confessed that a backup copy of their ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
Reddit Users Share Their Most Unusual MacGyver Moments
Angus MacGyver, the main character of the timeless television show, has escaped many a fate with nothing more than the random objects he has in front of him.
Ping.it: Not a Google Reader replacement, but a tool to discover emerging viral content
Ping.it aims to help users discover targeted content across the web - for example, YouTube videos that appeared on Reddit and got the largest number of Facebook likes.
Thu May 09, 2013
Internet Connects Dying Girl to Her Musical Hero - in a Day
New Jersey 19-year-old Marie Sowler was diagnosed with stage 4 leukemia. Her sister and father pitched in with a double bone marrow transplant.
Silicon Alley Insider
The Best Restaurants, Bars, And Clubs In Shanghai
After four weeks of voting, Reddit users on the /r/shanghai page chose the best things to eat, drink, and do in Shanghai.
CrowdHall Raises $700k To Create Drop Dead Simple Town Halls And Q&As
Ryan has spent more than five years covering business, technology, and telecom-related subjects for a variety of publications based in New York and San Francisco.
Wed May 08, 2013
These Are the World's Most Reddit-Obsessed Cities
Reddit , as some of us know all too well, is an Internet rabbit hole if ever there was one.
28 Enchanting Instrumental Songs, According to Reddit
A question posted in the r/AskReddit thread early Tuesday asked the following question : "What is/are your 'epic' instrumental songs?" Within a few hours, more than 40 users commented with their favorite lyric-less songs.
RSS reader Ping.it launches handy filter feature
RSS reader Ping.it has launched a new content discovery feature called 'probes'. Probes are based on keywords, Facebook likes and thumbs ups on YouTube, enabling users to create intelligent feeds such as the " latest stories on BuzzFeed with more than 1,000 Facebook likes ". Other examples of probes already on Ping.it are: " the top three news ... (more)
Tue May 07, 2013
Finextra Research news
In-person bitcoin trading comes to New York
A small collection of bitcoin enthusiasts met in New York yesterday to drag the high-tech virtual currency back into the eighteenth century through face-to-face trading.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Epoch Times
12-Year-Old Calls Out Cop for Illegal Park Job
In the video, the boy, who calls himself Jeremy, approaches Las Vegas Metro officer, requesting his badge number after the officer parked his motorcycle on the sidewalk, according to Boingboing.com. "Hello, is there a reason for you to park on the sidewalk.
15 Retail Workers Fails Worth a Demotion
Go ahead. Fill in the blank. Chances are, you've uttered that sentence once or twice.
Doctor Who Snail Mail Coming Your Way
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who , and the Internet can barely contain its excitement .