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Photographer wins $1.2 mln from companies that took pics off Twitter

Photographer wins $1.2 mln from companies that took pics off Twitter | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) - A federal jury on Fridayordered two media companies to pay $1.2 million to a freelancephotojournalist for their unauthorized use of photographs heposted to Twitter.The
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"I'm the Actor Who Provided the Voice for Siri"

"I'm the Actor Who Provided the Voice for Siri" | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
Siri has provided iPhone users around the planet with everything from weather forecasts to restaurant reviews, whilst fending off dumb-ass questions along the way. But if you ever wondered who whispered all those sweet nothings, here's your answer.
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Neat story. For more on Susan Bennett see her website here.

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NBA News: Video of Michael Jordan vs. OJ Mayo One-on-One Surfaces; MJ Dominated Bucks Star

NBA News: Video of Michael Jordan vs. OJ Mayo One-on-One Surfaces; MJ Dominated Bucks Star | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
Michael Jordan spoke about his one-on-one domination against high school star O.J Mayo during an interview with 2K sports producers last Monday.
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3 Signs You’re Meant to Be a Leader | TIME.com

3 Signs You’re Meant to Be a Leader | TIME.com | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
Not everyone is cut out to be a leader. But if you have these three traits, you might be a natural born leader. (You're meant to be a leader if...
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Out there: NASA says its Voyager 1 probe has become first spacecraft to leave the solar system

Out there: NASA says its Voyager 1 probe has become first spacecraft to leave the solar system | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
Thirty-six years after it was launched, the probe is more than 11 1/2 billion miles from the sun.
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#ITNVOTD – Basics of Photography w/ Brian Spence (#ITNLive) | INFOtainment News

#ITNVOTD – Basics of Photography w/ Brian Spence (#ITNLive) | INFOtainment News | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
I recently filmed a MediaCast with Brian Spence, a local photographer here in the Sacramento, California area.
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Aperture settings, hot-shoe vs. external lense and the importance of "getting good glass"

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Journalists like to tweet and they like to drink

Journalists like to tweet and they like to drink | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
Sawhorse Media CEO Greg Galant talks about the future of PR, what journalists like, and that little thing called Twitter.
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Tesla Motors White House petition passes 100K signatures — a small win for electric cars?

Tesla Motors White House petition passes 100K signatures — a small win for electric cars? | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
A White House petition to make it legal for Tesla Motors to sell its revolutionary cars directly to consumers surpassed its goal of 100,000 signatures today -- meaning it'll get an official respons...
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'What's Trending' Scores Major Investment From Bedrocket Media Ventures

'What's Trending' Scores Major Investment From Bedrocket Media Ventures | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
In exchange, Bedrock takes ownership stake in Shira Lazar's webcast about YouTube content
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Checking in on Foursquare « Klout Engineering

Checking in on Foursquare « Klout Engineering | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
The Official Klout Blog
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Video: Barbara Walters: 'I'm Not Walking Into the Sunset'

Legendary newscaster announces she will retire from TV journalism in the summer of 2014. (The Legendary TV journalist Barbara Walters announced her Summer 2014 retirement today on The View!
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5 Impressive Google Chrome Add-Ons for Music

5 Impressive Google Chrome Add-Ons for Music | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it

The music section of the Chrome Web Store has amplified quite a bit since its initial rollout of 23 apps. In addition to offerings from heavy hitters like MOG, Rdio, and Pandora, it's also home to a wide selection of apps and extensions from smaller developers from off the beaten trail.


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105-Year-Old Texas Woman Reveals Bacon as her Secret behind Long Life

105-Year-Old Texas Woman Reveals Bacon as her Secret behind Long Life | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
A 105 year old Texas woman has earned a place in almost all headlines by revealing the most unlikely secret to her long life.
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Is Wearable Tech A Good Fit For You?

Is Wearable Tech A Good Fit For You? | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
My Top 5 Picks By Melissa Thompson, CEO of TalkSession, and Q30 blog I tried 30 wearable technology products (i.e. Google Glass) in 30 days, and here are my top 5 picks.
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ABC executive: second screen apps can be a distraction

ABC executive: second screen apps can be a distraction | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
Don’t expect to see any more second screen apps for episodic content from ABC: The network found that these apps are more distracting than useful.
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Social media smack talk fires up baseball fans

Social media smack talk fires up baseball fans | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
BlogsFeedNet: Social media smack talk fires up baseball fans - USA TODAY http://t.co/1bocgvVKX3 #socialmedia
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Female NFL official-in-training at Saints camp

Female NFL official-in-training at Saints camp | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
A woman who could become the NFL's first female official is training at New Orleans Saints training camp this week.
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Have You Met...Tracy Keyser?

Have You Met...Tracy Keyser? | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
It's rare that we're ever introduced to the team behind celebrities such as Victor Ortiz or even The Kardashians. Undoubtedly, these celebrities are more than just people, they're international bra...
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WIN a GoPro HERO3 from Tweetheart TV!

Stephanie Wonderlin, host of Tweetheart TV, is looking for your creative ideas on how you would use your own GoPro Hero3! Send your idea with the hashtag #wi...
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How to pick the perfect fitness wristband: FuelBand, Up, Flex, or Basis (comparison chart)

How to pick the perfect fitness wristband: FuelBand, Up, Flex, or Basis (comparison chart) | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
So, you're looking for a fitness wristband to keep you in a healthy mindset. We've compared the top three to help you choose.
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I've got the Nike+ FuelBand myself, but looking at this chart it appears to be a no contest winner for the Flex.

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What is the single most illuminating question I can ask someone?

What is the single most illuminating question I can ask someone? | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
Answer (1 of 133): I'm a reporter at the NY Times, I write about and often interview powerful people for a living, and I strongly believe the answer is: there is no one question that works for everyone.
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Great engagement and responses on Quora to this question.

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In Pursuit of Perfect

In Pursuit of Perfect | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
You’re sitting there. Maybe you’re flipping through a magazine or scrolling through Facebook, or maybe you’re at the playground or a group lunch/dinner. You’re sitting there looking or listening, a...
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John McCain Bill Would End Local Television Blackouts for Teams Playing in ... - NESN.com

John McCain Bill Would End Local Television Blackouts for Teams Playing in ... - NESN.com | INFOtainment News | Scoop.it
John McCain Bill Would End Local Television Blackouts for Teams Playing in ...
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