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Entries by Shira Lazar from 05/2012

Meet The 25-year Old Who Raised Over 8 million on Kickstarter

| Posted 05.07.2012 | Technology

According to Eric Migicovsky, Pebble, which has raised nearly 9 million dollars and counting, is THE watch of the 21st century, allowing it to connect to your iPhone as well as download different apps and watch interfaces.

How Jermaine Dupri Is Connecting With Fans Online 24/7

| Posted 05.13.2012 | Technology

I recently sat down down with Grammy-award winning writer and producer Jermaine Dupri and talked with him about his social network, Global 14, engaging fans, finding new talent, and what the future holds for the music industry.

1 Year of Memes in 1 Minute (Video)

| Posted 05.15.2012 | Technology

In honor of a year together, our team at What's Trending created a retrospective of the top 60 memes of the past year in a minute.

Deepak Chopra on How Technology Will Change the World for the Better (Video)

| Posted 05.17.2012 | Technology

Sharing his seemingly infinite wisdom, Chopra was the first guest during the special show, and he told me about his involvement in using technology to engage communities.

The Old Media Can Learn From YouTube Stars (VIDEO)

| Posted 05.21.2012 | Media

There's a definite showdown happening between traditional and new media in the online entertainment space, with Internet celebrities building loyal followings and older outlets figuring out how to use these digital tools.

Tumblr, Reddit Founders Dish on Facebook IPO (VIDEO)

| Posted 05.21.2012 | Technology

Tumblr CEO and founder David Karp and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian -- both 20-something web pioneers -- chatted with me about disrupting traditional media and Facebook IPO during their stop.

Jon Avnet and Virginia Madsen's WIGS YouTube Channel Creates Dynamic Roles for Women

| Posted 05.24.2012 | Women

"On our show, the men are the eye candy," quipped Producer Jon Avnet.

NFL Legend Boomer Esiason Spreads Awareness About Cystic Fibrosis Via Twitter

| Posted 05.30.2012 | Impact

As a former football player, Esiason's dream of being the star quarterback and winning the Superbowl has been outseated by something much more valuable.