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This Is Some Next-Level Snapchatting

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.09.2014 | Comedy

Get ready -- you're going to want to screen shot every part of this Snapchat song cover montage. The compilation comes from recent Harvard graduate...

#AOLBUILD Hosts theSkimm's Co-Founders

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.06.2014 | Media
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD QUOTE OF THE SESSION "One of our readers said it best, 'I can get behind a business that respects brunch.'" -- theSkimm co...

Videotaping Death and the Dying on a Dallas Freeway: The Perversion of Social Media and Smart Phones in a Voyeuristic Culture

Clay Calvert | Posted 08.05.2014 | Technology
Clay Calvert

Today, some scholars suggest that "the Internet desensitizes us to shocking images and diminishes our empathic skills.

New Poll Details Widespread Harassment Online, Especially On Facebook

Allyson Kapin | Posted 08.04.2014 | Technology
Allyson Kapin

It took between 48 hours to 1 week for 47 percent of people who reported the online harassment to get a response from social networks, ISPs, law enforcement, etc. This could seem like an eternity to those who are scared for their lives. So how do we create safer, healthier campaign spaces online?

Great Tech Gifts For Dads & Grads

Shelly Palmer | Posted 08.02.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Here's my short list of awesome gifts for dads and grads: If you need a smartphone today... HTC One M8 (MSRP $199 w/ 2-Year Contract) Apple and ...

How Your Company -- And Your Job -- Will Soon Be Disrupted

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business
Vivek Wadhwa

What industries will change and who the winners will be in this era of exponential technologies are uncertain. The only things that are certain are that we are in for dramatic changes, and that the old rules don't apply any more.

Big Data Meets Fantasy Football

Jason Grill | Posted 07.27.2014 | Sports
Jason Grill

Fantasy football is right around the corner. The summer months will pass and before you know it people from across the country will be joining frien...

The Compact With Capitalism: Wheeler's Net Neutrality Dodge

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Tracy Rosenberg

Rhetoric and reality sometimes diverge. Right now, the future of the Internet is hooked like a fish between two different paths.

Spotify Hits 10 Million Paying Customers: Streaming Rules

Shelly Palmer | Posted 07.27.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Spotify recently announced a major milestone: the music streaming service hit 10 million paying subscribers and now has more than 40 million active users across 56 markets worldwide.

It's Still The Information Super Toll Road: An Intended Consequence of Net Neutrality

Shelly Palmer | Posted 07.19.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

It is hard to be optimistic about a future world where there is a low-powered free and open Internet and a web of private toll roads owned by non-governmental organizations that inherently compete with their customers.

Tips to Drown Out the Twitter Noise

Craig Newmark | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Folks, this has become a big issue on Twitter -- how do you get to the real good stuff on your Twitter feed? Where are the tweets from your community? And how do you make an effort to use Twitter most effectively for you and your organization?

For-Profit University's Super PACs Could Tap Into Tech Industry Wealth

Center for Public Integrity | Dave Levinthal | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

By Dave Levinthal, Center for Public Integrity A for-profit university bankrolled by prominent tech firms and co-founded by futurist Ray Kurz...

Hacker Heroes, Girl Gamers and Other Reasons to Love Geeky Romance

Maya Rodale | Posted 07.15.2014 | Books
Maya Rodale

I know, I know: Mark Zuckerberg is an unlikely sex symbol/romantic hero. But the young, successful tech entrepreneur is the hot new hero in romancelandia -- the new aristocracy, if you will.

5 Social Media Listening Tools That Every Business Should Be Using

Simon Tam | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business
Simon Tam

Have you noticed that it's easier to keep your house clean if you work on it a little each day rather than waiting until it gets really bad and needs an overhaul? It's the same with social media and any kind of listening tool.

Obama's Relationship With Silicon Valley Remains Complicated

AP | Jim Kuhnhenn | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Silicon Valley recoils at the government's cyber data-gathering done in the name of national security. It bristles at new potenti...

Disrupting the World Now: Technology That Will Change Your Life

Matt Hunckler | Posted 07.06.2014 | Technology
Matt Hunckler

Can you imagine life without the Internet? There are equally revolutionary technologies that are emerging today. When we look back 20 years from now, what things will be impossible to imagine living without?

Mother's Day 2.0: Top 5 Tech Gifts for Moms

Melissa Thompson | Posted 06.30.2014 | Technology
Melissa Thompson

Give the gift of connection this Mother's Day with cutting-edge tech gifts -- from in-the-womb baby monitoring to app-enabled massages on-demand. Here are five Mom 2.0 gift picks.

Here's What It Actually Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 06.29.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

Yes, there are a few, such as Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, who made it big. But they are the outliers -- and they too don't fit the stereotype. Here are six myths about what it actually takes to make it.

The Way We Govern the Internet Is a Model in International Cooperation

Lynn St. Amour | Posted 06.29.2014 | Technology
Lynn St. Amour

As the Internet penetrates and alters every aspect of economic, social and political life, there are more profound and broad non-technical questions that must be addressed, including privacy, security, and neutrality of the Net, to spam, pornography and intellectual property.

New York Tech Surging -- But Challenges Remain Ahead

Jack Hidary | Posted 06.24.2014 | Technology
Jack Hidary

The tech sector in New York City is on the rise. A new study pegs the number of tech workers in the Big Apple at more than 290,000 representing 7% of the workforce. About half of those - 150,000 - work in big companies in tech roles. The other half are in startups.

The Bitcoin "Crisis" Explained and 5 Reasons It Can't Be Killed

Michael Phillip Nelson | Posted 06.21.2014 | Technology
Michael Phillip Nelson

Despite all the misinformation, resistance and doomsday prognostication along the way, Bitcoin has and will continue to defiantly weather the storm.

Why the Future Belongs to Google -- Part II

Mudit Kakkar | Posted 06.17.2014 | Technology
Mudit Kakkar

At the moment, Google is hard at work to make our lives easier, more connected and rather enjoyable. This has always been a company with a proclivity towards the human touch to keep its customers smiling.

TDK: Built to Record Every Lifestyle

Ivo Lukas | Posted 06.17.2014 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

I recently sat down to chat with TDK Corp executive director, Toshihide ("Toshi") Hokari about the evolution of this blast from the past company. TDK ...

Yagana Shah

11 Ways Technology Has Changed Since We Were Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.10.2014 | Fifty

"When I was your age..." you say, beginning long-winded stories of your childhood of hard-knocks. You walked four miles to school in the bitter cold a...

From Government to Googlement: How to Protect Data

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg | Posted 06.02.2014 | World
Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg

Key players in the public and private sector are now working to protect their interests in a world that is shifting from government to "Googlement"-- driven by the unprecedented ability of companies to gather, store, and evaluate vast amounts of personal data. Adding to the challenge will be unabated progress on more invasive technologies such as biometrics, household robotics, smart homes, and connected cars, coupled with widespread adoption of cloud computing.