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Facebook manipulation yet more evidence of Silicon Valley’s contempt

The well-educated white men of Silicon Valley have no regard for you as a person. You are a set of data, and they can do what they please with it. Cue Facebook messing with your mind.

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A letter from my $300m yacht: stop persecuting richies like Jews

An uber-rich venture capitalist has broken cover from the mysterious world of big money to hit out at the persecution of richies — just like the Jews in World World II. Seriously.

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The great brawl of China: Google may lose its licence

Today, Google’s Chinese Internet Content Provider license is up for renewal. If it isn’t granted, Google will lose the Chinese market.

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LA Times | LINKS|

Silicon Valley’s secret police squad

When the Gizmodo editor’s house was raided recently over the leaked iPhone, it was done by a shadowy outfit called the Rapid Enforcement Allied Computer Team. So what is it, and who’s in charge?

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Wall Street Journal | COMPANIES|

Hot new job title: ninja

Forget “guru” and “evangelist” — the trendy new buzzword for what we used to call “expert” is apparently now “ninja”. In less surprising news, most of these self-appointed neo-warriors are white IT nerds.

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Mercury News | JOURNALISM|

Dear Twitter: beware the Silicon Valley hype machine

Twitter may be the flavour-of-the-month in the world of tech journalism, says Chris O’Brien, but the much-hyped social media giant could learn a thing or two from the experience of Second Life. What? Exactly.

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TechCrunch | JOURNALISM|

Arrington: The embargo is dead, chaos rules

When Michael Arrington, founder of tech gossip blog TechCrunch, announced he would no longer be honoring press embargoes, critics predicted it kill the site. But a year on, he says, embargoes are virtually extinct in the tech world, and his readers couldn’t be happier.

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State of the planet

Millions of jobs at risk from climate change … World body warns over ocean ‘fertilisation’ to fix climate change … Gore turns to Silicon Valley in green fight … Brazil hailed as ‘quiet green giant’ … Deceit and global warming: Greenwashing the palm oil industry

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