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Why you should never use Tumblr as a professional blogging platform

In October 2010, I started the BitShare blog. The intent was to create a daily or every-other day or so, news blog that curated daily bits to share (hence the name). BitShare is focused on content related to internet, tech, culture, apps, and more. At the time in 2010, the Tumblr blogging platform was still[…]

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PRISM: code word for unauthorized Govt spying using 9-top Internet companies

I can’t say that I’m not all too surprised with the damaging news to hit the web today, that the U.S. Government is secretly spying on citizens using 9-top Internet companies. The news comes right on the heels of the revelation that the NSA was secretly tapping into Verizon to collect phone call records of[…]

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The secret is out – Yahoo! is purchasing Tumblr for $1.1 billion

Things moved super fast this weekend, as Yahoo!’s board gave the green-light and ever-so-needed approval to acquire Tumblr, for an astonishing $1.1 billion. As reported on Friday, it was said that Yahoo! was in serious talks to buy Tumblr, as they look to take the next big step in making Yahoo! relevant again, and targeting[…]