AOL Turns Moviefone Over to BermanBraun for Reboot

Press one for a much-needed overhaul of the service that still lives in 1999.
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When I Say Jump … Marissa Mayer Gives Yahoo Employees Up Fitness Bands

Let’s get physical!
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Venezuela Offers Snowden Asylum

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden — whom the U.S. government is trying to arrest for revealing classified information about its spying programs — has been offered asylum by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. “He is a young man who has told the truth, in the spirit of rebellion, about the United States spying on the whole world,” said Maduro. It’s not clear if Snowden, who is reportedly still in the transit area of Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow, has accepted the offer, but he has made appeals for asylum to several countries.

FISA Request Data Could Soon Be Public, With Google Also in Talks With U.S. Government About More Disclosure

Secretive government process might become a little less secretive.
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LivingSocial Hack Update: Investigation Ongoing, While Emails Out to 50 Million Users

On the bright side … actually, there is no bright side.
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Out-Trending the Trendmakers: NewsWhip Says It Defeats Twitter and Facebook’s Filter Bubbles

Friends? Who needs friends when you can just fall back on everybody to keep you informed?
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Anne Wojcicki of 23andMe on One Million-DNA March and More (Video)

Can the personal genome company get people to keep spitting for their health?
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Fandango Says 2012 Ticket Sales Highest Ever

Online movie ticketing had a good ending.
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23andMe Raises $50 Million in New Funding, Adding Yuri Milner as Investor

Personal genomics company 23andMe said it has raised more than $50 million in a new funding round, a near doubling of its investments so far. 23andMe has already raised over about $68 million since it was founded in 2006. The new financing includes Russian investor Yuri Milner, as well as existing investors Sergey Brin of Google, 23andMe CEO and co-founder Anne Wojcicki, New Enterprise Associates, Google Ventures and MPM Capital. The money will be used by the Mountain View, Calif., company to grow to one million customers and also to cut the price of its Personal Genome service to $99, which offers 244 reports on health and personal traits, as well as genealogy and ancestry information. That price was originally $999 and provided only 14 reports.