Say Media Raises $27 Million and Gets Ready to Start Shopping

Have a Web site you’d like to sell? Matt Sanchez may be interested.
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Hashtags of Shame

On your birthday, I find you wherever I turn. I will say that I have loved aspects of you, hated others, and could not understand many more.

— One of three tweets that were the basis for an arrest warrant for Hamza Kashgari, who addressed the Prophet Muhammad on his birthday, and is now charged as apostate and an infidel, both of which are crimes punishable by death

Is GigaOM Buying paidContent?

Om Malik won’t say. But we should find out soon.
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Tech Blogger Starts a Company Around His Data Mining (a.k.a. Web Stalking) Skills

Longtime tech blogger (if there is such a thing!) Marshall Kirkpatrick is starting a data mining company devoted to discovering emerging information.
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The Locker Project Helps You Stalk Yourself Online

A new start-up called Singly is building an open-source service called the Locker Project to help users archive and leverage their own data.

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Child Prodigy: Android Turns Three

Three years ago today, with many people expecting Google to introduce its own phone, the company instead unveiled a mobile operating system called Android, with CEO Eric Schmidt saying, “Imagine not just one Gphone, but a thousand Gphones as a result of the partnerships.” Today, the fruits of that strategy are reflected in every new market-share report. For the sentimental, the folks at ReadWriteWeb have compiled a lovely baby book, full of pictures and videos chronicling the first years of the precocious OS.

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Netflix Lets You Move a Movie from Your iPhone to Your TV

A nifty update to the popular Netflix iPhone app: You can now port video directly from your handset. The folks over at ReadWriteWeb think this is huge news, but I can’t see why: Anyone with a computer and a Netflix subscription can already do this, and most iPhone owners also have computers, right? Still, a cool party trick.

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Twitter Does Not Have a New York Office

Just a “temporary space” where people who work for Twitter out of New York go and…work. That’s the word from Twitter PR to ReadWriteWeb, which made the mistake of thinking that Twitter had a New York Office because that’s what someone who works for Twitter wrote on Twitter. Tired? I know. But now that Twitter is a media company, with a big-deal ad sales guy and everything, it really might be a good idea to open a New York Office someday. Right?

Twitter’s Slow-Motion Business Plan

Don’t look now, but the famously revenue-free start-up is busy experimenting with different ways to, you know, generate revenue. Imagine if one of them works.

Twitter's Slow-Motion Business Plan

Don’t look now, but the famously revenue-free start-up is busy experimenting with different ways to, you know, generate revenue. Imagine if one of them works.

Short Shelfari Life?