Yahoo’s Mayer on the Talent Hunt for Tech Journalists (Even From AllThingsD!)

It’s nice to see Yahoo finally acknowledging the importance of what tech journalists do, even if it means Marissa is trying to poach in our pond.
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Wearable-Tech Fatigue and the New Fitbit Force

I’m suffering from serious fitness-band fatigue. Can the Fitbit Force change that?
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Aww, Canada

Between Nortel and RIM, we’ve seen $500 billion in market value vanish from Canada’s tech scene. We’d get a complex but we already have one.

Mathew Ingram, tweeting about BlackBerry’s $4.7 billion buyout offer

Drawing the Line

… I fully appreciate that there is a systemic sexism problem in the technology industry, and that allowing such behavior to go without being criticized encourages that to continue. But at the same time, this case produced what seemed like an orgy of outrage that at times felt like the beginnings of an angry mob — if only because of the speed and aggressiveness of the response.

Mathew Ingram, from a post entitled “Public shaming and free speech: Why the rush to attack Pax Dickinson makes me nervous”

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AOL’s Huffington Post Adds Ecofabulous Content

AOL-owned Huffington Post is adding a large amount of environmental-focused content from Ecofabulous, and making its founder, Zem Joaquin, an editor at large of home and lifestyle. In a nonexclusive licensing and revenue-sharing deal, the dedicated Ecofabulous page said that the online content site “will host original product reviews and recommendations featuring environmentally conscious beauty, fashion, home, kids, tech, and lifestyle items; provide resources for readers aiming to live a green life; profile environmentally-pioneering companies; and serve as a place to inspire readers seeking the recommendations of expert editors and designers.”

Grovo, a “How-To” Video Company for Web Services and Apps, Raises $5.5 Million in Funding

Video tutorials are growing quickly online.
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And the Highest-Paid Tech CEOs Are …

Dollar dollar bills, y’all.
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D11 Attendees Answer the “Desert Island” Question (Video)

Who in the tech industry would you want to be stranded on a desert island with?
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Have Faith in Innovation, Fed Chairman Tells Graduates

“Humanity’s capacity to innovate and the incentives to innovate are greater today than at any other time in history.”
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LeapFrog’s Latest Gadget for Kids: Magic Pen for Both E-Reading and Writing

Now if you could just tear your kid away from the iPad …
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Tech Resolutions (Comic)