theatlanticwire.com — That rumored $1 billion offer from Yahoo! to buy Tumblr? It's looking like a forgone conclusion at this point. But things are messy and speculative and there are already doomsayers predicting this is a bad idea for everyone involved. But mostly they're predicting it's bad for Yahoo!
paidcontent.org — Who says Canada is boring? The mayor of the country's biggest city is at the center of a crack cocaine scandal, and now U.S. blog Gawker is asking readers to chip in and buy the video evidence for $200,000.
adage.com — Greg Karber -- a self-described "writer, performer, video-maker, cultural critic and entrepreneur" based in L.A. -- doesn't mince words. His YouTube video titled "Abercrombie & Fitch Gets a Brand Readjustment #FitchTheHomeless," starts with the words "Abercrombie & Fitch is a terrible company," and things only get more harsh from there.
eff.org — Today, we're happy to announce that we will be accepting Bitcoin donations through our website. You can use them to make one-time donations, set up monthly donations or get an EFF membership (which includes awesome membership swag like EFF hats and digital freedom t-shirts). While we are accepting Bitcoin donations, EFF is not endorsing Bitcoin.
gigaom.com — A A Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer thinks that what Blogger did for Google, Tumblr could do for her aging Internet company - make it relevant and a major player on the modern web. And for that she is willing to spend a billion dollars (or perhaps higher) in order to buy New York-based social publishing and sharing platform.
gawker.com — Rob Ford, Toronto's conservative mayor, is a wild lunatic given to making bizarre racist pronouncements and randomly slapping refrigerator magnets on cars. One reason for this is that he smokes crack cocaine. I know this because I watched him do it, on a videotape. He was fucking hiiiiigh.
gawker.com — If you are an influential user of a Bloomberg terminal-the $24,000-per-year glorified computers that the company sells to Wall Street trading firms, politicians, and banks-there's a chance the company's news division has a file on you that's chock full of personal information about your family, your predilections, and your 24-hour contact information.
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