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AOL hires chief content officer for troubled Patch

AOL hires chief content officer for troubled Patch

(Reuters) – AOL Inc, which has been investing heavily in content to make up for declining revenue from dial-up Internet access, has hired an executive for the newly created position of chief content officer at its struggling Patch hyperlocal news netwo…

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Announcing a Live Chat With Thrillist Co-Founder Ben Lerer

Announcing a Live Chat With Thrillist Co-Founder Ben Lerer

Thrillist co-founder and CEO Ben Lerer will be answering questions from readers exclusively on Mashable at 12 p.m. ET (9 a.m. PT) tomorrow, Feb. 9. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Council’s program called YEC Global, Lerer will log in live via vide…

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Twisted Metal maker, console developer Eat Sleep Play switching to iOS games

Twisted Metal maker, console developer Eat Sleep Play switching to iOS games

Console game developer Eat Sleep Play is about to release a new edition to the hit game series Twisted Metal, but the company might be looking to a future on devices with smaller screens.

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Murdoch’s firm settles 9 phone hacking lawsuits

Murdoch’s firm settles 9 phone hacking lawsuits

Nine more phone hacking lawsuits against Rupert Murdoch’s News International have been settled, including a case brought by comedian Steve Coogan, his lawyer told Britain’s High Court on Wednesday.

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Nokia to Cut 4,000 Jobs in Restructuring

Nokia to Cut 4,000 Jobs in Restructuring

Aiming to increase its competitiveness, Nokia on Wednesday announced it will shed 4,000 jobs, or 7% of its global workforce, as it shifts device assembly to Asia.

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Fresh Android Apps for Feb. 8: My Pills, Helidroid 3D, Magic Portals Free

Fresh Android Apps for Feb. 8: My Pills, Helidroid 3D, Magic Portals Free

Today’s fresh list proves, once again, that your Android handles both the practical and the playful. Manage your medicine with My Pills, go airborne with Helidroid 3D: Helicopter RC, and teleport your way through Magic Portals Free.

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Is Pinterest Pocketing Revenue by Tracking User-Generated Pins?

Is Pinterest Pocketing Revenue by Tracking User-Generated Pins?

Popular social bookmarking site Pinterest has become the hottest startup on the web, luring millions of people to the site to collect and share things they like on the Internet.

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Fresh iPhone Apps for Feb. 8: LoSo update, TextVite, The Lost City, Fly With Me

Fresh iPhone Apps for Feb. 8: LoSo update, TextVite, The Lost City, Fly With Me

Feel like heading out with some friends? You might want to make use of two of today’s Fresh iPhone Apps: LoSo, an app that gives you info about what’s going on in restaurants and bars (as well as exclusive deals and discounts), and TextVite, an app…

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Apple’s Siri Has a Grudge in This Special Effects-Filled Short Film

Apple’s Siri Has a Grudge in This Special Effects-Filled Short Film

Each day, Mashable highlights one noteworthy YouTube video. Check out all our viral video picks.

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Need a Crash Course in Startup Lingo? Brainscape Provides the Flash Cards

Need a Crash Course in Startup Lingo? Brainscape Provides the Flash Cards

Working words like “S Corp” and “Jason Fried” into conversations doesn’t make you a good entrepreneur, a tech whiz or even a pretty smart guy. But failing to recognize a common tech term at the right moment can make you look like a nube.

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