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  • Turkish president rules out role swap with Erdogan

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's president appeared to rule out a job swap with Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan when his term as head of state ends in a few months, signaling strains between the allies following months of political tension. President Abdullah...
  • Social Media Buzz: Science and Religion Collide as 'Transcendence' Takes on 'Heaven Is For Real'

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • British Pathé Uploads Entire 85,000-Film Archive to YouTube in HD

    British Pathé, the U.K. newsreel archive company, has uploaded its entire 100-year collection of 85,000 historic films in high resolution to YouTube. The collection, which spans 1896 to 1976, comprises some 3,500 hours of historical footage of major...
  • Erdogan challenges social media in top Turkish court

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan applied to Turkey's constitutional court on Friday to challenge the alleged violation of his and his family's rights by social media, a senior official in his office told Reuters. Erdogan's government...
  • Baltimore couple's handmade, natural beauty products are right on Target

    Baltimore couple's handmade, natural beauty products are right on Target
    It all started in the kitchen. That's where Jamyla Bennu first mixed up batches of hair and skin products to give to friends and relatives more than 13 years ago. Since then, Bennu has refined her creations of organic shea butter and aloe vera juice,...
  • Southwest, other airlines take safety talks to new, hilarious heights

    Southwest Airlines flight attendant Marty Cobb has gone viral -- just for giving the in-flight safety briefing on a recent flight. Cobb's one-liners delivered with impeccable comic timing sent a YouTube video of her hilarious instructions into the...
  • Rosie O'Donnell drops 50 pounds, posts before-and-after pictures

    Rosie O'Donnell drops 50 pounds, posts before-and-after pictures
    Rosie O'Donnell has lost almost 50 pounds, she announced Thursday on Twitter, posting a before-and-after photo comparison showing how much progress she's made since last year's gastric-sleeve surgery.  "Almost 50 lbs off - I can see it," she wrote,...
  • Shares of Weibo soar on debut

    Shares of Weibo soar on debut
    Shares of microblogging site Weibo surged as much as 44% on its first day of trading, a robust start for the first of three major Chinese tech companies planning initial public offerings in the U.S. this year. "The company did miraculously,...
  • Buzzfeed's privileged self-test a social media hit

    Buzzfeed's privileged self-test a social media hit
    Buzzfeed, the esteemed research institution that brought us such self-tests as "Which Muppet Are You?" and "How in Love With Cheese Are You?," posted a new one last week that has proved especially popular: "How Privileged Are You?" With 100 true-or-...
  • The Week Ahead: Open sesame: Alibaba hopes to find riches in US stock market

    It's bigger than Intel. It's three times the size as Hewlett-Packard and more valuable than Netflix, LinkedIn and Twitter combined. But unless you conduct online commerce in Asia, odds are you have never heard of Alibaba. You probably will in the week...
  • Lying on LinkedIn could cost you a job

    I'd like to add an acronym to the Urban Dictionary. And at 51, I hope not being a teenage girl will not disqualify me from inventing a new abbreviation. The acronym is LIL (in caps, so as not to be confused with "lil," a salutation for a rapper). LIL...