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By now, we've all been subjected to a steady drumbeat of leaks and stories about ubiquitous spying by the U.S. security establishment, but we shouldn't allow ourselves to be overcome by surveillance fatigue
Last week, the place I've called my online home and workplace for over five years suddenly shut down, and its death has hit me like the loss of a close friend
Could Snapchat, the red-hot messaging service that is theoretically worth $19 billion or more, be getting a new round of funding from billionaire Saudi investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal?

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Tech analyst Ben Thompson argues that one of Snapchat's biggest selling points to advertisers is how similar the content model is to one they already understand -- namely, TV
Are we living in a golden age for journalism, or is it the Dark Ages? There's nothing that gets a group of media types going like that question, which is kind of an updated version of a perennial favorite: "Are bloggers journalists?" Obviously, the kind of upheaval that leads to mass layoffs at papers like…