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The Daily Read – Smorgasbord Edition – 11/11/2014

Today’s Daily Read features……..yup, you guessed it: Shingy!!! Seriously, it does, but with some other goodies mixed in.

KnowTechie Daily Read

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$2 Billion and Counting
(www.spotify.com)

“A blog post written by CEO Daniel Ek Taylor Swift is absolutely right: music is art, art has real value, and artists deserve to be paid for it. We started Spotify because we love music and piracy was killing it.”

by @Spotify

Keira Knightley Talks About Billionaire Tech CEOs Like They’re Aliens
(www.valleywag.gawker.com)

“Beautiful human and fragrance retailer Keira Knightly sat on Jimmy Kimmel’s couch last night and discussed a private Silicon Valley screening of her new movie, The Imitation of the Game, hosted by American billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, American millionaire Harvey Weinstein, and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, a well-known tech investor.”

by @nitashatiku

Dear Senator Ted Cruz, I’m going to explain to you how Net Neutrality ACTUALLY works
(www.theoatmeal.com)

“Net Neutrality” is Obamacare for the Internet; the Internet should not operate at the speed of government.- Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz)”

by @oatmeal

Everybody Sexts
(www.medium.com)

“What love (and sex) really lookslike in the 21st century. By Jenna Wortham Illustrations by Wesley Allsbrook, Trenton Duerksen, Lisa Hanawalt, Melody Newcomb, Pat Perry, Jonny Ruzzo, Sam Vanallemeersch, and Roxie Vizcarra I sent my very first sext at the age of 15. Maybe I was 13.”

by @jennydeluxe

Can This Man Save AOL?
(www.details.com)

“AOL’s David Shing, better known as Shingy, made up his own job title and role, which ranges from spokesperson to branding guru to tech oracle. He’s both widely revered and widely ridiculed-but none of that will matter if he manages to make the dial-up-era dinosaur cool again.”

by @mariabustillos

I caught the thief who stole my iPhone
(www.theverge.com)

“Earlier this year, my 5S was stolen because I placed it on a bench while I was skating. Stupid me, I know. This time, though, in my second phone theft, my iPhone 6 Plus got taken right out of my back pocket. Unlike my 5S, my 6 Plus has the Find My iPhone app set up properly.”

by @samsheffer

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