This is about “News today! Important news! Worthwhile news! Meaningful news! News that every well-informed person should know about…
Keeping up to date with the news is essential to me…how about you?
It is amazing where we must go now to get the best news of the day…tonight I went to www.Popurls.com and to www.alltop.com which are known in the blogging industry as two of the top blogging sites to provide the very best and most accurate news reporting. I highly recommend these sites to you in case you would like to do a 10 minute scan of all their topics and select what is the most interesting for you to read!
There are many great sources of news nowadays…and with the departure of the major tv and newspaper media to align with political agendas rather than providing us with the real objective news…we now have immediate and accurate news from a wonderful variety of sources. Personally I enjoy a variety of fair and balanced tv news, many talk show hosts, high quality blogs, and selected internet major media sources like Forbes and Entrepreneur and the like. Here are the most interesting stories in my opinion for today…
ALLTOP HOLY KAW
New York Times
By JACKIE CALMES Published: July 2, 2013
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced on Tuesday that it would delay for a year, until 2015, the Affordable Care Act mandate that employers provide coverage for their workers or pay penalties, responding to business complaints and postponing the effective date beyond next year’s midterm elections. Read more…
Posted by Soulskill on Tuesday July 02, 2013
SpicyBrownMustard sends in a fascinating data visualization at Zeit Online showing what information about a person’s life can be gleaned from cellphone metadata. Quoting: “Green party politician Malte Spitz sued to have German telecoms giant Deutsche Telekom hand over six months of his phone data that he then made available to ZEIT ONLINE. We combined this geolocation data with information relating to his life as a politician, such as Twitter feeds, blog entries and websites, all of which is all freely available on the internet. Read more…
21-Year-Old Raises Largest Seed Round In Silicon Valley History — $25 Million — For Mysterious Payments App
Alyson Shontell Jun. 27, 2013,
Twenty-one-year-old Lucas Duplan just raised more millions than his age.
The first-time entrepreneur and recent Stanford graduate (he finished a computer science degree in three years) has been working on a mobile payment app for the past two years. He’s now been awarded $25 million from a long list of Silicon Valley investors which includes Andreessen Horowitz, Peter Thiel, Accel Partners’ Jim Breyer, Intel, Intuit, former Facebook COO Owen Van Natta, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, the founders of Qualcomm and VMware, and many others.
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