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Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Facebook's Latest Home Commercial Is Just The Right Amount Of Weird   —  During the Facebook Home launch event, Zuck premiered the company's first commercial for the product.  —  Complete with half-naked dudes stuffed into luggage compartments, surprise drag queens, and an unintentionally spooky child, it was... pretty bad.
Apr 13, 2013, 11:35 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Burner, The One-Click Disposable Phone Number App, Comes To Android   —  Sometimes you just need a temporary, disposable phone number.  Why?  Maybe you're not too sure about that dude you just met, but you want to give him a chance.  Maybe you don't want weirdos from Craigslist calling you once your couch is gone.
Apr 10, 2013, 2:05 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Disney Shuts Down LucasArts Just 154 Days After Acquiring It   —  Pour one out for the Gold Guy tonight, my fellow gamers.  A sage pillar of the industry has fallen.  —  Just 154 days after acquiring LucasArts as part of their larger, $4B acquisition of Lucasfilm, Disney has dissolved the classic video game development company.
Apr 3, 2013, 8:55 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / PandoDaily:
An Exclusive First Interview With Reddit's New CEO, Yishan Wong   —  Just a bit over a week ago, reddit announced that they'd finally found a CEO.  Now, this wasn't a matter of swapping the old guy out with the new guy — up until Condé Nast spun reddit off into its own thing back in September …
Mar 20, 2012, 5:35 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / PandoDaily:
How Coldcalling Deadmau5 On Twitter Earned One Artist His Big Break   —  When I hear anyone talking about “the power of social media”, my brain immediately flips to thoughts of self-appointed gurus with uber-douche titles like “Twitter Ninja” or “Friendster Rockstar”.  I can't help it.
Mar 20, 2012, 6:50 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / PandoDaily:
BOKU's Secret New Carrier Investor: Telefonica   —  When Boku announced their shiny new NFC payments platform last week, the company kept noting that they would soon be announcing funding from a new carrier investor.  Which carrier that might be, however, was kept a mystery.
Feb 27, 2012, 10:40 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Apple's Q1 2012: $46.3B In Revenue, 37M iPhones And 15.4M iPads Sold   —  We're still a few minutes out from Apple's Q1 2012 earnings call — but as is par for the course, the raw numbers have made their way out a bit early.  And they.. are... insane.  —  Note: For those wondering …
Jan 24, 2012, 4:45 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Lionsgate Sacrifices “Abduction” To Test Simultaneous Facebook/DVD Release   —  When you're in charge of getting people to rent a move like Abduction, with its Metacritic score of 25 and a truly remarkable 4% on Rotten Tomatoes, what can you really do?  The answer: whatever the hell you want.
Jan 17, 2012, 5:10 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Even Sprint's “Truly Unlimited” Plan Isn't Truly Unlimited   —  Watch the video up above.  Note the end: … Also watch:  —  Now, read this bit from the Dow Jones Newswire, quoting Sprint CEO Dan Hesse on an investor call today: … Something doesn't quite match up here.
Jan 5, 2012, 6:40 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Khan Academy Jumps To 4M Uniques Per Month (Up 4X From Last Year)   —  Oh, how I love Reddit AMA (Ask-Me-Anything) posts.  In almost all cases, the inherent down-to-earth nature of a community-driven interview leads the most interesting of people to open up in genuine, honest ways that they otherwise might not in a one-on-one interview.
Dec 28, 2011, 9:45 PMIn context

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