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Last March, TechCrunch covered one of the World Startup Report’s first releases. Now the organization is back with an ambitious project that gathers insight from 150 companies in 50 countries with the idea of guiding aspiring entrepreneurs in different markets. Read More
A Management Hall of Fame exists, at least on the internet and in Mario Gabelli’s imagination. And Carl Icahn will be enshrined therein. Of course, Uncle Carl isn’t the only member of the Gamco Hall’s Class of 2014: Matthew Shattock, CEO of Beam Inc., will also be immortalized in pixels. Show More Summary
President Obama says he’s heading to the Baseball Hall of Fame to stress how tourism can lead to good-paying jobs. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says he will be in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Thursday.
During his Hall of Fame NBA career, Shaquille O'Neal went by a plethora of nicknames — the Big Aristotle, the Big Shaqtus and the Big Shamrock among them Now, it's time to add a new jumbo-sized moniker to Shaq's list: The Big Networker See...Show More Summary
Leonard Kleinrock of Wired reports, “[On Friday] in Hong Kong 24 new inductees were welcomed into the Internet Hall of Fame, which was launched by the Internet Society in 2012 to recognize individuals who have pushed the boundaries of technological and social innovation through the design and advancement of the global Internet. Show More Summary
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Each year, the Internet Hall of Fame recognises people from all over the world who have each been instrumental in building and advocating for an open internet. Past inductees have included everyone from Vint Cerf to Aaron Swartz. And, yes, also Al Gore. And this year’s crop is full of luminaries past and present. More »
Another year, another virtual museum full of white dudes.
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Last night, Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath tried to break the Internet by showing up for the Super Bowl coin toss in an enormous mink. Naturally, PETA immediately tweeted its displeasure. Not long after, it spawned a Twitter account of its own and quickly became the Pharrell hat of... More »
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Craig Biggio missed the Hall of Fame by two votes. And because this is the Internet, we need someone to blame. Let me be your guide. Let's classify the kinds of voters who wouldn't put Craig Biggio on a ballot and determine which group...Show More Summary
Last week, Hall of Fame voter and blogger Internet columnist Murray Chass announced that he wouldn't vote for Craig Biggio because he strongly suspects that Craig Biggio used steroids to enhance his baseball playing. Okay. I did write...Show More Summary
It happens every year. Whenever the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees are announced, inevitably someone will be passed over and the Internet will roar: "But what about...." "How could they not include..." etc, etc. This year's Hall of Fame class includes Nirvana, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens. But […]
George Zimmerman is now a successful artist, Nirvana fulfill's Kurt Cobain's lifetime goal of getting into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, a politician fights the Internet over nude pics, and more...
A list of things the Hall of Fame isn't, according to the internet: Arguing over what Cooperstown is even supposed to honor is a very close second to arguing who belongs there. [Baseball Prospectus] Read more...
Uh-oh! It seems gospel singer Kevin Terry of the group Kevin Terry and the Predestined is the latest public figure to be inducted into the celebrity sex tape Hall of Fame. A 47-second clip of Terry performing oral sex on an unknown male partner surfaced this week. The video appears to have been recorded on a cellphone […]
The Internet Society is currently taking nominations for 2014 inductees to the Internet Hall of Fame. They're searching worldwide for people in three categories: Pioneers, Innovators, and Global Connectors. The nomination form is even open to the public. So who would you nominate? Read more...