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Variety: To teen newbs, YouTube dudes rule over boob tube rubes

Or to put it another way: A survey by the entertainment industry trade magazine found that YouTube stars are more popular among teenagers than movie, TV, and music celebrities.

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Move fast and break bread: The strange new world of meal-sharing

I shared meals cooked by strangers and didn’t die. Thank you, technology.

Study: Virginia has the fastest Internet in the US

Broadband Internet speeds can vary widely from state to state according to research from Broadview Networks.

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With Amazon Wallet, the company gets to see what you still buy in the real world

For now, the app just stores gift cards and loyalty cards. But we think the company eventually wants to run every transaction through your Amazon account.

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Classic Facebook "Color Changer" scam makes another comeback

When malware masquerades as a feature enhancement, some users inevitably get duped.

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ESPN Fantasy Football leagues can collect dues through crowdfunding site Tilt

Tilt's partnership with ESPN is part of its efforts to be more than just a site for crowdfunding projects.

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Google, Barnes & Noble take a page from Amazon's book with same-day delivery

You'll be able to get books the same day you order them from Barnes & Noble -- assuming you're living in the three cities where Google is offering the service through Google Shopping Express.

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Fining customers for negative Yelp reviews? Welcome to the future of big data

The one-two punch of consumers' eagerness to share their opinions and their unfamiliarity with business contracts spells opportunity for big data

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Pinterest’s new messaging feature makes group planning easier

Every social network is on board with group chat, but in Pinterest’s case it actually makes sense.

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Ebook service Scribd wants to make it easier to find your next read

The ebook subscription service wants to take a page from physical bookstores by adding a human element to its recommendation and book discovery features.

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But I want it now: Amazon expands same-day delivery

Near-instant gratification is now available in 12 markets, provided you get your order in early enough.

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Foursquare finally pulls the trigger on its new app: Check-ins out, recommendations in

The revamped, relaunched Foursquare aims to take on Yelp with tips you didn’t even knew you needed.

Lyft launches carpooling service Line to make your commute cheaper

Uber beat Lyft to the punch on the announcement, but Lyft’s carpooling feature is a fully realized product.

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Uber’s carpooling service is like fare-splitting for strangers

UberPool connects riders who live in the same area to save everyone money.

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Taxi Magic becomes Curb to broaden focus beyond cabs

The on-demand e-hail app is expanding options with sedan and black car service.