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Lakers Hire Luke Walton As Head Coach

NBA.com – Apr 29 – EL SEGUNDO – Earlier today, the Los Angeles Lakers and Luke Walton reached an agreement on a multi-year contract for Walton to become the next Head Coach of the team, it was announced by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Walton will begin his…
Chris Herring This means he probably isn't going to coach the Knicks. t.co/zeDmghew9o
J.A. Adande Best part for Luke Walton is he already has a house here t.co/FS2fOLiRQW
NBA RT @Lakers: OFFICIAL: Lakers Announce Agreement With Luke Walton to Become New Head Coach: t.co/FNUOe1uCZ0
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Unmasking the Men Behind Zero Hedge, Wall Street's Renegade Blog

Bloomberg.com – Tracy Alloway – Apr 29, 2:00 AM – Colin Lokey, also known as 'Tyler Durden,' is breaking the first rule of Fight Club: You do not talk about Fight Club. He's also breaking the second rule of Fight Club. (See the first rule.) After more than a year writing for the financial website…
Mark Melin Wow! If there is one bar conversation that comes up most, particularly in NYC, I would say this topic is it. t.co/1bkgPDyoFh
Rob Tricchinelli RT @gwmott: Unmasking the Men Behind Zero Hedge, Wall Street's Renegade Blog t.co/MBgWN50uHc via @markets
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The Full Story Behind Bloomberg's Attempt To 'Unmask' Zero Hedge

Zero Hedge – Over the years, Zero Hedge has proven to be a magnet for media attention. It started years ago with a NY Magazine article published in September 2009 which first 'unmasked' the people behind Zero Hedge with the ' The Dow Zero Insurgency: The…
Tim O'Brien And feast your eyes on this fantastically upbeat Zero Hedge response: t.co/8J4LAWnxm7
Henry Blodget Zero Hedge fires both barrels of sawed-off shotgun at ex-employee and Bloomberg t.co/F6pqOIdLgO
Mathew Ingram Zero Hedge founders unload on the troubled past of the Bloomberg source. Unpleasant and probably unnecessary t.co/kdJb1AYr3g
Brian Stelter RT @zerohedge: The Full Story Behind Bloomberg's Attempt To "Unmask" Zero Hedge t.co/rEJ89K04WB
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The Wall Street Journal website - paywalled from the very beginning - turns 20 years old today

niemanlab.org – Shan Wang – Apr 29 – The Wall Street Journal has (almost) never been free to read online. When the full website — then called the Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition — officially debuted online 20 years ago today, it was free for a few months.
Scott Austin And 361 people who subscribed to t.co/9xePvKT5QI at launch 20 years ago remain subscribers today! t.co/Zi2F39URIM
Nieman Lab "Wall Street Journal Bets Internet Readers Will Pay a Fee," 1996 t.co/DtJN9EQJHT
Nieman Lab The Wall Street Journal's website is now 20 years old, and for almost that entire time it's been paywalled t.co/DtJN9EQJHT
Nieman Lab The Wall Street Journal's website has never been free to read, except for a few months 20 years ago. t.co/DtJN9EQJHT
Nieman Lab The Wall Street Journal's website, paywalled from the very beginning, turns 20 today t.co/DtJN9EQJHT
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Jeremy Lin is a master of style

FanSided – Jason Parker – Apr 29, 3:30 AM – April 30 is National Hairstylist Appreciation Day, and Jeremy Lin probably has it circled on his calendar. This has been a year of rediscovery for Lin. After wandering in the desert of Los Angeles Lakers basketball for a season, Lin has…
Jeff Feyerer Can't watch Jeremy Lin anymore without thinking about this from @HickoryHigh for @FanSided t.co/WQsfl8TQ8U
Ian Levy This was a lot of fun: parsed Jeremy Lin's statistics by hairstyle. Thanks to @danieljrowell for the illustrations. t.co/Vigi7eUP17
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The Internet Economy

Medium – Chris Dixon – Apr 29, 7:13 AM – We are living in an era of bundling. The big five consumer tech companies — Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft — have moved far beyond their original product lines into all sorts of hardware…
Tim O'Reilly RT @steverubel: An era of bundling... The Internet Economy - Medium t.co/LmUXRPBC5F
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Inside Credit Suisse, Finger-Pointing and Confusion Over $1 Billion Loss

wsj.com – Jenny Strasburg – Apr 28, 11:35 AM – Current and former executives at Credit Suisse Group AG, stretching from New York to the Swiss lender's top ranks in Zurich, are sparring over who was responsible for the bulk of almost $1 billion in losses in recent months, according to people…
Frank Quattrone Hard to believe CS would throw top performer under the bus + blame him for problems others caused..oh, wait I forgot t.co/F92SJYGm8B
Wall Street Journal Inside Credit Suisse, lots of finger-pointing and confusion over almost $1 billion in losses in recent months t.co/hL2632Wci1
Joe Saluzzi RT @pattersonscott: WSJ ace @jennystrasburg exposes chaos, finger-pointing & turmoil inside a giant cash-hemorrhaging bank, again t.co/08kuBy8I7v
Scott Patterson WSJ ace @jennystrasburg exposes chaos, finger-pointing & turmoil inside a giant cash-hemorrhaging bank, again t.co/08kuBy8I7v
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What's in a Name? Just Ask Frank Zappa's Feuding Heirs

nytimes.com Ben Sisario (@sisario) – Apr 29 – For a decade, Dweezil Zappa, a son of the rock star Frank Zappa and a noted guitarist in his own right, has been paying tribute to his father's music under the name Zappa Plays Zappa. The project, which features exacting performances of Frank…
The New York Times One of the rock world's most famous families has been torn apart over copyright law t.co/PJ7Rv0noFO t.co/XKOFiZpjcj
NYT Business One of the rock world's most famous families has been torn apart over copyright law t.co/n4yz4vbBNs t.co/TGUqFVZnUe
The New York Times One of the rock world's most famous families has been torn apart over copyright law t.co/Iyg3xA3Vta t.co/j3o4HAeNdM
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Available on Demand, on Amazon Video and on iTunes April 28th. In Theatres May 13th

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Magnolia Pictures RT @twhiddleston: Hello ladies & gents of the US! Our mad, beautiful #HighRise is available to watch here: t.co/7JKVc5hXSb t.co/n5QJcnMZqv
Magnet Releasing RT @twhiddleston: Hello ladies & gents of the US! Our mad, beautiful #HighRise is available to watch here: t.co/7JKVc5hXSb t.co/n5QJcnMZqv
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Billionaires are funding lots of grandiose plans. Welcome their ambition

Economist – Apr 27 – All latest updates YURI MILNER, a Russian internet billionaire, wants to answer the great existential question: “Are we alone in the universe?” He has already launched a project to listen for signals from outer space, using two of the…
The Economist The galactic ambitions of Elon Musk parallel the dreams of rich men like Carnegie and Tata t.co/qHq6vf9GYU
Ethan Weiss RT @TheEconomist: Death can be "a problem to be solved", says Peter Theil. Today's billionaries have big plans t.co/QOBimvizE7 t.co/3BHknyiSMw
The Economist Death can be "a problem to be solved", says Peter Theil. Today's billionaries have big plans t.co/QOBimvizE7 t.co/3BHknyiSMw
The Economist Death can be "a problem to be solved", says Peter Theil. Today's billionaries have big plans t.co/LvrZ3kaurY