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Best of the Web, April 21

Best of the Web, April 21

The 2011 TIME 100; BP Spent $2 Million Lobbying; Will social media tech bubble lead to a dot com crash?; Apple to ship new iPhone in September; Got a few stalkers on Facebook?

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April 23, 2011 4:05 by



BP Spent $2 Million Lobbying On Offshore Drilling, Spill Liability, Other Regulations In First Quarter Of 2011

On the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that killed 11 workers, oil giant BP revealed via mandatory disclosure forms that it spent at least $2 million on federal lobbying in the first quarter of 2011. Read this article from the Huffington Post for more.

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The 2011 TIME 100

Time has just compiled their list of the most influential people in the world. As TIME puts it “They are artists and activists, reformers and researchers, heads of state and captains of industry. Their ideas spark dialogue and dissent and sometimes even revolution.” Have a look through year’s TIME 100

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Will social media tech bubble lead to a dot com crash?

Is social media companies overvalued? In this BBC video David Grossman examines the rush to discover and invest in the next Facebook, and considers what chance there is of another dot com crash.

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Apple to ship new iPhone in September

Sources have revealed that the iPhone 5 will be shipped out in September: Apparently, Apple’s next-generation iPhone will have a faster processor and will begin production of the new iPhone will start in July/August. If you are like cheap little Kipp, and didn’t splurge on the new and shiny iPhone 4, you are sneakily laughing now, aren’t you?

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Got a few stalkers on Facebook?

Facebook Privacy Tips: 9 Settings To Check Now. Check it right now.



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