TMZ Sports: V.P. Joe Biden & Prez Obama -- Just a Couple of Golf Buddies
12 Dec 2013, 4:11 pm
V.P. Joe Biden broke the news to us ... he and Pres. Obama don't exchange Christmas gifts -- but they do exchange some pretty cool birthday gifts ... and it's all about golf.Plus, sexy Olympic hurdler Michelle Jenneke. You've seen her ridiculously…
Chief Keef has been moved from a fancy Malibu rehab facility because the media just can't get enough of him.Keef's lawyer tells us the rapper is no longer at Promises ... he's been moved to another rehab facility in Southern California because of…
Camille Grammer's ex-boyfriend still hasn't been served with a restraining order -- even though the alleged attack happened in October -- because the guy's so slippery he's dodged them 29 TIMES. And the irony -- we know he's seen the docs…
Mark Wahlberg is still feeling the pain after putting his neck on the line while filming "Transformers: Age of Extinction" back in October -- stepping out in Hollywood Wednesday with a neck brace.Wahlberg didn't hurt his neck while performing some…
The strategy behind Instagram Direct
Social media habits are shifting. Instagram's Kevin Systrom wants his service to be where the people are going, not just where they are.
The Switch: Wireless companies cave to allow cellphone unlocking, but only on their terms
Say you're fed up with your current wireless carrier, and you want to switch. What's more, you'd like to take your mobile device with you. Thanks to a weird wrinkle in copyright law, if your phone was purchased after Jan. 26, 2013, you can't — it's against the law. This new rule against cellp
In 2004, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas was a major hit. It sold millions of copies and was Metacritic's "Game of the Year," where it still has a 95 reviewer rating. Now, for $6.99, you can play it on iOS devices, with Android and Windows Phone versions expected shortly. Read full article >>&n
The federal government is moving closer to approving the use of cellphones on planes, but with a catch: Consumers couldn’t use the devices to make calls. The effort would be the culmination of separate rules being considered at two federal agencies. The Federal Communications Commission is tak
Facebook showed off new features for Instragram Thursday, revealing private sharing features and "the extent of its Snapchat envy," as Scott Marlin and USA Today put it. Instagram Direct is widely perceived as a response to Snapchat, which allows users to send their friends photos that disappear af
Techmeme finally posts stories to its Facebook page
You may not know this, but Techmeme's had a Facebook page since 2007.
And it has garnered many "likes", including
(You may have heard of him!)
Unfortunately, and perversely,
Techmeme never actually posted anything to this page
during all those years.
Happily, this all change
Right now there's a headline on Techmeme
written by our news editors.
Our more familiar readers know why this is noteworthy:
from the time we launched in 2005 until yesterday,
our content consisted entirely of quotes.
That is, all headlines and summaries were excerpted
from publishers' sites,
Now that we've examined the year's
our final retrospectacular tour of 2012 examines the stories themselves.
On Techmeme, the biggest stories
usually become the tallest stories as
different angles of reporting and analysis pile up,
creating story clusters that can run several screen