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Booting Up: The Cat Video Festival is Coming to Brooklyn

More famous than you, because FML. (Photo: Reddit)

This year’s Cat Video Festival will come to Brooklyn, because dreams do come true. [BBC]

“At some point, if it seems appropriate, I would like to explore the possibility of being reinstated.” Henry Blodget is profiled in the New Yorker this week. [AllThingsD]

Bad news for the boy king Zuck: These days the kids are loving mobile messaging apps like Kik and Whatsapp. [Reuters]

The Pirate Bay is the world’s largest file-sharing site, after Megaupload’s shutdown upended the market. [TorrentFreak]

How are automakers supposed to integrate apps without causing a spike in distracted driving? [New York Times]

Roadrunner, which was the world’s fastest supercomputer circa 2008, is now obsolete and headed for the scrap pile. [Ars Technica]