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Booting Up: Sheryl Sandberg is Leaning in on Women, Work and Leadership

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Former Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill once asked Sheryl Sandberg if she was a “pom-pom girl.” If Mr. O’Neill were alive today, the Facebook COO would tell him she’s “a pom-pom girl for feminism,” she writes in her forthcoming book [WSJ]

Talk about chutzpah. An Indian website plagiarized articles on medical research, then filed a DCMA request with WordPress to pull the originals down. [ArsTech nica]

Hewlett-Packard is planning on “taking full advantage” of Dell’s transition to a private company. [Deal Journal]

Somebody had to go and point out that zip, zero, not a single member of the billion-dollar startup club is based in New York. [Crain’s New York Business]

Jon Stewart on Vine: “Every time there’s a human advancement, it is used almost immediately for porn.” [AllThingsD]

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Perfect 10 Sues Tumblr For Copyright Infringement Over Nude Photos

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Perfect 10, the company behind a nudie magazine and website celebrating the standout examples of the unenhanced female form, has filed a lawsuit against Tumblr for copyright violations. In a complaint filed in the Southern District of New York on Friday, Perfect 10 alleges that Tumblr failed to respond to repeated requests for takedowns and–perhaps, more damningly–that “Tumblr employees have posted infringing content to Tumblr’s servers to help start the business.”

The case could have wide-ranging implications as Pinterest, Tumblr’s consumer-oriented micro-blogging cousin, braces for similar complaints as photo-sharing apps and websites proliferate. Read More