Cybersecurity becomes front-page news, reading around April 21

WSJ: New Military Command to Focus on Cybersecurity. Given the news earlier in the day WSJ: Computer Spies Breach Fighter-Jet Project. and from earlier this month — WSJ: Electricity Grid in U.S. Penetrated By Spies — the position should have been filled earlier. The Fighter-Jet story was also the most-read story of the day on WSJ.

WSJ: Student Loans: Default Rates Are Soaring

WSJ: Sultans of Sock: Stirrups Hang On in Minor Leagues: Baseball Players Wear Them Under Orders; Fashionable Pelicans

TechCrunch: Google Similar Images First Look

How much news can Twitter generate?
From NY Times
April 19: Tweeting Becomes a Summer Job Opportunity — Pizza Hut creating intern position called Summer Twinterns
April 19: The Parody Tweets That Went on Too LongTweets in a parody of Twitter users by Garry Trudeau ran afoul of the service’s 140-character limit.
April 17:With Oprah Onboard, Twitter Grows — Now everyone knows about Twitter
April 16:The Medium: Let Them Eat Tweetsit’s embarrassing. You subscribe to the yawps of a bunch of people; they subscribe to your yawps; and you produce and consume yawps for the rest of your days.
April 13: Putting Twitter’s World to Use — includes some serious uses of Twitter, such as short medical messages.

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