DAILY FIVE (12/10)

10 December 2010

1. Tech industry decries overtaxation, The Hill, Sara Jerome

High corporate tax rates present a strong disincentive for technology companies to invest in the U.S., industry officials said at a dinner hosted by The Hill and Microsoft on Thursday.

2. The Political Tweet Hall of Shame, New York Magazine

3. ‘Glee’s Jane Lynch To Appear At FCC, MultiChannel News

Glee’s resident Grinch, Jane Lynch, will participate remotely in the FCC’s first Generation Mobile forum on Dec. 14. The forum, hosted by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees and Wannabes, will feature two panel sessions with teens, parents, educators and experts trying to help parents navigate the world of texting with the goal of “Commonsense and responsible use of technology.”

4. 8 Percent of American Internet Users Go to Twitter, Report Says, New York Times Bit Blog, Nick Bilton

A new study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center found that 8 percent of Americans who are active on the Internet are enthusiastic users of the social networking service Twitter.

5. Zeitgeist 2010: How the world searched, Google

Based on the aggregation of billions of search queries people typed into Google this year, Zeitgeist captures the spirit of 2010.

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