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Quora has launched verified profiles starting with Obama

Quora has launched Verified Profiles, starting with President Barack Obama. President Obama used Quora to answer two Affordable Care Act questions as part of an effort to drive signups before the deadline on March 31st. Other verified users on Quora includes Reed Hastings (Netflix CEO), Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook COO), and Ashton Kutcher (actor/investor). 
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President Obama met with tech executives over spying on Friday

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President Obama met with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, Palantir Technologies’ CEO Alexander Karp, Box’s CEO Aaron Levie to discuss ways to reform the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance program. Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer and newly appointed Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella were also invited, but could not change their schedules in time to attend.
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President Obama turns to Ellen for help after breaking retweet record

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President Obama hopped on a webcam to chat with Ellen to talk about signing up for the Affordable Care Act coverage before the March 31st deadline. They also talked about how Ellen broke the retweet record (3 million retweets) with a bunch of celebrities.
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President Obama talks to Zach Galifianakis on ‘Between Two Ferns’

President Obama was interviewed by Zach Galifianakis on the web show called “Between Two Ferns.” The two of them hilariously bashed on each other throughout the show. Galifianakis asked Obama if he considered running a third time and Obama responded by saying that things tend not to work out the third time just like The Hangover 3. Galifianakis asked Obama why he hired the guy that invented the Zune to build the website and Obama responded by saying that it works now. Check out the video above or at

Obama, Bill Nye, and Neil deGrasse Tyson take a selfie

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President Obama, Bill Nye “The Science Guy,” and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson took one of the most legendary selfies of all time. This picture was taken at a student film festival. “What an honor. And we even pulled off ‘The Presidential Selfie'” said Nye on his Instagram account.

President Obama announces $140 million in new job hub initiatives are coming to Chicago and Detroit

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U.S. President Obama and his administration has announced $140 million in federal funds will be used for two manufacturing institutes in Chicago and Detroit. Both of the institutes will be led by the Defense Department.
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Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) receives endorsement from Barack Obama

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Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has received a huge endorsement. The President of the United States sent out a tweet that he is looking forward to watching the second season of the show House Of Cards.
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AOL CEO said that Obamacare forced them to reduce 401(k) benefits

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AOL is scaling back their employee retirement benefits, which the CEO said is because of President Barack Obama’s health care reform. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong went as far as saying that two AOL employees had distressed babies that were born and the company paid a million dollars each to make sure that “those babies were OK in general. And those are the things that add up into our benefits cost.” This is why Armstrong decided to scale back the 401(k) plans that employees have.
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