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Microsoft’s Athens Office Attacked By Arsonists

Microsoft’s Athens headquarters was attacked last night by gunmen who set fire to the building’s lobby. According to the Athens’s English-language news site Ekathimerini, three armed men crashed a stolen van into the front of the building and threatened the night guard. They then poured flammable liquid on the floor and set it on fire. The front of the building …

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Waldo Canyon Fire Destroys Homes In Colorado Springs

A wildfire that began on Saturday in Colorado has defied attempts by firefighters to keep it contained and has begun to spread into nearby Colorado Springs. Smoke and ash have blanketed the city as the fire approached, and thousands have been forced to flee their homes. The U.S. Air Force Academy, which is situated near Colorado Springs, has been partially …

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iPads To Make Tennessee DMV Visits Less Horrible

There’s nothing more fun on a lovely summer afternoon than a trip to the DMV, right? Right? Okay, not so much. In fact, if you’ve ever had to visit the DMV to get your license or registration renewed, you know it can be a pretty awful experience, especially early or late in the month. If you have to make a …

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iTunes Store Goes Live In 12 New Countries

Apple’s quest for global domination – at least when it comes to selling music and mobile apps – continues today with the launch of the iTunes Store in 12 new countries. Last week we brought you news that Apple had brought the App Store to 32 more regions around the world. Apparently they weren’t quite done. The new countries are …

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Apple Wins Samsung Galaxy Tab Injunction

Apple has succeeded in securing a ban on Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 in U.S. stores. Late yesterday afternoon Judge Lucy Koh granted Apple’s request for a preliminary injunction on Samsung’s tablet. She declared that Apple had offered enough evidence to prove that the Galaxy Tab 10.1 infringes on some of Apple’s design patents. On those grounds, she said, “denial of …

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Set Photos Show Ashton Kutcher Playing Steve Jobs On Acid

Recent photos from the set of Steve Jobs biopic currently filming under the working title Jobs: Get Inspired (yes, really) show Ashton Kutcher playing Steve Jobs on acid. And no, that’s not a reference to Kutcher’s acting style. If you know much about Jobs’s life, you may already know that he freely admitted to taking LSD and other drugs in …

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Yammer Crashes Following Microsoft Purchase [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Shelley Risk, Yammer’s Director of Communications, has sent WebProNews the following statement: Yammer experienced an outage today at approx. 6:24 a.m. PST for 20 minutes, followed by a period of slowness and was back to normal by 8:34 a.m. We are still determining the cause of the outage. ORIGINAL STORY: Yesterday we brought you news that enterprise-exclusive social media …

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Twitter Encouraging Girls To Learn To Code

While debates about issues related to women in the workforce rage, one thing is certain: women continue to be woefully underrepresented in certain fields. Specifically, only a fraction of graduates in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, medicine) fields are women. There have been efforts in recent years to change that. Some graduate schools offer special scholarships and fellowships to women …

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iOS 6: What’s New In The New Beta

Yesterday we told you that Apple had released the second beta version of iOS 6 to developers. At the time little was known about the update, since Apple didn’t include a changelog with the new release. In the 20 hours since then, though, iOS developers have gotten the chance to explore the update and see what’s new. According to 9to5Mac, …

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Kindle Fire 2 Getting A July Release Date?

Amazon may release their second generation Kindle Fire as soon as next month, a full four months before the one year anniversary of the first generation Kindle Fire. While there has been plenty of speculation about what the next Kindle Fire will look like, most of the rumors surrounding the tablet have expected the device to launch in the fall, …

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Orbitz Expects Mac Users To Pay More For Hotels

Quick, when was the last time you booked a trip through a travel agent? For some of us, it’s been a long time. Others (including myself) have never done it at all. These days we have the internet, and millions of us use one of a handful of websites – Expedia, Priceline, Orbitz, etc. – to book most of our …

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Google TV Announcement Coming At I/O This Week?

Years ago Steve Jobs called the Apple TV a “hobby.” As hobbies go, though, this one has turned out to be pretty popular. Though not one of Apple’s best-selling products, the Apple TV has made quite a respectable showing, especially since the launch of the second generation version in 2010 (the third gen, of course, came out in March alongside …

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