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JFK Airport Evacuation Caused By “Suspicious” Package

JFK Airport suffered a minor scare on Sunday when a terminal was shut down due to a “suspicious” package found in the baggage holding area. Airport officials were being cautious when they closed the terminal due to recent events in …

NHL 14 Cover Athlete Voting Has Begun

Electronic Arts is the go-to scapegoat for all of the anti-gamer decisions that have begun to creep into gaming. The video game publisher may be the internet’s favorite punching bag and America’s Worst Company two years running, but the organization …

Microsoft Advertises Do Not Track In Internet Explorer Microsoft Advertises Do Not Track In Internet Explorer

Microsoft has been one of the strongest proponents of Do Not Track since it announced that Internet Explorer 10 would turn it on by default. Advertisers didn’t exactly like this, and even threatened to ignore all signals from Internet Explorer …

Yahoo Puts Summly To Use In New iPhone App Yahoo Puts Summly To Use In New iPhone App

Yahoo recently acquired mobile startup Summly, and the company is already putting it to good use. CEO Marissa Mayer announced a new Yahoo iPhone app today, which takes advantage of Summly’s capabilities. “Consuming news and information on the go has …

Facebook’s Timelines Trial Gets Underway Facebook’s Timelines Trial Gets Underway
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This morning, Facebook begins its defense of its Timeline product against a website who claims that its continued use amounts to trademark infringement. The website, Timelines.com, lets users create and edit “timelines” of historical events. They sued Facebook back in …

Google Now Coming To The Google Homepage? Google Now Coming To The Google Homepage?

It appears that Google has big plans for Google Now beyond the Android operating system. The feature, which serves users relevant information when they are most likely to need it, without them having to search for it on their own, …

Jennifer Lawrence: Haircut Gets Some Attention

Jennifer Lawrence was tapped to introduce former president Bill Clinton at the GLAAD Media Awards this weekend, and though she stumbled over her lines at the event, her haircut was what everyone focused on. Lawrence, who hasn’t been seen much …

New Wii U Ads Urge Families to Upgrade

The Nintendo Wii became an overnight success in 2006, and the console was hard to come by for nearly a year after its release. That hasn’t been the case for the Wii U, which Nintendo has been struggling to sell …

USA Today Founder Al Neuharth Dies USA Today Founder Al Neuharth Dies

Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today and former chairman of Gannett died on Friday, reportedly after falling. He died in his home in Cocoa Beach, Florida at the age of 89. USA Today has compiled a round-up of reactions to …

Anonymous Organizes CISPA Blackout, Not Many Web Sites Show Up Anonymous Organizes CISPA Blackout, Not Many Web Sites Show Up
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The SOPA blackout protest was something else. Google, Wikipedia, Reddit and other major online players blacked out part or all of their Web sites in opposition to a proposed bill that would have given the U.S. government unchecked power to …

Amazon’s Original Pilot Initiative Sees Early Success, Lots of Feedback Amazon’s Original Pilot Initiative Sees Early Success, Lots of Feedback

On Friday, Amazon finally made all of those pilots they had been talking about for months available for all to view and vote on. Amazon has said that they will use user feedback to determine which of the 14 pilots …

Earl Holding Dies; Billionaire Was 86

Robert Earl Holding, an American businessman and billionaire, has died at the age of 86. According to a Salt Lake Tribune obituary, Holding died on Friday, April 19. The details of his death have not been released, though it is …

Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky,’ As Performed by Michael Jackson
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Well, this is one way to shake off those Monday morning blues. Thank you, internet, for this. Just imagine what could have been. Here’s what it would sound like if Michael Jackson was the one featured on Daft Punk’s new …

Al Michaels DUI: Sports Announcer Arrested

Al Michaels, the Emmy-winning sports announcer for Sunday Night Football, was arrested on Friday night in Santa Monica, California on suspicion of DUI. The 68-year old was pulled over after attempting an illegal U-turn and was suspected by officers to …

Facebook Home Tops 500K Installs, Over 50% 1-Star Reviews Facebook Home Tops 500K Installs, Over 50% 1-Star Reviews
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Facebook Home, Facebook’s Android homescreen takeover, has been available for just over a week. In that time, we’ve seen the app take on a barrage of negative reviews. But people are still downloading it and trying it out. As of …

Reese Witherspoon Arrested After Drunken Fight With Cop
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Reese Witherspoon, usually the very picture of poise and good taste, was arrested on Friday after hurling insults at the cop who pulled her husband over on suspicion of DUI. The actress and her husband, Jim Toth, had been out …

Google Fined $190K For Wi-Fi Data Collection In Germany Google Fined $190K For Wi-Fi Data Collection In Germany

Google is still taking heat and being fined over the Wi-Fi data collection fiasco that took place between 2008 and 2010. This morning, Bloomberg reports that a German regulator has fined the company 145,000 euros ($189,230) over the debacle. From …

Tamerlan Tsarnaev: Wife & Daughter Confirmed, Family Statement Issued
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Last week, as Boston spent almost 24 hours shut down during a manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, details about the alleged bombers began to emerge. One of the more interesting details that surfaced was that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the …

Divinyls Singer Dead After Succumbing To Breast Cancer, MS

Chrissy Amphlett, lead singer of Australian rock band Divinyls, has reportedly died at the age of 53. The band was best known for its 90s hit “I Touch Myself” (below), but it had four top ten albums in Australia, as …

PHP Upgraded To Version 5.4.14, PCRE Library Merged PHP Upgraded To Version 5.4.14, PCRE Library Merged

Those who use PHP are in for a treat this month as the development team has released updates for both the current and old versions, 5.4 and 5.3 respectively, of the scripting language. There’s nothing major, of course, but there …

Earth Day 2013 Celebrated with Interactive Google Doodle Earth Day 2013 Celebrated with Interactive Google Doodle
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For Earth Day 2013, Google is celebrating with an interactive doodle that lets you experience much of what nature has to offer – in animated form, of course. Google’s Earth Day doodle lets you change the seasons, weather, moon, and …

Kendra Wilkinson: Hospital Trip Following Car Crash

Kendra Wilkinson, the former Playboy model and “Girls Next Door” star, was rushed to the hospital on Sunday following what has been described as a “bad” car accident in L.A. Wilkinson wasn’t seriously injured in the accident but was taken …

Is Keyword Targeting What Businesses Need To Get More Out Of Twitter? Is Keyword Targeting What Businesses Need To Get More Out Of Twitter?
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Twitter may have gotten significantly more useful for businesses this week with the launch of keyword targeting for its ad platform. The company began rolling out the feature on Wednesday in all languages and markets where Twitter ads are supported. …

LulzSec Hacker Responsible For Sony Hack Gets A Year In Prison LulzSec Hacker Responsible For Sony Hack Gets A Year In Prison
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In 2011, LulzSec was a name that everybody knew. They were the hacking group behind the PlayStation Network hack of 2011 that brought the service down for more than a month. They were also responsible for a number of other …