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Facebook’s Friendship Pages Get Updated for the Timeline Era Facebook’s Friendship Pages Get Updated for the Timeline Era
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Facebook is finally bringing their Friendship Pages around to the new era by making them look more like the Timeline. Before this update, these pages still had the look and feel of the old Facebook profile. Facebook debuted Friendship Pages …

Firefox Is Now 8 Years Old (Is That All?) Firefox Is Now 8 Years Old (Is That All?)
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Mozilla is celebrating Firefox’s eighth birthday today. It was November 9, 2004, when Mozilla launched the browser. Frankly, I can’t believe it’s been only eight, but that is a long time in Internet years. “We had the audacity to believe …

George P. Bush Files To Run For State Office George P. Bush Files To Run For State Office
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Being a member of one of the most famous families in the country must come with some pressures, especially when you’re a driven young man. Now, following in the footsteps of those who paved the way before him, George P. …

Groupon Posts $3 Million Net Loss, Misses On Revenue Groupon Posts $3 Million Net Loss, Misses On Revenue

Groupon announced its third quarter results today, falling short of Wall Street forecasts. The results include consolidated revenue up 32% year-over-year at $568.6 million, which was still short of expectations. Operating income was $25.4 million, up from an operating loss …

RIM, HTC Losing Big Worldwide, Shows Analyst RIM, HTC Losing Big Worldwide, Shows Analyst
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It’s widely known that RIM, HTC, and Nokia are in trouble in U.S. cell phone markets. As Samsung consolidates its power over the Android smartphone market, it isn’t leaving much room for another Apple competitor. It’s sometimes said that even …

Priceline To Acquire Kayak For $1.8 Billion Priceline To Acquire Kayak For $1.8 Billion

Priceline announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Kayak in a deal valued at $1.8 billion ( $40 per share of Kayak). Priceline will pay approximately $500 million in cash and $1.3 billion in equity and assumed …

Humble Bundle For Android 4 Brings Sword & Sworcery To Android Humble Bundle For Android 4 Brings Sword & Sworcery To Android

A common criticism of Android is that it doesn’t get all of the games that Apple’s iOS gets. This is true, but it’s quickly becoming a moot point. More and more developers are jumping on board the Android train, and …

Man Caves, Florida, and Zombie Cucumbers Man Caves, Florida, and Zombie Cucumbers

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Niantic Project Guy’s Apartment Gets Broken Into [Video] Niantic Project Guy’s Apartment Gets Broken Into [Video]

I’m not going to rehash all of the backstory to this here. If you don’t know about The Niantic Project, just read this, this and this. If you’ve been following along, you may be interested to know that another video …

Ted Nugent On Election: The Best Of His Twitter Feed Ted Nugent On Election: The Best Of His Twitter Feed
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Ted Nugent has been overwhelmingly vocal about President Obama’s first term, and it looks like that’s not about to change now that America has elected him to serve again. The rocker and hunting enthusiast has been tweeting up a storm …

Samsung Galaxy S3 Was The World’s Best-Selling Smartphone In Q3 [Report] Samsung Galaxy S3 Was The World’s Best-Selling Smartphone In Q3 [Report]
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According to a report from Strategy Analytics, the Samsung Galaxy S3 was the best-selling smartphone in the world in the third quarter, surpassing even Apple’s iPhone 4S. Here’s a look at the market share from the firm: “Samsung’s Galaxy S3 …

Foxconn Is Bringing Manufacturing Plants To The US [Report] Foxconn Is Bringing Manufacturing Plants To The US [Report]
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A big sticking point during the presidential debates this year was the loss of jobs to overseas companies. Both candidates pointed fingers at China, a country that has taken on much of the world’s manufacturing. Now one of China’s most …

AT&T Backs Down on Holding Apple’s FaceTime Hostage AT&T Backs Down on Holding Apple’s FaceTime Hostage
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AT&T today announced that it will enable Apple’s FaceTime software for use on its data customers for all of its customers on any type of tiered data plan – not just those with one of the new AT&T Mobile Share …

Tim Cook Is a Technology Lightweight with No Sense of Loyalty, According to Former Apple Exec Tim Cook Is a Technology Lightweight with No Sense of Loyalty, According to Former Apple Exec

When someone who used to work for a company starts talking smack about someone who currently leads said company, you have to question their motives. Nevertheless, when a former Apple sales exec has this harsh of an opinion of Apple …

Oracle Acquires Instantis, Adds It To Primavera Oracle Acquires Instantis, Adds It To Primavera

Oracle announced today that it has acquired Instantis, a provider of cloud-based and on-premis project portfolio management solutions. The company will combine Instantis with its Primavera and Fusion Applications. Users will be able to track and report on enterprise strategies, …

Jared Loughner Sentenced As Gabby Giffords Looks On Jared Loughner Sentenced As Gabby Giffords Looks On
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Jared Loughner, the 24-year old whose shooting rampage left former Representative Gabrielle Giffords with a near-fatal head wound last year, was sentenced today to seven consecutive life terms plus 140 years. There is no possibility of parole. The sentencing took …

GameFly Launches Steam-Like PC Client For Rentals and Purchases GameFly Launches Steam-Like PC Client For Rentals and Purchases

GameFly, the video game rental service, today announced that its PC client is officially out of beta. The digital distribution platform now has over 1500 PC games for purchase, and “hundreds” of games to play for free with a subscription …

Microsoft Has Shattered The Language Barrier Microsoft Has Shattered The Language Barrier
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The language barrier is an insurmountable wall for many people. Those of us who have spent three years in high school Spanish and came away with nothing can attest to that. That’s why so many of us have put faith …

A Lot More People Are Using Reddit, And It Needs More Money A Lot More People Are Using Reddit, And It Needs More Money
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Reddit announced in a blog post today that it reached 3.8 billion pageviews and 46 million unique visitors in October. The site continues to see tremendous growth. In August, it was at 3.4 billion pageviews and 42.9 million unique visitors. …

“Casablanca” Sequel Could Hit Theaters “Casablanca” Sequel Could Hit Theaters
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“Casablanca” is widely considered to be one of the best films classic Hollywood has to offer, with its iconic imagery and quotable lines which have snaked their way into pop culture’s consciousness. And now, some 70 years later, there might …

Jurassic Park 3D Trailer Features a Satisfactory Amount of Goldblum Jurassic Park 3D Trailer Features a Satisfactory Amount of Goldblum
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I’m not sure if there’s a ton to be gained by rereleasing Jurassic Park in 3D – on a purely cinematic level. Admittedly, I’m not 3D’s biggest proponent, but it’s unclear whether seeing the island and its inhabitants jump out …

Chrome Gets Even Faster With Latest Release Chrome Gets Even Faster With Latest Release
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Speed might just be the most important element of any Web browser. Users expect to type in an address and get to a Web site with little to no delay. Out of all the browsers, Chrome is usually considered to …

Ellen Douglas Dies at 91, National Book Award Nominee Ellen Douglas Dies at 91, National Book Award Nominee
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If you are a fan of or aware of the novel Apostles of Light, a 1973 National Book Award nominated book, then I am sure you are aware of who Ellen Douglas was. Ellen Douglas was Apostles of Light‘s talented …

New Dead Space 3 Preview Highlights Co-op Gameplay New Dead Space 3 Preview Highlights Co-op Gameplay

Survival horror fans hoping for more Dead Space 3 news are in for a treat today. Machinima just released a new eight-minute preview for the game, featuring minor spoilers from the game’s story producer, Chuck Beaver. Most of the interview …