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Twitter Music Launches to the Masses Twitter Music Launches to the Masses

After a week or so spent as the plaything of a select famous few, Twitter is now releasing their standalone music discovery app Twitter Music to the masses. At launch, the app is available on the web and on iOS …

Google Kills Affiliate Network Google Kills Affiliate Network
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Google announced that it is shutting down the Google Affiliate Network. The news came in an email to users, as well as in a post on the Affiliate Network blog. “Our goal with Google Affiliate Network has been to help …

VAR Guy: VARs Can Make FOSS Better For Enterprises VAR Guy: VARs Can Make FOSS Better For Enterprises

Univa put out the results of a survey indicating that 75% of enterprises encounter problems when using open source software. The biggest gripe is a lack of enterprise-grade support , with 27% of respondents raising this as their top concern. …

Airbnb Forgoes SQL In Favor Of Memcached Airbnb Forgoes SQL In Favor Of Memcached

Airbnb recently shared an engineer Q&A talking about building its Airbnb Neighborhoods feature. Here’s a look at the feature if you’re unfamiliar: Introducing Airbnb Neighborhoods from Airbnb on Vimeo. Basically, it shows users pages about neighborhoods in cities, so they …

Altova Unveils RaptorXML Altova Unveils RaptorXML

At the XBRL26 Conference in Dublin, Altova unveiled RaptorXML, which it describes as “a ground-breaking new XML and XBRL validation and processing server”. It’s cross-platform compatible, and takes advantage of multi-core and multi-CPU computers and servers for fast XML and …

House Approves Pro-Privacy CISPA Amendment House Approves Pro-Privacy CISPA Amendment
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UPDATE: The amendment no longer contains pro-privacy language. The language requiring companies to share information only with the DHS was removed before being added to the bill. More on that here. Original story continues below: It seemed that CISPA couldn’t …

Sharon Osbourne 911 Tape Reevaluated in Light of Ozzy Confession

On Monday, Ozzy Osbourne took to Facebook to admit he had been drinking and doing drugs for the lat year and a half. He apologized to his family, saying, “I was an asshole to the people I love most.” Osbourne’s …

Download All Of Wikipedia Onto Your Android Device Download All Of Wikipedia Onto Your Android Device

Wikipedia suggests that you download the entirety of the website on your Android device using an app called Kiwix. The Wikimedia foundation posted to its blog today, recommending the app, which lets you download the millions of article contained within …

Did You Miss This Morning’s Nintendo 3DS Direct? Watch It Here

As has become tradition lately, the latest Nintendo Direct included a few huge announcements that made Nintendo fans go absolutely wild. Of course, you may have missed all the big announcements, like a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: A …

Zombieland Pilot Premieres on Amazon (and We Get a Trailer)

UPDATE: The pilot has not yet launched, Amazon informs me. And when it does, it will be available to all, not just Prime members. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: The pilot for Amazon’s new original comedy series Zombieland, based on the movie of …

Watch Politicians Struggle with Rap Lyrics [VIDEO]
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You can debate a politician’s motives, their efficacy, and their morals – but there’s one thing that you can’t debate: They really, truly suck at rapping. You can thank HuffPo for this wonderful compilation of politicians fumbling awkwardly through rap …

Etsy Launches Etsy Wholesale In Beta, New Digital Goods Delivery Process Etsy Launches Etsy Wholesale In Beta, New Digital Goods Delivery Process

Etsy announced that the launch of Etsy Wholesale beta. The previously announced product is now live. “For the past few months, we’ve been doing in-person usability tests, building the site features of what we hope will be the ultimate place …

Boston Suspect Id’d? Image of Suspect Could Lead to Arrest
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Conflicting reports today are indicating that a suspect may have been arrested in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this week. According to a report from the Boston Globe, a suspect in the attacks has been identified using a …

Doodle3D Brings Your Drawings To Life Via 3D Printers Doodle3D Brings Your Drawings To Life Via 3D Printers

3D printers are getting cheaper and cheaper all the time. Soon enough, we’ll start seeing more than just hobbyists and industrial designers working with the technology. Unfortunately, the CAD software designers use to make 3D models is still expensive and/or …

Google Now Automatically Mutes Loud Typers Inside Hangouts Google Now Automatically Mutes Loud Typers Inside Hangouts
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Google has just taken steps to eliminate a small, but annoying aspect of Google+ Hangouts: keyboard sounds. In an update launched today, Google will now mute your mic when you’re typing. Google’s Tim Haloun explains it as such: Does anyone …

Italian Prosecutor Appeals Google Execs’ Acquittal Italian Prosecutor Appeals Google Execs’ Acquittal

About seven years ago, a video was uploaded to YouTube featuring a group of school kids bullying an autistic child. This led to three Google executives – David Drummond, Peter Fleischer (pictured) and George Reyes – being convicted in 2010 …

Google Fiber’s Next Stop May Be In Provo, Utah [Update: It's Official] Google Fiber’s Next Stop May Be In Provo, Utah [Update: It's Official]

UPDATE: It’s official. Google just announced via its official Google Fiber blog that Provo, Utah will be the next city to get Google’s gigabit Internet service. As part of the expansion, Google will be purchasing iProvo, the network that currently …

John McAfee Talked About Ricin Attacks In January, Puts Out Statement John McAfee Talked About Ricin Attacks In January, Puts Out Statement
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As you may know, letters poisoned with ricin were sent to President Obama and Senator Roger Wicker, though both were intercepted before they could do any harm. Investigators, reportedly see no link from the letters to the explosions at the …

Kickstarter’s Video Mode Is a Cool New Way to Explore Projects Kickstarter’s Video Mode Is a Cool New Way to Explore Projects
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Kickstarter has just announced a new way to explore projects on the site. It’s called “Video Mode” and it’s a “full-screen presentation where you can watch every single live project video” Video mode is an interesting new way to jump …

Julianne Hough: Mystery Man Spotted Holding Her Hand at Coachella

Dancer-turned-actress Julianne Hough has had a wild few months in the tabloids. Apart from revealing that she was abused as a child and showing some leg through a torn dress at the Golden Globes, Hough’s love life has been the …

Facebook to Display Your Open Groups on Your Timeline Facebook to Display Your Open Groups on Your Timeline
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Facebook is adding a new Timeline section to highlight the groups to which you belong. The new Groups section will appear on the About tab on the new Timeline. Facebook launched their new Timeline design, a one-column format with more …

Twitter Ads Get Keyword Targeting Twitter Ads Get Keyword Targeting

Twitter has announced the launch of keyword targeting in timelines as a new feature for its ad platform. It is rolling out today in all languages and markets (where Twitter Ads are supported). The feature is available in the full …

Evan Williams’ Medium Buys Kickstarter Project ‘Matter’ Evan Williams’ Medium Buys Kickstarter Project ‘Matter’

Medium, the current company of Blogger and Twitter co-founder Evan Williams, has acquired Kickstarter-backed journalism startup Matter. For a better idea of what Medium itself is, read this. Matter describes itself as a publication based around a new way to …

Rachael Ray Show Sued by Fat Teen Featured in Weight Loss Segment
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Sending fat teens to boot camp, or sending troubled teens to “scared straight” prison sessions has been a staple of daytime television for decades. Now, it seems that one of these teens was not happy about her daytime TV experience, …