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YouTube iOS App Gets iPad And iPhone 5 Friendly YouTube iOS App Gets iPad And iPhone 5 Friendly
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YouTube has launched an update for its iOS app, which is designed for the iPad, and has some updates for the iPhone 5 and iPod Touch. “Just in time for the holidays, now you can download or update the YouTube …

Study: Nose Shows Lying By its Temperature
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A new study has identified a “Pinocchio effect” that can be used to tell if a person is lying. Though the nose of fibbers doesn’t actually grow, the temperature rises around the nose and the orbital muscle in the inner …

Verizon Will Give You A Coupon If You Let Them Sell Your Data To Advertisers Verizon Will Give You A Coupon If You Let Them Sell Your Data To Advertisers

Have you heard of Verizon Selects? It’s a new data collecting initiative from the carrier’s Precision Marketing portfolio that seeks to collect consumer info for targeted ads. It’s completely optional, but Verizon knows exactly what will make consumers give up …

$100 Million Shakira Lawsuit: Ex Is Fuming
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Columbian singer and hip-shaker Shakira is being sued by her ex-boyfriend of ten years, Antonio de la Rua, for what he says he is owed in exchange for building the “Shakira brand”. De la Rua–whose father Fernando became president of …

John McAfee Hasn’t Slept In 24 Hours, But He Does Have A Lawyer Now John McAfee Hasn’t Slept In 24 Hours, But He Does Have A Lawyer Now

Earlier, John McAfee wrote on his blog that he was in Guatemala, and that he had made it to safety. He has now posted again, saying that he has a new lawyer. “I have retained Telésforo Guerra, former Attorney General …

Google Launches Global Impact Awards Google Launches Global Impact Awards

Google announced the launch of the Global Impact Awards today. These are designed to support organizations “using technology and innovative approaches to tackle some of the toughest human challenges,” Google says. “From real-time sensors that monitor clean water to DNA …

Netflix Stock on the Rise Following Huge Disney Deal Netflix Stock on the Rise Following Huge Disney Deal
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Today, Netflix and the Walt Disney company made a pretty huge announcement. Starting in 2016, the company will be the exclusive streamers of the first-run of Disney’s huge theatrical catalog – meaning films from Pixar, Marvel, and Walt Disney Animation …

New Assassin’s Creed III “Hidden Secrets” DLC Announced

Ubisoft today announced the first downloadable content (DLC) that will be available for Assassin’s Creed III. Unfortunately, it’s not the provocative alternate history tale of “The Tyranny of King Washington.” It will however, give players a little more to do …

Google Results Estimates Are Only Accurate To About 3 Digits Google Results Estimates Are Only Accurate To About 3 Digits
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Google put out a new Webmaster Help video responding to a user-submitted question about Google’s estimated numbers for results on queries. The specific question was: How reliable is the site: query and why does the total count sometimes change from …

Thomas Edison’s Talking Doll: 123-Year Old Recording

One of the many things Thomas Edison tried to make a success of–a talking doll business–failed, primarily because the dolls cost roughly the equivalent of half a month’s salary for the average person in 1888. But a recording made for …

Google Play Private Channels Now Available To Google Apps Customers Google Play Private Channels Now Available To Google Apps Customers
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Google Apps for Business was one of the first serious contenders to Microsoft’s reign over the Enterprise market. It has reportedly been pretty successful thus far with Google announcing that 5 million businesses, 45 states and 66 of the top …

This Terrifying Corpse Prank Guarantees I’ll Never Ride an Elevator in Brazil

Remember that terrifying elevator prank that went mega-viral last week? With over 40 million views to date, that creepy screaming girl has definitely caused some nightmares. Now, those pranksters are back with an even more terrifying elevator prank. This time, …

Microsoft Social Network Socl Gets New Design, “Me Pages” Microsoft Social Network Socl Gets New Design, “Me Pages”
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Remember Socl? It’s a social network that Microsoft Research launched in beta a while back. It was initially for students, but in May, they launched it to the public. Now it is out with a new design and something called …

Frankie Muniz Stroke: Actor Hospitalized
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Frankie Muniz, the 26-year old former star of “Malcolm In The Middle”, announced on Twitter today that he suffered a stroke last week. Muniz didn’t divulge details but says he was in the hospital on Friday after a “mini-stroke” and …

Mars Rover Opportunity Completes Walkabout of Matijevic Hill

NASA announced today that Mars rover Opportunity has completed a reconnaissance circuit around an area named “Matijevic Hill.” Opportunity began its study of the location at the beginning of October. The site is named after Jacob Matijevic, who led the …

The YouTube Space Spider That Just Returned To Earth Is Already Dead
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A few days ago, we told you about the jumping spider that YouTube helped send to space. It was part of one of the winning projects from the YouTube Space Lab experiment launched last year. Google announced that the spider …

Google Adds Interactive Places “Carousel” to iPad Search Results Google Adds Interactive Places “Carousel” to iPad Search Results

Google has just launched an update for iPad users that makes places searches more “interactive.” Mainly, Google has added a new scrolling results bar that when clicked, displays expandable place cards for whatever location you’re interested in – restaurants, bars, …

AT&T Galaxy S III Finally Gets Jelly Bean AT&T Galaxy S III Finally Gets Jelly Bean

It’s been a long time coming, but the Galaxy S III is finally getting its Jelly Bean update across most carriers. Sprint was the first US-based carrier to deliver the update. The other major carriers were left out, but it …

SEOmoz Acquires GetListed For $3 Million SEOmoz Acquires GetListed For $3 Million
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SEOmoz announced today that it has acquired GetListed.org, a Portland-based software company, for about $3 million in cash and stock. Earlier this year, SEOmoz indicated it would be going on an acquiring and hiring spree. In August, it acquired Twitter …

Netflix Will Get Disney Films Inside Pay TV Window Starting in 2016 Netflix Will Get Disney Films Inside Pay TV Window Starting in 2016
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Netflix has just inked a huge deal that will make it the exclusive source for some of the biggest movies around – Disney films. Netflix and the Walt Disney Company have announced a multi-year partnership that will bring new films …

Etsy Finally Launches An Android App Etsy Finally Launches An Android App
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Etsy announced that it has launched an Android app, finally. This comes less than a week after the company launched its iPad app (the iPhone app has been out for quite some time). “Beyond iPhone and iPad users, nearly a …

Most Overpaid Actor: Forbes’ List May Surprise You
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It’s time for the annual Forbes’ list of celebrity earnings, and the section reserved for this year’s overpaid actors may hold some surprising names. Heading the top ten is Eddie Murphy, who went from raunchy “Beverly Hills Cop” to kid-friendly …

Yahoo Acquires OnTheAir Video Chat Team Yahoo Acquires OnTheAir Video Chat Team

Yahoo has made another talent acquisition with the pick-up of OnTheAir. Yahoo gave us this statement from SVP Emerging Products & Technology, Adam Cahan: “Hiring the most talented mobile product thinkers and engineers is a big priority for us moving …

NASA Debunks Doomsday, Apocalypse Prophecies
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As December 21, 2012 grows near, the hysteria concerning the end of the Maya calendar is coming to a head. Gullible people all over the world are stocking up on non-perishable items and preparing for an apocalyptic disaster. For scientists, …