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Kindle For Android Gets Design Update Kindle For Android Gets Design Update

Amazon has released a new update for its Kindle for Android app, which has tens of millions of users, according to the company. The update includes a new design and interface, and easy access to samples. “Customers have told us …

Childbirth or a Swift Kick in the Balls: Which Hurts More? [VIDEO]
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Ah, the age old question that has divided men and women and turned plenty of friendly debates into screaming matches. Which hurts more: childbirth or getting kicked right in the balls? To debate that here would be futile, so we’ll …

This Is What A DDoS Attack Looks Like This Is What A DDoS Attack Looks Like

The weapon of choice for many hacktivists is the distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attack. In essence, multiple users flood a server with so much traffic that it collapses under the load taking the Web site with it. It’s …

Google Buys Wavii To Improve Natural Language Google Buys Wavii To Improve Natural Language
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Recent reports indicated that Google bought Wavii, a mobile startup, which has received some comparisons to Summly, which Yahoo recently acquired and integrated into its iPhone app. Now, Wavii has confirmed the acquisition. CEO Adrian Aoun says in a note …

Assassin’s Creed “VIP Program” Launched

Bungie popularized the ‘online community tied to a specific shooter’ concept with Halo Waypoint, and EA and Activision took it to its logical conclusion with subscription services like Call of Duty: Elite and Battlefield 3 Premium. Now publishers have begun …

Vine Is Coming to Android ‘Soon’ Vine Is Coming to Android ‘Soon’

Android users, do you feel left out by all of the fun your iPhone-wielding counterparts are having with their quirky 6-second videos? Well, you don’t have that much longer to wait until you can join in. Vine, Twitter’s new 6-second …

Here’s 8 Hours Of Google’s Recent Test Automation Conference Here’s 8 Hours Of Google’s Recent Test Automation Conference

This week, Google held its Test Automation Conference in New York. This is an event that brought together engineers from a variety of organizations to discuss test automation. It was a two-day event, and it streamed live when it was …

George Jones Dies: Country Legend Was 81

George Jones, whose music has been so important to country artists for decades, has died after an illness. He was 81. Jones had been briefly hospitalized during his most recent tour–which was to be his last–for an undisclosed illness. His …

Want To Update Your Android App Outside Of Google Play? Well, You Can’t Want To Update Your Android App Outside Of Google Play? Well, You Can’t
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Google Play is one of the best Android app distribution platforms around. It also has incredible reach what with it being installed on every Android device. Developers would be stupid not to be on Google Play, but some would prefer …

Mars: War Logs Launches, Trailer Released

Mars: War Logs, a new cyberpunk action-RPG, has been released for PC today. It is currently selling for $20 on Steam. The game’s publisher has stated that it will be available on the Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network “very …

Danica Patrick Divorce Finalized After 5 Months

Danica Patrick’s divorce from Paul Hospenthal is now finalized, after the couple mutually agreed to dissolve the relationship late last year. The petition was filed in January. Patrick announced the divorce last year on Facebook, writing, “I am sad to …

Man Admits Threatening to Shoot 200+ Kids on Facebook Man Admits Threatening to Shoot 200+ Kids on Facebook
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A British man has been charged with making threats to kill and sending grossly offensive messages after he threatened to kill at least 200 students on Facebook. The man, 24-year-old Reece Elliot, hails from Fossway, South Shields, South Tyneside – …

Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso Is On The Way Out Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso Is On The Way Out

Yahoo announced that Chairman of the Board Fred Amoroso will not seek reelection at the upcoming annual shareholders meeting on June 25. He will continue to serve on the board until then. CEO Marissa Mayer said, “Fred has been a …

Millennials Are Willing to Barter Their Privacy, Shows Study Millennials Are Willing to Barter Their Privacy, Shows Study

A new study shows that the current debate about online privacy may wane as those who grew up online begin to take over. The survey, conducted at the University of Southern Calfornia (USC), shows that members of the Millennial generation …

Facebook Ad Engineer John Hegeman Departs for Quora Facebook Ad Engineer John Hegeman Departs for Quora

Quora, the self-proclaimed “best source for knowledge” on the internet, has just snagged Facebook engineer John Hegeman, according to reports. TechCrunch says that Hegeman confirmed the move on his Facebook Timeline (in a private post). In the post, Hegeman says …

Betaworks Follows Digg Purchase With Instapaper Acquisition Betaworks Follows Digg Purchase With Instapaper Acquisition

Betaworks, the company behind Bit.ly, news.me, Chartbeat, and now Digg, has added Instapaper to is portfolio. Instapaper has served as a nice complement to news readers like Google Reader (or whatever you’re using these days). It’s great for when you …

Increase Employee Productivity With A BYOD Policy Increase Employee Productivity With A BYOD Policy

For many years, businesses supplied their employees with a phone to keep personal and work information separate. With the advent of more sophisticated smartphones, these policies are all but obsolete. Some employers may stick with the old policy of mandating …

Facebook Acquires Cloud Platform Parse Facebook Acquires Cloud Platform Parse

Facebook announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Parse, a cloud-based platform for cross-platform apps. It lets developers create create rich social apps integrated with Facebook across platforms like iOS, Android, HTML5 , etc. The two companies …

NJ Train Explosive: “Terrorist” Just Had Fireworks
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A New Jersey man was arrested a week before the Boston bombings for carrying homemade explosive devices onto a New York-bound train, and rumor quickly spread that he was a terrorist. However, 27-year old Mykyta Panasenko said they were simply …

Twinkies Return, Along With HoHos and Ding Dongs

Last year Hostess Brands, Inc. went bankrupt, shutting down all of its factories. Fans of snack treats such as Twinkies and HoHos were dismayed as the cakes left store shelves. Now it appears that collectors who hoarded boxes of Twinkies …

Zuckerberg’s FWD.us Immigration Reform Group Snags Bill Gates, Sean Parker, and More Zuckerberg’s FWD.us Immigration Reform Group Snags Bill Gates, Sean Parker, and More

Mark Zuckerberg’s immigration-focused political advocacy group is getting the help of a few more tech heavyweights. Today, FWD.us announced a couple of new members: Microsoft founder BIll Gates, current Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Microsoft EVP Brad Smith and Sean Parker, …

Pinterest Adds New Features And Brings Back A Few Old Ones Pinterest Adds New Features And Brings Back A Few Old Ones
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In early January, Pinterest began testing its new look, which started rolling out to everyone in mid-March. Reactions have been mixed. Now, they’ve made some additional updates. “As we’ve rolled out our new look, we’ve heard from our community about …

Katt Williams Sentenced For Evading Police

Katt Williams was sentenced on Thursday for his charge of evading police back in November, when he led them on a “low-speed chase” in California on his three-wheel motorcycle. Williams pleaded no-contest and was sentenced to 180 days in jail; …

38 Die In Mental Hospital; Fire Investigation Underway

38 people died in a horrific fire at a mental hospital just outside Moscow on Thursday night, officials say. The cause is believed to be a short circuit in the wiring. Of the victims, 36 were patients and two were …