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Zetas Leader Captured, Probably Won’t Reduce Cartel Violence

Zetas Leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales was recently captured in Mexico. His arrest is a major win against the drug cartels that have terrorized Mexico for the past few years. It’s being reported that Morales was arrested when Mexican Marines …

Google Breaks Out The Street View Trolley For The Eiffel Tower Google Breaks Out The Street View Trolley For The Eiffel Tower

Google has teamed up with the Eiffel Tower Operating Company to create a trio of online exhibitions for the Google Cultural Institute, to let Internet users explore the Eiffel Tower in new ways without having to go to Paris. Google’s …

Verizon Could Soon Offer Flexible Upgrades Too Verizon Could Soon Offer Flexible Upgrades Too

Last week, T-Mobile announced it’s new “Jump!” pricing plan. Under the service, customers would pay $10 per month for the privilege of being able to trade in their smartphone for an upgrade twice a year, with the fees for upgrading …

Most-Pirated Show Game of Thrones Is Also Amazon’s Best-Selling Show of the Year Most-Pirated Show Game of Thrones Is Also Amazon’s Best-Selling Show of the Year
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In another blow to the “piracy kills sales” talking point, it appears that people are buying a lot of Game of Thrones DVDs. Why is this significant? Well, it’s because the hit HBO series has gained a reputation as of …

Dishonored’s Final DLC is Coming August 13

Late last year, Arkane Studios and Bethesda released the first DLC for the well-received stealth/action game Dishonored. Titled Dunwall City Trials, the game challenged players with tailored skill runs, but disappointed some fans who missed the unique story and world-building …

Microsoft’s Smart Watch Will Be Out Next Year [Report] Microsoft’s Smart Watch Will Be Out Next Year [Report]

Microsoft, like other major tech companies, is investing heavily into wearable computing. Steve Ballmer said just as much last week when he announced a major restructuring at the company. Now a new report has emerged with additional details regarding Microsoft’s …

Lun Lun The Panda Had Twins This Week

Lun Lun, the giant panda living at Zoo Atlanta, gave birth to twins on Monday, shocking her caretakers. Lun Lun–who has three other cubs–had an ultrasound done last month that showed just one cub, so when she birthed two, it …

Google Analytics Gets New Segmentation Features Google Analytics Gets New Segmentation Features
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Google ran down some changes it has made to segmentation in Google Analytics in a blog post this morning. The company says it has re-imagined it to make it easier for new users and more powerful for seasoned veterans. “Previously, …

Battlefield 4 to be Heavily Merchandised With Clothes, a Novel, and More
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As publishers struggle with ever-growing budgets for what they hope will be blockbuster next-generation, many of them are looking for new revenue models. Some are turning to mobile, where a growing segment of casual gamers have proven willing to spend …

Apple Might Buy The Team That Created The Kinect [Report] Apple Might Buy The Team That Created The Kinect [Report]

The hardware powering Microsoft’s Kinect technology was originally created by an Israeli tech firm called PrimeSense. Microsoft has moved on to its own in-house developed hardware, but new reports suggest Apple may now be interested in the firm’s hardware. Calcalist, …

FDA Okays First ADHD Brain Wave Test FDA Okays First ADHD Brain Wave Test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week approved the marketing of a brain wave test for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and teens. The device is the first one to use brain function to assess children 6 to 17 …

No, Google Still Doesn’t Think Link Building Is Bad No, Google Still Doesn’t Think Link Building Is Bad
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For more than a year, webmasters have been receiving a great deal of messages from Google about unnatural links pointing to their sites. Sometimes it’s obvious which links Google does not like, but often times, it’s not so clear. As …

Claire Danes Almost Had A Very Different Career

Claire Danes, who is the cover girl for the newest issue of Vogue, says she was “stuck” after doing the film that won her several awards and accolades from her peers. In fact, she almost changed her career altogether. The …

Jodi Arias Trial May Be Getting A New Jury

Jodi Arias, the Arizona woman accused of murdering her boyfriend, Travis Alexander, in 2008, may be getting a new jury to decide her fate. Arias was convicted of first-degree murder in May after admitting that she killed Alexander, but only …

Foxconn Raises Age Limit For Hiring Foxconn Raises Age Limit For Hiring

Ever since Foxconn became Apple’s main manufacturer of the iPhone, the Chinese company has become the focus of many human rights and worker’s rights organizations around the world. Through Apple, the company has become one of the most closely watched …

AT&T Next Lets You Upgrade Your Phone Every Year At No Extra Cost AT&T Next Lets You Upgrade Your Phone Every Year At No Extra Cost

For years, wireless carriers made it all but impossible to upgrade your smartphone. Sure, you could pay the full price of the phone, but you could only get those wonderful upgrade subsidizations every two years. Now the wireless carriers are …

Thom Yorke Pulls Music From Spotify

Thom Yorke, Radiohead’s enigmatic, pony-tail sporting frontman, has taken aim at Spotify for what he sees as a lack of compensation for artists. The move comes on the heels of a similar action by the members of Pink Floyd, who …

Kate Middleton & Prince William Still Waiting
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Kate Middleton and Prince William, also known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge since their wedding in April of 2011, are still anxiously awaiting the birth of their first born. The baby, whether it be a boy or a …

Yoenis Cespedes Of Oakland Wins Home Run Derby

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics may not have been selected to play in this year’s All-Star Game, but he is the undisputed king of the event’s Home Run Derby. The Cuban left-fielder is in his second year in the …

Device Kickstarter Campaign Gets Funded in 12 Hours Device Kickstarter Campaign Gets Funded in 12 Hours

A crowdfunding campaign launched last week on Kickstarter.com, met its funding goal after being live on the website for only 12 hours. The campaign collected $118,000 in its first 24 hours, totaling 1,638 pre-orders of the device. Plug is a …

Zimmerman Case Spurs Moms Group, Polarizes Sides

After the “not guilty” verdict for George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin, protests have sparked up and heated exchanges on social media are in full swing. Lots of people have cooled off over the weekend, but many are …

Orangutan Remark Lands Italian Senator In Hot Water
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Roberto Calderoli, Vice President of the Italian Senate, apologized today for remarks made over the weekend in which he compared Cecile Kyenge, Italy’s first black minister, to an orangutan. So if you thought that America had the corner market on …

Tyra Banks and Ashton Kutcher Invest in Shopping Site Tyra Banks and Ashton Kutcher Invest in Shopping Site
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Online shopping just got fierce with the help of supermodel and bussinesswoman, Tyra Banks. Banks joins another celebrity investor, Ashton Kutcher, in the online shopping website TheHunt.com, which allows shoppers to search for outfits found on their social media sites, …

DOMA Ruling May Alter Campaign Finance Laws

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in the high-profile case U.S. v. Windsor, overturning the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). While the long-term ramifications of this decision are still being sifted through, and will not …