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USA Today Founder Al Neuharth Dies USA Today Founder Al Neuharth Dies

Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today and former chairman of Gannett died on Friday, reportedly after falling. He died in his home in Cocoa Beach, Florida at the age of 89. USA Today has compiled a round-up of reactions to …

Anonymous Organizes CISPA Blackout, Not Many Web Sites Show Up Anonymous Organizes CISPA Blackout, Not Many Web Sites Show Up
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The SOPA blackout protest was something else. Google, Wikipedia, Reddit and other major online players blacked out part or all of their Web sites in opposition to a proposed bill that would have given the U.S. government unchecked power to …

Amazon’s Original Pilot Initiative Sees Early Success, Lots of Feedback Amazon’s Original Pilot Initiative Sees Early Success, Lots of Feedback

On Friday, Amazon finally made all of those pilots they had been talking about for months available for all to view and vote on. Amazon has said that they will use user feedback to determine which of the 14 pilots …

Earl Holding Dies; Billionaire Was 86

Robert Earl Holding, an American businessman and billionaire, has died at the age of 86. According to a Salt Lake Tribune obituary, Holding died on Friday, April 19. The details of his death have not been released, though it is …

Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky,’ As Performed by Michael Jackson
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Well, this is one way to shake off those Monday morning blues. Thank you, internet, for this. Just imagine what could have been. Here’s what it would sound like if Michael Jackson was the one featured on Daft Punk’s new …

Al Michaels DUI: Sports Announcer Arrested

Al Michaels, the Emmy-winning sports announcer for Sunday Night Football, was arrested on Friday night in Santa Monica, California on suspicion of DUI. The 68-year old was pulled over after attempting an illegal U-turn and was suspected by officers to …

Facebook Home Tops 500K Installs, Over 50% 1-Star Reviews Facebook Home Tops 500K Installs, Over 50% 1-Star Reviews
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Facebook Home, Facebook’s Android homescreen takeover, has been available for just over a week. In that time, we’ve seen the app take on a barrage of negative reviews. But people are still downloading it and trying it out. As of …

Reese Witherspoon Arrested After Drunken Fight With Cop
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Reese Witherspoon, usually the very picture of poise and good taste, was arrested on Friday after hurling insults at the cop who pulled her husband over on suspicion of DUI. The actress and her husband, Jim Toth, had been out …

Google Fined $190K For Wi-Fi Data Collection In Germany Google Fined $190K For Wi-Fi Data Collection In Germany

Google is still taking heat and being fined over the Wi-Fi data collection fiasco that took place between 2008 and 2010. This morning, Bloomberg reports that a German regulator has fined the company 145,000 euros ($189,230) over the debacle. From …

Tamerlan Tsarnaev: Wife & Daughter Confirmed, Family Statement Issued
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Last week, as Boston spent almost 24 hours shut down during a manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, details about the alleged bombers began to emerge. One of the more interesting details that surfaced was that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the …

Divinyls Singer Dead After Succumbing To Breast Cancer, MS

Chrissy Amphlett, lead singer of Australian rock band Divinyls, has reportedly died at the age of 53. The band was best known for its 90s hit “I Touch Myself” (below), but it had four top ten albums in Australia, as …

PHP Upgraded To Version 5.4.14, PCRE Library Merged PHP Upgraded To Version 5.4.14, PCRE Library Merged

Those who use PHP are in for a treat this month as the development team has released updates for both the current and old versions, 5.4 and 5.3 respectively, of the scripting language. There’s nothing major, of course, but there …

Earth Day 2013 Celebrated with Interactive Google Doodle Earth Day 2013 Celebrated with Interactive Google Doodle
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For Earth Day 2013, Google is celebrating with an interactive doodle that lets you experience much of what nature has to offer – in animated form, of course. Google’s Earth Day doodle lets you change the seasons, weather, moon, and …

Kendra Wilkinson: Hospital Trip Following Car Crash

Kendra Wilkinson, the former Playboy model and “Girls Next Door” star, was rushed to the hospital on Sunday following what has been described as a “bad” car accident in L.A. Wilkinson wasn’t seriously injured in the accident but was taken …

Is Keyword Targeting What Businesses Need To Get More Out Of Twitter? Is Keyword Targeting What Businesses Need To Get More Out Of Twitter?
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Twitter may have gotten significantly more useful for businesses this week with the launch of keyword targeting for its ad platform. The company began rolling out the feature on Wednesday in all languages and markets where Twitter ads are supported. …

LulzSec Hacker Responsible For Sony Hack Gets A Year In Prison LulzSec Hacker Responsible For Sony Hack Gets A Year In Prison
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In 2011, LulzSec was a name that everybody knew. They were the hacking group behind the PlayStation Network hack of 2011 that brought the service down for more than a month. They were also responsible for a number of other …

Yahoo Shuts Down A Handful Of Products Yahoo Shuts Down A Handful Of Products
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Yahoo announced today that it is shutting down a number of its products as part of its efforts to make sure its products “are still central to your daily habits”. The company is killing Upcoming, Yahoo Deals, Yahoo SMS Alerts, …

Kardashian Divorce: Final Settlement (Finally) Approved; Humphries Gets Nothing
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The divorce of reality TV actress and amateur porn star Kim Kardashian from her husband, Kris Humphries, had become a bit of a joke. Though their marriage lasted only 72 days, their contentious divorce proceedings have lasted over a year …

Tamerlan Tsarnaev Photos Found In Old Boston University Magazine

Everybody by now knows the name Tamerlan Tsarnaev. He’s one of the suspects allegedly responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings. He was killed last night after a shootout with police. Pictures of the aftermath have surfaced on the Internet (Warning: …

8th Grader’s Gun T-shirt Leads To Arrest
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According to reports, an 8th grader in West Virginia was suspended and arrested after wearing an NRA t-shirt to school, which says: NRA: Protect Your Right” and features a picture of a rifle. The shirt apparently caused an argument between …

Chechen Leader Blames U.S. Upbringing of Boston Bombing Suspects, Posts Statement on Instagram Chechen Leader Blames U.S. Upbringing of Boston Bombing Suspects, Posts Statement on Instagram
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Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov has issued a statement on the Boston Marathon bombings, and the death of suspect #1, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, and his brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is considered suspect #2 and is still on the loose. As you know, …

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects’ Social Media Accounts Surface

While authorities continue their massive manhunt for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this week, new details have emerged about the suspects. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26 are being named as the main suspects in …

Google Gets Even More Charitable With One Today App Google Gets Even More Charitable With One Today App
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Google.org is the search giant’s philanthropic arm that helps enforce positive change around the world. Now the company is helping non-profits and charities with a new mobile app. Google launched a new Android app – One Today – in beta …

Juror Can’t Stop Texting During Trial, Promptly Jailed Juror Can’t Stop Texting During Trial, Promptly Jailed
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A 26-year-old juror in a Salem, Oregon, armed robbery case has been sentenced to serve two days in jail after he was caught texting in court. Benjamin Kohler was charged with contempt after authorities say he was using his mobile …