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Kids Are Dreaming of an iChristmas Kids Are Dreaming of an iChristmas

If you’re wondering what to get your kid this holiday season and want to go the electronics route, you probably can’t go wrong with an Apple product. That’s the takeaway from a recent Nielsen study into the wishlists of children. …

Wii U Is Profitable With Just One Game Purchase

Nintendo has traditionally never sold its hardware at a loss. It’s what set the company apart from other console manufacturers who sold hardware at a loss, and made up for it with software licensing fees from third parties. The Wii …

Massive Solar Eruption Spotted by NASA Observatory

NASA announced this week that a coronal mass ejection (CME) erupted on the sun early Tuesday morning. The phenomenon can send solar particles flying into space, some of which can affect electronic systems in satellites orbiting Earth. The particles can …

FTC Reportedly Not Very Confident In At Least One Major Element Of Potential Antitrust Case Against Google FTC Reportedly Not Very Confident In At Least One Major Element Of Potential Antitrust Case Against Google
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It’s looking less likely that the Federal Trade Commission believes it has a solid enough case to take Google to court on antitrust grounds, at least over the way Google presents results from its own products. A report from Bloomberg …

Astronomers Spot ‘Bridge’ of Hot Gas Connecting Galaxy Clusters

Astronomers using the Planck space telescope have confirmed the presence of a bridge of hot gas bridging the 10 million light-years of intergalactic space between two galaxy clusters. “Planck is helping to reveal hidden material between galaxy clusters that we …

Skullgirls Creators Found a New Development Studio, Lab Zero Games

Though the game wasn’t a sensation, Skullgirls was a solid, well-reviewed indie fighting game that found a home on the PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE Arcade. The game itself was an ode to fighting games, created by fans and professionals …

Oksana Baiul Says She Was Taken Advantage Of
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Oksana Baiul says she’s owed at least $1 million by former agents, who took advantage of the fact that she didn’t understand the terms of her contract at age 16 because of a language barrier. Ukraine-born Baiul is now suing …

BlackBerry Ditched by U.S. National Transportation Safety Board BlackBerry Ditched by U.S. National Transportation Safety Board
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The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is looking to replace all of its BlackBerry devices with iPhone 5′s. The agency posted a notice to the Federal Business Opportunities website seeking firms that can handle the the transfer of the …

The Oatmeal Is Being Sued by a Greeting Card Company The Oatmeal Is Being Sued by a Greeting Card Company

Apparently, people refuse to leave Matthew Inman alone and just let him continue to be one of the funniest people on the internet. The creator of The Oatmeal webcomic finds himself the target of yet another lawsuit, reports Ars Technica. …

More Countries Reportedly Getting New Google SERPs More Countries Reportedly Getting New Google SERPs

Earlier this month, Google began rolling out a redesigned look for its search results pages. The biggest change was that they moved some navigational features and search filtering options from the left-hand side of the screen to above the search …

Chilling Mad World Rendition Loses One Child Singer Every 3 Seconds
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Tears for Fears’ 1982 classic “Mad World” is a great song no matter how you arrange it. The new-wave hit was popular in its time, but gained a new level of notoriety when it was covered for the 2001 film …

Khan Academy iPhone App Is About To Launch Khan Academy iPhone App Is About To Launch

Earlier this year, Khan Academy released an iPad app. On Tuesday, the nonprofit shared a sneak peek at its new free iPhone app, which it says will come out this week. Here’s a look: No word on the potential release …

Hulu Plus Launches On Wii U Earlier Than Expected Hulu Plus Launches On Wii U Earlier Than Expected

At launch, the Wii U is missing many of its promised multimedia features. The much hyped Nintendo TVii will be MIA until December, and it seemed like all the other streaming services, except for Netflix, would be delayed as well. …

Forget Coke, Angry Birds Soda Is the Favorite in Finland

In the States, you’ve probably seen your fair share of Angry Birds-themed products; maybe some Angry Birds gummy candies or Angry Birds plush toys. The game, which hit the one billion downloads mark this summer, truly is a global phenomenon. …

Honey Boo Boo Made Of Trash Sweeps Web
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Honey Boo Boo, a.k.a. Alana Thompson, has taken the world by storm with her TLC reality show, “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”. Her family has become the topic of fascinated conversation since the show premiered, charming audiences with their unabashed …

Apple Debuts Two New iPhone 5 Ads Before Black Friday Apple Debuts Two New iPhone 5 Ads Before Black Friday
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Apple has just dropped two new iPhone 5 ads in time for the holiday shopping season. The first, “Turkey,” touts the iPhone’s Photo Stream feature – the ability to share sets of photos with a select group of friends and …

Girl Fatally Shot On School Bus By 15-Year Old
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In tragic news out of Miami today, a 15-year old boy has been charged with manslaughter and carrying a concealed weapon after a gun he pulled from his backpack went off and hit a 13-year old girl in the neck, …

John McAfee: You Won’t Hear From Me For A Few Days John McAfee: You Won’t Hear From Me For A Few Days
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There have been a handful more posts made to John McAfee’s blog since we last checked in. One of them indicates that comments have been turned back on, after a previous post announced that they were being disabled. Also in …

Danica Patrick: Divorce Is “Amicable”
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NASCAR driver Danica Patrick has announced on her Facebook page that she is splitting from her husband of seven years, Paul Hospenthal, and that the divorce was a mutual, amicable decision. The 30-year old met Hospenthal–who is 17 years her …

Will Brands Shift Focus Away From Facebook? Will Brands Shift Focus Away From Facebook?
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Facebook is a public company. Perhaps you’ve heard. For years, the social network has been a tremendous way for businesses to promote themselves and their products and services to customers and prospects for free, by way of Facebook Pages. There …

Alexander Graham Bell, Home Alone, and Black Friday

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

John McAfee Shuts Down Blog Comments, Starts Posting Audio John McAfee Shuts Down Blog Comments, Starts Posting Audio
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John McAfee, creator of the famous antivirus software, has been hiding from the cops in Belize after his neighbor was found dead with a gunshot to the head. He has been hiding in plain sight (at least according to his …

Autonomy Founder Fires Back at HP Amid Accounting Fraud Claims

The founder of enterprise search and knowledge management service company Autonomy is firing back at HP amid allegations that his company used sketchy accounting practices to inflate its value prior to its sale to HP in August 2011. In an …

The Legend Of Zelda: Hyrule Historia Gets A Trailer

Nintendo is known for charting new territory in gaming. The Wii transformed the industry, and the Wii U may just do it again. Beyond game consoles, however, Nintendo is also changing the world of books by creating what may be …