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Bing’s New ‘Summer of Doing’ Site Pushes Social Search Bing’s New ‘Summer of Doing’ Site Pushes Social Search

Here’s a strange sequence of events: no sooner did I post that teaser from Bing’s Facebook page about something being announced today, possibly at Microsoft’s big media event, a post in Bing’s Search Blog appeared in my RSS reader. That …

Foxconn Investing In Sharp Again, Stoking iTV Rumors Foxconn Investing In Sharp Again, Stoking iTV Rumors

Back in March we brought you news that Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry had made a $1.6 billion investment in Sharp in an effort to save the struggling company from potentially massive quarterly losses. The deal also prompted speculation about …

Sailthru Acquires Seamless Receipts Sailthru Acquires Seamless Receipts

Today, Sailthru announced the acquisition of Seamless Receipts, an electronic receipts specialist. Seamless Receipts brings with them extensive experience providing marketing messages, coupons and other loyalty offers from large clients like Oakley, Burton and Tumi. Their product and service offers …

Baby Robot Learns Its First Words Baby Robot Learns Its First Words

At team of scientists lead by the Caroline Lyon at the University of Hertfordshire, UK have developed a “baby robot” that learns human speech in much the same way a human child learns. The robot converses with a human teacher …

Microsoft to Make Bing Announcement at Today’s Conference [Rumor] Microsoft to Make Bing Announcement at Today’s Conference [Rumor]

With so much drama in the LBC circulating Microsoft’s rumored announcement this afternoon of an Xbox-ish tablet, Microsoft may not be limiting the conference fun to its new line of hardware. Over on Bing’s Facebook page, a photo was uploaded …

Rodney King Dead at 47, Police Investigation Opened Rodney King Dead at 47, Police Investigation Opened

Rodney King, the man who quickly rose to infamy after an assault by Los Angeles police officers was captured on tape, was found dead in his swimming pool over the weekend. He was 47. As questions surrounding his death begin …

Facebook Launching Location-Based Mobile Ads [UPDATED] Facebook Launching Location-Based Mobile Ads [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Facebook has said that they did not confirm that this product is on the way. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: To anyone concerned with Facebook’s future ability to monetize their mobile platform, this could be some comforting news. For some users, it …

BlackBerry Manufacturer Celestica To Wind Down Production As RIM Reorganizes BlackBerry Manufacturer Celestica To Wind Down Production As RIM Reorganizes
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Celestica, one of the main manufacturing partners responsible for Research In Motion’s BlackBerry devices, has announced that they will wind down production of the devices by the end of the year. The changes are coming as the struggling RIM is …

ARM Announces Next Generation GPU For Android Devices ARM Announces Next Generation GPU For Android Devices

The GPU is the driving force behind the games and video that people enjoy on tablets. Unfortunately, a good GPU can drive the price up of a tablet to unforeseen levels. While getting a cheaper tablet ensures that you’re going …

Verizon Data Breach Report Available as a Free iBook Verizon Data Breach Report Available as a Free iBook

Verizon’s 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report was released as a PDF back in March, but now those interested in the world of digital espionage can kick back and read the report on their iPad, as Verizon is releasing the entire …

Jack Osbourne, Son Of Ozzy, Diagnosed With M.S. Jack Osbourne, Son Of Ozzy, Diagnosed With M.S.
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Jack Osbourne, the 26-year old son of aging rocker Ozzy Osbourne, has revealed he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis just a few weeks after his daughter Pearl was born. The diagnosis came after Jack lost 60% of his vision in …

ICANN to Announce New President and CEO ICANN to Announce New President and CEO

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) just revealed that they will be announcing a new president and chief executive officer. The news comes as no surprise since, Rod Beckstrom, their current president and CEO, recently announced he …

Sarah Palin Talks about the Birth of Citizen Journalism Started by Matt Drudge Sarah Palin Talks about the Birth of Citizen Journalism Started by Matt Drudge
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In Oscar Wilde’s A Few Maxims For The Instruction Of The Over-Educated, his collection of smirk-inducing aphorisms published in 1894, the erudite wordsmith wrote, “In old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public. Nowadays …

Febreze Is Literally Saying Thanks To All One Million Facebook Fans Right Now Febreze Is Literally Saying Thanks To All One Million Facebook Fans Right Now
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As of right now, some unfortunate social media people at Febreze are about 8% complete with their “Febreze Thank-a-Thon.” That’s a little over 80,000 “thank yous,” “thanks,” and even “dankas” that have been uttered by the team. The first 80,000 …

David Nalbandian: Scotland Yard Opens Investigation David Nalbandian: Scotland Yard Opens Investigation

David Nalbandian isn’t having a good week. Not only is he getting a severe amount of backlash for his ridiculous on-court shenanigans during the Queen’s Club finals, he’s also facing a police investigation as direct result of his thoughtless actions. …

How to Be a Dad – Government Knows Best? How to Be a Dad – Government Knows Best?

For those of you that enjoyed your Father’s day weekend, the federal government wants to remind you that being a father isn’t all presents and cookouts. The job is far from over, and the government wants to help you out …

15-Year Old Kid Invents Early Cancer Detection Tool 15-Year Old Kid Invents Early Cancer Detection Tool
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In news that will probably make you feel like a worthless lump of a human being, a 15-year old high-school Freshman from Maryland has created a paper test strip for detecting cancer in its very early stages, and is being …

Will Yahoo Abandon Search? Will Yahoo Abandon Search?

Reports indicate that Yahoo is considering unloading its search business, and focusing on its stronger media business. Last month, we reported on rumors that Yahoo’s “Search Alliance” with Microsoft may not play out for its full ten years. Motivity Marketing …

Yahoo Fills Chief Revenue Officer Position with Ex-Google Executive Yahoo Fills Chief Revenue Officer Position with Ex-Google Executive

Yahoo is getting ready for some much needed changes and they have just hired ex-Google executive, Michael Barrett to be their executive vice president and chief revenue officer. He will report directly interim CEO Ross Levinsohn. Yahoo’s Interim chief executive …

Twitter Now Shows You Exactly How Many Retweets You Receive Twitter Now Shows You Exactly How Many Retweets You Receive

Are you incredibly popular on Twitter – so popular that it’s commonplace for you to receive over 50 retweets of one of your 140-character brain farts? If not, are you curious to see just how popular the Twitter elite really …

Audi Hybrid Vehicles Win Big at Le Mans Audi Hybrid Vehicles Win Big at Le Mans
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For the first time in history, a hybrid vehicle has won at Le Mans 24 Hours. Audi fielded a team of four of its Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid vehicles, and the cars have taken first, second, third, and fifth …

Apple Store Employees Get A Big Raise Apple Store Employees Get A Big Raise

It looks like today is going to be a very good day for employees of Apple’s retail stores. It seems that they – all of them – are about to get a $4-per-hour raise. The decision appears to be the …

Draw Something Show Headed to CBS: Twitter Reacts Draw Something Show Headed to CBS: Twitter Reacts

A Draw Something show is currently in production over at CBS, with Ryan Seacrest and producer Michael “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” Davis backing the project. According to CNN, the program, which is based on the popular “Pictionary”-style app, …

Samsung Galaxy S III The First SAFE Phone In The U.S. Samsung Galaxy S III The First SAFE Phone In The U.S.

With our increasingly connected world, people have to make sure that data is safe. Data safety is especially important for businesses who don’t want corporate secrets making their way out through a misplaced data transfer on smart phones or other …