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U.S. Open’s Jungle Bird Vows to Strike Again U.S. Open’s Jungle Bird Vows to Strike Again
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The man who snuck past security to bird call during the U.S. Open trophy ceremony has vowed to pull his bird calling stunt in public again. In an interview with TMZ, Jungle Bird (as he calls himself), explained that he …

Roger Clemens Acquitted Of Six Counts Of Perjury Roger Clemens Acquitted Of Six Counts Of Perjury

Roger Clemens has been acquitted today perjury by a federal court. Clemens was accused of lying to Congress during hearings concerning steroid use in Major League Baseball. Clemens was charged with two counts of perjury, three counts of making false …

Business Insider Hit 15 Million Uniques In May, Praises Aggregation Business Insider Hit 15 Million Uniques In May, Praises Aggregation
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In the publishing world, it’s no secret that Business Insider has seen tremendous growth in recent years. Today, co-founder, CEO and Editor-In Chief Henry Blodget announced that the site had 15 million unique monthly visitors in May, and he largely …

Erica Kennedy Dies: Young Writer Was 42 Erica Kennedy Dies: Young Writer Was 42

Erica Kennedy, an up-and-coming blogger and author of “Bling”–which was made into a film–has died. She was found dead in her apartment in Miami Beach last week after a “foul smell” was investigated. Authorities are looking into her death, as …

Good Old Games Lets Users Vote For Summer Sales Good Old Games Lets Users Vote For Summer Sales

Good Old Games (GOG), which claims to be the fastest-growing online distributor of DRM-free games, is having a summer sale, and it’s allowing players to vote on which games will receive the biggest discounts. In addition to the sale, GOG …

Android Gets Impressive Windows XP Mod Android Gets Impressive Windows XP Mod

There has never really been a “wow” app on Google Play as far as I’m concerned. Ports of iOS apps and little diversions don’t really cut it for me. That’s why I was overjoyed to learn about a new app …

Former AT&T Employee Pleads Guilty To Insider Trading Former AT&T Employee Pleads Guilty To Insider Trading
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A former employee of AT&T has confessed to participating in a network of experts who obtained corporate secrets and passed them along to investors. According to a report this afternoon from Reuters, Alnoor Ebrahim plead guilty to a single count …

Facebook Users Seeing Notifications For Declined Event Invites Facebook Users Seeing Notifications For Declined Event Invites

Facebook has always shied away from features that could possibly prompt a squabble – you know, things that highlight negative actions. That’s why, despite the vocal desire of some users, Facebook has never instituted a “dislike” button. I guess there …

Jailbreak App Display Recorder Comes to Apple Store Jailbreak App Display Recorder Comes to Apple Store

An app that was previously available only on jail-broken phones has made its way to the app store. The App is called “Display Recorder” and does just that — records video and audio of the phone’s screen in real time. …

Mark Cuban Admits He Was Wrong About Facebook Mark Cuban Admits He Was Wrong About Facebook
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Mark Cuban, who has been a steadfast supporter of Facebook throughout the IPO process, and an investor who purchased 150,000 shares of the company, is coming forward today to say he was wrong about the company. He has decided to …

Twitter Focuses On Search As Google Struggles With Its Mission Twitter Focuses On Search As Google Struggles With Its Mission
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Should Google worry about losing a portion of its search market share to Twitter? Most people probably don’t think about Twitter so much as a search engine, yet it’s the go-to place for up-to-the-second updates on any event in the …

Yahoo Recovers Some of April’s Lost Video Viewers in May Yahoo Recovers Some of April’s Lost Video Viewers in May

comScore has released its online video rankings for sites in the United States for May 2012 and it appears to be some more good news for Yahoo. Following last week’s comScore report that Yahoo had finally slowed the precipitous loss …

IPv6 Launch Day Saw Over 3,000 Companies Make The Switch IPv6 Launch Day Saw Over 3,000 Companies Make The Switch

June 6, 2012 will be remembered among those of us who love the Internet as World IPv6 Launch Day. It was a pretty momentous occasion that went unnoticed by most mainstream media (but we covered it). The move was required …

LinkedIn CEO Reveals Future Focus LinkedIn CEO Reveals Future Focus

The last couple of weeks have been tough for LinkedIn. The password leak has been all anyone has been associating the company with, and now a class action lawsuit has been filed because of it. It must be especially frustrating …

The U.S. Open, Greek Yogurt, and Moves Like Jagger The U.S. Open, Greek Yogurt, and Moves Like Jagger

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 …

Oprah Grills Kardashians About Sex And Money Oprah Grills Kardashians About Sex And Money
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Oprah grilled the entire Kardashian family mercilessly in the first hour of a two-part interview for her show Oprah’s Next Chapter, and some of Kim’s revelations shocked even the veteran talk-show host. The infamous family sat down with Oprah to …

Can’t Read It Later? Read It Now With Read It Now Can’t Read It Later? Read It Now With Read It Now

Life these days is pretty busy. The internet, which was supposed to make our lives simpler and more connected, has actually linked us up to virtually limitless amounts of content. Sometimes it feels a little overwhelming. There are blog posts …

Acer Announces New Line of All-in-One PCs Acer Announces New Line of All-in-One PCs
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Today, Acer has announced a new line of all-in-one PCs to compete with Apple (and others that have since followed in Apple’s footsteps). According to ITProPortal, the all-in-one packages are designed to cater to business and enterprise users as well …

Rolling Stones to Retire? Not So, Says the Band Rolling Stones to Retire? Not So, Says the Band
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The Rolling Stones, after several decades of touring, will perform their final concert at Glastonbury sometime next year. Sources close to the band say that Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Ronnie Wood are officially ending the band after …

Barnes & Noble Introduces NOOK Kids Summer Reading Program Barnes & Noble Introduces NOOK Kids Summer Reading Program

Today, Barnes & Noble announced their new NOOK Kids Summer Reading Program. If you purchase any NOOK tablet at a Barnes & Noble store between June 18th and September 2nd, you’ll receive free downloads of three different bestselling children and …

Mozilla Thimble Makes Web Page Design Simple Mozilla Thimble Makes Web Page Design Simple
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If you’re reading this, that means that you consume the Web in some fashion. You read, watch and play with all sorts of neat things all over the Internet. Do you create the Web though? A lot less people do …

Apple May Be Most Profitable Company Ever In 2012 Apple May Be Most Profitable Company Ever In 2012

By pretty much any standard you care to look at, Apple has had an amazing year. With the exception of a few hiccups, their stock has remained consistently in the neighborhood of $575-600, with a market cap that has occasionally …

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Snags First Victory in Four Years: Twitter Reacts Dale Earnhardt Jr. Snags First Victory in Four Years: Twitter Reacts

Dale Earnhardt Jr. took home his first NASCAR Sprint Cup victory in four years at the Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. Racing in a car that was heavily inspired by director Christopher Nolan’s highly-anticipated summer blockbuster “The Dark Knight Rises”, …

StumbleUpon Now Recommends Sites and Interests StumbleUpon Now Recommends Sites and Interests

Stumble Upon has started rolling out a pop-up along the control bar at the top of the page that recommends sites and interests based on the things that you Stumble frequently. If you Stumble pages on a site frequently, StumbleUpon …