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China Phasing Out Prisoner Organ Donation

In a effort to prompt more free citizens to donate, China will phase out executed prisoner organ donation over the next five years, according to a top health official. China, who executes far more prisoners than any other nation, apparently …

Whitney Houston: Cause Of Death Is Drowning, But Cocaine Played A Role

The sudden and tragic death of pop star Whitney Houston saddened fans the world over last month after she was found unresponsive in her bathtub on the night before the Grammys. Her death was initially ruled as a drowning, but …

FCC Targets Botnets With New Anti-Bot Code Of Conduct FCC Targets Botnets With New Anti-Bot Code Of Conduct

With one of every ten computers in the United States infected by bots, botnets have officially become enough of a menace/threat/foe to the U.S. government that its launching an initiative to reduce their number. Announced earlier today, The Online Trust …

Google Maps Adds Street View To Poland; Adds Warsaw, Cracow Google Maps Adds Street View To Poland; Adds Warsaw, Cracow

As a boon for travelers, you cannot deny that Google Maps has become a great companion for preparing for trips. They’ve made a habit of waving their Street View wand at parts of the world expecting loads of tourists and …

New iPad: The Swiss Army Knife Of Fun Gadgets New iPad: The Swiss Army Knife Of Fun Gadgets

Say what you want, it really is nice to just carry a one-in-all device. When Tim Cook & Co. unveiled the new New iPad earlier this month, he announced that Apple was taking steps to nudge society into the “post-PC …

Al Sharpton To Speak At Trayvon Martin Rally After Resignation Of Police Chief

The Reverend Al Sharpton is set to attend a rally tonight for Trayvon Martin despite his mother’s sudden death this morning. Sharpton says she would have wanted him to support Martin’s family, who will also attend tonight at Fort Mellon …

Google Voice Integration Added to Ice Cream Sandwich Google Voice Integration Added to Ice Cream Sandwich
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Thousands of Student Emails Exchanged Accidently Thousands of Student Emails Exchanged Accidently

Thousands of students in the U.K. are really pissed at the Student Loan Company (SLC), an organization responsible for managing student finances, for leaking about 8000 email addresses to incoming students. The “administrative error” took place Monday as emails went …

eBay Sells Rent.com To Primedia eBay Sells Rent.com To Primedia

eBay has sold Rent.com to Primedia, which also owns ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, RentalHouses.com and NewHomeGuide.com. The property search site should fit right in. eBay says Rent.com had “limited synergies” with its core business, and that the company is “focusing on enabling …

Ultros From FF6 Is Coming To FF13-2
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One of the most iconic villains in the Final Fantasy universe outside of Sephiroth, is the villain Ultros from FF6. He has managed to make his way to the arena of Final Fantasy 13-2. He will not be the pixelated …

Vevo Launching in Six New Countries Vevo Launching in Six New Countries

Music video distribution service VEVO plans to expand in 2012, according to CEO Rio Caraeff, who’d answered some questions during a small interview with paidContent: “This year we’re hoping to launch in at least another six countries – Our big …

AT&T Responds To DOJ Lawsuit, Denies Wrongdoing AT&T Responds To DOJ Lawsuit, Denies Wrongdoing

Earlier this afternoon we brought you news that the U.S. Department of Justice had filed a lawsuit against AT&T. The complaint alleges that AT&T has overbilled for IP Relay calls. The calls, which are designed to allow hearing- and speech-impaired …

Seagate Achieves 1 Terabit Per Square Inch Hard Drive Storage Seagate Achieves 1 Terabit Per Square Inch Hard Drive Storage

Seagate announced today that it became the first hard drive maker to achieve the storage density of 1 terabit per square inch. The company claims the technology will double the storage capacity of today’s hard drives upon its introduction later …

Survey Gives Owner’s Perspective Of Compromised Websites Survey Gives Owner’s Perspective Of Compromised Websites

Cyber security company Commtouch teamed up with anti-malware nonprofit StopBadware recently to survey over 600 owners and administrators of previously compromised websites. The survey discovered a variety of surprising factoids, from the fact that WordPress is a favorite content management …

Google Play App Publishers Get New Sales Reports Google Play App Publishers Get New Sales Reports

Google Play changed how people access the Android market alongside every other Google app. In that spirit, Google has created new sales reports for app publishers. It should give publishers the tools they need to serve themselves and their customers. …

Google Will Need Time To Learn About How To Rank New TLDs Google Will Need Time To Learn About How To Rank New TLDs

We recently talked about a post Google’s Matt Cutts made to Google+ discussing how Google will handle the new TLDs. He referenced a blog post talking about how the new TLDs will be “automatically favoured by Google over a .com …

iOS 5.1 Vulnerable To Safari Address Bar Bug iOS 5.1 Vulnerable To Safari Address Bar Bug

The Safari browser in the latest version of iOS has a bug that allows a website to display a false address in the URL bar, according to a recent report. The bug is actually present in all three major releases …

New iPad Lands In 25 More Countries Friday New iPad Lands In 25 More Countries Friday

Twenty five new countries are about to get the brand new iPad (or is it brand new New iPad). The list includes a lot of Europe and a couple of stragglers. Here’s where it’s headed tomorrow: Starting March 23 the …

Chinese Spies Target US Made Systems In Taiwan

14 months ago Taiwanese Major General Lo Hsieh-che was arrested for being a Chinese spy. Since then 3 more people have been arrested for the same crime. The Chinese spies all seem to want one of two things. Either the …

El DeBarge is Scott-Free and Looking Forward to Funk Fest
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El DeBarge ( born Eldra Patrick DeBarge) was arrested on Tuesday in Los Angeles for felony possession of narcotics with the intent to sell. DeBarge is an American R&B/Pop singer and songwriter most famous for his signature falsetto voice. His …

Carnie Wilson 30 Pounds Lighter After Gastric Bypass Surgery
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Wilson Phillips singer Carnie Wilson has undergone a second gastric bypass surgery, she confirmed to People Magazine. The weight-loss surgery was performed in January, and since then Wilson says she’s lost 30 pounds. The singer underwent the same procedure in …

Apple Stock Infographic Apple Stock Infographic

Statista, the leading German statistics company on the web, has just posted an infographic on Apple’s stock performance as it correlates with major product announcements: The chart shows that while Apple stocks received a significant bump upon the announcement of …

Jeremy Shockey Has Sean Payton Vouch For Him, Via Text Message
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Chances are you’ve heard of “Bounty Gate” by now. It’s the program started by former New Orleans Saints Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams where he would pay his players various amounts, dependent upon the severity of the injury they inflicted. The …

Angry Birds Space, Photoshop, and 5 Hour Energy

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 …