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Social Media Privacy Protection And You [Infographic] Social Media Privacy Protection And You [Infographic]

With privacy becoming an incredibly popular buzz word, instead of focusing on a specific platform, perhaps we should focus on the user, too. Who’s responsible for making sure users understand the importance of privacy in a social media world? Is …

American Pie’s Jason Biggs Parodies Jason Russell’s Post-Kony 2012 Naked Incident

Remember American Pie? No, not Don McLean’s moving tribute to Buddy Holly. I meant the late-nineties teen flick where Jason Biggs’s character famously copulates with an apple pie. Yeah, that one. Well they’re making another sequel, called American Reunion (I …

Doctor Who Sex Tape Scam Makes The Rounds On Twitter Doctor Who Sex Tape Scam Makes The Rounds On Twitter

On Wednesday Doctor Who fans around the world learned that Jenna-Louise Coleman would be joining the Doctor has his next companion in the upcoming seventh series of the show, set to begin airing in the fall. After a five-episode arc …

Apple Gets Incentives To Expand in Austin Apple Gets Incentives To Expand in Austin

At a Thursday meeting, the Austin, TX city council unanimously approved $8.6 million in incentives for Apple, to expand their offices in that city. The incentives would help Apple almost double its offices in Austin, and the initial $8.6 million …

Celebrities Are Real People, And Your Tweets Hurt Them
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One great thing about Twitter is that at its best, it is a tool for open dialogue. Not just between everyday people across the world (although that part is pretty cool), but between everyday people and celebrities. Not every celebrity …

US Airways Expanding Wi-Fi: Demand Up! US Airways Expanding Wi-Fi: Demand Up!

Lets be honest, air travel is pretty boring. Sure, if you are a first time flyer it can be exciting, but that quickly wears off and you start shuffling through the junk mail in the seat pockets ahead of you. …

Erika Van Pelt Eliminated from American Idol

Erika Van Pelt has escaped many rounds of the American Idol competition by a hair but last night was her final hoorah. Van Pelt found herself in the bottom three along with DeAndre Brackensick and Heejun Han. Despite transforming her …

Unmanned European Rocket Takes Supplies To ISS Unmanned European Rocket Takes Supplies To ISS

Early this morning the European Space Agency(ESA) launched their 3rd Automated Transfer Vehicle(ATV-3) from a pad in Kourou, French Guiana. The ATV-3 is nicknamed “Edoardo Amaldi” after the famed Italian physicist and spaceflight pioneer who is credited with helping to …

Advertising On Twitter: Become A Marketing Shogun Advertising On Twitter: Become A Marketing Shogun
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Have you and your business been quietly swelling with greed when you see promoted tweets on Twitter, imagining all of the revenue those advertisements must be earning for someone out there that isn’t you? You probably should get in on …

Michael Bush Signs With Chicago Bears, Matt Forte Rants On Twitter

The Chicago Bears have signed running back Michael Bush. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the deal is for 4 yrs, $14m, $7 guaranteed. Last season Bush racked up 977 rushing yards and scored eight touchdowns for the Oakland Raiders, stepping …

Adobe Illustrator Celebrates 25 Years Adobe Illustrator Celebrates 25 Years

Out of all the Adobe programs we used in my newspaper design class, it was Illustrator that I enjoyed using the most. It was by far the most refined program that made line drawing easy and fun. I guess a …

iTunes Movie Trailers App Gets Retina’d iTunes Movie Trailers App Gets Retina’d

Apple has just released version 1.1 of their iTunes Movie Trailers App, which means that it’s “now designed for the spectacular Retina display on the all new iPad.” The trailers app still has all of the newest HD clips from …

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 …