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Microsoft Jumps The Gun On Windows 8 Announcement Microsoft Jumps The Gun On Windows 8 Announcement

Microsoft appears to have accidentally pulled the trigger on a blog post announcing the new Windows 8 Release Preview. The post was dated today, May 31st, but actually posted yesterday afternoon. It was quickly removed. The post originally went up …

Facebook Updating Open Graph Publishing Guidelines Facebook Updating Open Graph Publishing Guidelines

It’s pretty much a given now that Facebook wants every app developer to push Open Graph. As more app developers take to Open Graph and more people become concerned with privacy, Facebook will have to amend their policies to address …

Netflix Streaming Player For iOS Updated Netflix Streaming Player For iOS Updated

Netflix today announced that it has updated its streaming player inside the Netflix app for iOS devices. The asthetics of the player has been adjusted to look more like Netflix’s “browse experience.” The new video player includes larger buttons and …

Morgan Stanley Praised for Facebook IPO by COO Morgan Stanley Praised for Facebook IPO by COO

Morgan Stanley Chairman and Chief Executive, James Gorman is defending the work they did on the Facebook IPO, claiming they played it 100% by the book and that also, he isn’t aware of any dissent regarding Facebook share prices or …

ICANN gTLDs Application Window Closes ICANN gTLDs Application Window Closes

It was recently reported that The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) system for submitting applications for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) was finally set to be reopened on May 22, and COO Akram Atallah has announced the …

Iron Man 3 Villain: First Look At Iron Patriot
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With the outrageous success of “The Avengers” earlier this month, one would imagine the movie studios will be hastening to get other films within the comic realm done to cash in on the phenomenon; “Iron Man 3″ is no exception. …

Body Parts in Mail: Porn Actor Suspected of Murder, Dismemberment

Body parts in mail sounds disturbing on its own, but that’s just one chapter is this very bizarre, very gruesome story. Ottawa authorities are currently on the lookout for 29 year-old porn star Luka Rocco Magnotta (aka Eric Clinton Newman), …

Google Updates Ads for Mobile Google Updates Ads for Mobile

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Google Knowledge Graph Increasing Number Of Searches, Company Says Google Knowledge Graph Increasing Number Of Searches, Company Says

Earlier this month, Google announced Knowledge Graph, which it considers its way of providing results about “things” rather than “strings” or keywords. Google has been speaking very highly of the feature, while also making sure people know it’s still a …

WWDC 2012: Apple To Show Off Apple TV OS Update WWDC 2012: Apple To Show Off Apple TV OS Update

Apple may be preparing to show off a new update to the Apple TV that will round out the device’s feature set, according to a recent report. The new update will replace the current Apple TV’s version of iOS with …

Funny or Die Takes on Tom Brady’s Accent

Tom Brady may play football in New England, but that doesn’t mean he sounds like he’s from Boston, a town famous for its use of the northern cities vowel shift. Considering he’s from California, there’s a good reason why Brady …

Guacamelee Confirmed As PS3/PSN Exclusive

graphic courtesy of Playstation blog Today on the Playstaion Blog we got confirmation that Drinkbox Studios, the makers of Mutant Blobs Attack, have announced that their new game titled “Guacamelee will be a PS3/PSN/PSVITA exclusive title. The side scrolling, action, …

Fancy Hits 1 Million Users Fancy Hits 1 Million Users
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New York startup Fancy, an online catalog and high-end Pinterest competitor, today announced that it’s hit 1 million users, presently sees an average of $50,000 worth of commerce move through its platform weekly, and has updated its iOS app. Fancy …

LinkedIn India Reaches 15 Million Members LinkedIn India Reaches 15 Million Members

LinkedIn’s India division has reached a new milestone: 15 million Indian professionals now use the social network. Over on the LinkedIn Blog, Hari Krishnan, country manager at LinkedIn India, described the company’s excitement at how quickly India has embraced LinkedIn. …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Schematic Confirms Front Panel Redesign iPhone 5 Rumor: Schematic Confirms Front Panel Redesign

It looks like all the rumors circulating about the new iPhone’s redesign may have a bit more confirmation today. Yesterday we reported on images that had surfaced purporting to show the back casing of the new iPhone. These images appeared …

Nintendo Teasing Three Wii U Launch Titles

Remember when Nintendo relaunched the Facebook page for its Wii U console last week? I saw it as a movement on the company’s part to effectively use social media as an outlet to directly interact with fans and drive up …

Google Seems To Be OK With Paid Inclusion These Days Google Seems To Be OK With Paid Inclusion These Days

We know from the countless instances of paid link penalties that Google doesn’t like it when you buy your way into organic search results, but Google has other financial transactions that influence some of its search results. Last month, Danny …

Have Timeline? Ask Your Doctor If Real Life Is Right For You Have Timeline? Ask Your Doctor If Real Life Is Right For You

I do not have genital herpes. I imagine that if I did, I would try almost anything to help my situation – even if some of the possible side effects included hallucinations, seizures, and coma. I do have Timeline, however, …

Google Adds New Ways to Manage and Share Contacts Google Adds New Ways to Manage and Share Contacts
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You already know that Google is always looking for ways to enhance user experience and this time they are adding some new features that will

American Kidnapped in Benin, Ransom Demanded

An American has been kidnapped in Benin, according to U.S. officials. The information was brought to light by the U.S. Embassy website for the West African country of Benin, though very little information has been released about the situation. The …

Sony Considered Dropping Optical Drive From PS4
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One of the biggest contentions amongst console gamers these days is the digital media versus physical media argument. I have a 50 MB connection and I do not trade in games, so what do I need a physical optical drive …

PayPal Adds 4 UK Stores to Offline Payment Solution PayPal Adds 4 UK Stores to Offline Payment Solution

PayPal had recently announced on its blog that it’s outfitting 15 new U.S. brick and mortar retailers to use its offline payment and shopping solutions. The stores include Abercrombie & Fitch, Advance Auto Parts, Aéropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Barnes & …

Will Google Glass Interfere With Facebook’s Plans? Will Google Glass Interfere With Facebook’s Plans?

Forbes has a report on Google Glass comparing it to Instagram and the new Facebook Camera app for iOS. The report argues that Glass will be standing in the way of Facebook’s maneuvering for a larger mobile presence. These sorts …

56 Years Worth Of Tornado Tracks
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What you see in the lead image is courtesy of John Nelson, who took 56 years worth of tornado data (in the United States) and created the awesome-yet-frightening map that charts the path of every tornado that was reported in …