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Spotify Might Raise $220 Million Spotify Might Raise $220 Million

According to a source knowledgable on the matter, music streaming service Spotify is on the process of raising hundreds of millions of dollars, with a potential valuation of $4 billion. According to the New York Times, Spotify may ultimately garner …

Weather Channel iPhone App Gets Facelift, Social Integration Weather Channel iPhone App Gets Facelift, Social Integration

Some apps in the iOS App Store are unique. There’s only one, maybe two apps that do just what that particular app does, and if you want to get that particular functionality, your choices are limited. Then there are weather …

UK Man Gets Prison Time For Hacking Facebook Account UK Man Gets Prison Time For Hacking Facebook Account

A 21 year old man from England was sentenced to 12 months in prison under the UK’s Computer Misuse Act 1990 for hacking into an American’s Facebook account on January 12, 2011. There doesn’t seem to be a relationship between …

Facebook Finally Sets Their IPO Stock Price at $38 Facebook Finally Sets Their IPO Stock Price at $38
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As you may recall, Facebook originally said they would price their stock somewhere between $28 and $34, but as investor interest seemed to outweigh available shares of the company, Facebook and their underwriters decided to add over 50 million more …

Microsoft, Google Working on Competing Cloud Storage Microsoft, Google Working on Competing Cloud Storage
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Will Amazon’s popular EC2 cloud soon be facing competition from Google and Microsoft? If reports are true, Amazon’s position as the preferred cloud storage facility for a number of web properties, including WebProNews, could be directly threatened. Thanks to a …

Brett Favre Auctioning Off His Time For Charity

For a very specific group of high schoolers, the chance to play catch with football legend Brett Favre was recently put up for grabs in a charity auction. The only catch is, you have to live in the Sumrall area …

Ring of Fire Eclipse: When and How to See It
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Ring of Fire eclipse — which occurs when the moon passes directly in front of the sun — will go down in the skies above the western US and eastern Asian on May 20th. National parks across the nation are …

Google’s Machine-Building Chrome Experiment is Lots of Fun Google’s Machine-Building Chrome Experiment is Lots of Fun

Google I/O is the biggest time of year for developers who use Google products. At the event, Google reveals many of the new products it has been working on, and Google has been known to give away some unreleased tech …

Tumblr Has This Facebook Thing Covered Tumblr Has This Facebook Thing Covered

Tumblr as you are all aware is a blogging platform, but could be considered a social media platform as well. They exemplify the spirit of the Web working together by integrating another social media service’s, in this case Facebook, technologies …

Smoothies, The Facebook IPO, and Strippers

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 …

Shopping Cart Abandonment Issues [Infographic] Shopping Cart Abandonment Issues [Infographic]

Those who are in the e-commerce business will tell you shopping cart abandonment is major issue. Online shoppers put items in their cart as they are shopping on a particular site, but don’t complete the sale more than 65% of …

Justice Department Defends Right To Record Police

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Twitter Experiments With Personalized User Suggestions Twitter Experiments With Personalized User Suggestions

Twitter announced that it is conducting some personalization experiments for users. Specifically, Twitter is trying to tailor user suggestions (suggestions for people to follow) to people’s specific interests. “These tailored suggestions are based on accounts followed by other Twitter users …

iHeartRadio Nets 10 Million Users in 8 Months iHeartRadio Nets 10 Million Users in 8 Months

Clear Channel announced today that its popular free digital radio app, iHeartRadio, has amassed 10 million registered users in a mere 8 months since it started inviting people to sign up for accounts. While that sounds like a meteoric gain …

The First Real Screenshots for Taken 2

I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don’t have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I …

Social Media Interaction Tips from Dell? Social Media Interaction Tips from Dell?

Interacting with social media can be something of a crapshoot, especially if you don’t have good privacy settings, and/or, sense enough not to post everything you come across. To address this amazing lack of self awareness, there have been a …

Comment Spammers: These Links Are Not Helping You Comment Spammers: These Links Are Not Helping You
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In light of Google’s Penguin update, it seems like a good time to suggest that you don’t spam blog comments. Even if you’re not technically spamming, and are leaving semi-thoughtful comments (but your ultimate goal is to get a link), …

Viacom, Time Warner Settle Mobile App Dispute Viacom, Time Warner Settle Mobile App Dispute
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Viacom and Time Warner Cable have settled their legal dispute over Time Warner’s TWC TV iOS app. Time Warner customers will begin to have access to a variety of Viacom programming both in their homes and on the TWC TV …

New Zeus Trojan Targets Facebook And Email New Zeus Trojan Targets Facebook And Email
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Viruses are pretty funny. You turn your back one moment and the next, they’re stealing your credit card out of your digital wallet. OK, that’s not really funny, but it would be if the virus was wearing a top hat …

Twitter Enables Firefox’s “Do Not Track” Option Twitter Enables Firefox’s “Do Not Track” Option

The New York Times is reporting that Twitter has begun acknowledging the “Do Not Track” feature of Mozilla’s Firefox browser. By doing this, Firefox users can now opt-out of all information tracking practiced by Twitter. This includes cookies and third-party …

Will Rhymes Hit by Pitch, Collapses on the Field

Will Rhymes, infielder for the Tampa Bay Rays and the guy with one of the coolest names in the MLB, collapsed during the Boston Red Sox game last night after taking a 95-mph pitch to the arm. Although Rhymes seemed …

Chrome Extension Lets You Study Smarter By Blocking Distracting Sites Chrome Extension Lets You Study Smarter By Blocking Distracting Sites

The internet is both the best and worst thing to ever happen to productivity. Anyone trying to get any work done in any capacity can attest to that. It’s a world of knowledge at your fingertips – an incredible network …

Team Fortress 2 Propaganda Posters Want You!
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Team Fortress 2 is a fascinating first person shooter game that debuted on the PC and Xbox 360 as a part of the Orange box in 2007. The free to play game has an almost obsessive fan base but it …

Why Most People Never Click Facebook Ads Why Most People Never Click Facebook Ads
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…It’s because they’re not on Facebook! Pretty easy math on that one, right? While much has been made this week about the legions of people on Facebook who have resisted clicking on ads, the Associated Press located the opposite pole …