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Marion Barry Insults Asian Community At Victory Rally

Marion Barry, the 76-year old Washington D.C. councilman who was imprisoned in 1990 after a video surfaced of him smoking crack, is making headlines again with disparaging remarks he made on Tuesday about Asian-run businesses. “We got to do something …

Navy Jet Crashes Into VA Beach Apartment Building

Just before 12:30 this afternoon, a military jet went down in Virginia Beach, crashing into an apartment complex and setting two of the buildings on fire. Two of the crew members aboard the F-18 jet ejected before the crash; one …

New Downloadable Content For Uncharted 3 April 10

Naughty dog had announced a new DLC for Uncharted 3, to be released in just a few days: April 10 to be exact. The DLC comes in the form of a new map pack that includes four new environments at …

The Echo Nest: Where Big Data Is Taking the Music Industry The Echo Nest: Where Big Data Is Taking the Music Industry

A trend known as “big data” is hitting the tech industry as consumers are sharing more and more data about themselves online through social networks, blogs, and more. The term has been given to the continually growing data sets that …

Facebook, Dropbox Apps Store Personal Info In Unsecured Plain Text Files Facebook, Dropbox Apps Store Personal Info In Unsecured Plain Text Files
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A somewhat troubling security flaw has been found in the mobile apps for Facebook and Dropbox. It seems that both apps (and others, presumably) store access tokens in an unsecured plain text .plist file that can be easily accessed with …

Fandango Breaks Q1 Sales Record Fandango Breaks Q1 Sales Record

Fandango today announced that it hit a record-best first quarter in 12 years, with a 127% boost in ticket sales since the same period in 2011. The nation’s leading moviegoer destination also reported 33 million monthly visitors, up 58%, and …

Dani Gilbert’s “Jewbag” Facebook Fun Exposes Democratic Party to Further Criticism

Mark and Nancy Gilbert are powerful sources of funding for the Democratic party. They have raised more than $500,000 for the Obama campaign and the president considers them friends. But their daughter got into a bit of trouble after she …

Gmail ‘People Widget’ Gets New Photos Gmail ‘People Widget’ Gets New Photos
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The Gmail team at Google announced in a Google+ post that the ‘people widget’ in Gmail would now display up to 3 recent photos that person has sent you. The photos will link back to the emails they were sent …

Chinese Kidney-For-iPad Case Sees Multiple Arrests

Last June, we told you about the truly WTF case of a 17-year-old Chinese high-schooler who made some deals and eventually ended up in a hospital getting his kidney extracted by black market surgeons. He gave up the organ for …

SEGA May Be Planning Sonic Reboot For 2014 [Rumor]
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Sonic the Hedgehog games follow a certain pattern, regardless of being in 2D or 3D. They all feature Sonic and pals entering zones, reaching the end and collecting rings along the way. It’s a tried and true formula that has …

Study: Blacks Blog More Than Whites

The blogging community is more racially diverse than one might think. Internet-connected African Americans are more likely to blog than their white and Hispanic counterparts, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley. While African Americans as a …

Google Answers Half Of France’s Questions About Privacy Google Answers Half Of France’s Questions About Privacy
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Google sent a letter to Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, President of CNIL (Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés), the French administrative authority that monitors how companies collect and store personal data of users, in response to a letter and questionnaire the …

Yahoo CEO to Outline New Plans Next Week Yahoo CEO to Outline New Plans Next Week

If you recall, Wednesday Yahoo Inc. announced their definitive intention to layoff over two thousand members of their current workforce. Later that same day, CEO Scott Thompson introduced a letter to his fellow Yahoo employees describing the need for downsizing …

President Obama’s Email Tactics Upset Jon Stewart
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Worldwide levels of spam email are down, but here in the U.S., many of us are dealing with a serious kind of spam. Presidential incumbent/hopeful spam. While getting frequent emails from politicians asking for money for their campaign is nothing …

Waitress Sues Police Over $12,000 Tip, Wins

Stacy Knutson, a waitress in Minnesota who sued local law enforcement after police confiscated a $12,000 tip, has been given her money back. The waitress found a box left at her table at the Fryn’ Pan Family Restaurant in Moorhead, …

New Avengers Clip Promises Two Things: The Hulk and Smashing

Unfortunately, all the YouTube uploads of this particular clip are in standard definition, but that should not stop you from enjoying it, even if it isn’t in glorious high-def. Besides successfully upping the hype level surrounding this already-off-the-charts movie, the …

Stan Van Gundy Knows What You’re Plotting, Dwight Howard

Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy announced during a press conference on Thursday that star player Dwight Howard wants him gone and has repeatedly asked for the coach to be fired throughout the season. “I bet we have at least …

Facebook’s Mobile Web used More than iOS/Android Combined Facebook’s Mobile Web used More than iOS/Android Combined

According to a recent report by Pando Daily, Facebook logs more active users on its mobile web app monthly than it does on its native Android and iOS apps combined. The featured graph, shown during a press meeting at the …

PAC-MAN Fan Film Deserves to Become a Full Length Feature
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The video starts out with a sexy reporter covering a series of unexplained power outages that continue throughout the state of Nevada. She moves on to say that the source of the outages is believed to be the Maze Compound, …

Apple Updates Java Again Following Flashback News Apple Updates Java Again Following Flashback News
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Yesterday we brought you news of an alarming piece of malware targeting Macs. The Flashback trojan uses a vulnerability in Java to install on users’ computers without the user’s knowledge or consent. While nearly all malware designed to attack Macs …

Google Search Behavior Linked to GDP Google Search Behavior Linked to GDP

Internet users from countries with a higher per capita gross domestic product (GDP) are more likely to search for information about the future than information about the past, a quantitative analysis of Google search queries has shown. The findings suggest …

Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode 2 Gives Tails Some Attention

It was sad news for SEGA last week when the publisher announced layoffs and canceling an unknown amount of games. One of the franchises SEGA left intact was Sonic and for good reason, the blue hedgehog’s games always tend to …

Fender Guitars IPO Seeks to Raise $200 Million Fender Guitars IPO Seeks to Raise $200 Million

With the much anticipated Facebook IPO on the horizon, and investors scrambling to buy up hot social media stocks, it’s is good to know other interesting IPO’s are also coming to light. Last month Fender Musical Instruments announced it has …

Project Glass: Jimmy Kimmel Has Fun With Google Glasses Project Glass: Jimmy Kimmel Has Fun With Google Glasses

Google unveiled Project Glass this week. If you haven’t seen the video yet, check it out here. Not surprisingly, the video has already been the subject of parody, multiple times. This one shows the Windows version: This one simply shows …