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Jessica Simpson: Baby Born At A Healthy 9 Pounds

Singer and actress Jessica Simpson has been pregnant forever. At least, that’s what it must have felt like for the star, who went several days over her due date. Lucky for her, we’re not in the middle of a hot …

Facebook IPO Docs Ready for Approval this Week Facebook IPO Docs Ready for Approval this Week

As I reported last week, the Facebook IPO may be delayed a little from its original third week in May projected launch time. Some experts in the industry believe that CEO Mark Zuckerberg may be just too busy with acquisitions …

SEOmoz Raises $18 Million in VC Funding SEOmoz Raises $18 Million in VC Funding
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SEOmoz, a startup that develops Search Engine Optimization (SEO) software, today announced that the company has raised $18 million in venture capital funding. The announcement came on the company’s Daily SEO blog in a

Barbara Walters Really Does Struggle With The Word “Treat”

Last weekend, the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner went off without a hitch, as celebrities, politicians, and members of the mainstream media gathered to be roasted by the likes of Jimmy Kimmel and even President Obama himself. As always, after …

Future Cars of the Beijing Motor Show Future Cars of the Beijing Motor Show

If sheer size is any indication of a good auto show, this years Beijing International Auto Exhibition is the best. Although the recent Frankfurt Motor Show saw many exciting unveils, the auto show going on now in Beijing boasts the …

Modern Warfare Blackout Group Calls For DLC Boycott
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While the residual effects of the Modern Warfare 3 blackout seem to be minimal–that is, it did not cause Activision to relent and patch all the issues that were brought to light–that hasn’t stopped the HC4M ELITE crew to abandon …

Google Analyzes SPDY Speeds On Mobile Networks Google Analyzes SPDY Speeds On Mobile Networks

If you’ve been following Internet trends lately, then you should be aware of Google’s SPDY protocol. It’s a replacement for HTTP that can speed up the load times for Web pages. It’s been used extensively in browsers with Chrome first …

Olympic Swimmer Alexander Dale Oen Dead At 26
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One of the top contenders for a gold medal at this year’s London Olympics–Alexander Dale Oen–has died at the age of 26. Officials say the cause of death was cardiac arrest. Oen has been training with the Norwegian national team …

Groupon Board of Directors Gets Financially Savvy Groupon Board of Directors Gets Financially Savvy

Groupon, who has been having a lot of financial difficulty lately, added some new members to their board of directors yesterday. Daniel Henry, chief financial officer at American Express, and Robert Bass, vice chairman at Deloitte LLP. will both join …

Samsung Passes Apple, Is World’s Top Smartphone Maker Samsung Passes Apple, Is World’s Top Smartphone Maker

When Samsung released their quarterly earnings report last week, they declined (as usual) to list the actual number of smartphones they sold. That, as you might expect, led to a bit of speculation as to who was really the biggest …

Facebook Photos Could Derail Plaintiff’s Injury Claim Facebook Photos Could Derail Plaintiff’s Injury Claim
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Here’s another sticky legal question that wouldn’t have existed prior to 2004: a Canadian woman has been ordered by the Supreme Court of British Columbia to submit her personal photos from Facebook as evidence to be used in a damages …

Newt Gingrich Drops Out Via YouTube Video

Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee for President – everybody knows it. After sweeping five primaries last Tuesday, it’s pretty much a done deal. But Newt Gingrich is taking his time exiting the 2012 GOP Presidential Primary race. At …

Maria Menounos Grabs First Perfect Score Of The Season

“Dancing With The Stars” has seen it’s fair share of tears and drama this season, considering all the injuries the contestants have endured. Maria Menounos hasn’t been immune to the pressure that bears down on the dancers late in the …

VEVO and Ditto Music Team Up For Indie Music

(image) One of the biggest problems facing indie musicians has always been their ability to get their music out to the masses. Now VEVO and Ditto Music have teamed up to not only give indie artists a bigger platform, but …

Google Explains Its Responsive Webpage Design Google Explains Its Responsive Webpage Design
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Though Google realizes that multiple versions of a website can help tailor that site for display on a specific device, Google uses a different approach for displaying websites on a wide variety of devices. Instead of having separate websites for …

Thieves Snatch a 10-Ton Bridge in Czech Republic

When David Copperfield made the Statue of Liberty disappear way back in 1983, it was nothing more than an elaborate illusion perpetrated by a man at the height of his game. However, when a group of thieves dismantled and drove …

Porn Surfing Is Safer Than Browsing Religious Sites Porn Surfing Is Safer Than Browsing Religious Sites
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Is this a good definition of irony? The fact that, according to Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report, porn sites are, by and large, safer for web surfers than sites dedicated to faith and religion? If irony is getting the opposite …

Georgia Teen, Alex Boston, Sues Classmates Over Fake Facebook Account Georgia Teen, Alex Boston, Sues Classmates Over Fake Facebook Account
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I think within the next five years we’ll be adding a new word to the official english dictionary – cyberbullying. It seems like we can’t go a week without hearing of a case where a teen or group of teens …

Social Media Marketing Trends [Infographic] Social Media Marketing Trends [Infographic]

Pagemodo has just submitted a new infographic on the results of a recent survey on the marketing benefits afforded by social media networking: Of all the businesses queried, 90% say that they use social media for marketing, and 93% of …

Cleveland Bomb Plot: Anarchists Arrested

Five men have been arrested for allegedly plotting to blow up an Ohio bridge. Authorities say the public was never in danger, because the FBI had been monitoring the men for some time and were in control of the explosives …

Tor Researchers Create OONI To Monitor Censorship Tor Researchers Create OONI To Monitor Censorship
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If you are familiar with Tor, you know it to be the anonymous Web utility and browser that allows people to get around censorship and communicate without being spied on. It was essential for communication during the Arab Spring protest …

Flashback Malware Netted Creators $10K Per Day Flashback Malware Netted Creators $10K Per Day
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The Flashback malware that infected over 600,000 Macs at the beginning of April netted its creators somewhere around $10,000 per day, according to recent data. The Flashback variant was discovered at the beginning of April and was one of the …

Facebook Brand Engagement [Socialbakers Study] Facebook Brand Engagement [Socialbakers Study]

As you already know, marketing space on Facebook is one of the hottest things going right now. People are engaged in all sorts of activities on Facebook; they send gifts, share photos, search for coupons, and yes, research products and …

Experimental Search Engine Removes Top Million Sites From Your Results Experimental Search Engine Removes Top Million Sites From Your Results
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Do you ever feel the search results that Google yields are too mainstream? Are you looking to explore the cavernous, cobweb-laden outer reaches of the interwebs? If you want to spend some time on some deep discovery, Million Short might …