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Obama Web Ad Suggests Romney Wouldn’t Have Pursued Bin Laden
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The latest web advertisement for President Obama’s campaign makes the suggestion that Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney would not have ordered the strikes on Bin Laden. In order to drive the point home, the video uses previously-unreleased Bill Clinton interview …

Angry Birds Creators Start New Game Studio: Boomlagoon

Two key Angry Birds creators, Antti Sten, lead server architect and Thuosas Erikoinen, lead artist, have left Rovio to create a new studio called Boomlagoon, VentureBeat is reporting. Boomlagoon will also utilize the mobile platform for game development. From their …

A Planet Transformed by Humanity’s Rapid Spread

Welcome to the Anthropocene is an incredibly revealing short movie detailing humanity’s spread across the globe since the Industrial Revolution began. The video, created by Globaia.org, is essentially a visualization of man’s migratory patters in a post-industrial world, and after …

SNOPA Is One Internet Bill Worth Rooting For SNOPA Is One Internet Bill Worth Rooting For
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With the Internet exploding this morning at the news of CISPA passing the House, people may have put the bane of SOPA in the past. It turns out that SOPA was just the evil cousin of a much more benign …

SpaceX Preps Test For May 7th Space Flight SpaceX Preps Test For May 7th Space Flight
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On Monday April 30th, 2012, SpaceX will do a static launch test of their rocket propulsion system, called Falcon 9, in advance of their planned launch. The static launch, which is available for viewing here will start at 2:30pm EST …

Google’s Android Expectations: Hope vs. Reality Google’s Android Expectations: Hope vs. Reality

The court case between Google and Oracle has become a goldmine for those wanting a peek inside the world of Android as a business. The Verge has published a slide presentation for a quarterly review of Android that was entered …

Tommy Marth, Killers’ Sax Player, Commits Suicide
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33-year old Tommy Marth, who played saxophone for The Killers, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound this week. His body was discovered in his Las Vegas home on Monday. Very few details have been released about his suicide or the …

Sherlock Star Benedict Cumberbatch’s iPhone Audition Impressed J.J. Abrams

If you’re Scottish, you might not be able to make Siri understand a word you’re saying. If you’re an aspiring photographer, your Instagram app might not make you into the next Annie Leibovitz. But if you’re a fairly successful actor, …

Google Penguin Update Gets Fresh Losers List From Searchmetrics Google Penguin Update Gets Fresh Losers List From Searchmetrics
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Earlier this week, Searchmetrics put out lists of winners and losers from Google’s Penguin update (when it was still called the Webspam update). After the lists were released, Google’s Matt Cutts spoke out about them, saying that they were inaccurate, …

Intuit to Acquire Demandforce for $423.5 Million Intuit to Acquire Demandforce for $423.5 Million

Intuit Inc. announced a plan to acquire Demandforce, a company which helps small business automate marketing and other communications. With Demandforce comes their software as a service (SAAS) application which is already used by thousands of small business customers. The …

Lady Gaga Concert Protests: No One Under 18 Admitted
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Lady Gaga concert protests were underway this week in South Korea, where the controversial singer’s “Born This Way” tour is set to kick off. Conservative Christians aren’t very happy with Gaga’s scheduled appearance in Seoul, so much so that they’ve …

Facebook, Twitter Get Smacked Down In Geeky Rap

Geeky rap artist, self proclaimed logic promoter, skeptic, and advocate for politiccal change Dan Bull is back with a couple of social media-oriented raps that ask some interesting questions about Facebook and Twitter. For one, what the hell is wrong …

Telecomm Industry Fully Supports CISPA Passage Telecomm Industry Fully Supports CISPA Passage
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In Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith, there’s a quote fitting the Telecommunications Industry’s reaction to the House of Representatives passing CISPA, saying “So this is how liberty dies, with thunderous applause. ” While a little bombastic, considering …

Battlefield 3 Helps You Have A Perfect Loadout
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Grip, bipod, laser, flashlight, heavy barrel, silencer, flash suppressor. There are so many things that you can choose, that if you can find the perfect balance, you will have the opportunity to truly dominate in Battlefield 3. In the new …

Warren Buffett: Financial Genius [Infographic] Warren Buffett: Financial Genius [Infographic]

Ever wonder who the richest people in the world are? Carlos Smith is number one, coming in at a $69 billion net worth, followed by Bill Gates, who comes in at $61 billion worth, and then there’s Warren Buffett, who …

Gabourey Sidibe: Joan Cusack Told Me to Quit Showbusiness
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Gabourey Sidibe is an incredible actress. If you haven’t seen “Precious”, you might want to give that one a whirl sometime soon. I don’t recommend watching the flick when you’re in a great mood, as it’s only going to bring …

Nokia Made More From iPhone Sales Than Lumia Sales Nokia Made More From iPhone Sales Than Lumia Sales
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Last last week we brought you news of Nokia’s first-quarter earnings report. Despite additions to its Lumia line of smartphones, the company reported a $1.7 billion loss for the quarter. Interestingly, although the iPhone is almost certainly one of the …

Apple’s Q2 Revenue in Easy-to-Read Infographic Form Apple’s Q2 Revenue in Easy-to-Read Infographic Form

Apple’s Q2 earnings report was very impressive. With a 94% year-over-year increase in profits, the largest tech company in the world is still growing. The increase in profits come from impressive new iPad and iPhone sales. The iPhone 4′s drop …

Panasonic Developing 145″ 8K Plasma TV Panasonic Developing 145″ 8K Plasma TV

Panasonic Japan has just announced that it’s developing a new “Super Hi-Vision” (as it’s called in that country) plasma screen that supports 8K resolution at 120 frames per second. The joint project with NHK Science and Research Laboratories will push …

KFC Settlement: Chicken Contamination Leads To $8M Payout
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In a horrifying turn of events, a 7-year old girl ate at a Sydney, Australia Kentucky Fried Chicken with her family in 2005 and ended up paralyzed with severe brain damage. Apparently, the chicken Twister wrap Monika Samaan ate was …

Josh Gad To Play Steve Wozniak In Jobs Biopic?

Broadway star Josh Gad may be about to take on the role of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in Jobs, the indie biopic about the life of Steve Jobs. Slated to begin shooting next month, the film will follow Jobs’s life …

Parents, Pre-Teens, and the Facebook Minefield Parents, Pre-Teens, and the Facebook Minefield
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Do you remember the first thought that popped into your head when your pre-teen cousin sent you a friend request on Facebook? If you don’t I’ll attempt to jog your memory. It probably went something like this: “What the hell? …

Nielsen’s Latest U.S. Media Trends Nielsen’s Latest U.S. Media Trends

Nielsen has just submitted the second part of its State of the Media: Advertising & Audiences Report, which sheds light on DVR usage, as well as viewership of streaming content platforms like Hulu, YouTube and Netflix, who appears to making …

Pluck 5.1 Goes Live, Adds Pinterest Integration Pluck 5.1 Goes Live, Adds Pinterest Integration

If you run a business or a successful brand, chances are you use social media to get the word out about newest products and offers. There are multiple services out there that help brands get the most out of social …