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Zynga, Hasbro Partner To Make FarmVille Toys A Reality

The people behind FarmVille, Words With Friends, and Mafia Wars are teaming up with the people behind Transformers, Nerf, and My Little Pony to produce a line of real-life toys and games based on the popular social games. The two …

Is Pinterest “Spamming” Facebook? Is Pinterest “Spamming” Facebook?
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Pinterest, the virtual pinboard social site, is under light fire again today.

Anti-ACTA Protests Going Worldwide Tomorrow
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While there’s no way of knowing if the upcoming anti-ACTA protests will have the same chilling effect the Internet blackout did on SOPA/PIPA, citizens on a worldwide basis are preparing to speak out against the ACTA treaty. Loudly. Tomorrow (February …

EPIC Google Privacy Suit Gets Expedited

Yesterday we brought you news that the Electronic Privacy Information Center had filed suit against the Federal Trade Commission to force them to block Google’s controversial new privacy policy, set to roll out on March 1. EPIC claims that the …

Texas Jury Kills Patent Troll That Claimed To Own The Interactive Web

It’s a good day when patent trolls get what’s coming to them – a slap in the face by a federal jury. Eolas Technologies may be the biggest patent troll the Internet has ever seen. The company, alongside the University …

iPad 3 Mini Coming Late 2012 [RUMOR] iPad 3 Mini Coming Late 2012 [RUMOR]
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Call it the little rumor that could. If you’re someone who loves your iPad, but just hates how big it is, the following may excite you. Technology Buiness Research analyst Ezra Gottheil tells the Chicago Tribune that there will in …

Farmers Use Facebook To Plan Strategy Farmers Use Facebook To Plan Strategy

In January the turmeric farmers of Maharashtra’s Sangli district outside Kolkata were facing a huge dilemma. An oversupply of products had crashed prices in the local market and something needed to be done. Basically, there were thousands of farmers in …

Motorola Suit Against Apple Dismissed In Germany

Another chapter in Apple’s seemingly endless patent wars appears to be over as a German court has dismissed a suit brought against the company by Motorola. In December the court issued a ruling that several of Apple’s 3G-capable devices infringed …

Diablo III, New Call Of Duty Stars Of Activision’s 2012 Lineup

Activision Blizzard has big plans for 2012 – Diablo III and a new Call of Duty are the headliners. In the company’s quarterly report, Activision Blizzard announced strong numbers in both digital and retail alongside new product releases that should …

New iPhone 4S Ads Still Pushing Siri As Standout Feature New iPhone 4S Ads Still Pushing Siri As Standout Feature
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Are you guys still using Siri? As an iPhone 4S owner myself, I’ve noticed that I’ve been using Apple’s voice assistant less and less as time goes on. It’s not that Siri wasn’t useful on many occasions – because she …

Google Bar Update: Consistent Links, More Of Them Google Bar Update: Consistent Links, More Of Them
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Google announced a new update to the Google Bar, the recently announced navigation bar that runs across Google products which includes the Google menu, search box, and Google+ sharing functionality. The main change is that the links in the pull-down …

Amazon Commercial Takes Shots At iPad’s Price Amazon Commercial Takes Shots At iPad’s Price
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Amazon has released a new commercial for their Kindle line of e-readers and tablets. The first part of the commercial focuses on Amazon’s standard response in the Kindle vs. iPad debate: the Kindle is easier to read in the sun. …

Bing Retains #2 Rank Among Search Engines In January Bing Retains #2 Rank Among Search Engines In January
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comScore’s ranking of search engines for the month of January were released today and Microsoft’s Bing has held onto the title of second most-used search engine for the second month in a row. In December, Microsoft’s Bing unseated Yahoo! to …

Twitter SMS: Satellite Support Added Twitter SMS: Satellite Support Added
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Twitter announced today that it has partnered with Iridium and Thuraya, the two largest satellite operators, so that subscribers of these services have access to Twitter SMS. “Now, even if phone lines and the Internet are inaccessible — for example, …

NOAA Switches From BlackBerry To iPhone, iPad NOAA Switches From BlackBerry To iPhone, iPad

Late last week we brought you news that energy giant Halliburton was dropping its support for the BlackBerry platform in favor of Apple’s iPhone and iPad. Now it seems that the beleaguered RIM is about to suffer another blow. The …

YouTube Announces Course Of The Force YouTube Announces Course Of The Force

YouTube has announced some new original programming that may rival the Olympics. Chris Hardwick, actor and comedian, has taken to the YouTube blog to announce Course of the Force. Nerdist Industries is partnering with Lucasfilm and Machinima to host the …

Apple Is Worth More Than Google And Microsoft COMBINED Apple Is Worth More Than Google And Microsoft COMBINED
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All those rumors swirling around the possibility of an iPad 3 release next month seem to be doing good things for Apple’s stock market activity because the company’s shares reached yet another all-time high this afternoon. Earlier today, shares of …

Viral Videos: (R) Gay Marriage Speech, Course of the Force, & Moon Nazis Viral Videos: (R) Gay Marriage Speech, Course of the Force, & Moon Nazis

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Chocolate For Breakfast Slims Waistline Chocolate For Breakfast Slims Waistline
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Tel Aviv University researchers have released research results that suggest eating some sweets after breakfast may help you lose weight over the long term. The study involved about 200 non-diabetic patients which were all considered obese by clinical definition. Each …

LinkedIn Earnings Solid, Q4 Revenue Up 105% LinkedIn Earnings Solid, Q4 Revenue Up 105%

LinkedIn just announced its fourth quarter and 2011 Fiscal Year financial results, and they are solid. The company saw a 105% increase in revenue for the fourth quarter compared to the same period last year. Q4 revenue was $167.7 million, …

Lovestagram Lets Instagram Make Valentine Cards Lovestagram Lets Instagram Make Valentine Cards
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Do you have a special somebody in your life? Do you want to make their Valentine’s Day special? Use Lovestagram, a new service created by Kaitlyn Trigger, girlfriend of Mike Krieger, co-founder of Instagram. Lovestagram is being billed as Trigger’s …

Nielsen Report: American Viewing Behavior Nielsen Report: American Viewing Behavior

The latest Nielsen cross-platform report shows that Americans are watching more than 33 hours of video per week. Over 90% of viewers are subscribing to pay services for their television content but even more interesting is that over 75% are …

World’s Oldest Living Organism Discovered Just In Time For Us To Kill It World’s Oldest Living Organism Discovered Just In Time For Us To Kill It

What’s green, about 5 feet tall, and wet all over? If you guessed an overgrown leprechaun after losing a water balloon fight, then go to the back of the class. The answer is actually the oldest living organism on Earth, …

Chrome Beta Gets Graphic Enhancements Chrome Beta Gets Graphic Enhancements
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This week, Google launched a new stable release for Chrome, which pre-renders pages before you’re even finished typing them. Today, Google launched a new beta version, with some graphical enhancements, which we can expect in a future stable release – …