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Is The Internet A Danger To Local News? Is The Internet A Danger To Local News?

The funeral bells have been tolling for some time now for the print industry, signifying the demise of newspapers and magazines as more and more news is generated for Internet consumption. As people continue to surround themselves with more digital …

Nest Brings In Big Guns For Honeywell Lawsuit Nest Brings In Big Guns For Honeywell Lawsuit

In January we brought you news of a remarkable new advance in, of all things, thermostat technology. Unveiled at CES 2012, the Nest Learning Thermostat promised to bring your tired old thermostat into the smartphone era. Unfortunately, however, the forces …

Awesome Minimalist Disney Posters FTW
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Something about minimalist art just looks great on movie posters. Combine that with Disney movies and you get a whole new edge. You might think most of these posters are for some dark, avant-garde indie film, not a cute animated …

Mark Cuban Makes Second Round Of Investing In Mention Mobile Mark Cuban Makes Second Round Of Investing In Mention Mobile

Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks is known for being many things. A jerk, an entrepreneur, a forward thinking business minded individual. The entrepreneurship part of him has come out when Mention Mobile announced today that Cuban has …

Google Currents Goes International Google Currents Goes International

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Price Fixing, Razor Blades, and Steve Jobs’ Bad Idea Price Fixing, Razor Blades, and Steve Jobs’ Bad Idea

Shaylin Clark reported here on the Department of Justice suit against Apple, and five major publishing houses over price-fixing allegations. Three of the five publishing houses have agreed to settle out of court. Clark summed up the basics of the …

J.K. Rowling Announces Next Book: ‘The Casual Vacancy’
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Ever since J. K. Rowling finished the Harry Potter series, fans have been wondering what her next project would be. Rowling has put those speculations to rest today, with the announcement of her next book, “The Casual Vacancy”. This will …

Google+ Trend: White Space a Turnoff for Users Google+ Trend: White Space a Turnoff for Users

Since Google+ introduced their new interface updates many users have been annoyed or turned off by the ever present white space to the right of the activity stream. The #usesforwhitespace meme hashtag has gone viral on Google+ and created a …

Anna Chlumsky: “My Girl” will Star in “Veep,” a New HBO Comedy Series
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Anna Chlumsky is best known for her role as Vada Sultenfuss in My Girl. Her portrayal as an inquisitive and sensitive hypochondriac won the hearts of millions of viewers and My Girl is one of my favorite movies of all …

Scotch Maker Experiments With Maturation In Space

Most of the time, science makes me smile. Every now and then, science makes me grin like a drunk schoolboy. This is one of those times. Ardbeg Distillery, a Scotch whisky distillery on the isle of Islay in Scotland, is …

Windows XP Users: Upgrade Now, Or Forever Be Hacked Windows XP Users: Upgrade Now, Or Forever Be Hacked
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It’s been almost 11 years since the launch of Windows XP in October of 2001. The operating system is getting on in years and Microsoft has done their best to get people to upgrade. Unfortunately, its successor, Windows Vista, did …

Grenade Found In Package At 2 World Trade Center

A suspicious package found its way into the WTC today, prompting a cautious evacuation of employees after an X-ray turned up an image of what appeared to be a grenade. The item was discovered just before eleven this morning and …

New 4D Video Game Will Blow Your Mind

The indie game genre is full of innovative design and gameplay. Indie developers have to be quirky and creative to compete in an industry where studios regularly release titles with multi-million dollar budgets. So what does a passionate math nerd …

Tablets Are Changing How We Watch TV Tablets Are Changing How We Watch TV

The advent of the tablet has changed the way we do many things. Tablets allow us to surf the web, play games, check email, and consume media in ways – and places – that were once much more complicated. One …

Tech Corruption in China [Infographic] Tech Corruption in China [Infographic]

A new chart illustrates the love/hate relationship China has with technology. Having the largest internet user base in the world, along with a country-wide firewall, China has been at odds with the internet, as well as all sorts of corruption …

Stanley Cup Playoffs Get Their Own Foursquare Badge Stanley Cup Playoffs Get Their Own Foursquare Badge

Things are heating up on the ice, as the NHL’s best are in playoff mode. Yes, hockey fans, the Stanley Cup playoffs have arrived, and Foursquare has a brand new badge to celebrate. It’s simple – all you have to …

Didn’t Get That Job You Wanted? Facebook May Be To Blame Didn’t Get That Job You Wanted? Facebook May Be To Blame

I think we can all agree that Facebook is huge. It boasts millions of users all over the world, it’s a multi-billion dollar company, it has infiltrated other sites that people use daily (if you’ve ever logged in to Pinterest …

Rima Fakih: 2010′s Miss USA Might Spend Some Time in the Slammer

Rima Fakih plead no contest Wednesday in a Michigan drunken driving case. Fakih is the first Arab-American to win the tile of Miss USA and was crowned in 2010. She was arrested in December after a breathalyzer test put her …

Robert Kirkman Developing Comic ‘Thief of Thieves’ into TV Series with AMC
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Robert Kirkman, the creator of the original comic “The Walking Dead”, and the Executive Producer for the TV series adaptation, is now working with AMC on another project: “Thief of Thieves“. Thief of Thieves centers around Conrad Paulson, a thief …

Walmart Introduces DVD Digital Conversion Service Walmart Introduces DVD Digital Conversion Service
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Walmart has done it again, they are introducing another innovative service that is well within consumers budgets. This time they are using their VUDU streaming video service to allow customers to transfer their old DVD and Blu-ray movie collection into …

Google’s Investors Want A Dividend, Too Google’s Investors Want A Dividend, Too

A month ago Apple made big news when it announced that it would begin paying its shareholders a dividend for the first time. The program, scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of Apple’s fiscal year (which begins in July), …

Kindle Touch Update 5.1.0 Now Available Kindle Touch Update 5.1.0 Now Available

A software update for Kindle Touch devices has just been released. The update will be distributed directly to e-readers via Wi-Fi in the coming weeks, but users can download it right now at Amazon and then transfer it to their …

Possible God Of War Teaser On Playstation Facebook Page

The God Of War franchise is one of Sony’s biggest and best things it has going for it right now. Today, on the Playstation Facebook page, a strangely vague promo post is up that says “Will Vengeance Bring Redemption?” and …

Nerlens Noel, Shabazz Muhammad, Twitter, And The Power Of The Big Blue Nation Nerlens Noel, Shabazz Muhammad, Twitter, And The Power Of The Big Blue Nation
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Basketball is big in the state of Kentucky. I know this is the understatement of the decade, but go with me here. What I’m trying to say is that the people of the state (and our displaced but loyal fans …