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Welfare Office Murder-Suicide Receives Live Facebook Updates From Young Victim Welfare Office Murder-Suicide Receives Live Facebook Updates From Young Victim

A little girl’s Facebook posts serve as the last dispatches from a stomach-turning tragedy that took place earlier this week in a Laredo, Texas welfare office. Monday night, 38-year old Rachelle Grimmer pulled a gun on a supervisor at the …

Top 10 Internet Memes of 2011 Top 10 Internet Memes of 2011
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What do you remember most about 2011? So far, we’ve looked at the most tweeted events, Facebook’s top status trends, celebrities who joined Twitter, Twitter’s top topics and hashtags, Yahoo’s most searched items, AOL/Ask’s most searched for items, and Bing’s most searched for items. So, that leaves the top Internet memes of the year.

Netflix Facebook Integration Clears Major Hurdle for US Launch Netflix Facebook Integration Clears Major Hurdle for US Launch

Video streaming service Netflix crossed a major hurdle to launching its planned Facebook app in the US yesterday. Yesterday afternoon the House of Representatives passed HR 2471, a bill that would allow the service to roll out its planned Facebook …

NBA Referee, AP Settle Twitter Beef NBA Referee, AP Settle Twitter Beef

Considering the open, instant nature of Twitter combined with people’s growing sensitivity to public reaction, it’s actually surprising this kind of thing isn’t more commonplace. What we have is an agreement between two entities concerning a potentially defaming tweet from …

Twitter Is A Tough Stump For Presidential Candidates

A new study from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism has found that Twitter seems to have a lot to say – mostly negative – about Republican presidential primary candidates and President Obama. The study compares the …

YouTube Friends Merge with Google Address Book Contacts YouTube Friends Merge with Google Address Book Contacts
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Last week, Google began rolling out the new version of YouTube, and from the sound of it, everyone should have it by now. Immediately, some users have been wondering what’s going on with their friend activity on the site. “ …

Pawel Wolak Retires Via Twitter, Facebook Pawel Wolak Retires Via Twitter, Facebook
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Just a few days after losing to Delvin Rodriguez in a unanimous decision, middleweight Pawel Wolak announced his retirement exclusively via social media. The 5’9″ “Raging Bull” out of Poland retires at the age of 30 with a record of …

Google Doodle Celebrates Diego Rivera’s 125th Birthday Google Doodle Celebrates Diego Rivera’s 125th Birthday
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Today Google is honoring artist Diego Rivera’s 125th birthday with a Google doodle that shows him painting one of his famed murals. Born in Guanajuato, Mexico in 1886, Rivera was considered by many to be the leader of the Mexican …

Instagram Finally Coming To Android Instagram Finally Coming To Android

Everyone’s favorite iPhone photography app, Instagram, is finally coming to Android devices. “We have two people working on Android now,” Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram said at the LeWeb conference in Paris. “I’m excited to be able to see our …

Xbox 360 Dashboard Update Makes Questionable Changes Xbox 360 Dashboard Update Makes Questionable Changes
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If you’re connected to Xbox Live, then today you’ll enjoy an update to the Xbox 360 dashboard. Generally, Microsoft will make some cosmetic changes and perhaps add new features or menus to try and make the interface more accessible and …

Amazon’s New App To Swipe Sales From Brick & Mortar Stores Amazon’s New App To Swipe Sales From Brick & Mortar Stores
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In what looks like an attempt to capitalize on shoppers’ use of their smartphones when buying Christmas gifts this season, the Grinch Amazon has introduced a free new app that will give consumers a 5% discount (but only up to …

Cablevision Files Suit Against Verizon Cablevision Files Suit Against Verizon

New York-based cable television provider Cablevision has filed suit in federal court in Brooklyn against Verizon over claims made in the latter’s advertising about Cablevision’s internet connection speeds. Verizon has been running a series of ads for its FiOS network. …

Groupon Takes The Good News With The Bad Groupon Takes The Good News With The Bad

Last year, it seemed like the sky was the limit for Groupon. Every major Internet player had to have a Groupon clone, Google even tried to buy Groupon. Everybody was talking about the service. This year, while some of those …

The Internet Archive Needs Your Help The Internet Archive Needs Your Help

Just because a site is free to use and features a comprehensive database of accessible content doesn’t mean they don’t need money to keep going. In fact, the opposite is true. Just ask the Internet Archive. Much like Wikipedia, the …

Google Goggles Gets An Upgrade on Android Google Goggles Gets An Upgrade on Android
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Google announced some improvements to Google Goggles for Android with a new update it’s made available for all Android devices – version 1.7. The new features include: continuous mode, improved text recognition, and contributed results. “Continuous mode is a quick …

Wildlife, Heels, And Lots Of Smiles Wildlife, Heels, And Lots Of Smiles

Here are today’s Top Photos from Google+. Move your mouse cursor over each image to read the caption (if the photographer gave one). If you like what you see here be sure to visit the Google+ accounts of the sharers. …

Facebook Android App Gets An Update (Finally) Facebook Android App Gets An Update (Finally)
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Facebook’s Android app has been subpar at best. That might be changing, however, as the company announced a new version, which it says will be available in the Android Market soon. I don’t have access to it yet, so I …

Serious Sam 3 Shows The Correct Way To DRM
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Digital rights management is still a concept of contention, which only gets exacerbated when companies like EA decide to block a consumer’s access to games they’ve already purchased. Yes, content developers and their publishers should have some level of control …

Rap/Hip-Hop Gets No Love From Amazon’s Best Music Of 2011 Rap/Hip-Hop Gets No Love From Amazon’s Best Music Of 2011
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Amazon released its Best of 2011 selections for music today which, undoubtedly, will ignite a fury of Internet commenters to opine and whine about why certain albums are so high and why certain singles don’t even appear on the list. …

Pearl Harbor 70th Anniversary Commemorated In Online Videos Pearl Harbor 70th Anniversary Commemorated In Online Videos

Just as with the daily infograhpic round-up, we’re going to dedicate today’s edition of the video round-up to Pearl Harbor Day. View more daily video round-ups here.

Pearl Harbor Day: Infographics Pearl Harbor Day: Infographics

Today is the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, so today’s infographic round-up is dedicated to that historic day. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Infographic: Pearl Harbor

Rod Blagojevich, Pearl Harbor, and Jay Cutler Rod Blagojevich, Pearl Harbor, and Jay Cutler

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

DataSift Offers Access to Historical Tweets DataSift Offers Access to Historical Tweets

Data management company DataSift announced today that it was opening sign-ups for the alpha program of its Twitter Historical Data project. Users who get alpha access will have access to the entire Twitter stream going back two months. Once the …

iPad Sales in China Could Be Affected By Trademark Suit iPad Sales in China Could Be Affected By Trademark Suit

Did you know there was a tablet computer called the I-Pad nearly a decade ago? It was marketed by a Taiwanese company called Proview Technology, though it wasn’t quite as successful as the “iPad” you may be more familiar with. …