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Skimlinks Launches API Suite For Startups Skimlinks Launches API Suite For Startups

Skimlinks has released a comprehensive API suite to make it easy for up-and-coming companies to earn an immediate and seamless revenue stream, and gain valuable insights into their users’ shopping habits. Skimlinks APIs will allow developers to build on top …

LivingSocial Drops A Cleveland Steamer For Only $69
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I’m a 20-something male, so sometimes things that are said in a completely innocuous manner and setting can still make me chuckle like a fifth-grader. I’ll be the first to admit that my mind usually does a faceplant right in …

Amazon Opens Indiana Facility: 1000 New Jobs! Amazon Opens Indiana Facility: 1000 New Jobs!
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Seattle-based Amazon.Com is making another $150 million investment in Indiana. Jeffersonville, Indiana will be the site of a new warehouse fulfillment center that will create over one thousand new jobs throughout the next couple of years. Southeast Indiana is a …

The Avengers Soundtrack Released Features New Soundgarden Track
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Things are ramping up for this summers premiere blockbuster movie, Marvel’s “The Avengers.” Today the news is that they have released the soundtrack list and the headliner is Soundgarden! They have went into the studio and recorded their first new …

Central Park Once Known for Malaria Instead of Condos Central Park Once Known for Malaria Instead of Condos
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In New York City, a place with a view of Central Park is one of the most sought-after and costly luxuries in that city’s real estate market. But this wasn’t always the case, as the area was known more for …

South Park: Tenorman’s Revenge to Debut March 30

When the people at South Park released the trailer for the upcoming video game Scott Tenorman’s Revenge, ten days ago, they said the game would be available “sometime this spring.” It seems that “sometime” is sooner than later, as they …

Bobby Brown Drives Drunk, Arrested In L.A.
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Mere weeks after the drowning death of his wife Whitney Houston–which the coroner says was contributed to by cocaine and heart disease–Bobby Brown has been arrested for driving under the influence. The incident occurred yesterday around lunchtime when police stopped …

Google I/O Registration Is Now Open Google I/O Registration Is Now Open

Google I/O is one of the biggest developer events of the year and for good reason. It’s a place where developers can learn what Google is up to this year while learning from each other in a developer-centric environment. If …

3 Things That Make You Look Like An Idiot Online 3 Things That Make You Look Like An Idiot Online
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Whether you’re a business tycoon, a Hollywood celebrity, or just an average Jane out hunting for a job, how you represent yourself online is something you should have at least a passing concern about. Whether we like it or not, …

Sam Donaldson Addresses University of Texas at El Paso
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Sam Donaldson is a veteran reporter and alumnus of the University of Texas at El Paso. He addressed an estimated 250 students at UTEP’s Centennial Lecture Series and talked politics. He emphasized that moderate voters would be the ones to …

Radiohead and Ballet at 1000 Frames Per Second
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Simon Iannelli, a German photographer, posted this beautiful video called “Le vent” that he helped direct, to YouTube recently. In the video, Marina Kanno and Giacomo Bevilaqua, two ballet dancers from the Berlin State Ballet, do a series of precise …

Taiwanese Woman Commits Suicide During Facebook Chat
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Today from the Department of Depressing: Police in Taiwain are reporting that a woman committed suicide while chatting with her friends about it on Facebook. Worse, she killed herself on her birthday. Worser, as she was dying she uploaded photos …

“Bully” Asks Twitter Users To Tweet To Stop Bullying “Bully” Asks Twitter Users To Tweet To Stop Bullying

Yesterday, we received some big news from The Weinstein Company regarding the upcoming documentary Bully. Today, TWC has declared today “Twitter Tuesday” for the film, and they want everyone to show support by making it a trend. On Monday, TWC …

Verizon Network Engineers Drove Over 1 Million Miles Last Year Verizon Network Engineers Drove Over 1 Million Miles Last Year

In our modern world of gadgets and fancy technology some things still have to be done the old fashioned way. For example, if you’re a major wireless carrier and you want to test your network, it turns out you can’t …

NASA Launches 5 Rockets To Test Jet Stream NASA Launches 5 Rockets To Test Jet Stream

Since the 1960′s when when manned rockets were first launched, NASA noticed something odd at about 60-65 miles above the surface of the earth. Up until now there was speculation about how these 200-300 mph winds were affecting satellites and …

Google DFP API Gets New Features Google DFP API Gets New Features

Google’s DoubleClick for Publishers offers small businesses “a free hosted ad serving solution” that helps them manage their “growing online advertising business.” The DFP API

Social Media Sells More B2B Leads [Infographic] Social Media Sells More B2B Leads [Infographic]

If you’re not using social media to get your products and services recognized, you have to explore this social media business to business infographic from Insideview.Com. Why bother you say? For one, IBM reported a 400% increase in sales after …

“Beanie Babies Hunger Games” Video Sweeps Web
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With the uber-success of “The Hunger Games” last weekend–it was the biggest opening for a non-sequel film and the third biggest of all time at $155 million–lots of people are seizing the opportunity to have their own 15 minutes of …

Google Helps Make Nelson Mandela Digital Archive a Reality

A partnership between the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory (NMCM) and the Google Cultural Institute has brought forth an extensive digital archive of Nelson Mandela’s life. The archive covers Mandela from his early life, to his decades in prison, his …

26-Year-Old Software Engineer Congressional Candidate Impresses Reddit, Matt Cutts 26-Year-Old Software Engineer Congressional Candidate Impresses Reddit, Matt Cutts

According to 26-year-old Patrick Kelly, Washington needs more engineers and less lawyers. That’s why he has decided to run for U.S. Congress in the 6th district of the great state of Kentucky. This congressional district covers Lexington as well as …

Google: Blocking Javascript, CSS May Be Hurting Your Rankings Google: Blocking Javascript, CSS May Be Hurting Your Rankings

If you’re blocking Google from crawling your javascript and CSS, you may potentially be hurting your own search rankings. It’s not that using that javascript and CSS will necessarily make you rank better, but if you don’t let Google crawl …

Google Autocomplete Feature Draws Ire In Japan [Updated] Google Autocomplete Feature Draws Ire In Japan [Updated]

Update: A Google spokesperson gave WebProNews the following statement: “A Japanese court issued a provisional order requesting Google to delete specific terms from Autocomplete. The judge did not require Google to completely suspend the Autocomplete function. Google is currently reviewing …

Google Maps API Introduces Store Locator Utility Library Google Maps API Introduces Store Locator Utility Library
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Google Maps is one of the cooler services the search giant has to offer. While I usually use the service to get a street view of the Amazon, some people actually use it for business. Some business Web sites implement …

Pottermore eBookstore is Online Pottermore eBookstore is Online

The Pottermore e-bookstore has opened earlier than anticipated, and all Harry Potter e-books and digital audiobooks are available as of today. Pottermore has been in development since last year – the interactive community segment of the site is still in …