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Spanish ‘SOPA’ Gives Look Into A Future Of Internet Control Spanish ‘SOPA’ Gives Look Into A Future Of Internet Control

It seems like forever ago when the Internet beat back the forces of IP holders and politicians in January for trying to pass SOPA and PIPA. While we have seen some instances of what these bills could do with the …

Apple Really Does Have A 7.85-inch iPad In The Works Apple Really Does Have A 7.85-inch iPad In The Works
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Though the iPad Mini has long been a creature of myth and legend – okay, maybe just rumor – there are increasingly reliable signs that point to the possibility that Apple may actually be working on a smaller version of …

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Mobile App Boosts Stop Smoking Efforts Mobile App Boosts Stop Smoking Efforts
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Some people quit smoking on the first try while others have to quit repeatedly. Using such mobile technology as hand-held computers and smartphones, a team of researchers from Penn State and the University of Pittsburgh is trying to find out …

Groupon Stock Hits All-Time Low Groupon Stock Hits All-Time Low
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Less than five months after its initial public offering, Groupon stock is trading for less than half of what it once was. The company’s shares fell another 3.2%, or 48 cents, and closed at $14.54 a piece. At its highest …

Samantha Brick Says Women are Cursed for Their Good Looks
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Samantha Brick, writer for the Daily Mail, wrote an article yesterday posing the question: Why do women hate me for being beautiful? Within 24 hours she received responses from over 4,500 people that were divided into two camps. Some thought …

Skyrim 1.5 Update Arrives for Consoles
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Back in March, PC players received the Skyrim 1.5 update. And now, the rest of us can experience the new kill cameras and animations. Over on the Bethesda blog, they tell us that 1.5 is officially available on Xbox LIVE. …

Star Trek Tech: Handheld Plasma Sanitizer Gun Star Trek Tech: Handheld Plasma Sanitizer Gun

A group of Chinese and Australian scientists have developed a handheld, battery-powered plasma-producing device that can rid skin of bacteria in an instant. The device could be used in ambulance emergency calls, natural disaster sites, military combat operations and many …

Google Display Campaign Optimizer Now Available to YOU Google Display Campaign Optimizer Now Available to YOU

Last month, Google added the Display Network tab to AdWords and announced the biggest-ever upgrade to its contextual engine, which enables it to optimize Google Display Network campaigns down to the keyworld level. Now, Google has announced that its Display …

Pandora Local Radio Ads and Larger Audience Pandora Local Radio Ads and Larger Audience

Those of you who are familiar with Pandora, the interactive radio service, will not be surprised to read that they are growing in popularity. Naturally, as listenership increases so does advertising and the effectiveness of those ads. Today Pandora confirmed …

Elizabeth Catlett, Iconic African-American Artist, Dies At 96
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Elizabeth Catlett may have worked in rough, hard mediums like wood and stone, but each of her pieces expressed a smooth quality that evoked softness. She made sculpting look easy. Born in 1915 in Washington, she grew up in a …

Doctor Who RPG Recounts the 11th Doctor’s Adventures

College Humor has released a parody video of what a Doctor Who RPG would look like, and I love it. It’s done in the style of Japanese role-playing games (JRPGs) as they appeared on the Super Nintendo. The clip recounts …

Google+ Questions Answered In Latest Hangout Google+ Questions Answered In Latest Hangout
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One of the coolest things Google does is list the office hours of their various departments. This allows users and developers to ask questions of the team and get answers from the actual people working on the software. The Google+ …

Google Maps API Layer For U.S. 2010 Census Now Available Google Maps API Layer For U.S. 2010 Census Now Available

Remember a couple of years ago when the Census Bureau people came canvasing through your neighborhood, knocking on your doors to collect your demographic information? I do, because they kept coming back to my apartment even after they initially visited …

Yandex Beats Google To A Free Cloud Storage Service Yandex Beats Google To A Free Cloud Storage Service

Yandex dominates the search market in Russia, garnering 60+% of all searches in the country. In Februrary, they launched new social features for search, nabbing Twitter access. And just last month, the company was added to the NASDAQ Internet Index. …

Amazon UK: $11 Billion in Sales, No Taxes Paid Amazon UK: $11 Billion in Sales, No Taxes Paid

Amazon, the largest online retailer in the UK, last year posted sales of more than $5.2 billion in that country, but didn’t pay any corporation tax on the profits, which prompted an investigation by Britain’s tax authorities. Regulatory filings by …

Google Details Summer Of Code In Hangout Google Details Summer Of Code In Hangout

Last week Google announced the Summer of Code 2012, a program has students working with open source development projects around the country while the search giant pays them for their work. This year’s Summer of Code features more than 180 …

Employment on the Rise: Career Builder Survey Employment on the Rise: Career Builder Survey

If you’ve been struggling through the past few years with this tough economy, there may be good news on the horizon. CareerBuilder.com has released the results of a new study that suggest the second quarter of 2012 will return us …

What If Angry Birds Was Released in the 80′s?
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What do IntelliVision, the Commadore 64, and Atari 2600 all have in common? Aside from all bringing back awesome memories for children of the early 80′s and being hilarious examples of how much technology has changed, they all featured a …

iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Scam Making The Rounds iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Scam Making The Rounds

On Monday we ran a story about a popular iOS jailbreak blog playing an April Fool’s Day gag. They published a post claiming that a jailbreak tool for iOS 5.1, cleverly named AprilRa1n, had been released. Unfortunately, not everyone got …

Marlins’ New Stadium: Air Conditioned And Covered

There’s something about summer that is synonymous with baseball. When I think of the impending hot weather, it immediately calls to mind the smell of freshly cut grass, the scent of an oiled leather glove, the crack of a bat. …

Paul Allen Employs Octopus in Pacific Search

Paul Allen, a mega rich co-founder of Microsoft, is involved in a search in the Pacific for an American pilot and two Palau police officers whose plane disappeared over the weekend. The pilot and officers disappeared after confronting Chinese poachers …

Facebook Announces New App Insights Facebook Announces New App Insights

Every week, Facebook updates developers on the changes coming to the platform. This is part of the company’s Operation Developer Love that seeks to keep dialog between the company and the developers that support the platform open. While every week …

Apple Set to Overhaul its Online Store Apple Set to Overhaul its Online Store

Apple has started making education consumers aware that it plans to retool and relaunch its online store in the near future, according to AppleInsider. Apple posted a notice at the top of those Apple online stores that cater to kindergarten …