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Nevada Courts Cracking Down On Copyright Lawsuits

The Nevada federal district court issued a judgement last week as part of an initiative that will make it harder for copyright holders to file lawsuits over excerpts of their material being used on the web. The judgement comes after …

Et Tu, Twittere? The Internet Bewares(?) The Ides of March
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I love mid-March. At least where I live, it’s finally warm enough to bike to work in a t-shirt, and this morning I woke up to the sound of birds chirping in the trees outside my window. Lengthening days and …

Microsoft Declares Quarterly Dividends Microsoft Declares Quarterly Dividends

Microsoft has declared its most recent quarter dividend on March 13th: “The board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share. The dividend is payable June 14, 2012 to shareholders of record on May 17, 2012. The ex-dividend …

Apple Stock Continues To Skyrocket, Touches $600 Per Share Apple Stock Continues To Skyrocket, Touches $600 Per Share
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Apple’s stock price has been in the news several times recently thanks to a dramatic surge in the past few weeks. Just two weeks ago Apple was trading at nearly $550 per share and hit a remarkable $500 million in …

Todd Talbot Will Auction $127,300 Arizona Home For A Penny

Todd Talbot’s recently foreclosed home in Glendale, Arizona was appraised for $127,300 in 2010. Those were the days. Today, people are selling their homes anyway they can and using the latest technology to do so. There are people selling their …

Rush Limbaugh Should Be Fired, Say Most Republicans
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Right about now, Rush Limbaugh may be wishing he had not called Sandra Fluke a slut. Even after an apology that few think he meant, advertisers have bailed on Limbaugh in record numbers. The flagship station for his show, WABC …

Google Flight Search Goes International Google Flight Search Goes International

In September, Google launched Flight Search, the fruit of its acquisition of ITA Software. It was a standalone service, but then Google integrated it right into search results in December. Until now, it has been U.S. only – meaning only …

Rush Limbaugh Gets A Twitter Serenade Rush Limbaugh Gets A Twitter Serenade
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Kevyn Smith and Jeremy Johnson’s “social experiment in music” involves taking some of their favorite tweets and putting them to music – as in they make a song out of them. The project is called We Sing Your Tweets and …

Experian Hitwise Launches AudienceView Experian Hitwise Launches AudienceView

Experian Hitwise, the online measurement service from Experian Marketing Services, has announced the launch of AudienceView, a new audience targeting service that provides retailers with a comprehensive view of demographic, psychographic, transactional and behavioral insights on their target consumers or …

Google Restores AIM Google Restores AIM

Google and AOL were able to restore the inoperability between their two instant messenger clients, over two weeks after a spam flood on AIM began to affected Gmail Chat and Google Talk. AOL initially thought that the repairs would be …

Google+ Discourages Innovation For Employees Google+ Discourages Innovation For Employees
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I don’t know what to think about this story, according to ex-Google engineer James Whittaker, Google+ was the nail in the coffin for the climate for innovation and creativity at the technology giant. Their competition with Facebook to be the …

Japanese Trailer For The Avengers Is More Revealing

May is going to be a busy month for geeks everywhere. First, the news of Diablo III’s launch date hits (May 15) and now there’s a “new” trailer for The Avengers movie out; this one, however, is aimed at Japanese …

Disney To Hire 1,000 Veterans In New Initiative Disney To Hire 1,000 Veterans In New Initiative

Today at The Walt Disney Company’s Annual Shareholder meeting in Kansas City, President and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger announced Heroes Work Here, a new company-wide initiative to hire, train and support returning veterans. The new program continues Disney’s …

Cisco to Acquire Israeli video service NDS Cisco to Acquire Israeli video service NDS

Cisco announced today that it plans to acquire NDS Group Ltd., a video software and content security provider. Cisco makes the acquisition to complement Videoscape, their platform that allows service providers to deliver next-gen videos. The company will shell out …

Virginia Tech Verdict Gives Peace To Families Of Slain

A verdict reached by a jury yesterday in a wrongful death case against Virginia Tech has awarded two victims’ families four million dollars each, but the money is not what matters, say the parents. Jurors sided with the Peterson and …

LinkedIn Reaches Three Million Australian Users LinkedIn Reaches Three Million Australian Users

LinkedIn, the world’s social network for finding business professionals is constantly growing with new members (especially for recruiting). Basically, the service is becoming a Facebook for the business world, making it easier for business professionals to network with one another …

Smartphone Owners Want Larger Screens Smartphone Owners Want Larger Screens
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Remember back in the good old days when everybody was wanting to make all of our cellphones smaller? People want them to get bigger again, or says a new survey. The fine people at Strategy Analytics just published a report …

Fact: UK Internet Users Actually Pronounce “Search” As “Google” Fact: UK Internet Users Actually Pronounce “Search” As “Google”

Experian Hitwise pointed out yesterday that UK internet users’ visits to search engines is sustaining a massive growth rate. Year-on-year, there was an 8.7% increase in visits to search engines when comparing February 2012 and February 2011 and the trend …

Sarkozy Wants Google, Facebook to Pay Tax in France Sarkozy Wants Google, Facebook to Pay Tax in France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy declared Wednesday that “Internet Giants” should pay taxes in France, shortly before a meeting with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey. Sarkozy stated that “it is unacceptable that they have a turnover of several billion euros in France …

Head Of The RIAA Says ISPs To Implement Anti-Piracy Measures By July 12 Head Of The RIAA Says ISPs To Implement Anti-Piracy Measures By July 12

Internet service providers are set to start clamping down on illegal file sharing this summer, according to the head of the RIAA. Speaking at the annual meating of the Association of American Publishers, RIAA CEO Cary Sherman said that ISPs …

Navy’s New Firefighting Robot Is Terminator-esque Navy’s New Firefighting Robot Is Terminator-esque

To help further improve future shipboard firefighting capability, scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory have formed an interdisciplinary team to develop a humanoid robot that could fight fires on the next generation of combatants. A humanoid-type robot was chosen because …

Will Google Rank New TLDs Better Than .com Domains? Will Google Rank New TLDs Better Than .com Domains?
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Google’s head of web spam, Matt Cutts, took to Google+ to bust yet another myth (there’s been a lot of Matt Cutts myth busting lately, it seems). He points to an article from Adrian Kinderis, CEO of ARI Registry Services …

Clint Eastwood’s Wife is Getting Her Own Show on E!

A new show called “Mrs. Eastwood and Company” is scheduled to air on the E! Network and follows the life of Clint’s wife Dina and their two daughters Francesca, 18, and Morgan, 15. Dirty Harry will be in the first …

Dallas Seavey Is Youngest Iditarod Winner

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is the most popular event in Alaska. It is an annual long-distance sled dog race run from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska in early March. The Iditarod began in 1973 as an event to test …