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Multitasking Myth Bad for Business Multitasking Myth Bad for Business

Lots of us get caught up in trying to multitask everyday. The term has become very commonplace. People even brag about their ability to multitask. But, many business leaders are starting to realize that our minds don’t really “multitask” the …

EFF Releases HTTPS Everywhere Extension For Firefox, Chrome EFF Releases HTTPS Everywhere Extension For Firefox, Chrome

Like it or not, the internet is changing. We who use the internet have passed into the era of uncertain privacy and questionable surveillance of our online activities. Rather than await the full implications of what the Googles and Facebooks …

Complaint About Siri In Britain Rejected Complaint About Siri In Britain Rejected
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Britain’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has struck down a complaint about Siri, the personal assistant software on the iPhone 4S. The frustrated iPhone owner complained that Siri was not able to direct him to businesses in his area, despite advertising …

AOL To Cut 50 Jobs AOL To Cut 50 Jobs

According to the Wall Street Journal, AOL plans to cut up to 50 jobs from it’s AIM unit. AIM is best known for its Instant Messanger service. Among those being cut is vice president of AIM products, Jason Shellen. The …

Racing Support For Social Media Savvy Driver Using Twitter Racing Support For Social Media Savvy Driver Using Twitter

Racing giant Roger Penske gave his endorsement and support to Brad Keselowski, the Social Media Savvy Driver who used Twitter during Monday’s Daytona 500. The NASCAR driver is setting the pace with his savvy use of social media. Last week, …

NASA Finds $30 Million For Mars Mission NASA Finds $30 Million For Mars Mission
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NASA is starting the planning process for its scaled-back robotic Mars exploration program immediately and will use 2012 funds previously earmarked for outer planets missions to shore up the effort. NASA will spend about $30 million in 2012 on its …

Yelp IPO Is Here: Trading At $22 Per Share Yelp IPO Is Here: Trading At $22 Per Share
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The Yelp IPO is here and trading at $22 per share! There’s 7.1 million shares being offered in an effort to raise over $106 million. Look for it under the ticker, “YELP” on the New York Stock Exchange. Originally priced …

Overweight 23-Year-Old Makes YouTube Video Asking For Help Overweight 23-Year-Old Makes YouTube Video Asking For Help
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“I’m making this video because I don’t know what else to do. I’ve tried losing weight on my own, I’ve tried doing everything possible – been on diets, been hospitalized. And I’ve always done what needed to be done at …

NEDA and Tumblr Partner to Combat Eating Disorders NEDA and Tumblr Partner to Combat Eating Disorders
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Tumblr has been applauded by the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) for taking a stand against the promotion of eating disorders on its site. Tumblr’s Media Watchdog program has been flagging pro-anorexia/bulimia websites and directing keyword searchers of this disorder …

Star Wars Kinect Features A Dancing Slave Leia

If this isn’t considered the most important video gaming discovery of the week, if not the year, I don’t know what is. I mean, how many times do you get to say “Dancing Slave Leia” in relation to video games? …

Interview: Creator of “Annoying Orange” Viral Sensation Talks Going from YouTube to TV Interview: Creator of “Annoying Orange” Viral Sensation Talks Going from YouTube to TV

Aside from hilarious cat videos and other memes, YouTube is known for helping to create numerous Web celebrities including Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager, Fred Figglehorn, and Rebecca Black. Another phenomenon to add to this list is the popular Annoying Orange video show that involves the adventures of several pieces of fruit, namely an orange.

Angry Birds Demoed With Kinect-Like Controls

It seems like Angry Birds is just about everywhere these days. A Kinect version seems like a perfect fit, but we haven’t seen one yet. This new tech demo leaves no more excuse. While it may not be a Kinect, …

IE Market Share Does Well With Chrome Penalized IE Market Share Does Well With Chrome Penalized
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About a month ago, we reported that Chrome’s share of the web browser market had fallen, in a rather unexpected turn of events. This was based on data from Net Applications, which attributed the loss to the penalty Google placed …

Pandora to Host “Pandora Discovery Den” at SXSW

Pandora has announced its first official presence at the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival (SXSW). The leading personalized radio service will host the Pandora Discovery Den at Antone’s in Austin, TX. Between kick-off on Tuesday, March 13 and …

Google Chrome To Be Used by U.S. State Department Google Chrome To Be Used by U.S. State Department

The employees of the U.S. State Department are apparently like employees anywhere. they hate using outdated browsers that don’t support newer protocols and features that websites are putting into their designs. So, when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held a …

iPhone Pic Documents Apocalypse
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Below is a picture taken by Hector Siliezar with his iPhone at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza: (image) Very Alien vs. Predator. Still, Arizona State University’s Mars Space Flight Facility researcher Jonathon Hill had this to say about the …

FBI Director Talks Cyber Attacks FBI Director Talks Cyber Attacks

Terrorism is obviously still the most dangerous threat facing the United States. Cyber attacks and cyber terrorism may one day become the most dangerous threat, however, according to the FBI. The director of the FBI, Robert Mueller, recently spoke at …

iPad 3 Retina Display A Problem For 3G App Downloads iPad 3 Retina Display A Problem For 3G App Downloads
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Everybody who has an iPhone or a 3G-capable iPad knows the frustration: you’re out somewhere and you hear about an app you want. You go to the App Store, find the app, and start the download. You put in your …

ESPN Has Another Asian Athlete Headline Misstep

After the Jeremy Lin mess, you would think ESPN’s editorial staff would be on high alert in relation to headlines aimed at sports figures with Asian backgrounds. But no; here were are again, after what was (hopefully?) an honest mistake …

Universal, Redbox Make Deal To Maintain 28-Day DVD Window Universal, Redbox Make Deal To Maintain 28-Day DVD Window
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Looking to avoid winding up in a situation similar to the one between Warner Bros. and Redbox, Universal Studios Home Entertainment has inked out a new deal with Redbox that will have the rental company continue to sell its films …

Facebook, Twitter Influence Psychology Of Online Shopping Facebook, Twitter Influence Psychology Of Online Shopping
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If you’ve shopped on sites like Amazon or eBay in recent memory, you’ve likely noticed the appearance of Twitter or Facebook icons on the webpage encouraging you to share the product info with your online social networks. Given the presence …

Philadelphia Cell Phone Jammer Confronted
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NBC10 in Philadelphia has tracked down a man they caught jamming people’s cell phone transmission on the public bus commute.The Philadelphia cell phone jammer was first discovered by an employee of the news station who wishes to remain anonymous, but …

Facebook Timeline Only Goes Back to 1800 Facebook Timeline Only Goes Back to 1800
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We recently covered a story about Facebook’s Timeline change starting for brand pages earlier this week. Less than a week later, they are already encountering problems. Facebook’s current timeline settings only go back to 1800, a seemingly arbitrary limit to …

Rush Limbaugh Has A Bomb Scare
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Rush Limbaugh has always been a controversial figure. From his beginnings as a radio talk show host at KFBK 1530 in Sacramento, to the nationally syndicated show he has now, Limbaugh has been a conservative figurehead in the United States …