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SpaceX Prepares for Historic Launch This May SpaceX Prepares for Historic Launch This May

After a series of delays, SpaceX is finally expected to launch on May 7th. The event will mark the first time a privately owned vessel has made the long, hard trip to the International Space Station (ISS). Additionally, this adventure …

China Censors Weibo Amid Rise of Political Rumors China Censors Weibo Amid Rise of Political Rumors

Rumors of a coup and a scandal linking a top Chinese official to corruption and murder have prompted China’s government to shut down several accounts on the country’s ultra-popular Twitter-like site, Sina Weibo. Authorities are said to have shut down …

Sprint Sells 1.5 Million iPhones in Q1 Sprint Sells 1.5 Million iPhones in Q1

Sprint has been losing money with the impending shutdown of its Nextel network. Customers had been leaving the “push to talk” walkie-talkie-like service in waves, and Sprint is pulling the plug at the end of the year. Though, investors have …

IBM Acquires Vivisimo and Advances Data Analytics IBM Acquires Vivisimo and Advances Data Analytics

IBM has hammered out a definitive agreement to acquire Vivisimo, a software provider to big business and enterprise analytics. The acquisition brings IBM enterprise customers a data management solution that facilitates understanding from a broad spectrum of data and that …

Robert Rodriguez Doing Live-Action Fire & Ice Movie Next
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Director Robert Rodriguez had made a name for himself in the film industry by being insanely creative and injecting all his projects with a sense of humor while staying true to whatever genre it’s in. From El Mariachi to Machete, …

Can Your Site Lose Its Rankings Because Of Competitors’ Negative SEO? Can Your Site Lose Its Rankings Because Of Competitors’ Negative SEO?
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Rand Fishkin, the well known SEO expert and Founder/CEO of SEOmoz, has challenged the web to see if anyone can take down his sites’ rankings in Google by way of negative SEO – the practice of implementing tactics specifically aimed …

Tor and Forge E-Books to go DRM-Free by Early Summer Tor and Forge E-Books to go DRM-Free by Early Summer
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DRM is a bit of a conundrum. It has, as far as I know, never deterred piracy, yet entertainment companies continue to implement DRM solutions that hinder or block paying customers. A recent example is that both Sony and Microsoft …

Google Removing Subscriber Stats Feature From Webmaster Tools Google Removing Subscriber Stats Feature From Webmaster Tools

Just like when Google announced the changes coming to API deprecation and some APIs even being retired, Google is now looking at the Webmaster tools it can phase out. The company decides these tools’ fate by seeing “if they’re still …

Microsoft Planning E3 Preview Of New Music Service Microsoft Planning E3 Preview Of New Music Service

Is Microsoft about to make a big push into the digital music space? Yes, Microsoft has Zune, but the only problem with Zune is that…wait, what’s Zune? We’re talking about a legitimate Zune successor here, and according to The Verge, …

Peter Jackson’s Hobbit Receives Lukewarm Reception at CinemaCon
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In order to help convince theater owners that upgrading their projectors to handle motion pictures lensed at 48 frames per second, Peter Jackson screened roughly 10 minutes of his upcoming epic “The Hobbit” for a select group of individuals at …

Bebo CEO Levin Not Popular With Investors Bebo CEO Levin Not Popular With Investors

In June 2012, AOL sold the Bebo social network to Criterion Capital Partners. About six months later, Entrepreneur Richard Hecker, TV executive Michael Jackson, Ron Conway’s SV Angel Investmets, and Michael and Xochi Birch of MXB Holdings (also Bebo co-founders), …

Eric Schmidt Testifies About Google’s Use of Java Eric Schmidt Testifies About Google’s Use of Java

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt was in court yesterday defending Google’s use of Java in its development of Android. The trial, which is in its seventh day, is over whether Google illegally used Oracle’s intellectual property when it used Java …

Adobe Holding Twitterview On CS6 And Creative Cloud Adobe Holding Twitterview On CS6 And Creative Cloud

Twitterview is one of those unholy mashup of words that just shouldn’t exist. The idea behind it is noble and I like asking questions via Twitter just like anyone else, but why does it have to be called a Twitterview? …

Pixar Is Making A Day Of The Dead Movie
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Disney Pixar has just revealed the setting of an upcoming film, and it’s pretty exciting. First announced at Disney’s CinemaCon and later confirmed on Twitter, Pixar is planning their next full length feature to revolve around The Day of the …

Why CISPA Could Do More Harm Than Good Why CISPA Could Do More Harm Than Good
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Are you familiar with the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act? The bill, which is more commonly known as CISPA, is getting a considerable amount of criticism from both Internet and consumer advocates. Many of these groups are equating it with SOPA and are hoping that it will receive the same outcome.

Bill O’Reilly Pens Multi-Year Deal With Fox News

As the sharp-tongued host of the insanely popular political commentary show The O’Reilly Factor, Bill O’Reilly has never been shy about voicing his opinions, and that’s exactly why Fox wants to keep him around. The 63-year old had just signed …

Google Trying ‘Trusted Stores’ Badge on Search Ads Google Trying ‘Trusted Stores’ Badge on Search Ads
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Google has been conducting a trial run to gauge the results of tying its ‘Trusted Stores’ badge to the search ads of certain merchants and qualified advertisers. Google launched Trusted Stores last year, as a way for assist customers in …

Madonna Photo Auction Expected to Generate Serious Cash
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The upcoming Madonna photo auction is sure to turn some heads. When it first landed in bookstores across the nation back in the 90’s, the “Like a Virgin” singer’s explicit coffee table book “Sex” was insanely controversial. Some stores refused …

Linkedin Introduces Talent Pipeline for Recruiting Linkedin Introduces Talent Pipeline for Recruiting

Time to get all your leads in one place, regardless of the source. Linkedin has just released their much anticipated Talent Pipeline service for recruiting. They are making it easier to get organized, stay connected and keep everybody you work …

TED-Ed Gets Its Own Site With Fun New Educator Tools TED-Ed Gets Its Own Site With Fun New Educator Tools

TED, the organization dedicated to making the world smarter in all the coolest ways, announced today the launch of a new website fitted for its education services, TED-Ed. The new site consists of select content that represents the best collaborations …

Marvel Super Hero Squad Online MMO Gets Avengers Makeover

In order to capitalize on the upcoming Avengers movie by Marvel Entertainment, the free MMO, Marvel Super Hero Squad Online is incorporating the original Avengers team, essentially recreating their first mission together. Aside from the new character availability, the update …

Smartphones Overtake Feature Phones in Japan Smartphones Overtake Feature Phones in Japan
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With budget smartphones flooding the cell phone market worldwide, it is getting harder and harder for manufacturers of feature phones to keep up. Though feature phones are still successful in new markets for cell phone service around the world, smartphones …

Windows Phone Marketplace Losing Zune Software Support Windows Phone Marketplace Losing Zune Software Support
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All the major smartphone operators – Apple, Google and Microsoft – allow users to download apps from the Web or the smartphone itself. Microsoft strangely enough had a third option that allowed users to download Windows Phone 7 apps from …

Google Launches New Google+ Share Button Google Launches New Google+ Share Button

Google has just unveiled an all new Google+ share button that will hopefully help visitors to your site go beyond a simple “+1″ of your content. Via the Google+ Developers blog: When your visitors come across something interesting on your …