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Groupon Lawsuits Related To Earnings Revisions Start Being Filed Groupon Lawsuits Related To Earnings Revisions Start Being Filed

On Friday, Groupon announced that it had revised its earnings report, which was originally released in February. This has drawn all kinds of hell to the company in the few days since. Lawyers almost immediately began looking for complaints from …

Test Your Company’s Intellectual Property Awareness Test Your Company’s Intellectual Property Awareness

A new online tool can help small companies and entrepreneurs evaluate their awareness of intellectual property and learn how to protect it. The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) and the U.S. Patent and Trademark …

Should Facebook Use Your Activity As Ads? Should Facebook Use Your Activity As Ads?
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In the past few months, you’ve probably seen an increase in “Sponsored Stories” when you’re browsing Facebook. If that term doesn’t ring a bell, Sponsored Stories are basically advertisements, promoted by a brand, based on your activity that you’ve already …

Tow Truck Accident in Norway: Narrow Escape!

You have to see this! In the following video taken out of Northern Norway, a tow truck driver hauls a tractor trailer up a winding snow-covered mountain road. Rounding a turn the trailer catches the edge of the cliff and …

AT&T May See Union Strike This Weekend AT&T May See Union Strike This Weekend

AT&T may be facing a strike of around 40,000 employees if they do not come to terms with unions before their contract ends this weekend, Bloomberg is reporting. The issues at stake include health-care benefits and vacation time. At the …

Jets Meets HBO: Could Tebow Be In For Some “Hard Knocks”?
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Since being traded to the Jets by Denver last month, Tim Tebow has been in the news even more than usual, and the rumor mill doesn’t appear to be running low on grist anytime soon. Jets owner Woody Johnson says …

MIT Brains Work On “Smart Sand” Robots MIT Brains Work On “Smart Sand” Robots

Researchers at MIT are working on a project that could bring sci-fi fantasies to reality. But, then again, when aren’t they? Nowadays, if you want something built, you take wood or other materials and build or cut it out of …

Facebook Said To Be Suing TechCrunch Commenter For Using The Internet Facebook Said To Be Suing TechCrunch Commenter For Using The Internet

Something is rotten in the state of Facebook today. TechCrunch shared a story yesterday about a commenter on their site, one Rick Stratton, who left a remark about a previous story TechCrunch published. The piece Stratton originally commented on was …

Some iPhone Owners Whine About Android’s Instagram
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What happens if your “favorite app” is no longer exclusive to the environment you’ve been using it in? Does that somehow make it less, oh, I don’t know, fun? Does it somehow “ruin” the experience if other operating systems get …

New DARPA Grand Challange For More “Human Like” Robots New DARPA Grand Challange For More “Human Like” Robots

It looks like the United States government is getting back into the human robotics game big time. This time we have DARPA coming out with a new Grand Challenge for robots. The challenge consists of several parts and the winning …

Peer Reviews Trump Advertising [Infographic] Peer Reviews Trump Advertising [Infographic]

It started out with larger purchases, I would go online and check to see what other people had to say. If the reviews were mixed, I would give it a try, but if they were overwhelmingly bad, it was off …

iPhone Users Whine As Instagram For Android Hits A Milllion Downloads iPhone Users Whine As Instagram For Android Hits A Milllion Downloads
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There was much rejoicing yesterday among Android users as Instagram for Android went live in Google Play. The popular photography app has only been available for the iPhone since it launched in 2010, and Android users have been long clamoring …

Star Wars Condoms for Fake Sex

Benedetto Papi from Milan, Italy designed fake Star Wars condoms for some geeky fun. The collection is called May The Condom Be With You. Here are some reactions to Papi’s creations: (image)@MeriSheshoMeriYoda condom – vote! – ONE Condoms Design Contest …

Google AdWords API Asynchronous Workflow Solution Detailed Google AdWords API Asynchronous Workflow Solution Detailed

Google designed the AdWords API to handle a large number of operations in one request. The only problem is that current API services are synchronous. What this means is that the client has to send a request to the server, …

Grooveshark Dumped by its Only Major Label Grooveshark Dumped by its Only Major Label

It appears that the only major record label to have a contract with Grooveshark has cut its ties to the popular music streaming site. Cnet points out that in a New York State court filing that EMI claims Grooveshark is …

Baylor Dominates Notre Dame, Wins Championship

In a near-unheard of perfect season, one player has stood out in women’s basketball this year: Brittney Griner. And not just because she’s 6’8″. Griner shone on the court this season, but it was the NCAA championship game on Tuesday …

Slacktivism Does More Than You Think [Infographic]

The past year seems to have seem to have played host to a wave of activism and social involvement in the United States the likes of which we have not seen since the Vietnam War era. Sure, there have been …

1 Million Year Old Evidence Of Humans Using Fire Found

Courtesy of the University of Toronto Fire good. That is what we have always know. What we didn’t know is how long humans or their ancestors have known this. Microscopic traces of wood ash, alongside animal bones and stone tools, …

Next Issue Media Delivers a ‘Netflix for Magazines’ Next Issue Media Delivers a ‘Netflix for Magazines’

Next Issue Media is developing a sort of Netflix for tablet magazines, and hopes to launch its platform on Apple iPad this summer. The app would allow users to view all the magazines they’d like, for a flat rate of …

Who Has the Largest Gold Stash? [Infographic] Who Has the Largest Gold Stash? [Infographic]

If you’re planning on doing any prospecting any time soon, you might want to invest in a plane ticket around the world. The land down under has the largest supply of gold reserves waiting to be mined over any country …

Yahoo Axes Their Workforce Today! [Updated] Yahoo Axes Their Workforce Today! [Updated]

Business Insider confirms that today is the day for Yahoo employees to find out if they will have a future at the company. Rumors have been circulating in Silicone Valley for months and for the past couple of weeks CEO …

“Avengers” Clip Shows Black Widow Throwing Down
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“The Avengers” is slated to hit theaters 1 month from today, on May 4th. If you were hoping to make it until then without seeing anymore trailers or plot points you may want to avert your eyes, as we have …

Linux Foundation Releases Annual Development Report Linux Foundation Releases Annual Development Report

Every year, the Linux Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the growth of the Linux platform, compiles an annual development report that details the Linux kernel development process. The report covers the work completed through the Linux kernel 3.2 release. …

Google Gets Paramount Movies On YouTube, Google Play Google Gets Paramount Movies On YouTube, Google Play

Google is partnering with Paramount Pictures to add Paramount movie rentals to YouTube and Google Play. A Googler laid out the following highlights in an email to WebProNews: Nearly 500 titles available for rent including new blockbusters like Captain America, …