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See Foxconn’s Apple Operations In China See Foxconn’s Apple Operations In China

We’ve been covering the unfolding saga of Apple and their supplier Foxconn and the supposed worker abuses at their plants in China. We have covered everything from worker suicides at the plants, to petitions from concerned citizens, to inside interviews …

Mardi Gras Tweets: Beads, Boobs, Beer and Babies Mardi Gras Tweets: Beads, Boobs, Beer and Babies

Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez! Tomorrow is the “Tuesday” in Fat Tuesday. King cakes are being baked, boxes of beads are being sold, bras are being left at home. As people get ready for the parades and wild abandon of …

John Glenn School Live-Tweets Friendship 7 Mission On 50th Anniversary John Glenn School Live-Tweets Friendship 7 Mission On 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago today, astronaut John Glenn made history by boarding a Mercury space capsule and becoming the first American to orbit the earth. The Friendship 7 made three orbits around the earth in a little less than five hours …

Senator John McCain Proposes Cybersecurity Bill

Cybersecurity is one of those funny things that is talked about, but nothing is really ever done about it. We can, and have implemented new safeguards on our infrastructure. It doesn’t change the fact that there isn’t a national standard …

Iran Blocks Email, Social Networking Sites Again Ahead Of Elections

Iran is once again cutting its citizens off from the internet in advance of the country’s parliamentary elections. According to reports circulating this morning, the country has blocked most secure socket layer – SSL – connections. That cuts off anything …

Mark Zuckerberg Has Linsanity, Too Mark Zuckerberg Has Linsanity, Too

As you can see, the world clearly belongs to Jeremy Lin and we’re all just living in it because he allows us to exist. The glow from Lin’s swagger is so bright, tech industry mavens are even drawn to it. …

Nielsen: Smartphones Are For The Young, Wealthy Nielsen: Smartphones Are For The Young, Wealthy

Smartphones are rapidly replacing feature phones in the pockets of Americans, and

Happy Presidents Day 2012! : Twitter Reactions Happy Presidents Day 2012! : Twitter Reactions
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Happy Presidents Day everyone! Today we honor all the men who have occupied the position of United States President. Originally, the holiday was enacted by congress to pay tribute to George Washington, the first president, and the first American citizen …

ESPN’s Overreaction Indicates A Linsanity Tipping Point ESPN’s Overreaction Indicates A Linsanity Tipping Point

Over at FreeDictionary.com, the word/term “chink” has a number of definitions, including the word’s racial epithetical implications. There’s also this specific example — 1. a small narrow opening, such as a fissure or crack, chink in one’s armour, a small …

Facebook Friend Request Gets Jail Time Facebook Friend Request Gets Jail Time
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Jacob Jock was called up for jury duty. Defendant comes in to courtroom. Jacob Jock likes how she looks. Jacob Jock sends defendant friend request on Facebook. Judge jails juror Jacob Jock. It’s easy to understand how ill-advised the whole …

Syrian Government Blocks Crisis Video Syrian Government Blocks Crisis Video

Friday morning, Syrian government blocked live streaming video broadcasted by Bambuser, a startup that has become popular in emerging markets due to it’s ability to be used on 320 different mobile devices, in areas with poor connections. During the Arab …

iPads Should Be Pulled From Shops, Lower Chinese Court Says iPads Should Be Pulled From Shops, Lower Chinese Court Says

Apple’s legal battle with Proview over the iPad patent got a little more troubling for the company today as a lower Chinese court ruled that stores in China should stop selling iPads. While this ruling may only affect the Guangdong …

Chrome Password Generator Aims To Protect Your Accounts Chrome Password Generator Aims To Protect Your Accounts
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Passwords on the Internet are a necessary evil. They can help protect your accounts, but are easily stolen by various means. People, including myself, are also not very creative so we end up using the same passwords for every site …

Image Of iPad 3 A5X Processor Leaked Image Of iPad 3 A5X Processor Leaked
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An image of the motherboard in Apple’s next tablet, presumably to be called the iPad 3, has leaked. The image (see above) shows the tablet’s A5X central processor, as well as a pair of flash memory chips. Unfortunately, nothing in …

Presidents Day Gets Cool Theme From Bing Presidents Day Gets Cool Theme From Bing

Today the United States is celebrating Presidents Day, the holiday that celebrates our first president, George Washington, or George Washington & Abraham Lincoln, or all the leaders of our country – depending on who you ask. Presidents Day (or Presidents’ …

Man Trapped In Snow 2 Months- Twitter Responds Man Trapped In Snow 2 Months- Twitter Responds

Peter Skyllberg, age 44, of Sweden was found Friday trapped in his car in the snow. He was about a mile deep in the woods, and claims he had been stuck there since December 19! Details on how he became …

Google Home Page Gets The Share Box Google Home Page Gets The Share Box

A couple weeks ago, Google announced an update to its new Google Bar (the navigation bar that spans across Google products), and showed the Google+ share box appearing on Google’s home page. We’re not sure if this is 100% rolled …

Facebook Timeline For Brands: Marketing Game Changer Or Potential Spam Machine? Facebook Timeline For Brands: Marketing Game Changer Or Potential Spam Machine?
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It wasn’t that long ago that Facebook users were informed by Facebook that they would be getting the Timeline whether they like it or not. Indeed, some do not like it, particularly the way it highlights things from the past. …

Interview: What the FBI’s Social Media Monitoring Tool Could Look Like Interview: What the FBI’s Social Media Monitoring Tool Could Look Like
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In January, the FBI openly requested help from the tech community in the development of a social media application. The bureau is seeking a system that could help it sift through social networking sites for signs of potential terrorism, crime, or other matters of national security.

Academy Awards: Biggest Snubs of All Time Academy Awards: Biggest Snubs of All Time

It’s understandable, occasionally, that a great film might not win a Best Picture Oscar. Sometimes, there is something else that year that just outshines it. For example, Star Wars lost to Annie Hall. Fargo lost to The English Patient. And, …

#whyyoweave Funniest Twitter Trends #whyyoweave Funniest Twitter Trends
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It’s the latest version of “Yo Mama” jokes. You remember “Yo Mama” jokes, right? Yo mama so ugly that she looked out the window and got arrested for mooning. Yo mama so fat that when she wears a yellow raincoat, …

Foursquare Getting Competition From Google? Foursquare Getting Competition From Google?
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Google Latitude is popular among the Google faithful as a way to “check in” at locations on a map. Android phone users especially have ease-of-use for functions like this (see video below). But, now Google has quietly added another wrinkle …

Mary Kay Ash Pink Mansion For Sale Mary Kay Ash Pink Mansion For Sale
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Mary Kay Ash sold beauty products to millions of American women. And, she got a lot of them to sell the stuff for her. She drove a pink Cadillac, and she gave away more than a few of those to …

Whitney Houston Tribute By Chris Cornell Whitney Houston Tribute By Chris Cornell

Whitney Houston’s tragic death is still making a dark wave throughout the entertainment industry. Her funeral is still hot news. The whispered discussion of her fall from grace as America’s favorite entertainer is only starting to cool. Chris Cornell, lead …