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Growing Up With Mobile Technology Dampens Your Emotional Radar Growing Up With Mobile Technology Dampens Your Emotional Radar
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Right now is one of those peculiar moments in human development where generations can be divided into a before-and-after category with regard to a significant development in technology. Immediately, all people alive these days will fall into one of two …

OMGPOP CEO Helps Laid-Off Employees Cash in on ‘Draw Something’ OMGPOP CEO Helps Laid-Off Employees Cash in on ‘Draw Something’

Just a few months ago, “Draw Something” developer OMGPOP was about to tank, soon before Zynga stepped in to acquire the startup for roughly $210 million. At this time, OMGPOP’s Facebook games weren’t doing well, and CEO Dan Porter was …

CNN And The “N” Word: When Do Quotes Cross The Line?
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CNN and reporter Drew Griffin came into a negative spotlight last month when Griffin, while reading a quote on-air during a report about a federal hate-crime, said n**ger but censored himself on the word f**king. “At the end of this, …

New iPad Wi-Fi Problems Could Be Software Related New iPad Wi-Fi Problems Could Be Software Related

I reported last week that Apple was now replacing new iPads that had issues with wireless reception. In a leaked memo it was made clear that Apple wanted the devices back so that it could investigate the cause of the …

Google Update Suspected By Webmasters Losing Traffic Google Update Suspected By Webmasters Losing Traffic
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While unconfirmed, it is possible that Google rolled out a semi-major update over the past weekend, as Webmasters have taken to the forums to complain about loss in traffic. Barry Schwartz points to one WebmasterWorld thread in particular, in which …

Twitter Launches Branded Pages in Japan Twitter Launches Branded Pages in Japan

You got it, brand pages from Twitter advertising are now available in Japan, and DoCoMo (page pictured above) is one of the first to take advantage of the the space. DoCoMo is Japan’s largest mobile operator. So far the US …

Quantum Computing Makes Another Leap Forward Quantum Computing Makes Another Leap Forward

Scientists have overcome a major hurdle facing quantum computing: how to protect quantum information from degradation by the environment while simultaneously performing computation in a solid-state quantum system. The research was reported in the April 5 issue of Nature. A …

Joe Biden Joins Twitter, Again, With Semi-Personal Account Joe Biden Joins Twitter, Again, With Semi-Personal Account

Today, Vice President Joe Biden joined Twitter. He was actually already on Twitter, on a more official capacity. The Veep’s new Twitter account has been launched as a “reboot,” to give voters a look at what Biden’s doing on a …

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg on Housework Inequity

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says that “the data” shows that two women in the same home share responsibilities equally while men and a women do not. Sandberg did not disclose where she got this statistic from but looked very confident …

New Halo 4 Multiplayer and Campaign Details Revealed
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The new issue of GameInformer was released last Friday and with it came tons of new details about Halo 4. Whether or not you’re excited for a Halo that isn’t made by Bungie, I’m sure at least a few of …

Double Eagle Gets Oosthuizen In Masters Record Books

Louis Oosthuizen may have just missed a chance at the green jacket this weekend, but the sting of a loss was assuaged by a record-setting double eagle on the second hole, the first ever for the young South African golfer …

AOL Cuts Costs by Unplugging Servers AOL Cuts Costs by Unplugging Servers

AOL has been in competition to save energy and introduce more efficient IT solutions. Uptime Institute, the sponsor of the race, has announced that AOL the winner, followed by NBC Universal, in the contest. The point of the competition was …

AT&T Selling Yellow Pages to Cerberus for $950M AT&T Selling Yellow Pages to Cerberus for $950M
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AT&T Inc. announced on Monday that it would sell the majority of its ownership of the Yellow Pages business to the private-equity firm Cerberus Capital Management for $950 million. The sale is indicative of AT&T getting rid of shrinking aspects …

Internet Gambling and Substance Use Linked

With the click of a mouse or touch of a mobile phone screen gambling is now at our fingertips 24/7 with Internet play. With this increased access to gambling, are online gamblers more prone to risky behaviors than offline gamblers? …

Evolution In Action: Universal Studios’ Allows Movies on iCloud

Perhaps this finding should be given the red letter day treatment. I mean, it’s not often you get to see something evolve right before your eyes. Normally, evolution is a slow process, one that moves even slower when the entertainment …

The Republican Candidates’ Email Strategies Get A Breakdown [INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you been getting campaign emails from anyone this primary season? Or, to put it more bluntly, who here made the mistake of signing up for an email list? Okay, not all campaign emails are bad. If you are (or …

Chandler Bing Dances On Bing Logo Chandler Bing Dances On Bing Logo

If you use Tumblr, you’ve seen plenty of animated GIFs, no doubt. You’ve also seen plenty of Tumblrs dedicated to silly things. There is often overlap between these two scenarios, as is the case with the Chandler Dances On Things …

Anonymous Leaks Tunisia Prime Minister’s Emails Anonymous Leaks Tunisia Prime Minister’s Emails

In their ever expanding role of revealing corruption and injustice around the world, Anonymous has also set their sights on Tunisia. They are protesting the ruling Ennahda party over their perceived lack of action against conservative Salafi attacks. This recent …

GOP Candidates’ Official Websites Pretty Hackable GOP Candidates’ Official Websites Pretty Hackable

Now that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney appears to be (finally) pulling away from his tenacious opponents, it’s expected that election news will slowly pivot towards this fall’s general election. As the country moves into that leg of the race, …

Finally, A Better Way To Cool Computers Finally, A Better Way To Cool Computers
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A North Carolina State University researcher has developed a more efficient, less expensive way of cooling electronic devices – particularly devices that generate a lot of heat, such as lasers and power devices. The technique uses a “heat spreader” made …

Mac Virus: Keep Calm And Use Backup

Mac fans everywhere have felt the pain of Windows users recently with a lovely little virus–the Flashback botnet–which affects a vulnerability in Java. It’s the second hit in just a few months for Apple lovers, coming after the arrest of …

NBC News Fires Producer Over Edited 911 Trayvon Martin Call
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It was announced today that NBC news has fired the producer responsible for editing the 911 call that George Zimmerman made the night that Treyvon Martin died. The 911 call that was played on air on “Today” made it seem …

Medicaid Hack Impacts 181,000 People

Over 181,000 MEDICAID/CHIP enrollees have had their personal information stolen and 25,000 of those people had their Social Security numbers (SSNs) compromised after the Utah Department of Health was hacked. The hackers are believed to be residing in Eastern Europe …

America: Banking Bailout Bad, Auto Industry Good! America: Banking Bailout Bad, Auto Industry Good!

A new Harris Poll released today has found that America’s perceptions on the automotive industry bailout of 2009, and the bank and insurance bailout of 2008, have changed in the over three years since the events. Surprisingly, a majority of …