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BlackBerry PlayBook Bridge App Unavailable For AT&T Customers BlackBerry PlayBook Bridge App Unavailable For AT&T Customers
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As we reported earlier, the BlackBerry PlayBook officially went on the market today.  One of the most talked about issues with the tablet was its lack of native email and calendar clients. It seems pretty clear that the PlayBook tablet …

30% of All YouTube Videos Make Up 99% of Views 30% of All YouTube Videos Make Up 99% of Views
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YouTube announced today that it is transcoding all new videos into the WebM format, as well as other supported formats, which include MPEG4, 3GPP, MOV, AVI, MPEGPS, WMV, and FLV. In the announcement, they say they are working to transcode …

Apple and Samsung Legal Battle Heats Up Apple and Samsung Legal Battle Heats Up
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Apple and Samsung have an interesting relationship, which has gone from component supplier/supplyee to legal enemies. Samsung manufacturers various parts for Apple products inlcluding the famous A4 and A5 processors. According to Engadget, Apple actually spent as much as $5.7 …

Netflix Looks Toward Multiple Video Streaming Options Netflix Looks Toward Multiple Video Streaming Options
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A household Netflix account comes with its share of difficulties.  Basic streaming plans only allow for one video to be streaming at a time, per account.  That means that Daddy may be watching Californication on his laptop but little Susie …

GoDaddy Follows Up Elephant-Killing Ordeal with Donations to Haiti Charity GoDaddy Follows Up Elephant-Killing Ordeal with Donations to Haiti Charity
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As the GoDaddy elephant killing controversy receives less attention, CEO Bob Parsons has returned to tweeting. We reported yesterday that he had broken his Twitter silence, albeit without further reference to the ordeal. He has now followed up his returning …

Winklevii Refuse To Let Facebook Suit Die Winklevii Refuse To Let Facebook Suit Die
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Call it the little lawsuit that could. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are making a career out of prolonging litigation, as they come out of a recent appeals court ruling unhappy, and with more requests. As most of you I’m sure …

Fleet Foxes Front Man Robin Pecknold Encourages File Sharing Fleet Foxes Front Man Robin Pecknold Encourages File Sharing
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Fleet Foxes front man Robin Pecknold is cool with file sharing, and free music downloading. The band has an album coming out on May 3rd, but and it would seem he’s more interested in people hearing it than paying for …

ESPN Drops Poker Programming ESPN Drops Poker Programming
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It looks as though the strike against online poker is now beginning to affect professional televised poker as well. According to Bloomberg, the unchallenged American sports authority ESPN is going to remove poker content from its networks. The network, based …

Royal Wedding to Be Broadcast Live on YouTube Royal Wedding to Be Broadcast Live on YouTube
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The royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will be streamed live on YouTube. Of course. Obviously Google is excited about it. The comapny is in the midst of turning YouTube into not only the biggest web video destination, …

BlackBerry PlayBook In Stores Today BlackBerry PlayBook In Stores Today
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Research in Motion is now officially in the tablet business, as its Playbook hits stores today in the U.S. and Canada. The new 7-inch tablet will look to compete in a world dominated by the iPad, whose launch weekend saw …

Office 365 From Microsoft Heads to Public Beta Office 365 From Microsoft Heads to Public Beta
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Last year, Microsoft introduced Office 365 in limited beta. Now the company has announced the public beta, expanding it into nearly twice as many countries and languages (38 markets and 17 lanugages). Office 365 brings together Microsoft Office, SharePoint Online, …

ShareAndTell to Become New Sharing Button? ShareAndTell to Become New Sharing Button?
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With nearly every web page incorporating multiple social sharing capabilities, it is safe to say that peer-to-peer sharing has become extremely valuable. We also know that consumers, typically, prefer recommendations from peers as opposed to brands.

Angry Birds Magic Gets NFC Angry Birds Magic Gets NFC

I don’t know about you guys, but I feel like I’ve been neglecting Angry Birds.  I mean, our romance was so hot and heavy at first.  But after a while I had seen all that it could offer me and …

Facebook Safety and Security Tools and Resources Launched Facebook Safety and Security Tools and Resources Launched
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Facebook has introduced a set of new safety and security tools and resources. This starts with a newly redesigned Family Safety Center. At the Family Safety Center, users can find articles related to safety and privacy. It has sections on …

Google Map Maker Opens in US Google Map Maker Opens in US
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Google map maker is a community cartography service that allows users from all around the world to add and update locations from the more obscure corners, as well as those places simply untouched by the world of online cartography. According …

How To Save Your Butt When The Social Media Bubble Bursts How To Save Your Butt When The Social Media Bubble Bursts
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I am going to go on a rant. But first, while I still have my composure, allow me to tell you a short, yet relevant, story. I started my corporate career in the midst of an economic downturn for my …

Groupon Acquires Pelago, Makers of Whrrl Groupon Acquires Pelago, Makers of Whrrl
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Groupon has acquired Pelago, the makers of the Whrrl location-based service/check-in app. Pelago CEO and co-founder Jeff Holden took to the company blog to announce the news. He says: You might think at first that this is strange… But it …

The Pirate Bay Becomes The Research Bay The Pirate Bay Becomes The Research Bay
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Users that click on over to The Pirate Bay to satisfy their torrent needs will notice that the site has been renamed “The Research Bay.” This temporary change is an effort by the popular torrent site to help researchers learn …

Foursquare Day Success: 3 Million Check-ins Plus Foursquare Day Success: 3 Million Check-ins Plus

I told myself I would stop.  I really did.  I told myself that there was really no reason to check-in on Foursquare to every bar and restaurant that I visited.  Nobody really cares where I am, right?  Well, even if …

Google Responds to South Korean Antitrust Claims Related to Android Google Responds to South Korean Antitrust Claims Related to Android
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Google had to clear a few hurdles to close its acquisition of ITA Software, which it did last week. This was finally accomplished after numerous anti-competition cries from competitors, but provided Google made good on certain stipulations, the Department of …

Ndamukong Suh Breaks Record (For Tweetup) Ndamukong Suh Breaks Record (For Tweetup)
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Last week, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh announced that he was setting out to break the Guinness World Record for most attendees at a tweetup on Saturday. Suh has revealed the number of attendees, and it does indeed break …

DropBox User-base up to 25 Million DropBox User-base up to 25 Million

DropBox announced some impressive numbers today. The service is claiming over 25 million users and 200 million files saved per day. If you’re unfamiliar wtih Dropbox, it’s a srevice that ltes you upload documents, photos, and videos, and share them …

Yahoo Extends Search Record Retention Yahoo Extends Search Record Retention
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Search company Yahoo has announced a change in their data retention policy that is sure to hit the radar of many privacy advocates. The company says that it will extend the amount of time it holds on to user search …

Kosmix Acquired by Walmart in Retail Giant’s Quest for Social Kosmix Acquired by Walmart in Retail Giant’s Quest for Social
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Walmart announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Kosmix, which has a social media platform for filtering and organizing social network content, called the Social Genome. The platform, currently runs on TweetBeat, Kosmix.com, and RightHealth. According to Kosmix …