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The Open Web Was Born 20 Years Ago Today The Open Web Was Born 20 Years Ago Today
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In 1989, CERN and Tim Berners-Lee changed the world forever with the creation of the modern Internet. They changed the world again four years later when the net was freed from being owned by any one person or organization. CERN …

New Killer is Dead Trailer Highlights ‘Mondo Girls’ New Killer is Dead Trailer Highlights ‘Mondo Girls’

Suda51 is well-known by gamers for creating games featuring tons of gore and not-so-subtle sexual innuendo. Games such as Shadows of the Damned and Lollipop Chainsaw revel in this type of grindhouse-style excess. Suda’s newest game, Killer is Dead, is …

Original iPhone to Be Declared Officially Obsolete Original iPhone to Be Declared Officially Obsolete
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The iPhone, yes the original one, is about to be considered obsolete. I know, it already is from a practical standpoint – but Apple is about to make it official. Internal documentation reveals that the iPhone will be classified as …

Mars Rover Opportunity Found in Standby Mode After Solar Conjunction Mars Rover Opportunity Found in Standby Mode After Solar Conjunction

The rovers on Mars this month were under a command moratorium as Mars passed behind the sun, an event known as solar conjunction. Now that the solar conjunction has ended, researchers have found something amiss with Mars rover Opportunity. Mission …

George Jung (Of ‘Blow’ Fame) Is Writing John McAfee’s Biography George Jung (Of ‘Blow’ Fame) Is Writing John McAfee’s Biography

George Jung, the famed drug smugger, whose life story took the big screen form of Blow (starring Johnny Depp as Jung) has been tapped to write the biography of McAfee antivirus founder John McAfee. Impact Future Media, which secured TV …

Newborn Left On Beach Rescued By Passerby Newborn Left On Beach Rescued By Passerby
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A newborn baby girl was found naked and crying in the sand on a beach in Honolulu on Sunday, having just been born possibly moments earlier. The baby was discovered by a woman who had just arrived at the beach …

LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Members in Singapore LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Members in Singapore
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While Facebook has recently been losing members in the U.S. and U.K., it has seen growth in developing countries such as India. While its worldwide membership growth is currently offsetting its membership losses, the loss of 6 million U.S. members …

Outlook.com Users Can Now Make Skype Calls Directly From Their Inbox Outlook.com Users Can Now Make Skype Calls Directly From Their Inbox

Last year, Microsoft introduced an entirely new Outlook.com in an attempt to revitalize its email client. Early results (from Microsoft) say its working, and now it’s adding even more functionality to tempt more people over to its side. Microsoft announced …

Twitter Suggests News Orgs Designate Twitter-Only Devices to Protect Themselves in Light of Recent Hacks Twitter Suggests News Orgs Designate Twitter-Only Devices to Protect Themselves in Light of Recent Hacks
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In light of the recent hacking attacks that have hit news organizations around the world, Twitter has warned news outlets that they expect the attacks to continue. “There have been several recent incidents of high-profile news and media Twitter handles …

Chad Johnson, Homeless Man Go Out On The Town Chad Johnson, Homeless Man Go Out On The Town
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Chad Johnson made quite a few headlines last year after being arrested for a domestic violence dispute–in which he was accused of headbutting his wife, sending her to the hospital–and subsequently being released from his contract with the Miami Dolphins. …

Should Facebook Allow Businesses To Give Away Guns? Should Facebook Allow Businesses To Give Away Guns?
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Pennsylvania gun store Pittsburgh Tactical Firearms was running a giveaway for an AR-15 on Facebook, when the social network shut it down without warning. Should gun sellers be able to run promotions for guns on Facebook? Let us know what …

Google Has People Scared To Link To Their Own Content Google Has People Scared To Link To Their Own Content
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Some webmasters are afraid to link to their own content, for fear of Google penalizing them. This isn’t exactly new, but the point is being emphasized lately (ironically by Google itself). Has Google ever worried you about your own linking …

eBay Seller Sues Buyer Over Negative Feedback eBay Seller Sues Buyer Over Negative Feedback
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UPDATE: There are a few new wrinkles in the case. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Let’s say you left a negative review on eBay. Maybe the seller wasn’t prompt in delivery, or maybe they weren’t completely honest about the product. Whatever. At what …

Will Small Businesses Suffer If Forced To Collect Online Sales Tax? Will Small Businesses Suffer If Forced To Collect Online Sales Tax?
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One of the most controversial pieces of legislation currently making its way through the Senate is the Marketplace Fairness Act. In essence, it would allow states to collect taxes from online purchases even if the online store doesn’t have a …

Google Image Search Changes Have Not Been Kind To Webmasters Google Image Search Changes Have Not Been Kind To Webmasters
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Earlier this year, Google launched a new design for its image search, and ever since, there has been a substantial amount of backlash from webmasters claiming that the changes have decreased the amount of traffic they get to their sites. …

Google Now Hits iPhone And iPad With Fewer Features Google Now Hits iPhone And iPad With Fewer Features
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Google has made Google Now available on iOS in a new update to the Search app for iPhones and iPads. Here’s the description for what’s new in version 3.0.0: Get just the right information at just the right time with …

CISPA Add-On Banning Employers from Seeking Facebook Passwords Killed CISPA Add-On Banning Employers from Seeking Facebook Passwords Killed
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As you probably know, on Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as CISPA. The bill, which aims to help the government react to cybersecurity threats by making it easier to …

Do Google’s Search Proposals Go Far Enough? Do Google’s Search Proposals Go Far Enough?
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The EU has finally come out with a public document discussing Google’s proposal to end a lengthy antitrust investigation, and addressing the previously reported “market test,” which will give competitors and all those concerned a chance to offer feedback. Should …

Facebook Friends Are Worth $174.17 To Brands [Report] Facebook Friends Are Worth $174.17 To Brands [Report]
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A study from Syncapse is generating some attention in the marketing world. Surveying over 2,000 Facebook users, it has determined that a Facebook Page like is worth $174.17. Feel free to keep a grain of salt handy, but the abstract …

Someone Is Going to Pay Millions to Get Coffee with Tim Cook Someone Is Going to Pay Millions to Get Coffee with Tim Cook
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Unless the bidding cools down fast, someone is going to pay millions of dollars for a half-an-hour coffee date with Apple CEO Tim Cook. We first told you about the charity auction earlier this week. Tim Cook is auctioning off …

Online Sales Tax Bill Will Go Up For A Final Vote On May 6 Online Sales Tax Bill Will Go Up For A Final Vote On May 6
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The Senate really wants the public to know that it’s completely behind the Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that would require online businesses to collect sales tax from every state regardless of its location. After two previous votes that saw …

Google Penalizes Mozilla For Web Spam [Updated] Google Penalizes Mozilla For Web Spam [Updated]
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Update: It turns out that Google only penalized a single page from Mozilla. Matt Cutts weighed in on the “penalty” in that same forum thread (hat tip: Search Engine Land). Google has penalized Mozilla.org, the nonprofit site of the organization …

Vermont ISP Offers Gigabit Internet For $35 A Month Vermont ISP Offers Gigabit Internet For $35 A Month
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National telecoms like AT&T have said they are going to compete with Google Fiber, but there’s not been much proof of that so far. Instead, startups and small phone companies are leading the charge in bringing fiber Internet to more …

Baby Sold On Facebook For Grandfather’s Drug Money Baby Sold On Facebook For Grandfather’s Drug Money
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A newborn baby in India was rescued at the last minute from being sold by his own grandfather in order to fund his drug problem. 47- year old Feroz Khan has been arrested for allegedly conspiring with two hospital employees …