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This Year’s Tablet War Will Begin in September This Year’s Tablet War Will Begin in September

As shown by nearly every analyst’s estimates, tablet shipments slowed during the second quarter of 2013. It turns out, though, that this past quarter was the calm before the storm, with this September slated to be, quite possibly, the biggest …

New AdWords Editor Lets You Manage Upgraded Sitelinks New AdWords Editor Lets You Manage Upgraded Sitelinks
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Google announced that the latest version of AdWords Editor is now available for download. This version supports upgraded sitelinks for enhanced campaigns. With the new version, available here, you can view and manage sitelinks and settings. This includes device preference. …

Watch John McAfee Sweetly Play The Piano For His New Puppy Watch John McAfee Sweetly Play The Piano For His New Puppy

John McAfee is just putting out awesome videos left and right now. The McAfee antivirus founder, who earlier this year, returned to the States after a highly-publicized manhunt beginning in Belize, recently put out a funny video responding to all …

Kendrick Lamar May Have Just Started A Feud Kendrick Lamar May Have Just Started A Feud
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Kendrick Lamar did a guest spot on Big Sean’s song “Control (HOF)”, which premiered last night on Funkmaster Flex’s show, and today the web is buzzing about his rap. Lamar’s portion of the song includes shoutouts to several rappers, but …

You’re Probably Not Prepared to Interview At Google or Facebook You’re Probably Not Prepared to Interview At Google or Facebook

If you’re looking to work for Google, Microsoft, or Facebook – be prepared for a fairly grueling interview process. That’s the takeaway from a new study from Glassdoor. The workplace tracking company looked at average interview ratings of some top …

Never Leave The House With Your Fly Down Again Never Leave The House With Your Fly Down Again

There is nothing more embarrassing than having a friend point out that your fly is down. It happens a lot when we’re young because we’re stupid and can’t be bothered to zip up before leaving the house. I wrongly assumed …

Final Dishonored DLC Out Today, With Trailer Final Dishonored DLC Out Today, With Trailer

Last fall, Bethesda published a new game titled Dishonored, from French developer Arkane Studios. The well-reviewed game brought the stealth/action gameplay that had been missing since Deus Ex: Human Revolution, along with an interesting new world and lore for gamers …

Hyperloop: Here’s How An Emergency Situation Would Play Out Hyperloop: Here’s How An Emergency Situation Would Play Out
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On Monday, Elon Musk unveiled his detailed plans for the long-anticipated Hyperloop project, a futuristic transportation system that would make a trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles just over a half an hour long (here’s the initial proposed route). …

Mellody Hobson, George Lucas Welcome Baby Girl Mellody Hobson, George Lucas Welcome Baby Girl

Mellody Hobson and George Lucas welcomed a baby girl via surrogate on August 9. Everest Hobson Lucas is the first child for Hobson and the fourth for Lucas, who is dad to adopted children Amanda, 32, Katie, 25, and Jett, …

Neanderthals are Smarter than We Thought Neanderthals are Smarter than We Thought

The term “Neanderthal” is quickly going out of style as a derogatory term to describing a simpler person: researchers and archaeologists have uncovered evidence that European Neanderthals were making bone tools thousands of years before the arrival of the modern …

Pomona Shootings: Police Trying To Connect Killings Pomona Shootings: Police Trying To Connect Killings

Three men were killed and two were injured over the weekend in Pomona, California, and police are trying to connect the shootings. 45-year old Jose Cerda was riding a bicycle on Saturday night when a car pulled up alongside him …

FDA Approves New HIV Drug, Tivicay FDA Approves New HIV Drug, Tivicay

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week approved a new drug for the treatment of HIV. Called Tivicay, the drug is an integrase strand transfer inhibitor. In other words, it inhibits HIV by blocking an enzyme necessary for …

Windows 8.1 General Availability Will Come In October [Report] Windows 8.1 General Availability Will Come In October [Report]

Ever since June, Windows 8 users have been able to try out the future with the Windows 8.1 preview. The updated OS brings with it a wealth of improvements, but there are still more features missing from the beta that …

HTC “Likely” to Drop Windows Phone [RUMOR] HTC “Likely” to Drop Windows Phone [RUMOR]

It’s clear that Nokia won’t be abandoning Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 anytime soon. The company’s strategy of having a huge portion of a small market, rather than a tiny portion of the Android market, may or may not pay off …

Breaking Bad Premiere Both a Piracy and Ratings Smash Breaking Bad Premiere Both a Piracy and Ratings Smash

On Sunday, AMC’s Breaking Bad finally picked up where it left off and delivered a mid-season premiere for the ages. I’m not too inclined to hyperbole, but I’m pretty sure that the episode shattered all expectations and blew at least …

Whitey Bulger Found Guilty, “Pleased” With Outcome Whitey Bulger Found Guilty, “Pleased” With Outcome

James “Whitey” Bulger, the notorious Boston mobster accused of killing nearly 20 people, has been found guilty of 32 charges that include murder, racketeering, and money laundering. The 83-year old, who inspired a character in the popular Scorsese film “The …

Here’s The Initial Proposed Hyperloop Route Here’s The Initial Proposed Hyperloop Route

Yesterday evening, Elon Musk finally revealed his Hyperloop proposal after months of teasing the new transportation method. In essence, it’s a capsule that travels in a tube at high speeds – think the transportation system that’s used in Logan’s Run. …

iPhone 5S Rumor: Production Slow Due to Fingerprint Sensors iPhone 5S Rumor: Production Slow Due to Fingerprint Sensors

As with the launch of every new iPhone model, millions of people around the world will be clamoring to get their hands on the new device. This year, however, relatively few Apple fans will be able to get their hands …

Facebook Acquires Speech Translation Company Mobile Technologies, Makers of Offline Translation App Jibbigo Facebook Acquires Speech Translation Company Mobile Technologies, Makers of Offline Translation App Jibbigo
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Facebook has just announced that they have acquired Mobile Technologies, a language software developer who is best known as the makers of the Jibbigo app. Mobile Technologies’ team will head to Menlo Park to join Facebook’s engineering team. “I’m excited …

NASA Reveals Its Zero Gravity 3D Printer NASA Reveals Its Zero Gravity 3D Printer
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It’s no secret that NASA wants to take 3D printers into space. The technology would be immensely useful to the men and women on the International Space Station as they would be able to quickly repair components with plastic replacements. …

Lady Gaga Forces Out Single After Low-Quality Leaks Lady Gaga Forces Out Single After Low-Quality Leaks

Lady Gaga has announced via Twitter that her new single, “Applause”, is being released a week early due to several low-quality versions that have been leaked online. The single–which is her first new material since 2011–was originally supposed to be …

Netflix Closes DVD Distribution Center As DVD Profits Decline Netflix Closes DVD Distribution Center As DVD Profits Decline

Netflix is reportedly closing a DVD distribution center in Bloomfield, Connecticut on Wednesday as demand for its DVD rentals falls and the post office alters its services. The Courant shares a statement from a Netflix spokesperson: “Netflix has closed the …

Mayim Bialik Opens Up About Divorce Blog Mayim Bialik Opens Up About Divorce Blog
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Mayim Bialik, one of the stars of “Big Bang Theory”, has been penning blogs for Kveller–a site devoted to Jewish parenting–for a while now. In the past, her writings have gotten her a lot of attention–some unwanted–because of her belief …

Charlotte’s Web Strain of Marijuana Relieves 6-Year-Old’s Seizures Charlotte’s Web Strain of Marijuana Relieves 6-Year-Old’s Seizures
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Charlotte Figi of Colordao is not quite like other six-year-old girls; she, unfortunately, suffers from a rare form of epilepsy known as Dravet Syndrome, which causes severe seizures to wrack her small body. Charlotte was inhibited by over 300 seizures …