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Confessions Of A Female Power Digger: An Interview With Amy Vernon

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 15:51
Formerly an editor working for years in the newsroom of a dying paper, Amy Vernon has moved beyond print to become the top female contributor of Digg of all time, the VP of strategy at Hasai, and of course, The Bacon Queen. How did Vernon’s rise to an internationally-known social media [...]


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Google+ Hangouts Will Be Hard For Facebook To Top (GOOG, MSFT)

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 15:09
So far, the most useful feature in Google+ is Hangouts, browser-based video chat with up to 10 people. It works right in the browser (although you might have to download a plug-in first), there's almost no latency, it's...


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Report: Android Market Share Jumps; Smartphones Now Owned by 1 in 3 Americans

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 14:57
According to a new report from comScore, 1 in 3 Americans now own a smartphone. Google’s Android OS is ahead of the pack with a 38.1% share of the market during the 3-month period ending in May, while RIM’s BlackBerry OS fell 4.3% to a 24.7% share of the market.


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How to prep your Mac for Lion

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 14:45
It may be just days before Apple releases Mac OS X 10.7, known as Lion, but you can prep your Mac now to make the upgrade go and faster and more smoothly.


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Physical GIF Brings Internet's Greatest Treasures into the Real World

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 13:48
Animated GIFs are literally the best thing about the internet. And the internet is literally the best thing western civilization has ever spawned. But mankind's greatest triumphs are locked online, right?


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Google Should Open Google+ to Everyone, Today

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 13:30
Hundreds, if not thousands, of people are enjoying Google+ right now. What's stopping Google from letting millions more join in the fun?


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New hacking allegation piles pressure on Murdoch

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 11:46
Prime Minister David Cameron led a chorus of condemnation on Tuesday over allegations a top-selling British newspaper from Rupert Murdoch's global media empire hacked the voicemail of a missing schoolgirl who was later found murdered.


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Microsoft collects royalties from at least 5 Android vendors

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 11:09
One of Microsoft's hottest new profit centers is a smartphone platform you've definitely heard of: Android. Wistron is the latest company to agree to pay Microsoft royalties on Android ... bringing the tally up to at least five.


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EXCLUSIVE: Google to Retire Blogger & Picasa Brands in Google+ Push

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 11:07
Google intends to retire the Blogger and Picasa brands and rename them as Google products.


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New MacBook Air to Boost Data Rransfer with Faster NAND Flash

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 10:43
The latest version of the MacBook Air, the release of which is rumored to be imminent, will feature Toggle DDR 2.0 flash memory with up to 400Mbps performance.


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The Only Backdoor Left To Sneak Your Facebook Friends Into Google+ Is Yahoo

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 10:32
Mark Zuckerberg may be the most followed user on Google+, but good luck trying to find any of your Facebook friends on Google’s new social service. Facebook is making it difficult for anyone to import their friend contact information into Google+.


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Google freezes real-time search after Twitter deal expires

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 10:06
Google has suddenly and quietly stopped its Realtime Search service. The move comes after the two-year contract with Twitter, the primary content provider for this particular search engine, expired. There is no indication if a new arrangement is under discussion at this time.


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10 Tech Stocks More Attractive than Apple

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 08:58
Did Apple'€™s retreat earlier this year signify that the shine has come off? Or was it the pause that refreshes? The top performers weigh in, and provide 10 tech stocks that they like more than Apple.


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Which Country Is Best Prepared For Cyberwar?

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 08:58
Between Lulz and yesterday's Fox News hacks, cyber criminals are on a roll. But the scariest online threats are the ones you haven't even heard of.


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Amazon Appstore, Not so Amazing

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 08:32
An Android developer is pulling its game app from the Amazon Appstore for Android, calling it a "disaster" because of a number of shortcomings. It's the complaint of one developer but it highlights some of the challenges in building a mature market for apps.


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Old Internet Getting You Down? Build Your Own!

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 08:31
If the old Internet is infested with infidel, imperialist, capitalist propaganda just go ahead and make your own, just like Iran is planning on doing and China, as well as Cuba and, to a limited extent, North Korea have been doing for a while.


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Does the HP TouchPad Have More Tablet Apps Than Android?

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 08:02
The HP TouchPad launched with nearly 400 apps - but some sites are saying Android's Honeycomb OS only has 232 apps. What's wrong with Android tablets?


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Apple Orders 15 Million iPhone 5s For September

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 07:32
The sources also said that the iPhone 5 isn't very different from the iPhone 4.


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Should the Government Need a Search Warrant to Track Your Car with GPS?

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 07:14
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case next term about when the government can put GPS devices on people's cars -- which could produce one of the court's biggest privacy rulings in years


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Mark Zuckerberg may be the most followed person on Google+

Tue, 2011/07/05 - 07:10
Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO and face of Facebook, might be the most followed person on Google+ -- the social network from Google that is looking to be his biggest rival.


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