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Could Facebook’s ‘Buffy’ Phone Slay the iPhone?

Facebook plans to enter into the smart phone market in the next 12-18 months with a phone that they have codenamed ‘Buffy.’

And, yes, that’s because Mark Zuckerberg and company thinks the device will be an iPhone slayer.

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Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2011 Installation Luncheon - Arrivals
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Six Degrees Of Separation Lowered To Four

If you've ever played Six Degrees Of Kevin Bacon know the game just got easier.

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Netflix Reports Third Quarter Earnings
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Netflix Will Be A Losing Proposition In 2012

Netflix has certainly been under attack lately.  And now amidst falling stock prices and user defections, Netflix now claims they will lose money all of 2012.

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Craigslist Founder Discovers Online Goldmine
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Modern Warfare 3 Video Game Widow Lists Husband For Sale On Craigslist

Modern Warfare 3 is a very popular video game with the gamers these days.  And many a wife, girl friend or significant other may be feeling a bit left out.  Here's what one video game widow did to even the score.

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2010 CeBIT Technology Fair
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Flying This Thanksgiving? Leave Your E-Reader At Home!

If you have an e-ink e-reader like the Amazon Kindle you might want to think twice before taking it on the plane with you this Thanksgiving.  Or ever.

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iPads Survive 1,300-Feet Drop With Heavy-Duty G-Form Cases [VIDEO]

One of the first things most people do when they get a smartphone or iPad is buy a case to protect it from accidental drops. Cases themselves range from purely decorative to nearly hardhat-industrial — and now one iPad case manufacturer, G-Form, has put its products to the ultimate test.

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Is Your Computer Password Among the 25 Worst of 2011?

Password management app maker SplashData has released its list of the “worst computer passwords of 2011″ based around the most commonly stolen password data. It should come as no surprise that the password “password” topped the list of no-nos.

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NASA's "What's Your Favorite Space" Event
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Want To Be An Astronaut? NASA Now Taking Applications

Even though NASA has no way to get astronauts to space other than to hitch a ride on a Russian Soyuz, NASA is hiring.

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Computer Game Museum Opens In Berlin
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Video Gamers Have Bigger Brains, Study Says

Video games have a place in my spice rack of life.  I've been gaming for over 30 years.  A new study says I got a big brain.

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Google Might Start Manufacturing Driverless Cars [VIDEO]

After changing the way we use the Internet, is Google preparing to change the way we drive?

Since 2005, Google has been developing a driverless car, which navigates itself with sensors, Google’s street view software and artificial intelligence.

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