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National Geographic Plans to Transmit Tweets into Space

As a way to promote its show ‘Chasing UFOs’ and potentially impress aliens with our highly-advanced Twitter technology, the National Geographic Channel will broadcast tweets into the deepest recesses of space this coming August.

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Study: Facebook Users Access Site Through Smartphones More Than Computers

Some of the world’s smallest computers now make up a big part of Facebook’s traffic.

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Has the Internet Had a Positive Effect On Culture? — Survey of the Day

If you are reading this, you are on the internet. The World Wide Web went commercial about 1990, and over the last couple decades it’s come to completely change the way we communicate and get information.

But is it a change for the better?

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Facebook To Acquire Photosharing Site Instagram For One Billion Dollars
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Take Facebook Offline Until They Get Rid Of The Child Pornography

It's time to take Facebook off the internet.  They've got a very disturbing problem and they don't seem to mind.  I had presumed that Facebook was rife with pedophiles.  Most social networking sites are.  What if you knew photos are readily available of naked children, being raped, sodomized and worse all over Facebook?  They are and Zuckerberg seem to be doing little about it.

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Reports: Spammers Flooded Cell Phones with a Staggering 4.5 Billion Texts in 2011

There are few things more frustrating than learning that some spammer has wasted a few megabytes of your data plan with advertisements for male enhancement pills or cash for gold schemes.

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Could Your Social Media Profiles Cost You a Job?

A new CareerBuilder survey of 2,300 hiring managers and human resource professionals shores up the warnings many experts give job-seekers about social media — namely, what you post could wind up costing you a position.

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10-Year-Old Boy Designs Video Game for His Blind Grandmother

10-year-old Dylan Viale has a very close relationship with his grandmother Sherry, who is blind. The two walk dogs and go to the movies together, and recently went to a Lego event where they helped build a giant Lego Yoda.

But because of her vision impairment, Dylan wasn’t able to share with his grandmother his love of video games. So the fifth-grader at Hidden Valley Elementary in Martinez, CA, did something about that — he developed a video game which blind and sighted people can play together.

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What’s Your Favorite Tech Brand? — Survey of the Day

When it comes to tech brands, which company is king?

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Apple Overtakes Google As World's Most Valuable Brand
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More Than Half A Million Mac Computers Worldwide Infected With Malware, Some In Amarillo

Troubling news for Apple users locally and worldwide.  Apple products are usually seen as impervious to malware and viral attacks.  There's a big chick in that armor with news that around 600,000 Macs have malware installed worldwide.

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Baby Rescued From Well Thanks to iPhone

Two-year-old stuck in a well? There’s an app for that.

Rescue workers in Mengzi City, China had the daunting task of freeing a toddler who had fallen into a 40-foot well. While they could hear the boy’s cries, they couldn’t really see him. This posed a problem when he kept slipping out of the adult-sized harness they had sent down the shaft.

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