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RT @watsontwins: laughing bc of the top 100 April Fool's Hoaxes :D http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/aprilfool/ ~Emily

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RT @watsontwins: laughing bc of the top 100 April Fool's Hoaxes :D http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/aprilfool/ ~Emily

Mike C's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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Prenda, prenda, prenda... (hat tip to Jan Brady). What... you thought I'd lead with something else? Ohhhhh, fine! So here we are at the end of another week and what a week it was. We started off Monday with April Fool's Day and there were a couple of fools to...
Mike C's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week
Google, April 1, And The Trouble With Tricks You Know Are Coming

7,500 Online Customers Accidentally Sold their Souls

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Do you carefully read the terms of use page when completing an online purchase? Maybe you should. The online computer game retailer GameStation revealed that hidden in its terms of use statement is this clause: By placing an order via this Web site on the first day of the fourth...
7,500 Online Customers Accidentally Sold their Souls

Expedia attempts April Fool humour. I think. "Flights to Mars - Complete Mars Vacation Guide - Expedia Space" http://j.mp/bou9X0

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Expedia attempts April Fool humour. I think. "Flights to Mars - Complete Mars Vacation Guide - Expedia Space" http://j.mp/bou9X0

Wow. Former Windows phone exec to head Amazon's mystery mobile project

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Which is odder: That Amazon, the Kindle company, hired a guy named Kindel to head up a new stealth mobile development project? Or that Amazon hired a Windows phone guy to head a mobile project? That’s what’s happened.  As Geekwire reported on Monday — and yes it dispensed with the...
Wow. Former Windows phone exec to head Amazon's mystery mobile project

Review: Picture Collage Maker helps you design and print calendars, cards, and more

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Picture Collage Maker 3.3.7 is similar to an online photobook service like Mixbook, Shutterfly, or Snapfish, except it offers you more control when customizing your project. Even though Picture Collage Maker is a relatively small download (53.4 MB), it includes a number of backgrounds, templates, resizable clipart, and other...
Review: Picture Collage Maker helps you design and print calendars, cards, and more

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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It's another week with one big winner, this time coming in on our popular post about the DJ who was suspended for pulling the classic "dihydrogen monoxide" prank on his listeners. Gareth soared past the competition in both the insightful and funny categories, because our readers don't seem to...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt
Software leak shows the likely Facebook phone specs and features

Who owns the content you upload?

www.guardian.co.uk
The thorny issue of ownership is under the spotlight again, after Instagram announced changes to its terms and conditionsThe outrage over Instagram's announcement that it is changing its terms and conditions has turned the spotlight on the relationship between websites and users who upload content, whether it is photos, video,...
Who owns the content you upload?

Fool Us Once: 2013 April Fools' Day Roundup

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Find some buried treasure, fly in a glass-bottomed jet or mock the Caped Crusader... these are among the many ways you can be fooled thus far on this April Fools' Day, 2013. The media and technology sectors have been busy already this morning, coming up with some new and clever...
Fool Us Once: 2013 April Fools' Day Roundup

It's an April Fool's Day Spoof, but It's Not a Joke

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Sadly, many of the April Fool's jokes announcing technology products that don't exist could have been real....
It's an April Fool's Day Spoof, but It's Not a Joke

Fake headline of the day: the Pirate Bay "moves" to North Korea

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The Pirate Bay Has the notorious piracy website The Pirate Bay truly fled to the country most inhospitable to Internet users of all kinds—North Korea? That's what the site was saying today, complete with a re-worked ship logo that proudly displayed the colors of North Korea. A blog post on TPB's blog...
Fake headline of the day: the Pirate Bay "moves" to North Korea

Expedia attempts April Fool humour. I think. "Flights to Mars - Complete Mars Vacation Guide - Expedia Space" http://j.mp/bou9X0

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Expedia attempts April Fool humour. I think. "Flights to Mars - Complete Mars Vacation Guide - Expedia Space" http://j.mp/bou9X0

Expedia attempts April Fool humour. I think. "Flights to Mars - Complete Mars Vacation Guide - Expedia Space" http://j.mp/bou9X0

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Expedia attempts April Fool humour. I think. "Flights to Mars - Complete Mars Vacation Guide - Expedia Space" http://j.mp/bou9X0

Google’s first April Fool this year is brilliant: ‘Maps 8-bit’ for the Nintendo Entertainment System

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Google offers its Maps product on a huge variety of different systems, but the one that it has so far neglected is the hugely popular Nintendo Entertainment System. Finally, the search giant has answered the cries of NES users everywhere and is launching an 8-bit version of its popular mapping...
Google’s first April Fool this year is brilliant: ‘Maps 8-bit’ for the Nintendo Entertainment System

April Fool's Day news stories catch readers out | The Daily Telegraph #aprilfools

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April Fool's Day news stories catch readers out | The Daily Telegraph #aprilfools

OMGWTF: Google Could Spend $10 Million on .LOL Domains (GOOG)

www.businessinsider.com
Textspeak continues to conquer all forms of communication. Google wants to take control of a new family of Internet addresses, .lol. Vint Cerf, an inventor of key Internet technologies and Google's chief Internet evangelist, announced in a blog post that Google was applying to run the new top-level domain—what...
OMGWTF: Google Could Spend $10 Million on .LOL Domains (GOOG)

My First Action Figure

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Thanks to my friend C.C. Chapman, I am now an action figure. No, it’s not an April Fool’s joke. Here’s a quick video to show it to you: You’ve gotta admit that’s kind of a cool promotion, right? People always ask which camera I used to shoot my video. I...
My First Action Figure

Tellmewhere Makes Check-ins Make Sense

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Tellmewhere Makes Check-ins Make Sense is a post from Chris PirilloI am still on the fence when it comes to location-based applications. I can honestly see both sides of the coin. On one side, they can be useful when trying to make plans and connect with others. On the darker...
Tellmewhere Makes Check-ins Make Sense

Expedia attempts April Fool humour. I think. "Flights to Mars - Complete Mars Vacation Guide - Expedia Space" http://j.mp/bou9X0

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Expedia attempts April Fool humour. I think. "Flights to Mars - Complete Mars Vacation Guide - Expedia Space" http://j.mp/bou9X0

Microsoft's Do Not Tracksuit, YouTube's end game, and more April Fool's 'fun'

www.geekwire.com
Sorry, but Adam Boyes is not EA’s new CEO. April Fool’s Day: Because there isn’t enough misinformation on the Internet already, apparently. As people around the GeekWire office will tell you, this is probably my least favorite day of the year. Seriously, so much stuff online is bogus already —...
Microsoft's Do Not Tracksuit, YouTube's end game, and more April Fool's 'fun'

No joke: Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs in biopic

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Take a moment to digest this news: Ashton Kutcher, he of That ’70s Show, Dude Where’s My Car?, and now Two and a Half Men fame, is reportedly attached to play the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic. The indie film will simply be titled “Jobs,”...
No joke: Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs in biopic

Confessions of a Gadget Junkie

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Ah, April Fool’s Day. Such a special day at Get Rich Slowly. Every year, I share a story of my own foolishness with money. And there are so many stories to choose from! Stories like The $1500 Frisbee and How to Turn $500 Into $7 the Hard Way. This year’s...
Confessions of a Gadget Junkie
5 big reasons Rosetta Stone's buy-out of LiveMocha was a mistake
And Here Is Sergey Brin Riding Fly in a Hot Pink Tesla

For April Fool's, popular blogger has readers call a comment-spamming company all day and bark like dogs. http://bit.ly/djxYNG

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For April Fool's, popular blogger has readers call a comment-spamming company all day and bark like dogs. http://bit.ly/djxYNG
Satirical 'Startup' Vooza Gets Serious About What It's Really Up To -- A New Kind Of Web Advertising
Googlers turn Sergey Brin's Tesla Model S into a pink Batmobile for April Fool's Day (Photos)

Our Troops Need Turd-Powered Nuclear Reactors [Poop]

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This is not an April Fool's post. This is a serious post about DARPA, the military's experimental research arm, and how they want to explore human waste as a fuel source for portable nuclear reactors on overseas military bases. Seriously. More »...
Our Troops Need Turd-Powered Nuclear Reactors [Poop]
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