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Rovio has more monthly active users than Twitter

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Rovio announced today it hit 263 million monthly active users in December 2012. This happened precisely three years after the first Angry Birds game debuted at the end of 2009. Incidentally, the somewhat better-known Twitter hit the 200 million monthly active user mark in December 2012. And since Twitter was...
Rovio has more monthly active users than Twitter

The Dealmaster: Come Cyber Monday with us

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Happy Cyber Monday, Arsians! Black Friday is over and those wounded in Walmart trampling incidents are convalescing in hospitals, so today is the day we can continue the trampling in a safe and secure fashion—on the Internet! Cyber Monday is the day that Internet retailers fire their broadside salvos straight...
The Dealmaster: Come Cyber Monday with us

Boeing tests microwave missile that knocks out electronics, represents our worst nightmare (video)

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Forget bombs or the robopocalypse. In our minds, the most fearsome weapon is the one that disables our gadgets. That's what makes Boeing's newly tested Counter-electronics High-powered Microwave Advanced Missile Project (CHAMP) scarier than most projectiles. The missile bombards targets underneath with microwaves that shut down computers, power systems...
Boeing tests microwave missile that knocks out electronics, represents our worst nightmare (video)

10 Quick Tips To Make Your Draw Something Art Suck Less

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We asked artist and designer Jon Williams for Draw Something art advice. Here are ten tips he offered that will make your art less shameful on the app. You can follow Williams' art on Instagram or Twitter @puffpuffdub. Sit somewhere and if possible put your device down on a...
10 Quick Tips To Make Your Draw Something Art Suck Less

Everyone Who Wants a Drone Will Have One Soon

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Our Brian Fung brings word that Iran has a drone, and I think it's reasonable not to worry about it, per se.But let's talk about the (very) near future. Drones are not like the atomic bomb. There won't be a day when suddenly we realize that a horrible new weapon has...
Everyone Who Wants a Drone Will Have One Soon

The Dealmaster's SSD madness!

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The Dealmaster is back again, doin' a little east cost swing! The Dealmaster's got the deals, not too hard, not too soft. We are bringing the triple SSD threat today, dropping Samsung-shaped bombs, starting with a 500GB Samsung 840 for $359. See if that one moves you! We've also got...
The Dealmaster's SSD madness!

Game Insight announces Mystery Manor Blitz

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Mobile Social developer Game Insight today announced its newest Mystery Manor game for mobile devices: Mystery Manor Blitz, which will launch for iPad later this year. Mystery Manor Blitz is will feature many of the usual staples present in hidden object games: Players are invited to explore the mansion of...
Game Insight announces Mystery Manor Blitz

Fruit Ninja Tops 300M+ Downloads After Two Years, Now Installed On 1/3 Of All U.S. iPhones

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It feels like it was just yesterday that I was downloading Fruit Ninja on a review unit of the iPad, swiping away at juicy watermelons and nearly-invisible kiwis. But the app has been around for a while — two years to be exact. And over the span of 24 months,...
Fruit Ninja Tops 300M+ Downloads After Two Years, Now Installed On 1/3 Of All U.S. iPhones

How To Be Happy Anywhere

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For my job I spent 300 days traveling the world last year. I met a lot of happy people. Who they are and where they live will surprise you.The other day, as I took a taxi ride across Manhattan, the driver was pondering the state of the world. “I can’t...
How To Be Happy Anywhere

UPDATE! Cat Bombs More Prevalent Than Previously Thought

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A deeper global history of the animal-borne incendiary bomb...
UPDATE! Cat Bombs More Prevalent Than Previously Thought

ERIC SCHMIDT: 'It's Extremely Curious That Apple Has Chosen To Sue Google's Partners' (AAPL, GOOG)

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Google chairman, and former CEO, Eric Schmidt did a Q&A with Jessica Lessin at The Wall Street Journal. One of the big topics of conversation was Google's relationship with Apple. The two companies were once so close that Eric Schmidt joke they should merge and rename themselves, "AppleGoo." Now, they...
ERIC SCHMIDT: 'It's Extremely Curious That Apple Has Chosen To Sue Google's Partners' (AAPL, GOOG)
How the military defends against GPS jamming

Larry Page looks back at a year at the head of Google, promises velocity, execution and focus in the future

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A year and a day after taking over the reins at Mountain View, Google co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Larry Page has plenty to say about where the company has been recently, and where it's going. While there aren't any Project Glass bombs dropped, in this open letter he's promising...
Larry Page looks back at a year at the head of Google, promises velocity, execution and focus in the future
Dave McClure: hottest investments, favorite start-ups, biggest screwups, and clueless founders

Amazon v newspaper: which is the more valuable review?

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Academics have charted reviews on social media sites and broadsheet books desks, and ranked their impact on novel sales. The results make for interesting readingLast week's paper from the Harvard Business School asking "What makes a critic tick?" put me in mind of teachers and bombs. Literary critics can be...
Amazon v newspaper: which is the more valuable review?
Map out the 1940 Axis attack on London with the Bomb Sight project

China: Cyberattacks Are Like A-Bombs

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Cyberattacks could be "as serious as a nuclear bomb," according to a top Chinese general, who rejected suggestions that the Chinese military is behind cyberspying aimed at Western companies....
China: Cyberattacks Are Like A-Bombs
The 'tsunami bomb' that could have altered the face of World War II

listening to "Gossip - Yr Mangled Heart (Guns N Bombs Trashbags Remix)"

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listening to "Gossip - Yr Mangled Heart (Guns N Bombs Trashbags Remix)"

UCSB sensor sniffs explosives through microfluidics, might replace Rover at the airport (video)

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We're sure that most sniffer dogs would rather be playing fetch than hunting for bombs in luggage. If UC Santa Barbara has its way with a new sensor, those canines will have a lot more free time on their hands. The device manages a snout-like sensitivity by concentrating molecules...
UCSB sensor sniffs explosives through microfluidics, might replace Rover at the airport (video)

Motorola Atrix 3 'Dinara' powers through the FCC en route to AT&T

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The Motorola Dinara, also known as the third-generation Atrix, has been making the occasional stop at the rumor mill to drop off knowledge bombs, but now it looks like we have some official FCC documentation to supplement the intel. Going undercover as the MB886, it sports the proper LTE...
Motorola Atrix 3 'Dinara' powers through the FCC en route to AT&T

Boston blasts show two sides of social media

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Twitter users reacted fast to the explosions that ripped through the Boston Marathon Monday, but the incident also revealed how social media can only be so reliable in such situations.Twitter spread news of the blasts quickly and was a useful communications tool for public authorities such as the Boston...
Boston blasts show two sides of social media

Parents, Guard Your iPads: 5-Year-Old Buys $2,554 Worth of Apps in 10 Minutes

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(Photo: NSPT4kids.com) If you’ve ever seen a child use an iPad, it’s actually kind of terrifying. The ease with which they learn the swipe gesture; the comfort they clearly take from sinking into a Winnie the Pooh puzzle game. There is no adoption curve whatsoever: place a tablet in a...
Parents, Guard Your iPads: 5-Year-Old Buys $2,554 Worth of Apps in 10 Minutes

"That containment wasn’t something average consumers widely understood, I’d say. To them, Siri was..."

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“That containment wasn’t something average consumers widely understood, I’d say. To them, Siri was just some cool new tool that let you ask your iPhone for stuff. It was a subtle way to dump Google without consumers ever realizing that Apple dumped Google…. That’s how you fight Google, if you’re...
"That containment wasn’t something average consumers widely understood, I’d say. To them, Siri was..."
US military seeking more autonomous robots and vehicles

Microsoft Expected To Show Off Office 15 On Monday (MSFT)

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Microsoft will soon answer a whole bunch of questions on its next version of Office, known as Office 15. The company is expected to take the wraps off on Monday, according to numerous reports. Although Office 15 has been in the hands of a select few testers, it hasn't been...
Microsoft Expected To Show Off Office 15 On Monday (MSFT)
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Gaia Interactive launches RumbleKitten on iOS

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Monster Galaxy developer Gaia Interactive’s newest game, RumbleKitten, is now on available on the iTunes App Store. RumbleKitten is a free-to-play gesture-based game, set in a Dickensian world where orphaned cats engage in “underground tickle fights” in order to gain freedom from the oppression of local kingpin Daddy Cat....
Gaia Interactive launches RumbleKitten on iOS

How To Cheat Against Your Friends On Draw Something

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Draw Something is one of the hottest apps on the App Store right now, but it looks like there are still a few kinks to work out. When you challenge a friend, you have to pick from three words which you are going to draw. If you don't like...
How To Cheat Against Your Friends On Draw Something

NVIDIA unveils the Grid, first 'fully integrated' product

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NVIDIA's CES 2013 press conference is still ongoing, but the chipmaker is already dropping news bombs: the NVIDIA Grid was just announced, a card used for cloud computing. Developing ...Comments...
NVIDIA unveils the Grid, first 'fully integrated' product
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