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Debate rages over contentious Internet sales tax proposal

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Pay up, sucka! The U.S. Senate is rushing to vote on a bill that would mean you--yes, you--would have to start paying sales tax for your online purchases, but opponents warn that pushing the proposal through could create some severe side effects. The legislation has been hustled to the Senate...
Debate rages over contentious Internet sales tax proposal
PayPal cans 470 workers to delight customers and get stronger (yeah, really)

Koss Adds Mic and Inline Remote to Classic PortaPro

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Classic PortaPros with inline mic and controls? Yes please! One of my favorite sets of headphones just got a little bit favorite-er. The Koss PortaPro dates back to those dark ages of stonewashed denim and shoulder pads, the 1980s. The simple folding cans, with their thin metal headband and amazing-sounding...
Koss Adds Mic and Inline Remote to Classic PortaPro

MEElectronics launches its personal audio lineup for 2013 at CES

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MEEelectronics' wants us to escape the humdrum aspects of our lives with some fashionable yet comfortable headphones we can strap to our bonce here at CES. It's releasing three new headphones, including the Runaway 1200 Bluetooth cans and EDM Revolution 'phones, which, we're told, embody the tenets of PLUR...
MEElectronics launches its personal audio lineup for 2013 at CES

Check out this drinking game for Twitter, it’s called #DrinkUp

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While I believe that everyone should drink responsibly, sometimes you need to kick back and throw down a few beers after a long day. Some of us like to use Twitter while we’re having these drinks, which turn out to be either extremely hilarious, or embarrassing. Or both. One drunk...
Check out this drinking game for Twitter, it’s called #DrinkUp

Necomimi cat ears' creators branch out into brain-controlled headphones (video)

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While we've always thought that brain-controlled cat ears are a perfectly viable business model, it's usually in a company's best interest to diversify, in case, you know, the bottom ever drops out of the furry accessory market. Neurowear, the company behind the Necomimi, which provided some of the more...
Necomimi cat ears' creators branch out into brain-controlled headphones (video)

V-Moda's M-100 headphones get priced at $300, will ship 'in time for the holidays'

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It wasn't long ago when we got an early look an listen to a near-final version of V-Moda's audiophile-tuned M-100 lifestyle headphones -- and now, after months of crowd-sourcing feedback, the company is finally green-lighting mass production. You may recall that pricing and availability hadn't been set, but now...
V-Moda's M-100 headphones get priced at $300, will ship 'in time for the holidays'
Sony is getting ready to show of another oddball tablet

Turtle Beach Ear Force NLa and N11 stereo Wii U headsets hands-on (video)

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Nintendo may be MIA at TGS this year (as usual), but that hasn't stopped Turtle Beach -- it brought a pair of Wii U headsets to the show anyway. We dropped by the outfit's booth to take a peek, finding seemingly empty boxes in lieu of product. Turns out...
Turtle Beach Ear Force NLa and N11 stereo Wii U headsets hands-on (video)

Sony and Simon Cowell intro X-Factor-themed MDR-X10, celebrity headphones officially jump the shark for $300

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We're still wrapping our heads around this, but Sony and Simon Cowell have officially decided to join the celebrity-endorsed headphone bandwagon. Dubbed as the MDR-X10, the X-Factor-themed cans are certainly late to the party, but the vibrant red and silver color theme will ensure they get noticed -- and...
Sony and Simon Cowell intro X-Factor-themed MDR-X10, celebrity headphones officially jump the shark for $300
The secret inside Peter Molyneux's 'Curiosity' may be connected to the next Xbox

Logitech UE 9000 Wireless Headphones hit the FCC: Bluetooth in a full-size package

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We've seen Logitech extend the reach of its Ultimate Ears brand once before with the UE Air Speaker, and now it appears that full-size headphones are soon to be on the list. As revealed by a recent FCC filing, the division -- best known for its pro-quality IEMs --...
Logitech UE 9000 Wireless Headphones hit the FCC: Bluetooth in a full-size package

Beer can keyboard is perfect for drunken Facebook updates

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Forget touch typing, we're entering the realm of tongue typing with a working keyboard made from full cans of beer. [Read more]...
Beer can keyboard is perfect for drunken Facebook updates

VOX jams guitar amps into Audio-Technica headphones, dubs them Amphones (ears-on)

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Guitarists and Bassists have many tools at their disposal for practicing fresh news licks without disturbing others around them. One of our favorites has been Vox's AmPlug -- a guitar amp-modeling dongle that plugs into your instrument's 1/4-inch jack, allowing you to connect headphones and an MP3 player to...
VOX jams guitar amps into Audio-Technica headphones, dubs them Amphones (ears-on)

Peter Molyneux leaves Lionhead and Microsoft to found 22 Cans

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Peter Molyneux will leave Microsoft Game / Lionhead Studios once he's finished developing Fable: The Journey for Kinect. He'll be replaced by co-founder Mark Webley at the studio, with Redmond yet to name his successor at corporate level. Molyneux will partner with (Lionhead's) former CTO Tim Rance and Director...
Peter Molyneux leaves Lionhead and Microsoft to found 22 Cans

Elevation Partners' Roger McNamee Slams Android, Microsoft and Yahoo in One Fell Scoop

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Venture capitalist Roger McNamee took on a number of the big tech companies on Wednesday, arguing that most of Silicon Valley’s giants are failing to innovate. “I am really frustrated when I look at Microsoft or Yahoo or even Google, remarkably enough, because it feels to me they are not...
Elevation Partners' Roger McNamee Slams Android, Microsoft and Yahoo in One Fell Scoop

Sennheiser launches the Momentum retro-cans and CX890i earbuds

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Sennheiser is busting out a pair of personal audio products worth boasting about at this year's IFA. First up is the very fashionable Momentum, a pair of chrome and leather cans that take cues from the Amperior reference design, with a 3.5mm stereo lead and optional smart remote. However,...
Sennheiser launches the Momentum retro-cans and CX890i earbuds

Logitech unveils new Ultimate Ears range including a $99 mobile boombox (video)

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Logitech's Ultimate Ears marque is unveiling a plethora of new products designed to keep you smothered in music from the moment you wake up. First up is a trio of speakers designed to push tunes from your smartphone, including a $180 WiFi-connected Smart Radio, a $250 Boombox and a...
Logitech unveils new Ultimate Ears range including a $99 mobile boombox (video)

Rapoo H9080 wireless headphones promise mellow bass, 10 hour battery life

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Wireless home theater cans? A dime a dozen these days -- luckily, we're still suckers for a handsome charging dock. Debuting in the halls of the Las Vegas convention center are Rapoo's H9080 Home Entertainment Wireless Headphones, a leather-clad pair of audio earmuffs that promise deep, on-demand bass boosting...
Rapoo H9080 wireless headphones promise mellow bass, 10 hour battery life

shortformblog: Remember that episode of "Seinfeld" where Newman...

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shortformblog: Remember that episode of "Seinfeld" where Newman came up with a scheme to get rich on bottle deposits by taking New York-bred plastic bottles to Michigan, in an effort to take advantage of the 5¢ difference in deposit costs? Well, Michigan is working to Kramer and Newman can never...
shortformblog: Remember that episode of "Seinfeld" where Newman...

Sony unveils MDR-1 headphones at IFA 2012

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Sony has announced its newest set of headphones, the MDR-1 at IFA. Produced in "collaboration between artists and engineers," the classy-looking cans seem to be channeling the retro headphones of yesteryear. There's no word as yet on price, availability or what makes this gear so special, but we'll keep...
Sony unveils MDR-1 headphones at IFA 2012

Code.org Launches To Help Make Computer Programming Accessible To Everyone

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When you think about hackathons and coders building something quick and dirty, you might envision a dark dorm room at Harvard filled with pizza boxes and empty Red Bull cans. That’s because the only window the world has, outside of San Francisco and New York City, was the movie “The...
Code.org Launches To Help Make Computer Programming Accessible To Everyone

Turtle Beach gets Microsoft stamp of approval to build Xbox One headsets

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Microsoft's new Xbox comes with a console, controller and Kinect, but even if you pre-order One for yourself, you'll need to go elsewhere to pick up a headset to match. And, Turtle Beach will be one of the first next-gen headset providers, as it's just signed a license with...
Turtle Beach gets Microsoft stamp of approval to build Xbox One headsets

Sennheiser's Momentum headphones bring their leathery, metal goodness to IFA, we go hands-on (video)

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Now these are some seriously nice-looking headphones -- and really, that's sort of the thing here. After all, internally, these cans are quite similar to older models from Sennheiser, and spending a little time underneath them was a fully engrossing experience, the cups dampening out a lot of noise...
Sennheiser's Momentum headphones bring their leathery, metal goodness to IFA, we go hands-on (video)

Peter Molyneux reveals first game from his new studio: Curiosity coming to iOS and PC

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Peter Molyneux has revealed what he's been up to since he left Lionhead. At E3, he paid a visit to Spike TV, bringing with him several screens from his upcoming title, Curiosity. He didn't give away much on what we can expect from 22 Cans' first effort, although we'd...
Peter Molyneux reveals first game from his new studio: Curiosity coming to iOS and PC

KEF M500 and M200 headphones launched in Hong Kong, we go ears-on

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It's been almost a month since KEF announced its first headphone series, and yesterday, we finally got the chance to try out its M500 cans and M200 in-ears at their Hong Kong launch event. In fact, it's worth noting that while KEF originated from the UK 52 years ago,...
KEF M500 and M200 headphones launched in Hong Kong, we go ears-on

Bud Light's Loudly Supporting Gay Marriage -- No Matter What The Haters Say

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Bud Light thrust itself into the middle of the gay marriage conversation by posting an ad on its Facebook page promoting equality. The pic features a pair of Bud Light cans aligned like an equals sign. In around 15 hours, the post has accumulated more than 34,000 'likes' and racked...
Bud Light's Loudly Supporting Gay Marriage -- No Matter What The Haters Say

Peter Molyneux to quit Lionhead and Microsoft

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The veteran games designer will leave development studio Lionhead and his position at Microsoft after the completion of current project, Fable: The JourneyPeter Molyneux has revealed that he will leave Lionhead after the completion of the studio's current project, Fable: The Journey. The veteran games designer will also give up...
Peter Molyneux to quit Lionhead and Microsoft
Fable creator Peter Molyneux departs Lionhead Studios and Microsoft for 22 Cans

To Win the Sale, Win Your Customer's Heart

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You're unappreciated in your company, and you've begun to doubt your importance there. Huh? How did I know that? I didn't. But I'm rarely wrong when I make that assumption about people, and especially about potential clients. In fact, that premise is central to my company's approach to forging an...
To Win the Sale, Win Your Customer's Heart
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