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Yes, We're Better Off Than 4 Years Ago [CHARTS]

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The biggest issue in this year's election is the economy. So the question both political teams keep asking Americans is, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" Many Americans certainly aren't better off than they were four years ago, because they don't have jobs. But are average...
Yes, We're Better Off Than 4 Years Ago [CHARTS]
Razer's outspoken CEO slams HP and Dell, says he 'loves Apple'

HTC profits in freefall; Samsung, Apple dominance to blame

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Taiwan smartphone manufacturer HTC Corporation's quarterly profits for the fourth quarter of 2012 missed its expected target, and plummeted 91 percent from the same quarter a year ago. The manufacturer is suffering from continued strong iPhone releases, and pressure from a large range of Samsung Android-powered phones occupying the same...
HTC profits in freefall; Samsung, Apple dominance to blame

Sony outs new waterproof HDR-GW77V Handycam, available May 25th in Japan

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Despite having launched a full battalion of Handycams back at CES, Sony left the adventurous crowd out by not introducing any ruggedized shooters. With that in mind, the Japanese outfit has taken the wraps off of its first waterproof (and dustproof) Handycam, which packs a mouthwatering 20.4-megapixel Exmor R...
Sony outs new waterproof HDR-GW77V Handycam, available May 25th in Japan

Gloom for savers with interest rates in 'freefall'

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Top-paying savings accounts hit hardest, or even axed, with a bleak new year predicted for the savings marketConsumers relying on savings to provide part of their income are facing a bleak 2013 as the rates paid continue to fall, with analysts putting the blame on the government's funding for lending...
Gloom for savers with interest rates in 'freefall'

YouTube's top trending videos of 2012: Gangnam Style, Gotye, KONY 2012, Call Me Maybe, Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney, more

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YouTube is once again doing its annual “YouTube Rewind,” shedding some light on the top trending videos of 2012. Google has updated its YouTube Rewind Channel to include the last year’s worth of the most popular YouTube videos alongside some stats for each. For instance, Google noted that the...
YouTube's top trending videos of 2012: Gangnam Style, Gotye, KONY 2012, Call Me Maybe, Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney, more

Zuckerberg loses $2bn as share price falls

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Facebook shares fell by nearly $5 on Monday from their Friday closing price of $38.23Mark Zuckerberg's fortune dwindled by nearly $2bn (£1.3bn) to $18.7bn within minutes on Monday as trading began again in Facebook shares – which promptly plunged by nearly $5, or more than 10%, from their Friday closing...
Zuckerberg loses $2bn as share price falls

Felix Baumgartner attempts first supersonic freefall from (almost) space to Earth, watch it now!

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Felix Baumgartner has been a pioneer of aviation for years now and his latest event is a freefall from 120,000 feet—literally the edge of space. Baumgartner has been working on this jump for five years with the Red Bull Stratos team in an attempt to break the 102m800ft record set...
Felix Baumgartner attempts first supersonic freefall from (almost) space to Earth, watch it now!

Gangnam Style, Barack vs Mitt among YouTube top 2012 videos

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The top trending videos of the year took us around the world with Gangnam style and a rap of Barack vs Mitt and up into space with Felix Baumgartner's supersonic freefall. [Read more]...
Gangnam Style, Barack vs Mitt among YouTube top 2012 videos

Baumgartner's supersonic freefall: Faster than you thought

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Red Bull Stratos releases the final data from Felix Baumgartner's breathtaking skydive last October. Seems he got to Mach 1.25, not the woeful Mach 1.24 of the previous estimate. [Read more]...
Baumgartner's supersonic freefall: Faster than you thought
2012: When mobile shaped the future of computing
Chicago Tribune talks to Groupon chairman Lefkofsky; asks the wrong questions

Developer interest in Android receding, BB in freefall

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A new survey of 2,173 app developers around the world shows that interest in developer for the iOS platform is growing, Windows Phone development is holding steady, Android interest has dropped slightly and interest in Blackberry platform development has plunged. Apple's iOS attracted 90 percent of surveyed developers, with 80...
Developer interest in Android receding, BB in freefall

AP Twitter hack causes panic on Wall Street and sends Dow plunging

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Market recovers after hackers tweeted from the official AP feed that two explosions had hit the White HouseWall Street collided with social media on Tuesday when a false tweet from a trusted news organization sent the sent the US stock market into freefall.The 143-point fall in the Down Jones industrial...
AP Twitter hack causes panic on Wall Street and sends Dow plunging

On the frontline of the fight against cybercrime

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Symantec's Dublin hub, with 800 workers including 60 in its security division, plays a key part in global computer securityInside the tightly controlled security area of Symantec's Dublin headquarters, a screen on the wall flashes up hacking hotspots as they are detected around the world. Last year the company estimated...
On the frontline of the fight against cybercrime

PSY goes out on top as Google posts YouTube Rewind 2012 top trending videos

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Google has released its YouTube Rewind retrospective for 2012, and, as you’d expect, PSY has taken the top spot with his über-viral Gangnam Style. To go out with a bang, the company invited popular YouTubers to join in on a “YouTube Style” video that recreates some of the most-watched moments...
PSY goes out on top as Google posts YouTube Rewind 2012 top trending videos

Felix Baumgarter breaks YouTube record as 8 million viewers watch his space jump (video)

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Felix Baumgartner might not have broken Joe Kittinger's world record for the longest time spent in freefall, but he did smash a fourth milestone during his dive. In addition to records for the highest ever jump, longest distance fall and fastest downward speed, the stunt was watched by eight...
Felix Baumgarter breaks YouTube record as 8 million viewers watch his space jump (video)

New York markets follow cautious lead from Europe with Dow Jones up

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• All eyes on Facebook shares heading into freefall• Nasdaq boss admits he is "embarrased" by Friday glitchesWall Street opened in much the same way as Europe, with traders seemingly unconvinced, yet curious, with the G8 leaders declaration they want Greece to stay in the eurozone.After suffering from its worst...
New York markets follow cautious lead from Europe with Dow Jones up

HTC profits in freefall; Samsung, Apple dominance to blame

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Taiwan smartphone manufacturer HTC Corporation's quarterly profits for the fourth quarter of 2012 missed its expected target, and plummeted 91 percent from the same quarter a year ago. The manufacturer is suffering from continued strong iPhone releases, and pressure from a large range of Samsung Android-powered phones occupying the same...
HTC profits in freefall; Samsung, Apple dominance to blame

And Here Are The Charts That Will Get Obama Reelected...

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Last week, we printed the chart that will get Obama fired. That chart shows the unemployment rate projected by the incoming Obama administration as compared to the actual unemployment rate over the past four years--which has been far higher than even the nightmare-scenario projection. The Republicans will no doubt use...
And Here Are The Charts That Will Get Obama Reelected...

Amazon adds in-app purchasing to Mac, PC and browser-based games

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Have you been itching to open your wallet in the middle of some thrilling Forsaken Planet gameplay? Soon you'll be able to build your collection of "loot coins" on the fly with a few more platforms, thanks to Amazon's new in-app purchasing tool. Think of it as 1-Click ordering...
Amazon adds in-app purchasing to Mac, PC and browser-based games
Microsoft's new strategy: Pray

Ben Horowitz to Facebook: No Biggie, I Had a Terrible IPO, Too

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Since its very public, much ballyhooed initial public offering in May and the stock’s subsequent swoon, Facebook has been raked over the coals by Wall Street, individual investors and the press alike. But at least one person feels empathy for the social network: High-profile Silicon Valley investor Ben Horowitz. Horowitz...
Ben Horowitz to Facebook: No Biggie, I Had a Terrible IPO, Too

Felix Baumgartner Discusses His Supersonic Freefall From Space

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Remember Felix Baumgartner – that chap who jumped from space and broke the speed of sound with nothing but gravity at his disposal? Just in case you were asleep at the time, here’s another quick peek at what he did: Indeed, on October 14, 2012, Baumgartner flew 39km into the...
Felix Baumgartner Discusses His Supersonic Freefall From Space
Watch this: First head-cam video from Felix Baumgartner's supersonic free fall
SpaceX docks with the ISS, while Curiosity discovers a broken piece of itself on Mars

Apple Has A Pretty Crazy Idea For Protecting Your iPhone When You Drop It (AAPL)

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Apple has a patent on a really novel way to protect your phone and minimize damage when you drop it, reports Apple Insider. The idea is that an internal sensor would detect when a phone is in freefall before determining its distance from the ground and how quickly it's falling....
Apple Has A Pretty Crazy Idea For Protecting Your iPhone When You Drop It (AAPL)

Video: iPad Survives Drop from Space

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If you’re shopping for a new case for your iPad, I have some footage that may be of interest to you. In the video below, an iPad fitted with an Extreme Edge case is lifted approximately 100,000 feet and then dropped to Earth. Amazingly, the iPad survives the journey without...
Video: iPad Survives Drop from Space

World's first freefall drop rollercoaster is the ultimate thrill

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World's first freefall drop rollercoaster is the ultimate thrill

Is Facebook 2012 The Same As AOL 2001?

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News that the use of Facebook’s reader apps was in a steady freefall got me thinking about AOL. Or, more specifically, America Online, as the company was known back in the dot-com bubble, before it took on the AOL moniker as part of one of many image overhauls. There was a time when...
Is Facebook 2012 The Same As AOL 2001?
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