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Amateur effort finds new largest prime number

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A Missouri professor, one of a team of nearly 100,000 volunteers, has found a highly unusual 17-million digit number -- and brought a prime-hunting project closer to a $150,000 prize. [Read more]...
Amateur effort finds new largest prime number

Council Tax – consumer app of the week

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Discover how much council tax you will pay on a potential house purchase, or simply snoop on your neighbours and colleaguesApp: Council TaxBy: Henry WoodsendPrice: FreeAvailable on: iOS 4.0 or laterWhat is it?An app to search for council tax bands and pricing information on individual properties and postcodes, sourced from...
Council Tax – consumer app of the week

Introducing Chrome for Android

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In 2008, we launched Google Chrome to help make the web better. We’re excited that millions of people around the world use Chrome as their primary browser and we want to keep improving that experience. Today, we're introducing Chrome for Android Beta, which brings many of the things you’ve come...
Introducing Chrome for Android

New Coupon Startup 'Honey' Has Had 9 Successful Investor Meetings In A Row

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A coupon company for the web is not a new idea. But Ryan Hudson, who has spent over a decade building companies, has found a way to wow investors. In 2005, Hudson was featured in Businessweek's "Top Young Entrepreneurs Of Tech" alongside Mark Zuckerberg. He's been creating businesses for nearly...
New Coupon Startup 'Honey' Has Had 9 Successful Investor Meetings In A Row

RentSocial, Launching Today, Adds A Social Layer To The Rental Process [TCTV]

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Looking for an apartment is usually pretty simple: you go on Craigslist, find three apartments that look like they’ve been used to chop up beeves, and then move in with your buddy whose roommate made meth in the basement. At least that’s how it worked for me a few...
RentSocial, Launching Today, Adds A Social Layer To The Rental Process [TCTV]

Disclosures Spotlight Tightrope for Phone Firms

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Disclosures about a huge U.S. data-gathering aimed at hunting down terrorists have cast a spotlight on the balancing act telecom providers do in trying to maintain customers' trust while coping with government requests....
Disclosures Spotlight Tightrope for Phone Firms

Anyone who is not morally opposed to hunting want to help my friend win a contest? vote Steve Davis http://www.nloutdoors.com/Vote.html#pd_a_3177854

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Anyone who is not morally opposed to hunting want to help my friend win a contest? vote Steve Davis http://www.nloutdoors.com/Vote.html#pd_a_3177854

The Frame: Hunting for "The Hobbit" (PICS)

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The Frame: Hunting for "The Hobbit" (PICS)

Listen to the Engadget Mobile Podcast MWC edition, live now!

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We're in Barcelona, and we're not ready to stop talking about phones. And hopefully you're ready to start listening, because the Engadget Mobile Podcast is quickly approaching! We're aiming to be broadcasting as close to 12:50PM EST as possible, but we're in the process of hunting down potential podcast...
Listen to the Engadget Mobile Podcast MWC edition, live now!

Digg's iPhone App Might Be Better Than the Website

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Digg released its official iPhone app this morning and in many ways it's more usable than the website itself. The app is a little buggy, doesn't allow you to post comments and doesn't include the video or images section of the site - but it's still quite good. The best...
Digg's iPhone App Might Be Better Than the Website

One on One: Tim Jones of Buzzient, Hunting Chatter on Explosives

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Good Samaritans can be virtual, too. After the Boston Marathon attack, Tim Jones, an explosives expert and chief of a social media management company, began tracking Web chatter on explosives, offering the data to the Boston police, whom he has been working with since 2011....
One on One: Tim Jones of Buzzient, Hunting Chatter on Explosives

Mr. Ghost iPhone EMF detector for hunting hauntings

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The Mr. Ghost EMF detector for the iPhone may be the perfect sidekick for ghost hunters, but it looks like fun for believers and non-believers alike. [Read more]...
Mr. Ghost iPhone EMF detector for hunting hauntings

The hackers hunting for clues about you

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The hacking group which uses social networks to attack firms...
The hackers hunting for clues about you

The Best Android Apps You Missed This Week (GOOG)

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It feels like there's been a bit of a lull when it comes to new Android apps. Seriously, after two weeks of hunting, we could only come up with a handful that were worth download. But we'd be doing you a disservice if we didn't share what we found,...
The Best Android Apps You Missed This Week (GOOG)

Discuss: How Do You Deal With Online Trolls?

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U.K. boxer Curtis Woodhouse had the perfect solution: track the culprit down and "have a chat with an old friend." But that approach might not be for everyone. British boxer Curtis Woodhouse has got a novel way of dealing with Internet trolls. After the soccer pro-turned boxer lost a...
Discuss: How Do You Deal With Online Trolls?

SMPlayer 0.7.0 Media Player Now Available

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One of my favorite media players of all time, SMPlayer, has recently been updated to version 0.7.0. SMPlayer is a front-end for MPlayer making it a player that supports nearly every video format out of the box without the need to go codec hunting before you can start watching the...
SMPlayer 0.7.0 Media Player Now Available
Review: New Super Mario Bros. 2 gives players too much of a good thing

Walmart Joins iPhone Price Cut With 'iPhone 5' On Horizon

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If you want a well-priced Apple iPhone, now is the time to go deal-hunting at Walmart, Target, Sprint, and other phone sellers. Here's the scoop....
Walmart Joins iPhone Price Cut With 'iPhone 5' On Horizon

RT @aubrk: Bingle house hunting after Clarke 'deadline' - Ninemsn - http://bit.ly/dqrLhV (WHY am I retweeting more Bingle crap??!)

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RT @aubrk: Bingle house hunting after Clarke 'deadline' - Ninemsn - http://bit.ly/dqrLhV (WHY am I retweeting more Bingle crap??!)
We're *This Close* To An iPhone 5 Jailbreak - And It May Arrive As Soon As Sunday

Intel profits spike but chipmaker faces challenges

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As laptops go mainstream, it's good for Intel's sales - but it also puts pressure on its profit margins. Image: Dell Click above for a video interview with Intel CTO Justin Rattner. Intel's overall sales and profit numbers for the second quarter beat Wall Street's expectations on Tuesday, but bargain-hunting...
Intel profits spike but chipmaker faces challenges

With Setify, eBay Goes Back To Its Roots And Creates The Nerdiest Pinterest Ever

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eBay's recent moves help point to where the company's headed in the future: straight for Amazon. First, it bought retail-curation startup Svpply. Then it debuted its first-ever logo redesign. And this week, it launched Setify, a new Pinterest-like service for some of the site's most active users--comic book and coin...
With Setify, eBay Goes Back To Its Roots And Creates The Nerdiest Pinterest Ever

Gemini gracefully finds and removes duplicate files on your Mac

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I’ve got several terabytes of local storage available on my Mac and assorted attached hard drives, but somehow always seem to be hunting for more. That’s exactly what Gemini is good for. It’s a Mac utility that scans any location on your computer, like a folder or entire drive, and...
Gemini gracefully finds and removes duplicate files on your Mac
Watch this: Aether builds a sleek San Francisco boutique from three shipping containers

If you go Easter egg hunting on Google, all you’ll find is this graph

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For some folks in the world, Easter is coming up and that means church, gift baskets, and Easter egg hunts. One place to go looking for an Easter egg is Google, since the company likes to hide things within its products sometimes. While this isn’t an official “Easter egg”, it...
If you go Easter egg hunting on Google, all you’ll find is this graph

Jalatext: Utility to open and navigate immense files

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Data mining often involves hunting through files many gigabytes in size that are not amenable to quick filtering by scripts. Jalatext ($30, thirty-day free trial) is a tool designed to help you view, search and edit such files--and it can do it fast. Written in Java, Jalatext is capable...
Jalatext: Utility to open and navigate immense files

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)

EyeRing finger-mounted connected cam captures signs and dollar bills, identifies them with OCR (hands-on)

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Ready to swap that diamond for a finger-mounted camera with a built-in trigger and Bluetooth connectivity? If it could help identify otherwise indistinguishable objects, you might just consider it. The MIT Media Lab's EyeRing project was designed with an assistive focus in mind, helping visually disabled persons read signs...
EyeRing finger-mounted connected cam captures signs and dollar bills, identifies them with OCR (hands-on)

Google’s Gesture Search Gives You A New Way To Search Android

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Android users have a new way to search their phones today, and it’s pretty damn cool. Google has just released a new application called Gesture Search that lets you search your phone’s contacts, bookmarks, applications, and music simply by scribbling out letters with your finger. No hunting and pecking — you...
Google’s Gesture Search Gives You A New Way To Search Android

British Airways Will Stalk You On The Internet To Deliver Better Customer Service (GOOG)

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British Airways' new customer service program, Know Me, will have employees searching the internet for customer pictures, reports The Verge. As British Airways puts it, the "most recent advancement of the system enables the British Airways team to search Google images for a photo of specific customers, so they can recognize...
British Airways Will Stalk You On The Internet To Deliver Better Customer Service (GOOG)
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