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After NORAD jumps on the Windows 8 sleigh with Microsoft, Google launches its own Santa Tracker

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Earlier in December, NORAD ditched Google for Microsoft to track the big old man in red this year. On Wednesday, Google announced its own Santa Tracker anyway, Which you’ll be able to use to follow Santa on Google Maps and Google Earth starting at 2:00AM PST on Christmas Eve over...
After NORAD jumps on the Windows 8 sleigh with Microsoft, Google launches its own Santa Tracker
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ParkatmyHouse takes its parking marketplace to iOS, but it's UK-only for now

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ParkatmyHouse is the sort of company that makes you wonder why you didn’t manage to come up with the idea first. It’s so simple, appeals to just about anyone with a car and, well, it solves a genuine problem. Launched originally in 2006 by London-based Anthony Eskinazi, ParkatmyHouse does exactly...
ParkatmyHouse takes its parking marketplace to iOS, but it's UK-only for now

Millions of Tons of Water Ice Found at Moon’s North Pole

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Millions of Tons of Water Ice Found at Moon’s North Pole

The moon marks 40 years without a human visitor, prepares for impending probe crashes

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It's likely not an anniversary anyone thought we would meet after the first moon landing, but today marks 40 years since Gene Cernan left the last footprint on the moon as Apollo 17 ended its mission. That was the last of six manned missions to the lunar surface (nine...
The moon marks 40 years without a human visitor, prepares for impending probe crashes

Facebook Gift Cards and others make gains to be among top emerging Facebook apps

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Facebook Gift Cards entered our list of emerging applications by monthly active users this week at No. 14 with 41 percent gain. We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top apps grew from between 60,000 and 170,000 MAU, based...
Facebook Gift Cards and others make gains to be among top emerging Facebook apps

Polaris rover will travel to the Moon in search of polar resources, try to survive the long lunar night

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The Polaris rover may look a little punk rock, but that mohawk is no fashion statement. It's for catching solar rays which shine almost horizontally at the Moon's north pole, a location Polaris is due to explore before 2016. Built by Astrobotic Technology, it'll be ferried aboard the SpaceX...
Polaris rover will travel to the Moon in search of polar resources, try to survive the long lunar night

What It Would Look Like to Orbit the Moon

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On December 14, as NASA's GRAIL mission came to a close, the mission's Ebb spacecraft flew above the northern hemisphere of the far side of the moon. The little spaceship -- a vehicle about the size of a washing machine -- flew at a distance of just six tiny miles...
What It Would Look Like to Orbit the Moon

ani625 on NASA finds 600 million tons of water ice at moon's north pole

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ani625 on NASA finds 600 million tons of water ice at moon's north pole

Arctic Explorer Eric Larson Becomes First Person To Tweet From The North Pole

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Earlier today, arctic explorer Eric Larson became the first person to Tweet from the North Pole. After a 51-day trek over ice flows and open water, he finally made it to his destination with two companions as part of his year-long project to Save The Poles and raise awareness...
Arctic Explorer Eric Larson Becomes First Person To Tweet From The North Pole
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Foursquare Hits New Landmark: First check-in at the North Pole

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Foursquare Hits New Landmark: First check-in at the North Pole

Do Location Apps Need to Show Users the Money?

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It’s become obvious over the past year that location-based services are the new black, to the point where some are speculating that Yahoo might acquire market leader Foursquare for as much as $100 million, and explorers are racing to the North Pole to be the first to win a...
Do Location Apps Need to Show Users the Money?

Foursquare Enthusiasts Race to Check In at the North Pole - http://bit.ly/9Poj61

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Foursquare Enthusiasts Race to Check In at the North Pole - http://bit.ly/9Poj61
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Visualized: Space hurricane! NASA's Cassini records super cyclone on Saturn (video)

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If the crashing sound of lightning striking Saturn wasn't enough to excite your inner-meteorologist, then perhaps footage of a raging extraterrestrial hurricane will win you over. After orbiting the ringed planet for nine years, NASA's Cassini probe has managed to snag video of a super storm on the celestial...
Visualized: Space hurricane! NASA's Cassini records super cyclone on Saturn (video)

NASA's close call with Saturn hurricane leads to amazing imagery

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This amazing video shows images from Cassini, a spacecraft that’s orbited Saturn for nine years. A huge hurricane is the star of the show. With 300 mile per hour winds, the storm is the size of two Earths. Its eye alone is a massive 1,250 miles wide. Strangely, the...
NASA's close call with Saturn hurricane leads to amazing imagery

Rain at the North Pole

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Rain at the North Pole
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Count down to Christmas Eve with Google Santa Tracker

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While millions of people eagerly await Christmas Day, Santa and his elves are keeping busy at the North Pole. They’re preparing presents, tuning up the sleigh, feeding the reindeer and, of course, checking the list (twice!) before they take flight on their trip around the world. While we’ve been tracking...
Count down to Christmas Eve with Google Santa Tracker

Foursquare's come a long way in 4 years: Look at its first prototype

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Sometimes it’s nice to stop and take stock of how far a service or app has come. Today’s trip down memory lane comes by way of Foursquare, which has posted screenshots of the first prototype of its location check-in service from four years ago today. Four years ago was a...
Foursquare's come a long way in 4 years: Look at its first prototype
NASA spacecraft captures hurricane the size of Australia on video

Megapolis, Fox News, Any.Do, Glimpse, Wrapp and more on this week's emerging Facebook apps by MAU

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City-building game Megapolis led our list of emerging Facebook applications by monthly active users this week reaching 770,000 total MAU. We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top apps grew between 90,000 and 480,000 MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking...
Megapolis, Fox News, Any.Do, Glimpse, Wrapp and more on this week's emerging Facebook apps by MAU

30 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week

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Google Maps, The Snowman and the Snowdog, Football Manager Handheld 2013, Toca Hair Salon 2, Scrobbler for iOS, The John Lennon Letters and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of brand new iPhone and iPad apps, including games, in what's been a very busy week on Apple's App Store.New Android...
30 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week

WashPo Social Reader, WhatsApp, Flickr, The Voice and more on this week's emerging Facebook apps by MAU

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Washington Post Social Reader led our list of emerging Facebook applications by monthly active users this week reaching 600,000 total MAU after the publisher launched a web version of the app rather than limiting it to within Facebook — similar to what the Guardian did last week as well. Readers can use...
WashPo Social Reader, WhatsApp, Flickr, The Voice and more on this week's emerging Facebook apps by MAU

Gawk at new images of Saturn's super-sized hurricane

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NASA unveils the clearest look yet at a mega hurricane occupying Saturn's north pole. [Read more]...
Gawk at new images of Saturn's super-sized hurricane

Santa Ditches Google For Microsoft (GOOG, MSFT)

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Since the 1950s, Norad, the North American Aerospace Defence Command, has been giving children updates on Santa's progress from the North Pole each Christmas Eve. Norad has teamed up with Google to track Santa's progress online for the last five years but this year Microsoft is sponsoring the service for...
Santa Ditches Google For Microsoft (GOOG, MSFT)

Google revamps Santa Tracker after NORAD teams with Bing

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Google has lost its traditional Santa Claus tracking partnership with NORAD - the North American Aerospace Defense Command - to Bing, but the search giant hasn't lost its Christmas spirit. Google has revamped its Santa Tracker site, loading it with all sorts of goodies. At the center of the...
Google revamps Santa Tracker after NORAD teams with Bing

Follow Santa live on Google Santa Tracker

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The North Pole air traffic control elves have just notified us that Santa has taken off! For the next day, you can visit the Google Santa Tracker to see where Santa’s headed next and keep tabs on how many presents he’s delivered. You can also keep up with him on...
Follow Santa live on Google Santa Tracker
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