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Mitt Romney holds Google+ Hangout

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Just as voters in Illinois are heading to the polls to cast their votes in the Republican primary today, presidential candidate Mitt Romney spent part of his day in a Google+ hangout....
Mitt Romney holds Google+ Hangout
Why you won't be able to donate to President Obama by text anytime soon

So, Mitt Romney Doesn't Think the iPad Is Just a Consumption Device Either

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Critics of the iPad have long tried to position the popular Apple tablet as just a toy, something for watching a movie, but not serious work. Apple has been working hard to counter that notion, but the most powerful refutation comes from seeing the devices pop up in places that...
So, Mitt Romney Doesn't Think the iPad Is Just a Consumption Device Either

The mystery behind Big Bird's twitter account

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So you know it's 2012 when..... an offhand comment from a presidential candidate spawns a satiric Twitter feed from a beloved yellow PBS bird claiming he's been fired, which goes viral, which causes Twitter to suspend the feed, which causes an outcry that resonates across cyberspace with even the president...
The mystery behind Big Bird's twitter account

RNC chat: join us on Google for an unconventional take on the convention

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Join Guardian journalists in Tampa for a very special edition of our weekly US Politics Live chat via Google Hangout videoIf you're curious about the standout scenes from the stormy setting of this year's Republican National Convention in Tampa, a few Guardian journalists are ready to fill you in.To give...
RNC chat: join us on Google for an unconventional take on the convention
Ron Paul group launches campaign against Internet regulation

Google Images Dominated By Pictures Of Romney For "Completely Wrong" Search

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It’s not a Google Bomb, but that doesn’t make it less embarrassing for presidential candidate Mitt Romney or Google, that a search on Google Images brings up results that are dominated by Romney’s picture. Here’s an example of what you currently see in a search for... Please visit Search Engine Land...
Google Images Dominated By Pictures Of Romney For "Completely Wrong" Search

With Its Latest Hire, Airbnb Gives A Clue On How It's Going To Fight Rental Laws

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Airbnb seems to be taking its regulatory problems increasingly seriously: The San Francisco-based online lodging marketplace has hired David Hantman, Yahoo's head of government relations, to run its public-policy efforts from Washington, DC, AllThingsD's Kara Swisher reports. Hantman isn't even the first experienced DC hand Airbnb has hired away from...
With Its Latest Hire, Airbnb Gives A Clue On How It's Going To Fight Rental Laws

Obama Adopts Square Technology for Accepting Campaign Donations

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Obama’s first run for President was noteworthy because the then Presidential candidate had a forward view on technology and was seen toting around a BlackBerry and other gadgets along the campaign trail. Obama’s forward thinking will continue with his re-election campaign and the President’s staff will be utilizing Square to...
Obama Adopts Square Technology for Accepting Campaign Donations

Open-sourcing the election

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FORTUNE — Harvard professor Larry Lessig made a career of trying to reduce legal restrictions on intellectual property. (Think Napster.) Now he wants to apply open-source tech principles in the grandest way — to this year’s election. His thoughtful new e-book, immodestly titled One Way Forward: The Outsider’s Guide to...
Open-sourcing the election

Herman Cain Threatened To Cut MSNBC Interview Short Over 999 Question

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WASHINGTON -- Former presidential candidate Herman Cain nearly stormed off the set during a commercial break while doing an MSNBC interview Tuesday, after a panelist said he would question him about the regressive nature of his flat tax policy. Cain appeared as an in-studio guest on "Now With Alex Wagner"...
Herman Cain Threatened To Cut MSNBC Interview Short Over 999 Question

ANALYZING ROMNEY'S JET-SKI GAFFE: Does He Have Lousy Advisors--Or Is His Own Arrogance To Blame?

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Daniel Henninger of the Wall Street Journal has written a fascinating analysis of a recent Mitt Romney campaign gaffe. The gaffe is the one in which Romney allowed himself to be photographed on a candy-apple-red jet ski driven by his beautiful wife during his opulent July 4th vacation. Given that...
ANALYZING ROMNEY'S JET-SKI GAFFE: Does He Have Lousy Advisors--Or Is His Own Arrogance To Blame?

Egyptian presidential candidate’s supporters flood Obama’s Facebook page with thousands of comments

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US President, Barack Obama’s social media profiles often find themselves becoming a venting ground of sorts – whether in relation to local or foreign affairs – and today is no different. A group of Egyptian Facebook users are flooding Obama’s latest posts with  thousands of negative comments. As Egypt gears up...
Egyptian presidential candidate’s supporters flood Obama’s Facebook page with thousands of comments

Why Does Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine Hate Rick Santorum?

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US presidential candidate Rick Santorum pulled off a surprise last night, winning caucuses and primaries in three states. So what’s with Bing listing an anti-Santorum web site first in its results in a search for his last name? Does Microsoft have some type of liberal agenda! Wait, you... Please visit...
Why Does Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine Hate Rick Santorum?

Can't Figure Out Which Candidate Is Winning? Use These Web Apps

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Become a political pro with a few handy web apps that will help you sort out which Presidential candidate is winning on Election Day. The first candidate to win 270 Electoral College votes will be crowned the most powerful man in the world, but only a few swing states actually...
Can't Figure Out Which Candidate Is Winning? Use These Web Apps

Confusion Over Reports Of Santorum Daughter's Hospitalization

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PHILADELPHIA — The daughter of GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum was hospitalized near his home in Virginia, not in Philadelphia, as originally reported. In a statement Tuesday, campaign spokesman Hogan Gidley said the family decided on a local hospital after a news release went out about 3-year-old Bella. She is...
Confusion Over Reports Of Santorum Daughter's Hospitalization

Deal closes: Physio-Control now owned by Bain Capital

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The deal has closed: Redmond-based Physio-Control is now owned by Bain Capital, the Boston-based private invesment firm founded by presidential candidate Mitt Romney....
Deal closes: Physio-Control now owned by Bain Capital
Tea Party Republicans sketch out Internet policy

When sources can go direct, do we need journalism less or do we need it more than ever?

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One of the effects of the “democratization of distribution” that has been created by the web and social media is that anyone can become a publisher and an information source in their own right — and that means advertisers, governments and even armies. In the same way, politicians can now...
When sources can go direct, do we need journalism less or do we need it more than ever?

Beat up Obama, Romney in 'Infinity Blade' creator's new political game

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The next game from the creators of Infinity Blade will allow players to assume the role of a cartoon Barack Obama or Mitt Romney and beat up their opponent in a political debate using weapons, not words. The free iOS game Vote!!! awards players with a score that can...
Beat up Obama, Romney in 'Infinity Blade' creator's new political game

Chick-fil-A Is Actually Popular: How Social Media Distorts Your View of The World

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Despite an inescapable torrent of opposition from popular tech blogs, Twitter users, and city mayors against Chick-fil-A, the self-avowed anti-gay marriage restaurant enjoyed record-breaking sales yesterday. Had I just gazed the world through my Twitter feed, I would think Chick-fil-A was on the verge of bankruptcy…and also that Ron Paul...
Chick-fil-A Is Actually Popular: How Social Media Distorts Your View of The World

Lego Batman 2: DC Heroes – review

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Xbox 360/PC/PS Vita/Wii/PS3; £39.99; cert 7+; Traveller's Tales/Warner BrosIt's mind-blowing at this stage that gamers still can't seem to get enough of the Lego series of games. After all, Traveller's Tales hasn't strayed much from the basic gaming template it introduced with its first Lego Star Wars instalment in 2005,...
Lego Batman 2: DC Heroes – review

Facebook gets out the vote, this time with mobile prompts and a real-time map

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Once again, Facebook is prompting users to share that they voted, though this year the social network has introduced a mobile component and a real-time map of voters. Most voting-age Facebook users in the U.S. were met with a module atop their News Feed highlighting friends who have voted and...
Facebook gets out the vote, this time with mobile prompts and a real-time map

Hacker claims break-in of Mitt Romney's Hotmail account

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A hacker yesterday claimed to have broken into a personal email account linked to GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney by answering 'secret' password-reset questions....
Hacker claims break-in of Mitt Romney's Hotmail account

Speaking unto an audience of anti-immigration advocates, global-warming deniers, and members of the Tea Party Nation, former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin gave forth utterances Monday that reportedly opened the sixth seal of

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Speaking unto an audience of anti-immigration advocates, global-warming deniers, and members of the Tea Party Nation, former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin gave forth utterances Monday that reportedly opened the sixth seal of
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Obama bests Romney in the social media campaign, research shows

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Study indicates Obama is in front of his GOP challenger on social media, but neither spends much time on engagementWhen it comes to using social media to engage a wired-in sector of the US electorate, one presidential candidate proves more adept at working the web to his advantage. Despite efforts...
Obama bests Romney in the social media campaign, research shows

Here's What I Think Romney Is Hiding By Refusing To Release His Tax Returns

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As the days tick by and Mitt Romney remains the only Presidential candidate in recent history (including his father) who refuses to release all relevant tax returns, the speculation is growing as to what Romney is hiding. Some people think that Romney might have cheated on his taxes in some...
Here's What I Think Romney Is Hiding By Refusing To Release His Tax Returns

Everyone is Defriending Mitt Romney on Facebook

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Mitt Romney’s Facebook page. (Screengrab) Just when he thought his week couldn’t get worse, losing GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is now losing Facebook friends by the score. The Washington Post noticed this sad capper on the former Massachusetts governor’s lousy week and took the time to track the rate...
Everyone is Defriending Mitt Romney on Facebook

Weird Science increases its fondness for atheists

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I thought I didn't like you, but then you mentioned the Supreme Court: Atheists are some of the least trusted members of society, consistently coming in last in polls that ask whether you'd vote for a hypothetical presidential candidate that had certain features. Now, researchers have figured out a...
Weird Science increases its fondness for atheists
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