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The Top 8 Moments That Made Social Media Matter In 2012

360-Degree Trucks Make This Skateboard Ride Like a Surfboard [Video]

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Fixed skateboard trucks, no matter how loose, just can't flex enough to match the carving ability and dynamic movement of a surfboard. The SurfSkate's specially-designed front truck, however, lets you carve tarmac like swells in the Pacific. More »...
360-Degree Trucks Make This Skateboard Ride Like a Surfboard [Video]

Google Earth's tour guide feature swells to the tune of 100K new attractions

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Hate flying? Google Earth could keep you visiting attractions anyway for the next, oh, rest of your life or so, thanks to 100,000-plus new tours it just added across sites and cities in over 200 countries. That's on top of the 11,000 tours that came with its recent launches...
Google Earth's tour guide feature swells to the tune of 100K new attractions

Opposition to ACTA Swells in Europe

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A British member of the European Parliament has been given the job of evaluating the controversial ACTA agreement as more European countries shy away from the......
Opposition to ACTA Swells in Europe

Woman Goes In For Boob Job, Comes Out With "Four Breasts"

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No, this isn't the story of a Martian lady of the night. A 47-year-old woman from Staten Island, NY, is suing her plastic surgeon for a cool $5 million over a breast augmentation procedure she says went so poorly she "came out of that operation with essentially four breasts."...
Woman Goes In For Boob Job, Comes Out With "Four Breasts"

Daily Report: Health Data Swells Profits in an Industry

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As doctors and hospitals struggle to make new records systems work, the winners are big companies that lobbied for the legislation that allowed their sales to soar, Julie Creswell reports....
Daily Report: Health Data Swells Profits in an Industry

Sky considering launching Sky Sports 3D, one channel too small for three dimensions

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Sky is reportedly considering splitting its stereoscopic programming into separate Sports and Entertainment channels as its content stable swells. Speaking to Pocket-lint, movie bosses Simon Rexworthy and Ian Lewis confirmed that they don't have enough time in the schedules unless sporting coverage is hived off to a distinct "Sky...
Sky considering launching Sky Sports 3D, one channel too small for three dimensions

Review: Sony's Sound Forge Audio Station 10 is powerful and versatile

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Sony's Sound Forge Audio Studio 10 ($70, currently on promotion for $49, free feature-limited demo) may not be the most modern-looking of applications, but it's an audio editor with impeccable 2-channel chops. There's no support for 2.1, 5.1 or 7.1 multi-channel audio, nor piping to the Celemony Melodyne editor....
Review: Sony's Sound Forge Audio Station 10 is powerful and versatile

Google posts 35% revenue gain as headcount swells at money-losing Motorola

www.geekwire.com
Google posted revenues of $12.21 billion during the second quarter, a 35 percent increase over the same period last year. The search company’s net income grew to $2.79 billion, up from $2.51 billion. The results mark the first time that Google has included the results of Motorola, the mobile phone...
Google posts 35% revenue gain as headcount swells at money-losing Motorola

Android Army Swells to Half of U.S. Smartphone Users

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More than half of U.S. smartphone users own an Android phone, according to a new survey by comScore....
Android Army Swells to Half of U.S. Smartphone Users

At London Olympics, technology tries to stay a step ahead

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LONDON -- Sailors off the south coast of England will repel spray from swells using new water-resistant nanotechnology for their harnesses. Michael Phelps will compete in a swimming cap and goggles designed to minimize torque while moving through a pool. And some of the fastest people in the world will...
At London Olympics, technology tries to stay a step ahead

☼ Senator John Mellencamp? Grassroots Movement Swells for Rocker. YESYESSYESS. http://j.mp/bjSMmh

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☼ Senator John Mellencamp? Grassroots Movement Swells for Rocker. YESYESSYESS. http://j.mp/bjSMmh

My favorite viral video of the week turns out to be a dirty fake

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As the conscientious parent of an infant, I do my part to keep the little guy safe—but no one ever warned me about the danger of eagle attacks. I mean, sure, maybe a dingo could eat your baby, but an eagle snatching him from the ground and flying away?...
My favorite viral video of the week turns out to be a dirty fake

Apple responds to why it yanked devices from enviro registry

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As concern swells around Apple opting out of the EPEAT registry, the tech giant says, "Apple products are superior in other important environmental areas not measured by EPEAT." [Read more]...
Apple responds to why it yanked devices from enviro registry

Rounding Out the Brooklyn Tech Triangle by Connecting Dumbo, the Navy Yards and Downtown Brooklyn

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New York’s tech boom has been a boon for the city’s commercial real estate market, as well, especially unusual spaces not typically associated with Class-A office space—look no further than Google’s astronomical purchase of 111 Eighth Avenue and the swells in Midtown South. Downtown Brooklyn is looking to capitalize on...
Rounding Out the Brooklyn Tech Triangle by Connecting Dumbo, the Navy Yards and Downtown Brooklyn

RIM's unsold inventory of BlackBerrys, PlayBooks swells to $1B value

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Last quarter, Research in Motion's backlog of unsold BlackBerry handsets and PlayBook tablets grew to more than $1 billion in value, underscoring the company's struggles to sell its products....
RIM's unsold inventory of BlackBerrys, PlayBooks swells to $1B value

Zynga's Patent Portfolio Swells as It Doubles Down on Casino Gaming

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Over the past year, Zynga has aggressively acquired dozens of game patents with an emphasis on gambling. According to a report by Envision IP, an intellectual property research firm, Zynga has grown its holdings from a single patent and nine pending a year ago to roughly 89 U.S. patents and 36 pending today....
Zynga's Patent Portfolio Swells as It Doubles Down on Casino Gaming

☼ Senator John Mellencamp? Grassroots Movement Swells for Rocker. YESYESSYESS. http://j.mp/bjSMmh

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☼ Senator John Mellencamp? Grassroots Movement Swells for Rocker. YESYESSYESS. http://j.mp/bjSMmh

Digg Is Profitable? Pigs Flying? – A Social Media Story

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Digg has always been a media darling. With its ever so cute Kevin Rose and his rags to riches story of runaway success, everyone in tech knows Digg. So do its tens of millions of monthly visitors. Once upon a time massive traffic swells were called the Slashdot Effect, of course that was...
Digg Is Profitable? Pigs Flying? – A Social Media Story

☼ Senator John Mellencamp? Grassroots Movement Swells for Rocker. YESYESSYESS. http://j.mp/bjSMmh

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☼ Senator John Mellencamp? Grassroots Movement Swells for Rocker. YESYESSYESS. http://j.mp/bjSMmh

Box's fifth funding round swells to $150M

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As if $125 million were not enough, Box has expanded its gargantuan funding round to $150 million, according to an SEC filing. A company spokesperson said this will allow existing investors to “make additional investments.” The cloud storage startup had not filed the paperwork for its fifth funding round until today...
Box's fifth funding round swells to $150M
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