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Twitpic photo archive, links to 'stay alive' due to deal with Twitter

The popular service for sharing photos on Twitter is set to close Sunday, but its founder says the Twitpic domain and photo archive have been "given" to Twitter, so photos and links will be ...

20 minutes ago from CNET

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Science Museum exhibit explores the Information Age

If the 19th and 20th centuries were the Transportation Age, then the 21st century is the Information Age. Like most other ages, it didn't suddenly leap into being with the arrival of the Web ...

11 hours ago from Gizmag

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Facebook offers a modern take on the internet forum with Rooms

In one form or another, Facebook has been bringing existing social groups together online for over 10 years, and has so far shied away from user anonymity. Its new app is the very opposite. ...

21 hours ago from Gizmag

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Hate your email? Google knows: its new app promises the earth (and a manageable inbox)

Google has launched a new smartphone app "years in the making" that it claims will let people finally take control of their inboxes.

Thu 23 Oct 14 from The Independent

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Deezer adds 35K podcasts, talk radio shows to its catalog via Stitcher acquisition

Streaming music provider Deezer has acquired podcast and talk radio show aggregator Stitcher in a move that could help put the Paris-based company on a more level playing field with competing ...

22 hours ago from Techspot

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Judge strikes down Aereo's cable license request, slaps nationwide preliminary injunction

Just a few months after the Supreme Court ruled that Aereo's service is in violation of copyright law, a New York federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction against the Internet ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from Techspot

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Google teams with Oxford to teach machines to think

Google on Thursday announced a partnership with artificial intelligence teams at Oxford University to teach machines to think like people.

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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'Anti-Facebook' social network gets fresh funding

Flush with a reported $5.5 million in fresh funding, upstart social network Ello on Thursday legally changed its corporate standing to back a promise to remain ad-free.

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Hacker gets prison for cyberattack stealing $9.4M

An Estonian man who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a 2008 cyberattack on a credit card processing company that enabled hackers to steal $9.4 million has been sentenced to 11 years in prison ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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