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Mark Zuckerberg Says The Internet Should Be As Accessible As 911 Service

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In a Wall Street Journal piece posted Monday, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg argued that basic internet services should be as free and accessible as dialing 911 for health and crime emergencies. Zuckerberg noted that although there had been a noticeable increase in internet usage over the years, only one third of the world population is… Read more »

Connect with Entrepreneur Barbie on her LinkedIn Page

Connect with Entrepreneur Barbie on her LinkedIn

Now you can connect with Barbie on her LinkedIn Page. Mattel announced that Entrepreneur Barbie will now have her very on LinkedIn page to assist in showcasing her own various achievements but all in growing her list of business partners. The move is part of an endeavor by Mattel to help break through the “plastic… Read more »

Flappy Bird Clones Contain Malware That Will Steal Your Information

Majority of Flappy Bird clones proven to have dangerous identity-stealing malware hidden within.

Developer, Dong Nguyen, removed Flappy Bird from all app stores, in February, because he felt it was too addictive. “I think it is an unexpected problem … and I have to remove it,” Dong said, according to USA Today. Almost immediately, clones of Flappy Bird began to pop up on every device, offering people a… Read more »

iPhone 5c Beats Galaxy S5 Despite Being Called A ‘Flop’

The iPhone 5c with multiple color casing options.

Some were considering Apple’s new iPhone 5c to be a major flop, but it’s currently beating out the sales of the new Galaxy S5, which was just released in Europe. According to CultofMac.com, the research company Kantar Worldpanel compiled the sales figures for both the iPhone 5c and the Galaxy S5 in the month of… Read more »

Cheap Big Screen TVs On Their Way To A Best Buy Near You?

Cheap Big Screen TVs

Big screen TVs are starting to become so ‘cheap’ that more and more Americans are opting to replace their once-coveted 50-inch big screen TVs with giant 65-inch and larger ones, reports the Associated Press. In fact, super-big screen TVs accounted for 25 percent of all TV sales within the past 12 months. Some expect this… Read more »

Google Is Shutting Down Orkut, Its Oldest Social Networking Platform

Google Orkut Shut Down

Google has finally decided to shut down its once popular social networking website, Orkut. The website, which completed a decade of its existence back in January this year had long lost the social networking battle to rivals like Facebook and Twitter. While it might not have been very popular in Europe and North America, for… Read more »

Facebook Study Author Apologizes After Criticism Of Research Methods

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This weekend, news of a controversial Facebook study aimed at manipulating the emotions of users was widely criticized — and one of the authors of the research addressed the backlash in a Facebook post yesterday. Adam Kramer, one of three Facebook study authors, spoke to the methodology and results of the somewhat unsettling experiment, in… Read more »

Just A Facebook Study? Or Is The Social Network Gaslighting Us All?

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Right now, it seems everyone is talking about a controversial Facebook study that, without user consent, secretly enrolled Facebookers into a social media hellscape of emotional manipulation and an intentional distortion of their perception of reality. So Facebook is gaslighting you and everybody you know. What’s the big deal? Didn’t we sign up for this… Read more »

Step Aside Audi And Harley Davidson, Russia Has An Electric Submarine

Russia Submarine

The Russian navy has just inducted an all new electric submarine into their growing fleet of advanced war machines. This forewarns a new era of large undersea vehicles that can run on electrical power instead of nuclear, enhancing the submarine’s stealth capabilities The world seemed to have gotten a little greener when Harley Davidson, the… Read more »

German Parliament Says Goodbye To Verizon In Wake Of Spying, Cuts All Ties

Germany Will No Longer Use Verizon

Due to a scandal over U.S. government spying that reached worldwide media coverage, Germany’s lower house of parliament has joined the government in cutting all ties with Verizon Communications Inc. According to Reuters, the Bundestag lower house of parliament plans to end its contract with Verizon “as soon as possible,” a government spokesperson told reporters… Read more »