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Facebook plans suite of standalone mobile apps for 2014 | The Verge

Two weeks after Messenger launched, CEO Mark Zuckerberg reflected on how the company had “historically” moved forward by building a lot of features into its core app — and how things were about to change. “We also have a few … Continue reading

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Typo case makes iPhone a BlackBerry clone – Business Today – Business News

Typo case makes iPhone a BlackBerry clone – Business Today – Business News http://businesstoday.intoday.in/story/gadget-watch-case-makes-iphone-a-blackberry-clone/1/202239.html

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Microsoft says Windows-phone is outselling iPhone, . . . in fantasyland !!

It’s dumb, but that’s just how low-on-the-totem Microsoft is when it comes to the smartphone market these days: the only places it can declare victory are areas in which Apple is concertedly not competing. Continue reading

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The Snooze Button

Originally posted on A journal of my thoughts:
The Snooze Button was invented some time shortly after the invention of the alarm clock itself, and I remember the day I discovered it as a young boy. It was early in…

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5 New Year’s Resolutions That Might Actually Work

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Great novels can change your life…and your brain

Getting lost in a good book can actually change your brain, with neural paths forming in the same way as if you were actually living the experience, scientists have found. Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch in To Kill A Mockingbird … Continue reading

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Snowden warns of loss of privacy

In a two-minute video recorded in Moscow, where Former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has been granted temporary asylum, he spoke of concerns over surveillance and appeared to draw comparison with the dystopian tale 1984 which described a fictional state which operates widespread surveillance of … Continue reading

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Five digital journalism predictions for 2014

Digital storytelling is evolving as the device we’re telling the story on expands and evolves rapidly. Continue reading

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Mikhail Kalashnikov, Creator of AK-47, Dies at 94

Lt. Gen. Mikhail T. Kalashnikov, the inventor of the AK-47, holding a prototype of his famous assault rifle in 2007. The arms designer credited by the Soviet Union with creating the AK-47, the first in a series of rifles and … Continue reading

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Facebook self-censorship: What happens to the posts you don’t publish?

Facebook wants to know why you didn’t publish that status update you started writing. Continue reading

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