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Amazon Kindle Books Outselling Paperback Versions EPA Approves 15% Corn Based Ethanol Fuels Mysterious Bird and Fish Deaths in Arkansas Apple Adds 12 More Patents to Lawsuit Against Motorola Man Attacked and Killed By Shark
 
Amazon Kindle Books Outselling Paperback Versions

Amazon Kindle Books Outselling Paperback Versions

Amazon announced today that numerous books have officially begun to sell better on the Kindle ebook reader than in traditional paperback format. This is not an unexpected event though many people are surprised by how quickly the ebook has become dominant. Previously Amazon had announced that their ebook sales were beginning to take over many […]

EPA Approves 15% Corn Based Ethanol Fuels

EPA Approves 15% Corn Based Ethanol Fuels

Today the EPA officially granted manufacturers the right to add as much as 15% ethanol to gasoline; this is an increase from the current 10% used in most states. The 15% blend is not yet a requirement and it is only approved for cars made in 2001 and later though many proponents of ethanol say […]

Mysterious Bird and Fish Deaths in Arkansas

Mysterious Bird and Fish Deaths in Arkansas

Today researchers and scientists are working to find out what may have caused the mysterious death of thousands of fish and birds in a small area of Arkansas. According to reports as many as 5000 blackbirds died on New Year’s Eve while flying; all of which fell out of the sky within 1 mile of […]

Apple Adds 12 More Patents to Lawsuit Against Motorola

Apple Adds 12 More Patents to Lawsuit Against Motorola

Earlier this year Apple filed a lawsuit again Motorola for allegedly stealing numerous technologies and implementing them into their phones. Today Apple decided that the previous lawsuit was not enough; Apple officially amended the lawsuit today to add 12 more patents. Apple said today that they refuse to sit back and watch other companies steal […]

Man Attacked and Killed By Shark

Man Attacked and Killed By Shark

A man was attacked and killed by a shark this morning on a beach just north of Santa Barbara California. The man was reportedly body boarding with a friend when a shark violently attacked him. The man’s friend reacted quickly and got him to shore; although his injuries were too severe; he died at the […]

Google Shown to Be Ineffective

Google Shown to Be Ineffective

15 August 2011

Search engine effectiveness is becoming a big discussion with many online magazines and news sources and today the latest report was released. The results are likely quite surprising to some people because the rankings do not follow the same patterns as the most used search engines. In fact the most used search engine, Google, is […]

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Android Holds 40% of US Market

Android Holds 40% of US Market

08 August 2011

The most recent release of smartphone usage in the United States has shown that Android is growing quicker in the U.S. than originally anticipated. Android took a whopping 40% of the market in this most recent survey which is an impressive jump of 2% in just one month. Obviously iOS and Blackberry are the other […]

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Facebook Offering Bug Bounty

Facebook Offering Bug Bounty

01 August 2011

Facebook announced this week that they will be paying a reward or bounty to anyone who finds and reports security bugs they find on the Facebook site. This is not a new idea as Google, Microsoft, and many other big companies already use similar reward programs but Facebook is coming at it from a slightly […]

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Sony Insurer Refuses to Pay for Damages

Sony Insurer Refuses to Pay for Damages

25 July 2011

For the past 4 months Sony has been going through some tough times. Hacking and other major security breaches left Sony with a big pile of negative press along with millions of unhappy customers. Along the way Sony also had to pay a pretty penny to repair and protect all of their systems; generally companies […]

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Google is Affecting Our Memory

Google is Affecting Our Memory

17 July 2011

This week an interesting piece of research was released to the public; apparently Google and other search engines are having a drastic effect on memory and how people remember things. Traditionally people tend to remember facts or details about things and they would then supplement this knowledge with basic ideas of how or where to […]

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Google’s Social Network Launches

Google’s Social Network Launches

11 July 2011

Google has been hyping their upcoming social network called Google+ and this week it has finally gone into a public testing state. As with many new Google services Google+ is starting life as a beta test which is open only with an invitation but currently the social network is growing at an astounding rate. Already […]

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Facebook Preparing to Launch Skype Chat System

Facebook Preparing to Launch Skype Chat System

03 July 2011

Skype and Facebook have reportedly been working together on a project that may finally be released to the public this coming week. Facebook announced this week that they will be having a press conference event on the 6th at which a major update will be announced; many inside sources have confirmed that this is the […]

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Notorious Hacking Group Disbands

Notorious Hacking Group Disbands

27 June 2011

For the past few months the notorious hacking group, LulzSec, has been wrecking havoc on hundreds of important websites around the internet. The group was allegedly committing these acts in order to bring online security flaws to the public eye but in the process they also brought multiple legal problems against themselves. Just last week […]

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Research In Motion Sees Drops Following Earnings Report

Research In Motion Sees Drops Following Earnings Report

20 June 2011

This week Research in Motion released their second quarter earnings report and the report was not nearly as good as many had anticipated. Research in Motion had originally been anticipating significant growth in many sectors but unfortunately these goals were not met, despite the release of RIM’s first tablet PC device. Part of the reason […]

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iPhone Going To Space

iPhone Going To Space

13 June 2011

Today an interesting announcement came from NASA regarding the upcoming Space Shuttle Atlantis mission; the crew will be conducting a variety of experiments using two iPhone 4 devices they are taking with them. The two iPhones will be going up on the final Space Shuttle mission as part of a research program which will utilize […]

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