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Twitter Kills the QuickBar, Why Google Books Failed

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: So, then...if you jump The New York Times' paywall, are you stealing? It's familiar logic - the same kind of analog-economics-for-digital-content thinking that fuels all...

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'The Social Network' Frame by Frame, Disable Ping to Save Your iPhone Battery

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: Get Smart (subscription required) We have been outsourcing our intelligence to machines for centuries. Now they are much quicker at calculation and infinitely more adept...

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Google's New +1 Social Search Button Puts 'Likes' in Your Search

Adding yet another thing to click as you make your way across the Web, Google has finally launched its long-rumored '+1' recommendation service. (Try it out here.) It seems that Google is augmenting its algorithmically derived search results with your contacts' recommendations. Google's Matt...

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The Need to Go 'No Glow,' Christopher Poole Drops by Reddit

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: The History of the Teardown: The Need to See Our Gear Undressed In the case of the Kinect, there was also an element of history involved. Wiens and the iFixit team...

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Vimeo App Finally Hits the iPhone With Video Editing and Watch List

We met up with Vimeo's Andrew Pile down at SXSW to get an early look at the company's long-awaited iPhone app, which hit the App Store this morning. The new app gives you access to your videos, likes and 'Watch Later' list, all constituting a much-needed alternative to Vimeo's current mobile...

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The Web's Ghouls and Ghosts, Flash Mob Sensation Coming to TV!

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: When Twittering Gets in the Way of Real Life One evening this week, my husband and I had a discussion that mirrors others we've had over the past few years. "Sometimes,...

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Switched Roundup: Gaga Drops by Google, AT&T Buys T-Mobile

Our top 10 most popular posts from this past week: Tech-Savvy Victim Tracks Laptop Thief, Has Lulz at His Expense 'Blinky' Offers Glimpse of Future Robot 'Helpers' Censorship Goes Both Ways: The Case for an Ex-Gay App AT&T Buys T-Mobile: What Does It Mean for...

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Lightsaber Badminton, Ernest Hemingway Weighs in on Yelp

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: How did a British polytechnic graduate become the design genius behind £200billion Apple? Ive's lab is Apple's inner sanctum. Here, touch screens control the...

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Facebook Is the Most Successful CIA Plan Ever, OS X Turns Ten

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: 5 1/2 Questions for Bnter's Lauren Leto Facebook is too stagnant to convey anyone's personality and as users start to realize how much richer their network is through...

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'Color' App Takes Your Photos Public, Shows Users in 150-Foot Radius

Lala founder Bill Nguyen's new 'Color' app is keeping the app hype machine rolling by raising $41 million... before launch. The Lala founder's app arrived today at Color.com (the domain having been purchased for a cool $350,000) with commentators claiming that it will "transform the way people...

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