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[ 23 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]

Most of Apple's $145 Billion in cash is parked overseas, so issuing debt allows the company to avoid the tax hit that money would be subject to if brought back to the U.S.

Apple CEO Tim Cook waves at the end of Apple Inc.'s iPhone media event in San Francisco, California September 12, 2012.
Via: Beck Diefenbach / Reuters
The most interesting part of Apple’s earnings report wasn't its $43.6 billion in revenue or $9.5 billion in net profit. Nor was it the 37.4 million iPhones and 19.5 million iPads sold over …

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[ 23 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]

The career site's struggle to court young adults and recent graduates.

LinkedIn is powerful, profitable, and growing. The only problem? It may be leaving behind the audience that needs them the most: young adults and recent graduates.
LinkedIn isn’t alone. Plenty of legacy social networks are up against a migration of sorts when it comes to younger users; however, unlike the Facebooks of the world, LinkedIn has something that demographic desperately needs, rather than just wants: the tools to help start a career.
For LinkedIn faithful, it might be easy to pin …

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[ 23 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]
LinkedIn Doesn’t Matter To The People Who Need It Most

The career site's struggle to court young adults and recent graduates.

LinkedIn is powerful, profitable, and growing. The only problem? It may be leaving behind the audience that needs them the most: young adults and recent graduates.
LinkedIn isn’t alone. Plenty of legacy social networks are up against a migration of sorts when it comes to younger users; however, unlike the Facebooks of the world, LinkedIn has something that demographic desperately needs, rather than just wants: the tools to help start a career.
For LinkedIn faithful, it might be easy to pin …

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[ 23 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]

The Dow fell and then bounced right back up.
As soon as the hacked Associated Press Twitter tweeted that explosions in the White House had injured Barack Obama, huge sell-offs immediately send the Dow down 100 points.

Just as fast, the market rebounded to exactly where it was at the time of the tweets, and overall it’s up 135 points on the day.

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[ 23 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]

Whether you'll like Starseed Pilgrim depends on what you look for in games.

There have been two reactions to Starseed Pilgrim, the obscure and possibly brilliant indie game released last week on Steam. The first is rapturous praise, and it has come from some of the most respected minds in gaming.
No less a luminary than Jonathan Blow, the Atlantic-profiled swami behind Braid, has called the game one of his favorites of all time. “Advice for playing Starseed Pilgrim: As long as you still have questions, continue.”
And says Bennett Foddy, the …

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[ 23 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]

The disgraced former Congressman rejoined Twitter Monday to mixed reactions. On Tuesday he decided to follow the local Queens paper The Wave, located in the Rockaways.

Via: @anthonyweiner

Via: @TheWaveNews

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[ 23 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]
You Can Order Pizza From Your Xbox Now

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
LINK: You Can Order Pizza From Your Xbox Now
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”

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[ 23 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]

Social media: apparently a popular way to show the world you're upset.
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[ 22 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]

The backlash against the “RT:” is getting nasty. Let's try to figure out some rules here, shall we?

Source: dogshaming.com
As the role of social media in breaking news comes under fresh scrutiny, an old grudge, long simmering below the surface, has bubbled up again: hatred for the manual retweet.
A manual retweet is when you type in “RT” before someone else’s tweet, instead of a “true” retweet using the official retweet button.
The ire comes from two places. Firstly, a manual retweet in a way claims someone else's tweet as your own …

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[ 22 Apr 2013 | No Comment ]
Netflix Allows Account Sharing Now

With a $12 family plan. Expect a lot more companies to do this.
LINK: Netflix Allows Account Sharing Now
With a $12 family plan. Expect a lot more companies to do this.