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  • Why You Should be Wary of Health and Fitness Apps

    These days it seems like you can do just about anything with a smartphone or tablet.  You can use them to find restaurants, lodgings, and entertainment anywhere on the globe, and often you can even book your travel on the go via your favorite mobile device.  There are apps for maps, weather reports, and even […]

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  • Twitter May Censor Tweets in Individual Countries

    There has been a lot of controversy in the last couple of years over the issue of censorship, especially where communications and social media are concerned.  First Google got ousted from China because they refused to censor their search results as per government specifications.   Then there were all of the uprisings in Middle Eastern nations […]

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  • Google Privacy Policy Concerns

    In a recent blog announcement, Google execs managed to freak out privacy-conscious web surfers when they revealed that they are in the midst of rewriting their privacy policy, which will now consolidate their users’ information from all of Google’s services.  The freak out is primarily concerned with the fact that Google is not, as of […]

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  • The Impact of Social Media on the Legal World

    You may have heard recently about the woman in New Jersey who came under prosecution for identity theft after posing as her ex-boyfriend online, via a Facebook page she created in his name in order to harm his reputation.  Or perhaps you caught the story about the Florida man who hacked over fifty phones and […]

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  • Zynga Takes on Online Gambling

    Anyone who frequents the Facebook has probably heard of Zynga, the online gaming magnate best known for cutesy games like FarmVille, CityVille, and just about any other “Ville” you can think of (um, Gagaville?  Yeah, that happened…).  But they also make an extremely popular game called Zyngapoker, which allows users to play the poker games […]

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  • Romantic iPhone Apps for Valentine’s Day

    Despite the fact that many people feel like Valentine’s Day is nothing more than a made-up holiday created to make money for florists, restaurants, and card companies, still February 14th is celebrated by just about anyone involved in a romantic relationship (and some that aren’t).  Even kids are expected to bring candy hearts and cute […]

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  • Will Education Go Paperless with the iPad?

    Apple’s recent announcement that they plan to reinvent the textbook via their iPad products – including a virtual bookstore and a brand new tool for creating books – has critics wondering if the corporation really has the power to create any lasting change, especially in the world of textbook publishing.  A statement from Apple senior […]

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  • Kodak Vows to Make a Comeback

    A brand name which was once synonymous with the field of photography and camera equipment, the storied Eastman Kodak company finalized its decade-long descent into irrelevancy by filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlier this week. Despite intensive efforts during the last seven years to transform Kodak into a purveyor of commercial and personal printers, […]

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  • Megaupload Shutdown

    File-Sharing Halted on Megaupload Due to Government Shutdown It seems like just yesterday that information-sharing sites like Wikipedia and Google blacked out in order to protest the passage of SOPA and PIPA because of the threat they posed to the dissemination of information and media (oh, right, that was two days ago), and already we […]