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Sinofsky reportedly asked Ballmer to appoint him as successor

11/13/2012, Steven Sinofsky is now out, but the reason behind his sudden resignation remains a mystery. Sinofsky was not well liked by many. Insider sources from Microsoft described Sinofsky as abrasive and off-putting, while aggressively keeping control over...

Fart-deodorizing underwear from Japan

11/13/2012, Farts are an everyday part of life, but woe to you if you stumble upon an elevator with someone letting loose a silent but deadly kind – better to have one which is obnoxiously loud, and yet does not smell. Here is a potential worldwide best seller...

Kaiku Angry Birds Visa Prepaid Card announced

11/13/2012, Your financial life is about to get turned upside down – especially with the announcement of the Kaiku Angry Birds Visa Prepaid Card. Available from early next year onwards, the Kaiku Angry Birds Visa Prepaid Card will be the latest in Kaiku’s...

Kodak’s patent portfolio going for $500 million

11/12/2012, Eastman Kodak, one of the more venerable names when it comes to imaging and photography, intends to put an end to its long drawn out bankruptcy saga. It seems that word on the street has it that a deal has been reached with bondholders for $793 million in...

Steven Sinofsky to leave Microsoft

11/12/2012, Steven Sinofsky who was the executive in charge of hot Microsoft products like Office, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Surface is going to leave Microsoft according to inside sources. Sinofsky has been working at Microsoft for about 23 years, and will be...

Apple and HTC finally make peace with 10-year licensing agreement

11/12/2012, Both Apple and Samsung are still at each other’s throats in the courts, but it looks like as far as the beef that Apple and HTC had with each other, well it seems that it might have been put on hold at least for the next 10 years. In what we can only...

Teen hacker sentenced to six years of supervised Internet access

11/09/2012, A hacker from a group called UG Nazi was sentence in Long Beach, California on Wednesday. Going under the moniker “Cosmo” or “Cosmo the God,” the 15-year old pleaded guilty to multiple felonies including credit card fraud, identity...

China Blocked Google.com (Updated)

11/09/2012, November 10 — Greatfire.org is reporting that you can again access Google in China. The DNS poisoning only lasted about 12 hours.  They’ve also got great speculation and analysis about the ramifications and reasons behind the blocking. ...

Facebook Just Made The Best Couples Scrapbook

11/08/2012, Facebook’s had friendship pages for a while, but they hadn’t been updated and they looked like anachronisms next to Facebook’s current design. Now they look much closer to the Timeline pages served by default, and they’ve even...

Share Text-Only Statuses To Show Up On More News Feeds

11/07/2012, It’s weird that as Facebook introduces retail Facebook post sponsorship that they changed the algorithm (Edgerank) that controls who sees your statuses. Like Google’s SEO, Facebook Optimization is a big deal for people trying to spread...