Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

See Beach Blanketed With Millions of Migrating Hermit Crabs
Monday, September 10, 2012 11:45 PM
An army of hermit crabs carpeted a beach in St. John last month and a videographer captured incredible footage of the crustacean crush. Steve Simonsen's friend alerted him to the migration and he wasted no time scooping up his Canon EOS 5D Mark...

HuffPo Co-founder Takes on Cable News With New Startup
Monday, September 10, 2012 9:04 PM
Ken Lerer, one of the co-founders of The Huffington Post and the current chairman of BuzzFeed, has pulled back the curtain on his latest venture: a video news site called NowThisNews. The startup officially launched on Monday after months of...

GoDaddy Gone: Can the Domain Giant Recover Its Reputation?
Monday, September 10, 2012 7:05 PM
Monday has not been the best of days for GoDaddy or its millions of customers. Thanks to what appears to be a distributed denial of service attack against the world's largest domain registrar, the company's DNS servers are down. With them went an...

Young Adults, Teens Lead Smartphone Owners
Monday, September 10, 2012 4:30 PM
With the iPhone 5 set to be announced on Wednesday and Nokia's release of two new handhelds last week, Nielsen took a look into who's buying the most smartphones and, more importantly, what kind. The report released earlier today shows that...

Startling UNICEF Pinterest Campaign Turns Platform on its Head
Monday, September 10, 2012 3:41 PM
For many of us who have caught the Pinterest bug, the visual site is a place for giving into our deepest materialistic wants, by creating virtual wishlists of fashion, high-end devices, or home decor. A clever new Pinterest campaign from UNICEF,...

7 Chrome Extensions to Make You More Efficient
Monday, September 10, 2012 3:22 PM
This summer, Google Chrome became the world's most popular web browser, with about one third of the global market share, according to StatCounter. Chrome's market dominance is largely due to its speed, security, and flexible address bar, which...

10 Schools That Tweet and Like More Than You
Monday, September 10, 2012 2:48 PM
Goodbye mascots and cheerleaders, hello Facebook Likes and Twitter Retweets. Colleges are extending their campuses and communities past the physical realm, far past the quad, into social media where they're engaging prospective and enrolled...

GoDaddy's DNS Servers Go Down, Along With Thousands of Sites
Monday, September 10, 2012 2:26 PM
GoDaddy, the world's largest domain registrar and one of the biggest web hosts, is experiencing major downtime. The main GoDaddy.com domain is unreachable and websites hosted by GoDaddy are also down. The more problematic part is that any domain...

Ex-Apple Exec: Apple Should Pull The Siri Commercials
Monday, September 10, 2012 11:46 AM
Apple's advertisements have been criticized a lot in recent months, but now the latest critic happens to be a former Apple insider. Jean-Louis Gassée, a former Apple executive who oversaw the development of the company's Macintosh computers in...

Alibaba: Our Sales Are Bigger Than Amazon and eBay's Combined
Monday, September 10, 2012 10:44 AM
Think Amazon is the king of e-commerce? Think again. Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce site, will process more sales this year than Amazon and eBay combined, at least according to an executive at the company. "From their annual reports we did a rough...

See Bill Clinton's Sleek 1996 Campaign Website
Monday, September 10, 2012 10:21 AM
In 1996, presidential campaigns blasted off to the depths of cyberspace for the first time. Voters hoping to learn more about Bill Clinton and Bob Dole dialed up to the web, typed candidates' respective web addresses into a Netscape browser and...

10 College Courses That Didn't Exist 20 Years Ago
Monday, September 10, 2012 9:39 AM
Turns out, all those hours you spent in high school playing Halo 3 just might pay off -- now that you can major in Video Games. Twenty years ago, no one would have dreamed of a career in the gaming arts, not to mention a B.A. in data journalism...

Why Jobs Remain Unfilled Even Though Unemployment Is High [INFOGRAPHIC]
Monday, September 10, 2012 9:02 AM
With a nationwide unemployment rate of 8.1%, many Americans are having a hard time finding work. Despite this, 3.8 million jobs in the U.S. remain unfilled. It's a contradiction that one infographic sets out to unravel. Compiled by...

Toys 'R' Us Gets Into the Tablet Race With $150 Tabeo
Monday, September 10, 2012 8:29 AM
In a bold move designed to offset competition from Amazon, retailer Toys "R" Us is planning to release its own $149.99 Android-based tablet this holiday season. Tabeo, as its known, will hit stores on Oct. 21, but will begin shipping Oct. 1. The...

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