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Montana Zombocolypse

Posted by on Feb 16, 2013 | 0 comments

Montana Zombocolypse

As if the world isn’t already crazy enough, hackers infiltrated the emergency broadcast system of local station KRTV in Great Falls, Montana, a CBS affiliate, and issued a fake zombie alert, the station said on Tuesday. Viewers were warned of a so-called zombie apocalypse and advised not to tangle with the monstrous creatures, the station said. Engineers at the station were investigating...

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Paying for Facebook

Posted by on Oct 6, 2012 | 0 comments

Paying for Facebook

They said it would never happen. Pay for Facebook? But nobody said you couldn’t, if you wanted to. Facebook Inc. is letting users in the United States pay a fee to boost the visibility of their postings on the social network, the company’s latest effort to look beyond advertisers for revenue. The promoted-posts-for-users feature, which Facebook began offering as a test on Wednesday...

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ANOTHER Good Use For Your Palm

Posted by on Sep 19, 2012 | 0 comments

ANOTHER Good Use For Your Palm

Aiming to do away with the need to remember passwords for growing numbers of online services, Intel researchers have put together a tablet with new software and a biometric sensor that recognizes the unique patterns of veins on a person’s palm. Making laptops, tablets and smartphones responsible for identifying users would take the requirement of remembering passwords away from individual...

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Tony Sly, No Use for a Name Frontman, Dead at 41

Posted by on Aug 2, 2012 | 0 comments

Tony Sly, No Use for a Name Frontman, Dead at 41

Tony Sly, guitarist and singer for the pop-punk band No Use for a Name, has died, his record label said Wednesday. No cause of death was given. “It is with great sorrow that we must say goodbye to Tony Sly of No Use For A Name,” the group’s label, Fat Wreck Chords, said on its web site. “We received a call earlier today of his passing, and are devastated. We have lost an...

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Big Bucks for Old Computer

Posted by on Jun 16, 2012 | 0 comments

Big Bucks for Old Computer

Hoarding could pay off big. Keep that in mind as you are tripping over piles of your parent’s treasures, or perhaps even your own. A hoarder finds value in just about EVERYTHING and cannot stand to see ANYTHING go in the trash. Maybe you or your hoarder have one of these lying around, buried under that sack of empty toilet paper rolls covered with rubber bands. What is it? A rare,...

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