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Twitter becomes more secretive about where tweets originate

While Twitter management wants to emphasize content more, Twitter users may get suckered into clicking on more advertising links. …

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http://makin257.livejournal.com/1756247.html

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro displays in production

The 13.3-inch version of the Retina MacBook Pro is on the way, an analyst tells CNET. That means more portability and less money compared with the current 15-inch model. …

Via: http://news.cnet.com

In the Amazon election, it’s Romney by a landslide

Amazon has launched its own Election Heat Map 2012, a tool that shows whether Americans are buying more conservative books than liberal, and by how much.

Paul Ryan fans, prepare to get excited.

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http://makin257.livejournal.com/1755191.html

RoboWorld Cup sees Usain Volt taking on world’s best robot athletes

The Olympics may already be a distant memory, but the RoboWorld Cup is happening right now, and what’s more, Usain Volt is going for gold.

Source:
http://technologyshowdown.blogspot.com/2012/08/roboworld-cup-sees-usain-volt-taking-on.html

RoboWorld Cup sees Usain Volt taking on world’s best robot athletes

The Olympics may already be a distant memory, but the RoboWorld Cup is happening right now, and what’s more, Usain Volt is going for gold.

Source:
http://technologyshowdown.blogspot.com/2012/08/roboworld-cup-sees-usain-volt-taking-on.html

RoboWorld Cup sees Usain Volt taking on world’s best robot athletes

The Olympics may already be a distant memory, but the RoboWorld Cup is happening right now, and what’s more, Usain Volt is going for gold.

Source:
http://technologyshowdown.blogspot.com/2012/08/roboworld-cup-sees-usain-volt-taking-on_25.html

RoboWorld Cup sees Usain Volt taking on world’s best robot athletes

The Olympics may already be a distant memory, but the RoboWorld Cup is happening right now, and what’s more, Usain Volt is going for gold.

Source:
http://technologyshowdown.blogspot.com/2012/08/roboworld-cup-sees-usain-volt-taking-on_25.html

PC growth slowing, and Windows 8 won’t fix that soon, says IDC

Can Windows 8 save the traditional PC and spur growth again? Maybe — but it doesn’t look like that’s going to happen this year, a market-research firm suggests….

Source:
http://technologyshowdown.blogspot.com/2012/08/pc-growth-slowing-and-windows-8-wont.html

Google and Boingo add 24 more Wi-Fi hotspots across the US

Prepare for even more free Wi-Fi around the US, courtesy of Google and Boingo.

The two companies are expanding their existing New York test of a free Wi-Fi service to airports and shopping malls across the country.

Source:
http://technologyshowdown.blogspot.com/2012/08/google-and-boingo-add-24-more-wifi.html

OnLive Rumored to Be in Financial Trouble

Reports are coming in that streaming video game service OnLive is having serious financial trouble. According to reports, the cloud-based gaming company is preparing to file for some form of bankruptcy according to an inside source. OnLive is said …

Via: http://www.geeky-gadgets.com