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New Mac Pro, Upcoming Super-Powered Apple Computer, To Be Assembled In U.S.

(638) Comments | Posted June 10, 2013 | 2:56 PM

While announcing a radically redesigned version of the Mac Pro, Apple's Phil Schiller couldn't help but boast a bit.

"Can't innovate any more, my ass," Phil Schiller, the company's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, said on stage in San Francisco at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday.

A...

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This Is an Actual Walgreens Store in Chicago (PHOTOS)

(6) Comments | Posted June 4, 2013 | 4:23 PM

When I went to Chicago this past weekend, mainly to see the Blackhawks play, HuffPost colleague Kim Bellware treated me to a tour of the most elaborate pharmacy store I've ever seen in my life. I'm sure you'll agree.

Meet... a Walgreens in Chicago. It's located...

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Dots Game Strategy: 7 Pro Tips to Improve Your High Score

(7) Comments | Posted June 3, 2013 | 2:22 PM

dots game strategy tips

Now that I have achieved a score of 700+ on Dots, I feel compelled to share some pro tips so everyone can get better at Dots.

If you're not aware, Dots is the incredibly addicting iPhone game from Betaworks that is...

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Friday's Oklahoma City Tornadoes As Observed By Local Residents (TWEETS, VINES)

(0) Comments | Posted May 31, 2013 | 11:26 PM

Severe weather hit the Oklahoma City area again on Friday night. This time there were multiple tornadoes that touched down, following a "tornado emergency" issued by the National Weather Service, the highest alert.

Here's what the night looked like on Twitter from local residents on the ground.

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Twitter Lists News Has Social Media Editors Excited

(3) Comments | Posted May 30, 2013 | 6:00 PM

Maybe social media editors aren't dead after all.

After a BuzzFeed post trumpeted the headline "The Social Media Editor Is Dead" on Wednesday, Twitter unveiled news about Twitter lists on Thursday that delighted social media editors everywhere -- or so it seemed on Twitter for an...

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Twitter Engagement: Curt Buthman, Marsha Collier Engaged Following Vine Proposal On Twitter

(88) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 10:45 PM

"I love you! #WillYouMarryMe <3 #custserv"

With that text in less than 140 characters, an @ mention and an accompanying Vine of course, history was made on Twitter on Tuesday night, May 28, 2013.

Los Angeles resident Curt Buthman asked his girlfriend Marsha Collier if she'd marry him. He did...

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Anthony De Rosa Joining Circa: Reuters Social Media Editor Confirms News On Twitter

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 5:08 PM

Anthony De Rosa confirmed in a tweet today that he's leaving Reuters to join mobile and social news startup Circa.

His confirmation came within eight minutes of Circa tweeting a blog post introducing him as the company's new Editor in Chief. De Rosa had been Social...

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Briarwood, Plaza Towers Elementary Schools Hit By Tornado In Moore, Oklahoma, Rescue Efforts Underway

(1077) Comments | Posted May 20, 2013 | 5:06 PM

Two elementary schools were directly impacted by a massive tornado in the Oklahoma City area on Monday, according to local media reports.

Plaza Towers Elementary School was flattened by the storm and Briarwood Elementary School was also reportedly severely hit. It is unclear at this time how many...

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We've Been Spoiled, Growth of Social Media Ads Was Inevitable

(34) Comments | Posted May 20, 2013 | 1:06 PM

For those who grew up during the time social media was "free" and there were no ads (or hardly any), consider yourself lucky.

While it's true social networks often start with relatively few ads, it's a given that'll change in time. The Facebook ad platform has evolved in...

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Are These 'Rising Stars' the Future of Journalism? Yes -- Yes, They Are

(10) Comments | Posted May 17, 2013 | 6:35 PM

If there's one thing I can tell you definitively about the future of journalism, it's that young people of the present will be the leaders of that future.

Those in college now, who have recently finished college, or maybe a few years out of college, they're the leaders of tomorrow....

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「Gmail」で送金が可能に

(18) Comments | Posted May 17, 2013 | 12:10 AM

Google社は5月15日(米国時間)、開発者向けカンファレンス「Google I/O」においてさまざまな新サービスを発表したが、その中で特に注目されるのは、「Google Wallet」を「Gmail」と統合したことだ。Gmailアカウントを持つユーザーは、電子メール経由で送金が可能になる。これは、今後大きな影響をもつ可能性がある出来事だ。

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Now You Can Send Money Through Gmail, Google Announces

(315) Comments | Posted May 15, 2013 | 4:18 PM

This is huge, potentially.

Along with a flurry of other announcements made on Wednesday at Google I/O, Google's annual developers' conference, the company announced that it's integrating Google Wallet with Gmail, meaning Gmail account holders will soon be able to send money via email.

The amazing...

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App.Net, Twitter Alternative, Now Available To All With New App

(4) Comments | Posted May 9, 2013 | 1:24 PM

The subscription-based, ads-free Twitter alternative that lets you post messages up to 256 characters long has a new app that lets anyone join for free.

You can start a limited App.net account -- without an invite or immediately paying for a subscription -- by downloading its new iOS app

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Syria Internet Goes Down, Traffic Monitoring Sites Confirm

(285) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 5:00 PM

Multiple Internet monitoring services are reporting that the Internet has gone down in Syria.

The outage began Tuesday night, May 7, at around 9:45 p.m. local time in Syria. This is not the first time the country has suffered from an Internet outage. The same happened in November...

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5 Things I've Learned in 5 Years

(8) Comments | Posted May 2, 2013 | 9:30 PM

I'm feeling reflective tonight. It could be because it's May, and that means summer's just around the corner -- graduations, and memories of school. Let's start there.

Five years ago, in May 2008, I was preparing to graduate from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, N.Y., with an undergraduate degree...

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Those Reports About Facebook Losing A Ton Of Users Are Bogus

(26) Comments | Posted May 2, 2013 | 12:17 PM

You may have heard that Facebook has lost millions of users in a short period of time and that its growth has halted. Not true.

Here are the facts. Facebook itself released numbers for Q1 2013 during its earnings report Wednesday. Daily active users, monthly active users, mobile active users...

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Saddest Day Of The Year So Far Was April 15, 2013, Analysis Of Tweets Finds

(19) Comments | Posted May 1, 2013 | 7:14 PM

An analysis of millions of tweets has determined that the saddest day of the year so far was April 15, the day of the Boston Marathon bombing.

April 15 was also Tax Day and a Monday, so it was sure to generate negative tweets regardless of...

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Google+, Google Search More Intertwined With App Integration

(14) Comments | Posted April 30, 2013 | 1:53 PM

When Google launched Google+ Sign-In earlier this year, all of a sudden Google+ could do things that Facebook couldn't. As users gained the ability to connect their Google+ account to other apps and services, Google instantly had a mobile advantage over Facebook, call-to-action buttons, ability to...

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A Day at the Bronx Zoo (PHOTOS)

(7) Comments | Posted April 29, 2013 | 2:38 PM

This weekend I had the chance to go to the Bronx Zoo for the first time ever.

It had long been on my to-do list. It was a nice spring day and the timing couldn't have been better. It gave me a chance to have some fun with...

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HuffPoSpoilers Makes Fun Of Huffington Post Twitter Account

(9) Comments | Posted April 25, 2013 | 5:21 PM

Finally. Now you can read the Huffington Post Twitter feed without clicking the links.

Introducing: @HuffPoSpoilers. We don't know who's behind this account but it made us laugh, so we're sharing it with you too. Created in August, the feed seems to be getting everyone's attention on Thursday.

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