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  • Yahoo backs off killing Delicious

    One way to gage the popularity of a product is to propose killing it. Coca Cola found that out the hard way. Now Yahoo has discovered it too with its ill-conceived move to "sunset" the popular social bookmarking site Delicious. Unlike Coke, though, it has only taken 24 hours for Yahoo to change its tune on Delicious.

  • WikiLeaks hounded across internet by hackers, U.S. Senator

    Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse for WikiLeaks the site loses its URL and online data graphs, hackers continue to attack it, and U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) is trying to hound the site out of existence. The outrage directed against the whistleblower site stems from WikiLeaks' decision in late November to publish a trove of more than 250,000 confidential U.S. diplomatic cables. The cables contain correspondence between American embassies throughout the world and the U.S. State Department.

  • Pirate Bay guilty verdict upheld

    Three founders of The Pirate Bay lost their appeal to a Swedish court, and are still liable for months of prison time and millions of dollars for copyright infringement.

  • Zombie-Slaying Teddy Bears in Viral Views 8

    Greetings, sentient beings of the Internet, and welcome to another edition of Viral Views! Today on Viral Views we remember our childhood, check out a zombie killing teddy bear, and find out what it means to love yourself just a little too much. Let's get started shall we?

  • Twitter launches another scheme to make money

    As it warned us last week, Twitter launched another scheme today to exploit its 200 million users for advertising purposes. In addition, it took some baby steps toward smoothing relations between itself and third-party developers.

  • DeviantART hops on HTML5 bandwagon with Muro drawing app

    Ever wanted to create a quick sketch or a time-intensive drawing, but didn’t have the right software installed on your machine? A new web app from DeviantArt called Muro lets you draw on any computer with a browser that supports HTML5. And yes, this even means you can draw on your iPad (without Frash).

  • Wikileaks' Afghan War Diary: An FAQ

    The world is still abuzz over the whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and its publication of more than 75,000 classified documents detailing the war in Afghanistan. WikiLeaks had previously sent the documents, along with 15,000 as yet unpublished files, to three newspapers worldwide that published separate reports about the documents.

  • Blogetery.com shut down: danger on the Internet

    The blogosphere and online message boards have been buzzing with speculation as to why blogging website <a href="http://blogetery.com/">Blogetery.com</a>, which claims to have hosted more than 70,000 bloggers, was suddenly shut down last week.

  • Google Voice: 10 Reasons to Check It Out

    Now that Google Voice is open to everybody in the U.S., small business owners, particularly those with less than 25 employees, should take a close look at Google's free phone management service. Here are ten good reasons why:

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