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Amazon Acquires Woot.com

June 30, 2010

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That’s right, a company spokesperson has just announced: “Woot has signed an agreement with Amazon – yes, the Amazon – to become an independent subsidiary of the ecommerce colossus. Woot HQ will remain in Carrollton, Texas, and will operate as autonomously as other Amazon companies like Zappos and Audible. ” [Source]

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Sprint Ignores AT&T, Verizon Battle, Puts Out New Commercial

November 25, 2009

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Despite all the bickering going on between AT&T and Verizon, Sprint has come out to claim that it has the nation’s most dependable 3G network. However, the latter isn’t going down that easy. In a nutshell, “Verizon says that a recent Nielsen survey shows its network drops fewer calls than Sprint’s” Video after the break. [...]

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PlayStation 3 Gettting Facebook Thursday

November 17, 2009

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Thanks to a new firmware update (3.10), the PlayStation 3 will be getting Facebook. This allows developers to “now integrate automatic updates when certain game events occur, similar to what we saw with the recent Uncharted sequel.” Video after the break. Unfortunately, some of the very basic functions you’d come to expect from Facebook apps, [...]

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Facebook Hits webOS

November 16, 2009

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Finally, the Facebook application has hit Palm’s webOS, and unfortunately early testers report that “it’s about as barebones as they can get.” Basically, clicking “a YouTube link brings you to the YouTube app, clicking links go to browser.” Commercial after the break. You can update your status or upload a photo, but that’s about it. [...]

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Tour Bill Gates’ House for Just $35,000

November 12, 2009

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Bill Gates may not work at Microsoft anymore, but that hasn’t stopped his former employer from offering a $35,000 tour of his house. While the price may seem a bit high, all proceeds will go to charity. Hopefully, we’ll see some YouTube footage of this event sooner than later. Microsoft is well known for it’s [...]

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