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from http://mashable.com/ 622 days ago

On the days when your peepers can't quite perk up and your feet shuffle instead of step, a full body reboot feels like the ultimate refresh. Unfortunately, our bodies don't operate like a computer in need of a system update. Maybe in the future when we're all half-robot, a simple ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 622 days ago

Skype plans to open up its voice and video calls to Facebook- and Google Plus-like "experiences" involving advertisers on Windows 8, the company announced on Thursday. While vague on specifics, the company offered the following scenarios in which Skype on Win 8 might accommodate new ad formats. The enhancements will ...

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As a band that's pretty much either recording or touring, Calexico's social media feeds play out like a musician's diary. Joey Burns and John Convertino have been making music and playing around the world together for some two decades. They've worked with traditional record labels and self-published tour albums, but ...

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Apple's market cap fell below $500 billion in early trading Thursday, a milestone the company first passed in late February. More About: apple, stocks

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from http://mashable.com/ 622 days ago

The holiday gift-giving season is around the corner. It's a time to splurge on items for your family and friends, and we want to help. Luckily, you won't overpay for items or buy something without doing your research, because we've compiled resources to jump-start your shopping. 1. Deal Finder Although ...

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A California lawyer filed a lawsuit against Microsoft for allegedly misleading customers about the amount of available storage space on the Surface tablet. More About: microsoft, surface tablet

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Professionals Nearby A "Nearby" page lets you know when professionals are near you. People are categorized by locals or visitors, so you can see at a glance if someone is traveling or at home. Tapping on a person’s profile picture takes you to his or her profile.Click here to view ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 622 days ago

The Nature Conservancy has teamed up with several bands and artists for an ongoing YouTube campaign called "All Hands Music." On Thursday, Mashable is bringing you the series' latest video, which features the band Blind Pilot performing an acoustic version of their song, "Just One," and discussing their relationship with ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 622 days ago

Amazon started shipping on Thursday its big-screen tablet, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9. The 4G LTE version of the same tablet will take another week to debut. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 -- which, as the name implies, sports an 8.9-inch screen -- starts at $299 for 16GB of storage. ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 622 days ago

The proliferation of mobile has spawned a revolution in website design. Now people view content on screens of all sizes among a range of devices, a movement that requires adaptive new design. At the Mashable Media Summit on Nov. 30, Mashable's founder and CEO, Pete Cashmore, will speak about the ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 622 days ago

Microsoft's Surface tablet might not be the last piece of hardware the company will build -- at least if you believe CEO Steve Ballmer. Speaking at a tech industry event in Santa Clara, Calif. on Wednesday, Ballmer said he expects the "lion's share" of all Windows devices over the next ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 622 days ago

Steven Sinofsky, Microsoft's now deposed head of all things Windows, is not going so quietly into that good night. The ex-Microsoftie took to a blog written by another former Microsoft exec to set the record straight on just how much power he pursued. Ever since Sinofsky's abrupt departure from Microsoft ...

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Cybersecurity expert Mikko Hypponen has spent his career fighting computer viruses. While most of the talks below seem very in-line with his work, one stands out. Hypponen explains, “The talks I chose for my playlist are about technology, security or privacy. Because geeks. Then I added the talk from Dan ...

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LinkedIn surveyed 8,000 professionals globally and found that 8.9% work in their childhood dream job, though another 21% work in a related career. More About: Jobs, linkedin

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Even 25 years later, it’s hard to think of music video more thrilling than Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer.” As his classic album So celebrates its silver anniversary, we asked Gabriel what TEDTalks he thinks will still be making waves in 25 years. Here are his picks, from printing a human kidney ...

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