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How Much Is the Average Facebook User Worth?

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Facebook released its first quarter 2014 earnings report on Wednesday, beating Wall Street’s estimates with posted revenues of $2.5 billion. The average revenue per user (ARPU) around the world increased over the past year as well, according to the report. Worldwide ARPU (measured by payments and advertising) reached $2 in the first quarter — up […]

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Domino’s Launches Its Pizza Ordering App For iPad With 3D Custom Pizza Builder

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Domino’s Pizza has revamped its menu and turned around its financials over the last few years, during which time it also started to offer mobile ordering. Next Monday, the pizza chain will launch its iPad app, which will allow you to build your pizza and order it for take-out and delivery right from your couch. […]

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Google initiative will lease solar panels to consumers

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In order to efficiently celebrate Earth Day, Google decided to invest in renewable energy, but this time to bring cheaper electricity to homes and not to power its data centers. The internet giant is funding 250$M to buy up solar panels and then distribute them among American households. With solar panels steadily getting cheaper, it […]

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University wants you to capture the ‘soundscapes’ of Earth

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University wants you to capture the ‘soundscapes’ of Earth

Bryan Pijanowski, Purdue University’s Soundscape ecologist, developed the Soundscape Recorder app for iOS and Android and is asking people to suck down three minutes of ambient noise to help measure the changes to the sonic environment. Once you’ve recorded your moment, you’ll be asked to describe what you heard and how it made you feel […]

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NASA Announces An Earth-Size Planet That May Have Liquid Water

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NASA and Kepler telescope researchers have just announced that they’ve discovered an Earth-size planet circling a dwarf star at a distance that would allow that planet to support liquid water. The finding was also published Thursday, April 16, in the journal Science. The announcement was made in a live press conference attended by a panel […]

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Google’s new camera app brings Photo Sphere and Lens Blur to Android devices

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While Google has continued to toss new features into the camera app shipped on its Nexus devices, many Android phones replace it with something else. But just as we revealed a few weeks ago, now it’s available in the Play Store, ready to run on any phone or tablet using Android 4.4 KitKat. Beyond bits […]

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Forget On/Off Switches, These Force Lamps Only Shine Under Pressure

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Your average human will buckle under too much pressure, but the more weight you pile on these force-sensing lamps, the brighter they’ll shine. Designed and built by Kebei Li, a pressure sensor inside the lamps works like a bathroom scale. But instead of displaying pounds, they cause a ring of LEDs to burn bright depending […]

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Focus Lock Blocks Distracting Android Apps So You Can Work

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Focus Lock Blocks Distracting Android Apps So You Can Work

Android: If you need to get things done but your phone is chirping, buzzing, or just tempting you with your friends’ Instagram photos or new tweets and Facebook posts, Focus Lock is a new app that will block them all so you don’t have to use your limited willpower resisting them. Focus Lock borrows a […]

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‘Heart Bleed’ Bug Imperils Web Encryption; Putting Passwords, Credit Cards at Risk

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An exploit known as “Heartbleed” Bug has shown up in the OpenSSL cryptographic library, and it could essentially allow attackers to gain access to highly sensitive information, including credit card numbers, usernames, passwords, and other sensitive data. “This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the […]

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Weird Chrome Extensions for a more enjoyable browsing

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. Mustachio A mustache enthusiast will appreciate Mustachio. The feature adds a thick black mustache to every photo on a website nCage. If you go on the Internet and think, “Hm, I’m not seeing enough Nicolas Cage,” this extension is here for you. The nCage will exchange every photo you see with an image of […]

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