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LinkedIn acquires alerts service

LinkedIn has agreed to acquire Newsle, an alerts service that will undoubtedly bolster the social network’s features for tracking users outside its website. In joint statements Monday, the two companies indicated the service will help users know more about what various people on the site are doing. The technology will likely bolster LinkedIn’s existing feature … Continue reading

Samsung Debuts Milk Music, An Ad-Free Streaming Service

On Friday, Milk Music, a streaming radio app from Samsung, hit the Google Play app store. And just like the buggy Jay Z Magna Carta Holy Grail app that Samsung released last July, Milk Music is exclusive to Samsung’s Galaxy devices. If you have an Android phone from Motorola, HTC, LG or any other maker that … Continue reading

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19 billion

That’s a stunning sum for the five-year old company. But WhatsApp has been able to hold its weight against messaging heavyweights like Twitter (TWTR), Google (GOOG, Fortune 500) and Microsoft’s (MSFT, Fortune 500) Skype. WhatsApp has upwards of 450 million users, and it is adding an additional million users every day. Referring to WhatsApp’s soaring … Continue reading

Google Announcement: The New Google Maps Is Officially Here

Seamless geographic navigation for all! Google released a new version of its Maps website for all users Wednesday. The update was technically released for people to preview last year in May, but the redesigned Google Maps will now be the default desktop experience for everyone. What’s new? Now you’ll be able to add multiple locations when … Continue reading

Bluetooth E-Cigarette: Vape And Receive Calls, Listen to Music

By Cherlynn Low, Laptop Mag Fumbling for your phone while smoking an e-cigarette can be such a drag. With the new Supersmoker Bluetooth e-cigarette, you’ll be able to receive calls right from your e-cig. For 79 euros (or $108), the Supersmoker Bluetooth also acts as a speaker for your music. The e-cigarette — available in black, … Continue reading


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