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FedEx Responds To Viral Video Of Careless Employee Tossing Packages

FedEx Responds To Viral Video Of Careless Employee Tossing Packages

FedEx is among the largest courier delivery services around the globe. The company recently chanced upon a potential PR nightmare when the video of a FedEx driver, carelessly throwing around packages, went viral. The company, true to it’s fame, was quick to dish out an official response to the video.

By On July 28, 2013 Respond
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Woman Goes Crazy In Apple Store [Video]

Woman Goes Crazy In Apple Store [Video]

In an Apple Store in California, a woman walked in with her baby and asked for immediate repair citing AppleCare told her that she could get it. When she was refused, the fun began. The incident was caught on a video by actress/singer and dancer Porscha Coleman.

By On July 28, 2013 2 Responses
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Pinterest Rolls Out Support For ‘Do Not Track’ Feature

Pinterest Rolls Out Support For ‘Do Not Track’ Feature

Do Not Track is the mechanism which essentially lets you opt out of having your web activity tracked by advertisers or any third party entities. A limited number of websites are already supporting this feature and now, Pinterest has announced support for it.

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U.S. Gives Russia Reassurances About Snowden

U.S. Gives Russia Reassurances About Snowden

Ever since Edward Snowden’s identity as the man behind PRISM leaks was revealed, the U.S. government has been trying to nab him. In a bid to do so, the Obama administration even force-landed the plane of a Latin American President. Now, responding to Russia’s reservations, U.S. has reassured that Snowden won’t face any death penalty if extradited.

By On July 27, 2013 Respond
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Zuckerberg Says Rumors Of Teens Leaving Facebook Aren’t True

Zuckerberg Says Rumors Of Teens Leaving Facebook Aren’t True

In the past, it has been frequently cited that the teenagers are no longer interested in Facebook. There have been many articles claiming that teens are starting to quit the social network. However, Mark Zuckerberg has now refuted such claims during the quarterly earnings call.

By On July 25, 2013 Respond
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31 San Francisco Parks Get Free Wi-Fi, Courtesy Of Google’s $600K Gift

31 San Francisco Parks Get Free Wi-Fi, Courtesy Of Google’s $600K Gift

Google has made a rather generous gift of $600,000, spending the money to bring absolutely free Wi-Fi to some 31 locations in San Francisco. These locations include parks, recreation centers and playgrounds. Thanks to the search giant’s endeavor, people in these locations will be able to enjoy free internet access for up to two years.

By On July 25, 2013 Respond
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Attempt By Congress To Defund NSA Program Fails

Attempt By Congress To Defund NSA Program Fails

After the PRISM leaks and the immense uproar it results in, the lawmakers in the U.S. Congress tabled a bill, proposing to defund NSA’s phone surveillance program. However, much to the disappointment of privacy activists, the bill has failed by a narrow margin.

By On July 25, 2013 Respond
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Web Version Of The Popular Magazine App Flipboard Arrives

Web Version Of The Popular Magazine App Flipboard Arrives

Flipboard has been a wildly popular magazine app to smartphone users. The app lets users get content of their liking in a magazine like fashion and has mustered millions of downloads on iOS as well as Android devices. Now, the web version of the app has also been released.

By On July 25, 2013 Respond
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Google Accounts For 25% Of North American Internet Traffic

Google Accounts For 25% Of North American Internet Traffic

Google is considered the undisputed champion of the web. The company has a huge online presence, offering a multitude of wildly popular products and maintaining the search engine as the backbone of this strength. It has now been revealed that Google accounts for a whopping 25% of all the internet traffic generated from North America.

By On July 23, 2013 Respond
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Google Makes Spam Official With Gmail Redesign!

Google Makes Spam Official With Gmail Redesign!

Google recently rolled out a redesign for the mobile as well as the web version of Gmail inbox. The new design makes it really convenient for users to organize mail neatly. However, with the introduction of the new ‘Promotions’ tab, Google has also started dishing out ads to the users, a practice which borders on online spam.

By On July 23, 2013 1 Response
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USA PRISM Plus App Trolls NSA In An Interesting Way

USA PRISM Plus App Trolls NSA In An Interesting Way

So NSA has been reading all your communications and conversations through the PRISM program and you want to register your protest? The best way to do so is to use USA PRISM Plus app which spams the Twitter account of NSA careers with random shots from your phone.

By On July 23, 2013 Respond
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UK Decides To Block Online Pornography By Default

UK Decides To Block Online Pornography By Default

The UK government has come out with an elaborate directive which will effectively block online porn by default. Any users who wish to access porn will have to ask their service provider to deactivate the filter. Moreover, any such pornographic material which depicts rape would be deemed illegal.

By On July 23, 2013 Respond
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Apple Confirms Its Developer Center Has Been Breached By Hackers, Still Down

Apple Confirms Its Developer Center Has Been Breached By Hackers, Still Down

For the last two days, Apple’s developer site has been down. At first Apple mentioned that the site was down due to “maintenance” purpose and will be “back soon.” But now Apple has confirmed that its developer center has been hacked and still the site is down.

By On July 22, 2013 Respond
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FISA Court Renews Government’s Request To Continue Telephonic Surveillance

FISA Court Renews Government’s Request To Continue Telephonic Surveillance

We have extensively covered the PRISM leaks that were divulged by Edward Snowden, revealing how NSA has been part of an extensive surveillance program, bordering on the illegal. Despite the melee these leaks caused, a FISA court has now approved government’s request to continue such telephonic surveillance.

By On July 21, 2013 Respond
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Tumblr Starts Curbing Down Porn By Making It Hard To Access

Tumblr Starts Curbing Down Porn By Making It Hard To Access

Over the past few months, Tumblr has been stuck in a dilemma – one section of users want the ever-increasing porn on the platform banned for good; the other half is rooting for the freedom of speech argument. Notwithstanding, the company has now launched an initiative which, for now, aims at making porn based on Tumblr, hard to access.

By On July 21, 2013 Respond
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