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Relax: Twitter’s New Censorship Policy Is Actually Good for Activists

Relax: Twitter’s New Censorship Policy Is Actually Good for Activists

A lot of digital ink has been spilled about Twitter’s announcement that it can now censor tweets on a country-by-country basis. The move has prompted a growing number of users to organize under the hashtag “#TwitterBlackout and pledge to boycott the se…

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Nintendo gets with the times, announces Nintendo Network, DLC, and NFC for Wii U

Nintendo gets with the times, announces Nintendo Network, DLC, and NFC for Wii U

After a decade of lackluster online support, Nintendo may finally be wising up. During an investor’s briefing today, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced that its upcoming console, the Wii U, will have two new features: NFC built into the contr…

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Angry Birds on Facebook Launching Your Way on Valentines Day

Angry Birds on Facebook Launching Your Way on Valentines Day

[More from Mashable: Nintendo Announces Online Gaming Network]

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Can Regular Investors Buy a Piece of Facebook?

Can Regular Investors Buy a Piece of Facebook?

Now that it looks like Facebook is (finally!) going to file for an IPO, plenty of potential investors want to know how they can get in on the action.

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Ex-Palm Chief Says Goodbye to HP, WebOS

Ex-Palm Chief Says Goodbye to HP, WebOS

Jon Rubinstein, the former CEO of Palm and co-developer of the Apple iPod, has left Hewlett-Packard, the company confirmed to Mashable. Rubinstein came to HP after the company acquired Palm in 2012.

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Twitter may censor tweets in individual countries

Twitter may censor tweets in individual countries

Twitter has refined its technology so it can censor messages on a country-by-country basis.

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Why Facebook is Really Worth $100 Billion

Why Facebook is Really Worth $100 Billion

You know what hurts? Being wrong, that’s what hurts. Not just a little wrong, but $85 billion wrong.

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Nintendo chief promises to do Wii U launch right

Nintendo chief promises to do Wii U launch right

Nintendo’s chief is determined to get right the launch of its next game machine, Wii U, set for this year’s holiday shopping season, and acknowledged Friday some mistakes with selling its 3DS handheld.

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Summary Box: Samsung 4Q profit rises 17 pct

Summary Box: Samsung 4Q profit rises 17 pct

THE RESULTS: Samsung Electronics Co. reported a 17 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit to $3.5 billion.

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How the Etruscan Pygmy Shrew inspired a bewhiskered disaster relief robot

How the Etruscan Pygmy Shrew inspired a bewhiskered disaster relief robot

Scientists have long been working on the creation of robots for search and rescue missions, like the kind undertaken by disaster relief crews following last year’s tsunami in Japan. Now, a group of researchers came up with a successful design for a …

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