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Davos 2012: What Would You Ask the World Economic Forum?

Davos 2012: What Would You Ask the World Economic Forum?

Mashable’s Davos coverage is presented by BMW i, a new concept dedicated to providing mobility solutions for the urban environment.

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Nintendo: to launch Wii successor in key markets for year-end

Nintendo: to launch Wii successor in key markets for year-end

OSAKA, Japan (Reuters) – Nintendo will launch a successor to its Wii game console in the U.S. and other key markets in time for the crucial year-end shopping season later this year, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata told reporters on Thursday. He said th…

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How next-generation consoles may eliminate the used gaming market

How next-generation consoles may eliminate the used gaming market

As metioned by Kotaku earlier today, Microsoft is reported to be testing a software or hardware method on the next version of the Xbox hardware designed to halt the ability to play used games. While this report doesn’t indicate that this feature w…

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When Twitter bites back: Hashtag hijacking trending among disgruntled tweeters

When Twitter bites back: Hashtag hijacking trending among disgruntled tweeters

Twitter is well-known for its role in granting a voice to all, from the disenfranchised to the lunch tweeter. But what happens when the Twitter hive doesn’t like what’s being said? Well, they change the subject. Recently, hoards of tweeters have h…

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Groupon offers new way to nab deals with SmartKiosk experiment

Groupon offers new way to nab deals with SmartKiosk experiment

Groupon has just started experimenting with a new way of getting its offers into the hands of more people by utilizing kiosks with touchscreen displays located around the company’s home city of Chicago.

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NASA’s New Satellite Captures Amazing Hi-Res Image of Earth

NASA’s New Satellite Captures Amazing Hi-Res Image of Earth

[More from Mashable: Space Agencies Put Moon Base Back on the Table]

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Harvard study warns of injury through tablet use

Harvard study warns of injury through tablet use

Of course, tablet computers can cause injuries in a variety of ways. Dropped from a great height onto someone’s head will likely have the same damaging effect as being on the receiving end of one hurled Frisbee-like across a room.

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Jobs’ Last Photography Wish: iPhone With Lytro, the Focus-Free Camera? [VIDEO]

Jobs’ Last Photography Wish: iPhone With Lytro, the Focus-Free Camera? [VIDEO]

A new book by a top Fortune reporter reveals that Steve Jobs sought out the up-and-coming Lytro camera CEO — and putting Lytro in the iPhone was discussed.

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Foxconn employee points to summer 2012 launch for next iPhone

Foxconn employee points to summer 2012 launch for next iPhone

According to a report from Apple enthusiast site 9to5Mac, the next revision of the iPhone will be hitting store shelves during the summer months of this year. This release window would align with the upcoming contract expiration date of 1.7 million A…

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Just Show Me: How to clear your browser history in Chrome

Just Show Me: How to clear your browser history in Chrome

Welcome to Just Show Me on Tecca TV, where we show you tips and tricks for getting the most out of the gadgets in your life. In today’s episode we’ll show you how to clear your history in Google’s Chrome web browser. Clearing your … Continue read…

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