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App developer gets Oscar nomination for film that doubles as iPad app

App developer gets Oscar nomination for film that doubles as iPad app

The nominations for the 84th Academy Awards are upon us, and there’s one unexpected nominee among the usual list of Hollywood studios, crew and actors – an iPad developer.

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Fresh Android Apps for Jan. 25: RingDimmer, Mobile Threat Tracker, Devils at the Gate

Fresh Android Apps for Jan. 25: RingDimmer, Mobile Threat Tracker, Devils at the Gate

Yes, your smartphone sometimes causes you embarrassment. Think unrecognized voice commands, text sent to the wrong recipient and so on. But with apps like RingDimmer, it can also be your salvation.

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Pro-Kremlin TV channel to air WikiLeaks talk show

Pro-Kremlin TV channel to air WikiLeaks talk show

A Russian state television channel said Wednesday that it would exclusively air a television chat show hosted by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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Recycle Your Kid’s Clothing Through the Mail with ThredUp Bags

Recycle Your Kid’s Clothing Through the Mail with ThredUp Bags

[More from Mashable: Want to Market to Kids Via Social Networks? Good Luck With That]

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Fresh iPhone Apps for Jan. 25: Doozy update, OneSchool, Breakout Boost+ Frederic

Fresh iPhone Apps for Jan. 25: Doozy update, OneSchool, Breakout Boost+ Frederic

Start forming good habits and watch your progress with Doozy, a today’s leading Fresh App and a to-do list manager that lets you track statistics over time. Following that, we’ve got OneSchool, a college-centric app that brings together lots of inf…

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McDonald’s Follows Twitter Fiasco With Another Hashtag Campaign

McDonald’s Follows Twitter Fiasco With Another Hashtag Campaign

McDonald’s — whose last Twitter campaign, themed #McDstories, became a magnet for criticism of the brand — launched another hashtag campaign on Wednesday. The new drive is called #littlethings.

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Twitter Will Become Available in Right-to-Left Languages This Spring

Twitter Will Become Available in Right-to-Left Languages This Spring

Twitter announced languages read right to left would be coming to the Twitter Translation Center, beginning with Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and Urdu. Twitter will become fully available in those four languages later this spring, once volunteer translators h…

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The Neo Geo Pocket returns, but can it survive where it failed before?

The Neo Geo Pocket returns, but can it survive where it failed before?

The SNK Neo Geo brand may be coming back, provided that is, these leaked images of a new handheld version of the console are real. The Neo Geo had its heyday during the 90s, when it could be found in several different forms including a coin-op in the …

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Twitter’s Newest Impostor: Celebrity Chef Bobby Flay’s Wife

Twitter’s Newest Impostor: Celebrity Chef Bobby Flay’s Wife

Twitter has another celebrity impostor — someone pretending to be actress Stephanie March, wife of chef Bobby Flay.

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Why Gary Vaynerchuk Tells it Like it Is [VIDEO]

Why Gary Vaynerchuk Tells it Like it Is [VIDEO]

Why is author, entrepreneur and social media expert Gary Vaynerchuk so successful? According to the man himself it is because he has out worked everyone else. Self-made success in today’s economy is all about what Vaynerchuk likes to call hustle, and h…

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