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Foursquare rebrands, unveils new app and logo

Social media app Foursquare announced a major rebranding, shifting its app away from “checking in” at certain locations around the world, and focusing more on helping users search for nearby places. It also trotted out a new logo. The company’s re-brand aims to better compete with local search platforms like Yelp and Google Places. “The […]

Care to test drive the newest release of the Macintosh operating system, ahead of its expected launch in the fall? Apple is opening up the beta for Mac OS X Yosemite starting Thursday to the first one million people who sign up. The purpose of the beta of course is to provide Apple with feedback […]

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VENICE BEACH, Calif. — Summer is prime time for taking cool photos and sharing them on social media, but why do some people get tons of “likes” for their work when others just get a handful? Well, it turns out there is an art to acquiring feedback — likes, comments, emoticons and such. We went […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s new “unlimited” e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you’ll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted. It turns out that the library of 600,000 is bit like a small bookstore with a few current titles such as “The […]

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DENVER – A Seattle man says the Uber car he was riding in was pulled over by a police officer who insisted the car service was illegal in Colorado – even though it was actually the first state to explicitly legalize the service. The chief of Denver’s police made a public apology to the passenger […]

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General Motors announced six new safety recalls Monday — including its single largest this year — involving a total of about 7.55 million vehicles in the U.S. The company also announced that it would increase its second-quarter charges to pay for recalls to $1.2 billion, up from the previous announced $700 million. With the latest […]

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April V. Taylor Thing Progress is reporting that two former longtime McDonald’s employees, Vanessa Harris and Kimberly Mealer, have filed a lawsuit against the company for their failure to respond to a report Harris made to human resources regarding sexual harassment and racially derogatory behavior by their supervisor at a Queens, New York location.  According […]

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  This article by the brilliant political scientist Dr. Wilmer Leon digs deep into the heart of American propaganda.  It also makes you wonder just how far many of our politicians will go to cause irreversable damage on a bed of lies that make Americans the enemies of the world. Pax Americana vs. The Arc […]

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III In France, a former far-right local politician, Anne-Sophie Leclère was sentenced to nine months in prison for comparing a black cabinet minister to a chimpanzee. The black cabinet minister who was the victim of this verbal assault is Ms. Christiane Taubira. In displaying images of Ms. Taubira and a chimpanzee […]

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Whenever an NFL player finds himself in trouble, it makes headlines, but players do good deeds every day that never make the news. For example, did you know that Carolina Panthers player DeAngelo Williams gives up his business class seat to members of the military when he flies? Williams tweeted a picture of the Marine […]

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