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Apple Launches Larger Memory iPad

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Apple recently announced the launch of the new double memory iPad. 
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Microsoft Surface Pro Launched on Retailers

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The new Microsoft Surface Pro has finally made its way to Best Buy. The said retailer announced that the new Microsoft tablet will be available in the market on February 8 in Union Square, New York City. 
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Facebook Adds an Old MySpace Feature

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Facebook is trying out another new feature, but this time it is familiar than ever and would send people into a stream of nostalgia as Facebook adds a “mood” option similar to the one MySpace had. 
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Twitter and the Washington Post Join the List of Companies Hacked by the Chinese Government

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Twitter is the most recent company to join the list of those acknowledging that their computers have been recently hacked by the Chinese government. The Washington Post has claimed it was the victim of attempts two years ago.
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Pacific Rim not a Portal movie, but Portal fans may still be happy

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Warner Brothers released on Youtube the trailer for Guilliermo del Toro's Pacific Rim last week, and critics could only talk about one thing: Portal.
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Steve Jobs Book Sales Soar

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Interest in former Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ life and work has soared after his death last week at the age of 56. Several books about the innovative technology leader will be on the market soon.
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Don't Choose A "Strong" Password

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Everywhere where you create a password these days, they ask you to make sure to include letters, numbers, and capital letters in some sort of variation to make a supposedly strong password. Turns out, you're just creating passwords that are relatively easy for computers to guess - yet hard for humans to remember. A brute force attack can crack your 11 character (numbers and symbols included) password in just three days.
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Can Google TV Survive?

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Since October 2011, Google TV has been available in the United States. The next step in syncing our lives, Google TV allows users a customizable homepage, where users can keep shortcuts for their favorite channels, apps and games. It’s available by buying either a Sony internet television, Sony Blu-Ray Disc player or a Logitech Revue box set. The Logitech Revue box set also comes with a wireless keyboard because like a regular homepage, Google TV requires heavy text input in order to yield results. An example would be the search bar which sifts through all mediums to find whatever you type, so a search will yield results on both the internet and television.
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Patents Are Bad For The Economy

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A patent is a set of rights guaranteeing an inventor the exclusive right to develop their own invention for a limited period of time. Well, that's what they're supposed to be.
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