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Technology News Archive - June 13, 2012

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Not every company is able to hang with Apple at this altitude, however, and sometimes Apple must step on a few shoulders in order to achieve such great heights.

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Author Neal Stephenson has created a Kickstarter page along with Seattle-based Subutai to develop a PC-based dueling swordsman game.

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According to a late 80s interview with Pentagon officials, Steve Jobs admits to taking LSD and his fear that someone would kidnap his illegitimate daughter to blackmail him.

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Balderton Capital is dumping its 13% stake in social gaming company Sulake, creator of the popular online teen game Habbo, over revelations of "explicitly sexual interactions" among players on the site.

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Google is taking the next step in its quest to map out the world, launching a new “Street View Trekker” backpack camera that, when carried by foot, can chart anyplace on Earth.

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Not all that glitters is gold, my friend. Likewise, not every work of art is easily repairable. Or something like that.

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Google is under fire yet again for its controversial StreetView Mapping service, after Britain alleged it deliberately collected personal data while capturing images in the country.

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U.S.-based companies are dominating the applications for new Internet address endings, according to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

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Since its IPO last December, Zynga has gone from a wildly popular game publisher, down to a dwindling company with roughly six million players and a stock price falling under $5.

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On Wednesday a leading cyber expert warned that a shortage of talented computer security experts in the United States could prove a challenge to protect corporate and government networks.

Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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