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Twitter Rolls Out New Music App For Web, iPhone
2013-04-18 11:53:54

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last week the “Twitter is starting a music app” rumors intensified after the We Are Hunted app makers announced they had been purchased by the popular microblogging site. Soon after, celebrities and musicians alike, including Ryan Seacrest, Wiz Khalifa, Blake Shelton and Ne-Yo began tweeting about the app and singing its praises. Today Twitter is letting the general public get their first glimpse of their new app...

Apple Wants To Pay Less For Radio Rights
2013-03-08 18:02:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last year, The New York Times and others news agencies began reporting Apple was preparing to release their own Internet radio, offering to compete with (and likely destroy) Pandora. In the months since these first reports went public, it´s been discovered Apple does in fact have the intention of launching their own service, but they´ve as yet been unable to get terms and conditions to their liking. Today, the New...

Facebooks Unveils Updated News Feed
2013-03-07 19:22:14

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just as expected, Facebook unveiled their redesigned News Feed today, bringing dedicated feeds, larger pictures, and a more unified experience between desktop and mobile browsing services. The social giant is pitching this new design as a way to get rid of all the clutter on the current News Feed as well as give casual Facebookers a chance to skim their feeds for all the latest updates from their friends. Typical of other...

Report Shows Facebook Users Share More Once They Go Private
2013-03-07 13:08:05

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Over the years, people have become more cautious about the kinds of information they share with one another on social networking sites, particularly Facebook. The Menlo Park-based social giant responded to this trend and began giving users the option of which friends were able to see their posts, pictures, etc. Now, according to a Carnegie Mellon University study, Facebook may have not only been offering a better feature to...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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