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Paper Phone: Roel Vertegaal Smartphone Prototype »

Another breakthrough in computing comes from inventor Roel Vertegaal, the director of Queen’s University Human Media Lab in Kingston, Ontario. This breakthrough is basically a paper like computing system, like a paper phone that can do everything a smart phone can do! It can be used to phone people, read and surf the internet and […]

AT&T Selling Assets For T-Mobile Deal »

It looks like a fire sale for AT&T as they may be forced to sell off some major profits and expand services to the poor to get the final okay from the federal government to finalize it’s $39 billion buyout of Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Mobile which would make it larger than it’s competitor Verizon Wireless. […]

Facebook Comment Button Replaced »

Fans of the global social networking website Facebook may find themselves with a new option when commenting on their friends’ posts. The site has replaced the “comment” button with a new feature that in order to submit their typed comment replies all they’ll have to do is hit “enter”. This might be a pain if […]

Women Active On Facebook Need Attention: Study »

There’s an old saying about vanity and women but this story takes the cake as it states that a recent study says that women who post lots of pictures of themselves on Facebook are conveying strong personal characteristics and are more likely to fortify their self-worth on superficial appearance using social networking as a means […]

Egyptian Dad Names Daughter Facebook »

In a testament of the affect of the digital age, a man in Egypt has named his first born daughter “Facebook” after the popular social media website was used by dissidents to overthrow the Egyptian government and oust their president, Hosni Mubarak. The Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram wrote, “The girl’s family, friends, and neighbors in the […]

Facebook New Status Options »

Facebook now offers users new status options for their relationships. Users can now tell friends if they are “in a civil union” or “in a domestic partnership.” Before introducing these new options and offering them in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, and Australia, they consulted equal-rights organizations regarding the appropriateness of such options. […]