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Facebook’s Nearby Friends feature keeps track of your pals, but only if they want you to

If you’re of the sort that likes to plan those otherwise impromptu encounters, Facebook has just announced a optional new feature that will certainly help with that. Nearby Friends will show you if your friends are close by, so you … Continue reading

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Chocomize personalized chocolate: giveaway and discount code

Okay, I know what you’re thinking: chocolate on Download Squad? That’s right! That’s because Chocomize is one of the nerdiest ways to get chocolate online: it’s a website where you customize your own bar using a multi-step process. We’ve covered … Continue reading

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France Lost Thousands of Vials Containing the SARS Virus

Somebody’s definitely getting fired, after over 2,300 vials containing fragments of the deadly SARS virus went missing from the Pasteur Institute in France earlier this week. Not one or two vials, mind you. Thousands of them. Read more… Boresha Bcreamy … Continue reading

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Google earnings focus on the search and ads that actually pay the bills

With all the modular phone concepts, balloon internet projects, robots and drones it can be easy to forget Google’s main business angle: search and advertising. Google reported its first quarter earnings today and didn’t have much to say about our… … Continue reading

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Sarah Kaufman’s short-term goals: Dispose of Leslie Smith, step over Cat Zingano for UFC title shot

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Why Amazon is right to steer clear of Bitcoin

Amazon has quashed the idea that it would be accepting Bitcoin as a method of payment. “We have considered it,” said Tom Taylor, Amazon’s head of seller services in an interview with Re/code, “but we’re not hearing from customers that … Continue reading

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Of Course Ed Sheeran Went To The Most Adorable Passover Dinner

The musician shared pics of his first Seder on Instagram. By Kase Wickman Boresha Bcreamy Bsweet

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NBC Hails ‘Fantastic’ New Liberal Policy From French: ‘Vive La France!’

The journalists at NBC's Today on Friday rhapsodized over a liberal economic policy coming out of France. Regarding new rules that would bar some employers from e-mailing workers after hours, co-host Matt Lauer enthused, "[The French] get some things very … Continue reading

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Twitter Has Log Cabin Fever [Photos]

 Today in the Twitter log cabin beat: Twitter installed its previously purchased log cabins, which we reported on here, into its office at 1355 Market Street. The log cabins are part of the company’s mid-Market office expansion, which includes a … Continue reading

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New Firefox Nightly and Aurora logos unearthed, and how to enable channel switching

Later today, Firefox will undergo its biggest developmental upheaval ever. Mozilla-central, the source of nightly builds, will be renumbered to version 5 — and at long last, after years of wallowing around version 1, Mozilla’s rendering and layout engine, Gecko, … Continue reading

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