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TechCrunch reports that Facebook will be removing chat from its standalone mobile apps in an effort to force people to use its Facebook Messenger application. If true, the move would be Facebook's latest aggressive play to take control of your messaging life. Read more... Source: Category: stevie nicks maria... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
Do you see it? There's a little beacon of light in the photograph of Mars above. It's on the left side of the photo and it's pretty darn bright. What could it be? More importantly, what do we want it to be? A Martian signal keeping track of the Curiosity... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
The European Union has argued that telecom companies must hold on to internet and phone records for long periods to help track down evildoers, but the European Court of Justice disagrees -- vehemently. It just ruled that the EU's Data Retention... Source: Related Topics: Natalie Dormer biggie smalls bryan... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
These wireless Mpow headphones offer 15 hours of battery life, integrated playback buttons, and the aptX codec for fantastic fidelity. Not bad for $33, especially considering the excellent user reviews. Read more... Source: Category: Fort Hood USA VS Mexico Indian Ocean Bob Costas Eye What Time Is Super Bowl... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
Anyone dreaming of casting off the shackles of Earth for the microgravity wasteland of Mars is in for some (more ) bad news. In addition to a host of other problems , the necessary 18-month spaceflight would, apparently, lead to one very unhealthy (and spherical) astronaut heart. Read more... Source:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
Build differences, 32GB internal storage and TD-LTE support for Chinese variant Sony's latest Android flagship, the Xperia Z1, has today landed on China's largest carrier, the state-owned China Mobile. The Chinese Z1 looks much the same as its international cousin — from a distance, at least — and sports a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
It's been a long time since we've seen Limp Bizkit, but Sharon Osbourne still holds some not-so-pleasant memories of the nu metal band. On Thursday, the "Talk" co-host appeared on "Watch What Happens Live" and participated in host Andy Cohen's "Plead the Fifth" segment. For one of the questions, the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
Encrypted SMS between any devices running CM or the TextSecure service hitting CyanogenMod builds soon TextSecure is a service for Android and iOS that offers complete encryption and secure messaging between devices using it, and by all accounts it's a great service for those that need it. Security is important,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
Readjusting to the outside world after a long stint of residential mental health treatment, Amanda Bynes took a walk with her parents in Thousand Oaks, California on Thursday (December 5). The former Nickelodeon star stayed under wraps in a white "Gangsta Love" sweatshirt, blue skinnies, and a baseball cap as... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
After yesterday's very promising news that the FCC is (finally) considering allowing passengers to make cell phone calls on flights, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler all of a sudden seems to have cold feet. His two most recent statements show how drastically he's changed his tone in the past 48 hours.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
Google has today pushed out a small but useful update to the Chrome browser for iPhone and iPad. On the cards are improvements to Autofill and image search. The full changelog: Fast form completion with Autofill. Tired of filling out web forms with the same information time and time again?... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
You can buy pretty much anything from Sears, but we doubt it's your first-choice destination for server capacity. That's likely to change if Ubiquity Critical Environments, the company's IT infrastructure arm, gets its way. The outfit is considering turning old Sears Auto Centers into server farms ... Source: Related... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
Drug offers promising approach to improve outcome for children with high-risk leukemia PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 15-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Summer Freeman 901-595-3061 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital St. Jude Children's Research Hospital leads study showing that a drug withdrawn from the market in 2010 may enhance... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
Dr. Robert Gallo named first Homer & Martha Gudelsky Distinguished Professor in Medicine PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 12-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Nora Grannell 410-706-1954 University of Maryland Medical Center World-renowned AIDS researcher honored at investiture ceremony Baltimore, Md, November 12, 2013 Robert C. Gallo, M.D., has been... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
Police forces around the country have developed the nasty habit of confiscating the phones of citizens who choose to film them, unilaterally deleting images and video of their actions. Whether that's a Fourth Amendment violation is still being decided by the courts; until that happens, here's how to protect your... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
This story first appeared in the Nov. 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. More than six weeks into the fall TV season, a significant number of new series -- led by NBC's The Blacklist, ABC's Agents of SHIELD and Fox's Sleepy Hollow -- are making up for post-premiere dips... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry prepares to board his aircraft at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, Nov. 2, 2013. Kerry is in Cairo pressing for reforms during the highest-level American visit to Egypt since the ouster of the country’s first democratically elected president. The Egyptian military’s removal of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's hunts of smaller whales, dolphins and porpoises threaten some species with extinction, an environmental group said Thursday. Catch quotas are based on data collected as much as 20 years ago and some species have been overhunted beyond the point of recovery, the Environmental Investigation Agency said... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
Sony today announced that Android and iOS will see new versions of the PlayStation App ahead of the next-generation console's release next month. Android's version drops into Google Play for North America on Nov. 13 — two days before the console is generally available. Europe gets its app on Nov.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
We're excited to crown the winner of our Gogo "High Above" sweepstakes, and his name is David Simkins. He'll heading out to Chicago first, where he'll hop aboard "Gogo One," the private laboratory that Gogo uses to test out the latest inflight wireless technology. We'll be with him on this... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
John Slavin/Courtesy of the artist Battlefield Band. John Slavin/Courtesy of the artist From broadsheet ballads to music hall choruses, songs have documented true-life emigrant experiences through time. This week, Battlefield Band, Mick Moloney, Mary Black and others continue in that tradition. Source: Related Topics: Sweetest Day Jack Nicholson Elmore... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
BEIRUT (AP) — Reflecting confusion in efforts to convene an international conference to end Syria's civil war, the Arab League chief announced on Sunday that talks will take place next month in Geneva, only to have the U.N. envoy flatly deny a date has been set. The bizarre diplomatic two-step... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
Journalist Glenn Greenwald will anchor a news operation funded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr It’s been a great week for the online journalism business. Billionaire eBay founder Pierre Omidyar committed $250 million to a general-interest news site anchored by investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald. Venture capitalists, meanwhile, bestowed... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
London (AFP) - The press Wednesday celebrated England's passage to the 2016 football World Cup on an "utterly magnificent night" at Wembley, but played down hopes of glory in Brazil. Goals from talismanic striker Wayne Rooney and midfielder Steven Gerrard helped England to a 2-0 win over Poland at a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog
Tons of Funk vs. 3MB - Handicap Match: WWE Main Event, Oct. 9, 2013Zack Ryder vs. Big E. Langston: WWE Main Event, Oct. 9, 2013Aksana vs. Tamina: WWE Main Event, Oct. 9, 2013The Prime Time Players & The Great Khali vs. 3MB: SmackDown, Oct. 11, 2013Los Matadores vs. 3MB: Raw,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2013 at Dicksonjimmie2's blog