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Groupon buys Pelago, creator of Whrrl

Deal-of-the-day specialists Groupon have bought Whrrl creators Pelago for an undisclosed sum.
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What? Encyclopedia Dramatica is evolving!

Encyclopedia Dramatica is evolving from a NSFW categorized site, into a site catered to a more general audience.
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EBay Instant Sale celebrates Earth month with limited-time Apple pricing

EBay Instant Sale decides to offer higher pricing on Apple products during the Earth month of April.
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60 Minutes compares Paul Allen’s reclusive lifestyle to Howard Hughes

Over the weekend, 60 Minutes aired an expansive interview with Paul Allen where they toured the billionaire cofounder of Microsoft's estate and asked him about Bill Gates and his extravagant lifestyle.
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Pirate Bay participates in P2P social research

Infamous torrent indexer The Pirate Bay is participating in a research project looking at social norms in the file-sharing community.
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Microsoft Office 365 enters public beta

Microsoft's cloud-based Office 365 productivity applications are now available for anyone to try out - in 38 countries and 17 languages.
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Awesome: The future according to Google search results

xkcd has done some digging and learned exactly what will happen in the next 91 years, according to Google search results. Read on to learn exactly when cars will be driven by dogs, Atlantis will reappear, and when HTML5 will actually be…
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Windows 8 gets a new task manager and USB booting

Windows 8 leaked builds are all over the Web. The newest discoveries: the OS will have a revamped Task Manager and a way to boot Windows from USB.
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Demand Media dismisses effects of Google algorithm update

Despite evidence that a recent Google update decimated traffic to eHow.com, the site's publisher, Demand Media, says it's just not true.
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Dropbox popularity explodes in 2011, now serves 25 million users

Dropbox usage increases from 4 million accounts in 2010 to 25 million in 2011, with roughly 200 million new files being stored daily.
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US, UK nuclear submarine secrets accidentally published online

An improperly redacted PDF has resulted in the accidental release of British and American nuclear submarine secrets.
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Google undergoes housecleaning, Video and Tags services killed off

Google announces plans to kill off its Video and Tags services, both of which are made redundant by the company's other offerings with YouTube and Boost, respectively.