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What happens on the Internet stays on the Internet

Online, your past is out to get you — forever! Unless, of course, you're willing to pay a company hundreds of dollars a year to keep your online life from interfering with the real-world you.
Apple

Apple debuts first iPad 2 ad: ‘We Believe’

Already ahead of the tablet pack, Apple releases the first iPad 2 ad for television in an attempt to increase its lead even further.
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‘Massive’ data security breach strikes JPMorgan Chase, Kroger, possibly others

Customer names and email address from some of America's largest companies, like JPMorgan Chase and Kroger, have been compromised by a data security breach at email marketing vendor Epsilon.
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April Fools’ roundup: Our favorite jokes of 2011

From AOL's Huffington Post paywall to Virgin Galactic's purchase of Pluto, we've got all the best April Fools' 2011 jokes we could find. This year's winner: Google with its Autocompleter ad and Gmail Motion Beta. Fun stuff ahead!
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MSI X-Slim X370 packs dual-core CPU and discrete graphics

MSI's new X-Slim X370 ultraportable notebook packs AMD's dual-core E-350 processor and Radeon HD 6310 graphics - and still has 10 hours of battery life.
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HP EliteBook ultraportables getting Sandy Bridge

Materials available from HP’s U.S. (PDF) and Japanese Web sites indicate computer maker Hewlett-Packard is preparing new versions of its EliteBook ultraportable notebooks, including power-sipping versions of Intel’s Sandy Bridge…
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Huffington Post April Fools joke mocks NYT paywall

Not a fan of the New York Times' paywall? Well neither is the Huffington Post, which uses today's holiday to have a little fun.
Apple

Tickets for Apple’s WWDC selling for over $3,500 apiece on eBay

The iPad 2 isn't Apple's only hot item on eBay. Single tickets for June's WWDC are selling for double -- sometimes near triple -- their face value.
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CenturyLink completes acquisition of Qwest

CenturyLink has closed its $12.2 billion acquisition of U.S. regional telco and ISP Qwest, making the country's third-largest phone company.
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Google launches regional domains for Tunisia and Iraq

Google continues its quest to cover 99 of the world's Internet users with the launch of google,iq and google,tn, covering the countries of Iraq and Tunisia respectively.
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Google ‘launches’ Gmail Motion Beta (for gullible people)

Of all the days in the year, Google chooses today to introduce a highly-suspect new service: Gmail Motion Beta.
Apple

iPad not charging? Simple tips for charging the iPad via USB

If your iPad is not charging via USB, try these simple tips for charging the iPad even when you encounter the dreaded “not charging” message.