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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.
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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.
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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.
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GoDaddy CEO’s elephant hunting video ignites controversy

GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons insists that his killing of an elephant in Zimbabwe was a good thing, but so far he appears to be in the minority.
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BitTorrent gets into ebook distribution

BitTorrent is getting into the ebook game, releasing Megan Lisa Jones' political thriller "Captive" for free download.