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Obama ‘victory’ tweet is his most retweeted ever as news networks call election for Democrats

Barack Obama and his campaign team took to Twitter Tuesday night to thank supporters for turning out to vote, with Obama posting his most retweeted tweet ever in the process.

Watch the ISS pass overhead with NASA’s Spot the Station messaging service

Sign up to NASA's new Spot the Station service and you'll be sent a message when the International Space Station is passing overhead, giving you a chance to pop your head out the window to see it orbiting Earth.

Windows Phone 8X vs. Galaxy S3 vs. iPhone 5: spec showdown

The biggest representatives of every operating system go head. The iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S3, and HTC Windows Phone 8X square off in a Spec Showdown. Which phone best meets your needs? Take a look at our comparison and…
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State of the Web: We gotta fight! For our right! … to Instagram our ballots

If you photographed your completed ballot this election day and shared it with the world, beware: You may have broken your state laws against ballot disclosure. For this week's State of the Web, Harvard University's Andy Sellars explains…
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Paramount exec announces “end of film could be tomorrow”

What happens when movie studios run out of film? They have to switch to digital projection, of course - and with film manufacturers getting out of the business, that day of the final switchover may come sooner than many anticipated.
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Empire State Building to provide election coverage via LED lights

Viewable for miles around, as well as on CNN, the Empire State Building will be lighting up in blue and red Tuesday evening to reflect the presidential election results as they come in from around the country.
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AOL boss: “Sandy was great for our sites”

If you're wondering, AOL's Tim Armstrong seems to have found the missing silver lining to last week's Hurricane Sandy: AOL traffic went up dramatically in the wake of the storm hitting the East Coast, he announced today.

Fisker cites Sandy floodwaters as cause of New Jersey Karma fires

Fisker has traced the fire that damaged 16 Karma plug-in hybrids to a short circuit that occurred after the cars were submerged in the floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy.

Steam for Linux officially enters beta testing

Valve's ubiquitous software distribution service Steam has finally appeared on Linux. It's only in beta, but this new version of Steam already includes a number of important features found in its PC counterpart.

Microsoft hiring engineers for possible new cloud-based TV platform

Microsoft isn't taking any time off between releasing Windows 8 and starting on its next big thing. The company's latest job listings suggest that we'll be seeing a cloud-based TV platform in our future.

LittleBigPlanet Karting review: As good as you are willing to make it

Sony, United Front Games, and Media Molecule take all the customizable insanity of LittleBigPlanet and combine it with the kart racing found in ModNation Racers. But can combining two existing properties creating something new?