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Trekkie king bringing Star Trek ride to Jordan’s coastal theme park

Trekkie King Abdullah II of is bringing a Star Trek ride to the country's planned theme park in 2014.

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World of Warcraft bleeding players despite new content

Are people finally getting tired of the Horde and the Alliance? After a long reign as the most popular MMORPG of all-time, Blizzard is watching the slow decline of the fantasy game.


Trouble continues in London, Sony distribution center ablaze

A Sony distribution center in north London has been set on fire by looters during a third night of civil disorder in the city.


Heathrow Airport replaces diesel buses with driver-less electric pods

The future is starting to feel more like Tom Cruise's Minority Report every single day. London Heathrow Airport is ditching the gas-guzzling bus system for speedy, quiet, unmanned vehicles to transport the public.


Johnny Long, charity hacker, announces InfoSec without Borders

He's succeeding at his goal of bringing free IT services to the world's poor.

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Twitter acquires gear listing social network startup Bagcheck

Twitter's acquistion of gear listing social network Bagcheck may be what the microblogger needs for brand interaction.

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Angry Birds developer Rovio to offer baby products

Having conquered almost every mobile device in the world, Angry Birds is now turning its attention to baby blankets.


New dot-com bubble looms ahead of Groupon IPO

Groupon dropped the use of a controversial accounting metric ahead of its IPO, but what does its use mean for investors hungry for tech?

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Pregnant woman ignores labor to watch Skyrim clip

At QuakeCon, during a demo of Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, a woman sitting with her fiance went into labor. The couple then stayed for the entire 40-minute clip before leaving for the hospital.


This infographic helps protect yourself from Airbnb scammers

All the safety features in the world shouldn't be enough to keep you from looking out for yourself.

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iPhone 5 “hypothetical” costs and hardware published by Bloomberg

Bloomberg posts estimates on iPhone 5 hardware, costs and margins.


Syrian hackers retaliate and take down Anonymous social network AnonPlus

Earlier this morning we reported how Anonymous had hacked the website of Syria’s Ministry of Defense, and replaced the official homepage with images of citizen unrest and brutality by authorities. Now AnonPlus, Anonymous’s social network has been…

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London rioters using BlackBerry Messenger to organize

London rioters are turning to the mobile private messaging app of the enterprise sector to communicate.


E-commerce continues strong growth with 14 percent increase in Q2 of 2011

Trends continue towards digital shopping as comScore reports new data from the second quarter of 2011.


Newsweek’s Michele ‘crazy eyes’ Bachmann cover instantly gains meme status

The latest cover of Newsweek shows Congresswoman and 2012 presidential candidate Michele Bachmann with a "wild-eyed" glare. Not surprisingly, it's just what the Internet was looking for.