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Wunderlist 2: Faster, simpler, and just in time for holiday shopping frenzy

Berlin-based 6wunderkinder finally released the latest edition of its task management app: Wunderlist 2. This time around, the ultra-simplified app makes task management faster than ever.


Iranian computers under attack by ‘Batchwiper’ malware

Iranian computers are apparently targeted by malware that hides on machines until specific dates before it activates and wipes entire hard drive partitions in one fell swoop.


MyMusic, Halo 4 top nominations for the 2013 Streamy Awards

A spin-off from Halo 4 and a YouTube series about the music industry are amongst the web-only shows celebrated in the nominations for the 3rd Streamy Awards.


Skype offers a month of free and unlimited worldwide calling

If you have friends or family around the world and fancy calling them on their landline or mobile phone this Christmas, Skype's offering free calls for a month to a long list of countries.


State of the Web: Newtown, and the shameful rise of the instant lynch mob

The horrific tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, exposed another kind of violence: The rising ferocity of the Internet lynch mob, which turns more innocent people into victims of another sort.

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London fire department may offer option to tweet emergencies instead of just calling

The UK capital's fire service is considering allowing people to tweet emergencies as it looks at ways of using social media to help improve communication with the public.

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Hulu Plus hits three million subscriber milestone

Working to improve Hulu Plus on the Web and home theater hardware over the past year, the streaming video company is continuing to attract new subscribers.

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Amazon signs an exclusive deal for TNT’s Falling Skies, The Closer

Ideal for fans of science fiction shows and crime dramas, Amazon has inked a new content deal for the benefit of Amazon Prime subscribers.

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Amazon names its 10 best-selling books of 2012, and half were originally self-published digitals

Amazon has released its annual list of the ten best-selling books on the site, and a full half started life online as self-published works.


US consumers set new online shopping record this holiday season (and it’s not over yet)

Why waste time battling the crowds at the mall when you can enjoy a (hopefully) stress-free experience shopping online? Well, according to new data from research firm comScore, many American shoppers are doing just that this holiday season.


iPhone 5 breaks China sales record – two million sold in first weekend

Consumers in China appear to have gone for the iPhone 5 in a big way, with two million units snapped up in its first weekend of sales.


Anonymous attacks Westboro Baptist over threat of Newtown protest

Unleashing a hefty dose of digital vigilantism on the Westboro Baptist Church, Anonymous is attacking over exploitation of the Newtown tragedy.


What does Google get from supercharging Kansas City’s Internet?

Google Fiber hopes its gigabit Internet will revolutionize the web — just not in the way that you might think


Get some social shopping assistance during the holidays from these Facebook gifting apps

With the holidays two weeks away, we've rounded up just the right Facebook gifting apps to help you find the perfect gift for your friend and family.


The Guardian wants more control over content, pulls Facebook Social Reader app

Rethinking its Facebook strategy, the Guardian will pull its Facebook Social Reader app in favor of Facebook logins, in an effort to better control and monetize its content.

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