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Is your ISP ready for the Super Bowl? Qwilt hopes to end crappy live-streamed video

You may not know Qwilt, but if you watch live streamed video, you'll be interested in its latest tech. It's called Live Stream Cache, and it could put an end to buffering and low quality streams.
Social Media

For its 10th birthday, Facebook gave itself the gift of soaring stocks

Facebook has plenty to celebrate as it turns 10: the company's stock is spiking, thanks to an earnings call that revealed a successful mobile ad plan.
Web

Amazon says it may increase Prime membership fee by as much as $40

Amazon's chief financial officer Tom Szkutak said Thursday that the increasing price of fuel and other shipping costs means the companye giant may increase the annual fee for its Prime service by up to $40, pushing it from $79 to a possible…
Computing

Yahoo Mail hit by hackers, passwords reset

Yahoo said Thursday its web-based Mail service had been hit by hackers in a "coordinated effort." It declined to say how many accounts had been targeted, though the company reassured users it had secured all accounts and was contacting…
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How to sell (almost anything) on Amazon

Selling through Amazon is quick, easy, and less precarious than contacting a stranger directly about their vintage record player. Follow this foolproof guide to selling on Amazon.
Cool Tech

To Sochi! Dogecoin community funds $7,000 Olympic ‘miracle’ for Indian athletes

A week after raising more than $30,000 to help fund the Jamaican bobsled team’s trip to Sochi, the Dogecoin community has stepped up with nearly $7,000 in donations of the meme-themed virtual currency to help send three athletes from…
Computing

Unlock hundreds of movies on Netflix with a simple browser extension

Using this dead-simple browser addon, you can easily bypass the regional restrictions on Netflix and gain access to hundreds - if not thousands - of new movies in just a few minutes
Music

Prince drops $22 million lawsuit against ‘bootlegging’ fans

Prince caused quite a stir earlier this week when it emerged he was suing 22 individuals – some of whom were apparently fans – for alleged copyright infringement regarding concert recordings posted online. He now appears to have dropped…
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Walmart starts testing online grocery shopping with in-store pickup

In an attempt to get a handle on the potential of online grocery shopping, Walmart has launched a trial that allows Denver area customers to order groceries and pick up that order at a local store.
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Move over, .com! The first 7 new domains launch today

The Internet is about to get a lot more crowded. Starting today, websites can register URLs with seven new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) launched by Donuts Inc. Read more here.
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Street View arrives in Manila, island hopping around Philippines to follow

Google's quest to map the world from ground level took another step forward Tuesday when its Street View cameras started snapping away in the Philippines for the very first time.
Cool Tech

Google, LEGO partner for virtual brick building with Build With Chrome

Definitely a cool tool for anyone that spend their childhood building creative LEGO creations, Google and LEGO have teamed up to offer a virtual building tool that's tied into Google Maps.