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Hints of Life Found on Saturn Moon [Saturn]

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Two potential signatures of life on Saturn’s moon Titan have been found by the Cassini spacecraft. But scientists are quick to point out that non-biological chemical reactions could also be behind the observations. More

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The 5 Dumbest Products in America, Circa 1977 [Retromodo]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, Advertisements, age, ally, america, and, ANT, Ants, AR, ash, Bes, Bp, bus, business, C6, car, Cars, cat, Cia, clear, color, components, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, electric, Electron, Electronics, Emi, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, hands, Hd, Home Automation, Icon, Id, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Lg, Men, MER, Mic, mid, Mod, NationalSemiconductor, Nes, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, phone, Phones, PI, Pixel, Play, Pot, Pr, Pro, products, Q, quant, Rc, Retro, Retromodo, rom, RSS, Rv, Semiconductors, serve, Style, Tag, Tax, tech, Telephone, telephones, Tent, TI, Toaster, Toasters, Tools, Trash, Tron, TV, TVs, Ui, Us, V, what, world, X1, xl

It’s 1977 and you’ve got a potentially world-changing semiconductor on your hands—but how do you market the thing? By trashing toasters, telephones, cars, and especially TVs, which are so dumb they can’t even pay your taxes! (What?) More

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Google Mobile Search Results Now Include Android and iPhone Apps [Google]

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In order to make life a little bit easier for Android and iPhone users, Google Mobile Search results will now include relevant Android App Market and iTunes App Store links. [ Google Mobile Blog ] More

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Floppy Disk Desk [Art]

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To think, our children won’t be able to build colorful desks out of nostalgic media formats because cloud distribution is inherently less wasteful. The shame! [ Humbleablog via Unplggd ] More

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Top Chinese Official Calls for Improved Working Conditions at Foxconn [Foxconn]

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The suicide cluster at Foxconn has attracted the attention of a top Chinese official this weekend. Wang Yang, top Communist Party official of Guangdong, has called for improved conditions in the region. Previously, as part of an overall PR/HR initiative, Foxconn said it would increase workers’ wages by 20%

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Top Chinese Official Calls for Improved Working Conditions at Foxconn [Foxconn]

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Amateur Astronomers Continue to Amaze [Astronomy]

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It’s been an amazing couple of weeks for amateur astronomers. Last Sunday, one of their ilk spied the super-secret X37-B space shuttle making the rounds, and this Sunday another has imaged the ISS crossing paths with Jupiter—during the daytime! More

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Fire May Have Broken Out At Foxconn Plant, Some Possibly Injured [Unconfirmed]

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There are scattered reports of a fire at the Foxconn plant in Shenzhen. It sounds like the company attempted to keep news of the incident silent, but supposedly some reporters who happened to be outside the facility spotted the firetrucks. More

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Google Officially Acquires AdMob [Google]

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After months of uncertainty amid FTC investigations, Google’s acquisition of AdMob is finally totally 100% complete . Now, Google’s shiny ads and Apple’s shiny ads will compete for your eyeballs and you will try your best not to let them bother you too much. [ Google Blog ] More

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Foxconn Jumps Reach 15…Potential 16 Spotted On the Roof [Foxconn]

by on May.27, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Bp, building, cat, China, clear, color, de, Death, Dell, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, eco, emp, Et, ff, Fox, Foxconn, Foxconn Suicides, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Isp, La, Labels, media, microsoft, mid, Mod, News, nintendo, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, Ports, Pot, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Roof, RSS, Rv, serve, Sony, Spot, Style, Suicide, Tag, tech, ted, Tent, TI, TV, Ui, Up, Update, V, X1

While we recently published news of the 12th Foxconn employee to attempt a suicide, and then immediately updated the story with new of a 13th jumper, those reports are already dated. More

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Why Google Is So Incredibly Rich [Google]

by on May.24, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 300, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, Adsense, Android, ANT, Ants, AR, Bp, cat, Chrome, Cia, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Google Adsense, Hd, Home Automation, HTML, Id, Ie, Im, In, Isp, La, Labels, Mod, nin, Of, om, One, order, PI, Pixel, Play, Pot, Q, quant, Rc, Red, rom, RSS, Rv, sense, serve, Spot, Style, tech, TI, TV, V, why

From Google’s official AdSense blog , earlier this morning: More

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