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DJs' April Fools' prank leads to small-scale panic

Two morning show radio hosts received indefinite suspension by talking about fancy words for water.<p>BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — A pair of longtime disc jockeys have gotten in hot water for their annual April Fools' Day joke.<p>The problem: They joked about water quality, saying "dihydrogen monoxide" was …

Rikki Martinez Goes Backstage At Paid Dues 2013 With Hopsin & Dizzy Wright

Skype Competitor Viber Launches On Windows Phone 8

Viber has made multi-platform expansion its number one priority. It makes sense, given that Viber’s main task is providing free, seamless communication to anyone in the world, regardless of which platform they use.<p>Today, that expansion includes Windows Phone 8, with a new native Viber app that has …

Yahoo Mail adds Dropbox attachment support, deepens cloud integration

Yahoo just announced a new partnership with Dropbox that lets you attach files stored with the popular cloud service to outbound emails. The company is touting the integration as yet another way it's making the email experience simpler for customers. "The way we see it, you should be able to go …

TipSense’s Brilliant Algorithm Reveals Best Dishes At Restaurants, Worst Features In Apps

No one wants to read thousands of reviews. You just want answers. Luckily there’s TipSense, a new startup whose algorithm sorts big messy data sets. TipSense’s site DishTip tells you what to order at restaurants, for example, while its AppCrawlr deduces an app’s best and worst features and lays …

Concussions Can Be Diagnosed With a Simple App Now

It's estimated that every year in the US there are 1.6 million to 3.8 million sports-related traumatic brain injuries. And if not diagnosed in a …

HTC One AT&T launch set for April 19, beats Galaxy S4 to the market

Pre-orders for the HTC One on AT&T will begin on April 4 and the device is set to launch on April 19. HTC’s flagship will come in 32GB and 64GB models on AT&T’s network for $199 and $299, respectively, and on a new two-year contract with the carrier.<p>Buyers will have the option between silver and …

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Apple’s Next Two iPhones Reportedly ‘Already Designed’ Under Steve Jobs’ Supervision

Those of you that may be concerned about the future of the iPhone now that Steve Jobs is no longer at the helm may yet have something to look forward …

Google facing legal threat from six European countries over privacy

Google could face fines from six European countries' privacy regulators, including the UK and Germany, after refusing to reverse changes to its …

What OMGPOP CEO's Exit Means For Zynga

Sean Kelly, a Zynga VP who spearheaded its move into mobile games, is taking over the New York studio Porter ran. Kelly, we're told, moved to New York last fall. His top priority: Rolling out Draw Something 2, the sequel to the hit mobile drawing game that made OMGPOP so valuable to Zynga, around …

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Firefox 20 for Mac Adds Download Manager and New Private Browsing Features

Mozilla has today launched Firefox 20, adding a number of significant improvements to the browser. Users are now able to initiate private browsing without the need to open a new window or close a current browsing session.<p>There is a new function in place that allows users to close a hanging plugin …

Curious About BlackBerry 10? Try It Now On Your Android Or iOS Device

In case you hadn’t already heard, BlackBerry launched its new BlackBerry Z10 back in February, finally making its new BlackBerry 10 platform available to the public. The device has gotten off to a surprisingly good start for the Canadian company, with more than one million units sold during its …

Elissa Murphy, One of Yahoo’s High-Profile Tech Execs, Heads to Go Daddy as CTO (Memo Time!)

One of Yahoo’s top women execs, Elissa Murphy, who is VP of engineering for cloud services, is departing the Silicon Valley Internet giant to become …

Symantec: Over 200 Google Play apps integrated with one-click billing fraud

The Google Play store is no stranger to malware-infested apps or scam related apps, so we can add this one onto its list. According to its research, …

Vine becomes the latest battleground in Prince's crusade against illicit recordings

Vine launched less than three months ago, but the first DMCA takedown notices are already coming in. Among the first rights holders to file a grievance with Twitter is NPG Records, Prince's music label. Prince, of course, has earned a somewhat unflattering reputation for his tireless efforts to …

Apple Ramping Up Production For Next iPhone Beginning In Q2, WSJ Reports

Apple is looking to start production of a new iPhone of “similar” design to the current one during the second quarter of 2013, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The production ramp-up is designed to set the stage for a summer launch of a new flagship iPhone, the report claims, …

Yahoo Deal Is the Latest Example of Dropbox Flexing Its Muscles

Just two weeks after Dropbox beat Yahoo’s efforts to buy young mobile email startup Mailbox, the cloud storage upstart just won prominent billing …