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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Twitter’s latest update allows photos and videos to show up in your feeds

Written on October 30, 2013 by Chris

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Twitter latest update is now available in Apple's App Store and Android's Google Play Store.

Twitter rolls out a new update that allows photos and Vine videos to appear in the timeline. Users can just tap to show the full version of an image or play a video. You can also go to settings if you want to disable the Tweet previews.

The latest update also allows you to retweet, favorite a tweet and send a reply without ever leaving your feeds.

You can now download the new update via Apple’s App store for iOS devices and through the Google Play Store for Android devices.

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Facebook flooded with users using profile pictures of a giraffe [Video]

Written on October 28, 2013 by Chris

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The Giraffe Riddle seems to be a hit with Facebook users

In case you are wondering why most of your Facebook friends are sporting a display picture of a giraffe, it’s because they failed to provide the right answer to this riddle: “It’s 3 a.m., the doorbell rings and you wake up. Unexpected visitors! It’s your parents and they are here for breakfast. You have strawberry jam, honey, wine, bread and cheese. What is the first thing you open?”

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Facebook reportedly offered to buy Snapchat for $1 Billion

Written on October 28, 2013 by Chris

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Snapchat claims that their users send over 350 million photo messages daily

Facebook reportedly offered $1 billion to purchase the mobile photo messaging app, Snapchat. According to some industry sources, the bid was declined by Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel.

Facebook has also acquired Instagram for the same amount last year and has introduced a similar mobile messaging service named Poke. Snapchat was said to have over 350 million photo messages sent daily by its users.

Both Facebook and Snapchat has not comfirmed this rumor.

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High-Tech Bra Sends Tweets and Reminds Wearer to Get Breast Examination [Video]

Written on October 26, 2013 by Chris

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Hi-tech, tweet-posting bra was created as a part of Nestle's breast cancer awareness campaign

Marketing Agency, OgilvyOne Athens was commissioned by Nestle to develop a high-tech bra that sends a Tweet everytime it is unhooked. The revolutionary piece of lingerie is a part of the company’s campaign to promote breast cancer awareness in Greece.

The bra is embedded with low-voltage Bluetooth device that is found at the back of the bra. The mechanism sends a message to a mobile phone that and generates a tweet to that is sent to the twitter account @tweetingbra. The tweet contains a message that reminds women to undergo a regular breast examination.

Check out this new invention in the video below:

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Get a Gift from Nokia in Exchange for Foursquare Check-ins [Video]

Written on June 23, 2012 by Lulu

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Nokia Gift Vending Machines gives the users a surprise gift in exchange of for Foursquare check-ins and NFC interactions.

Social Agency, 1000heads have set up a Nokia Gift Vending Machine in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates.

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Google+ finally rolls out Hangouts on Air to everyone

Written on May 14, 2012 by Chris Martin

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Google+ Hangouts on Air is finally out of beta testing, now available to Google+ users worldwide.

Google’s live video broadcasting feature, Google+ Hangouts on Air has finally completed its beta testing and is now available to Google+ users worldwide.

Google+ Hangouts on Air was first introduced last year to a ‘limited number of users’ and was subjected to several weeks of testing from a number of hand-picked ‘content creators’.

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Facebook to Sell Stocks at $25 to $35 Per Share

Written on May 04, 2012 by Lulu

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Facebook to go on Public on May 18. Company shares to get expensive as launch nears.

Facebook is set to go on public this May. You can now own a piece of Facebook at the price of $25 to $35 Per Share.

Based on the papers they filed last Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the social networking giant will be worth as much as $86.6 billion once it goes public on May 18th. Stock prices are also predicted to increase as the day of the launch nears.

Facebook seem to be a good investment, so if you can afford it, purchase as many shares as you can.

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Facebook, Now The Proud Owner of Instagram

Written on April 10, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckenberg, announces the acquisition of the popular photo sharing app Instagram, in his Facebook Timeline, last Monday

Facebook has bought the popular photo sharing app Instagram, for a hefty amount of $1 billion. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckenberg, made the official announcement in a post in his Facebook Timeline: “I’m excited to share the news that we’ve agreed to acquire Instagram and that their talented team will be joining Facebook.”

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom is likewise happy with the acquisition and has issued a statement in Instagram’s company blog saying: “We’re psyched to be joining Facebook and are excited to build a better Instagram for everyone.”

The sale is said to be finalized, later this quarter and will bring the nine-person staff of Instagram to Facebook’s corporate quarters.

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Madonna Joins Twitter for One Day

Written on March 27, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Pop icon, Madonna joined Twitter last Monday to promote her latest album, MDNA.

Madonna has joined Twitter for a day to promote her latest studio album, MDNA. Her fans had the chance to interact with the pop icon at 10:00 p.m. EST/7:00 p.m. PST last Monday.

The website, Madonna.com/AskMadonna has announced this news:

“Madonna joins Twitter for one day only to answer fan questions and celebrate the release of her MDNA album. Got a question? #AskMadonna,”

Madonna’s official twitter account is “@MadonnaMDNAday”, with the first tweet sent last Sunday, promoting her one day twitter engagement with her fans. Fans can send her a message with the hashtag, #askmadonna. As of this time, the twitter account has almost 43,000 followers. This is Madonna’s opportunity to increase her social media presence. Her Madgesty also has an official Facebook account, where she has over 9 million subscribers.

It’s not clear if Madonna’s Twitter account will be shut down after this online event.

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Facebook Updates Photo Viewer with Hi-Res Photos and Full Screen Viewing

Written on March 23, 2012 by Chris Martin

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Facebook updates its photo viewer, now allows high-resolution photos and full-screen view.

Facebook has rolled out a couple of new updates for its photo viewer. Starting today, the photo viewer will automatically display images in the highest resolution possible that could go “up to four times” bigger on a large display.

It also includes a full-screen mode that gives an expanded view of those hi-res images that takes up your entire screen.

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