Bypass Loading Facebook By Emailing In Your Pictures And Videos

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 15:17
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Facebook has fast become one of the leading photo and video sharing sites on the web. The social network already lets you upload photos via MMS or through Facebook apps on the iPhone, Blackberry and other mobile devices. Today, Facebook is giving users another way to share photos immediately— via email. Facebook now lets you create a unique upload email address where you can send photos and videos from anywhere you have email access on your mobile device. When you attach a photo or video to an email, you can include the comment ...


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Windows 7 Passes The Test, Is Ready For Manufacturing

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 14:37
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Microsoft's newest version of its operating system, Windows 7, is finally in the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) stage, so the OS will soon be preloaded on new computers. Though not officially released yet, Windows 7 is expected to be a hit. For instance, after just eight hours on Amazon UK, Windows 7 pre-orders outpaced the total number of pre-orders for Vista over a period of 17 weeks. According to Microsoft, Windows 7, which offers seven different versions of the OS, has undergone significant testing, quality assurance and validation required to get to ...


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Amazon Buys Zappos; The Price is $920m., not $847m.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 14:21
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News has just broken that Amazon.com has purchased hot ecommerce up-and-comer Zappos for 10 million Amazon shares or $880 million. (The Amazon release said it was $807 million, but that was based on a trailing 45-day estimate of its share price. Closing price today bumps the deal up to $880 million.) Zappos employees also will get $40 million in cash and restricted stock. In other words the deal is more like $920 million all told. And Zappos management will remain in place. This is a great exit for Zappos' investors, including ...


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Bing, Twitter, And A Backpack Full Of Cash (Hopefully For Beer)

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 13:09
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You gotta hand it to the Bing guys, they just don't stop coming up with kooky ideas to drive interest in their little search engine (or whatever you want to call it) that could. The latest is a new contest starting tomorrow on Twitter that will see one winner a day walk away with a Bing backpack and a $500 Visa cash card to use for back-to-school shopping. But reading over the fine print, it doesn't appear that you need to use the money for back-to-school shopping. And in fact, the rules state that you ...


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