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Use Of Text Messaging Drops For First Time

If ever a story called for the use of an emoticon, this would be the one: text messaging volume in the U.S. has declined for the first time ever, according to a new research report.


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Help Sandy Victims, Charities Using Facebook Gifting Service

Facebook is adding a new product within its gifting service — charitable donations.


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New York Web Sites Still Offline Due To Sandy

Hurricane Sandy may have passed the Mid-Atlantic region, but its effects are still being felt online.


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Microsoft Takes On Apple IPad With Surface, Its First Tablet

Microsoft will finally test the waters of the tablet market as its new Surface goes on sale. More than 60 stores in North America will offer the tablet starting tonight at 10 p.m. local time.


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Following 1.2B Hours Of Testing, Windows 8 Available Friday

After several years of development, now it’s your turn to vote for or against Windows 8 with your wallet. Windows 8 goes on sale around the world at 12:01 a.m. local time around the world, with an upgrade price as low as $39.95.


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Apple Changes Little With iPad 4, Unveiled Tuesday

Surprise! Apple not only introduced a smaller iPad today — the iPad Mini — but also unveiled a fourth-generation iPad that looks the same as the iPad 3 (aka the “new iPad”). The difference? The fourth-generation model has upgraded components, including an A6X processor, which, according to Apple, doubles CPU and graphics performance.


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Game Over? Video Game Sales Down 24% In September

The video game industry had a rough time in stores last month.


A Windows 8 ultrabook (Source: CNET)

Windows 8: The Complete New PC Launch List

If you’ve been holding out on buying a new ultrabook or just upgrading your desktop, here’s a list of all the Windows 8 PCs that will be available at launch. Don’t miss the hands-on previews!



New MySpace To Be Segregated From Old MySpace

When the revamped MySpace launches over the coming months, new users of the once-high-flying social network will be kept separate from veteran users of “classic MySpace.”


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Facebook: One Billion And Counting

Facebook has reached 1 billion people who are “actively” using the social network every month, the company announced Thursday.