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Rod McKuen sings his own lyrics and music in the title song for "A Boy Named Charlie Brown".
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Chrome Bookmarks Get "Social" with Bookmark Manager
Google has created a new extension that uses their Google Now-style card system to reorganize your bookmarks. Here is the image from the Next Web  article . As you can see, cards have replaced the simple text lines that previously showed your bookmarks. Als...
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Inbox Will Be Out Before It Is In
Google recently introduced a new app called Inbox which does for your Gmail what Google Now does for your mobile device. I am unlikely to try since my emails are directed elsewhere and are quite mundane, lacking in airline trips and multiple business and fa...
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CVS stops Apple Pay users in favor of ConnectC by MCX
According to Daily Tech , CVS has joined Rite Aid in disabling their NSF readers so that Apple Pay can't be used at their stores. The actions of both stores has the unfortunate consequence of preventing Google Wallet users from paying that system as well. A...
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Can't pay with Apple Pay at Rite Aid
It appears that Apple's success with Apple Pay will be a bit stunted by the Merchant Customer Exchange, a consortium whose aim is to help consumers "securely save, earn participating merchant loyalty points and pay." This is something I pointed out in my ea...
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Is a wearable in your near future?
It seems that nearly every company with some tech or fitness affiliation is announcing their new wearable device as we get closer to the holiday season. Be sure to check and see if yours wants to auto-post to a social account. Do you really want to broadcas...
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA—Following the company’s announcement that it would discontinue public sales of the wearable technology, Google officials confirmed Monday that all unsold units of Google Glass would be donated to underprivileged assholes in A...
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Disqus Lays an Egg: Their New Update Is Rotten
Disqus dumped a new update on users today, This finalizes an update initially made in July. That update allowed users to revert back to the previous version. This new update removes that choice and puts all users on the same site format. And what a horrible...
Disqus dumped a new update on users today, This finalizes an update initially made in July. That update allowed users to revert back to the previous version. This new update removes that choice and puts all users on the same ...
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Apple Pay Vs. Retailers: Who Will Control the Data?
Apple Pay is causing quite a ripple  throughout the retail and marketing world. On one side are the tech people trying to create a dominant feature for their market , the mobile user; on the other is the retailers  who want to collect and control data on th...
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Yeah, You Can Dislike Posts on Facebook (Just Not How You Think)
It's up to you to fix your broken News Feed on Facebook. That said, some easy tips are being provided by Emil Protalinski at  Venture Beat .  Two of the tips are "Quick Fixes" designed to get uninteresting posts and those who post them out of your feed. Thr...
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"The Groups App I Wish Facebook Would Build"
A well thought out article by Sarah Perez about how Facebook needs to improve on what it already does and not simply copy the latest fad app. The Groups App I Wish Facebook Would Build
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