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What Is Facebook Lite?

Internet users are buzzing over the appearance of something called "Facebook Lite," a new service that's apparently being beta tested by Facebook. Some users received a message that they were invited to test it out, but were frustrated when the link didn't work. There's a reason for that: It was...

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MySpace Likely to Buy iLike for $13.5 Million

It seems that MySpace is not planning to just sit and watch the ridiculous growth of Facebook in the U.S. and other countries. It made its intentions clear when it proposed to buy iLike, the popular social music recommendation service that has around 50 million registered users, reported various...

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Yahoo Acquires Maktoob

Sometime I honestly wonder who is in charge over at Yahoo. Yahoo apparently has purchased Maktoob for around 75 million dollars, or a few hundred thousand barrells of oil. The Jordan based technology portal is one of the biggest in the Arab world. I don't think this really fits into what Yahoo...

What Is Web 2.0 ?

What Is Web 2.0 ?

Web 2.0 is a term which refers to the new face of the internet that fosters user participation and action via social media, blogs, community, wikis, audio and video sharing sites, photo sharing sites, interactive web based tools, mashups and much more. Although the term Web 2.0 was first used by...

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What Is the Ultimate BET Scandal ?

Russ Hamilton is synonymous with the Ultimate BET Scandal which showed that Ultimate BET ripped off customers of over 6.1 million dollars over the years. "Russ Hamilton is the 1994 World Series of Poker main event champion. He defeated Hugh Vincent in heads-up play and won $1 million in first-prize...

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What Is a Cell Phone Jammer?

A cell phone jammer is an instrument that produces a signal that is within the same frequency range that cell phones use. The competing signals will result in blocking off the transmission of the cell phone because of the interference. Any person who attempts to use a cell phone that is within the...

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What Is a CPU?

The CPU, or Central Processing Unit or processor, is considered the brains of a computer. The CPU is comprised of the internal components that can be found inside the computer. The earliest CPUs were developed and used during the 1960s. These CPUs were designed to work as a part of a larger...

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What Is a CRT Monitor?

A CRT monitor is an analog computer monitor. The term CRT means “cathode ray tube” and it indicates the kind of technology that is used in this type of monitor, which is the same as that of a traditional TV set. Identifying a CRT monitor is easy because of its bulk as opposed to newer technologies...

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What Is a GSM Phone?

A GSM phone is a mobile phone that is powered by the Global System for Mobile Communications. This transmission technology was first introduced to the public in 1991 and has now become the most popular in the world. Unlike analog phones, GSM allows three voice calls to occur in the same time slot....

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What Is a Hands Free Device?

One of the most useful cell phone accessories is the hands free device. This gadget allows a cell phone user to talk on the phone while (as the term implies) keeping his hands free. This is due to a microphone, which is plugged into the phone with the other hand pinned on the shirt or jacket. Other...