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All the Facebook news you need to know this week

May 5th 2013, 16:45

In this week’s Facebook news, Facebook courts journalists, and launches Trusted Contacts, while scientists have found that Facebook can drive you mad.

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Terms & Conditions: Reddit revamps with privacy in mind

May 5th 2013, 16:15

Following a rough couple of weeks, Reddit has revamped its privacy policy to give users explicit information about how their data is collected, used, stored, and shared (or not shared) by one of the Web’s biggest sites. Does Reddit live up to its privacy-protecting rhetoric? Magic 8 ball says yes.

You knew it was coming: GM considers allowing ads on 4G-capable in-car systems

May 5th 2013, 15:15

GM’s partnership with AT&T to stream 4G into its vehicles by 2015 could prompt more carmakers to consider the idea because of the revenue potential tied to the technology.

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Best wireless printers

May 5th 2013, 15:15

Looking to snag a new printer for all your photo or document-producing needs? We’ve rounded up some of the best wireless printers so you can get the absolute most bang for you buck.

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Amazon accidentally outs new 8-inch Acer Windows 8 tablet

May 5th 2013, 14:52

Looks like Amazon has spilled the beans on a new tablet release by Acer – the first ever miniature Windows 8 tablet, though likely not the last. The product was posted and quickly removed from the digital retailer’s site.

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Budget iPhone rumors re-emerge, looks like it may not come to U.S.

May 5th 2013, 14:40

Rumors coming out of Apple’s Taiwan supply chain point to a new, “cost-efficient” iPhone that could be unveiled soon. The device would be implemented quarter-by-quarter in emerging markets.

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Good deal: Nook HD and Nook HD+ down to $150 and $180 until May 12

May 5th 2013, 14:23

Barnes & Noble drastically cut the price of the Nook HD and Nook HD+ for just one week ahead of Mother’s Day. Now that both tablets are under $200 and include the Google Play store, the competition looks pretty stiff.

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Disaster averted: Behind the scenes with the team that scrambled to save ‘Defiance’

May 5th 2013, 13:15

The launch of the game ‘Defiance’ was anything but ideal. During the first week, at best it was problematic, at worst it was unplayable, and no one was more aware of the problems than Trion. We look behind the scenes at the triage mentality of trying to fix a broken MMO.

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WTF, Internet? Stop tagging me in these horrifying photos I never wanted to see

May 5th 2013, 10:15

WTF, Internet? This week’s Web indiscretion comes courtesy of Instagram, which just did me dirty with its new tagging feature. Now, the one semi-anonymous social network, the one where I didn’t have to worry about being tagged or identified, has bailed on me and introduced tags. The end is nigh.

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Smart thermometer connects communities to halt the spread of disease

May 5th 2013, 05:23

Creating a way for parents to share information about the spread of illnesses within a school, the Kinsa smart thermometer taps into smartphone technology to replace the traditional thermometer.

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Thug Kitchen, Google Glass meets basketball and more in this week’s Staff Picks

May 4th 2013, 20:15

Molly McHugh: Google Glass + basketball = love I’m not special. I’m just like all of you. Everyone, ever really. I want Google Glass. I want to wear them and take blinky pictures with them and Tweet with them and be creepy as all get out with them. And now I really, really want to […]