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14 hrs ago | PC Magazine

Celebs' Nude Pics Hacked; China Unicom Charges Tesla; Historical Images on Flickr

Topping tech headlines over the weekend, a hacker posted dozens of nude images online of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and other stars.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Reddit, Twitter, iCloud, Find My iPhone, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Mon Sep 01, 2014

RedOrbit

Researcher Uploads Over Two Million Historic...

Millions of photos and illustrations from the pages of public domain books originally digitized by the US Internet Archive have been uploaded to Flickr by a research fellow at Georgetown University in Washington DC.

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Related Topix: Georgetown University, Georgetown (Washington, DC), us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Libraries, Ars Technica

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Kos

Waste even more time on the Internet - 2.6 Million historical pictures uploaded

Kalev Leetaru has already uploaded 2.6 million pictures to Flickr , which are searchable thanks to tags that have been automatically added.

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Related Topix: Social Software, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 29, 2014

ABC News

Photographer Brings Vintage Images to Life With Modern Touch

The "Dancing With Costica" series began when photographer Jane Long decided to brush up on her retouching skills.

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Related Topix: Romania, World News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

7x7

The Ultimate Weekend Bike Ride: Chugging Along the Iron Horse Trail

Enjoying the creekside solitude of the Iron Horse Trail in Concord, CA. Photo by George Kelly, via Flickr Creative Commons.

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Related Topix: Concord, CA, Alameda County, CA, Livermore, CA, Contra Costa County, CA, Danville, CA

Lifehacker

Pics.io Manages, Previews and Edits RAW Photos in the Cloud

Web: If you prefer shooting images in better-quality RAW formats , you must be well aware how photo-sharing sites like Flickr don't support that.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

ITworld

Search your favorite sites much more easily with a right-click

Your favorite sites already have a search box, but what if you can Google them from anywhere else on the web? For example, start typing in "Flickr.com" and then hit the tab key to search for images on Flickr, regardless of the page you're actually on? Chrome has a quick right-click mechanism to turn sites into search engines so you can do just ... (more)

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, Internet, Science / Technology

The Washington Post

Why you might not want to post your childa s back-to-school photos to Facebook

Aug. 25 marks the first day of school in districts across the country, which means - for parent-friending Facebook and Twitter users among us - the first day in a month-long torrent of back-to-school photos.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Twitter, Internet, Science / Technology

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Scientific American

Tell Us How You Would Upgrade Your Brain

Submit your thoughts via the widget below by August 27 and your ideas could be selected to appear in the print edition of MIND or featured on the Web.

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Related Topix: California

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sojourners

adapted from a Creative Commons licensed photo from Occupy Bellingham's Flickr p

As America began to gear up for its incredibly wasteful and utterly futile "War on Drugs," there were three critical federal actions that contributed to our current vastly over-militarized police forces.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Drugs

CIO

OnBeep Developing Walkie-Talkie Type Wearable for Mobile Devices

Voxer for Business combines walkie-talkie-like push-to-talk with messaging in a cross-platform app and Web service.

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Related Topix: Two Way Radio, Electronics

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CiteULike

Towards Precise POI Localization with Social Media

Points of interest are a core component of geographical databases and of location based services.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Canon U.S.A. Expands Cloud-Connected Printer Line with Three PIXMA All-In-One Printer Models

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today the addition of three PIXMA Wireless1 Inkjet Photo All-In-One printers - the PIXMA MG7520, MG6620, and MG5620 printers - that make wireless, cloud-connected printing easy.

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Related Topix: Printers, Computers, Canon USA, Canon, Social Software, Photobucket (Old), Startups

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Washington Post

What was fake on the Internet this week: Supervolcanoes, Robin...

At left, Justin Bieber. At right, a bear. Neither has anything to do with the other.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Pop/Rock, Fake?, Twitter, Ferguson, MO, Food and Drug Administration

Wed Aug 13, 2014

OpEdNews

The Berlin Wall and Missed Opportunities

This piece was reprinted by OpEdNews with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Why marijuana won't become another Big Tobacco

From a public health perspective, marijuana is more like Jack Daniels than Marlboro.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Creative Commons, US Politics, US News

StreetsBlog.org

Uber and Lyft Take a Step Toward Real Ride-Sharing

Uber and Lyft have set out to upend the taxi industry in American cities. But are they the traffic-busting "ride-sharing" services they're often portrayed to be? Not really : Using an app to hail a driver and take you where you're going isn't fundamentally different than any traditional for-hire vehicle service.

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Related Topix: uber

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Daily Kos

Quilted beauty

Over the weekend, I posted a diary about the Maine-themed quilts at the show . But ~ as nice as those were ~ there was much more to the show.

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Related Topix: Social Software, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Linux Journal

Roll Your Own YouTube/Flickr with MediaGoblin

Everyone has wasted an afternoon on YouTube clicking through videos of talking cats, screaming goats and bad-lip-reading renditions of popular movies.

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Related Topix: Social Software

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