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Denver Olympics – Where Bad Dreams Won’t Die

Most Americans don’t know much American history, let alone the local history of areas they don’t live in, so let me help those of you not from Colorado out. Denver, Colorado was awarded the Winter Olympics in 1976. If you are familiar with your Olympic

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Microsoft Bing Now Controls 30 Percent of Search

The any-big-business-is-a-monopoly-and-that’s-bad-mmm-kay groups have been sharpening their knives recently and salivating over the thought of taking on Google in court. There’s just one little problem. Today, Hitwise reported that Microsoft’s Bing search engine accounted for 30 percent of search in March 2011. Granted, in order

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Will Apple Subscription Demand Destroy the iPhone

The Apple iPhone and Apple iPad are some of the most revolutionary and beloved devices on the planet. So many people use them, in fact, that providing a user friendly, integrated means for publishers to sell and install content on these devices is a valuable

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Firefox Feeling Lighter?

Is Chrome getting heavier, or is Firefox getting lighter? It doesn’t seem like Google Chrome is any heavier than it used to be, but Firefox seems a lot lighter on its feet these days.  Maybe it’s the Vacuum Places add-on or maybe it’s the latest

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Facebook User’s Identity Information Stolen Again

If you use the "Recommended" privacy settings on Facebook (also the default privacy settings) then you can expect to see your picture, name, address and more taken and used in ways that you would not approve of.  The latest "proof of concept" is a dating

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Do Red Light Cameras Make Intersections Safer?

Every few years a major "new" study is released by the auto insurance industry showing that red light cameras make intersections safer.  That is what the headline usually says, at least. Traffic intersections with signal lights can be enforced using cameras that detect when a